Nadia Abdala PhD, DVM

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchHIV/AIDSSchool of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Heimer Lab - HIV

Research Interests

Virus inactivation studies; HIV prevention research; Alcohol related HIV risk behaviors; HIV risk reduction interventions. more...


  • D.V.M., Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, 1984
  • Ph.D., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, Munich, 1993

Selected Publications

  • Zhan W, Krasnoselskikh TV, Shaboltas AV, Skochilov RV, Abdala N. History of childhood abuse, sensation seeking, and intimate partner violence under/not under the influence of a substance: a cross-sectional study in Russia. PLOSONE (in press).
  • Abdala N, Hansen NB, Toussova OV, Krasnoselskikh TV, Kozlov AP, Heimer R. Age at First Alcoholic Drink as Predictor of Current HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors Among a Sample of Injection Drug Users (IDUs) and Non-IDUs who are Sexual Partners of IDUs, in St. Petersburg, Russia. AIDS Behav. 2012 Aug;16(6):1597-604. PMCID: PMC3320686.
  • Zhan, W., Hansen, N., Shaboltas, A., Skochilov, R., Kozlov, A.P., Krasnoselskikh, Abdala, N.. "Violence perpetration and victimization, and HIV risk behaviors in St Petersburg, Russia." Journal of Traumatic Stress. (2012), 25: 1-8.



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