Rodrigo Aguayo Romero

Rodrigo Aguayo Romero

Email:
raguayo@gwmail.gwu.edu

Rodrigo is a doctoral student in the Clinical/Community Psychology program. Rodrigo was a 2012 Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health participant, which is sponsored by Center for Population Research in LGBT Health at The Fenway Institute and the Department of Community Health Sciences of the Boston University School of Public Health.

 
 

Current Research

Risk behaviors and health disparities faced by ethno-racial, gender and sexual minorities living with HIV/AIDS and those at risk

 
 

Education

The George Washington University, M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology, 2015

Loyola University Chicago, B.S. in Psychology, 2010

 
 

Publications

2015:

Aguayo-Romero*, R.A., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F., & Poppen, P.J. (2015). Gender affirmation and body modification among transgender persons in Bogotá, Colombia. International Journal of Transgenderism, 16(2), 103-15. doi:10.1080/15532739.2015.1075930

Alizaga*, N.M., & Aguayo-Romero*, R.A. (2015, October). The mediation effect of discrimination on substance use among transgender people of color. Panel discussion at the 2015 In My Mind: A LGBT People of Color Mental Health Conference - Examining Our Challenges, Healing for Our Strengths, New York, NY.

Nettles*, C., Weinstein, T., Harper, G.W., & Aguayo-Romero*, R.A. (2015, June). Cyber Mentoring: A technology-oriented approach to professional development across long distances. Roundtable discussion at the Society for Community Research and Action 15th Biennial Conference, Lowell, MA. 

Aguayo-Romero, R.A. (2015, April). A latent class analysis of contextual risk factors associated with HIV among transgender women. Oral presentation at the 2015 National Transgender Health Summit. Oakland, CA.

Aguayo-Romero, R.A., & Alizaga, N.M. (2015, April). Transgender-related harassment and bullying in school-based settings. Poster presented at the 2015 National Transgender Health Summit. Oakland, CA.

2014:

Reisen, C., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F.T., Poppen, P.J., del Río, A.M., Aguayo-Romero, R.A., Pérez, C. (2014). HIV testing among MSM in Bogotá, Colombia: The role of structural and individual characteristics. AIDS Education and Prevention, 26(4), 328-44. doi:10.1521/aeap.2014.26.4.328  

2013:

Alizaga, N. & Aguayo Romero, R. A., (2013, November). Individual factors linked to experiences of health care discrimination among transgender people. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition. Boston, MA.

2012:

Aguayo Romero, R. A., & Alizaga, N. (2012, October). Intersectionality of genderqueer and ethnic identities among transgender people in the United States. Oral presentation at the First International Conference “Thinking queerness in Latin America”, Quito, Ecuador.

Aguayo Romero, R. A., Dittrich, M. L., & Zea, M. C. (2012, May). Relationship improvement between LGBT individuals and their parents after coming out. Oral presentation at the Second Biennial APA Division 45 Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., Gonzales, F.A., Aguilar Pardo, M., Betancourt, C.F., del Rio, A.M., Aguayo Romero, R. A., Poppen, P.J. (2012, July). Internal displacement among Colombian MSM and HIV risk. Poster presented at XIX International AIDS Conference. Washington, D.C.

2011:

Aguayo Romero, R. A., Gonzales, F. A., del Rio, A. M., Betancourt, C., Aguilar, M., Bianchi, F., . . . Poppen, P. (2011, November). Physical and sexual risk among transgender individuals in Colombia. Oral presentation at the 2011 DC Metro Area GLBT Studies Symposium, Washington, DC.

Aguayo Romero, R. A., Gonzales, F., del Rio, A. M., Betancourt, C., Aguilar, M., Bianchi, F., Zea, M. C., Reisen, C., & Poppen, P. (2011, September). Riesgos de VIH en personas transgénero de hombre-a-mujer en Bogotá, Colombia. Oral presentation at the 2011 AIDS Impact Conference, Santa Fe, NM.

Betancourt, C.F., Aguilar Pardo, M., Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., Poppen, P.J., Aguayo Romero*, R., Gonzales*, F.A., & del Rio*, A.M. (2011, June). Experiencias de Estigma en Hombres que Tienen Sexo con Hombres. Poster presented at the XXXIII Congress of the Inter American Society for Psychology, Medellin, Colombia.

Bianchi, F., Zea, M. C., Reisen, C.A., Poppen, P.J., Betancourt, F., Aguilar Pardo, M., del Rio*, A. M., Aguayo Romero*, R., & Gonzales*, F.A. (2011, June). Contextualizing the experiences of Colombian MSM in the sex work industry. Poster presented at the XXXIII Congress of the Inter American Society for Psychology, Medellin, Colombia.

Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P.J., Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F.T., Aguayo Romero*, R., del Rio,* A.M., Gonzales*, F.A., Betancourt, F., & Aguilar Pardo, M. (2011, June). An overview of a study examining HIV risk and sexual behavior among MSM in Colombia. Poster presented at the XXXIII Congress of the Inter American Society for Psychology in Medellin, Colombia.

Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., Poppen, P.J., Betancourt, C.F., Aguilar Pardo, M., Aguayo Romero*, R., Gonzales*, F.A., del Rio*, A.M.  (2011, June).  Experiences of displaced MSM in Bogota, Colombia. Symposium presented at the XXXIII Congress of the Inter American Society for Psychology, Medellin, Colombia.

 

Rodrigo was a 2012 Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health participant, which is sponsored by Center for Population Research in LGBT Health at The Fenway Institute and the Department of Community Health Sciences of the Boston University School of Public Health.