Epi Published Articles and Book Chapters

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Current and former Bureau of HIV staff in bold.

2018

  1. Robertson MM, Waldron L, Robbins RS, Chamberlin S, Penrose K, Levin B, Kulkarni S, Braunstein SL, Irvine MK, Nash D.
    “Using Registry Data to Construct a Comparison Group for Programmatic Effectiveness Evaluation - the New York City HIV Care Coordination Program.”
    Link to Abstract
    Am J Epidemiol. 2018 May 21. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwy103. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29788080.
  2. Lee CT, Winquist A, Wiewel EW, Braunstein S, Jordan HT, Gould LH, Gwynn RC, Lim S.
    “Long-Term Supportive Housing is Associated with Decreased Risk for New HIV Diagnoses among a Large Cohort of Homeless Persons in New York City.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2018 May 8. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2138-x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29737441.
  3. Myers JE, Braunstein SL, Xia Q, Scanlin K, Edelstein Z, Harriman G, Tsoi B, Andaluz A, Yu E, Daskalakis D.
    “Redefining prevention and care: a status-neutrual approval to HIV.”
    Link to Abstract
    Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 May 2. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy097.
  4. Udeagu CN, Shah S, Misra K, Sepkowitz KA, Braunstein SL.
    “Where Are They Now? Assessing if Persons Returned to HIV Care Following Loss to Follow-Up by Public Health Case Workers Were Engaged in Care in Follow-Up Years.”
    AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2018 May 1; 32(5):181-190. doi: 10.1089/apc.2018.0004. PubMed PMID: 29750551.
    Link to full text
  5. Bosh KA, Coyle JR, Hansen V, Kim EM, Speers S, Comer M, Maddox LM, Khuwaja S, Zhou W, Jatta A, Mayer R, Brantley AD, Muriithi NW, Bhattacharjee R, Flynn C, Bouton L, John B, Keusch J, Barber CA, Sweet K, Ramaswamy C, Westheimer EF, VanderBusch L, Nishimura A, Vu A, Hoffman-Arriaga L, Rowlinson E, Carter AO, Yerkes LE, Li W, Reuer JR, Stockman LJ, Tang T, Brooks JT, Teshale EH, Hall HI.
    HIV and viral hepatitis coinfection analysis using surveillance data from 15 US states and two cities.”
    Link to Abstract
    Epidemiol Infect. 2018 May; 146(7):920-930. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818000766. Epub 2018 Apr 11. PubMed PMID: 29636119; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5957777.
  6. Wu H, Cohen SE, Westheimer E, Gay CL, Hall L, Rose C, Hightow-Weidman LB, Gose S, Fu J, Peters PJ.
    “Diagnosing acute HIV infection: The performance of quantitative HIV-1 RNA testing (viral load) in the 2014 laboratory testing algorithm.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Clin Virol. 2017 Aug; 93:85-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2017.02.005. Epub 2017 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 28342746.
  7. Torian LV, Felsen UR, Xia Q, Laraque F, Rude EJ, Rose H, Cole A, Bocour A,
    Williams GJ, Bridgforth RF, Forgione LA, Doo H, Braunstein SL, Daskalakis DC,
    Zingman BS.
    “Undiagnosed HIV and HCV Infection in a New York City Emergency
    Department, 2015.”
    Link to Abstract
    Link to Editorial
    Am J Public Health (AJPH) May 2018. Am J Public Health. 2018 Mar 22:e1-e7. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304321. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29565667.
  8. Xia Q, Westheimer E, Robbins RS, Torian LV.
    “Persons living with diagnosed HIV in New York City: over 50% over 50 years old. “
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Care. 2018 Apr; 30(4):531-534. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1417529. Epub 2018 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 29325431.
  9. Vu L, Misra K.
    “High Burden of HIV, Syphilis and HSV-2 and Factors Associated with HIV Infection among Female Sex Workers in Tanzania: Implications for Early Treatment of HIV and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2018, Apr; 22(4):1113-1121. doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1992-2. PubMed PMID: 29159593.
