Sarit Golub

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D Epidemiology
Harvard University

M.P.H
Columbia University

B.A Political Science
Yale University

sgolub@hunter.cuny.edu

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.

Key Projects:

Recent publications:  

Patel VV, Ginsburg Z, Golub SA, Horvath KJ, Rios N, Mayer KH, Kim RS, Arnsten JH. Empowering With PrEP (E-PrEP), a Peer-Led Social Media-Based Intervention to Facilitate HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Adoption Among Young Black and Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2018 Aug 28;7(8):e11375. doi: 10.2196/11375.

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.

Gamarel KE, Golub SA. Closeness Discrepancies and Intimacy Interference: Motivations for HIV Prevention Behavior in Primary Romantic Relationships. Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2018 Jul 1:146167218783196. doi: 10.1177/0146167218783196. [Epub ahead of print]

Meyers K, Wu Y, Brill A, Sandfort T, Golub SA. To switch or not to switch: Intentions to switch to injectable PrEP among gay and bisexual men with at least twelve months oral PrEP experience. PLoS One. 2018 Jul 19;13(7):e0200296. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200296. eCollection 2018.

Gamarel KE, Golub SA. Closeness Discrepancies and Intimacy Interference: Motivations for HIV Prevention Behavior in Primary Romantic Relationships. Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2018 Jul 1:146167218783196. doi: 10.1177/0146167218783196. [Epub ahead of print]