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 and Public Health (Steinhardt School), and Population Health (Langone School of Medicine). He specializes in AIDS/HIV behavioral research studies for gay men, prevention of drug abuse and addiction in the gay community and helps HIV & long term survivors.
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 now 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.
Dr. Halkitis’ Most Recent Honor
*Dr. Halkitis has been appointed Dean of the School of Health Professions at Bouve College, Northeastern University effective January 1, 2015. He will also serve as Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Associate Dean of the Bouve College and will be Professor of Health Sciences and Applied Psychology.
*The AIDS Generation Book has been named a finalist for a 2014 Lamda Literary Award in the Biography/memoir category.
*2014 LGBT Psychology outstanding Book Award for 2014, Society for the Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues, American Psychological Association
*NIH funded Grant: Syndemic Production among Emergent Adult Men (2R01DA025537)
*2014 Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology Award (Senior), American Psychological Association
*2014 Elected Fellow Elected Fellow, American Psychological Association, Society for the Psychological Study of Men & Masculinity