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Presentations

Below is a select list of international and national-peer reviewed scientific presentations that are based upon projects, or projects affiliated with, the Sexual Health Research Lab.

l 2017 l 2016 l 2015 l 2014 l 2013 l 2012 l 2011

2017

Hubach, R.D., Currin, J.M., Sanders, C., Kavanaugh, K.E., Durham, A.R., Wheeler, D.L., & Croff, J.M. (2017, November). Lack of LGBT-sensitive care as a barrier to the adoption of pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in a relatively rural state. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Rebek, B.L., Croff, J.M., Hubach, R.D., & Miller, B.M. (2017, November). I realized that there’s nothing wrong with me: What midlife women learn from sex after marital dissolution. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Rebek, B.L., Bailey, L., Croff, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (2017, November). Things did not go down as I remembered: Participant-drawn timelines of sex after midlife marital dissolution. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Hubach, R.D., Currin, J.M., Sanders, C., Kavanaugh, K.E., Durham, A.R., Wheeler, D.L., & Croff, J.M. (2017, November). Barriers to use of pre-exposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) in a relatively rural state. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA.

Currin, J.M., Croff, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (2017, November). Baked sex: The exploration of sex-related drug expectancies of marijuana users. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA.

Rebek, B., Croff, J.M., Hubach, R.D., & Miller, B.M. (2017, November).  Sexual activity among midlife women before and after marital dissolution. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA.

Rhoads, K.E. & Jozkowski, J.N. (2017, November). Predictors of consent myth endorsement among college students. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA.

Rhoads, K.E., & Jozkowski, J.N. (2017, November). Examination of college students' internal consent feelings during their most recent consensual sexual experience. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA.

Sanders, C.A., Currin, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (2017, September). Assessing predictors of homophobia in college students in a socially conservative state. 2nd International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference. Oklahoma City, OK.

Hubach, R.D., Currin, J.M., Durham, A.R., Kavanaugh, K.E., Wheeler, D.L, & Croff, J.M. (2017, September). Experiences of sexual stigma by MSM in rural Oklahoma. 2017 Rural HIV Research and Training Conference. Savannah, GA.

Currin, J.M. & Hubach, R.D. (2017, March). Disclosure to medical providers as a barrier to maximizing sexual health outcomes for men who have sex men residing in rural areas of the United States. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior. Tucson, AZ.

Hubach, R.D., Currin, J.M., Sanders, C., Kavanaugh, K.E., Durham, A., & Croff, J.M. (2017, March). Facilitators and barriers to use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV among men who have sex with men in Oklahoma. 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior. Tucson, AZ.

Currin, J.M., Crethar, H.C., & Hubach, R.D. (2017, March). Predictors of mental health care use in primarily nonurban nonheterosexual men. American Counseling Association 2017 Conference & Expo. San Francisco, CA.

2016

Currin, J.M. & Hubach, R.D. (2016, November). Protective factors against depression symptoms for Rural MSM.  2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Phoenix, AZ.

Jozkowski, K. N., Canan, S. N., Rhoads, K. E., & Hunt, M. [Symposium] (2016, November). Understanding the action in “lights, camera, action”: Examining sexual behaviors & sexual consent portrayals in mainstream films. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Phoenix, AZ.

Rhoads, K. E., & Jozkowski, K.N. (2016, November). The development and psychometric evaluation of the Social Media and Perceptions of Consent Scale. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Phoenix, AZ.

Rhoads, K. E., & Jozkowski, K.N. (2016, November). A redevelopment of the perceptions of Consenting to Sex Scale. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Phoenix, AZ.

Blunt-Vinti, H. D., & Rhoads, K. E. (2016, October). Hormonal contraception use in college-aged women: Associations with sexual and relationship satisfaction. 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO.

Currin, J.M., Hubach, R.D., Crethar, H.C., Hammer, T., Lee, H.S., & Larson, M. (2016, October). Unique barriers to accessing healthcare for rural men who have sex with men. 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO.

Currin, J.M. & Hubach, R.D. (2016, October). HIV care continuum in relatively rural areas: Barriers to HIV screening. 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO.

Bridges, A. J., Melkonian, A., Smith, B., Jackson, K., Morrison, C. W., Hurd, L. E., Martinez, T., Canan, S., Bilsky, S., Hunt, M., Gomez, D., Rhoads, K., Mee, M., Jozkowski, K., Weirsma-Mosley, J. D., & Ham, L. S. (2016, October). Alcohol's impact on sexual assault bystanders: Preliminary data from a NIH Study. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Hubach, R.D., Currin, J.M., Brown, C., & Glon, B. [Full Panel Presentation] (2016, September). Intersections of public health and counseling psychology: Empowering vulnerable populations through research and advocacy. 2nd Annual Conference of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues in Counseling. San Antonio, TX.

Jayne, C.N., Currin, J.M., Miller, B.M., Croff, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (2016, August). How men’s body image predicts alcohol usage during sexual activity. 2016 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, CO.

