Renee Heffron

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Publications

  1. pmc Willingness of Kenyan HIV-1 serodiscordant couples to use antiretroviral-based HIV-1 prevention strategies
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359927, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:116-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A prospective study of contraceptive use among African women in HIV-1 serodiscordant partnerships
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:621-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint High prevalent and incident HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus 2 infection among male migrant and non-migrant sugar farm workers in Zambia
    Renee Heffron
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Lusaka, Zambia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:283-8. 2011
  4. pmc Hormonal contraceptive use and risk of HIV-1 disease progression
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    AIDS 27:261-7. 2013
  5. pmc A Prospective Study of the Effect of Pregnancy on CD4 Counts and Plasma HIV-1 RNA Concentrations of Antiretroviral-Naive HIV-1-Infected Women
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute WRHI, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Department of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya and Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:231-6. 2014
  6. pmc Daily short message service surveys to measure sexual behavior and pre-exposure prophylaxis use among Kenyan men and women
    Kathryn Curran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2977-85. 2013
  7. pmc Use of hormonal contraceptives and risk of HIV-1 transmission: a prospective cohort study
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:19-26. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-1 prevention does not diminish the pregnancy prevention effectiveness of hormonal contraception
    Pamela M Murnane
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA cUniversity of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, Canada dCenter for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi fDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi gDepartment of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya hDepartment of Medicine, University of Washington iStatistical Center for HIV AIDS Research and Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 28:1825-30. 2014
  9. pmc 'If I am given antiretrovirals I will think I am nearing the grave': Kenyan HIV serodiscordant couples' attitudes regarding early initiation of antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn Curran
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDepartment of Global Health cDepartment of Anthropology dDepartment of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA eJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology fKenyatta National Hospital gKenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS 28:227-33. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effect of hormonal contraception on HIV acquisition in observational data: challenges and recommended analytic approaches
    Chelsea B Polis
    aOffice of Population and Reproductive Health, United States Agency for International Development USAID, Washington, DC bDepartment of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill cDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina dVaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center eDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA Chelsea B Polis, Daniel Westreich, Jennifer E Balkus and Renee Heffron contributed equally to the writing of the article
    AIDS 27:S35-43. 2013

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Willingness of Kenyan HIV-1 serodiscordant couples to use antiretroviral-based HIV-1 prevention strategies
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359927, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:116-9. 2012
    ..Antiretroviral treatment (ART) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have demonstrated efficacy as new human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) prevention approaches for HIV-1 serodiscordant couples...
  2. doi request reprint A prospective study of contraceptive use among African women in HIV-1 serodiscordant partnerships
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:621-8. 2010
    ..Few studies have explored contraceptive use in HIV-1 serodiscordant couples, a population at high risk for HIV-1 transmission...
  3. doi request reprint High prevalent and incident HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus 2 infection among male migrant and non-migrant sugar farm workers in Zambia
    Renee Heffron
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Lusaka, Zambia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:283-8. 2011
    ..More insight is needed regarding risk factors for prevalent and incident HIV-1 infection among male farm workers in Sub-Saharan Africa to control the HIV-1 epidemic...
  4. pmc Hormonal contraceptive use and risk of HIV-1 disease progression
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    AIDS 27:261-7. 2013
    ..For HIV-1-infected women, hormonal contraception prevents unintended pregnancy, excess maternal morbidity, and vertical HIV-1 transmission. Hormonal contraceptives are widely used but their effects on HIV-1 disease progression are unclear...
  5. pmc A Prospective Study of the Effect of Pregnancy on CD4 Counts and Plasma HIV-1 RNA Concentrations of Antiretroviral-Naive HIV-1-Infected Women
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute WRHI, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Department of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya and Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:231-6. 2014
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  6. pmc Daily short message service surveys to measure sexual behavior and pre-exposure prophylaxis use among Kenyan men and women
    Kathryn Curran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2977-85. 2013
    ..87). PrEP adherence was high, missed doses were correlated with sexual abstinence, and unprotected sex was not associated with decreased PrEP adherence...
  7. pmc Use of hormonal contraceptives and risk of HIV-1 transmission: a prospective cohort study
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:19-26. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the association between hormonal contraceptive use and risk of HIV-1 acquisition by women and HIV-1 transmission from HIV-1-infected women to their male partners...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-1 prevention does not diminish the pregnancy prevention effectiveness of hormonal contraception
    Pamela M Murnane
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA cUniversity of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, Canada dCenter for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi fDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi gDepartment of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya hDepartment of Medicine, University of Washington iStatistical Center for HIV AIDS Research and Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 28:1825-30. 2014
    ..For women at risk of HIV-1, effective contraception and effective HIV-1 prevention are global priorities...
  9. pmc 'If I am given antiretrovirals I will think I am nearing the grave': Kenyan HIV serodiscordant couples' attitudes regarding early initiation of antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn Curran
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDepartment of Global Health cDepartment of Anthropology dDepartment of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA eJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology fKenyatta National Hospital gKenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS 28:227-33. 2014
    ..The WHO recommends ART initiation by all HIV-infected individuals in HIV serodiscordant relationships to prevent HIV transmission, yet the acceptability of early ART among couples has not been well studied...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effect of hormonal contraception on HIV acquisition in observational data: challenges and recommended analytic approaches
    Chelsea B Polis
    aOffice of Population and Reproductive Health, United States Agency for International Development USAID, Washington, DC bDepartment of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill cDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina dVaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center eDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA Chelsea B Polis, Daniel Westreich, Jennifer E Balkus and Renee Heffron contributed equally to the writing of the article
    AIDS 27:S35-43. 2013
    ..Studies to date have used inconsistent approaches and generated a body of evidence that is complex and challenging to interpret...
  11. pmc Performance of the Focus HerpeSelect-2 enzyme immunoassay for the detection of herpes simplex virus type 2 antibodies in seven African countries
    Andrew Mujugira
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 87:238-41. 2011
    ..To compare the performance of the Focus HerpeSelect-2 enzyme immunoassay (EIA) with the gold standard herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2 western blot, among HIV-1-uninfected men and women in east and southern Africa...