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Katherine Andrinopoulos


  • B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Public Health, 1999
  • M.H.S., Johns Hopkins, International Health, 2003
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, International Health, 2008

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, 2008-
  • Program Director, International Health and Development, Tulane University, 2008-


  • Newcomb Fellow, Tulane University, 2008-
  • NIH/NIMH Research Grant, “Stigma as a Barrier to HIV Testing for Inmates, Jamaica,” 2005-2007
  • Hopkins Fogarty AIDS International Research and Training Program Grant, “Jamaican Health Initiative in Correctional Services,” 2003
  • Fulbright Scholar, Jamaica, 2005
  • James P. Dixon Award for Excellence, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health. 1999


  • Spanish
  • Greek

Overseas Experience

  • Jamaica
  • Dominican Republic

Related Experience

Selected Publications

  • 2018. “For data’s sake: dilemmas in the measurement of gender minorities,” with Glick, J.L., Theall, K., and Kendall, C. Culture, health & sexuality. 20(12):1362-1377.
  • 2018. “Tiptoeing Around the System” Alternative Healthcare Navigation Among Gender Minorities in New Orleans,” with Glick, J.L., Theall, K., and Kendall, C. Transgender health. 3(1):118-126.
  • 2018. “The Role of Discrimination in Care Postponement Among Trans-Feminine Individuals in the U.S. National Transgender Discrimination Survey,” with Glick, J.L., Theall, K., and Kendall, C. LGBT health. 5(3):171-179.
  • 2017. “What Messages are Adolescent Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Clients Getting and How? Findings From an Observational Study in Tanzania,” with Boyee, D., Peacock, E., Plotkin, M., Hellar, A., Mahler, H., Edouard, E., Kisendi, R., Mlanga,
  • 2015. “Binge drinking among men who have sex with men and transgender women in San Salvador: correlates and sexual health implications.” Peacock, E. Andrinopoulos, K. Hembling, J. Journal of Urban Health.
  • 2014. “Evidence of the negative effect of sexual minority stigma on HIV testing among MSM and Transgender Women in San Salvador, El Salvador.” Andrinopoulos, K. Hembling, J. Guardado, ME. Hernández, F. Nieto, A. Melendez, G. AIDS and Behavior.
  • 2014. “Evidence of increased STI/HIV-related risk behavior among male perpetrators of intimate partner violence in Guatemala: Results from a national survey.” Hembling, J. Andrinopoulos, K. AIDS Care.
  • 2013. “High levels of unprotected intercourse and never testing for HIV among men who have sex with men in Nigeria: Evidence from a cross sectional survey for the need of innovative approaches to HIV prevention.” With Waimar, T., et al. Sexually Transmitt
  • 2012. “HIV and Incarceration in the Caribbean: The experiences of Puerto Rico and Jamaica.” Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal 31(3): 161-169.
  • 2010. “Establishment of an HIV Testing Program and Prevalence of HIV among Incarcerated Men in Jamaica: A Call for Action in the Caribbean.” With Kerrigan D., et al. International Journal of STDs and AIDS 21: 114-119.
  • 2010. “HIV coping self efficacy: a key to understanding stigma and HIV test acceptance among incarcerated men in Kingston, Jamaica.” With Kerrigan D., et al. AIDS Care 22(3): 339-347.

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