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Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD

Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD

Assistant Professor

Social Medicine

EDUCATION

PhD | Vanderbilt University | Community Research and Action

MS | Vanderbilt University | Community Research and Action

MA | City University of New York | Criminal Justice

BIOGRAPHY

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. … Continued

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 Day

    2015, 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 Award

    2015, Winner of the 2015 Newbrough Award for best scholarly work in the Department of Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University.
  • Tuition and stipend award

    2010-2014, Peabody College

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

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