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PRISM

 
Intersectional Stigma and Black Gay, Bisexual
& Other Men Who Have Sex with Men

 

 
The goal of this 2 year (2019 - 2021) mixed methods research study (QUAL → QUANT) is to: (1) develop and validate self-report measures of individual, community, and social-structural-level intersectional stigma; (2) develop objective/non-self-report measures of social-structural stigma; and (3) produce visualizations of spatial intersectional stigma for young Black GBMSM in Washington, DC and Jackson, MS. This study is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health/NIH (1 R21 MH121313-01).

The PRISM Research Team

Principal Investigator:

  • Lisa Bowleg, PhD, MA

Co-Investigators (DC Team):

  • Shawnika Hull, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University
  • Ana Maria del Río-González, PhD, MS, Assistant Research Professor, GW Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Tamara Taggart, PhD, Assistant Professor, Milken Institute School of Public Health, GW

Project Director (DC Team):

  • Jenné S. Massie, DrPH, MA, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, GW

Co-Investigators (MS Team):

  • Paul Burns, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health Science Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MI
  • Leandro A. Mena, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Population Health Science Professor, Department of Medicine; Director, Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Policy, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MI

Project Director (MS Team):

  • Courtney E. Gomillia, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MI