Yale University

Monika Doshi, Ph.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University School of Public Health
  • Founder and Principal: Saath


Research Interests:

  • HIV prevention, treatment, care
  • Mental health
  • Immigration and health
  • Public health and human rights
  • Women's health
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Qualitative and mixed methods
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Intervention development
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Health equity
  • Policy

Selected Publications:

  • Doshi, M., Bryce, R., Mesa, H., Ibarra Avila, M.C., Lopez, W.D., Militzer, M., Quiñones, S., Kraut, R., Rion, R., & Fleming, P.J. (2022). Barriers to health care services among US-based undocumented Latinx immigrants within the sociopolitical climate under the Trump administration: A comparative analysis between client experiences and provider perceptions. SSM – Qualitative Research in Health, 100050. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100050

  • Korhonen, C.J., Flaherty, B.P., Wahome, E., Macharia, P., Musyoki, H., Battacharjee, P., Kimani, J., Doshi, M., Mathenge, J., Lorway, R.R., Sanders, E.J., Graham, S.M. (2022). Validity and reliability of the Neilands sexual stigma scale among Kenyan gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. BMC Public Health, 22(1), 754. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13066-3.

  • Benavides, Q., Doshi, M., Valentín-Cortés, M., Militzer, M., Quiñones, S., Kraut, R., Rion, R., Bryce, R., Lopez, W.D., & Fleming, P. J. (2021). Immigration law enforcement, social support, and health for Latino immigrant families in Southeastern Michigan. Social Science & Medicine, 280, 114027. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114027

  • Doshi, M., Lopez, W.D., Mesa, H., Bryce, R., Rabinowitz, E., Rion, R., & Fleming, P.J. (2020) Barriers & facilitators to healthcare and social services among undocumented Latino(a)/Latinx immigrant clients: Perspectives from frontline service providers in Southeast Michigan. PLoS ONE, 15(6). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233839

  • Doshi, M., Macharia, P., Mathenge, J., Musyoki, H., Amico, K.R., Battacharjee, P., Blanchard, J., Reza-Paul, S., McKinnon, L.R., Kimani, J., & Lorway, R.R. (2020). Beyond biomedical and comorbidity approaches: Exploring associations between affinity group membership, health and health seeking behaviour among MSM/MSW in Nairobi, Kenya. Global Public Health, 15(7): 968-984. http://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2020.1739729

  • Mesa, H., Doshi, M., Lopez, W.D., Bryce, R., Rion, R., Rabinowitz, E., & Fleming, P. J. (2020). Impact of anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies on frontline health and social service providers in Southeast Michigan, U.S.A. Health & Social Care in the Community, 00: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13012

  • Fleming, P.J., Doshi, M., Harper, G.W., Otieno, F., & Bailey, R.C. (2020). Integration of voluntary male medical circumcision for HIV prevention into norms of masculinity: Findings from Kisumu, Kenya. Culture, Health & Sexuality. http://doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2020.1829057

  • Fleming, P.J., Lopez, W.D., Mesa, H., Rion, R., Rabinowitz, E., Bryce, R., & Doshi, M. (2019). A qualitative study on the impact of the 2016 US election on the health of immigrant families in Southeast Michigan. BMC Public Health, 19, 947. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7290-3

  • Korhonen, C., Kimani, M., Wahome, E., Otieno, F., Okall, D., Bailey, R. C., Harper, G. W., Lorway, R. R., Doshi, M., Mathenge, J., Kimani, J., Sanders, E. J., & Graham, S. M. (2018). Depressive symptoms and problematic alcohol and other substance use in 1476 gay, bisexual, and other MSM at three research sites in Kenya. AIDS, 32(11): 1507-1515. http://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000001847.

  • Doshi, M., Avery, L., Kaddu, R. P., Gichuhi, M., Gakii, G., du Plessis, E., Dutta, S., Khan, S., Kimani, J., & Lorway, R. R. (2017). Contextualizing willingness to participate: Recommendations for engagement, recruitment & enrolment of Kenyan MSM in future HIV prevention trials. BMC Public Health, 17, 469. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4395-4.