Lisa Grazina Johnston

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Implementation challenges to using respondent-driven sampling methodology for HIV biological and behavioral surveillance: field experiences in international settings
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:S131-41. 2008
  2. doi request reprint HIV, hepatitis and syphilis prevalence and correlates of condom use during anal sex among men who have sex with men in the Republic of Moldova
    L Zohrabyan
    UNAIDS Regional Support Team, Moscow, Russia
    Int J STD AIDS 24:357-64. 2013
  3. doi request reprint HIV, hepatitis B/C and syphilis prevalence and risk behaviors among gay, transsexuals and men who have sex with men, Dominican Republic
    L G Johnston
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Center for Global Health Equity, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 24:313-21. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Incorporating the service multiplier method in respondent-driven sampling surveys to estimate the size of hidden and hard-to-reach populations: case studies from around the world
    Lisa G Johnston
    Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:304-10. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Unexpectedly high injection drug use, HIV and hepatitis C prevalence among female sex workers in the Republic of Mauritius
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    University of California, San Francisco, Global Health Sciences, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:574-84. 2013
  6. pmc Evaluation of the role of location and distance in recruitment in respondent-driven sampling
    Nicky McCreesh
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 10:56. 2011
  7. doi request reprint High HIV and hepatitis C prevalence amongst injecting drug users in Mauritius: findings from a population size estimation and respondent driven sampling survey
    Lisa Johnston
    Global Health Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 22:252-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV risk and the overlap of injecting drug use and high-risk sexual behaviours among men who have sex with men in Zanzibar (Unguja), Tanzania
    Lisa G Johnston
    Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of International Health and Development, Center for Global Health Equity, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 21:485-92. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Formative research to optimize respondent-driven sampling surveys among hard-to-reach populations in HIV behavioral and biological surveillance: lessons learned from four case studies
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Care 22:784-92. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy of convenience sampling through the internet versus respondent driven sampling among males who have sex with males in Tallinn and Harju County, Estonia: challenges reaching a hidden population
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1195-202. 2009

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Implementation challenges to using respondent-driven sampling methodology for HIV biological and behavioral surveillance: field experiences in international settings
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:S131-41. 2008
    ..As RDS is increasingly used for HIV surveillance, it is important to learn from past practical, theoretical and analytical challenges to maximize the utility of this method...
  2. doi request reprint HIV, hepatitis and syphilis prevalence and correlates of condom use during anal sex among men who have sex with men in the Republic of Moldova
    L Zohrabyan
    UNAIDS Regional Support Team, Moscow, Russia
    Int J STD AIDS 24:357-64. 2013
    ..Although HIV prevalence was low, MSM practice a number of risky sexual behaviours that may heighten the risk of further HIV transmission in this population and to the wider population...
  3. doi request reprint HIV, hepatitis B/C and syphilis prevalence and risk behaviors among gay, transsexuals and men who have sex with men, Dominican Republic
    L G Johnston
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Center for Global Health Equity, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 24:313-21. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Incorporating the service multiplier method in respondent-driven sampling surveys to estimate the size of hidden and hard-to-reach populations: case studies from around the world
    Lisa G Johnston
    Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:304-10. 2013
    ..We provide several country examples of how service multiplier methods have been used in respondent-driven sampling surveys and provide guidance on how to maximize this method's use...
  5. doi request reprint Unexpectedly high injection drug use, HIV and hepatitis C prevalence among female sex workers in the Republic of Mauritius
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    University of California, San Francisco, Global Health Sciences, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:574-84. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Evaluation of the role of location and distance in recruitment in respondent-driven sampling
    Nicky McCreesh
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 10:56. 2011
    ..The role of the spatial distribution of the target population has not been robustly examined for RDS. We examine patterns of recruitment by location, and how they may have biased an RDS study findings...
  7. doi request reprint High HIV and hepatitis C prevalence amongst injecting drug users in Mauritius: findings from a population size estimation and respondent driven sampling survey
    Lisa Johnston
    Global Health Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 22:252-8. 2011
    ..In 2009, the government of Mauritius conducted a survey to estimate the infection prevalence and risk factors and to estimate the population size of IDUs in order to more effectively expand programmes...
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV risk and the overlap of injecting drug use and high-risk sexual behaviours among men who have sex with men in Zanzibar (Unguja), Tanzania
    Lisa G Johnston
    Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of International Health and Development, Center for Global Health Equity, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 21:485-92. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Formative research to optimize respondent-driven sampling surveys among hard-to-reach populations in HIV behavioral and biological surveillance: lessons learned from four case studies
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    AIDS Care 22:784-92. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy of convenience sampling through the internet versus respondent driven sampling among males who have sex with males in Tallinn and Harju County, Estonia: challenges reaching a hidden population
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1195-202. 2009
    ..The findings and observations presented in this paper could inform researchers in Estonia, and the region, about the efficacy of and socio-cultural challenges to sampling MSM to collect HIV biological and/or behavioral data...
  11. ncbi request reprint The associations of voluntary counseling and testing acceptance and the perceived likelihood of being HIV-infected among men with multiple sex partners in a South African township
    Lisa Johnston
    Department of International Health and Development, Center for Global Health Equity, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:922-31. 2010
    ..Further investigation into the psychological and cultural barriers to reducing risky sexual behaviors and accessing VCT and other HIV services is recommended...
  12. doi request reprint Using respondent-driven sampling methodology for HIV biological and behavioral surveillance in international settings: a systematic review
    Mohsen Malekinejad
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:S105-30. 2008
    ..This review has shown that RDS is an effective technique, when designed and implemented appropriately, to sample most-at-risk populations for HIV biological and behavioral surveys...
  13. pmc HIV, syphilis and sexual risk behaviours among men who have sex with men in Agadir and Marrakesh, Morocco
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    University of California, San Francisco, Global Health Sciences, San Francisco, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:iii45-8. 2013
    ..To collect baseline measurements of HIV and syphilis prevalence and sexual risk behaviours among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Agadir and Marrakech, Morocco, and provide strategic information to improve outreach programmes...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of respondent driven sampling for recruiting males who have sex with males in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    Family Health International, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    AIDS Behav 12:294-304. 2008
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  15. pmc Exploring barriers to 'respondent driven sampling' in sex worker and drug-injecting sex worker populations in Eastern Europe
    Milena Simic
    The Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Urban Health 83:i6-15. 2006
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for recruitment and the use of monetary and non-monetary incentives in future RDS studies of SW populations in Eastern Europe...
  16. pmc Assessment of respondent driven sampling for recruiting female sex workers in two Vietnamese cities: reaching the unseen sex worker
    Lisa Grazina Johnston
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    J Urban Health 83:i16-28. 2006
    ..g., more visible types of FSWs) then this analysis indicates that a significant proportion of the FSW population at risk for HIV may not be receiving optimal HIV information and services...