Brian Dodge


Dr. Brian Dodge is the Director of the University of Arizona LGBTQ+ Institute and a Professor in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. in Health Behavior at Indiana University. He then took part in the Behavioral Sciences Research in HIV Infection postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. His research focuses on health and well-being among understudied and underserved lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other sexual and gender minority (LGBTQ+) populations, particularly diverse bisexual individuals in a wide range of global contexts. Dr. Dodge has served as Principal Investigator on some of the first National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research projects focused specifically on bisexual health. He co-chaired the NIH Bisexual Health Research Workshop, sponsored by the NIH Office of Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO). He also spoke at two White House Bisexual Community Policy Briefings in Washington DC. He enjoys mentoring and learning from students, teaching courses on LGBTQ+ health and research methods, and participating in community-based advocacy.