CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2016 Inter-CFAR Collaboration on HIV Research in Women Symposium

Deadline for Abstract Submission: Sunday, October 2, 2016 Conference: December 6 & 7, 2016 Birmingham, AB The CFAR Joint Symposium on HIV Research in Women is soliciting abstracts for posters and oral presentations from investigators at CFAR-affiliated institutions in each of the below three areas: Vulnerable Populations Microbiome in HIV-Infected Women and its Impact on Health Outcomes… Read More

Dr. Eron Receives Red Ribbon Award

Dr. Joseph Eron is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UNC and the Director of the UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Clinical Core. The North Carolina Community AIDS Fund bestowed its outstanding achievement award to him this spring in recognition of “outstanding individual effort and personal sacrifice” for serving “in a variety of roles… Read More

Motivational Interviewing Workshop for Health Care Professionals

A UNC/AHEC workshop in Charlotte, NC Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Health Care Professionals: A Person-Centered Approach to Achieve Healthier Outcomes November 3-4, 2016 9:00 am to 4:30 pm 5039 Airport Center Pkwy, Bldg K, Charlotte, NC Taught by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s MI expert, Steve Bradley-Bull, MEd, LPC, in collaboration with… Read More

2BeatHIV Educates Public About HIV

Our understanding of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has come a long way since it was first named in 1986. Yet little of this new information about the virus, which still infects 50,000 new people each year in the United States, seems to have made its way into the general public. A research project out of UNC called 2BeatHIV is… Read More

UNC & GSK Announce Partnership to Accelerate Search for HIV Cure

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), a global research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company, have joined forces to create an HIV Cure center and a jointly owned company that will focus on discovering a cure for HIV/AIDS. This partnership between the public and private sector is part of a newly developing research… Read More

Celebrating the Life and Work of Dr. Sharon Elliot-Bynum

Dr. Sharon Elliott-Bynum was the Co-Founder and Executive Director of CAARE, Inc. She was a native of Durham who has worked tirelessly to improve her community, building on her passion for and commitment to her career in nursing. She was a trailblazing public health advocate who believed in comprehensively addressing the social determinants of health… Read More

Celebrating Ward Cates, public health scholar and beloved mentor

The world has lost a public health champion, pioneer researcher in the fields of HIV/AIDS and women’s reproductive health, and compassionate mentor and friend. Willard (Ward) Cates Jr., MD, MPH, died on March 17, 2016, at the age of 73. Ward Cates was the President of FHI360 during the formation of the UNC CFAR and… Read More

Healing with CAARE, Inc. Hosts Leadership Awards Gala

On Friday December 4, 2015, Healing with CAARE, Inc. hosted its inaugural Jeanne Hopkins Lucas Education and Wellness Center Leadership Awards Gala. The Gala was planned to celebrate CAARE’s 20th Year of Service in Healthcare Innovation for Durham, NC and surrounding, while recognizing and honoring outstanding community leaders and volunteers who have provided valuable services… Read More