PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
MPH, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 2007
MMSc, Emory University School of Medicine, 1995
My research interests and commitments lie at the intersection of public health, human rights, and social justice with a specific focus on LGBT health as well as HIV prevention and treatment for key populations. I participate in research and practice that is responsive and accountable to affected communities.
Honors and Awards
Johns Hopkins University Diversity Leadership Award
Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
- Poteat T, Ackerman B, Diouf D, Ceesay N, Mothopeng T, Odette K, Kouanda S, Ouedraogo HG, Simplice A, Kouame A, Mnisi Z, Trapence G, van der Merwe L. LA, Jumbe V, Baral S. (In press) HIV prevalence and behavioral and psychosocial factors among transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men in 8 African countries: A cross-sectional analysis. PLOS Medicine.
- Poteat T, Park C, Solares D, William JK, Wolf RC, Metheny N, Vazzano A, Dent J, Gibbs A, Nonyane BAS, Toiv N. (2017) Changing hearts and minds: Results from a multi-country gender and sexual diversity training. PLOS ONE, 12(9) e0184484. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0184484
- Poteat T, Wirtz AL, Raddix A, Borquez A, Deutsch M, Silva Sebastian A, Khan SI, Winter S, Jobson G, Operario D. (2014) HIV risk and preventive interventions in transgender women sex workers. The Lancet, 385(9964): 274-286.
- Poteat, T, German D, Kerrigan D. (2013) Managing Uncertainty: A Grounded Theory of Stigma in Transgender Health Care Encounters. Social Science & Medicine, May;84:22-9
- Poteat T, Diouf D, Drame FM, Ndaw M, Traore C, et al. (2011) HIV Risk among MSM in Senegal: A Qualitative Rapid Assessment of the Impact of Enforcing Laws That Criminalize Same Sex Practices. PLoS ONE 6(12): e28760.
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