Nadia Abdala, PhD, DVM

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS | Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

Faculty Research

Global Health Studies: HIV/AIDS

Education & Training

PhD Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, Munich (1993)
DVM Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (1984)


  • Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation Saint Petersburg, Russia (2007)

    A study to culturally adapt and test the potential efficacy of an Alcohol and HIV risk reduction intervention for STD clinic patients in Russia.

  • Integrating Sex and Drug Related HIV Risk Russia (2006 - 2011)

    Investigating HIV Risk and Transmission Related to Sex and Drugs

  • HIV Bridge Population in STI Clinics, Russia Russia (2005 - 2011)

    This study aimed at identifying HIV Bridge Populations and assessing HIV prevention needs of men and women attending STI Clinics in St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • HIV Transmission in Russia Through Liquid Drug Injection Russia (2003 - 2006)

    This study was conducted in 11 Russian cities in all seven regions of the country. The study examines the use of liquid drug injections and its role in the spread of HIV in Russia. The project has been completed.

  • Prevalence of Sexually Transmittd Diseases (STDs) among IDUs in St. Petersburg, Russia Russia (2003 - 2008)

    This study investigates the prevalence of STDs and risk factors of STDs among a sample of IDUs seeking medical care at the Biomedical Center in St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • HIV Prevention in Russia Russia (2002 - 2008)

    HIV Prevention Trial for At-Risk Young people in Russia

  • Risk Assessment of STDs among Intravenous Drug Users (IDUs) in Russia Russia (2001 - 2003)

    This study estimated the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) within a sample of injection drug users (IDUs) seeking services at a Needle Exchange Program in St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Syringe Simulation Study United States (1998 - 2003)

    This study determined the viability, longevity, and susceptibility to disinfection of infectious HIV recovered from syringes and drug injection paraphernalia.

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Nadia Abdala, PhD, DVM
Office Location
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health
60 College Street, Ste 507

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Yale School of Public HealthPO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034