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.


Jordan AE, Cleland CM, Wyka K, Schackman BR, Perlman DC, Nash D (2020).
Hepatitis C virus incidence in a cohort in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in New York City
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 222 (Supplement 5), S322-S334. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz659.

Jordan AE, Cleland CM, Schackman BR, Wyka K, Perlman DC, Nash D (2020).
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) care continuum outcomes and HCV community viral loads among patients in an opioid treatment program
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 222 (Supplement 5), S335-S345. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz686. PMCID: PMC7566623.

Severe M, Scheidell JD, Dyer TV, Brewer RA, Negri A, Turpin RE, Young KE, Hucks-Ortiz C, Cleland CM, Mayer KH, Khan MR (2020).
Lifetime burden of incarceration and violence, internalized homophobia, and HIV/STI risk among Black men who have sex with men in the HPTN 061 study
AIDS and Behavior [Epub 2020 Aug 14]. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-02989-w.

Inwani I, Chhun N, Agot K, Cleland CM, Rao SO, Nduati R, Kinuthia J, Kurth AE (2020).
Preferred HIV testing modalities among adolescent girls and young women in Kenya
Journal of Adolescent Health [Epub 2020 Aug 10]. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.07.007.

Feelemyer J, Dyer TV, Turpin RE, Brewer RA, Hucks-Oritz C, van Der Mei WF, Cleland CM, Mazumdar M, Caniglia EC, Geller A, Scheidell JD, Feldman JM, Mayer KH, Khan MR (2020).
Longitudinal associations between the disruption of incarceration and community re-entry on substance use risk escalation among Black men who have sex with men; a causal analysis
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 213, 108123. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108123.


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.

Dr. Cleland's Research Gate Profile
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