CIRA Pilot Program Information Session - Friday, February 19, 3:00 pm
CIRA is holding an info session for this year's Pilot Projects on February 19th, 3:00 pm-4:00pm. Please join us to hear about the pilot process, experiences from previous awardees and reviewers, and common pitfalls in proposals. Panelists are Sheela Shenoi, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Tamara Taggart, Assistant Professor, George Washington University; and Development Core Director, LaRon Nelson. The Call for Letters of Interest will be released February 15th and this year, we are accepting proposals from any CIRA affiliated PIs.
- Zoom link: yale.zoom.us/j/91889336569
Contact Development Core Assistant Director Katie Doucet (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Dr. Yzette Lanier Named a Mentor for the APA's Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program
Dr. Yzette Lanier, a former Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS) scholar and currently an assistant professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, has been named a mentor for the American Psychological Association's Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program (IMFP). The fellowship identifies, selects, and supports the training of ethnic minority graduate students who commit to significantly improving the quality of care provided to ethnic and racial minorities who have a mental or cooccurring mental and substance use disorder.
CIRA's Executive Dirctor, Sharon Mierzwa, Volunteers at Food Bank
As part of Yale School of Public Health's Acts of Service campaign, CIRA's Executive Director, Sharon Mierzwa, volunteers every month at one of Hartford's mobile Foodshare sites. "People across Connecticut are confronted with the difficult decision of paying for rent or heat or medicine, instead of buying food," Sharon commented. Thanks to her and all the other volunteers!
Credit: YSPH Twitter
- Yale School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences Virtual Seminar Series: Venise Berry, "Racialism and the Media: Stereotypes, Biased Frames, Historical Myths and Traditional Racism"
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Presenter: Venise Berry, University of Iowa
- Yale's Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine (Yale-PCCSM) Weekly Research Conference: "Implementation Science: From Public Health to Clinical Medicine"
Date: Thursday, February 11, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Presenter: Sandra Zaeh, MD, MS, John Hopkins University
- Yale School of Medicine Addiction Medicine Rounds: "Using the Power of Play to Tackle Substance Use in Adolescents"
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Presenter: Lynn E Fiellin, MD, Professor; Director, Yale Center for Health & Learning Games, Yale School of Medicine
- Serving People Where They Are: Strengthening the Social Safety Net through Syringe Services Programs
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
- CIRA Community Conversations: Can mindfulness promote the well-being of LGBTQ people?
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Presenter: Shufang Sun, PhD, Brown University School of Public Health
Description: Dr. Shufang Sun will share from her clinical and research experiences on the promises and potential pitfalls of mindfulness-based interventions for sexual minority health.
- CIRA IRM Core Qualitative Research Discussion Group (QRDG)
Date: Friday, February 19, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Title: Roundtable on Codebook Development Issues
Contact: Lauretta Grau (email@example.com)
- YSPH Seminar in Chronic Disease Epidemiology: "Addiction Medicine Research at Yale"
Dates: Tuesday, February 23, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Presenters: Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine; Paul Joudrey, MD, MPH, Yale School of Medicine; Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR, FASAM, Yale School of Medicine
- Reflection on Policy Implementation Science: Growing the Field
Dates: Tuesday, February 23, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
- Implementation Science Beachside Chats
Dates: February 25, March 25, April 29, May 27, 3:00 pm EST (12:00 pm PST)
Organizer: The UCLA Rapid, Rigorous, Relevant (3R) Implementation Science Hub
- Iterative, Pragmatic Approaches to Guiding and Evaluating Adaptations in Real-World Settings with Implications to Research Within the EHE Initiative
Date: Friday, February 26, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
- Call for Nominations: Measuring Sex, Gender Identity, and Sexual Orientation for the National Institutes of Health
Submission Due Date: February 22
- Call for Applications: NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
Application Due Date: March 8
Program Dates (Virtual): August 9-13
- Call for Applications: Health Policy Research Scholars
Application Due Date: March 17
Download a PDF compilation of active funding opportunities. Opportunities previously not listed are below.
