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Applications for the ASTDA Board of Directors

2020-02-07T15:02:34+00:00

Call for Applications for the ASTDA Board of Directors The ASTDA Nomination Committee is soliciting applications for several positions on the ASTDA Board of Directors. Based on the latest amendments to the ASTDA Charter and Bylaws approved by the ASTDA membership on January 7, 2020, we are currently looking to fill the following positions for a two-year term: Up to two (2) early career stage members (i.e., a member who is no more than

Applications for the ASTDA Board of Directors2020-02-07T15:02:34+00:00
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ASTDA Awards Call for Nominations

2020-02-07T15:05:39+00:00

ASTDA awards recognize individuals who epitomize the Association’s mission. Awardees are honored for significant contributions toward the prevention, control and ultimate eradication of sexually transmitted infections. Individuals may be recognized for significant scholarship in medical, epidemiologic, laboratory, or behavioral research; for the development of high-impact programs in partnership with key communities; for exemplary teaching or mentorship of developing leaders; or for other distinctive services to the field. NOMINATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 15, 2020 by

ASTDA Awards Call for Nominations2020-02-07T15:05:39+00:00
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For Members: Vote on Updated Bylaws

2019-12-06T20:07:28+00:00

Dear ASTDA Members, We have updated our charter and bylaws and need a 2/3 voting membership approval to implement these changes. Your vote is critical. Please submit your vote before 6 January, 2020 (please vote sooner if possible!) If you are a current member, please log in to your account to access additional content on this page and learn more about these updates and how to vote.

For Members: Vote on Updated Bylaws2019-12-06T20:07:28+00:00
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Letter from the President—August 2019

2019-08-21T20:45:45+00:00

Letter from the President—August 2019 Greetings ASTDA Members! It has been a year since I took office as President and there are many important things going on with ASTDA that I want to share with you. As you are no doubt aware, there have been many changes in our working environment over the past year some of which are positive (e.g. additional funding support as a result of the End HIV Initiative) and some of

Letter from the President—August 20192019-08-21T20:45:45+00:00
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ASTDA to Host ISSTDR | IUSTI 2023

2019-08-21T19:55:19+00:00

ASTDA/IUSTI-North America submitted a successful bid to host the 2023 combined ISSTDR/IUSTI World Congress. The Congress will be held in Chicago, July 22-26, 2023 in conjunction with the National Sexual Health Conference. More information on the bid can be found here. Mark your calendar!

ASTDA to Host ISSTDR | IUSTI 20232019-08-21T19:55:19+00:00
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From the ASTDA President

2017-02-16T14:27:39+00:00

The new American administration led by Donald Trump and Michael Pence promises changes likely detrimental to the public health infrastructure addressing sexually transmitted diseases, and to the funding streams that support research on prevention, treatment, and education. Rollback of expanded health access, insecurity among immigrant populations, loss of legal protections for sexual and gender minorities, and aggressive restrictions on sexual/reproductive health services are just the most general areas that affect STD at the intersections of

From the ASTDA President2017-02-16T14:27:39+00:00
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From the ASTDA President

2016-05-23T17:54:26+00:00

May 9, 2016 Dear Colleagues, With spring slowly changing to summer, I wanted to give you an update on what’s happening in the Association. First, it gives me great pleasure to announce and congratulate the richly deserving recipients of the 2016 ASTDA Recognition Awards: Dr. Anne Rompalo (Distinguished Career Award), Dr. Joan Chow (Achievement Award), and Dr. Lindley Barbee (Young Investigator Award).  Thanks very much to the members of this year’s awards committee that yielded

From the ASTDA President2016-05-23T17:54:26+00:00
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From the ASTDA

2016-02-19T19:25:08+00:00

The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA) represents a very diverse membership, including basic scientists, researchers, clinicians, epidemiologists, public health officials, and disease intervention specialists. ASTDA lacks the staff and resources to serve the specific needs of its individual constituents, however, it should be well poised to identify and serve common goals.  In the following, I’d like to discuss our progress and plans in 5 strategic areas: collaboration, communication and translation, rejuvenation, and member engagement.

From the ASTDA2016-02-19T19:25:08+00:00
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Training – Program – Science

2015-11-10T12:53:13+00:00

Dear Colleagues, Last week, the National Network of STD Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC) and the National Coalition of STD Directors held their annual meetings back-to-back in Savannah, GA. Obviously, this was no coincidence. Since the NNPTC started their new funding cycle last fall, there has been a clear expectation from CDC that the prevention training centers work closely together with the state and local STD AAPPS (Assessment, Assurance, Policy Development and Prevention Strategies) grantees and

Training – Program – Science2015-11-10T12:53:13+00:00