Implementation Scientist, Assistant Professor Position at Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology 

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, non-tenure eligible Assistant Professor. The candidate will join a rich, collaborative environment with other clinicians and scientists in the Feinberg School of Medicine and throughout the University and will be affiliated with the Center for Prevention Implementation [...]

Thank you for making the 2019 Women and HIV Symposium a Success

Planning Committee (left to right) Thomas Hope, Richard D’Aquila, Roslyn Taylor, Susan Cu-Uvin, Phyllis Tien, Renee Heffron, and Susan Cohn (not pictured). On October 21-22, the Third Coast CFAR hosted a successful and highly productive Inter-CFAR Women and HIV Symposium. The Planning Committee thanks the meeting’s 175 attendees for their participation. Abstracts from 54 early [...]

NU ID Fellow Mary Clare Masters Presents at International HIV & Aging Workshop

Congratulations to Northwestern University ID Fellow, Mary Clare Masters, for presenting her abstract "Impact of testosterone use on grip strength in men aging with HIV" at the 10th International Workshop on HIV & Aging in New York, on October 10. Dr. Masters worked with the MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study (MWCCS) to complete this study, with [...]

Motivational Interviewing Skills Workshop – Apply By May 31

The CFAR's Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Sciences (BSIS) Core is working with Behavior Change Consulting to offer a two-day training on Motivational Interviewing on July 11 and 12, 2019. Goal: to provide training in Motivational Interviewing (MI) to Third Coast CFAR members and partners. MI is an evidence-based communication approach for addressing behavior change. MI provides specific [...]

Initial Proposals for NIH EtHE Administrative Supplements

The Third Coast CFAR Steering Committee would like to thank all of the teams that submitted internal concept proposals in response to the NIH RFA for CFARs to develop collaborative HIV Research Planning Partnerships with local CDC or HRSA-funded programs. The enthusiastic response demonstrates the breadth of innovative ideas among applicants and their commitment to [...]

Measuring HIV-relevant Biomarkers

With support from a CFAR administrative supplement, the Viral Pathogenesis Core now provides services to measure biomarkers of stress, inflammation, and immune activation. The MESO QuickPlex SQ 120 imager makes these analyses more efficient and more affordable for Third Coast CFAR members. Increasingly, observing changes in cytokines and biomarkers such as C-reactive protein and IL-6 [...]

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 [...]

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Funding Opportunity: NIH Administrative Supplements to Expand Research on SGM populations

On March 15, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of the Director announced a new funding opportunity allowing investigators with active NIH awards to request administrative supplements to expand their existing research on Sexual & Gender Minority (SGM) populations. The deadline to apply for a supplement award is May 8, 2018. Application budgets are [...]

Call for Abstracts – Queertopia 2018: Queer Community, Queer Care

Entering its 11th year, Queertopia is an annual LGBTQ+ academic conference organized by Northwestern University’s Queer Pride Graduate Student Association. The conference features research across disciplines and fosters critical dialogue on topics related to gender and sexuality. We are currently soliciting abstracts of research for this year's conference, Queertopia 2018 Queer Community, Queer Care. Call for [...]