June 21, 2017

Nickolas Zaller, PhD

Associate Professor


2005, Ph.D., International Health (Disease Control and Prevention), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
1999, BA, Microbiology and East Asian Studies, University of Kansas

Research Interests

Substance Use Disorders; Incarceration; HIV and other infectious diseases; Global Health

Current Research Projects

Sexual Minority Resources Core (NIAAA; co-PI)


  1. Zaller N, Mazhnaya A, Larney S, et al.  Geographic variability in HIV and injection drug use in Ukraine: implications for integration and expansion of drug treatment and HIV care.  Int. J Drug Policy.  2015 Jan;26(1):37-42.
  2. Zaller N, Huang W, He H, et al.  Risky Alcohol Use Among Migrant Women in Entertainment Venues in China.  Alcohol Alcohol. 2014; 49(3): 321-26.
  3. Yokell MA, Delgado MK, Zaller ND, et al. Presentation of prescription and nonprescription opioid overdoses to US emergency departments.  JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Dec;174(12):2034-7.
  4. Larney S, Mahowald MK, Scharff N, Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG, and Zaller ND.  Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Pennsylvania state prisons, 2004-2012: limitations of 1945-1965 birth cohort screening in correctional settings.  Am J Public Health.  1014; 104(6): e69-74.
  5. Zaller N, McKenzie M, Friedmann P, et al.  Initiation of Buprenorphine During Incarceration and Linkage to Treatment Upon Release. Journal of Subst Abuse Treat.  2013 Aug; 45(2):222-6.