Christian Grov

Professor
Department Chairperson; Co-Director, Development Core - Einstein-CUNY-Rockefeller Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Community Health and Social Sciences
Phone
(646) 364-0254
Office
812
Dr. Christian Grov is chair of the Department of Community Health and Social Sciences.
His research centers on the sexual health of sexual minority individuals, particularly gay and bisexual men. His work has explored substance use, sexual compulsivity, venues where individuals meet sex partners, and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). His studies have been funded by both the NIH and CDC.He has (co)authored more than 175 publications including the book In the Company of Men: Inside the Lives of Male Prostitutes (Praeger), and co-edited The Routledge Handbook of Male Sex Work, Culture, and Society. He has previously served as a member of the NYC Department of Health’s HIV Prevention Planning Group as well as the Board of Directors of HOOK, a non-profit dedicated to improving the health and well-being of men who are involved in sex work. Dr. Grov is an affiliated faculty member with the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH). Collectively, his body of work seeks to inform HIV and STI prevention, education and health policy.
Degrees
PhD in Sociology from CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
MPH in Community Health Education from CUNY Hunter College, New York, NY
MPhil in Sociology from CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
MA in Sociology from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
BA in Sociology from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
BS in Psychology from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Research Interests
Sexual Health, HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections, LGBT populations, Drug and Alcohol Use, Sex Work
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