Don Operario

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Conditional economic incentives for reducing HIV risk behaviors: integration of psychology and behavioral economics
    Don Operario
    Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Health Psychol 32:932-40. 2013
  2. pmc Pre-exposure prophylaxis state of the science: empirical analogies for research and implementation
    Sarit A Golub
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:201-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Risk for HIV and unprotected sexual behavior in male primary partners of transgender women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, G S121 5, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:1255-61. 2011
  4. pmc HIV infection and sexual risk behaviour among youth who have experienced orphanhood: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:25. 2011
  5. pmc HIV in transgender communities: syndemic dynamics and a need for multicomponent interventions
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 2906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S91-3. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Sexual risk and substance use behaviors among African American men who have sex with men and women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:576-83. 2011
  7. pmc Unprotected sexual behavior and HIV risk in the context of primary partnerships for transgender women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:674-82. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The Bruthas Project: evaluation of a community-based HIV prevention intervention for African American men who have sex with men and women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:37-48. 2010
  9. pmc Depression among carers of AIDS-orphaned and other-orphaned children in Umlazi Township, South Africa
    CAROLINE KUO
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Glob Public Health 7:253-69. 2012
  10. pmc Posttraumatic stress symptoms among adults caring for orphaned children in HIV-endemic South Africa
    CAROLINE KUO
    Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, Box G S121 Floor 4, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1755-63. 2013

Research Grants

  1. Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV Risk
    Don Operario; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV Risk
    Don Operario; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Conditional economic incentives for reducing HIV risk behaviors: integration of psychology and behavioral economics
    Don Operario
    Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Health Psychol 32:932-40. 2013
    ..This article reviews psychology and behavioral economic approaches to HIV prevention, and examines the integration and application of these approaches in conditional economic incentive (CEI) programs for reducing HIV risk behavior...
  2. pmc Pre-exposure prophylaxis state of the science: empirical analogies for research and implementation
    Sarit A Golub
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:201-9. 2010
    ..As we prepare for the dissemination of new biomedical approaches to HIV prevention, integrating the state of the science across disciplines may result in innovative strategies for implementation that can enhance their success...
  3. doi request reprint Risk for HIV and unprotected sexual behavior in male primary partners of transgender women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, G S121 5, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 40:1255-61. 2011
    ..Prevention programs for these men should build condom use self-efficacy and address the contributions of alcohol intoxication, concurrent sex partnerships, and depression to sexual risk behavior...
  4. pmc HIV infection and sexual risk behaviour among youth who have experienced orphanhood: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:25. 2011
    ..We examined the state of evidence regarding the association between orphan status and HIV risk in studies of youth aged 24 years and younger...
  5. pmc HIV in transgender communities: syndemic dynamics and a need for multicomponent interventions
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 2906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S91-3. 2010
    ..Multicomponent interventions are necessary to respond to the complex interacting syndemic factors that cumulatively determine HIV vulnerability in transgender individuals...
  6. doi request reprint Sexual risk and substance use behaviors among African American men who have sex with men and women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:576-83. 2011
    ..Interventions to address sexual risk behaviors, especially partner concurrency, and substance use behavior for these men are warranted...
  7. pmc Unprotected sexual behavior and HIV risk in the context of primary partnerships for transgender women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:674-82. 2011
    ..Couples-focused interventions involving transgender women and their male primary partners can be particularly promising...
  8. doi request reprint The Bruthas Project: evaluation of a community-based HIV prevention intervention for African American men who have sex with men and women
    Don Operario
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:37-48. 2010
    ..Men also reported significantly increased social support, self-esteem, and reduced loneliness at follow-up. Positive outcomes suggest this is a promising approach for reducing HIV risk in this population...
  9. pmc Depression among carers of AIDS-orphaned and other-orphaned children in Umlazi Township, South Africa
    CAROLINE KUO
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Glob Public Health 7:253-69. 2012
    ..Mental health interventions are urgently needed to address an increased risk for depression among all orphan carers, not just those caring for AIDS-orphaned children...
  10. pmc Posttraumatic stress symptoms among adults caring for orphaned children in HIV-endemic South Africa
    CAROLINE KUO
    Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, Box G S121 Floor 4, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1755-63. 2013
    ..Household receipt of an old age pension was identified as a possible protective factor for PTSD symptoms among caregivers of orphaned children. Services are needed to address PTSD symptoms among caregivers of orphaned children...
  11. pmc Knowledge of acute human immunodeficiency virus infection among gay and bisexual male college students
    Benjamin Grin
    School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Am Coll Health 61:232-41. 2013
    ..To examine human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in at-risk college men who have sex with men (MSM), focusing on knowledge about acute HIV infection (AHI)...
  12. pmc Implementation science of pre-exposure prophylaxis: preparing for public use
    Kristen Underhill
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:210-9. 2010
    ..The lessons from PrEP planning can benefit the scale-up of future combination interventions...
  13. pmc Health of adults caring for orphaned children in an HIV-endemic community in South Africa
    CAROLINE KUO
    Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1128-35. 2011
    ..More research is needed to understand determinants of mental health disparities among orphan carers, which were not explained by socioeconomic characteristics...
  14. doi request reprint 'I think my future will be better than my past': examining support group influence on the mental health of HIV-infected Rwandan women
    Paige Walstrom
    Program in Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Glob Public Health 8:90-105. 2013
    ..Implementing psychosocial support groups may leverage clinical outcomes and rejuvenate the well-being of HIV-infected women with interpersonal trauma and/or PTSD and depressive symptoms, particularly those from post-conflict countries...
  15. ncbi request reprint HIV risk among men who have sex with men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Shane Lloyd
    Brown University, Program in Public Health, 121 South Main Street, 5th Floor, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:228-41. 2012
    ..Inconsistencies across studies indicated a need to reach consensus among researchers and providers in defining CSA...
  16. doi request reprint Challenging household dynamics: impact of orphanhood, parental absence, and children's living arrangements on education in South Africa
    Carolyn Chuong
    Program in Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Glob Public Health 7:42-57. 2012
    ..Findings offer a more nuanced understanding of household dynamics that may protect against or exacerbate educational delays among vulnerable youth...

Research Grants3

  1. Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV Risk
    Don Operario; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will contribute toward developing a theory-driven, culturally appropriate relationship-focused HIV prevention intervention with these groups. ..
  2. Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV Risk
    Don Operario; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will contribute toward developing a theory-driven, culturally appropriate relationship-focused HIV prevention intervention with these groups. ..