Grosskopf, Nicholas


Associate Professor
Health and Physical Education and Gerontological Studies

Phone: 718-262-5117
Office Location: HP-208
ngrosskopf@york.cuny.edu
http://www.besthealthresearch.org

Office Hours 
Monday 12:30-1:30pm 
Tuesday By Appointment 
Wednesday 1:00-4:00pm (in the UrbanHealth Lab) 
Thursday 5:00-6:00pm 

Education

DegreeInstitutionFieldDates
EDD Teachers College, Columbia University Health Education 2008 
MS Teachers College, Columbia University Health Education 2007 
MA New York University Human Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Life Education 2004 
BS University of South Florida English Education 2002 
Dr. Grosskopf currently serves as coordinator of the York College Public Health Program. He has extensive experience working in community health settings, specifically in program/policy planning, monitoring and evaluation with a focus in HIV prevention and sexual health promotion. In the past he has worked with Hunter College's Center for HIV Educational Studies & Training, the Bureau of HIV/AIDS at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, and the NYC Department of Education. He holds a joint appointment in the Doctor of Public Health (DPH) program at the CUNY Graduate Center. His scholarly interests include the intersection of health and technology, health equity and public health policy implications for sexual minorities as well as human participant research ethics as he serves as Chair of CUNY University-Integrated Institutional Review Board (UI-IRB) #4. He is Co-Director of the Collaborative Research Group on Health Policy & Promotion + the UrbanHealth Lab at York College.

Areas of Expertise

Sexual Minority Health Perspectives
Sexuality Education & Curricula
Public Health Program/Policy Planning & Evaluation
Human Research Participant Protection/Research Ethics
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Glaser, D.B., Roberts, K.J., Grosskopf, N.A., & Basch, C.. "An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of School Based Breastfeeding Education." Journal of Human Lactation. (in press, accepted June 2015): .

Grosskopf, N.A., LeVasseur, M.T., & Glaser, D.B.. "Use of the Internet and mobile-based “apps” for sex-seeking among men who have sex with men in New York City." American Journal of Men's Health. 8(6) 2014: 510-520.

Glaser, D.B., Roberts, K.J., & Grosskopf, N.A.. "Breastfeeding success, social norms, and school health education: a systematic literature review." In Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 47 (2014, April): s24-s24.

LeVasseur, M.T., Kelvin, E.A., & Grosskopf, N.A.. "Intersecting identities and the association between bullying and suicide attempt among New York City youth: Results from the 2009 New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey." American Journal of Public Health. 103(6) 2013: 1082-1089.

Grosskopf, N.A., Harris, J,K., Wallace, B.C., & Nanin, J.E.. "Online sex-seeking behaviors of MSM in New York City." American Journal of Men's Health. 5(5) 2011: 378-385.

Burke, R.C., Wilson, J., Bernstein, K., Grosskopf, N.A., Murrill, C., Cutler, B. & Begier, E., & Sweeney, M.. "The NYC Condom: Use and acceptability of New York City's branded condom." American Journal of Public Health. 99(12) 2009: 2178-2180.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Behaviors and Quality of Care among Sexual Minority Women in New York City " November 2015 (scheduled): Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Congress, Albuquerque, NM.

" Supporting Ethics & Rigor: Human Research Protection Programs and Sexuality Research " November 2015 (scheduled): Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Congress, Albuquerque, NM.

" Experiences and Influences of Mobile Apps on Sexual Health: Findings from Four Focus Groups with Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in New York City " November 2014: Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Congress, Omaha, NE.

" Maintaining Ethics & Rigor: Human Research Protection Programs and Sexuality Research " November 2014: Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Congress, Omaha, NE.

" HIV Research and the Social Ecological Framework: Addressing Prevention Efforts from the Individual Level to Public Health Policy " March 2014: 6th Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

" Breastfeeding Success, Social Norms, and School Health Education: A Systematic Literature Review " April 2014: 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

" Broadening Participation and Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research at York College, a Primary Undergraduate Institution in the CUNY Consortium " March 2014: Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Symposium on State Systems & Consortia.

" Maintaining Ethics & Rigor: Human Research Protection Programs and Sexuality Research " November 2013: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 54rd Annual Congress, San Diego, CA.

" HIV Prevention & Harm-Reduction in New York City: A Community Based Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Perspective " November 2013: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 54rd Annual Congress, San Diego, CA.

" Spiritual Experience, “Outness” and Gay Identity Affirmation in a Select Sample of Urban Same-Sex Attracted Men " November 2013: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 54rd Annual Congress, San Diego, CA.

" Social Networks & HIV Risk: Using Respondent-Driven Sampling (RDS) to Recruit a Diverse Sample of Men Who Have Sex with Men in New York City " November 2013: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 54rd Annual Congress, San Diego, CA.

" The importance ofthe pipeline: Mentoring undergraduate students for careers in HIV-related health disparity research " March 2013: 5th Annual Health Disparities Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

" The Use of Mobile-Based "Apps" for Sex-Seeking among MSM: A First Look " November 2012: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 53rd Annual Congress, Tampa, Fl.

