Kelly Quinn, PhD, MPH
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor
PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MPH, Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
BA, Biology, University of Chicago
Research Interests
Social determinants, Epidemiologic methods, Substance use, Mental health, HIV/AIDS
Kelly Quinn joined the faculty of NYU Langone Medical Center in 2015 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health.  She completed her doctoral degree in social epidemiology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010 and a post-doctoral research fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, in 2013. Dr. Quinn studies social determinants of health with a focus on racial and ethnic, gender, socioeconomic and geographic inequities. She has expertise in infectious diseases and chronic health outcomes in the United States and Africa. In addition to epidemiologic methods and evaluating interventions, current research interests include substance use, particularly marijuana, opioids, and injection drug use, mental health, and prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections.


Khan MR, Scheidell JD, Golin CE, Friedman SR, Adimora AA, Lejuez CW, Hu H, Quinn K, Wohl DA (2018).
Dissolution of committed partnerships during incarceration and STI/HIV-related sexual risk behavior after prison release among African American men
Journal of Urban Health, 95 (4), 479-487. doi: 10.1007/s11524-018-0274-2. PMCID: PMC6095753.

Mateu-Gelabert P, Guarino H, Quinn K, Meylakhs P, Campos S, Meylakhs A, Berbesi D, Toro-Tobon D, Goodbody E, Ompad DC, Friedman SR (2018).
Young drug users: A vulnerable population and an underutilized resource in HIV/HCV prevention
Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 15 (4), 324-335. doi: 10.1007/s11904-018-0406-z.

Scheidell JD, Quinn K, McGorray SP, Frueh BC, Beharie NN, Cottler LB, Khan MR (2018).
Childhood traumatic experiences and the association with marijuana and cocaine use in adolescence through adulthood
Addiction, 113 (1), 44-56. doi: 10.1111/add.13921. PMCID: PMC5725274.

London S, Quinn K, Scheidell JD, Frueh BC, Khan MR (2017).
Adverse experiences in childhood and sexually transmitted infection risk from adolescence into adulthood
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 44 (9), 524-532. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000640. PMCID: PMC5942895.

Scheidell JD, Kumar PC, Campion T, Quinn K, Beharie N, McGorray SP, Khan MR (2017).
Child sexual abuse and HIV-related substance use and sexual risk across the life course among males and females
Journal of Child Sex Abuse, 26 (5), 519-534. doi: 10.1080/10538712.2017.1319004. PMCID: PMC5943712.

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