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Lab Members

Core Lab Team

  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases, AIDS) and Epidemiology in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology

    Dr. Meyer completed her clinical training in and maintains board certification in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Infectious Diseases, along with DEA certification to prescribe buprenorphine. Her clinical work includes a weekly HIV clinic at York Correctional Institute for Women, the only criminal justice facility for women in the state of Connecticut, which informs her investigative work. She has received formal training in clinical research methods through two post-doctoral fellowships, one in Investigative Infectious Diseases and one in Interdisciplinary HIV Prevention Training at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, and a Master of Science in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health. Her research career to date has focused on issues related to HIV prevention and treatment among women in diverse criminal justice settings, especially as it is intertwined with and complicated by substance use disorders and intimate partner violence. She has published in a broad array of peer-reviewed journals, collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of scientists. Dr. Meyer is a recipient of a NIDA K23 Career Development Award and multiple other grants from federal, industry, and non-federal sources.

  • Program Manager; Research Project Coordinator

    Carolina Price, MPA is a Program Manager in the Department of Internal Medicine, Yale Center for Clinical and Community Research. She serves as the Research Project Coordinator for Dr. Jaimie Meyer's research on HIV prevention and treatment, substance use disorders, mental illness, and the criminal justice system. She also serves as Project Coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry for Dr. Tami Sullivan's studies on intimate partner violence (IPV), post-traumatic stress, substance use, sexual risk, and criminal protective orders. Ms. Price holds Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Connecticut, with a certification in Nonprofit Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Valley Forge. Prior to joining Yale University, Ms. Price worked as a Counselor Advocate and Transitional Housing Program Manager at The Domestic Violence Center of Chester County. Her interests include IPV research, criminal justice system reform, healthcare access, public policy and program evaluations with nonprofit and government sectors.

  • Research Assistant 2 HSS

    DeShana Tracey, B.S. works as a Research Assistant at the Yale Center for Clinical and Community Research. She currently works for Dr. Jaimie Meyer on her research on HIV/AIDS, substance use disorders, mental illness, homelessness, and the criminal justice system. Additionally, she supports Dr. Tami Sullivan's research on domestic violence and its intersection with HIV. Previously, she worked for Dr. Sandra Springer on her studies involving HIV/AIDS, substance use disorders, mental illness, and medication-assisted treatment. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences with a minor in Psychology from Quinnipiac University in 2016. Her interests include medical and mental illness, substance use disorders, and social injustices. 

Students and Team Members