Recent Publications

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Please see below a selection of recent publications from the last 3 months: 

March 2024:

Balán IC, Cheshure A, Green S, Coyle K, Cook C, Pooler-Burgess M, Wang Y, Morgan J, George A, Naar S. Building an HIV Learning Health Care Community for Youth in Florida: Opportunities and Challenges. AIDS Behav. 2024 Mar;28(3):951-962. doi: 10.1007/s10461-023-04201-1. Epub 2023 Nov 3. PMID: 37922033.

Balán IC, Marone RO, Barreda V, Naar S, Wang Y. Integration of an Electronic Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Program Into an HIV Testing Program to Reduce Substance Use and HIV Risk Behavior Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for Intervention Development and a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2024 Mar 14;13:e56683. doi: 10.2196/56683. PMID: 38483463.

Bartholomew TS, Plesons M, Serota DP, Alonso E, Metsch LR, Feaster DJ, Ucha J, Suarez E Jr, Forrest DW, Chueng TA, Ciraldo K, Brooks J, Smith JD, Barocas JA, Tookes HE. Project CHARIOT: study protocol for a hybrid type 1 effectiveness-implementation study of comprehensive tele-harm reduction for engagement of people who inject drugs in HIV prevention services. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2024 Mar 25;19(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s13722-024-00447-9. PMID: 38528570; PMCID: PMC10964520.

Doan T, López-Zerón G, Prado G, Ragavan MI. Applying a Language Justice Framework in Research: A Step Toward Achieving Health Equity. Health Promot Pract. 2024 Mar 11:15248399241236182. doi: 10.1177/15248399241236182. Epub ahead of print.PMID: 38462918.

Harkness A, Morales V, Atuluru P, Jaramillo J, Safren SA, Balise R, Turner D. PrEP and Behavioral Health Treatment Referral Among HIV Test Counselors in Miami-Dade County: A Rapid Qualitative Study Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. AIDS Behav. 2024 Mar;28(3):820-836. doi: 10.1007/s10461-023-04184-z. Epub 2023 Oct 4. PMID: 37792227.

Liu AY, Alleyne CD, Doblecki-Lewis S, Koester KA, Gonzalez R, Vinson J, Scott H, Buchbinder S, Torres TS. Adapting mHealth Interventions (PrEPmate and DOT Diary) to Support PrEP Retention in Care and Adherence Among English and Spanish-Speaking Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in the United States: Formative Work and Pilot Randomized Trial. JMIR Form Res. 2024 Mar 27;8:e54073. doi: 10.2196/54073. PMID: 38536232.

Maragh-Bass AC, Kiplagat S, Lavari S, Sastre F, Devieux JG, Jimenez D, Clarke RD, Noel I, Schrimshaw EW, Sevelius J, Cyrus E. Barriers to Accessing and Engaging in HIV Preventive Care and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Experienced by Transgender Women in Florida. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2024 Mar 21;21(3):376. doi: 10.3390/ijerph21030376. PMID: 38541377.

Rodriguez E, Boga DJ, Shrader CH, Arroyo-Flores J, Rosas Y, Kanamori M. PROGRESO-II: Developing Culturally Tailored Materials for a Social Network-Based Intervention to Promote HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Initiation Among Latina Seasonal Farmworkers. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2024 Mar;38(3):134-143. doi: 10.1089/apc.2023.0228. PMID: 38471094; PMCID: PMC10951438.

Swendeman D, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Arnold EM, Fernández MI, Comulada WS, Lee SJ, Ocasio MA, Ishimoto K, Gertsch W, Duan N, Reback CJ, Murphy DA, Lewis KA; Adolescent HIV Medicine Trials Network (ATN) CARES Study Team. Optimal strategies to improve uptake of and adherence to HIV prevention among young people at risk for HIV acquisition in the USA (ATN 149): a randomised, controlled, factorial trial. Lancet Digit Health. 2024 Mar;6(3):e187-e200. doi: 10.1016/S2589-7500(23)00252-2. PMID: 38395539.

