Dr. Francisco O. Buchting Now a Participating Scientist at Fenway Institute’s Center for Population Research in LGBT Health

ETR Associates' Dr. Francisco O. Buchting has received an adjunct faculty appointment from the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health at the Fenway Institute. The Center for Population Research in LGBT Health brings together a national interdisciplinary group of researchers who make up the faculty and are involved in one or more of the signature research areas of the center. As a participating program scientist and member of the faculty, Dr. Buchting will assist in the development of and participate in research collaborations in LGBT health, as well as a number of other activities. For more information about the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health please visit: www.thefenwayinstitute.org.

About Dr. Francisco O. Buchting
Francisco O. Buchting, PhD, is Vice President of the Program Services Division at ETR Associates. In addition to his management of the division, Dr. Buchting's recent work includes having a leadership role in the area of health in the Latino and LGBT communities, doing health disparities research, advancing eHealth programs and knowledge transfer/research translation efforts, and producing research sampling methodologies reports on hard-to-reach communities and mobile populations. He is also a member of the National Cancer Institute's Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND).

Dr. Buchting's career includes bilingual clinical practice in behavioral medicine, with a special focus on chronic diseases; authoring research articles; designing and directing programs in the areas of nicotine addiction, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infection (STI) and healthy relationships; and work in the area of applying integrated marketing communication techniques to public health initiatives. He has also co-authored a bi-monthly newspaper column on health, and worked on adapting health literature, especially in the areas of HIV/AIDS and tobacco use, for underserved and marginalized populations.

His career is marked by extensive personal involvement in health advocacy and community activism, as well as service on community-based organization boards and museum advisory committees. Dr. Buchting earned his PhD and MA in clinical psychology at Boston University, and his BAS (Bachelor of Arts and Science) in philosophy and psychology at the University of California at Davis.

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