C J Gill

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bottlenecks, barriers, and solutions: results from multicountry consultations focused on reduction of childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths
    Christopher J Gill
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 381:1487-98. 2013
  2. pmc Training Zambian traditional birth attendants to reduce neonatal mortality in the Lufwanyama Neonatal Survival Project (LUNESP)
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:77-82. 2012
  3. pmc Neonatal resuscitation and immediate newborn assessment and stimulation for the prevention of neonatal deaths: a systematic review, meta-analysis and Delphi estimation of mortality effect
    Anne C C Lee
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S12. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Inferiority of single-dose sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine intermittent preventive therapy for malaria during pregnancy among HIV-positive Zambian women
    C J Gill
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1577-84. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization and seroepidemiology among Zambian women
    C J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:1000-5. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Impact of enhanced infection control at 2 neonatal intensive care units in the Philippines
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:13-21. 2009
  7. pmc Effect of presumptive co-trimoxazole prophylaxis on pneumococcal colonization rates, seroepidemiology and antibiotic resistance in Zambian infants: a longitudinal cohort study
    C J Gill
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:929-38. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Importance of dose timing to achieving undetectable viral loads
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:785-93. 2010
  9. pmc Effect of training traditional birth attendants on neonatal mortality (Lufwanyama Neonatal Survival Project): randomised controlled study
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 342:d346. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral programme in rural Uganda
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 368:1556-7. 2006

Research Grants

  1. co-Trimoxazole in Zambian Infants (TZI)
    CHRISTOPHER GILL; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Bottlenecks, barriers, and solutions: results from multicountry consultations focused on reduction of childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths
    Christopher J Gill
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 381:1487-98. 2013
    ..However, these problems are solvable. Advocacy could help to mobilise needed resources, raise awareness, and prioritise childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths in the coming decade...
  2. pmc Training Zambian traditional birth attendants to reduce neonatal mortality in the Lufwanyama Neonatal Survival Project (LUNESP)
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:77-82. 2012
    ..To provide relevant details on how interventions in the Lufwanyama Neonatal Survival Project (LUNESP) were developed and how Zambian traditional birth attendants (TBAs) were trained to perform them...
  3. pmc Neonatal resuscitation and immediate newborn assessment and stimulation for the prevention of neonatal deaths: a systematic review, meta-analysis and Delphi estimation of mortality effect
    Anne C C Lee
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S12. 2011
    ..03 million from complications of prematurity. No systematic assessment of mortality reduction from tactile stimulation or resuscitation has been published...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inferiority of single-dose sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine intermittent preventive therapy for malaria during pregnancy among HIV-positive Zambian women
    C J Gill
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1577-84. 2007
    ..The World Health Organization advocates 2-3 doses of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria (SP IPTp). The optimal number of doses and the consequences of single-dose therapy remain unclear...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization and seroepidemiology among Zambian women
    C J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:1000-5. 2008
    ..HIV infection significantly increases the risk of pneumococcal colonization. Increased rates of colonization by pediatric serotypes suggest a potential role for the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine in HIV-infected adults...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of enhanced infection control at 2 neonatal intensive care units in the Philippines
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:13-21. 2009
    ..The growing burden of neonatal mortality associated with hospital-acquired neonatal sepsis in the developing world creates an urgent need for cost-effective infection-control measures in resource-limited settings...
  7. pmc Effect of presumptive co-trimoxazole prophylaxis on pneumococcal colonization rates, seroepidemiology and antibiotic resistance in Zambian infants: a longitudinal cohort study
    C J Gill
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:929-38. 2008
    ..To ascertain the microbiological consequences of WHO's recommendation for presumptive co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for infants with perinatal HIV exposure...
  8. doi request reprint Importance of dose timing to achieving undetectable viral loads
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:785-93. 2010
    ..We conclude that dose timing is also an important determinant of successful ART, and should be considered as an additional dimension to overall adherence...
  9. pmc Effect of training traditional birth attendants on neonatal mortality (Lufwanyama Neonatal Survival Project): randomised controlled study
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 342:d346. 2011
    ..To determine whether training traditional birth attendants to manage several common perinatal conditions could reduce neonatal mortality in the setting of a resource poor country with limited access to healthcare...
  10. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral programme in rural Uganda
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 368:1556-7. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint An uninvited dinner guest
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1764, 1810-1. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint No room for complacency about adherence to antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS 19:1243-9. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of stool assays for inflammatory bacterial gastroenteritis in developed and resource-poor countries
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:365-75. 2003
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  14. pmc Reconsidering empirical cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for infants exposed to HIV infection
    Christopher J Gill
    Department of International Health, Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:290-7. 2004
    ..From a critical analysis of the literature, we offer a conceptual model demonstrating how, under certain circumstances, a policy of mass cotrimoxazole prophylaxis may be counterproductive...
  15. pmc Why clinicians are natural bayesians
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health and Development, Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 330:1080-3. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Nightingale in Scutari: her legacy reexamined
    Christopher J Gill
    Center for International Health, Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1799-805. 2005
    ..We argue that Florence Nightingale's influence today extends beyond her undeniable impact on the field of modern nursing to the areas of infection control, hospital epidemiology, and hospice care...
  17. doi request reprint Correlation between serum bactericidal activity against Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, W-135 and Y measured using human versus rabbit serum as the complement source
    C J Gill
    Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Vaccine 30:29-34. 2011
    ..In conclusion, results generated by rSBA did not accurately classify serostatus according to hSBA for serogroups A, W-135 and Y...
  18. ncbi request reprint Two-dose versus monthly intermittent preventive treatment of malaria with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in HIV-seropositive pregnant Zambian women
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1585-94. 2007
    ..However, the optimal dosing regimen in settings in which human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is highly prevalent among pregnant women remains controversial...
  19. pmc Using electronic drug monitor feedback to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-positive patients in China
    Lora L Sabin
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:580-9. 2010
    ..Mean CD4 count rose by 90 cells/microl and declined by 9 cells/microl among intervention and control subjects, respectively. EDM feedback as a counseling tool appears promising for management of HIV and other chronic diseases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship of HIV viral loads, CD4 counts, and HAART use to health-related quality of life
    Christopher J Gill
    Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:485-92. 2002
    ..To understand the relationship of viral load (VL), CD4 counts, and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) use to health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  21. doi request reprint Barriers to adherence to antiretroviral medications among patients living with HIV in southern China: a qualitative study
    Lora L Sabin
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 20:1242-50. 2008
    ..HIV care and service providers and policy makers in China responsible for HIV treatment should be aware of these important barriers to adherence...
  22. pmc Patient retention in antiretroviral therapy programs in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e298. 2007
    ..In this paper we present a systematic review of patient retention in ART programs in sub-Saharan Africa...
  23. doi request reprint High frequency of multidrug-resistant gram-negative rods in 2 neonatal intensive care units in the Philippines
    Jennifer M Litzow
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:543-9. 2009
    ..Although hospital-acquired infections appear to be a growing threat to the survival of newborns in the developing world, the epidemiology of this problem remains poorly characterized...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Staphylococcus epidermidis ventriculo-peritoneal shunt infection with linezolid
    C J Gill
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Infect 45:129-32. 2002
    ..We present a 22-year-old woman who was cured of a Staphylococcus epidermidis VP shunt infection via shunt removal and intravenous linezolid...
  25. ncbi request reprint "Doc, there's a worm in my stool": Munchausen parasitosis in a returning traveler
    Christopher J Gill
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Travel Med 9:330-2. 2002
    ..Although delusional parasitosis is frequently diagnosed by travel medicine and infectious disease specialists, factitious illness/Munchausen syndrome is extremely rare...
  26. ncbi request reprint From the farm to the kitchen table: the negative impact of antimicrobial use in animals on humans
    Davidson H Hamer
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:261-4. 2002
    ..We present some epidemiologic evidence supporting this link and suggest that the use of antimicrobial agents for nontherapeutic purposes in food animals should be severely limited, if not banned altogether...
  27. pmc Adherence to HAART: a systematic review of developed and developing nation patient-reported barriers and facilitators
    Edward J Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e438. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature to determine patient-reported barriers and facilitators to adhering to antiretroviral therapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Balancing individual benefit against public health risk: the impact of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis in HIV-infected patients on antimicrobial resistance
    Davidson H Hamer
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:299-300. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Questions regarding the effectiveness of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (cotrimoxazole) prophylaxis in African children
    Christopher J Gill
    Clin Infect Dis 37:863-4; author reply 864. 2003
  30. pmc The prevalence of HIV, HBV and HCV among Filipino blood donors and overseas work visa applicants
    Yumiko Yanase
    International Programs, Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Bull World Health Organ 85:131-7. 2007
    ..Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of HIV, HBV and HCV among the general population of the Philippines using data sources outside of the limited existing active surveillance network...

Research Grants1

  1. co-Trimoxazole in Zambian Infants (TZI)
    CHRISTOPHER GILL; Fiscal Year: 2007
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