Mary Ann Chiasson, DrPH

Public Health Solutions
40 Worth Street, 5th Floor
New York City, NY
USA 10013-2988

Biographical Sketch:
Mary Ann Chiasson, M.S., M.P.H., Dr. P.H. is Vice President for Research and Evaluation at Public Health Solutions (PHS), a New York City non-profit. Before joining PHS in 1999, Dr. Chiasson served for fourteen years in various capacities at the New York City Department of Health including nine years as an Assistant Commissioner of Health with responsibility for AIDS Surveillance, HIV/AIDS Research and Vital Statistics and Epidemiology. Dr. Chiasson's research interests include the epidemiology of HIV (particularly risk factors for sexual transmission of HIV), women's reproductive health, infant mortality, and early childhood obesity. Her current HIV-related research focuses on the relationship between the Internet and high risk sexual behavior among men who have sex with men. The HIV prevention videos produced by the research collaboration she leads are available at Dr. Chiasson is also an Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology (in Medicine) at Columbia University.