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Jonathan Feelemyer, MS
NYU School of Global Public Health - Project Director
MS, Epidemiology, University at Albany School of Public Health
BA, Health and Society, University of Rochester
Research Interests
Injecting drug use, Epidemiology, HIV, HCV, Sexually transmitted diseases, Harm reduction, Research synthesis
Jonathan Feelemyer is a project director at the NYU School of Global Public Health.  His research interests include HIV, hepatitis C, sexually transmitted diseases, injection drug use, and harm reduction for at risk populations. His research is focused on international settings specifically in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. He has published numerous publications in academic journals and has presented his work at national and international conferences.  He has collaborated with researchers from New York University, Columbia University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and researchers in Estonia, Vietnam, Russia, France, and other countries.  He has worked collaboratively on numerous meta-analysis and systematic review studies, synthesizing research from multiple countries and time periods examining different research topics related to HIV and HCV.  He currently works with Dr. Don Des Jarlais on research projects addressing harm reduction, combined prevention, and reductions in HIV and HCV among different at risk populations, with special focus on high prevalence settings worldwide.


Des Jarlais D, Bobashev G, Feelemyer J, McKnight C (2022).
Modeling HIV transmission among persons who inject drugs (PWID) at the “End of the HIV Epidemic” and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 238, 109573. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109573.

Huong DT, Moles JP, Khue PM, Vallo R, Giang HT, Vinh VH, Oanh KTH, Thanh NTT, Nguyen DQ, Quillet C, Rapoud D, Van de Perre P, Castellani J, Feelemyer J, Michel L, Laureillard D, Des Jarlais D, Nagot N (2022).
A community-based intervention to decrease the prevalence of HIV viremia among people who inject drugs in Vietnam
Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 27, 100538. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2022.100538. PMCID: PMC9287471.

Durand M, Nagot N, Michel L, Le SM, Huong DT, Vallo R, Vizeneux A, Rapoud D, Giang HT, Quillet C, Thanh NTT, Oanh KTH, Vinh VH, Feelemyer J, Vande Perre P, Minh KP, Laureillard D, Des Jarlais D, Moles JP (2022).
Mental disorders are associated with leukocytes telomere shortening among people who inject drugs
Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 846844. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.846844. PMCID: PMC9247253.

Khan MR, Brewer R, Abrams J, Mazumdar M, Scheidell JD, Feelemyer J, Dyer TV, Turpin RE, Hucks-Ortiz C, Gaydos CA, Severe M, Irvine NM, Kaufman JS, Cleland CM, Mayer KH (2022).
Incarceration and sexual risk behavior and incident STI/HIV in HPTN 061: Differences by study city and among Black sexual minority men who have sex with men, Black sexual minority men who have sex with men and women, and Black transgender women
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 49 (4), 284-296. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001594.

Le SM, Trouiller P, Huong DT, Oanh KTH, Khue PM, Vallo R, Rapoud D, Quillet C, Nguyen TL, Nguyen DQ, Tranh NTT, Giang HT, Feelemyer J, Vinh VH, Moles JP, Doan HQ, Laureillard D, Des Jarlais DC, Nagot N, Michel L, DRIVE Study Team (2022).
Development and assessment of a community-based screening tool for mental health disorders among people who inject drugs
Drug and Alcohol Review, 41 (3), 697-705. doi: 10.1111/dar.13402.


Feelemyer J, Des Jarlais D, Arasteh K, Abdul-Quader AS, Hagan H (2014).
Retention of participants in medication-assisted programs in low- and middle-income countries: An international systematic review
Addiction, 109 (1), 20-32. doi: 10.1111/add.12303. PMCID: PMC5312702.

Feelemyer J, Des Jarlais DC, Arasteh K, Phillips BW, Hagan H (2014).
Changes in quality of life (WHOQOL-BREF) and addiction severity index (ASI) among participants in opioid substitution treatment (OST) in low and middle income countries: An international systematic review
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 134, 251-258. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.10.011. PMCID: PMC3880839.

Feelemyer J, Des Jarlais D, Arasteh K, Uuskula A (2015).
Adherence to antiretroviral medications among persons who inject drugs in transitional, low and middle income countries: An international systematic review
AIDS and Behavior, 19 (4), 575-583. doi: 10.1007/s10461-014-0928-3. PMCID: PMC4393761.

Jonathan Feelemyer's ResearchGate Profile