Christina Crowley

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Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Santa Monica Office


M.P.H. in epidemiology, Tulane University; B.S. in public health, Tulane University


Christina Crowley (she/her) is a Ph.D. student in the Research, Analysis, and Design stream at Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. She has an M.P.H. in epidemiology and a B.S. in public health from Tulane University in New Orleans. Her research interests include health care, health equity and policy strategies that improve population health and socio-economic well-being.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she was a public health epidemiologist at the Rhode Island Department of Health, conducting syndromic surveillance using pre-hospital patient care records and evaluating outcomes of expanded distribution of naloxone among law enforcement agencies on subsequent opioid overdose reversals. She developed operations metrics for COVID-19 contact tracing and case investigation and analyzed hospital reports for COVID-19 surveillance. Her past research experience as research project director/senior research assistant investigated preventative strategies to reduce transmission of HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted diseases, specifically in the LGBTQ+ community and persons with substance use disorder.

Selected Publications

Raifman J, Nocka K, Galarraga O, Wilson IB, Crowley C, Tao J, Napoleon S, Marak T, Chan PA, "Evaluating statewide HIV preexposure prophylaxis implementation using All-Payer Claims Data," Ann Epidemiol, 44, 2020

Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Crowley C, Montgomery MC, Zaller N, Martin R, Chan PA, "Interest and knowledge of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in a unified jail and prison setting," J. Correct. Health Care, 26, 2020

Medina MM, Crowley C, Montgomery MC, Tributino A, Almonte A, Sowemino-Coker G, Nunn A, Chan PA, "Disclosure of HIV serostatus and pre-exposure prophylaxis use on internet hookup sites among men who have sex with men," AIDS and Behav., 23(7), 2019

Chan PA, Crowley C, Rose JS, Kershaw T, Tributino A, Montgomery MC, Almonte A, Raifman J, Patel R, Nunn A, "A network analysis of sexually transmitted diseases and online hookup sites among men who have sex with men," Sex Transm. Dis., 45(7), 2018

Chan PA, Montgomery MC, Rose J, Tributino A, Crowley C, Medina MM, Patel R, Mayer K, Kantor R, Nunn AS, "Statewide evaluation of new HIV diagnoses in Rhode Island: Implications for prevention," Pub. Health Rep., 133(4), 2018