Typhanye V. Dyer

Typhanye V. Dyer (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor of epidemiology at the University Of Maryland School of Public Health in College Park,MD.  She is an epidemiologist whose research examines the influence of social, psychological, structural and behavioral factors on STI/HIV disparities in Black populations. Her work involves examining syndemics among sexual minority Black men and Black transwomen, including the impact of intersections of trauma, mental health, substance use, criminal justice involvement and STI/HIV incidence and prevalence. Dr. Dyer is a former HPTN Scholar (Cohort 1 and 1.5) and a recent HPTN Scholar mentor (Dr. Rodman Turpin).  In her spare time (none) she enjoys quality time with family, as well as practicing yoga and meditation.