Carol Galletly, JD, PhD

Associate Professor
Director, Developmental Core

Carol Galletly, JD, PhDDr. Galletly is an attorney and social scientist whose research applies empirical methods to guide the development of sound law and policy on critical issues at the intersection of individual behavior and public health. Her research is multimodal, making use of quantitative and qualitative analytic methods and findings. She addresses topics including sexual health, HIV seropositive status disclosure, stigma, and the assessment of structural-level HIV prevention interventions. Currently, Dr. Galletly is evaluating the impact of criminal laws requiring HIV positive serostatus disclosure to sex partners.

Contact Information
(414) 955-7756 | Fax: (414) 287-4206

BA: English; University of California, Santa Barbara
MA: English; The Ohio State University
JD: Law; The Ohio State University
PhD: Health Education;, The Ohio State University

Selected Bibliography
Galletly, C.L., Lazzarini, Z., Sanders, T.C., & Pinkerton, S.D. (2014). Criminal HIV exposure laws: Moving forward. AIDS and Behavior, 18(6), 1011-1013. PMCID: PMC4084714

Galletly, C.L. & Lazzarini, Z. (2013). Charges for criminal exposure to HIV and aggravated prostitution files in the Nashville, Tennessee prosecutorial region 2000-2010. AIDS and Behavior. DOI 10.1007/s10461-013-0408-1. PMCID: PMC4060526

Galletly, C.L. (2012). The impact of a US state criminal HIV disclosure law on state residents living with HIV in the USA. HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review, 15, 40-44.

Galletly, C.L., Pinkerton, S.D., & DiFranceisco, W. (2012). A quantitative study of Michigan's Criminal HIV Exposure Law. AIDS Care, 24(2), 174-179. PMCID: PMC3428201

Galletly, C.L., Pinkerton, S.D., DiFranceisco, W., & Glasman, L.R. (2012). Sexual behavior, stigma, perceived hostility, comfort with disclosure and New Jersey’s HIV exposure law. American Journal of Public Health, 102(11), 2135-2140.

Galletly, C.L., Lechuga, J., Layde, J.B., & Pinkerton, S. (2010). Sexual health curricula in U.S. medical schools: Current educational objectives. Academic Psychiatry, 34, 333-338.

Galletly, C.L. & Murray, L.E. (2009). Managing weight in persons living with severe mental illness in community settings: A review of strategies used in community interventions. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 30, 660-668.

Galletly, C.L. & Dickson-Gomez, J.B. (2009). HIV sero-positive status disclosure to prospective sex partners and criminal laws that require it. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 20(90), 613-618. PMCID: PMC4097389

Galletly, C.L., DiFranceisco, W., & Pinkerton, S.D. (2009). HIV-positive persons' awareness and understanding of their state's criminal HIV disclosure law. AIDS & Behavior, 13(6), 1262-1269.

Galletly, C.L., Pinkerton, S.D., and Petroll, A.E. (2008). CDC recommendations for opt-out testing and reactions to unanticipated HIV diagnoses. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 22, 189-193. PMCID: PMC2728134

Galletly, C.L. & Pinkerton, S.D. (2008). Preventing HIV transmission via HIV exposure laws: Applying logic and mathematical modeling to compare statutory approaches to penalizing undisclosed exposure to HIV. Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, 36, 577-584. PMCID: PMC2603033

Pinkerton, S.D., Holtgrave, D.R., & Galletly, C.L. (2008). Infections prevented by increasing HIV serostatus awareness in the U.S., 2001-2004. Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes, 47, 354-357. PMCID: PMC2408958

Winningham, A., Gore-Felton, C., Galletly, C., Seal, D.W., & Thornton, M. (2008). Lessons learned from over two decades of HIV/AIDS research on the hearing: Implications for the deaf community. American Annals of the Deaf, 153, 48-54. PMCID: PMC2728086

Galletly, C. & Pinkerton, S.D. (2006). Conflicting messages: How criminal HIV disclosure laws undermine public health efforts to control the spread of HIV. AIDS and Behavior, 10, 451-461.

Galletly, C. & Pinkerton, S.D. (2004). Toward rational criminal HIV exposure laws. Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, 32, 327-337.