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IHAA Webinar: Harms of HIV Criminalization

Thursday, August 20, 202012–1 p.m.Link to register: https://bit.ly/ihaa8202 On Thursday, August 20, join the discussion as to unpack Illinois laws that specifically criminalize people living with HIV, hear about the harms these laws cause directly from a survivor, and learn ways you can work to end HIV criminalization alongside the Illinois HIV Action Alliance (IHAA) — [...]

HIVR4P // Virtual On January 27-28, and February 3-4

A message from the International AIDS Society (IAS) regarding the HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P): The health and safeguarding of our community are our highest priorities. IAS - the International AIDS Society - has decided that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the HIV Research for Prevention Conference(HIVR4P) will be held virtually. The conference, now named HIVR4P [...]

Social and Behavioral Research Assistant Opportunity at Howard Brown Health

ABOUT HOWARD BROWN HEALTHAt Howard Brown Health, we cultivate a passionate, innovative and empowered workforce committed to furthering our mission to eliminate health disparities and improve the lives of LGBTQ people.  At Howard Brown we are deeply committed to diversity, racial equity, and LGBTQ liberation, recognizing that when our workforce represents the communities we serve, [...]

The Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus (CBGMC) Invites Applications for Executive Director

The Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus (CBGMC) is a grassroots, community-based organization whose mission is to advance health equity among Black gay, bisexual and same gender loving men by developing community-centered leadership and innovative programs. POSITION OVERVIEW The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the organization’s operations, while spearheading organizational development and [...]

Celeste Watkins-Hayes Addressed “injuries of inequality” in the HIV/AIDS pandemic at AIDS 2020: Virtual

Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes was interviewed by Positively Aware editor-in-chief and Community Collaboration Board member Jeff Berry to preview her session at AIDS 2020: Virtual, addressing the “injuries of inequality” in the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and the social drivers of, and responses to, the epidemic at the structural, institutional and individual levels. Dr. Watkins-Hayes is a Professor [...]

University of Chicago Invites Applications for Chief of Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health

The Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health.  The appointee will be an accomplished program builder with a strong background in all aspects of Infectious Diseases, an experienced leader to support and enhance the Section’s clinical, research, and educational efforts, [...]

Dr. Danijela Maric Selected for NHLBI HIV-related Comorbidities K12 Scholar Award

Danijela Maric, PhDResearch Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Cell and Molecular BiologyNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine The Third Coast HIV-related Cardiovascular and Sleep Disorders Career Development Program is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Danijela Maric as a new TC-CS K12 scholar. Dr. Maric is a research assistant professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology [...]

Dr. Steven Thrasher Awarded Ford Foundation Creativity and Free Expression Grant

Steven W. Thrasher, PhD Steven W. Thrasher, assistant professor and Daniel H. Renberg Chair of social justice reporting at Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Ford Foundation. The grant will support Thrasher’s research on viruses in society, his course on virus coverage in the media and [...]

AFC Recruiting Participants for Proyecto ¡2.0!

AFC is partnering with researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin to study the influence of actual and perceived immigration laws on US Latino immigrants’ willingness to seek and utilize important community health services. You may view the flyer here. You may view the informational letter here.

Post-Doctoral Training Opportunities in Addiction at the University of Chicago

Post-Doctoral Training Opportunities in Addiction NIDA T32 Training Grant The University of Chicago has openings for post-doctoral trainees in addiction research as part of our NIDA-supported Training Program. Training faculty represent a broad range of disciplines from basic preclinical neuroscience to human behavior and treatment. Preclinical investigations of cellular and molecular mechanisms of addiction include [...]