CAAS News

Dr. Cioe Election to Board of Directors and Presented at ANAC

Dr. Patricia Cioe, Associate Professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, was an invited speaker at the Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference in Washington DC, being held November 10-13, 2021. At the ANAC conference on November 11, 2021 Dr. Cioe presented, "Kicking the Habit: Innovative Interventions for Smoking Cessation in People with HIV Who Smoke" discussing her recent and ongoing work in this area.

Dr. Tara White and White Lab Presenting at SfN 2021

Dr. Tara White and her lab, the White Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, are presenting two virtual posters & talks at the Society for Neuroscience 2021 on November 9, 2021!

WhiteLab is Hosting an SfN2021 Virtual Networking Social!

Interested in well-being, flourishing, and human rights?

Come to the Society for Neuroscience 2021 (SfN2021) networking social event 'Dignity Neuroscience Interest Group', Wednesday, November 10, and Thursday, November 11 at 5:30 PM ET! This Networking event will be hosted by Dr. Tara White and the White Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience of CAAS and BSS. 

Dr. Tara White Interviewed in Two Podcasts to Talk About Dignity Neuroscience

Interested in how neuroscience is relevant to wellness, flourishing & human rights?

Dr. Tara White talks about Dignity Neuroscience with Sarah Baldwin at the Watson Institute's Trending Globally podcast, and with Julie Rose at Top of Mind with BYU Radio.

Drs. Bernstein and Micalizzi Receive a Research Excellence Award

Drs. Michael Bernstein and Lauren Micalizzi (MPIs) received funding in the form of a Research Excellence Award for their study, "Precision Medicine and Open-Label Placebo (OLP): Do Genes Moderate OLP Effects?" to examine genomic predictors of open label placebos for pain among patients with upper or lower extremity fractures.

Co-investigator: Dr. McGeary.

CADRE Symposium Plenary Presentation

Please join us for the CADRE Symposium Plenary Presentation on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 12-1pm. Our speaker is Dr. Jeffrey Samet, who will be presenting "The HEALing Communities Study: An RCT to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths in 67 Communities." 

New Research Assistant Joins CAAS

Dr. Patricia Cioe and her study team are excited to welcome their new Research Assistant, Sophie Lazar, to CAAS! Sophie will be working with Dr. Cioe and team on Project PNAV, a peer navigator model to improve quit attempts and smoking cessation rates among HIV-positive smokers, and the SREC study.

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