Linda M. Niccolai PhD, ScM
Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director, HPV-IMPACT Project (Emerging Infections Program); Deputy Director, Office International Training (CIRA)
Linda Niccolai is an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and directs the HPV-IMPACT Project at the Yale Emerging Infections Program. She is also Deputy Director of the Office of International Training 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. Her main area of interest is in public health practice and behavioral aspects of HIV/STI prevention. Specifically, she is interested in studying both individual- and partnership-level determinants of sexual risk behaviors, and population-based patterns of transmission dynamics. Her research includes a focus on the underserved populations of adolescents and women, and includes both domestic and international sites.
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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conferences and grant programs. In 2004, she was the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Teaching.
- HIV Prevention Among Sex Workers and Their Clients in India and Structural Interventions
Support CARE and other Avahan partners in implementing structural interventions for HIV prevention among sex workers and their clients.
- HIV/AIDS, Russia
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
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.
Education & Training
- Harvard School of Public Health (1995)
- Tulane University (2000)
Honors & Recognition
- Award for Excellence in Teaching, Yale School of Public Health