Faculty Profile

Faculty

Andrea L. Wirtz

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Focus Area: Addiction & Overdose

Assistant Scientist

Email: awirtz1@jhu.edu

Faculty

Andrea L. Wirtz

Andrea L. Wirtz, Ph.D., is an assistant scientist in the Epidemiology Department at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research is dedicated to the epidemiologic assessment of violence and infectious disease among marginalized populations, including sexual and gender minorities, women engaged in sex work, and conflict-affected populations in both domestic and international settings. She has collaborated on several studies to develop a screening tool to identify and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian settings, conducted national surveys of gender-based violence victimization and perpetration, and partnered on HIV prevention implementation research.