The Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) is a group of researchers and trainees focused on improving health outcomes and reducing HIV transmission among the communities affected by HIV and alcohol in Florida.

Research Collecting and understanding how HIV and alcohol impact health outcomes and quality of life through research projects across the state.

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Training Providing educational training and professional development programs that encourage collaboration with leading and upcoming HIV and alcohol researchers across the state.

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Outreach Bringing together community members, physicians, and researchers to network, learn, and create synergy for collaborative HIV and alcohol research projects.

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Research Projects

Improving health outcomes, reducing transmission rates, and increasing awareness and access to care for communities impacted by HIV and alcohol.

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Concepts System

Providing researchers the opportunity to request access and analyze datasets from research projects conducted by members of SHARC.

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Sharing our research findings and correlations via publications is key to understanding what factors impact health in relation to HIV and alcohol.

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Presenting our research findings and correlations at various conference across Florida, the United States, and the world.

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Research Opportunities

Are you interested in participating in SHARC Research? Please call our recruitment staff at (352) 888-4375 or click the button below to take a short survey and we’ll be in touch with details!

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Upcoming Events

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  4. Jan 28

  5. Feb 01

Welcome Elijah Jordan to SHARC!

Category: Updates

Elijah Jordan joins the SHARC team as a data analyst. Elijah took some time to tell us about his career path and to share a glimpse of his life away…

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Welcome Dr. Natalie Chichetto to SHARC!

Category: Updates

Dr. Natalie Chichetto joins the SHARC team as an assistant professor of epidemiology. Dr. Chichetto took some time to tell us about her career path…

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Dr. Simone Marini awarded $67,309 to study…

Category: Grant Awards

The Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research awarded Co-PIs Dr. Simone Marini (Department of Epidemiology), and Dr. Carla Mavian…

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