  10. Feldman MB, Hile SJ, Irvine MK, Dominguez-Plummer G, Fields, D, Tran TT, Arakaki LS.
    “Utilization of Ryan “White-funded mental health services and mental health functioning among people living with HIV in New York City.”
    Link to text
    J HIV AIDS and Soc Serv. In press. March 12, 2018
  11. Balaji AB, An Q, Smith JC, Newcomb ME, Mustanski B, Prachand NG, Brady KA,
    Braunstein S, Paz-Bailey G;
    “National HIV Behavioral Surveillance for Young Men Who Have Sex with Men (NHBS-YMSM) Study Group. High Human Immunodeficiency Virus Incidence and Prevalence and Associated Factors among Adolescent Sexual Minority Males-3 Cities, 2015. “
    Link to Abstract
    Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 5; 66(6):936-944. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix902. PubMed PMID: 29069298; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5842134.
  12. Okah E, Westheimer EF, Jamison K, Schillinger JA.
    “Frequency of Nucleic Acid Amplification Test Positivity among Men Who Have Sex With Men Returning for a Test-of-Cure Visit 7 to 30 Days After Treatment of Laboratory-Confirmed Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection at 2 Public Sexual Health Clinics, New York City, 2013 to 2016. “
    Link to Abstract
    Sex Transm Dis. 2018 Mar; 45(3):177-182. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000712. PubMed PMID: 29420445.
  13. Pathela P, Jamison K, Braunstein SL, Schillinger JA, Tymejczyk O, Nash D.
    “Gaps along the HIV care continuum: findings among a population seeking sexual healthcare services in New York City.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Mar 2. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001674. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29509589.
  14. Walters SM, Rivera AV, Reilly KH, Anderson BJ, Bolden B, Wogayehu A, Neaigus
    A, Braunstein S.
    “Exchange Sex among Persons Who Inject Drugs in the New York Metropolitan Area: The Importance of Local Context, Gender and Sexual Identity.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2018 Feb 21. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2039-z. [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed PMID: 29468492.
  1. Wu H, Cohen SE, Westheimer E, Gay CL, Hall L, Rose C, Hightow-Weidman LB, Gose S, Fu J, Peters PJ.
    “Diagnosing acute HIV infection: The performance of quantitative HIV-1 RNA testing (viral load) in the 2014 laboratory testing algorithm.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Clin Virol. 2017 Aug; 93:85-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2017.02.005. Epub 2017 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 28342746.
  2. Braunstein SL, Robbins RS, Daskalakis DC.
    “Missed Opportunities: Adapting the HIV Care Continuum to Reduce HIV-related Deaths.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jul 26. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001509. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28749821.
  3. Walters SM, Rivera AV, Starbuck L, Reilly KH, Boldon N, Anderson BJ, Braunstein SL.
    “Differences in Awareness of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Post-exposure Prophylaxis among Groups At-Risk for HIV in New York State: New York City and Long Island, NY, 2011-2013.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jul 1; 75 Suppl 3:S383-S391. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001415. PubMed PMID: 28604443.
  4. Neaigus A, Reilly KH, Jenness SM, Hagan H, Wendel T, Gelpi-Acosta C, Marshall DM 4th.
    “Trends in HIV and HCV Risk Behaviors and Prevalent Infection Among People Who Inject Drugs in New York City, 2005-2012.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jul 1; 75 Suppl 3:S325-S332. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001407. PubMed PMID: 28604434.
  5. Robinson WT, Kazbour C, Nassau T, Fisher K, Sheu S, Rivera AV, Al-Tayyib A, Glick SN, Braunstein SL, Barak N, Shinefeld J, Poe J, Raymond HF, Brady K.
    “Nonfatal Overdose Events among Persons Who Inject Drugs: Findings from Seven National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Cities 2009 & 2012.”
    Link to Full Text
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jul 1; 75 Suppl 3:S341-S345. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001426. PubMed PMID: 28604436.
  6. Raymond HF, Al-Tayyib A, Neaigus A, Reilly KH, Braunstein SL, Brady KA, Sey E, Risser J, Padget P, Lalota M, Schacht JM, Forrest DW, Macomber K, Griffin V, Higgins E, Robinson WT, Zarwell MC, Opoku J, Magnus M, Kuo I, Burt R, Thiede H, Glick S, Flynn C, German D.
