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Assistant Scientist
Allison McFall

Departmental Affiliations

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E6648

Research Interests

HIV; key populations; people who inject drugs; India; respondent-driven sampling
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Florida State University
My research largely focuses on characterizing correlates of HIV, risk behaviors, and service utilization and how to optimize HIV prevention, care, and treatment for key or at-risk populations in India such as people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men. I also work on research examining how best to deliver treatment for hepatitis C for people who inject drugs. Additional areas of expertise include respondent-driven sampling, monitoring and evaluation of HIV-related service delivery activities, behavioral survey development, and design of electronic databases for epidemiological research.
Select Publications
Selected publications:
  • McFall AM, Menezes NP, Srikrishnan AK, Solomon SS, Anand S, Baishya JJ, Lucas GM, Celentano DD, Mehta SH. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV prevention and care services among key populations across 15 cities in India: a longitudinal assessment of clinic-based data. J Int AIDS Soc. 2022 Jul;25(7):e25960.
  • McFall AM, Lau B, Latkin C, Srikrishnan AK, Anand S, Vasudevan CK, Mehta SH, Solomon SS. Optimizing respondent driven sampling to find undiagnosed HIV-infected people who inject drugs. AIDS. 2020 Nov 26.
  • Tomori C^, McFall, AM^, Solomon SS, Srikrishnan AK, Anand S, Balakrishnan P, Mehta SH, Celentano DD. Is there synergy in syndemics? Psychosocial conditions and sexual risk among men who have sex with men in India. Social Science and Medicine. 26 (2018) 110-116. ^Joint first-authors
  • McFall AM, Solomon SS, Lucas GM, Celentano DD, Srikrishnan AK, Kumar MS, Mehta SH. Epidemiology of HIV and hepatitis C infection among women who inject drugs in Northeast India: A respondent-driven sampling study. Addiction. March 2017
  • McFall AM, Mehta SH, Srikrishnan AK, Lucas GM, Vasudevan CK, Celentano DD, Kumar MS, Solomon S, Solomon SS. Getting to 90: Linkage to HIV Care Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and People who Inject Drugs in India. AIDS Care. 2016 Oct; 28(10):1230-9.