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People born between 1945 -1965 are at risk for Hepatitis C, screening is recommended and if infected, treatment can cure infection and prevent cirrhosis, liver cancer and death. By 2030, the number of U.S. older adults (aged 65 or older) will more than double to about 71 million. About 80 percent of older adults have […]

Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health “Health in All Policies.” Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 The Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health (APIC), in official relations with the American Public Health Association (APHA), invites abstracts for the 143rd APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition on October 31-November 4, 2015 in Chicago, IL. […]

A new study by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene epidemiologists Catharine Prussing, Katherine Bornschlegel, and Sharon Balter was published in the Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine. The study finds high rates of hepatitis C among persons 30 and younger in several neighborhoods that did not have high rates of hepatitis […]

Human Relations Media (HRM) is producing an educational video on Hepatitis C that will be distributed to schools and colleges nationwide. Their producer is looking for someone in the tri-state area to interview who has been infected with the virus through IV drug use, and has shown symptoms of liver failure, but has been successfully treated. […]

AASLD Poster | Check Hep C: A Community Based Approach to HCV Diagnosis in High Risk Populations Check Hep C was implemented in 2012-2013 by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) as a year-long demonstration project designed to increase screening, diagnosis, and linkage to care for persons chronically infected with […]

An evaluation of duplicate Hep C antibody testing conducted by NYC Department of Health staff has been published in the latest issue of Public Health Reports, Volume 129, Number 6, November/December 2014. ABSTRACT Repeating a hepatitis C virus antibody test for a person who previously tested positive provides no new information, wastes resources, and may reflect poor […]

Sent on behalf of Calaine Hemans-Henry   All:   Please see below for a call for the second annual New York City Epidemiology Forum (NYCEF). The forum will be held on February 27, 2015 at Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.  Please share this announcement with staff, including those on the PCSI Brown Bag […]

Volunteers requested for a research study “Have you been diagnosed with Hepatitis C? Are you a Baby Boomer – born between 1945 – 1965, and uncertain about your diagnosis? Do you write and understand English?” The link to a SurveyMonkeyTM questionnaire can be found here: This link will take you to a webpage that will give […]

Survey on HBV among the Chinese Immigrant Community  About: We are requesting your participation in a short survey as part of a small research study to help us prepare for a larger study. Researchers at Hunter College/CUNY are designing a larger research study that will evaluate the efficacy of a community-based chronic Hepatitis B Virus […]

RRU Research is seeking participants for a  2 hour focus group Eligibility: Women 40-49 years old Diagnosed with Hep C Treated for Hep C  ‘unsuccessfully’ [not cured] in the past OR Currently NOT being treated for Hep C Dates August 21, 2014 (12:30PM – 2:30PM) August 22, 2014 (9:30AM – 11:30AM) Location: 26th Street & […]

2nd United States Conference on African Immigrant Health Health Behaviors of African Immigrants and Refugees: Culture, Integration, Migration September 19-21, 2014 Conference Theme: Abstracts are invited for poster and oral presentations, related to all health issues that affect African immigrants and refugees (African Diaspora), especially as they are influenced by their culture, migration and integration context. […]

Thank you to those who have already submitted abstracts to the 2014 NYC HCV Research Consortium. Fortunately, the abstract submission window will remain open for a few more days. The updated abstract submission deadline is August 4 at 12:00 PM. Abstracts should be submitted according to the consortium guidelines for abstract submission to   Please mark your calendars […]

Participate! APIAHF Needs Assessment Survey

May 12, 2014 | Comments Off

Opportunity to participate in a brief rapid assessment survey designed to assess the technical assistance (TA) and capacity building assistance (CBA) needs of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) community based organizations (CBOs) across the country and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands Jurisdictions (US-PIJ). In some regions, CBOs might be referred to as non-governmental […]

Clinical Trial Search Website

May 6, 2014 | Comments Off

TrialReach is a user-friendly search engine for clinical trials in your neighborhood. Results include an overview of the trial, including eligibility requirements and who to contact.   TrialReach is compliant with HONcode. Learn more about the company here.  

Paid Hepatitis C studies (1)  One of them will be conducted in Manhattan that need Hispanic males and females (looking for English as well as Spanish speaking patients) 1 hour interviews for $125 (need to be high school grads or less and with low income). Can be treated or never treated with medications, or currently […]

Physicians providing care to people born outside of the US – please take this brief survey on hepatitis B screening practices. Click here to take survey       Dear colleague, In collaboration with the NYC Hep B Coalition, African Services Committee, and the Coalition against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO), my partners and […]

The NYC Hep C Research Consortium 2013

October 9, 2013 | Comments Off

The NYC Hep C Research Consortium 2013 September 26th, 2013 Agenda & List of Poster Presentations: NYHCVRC_Agenda 2013 (PDF) Compendium of Abstracts: NYHCVRC Abstract Book (PDF) For more information on this event, contact: Eric Rude (

$25 Survey on Asian American Health Information

October 1, 2013 | Comments Off

Dear Colleagues, Are you a healthcare consumer or patient who identifies as Asian American?  Or are you a provider or gatekeeper serving Asian American communities – for example, a healthcare provider, researcher or librarian, faith-based leader, community leader, service provider, or ethnic media reporter?  If yes, please take 10-15 minutes of your time to complete […]

Hep C Patients needed for Market Research ($50)

September 3, 2013 | Comments Off

Voice your opinions on Hepatitis C and earn $50 or more! Xcenda, part of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services, is looking for individuals living in the United States to join our Hepatitis C Patient Market Research Panel. This is a great opportunity to voice your opinions! Participation in this research contributes towards advancing the quality of treatment […]

HCV (Hep C) Telephone Interview Nationwide $100.00 We are a leading marketing research company specializing in Hepatitis C research about important pharmaceutical studies. We are currently seeking individuals diagnosed with Hep C in the past 6 month’s. This is a telephone interview and the duration is 50-60 minutes. If you are interested in participating, please […]

Seeking for physicians in Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York for a research study (HCV) My name is Sergio Garcia, part of The Henne Group, based in San Francisco. I’m writing on behalf of from Insight a medical market research company, and we would like to invite the members of the group to participate in […]

Participate in a Focus Group to help understand & encourage PREVENTION of HIV & other health conditions in LGBT youth. CAMBA’s Project Accept LGBTQ Youth or simply Project ALY, will utilize stories of acceptance from supportive parents and families of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and teens in Brooklyn order to […]

Dear Fellow Researcher, The Planning Committee would like to invite you to participate in the 2013 Meeting of the New York Hepatitis C (HCV) Research Consortium. As with our previous meetings, we intend to highlight research in all fields of HCV study occurring in the New York area, a major center of research activity and […]

Register Today….Save a Life Tomorrow! Brooklyn residents have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a nationwide cancer prevention research study that has the potential to protect future generations from getting cancer this May 2013.  The American Cancer Society’s Research Department is recruiting a diverse group of 300,000 men and women across the US and Puerto […]

Brigham Young University with the collaboration of the CHW Network of NYC are doing an important study about the work of a Community Health Worker and if using the internet is or is not important and how they do their work using the internet. This survey is for paid or volunteer CHWs that speak English or […]

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