Dr. Sarit Golub, PhD, Speaking at CHIP Thursday, March 6, 2014

Please join us for the next event in the Spring 2014 CHIP Lecture Series!

“Rethinking Risk: Psychological Perspectives on Biomedical HIV Prevention”

Sarit Golub, PhD – Hunter College

Thursday, March 6, 2014

12:30 – 1:30pm


The lecture will take place in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of the Ryan Building at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. For directions and maps, see http://www.chip.uconn.edu/about/directions-to-chip/. Accessibility: elevator available in building lobby on ground floor.


Web Stream

You can view this talk streamed live during or after the lecture at https://mediasite.dl.uconn.edu/Mediasite/Play/01c512c4eea44e22a6bcdd47a07a9bb41d. The link will become active shortly before the lecture begins.


About the Speaker

Sarit Golub, PhDDr. Golub is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Hunter, and is the Chair/Area Head of the Basic and Applied Social Psychology doctoral program at the CUNY Graduate Center.  She received her MPH from Columbia University and her PhD in Social Psychology from Harvard.  Dr. Golub directs the Hunter AIDS Research Team (HART), and is Principal Investigator of three NIH-funded research studies, including a PrEP messaging project (R01MH095565) and the first PrEP demonstration project in New York City (R01AA022067).  Her current research projects include: a) investigating  the implementation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programs, policies, and messaging;  b) integrating interdisciplinary approaches to  risk perception and decision-making; and c) investigating the ways in which internal conflict (e.g. between competing desires, between personal values and perceived social norms) impacts risk behavior.  Dr. Golub work applies findings across disciplines (including social psychology, neuropsychology, behavioral economics and decision sciences) to inform new approaches to HIV prevention and care.  She currently collaborates with community-based organizations throughout NYC to ensure the translation of study findings into programs and policies for vulnerable populations.


About the CHIP Lecture Series

The CHIP Lecture Series provides an invaluable forum for researchers – at CHIP, throughout the UConn community and beyond – to learn about new work in development by leading figures in health behavior change. The CHIP Lecture Series also provides a venue for researchers to share late-breaking findings and identify emerging trends in health behavior research. For the current semester schedule, visit . If you have any questions about the CHIP Lecture Series, please contact lectureseries@chip.uconn.edu.