Sarit Golub

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D Epidemiology
Harvard University

Columbia University

B.A Political Science
Yale University

Dr. Golub is a Social Psychologist with interdisciplinary training in psychology, behavioral science and public health.  She has extensive experience with developing and implementing community based collaborative research projects that utilize implementation science to design, evaluate and support effective program implementation in the field.  She also brings significant experience working with biostatistics and complex multivariate analyses, and has served as the lead Bio Statistician on more than ten federally funded studies and numerous peer reviewed publications.

Dr. Golub has been a pioneer in research on PrEP, collecting some of the first data on PrEP acceptability as well as designing the first NIH funded PrEP demonstration project in New York City. She has also been the PI on several studies focused on understanding the psychosocial determinants of HIV risk. Dr. Golub is currently the Chair/Area Head of the Basic and Applied Social Psychology doctoral program at the Graduate Center at CUNY.  Prior to joining CUNY, Dr. Golub served as the Project Director on the Ryan White Title IV Program, Dominican Sisters Family Health in New York, and was the Associate Director for Research at the Center for HIV/AIDS Education Studies and Training at Hunter College, New York.

Dr. Golub’s implementation science experience focuses on understanding the social, cognitive and emotion factors that influence health-with special impact on the formation and maintenance of individual identity. She is particularly interested in the application of research findings from multidisciplinary theoretical models and paradigms to real world application.

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Recent publications:  

Meyers K, Rodriguez K, Brill AL, Wu Y, La Mar M, Dunbar D, Koblin B, Margolis D, Sobieszczyk ME, Van Tieu H, Frank I, Markowitz M, Golub SA. Lessons for Patient Education Around Long-Acting Injectable PrEP: Findings from a Mixed-Method Study of Phase II Trial Participants. AIDS Behav. 2018 Apr;22(4):1209-1216. doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1871-x.

Golub SA, Fikslin RA, Starbuck L, Klein A. High Rates of PrEP Eligibility but Low Rates of PrEP Access Among a National Sample of Transmasculine Individuals. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jun 20. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002116. [Epub ahead of print]

Klein A, Golub SA. Increasing Access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Transgender Women and Transfeminine Nonbinary Individuals. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2019 Jun;33(6):262-269. doi: 10.1089/apc.2019.0049.

Golub SA, Myers J. Next-Wave HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Implementation for Gay and Bisexual Men. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2019 May 16. doi: 10.1089/apc.2018.0290. [Epub ahead of print]

Golub SA, Fikslin RA, Goldberg MH, Peña SM, Radix A. Predictors of PrEP Uptake Among Patients with Equivalent Access. AIDS Behav. 2019 Jan 1. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2376-y. [Epub ahead of print]