Erika Montanaro

Erika Montanaro
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department: 
Psychology

 

HIV prevention often begins with a targeted behavior, for example, a young woman negotiating condom use with her partner. It is important to understand what factors contribute to HIV risk behavior in order to create effective interventions. Additionally, HIV disproportionately impacts young minority populations. To that end, the goal of my research program is to integrate theory, advanced analytic techniques, and technology to develop and assess innovative and impactful interventions to decrease HIV transmission rates in at-risk minority health communities.