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We are pleased to welcome Dr. Burns as Visiting Faculty for the NIDA HEALing Communities Study.

A new grant will help expand the next wave of efforts to address the heath concerns of Syrian refugee women

UNI -- a project aiming to help hundreds of men of sexual and gender diversity through peer-led promotion of engagement in HIV care -- launched in Shymkent, Kazakhstan.

Two students share their experience working with the Global Health Research Center of Central Asia

SIG's training program HISTP is hosting two informative webinars in August.

The SIG and GHRCCA teams presented research at two important HIV conferences this month.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Kerner as the Senior Project Director for the NIDA HEALing Communities Study.

Dr. West will be presenting research related to Intersecciones at two upcoming events.

USWEEP Project Manager Lyudmila Kim and Principal Investigator Dr. Timothy Hunt completed the third and final round of "train the trainer" for local providers to continue their efforts to support the growth of the social work field in Uzbekistan.

Dr. El-Bassel was interviewed by Columbia Magazine about the new HEALing Communities initiative, which aims to reduce opioid overdose deaths by 40% in three years.

In a recent article in Bustle, Dr. El-Bassel draws from her deep knowledge of couple-based therapies to describe how women in abusive relationships face unique challenges in the opioid crisis.

SIG is now hiring for two positions for the new HEAL grant: Associate Research Scientist and Study Administrative Coordinator. Read more and apply below.

SIG Director Nabila El-Bassel discusses the $86 million grant that Columbia's School of Social Work received from the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the work that she and her team from Columbia will be doing to reduce opioid deaths in New York State.

Columbia’s School of Social Work, along with partner universities, will work in 15 counties across New York State to address the opioid epidemic. The $86 million grant was awarded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to reduce opioid deaths in New York State.

Investigators based in the U.S., Jordan, and Turkey will present findings from the ASPIRE Project's first two studies, Women ASPIRE and Providers ASPIRE, on the health concerns of Syrian refugees.