Conall O'Cleirigh, PhD
Conall O'Cleirigh, PhD
Associate Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, BBCS Core, Harvard University Center for AIDS Research
Mass General Psychiatry: Behavioral Medicine Program
One Bowdoin Square
Boston, MA 02114
- PhD, University of Miami
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, University of Miami
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Dr. O'Cleirigh's research interests are in developing and adapting cognitive-behavioral intervention technologies for application with medical populations, particularly among people living with HIV. As part of this research emphasis he is involved in developing primary and secondary HIV prevention interventions with particular application among gay and bisexual men. Dr. O'Cleirigh is funded through the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to develop and test the efficacy of a novel cognitive behavioral therapy to address sexual risk and trauma symptom severity among gay/bisexual men with histories of childhood sexual abuse. He is also funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to develop and test an integrated smoking cessation program among people living with HIV.
O'Cleirigh C, et al. Patterns of E-Cigarette Use Among Primary Care Patients at an Urban Community Center. J Community Health. 2022 Feb;47(1):1-8. doi: 10.1007/s10900-021-01015-x. Epub 2021 Jul 2. PMID: 34215994.
O'Cleirigh C, et al. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Trauma and Self-Care (CBT-TSC) in Men Who have Sex with Men with a History of Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Randomized Controlled Trial. AIDS Behav. 2019 Sep;23(9):2421-2431. doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02482-z. PMID: 30993478; PMCID: PMC7271561.
O'Cleirigh C, et al. Co-occurring psychosocial problems predict HIV status and increased health care costs and utilization among sexual minority men. J Behav Med. 2018 Aug;41(4):450-457. doi: 10.1007/s10865-018-9913-z. Epub 2018 Feb 6. PMID: 29411273; PMCID: PMC6031459.
O'Cleirigh C, et al. Integrated Treatment for Smoking Cessation, Anxiety, and Depressed Mood in People Living With HIV: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Oct 1;79(2):261-268. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001787. PMID: 30212438; PMCID: PMC10041790.
O'Cleirigh C, et al. Sexual minority specific and related traumatic experiences are associated with increased risk for smoking among gay and bisexual men. J Psychosom Res. 2015 May;78(5):472-477. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.02.004. Epub 2015 Feb 17. PMID: 25754971; PMCID: PMC4451223.