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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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Letter from the President—May 2023


Dear ASTDA Members, We hope this message finds you well. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago at the ISSTDR 2023 meeting in July—a conference that ASTDA is co-sponsoring. We sincerely thank Bobbie Van Der Pol, past ASTDA president, who is organizing the meeting; Lynn Barclay and ASHA, co-sponsors of the meeting; and Drs. Patti Kissinger and Andy Winters for chairing the Scientific Committee. This meeting is the first

Letter from the President—May 20232023-06-27T16:16:55+00:00
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ASTDA Membership Workgroup Request for Applications (RFA)


The ASTDA Membership Workgroup focuses on the membership composition of the ASTDA. Traditionally, the composition of the Workgroup consisted of at least three members of the Board of Directors with the inclusion of at least one of the early career Board members to represent the views of younger professionals. The current Workgroup members are Lynn Barclay, Khalil Ghanem, Kathy Hsu (chair), Abby Norris Turner, Anne Rompalo, and Lizzi Torrone. A long-term goal of ASTDA

ASTDA Membership Workgroup Request for Applications (RFA)2023-04-17T17:19:36+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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Join the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention 


Join the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention Position: Medical Officer GP-602-14 Duty Location: Atlanta, GA Application Deadline: December 21, 2022 Application link for external candidates Apply Here: External Candidates Internal CDC Candidates The Clinical, Economic and Health Services Research Branch (CEHSRB), within the Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP), National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP)

Join the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention 2022-12-07T18:29:09+00:00
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Advancing Policy as a Public Health Intervention NOFO


Advancing Policy as a Public Health Intervention NOFO The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Advancing Policy as a Public Health Intervention to Reduce Morbidity, Mortality and Disparities in HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and Tuberculosis. This NOFO provides funding to conduct robust policy surveillance and legal mapping of priority and emerging policy levers, including cross-cutting syndemic topics (e.g., social determinants of health, infectious disease

Advancing Policy as a Public Health Intervention NOFO2022-11-30T03:50:33+00:00
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ISSTDR Board—Call for Nominations


ISSTDR Board—Call for Nominations The International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) Board invites nominations for membership on the Board. Nominations will be considered at the ISSTDR Board meeting to be held in June 2023, approximately a month in advance of the STI & HIV World Congress in Chicago from July 24-27, 2023. There will be four positions open on the ISSTDR Board. Successful applicants will have a strong track record in

ISSTDR Board—Call for Nominations2022-10-12T15:49:44+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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