Education in Action at the NC HIV/AIDS Advocacy Conference

The 2014 North Carolina HIV/AIDS Advocacy Conference drew over 150 people to Winston-Salem State University on September 6th to learn how to improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and affected communities in our state. Dr. Jacquelyn Clymore, North Carolina State HIV/STD Director in the Communicable Disease Branch of the NC Division of Public… Read More

Dr. Joseph Tucker works globally to educate HIV researchers

The UNC CFAR has a robust membership of doctors and researchers who work internationally to increase knowledge, decrease stigma, and provide care and support in the field of HIV/AIDS. CFAR investigator Dr. Joseph Tucker, assistant professor at the UNC School of Medicine and director of UNC Project-China, is doing innovative work in developing social and… Read More

2014-2015 Friday ID Conference Series Begins

This week marks the start of the CFAR/IGHID Friday ID Conference Series for the 2014-2015 school year. Power and Sample Size Boot Camp Speakers: Michael Hudgens and Katie Mollan UNC CFAR Biostatistics Core September 5, 2014 8:30-9:30 a.m. 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium), UNC-CH Campus The CFAR Biostatistics Core will present on power and sample… Read More

New book: Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement

UNC CFAR investigator Scott Rhodes, PhD, MPH, from the Wake Forest School of Medicine has edited a new book: Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement. Leaders in the field who are working at various points along the community-engagement continuum, with diverse populations, and different types of HIV prevention interventions (e.g., individual, community, and… Read More

Cohen to deliver 2014 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

Dr. Myron Cohen

CFAR Associate Director Dr. Myron Cohen (Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health; Yeargan-Bate Eminent Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases) will deliver the 2014 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture. The event will be held Wednesday, October 22, at… Read More

Researchers Convene to Discuss Using New Technologies in Health Research

Technology

On October 4, 2013, researchers and practitioners from local academic and research institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and community agencies convened at the Inaugural Symposium on Using New Technologies to Enhance Healthy Behaviors on UNC campus. The free symposium featured speakers from the National Institutes of Health, UNC Chapel Hill, FHI 360, and RTI International presenting… Read More

UNC HIV prevention research named scientific breakthrough of the year

Science Breakthrough

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The HIV Prevention Trials Network 052 study, led by Myron S. Cohen, MD of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the 2011 Breakthrough of the Year by the journal Science. HPTN 052 evaluated whether antiretroviral drugs can prevent sexual transmission of HIV among… Read More