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Friends Community Center Receives Grant

FRI’s community research site, Friends Community Center located in Hollywood, CA, was recently awarded the “Reducing Inequities in Priority Populations” grant funded through a partnership between Together Toward Health and Public Health Institute. Funding awarding aims to identify community-based organizations who provide services to populations disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and Mpox. The project aims to […]

Dr. Mishka Terplan Receives 2023 AMERSA Betty Ford Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mishka Terplan on receiving the 2023 AMERSA Betty Ford Award. This award is presented to an individual who has had a significant impact on the field of alcohol and substance use, particularly with regards to women’s issues, substance use education and recovery. Click Here to view award posting. Of special note, Dr. […]

In Memoriam: Robert K. Brooner, Ph.D.

We mourn the loss of Dr. Robert K. Brooner who passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023. Dr. Brooner was Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a Senior Research Scientist at Friends Research Institute. Dr. Brooner’s long and productive career in […]

Dr. Anjalee Sharma Receives Promotion to Assistant Research Scientist

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Anjalee Sharma recently earned her PhD degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has been promoted to Assistant Research Scientist at FRI. This new role is concurrent with her primary position as a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School […]

Dr. Courtney Nordeck Receives Promotion to Assistant Research Scientist

FRI is pleased to announce that Dr. Courtney Nordeck recently earned her PhD degree in Public Mental Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and has been promoted from Research Associate to Assistant Research Scientist. Dr. Nordeck first joined FRI in March 2013. Since that time, she has contributed to multiple FRI studies, […]

FRI is proud to announce that the Text Me, Girl! intervention, designed by Dr. Cathy Reback and study team, has been added to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Best Practices Compilation

Congratulations to Dr. Cathy Reback and her study team on the addition of Text Me, Girl! to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Best Practices Compilation. Text Me, Girl! is a culturally responsive and theory-based text messaging intervention designed specifically for young adult trans women living with HIV. The 90-day intervention consists of 270 unique […]