SexLab and Community Partners Begin New Project

U-M School of Public Health receives CDC grant to reduce sexually transmitted infections among young men in southeast Michigan ANN ARBOR, MI -- The Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities (SexLab) at the University of Michigan School of Public Health has been awarded a three-year, one million dollar grant from the Centers for Disease Control... Continue Reading →


Patients, providers, and prevention: comprehensive sexual health care for YMSM

Chelsea Last month at the Adolescent Health Conference in Ypsilanti, Michigan, I presented a poster about patient-provider sexual health discussions and the uptake of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing for young men who have sex with men (YMSM) aged 13-29. YMSM are at a much higher risk for HIV as well as STIs... Continue Reading →

Sexuality-based workplace discrimination impacts health

Alanna At the American Public Health Association’s annual conference, Jose Bauermeister, Director of SexLab, presented “Sexuality-based discrimination and sexual minority young men’s health in the Detroit Metro Area.” This presentation used data from the United for HIV Integration and Policy (UHIP) Study, and looked at varying levels of sexuality related discrimination experienced by participants.  The... Continue Reading →

YMSM’s ability to access PrEP? It’s an issue

Alanna Young men who have sex with men (YMSM) don’t know how to access and afford the cost of PrEP. These findings, discussed in, “Concerns regarding PrEP Accessibility and Affordability Among YMSM in the U.S.”, were presented at the American Public Health Association’s annual conference in 2013 by Jose Bauermeister, Director of SexLab. The presentation... Continue Reading →

Patient-Provider Relationships Among Young Sexual Minority Men in the Detroit Metro Area

Alyssa G. This presentation explores the research findings from the United for HIV Integration and Policy (UHIP) study, specifically honing in on relevant data regarding patient-provider interactions among young sexual minority men in the Detroit Metro Area. While discussing specific points of analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, this presentation also poses questions regarding how the... Continue Reading →

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