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Claudia Stoicescu

Associate research scientist, University of Oxford

Dr Claudia Stoicescu is an associate researcher at Oxford University's Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, where she investigates structural determinants of HIV among women who use drugs and participatory methods for vulnerable populations. She is a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and Canadian Institutes of Health Research Scholar. Claudia also works as an independent consultant for governments, international agencies and civil society organisations, including Harm Reduction International, UNAIDS, Asian Network of People Who Use Drugs, Open Society Foundations and others. Claudia obtained her PhD and MSc in Social Intervention & Policy Evaluation from Oxford University (UK), and her BA Hons from York University (Canada). She currently divides her time between London and Jakarta.


  • 2017 
    University of Oxford, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2010 
    University of Oxford, Master of Science


  • 2018
    Intimate Partner Violence and Receptive Syringe Sharing Among Women who Inject Drugs in Indonesia, International Journal of Drug Policy
  • 2018
    Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Sexual Risk Behaviour Among Women Who Inject Drugs in Indonesia: A Respondent-Driven Sampling Study, AIDS and Behavior
  • 2012
    Developing Effective Health Interventions for Women Who Inject Drugs: Key Areas and Recommendations for Program Development and Policy, Advances in Preventive Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • International AIDS Society