specific aims website banner crop titleSpecific Aims Workshops help researchers develop and hone the specific aims page or grant responses for pending HIV/STD grant applications or resubmissions. Half-day workshops are held twice a year in the Spring and in the Fall. These workshops are open to all CFAR investigators, working in any area related to HIV. 

Interested. apply now button1specific aims workshopThe next workshop will be held
Virtually Oct/Nov 2020
Contact swhitfield@uab.edu


Typical Agenda
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome/coffee
9:10 – 11:00 Presentations by participants of their grant concept and initial specific aims
11:00 – 12:00 One-on-one consultations with facilitators
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch/wrap-up



If you are interested in participating in this workshop fill out an application form.

Once registered, please download these resources:


OneonOnecrop1Facilitators have an active role in shaping and strengthening the participants' feedback, through the provision of:
          1) Participating in the Q&A sessions after participants presentations
          2) Meeting one-on-one with participants in consultations sessions and providing feedback in an evaluation form

If you are interested in serving as a facilitator, please contact Samantha Whitfield (swhitfield@uab.edu). 

Facilitator Resources:


Specific Aims Workshop Evaluation

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Program Manager
Samantha Whitfield, MPH

(205) 934-6425
University of Alabama at Birmingham
UAB School of Public Health
Department of Health Care Organization and Policy
1665 University Boulevard, RPHB 425
Birmingham, AL 35294-0022