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Research Interests

Director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, Co-Director of the NIH Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and Co-Director of the NIDA Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology. His research focuses on the health and development of LGBTQ youth and the application of new media and technology to sexual health promotion and HIV prevention. He has been a Principal Investigator of over $40 million in federal and foundation grants and has published over 215 journal articles in the areas of HIV/AIDS, mental health, and substance use. In 2017, NBC News selected him from 1,600 nominees as one of 30 changemakers and innovators making a positive difference in the LGBTQ community. Dr. Mustanski is a frequent advisor to federal agencies and other organizations on LGBTQ health needs and research priorities, including being an appointed member of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Indiana University Bloomington

… → 2004

Research interests

  • AIDS
  • Alcohol / Alcoholism
  • Bisexual
  • Drug Abuse
  • Gay
  • HIV Infection
  • Health Communications
  • Health Disparities
  • Internet Intervention
  • Lesbian
  • Mental Health
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Transgender (LGBT) Healthcare

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  • CBOs

    Mustanski, B.

    National Institute of Mental Health


    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    Age- and Race/Ethnicity-Specific Sex Partner Correlates of Condomless Sex in an Online Sample of Hispanic/Latino, Black/African-American, and White Men Who Have Sex with Men

    Mizuno, Y., Borkowf, C. B., Hirshfield, S., Mustanski, B., Sullivan, P. S. & MacGowan, R. J., Aug 1 2020, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 49, 6, p. 1903-1914 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Assessing the stability of egocentric networks over time using the digital participant-aided sociogram tool Network Canvas

    Hogan, B., Janulis, P. F., Phillips ii, G. L., Melville, J., Mustanski, B., Contractor, N. & Birkett, M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Network Science. p. 204-222 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations
  • 1 Scopus citations