Jennafer Kwait, PhD, MHS

Title:
LGBT and Adolescent Research Manager, Whitman Walker Health
Address: 1145 19th Street, Suite 700
Washington, District Of Columbia
20030
Phone: 202-939-7629
Email:
[email protected]

Background

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • NIDA-funded study to assess respondent-driven sampling and coachingĀ intervention for young MSM of color living with and at high-risk for HIV (JHSPH is primary grantee; CNMC is our DC partner site)
  • Gilead-funded study to develop and validate an HIV distress screening program (Cancer Support Community is the primary grantee)

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • Community-wide trainings about cultural competency and humility in working with LGBTQ young people, including findings from qualitative research with sexual and gender minority youth about wellness and well-being.