Lisa Lindley

Lisa Lindley

Lisa Lindley

Associate Professor

HIV/STD and unintended pregnancy prevention among adolescents and young adults

Dr. Lindley, Associate Professor of Global and Community Health, teaches health education and behavior, health program planning and HIV/STI prevention. Her research interests include sexual health promotion and the prevention of HIV/STI and unintended pregnancy among underserved populations to included adolescents/young adults, racial/ethnic and sexual minority populations. 


  • DrPH, Health Promotion and Education, University of South Carolina, 1997
  • MPH, Health Promotion and Education, University of South Carolina, 1993
  • BSEd, Community Health Education, George Mason University, 1991 

Selected Publications

Austin E, Lindley L, Mena L, Crosby R, Muzny C. Families of choice and non-collegiate sororities and fraternities among lesbian and bisexual African-American women in a southern community: implications for sexual and reproductive health research. Sexual Health. Published online 20 January 2014.

Walsemann K, Lindley L, Gentile D, Welihinda S. Educational attainment by life course sexual attraction: Prevalence and correlates in a nationally representative sample of young adults. Population Research and Policy Review. Published online 19 June 2013.

Lindley L, Walsemann K, Carter J. Invisible and at risk: STDs among young adult sexual minority women in the U.S. Perspectives on Sexual & Reproductive Health. 2013; 45(2): 66-73.

Lindley L, Elkind J, Landi S, Brandt H. Receipt of the HPV vaccine among female college students in the U.S. Journal of American College Health. 2013; 61(1): 18-27.

Lindley L, Friedman D, Struble C. Becoming visible: Assessing the availability of online sexual health information for lesbians. Health Promotion Practice. 2012; 13(4): 472-480

Lindley L, Walsemann K, Carter J. The association of sexual orientation measures with young adults’ health-related outcomes. American Journal of Public Health. 2012; 102(6): 1177-1185.

Coleman J, Lindley L, Annang L, Saunders R, Gaddist B. Development of a framework for HIV/AIDS prevention programs in African American churches. AIDS Patient Care & STDs. 2012; 26(2): 114-124.