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Jennifer
Glick
,
PhD

Assistant Scientist
Jennifer Glick

Departmental Affiliations

Jennifer L. Glick, PhD, MPH, studies factors that influence health disparities, most frequently in regards to HIV/AIDS among sexual and gender minorities.

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Research Interests

Sexual and gender minorities (SGM); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Health; Transgender health; HIV prevention, treatment and care; Sexual and reproductive health and rights; Intersectionality; Health equity; Health disparities; Social Determinants of Health; Mixed-methods research; Qualitative research; Harm reduction
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
PhD
Tulane University
2016
MPH
Tulane University
2006
BA
New York University
2001
Overview
My research aims to answer critical questions and inform practice at the intersection of gender, sexuality, and health equity. I am a public health social scientist with a background in anthropology and gender and sexuality studies. While the majority of my training has been in qualitative research methods, I have a robust skill set of theory-informed mixed-methods research talents. I work from an intersectional feminist orientation, prioritizing collaboration, community-engaged approaches, action-oriented interdisciplinary teams, and communicating research to communities. My current research interests include HIV prevention and surveillance; transgender and non-binary health; sexual minority women’s health; sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) measurement; and health seeking behavior and healthcare access.
Honors & Awards
Gustav J. Martin Award for Innovation in HIV Research, JHU-CFAR, 2020 JHU-CFAR Scholar Career Development Award, 2020
Select Publications
A selection of publications:
  • Glick, J. L., Lim, S., Beckham, W., Tomko, C., Park, J. N., & Sherman, S. (2020). Structural Vulnerabilities and HIV Risk Among Sexual Minority Female Sex Workers (SM-FSW) by Identity and Behavior in Baltimore, MD. Harm Reduction Journal, 17(43). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-020-00383-2
  • Glick, J., Huang, A., Russo, R., Jivapong, B., Rosman, L., Pelaez, D., Footer, K. H., & Sherman, S. (2020). ART Uptake and Adherence Among Women Who Use Drugs Globally: A Scoping Review. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108218
  • Glick, J.L., Lopez, A., Pollock, M., & Theall, K. (2020). Housing Insecurity and Intersecting Social Determinants of Health Among Transgender People in the USA: A Targeted Ethnography. International Journal of Transgender Health, 21(3), 337-349. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/26895269.2020.1780661
  • Glick, JL; Theall, K; Andrinopolous, K; Kendall, C. For Data’s Sake: Dilemmas in the Measurement of Gender Minorities. Culture, Health & Sexuality. 2018. 1-16.
  • Glick, JL; Theall, K; Andrinopolous, K; Kendall C. “Tiptoeing Around the System": Alternative Health Care Navigation Among Gender Minorities in New Orleans. Transgender Health. 2018. 3(1), 118-126.
Projects
Investigating the role of neighborhood disadvantage in opioid use disparities among women at the intersections of race and sexual orientation
Exploring HIV risk and social support among high-risk sexual minority women (HR-SMW)
CDC National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Project (BESURE): Baltimore Site
Transgender HIV Behavioral Surveillance