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HISTP is accepting applications for new Training Scholars

We are now accepting applications for a new cohort of Training Scholars, who will begin their affiliation with the HISTP starting in September 2014. Prospective applicants/scholars can go here for an overview of activities, benefits, and opportunities. If are interested and meet the eligibility requirements, we encourage you to initiate the application process. Please note [...]


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: [...]


Drs. Nabila El-Bassel and Elwin Wu Awarded a $1.2M, Five-Year Grant Renewal from NIMH for their Innovative HIV Intervention Science Training Program for Underrepresented New Investigators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2012 Contact: Dr. Nabila El-Bassel New York, NY—Dr. Nabila El-Bassel, Professor at the Columbia School of Social Work (CUSSW), Director of the Social Intervention Group (SIG), and Dr. Elwin Wu, Associate Professor at the CUSSW, Associate Director of SIG, have received a five-year grant renewal from the National Institute [...]


2011 Fall Seminar Series Now Available on HISTP Commons

2011 Fall Seminar Series has successfully concluded. We at HISTP thank all the wonderful speakers for the informative lectures. The powerpoints and videos are now on site and accessible to the HISTP members. Please see 2011 Fall Seminar Series – Presentations & Videos to access the lectures. Also see 2011 Fall Seminar Series – Summaries [...]


Dr. Beyrer Presents!

On October 7th, Dr. Beyrer presented on The Global Epidemics of HIV Among Men who Have Sex with Men (MSM): Changing Prevention Approaches to a full crowd at Columbia University School of Social Work.