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Steven John, PhD, MPH

Steven John

Steven A. John, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor


  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research, 2071 North Summit Ave.

Contact Information


Fellowship in Implementation Science, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Inter-Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), Implementation Science Working Group

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biostatistics and Behavioral Science, Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training (CHEST), Hunter College, CUNY

PhD, Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MPH, Community and Behavioral Health Promotion, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

BS, Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Dr. John's program of research centers on HIV and STI prevention using a bio-behavioral research strategy with racial/ethnic, sexual, and gender minority populations. He is particularly interested in research related to PrEP uptake and persistence, HIV self-testing, patient-delivered partner STI therapy, mHealth strategies for HIV prevention, and understanding the intersection of drug use and HIV transmission.

Research Experience

  • Biobehavioral Sciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Health Behavior
  • HIV
  • Implementation Science
  • Minority Health
  • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Public Health
  • Sexual and Gender Minorities
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Leadership Positions

  • Co-Director - Prevention and Implementation Sciences Training (PAIST) Lab
  • Incoming Chair - Faculty Career Development Committee, Office of Faculty Affairs
  • Member - Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure (APT) Committee, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Member - Pathways Workgroup, Promotion and Tenure Holistic Review Committee, Office of Faculty Affairs
  • Member - Public & Community Health PhD Admissions Committee, Institute of Health & Equity

MCW Program / Core Facilities

  • Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR)
  • Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin
  • Public & Community Health PhD Program, Institute for Health & Equity

Community Partnerships

  • Brady East STD (BESTD) Clinic