Physician Patient

Carol Galletly, JD, PhD

Associate Professor; Director, Developmental Core


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Contact Information


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

Research Interests

Dr. 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.