Sarah Peitzmeier

Professional Title

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences, Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities, School of Nursing

Department(s)

Nursing

About

Dr. Sarah Peitzmeier conducts mixed-methods research on gender-based violence and health in marginalized populations, including LGBTQ communities and sex workers. Her currently funded projects include 1) a mixed-methods study to better understand and screen for intimate partner violence in trans individuals, 2) work to develop the first evidence-based intervention to reduce sexual assault among trans/nonbinary undergraduates, and 3) a pilot longitudinal study to examine the health impacts of chest binding in trans masculine populations.

Research Interests

health
LGBTQ
mixed methods research
qualitative research methods
quantitative research methods
sexuality
transgender
violence