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Epidemiology/Biostatistics Faculty Position at SIU School of Medicine (Springfield)

SIU School of Medicine is seeking an individual to provide biostatistical/bioinformatics support with a focus on quantitative, epidemiologic and outcomes research for the Department of Population Science and Policy (PSP).  This individual will provide expertise in database creation and maintenance, computer and statistical programming, study design and advanced statistical methodologies for population science based research and [...]

Third Coast CFAR Faculty Highlighted for Collaborative HIV Research

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has recognized several Third Coast CFAR faculty in the Division of Infectious Diseases for their cutting-edge research. As chief of Infectious Diseases, Babafemi Taiwo, MBBS, Third Coast CFAR Clinical Sciences Core Director, encourages collaborative work to translate novel findings into new approaches for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment globally. Highlighted [...]

Brian Mustanski, Co-Director of the Third Coast CFAR, in American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Brian Mustanski, PhD Dr. Brian Mustanski, co-director of the Third Coast CFAR, published a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Dr. Mustanski’s study evaluates the evaluating the effectiveness of Keep It Up!, an interactive online HIV prevention intervention tailored to racially and ethnically diverse young men who have sex with [...]

Brian Mustanski, PhD, Third Coast CFAR Co-Director, Elected President of the International Academy of Sex Researchers

Brian Mustanski, PhD The Third Coast CFAR would like to congratulate Brian Mustanski, PhD, Third Coast CFAR co-director, who has been elected president of the International Academy of Sex Researchers (IASR). The IASR’s mission is to promote sexuality research by convening scholars and disseminating research in their journal, Archives of Sexual Behavior. Dr. Mustanski will serve [...]

NHLBI Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)

The Mechanistic Role of the Microbiome in the Pathobiology of Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). The purpose of this FOA is to support functional microbiome research focused on understanding the molecular, immunological and physiological mechanisms by which the microbiota (gut, lung, oral, including bacteria, viral and fungal microflora) [...]

Post-Doctoral Position in biomedical informatics and HIV research at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston  

  The Schools of Biomedical Informatics and Public Health at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston announces a post-doctoral position at the University of Texas at Houston, focusing on data integration/management, big data science, HIV phylogenetic analysis, and social network methodology applied to health behavioral research including HIV prevention research, HIV molecular epidemiology. [...]

Harold Pollack, PhD Pens Op-Ed in NY Times

Harold Pollack, PhD,  was featured in the New York Times for his op-ed on the potential uses of the fortune of Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, in humanitarian efforts. Dr. Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He co-directs the health and crime sections of [...]

Open for Applications: Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) will host the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH). Applications are being accepted through June 12th. OBSSR, in coordination with a number of NIH Institutes and Centers and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), are hosting [...]

Thomas Hope, Director of Viral Pathogenesis Core, in Nature Medicine

Dr. Thomas Hope, director of viral pathogenesis core, published a piece in News & Views in the April 2018 edition of Nature Medicine. “Inflammation weakens HIV prevention” discusses challenges in developing topical PrEP and encourages exploration of measuring inflammatory cytokines to identify women at greatest risk for HIV infection. Dr. Hope is a Professor of Cell and [...]

Inger E. Burnett-Zeigler, Third Coast CFAR Member, featured in the New York Times

Inger E. Burnett-Zeigler, Third Coast CFAR member, was featured in the New York Times for her work on Black women and mental health treatment. Burnett-Zeigler, an assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is interested in mood and anxiety disorders, comorbid substance use disorders, stress management, wellness and interpersonal relationships. She is has training and [...]