McKaylee Robertson, MPH

McKaylee is a Research Scientist at the ISPH with training in epidemiological and biostatistical methods. Her research is primarily focused on the areas of HIV, disease surveillance and epidemiological methods developments. McKaylee trained as an applied epidemiology fellow with the CDC in New York and Atlanta. She has broad experience with the planning, implementation and evaluation of programmatic and surveillance activities, locally and nationally. She also has experience working on projects which have focused on disaster preparedness and injury prevention in rural settings.
She is an epidemiology doctoral candidate under the mentorship of Dr. Denis Nash. Her dissertation examines the timeliness of HIV diagnosis and treatment initiation in NYC.

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Stevens ER, Nucifora KA, Irvine MK, Penrose K, Robertson M, Kulkarni S, Robbins R, Abraham B, Nash D, Braithwaite RS. Cost-effectiveness of HIV care coordination scale-up among persons at high risk for sub-optimal HIV care outcomes. PLoS One. 2019 Apr 25;14(4):e0215965. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215965. eCollection 2019.

Robertson MM, Braunstein SL, Hoover DR, Li S, Nash D. Timeliness of HIV Diagnosis and Antiretroviral Treatment Initiation in the Era of Universal Test and Treat. J Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 4. pii: jiz148. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz148. [Epub ahead of print]

Robertson MM, Penrose K, Irvine MK, Robbins RS, Kulkarni S, Braunstein SL, Waldron L, Harriman G, Nash D. Impact of an HIV Care Coordination Program on Durable Viral Suppression. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Oct 1. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001877. [Epub ahead of print]

Robertson MM, Waldron L, Robbins RS, Chamberlin S, Penrose K, Levin B, Kulkarni S, Braunstein SL, Irvine MK, Nash D. Using Registry Data to Construct a Comparison Group for Programmatic Effectiveness Evaluation: The New York City HIV Care Coordination Program.  Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Sep 1;187(9):1980-1989.

Nash D, Robertson MM, Penrose K, Chamberlin S, Robbins RS, Braunstein SL, Myers JE, Abraham B, Kulkarni S, Waldron L, Levin B, Irvine MK. Short-term effectiveness of HIV care coordination among persons with recent HIV diagnosis or history of poor HIV outcomes. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 24;13(9):e0204017. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204017. eCollection 2018.

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