José A. Bauermeister, PhD, MPH
Penn Presidential Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing
Public Health Interests
Current Public-Health Related Activities
My work focuses on examining the social, community, interpersonal and biological factors that increase vulnerability to HIV among young minority populations. Using interdisciplinary research methods, I develop and test sexual health promotion programs to optimize health outcomes in vulnerable adolescents and young adults.
Bauermeister, J.A., Eaton, L., & Stephenson, R. (2016). A multilevel analysis of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and transactional sex with casual partners among young men who have sex with men living in Metro Detroit. Behavioral Medicine, 42(3), 197-204.
Kahana, S., Jenkins, R., Bruce, D., Fernandez, I., Hightow-Weidman, L., & Bauermeister, J.A. (2016). Structural determinants of antiretroviral therapy use, HIV care attendance, and viral suppression among adolescents and young adults living with HIV. PLoS One, 11(4), e0151106.
Bauermeister, J.A., Eaton, L.A., Andrzejewski, J., Loveluck, J., Van Hemert, W., & Pingel, E. (2015). Where you live matters: Protective structural correlates of HIV risk behavior among young men who have sex with men in Metro Detroit. AIDS & Behavior, 19(2), 2358-2369.