Warp PV, Hauschild M, Serota DP, Ciraldo K, Cruz I, Bartholomew TS, Tookes HE. A confirmed case of xylazine-induced skin ulcers in a person who injects drugs in Miami, Florida, USA. Harm Reduct J. 2024 Mar 15;21(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12954-024-00978-z. PMID: 38491467; PMCID: PMC10941577.

Young AM, Havens JR, Cooper HLF, Fallin-Bennett A, Fanucchi L, Freeman PR, Knudsen H, Livingston MD, McCollister KE, Stone J, Vickerman P, Freeman E, Jahangir T, Larimore E, White CR, Cheatom C, Community Staff K, Design Team K. Kentucky Outreach Service Kiosk (KyOSK) Study protocol: a community-level, controlled quasi-experimental, type 1 hybrid effectiveness study to assess implementation, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a community-tailored harm reduction kiosk on HIV, HCV and overdose risk in rural Appalachia. BMJ Open. 2024 Mar 1;14(3):e083983. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2024-083983. PMID: 38431295; PMCID: PMC10910671.

February 2024:

Bazzi AR, Valasek CJ, Stamos-Buesig T, Eger WH, Harvey-Vera A, Vera CF, Syvertsen JL, Storholm ED, Bartholomew TS, Tookes HE, Strathdee SA, Pines HA. Health, harm reduction, and social service providers' perspectives on the appropriateness and feasibility of peer distribution of HIV self-test kits among people who use drugs. Harm Reduct J. 2024 Feb 4;21(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s12954-024-00950-x. PMID: 38311717; PMCID: PMC10838430.

Hatch MA, Laschober TC, Paschen-Wolff M, Ertl MM, Nelson CM, Wright L, Lancaster C, Feaster DJ, Forrest D, Hankey C, Monger M, Fegley JP, Irving R, Young C, Rose J, Spector A, Dresser L, Moran L, Jelstrom E, Tross S. PrEP for people who use opioids: A NIDA clinical trials network survey study in Southern U.S. cities where HIV incidence is high. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2024 Feb 23;257:111133. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2024.111133. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38447393.

Jimenez DE, Weinstein ER, Carrico AW. Is Behavioral Activation Higher Ground for the Silver Tsunami? Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2024 Feb;32(2):256-258. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2023.10.012. Epub 2023 Oct 21. PMID: 37949802.

Lozano A, Cervantes RC, Estrada Y, Prado G. Impacts of Acculturative, Parenting, and Family Stress on US Born and Immigrant Latina/o/x Parent's Mental Health and Substance Use. Prev Sci. 2024 Feb;25(2):296-306. doi: 10.1007/s11121-022-01440-x. Epub 2022 Sep 27. PMID: 36166167.

McCrimmon T, Collins LF, Perez-Brumer A, Bazzi AR, Shaffer VA, Kerrigan D, Alcaide ML, Philbin MM. Long-Acting Injectable Antiretrovirals for HIV Treatment: A Multi-Site Qualitative Study of Clinic-Level Barriers to Implementation in the United States. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2024 Feb;38(2):61-69. doi: 10.1089/apc.2023.0248. PMID: 38381949.

Montreuil N, Martinez A, Budrie L, Goyal S, Quiroz T, Vu C, Ayoade F, Sternberg CA. Aspergillus fumigatus Epidural Abscess and Postsurgical Wound Infection in an Immunocompetent Host. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2024 Feb 29;2024:8104167. doi: 10.1155/2024/8104167. PMID: 38455724; PMCID: PMC10919981.

Park JW, Wilson-Barthes MG, Dulin AJ, Hogan JW, Mugavero MJ, Napravnik S, Carey MP, Fava JL, Dale SK, Earnshaw VA, Johnson B, Dougherty-Sheff S, Agil D, Howe CJ. Multilevel Resilience and HIV Virologic Suppression Among African American/Black Adults in the Southeastern United States. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2024 Feb;11(1):313-325. doi: 10.1007/s40615-023-01520-w. Epub 2023 Apr 12. PMID: 37043167; PMCID: PMC10092932.

