Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative (MARI): Ten years of strengthening the network of Black and Hispanic researchers and working toward reduced HIV/AIDS disparities, 2003-2013
Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
MARI investigators from the University of Puerto Rico, University of Pennsylvania, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, and Emory University will deliver oral presentations related to their ongoing HIV prevention research in Black and Hispanic communities. The session will be moderated by Dr. Madeline Sutton, of CDC, who will also summarize the impact of MARI to date, including work done by previously-funded investigators and future rounds of MARI funding opportunities. Presentations contained in this symposium will describe: (1) currently-funded MARI investigators’ studies that are in progress; (2) previously-funded MARI investigators’ studies and career progress; (3) research gap areas being considered for the next round of MARI and how early career investigators may apply
Session Objectives: 1. Present an overall picture of the relevant and diverse research programs and investigators funded under MARI to date.
2. Highlight the program’s commitment to foster a better understanding of the epidemic within Black and Hispanic communities
3. Stimulate discussion about future directions for important research priorities within disproportionately affected communities.
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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Medical Care, Socialist Caucus, Black Caucus of Health Workers
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)