Tanner Stone is a Master of Public Health (OSU) student pursuing an additional graduate certificate in Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy with research interests centered around rural and indigent communities; specifically, LGBTQ+ sexual health, mental health (adult and adolescent), and the interplay between neurobiological and psychosocial determinants of health outcomes.
Colby is a Master of Public Health (OSU) student with research interests related to LGBTQ+ sexual health and healthcare inequities for underserved populations in rural and urban settings. Colby is interested in the influence of global health experience to address the inequalities of rural workforce distribution in healthcare.
Marlo is a Master of Computer and Information Technology (Purdue) student with research interests in LGBTQ+ studies, including how members of the LGBTQ+ community use Internet platforms to formulate identity. They aim to broaden their research interests, including studying sexual and gender health care accessibility.
Kyle DeBoy is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Public Health (DO/MPH) student with research interests related to health inequities, access to affirming care, and global health.
Hunter Meyers is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Public Health (DO/MPH; OSU) student with research interests related to rural healthcare, under served populations, education, and preventive medicine.
Mollie Stowe, MS
Mollie Stowe is a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology (OSU). Her research interests include: sexual health among minorities and survivors of complex and/or sexual trauma; personality traits, attachment styles, and anger expression in romantic relationships; cyberstalking and psychopathic symptomatology; complex trauma and emotional intelligence; and use of technology in counseling.
Déjà N. Clement
Déjà N. Clement is a 3rd Clinical Health Psychology Doctoral Student (OSU) whose research interests include examining the impact of race-related stressors on risk and resilience factors for internalizing disorders, health outcomes, and suicide. She also aims to examine intersecting identities as they relate to mental health and wellness of Black individuals.
Caleb Alexander is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO; OSU) student with research interests related to improving access to care and addressing the healthcare inequities of urban and rural underserved populations.
Joseph Currin, PhD
Project Coordinator (2014-2018)
Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership
US Air Force Academy
Broadly speaking, Dr. Currin researches sexuality, sexual partner seeking and the use of technology, and barriers to health care for rural LGBT individuals. He recently is focusing on the use of mobile technology for communicating sexual desires to one’s romantic partner and the impact that engaging in sexting can have on one’s relationship. At the Academy, he looks forward to pursuing research into the barriers for seeking mental and medical care for cadets and other members of the military.
André R. Durham
Project Coordinator (2016-2018)
Visiting Research Scholar, University of Stavanger, Norway
Ph.D. Candidate, Oklahoma State University
André is a Ph.D. candidate in the educational leadership and policy studies in higher education program here at OSU. His research focuses on the intersection of sexual orientation identity development and spiritual identity development in men and the methods university faculty and staff utilize to support their students through the development process. He is currently conducting a research project in parallel with his dissertation work in Stavanger, Norway.
Project Coordinator (2019-2021)
Ph.D. Student: Public and Community Health
Medical College of Wisconsin
Andrew O'Neil is a Ph.D. student whose research interests include sexual minority sexual health, particularly in rural locales, and consent communication among sexual minority men. He uses qualitative grounded theory and salient belief elicitation methodology in his work as well as various quantitative methods.
Campbell Ernst, MAT
Project Coordinator (2020-2021)
Disease Intervention Specialist
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Campbell is a former Master of Public Health student with research interests related to water quality and access to water, food access and safety, infectious disease, nutrition, exercise and injury prevention, climate change, and disparities populations face on various public health issues.