Kristina Talbert-Slagle PhD

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and in Public Health (Health Policy); Senior Scientific Officer, Yale Global Health Leadership Institute

Departments & Organizations

HIV/AIDSSchool of Public Health

Research Interests

global health; complex systems; health spending; social services spending; infectious disease; HIV/AIDS; public-private partnerships; water and sanitation more...


  • B.A., University of Kentucky, 2001
  • B.S., University of Kentucky, 2001
  • Ph.D., Yale School of Public Health, 2010

Selected Publications

  • Talbert-Slagle K, Atkins KE, Yan K-K, Khurana E, Gerstein M, et al. (2014) Cellular Superspreaders: An Epidemiological Perspective on HIV Infection inside the Body. PLoS Pathog 10(5): e1004092. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004092 PMID: 24811311
  • Talbert-Slagle K, Berg D, Bradley EH. Innovation Spread: Lessons from HIV. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2013 Sep;25(4):352-6. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzt038. Epub 2013 May 21.
  • Petti LM, Talbert-Slagle K, Hochstrasser ML, DiMaio D. A single amino acid substitution converts a transmembrane protein activator of the platelet-derived growth factor ß receptor into an inhibitor. J Biol Chem. 2013 Sep 20;288(38):27273-86. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.470054. Epub 2013 Aug 1. PMID: 23908351



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