New York University, expected 2017
William is a third year undergraduate student at New York University’s College of Arts and Science, completing a joint major in global public health and sociology through the newly formed New York University College of Global Public Health. He is a research assistant at the Spatial Epidemiology Lab at the New York University School of Medicine Department of Population Health under the direction of Dr. Dustin Duncan, where he examines social and spatial correlates of sexual behaviors, substance use, and mental health burden among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) across the United States. Additionally, he is a research assistant at the Center for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where he studies the impact of inter-personal and structural stigma on the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations in the United States. William plans to pursue a PhD in social epidemiology upon graduation, specializing in health disparities affecting sexual minority populations.
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