Abigail Norris Turner
Associate Professor, Epidemiology. Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
N 1144 Doan Hall
410 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210
- Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Epidemiology. 2007
Dr. Norris Turner is an infectious diseases epidemiologist. For nearly 20 years, her research has focused on characterizing the behavioral, clinical and immunological factors associated with acquisition of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Her work, carried out in partnership with government and community collaborators, has explored the health concerns of multiple vulnerable populations in a range of settings in the US and internationally. She has a secondary research interest in examining methodological approaches to better measure sensitive or stigmatized health exposures and outcomes. Since spring 2020, Dr. Norris Turner’s efforts have shifted to focus on understanding the epidemiology of COVID-19 in Ohio. Her publications are available here.
Dr. Norris-Turner's Seed Grant:
- (2013) Female genital schistosomiasis, HIV and infertility among rural Malawian women
- (2012, 2014) Choices and constraints in reproductive health decision making among Malawian women