This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Spring 2007 quarter and includes articles about:
the HIV/AIDS International Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, that was attended by the CHP/PCOR National Institute on Drug Abuse project team;
a special international health section that highlights HIV/AIDS research in Zimbabwe, and two Payne lecturer talks, given by David Heymann and Peter Piot, speaking on infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS, respectively;
two Research in Brief selections -- one highlights health care financing structures in high-income countries, and the second covers an ongoing trial that incorporates a smoking cessation program into posttraumatic stress disorder treatment at the VA;
a Staff Spotlight feature on new CHP/PCOR core faculty member Sally Horwitz;
two conferences -- one hosted by the Stanford International Initiative and the other a National Summit on America's Children at the Capitol.
The newsletter also contains various other news items that may be of interest to our readers. Note to the reader: The newsletter is fully-navigational. Any text that is surrounded by a dashed box is clickable and will allow the reader to navigate the newsletter more efficiently. The end of each article contains a special symbol (§) that, when clicked, will take the reader back to the table of contents. Please feel free to contact Amber Hsiao with any questions.