Kristi Gamarel
Data Analyst

Ph.D., Basic & Applied Social Psychology, Graduate Center (CUNY) 
Ed.M., Psychological Counseling, Teachers College of Columbia University
B.A., Psychology, Bard College




Kristi is a Data Analyst at the Hunter HIV/AIDS Research Team and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University (T32MH078788, PI: Brown). She has over 10 years of work experience in HIV prevention. Her research focuses on health inequities and health promotion among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and those disproportionately affected by HIV, with a particular focus on interpersonal relationships.


Gamarel, K.E. & Golub, S.A. (2014). Intimacy motivations and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adoption intentions among HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) in romantic relationships. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. PMID: 25124457

Gamarel, K.E., Neilands, T.B., Golub, S.A., & Johnson, M.O. (2014). An omitted level: An examination of relational orientations and viral suppression among HIV serodiscordant male couples. JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 66(2), 193-196. PMID: 24662295

Gamarel, K.E., Reisner, S.L., Parsons, J.T., & Golub, S.A. (2012). Perceived discrimination due to socioeconomic position is associated with psychological distress among a community-based sample of urban gay and bisexual men in New York City: Implications for mental health. American Journal of Public Health, 102(11), 2094-2101.