JENNIFER GRACE CLARKE
Affiliation: Brown University
- Social support and smoking abstinence among incarcerated adults in the United States: a longitudinal studyBeth Bock
Alpert Medical School Brown University, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
BMC Public Health 13:859. 2013..While many American prisons and jails are now tobacco-free, nearly all inmates return to smoking as soon as they are released back into the community...
- Health effects of the Federal Bureau of Prisons tobacco banStephen A Martin
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Barre Family Health Center, 151 Worcester Road, Barre, MA 01005, USA
BMC Pulm Med 12:64. 2012..Despite this considerable harm, we know relatively little about the natural history of lung disease and respiratory impairment in adults, especially after smoking cessation...
- Forced smoking abstinence: not enough for smoking cessationJennifer G Clarke
Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
JAMA Intern Med 173:789-94. 2013..Millions of Americans are forced to quit smoking as they enter tobacco-free prisons and jails, but most return to smoking within days of release. Interventions are needed to sustain tobacco abstinence after release from incarceration...
- Overweight, obesity, and weight change among incarcerated womenJennifer G Clarke
Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Warren Alpert Brown University Medical School at Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, RI, USA
J Correct Health Care 18:285-92. 2012..3 to +9.2 lbs) with 71% of women gaining weight. Women incarcerated for 2 weeks or less at time of study enrollment experienced higher average weight weekly gains than those incarcerated longer than 2 weeks (1.7 lbs vs. 0.8 lbs)...
- Motivational interviewing with computer assistance as an intervention to empower women to make contraceptive choices while incarcerated: study protocol for randomized controlled trialJennifer Clarke
Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, RI, USA
Trials 13:101. 2012....
- Hazardously drinking women leaving jail: time to first drinkJennifer G Clarke
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI, USA
J Correct Health Care 17:61-8. 2011..82, p < .05) as length of incarceration increased. The intervention was not associated with decreased drinking. Interventions to maintain abstinence need to reach women within their first days postrelease...
- Timing of conception for pregnant women returning to jailJennifer G Clarke
Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860, USA
J Correct Health Care 16:133-8. 2010..38; 95% confidence interval 1.12 to 5.07). Providing contraceptive services at the time of release may help decrease the number of women who enter jail pregnant...
- Working Inside for Smoking Elimination (Project W.I.S.E.) study design and rationale to prevent return to smoking after release from a smoke free prisonJennifer G Clarke
Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, USA
BMC Public Health 11:767. 2011..However, relapse to smoking is common upon release from prison, approaching 90% within a few weeks. No evidence based treatments currently exist to assist individuals to remain abstinent after a period of prolonged, forced abstinence...
- Levels of trauma among women inmates with HIV risk and alcohol use disorders: behavioral and emotional impactsMegan R Hebert
Rhode Island Hospital Substance Abuse Rresearch Unit, DGIM, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Trauma Dissociation 8:27-46. 2007..Through identifying these separate classes, limited resources for trauma survivors in the correctional setting could be most appropriately allocated...
- Perinatal care for incarcerated patients: a 25-year-old woman pregnant in jailJennifer G Clarke
Brown University, 272 George St, Providence, RI 02906, USA
JAMA 305:923-9. 2011..Using the case of Ms A as a springboard for discussion, the issues, benefits, and challenges of caring for an incarcerated pregnant woman are addressed, as is the importance of family planning services to those about to be released...
- A brief alcohol intervention for hazardously drinking incarcerated womenMichael D Stein
Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Addiction 105:466-75. 2010..To test the hypothesis that among hazardously drinking incarcerated women who are returning to the community, a brief alcohol intervention will result in less alcohol use at follow-up relative to standard of care...
- Correlates of partner-specific condom use intentions among incarcerated women in Rhode IslandCynthia Rosengard
Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:32-8. 2005....
- Relationship of alcohol use and sexual risk taking among hazardously drinking incarcerated women: an event-level analysisMichael D Stein
Department of Medicine and Community Health, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University and General Medicine Research, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:508-15. 2009..To understand the association of alcohol use with sex and unprotected sex among hazardously drinking incarcerated women, we examined the relationship of these behaviors on any given day...
