José A. Bauermeister, MPH, PhD is Penn Presidential Professor of Nursing, Professor in the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine, and Penn Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bauermeister's interdisciplinary research integrates perspectives from public health, psychology, sexuality, and health communication. His scholarship focuses on developing innovative, multilevel HIV prevention and care interventions for racial/ethnic and sexual minority adolescents and young adults using biobehavioral technology-assisted approaches.
He has published over 200 scientific publications and book chapters, and been funded for over $25 million as principal investigator and another $115 million as co-investigator in federally-funded research. Dr. Bauermeister serves a member of the Penn Center for AIDS Research’s Executive Committee, and holds leadership positions in the National Institutes of Health’s Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions and the Microbicide Trials Network. He serves in the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Youth & Adolescence, Archives of Sexual Behavior, AIDS and Behavior, Journal of Community Psychology, and the American Journal of Community Psychology. Dr. Bauermeister received his MPH and PHD degrees in health behavior and health education from the University of Michigan.