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

Past Seminars

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
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