- Reproductive health care and family planning needs among incarcerated womenJennifer G Clarke
Rhode Island Hospital DGIM, MPB 1, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Am J Public Health 96:834-9. 2006..We assessed the level of risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the reproductive health needs of 484 incarcerated women in Rhode Island to plan an intervention for women returning to the community...
- Pregnancy attitudes and contraceptive plans among women entering jailJennifer G Clarke
Rhode Island Hospital, Department of General Medicine, and Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Women Health 43:111-30. 2006..47%). Tailoring services to women's specific pregnancy attitudes during periods of incarceration may aid in preventing unplanned pregnancies in populations of high-risk women...
- Human immunodeficiency virus in correctional facilities: a reviewAnne Spaulding
Division of Infectious Disease, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Clin Infect Dis 35:305-12. 2002..A link between area HIV specialists and correctional health care providers is an important partnership for ensuring that HIV-infected patients have optimal care both inside prison and after release...
- Improving birth control service utilization by offering services prerelease vs postincarcerationJennifer G Clarke
Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, MPB 1, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Am J Public Health 96:840-5. 2006..We examined whether incarcerated women would substantially increase birth control initiation if contraceptive services were available within the prison compared with after their release back into the community...
- Evaluating a lesbian and gay health care curriculumKelly A McGarry
Brown Medical School, Department of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, 593 Eddy Street, 02903, USA
Teach Learn Med 14:244-8. 2002..Many physicians are not prepared to deal with the health care concerns of their lesbian and gay patients...
- Microflora changes with the use of a vaginal microbicideJennifer G Clarke
Division of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Sex Transm Dis 29:288-93. 2002..These products must be convenient, effective, and safe, and ideally they will cause minimal disruption in the normal vaginal ecosystem...
- Correlates of acceptance of a hypothetical gonorrhea vaccine by incarcerated womenLoida E Bonney
Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
Sex Transm Dis 34:778-82. 2007..This study sought to identify correlates of acceptance of a hypothetical Neisseria gonorrhea (GC) vaccine in a high-risk sample of incarcerated women...
- Gender differences in comorbid disorders among offenders in prison substance abuse treatment programsCaron Zlotnick
Brown University, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Behav Sci Law 26:403-12. 2008..The study concluded that women offenders newly admitted to a prison substance abuse program present with a greater psychiatric vulnerability and a different pattern of psychiatric comorbidity than their male counterparts...
- Racial/ethnic sexual health disparities among incarcerated womenLoida E Bonney
Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 100:553-8. 2008..40%, p < 0.05). The correctional setting is an opportune place to better understand and address the complex issue of sexual health disparities...
- Prevalence and predictors of sexually transmitted infection among newly incarcerated femalesDenise M Willers
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
Sex Transm Dis 35:68-72. 2008..To examine demographic and behavioral characteristics in incarcerated women to determine which characteristics are associated with prevalent sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
- Educational attainment but not literacy is associated with HIV risk behavior among incarcerated womenMichael K Paasche-Orlow
Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:852-9. 2005..To identify the educational factors associated with HIV risk behaviors among incarcerated women...
- Feasibility of gaining access to women in jail for health interventionsMegan R Hebert
Women Health 47:79-93. 2008..This study addressed the feasibility of recruiting detained women for eligibility for clinical research...
- Prevalence and patterns of sexual assault across the life span among incarcerated womenAnita Raj
Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
Violence Against Women 14:528-41. 2008..These findings suggest that the lifetime sexual victimization pattern of incarcerated women differs from that seen in the general population...
- Violence against women associated with arrests for sex trade but not drug chargesAnita Raj
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, T2W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Int J Law Psychiatry 29:204-11. 2006..Interventions for incarcerated women are needed to consider and address history of victimization from gender-based violence and its relation to women's historic and future sex trade involvement...
- Correctional health care in Rhode Island: challenges and opportunitiesMichael Poshkus
RI Dept of Correction, USA
Med Health R I 88:428-9, 432-3. 2005
- Utilization of preventive health services by HIV-seronegative injection drug usersKelly A McGarry
Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
J Addict Dis 21:93-102. 2002..Given the burden of disease among IDUs, our findings suggest the need for a distinct set of testing and vaccination guidelines for the HIV-seronegative IDU population...