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HISTP Scholar Dr. Juan DelaCruz receives two awards

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HISTP Scholar Dr. Juan DelaCruz receives two awards

HISTP Scholar Dr. Juan DelaCruz receives two awards

Congratulations to Dr. Juan DelaCruz, HISTP scholar, and associate professor at CUNY Lehman, recipient of two recent awards. Dr. DelaCruz just accepted the Distinguished CUNY Fellowship at the Advanced Research Collaborative. He also received funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Disparities Loan Repayment Program (LRP)  through the National Institute on Minority Health [...]

 
HISTP Scholar Dr. Larry Keen: New Publication

HISTP Scholar Dr. Larry Keen: New Publication

HISTP scholar Dr. Larry Keen has just published a paper entitled Confirmed marijuana use and lymphocyte count in black people living with HIV. Authors: Keen II, L., Abbate, A., Blanden, G.*, Priddie, C.*, Rathore, M. Biologically Confirmed Marijuana Use and HIV-Related Immunity in Heterosexual Black People Living with HIV. In Press: Drug and Alcohol Dependence. [...]

 
HISTP Scholar Dr. Terrinieka Powell Featured in the Fall 2016 Issue of Hopkins’ Public Health Magazine

HISTP Scholar Dr. Terrinieka Powell Featured in the Fall 2016 Issue of Hopkins’ Public Health Magazine

Shine A Light Terrinieka Powell draws on higher powers to confront Baltimore’s HIV/AIDs epidemic. Words by Stephanie Shapiro • Photos by Harry Giglio Terrinieka Powell’s epiphany came seven years ago in Flint, Michigan. Powell was talking with young people about the sexual health messages they heard in church. Then a postdoc in community psychology at [...]

 

HISTP is accepting applications for new Training Scholars

HISTP is accepting applications for a new cohort of Training Scholars. Prospective applicants/scholars can go here for an overview of activities, benefits, and opportunities. Interested applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may initiate the application process. Questions? Email histp@columbia.edu

 

Congratulations to Dr. Jamila Stockman on her recent R01

The ESSENCE Project: Examining Stress, Sexual Experiences, and Neighborhood Correlates of HIV Risk among African American Women HISTP Scholar Dr. Jamila Stockman, UCSD, was awarded a five-year, NICHD-funded grant in the amount of $1,894,795 to evaluate the impact of neighborhood-level characteristics of the built and social environment on forced sex and, in turn, elucidate how [...]

 

Seminar: “MAPIT: Development of a Web-Based Intervention Targeting Substance Abuse Treatment in the Criminal Justice System”

MAPIT: Development of a Web-Based Intervention Targeting Substance Abuse Treatment in the Criminal Justice System Scott Walters, PhD University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health Although drug treatment is a common requirement in the U.S. criminal justice system, only a minority of clients actually initiate treatment. This presentation will describe the [...]

 

2012 Fall Seminar Series: “Short Course in Challenges in Behavioral Economics”

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 [...]

 

HISTP Proudly Announces the Selection of the 2012/2013 Training Fellows

We would like to congratulate and welcome: KHood.jpgKristina B. Hood, Ph.D. Dr. Hood is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and African American Studies at Mississippi State University. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Christopher Newport University, her Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Sociology and Psychology and her [...]

 

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 [...]

 

NIH Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Program – A wonderful and valuable opportunity for new investigators

Build your grant writing skills by serving as a reviewer through the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Program One of the best ways to build your grant writing skills is to serve as a reviewer. The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Program was developed to: [...]