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:  

Golub SA Lelutiu-Weinberger C, Surace A. An Experimental Investigation of Implicit HIV And PrEP Stigma: Evidence For Ancillary Benefits of Prep Use. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Nov 13. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001592.

Wells BE, Starks TJ, Robel E, Kelly BC, Parsons JT, Golub SA. From Sexual Assault to Sexual Risk: A Relational Pathway? Journal of interpersonal violence. 2016;31(20):3377-3395.

Golub SA, Gamarel KE, Surace A. Demographic Differences in PrEP-Related Stereotypes: Implications for Implementation. AIDS and behavior. 2015;

Golub SA, Gamarel KE. The impact of anticipated HIV stigma on delays in HIV testing behaviors: findings from a community-based sample of men who have sex with men and transgender women in New York City. AIDS patient care and STDs. 2013; 27(11):621-7.

Parsons JT, Kowalczyk WJ, Botsko M, Tomassilli J, Golub SA. Aggregate versus day level association between methamphetamine use and HIV medication non-adherence among gay and bisexual men. AIDS and behavior. 2013; 17(4):1478-87.