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Tracey Elizabeth Wilson, PhD

Tracey Elizabeth Wilson, PhD
Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences
School of Public Health


Dr. Wilson obtained her PhD in Cognitive Psychology at State University of New York at Albany in 1996.

Postdoctoral Training:
Dr. Wilson completed her postdoctoral training in HIV/STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Intervention and Research Branch; SUNY Downstate Medical Center, HIV Center for Women and Children; New York City Department of Health, Office of AIDS Research and HIV and HIV Surveillance (1997); State University of New York, University at Albany: Center for Applied Psychological Research (1995).

Research Participation:
Research work focused on the social and psychological epidemiology of HIV/STD; the impact of behavioral interventions on the sexual and reproductive health of women and men at risk for or infected with HIV/STD; HIV antiretroviral therapy, theurapeutic adherence, and the relation of these to sexual risk behavior.

Current Research Support:

T Wilson (U UR6 PS000691-01)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reducing HIV Heterosexual Risk among African-American Men
This program is designed to conduct formative research on behavioral intervention programs to reduce HIV risk among African-American men.
Role: Principal Investigator

T Wilson (200-2007-23687)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Advancing HIV Prevention Initiative
This program will involve the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a program designed to increase retention of HIV+ patients in primary medical care.
Role: Principal Investigator

J DeHovitz (5U79SP013353-03)
U.S. Public Health Service/SAMHSA
Minority Substance Abuse/HIV/Strategic Prevention Framework
This project engages in community partnerships to mobilize and build capacity to address substance abuse, HIV, and hepatitis prevention needs.
Role: Co-Investigator

H Minkoff (2U01AI031834-16)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Women’s Interagency HIV Study IV
This study examines the natural history of HIV in women in the United States.
Role: Co-Investigator

J DeHovitz (5D43TW000233-13)
NIH Fogarty International Center
New York State International Training & Research Program (NYS-ITRP)
The overall goal of this program is to provide HIV epidemiological and clinical training to physicians and scientists from the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, the Baltics, Estonia, Armenia, and Russia.
Role: Co-Investigator

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health
450 Clarkson Avenue, MSC 1240
Brooklyn, New York 11203
Phone: (718) 270-2105
Fax: (718) 270-3386