Safren SA, Lee JS, Andersen LS, Stanton AM, Kagee A, Kirakosian N, O'Cleirigh C, Joska JA. The salience of structural barriers and behavioral health problems to ART adherence in people receiving HIV primary care in South Africa. AIDS Care. 2024 Feb 15:1-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2024.2308750. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38359349.

Scaramutti C, Hervera B, Rivera Y, Chueng TA, Forrest DW, Suarez E Jr, Serota DP, Alkamli H, Ciraldo K, Bartholomew TS, Tookes HE. Improving access to HIV care among people who inject drugs through tele-harm reduction: a qualitative analysis of perceived discrimination and stigma. Harm Reduct J. 2024 Feb 23;21(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s12954-024-00961-8. PMID: 38396017; PMCID: PMC10893685.

Shrader CH, Duncan DT, Knox J, Chen YT, Driver R, Russell JS, Moody RL, Kanamori M, Durrell M, Hanson H, Eavou R, Goedel WC, Schneider JA. A Network Science Approach to Sex-Polydrug Use Among Black Sexually Minoritized Men and Transgender Women: The N2 Cohort Study. Prev Sci. 2024 Feb 19. doi: 10.1007/s11121-023-01639-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38372856.

Weinstein ER, Broos HC, Lozano A, Jones MA, Serrano LP, Harkness A. Longitudinal predictors of post-exposure prophylaxis awareness among latino sexual minority men in South Florida. J Behav Med. 2024 Feb 26. doi: 10.1007/s10865-024-00466-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38409554.


January 2024:

Baeza MJ, De Santis JP, Cianelli R, Metheny N, Villegas N. Bearing (Aguantando) With Intimate Partner Violence: A Grounded Theory Study of Self-Silencing Among Hispanic Women Who Experienced Intimate Partner Violence. Qual Health Res. 2024 Jan 18:10497323231225144. doi: 10.1177/10497323231225144. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38236009.

Baral A, Morales V, Diggs BA, Tagurum Y, Desai M, Alhazmi N, Ramsey WA, Martinez C, Vidot DC. Perceptions, Attitudes, and Knowledge of Cannabis and its Use: A Qualitative Study among Herbal Heart Study Young Adult Cannabis Consumers in South Florida. Prev Med Rep. 2023 Dec 23;37:102574. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2023.102574. PMID: 38268618; PMCID: PMC10805657.

Brown EE, Patel EU, Poteat TC, Mayer K, Wawrzyniak AJ, Rodriguez A, Radix AE, Cooney EE, Laeyendecker O, Reisner SL, Wirtz AL; American Cohort to Study HIV Acquisition Among Transgender Women (LITE) Study Group. Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among transgender women living with and without HIV in the eastern and southern United States. J Infect Dis. 2024 Jan 17:jiad605. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiad605. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38232978.

Cianelli R, De Santis JP, De Oliveira GC, Castro JG, Iriarte E, Baeza MJ, Thomas SO, Villegas N, Peragallo-Montano N. Feasibility and acceptability of SEPA+PrEP: An HIV prevention intervention to increase PrEP knowledge, initiation, and persistence among cisgender heterosexual Hispanic women. PLoS One. 2024 Jan 2;19(1):e0296080. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0296080. PMID: 38165906; PMCID: PMC10760780.

Fortuna K, Jimenez DE, Sirey JA. Supporting Older Adults Unmet Needs, Social Determinants of Health, and Depression Care Within the Strained Landscape of Primary Care: The Care Partners Initiative. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2024 Jan 27:S1064-7481(24)00043-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2024.01.032. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38331665.

Iriarte E, Cianelli R, De Santis JP, Alamian A, Castro JG, Matsuda Y, Araya AX. Multidimensional Frailty, Quality of Life and Self-Management in Aging Hispanics Living With HIV. J Appl Gerontol. 2024 Jan 4:7334648231211743. doi: 10.1177/07334648231211743. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38173356.

