Amy Corneli, PhD

Director, The BASE Lab

Dr. Corneli, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences. She is also a faculty associate of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, and History of Medicine; a faculty associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society; and a faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. She oversees the qualitative research core within the Department’s Center for Health Measurement. A social scientist by training, Dr. Corneli has over two decades of experience conducting qualitative studies in health, primarily HIV prevention, and bioethics in multiple countries worldwide. A significant portion of her research portfolio has focused on engaging patients/prospective research participants and their communities in qualitative research to inform the development, implementation, and interpretation of clinical research. Dr. Corneli received her PhD in Health Behavior from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her MPH in international health from Emory University.