Olga Morovoza, Ph.D.

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Olga Morozova PhD

Assistant Professor of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine

Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine

Program in Public Health

Office: HSC 3-071

Email: olga.morozova@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Dr. Morozova earned her Ph.D. degree in Epidemiology from the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health and completed her postdoctoral training at Yale Biostatistics. Originally from Ukraine, Dr. Morozova received her M.S. degree in the application of mathematical modeling in social sciences from the National University of Kyiv. Dr. Morozova is committed to global health and has background in both public health research and practice. Prior to starting her PhD training, Dr. Morozova worked as a strategic information expert at the National HIV and Tuberculosis control programs in Ukraine. 

Education:
PhD, Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, USA

MS, Application of Mathematical Modeling in Social Sciences, Kyiv National University, Ukraine

BS, Applied Mathematics, Kyiv National University, Ukraine

Academic interests:
Dr. Morozova is interested in quantitative methods in infectious disease epidemiology, in particular causal inference in the presence of contagion. Her applied research focuses on policy modeling with a particular emphasis on the interaction between opioid use disorder and infectious diseases. Recently, Dr. Morozova has been actively involved in COVID-19 research.  

Selected publications:
Morozova O, Cohen T, Crawford FW. Risk ratios for contagious outcomes. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2018;15(138).

Crawford FW, Morozova O, Buchanan AL, Spiegelman D. Interpretation of the individual effect under treatment spillover. American Journal of Epidemiology 2019; 188(8): 1407-1409.

Morozova O, Crawford FW, Cohen T, Paltiel AD, Altice FL. Cost-effectiveness of expanding the capacity of opioid agonist treatment in Ukraine: Dynamic modeling analysis. Addiction 2020; 115(3): 437-450.

Morozova O, Dvoriak S, Pykalo I, Altice FL. Primary healthcare-based integrated care with opioid agonist treatment: First experience from Ukraine. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2017; 173: 132-138.

Morozova O, Dvoryak S, Altice FL. Methadone treatment improves tuberculosis treatment among hospitalized opioid dependent patients in Ukraine. International Journal of Drug Policy 2013; 24(6): e91-98.

Morozova O, Booth RE, Dvoriak S, Dumchev K, Sazonova Y, Saliuk T, Crawford FW. Divergent estimates of HIV incidence among people who inject drugs in Ukraine. International Journal of Drug Policy 2019; 73: 156-162.

Rozanova J*, Morozova O*, Azbel L, Bachireddy C, Izenberg JM, Kiriazova T, Dvoryak S, Altice FL. Perceptions of health-related community reentry challenges among incarcerated drug users in Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine. Journal of Urban Health 2018; 95(4): 508-522. *equal contributions

Morozova O, Azbel L, Grishaev Y, Dvoryak S, Wickersham JA, Altice FL. Ukrainian prisoners and community reentry challenges: Implications for transitional care. International Journal of Prisoner Health 2013; 9(1): 5-19.

Dumchev K, Dvoryak S, Chernova O, Morozova O, Altice FL. Retention in medication-assisted treatment programs in Ukraine - Identifying factors contributing to a continuing HIV epidemic. International Journal of Drug Policy 2017; 48: 44-53.

Morozova O, Levina O, Uusküla A, Heimer R. Comparison of subset selection methods in linear regression in the context of health-related quality of life and substance abuse in Russia. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2015; 15:71.