Research Seminars

SHARC seeks to encourage integrative, cross-disciplinary connections through monthly one-hour seminars.

Researchers from the University of Florida and other affiliated institutions present their latest HIV and alcohol related research for interaction and feedback, which supports the development of research-in-progress into high-quality papers and presentations.

If you are interested in presenting, please email Dr. Leeman at

Upcoming Seminars

Date time location speaker affiliation Topic
12/2/2022 11:00am – 12:00pm CTRB 2161 Brian Suffoletto, MD, MS Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University TBD

Past Seminars

11/3/2022 11:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Meeting Santosh Kumar, PhD Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacology, Addiction Science, and Toxicology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center HIV and Drugs of Abuse: Focus on CNS Drug Delivery to Combat NeuroHIV
10/13/2022 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Elisa Trucco, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of Clinical Training, Florida International University
6/16/2022 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Daisy Wiebe, PhD, MPH Quality Management Clinician, Ryan White Part A/MAI Program, Ending the HIV Epidemic, Palm Beach County Community Services From global health research to local public health: Using quality improvement skills to combat HIV
5/12/2022 4:00pm – 5:00pm Hybrid Meeting Mary Jo Trepka, MD, MSPH/Diana Sheehan, PhD, MPH Professor and Chair/Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Florida International University Moving the Needle on HIV Care for Women: the Role of Women entered HIV Care
4/7/2022 11:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Meeting Philip Chan, MD, Ms Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Behavioral and Social Sciences, School of Public Health, Brown University Characterizing and Improving the PREP Care Continuum
3/3/2022 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Adam Carrico, PhD Professor, Public Health Sciences and Psychology, Director of Division of Prevention Science and Community Health, University of Miami Health System Running With Scissors: Stimulant Use and Viral Suppression in the Era of HIV Treatment as Prevention
1/20/2022 12:00pm – 1:00pm Virtual Meeting Stephen Cole, PhD Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Fusion Designs and Estimators
12/2/2021 11:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Meeting Awewura Kwara, MD, CHB, MPH, & TM Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida Deadly Duo: TB and HIV Coinfection
11/19/2021 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Mark Roberts, MD, MPP Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Director, Public Health Dynamics Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh $100 Billion Here, $100 Billion There: Using the New Treatments for Hepatitis C to Understand Cost Effectiveness Analysis
10/6/2021 11:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Meeting Karen Ingersoll, PhD Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, Center for Behavioral Health and Technology, University of Virginia School of Medicine Enhancing HIV Care Engagement: Design, Development, and Implementation of an mHealth Platform