CIRA Welcomes New Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT) Fellows
CIRA welcomes three new fellows to the Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT) (L-R): Lyuba Azbel, PhD, Catherine Chantre, MSc, and Gabe Murchison, PhD, MPH. Over the coming months the fellows will be engaging with individual CIRA cores with a view to participating fully in the CIRA community.
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Implementation Science Training at Yale Boosted by NIH Training Grant to Drs. Donna Spiegelman and Eric Velazquez
Donna Spiegelman, ScD, founding Director of Yale's Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS), and Eric Velazquez, MD, section chief for Cardiovascular Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, were recently awarded a National Institutes of Health Training Grant in Implementation Science Research and Methods (T32). The award will play a significant role in building a critical mass of implementation science methods scholarship at Yale and developing the next generation of implementation scientists by training at least 9 pre- and postdoctoral researchers over the next five years.
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CIRA and Providence/Boston CFAR Collaborators Publish Report
Jacob van den Berg and New England HIV Implementation Science Network collaborators from CIRA and the Providence/Boston CFAR published a short report last month in the journal Implementation Science Communications. The paper details the Network's goals and activities since its formation in 2014, reports outcomes including successful academic-practice research collaborations, and provides suggestions for developing regional networks to impact HIV implementation research.
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US Department of State Taps Nelson for HIV/AIDS Research Expertise
The U.S. Department of State recently tapped Yale School of Nursing Associate Dean for Global Affairs & Planetary Health Dr. LaRon Nelson, PhD, RN, FNP, FNAP, FNYAM, FAAN as a Private Sector Advisor for the United States Delegation to the 2021 United Nations High Level Meeting (HLM) to discuss the UN’s 2021-2026 global strategy to combat HIV/AIDS. The virtual session takes place June 8-10, the same week that marks 40 years since AIDS was first discovered.
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RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Telehealth in HIV Prevention & Care: Emerging Approaches"
The recording and slides (as they become available) from last week's virtual New England HIV Implementation Science Network session on Telehealth presented on July 13th, 2021 are now available. Thank you to all attendees who participated in the event and discussion.
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- Understanding and Eliminating Bias in HSR Methods: Approaches to Anti-racist Research Design, Analysis, and Dissemination
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 11:00 am-4:00 pm
- Substance Use Disorder & COVID-19
Date: Thursday, July 22, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
- Innovations in Treating Stress and Trauma in Women with Alcohol Use Disorder
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
- NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: "Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme"
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
- The next battles in the war against HIV
Date: Thursday, July 29, 1:00 pm
- Documenting the Complexities of Implementation with Periodic Reflections
Date: Monday, August 9, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Call for Papers: JIAS Special Issue on "Getting to the Heart of Stigma"
Submission Due Date: September 22, 2021
- Call for Applications: We The People Research Cohort Application
Submission Due Date: Sunday, July 25, 2021
The We The People Research Cohort is a 20-week online course designed for both advocates and individuals interested in becoming advocates, and will focus on HIV sciences, biomedical interventions, and other content that centers the experiences of Black and Brown people.
Download an Excel spreadsheet compilation of active funding opportunities. Opportunities previously not listed are below.
- Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Harnessing Big Data to Halt HIV
First Available Due Date: September 7, 2021
- NOSI: HIV/AIDS in the Era of COVID-19: When Pandemics Collide
First Available Due Date: September 7, 2021
- NOSI: Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements to Existing NICHD HIV Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Understand HIV Health Impacts of COVID-19
First Available Due Date: September 15, 2021
- NOSI: Advancing HIV/AIDS Research through Computational Neuroscience
First Available Due Date: October 5, 2021
- Understanding Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection, Acquisition, and Persistence in People Living with HIV
Application Due Date: November 18, 2021
- R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed
- R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed
- Innate Immune Memory Impacting HIV Acquisition and/or Control (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
AIDS Application Due Date(s): December 6, 2021
- HIV-associated Non-Communicable Diseases Research at Low- and Middle-Income Country Institutions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
AIDS Application Due Date(s): December 08, 2021
- The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)
AIDS Application Due Date(s): January 07, 2022
- Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Navigating Pediatric to Adult Health Care: Lost in Transition
Application Due Date(s): See further details
- Knowledge About Individuals' Interracial Friendships Is Systematically Associated With Mental Representations of Race, Traits, and Group Solidarity
Jonas R Kunst, Ivuoma N Onyeador, John F Dovidio
Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin. 2021 Jun 19;1461672211024118. doi: 10.1177/01461672211024118. Online ahead of print.
- Considerations for the Design of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Interventions for Women: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Novel PrEP Intervention
Suzan M Walters, Joey Platt, Amarachi Anakaraonye, Sarit A Golub, Chinazo O Cunningham, Brianna L Norton, Jae M Sevelius, Oni J Blackstock
AIDS & Behavior. 2021 Jun 17;1-13. doi: 10.1007/s10461-021-03353-2. Online ahead of print.
- Impact of intensity of behavioral treatment, with or without medication treatment, for opioid use disorder on HIV outcomes in persons with HIV
Amy J Kennedy, Kathleen A McGinnis, Jessica S Merlin, E Jennifer Edelman, Adam J Gordon, P Todd Korthuis, Melissa Skanderson, Emily C Williams, Jessica Wyse, Benjamin Oldfield, Kendall Bryant, Amy Justice, David A Fiellin, Kevin L Kraemer
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2021 May 29;132:108509. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108509. Online ahead of print.
- 2021 UNAIDS Global AIDS Update - Confronting inequalities - Lessons for pandemic responses from 40 years of AIDS
The report highlights evidence that people living with HIV are more vulnerable to COVID-19, but that widening inequalities are preventing them from accessing COVID-19 vaccines and HIV services.
- Podcast: Px Pulse
Each month this podcast, hosted and produced by Jeanne Baron, uses interviews, discussion and first-person reflections to explore vital topics confronting the field of HIV prevention research.
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