Jaclyn White Hughto, PhD, MPH is a social epidemiologist with expertise in epidemiology, behavioral science, and mixed-methods (qualitative and quantitative) research. Her research examines the individual, interpersonal, and structural drivers of health inequities, with a focus on the impact of stigma on the health of sexual and gender minority populations, people who use drugs, and those living with HIV. Her research also includes the development and testing of bio-behavioral interventions to prevent and treat substance use disorder, HIV, and poor mental health in diverse populations domestically and internationally.
Dr. Hughto has authored nearly 80 publications and her research has been cited in testimony before state and federal courts to advance the health of transgender and other underserved populations.
Ph.D., Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health, 2017
M.P.H., Behavioral Sciences & Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 2010
B.A., Psychology, Boston University, 2006
Current Appointments and Positions
Adjunct Investigator, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 2018-
Research Analyst, Epidemiology, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 2014-2018
Project Director, Epidemiology, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 2012-2014
Project Manager, Epidemiology, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 2010-2012
Associate Account Executive, Government Affairs (Public Relations), Ketchum, 2006-2008