Rachel Heart-Malloy

Rachel Hart-Malloy, PhD, MPH

HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C prevention and health care, drug user health, HIV/AIDS linkage and retention.

The World Within Reach
Rachel Hart-Malloy, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor

School of Public Health
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Program Coordinator, NYSDOH
GEC 129



PhD, Epidemiology, University at Albany
MPH, NY Medical College, School of Public Health

Research Interests

 HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C prevention and health care, drug user health, HIV/AIDS linkage and retention.


  • Zibbell, J, Hart-Malloy, R, Barry, J, Fan, L, Flanigan, C. Risk Factors for HCV Infection Among Young Adults in Rural New York Who Inject Prescription Opioid Analgesics. American Journal of Public Health: November 2014, Vol. 104, No. 11, pp. 2226-2232.
  • Hart-Malloy R and DiRienzo G. A quasi-markov model for transmission and disease elimination: Hepatitis C among people who inject drugs. J Med Stat Inform. 2014; 2:8. http://dx.doi.org/10.7243/2053-7662-2-8
  • Hart-Malloy, R, Carrascal, A, DiRienzo, AG, Flanigan, C, McClamroch K, Smith, L. “Estimating hepatitis C virus prevalence at the state level: a call to increase and strengthen current surveillance systems” American Journal of Public Health; Aug 2013, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p1402
  • Guzman, MM, Hart-Malloy, R. “Drug Use, Equipment Sharing Practices and Independent Correlates of Hepatitis C Among Hispanic Injection Drug Users in New York City” Poster Presentation. 10th National Harm Reduction Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2014
  • Hart-Malloy, R, Flanigan, C. “Geographic differences in Hepatitis C risk profile among people who inject drugs” Breakout session. Annual Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists meeting, Nashville, TN, June 2014.
    Carrascal, A, Hart-Malloy, R, Wilson, G. “HIV and hepatitis c training in family medicine residency: An opportunity for workforce development”. Round table presentation, 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA, November 2013.
    Hart-Malloy, R, Flanigan, C, Laufer, F. “Hepatitis C associated costs in New York State” Oral presentation. 2013 Hepatitis C Research Consortium, New York City, NY, September 2013.
  • Zibbell, J, Hart-Malloy, R, Barry, J. “Responding to The Recent Increase in HCV Infections among Young Persons Who Inject Drugs in Upstate New York: CDC’s Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis as a Model for Federal, State, & Local Collaboration” Panel presentation. 9th National Harm Reduction Conference, Portland, OR, November 2012.
  • Hart-Malloy, R, Flanigan, C, Carrascal, A, DiRienzo, AG, Smith, L, McClamroch K. “Hepatitis C virus associated morbidity and mortality in New York State: The current and future burden” Poster presentation. 140th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA, October 2012.
  • McClamroch KJ*, Hart R, Coles FB. "Self-reported sexual behavior by socio-economic status at the individual vs. zip-code level among inner-city adolescents in a small urban setting". Oral presentation, National STD Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2010.