    “HIV among MSM and Heterosexual Women in the United States: An Ecologic Analysis.”
    Link to Full Text
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jul 1; 75 Suppl 3:S276-S280. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001422. PubMed PMID: 28604428.
  7. Walters SM, Reilly KH, Neaigus A, Braunstein S.
    “Awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among women who inject drugs in NYC: the importance of networks and syringe exchange programs for HIV prevention.”
    Link to Abstract/Full Text
    Harm Reduct J. 2017 Jun 29; 14(1):40. doi: 10.1186/s12954-017-0166-x. PubMed PMID: 28662716; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5492910.
  8. Xia Q, Ning Z, Torian LV.
    “Should we report the proportion of late HIV diagnoses?”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS. 2017 Nov 28; 31(18):2559-2561. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001654.
  9. PubMed PMID: 29120903.
  10. Jefferson KA, Kersanske LS, Wolfe ME, Braunstein SL, Haardörfer R, Jarlais DCD, Campbell ANC, Cooper HLF.
    “Place-Based Predictors of HIV Viral Suppression and Durable Suppression Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in New York City.“
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2017 Jun 23. doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1810-x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28646370.
  11. Xia Q, Braunstein SL, Torian, LV
    “Using the Revised Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Staging System to Classify Persons Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in New York City, 2011-2015.”
    Link to Abstract
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Post Author Corrections: June 19, 2017 doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000669
  12. El-Sadr WM, Donnell D, Beauchamp G, Hall HI, Torian LV, Zingman B, Lum G, Kharfen M, Elion R, Leider J, Gordin FM, Elharrar V, Burns D, Zerbe A, Gamble T, Branson B; HPTN 065 Study Team.
    “Financial Incentives for Linkage to Care and Viral Suppression among HIV-Positive Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial (HPTN 065).”
    Link to Abstract
    JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 19. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2158. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28628702.
  13. Udeagu CN, Shah S, Molochevski M
    “Men Who Have Sex With Men Seek Timely Human Immunodeficiency Virus Confirmation and Care After Rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus Self-Test: Data From Partner Services Program, New York City.”
    Link to Abstract
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Post Author Corrections: June 14, 2017 doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000648
  14. Masciotra S, Luo W, Westheimer E, Cohen SE, Gay CL, Hall L, Pan Y, Peters PJ, Owen SM.
    “Performance evaluation of the FDA-approved Determine™ HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo assay using plasma and whole blood specimens.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Clin Virol. 2017 Jun; 91:95-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2017.03.019. Epub 2017 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 28372891.
  15. Misra K, Udeagu, CN
    “Disparities in awareness of HIV post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PEP and PrEP) among notified partners of HIV-positive individuals, New York City 2015-2017.”
    Link to Abstract
    JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: Post Acceptance: May 30, 2017 doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001473
  16. Xia Q, Robbins RS, Lazar R, Torian LV, Braunstein SL.
    “Racial and socioeconomic disparities in viral suppression among persons living with HIV in New York City.“
    Link to Abstract
    Ann Epidemiol. 2017 May; 27(5):335-341. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2017.04.005. Epub 2017 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 28511865.
  17. Lazar R, Kersanske L, Xia Q, Daskalakis D, Braunstein SL.
    “Hospitalization rates among people with HIV/AIDS in New York City, 2013.”
    Link to Abstract
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 24. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix343. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28444155.
  18. Xia Q, Zhong Y, Wiewel EW, Braunstein SL, Torian LV.
    “Linkage to Care after HIV Diagnosis in New York City: Better Than We Thought.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Apr 10. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001419. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28398989.
  19. Murray K, Reddy V, Kornblum JS, Waechter H, Chicaiza LF, Rubinstein I, Balter S, Greene SK, Braunstein SL, Rakeman JL, Dentinger CM.
    “Increasing Antibiotic Resistance in Shigella spp. from Infected New York City Residents, New York, USA.”
    Link to Full Text and Abstract
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Feb;23(2):332-335. doi: 10.3201/eid2302.161203. PubMed PMID: 28098543.
