Syndemics and HIV Among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in the US: Understanding Risk in Context

PatrickWilsonPresenter: Patrick Wilson, PhD,
Associate Professor, Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Livestream Date: May 5th, 2015
Time: 12-1pm EST

Description: Using syndemic theory to understand vulnerability to HIV infection among Black and Latino men in New York City.

Reflection Questions:

  • What is a syndemic?
  • What are key components of the syndemic affecting Black and Latino MSM in the U.S.?
  • How does the concept of syndemics increase our ability to describe and intervene upon the disparities in HIV/AIDS affecting MSM of color in the U.S.?