Caitlin MacCrate

Project Coordinator

Caitlin MacCrate is a Project Coordinator for the ISPH and a PhD candidate in the School Psychology program at Fordham University. Her dissertation explores the relationship between peer-based harassment in school, state law and adult sexual health in a high risk sample of young men who have sex with men. Caitlin’s interests include gender, sexuality, HIV, education and language. She has experience studying the identity development and health of transgender and gender nonconforming individuals in the context of risk and resilience. Her professional aims are private practice and research supporting the health and well-being of gender and sexual minorities.

Recent Publications:


Grov C, Westmoreland DA, Carneiro PB, Stief M, MacCrate C, Mirzayi C, Pantalone DW, Patel VV, Nash D. Recruiting vulnerable populations to participate in HIV prevention research: findings from the Together 5000 cohort study. Ann Epidemiol. 2019 May 16. pii: S1047-2797(19)30065-1. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2019.05.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Rael CT, Martinez M, Giguere R, Bockting W, MacCrate C, Mellman W, Valente P, Greene GJ, Sherman S, Footer KHA, D'Aquila RT, Carballo-Diéguez A. Barriers and Facilitators to Oral PrEP Use Among Transgender Women in New York City. AIDS Behav. 2018 Mar 27.