Dr. Matt G. Mutchler

Dr. Matt G. Mutchler

Professor of Health Science & Director of Urban Community Research Center

Office Location: SBS E308

Phone            : (310) 243-3274

Email             : mmutchler@csudh.edu

Dr. Matt G. Mutchler is a Professor of Health Sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). He has conducted community-based research with AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) Health and other AIDS service agencies throughout Los Angeles County for 25 years. Dr. Mutchler earned a Ph.D. in Sociology, with a focus on HIV/AIDS and health disparity research, at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Mutchler has taught a variety of courses at CSUDH including Research Workshop and Methods, Social Agencies, Field Studies, Ethnography, Statistics, and Medical Sociology. He has over 30 years of research experience, publishing in academic journals based on his work investigating the social and cultural contexts of HIV prevention and treatment issues amongst a broad, diverse range of populations. Dr. Mutchler is currently the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on three active, NIH funded studies including projects that examine sexual health communication about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention between young Black gay men and their close friends in Los Angeles, addressing stigma and discrimination with Black gay and bisexual men, and analyzing treatment education and adherence behaviors among African Americans/Blacks living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County. He is currently serving in the role of Director of Assessment of student learning in Academic Affairs at CSUDH and as a mentor for the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) at CSU-Long Beach. Dr. Mutchler’s future research and teaching plans center on continuing to work with students and faculty colleagues exploring community-based research opportunities that address health disparities within the Urban Community Research Center. Dr. Matt G. Mutchler can be reached via electronic mail at mmutchler@csudh.edu