Maria Gallo

Maria Gallo

Maria Gallo

Associate Dean of Research, Chair and Professor, Epidemiology


324 Cunz Hall
1841 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Reproductive Health
  • Contraception
  • HIV and other STIs


  • Ph.D., Epidemiology. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005

Dr. Maria Gallo is broadly interested in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, contraception, infertility, maternal and child health, global health and clinical trials. She has published extensively on the use of semen biomarkers for improving the methodology of research on HIV/STI and pregnancy. She previously worked as an epidemiologist at CDC, FHI 360 and Ipas and has worked in international settings including Jamaica, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Nicaragua.

Dr. Gallo's Seed Grant:

(2015)  Initiation of Progestin-Only Contraception Immediately Postpartum among Breastfeeding Women