Tonia Poteat, PhD '12, MPH, uses research to advance the health and human rights of sexual and gender minority populations in the U.S. and internationally.
Experiences & Accomplishments
Honors & Awards
- 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. (2017) 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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002422.
- 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.