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Education and Training
PhD Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Walter Bockting, PhD
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Nursing), Columbia University
Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Co-Director, LGBT Health Initiative
Division of Gender, Sexuality, & Health, NYS Psychiatric Institute / Columbia University Department of Psychiatry with the Columbia University School of Nursing

Research/Clinical Interests
LGBT health, sexual health, transgender-specific health care
LGBT health, sexual health, gender identity and sexual development, HIV prevention research, Internet research

Selected Publications
Bockting, W. O., Miner, M. H., Swinburne Romine, R. E., Hamilton, A., & Coleman, E. (2013). Stigma, mental health, and resilience among an online sample of the U.S. transgender population. American Journal of Public Health.
Nuttbrock, L., Bockting, W., Rosenblum, A., Hwahng, S., Mason, M., Macri, M., & Becker, J. (2013). Gender abuse, depressive symptoms and HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections among male-to-female transgender persons: A three year prospective study. American Journal of Public Health, 103(2), 300-307.
Grey, J. A., Robinson, B. E., Coleman, E., & Bockting, W. O. (in press). A Systematic Review of Instruments that Measure Attitudes toward Homosexual Men. Journal of Sex Research.
Gonzalez, C. A., & Bockting, W. O., Beckman, L., & Durán, R. E. (2012). Agentic and communal personality traits: Their associations with depression and resilience among transgender women. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 67(9-10), 528-543.
Coleman, E., Bockting, W., Botzer, M., Cohen-Kettenis, P., DeCuypere, G., Feldman, J., Fraser, L., Green, J., Knudson, G., Meyer, W., Monstrey, S., Adler, R., Brown, G., Devor, A., Ehrbar, R., Ettner, R., Eyler, E., Garofalo, R., Karasic, D., Lev, A.I ., Mayer, G., Meyer-Bahlburg, H., Hall, B. P., Pfaefflin, F., Rachlin, K., Robinson, B., Schechter, L., Tangpricha, V., van Trotsenburg, M., Vitale, A., Winter, S., Whittle, S., Wylie, K., & Zucker, K. (2012). Standards of care for the health of transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people, 7th version. International Journal of Transgenderism, 13(4).
Zamboni, B. D., Robinson, B. E., & Bockting, W. O. (2011) HIV status and coming out among African-American gay/bisexual men. Journal of Bisexuality, 11(1), 74-84.
Bockting, W. O., Benner, A., & Coleman, E. (2009). Gay and bisexual identity development among female-to-male transsexuals in North America: Emergence of a transgender sexuality. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38(5), 688-701.
Bockting, W. (2008). Psychotherapy and the real-life experience: From gender dichotomy to gender diversity. Sexologies, 17(4), 211-224.
Bockting, W. O., Miner, M., & Rosser, B. R. S. (2007). Latino men’s sexual behavior with transgender persons. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36(6), 778-786.
Bockting, W. O., Robinson, B. E., Forberg, J. B., & Scheltema, K. (2005). Evaluation of a sexual health approach to reducing HIV/STD risk in the transgender community. AIDS Care, 17(3), 289-303
Honors & Awards
2011 University Innovations, in appreciation of commitment to research and innovation at the University of Minnesota
2006 Fellow, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
1996 Helping Professional of the Year, City of Lakes Crossgender Community
1988 Post-Doctoral Clinical/Research Fellowship, Program in Human Sexuality, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1988-1990

2010 Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities, 2010-2011
2009 President, World Professional Association for Transgender Health, 2009-2011
2004 President, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 2004-2005

Professional Memberships
2002 Nederlands Instituut voor Psychologie, 2002-present
2000 International Academy of Sex Research, 2000-present
1997 American Psychological Association, 1997-present
1989 World Professional Association for Transgender Health, 1989-present
1987 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 1987-present
1987 Nederlandse Vereniging Voor Seksuologie, 1987-present

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