Joy Scheidell
Joy D. Scheidell, PhD, MPH
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
PhD, Epidemiology, New York University
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Florida
BS, Community Health, Florida Gulf Coast University
Research Interests
Sexual and reproductive health, Criminal justice involvement, Substance use, Mental health, Health inequities
Joy Scheidell is an epidemiologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Epidemiology from NYU and an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Florida. She is a former predoctoral fellow of the NIDA-funded Behavioral Sciences Training in Drug Abuse Research Program (T32 DA7233). Dr. Scheidell’s research seeks to understand the intersections of mental health, substance use, and sexual and reproductive health, with a specific focus on vulnerable and marginalized populations. In addition to conducting her research, Dr. Scheidell is a devoted instructor of epidemiologic and population health research methods.
Principal Investigator, Influence of Substance Use Treatment and Harm Reduction Engagement on Sexual Health among People Who Use Illicit Opioids in New York City. Active
Principal Investigator, Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Treatment for Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Associations with Health. Active


Scheidell JD, Dyer TV, Hucks-Ortiz C, Abrams J, Mazumdar M, Cleland C, Irvine N, Turpin RE, Severe M, Mayer K, Khan M (2021).
Characterisation of social support following incarceration among black sexual minority men and transgender women in the HPTN 061 cohort study
BMJ Open, 11 (9), e053334. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053334. PMCID: PMC8483031.

Khan MR, Kapadia F, Geller A, Mazumdar M, Scheidell JD, Krause KD, Martino RJ, Cleland CM, Dyer TV, Ompad DC, Halkitis PN (2021).
Racial and ethnic disparities in “stop-and-frisk” experience among young sexual minority men in New York City
PLoS One, 16 (8), e0256201. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0256201. PMCID: PMC8389488.

Feelemyer JP, Khan MR, Dyer TV, Turpin RE, Hucks-Ortiz C, Cleland CM, Scheidell JD, Hoff L, Mayer KH, Brewer RA (2021).
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) awareness among Black men who have sex with men with a history of criminal justice involvement in six U.S. cities: Findings from the HPTN 061 study
Archives of Sexual Behavior [Epub 2021 Aug 24]. doi: 10.1007/s10508-021-02010-y.

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 (2021).
The associations of incarceration and depression with healthcare experiences and utilization among Black men who have sex with men in HPTN 061
AIDS Care [Epub 2021 Aug 12]. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1966695.

Estrella A, Scheidell J, Khan M, Castelblanco D, Mijanovich T, Lee DC, Gelberg L, Doran KM (2021).
Cross-sectional analysis of food insecurity and frequent emergency department use
Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 22 (4), 911-918. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2021.3.50981.


Scheidell JD, Lejuez CW, Golin CE, Hobbs MM, Wohl DA, Adimora AA, Khan MR (2016).
Borderline personality disorder symptom severity and sexually transmitted infection and HIV risk in African American incarcerated men
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 43 (5), 317-323. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000433. PMCID: PMC4840466.

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