Rob Stephenson

Dr. Stephenson’s work focuses on sexual and reproductive health, with a specific focus on the development and testing of HIV prevention interventions for sexuality minority population. His work focuses on the intersection between sexuality and sexual health, examining how social stressors and inequalities for sexual minority groups create increased risks for poor sexual health. Dr. Stephenson is particularly interested in the development of new prevention efforts to increase HIV and HIV care adherence, interventions aimed at same-sex couples, and interventions that tackle the intersection of violence and HIV risk. He also works on maternal health issues in resource poor countries, examining how climates of gender inequity put women at risk of poor maternal health outcomes.

Recent blog posts by this author

Why Gay Men in Relationships Should Think About HIV

In a relationship there are myriad issues to manage. Who walks the dog? Does his mother like me? Whom are we supporting to win RuPaul’s “Drag Race All Stars 2”? But there is one issue that can often be harder to manage – how do we as a couple deal...