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Dr Sarah K. Calabrese - Stigma: An unintended consequence of targeted PrEP social marketing

Event date
Tuesday 18th April 2023
Event time
1:00 PM
Event address
In-person and online event | Kirby Institute, Seminar Room Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney

In-person and online event - registrations are essential



In the US, HIV disparities suggest a need to prioritise Black sexual minority men in PrEP social marketing initiatives. However, images linking this group to HIV and PrEP may inadvertently reinforce stigma. In this seminar, I will present a mixed methods study exploring Black sexual minority men’s responses to targeted PrEP advertisements.


Dr Sarah K Calabrese  

Dr Sarah K. Calabrese
Associate Professor, George Washington University

Sarah Calabrese is an associate professor of psychology at George Washington University (GWU) in Washington, DC. She is currently a Fulbright scholar and visiting fellow at UNSW. She earned a PhD in psychology from GWU and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale. Her research focuses on stigma and sexual health.

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