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BMSM hepatitis subject matter experts (SME) needed for CME development (NASTAD)

NASTAD is seeking subject matter experts (SME) on hepatitis – with specific expertise and knowledge of the needs of black gay/bi men and other men who have sex with men (BMSM). The SME are being sought to help create continuing medical education (CME) modules addressing treatment and care strategies for patients co-infected with HIV and … Continue reading BMSM hepatitis subject matter experts (SME) needed for CME development (NASTAD)

Call for Abstracts: Science of Healthy Aging Summit (Submit Abstracts by Feb 2, 2015)

People born between 1945 -1965 are at risk for Hepatitis C, screening is recommended and if infected, treatment can cure infection and prevent cirrhosis, liver cancer and death. By 2030, the number of U.S. older adults (aged 65 or older) will more than double to about 71 million. About 80 percent of older adults have … Continue reading Call for Abstracts: Science of Healthy Aging Summit (Submit Abstracts by Feb 2, 2015)

Call for Abstracts | 143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (Due Feb 11, 2015)

Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health “Health in All Policies.” Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 The Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health (APIC), in official relations with the American Public Health Association (APHA), invites abstracts for the 143rd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition on October 31-November 4, 2015 in Chicago, IL. … Continue reading Call for Abstracts | 143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (Due Feb 11, 2015)

Hep C Surveillance of NYC Youth & Young Adults, 2009-2013. Journal of Urban Health, 2014.

A new study by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene epidemiologists Catharine Prussing, Katherine Bornschlegel, and Sharon Balter was published in the Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine. The study finds high rates of hepatitis C among persons 30 and younger in several neighborhoods that did not have high rates of hepatitis … Continue reading Hep C Surveillance of NYC Youth & Young Adults, 2009-2013. Journal of Urban Health, 2014.

Hep C patient needed for educational video for Human Relations Media

Human Relations Media (HRM) is producing an educational video on Hepatitis C that will be distributed to schools and colleges nationwide. Their producer is looking for someone in the tri-state area to interview who has been infected with the virus through IV drug use, and has shown symptoms of liver failure, but has been successfully treated. … Continue reading Hep C patient needed for educational video for Human Relations Media

AASLD Poster | Check Hep C: A Community Based Approach to HCV Diagnosis in High Risk Populations

AASLD Poster | Check Hep C: A Community Based Approach to HCV Diagnosis in High Risk Populations Check Hep C was implemented in 2012-2013 by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) as a year-long demonstration project designed to increase screening, diagnosis, and linkage to care for persons chronically infected with … Continue reading AASLD Poster | Check Hep C: A Community Based Approach to HCV Diagnosis in High Risk Populations

Report | Duplicate Hep C Antibody Testing in NYC (NYC Dept of Health)

An evaluation of duplicate Hep C antibody testing conducted by NYC Department of Health staff has been published in the latest issue of Public Health Reports, Volume 129, Number 6, November/December 2014. ABSTRACT Repeating a hepatitis C virus antibody test for a person who previously tested positive provides no new information, wastes resources, and may reflect poor … Continue reading Report | Duplicate Hep C Antibody Testing in NYC (NYC Dept of Health)

Patient Survey | Hep C Diagnosis Uncertainty in Baby Boomers

Volunteers requested for a research study “Have you been diagnosed with Hepatitis C? Are you a Baby Boomer – born between 1945 – 1965, and uncertain about your diagnosis? Do you write and understand English?” The link to a SurveyMonkeyTM questionnaire can be found here: www.surveymonkey.com/s/UncertaintyHepC This link will take you to a webpage that will give … Continue reading Patient Survey | Hep C Diagnosis Uncertainty in Baby Boomers

Survey for Medical Providers serving NYC Chinese Immigrants

Survey on HBV among the Chinese Immigrant Community  About: We are requesting your participation in a short survey as part of a small research study to help us prepare for a larger study. Researchers at Hunter College/CUNY are designing a larger research study that will evaluate the efficacy of a community-based chronic Hepatitis B Virus … Continue reading Survey for Medical Providers serving NYC Chinese Immigrants

$ Focus Group | Hep C+ Women Age 40-49: Treated Not Cured or Currently Not On Treatment ($150/2 hours)

