Tyler Bartholomew – School of Education & Human Development

Tyler Bartholomew

Tyler Bartholomew

3rd year PhD Student
Prevention Science


He is currently a research assistant in the Biobehavioral Statistics Group, run by Dr. Daniel Feaster, and University of Miami’s Harm Reduction Group, run by Dr. Hansel Tookes, where he provides statistical support to the IDEA Exchange, Florida’s first and only legal syringe services program. Through this co-mentorship, Mr. Bartholomew has obtained four grants as PI/Co-PI to assess implementation of the IDEA SSP, including two Ending the HIV Epidemic grants to examine implementation of HIV Telemedicine, mobile PrEP services, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) at the IDEA SSP. Mr. Bartholomew has also served as the student legislative lead for Dr. Tookes in the advocacy of IDEA 2019, a bill passed in 2019 that allows all Florida counties to implement syringe service programs.