This is a meeting of members from an academic-community partnership between the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and The Humsafar Trust, India’s oldest and largest health service organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. The team will review, synthesize, and disseminate the findings of a recent pilot study in Mumbai and will also strategically plan next steps for future sexual health research, training and practice initiatives throughout India. Partners from Indiana University include Dr. Brian Dodge (Associate Professor, Department of Applied Health Science), Dr. Debby Herbenick (Associate Professor, Department of Applied Health Science), and Dr. Michael Reece (Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies, School of Public Health). Partners from India include Dr. Swagata Banik (Research Scientist with The Humsafar Trust), Vivek Anand (Executive Director of the Humsafar Trust), Murugesan Sivasubramanian and Shurta Mengle (Research Coordinators at The Humsafar Trust).
For more information, please contact Dr. Dodge at firstname.lastname@example.org.