HIV/AIDS and Gay Men’s Health Public Health Researcher, Psychologist, and AIDS Warrior
Perry N Halkitis, Ph.D., M.S., MPH is Professor of Applied Psychology, Global Public Health, and Population Health/Medicine at New York University. He specializes in HIV/AIDS bio-behavioral research studies for gay men, with an emphasis on the intersection of HIV with drug use and mental health burden. Dr. Halkitis works closely with the community on programming and advocacy for gay men’s health especially as they relate to HIV prevention and care.
He also directs the Center for Health, Identity, Behavior & Prevention Studies. Review his full curriculum vitae here.
One of the United States’ leading authorities on HIV prevention, his ever-evolving research work focuses on some of the most difficult, intractable obstacles facing HIV prevention today: the complex interplay of drug use, mental health, societal/personal issues and risk behaviors.
Dr. Perry N.Halkitis is an internationally recognized expert on the intersection between the HIV epidemic, drug abuse, and mental health burden in gay and bisexual men.