Department Of Social Work
Andrea Norcini Pala, PhD

Dr. Andrea Norcini Pala is an Associate Research Scientist at the Social Intervention Group (SIG). He received a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Milano-Bicocca University (Milan, Italy) and an MS in Developmental Psychology from the University of Parma (Parma, Italy).

Dr. Norcini Pala worked as a clinical psychologist in the Infectious Diseases Institute of Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna (Italy). He completed a training fellowship in 2018 through the NIMH-funded training program at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University Medical Campus/New York State Psychiatric Institute.

In 2021, Dr. Norcini Pala was awarded a K01 grant by the National Institute of Mental Health to design a technology-based, culturally sensitive, behavioral intervention for Black men who have sex with men (MSM) and live with HIV to address intersectional stigma and improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy.

Clinical Studies Managed By This Investigator:
Condition Study Title
HIV HIV Stigma - Study for Black/African American Men Living with HIV