  20. Xia Q, Sun X, Wiewel EW, Torian LV.
    “HIV Prevalence and the Prevalence of Unsuppressed HIV in New York City, 2010-2014.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Feb 14. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001311. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28207429.
  21. Wiewel EW, Borrell LN, Jones HE, Maroko AR, Torian LV.
    “Neighborhood Characteristics Associated with Achievement and Maintenance of HIV Viral Suppression Among Persons Newly Diagnosed with HIV in New York City.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2017 Feb 3. doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1700-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28160107
  22. Pati R, Robbins RS, Braunstein SL.
    “Validation of Retention in HIV Care Status Using the New York City HIV Surveillance Registry and Clinical Care Data from a Large HIV Care Center.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Public Health Manag Pract. 2017 Jan 11. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000515. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28079643.
  23. Wertheim JO, Kosakovsky Pond SL, Forgione LA, Mehta SR, Murrell B, Shah S, Smith DM, Scheffler K, Torian LV.
    Social and Genetic Networks of HIV-1 Transmission in New York City.
    Link to Abstract
    PLoS Pathog. 2017 Jan 9;13(1):e1006000. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006000. PubMed PMID: 28068413.
  24. Xia Q, Teixeira-Pinto A, Forgione LA, Wiewel EW, Braunstein SL, Torian LV.
    “Estimated HIV Incidence in the United States, 2003-2010.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Jan 1;74(1):10-14. PubMed PMID: 27649039.
  1. Clark H, Babu AS, Wiewel EW, Opoku J, Crepaz N.
    “Diagnosed HIV Infection in Transgender Adults and Adolescents: Results from the National HIV Surveillance System, 2009-2014.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Dec 29. doi: 10.1007/s10461-016-1656-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28035497.
  2. Braunstein SL, Robertson MM, Myers J, Abraham B, Nash D.
    “Increase in CD4+ T-Cell Count at the Time of HIV Diagnosis and Antiretroviral Treatment Initiation among Persons With HIV in New York City.”
    Link to Full Text
    J Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 1;214(11):1682-1686. PubMed PMID: 27892400.
  3. Reid A, Rogers ME, Arya V, Edelstein ZR, Schillinger JA.
    “Pharmacists’ Knowledge and Practices Surrounding Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia trachomatis, New York City, 2012 and 2014.”
    Link to Abstract
    Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Nov;43(11):679-684.
  4. Ransome Y, Kawachi I, Braunstein S, Nash D.
    “Structural inequalities drive late HIV diagnosis: The role of black racial concentration, income inequality, socioeconomic deprivation, and HIV testing.”
    Link to Abstract
    Health Place. 2016 Nov; 42:148-158. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.09.004. PubMed PMID: 27770671.
  5. Myers JE, El-Sadr Davis OY, Weinstein ER, Remch M, Edelstein A, Khawja A, Schillinger JA.
    “Availability, Accessibility, and Price of Rapid HIV Self-Tests, New York City Pharmacies, Summer 2013.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27804092.
  6. Xia Q, Lazar R, Bernard MA, McNamee P, Daskalakis DC, Torian LV, Braunstein SL.
    “New York City Achieves the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets for HIV-Infected Whites but Not Latinos/Hispanics and Blacks.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Nov 1;73(3):e59-e62. PubMed PMID: 27763998.
  7. Xia Q, Neaigus A, Bernard MA, Raj-Singh S, Shepard CW.
    “Constructing a representative sample of out-of-care HIV patients from a representative sample of in-care patients.”
    Int J STD AIDS. 2016 Oct;27(12):1086-1092. PubMed PMID: 26424160.
  8. Hile SJ, Feldman MB, Raker AR, Irvine MK.
    “Identifying Key Elements to Inform the Development of an HIV Health Behavior Maintenance Intervention.”
    Link to Abstract & Full Text
    Am J Health Promot. 2016 Oct 20. pii: 0890117116669108. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27765879.
