Alida M. Bouris is an assistant professor in the University of Chicago's Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice.
Her primary research area is in the development of family-based interventions to prevent HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, and unplanned pregnancies among Latino and African American adolescents and young adults. She also is working on the development of family-based interventions to support the health and well-being of sexual minority youth. Within these areas of research, Asst. Prof. Bouris is primarily working with African American and Latino young men who have sex with men and with Latino adolescents and young adults.
At SSA, Asst. Prof. Bouris’ teaches courses on social work practice and cognitive-behavioral therapy. She has published extensively in the field of adolescent health and HIV prevention and is co-pincipal investigator of the newly developed STI and HIV Intervention Network (SHINE) at SSA. Her research has been funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute of Mental Health.