Departments & Organizations
School of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS | Connecticut Emerging Infections Program | Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases: HIV group; Vaccine Group | Global Health Concentration | HPV
Global Health Initiative: HIV/AIDS
Linda Niccolai is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and Director of the HPV-IMPACT Project at the CT Emerging Infections Program. She is also Deputy Director of the Office of International Training and Director of the Development Core for the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS.
Her research is primarily focused on sexually transmitted infections (STI), including HIV. Her current research projects include a special focus on human papillomavirus. Specifically, her research is designed to understand uptake and impact of HPV vaccines with an emphasis on addressing health disparities. Her research methods include surveillance, behavioral epidemiology, and qualitative approaches. Her current projects are funded by National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is also working on HIV transmission dynamic studies in Russia.
Linda Niccolai received her Sc.M. at Harvard School of Public Health and her Ph.D. at Tulane University. She is currently on the editorial boards for Sexually Transmitted Diseases and PLoS One and has served as an advisor and reviewer for National Institues of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conferences and grant programs. In 2004, she was the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Education & Training
|PhD||Tulane University (2000)|
|MSc||Harvard School of Public Health, Epidemiology (1995)|
Honors & Recognition
Award for Excellence in Teaching, Yale School of Public Health (2004)
- (2013 - 2013)
HIV/AIDS, Russia Russia (2010)
Potential for HIV Transmission in Relationships of Drug-Using Women in Russia
HIV/AIDS, Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia (2010)
The Context of HIV Testing for Detection of Early HIV Infection in St. Petersburg
International Training Russia (2010)
Co-Investigator, AIDS International Training and Research Program in Russia
AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP) China; India; Russia; South Africa (2009)
Training researchers from the Russian Federation, China, India, and South Africa in HIV prevention research.