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2024 Award and Board Nominations


ASTDA Elections ASTDA is soliciting nominations for 5 open positions on the ASTDA Board of Directors, including 3 at-large positions and 2 early-career positions (no more than seven years from completion of training). We encourage current ASTDA members with interest in supporting the next generation of STI professionals to self-nominate. Healthcare providers, researchers, STI program staff, sexual health experts, and others who work in the STI field are welcome to apply by March 1,

2024 Award and Board Nominations2024-02-08T16:57:20+00:00
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New Funding Opportunity from CDC


CDC has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcement, CDC-RFA-PS-24-0003, that supports the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) initiative by scaling up HIV prevention and care services in sexual health clinics, including STI specialty clinics. This NOFO builds on progress made scaling up HIV prevention services in STI clinics through Component C of CDC’s PS20-2010 cooperative agreement. PS-24-0003 will further strengthen the infrastructure of sexual health clinics and improve service

New Funding Opportunity from CDC2023-11-06T15:47:50+00:00
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Best Oral Presentations 2023


ASTDA AwardsBest Oral Presentations at the 2023 STI & HIV World CongressChicago, IL  |  July 24-27At the 2023 STI & HIV World Congress, ASTDA gave away seven  $250 awards to early-career investigators who won prizes for the best oral presentations. The winners and their presentation titles are listed below. To see ASTDA recognition award winners in 2023 and past years, click here. Kathryn "Addie" Hayes PhD Candidate, Virginia Tech "A

Best Oral Presentations 20232023-09-14T13:37:04+00:00
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STD Cover Design Contest


ASTDA is launching competition to update the cover of our journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases. We would like to involve ASTDA members in redesigning the front cover. The winner of the competition will receive a prize of $2500. Full details of the competition are listed here. Please pay close attention to those details as submissions that do not follow the instructions will not be considered. Only one submission from an ASTDA member

STD Cover Design Contest2023-03-03T20:49:11+00:00
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National STD Curriculum


The National STD Curriculum is a free educational website from the University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center. This project is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The site addresses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and prevention of STDs. The STD Question Bank on the site features interactive board-review style questions on a wide range of STDs. Questions emphasize key points in the 2021 STD Treatment Guidelines. You

National STD Curriculum2022-09-12T19:15:28+00:00
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STD is Hiring a New Managing Editor


STD, ASTDA’s journal, is hiring a new managing editor. This position will work both with the journal and by assisting ASTDA with some programmatic tasks, including developing our social media presence. The position is 100% virtual. Please circulate widely to your networks and reach out to astda@astda.org with any questions. See full job description

STD is Hiring a New Managing Editor2022-08-10T01:36:42+00:00
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Remembering Julius “Julie” Schachter


Remembering Julius "Julie" Schachter It is with great sadness that we write to you that one of the greats of Chlamydia research, Dr. Julius (Julie) Schachter, succumbed to COVID in late December. Julie was born in 1936 and raised in the Bronx. His father was a furrier, and his mother was a clerk at the DMV. As the first in his family to attend college, he received his undergraduate degree

Remembering Julius “Julie” Schachter2021-02-02T15:06:27+00:00
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Applications for the ASTDA Board of Directors


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 Directors2020-04-03T14:32:41+00:00
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ASTDA Awards Call for Nominations


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 Nominations2020-04-03T14:38:17+00:00
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From the ASTDA President


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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