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Brian Gilchrist

Assistant Professor of Health Science

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

Description

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.

Specialties

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

Publications

Howard, D., John, C., Gilchrist, B., Royster, I., Aiken, N. (2015). Adolescent African American Males Characterizations of Healthy Dating Dynamics: A Challenge to One-Dimensional Stereotypes. Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior, 3(6), 256-260.

Howard, D., Debnam, D., Wang, MQ., and Gilchrist, B. (2012). 10-Year Trends in Physical Dating Violence Victimization among U.S. Adolescent Males. Journal of Adolescent Health, 32(4), 283-305.

Todaro, A., Washington, K., Boekeloo, B., Gilchrist, B., Wang, M. (2013). Relationship of Personal Experiences with Potential Predictors of Pursuit of Health Careers. Journal of Allied Health, 42.3, 135-140.

Lectures and Presentations

Gilchrist, B., Rees, J., Hall, J. “We are not natural-born killers”: a phenomenological analysis of black men’s exposure to community violence victimization and perpetration”

American Public Health Association, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2017

Gilchrist, B., Maldonado, G. “Does Anyone Care? Black Men’s Experiences as Victims of Dating Violence Perpetrated by a Girlfriend”

American Public Health Association, Chicago, Illinois, November 2015

Gilchrist, B., Owens, C., Boderick, Y., Tankard, F., Davis, J., Guillet, K. “Potential Predictors of Urban Black Men Experiencing Non-Physical Dating Violence Perpetrated by a Girlfriend”

American Public Health Association, Chicago, Illinois, November 2015

Gilchrist, B., Maldonado, G., Gilchrist, S., Dewberry, T. “Reducing Conflict and Aggressive Behaviors among Youth: A Preliminary Study for Developing a Goal-Based Intervention for Urban Middle School Children”

Journal of Youth Studies Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2015

Gilchrist, B., Boderick, Y., Owens, C., Tankard, F., Davis, J., Guillet, K. “Factors that are Correlated with Girlfriends Perpetrating Non-Physical Dating Violence Against Urban Black Men”

American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2013

Gilchrist, B., Boderick, Y., Owens, C., Tankard, F., Guillet, K., Davis, J. “Psychometric Investigation of a Newly Developed Survey to Measure Black Men’s Risk of Non-Physical Dating Violence Victimization Perpetrated by a Girlfriend”

American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2013

Honors/Awards

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

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