Johnson AL, Self KJ, Shrader CH, Rodriguez E, Kanamori M. Patterns of Polydrug Use Classes Among a Subset of Latino Male Seasonal Workers in South Florida: A Latent Class Analysis. J Agromedicine. 2024 Jan;29(1):80-90. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2023.2278803. Epub 2023 Dec 28. PMID: 37940868.

Lozano A, Weinstein ER, Fernandez A, Bainter S, Atuluru P, Hurtado A, Morales V, Prado G, Safren SA, Harkness A. Refining Multilevel Barrier and Facilitator Measures for HIV Testing and PrEP Among Latino Sexual Minority Men. Am J Health Promot. 2024 Jan;38(1):19-39. doi: 10.1177/08901171231198430. Epub 2023 Aug 24. PMID: 37616445; PMCID: PMC10840990.

McIntosh R, Hoogerwoerd H, Ahmad SS, Michel C, Dillon K, Kumar M, Ironson G. A 4-session written emotional disclosure intervention lowers 6-month sympathoadrenal urinary output in persons living with HIV. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2024 Jan;159:106403. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2023.106403. Epub 2023 Sep 28. PMID: 37839156.

Park S, Meyers DJ, Jimenez DE, Gualdrón N, Cook BL. Health Care Spending, Use, and Financial Hardship Among Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage Enrollees With Mental Health Symptoms. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2024 Jan 17:S1064-7481(24)00014-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2024.01.014. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38267358.

Theis RP, Dorbu JI, Mavrodieva ME, Guerrero RA, Wright SE, Donahoo WT, Modave F, Carrasquillo O, Shenkman EA. Telehealth Implementation Response to COVID-19 in the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network: Perspectives of Clinicians and Health Systems Leaders. Telemed J E Health. 2024 Jan;30(1):268-277. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2023.0029. Epub 2023 Jun 26. PMID: 37358611; PMCID: PMC10794842.

Tookes HE, Bartholomew TS, Sugar SES, Plesons MD, Bluthenthal RN, Wenger LD, Patel SV, Kral AH, Lambdin BH. Updates on syringe coverage and service uptake among needle and syringe programs in the United States, 2019-2020. Int J Drug Policy. 2024 Jan;123:104289. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2023.104289. Epub 2023 Dec 10. PMID: 38071932; PMCID: PMC10878422.

Underdahl L, Ditri M, Duthely LM. Physician Burnout: Evidence-Based Roadmaps to Prioritizing and Supporting Personal Wellbeing. J Healthc Leadersh. 2024 Jan 4;16:15-27. doi: 10.2147/JHL.S389245. PMID: 38192639; PMCID: PMC10773242.

Walker RJ, Eisenhauer E, Thompson EL, Butler R, Metheny N, Barroso CS, Marino M. COVID-19 Information, Trust, and Risk Perception Across Diverse Communities in the United States: Initial Findings from a Multistate Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL). Am J Public Health. 2024 Jan;114(S1):S112-S123. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2023.307504. PMID: 38207271; PMCID: PMC10785172.

Walsh EA, Post K, Massad K, Horick N, Antoni MH, Penedo FJ, Safren SA, Partridge AH, Peppercorn J, Park ER, Temel JS, Greer JA, Jacobs JM. Identification of patient subgroups who benefit from a behavioral intervention to improve adjuvant endocrine therapy adherence: a randomized-controlled trial. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2024 Apr;204(3):547-559. doi: 10.1007/s10549-023-07228-z. Epub 2024 Jan 17. PMID: 38231313.

Weiss SM, Bowa K, Zulu R, Rodriguez VJ, Cook RR, Jones DL. Dissemination and implementation of an evidence-based voluntary medical male circumcision program: The Spear & Shield program. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2024 Jan 31;4(1):e0002065. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0002065. PMID: 38295087; PMCID: PMC10830021.