UNC CFAR Spring 2017 Networking Event

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On May 8, 2017, the UNC CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Core hosted the Spring 2017 Networking Event. The theme of this month’s event was “HIV Research that Reaches Policymakers: Part I with Congressman David Price D-NC-04”. David Price represents North Carolina’s Fourth District – a rapidly growing, research-and-education-focused district that includes parts of… Read More

Self-Swabbing Increases STD Screens

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  The number of cases of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea increased from 2014 to 2015 in North Carolina. This prompted a multidisciplinary group in the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic to introduce several interventions, including self-swabbing, to screen more patients for sexually transmitted diseases. The ID Clinic inside the NC Memorial Hospital on Carolina’s campus is… Read More

SYNChronicity 2017: The National Conference for HIV, HCV, and LGBT Health

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SYNChronicity (or SYNC 2017) is HealthHIV’s national conference addressing HIV and HCV disease prevention, care and treatment. With the National Coalition for LGBT Health co-hosting SYNC 2017, the agenda is expanded to include LGBT health. The conference is titled SYNChronicity because the approach is to SYNC various audiences with a variety of topics with the… Read More

IRB Pop-Up Event at the UNC Clinical and Translational Research Center

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Check out this upcoming IRB pop-up event from our friends at UNC School of Medicine! IRB Pop-ups provide on-campus IRB consultations for researchers. IRB Analysts will have access to your IRB application and can answer questions about existing or proposed research. Apr 19, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Clinical and Translational Research Center Burnett-Womack… Read More

Blog: ID Clinic Director Claire Farel, MD, MPH, Answers Most Common Patient Questions

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Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and medical director of the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic. In answering the most common questions she is asked as a clinician, Dr. Farel illustrates the vast prevention and treatment services available at the clinic, and how they can be… Read More

Connected Health Conference

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December 11-14, 2016 National Harbor, MD The 8th annual Connected Health Conference (formerly the mHealth Summit), provides the global platform for leadership, innovation and opportunity to achieve our new and ambitious vision of personal connected health for all. The theme is Personal Connected Health for All: Expanding Reach, Accelerating Impact. Registration details here.

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

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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

Ending Gender Inequalities Conference

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April 12–13, 2016 The Friday Center Chapel Hill, NC You are invited to join the Ending Gender Inequalities conference to: ~Enhance knowledge of evidence-based research and practice to reduce HIV, drug use, and gender-based violence ~Expand collaborative networks to identify successes and challenges in evidence-based research and practice ~Create a roadmap for facilitating greater implementation… Read More