Sexual and Reproductive Health

Sexual And Reproductive HealthResearchers explore sexual and reproductive health issues, decision-making and behavior across the life course, and incorporate principles of reproductive justice and equity.

Related Faculty

Dr. Stacey Griner
Dr. Nolan Kline
Dr. Melissa Lewis
Dr. Dana Litt
Dr. Eun-Young Mun
Dr. Erika Thompson

Faculty Publications:

  • Aiken, J.A., & Griner, S.B. (2021). Health associations for male survivors of unwanted and non-consensual sex. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. org/10.1177/08862605211042806
  • Fairlie, A. M., Jaffe, A. E., Davis, K. C., Litt, D. M., Kaysen, D., Norris, J., & Lewis, M. A. (2021). Establishing a New Measure of Alcohol-related Sexual Consequences and Examining Its Association to Alcohol Consequences among At-Risk Young Adults. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 82, 493-502. DOI: 15288/jsad.2021.82.493
  • Gilmore, A. K., Maples-Keller, J. L., Pinsky, H. T., Shepard, M. E., Lewis, M. A., & George, W. H. (2018). Is the use of protective behavioral strategies associated with college sexual assault victimization? A prospective examination. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33, 2664-2681. PMCID: PMC4977210 10.1177/0886260516628808
  • Griner, S.B., Beckstead, J.W., Vamos, C.A., Puccio, J.A., Perrin, K., & Daley, E.M. (2020). Sexually transmitted infection screening among college women by race/ethnicity and number of male sex partners: National Survey of Family Growth, 2013-2015. International Journal of Sexual Health, 32(2), 141-150.  org/10.1080/19317611.2020.1759750
  • Griner, S.B., Vamos, C.A., Puccio, J.A., Perrin, K., Beckstead, J.W., & Daley, E.M. (2019). “I’ll just pick it up…”: Women’s acceptability of self-sampling methods for STI screening. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 46(12), 762-767. org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001077
  • Griner, S. B., Kline, N., Monroy, E., & Thompson, E. L. (2021). Sexual Consent Communication among Sexual and Gender Minority College Students. Journal of sex research58(4), 462–468.
  • Jaffe, A. E., Duckworth, J. C., Blayney, J. A., Lewis, M. A., & Kaysen, D. (2021). A prospective study of predictors and consequences of hooking up for sexual minority women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 50, 1599-1612. org/10.1007/s10508-020-01896-4
  • Jaffe, A. E., Blayney, J. A., Lewis, M. A., & Kaysen, D. (2019). Prospective risk for incapacitated rape among sexual minority women: Hook-ups and drinking.The Journal of Sex Research, 1-12. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2019.1661949
  • Kline, N., Vamos, C., Thompson, E., Catalanotto, F., Petrila, J., DeBate, R., Griner, S., Vázquez-Otero, C., Merrell, L., & Daley, E. (2018). Are dental providers the next line of HPV-related prevention? Providers’ perceived role and needs. Papillomavirus Research5, 104–108. org/10.1016/j.pvr.2018.03.002
  • Lewis, M. A., Atkins, D. C., Blayney, J. A., Dent, D. V., Kaysen, D. L. (2013). What is hooking up? Examining definitions of hooking up in relation to hooking up behavior and normative perceptions. The Journal of Sex Research, 50, 757-766. 10.1080/00224499.2012.706333 PMCID: PMC3546226
  • Litt, D. M., Lewis, M. A., Fairlie, A. M., & Head-Corliss, M. (2020). An examination of the relative associations of prototype favorability, similarity, and their interaction with alcohol and alcohol-related risky sexual cognitions and behavior.   Emerging Adulthood, 8, 168-174.
  • Poleon, S.* & Thompson, E.L (2022). Reasons for intent to discontinue and remove LARCs: National Survey of Family Growth 2017-2019. Journal of Women’s Health,. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2021.0272
  • Thompson, E.L., Livingston, M.D., Daley, E.M., Saslow, D., & Zimet, G.Z. (2020). Rhode Island human papillomavirus school entry requirement using provider-verified report. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.02.022
  • Thompson, E.L, Garg, A.,* Galvin, A.M.,* Moore, J.D.,* Kasting, M.L., & Wheldon, C.W. (2021). Correlates of HPV vaccination intentions among adults ages 27-45 years old in the U.S. Journal of Community Health, 46(5), 893-902. DOI: 1007/s10900-021-00968-3
  • Vamos, C. A., Vázquez-Otero, C., Kline, N., Lockhart, E. A., Wells, K. J., Proctor, S., Meade, C. D., & Daley, E. M. (2021). Multi-level determinants to HPV vaccination among Hispanic farmworker families in Florida. Ethnicity & health26(3), 319–336.