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Keep It Up! Accepting Applications for Funding from Community-Based Organizations

Keep It Up! (KIU!) is now accepting applications from community-based organizations (CBO) and other HIV service organizations to implement KIU! as part of their existing HIV prevention and testing services. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Prevention Synthesis Project recently rated KIU! as a “best evidence” HIV risk reduction intervention for diverse young men who have [...]

CFAR Welcomes Dr. Jennifer Jao, Associate Professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

CFAR Welcomes Dr. Jennifer Jao, Associate Professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine The Third Coast CFAR congratulates Jennifer Jao, MD, MPH, for her appointment as Associate Professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Departments of Pediatric and Adult Infectious Diseases. Dr. Jao has led cohorts of HIV-infected pregnant [...]

Program Officer Position in the Pathogenesis and Basic Research Branch of NIAID/DAIDS

The Pathogenesis and Basic Research Branch of the DAIDS Basic Sciences Program is currently searching for a Program Officer candidate to join our team. The Pathogenesis and Basic Research Branch oversees a broad portfolio of research grants and funding initiatives related to basic HIV virology, immunology, transmission, and persistence, as well as the 19 Centers [...]

Network Modeling for Epidemics Summer Short Course at the University of Washington

Network Modeling for Epidemics (NME) is a 5-day short course (August 12 - 16, 2019) at the University of Washington that provides an introduction to stochastic network models for infectious disease transmission dynamics, with a focus on empirically based modeling of HIV transmission. It is a ''hands-on'' course, using the EpiModel software package in R [...]

Assistant or Associate Professor Position in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Kentucky

Assistant or Associate Professor Department of Epidemiology The University of Kentucky invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor level in the Department of Epidemiology of the College of Public Health. Two positions at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor are available. The successful candidate will be expected to: [...]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Temple University

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Temple University College of Public Health seeks a talented, highly motivated, and self-driven researcher with a background in epidemiology, biostatistics, applied mathematics, or other related social/behavioral science to work with Dr. Brandie DePaoli Taylor and Dr. Abby Rudolph. The College of Public Health is fully accredited by the [...]

OAR Seeks Public Input and Review of the NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities and Guidelines for Determining AIDS Funding Document

The NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register. This RFI seeks input and review of the current overarching NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities and Guidelines for Determining AIDS Funding (NOT-OD-15-137). Feedback will provide information for the OAR to use in advancing the NIH HIV/AIDS mission and [...]

Brian Mustanski, CFAR Co-Director, Presents Inter-CFAR Webinar on HIV Implementation Science

Don’t Assume If You Build It They Will Come: Two Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trials of eHealth HIV Prevention Programs for Diverse Adolescent and Young Adult MSM Don’t Assume If You Build It They Will Come: Two Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trials of eHealth HIV Prevention Programs for Diverse Adolescent and Young Adult MSM  provides a brief overview of use of [...]

Fauci, Eisinger, and Diffenbach Discuss the Undetectable = Untransmittable

Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of NIAID, Robert W. Eisinger, PhD, and Carl W. Dieffenbach, PhD, published an article in the January 2019 online issue of JAMA, discussing U=U campaigns. The authors note that the U = U concept provides incentives for individuals with HIV to seek, initiate, and adhere to ART, as well as removes the feeling of self-imposed and external stigma that many people with HIV experience.  Dr. Fauci oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and [...]

National Institute on Drug Abuse Summer Research Internship Program

The Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology (Ce-PIM) and the NetCanvas program are participating as sites for the 2019 NIDA Summer Internship Program. The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program supports all students with a focus on increasing underrepresented populations in drug abuse research. Through this program, undergraduates age 18 and older are introduced to the field [...]