Christian Grov

Chair, Community Health
and Social Sciences

Ph.D Sociology
The Graduate Center of CUNY

M.Phil Sociology
The Graduate Center of CUNY

M.P.H Community Health Education
Hunter College of CUNY

M.A. Sociology
University of Florida

B.S Psychology
University of Florida

B.A Sociology
University of Florida

Dr. Grov has extensive research and training in HIV and STI prevention with gay and bisexual men. He brings a range of skills including recruitment and retention of hard-to-reach populations, working with community groups to facilitate the dissemination of findings, and ensuring the scientific integrity of study protocols.

Dr. Grov has been on faculty at CUNY since 2008.

Dr. Grov’s implementation science experience focuses on the dissemination and uptake of biomedical HIV prevention strategies in the form of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as well as the translation of scientific research into social policy

Key Projects:

Recent Publications: 

Grov C, Flynn AWP, D'Angelo AB, Lopez-Rios J, Pantalone DW, Holloway IW, Parsons JT. Gay and Bisexual Men's Strategies to Maintain Daily Adherence to Their HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Medication: Results from a Qualitative Study. Prev Sci. 2019 Jan 12. doi: 10.1007/s11121-019-0985-y. [Epub ahead of print]

Starks TJ, Robles G, Bosco SC, Dellucci TV, Grov C, Parsons JT. The Prevalence and Correlates of Sexual Arrangements in a National Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States. Arch Sex Behav. 2018 Nov 21. doi: 10.1007/s10508-018-1282-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Parsons JT, John SA, Whitfield THF, Cienfuegos-Szalay J, Grov C. Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Sexually Transmitted Infection Counseling and Testing Services Received by Gay and Bisexual Men Using Preexposure Prophylaxis at Their Last PrEP Care Visit. Sex Transm Dis. 2018 Dec;45(12):798-802. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000880.

Grov C, Rendina HJ, John SA, Parsons JT. Determining the Roles that Club Drugs, Marijuana, and Heavy Drinking Play in PrEP Medication Adherence Among Gay and Bisexual Men: Implications for Treatment and Research. AIDS Behav. 2018 Oct 10. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2309-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Paschen-Wolff MM, Kelvin EA, Wells BE, Grov C. Sexual Orientation and Pregnancy Among Adolescent Women in the National Survey of Family Growth, 2002-2015. LGBT Health. 2018 Oct 31. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2018.0036. [Epub ahead of print]