Keosha Bond
Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHES
CUNY School of Medicine - Assistant Medical Professor
EdD, Health Education, Columbia University Teachers College
MPH, Community Health Education, CUNY-Hunter College
BS, Psychology, Fordham University
Research Interests
Sexual and reproductive health promotion (Special focus: biomedical HIV prevention strategies), Race, gender and sexuality using an intersectional framework (Special focus: cisgender and transgender women of color), EHealth/MHealth technology (Special focus: education-entertainment/digital storytelling), Health equity and social justice (Special focus: structural racism and healthcare access)
Keosha T. Bond is an Assistant Medical Professor in the Department of Community Health and Social Medicine at the CUNY School of Medicine and the Director of the LOVE Project Lab. Her work as a sexual health educator and trained behavioral scientist has focused on the intricate interconnections between social justice, health equity, race, and sexuality. Dr. Bond‘s research interests focus on understanding how socio-structural and cultural factors influence the transmission HIV among marginalized and minoritized communities. Her overall program of research is focused on the development of eHealth interventions using sex positive, human-centered designs to address sexual health disparities among Black/African Americans and marginalized subpopulations within that group including cisgender women, gender diverse individuals, and sexual minority men. Dr. Bond is a NIDA-trained, certified Health Education Specialist with a Doctorate in Health Education from Columbia University Teachers College, a Master of Public Health from CUNY-Hunter College, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Fordham University.
Principal Investigator, Estimating the Impact of a Multilevel, Multicomponent Intervention to Increase Uptake of HIV Testing and Biomedical HIV Prevention among African-American/Black Gay, Bisexual and Same-gender Loving Men. Active
Principal Investigator, Exploring Black Women’s Perceptions of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention. Completed
Principal Investigator, Exploring the Sexual Socialization of Transgender Female Youth. Completed


Bond KT, Radix AE (2024).
Sexual health and well-being: A framework to guide care
Medical Clinics of North America, 108 (2), 241-255. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2023.10.001.

Kerr J, Smith A, Nzama N, Bullock NAA, Chandler C, Osezua V, Johnson K, Rozema I, Metzger IW, Harris LM, Bond K, LaPreze D, Rice BM (2024).
Systematic review of neighborhood factors impacting HIV care continuum participation in the United States
Journal of Urban Health, 101 (1), 31-63. doi: 10.1007/s11524-023-00801-3. PMCID: PMC10897076.

Opara I, Gabriel C, Duran-Becerra B, Bond K, Hill AV, Hussett-Richardson S, Alves C, Kershaw T (2023).
Sexual health and drug use prevention for Black girls (The Dreamer Girls Project): Protocol for an intervention development
JMIR Research Protocols, 12, e45007. doi: 10.2196/45007. PMCID: PMC10448282.

Chory A, Gillette E, Callen G, Wachira J, Sam-Agudu NA, Bond K, Vreeman R (2023).
Gender differences in HIV knowledge among adolescents and young people in low-and middle-income countries: A systematic review
Frontiers in Reproductive Health, 5, 1154395. doi: 10.3389/frph.2023.1154395. PMCID: PMC10332462.

Leblanc NM, Leblanc NM, Bond KT, Mitchell JW, Juarez AC, Lambert F, Muheriwa SR, McMahon J (2022).
Dimensions of sexual health conversations among U.S. Black heterosexual couples
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20 (1), 588. doi: 10.3390/ijerph20010588. PMCID: PMC9819242.


Bond KT, Ramos SR (2019).
Utilization of an animated electronic health video to increase knowledge of post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV among African American women: Nationwide cross-sectional survey
JMIR Formative Research, 3 (2), e9995. doi: 10.2196/formative.9995. PMCID: PMC6658301.

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Selected Press