Sexuality and Public Health: A One Day Symposium

SEP 20, 2013 | 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue




September 20, 2013: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM




Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Doctor of Public Health (DPH) Program at the Graduate Center & The MPH Program at Brooklyn College invite you to attend "Sexuality and Public Health: A one day Symposium." This event is free, but registration is required by September 6, 2013.  Non-members of SSSS are asked to complete the New Visitor Registration in order to register for the event.

Presenters and Topics Include: 
Sexual socialization of heterosexual Black men with multiple female partners; Ellen Benoit, PhD - National Development and Research Institutes.
Sexual Health in NYC; Susan Blank, MD, MPH - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
HIV in NYC: An Overview of Recent Trends; Blayne Cutler, MD, PhD - NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Using Research and Evidence in Advocacy beyond the Academy; Melissa Hope Ditmore, PhD - Editor of the Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work.
Intervention strategies for reaching sexual minority youth of color with STI and HIV testing services;  Samantha Garbers, PhD - Public Health Solutions & Omar Martinez, JD, MPH - Columbia University.
More than Beer Goggles: Associations between Substance Use and Risky Sex; Sarit A. Golub, PhD, MPH - Hunter College & The Graduate Center.
Preferences for diagnosing and managing STIs among family planning clients in NYC; Heidi Jones, PhD - Hunter College & The Graduate Center.
Examining the "C" in CBPR: Engaging with Corporate Partners to Improve the Sexual Health of MSM and WSW; Joshua G. Rosenberger, PhD, MPH - George Mason University Smartphone Apps for Sexual Partnering among MSM: Preliminary Results of a Street-Intercept Survey; Eric W. Schrimshaw, PhD - Columbia University.