Dr. Matthew Mimiaga a Professor of Behavioral & Social Health Sciences and Epidemiology (School of Public Health), Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior (Alpert Medical School), and Director of the Center for Health Equity Research at Brown University. He is also a Senior Research Scientist and Director of Epidemiology and Global Health Research at The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health. Dr. Mimiaga has been awarded (as principal investigator) 15 federal research grants, which include 13 NIH R-level grants (5 R01s, 4 R21s, 3 R34s, and 1 R03) and two CDC U01 grants, and greater than 25 additional foundation-, CFAR-, state health department-, or university-supported research grants. Dr. Mimiaga’s training and expertise are in behavioral medicine, epidemiology/biostatistics, mixed-methods (qualitative / quantitative) research, and developing and testing behavioral and psychosocial treatment interventions in HIV primary and secondary prevention. His research includes mHealth / behavioral interventions to reduce sexual risk behaviors and optimize antiretroviral medication adherence for both treatment (ART) and prevention (PrEP), as well as psychosocial treatment interventions for stimulant use disorder in the context of concurrent HIV risk. His federally funded studies involve a variety of populations, including sexual and gender minorities (LGBT individuals) and other marginalized and disenfranchised groups, living with, or at risk of acquiring, HIV. To date, Dr. Mimiaga has authored over 240 peer-reviewed, original research publications, book chapters, and published reviews on these topics.