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Keosha Bond
Keosha T. Bond, EdD, MPH, CHES
CUNY School of Medicine - Assistant Medical Professor
Education
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)
BIO
Keosha T. Bond is an Assistant Medical Professor in the Department of Community Health and Social Medicine at the CUNY School of Medicine.  She is a trained a behavioral scientist and sexual health educator who has centered her work on the complex intersections of race, sexuality, social justice, and health equity among individuals of marginalized genders. Dr. Bond’s primary research interests have focused on understanding how socio-structural and cultural factors influence the transmission of HIV and the use of digital technology to develop culturally appropriate interventions to address these factors. Specifically, her work is focus on the exploration of the relationship between race, gender, and power imbalances in society that increase vulnerability to sexually transmitted infections and sexual inequality among individuals of marginalized genders. Dr. Bond ‘s most recent work has concentrated on the development of innovative eHealth education interventions using digital technology and social media for a broad dissemination of behavior change interventions related to sexual health for both cisgender and transgender women of color.
Projects
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 the Sexual Socialization of Transgender Female Youth. Active
Principal Investigator, Exploring Black Women’s Perceptions of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention. Completed
Publications

Recent

Leblanc NM, Mitchell JW, Bond KT, Juarez Cuellar A, St. Vil NM, McMahon J (2022).
Perspectives on a couples-based, e-health HIV prevention toolkit intervention: A qualitative dyadic study with Black, heterosexual couples in New York State
Archives of Sexual Behavior [Epub 2022 May 31]. doi: 10.1007/s10508-021-02270-8.

Abboud S, Flores DD, Bond K, Chebli P, Brawner BM, Sommers MS (2022).
Family sex communication among Arab American young adults: A mixed-methods study
Journal of Family Nursing, 28 (2), 115-128. doi: 10.1177/10748407211053931.

Bond KT, Gunn A, Williams P, Leonard NR (2022).
Using an intersectional framework to understand the challenges of adopting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among young adult Black women
Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 19, 180-193. doi: 10.1007/s13178-021-00533-6. PMCID: PMC8992539.

Agenor M, Zubizarreta D, Geffen S, Ramanayake N, Giraldo S, McGuirk A, Caballero M, Bond K (2022).
“Making a way out of no way:” Understanding the sexual and reproductive health care experiences of transmasculine young adults of color in the United States
Qualitative Health Research, 32 (1), 121-134. doi: 10.1177/10497323211050051.

Ramos SR, Lardier DT, Bond KT, Boyd DT, O'Hare OM, Nelson LE, Guthrie BJ, Kershaw T (2021).
Participatory design of a web-based HIV oral self-testing infographic experiment (HOTIE) for emerging adult sexual minority men of color: A mixed methods randomized control trial
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (22), 11881. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182211881. PMCID: PMC8618392.


Notable

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.

Dr. Bond's Google Scholar Profile
Selected Press