Luis Gutierrez-Mock, MA, MPH

Pandemic Response Specialist

Luis Gutierrez-Mock, MPH, MA, joins the UPIEA team with 20 years of experience working in transgender HIV prevention through direct service, advocacy, research, and capacity building roles. He recently directed TRIUMPH/Triunfo, a community-led transgender PrEP demonstration project at the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health at UCSF. Luis holds an MA in Sexuality Studies, a second MA in Ethnic Studies, and an MPH with an emphasis in community health education. He is currently a doctoral student in medical sociology at UCSF.


Factors associated with SARS-CoV-2 transmission in setting of high COVID-19 vaccination coverage: a case-control study.

American journal of epidemiology

Reid MJA, Bulfone TC, Blat C, Chen YH, Rutherford GW, Philip S, Gutierrez-Mock L, Nickerson A, Buback L, Welty S, Reingold A, Enanoria WTA

Exploring barriers and facilitators to PrEP use among transgender women in two urban areas: implications for messaging and communication.

BMC public health

Bass SB, Kelly PJ, Brajuha J, Gutierrez-Mock L, Koester K, D'Avanzo P, Sevelius J

Community Belonging and Attitudes Towards HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Among Transgender Women.

AIDS and behavior

D'Avanzo PA, Bass SB, Kelly PJ, Brajuha J, Gutierrez-Mock L, Sevelius J

Research with Marginalized Communities: Challenges to Continuity During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

AIDS and behavior

Sevelius JM, Gutierrez-Mock L, Zamudio-Haas S, McCree B, Ngo A, Jackson A, Clynes C, Venegas L, Salinas A, Herrera C, Stein E, Operario D, Gamarel K

Medical Mistrust and PrEP Perceptions Among Transgender Women: A Cluster Analysis.

Behavioral medicine (Washington, D.C.)

D'Avanzo PA, Bass SB, Brajuha J, Gutierrez-Mock L, Ventriglia N, Wellington C, Sevelius J

The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (Makadon H, Mayer K, Potter J, & Goldhammer H, Eds.)

Creating a Foundation for Improving Trans Health: Understanding Trans Identities and Health Care Needs.

Keatley J, Deutsch M, Sevelius J, & Gutierrez-Mock L

HIV/AIDS programming in the United States: considerations affecting transgender women and girls.

Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health

Sevelius JM, Keatley J, Gutierrez-Mock L