Stephen is a doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing where he studies social and sexual networks among men who have sex with men. He works with the Program on Sexuality, Technology, and Action Research, as well as with the Health Equity and Media Lab on a variety of research projects. His clinical interests focus on community health nursing. He graduated from University of Iowa with a bachelors degree in Math and Statistics, and from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelors in Nursing. He is a Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Nursing Fellow and a Hillman Scholar in Nursing Innovation.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Scholar
Dissertation: Anticipated Title of Dissertation: Towards equity in PrEP: social networks and engagement with the PrEP cascade among emerging adult men who have sex with men in the United States. Brief Description: An exploration of the role that networks play in HIV risk and prevention, particularly in regards to engagement with PrEP