Lucas Prieto earned his Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a concentration in criminal justice from Central Michigan University. Upon graduation from CMU, Prieto worked as a mental health worker in a behavioral health hospital. He then received his Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan.
While working on his MSW degree, Prieto interned at Wayne State University as a mental health counselor. His research interests are sexual health, sexuality, and LGBT aging. He is especially interested in the comorbidity between sexual dysfunction and mental health problems in LGBT populations. Prieto is currently working with Dr. Deirdre Shires researching health providers willingness to treat transgender patients.
Sexual Health, Sexuality, Aging, LGBT Health