Currin, J.M., Hubach, R.D., & Hammer, T. R. (2016, August). Sexting leads to "risky" sex?  An analysis of sexting behaviors, condom usage, hookups, and threesomes. 2016 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, CO.

Currin, J.M., Hammer, T.R., Sanders, C., & Hubach, R.D. (2016, August). Predicting sexting behavior using loneliness, depression, relational health, and alcohol use. 2016 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, CO.

Jayne, A.L., Jayne, C.N., Schneider, B.W., Hammer, T.R., & Hubach, R.D. (2016, August). Understanding the relationship between beliefs and attitudes of explicit material and religion.  2016 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, CO.

Hubach, R.D., Miller, B.M., Currin, J.M., Croff, J.M., & Jayne, C. (2016, July). Men’s body image and body satisfaction: Influences on loneliness and implications for men’s mental health. 31st International Congress of Psychology. Yokahama, Japan.

Hubach, R.D., Li, M.J., & Dodge, B. (2016, July). Social milieu and loneliness among rural gay/bisexual men: Improving accessibility as a means to better health. 31st International Congress of Psychology. Yokahama, Japan.

Miller, B.M., Currin, J.M., Jayne, C., Croff, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (2016, July). Does body image, body satisfaction, and loneliness predict sexual satisfaction in men? 31st International Congress of Psychology. Yokahama, Japan.

2015

Hubach, R.D., Li., M.J., & Dodge, B. (2015, December). Loneliness, stigma, and sexual attitudes: Influences on the sexual behavior of rural HIV-positive MSM. 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Schneider, B.W. & Hubach, R.D. (2015, November). Social anxiety and loneliness among peer crowds within the gay male community. 49th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Glon, B., Currin, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (2015, November). Religiosity as an influence of sexting frequency in married/long-term relationships. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Albuquerque, NM.

Currin, J.M., Crethar, H.C., & Hubach, R.D. (2015, November). Moving towards a multi-dimensional assessment of sexual orientation and childhood nonconformity: Implications for sex research. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Albuquerque, NM.

Brown, C., Currin, J.M., Farley, S., & Hubach, R.D. (2015, November). Similarities and differences between bisexual impulses of heterosexual individuals and bisexual individuals. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Albuquerque, NM.

Hubach, R.D., Story, C., Weber Woods, A., Currin, J.M., Jayne, A., Jayne, C., & Marks, C. (2015, November). University sexual assault programs: What students themselves say is needed. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Albuquerque, NM.

Jayne, C., Currin, J.M., Miller, B., Croff, J.M., & Hubach, R.D. (2015, November). Body image, body satisfaction, and men’s sexual health. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Albuquerque, NM.

Hubach, R.D., Li, M.J., Dodge, B., Schick, V., Herbenick, D., Ramos, W.D., & Reece, M. (2015, November). Rural MSM living with HIV: Influences on sexual behavior and sexual health. 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Chicago, IL.

Diaz, J., LeBreton, M., Dobins, C., Pollitt, A., Vencill, J., & Brown, C. (2015, August). Pluralism: Multiple expressions of bisexuality. In M. Brewster & C. Davids (Chairs). 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronta, Canada.

Jacobs, S. C., Brown, C., Bailey, L., Hammer, T., Horn, B., & Stogsdill, J. (2015, August). Experiences of Oklahoma LGBT older adults: Intersections with extended care and supportive communities. 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronta, Canada.

Brown, C., Currin, J. M., Hubach, R. D.  [Full Panel Presentation] (2015, May). The health of rural gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men: Engaging communities to move from invisibility to action. 3rd Annual LGBT Research Symposium. Champaign, IL. 

Currin, J. M., Hubach, R. D., & Crethar, H. C. (2015, April).  More than three:  Mostly gay/lesbian and mostly heterosexual as sexual orientations. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association. Wichita, KS.

Currin, J. M., Jayne, C.,  Hammer, T., & Moser, J. (2015, April).  Explicitly pressing send: Characteristics of adults who sext. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association. Wichita, KS.

Currin, J. M., Farley, S., Brown, C., & Hubach, R. D. [Faculty Advisor]. (2015, April). Impact of non-heterosexual impulses on heterosexuals’ attitudes towards monogamy and casual sex. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association. Wichita, KS.

Hubach, R. D. (2015, February). HIV and rural communities: The social justice of sex. 5th Annual Conference of Take Root: Red State Perspectives on Reproductive Justice. Norman, OK. 

2014

Li, M. J., Hubach, R. D., & Dodge, B. (2014, November). Loneliness and the social milieu of rural gay and bisexual men. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Omaha, NE.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Schick, V., Herbenick, D., Ramos, W., Cola, T. & Reece, M. (2014, November). “A social and sexual outcast”: Sexual lives and experiences of HIV-positive MSM residing in relatively rural areas. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Omaha, NE.

Hubach, R. D., Rosenberger, J. G., Dodge, B., Schick, V., Herbenick, D., Novak, D. S., & Reece, M. (2014, November). Positive sex: Exploring the sexual lives and experiences of MSM living with HIV. 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. New Orleans, LA.

