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Brian Gilchrist

Assistant Professor of Health Science

PhD, University of Maryland, College ParkMPH, New York UniversityBS, Winston-Salem State University


Dr. Brian Gilchrist is an Assistant Professor at Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus) in the School of Health Professions.  He joined the Division of Athletic Training, Health & Exercise Science in 2016 from his previous appointment in the LIU Masters of Public Health program.  He holds a PhD in Behavioral & Community Health, a Master’s degree in Public Health, and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.  He is an emerging specialist in community violence, dating violence, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR), translational research, adolescents, and minority populations.  Dr. Gilchrist also specializes in both qualitative and quantitative primary data collection, particularly with minority male populations in urban environments. He has also conducted health promotion interventions with various at-risk populations including urban adolescents, homeless, incarcerated men, and substance users and on three continents outside of North America including Africa, Asia, and Europe.


Community-Based Participatory Research
Translational Research
Health Education
Minority, Urban, Adolescent and Young Adult Male Populations
Community and Dating Violence



Recipient, Mentor of the Year Award, LIU Brooklyn MPH Program, 2014

Member, American Public Health Association
Member, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated