Grace E Macalino

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of community-based directly observed therapy as an adherence intervention for HAART among substance users
    Grace E Macalino
    Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS 21:1473-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Modified directly observed therapy for the treatment of HIV-seropositive substance users: lessons learned from a pilot study
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Community Health, Providence, RI 02913, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S393-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Directly observed antiretroviral therapy to reduce genital tract and plasma HIV-1 RNA in women with poor adherence
    Joseph I Harwell
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS 17:1990-3. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The use of community-based modified directly observed therapy for the treatment of HIV-infected persons
    Jennifer A Mitty
    The Brown University Medical School and the Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:545-50. 2005
  5. pmc Prevalence and incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among males in Rhode Island prisons
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1218-23. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Drug use patterns over time among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women: the HER study experience
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:500-5. 2003
  7. pmc A syringe prescription program to prevent infectious disease and improve health of injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 81:122-34. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors by audio computer-assisted self-interviews among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:367-78. 2002

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of community-based directly observed therapy as an adherence intervention for HAART among substance users
    Grace E Macalino
    Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS 21:1473-7. 2007
    ..Adherence interventions for HAART can impact challenging populations, such as active substance users. Community-based modified directly observed therapy (MDOT) is a promising approach that needs to be critically evaluated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Modified directly observed therapy for the treatment of HIV-seropositive substance users: lessons learned from a pilot study
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Community Health, Providence, RI 02913, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S393-7. 2004
    ..Tapering the intensity of visits with maximum flexibility was necessary to enhance the acceptability of the program to participants...
  3. ncbi request reprint Directly observed antiretroviral therapy to reduce genital tract and plasma HIV-1 RNA in women with poor adherence
    Joseph I Harwell
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS 17:1990-3. 2003
    ..6 log10 copies/ml) CVL HIV-1-RNA levels by 3 months and undetectable plasma HIV-1-RNA levels by 6 months. The mean CD4 cell increase was 76 cells/mm3. DOT appears effective and may reduce infectiousness in this high-risk population...
  4. ncbi request reprint The use of community-based modified directly observed therapy for the treatment of HIV-infected persons
    Jennifer A Mitty
    The Brown University Medical School and the Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:545-50. 2005
    ..These results support that MDOT should be included in the spectrum of options available to enhance adherence to HAART among patients who are unsuccessful with self-administration of their medications...
  5. pmc Prevalence and incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among males in Rhode Island prisons
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1218-23. 2004
    ..We evaluated prevalence and intraprison incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among male prison inmates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Drug use patterns over time among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women: the HER study experience
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:500-5. 2003
    ..Alternatively, increased drug use may occur due to depression associated with being HIV infected, leading to despair, hopelessness, and a lack of motivation to become drug free...
  7. pmc A syringe prescription program to prevent infectious disease and improve health of injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 81:122-34. 2004
    ..The syringe prescription program in Providence represents a promising and innovative approach to disease prevention and treatment for IDUs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors by audio computer-assisted self-interviews among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:367-78. 2002
    ..These findings support the validity of ACASI as an important mode of data collection in reducing socially desirable responding, especially among HIV-seropositive subjects...