RRU Research is seeking participants for a  2 hour focus group Eligibility: Women 40-49 years old Diagnosed with Hep C Treated for Hep C  ‘unsuccessfully’ [not cured] in the past OR Currently NOT being treated for Hep C Dates August 21, 2014 (12:30PM – 2:30PM) August 22, 2014 (9:30AM – 11:30AM) Location: 26th Street & … Continue reading $ Focus Group | Hep C+ Women Age 40-49: Treated Not Cured or Currently Not On Treatment ($150/2 hours)

Call for Abstracts | US Conference on African Immigant Health (Sept 19 -21)

2nd United States Conference on African Immigrant Health Health Behaviors of African Immigrants and Refugees: Culture, Integration, Migration September 19-21, 2014 Conference Theme: Abstracts are invited for poster and oral presentations, related to all health issues that affect African immigrants and refugees (African Diaspora), especially as they are influenced by their culture, migration and integration context. … Continue reading Call for Abstracts | US Conference on African Immigant Health (Sept 19 -21)

Updated! Call for Abstracts | NY Hep C Research Consortium – Sept 29

Thank you to those who have already submitted abstracts to the 2014 NYC HCV Research Consortium. Fortunately, the abstract submission window will remain open for a few more days. The updated abstract submission deadline is August 4 at 12:00 PM. Abstracts should be submitted according to the consortium guidelines for abstract submission to hsabbagh@health.nyc.gov.   Please mark your calendars … Continue reading Updated! Call for Abstracts | NY Hep C Research Consortium – Sept 29

Participate! APIAHF Needs Assessment Survey

Opportunity to participate in a brief rapid assessment survey designed to assess the technical assistance (TA) and capacity building assistance (CBA) needs of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) community based organizations (CBOs) across the country and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands Jurisdictions (US-PIJ). In some regions, CBOs might be referred to as non-governmental … Continue reading Participate! APIAHF Needs Assessment Survey

Clinical Trial Search Website

TrialReach is a user-friendly search engine for clinical trials in your neighborhood. Results include an overview of the trial, including eligibility requirements and who to contact.   TrialReach is compliant with HONcode. Learn more about the company here.  

Physicians Survey: Liver disease screening in immigrant patients

Physicians providing care to people born outside of the US – please take this brief survey on hepatitis B screening practices. Click here to take survey       Dear colleague, In collaboration with the NYC Hep B Coalition, African Services Committee, and the Coalition against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO), my partners and … Continue reading Physicians Survey: Liver disease screening in immigrant patients

The NYC Hep C Research Consortium 2013

The NYC Hep C Research Consortium 2013 September 26th, 2013 Agenda & List of Poster Presentations: NYHCVRC_Agenda 2013 (PDF) Compendium of Abstracts: NYHCVRC Abstract Book (PDF) For more information on this event, contact: Eric Rude (erude@health.nyc.gov)

$25 Survey on Asian American Health Information

Dear Colleagues, Are you a healthcare consumer or patient who identifies as Asian American?  Or are you a provider or gatekeeper serving Asian American communities – for example, a healthcare provider, researcher or librarian, faith-based leader, community leader, service provider, or ethnic media reporter?  If yes, please take 10-15 minutes of your time to complete … Continue reading $25 Survey on Asian American Health Information

Hep C Patients needed for Market Research ($50)

Voice your opinions on Hepatitis C and earn $50 or more! Xcenda, part of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services, is looking for individuals living in the United States to join our Hepatitis C Patient Market Research Panel. This is a great opportunity to voice your opinions! Participation in this research contributes towards advancing the quality of treatment … Continue reading Hep C Patients needed for Market Research ($50)

Hep C patient phone Interview $100 (diagnosed in last 6 months)

HCV (Hep C) Telephone Interview Nationwide $100.00 We are a leading marketing research company specializing in Hepatitis C research about important pharmaceutical studies. We are currently seeking individuals diagnosed with Hep C in the past 6 month’s. This is a telephone interview and the duration is 50-60 minutes. If you are interested in participating, please … Continue reading Hep C patient phone Interview $100 (diagnosed in last 6 months)

Focus Group for Family of LGBT Brooklyn Youth of Color

Participate in a Focus Group to help understand & encourage PREVENTION of HIV & other health conditions in LGBT youth. CAMBA’s Project Accept LGBTQ Youth or simply Project ALY, will utilize stories of acceptance from supportive parents and families of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and teens in Brooklyn order to … Continue reading Focus Group for Family of LGBT Brooklyn Youth of Color