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Columbia Authors Blueprint for HIV/STD Prevention and Care Outcomes for Black and Latino Gay Men

Dr. Patrick Wilson, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health associate professor of sociomedical sciences, was chief author of “Addressing Stigma: A Blueprint for HIV/STD Prevention and Care Outcomes for Black and Latino Gay Men”, a publication from The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) and the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD).

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Dr. Wilson is the director of the SPHERE (Society, Psychology, and Health Research) Lab at Columbia University. In addition to his teaching responsibilities at the Mailman School, Dr. Wilson specializes in exploring the psychological, social, and cultural contexts that shape individual and community-level health outcomes. He conducts his work with the overall goal of improving the lives of those who are disproportionally affected by HIV and other health disparities.

In the blueprint, Dr. Wilson makes the following 17 recommendations for reducing public health stigma that prevents Black and Latino gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) from receiving optimal health care:

Read the full report here.