Dr. Dolcini’s research program addresses basic, intervention, and implementation science issues in public health, with a strong focus on health disparities. Her primary area of expertise is in infectious diseases, including HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Her current work on sexual health among urban ethnic minority youth addresses the impact of gender on development and sexual behavior, and on new intervention approaches. Her translation research focuses on implementing and sustaining evidence-based interventions in practice settings, with an emphasis factors that impact program implementation in community-based organizations and public health jurisdictions. She has expertise in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research.