Bowleg (PI) 9/1/2011-6/30/2016 $1,615,125
1 R25 MD006792-01 NIH/NIMHD 1.20 academic Opening the Doors for Diverse Populations to Science Education
The major goal of this project is to educate and engage undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented minority programs in health disparities research in preparation for careers in public health, with an emphasis on health disparities. Years 1.20 academic
Bowleg (Co-I; PI: Malebranche) 9/30/09 – 6/30/2012 $1,531,205
1R01 NR011137-01A2 NIH/NINR 1.20 academic
The Role of Mental Health, Support and Coping on the HIV Risk Protective and Promoting Behaviors of Black Men in Georgia
This project is a mixed-methods study that seeks to explore and examine the role of demographic factors, mental health determinants and culturally-specific coping strategies on the HIV risk promoting and protective behaviors of a diverse group of Black men living in three distinct metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) in the state of Georgia.
Bowleg (PI) 9/1/07-8/30/10 (no cost extension through 6/30/12)
1 R01 HD054319-01 NIH/NICHD $1,770,915
Gender Role Norms, Sexual Scripts and Black Men's Heterosexual Risk Behaviors (REPRESENT)
The project will explore how Black men’s gender role norms and sexual scripts may relate to HIV risk, and use structural equation modeling to test a conceptual model of the effects of gender role norms, sexual scripts and social structural factors (i.e., poverty, racial discrimination, incarceration) on the heterosexual risk behaviors of Black MSW between the ages of 18 and 44 in Philadelphia, PA. Level of Effort: 40% (Academic & Summer): Years 01-03.
Bowleg (Consultant; PI: Ortiz-Torres) 9/30/10-6/30/2013
1 R01 MH082657-01 NIH/NICHD $1,786,857
Transforming Gender Role Norms, Normative Beliefs, and Sexual Practices among Puerto Rican Heterosexual Men
The proposed study will adapt, implement and evaluate an intervention using the Community Popular Opinion Leaders to promote transformations of normative beliefs and safer sex practices among Puerto Rican heterosexual men.