Michele Andrasik, PhD

Dr. Michele Andrasik PhD

Michele Andrasik, PhD

Director, Social & Behavioral Sciences and Community Engagement
HIV Vaccine Trials Network & COVID-19 Prevention Network

Principal Staff Scientist
Immunology and Vaccine Development, Fred Hutch

Principal Staff Scientist
HIV Vaccine Trials Network Leadership and Operations Center, Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.667.6366
Mail Stop: E3-300

Research interests include sexual risk taking, victimization and alcohol/drug abuse among African-American women, HIV prevention for African American and African-born populations and health disparities.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Affiliate Assistant Professor
Global Health, University of Washington

Affiliate Assistant Professor
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington


University of Miami, 2006, PhD (Psychology)

University of Miami, 2003, MS (Psychology)

Columbia University, Teachers College, 2000, EdM (Psychological Counseling)

Columbia University, Teachers College, 2000, MA (Health Education)

New York University, 1993, BA (Psychology)

Research Interests

Sexual risk taking, victimization, and alcohol/drug use among African-American women

Concurrent sexual relationships and HIV in African-American and foreign-born black communities

Qualitative research design, methodology, and analysis

HIV prevention for African American and African-born populations

Community-based participatory research methods

Health disparities

Current Projects

Increasing engagement and participation of men who have sex with men (MSM) in HIV vaccine clinical trials (NIMH)

Reducing HIV Disparities: Sexual concurrency communication (NICHD)

Increasing Community Participation/Partnership in Research (CFAR)

Improving Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training in Psychology (APA)

Clinical Experience

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for women living with HIV

Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management groups for women at high risk for breast cancer

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention groups for alcohol and substance abuse recovery

Psychoeducational support group on medication adherence for HIV-positive individuals