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José Arturo Bauermeister, MPH, PhD

Albert M. Greenfield Professor of Human Relations, University of Pennsylvania, Chair, Department of Family and Community Health School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

Biography

José Arturo Bauermeister, MPH, PhD, is the Albert M. Greenfield Professor of Human Relations at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). This Professorship recognizes a distinguished professor whose teaching, research, and service focuses on the reduction of tension and amelioration of relationships among people who differ from each other in race, religion and ethnic identifications, and socioeconomic class. José is chair of the Department of Family and Community Health at the Penn School of Nursing, Director of the Penn Program on Sexuality, Technology & Action Research, and chair of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Population and Public Health Approaches to HIV/AIDS Study Section. José is a standing member of the NIH's Council of Councils' Sexual and Gender Minority Research Working Group and has had work funded by the NIH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MAC AIDS Fund, Ford Foundation, the Philadelphia Foundation, and the Herb Ritts Foundation. José is committed to addressing health inequities among LGBT youth of color. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Puerto Rico and his master’s and doctorate in public health from the University of Michigan. José is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.