Participating Scientists

Housed in The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health in Boston, Massachusetts, the Center brings together a community of scholars and practitioners on the cutting edge of LGBT health and population research. Several of the Center’s scholars are in residence at The Fenway Institute; others are based in universities and community organizations across the United States.

The Center’s members are a diverse and interdisciplinary group. Among them are senior scientists of national prominence and junior scholars engaged in promising and exciting research. Their expertise spans the intersecting fields of public health, social and behavioral medicine, preventative medicine, community health, nursing, sociology, intervention research, psychology and economics. The published work of the Center’s members has appeared in journals such as American Journal of Public Health, Social Science & Medicine, AIDS Education & Prevention, AIDS Care, and Health Psychology. Their work has also informed the implementation and design of many interventions and programs.

*Subject Area Expertise key:
HMDM = LGBT Health, Morbidity, Disability and Mortality
HIV = HIV Behavioral Research
SSF = Same-Sex Family and Household Studies

Photo Name/Email Affiliation Subject Area Expertise* Links
Hortensia Amaro Hortensia Amaro Northeastern University,
Institute on Urban Health Research
HIV More about Dr. Amaro
at Northeastern University
S. Bryn Austin S. Bryn Austin Harvard University,
Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health;
Children’s Hospital Boston
HMDM More about Dr. Austin
at Children’s Hospital Boston
George Ayala George Ayala RTI International HIV, HMDM More about Dr. Ayala
at AIDS Project Los Angeles
Kellan Baker Kellan Baker Center for American Progress HMDM More about Mr. Baker
at Center for American Progress
Kimberly Balsam Kimberly Balsam University of Washington HMDM, SSF More about Dr. Balsam at University of Washington
Walter Bockting Walter Bockting University of Minnesota Medical School, Program in Human
Sexuality
HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Bockting at the University of Minnesota
Laura Bogart Laura Bogart Harvard University, Harvard Medical School; Children’s Hospital Boston HIV More about Dr. Bogart at Harvard University
Wendy Bostwick Wendy Bostwick Northern Illinois University HMDM More about Dr. Bostwick at Northern Illinois University
Deborah Bowen Deborah Bowen Boston University School of Public Health; The Fenway Institute HMDM, SSF More about Dr. Bowen at Boston University
Judith Bradford Judith Bradford The Fenway Institute; Virginia Commonwealth University, Institute for Women’s Health HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Bradford at the Fenway Institute
Francisco Buchting Francisco O. Buchting ETR Associates HMDM More about ETR Associates
Leslie Calman Leslie Calman Mautner Project HMDM, SSF More about Mautner Project
Patricia Case Patricia Case The Fenway Institute; Boston University School of Public Health HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Case at The Fenway Institute
Melissa Clark Melissa Clark Brown University HMDM More about Dr. Clark at Brown University
Kerith Conron Kerith Conron Northeastern University HMDM More about Dr. Conron at Northeastern
Heather Corliss Heather Corliss Harvard University, Harvard Medical School; Children’s Hospital Boston HMDM More about Dr. Corliss at Harvard University
  Michelle E. Danielson University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health HMDM
Brian De Vries Brian De Vries San Francisco State University HMDM, SSF More about Dr. De Vries at San Francisco State University
Sue Dibble Sue Dibble University of California San Francisco, Institute for Health & Aging
and Physiological Nursing
SSF More about Dr. Dibble at University of California San Francisco
Tri Do Tri Do University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Do at UCSF
  Sandra Eyster American Institutes for Research HMDM, SSF More about American Institutes for Research
Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen University of Washington HMDM More about Dr. Fredriksen-Goldsen at University of Washington
Robert Garofalo Robert Garofalo Howard Brown Health Center; Children’s Memorial Hospital; Northwestern
University School of Medicine; The Fenway Institute
HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Garofalo at Children’s Memorial
Julie Honnold Julie Honnold Virginia Commonwealth University HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Honnold at Virginia Commonwealth University