- Yale FLAGS (Fund for Lesbian and Gay Studies) Award
Application Due Date: February 12
Eligibility: Current faculty member, graduate student, or professional student at Yale University
- Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists at the Yale School of Medicine (FRCS)
Application Due Date: February 25
Eligibility: full-time Yale faculty appointment (Assistant Professor or Instructor)
- amfAR Target Grants: HIV Cure
Log-in credentials must be requested by 3:00 pm on February 24
Application Due Date: March 3
- HRSA Using Innovative Intervention Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes among People with HIV
Application Due Date: March 8
- Evaluation Center
- Coordinating Center
- Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery
AIDS Application Due Date: March 17, 2021
- R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required
- R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed
- The Williams Institute's LGBTQ & Racial Justice Small Grants Program
Application Due Date: March 19, 2021
- SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 and Consequences of Alcohol Use (Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Application Due Date: April 14, 2021
- Exploratory Studies to Investigate Mechanisms of HIV Infection, Replication, Latency, and/or Pathogenesis in the Context of Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Application Due Dates: July 14, 2021; July 14, 2022
- NIA Academic Leadership Career Award (K07 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
AIDS Application Due Date(s): standard AIDS dates apply (expiration date May 8, 2024)
- NOSI: Aging-Relevant Behavioral and Social Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
First Available Due Date: March 4, 2021
Expiration Date: May 8, 2023
- NOSI: Effects of Smoking and Vaping on the Risk and Outcome of COVID-19 Infection
First Available Due Date: June 5, 2021
Expiration Date: September 8, 2024
- NOSI: Medical Consequences of Smoking and Vaping Drugs of Abuse in Individuals with HIV and COVID-19
First Available Due Date: May 05, 2021
Expiration Date: September 8, 2024
- NOSI: High-Priority Interest to Enhance Data Science Research Training in Addiction Research
First Available Due Date: March 08, 2021
Expiration Date: December 9, 2024
- Who Aren't We Reaching? Young Sexual Minority Men's Non-participation in an HIV-Prevention and Mental Health Clinical Trial
Audrey Harkness, Brooke G Rogers, Raymond Balise, Daniel Mayo, Elliott R Weinstein, Steven A Safren, John E Pachankis
AIDS and Behavior. 2021 Jan 23. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-03148-x. Online ahead of print.
- Design and implementation of a prospective cohort study of persons living with and without HIV infection who are initiating medication treatment for opioid use disorder
Breanne E Biondi, Subhasis Mohanty, Brent Vander Wyk, Ruth R Montgomery, Albert C Shaw, Sandra A Springer
Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2021 Jan 6;21:100704. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100704. eCollection 2021 Mar.
- Just4Us: Development of a Counselor-Navigator and Text Message Intervention to Promote PrEP Uptake Among Cisgender Women at Elevated Risk for HIV
Anne M Teitelman, Beryl A Koblin, Bridgette M Brawner, Annet Davis, Caroline Darlington, Rachele K Lipsky, Emilia Iwu, Keosha T Bond, Julie Westover, Danielle Fiore, Hong-Van Tieu
The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 2021 Jan 6;Publish Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000233. Online ahead of print.
- Examining the Acceptability of a Resilience Building Intervention Among Adults Aging With HIV
Pariya L Fazeli, Cierra N Hopkins, Andrea Wells, Crystal Chapman Lambert, Bulent Turan, Mirjam-Colette Kempf, David E Vance
The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 2021 Jan 6;Publish Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000229. Online ahead of print.
- HIV Stakeholder Outreach and Engagement Report: June 2018—February 2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of AIDS Research (OAR) recently released this report that covers the lessons drawn from "a range of stakeholder outreach and engagement activities undertaken by OAR between mid-2018 and early-2020—including Requests for Information (RFI), listening sessions, community conversations, and site visits".
- HIV Prevention in the United States: Mobilizing to End the Epidemic
This resource provides an overview of the HIV epidemic in the United States, CDC's vision for HIV prevention, and how the agency is working to mobilize efforts to end the HIV epidemic.
- Slides and Recordings: TeleHealthHIV Summit on Telehealth Implementation and COVID-19
The virtual summit was held on January 21, 2021 and engaged national experts and peers organizations on how to implement effective telehealth programs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
NOTE: All times are expressed in Eastern Time unless otherwise noted. All dates refer to 2021 unless otherwise noted.