Leo Beletsky

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Syringe access, syringe sharing, and police encounters among people who inject drugs in New York City: A community-level perspective
    Leo Beletsky
    Northeastern University School of Law and Bouvé College of Health Sciences, 400 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 25:105-11. 2014
  2. pmc Police education as a component of national HIV response: lessons from Kyrgyzstan
    Leo Beletsky
    Northeastern University School of Law and Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Boston, USA Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:S48-52. 2013
  3. pmc Harmonizing disease prevention and police practice in the implementation of HIV prevention programs: Up-stream strategies from Wilmington, Delaware
    Basha Silverman
    Brandywine Counseling and Community Services Inc, 2713 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19805, USA
    Harm Reduct J 9:17. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Policy reform to shift the health and human rights environment for vulnerable groups: the case of Kyrgyzstan's Instruction 417
    Leo Beletsky
    School of Law and Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Hum Rights 14:34-48. 2012
  5. pmc Bundling occupational safety with harm reduction information as a feasible method for improving police receptiveness to syringe access programs: evidence from three U.S. cities
    Corey S Davis
    University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Campus Box 7411, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Harm Reduct J 6:16. 2009
  6. pmc The roles of law, client race and program visibility in shaping police interference with the operation of US syringe exchange programs
    Leo Beletsky
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Addiction 106:357-65. 2011
  7. pmc Prevalence, characteristics, and predictors of police training initiatives by US SEPs: building an evidence base for structural interventions
    L Beletsky
    UCSD School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:145-9. 2011
  8. pmc Police training to align law enforcement and HIV prevention: preliminary evidence from the field
    Leo Beletsky
    Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2012-5. 2011
  9. pmc The law (and politics) of safe injection facilities in the United States
    Leo Beletsky
    Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1719 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:231-7. 2008
  10. pmc Syringe confiscation as an HIV risk factor: the public health implications of arbitrary policing in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    Leo Beletsky
    Division of Global Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:284-98. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Syringe access, syringe sharing, and police encounters among people who inject drugs in New York City: A community-level perspective
    Leo Beletsky
    Northeastern University School of Law and Bouvé College of Health Sciences, 400 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 25:105-11. 2014
    ..Previously, no community-level data had been collected to identify the prevalence or correlates of police encounters reported by IDUs in the United States...
  2. pmc Police education as a component of national HIV response: lessons from Kyrgyzstan
    Leo Beletsky
    Northeastern University School of Law and Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Boston, USA Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:S48-52. 2013
    ..With input from civil society, trainings covering HIV prevention science, policy, and occupational safety were developed and delivered to cadets and active-duty police across Kyrgyzstan...
  3. pmc Harmonizing disease prevention and police practice in the implementation of HIV prevention programs: Up-stream strategies from Wilmington, Delaware
    Basha Silverman
    Brandywine Counseling and Community Services Inc, 2713 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19805, USA
    Harm Reduct J 9:17. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Policy reform to shift the health and human rights environment for vulnerable groups: the case of Kyrgyzstan's Instruction 417
    Leo Beletsky
    School of Law and Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Hum Rights 14:34-48. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Bundling occupational safety with harm reduction information as a feasible method for improving police receptiveness to syringe access programs: evidence from three U.S. cities
    Corey S Davis
    University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Campus Box 7411, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Harm Reduct J 6:16. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc The roles of law, client race and program visibility in shaping police interference with the operation of US syringe exchange programs
    Leo Beletsky
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Addiction 106:357-65. 2011
    ..To determine the comparative levels of and associations between policing interference and characteristics of US syringe exchange programs (SEPs)...
  7. pmc Prevalence, characteristics, and predictors of police training initiatives by US SEPs: building an evidence base for structural interventions
    L Beletsky
    UCSD School of Medicine, Division of Global Public Health, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:145-9. 2011
    ..Policing targeting injection drug users (IDUs) can interfere with SEP functioning. Efforts to maximize the public health benefit of SEPs have included police trainings designed to reduce such interference...
  8. pmc Police training to align law enforcement and HIV prevention: preliminary evidence from the field
    Leo Beletsky
    Division of Global Public Health, UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0507, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2012-5. 2011
    ..Training that combines occupational safety with syringe access content can help align law enforcement with public health goals. Additional research is needed to assess street-level effect and to inform intervention tailoring...
  9. pmc The law (and politics) of safe injection facilities in the United States
    Leo Beletsky
    Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1719 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:231-7. 2008
    ..Given legal uncertainty, and the similar experience with syringe exchange programs, we recommend a process of sustained health research, strategic advocacy, and political deliberation...
  10. pmc Syringe confiscation as an HIV risk factor: the public health implications of arbitrary policing in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    Leo Beletsky
    Division of Global Public Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:284-98. 2013
    ..Using a public health lens to conceptualize abuse as a structural risk factor, we advocate for multi-prong prevention, systematic monitoring, and evidence-based intervention response to deleterious police practices...
  11. pmc Prevalence and predictors of transitions to and away from syringe exchange use over time in 3 US cities with varied syringe dispensing policies
    Traci C Green
    School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:74-81. 2010
    ..Interactions with police around drug paraphernalia may encourage SEP use for some IDUs and may provide opportunities for other health interventions...
  12. pmc Mexico's northern border conflict: collateral damage to health and human rights of vulnerable groups
    Leo Beletsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 31:403-10. 2012
    ..To compare distributions of human rights violations and disease risk; to juxtapose these patterns against demographic and structural environmental variables, and to formulate implications for structural interventions...