Curtis Dolezal, Ph.D.
Investigator, Development Core and the Statistics, Epidemiology and Data Core
Assistant Clinical Professor
Curtis Dolezal, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University. He is a coinvestigator and data analyst for several projects at the HIV Center and has documented and manages several data sets covering the entire history of the Center. His research interests have included sensation seeking, drug and alcohol use, couple relationship quality, childhood sexual experiences, psychoendocrinology, and sexual risk behavior. Dr. Dolezal is an Investigator with the HIV Center's Development Core and the Statistics, Epidemiology and Data Core.
He has also focused on methodological issues such as the reliability of adherence reports from HIV positive children and their caregivers, self reported honesty in sex interviews, and the use of computer assisted instruments to assess sexual behavior in adolescents.