Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD
PhD | Vanderbilt University | Community Research and Action
MS | Vanderbilt University | Community Research and Action
MA | City University of New York | Criminal Justice
Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Social Medicine at UNC – Chapel Hill, as well as a core faculty member in the UNC Center for Health Equity Research. She received her PhD in Community, Research, and Action at Vanderbilt University and then completed a NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellowship at the Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School. Dr. Brinkley-Rubinstein’s research focuses on incarceration and HIV and the ways in which incarceration can impact health outcomes. Her recent work explores the impact of incarceration on overdose and the implementation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis programs in criminal justice settings.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Participant in 2015 SBSRN Mentor Day2015, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein is chosen as a participant in 2015 CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network (SBSRN) Mentor Day.
Winner of the 2015 Newbrough Award2015, Winner of the 2015 Newbrough Award for best scholarly work in the Department of Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University.
Tuition and stipend award2010-2014, Peabody College
- Addressing excess risk of overdose among recently incarcerated people in the United States: harm reduction interventions in correctional settings. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, David H Cloud, Chelsea Davis, Nickolas Zaller, Ayesha Delany-Brumsey, Leah Pope, Sarah Martino, Benjamin Bouvier, Josiah Rich (2017). International Journal of Prisoner Health 13(1)
- Commentary: the importance of Medicaid expansion for criminal justice populations in the south. Nickolas D. Zaller, David H. Cloud, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Benjamin Bouvier, Sarah Martino, Brad Brockmann (2017). Health and Justice 5(2): 1-5
- Defining the HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis care continuum. Nunn, Amy S, Brinkley-Rubinstein, Lauren, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Mayer, Kenneth H, Mimiaga, Matthew, Patel, Rupa, Chan, Philip A (2017). AIDS 31(5): 731-734
- Social, structural, behavioral and clinical factors influencing retention in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) care in Mississippi. Trisha Arnold, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Philip A. Chan, Amaya Perez-Brumer, Estefany S. Bologna, Laura Beauchamps, Kendra Johnson, Leandro Mena, Amy Nunn (2017). PLOSOne 12(2)
- Daily Marijuana Use is Associated with Missed Clinic Appointments Among HIV-Infected Persons Engaged in HIV Care. Aaron M. Kipp, Peter F. Rebeiro, Bryan E. Shepherd, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Megan Turner, Sally Bebawy, Timothy R. Sterling, Todd Hulgan (2017). AIDS and Behavior