Dr. Monique Brown

Assistant Professor,
University of South Carolina

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University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Dr. Monique Brown

Assistant Professor,
University of South Carolina


I am an Assistant Professor with interest in improving mental health and social and behavioral factors among people living with HIV and also in HIV prevention among high-risk populations. I also have research expertise in adverse childhood experiences, violence epidemiology (including intimate partner violence and suicidal behavior), and health disparities.


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Doctor of Philosophy, 2014
2011 To 2014
Dissertation: Disparities in Adverse Childhood Experiences and Sexual Health
Advisor: Dr. Steven A. Cohen

Brown University School of Public Health
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Master of Public Health, 2009
Public Health
2007 To 2009
Dissertation: The Circumstances of Suicides among Middle-Aged Males in Rhode Island, 2004-2007
Advisor: Dr. Wendy Verhoek-Oftedahl

Bates College
Lewiston, Maine, United States
Bachelor of Science, 2007
Spanish, Pre-med
2003 To 2007
Dissertation: La filosofía y la religión in Juan Ramón Jiménez
Advisor: Dr. Francisca Lopez

Job History

University of South Carolina
Assistant Professor
Columbia, SC, United States
August 2018 - present

University of South Florida
Research Assistant Professor
Tampa, FL, United States
March 2015 - August 2018

University of South Florida
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Tampa, FL, United States
January 2015 - March 2015

Areas Of Expertise

  • AIDS
  • Behavior
  • Caregiving
  • Caregiving: Caregiver Stress and Coping Strategies
  • Disease Epidemiology
  • Gender: Gender Difference
  • Homosexuality/Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Studies
  • Research
  • Sexuality


  • Other