Alisa Pedrana

Summary

Affiliation: Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Registered post achieved a higher response rate than normal mail--a randomized controlled trial
    Alisa Pedrana
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:896-9. 2008
  2. pmc Queer as F**k: reaching and engaging gay men in sexual health promotion through social networking sites
    Alisa Pedrana
    Burnet Institute, Centre for Population Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e25. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Stop the drama Downunder: a social marketing campaign increases HIV/sexually transmitted infection knowledge and testing in Australian gay men
    Alisa Pedrana
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 39:651-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The difference in self-reported and biological measured HIV prevalence: implications for HIV prevention
    Alisa E Pedrana
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:1454-63. 2012
  5. pmc A systematic examination of the use of online social networking sites for sexual health promotion
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:583. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Risk behaviours and blood borne virus exposure for transient workers in rural Victoria
    Alisa Pedrana
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:143-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint High rates of undiagnosed HIV infections in a community sample of gay men in Melbourne, Australia
    Alisa E Pedrana
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:94-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Sexual health promotion on social networking sites: a process evaluation of The FaceSpace Project
    Phuong Nguyen
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 53:98-104. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Antenatal screening practice for infectious diseases by general practitioners in Australia
    Michelle L Giles
    Centre for Population Health Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:39-44. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Increases in newly acquired HIV infections in Victoria, Australia: epidemiological evidence of successful prevention?
    Anita Feigin
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Sex Health 10:166-70. 2013

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Registered post achieved a higher response rate than normal mail--a randomized controlled trial
    Alisa Pedrana
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:896-9. 2008
    ..The aim was to study the most effective method for increasing response rates to postal questionnaires by comparing normal post with registered mail and to assess the cost implications of the two mailing methods...
  2. pmc Queer as F**k: reaching and engaging gay men in sexual health promotion through social networking sites
    Alisa Pedrana
    Burnet Institute, Centre for Population Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e25. 2013
    ..Now in its fifth season, QAF is among the few published examples internationally to demonstrate the sexual health promotion potential of SNS...
  3. doi request reprint Stop the drama Downunder: a social marketing campaign increases HIV/sexually transmitted infection knowledge and testing in Australian gay men
    Alisa Pedrana
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 39:651-8. 2012
    ..We evaluated the impact of a social marketing campaign in 2008-2009 aimed to increase health-seeking behavior and STI testing and enhance HIV/STI knowledge in gay men...
  4. doi request reprint The difference in self-reported and biological measured HIV prevalence: implications for HIV prevention
    Alisa E Pedrana
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:1454-63. 2012
    ..1%) unaware of their HIV infection. These results highlight the importance of repeatable biological estimates to inform and evaluate HIV prevention strategies...
  5. pmc A systematic examination of the use of online social networking sites for sexual health promotion
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:583. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the extent to which SNSs are currently being used for sexual health promotion and describe the breadth of these activities...
  6. doi request reprint Risk behaviours and blood borne virus exposure for transient workers in rural Victoria
    Alisa Pedrana
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:143-9. 2008
    ..To investigate risk behaviours associated with the transmission of blood borne viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among transient rural workers in Victoria...
  7. doi request reprint High rates of undiagnosed HIV infections in a community sample of gay men in Melbourne, Australia
    Alisa E Pedrana
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:94-9. 2012
    ..1%, 95%confidence interval: 19.9% to 44.3%) were classified as undiagnosed HIV positive. Almost a third of HIV-positive men were unaware of their HIV status, and of these men, a large proportion engaged in high-risk behaviors...
  8. doi request reprint Sexual health promotion on social networking sites: a process evaluation of The FaceSpace Project
    Phuong Nguyen
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 53:98-104. 2013
    ..This article reports findings from an evaluation of reach and engagement of The FaceSpace Project, a novel sexual health promotion project delivered through social networking sites that targeted young people aged 16-29 years...
  9. doi request reprint Antenatal screening practice for infectious diseases by general practitioners in Australia
    Michelle L Giles
    Centre for Population Health Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:39-44. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess self-reported screening practice in the antenatal setting, factors associated with screening, barriers to universal testing for HIV and follow-up for infants born to hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increases in newly acquired HIV infections in Victoria, Australia: epidemiological evidence of successful prevention?
    Anita Feigin
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Sex Health 10:166-70. 2013
    ..Rates of newly acquired HIV notifications provide useful data for monitoring transmission trends...
  11. ncbi request reprint Enhanced case detection for newly acquired hepatitis C infection: epidemiological findings and health service implications
    Rebecca Guy
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:250-6. 2008
    ..Initial results show that injecting drug use continues to be by far the predominant mode of hepatitis C transmission in Victoria...