" Re-conceptualizing the Role of Masturbation in a Select Sample of MSM " November 2012: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 53rd Annual Congress, Tampa, Fl.

" Race-Based Sexual Stereotyping and Partnering Preferences among MSM in New York City " November 2011: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 52nd Annual Congress, Houston, TX.

" Using Mobile Technology to Disclose Sexual Health Status: Implications for Practice " November 2011: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 52nd Annual Congress, Houston, TX.

" Behavior Change and Mobile Health Technology Panel: a Trifecta Strategy for Successful Design " September 2011: Medicine 2.0 Annual Congress @ Stanford, Palto Alto, CA.

" Bullying and Suicide Ideation among Sexual Minority Youth in New York City: Results from the 2009 NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey " May 2011: Annual Hunter College Graduate Research Day, New York, NY.

" Development of the Spirituality in the Coming Out Process Scale: First Steps " March 2011: Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Eastern & Midcontinent Joint Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

" Project PerCEPTion: A Look into Preventing Prostate Cancer in African American Men in New York City " March 2011: Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Eastern & Midcontinent Joint Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

" Development of an Online HIV Prevention Attitudes Scale (OHPAS): First Steps " November 2010: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexual 51st Annual Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada.

" Recruiting New York City MSM for an Online-Based Survey: A Multi-Strategy Approach " November 2010: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexual 51st Annual Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada.

" Measurement and Evaluation for Sexual Health Promotion Programming " October 2009: LGBT People of Color Health Summit, Albany, NY.

" Logic Modeling for Sexual Health Promotion Program Planning " November 2009: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexual 50th Annual Congress, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

" The Adolescent Female Empowerment Program (AFSEP): Targeting Underserved African American Youth at Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) " March 2009: 4th Annual Health Disparities Conference, New York, NY.

" Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors of Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in New York City toward Online HIV Prevention and Education " May 2008: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) Midcontinent and Eastern Regional Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.

" Is the NYC Condom Meeting New Yorkers’ Needs? " December 2008: National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

" NYC Condom Awareness and Use among New York City Adult Residents " June 2008: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

York College Alumni Association's 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award: May 9, 2015.

Director's Award for Outstanding Mentoring in Undergraduate Research, 5th Annual Student Research Day, York College/CUNY: April 24, 2014.

Dean's Award for Outstanding Mentoring in Undergraduate Student Research, 4th Annual Student Research Day, York College/CUNY: April 18, 2013.

Award for Outstanding Teaching & Mentoring in Health Disparities Research, 5th Annual Health Disparities Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University: March 15-16, 2013.

Grants-In-Aid

CUNY School of Public Health, Faculty Practice Fellowship Grant, Capacity-Building and Technical Assistance in Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs at HudsonPride Connections Center. July 1, 2015-December 31, 2015: $4,000.

PSC-CUNY, Sex[Ed] in the City v. 2.0: Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Behaviors and Quality of Care among Urban Sexual Minority Women. July 1, 2015-December 31, 2016: $5,994.

Office of the CUNY Dean for Continuing Education, The Importance of the Pipeline: Development of an Urban Undergraduate Public Health Training Program. July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014: $12,000.

Office of the CUNY Dean for Health & Human Services, Project MATCHE (Mentored-Approach to Training in Community Health Evaluation). March 1-June 30, 2013: $15,000.

PSC-CUNY, Project iMash (Influence of Mobile "Apps" on Sexual Health). July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014: $3,483.

PSC-CUNY, Project SHIBI (Social Health and Implications for Behavioral Intervention). July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012: $5,994.

PSC-CUNY, Project EPOCH (Education and Prevention for Online Community Health). July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010: $2,110.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Member, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality 2014 Annual Meeting Planning Committee: February 2014-present.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Peer Review Panel, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Congress: 2014 Annual Meeting.

Peer Review Panel, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Congress: 2013 Annual Meeting.

Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES): April 2011-present.

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES): October 2005-March 2011.

Peer Review Panel, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Congress: 2012 Annual Meeting.

Peer Reviewer, AIDS Care (journal): August 2014-present.

Peer Reviewer, Journal of Sexual Medicine (journal): October 2012-present.

Peer Reviewer, Journal of Homosexuality (journal): March 2012-present.

Peer Reviewer, Archives of Sexual Behavior (journal): June 2011-present.

Peer Reviewer, AIDS & Behavior (journal): August 2008-present.

Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Men's Health (journal): August 2010-present.

Peer Reviewer, Journal of Equity & Health (journal): January 2010-present.

Member, Editorial/Academic Advisory Board, Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Human Sexuality (12th Ed.): September 2011-present.

Member/Reviewer, Student Paper Award Committee, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality: November 2011-present.

Reviewer (New Texts), Pearson Education: January 2012-present.

Grosskopf, Nicholas
 

Grosskopf, Nicholas
Associate Professor
Health and Physical Education and Gerontological Studies