C-SALUD BI-Annual Conference, 2011

CONFERENCE PROGRAM (PDF Format)

CRUSADA and Florida International University (FIU) proudly presented the C-SALUD BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCE “Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS in Latinos: Linking Research with the Community” funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The conference was held at Kovens Conference Center located in FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus April 26-27, 2011.

Conference attendees were elligible to earn up to 12 Continuing Education Units. 
The Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are applicable to:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)
  • Licensed Marital and Family Therapists (LMFT)
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC)

Participants were able to take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear outstanding speakers and exchange ideas and information on key issues in Epidemiology, Research and Community, Research Funding, Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS, Treatment, and Prevention.

Conference produced via the partnership of:

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM (PDF Format)

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Concurrent Sessions on Prevention:

Networking Luncheon

Workshops on Funding

Guest Speakers

    • Dr. John Ruffin, Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
    • Dr. Flavio Marsiglia, Director, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC), Distinguished Foundation Professor of Cultural Diversity and Health, School of Social Work, Arizona State University
    • Dr. Lula Beatty, Director of the Special Populations Office, Office of the Director, at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
    • Dr. Ronald Braithwaite, Professor, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine
    • Dr. Henrie M. Treadwell, Director, Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved; Senior Social Scientist & Associate Director of Development, National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine; Research Professor, Department of Community Health & Preventative Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine

These speakers joined speakers from Florida International University and health centers based in South Florida who addressed a range of challenges and opportunities in linking research with the community.

Crusada News

NIH Grant Award (U54):
NIH AWARDS TWO MIAMI-BASED UNIVERSITIES $6.8 MILLION GRANT TO ADDRESS HEALTH ISSUES IN HIGH-RISK LATINO COMMUNITIES


Brown Bag Lecture (10/25):
Sara M. St. George, PhD
Assistant Professor
Public Health Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


Brown Bag Lecture (11/08):
Jose Felix Colon Burgos, MS DrPH
Investigador Evaluador de Sistemas de Salud, NIH Diversity Fellow, Proyecto Sindemias


NIMHD Awards Endowment to FIU (PIs: Gil, De La Rosa)
Endowment makes FIU regional hub for the study of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, obesity, and diabetes


NIAAA Awards R01 Grant to Dr. De La Rosa
Study will Examine Alcohol Use among Recent Latino Immigrants


Dr. Kanamori, CRUSADA Postdoctoral Fellow, Awarded NIH K99/R00 Grant
First investigator from College of Public Health & Social Work to receive an NIH Pathway to Independence Award


CRUSADA/C-SALUD PhD Fellow wins at 2016 Florida Research Symposium
Stephanie Diez won 1st Place in Social Sciences Category for presentation on problem videogame play in children & youth


NIH Awards $12.7 Million to FIU
Three CRUSADA Researchers are Members of Interdisciplinary Team


Frank Dillon Awarded R15 grant from NIMHD
Affiliated faculty member Frank Dillion was awarded a R15 to conduct a study of HIV testing among at risk Latino men


USAID Report
C-SALUD Postdoctoral Scholar authors report titled “Indicators of Child Deprivation in Sub-Saharan Africa”


CRUSADA Faculty Featured on NIH Website
Preventing HIV/AIDS in Recent Latino Immigrants


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