Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Research)


Dr. Goedel is an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health. He received his undergraduate degree in global public health from the New York University College of Global Public Health in 2017 and doctoral degree in epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health in 2020. He joined the department in June 2020.

Dr. Goedel's research portfolio blends network science and modeling with implementation science theories to improve equitable uptake of existing and emerging evidence-based HIV prevention methods, with the goal of informing efforts to end the HIV epidemic among gay and bisexual men in the United States. His recent Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health focused on understanding how social and sexual networks can be leveraged to accelerate uptake of long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (LAI-PrEP) among Black/African American gay and bisexual men residing on Chicago's South Side. To date, he has published over 65 peer-reviewed publications and 3 book chapters. 

In addition, Dr. Goedel is a spatial epidemiologist, with methodological expertise in the use of geographic information systems (GIS) to measure the effects of neighborhood environments on health outcomes. In collaboration with the Rhode Island Department of Health, Dr. Goedel's recent research has sought to understand spatiotemporal patterns in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outcomes.

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