  9. Udeagu CN, Shah S, Toussaint MM, Pickett L.
    “Sociodemographic Differences in Clients Preferring Video-Call Over In-person Interview: A Pilot Study of HIV Tele-partner Services.” Link to Abstract & Full Text
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27752874
  10. Pinchoff J, Tran OC, Chen L, Bornschlegel K, Drobnik A, Kersanske L, Fuld J.
    “Impact of hepatitis B on mortality and specific causes of death in adults with and without HIV co-infection in NYC, 2000-2011.”
    Link to Abstract
    Epidemiol Infect. 2016 Aug 11:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 27510414 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  11. Campbell AN, Des Jarlais D, Hannah C, Braunstein SL, Tross S, Kersanske L, Borges C, Pavlicova M, Jefferson K, Newville H, Weaver L, Wolff M.
    “Antiretroviral medication treatment for all HIV-infected individuals: a protocol using innovative multilevel methodologies to evaluate New York City's universal ART policy among problem substance users.”
    Link to Abstract
    BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Aug 2;16(a):341. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1554-8.
    PMID: 27485435 [PubMed - in process]
  12. Xia Q, Shah D, Gill B, Torian LV, Braunstein SL.
    “Continuum of Care Among People Living with Perinatally Acquired HIV Infection in New York City, 2014.”
    Link to Abstract
    Public Health Rep. 2016 Jul-Aug;131(4):566-73.
    PMID: 27453601 [PubMed - in process]
  13. Pathela P, Jamison K, Braunstein SL, Schillinger JA, Varma JK, Blank S.
    “Incidence and Predictors of HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex with Men Attending Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics, New York City, 2007-2012.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Jul 23. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 27448826 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  14. Hanna DB, Ramaswamy C, Kaplan RC, Kizer JR, Anastos K, Daskalakis D, Zimmerman R, Braunstein SL.
    “Trends in Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Among Persons With HIV in New York City, 2001-2012.”
    Link to Abstract
    Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 20. pii: ciw470. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 27444412 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  15. Irvine MK, Chamberlin SA, Robbins RS, Kulkarni SG, Robertson MM, Nash D.
    “Come as You Are: Improving Care Engagement and Viral Load Suppression Among HIV Care Coordination Clients with Lower Mental Health Functioning, Unstable Housing, and Hard Drug Use.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 27342990 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  16. Estem KS, Catania J, Klausner JD.
    “HIV Self-Testing: a Review of Current Implementation and Fidelity.”
    Link to Abstract
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2016 Apr;13(2):107-15. doi: 10.1007/s11904-016-0307-y. Review.
    PMID: 26879653 [PubMed - in process]
  17. Feldman, M.B., Arakaki, L.S., & Raker, A.R.
    “A process evaluation of a self-management intervention for people living with HIV.”
    Link to Full Text
    Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS CareVolume 27, Issue 4, July–August 2016, Pages 530–537
  18. Braunstein SL, Robertson MM; Myers J, Nash D
    “Using HIV Viral Load from Surveillance to Estimate the Timing of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation”
    Link to Abstract
    JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes:
    Post Acceptance: May 05, 2016
    doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001052
  19. Gelpí-AC, Pouget ER, Reilly KH, Hagan H, Neaigus A, Wendel T, Marshall DM 4th.
    Time Since Migration and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Puerto Ricans Who Inject Drugs in New York City.
    Link to Abstract
    Subst Use Misuse. 2016 Jun 6;51(7):870-81.
    doi: 10.3109/10826084.2016.1155616. Epub 2016 Apr 21.
  20. Feldman, M., & Andrade, S.
    “Psychosocial and structural barriers to HIV/AIDS treatment and care.”
    Link to the book series
    In Abbie Goldberg (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of LGBTQ studies. 2nd Vol. pages 532-535.
    Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (May 2016).
  21. Wiewel EW, Bocour A, Kersanske LS, Bodach SD, Xia Q, Braunstein SL.
    “The Association Between Neighborhood Poverty and HIV Diagnoses Among Males and Females in New York City, 2010-2011.”
    Link to Abstract
    Public Health Rep. 2016 Mar-Apr;131(2):290-302.
    PMID: 26957664 [PubMed - in process]
  22. Xia Q, Braunstein SL, Wiewel EW, Eavey JJ, Shepard CW, Torian LV.
    “Persons Living with HIV in the United States: Fewer Than We Thought.”
