Dr. Monique Brown Receives "Excellence in Abstract Submission among All Presenters Award"

By: Nicole Sawyer

USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences would like to congratulate Dr. Monique Brown for winning the Excellence in Abstract Submission among All Presenters Award. Her piece, Psychopathology and intimate partner violence victimization associated with HIV disclosure among HIV-positive men who have sex with men, was chosen to be recognized on November 3rd at the annual meeting in Chicago during the HIV/AIDS Social.

Dr. Brown received her bachelor’s of science in Spanish (with honors) from Bates College in Maine, then went on to receive her master’s in public health from Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island. She also obtained a certificate in Clinical and Translational Research from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Clinical and Translational Research Course, National Institutes of Health in Maryland. She concluded her education with her Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.

Dr. Brown is currently a Research Assistant Professor within the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences; a position she has held since March 2015. Before becoming a faculty member at USF, she was awarded the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences.

She was also invited to the 2015 Gerontological Society of America Minority Issues in Gerontology Committee grants assistance workshop in Orlando.

The article is also available on springer.Com for anyone interested in reading the award winning piece. She is currently waiting for another paper to go live on the website as well.

Congratulations again to Dr. Brown and her accomplishments!