Dr. Robert L. Cook, Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Southern HIV Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) and Director of the SHARC Center for Translational HIV Research together with Dr. Robert Leeman, and Dr. Robert Lucero, are pleased to announce that they have received a National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA) Instuctional Training Grant (T32) Program, Translational Science Training to Reduce the Impact of Alcohol on HIV Infection. The new training program will be linked with the ongoing research and community based activities for the SHARC Center. Trainees will benefit from interacting with a multidisciplinary team of faculty and an array of research activities. Four pre-doctoral trainees and two post-doctoral trainees will be funded on this grant. We are very excited to now have two T32’s in our department!