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.

Upcoming Seminars

Date time location speaker affiliation Topic

Past Seminars

10/9/2023 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Preeti Manavalan MD, MSC Assistant Professor Of Medicine, University of Florida Epidemiologic complexities unraveled:Navigating the terrain of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa
10/5/2023 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Henna Budhwani, PhD, MPH Professor, College of Nursing, Florida State UniversityIntervention Research and Implementation Science (IRIS) LabInstitute of Digital Health and Innovation (IDHI) HIV and intersectional stigmas as priority outcomes in HIV care and prevention research
9/14/2023 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Leisha McKinley-Beach Founder and CEO of Black Public Health Academy Can We End HIV in America by 2030?
2/23/2023 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Dr. Christian Grov, PhD, MPH Professor and Chair – Department of Community Health and Social Sciences, CUNY It’s Worth Than We Thought: Crystal Methamphetamine Is a Key Factor In Hiv Seroconversion Among Sexual and Gender Minorities
1/26/2023 11:00am – 12:00pm Hybrid Meeting Angela Starkweather, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN Chamings Professor & Assistant Dean For Research Development Applying Self-management Theory in Research on Alcohol and HIV
12/2/2022 11:00am – 12:00pm CTRB 2161 Brian Suffoletto, MD, MS Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University Optimizing Mobile Digital Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Young Adults: A 10-Year Journey
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 Understanding Etiological Processes in the Emergence of Electronic Cigarette Use
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