June 21, 2017

Nickolas Zaller, PhD



1999 – Microbiology and East Asian Studies, Bachelor of Arts, Kansas University

2005, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, International Health

Research Interests

  • Criminal Justice System
  • Behavioral Health: addiction and mental illness
  • Infectious Diseases: HIV and viral hepatitis
  • Global Health

Courses Taught

  • COPH 5410 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
  • COPH 5420 Introduction to Global Health Policy
  • COPH 5421 Rural and Global Health Program Evaluation and Impact Assessment
  • COPH 5430 Global Health Field Experience
  • HBHE 6212 Applied Behavioral Research Methods
  • HBHE 5320/6320 Drugs and Society

Recent Publications

Selected from publications:

Rich JD, McKenzie M, Larney S, Wong JB, Tran L, Clarke J, Noska A, Reddy M, Zaller N. Methadone continuation versus forced withdrawal on incarceration in a combined US prison and jail: a randomised, open-label trial. Lancet. 2015 Jul 25;386(9991):350-9.

Zaller N, Cheney A, Curran G, Booth B, Borders TF. The Criminal Justice Experience of African American Cocaine Users in Arkansas. Substance Use and Misuse. 2016. 51(12): 1566-76.

Alexandra Marshall S, Brewington KM, Kathryn Allison M, Haynes TF, Zaller ND. Measuring HIV-related stigma among healthcare providers: a systematic review. AIDS Care. 2017 Jun 9:1-9.

Zaller N, Donadeo K, Coffey J, Zielinski M and Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Screening for Opioid Use Disorder in the Largest Jail in Arkansas: A Brief Report. J of Correctional Healthcare. 2019; 25(3): 214-218.

Zhu X, Zhang W, Operario D, Zhao Y, Shi A, Zhang Z, Gao P, Perez A, Wang J, Zaller N, Yang C, Sun Y, Zhang H. Effects of a Mobile Health Intervention to Promote HIV Self-Testing with MSM in China: A Randomized Controlled Trial. AIDS Behav. 2019; [Epub ahead of print].

Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Peterson M, Zaller ND, Wohl DA. Best practices for identifying men who have sex with men for corrections-based pre-exposure prophylaxis provision. Health Justice. 2019; 7(1):7.

Redmond N, Aminawung JA, Morse DS, Zaller N, Shavit S, Wang EA. Perceived Discrimination Based on Criminal Record in Healthcare Settings and Self-Reported Health Status among Formerly Incarcerated Individuals.J Urban Health. 2019 Oct 18. doi: 10.1007/s11524-019-00382-0. [Epub ahead of print]