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Linda Niccolai, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director, Development Core at Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Director, HPV Working Group at Yale; Co-Director, CT Emerging Infections Program at Yale

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Linda Niccolai, PhD

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  • Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

    PO Box 208034, 60 College Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8034

    United States

Linda Niccolai
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Linda Niccolai is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases. She currently serves as Co-Director of the Connecticut Emerging Infections Program 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 current HIV work is focused on understanding structural and social determinants of risk including mass incarceration, housing instability, and subsidized housing policies. 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.

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 board for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and has served as an adviser and reviewer for National Institutes 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)


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  • 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.

Honors & Recognition

Award for Excellence in Teaching, Yale School of Public Health2004

Professional Service

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Departments & Organizations