    Link to Abstract J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 27028500 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  23. Neaigus A, Jenness SM, Reilly KH, Youm Y, Hagan H, Wendel T, Gelpi-Acosta C.
    “Community Sexual Bridging Among Heterosexuals at High-Risk of HIV in New York City.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Apr;20(4):722-36. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1244-2.
    PMID: 26558628 [PubMed - in process]
  24. Wiewel EW, Torian LV, Merchant P, Braunstein SL, Shepard CW.
    “HIV Diagnoses and Care Among Transgender Persons and Comparison With Men Who Have Sex With Men: New York City, 2006-2011.”
    Link to Abstract
    Am J Public Health. 2016 Mar;106(3):497-502. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302974. Epub 2015 Dec 21.
    PMID: 26691124 [PubMed - in process]
  25. Myers JE, Xia Q, Torian LV, Irvine M, Harriman G, Sepkowitz KA, Shepard CW.
    “Implementation and Operational Research: CD4 Count Monitoring Frequency and Risk of CD4 Count Dropping Below 200 Cells Per Cubic Millimeter Among Stable HIV-Infected Patients in New York City, 2007-2013.”
    Link to Abstract J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Mar 1;71(3):e73-8.
    doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000885.
    PMID: 26536317 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article
  26. Hile SJ, Feldman MB, Alexy ER, Irvine MK.
      “Recent Tobacco Smoking is Associated with Poor HIV Medical Outcomes Among HIV-Infected Individuals in New York.”
    Link to Full Text
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 26837623 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  27. Reilly KH, Neaigus A, Wendel T, Marshall DM 4th, Hagan H.
    “Bisexual Behavior Among Male Injection Drug Users in New York City.”
    Link to Abstract
    AIDS Behav. 2016 Feb;20(2):405-16. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1257-x.
    PMID: 26607927 [PubMed - in process]
  28. Peters PJ, Westheimer E, Cohen S, Hightow-Weidman LB, Moss N, Tsoi B, Hall L, Fann C, Daskalakis DC, Beagle S, Patel P, Radix A, Foust E, Kohn RP, Marmorino J, Pandori M, Fu J, Samandari T, Gay CL
    “Screening Yield of HIV Antigen/Antibody Combination and Pooled HIV RNA Testing for Acute HIV Infection in a High-Prevalence Population.”
    Link to Abstract
    JAMA. 2016 Feb 16;315(7):682-90. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.0286.
    PMID: 26881371 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  29. Xia Q, Wiewel EW, Torian LV.
    “Comparison of Single-Visit and Multiple-Visit Measures of Retention in Care for HIV Monitoring and Evaluation.”
    Link to Abstract
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Feb 1;71(2):e59-62.
    doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000878. No abstract available.
    PMID: 26505331 [PubMed - in process]
  30. Terranova E, Tsoi B, Laraque F, Washburn K, Fuld J.
    “Strengthening Screening for HIV, Hepatitis C, and STIs: An Innovative Partnership Between the Health Department and Community Health Centers in New York City”
    Link to Abstract
    Public Health Rep. 2016 Jan-Feb;131 Suppl 1:5-10.
    PMID: 26862225 [PubMed - in process]
  31. (13) Xia Q, Braunstein SL, Wiewel EW, Hadler JL, Torian LV.
    “Persistent Racial Disparities in HIV Infection in the USA: HIV Prevalence Matters”
    [Link to Abstract]
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 26746424 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  1. Ramaswamy C, Ellman TM, Myers J, Madsen A, Sepkowitz K, Shepard C.
    “Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Newly Diagnosed at Autopsy in New York City, 2008-2012.”
    [Link to Abstract]
    Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 30;2(4):ofv146. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv146. eCollection 2015 Dec.
    PMID: 26566538 [PubMed] Free PMC Article
  2. Reilly KH, Neaigus A, Shepard CW, Cutler BH, Sweeney MM, Rucinski KB, Jenness SM, Wendel T, Marshall DM 4th, Hagan H.
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  13. Irvine, M.K., Chamberlin, S.A., Robbins, R.S., Myers, J.E., Braunstein, S.L., Mitts, B.J.,
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