Bowling, J., Schick, V., Dodge, B., Baldwin, A., Ryan, C., Hubach, R. D., Bay-Cheng, L., Van Der Pol, B., & Fortenberry, J. D. (2014, November). Behaviorally bisexual women’s experiences of perceived discrimination from heterosexual and gay/lesbian individuals. 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. New Orleans, LA.

Dodge, B., Banik, S., Sivasubramanian, M., Schick, V., Bowling, J., Hubach, R. D., & Anand, V. (2014, November). Sexual behaviors and condom use among behaviorally bisexual men in Mumbai, India: Priorities for HIV/STI prevention. 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. New Orleans, LA.

2013

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B. M., & Reece, M. (2013, November). A desire for connection: Community connection, identity formation, and sexual behavior among MSM in rural areas. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. San Diego, CA.

Smith, N.K., Herbenick, D., Barnhart, K., Collazo, E., Hubach, R. D., Goeders, N., & Cornett, E. (2013, November). Pleasure-seeking motivations and sexual function of women who engage in sex while using methamphetamine. 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. San Diego, CA.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Battani, P., & Reece, M. (2013, November). Alone in the United States: Loneliness and HIV risk behavior among rural MSM.  2013 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., & Van Der Pol, B. (2013, November).  Preferred methods of STI service delivery among an urban sample of underserved Midwestern men.  2013 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Baldwin, A., Smith, N., Herbenick, D., Barnhart, K., Hubach, R. D., Collazo, E., Goeders, N., & Cornett, E. (2013, November). Group sexual practices and motivations for using methamphetamine among rural men and women. 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Smith, N., Herbenick, D., Barnhart, K., Collazo, E., Hubach, R. D., Goeders, N., & Cornett, E. (2013, November).  Sexual and reproductive health behaviors of rural women who engage in sex while using methamphetamine. 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Collazo, E., Smith, N., Herbenick, D., Barnhart, K., Baldwin, A., Hubach, R. D., Goeders, N., & Cornett, E. (2013, November). Sexual aggression and victimization among a sample of rural methamphetamine users.  2013 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Baldwin, A., Dodge, B., Hubach, R. D., Goncalves, G., Schnarrs, P., Martinez, O., Reece, M., Van Der Pol, B., Malebranche, D., & Fortenberry, J. D. (2013, November). Sexual identity among behaviorally bisexual men: Implications for HIV/STI and sexual health. 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Dodge, B., Friedman, M., Schick, V., Herbenick, D., Hubach, R. D., & Reece, M. (2013, November). “Not a legitimate sexual orientation”: Attitudes toward bisexual men and women as a risk factor for HIV/AIDS. 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Hubach, R. D., Dodge, B., Davis, A., Smith, A. D., Zimet, G., & Van Der Pol, B. (2013, July) Common bacterial STD rates and preferred methods of STD service delivery among a sample of underserved Midwestern men. STI & AIDS World Congress (Joint Meeting of the 20th ISSTDR and 14th IUSTI Meeting), Vienna, Austria.

2012

Hubach, R. D., DiStefano, A. S., & Wood, M. M. (2012, November).  Loneliness and the Internet: A vehicle for sex and dating among a sample of YMSM. 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Tampa, FL.

Hubach, R. D., DiStefano, A.S. & Wood, M. M. (2012, October). Understanding the influence of loneliness on HIV risk behaviors among a sample of young men who have sex with men (YMSM): A grounded theory approach.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

DiStefano, A.S., Gill, J. K., Hubach, R.D., Cayetano, R.T., & Hilbert, C.J. (2012, October). Factors associated with HIV testing among undergraduate university students. 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

Mullinax, M., Hubach, R.D., Rosenberger, J.G., Novak, D.S., & Reece, M. (2012, October). Perceptions of sexual partners and associated sexual risk behavior among a national sample of men who have sex with men. 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

Hubach, R. D., DiStefano, A. S., & Wood, M. M. (2012, May). Loneliness and its relationship to sexual partner seeking among a sample of young MSM.  2012 Eastern and Midcontinent Joint Regional Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Bloomington, IN.

Hubach, R. D., Mullinax, M., Rosenberger, J. G., Novak, D. S., & Reece, M. (2012, April). Condom acquisition, negotiation, and utilization among a sample of college-aged young men who have sex with men in Indiana. 2012 Indiana Joint National Public Health Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Mullinax, M., Hubach, R. D., Rosenberger, J. G., Novak, D. S., & Reece, M. (2012, April). Perceptions of sexual partners and associated risk behavior among a sample of men have sex with men in Indiana. 2012 Indiana Joint National Public Health Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

2011

Hubach, R. D., Mullinax, M., Schnarrs, P. W., DiStefano, A. S., & Reece, M. (2011, November).  The Model of Iterative Loneliness and HIV Risk Behavior: Scale development and empirical testing. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Houston, TX.