truax_award2012_oyosTeresa Oyos, a research participant recruiter and community education advocate at the HNRC for the past 18 years, received the 2012 Dr. A. Brad Truax Award for Community Service.  The ceremony was held at the San Diego LGBT Center on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2012.

The award honors the memory of Dr. A. Brad Truax, one of the first physicians in the nation involved in the national discourse regarding the treatment of and advocacy against discrimination of HIV infected persons.

Congratulations to Teresa from all her colleagues!  Your hard work, dedication, and engagement with the community makes our research possible and improves the lives of those you have touched. You have made a difference!

Click here to read Ian Morton's "Profiles in Advocacy" article featuring Ms. Oyos.


Several HNRC investigators will present at the 32nd Annual Conference of the National Academy of Neuropsychology taking place in Nashville, Tennessee on November 7-12, 2012.

Please see below for presentation date, time, citation and abstract link when relevant.  Click Here to view posters to the left of citation (citations are listed in alphabetical order by title).

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Invited Address. Steven P. Woods and Erica Weber, "Your name in lights: A trainee primer on publishing in clinical neuropsychology"

Thursday, November 8, 2012
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Keynote Address. Igor Grant, "Medicine, Brain, and Behavior: Neuropsychology's New Frontier"

The American Psychological Association (APA) 2012 Convention is held in Orlando, Florida on August 2nd – 5th.   Annually the APA Division 40 Awards Committee reviews abstracts for scientific merit and impact.  Katie Doyle’s abstract “HIV-associated Prospective Memory Impairment is Associated with Strategic Monitoring Deficits” was judged to be the number one submission this year!  Ms. Doyle will receive a $1000 cash award and has also received an invitation to present in the “Psychological Science Idol (PSI) : 6th Annual Datablitz” session featuring excellent graduate student posters and papers.

Click Here for redirect to the convention website.

KFMB-TV CBS 8 - San Diego
(March 2011)
HNRP Outreach Representative Acintia Wright Robinson shared her story to help raise awareness on National Women and Girls HIV and AIDS Awareness Day and to help promote the Woman's Voice 2011 Conference.

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(this will launch the CBS-8 site)

Alex Liu, an undergraduate at San Diego State University who is completing an internship at the HNRP under the SDSU Career Opportunities in Research (COR) program, received the Dean's Award from the SDSU College of Sciences at SDSU's 4th Annual Student Research Symposium. The award is given to the top two oral presentations in each College, regardless of undergraduate or graduate status.  Alex's presentation was "Neuropsychological Functioning Predicts Occupational Attainment in an Indian Cohort," with data provided from the NeuroAIDS in India (T. Marcotte, PI) project.  Alex has been invited to compete in the California State University-Wide Student Research Competition, to take place in Fresno in May.

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