Chuck Cleland
Charles M. Cleland, PhD
CDUHR - Co-Director, Transdisciplinary Research Methods Core
NYU Langone Health - Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
PhD, Psychology, New School for Social Research
MA, Psychology, New School for Social Research
BA, Psychology, Hampden-Sydney College

Research Interests
HIV prevention, Health disparities, Substance use, Sexual health, Longitudinal data analysis
Charles Cleland is a quantitative psychologist and biostatistician with more than ten years of experience in the field of public health research. His methodological interests include longitudinal data analysis, meta­-analysis, respondent­ driven sampling, and multilevel modeling. His substantive research interests include health disparities, particularly in the areas of substance use and infectious disease.


Scheidell JD, Kapadia F, Turpin RE, Mazumdar M, Dyer TV, Feelemyer J, Cleland CM, Brewer R, Parker SD, Irvine NM, Remch M, Mayer KH, Khan MR (2022).
Incarceration, social support networks, and health among Black sexual minority men and transgender women: Evidence from the HPTN 061 study
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (19), 12064. doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912064.

Stone J, Fraser H, Walker JG, Mafirakureva N, Mundia B, Cleland C, Kigen B, Musyoki H, Waruiru W, Ragi A, Bhattacharjee P, Chhun N, Lizcano J, Akiyama MJ, Cherutich P, Wisse E, Kurth A, Luhmann N, Vickerman P (2022).
Modelling the impact of HIV and HCV prevention and treatment interventions among people who inject drugs in Kenya
AIDS [Epub 2022 Sep 15]. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000003382.

Gwadz M, Serrano S, Linnemayr S, Cleland CM, Cluesman SR, Freeman RM, Kellam K, De Stefano C, Israel K, Pan E (2022).
Behavioral intervention grounded in motivational interviewing and behavioral economics shows promise with Black and English-speaking Latino persons living with HIV with unsuppressed HIV viral load in New York City: A mixed methods pilot study
Frontiers in Public Health, 10, 916224. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.916224.

Dyer TV, Feelemyer J, Scheidell JD, Turpin RE, Brewer R, Mazumdar M, Fortune N, Severe M, Cleland CM, Remch M, Mayer K, Khan MR (2022).
Estimating the influence of incarceration on subsequent experience with violence among Black men who have sex with men in the HPTN061 study
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 37 (17-18), NP16327-NP16350. doi: 10.1177/08862605211021970.

Hoff L, Scheidell JD, Mazumdar M, Feelemyer J, Dyer TV, Turpin RE, Cleland CM, Caniglia EC, Remch M, Brewer R, Hucks-Ortiz C, Irvine NM, Mayer KH, Khan MR (2022).
The associations of incarceration and depression with healthcare experiences and utilization among Black men who have sex with men in HPTN 061
AIDS Care, 34 (9), 1169-1178. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1966695. PMCID: PMC8837705.


Kurth AE, Spielberg F, Cleland CM, Lambdin B, Bangsberg DR, Frick PA, Severynen AO, Clausen M, Norman RG, Lockhart D, Simoni JM, Holmes KK (2014).
Computerized counseling reduces HIV-1 viral load and sexual transmission risk: Findings from a randomized controlled trial
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 65 (5), 611-620. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000100. PMCID: PMC3999203.

Marsch LA, Guarino H, Acosta M, Aponte-Melendez Y, Cleland C, Grabinski M, Brady R, Edwards J (2014).
Web-based behavioral treatment for substance use disorders as a partial replacement of standard methadone maintenance treatment
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46 (1), 43-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.08.012. PMCID: PMC3839618 .

Rosenblum A, Joseph H, Fong, C, Kipnis S, Cleland CM, Portenoy RK (2003).
Prevalence and characteristics of chronic pain among chemically dependent patients in methadone maintenance and residential treatment facilities
Journal of the American Medical Association, 289 (18), 2370-2378. doi: 10.1001/jama.289.18.2370.

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