Co-founder Dr. Nicholas Grosskopf aims to increase representation through two research groups.
Dr. Nicholas Grosskopf currently serves as Deputy Chair of the Health & Human Performance Department, and Coordinator of the York College Public Health Program. He has experience working in community health settings, specifically in program/policy planning, monitoring, and evaluation with a focus on sex and sexuality. He has worked with the Bureau
of HIV/AIDS at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the NYC Department of Education, and Hudson Pride Center (a small, community-based non-profit prioritizing the health of sexual and gender minorities). He holds an affiliated appointment in the Department of Community Health & Social Sciences at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health. His scholarly interests include the intersection of health and technology, health equity and health policy implications for sexual minorities as well as human participant research ethics as he serves as Chair of CUNY University-Integrated IRBs #1 & #5. He is also Co-Director and Co-Founder of the Collaborative Research Group on Health Policy & Promotion + the UrbanHealth Lab at York College.
Dr. Grosskopf was asked if their was anything he would like to share with our York College community in light of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. His statment is below.