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Li Li



DepartmentsType of Faculty
EpidemiologyJoint Appointment
Contact Information

10920 Wilshire Center
Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Areas of Interest: 

Global health and health services; HIV and drug use prevention and treatment, Intervention studies

Li Li, Ph.D., is Professor-in-Residence at Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Semel Institute Center for Community Health, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health. She has been the Director of Methods Core, Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) since 2004. Dr. Li specializes in research design, intervention development, data collection and assessment strategies. She conducts research on HIV and drug abuse prevention and treatment, social and cultural aspects of health promotion and services. She has received research grants to conduct randomized controlled trials to reduce HIV stigma among service providers and to enhance methadone maintenance treatment outcomes in China, to improve the quality of life for families and children impacted by HIV in Thailand and China, and to enhance the role of commune health workers in HIV prevention for people who use drugs and their families in Vietnam. The most recently funded project is to develop and test multilevel integration strategies to address the needs of people living with HIV and a history of drug use and other comorbid conditions in Vietnam. Currently, she is a PI or Co-PI for three Fogarty training programs on HIV research methodologies in China and Vietnam.



PhD., Sociology, Virginia Tech
MA., Sociology, Virginia Tech
BS., Philosophy, Zhongshan University; Guangzhou, China
This faculty member is available to serve as: 
Doctoral Advisor
Masters Advisor
PhD Committee Member
DrPH Committee Member
MS Thesis Committee Member
MS Report Committee Member
Field Studies Advisor

Please check with the faculty member or their office about availability to serve during current academic period.

Selected Publications: 


Li, Li, Liang, Li-Jung, Lin, Chunqing, Wu, Zunyou, Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane & the NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial Group. 2010. HIV Prevention Intervention to Reduce HIV-Related Stigma: Evidence from China. AIDS, 24, 115-122.


Li, Li, Lee, Sung-Jae, Jiraphongsa, Chuleeporn, Khumtong, Siwaporn, Iamsirithaworn, Sopon, Tammawijaya, Panithee & Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane. 2010. Improving Health and Mental Health for People Living with HIV/AIDS: 12-month Assessment of a Behavioral Intervention in Thailand. American Journal of Public Health, 100, 2418-2425.


Li Li, Lin, Chunqing, Wu, Zunyou, Guan, Jihui, Jia, Manhong, and Yan, Zhihua. 2011. HIV-Related Avoidance and Universal Precaution in Medical Settings: Opportunities to Intervene. Health Services Research, 46(2), 617-631.


Li Li, Ji, Guoping Ji, Liang, Li-Jung, Ding, Yingying, Tian, Junru and Xiao, Yongkang. 2011. A Multilevel Intervention for HIV-Affected Families in China: Together for Empowerment Activities (TEA). Social Science & Medicine, 73(8), 1214-1221.


Li, Li, Liang, L-Jung, Ding, Yingying & Ji, Guoping. 2011. Facing HIV as a Family: Predicting Depressive Symptoms with Correlated Responses. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(2), 202-209.


Li, Li, Lin, Chunqing, Wu, Zunyou, Comulada, W. Scott & Ding, Yingying. 2012. Regional Differences in HIV Prevalence and Individual Attitudes among Service Providers. Social Science & Medicine, 75, 283-287.


Li, Li, Liang, Li-Jung, Lee, Sung-Jae, Iamsirithaworn, Sopon, Wan, Dai, & Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane. 2012. Efficacy of an Intervention for Families Living with HIV in Thailand: A Randomized Controlled Trial.  AIDS and Behavior, 16: 1276–1285.


Li, Li, Wu, Zunyou, Liang, Li-Jung, Lin, Chunqing, Guan, Jihui, Jia, Manhong, Rou, Keming & Yan, Zhihua. 2013. Reducing HIV-related Stigma in Health Care Settings: A Randomized Controlled Trial in China. American Journal of Public Health, 103: 286–292.


Li, Li, Wu, Zunyou, Liang, Li-Jung, Lin, Chunqing, Zhang, Linglin, Guo, Sam, Rou, Keming, Li, Jianhua. 2013. An Intervention Targeting Service Providers and Clients at Methadone. Maintenance Treatment in China: A Cluster-randomized Trial. Addiction, 108, 356-366.


Li, Li, Nguyen, Tran Hien, Liang, Li-Jung, Lin, Chunqing, & Nguyen, Anh Tuan. 2014. Correlated Outcomes of a Pilot Intervention for People Injecting Drugs and Their Family Members in Vietnam. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 134, 348-354.


Li, Li, Liang, Liang, Li-Jung, Ji, Guoping, Wu, Jie, Xiao, Yongkang. 2014. Effect of a Family Intervention on Psychological Outcomes of Children Affected by Parental HIV. AIDS & Behavior, 18: 2051–2058.


Li, Li, Liang, Li-Jung, Wu, Zunyou Wu, Lin, Chunqing Lin, & Guan, Jihui. 2014. Assessing Outcomes of a Stigma-Reduction Intervention with Venue-based Analysis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49(6): 991-999.


Li, Li, Lin, Chunqing, Guan Jihui. 2014. Using Standardized Patients to Evaluate Hospital-based Intervention Outcomes. International Journal of Epidemiology, 43: 897-903.


Li, Li, Liang, Li-Jung, Lin, Chunqing, & Wu, Zunyou. 2015. Addressing HIV stigma in protected medical settings. AIDS Care, 27(12): 1439-1442.