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Announcing HISTP’s 2012 Fall Seminar Series

HISTP is proud to announce the 2012 Fall Seminar Series!

Ten Fatal Flaws of NIH Grant Submissions

Steffanie Strathdee, PhD and Thomas Patterson, PhD
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

This seminar will review common mistakes of NIH grant submissions from new investigators. The presentation will focus on what not to do as well as how to put forward the best R01 submission. They also address how to respond to reviewers’ critiques. This is the first seminar in a series developed by the HISTP and co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs and Research.

Date: Monday, October 8, 2012
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: Columbia University School of Social Work, Room 1109

Program Science: Understanding Context and Coverage for Optimizing HIV and STI Prevention

Sevgi O. Aral, PhD
Division of STD Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This lecture will cover the fundamental principles involved in scaling-up efficacious interventions to optimize return on prevention investments and maximize population level prevention impact. It will further explore the importance of context in planning scale-up strategies.

Date: Monday, October 29, 2012
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Location: Columbia University School of Social Work, Room 1109

Short Course in Challenges in Behavioral Economics

Steven J. Shoptaw, PhD
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles

This lecture presents the theoretical principles and evidence supporting the use of behavioral economics with specific application to substance abuse treatment and reduction of HIV transmission behaviors. Attention will be focused on ways implementation of behavioral economics programs can be manipulated to produce optimal behavior change.

Date: Monday, November 19, 2012
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: Columbia University School of Social Work, Room 1109

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