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Anne (Brisson) Malin, MPH, MSW, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Clinical Care Manager, The Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care & Clinical Social Worker, Section of Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Human Trafficking Task Force
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Domestic and Sexual Violence Task Force

Senior Consultant, Global Research Institute (GLORI Foundation NGO), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


PhD, Social Policy, Brandeis University
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
MSW, University of Southern Maine School of Social Work


Contact Information

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Section of Palliative Medicine
Lebanon NH 03756

Phone: 603-650-5000
Email: Anne.E.Malin@hitchcock.org

Professional Interests

Palliative and Hospice Care, Trauma and Traumatic Stress, Global Health

Grant Information

NIMH R01 MH082684 (2009-2013)
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Title: HIV/STI Risks Among Migrant Market Workers in Kazakhstan

NIDA 1RO1 DA022914-01A2 (2008-2013)
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Title: Project Renaissance: HIV Prevention with Drug-involved Couples in Kazakhstan

NIDA 1R21 DA025432-01 (2008-2010)
Role: Principal Investigator (Brisson)
Project Title: SHIELD Central Asia: HIV Prevention with Injection Drug Users in Kyrgyzstan

NIDA R03 DA021108-01A1 (2006-2009)
Role: Principal Investigator (Brisson)
Project Title: HIV Prevention with Heroin Using Female Sex Workers in Tajikistan

U.S. Fulbright Scholar Award, Kosovar Attitudes on Drugs and HIV/AIDS (KADAH) Research Project and Teaching Social Psychology in the Department of Psychology, University of Pristina and the Ministry of Health/United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) (2003-2004)

Courses Taught

Drugs and the Impact of Drugs on the Human Body, Pristina Summer University, Kosovo, Visiting Professor, Academic Training Association (2005)

Selected Publications


  • Gilbert L, El-Bassel N, Terlikbayeva A, Rozental Y, Chang M, Brisson A, Wu E, Bakpayev M. Couple-based HIV prevention for injecting drug user in Kazakhstan: A pilot intervention study. J Prev Interv Community, 2010 Apr;38(2): 162-76 (view details in PubMed)

  • Smolak A, El-Bassel N, Malin A, Terlikbayeva A, Samatova S. Sex workers, condoms, and mobility among men in Uzbekistan: Implications for HIV transmission. Int J STD AIDS, 2015 Epub April 2

  • El-Bassel N, Gilbert L, Terlikbayeva A, West B, Bearman P, Wu E, Zhussupov B, Platais I, and Brisson A. Implications of mobility patterns and HIV risks for HIV prevention among migrant market vendors in Kazakhstan. American Journal of Public Health, June, 2011, 101:6, 1075-1081.

  • Brisson AE, Arenliu A, Platais I. Pyschoactive Substance Use in Kosovo: Rapid assessment and response (RAR) with youth, injection drug users, and prisoners. WHO Pristina Office, UNICEF, UNFPA (2009)

  • Gilbert L, El-Bassel N, Terlikbayeva A, Rozental Y, Chang M, Brisson A, Wu E, Bakpayev M. Couple-based HIV prevention for injection drug users in Kazakhstan: A pilot intervention study. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community (2010), 38:2,162-176.