Project SHARe: Stress, Health and Relationships

Project SHARe Project SHARe a five-year, mixed-method research project funded by the National Institutes of Health. Project SHARe is devoted to building better understandings of how minority stress affects relational functioning and mental health among same-sex couples.

Results from the overall project findings will be used to develop interventions and educational programs promoting stronger relationships and improved well-being for sexual minorities. 

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The Team

SFSU Team

Lead Faculty: Allen J. LeBlanc, PhD, Principal Investigator  

Affiliated Project Staff:

  • Kayla Bowen, Research Associate
  • Jay Lykens, Graduate Student Research Assistant

External Team

Co-Investigators:

David M. Frost, Columbia University

Brian de Vries, SF State

Colleen Hoff, SF State

Rob Stephenson, Emory University

Patrick S. Sullivan, Emory University

Affliated Project Staff at Emory University:

  • Cory Woodyatt, Project Coordinator
  • Darcy White,  Research Interviewer

Funder

National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Dates: 5/29/2012-2/28/2017