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Youth Who Sell Sex and Young Men Who Have Sex With Men in Sub-Saharan Africa

September 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research is hosting a seminar at 12 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, as part of its Brown Bag Seminar Series.

“Youth Who Sell Sex and Young Men Who Have Sex With Men in Sub-Saharan Africa”

Presented by Ashley Grosso, assistant professor, Rutgers School of Public Health

Grosso is a core faculty member of both the Institute for Health and Rutgers Global Health Institute. At the School of Public Health, she is an assistant professor in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health.

Grosso conducts research related to HIV in the United States and internationally. As a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections Scholar, she has conducted research on the effects of state-level sex education policies, funding, and implementation on adolescent risk behaviors and health outcomes. Grosso’s research in sub-Saharan Africa with female sex workers and men who have sex with men is focused on the initiation of risk factors before the age of 18. She is also the founder of the AIDS Museum, a nonprofit organization. Grosso received a Ph.D. in public administration from the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration, a master’s degree in nonprofit management from The New School, and a bachelor’s degree in diplomacy and international relations from Seton Hall University.

Online via Zoom

Free and open to the public. Click here to join via Zoom (meeting ID: 951 8141 4494; passcode: 636653). For more information, contact Natalie Tuseth, Institute for Health, at 848-932-8413 or


September 30, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research
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