Office of AIDS Research (OAR) Brown Bag Seminar Series

 
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Date

Monday, October 15, 2018

Time

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Title

”Leveraging Implementation Science to Improve the HIV Response”

Speakers

Nanette Benbow, M.A.S.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Brian Mustanski, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Medical Social Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Stefan Baral, M.D.
Physician Epidemiologist & Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Hosted by

Paul Gaist, PhD, MPH
Office of AIDS Research, NIH

With input and assistance from:
Christopher Gordon, PhD
Division of AIDS Research, NIMH, NIH
and
Amber Wilson, MPH (contractor)
Office of AIDS Research, NIH

Location and
Access

OAR Conference Room, 2F100
5601 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852

Please note: Persons who do not work at the 5601 Fishers Lane building should allow for
an additional 15 minutes to sign-in and pass through security. Visitors will be required to
present photo-identification conforming to REAL ID Act requirements to gain access
to the building.

A public parking garage is located at 5635 Fishers Lane, approximately
one block from 5601. The cost is $4 for the first hour, $6 for the second hour
or $8 a day. The public garage accepts cash only. The nearest Metro station is
Twinbrook, which is less than half a mile away from the building.

DIRECTIONS TO 2F100 CONFERENCE ROOM: After clearing security and
entering through the glass doors, take the first hallway to the right. At the end
of the hallway, take the elevator to the 2nd floor. When exiting the elevator,
proceed to the hallway to the right. Follow that hall again to the right to the end
of the hall. The OAR reception desk will be in front of you and conference room
2F100 to the left of reception. Please call 301-496-0357 if you need assistance
in finding the conference room.  

Speakers Bio:
Nanette Benbow, MAS
is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Director of the Third Coast CFAR Scientific Working Group; and co-investigator of the Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology. Prior to arriving at Northwestern, she was Deputy Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health’s STI/HIV Services Bureau.

Brian Mustanski, PhD is Professor at Northwestern University, Director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, Co-Director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and Co-Director of the Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology for HIV and Drug Abuse. He has led a number of NIH-funded (NIDA, NIMH, NIMHD, NCI) randomized controlled trials of eHealth prevention programs for young men who have sex with men, including two ongoing, hybrid effectiveness-implementation randomized trials.

Stefan Baral, MD is a Physician Epidemiologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH). Through his role as the Director of the Key Populations Program at the JHBSPH, he has led HIV epidemiology and implementation research focused on addressing the HIV prevention needs of gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender women, and female sex workers across Western, Central, and Southern Africa. His research has been funded through the NINR, NIMH, OAR, USAID, and CDC.

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