Presidential Professor of Nursing
Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Leveraging Technologies to Reduce Disparities Scientific Working Group, Penn CFAR
Senior Fellow, Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives

Young sexual, gender and racial/ethnic minority populations account for most new HIV/STI infections in the United States. Dr. Bauermeister uses interdisciplinary strategies to develop HIV prevention and care interventions for these communities using digital and biomedical technologies.

José Arturo Bauermeister, MPH, PhD is Penn Presidential Professor of Nursing, Professor in the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine, and Penn Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Bauermeister’s interdisciplinary research integrates perspectives from public health, psychology, sexuality, and health communication to create innovative strategies to curtail HIV disparities in the United States. His work has been published over 200 scientific publications and book chapters, and been funded for over $25 million as principal investigator in federal and foundation awards and another $115 million as co-investigator in federally-funded research over the past 10 years. 

“I work to develop and test sexual health promotion programs that are relevant to vulnerable adolescents and young adults.”

Education

  • PhD, University of Michigan, 2006
  • MPH, University of Michigan, 2004
  • BA, University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez, 2002

Location: School of Nursing