• Dr. Eric Fenkl is a Tenured Associate Professor at the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences with over 30 years of experience in HIV research, prevention, and care.

    Dr. Fenkl’s research interests include HIV/HPV prevention and related disease among LGBT populations with an emphasis on MSM (men who have sex with men). His research has surpassed $1 Million in funding from multiple organizations.

    He has been co-Principal Investigator on two grants from the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, SAMHSA: one to develop a program focusing on HIV/STD and substance abuse prevention for minority LGBT students on college campuses; and a second one to implement a program for outreach in the greater Miami metropolitan area specifically for at-risk minority MSM.

    Dr. Fenkl has also been the Principal Investigator of a research grant from the Florida Nurses Foundation to study HPV and anorectal carcinoma knowledge in MSM.

    Combined he has been published over 30 articles and books to numerous journals including the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Journal of Epidemiological Research, Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling.

    Additionally, he is an active board member and manuscript reviewer for multiple journals such as the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, American Journal of Men's Health Reviewer Sexuality & Culture, Journal of American College Health, and Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.

    Dr. Fenkl received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin, Master of Science in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin.

research interests

  • Alcohol and Drug Use in LGBTQ Community
    HIV Prevention Intervention
    HIV In Hispanic Community
    HIV Prevention Intervention for College Students

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full name

  • Eric Fenkl


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