B.R. Simon Rosser
Office Address:
300 West Bank Office Building
Mailing Address:

1300 S 2nd St
Room 300 West Bank Office Building
Minneapolis, MN 55454
United States

B.R. Simon Rosser, PhD, MPH

Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health


Member, Masonic Cancer Center (MCC)


PhD, Behavioral Medicine, Flinders University of South Australia
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota
MA, Psychology, University of Auckland
BA, Psychology, University of Auckland


B. R. Simon Rosser, PhD, MPH, LP has advanced degrees in psychology, epidemiology, and behavioral medicine, with postdoctoral training in clinical/research sexology, and is the author or coauthor of seven books, 19 book chapters, and over 200 peer reviewed scientific papers. Born and raised in New Zealand, he has specialized in advancing sexual health and in addressing the health disparities of sexual and gender minorities.  As an interventionist, he designs and evaluates sexual health interventions. He is a reviewer and past chair of a study section for NIH and was Chair of the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Human Research (2019). His current research includes serving as Principal Investigator of the Elsie Study and Restore Study, and Co- Principal Investigator of the MILLS Study and Training for Health Professionals Study. He is the director of the Sexual Health Research at the University of Minnesota (SHRUM) Program. Currently, he directs the University of Minnesota Graduate Minor in Sexual Health and teaches two courses: “Public Health Approaches to HIV/AIDS”, and “Sex, Sexuality, and Sexual Health.


Aging, chronic diseases, infectious disease, mental health, HIV/AIDS prevention, sexual health, prostate cancer, LGBT health, sexual functioning, online interventions, e-public health.

Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

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