Tonda Hughes Tonda Hughes University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing; The Fenway Institute HMDM More about Dr. Hughes at University of Illinois at Chicago
Lisa Iezzoni Lisa Iezzoni Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Mongan Institute for Health Policy, and Massachusetts General Hospital HMDM More about Dr. Iezzoni at Mongan Institute for Health Policy
Stewart Landers Stewart Landers John Snow International Inc; Tufts University HMDM More about John Snow, Inc
Emilia Lombardi Emilia Lombardi University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Lombardi at University of Pittsburgh
Kevin Mahoney Kevin J. Mahoney Boston College HMDM, SSF More about Dr. Mahoney at Boston College
Harvey Makadon Harvey Makadon Harvard University, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center;
The Fenway Institute
HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Makadon at Harvard Medical School
  Nina Markovic University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of
Public Health
HMDM More about Dr. Markovic at University of Pittsburgh
Alicia Matthews Alicia Matthews University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing; Howard Brown Health Center HMDM More about Dr. Matthews at University of Illinois at Chicago
Kenneth Mayer Kenneth Mayer Brown University; The Fenway Institute HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Mayer at Brown University
James McNally James McNally University of Michigan Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research HMDM More about Dr. McNally at ICPSR
Ilan Meyer Ilan Meyer UCLA School of Law, Williams Institute HMDM More about Dr. Meyer at UCLA
Matthew Mimiaga Matthew Mimiaga Harvard University, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital; The
Fenway Institute
HIV More about Dr. Mimiaga at Massachusetts General Hospital
Jennifer Mittyt Jennifer Mitty Beth Israel Deaconnes Medical Center; The Fenway Institute HIV More about Dr. Mitty at Beth Israel
Brian Mustanski Brian Mustanski Northwestern University, Feinberg College of Medicine HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Mustanski at the Impact Program
Conall O'Cleirigh Conall O’Cleirigh Harvard University, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital, The
Fenway Institute
HMDM, HIV More about Dr. O’Cleirigh at Massachusetts General Hospital
  Don Operario Brown University HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Operario at Brown University
David Pantalone David Pantalone Suffolk University; The Fenway Institute HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Pantalone at Suffolk University
Jeffrey Parsons Jeffrey T. Parsons City University of New York, Hunter College; Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Parsons at Hunter College
Charlotte Patterson Charlotte Patterson University of Virginia SSF More about Dr. Patterson at University of Virginia
Ellen Perrin Ellen Perrin Tufts University, School of Medicine SSF More about Dr. Perrin at Tufts Floating Hospital for Children
Jennifer Potter Jennifer Potter Beth Israel Deaconnes Medical Center; Fenway Health SSF More about Dr. Potter at Beth Israel Deaconnes Medical Center
Corinne Reczek Corinne Reczek University of Cincinnati HMDM, SSF More about Dr. Reczek at University of Cincinnati
SusanJo Roberts SusanJo Roberts Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Sciences; Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates HMDM More about Dr. Roberts at Northeastern University
Margaret Rosario Margaret Rosario City University of New York, City College and Graduate Center HMDM, SSF More about Dr. Rosario at City University of New York
Esther Rothblum Esther Rothblum San Diego State University HMDM, SSF More about Dr. Rothblum at San Diego State University
Steve Safren Steve Safren Harvard University, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital; The
Fenway Institute
HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Safren at Massachusetts General Hospital
Mark Schuster Mark Schuster Harvard University, Harvard Medical School; Children’s Hospital Boston HMDM, HIV, SSF More about Dr. Schuster at Children’s Hospital
Scout Scout The Fenway Institute; Boston University, School of Public Health HMDM More from Dr. Scout at the Network for LGBT Health Equity
Ronald Stall Ronald Stall University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health; The Fenway
Institute
HMDM, HIV More about Dr. Stall at University of Pittsburgh

*Subject Area Expertise key:
HMDM = LGBT Health, Morbidity, Disability and Mortality
HIV = HIV Behavioral Research
SSF = Same-Sex Family and Household Studies