Robert Garofalo

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Memorial Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Talking to teens about sex, sexuality, and sexually transmitted infections
    Margaret Killebrew
    Justice Resource Institute Sidney Borum Health Center, 130 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    Pediatr Ann 31:566-72. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Overlooked, misunderstood and at-risk: exploring the lives and HIV risk of ethnic minority male-to-female transgender youth
    Robert Garofalo
    General Academic Pediatrics, Childrens Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:230-6. 2006
  3. pmc Life skills: evaluation of a theory-driven behavioral HIV prevention intervention for young transgender women
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 89:419-31. 2012
  4. pmc Exploring factors that underlie racial/ethnic disparities in HIV risk among young men who have sex with men
    Robert Garofalo
    Northwestern s Feinberg School of Medicine, Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 87:318-23. 2010
  5. pmc Parents know and parents matter; is it time to develop family-based HIV prevention programs for young men who have sex with men?
    Robert Garofalo
    Howard Brown Health Center, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60613, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:201-4. 2008
  6. pmc Methamphetamine and young men who have sex with men: understanding patterns and correlates of use and the association with HIV-related sexual risk
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:591-6. 2007
  7. pmc Tip of the Iceberg: young men who have sex with men, the Internet, and HIV risk
    Robert Garofalo
    Adolescent HIV Services, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60613, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1113-7. 2007
  8. pmc Syndemic theory and HIV-related risk among young transgender women: the role of multiple, co-occurring health problems and social marginalization
    Julia Brennan
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1751-7. 2012
  9. pmc The effects of sexual partnership and relationship characteristics on three sexual risk variables in young men who have sex with men
    Michael E Newcomb
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:61-72. 2014
  10. pmc Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of an online HIV prevention program for diverse young men who have sex with men: the keep it up! intervention
    Brian Mustanski
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2999-3012. 2013

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Talking to teens about sex, sexuality, and sexually transmitted infections
    Margaret Killebrew
    Justice Resource Institute Sidney Borum Health Center, 130 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    Pediatr Ann 31:566-72. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Overlooked, misunderstood and at-risk: exploring the lives and HIV risk of ethnic minority male-to-female transgender youth
    Robert Garofalo
    General Academic Pediatrics, Childrens Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:230-6. 2006
    ..To describe the real life challenges and HIV-risk behaviors of male-to-female (MTF) transgender youth from communities of color...
  3. pmc Life skills: evaluation of a theory-driven behavioral HIV prevention intervention for young transgender women
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 89:419-31. 2012
    ..Trends in outcome measures suggest that participation in the intervention may reduce HIV-related risk behaviors. Further testing of the intervention with a control group is warranted...
  4. pmc Exploring factors that underlie racial/ethnic disparities in HIV risk among young men who have sex with men
    Robert Garofalo
    Northwestern s Feinberg School of Medicine, Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Urban Health 87:318-23. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Parents know and parents matter; is it time to develop family-based HIV prevention programs for young men who have sex with men?
    Robert Garofalo
    Howard Brown Health Center, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60613, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:201-4. 2008
    ..The majority of our urban, ethnically diverse sample disclosed their sexual orientation to parents, who were generally supportive. Family connectedness significantly decreased the odds of an HIV positive status...
  6. pmc Methamphetamine and young men who have sex with men: understanding patterns and correlates of use and the association with HIV-related sexual risk
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:591-6. 2007
    ..To examine patterns, consequences, and correlates of methamphetamine use among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men (YMSM)...
  7. pmc Tip of the Iceberg: young men who have sex with men, the Internet, and HIV risk
    Robert Garofalo
    Adolescent HIV Services, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60613, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1113-7. 2007
    ..We examined the prevalence of Internet use for meeting sexual partners (Internet partners) and HIV risk behaviors associated with this use among young men who have sex with men (aged 16-24 years)...
  8. pmc Syndemic theory and HIV-related risk among young transgender women: the role of multiple, co-occurring health problems and social marginalization
    Julia Brennan
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1751-7. 2012
    ..e., can be characterized as a syndemic) among young transgender women and the relationship of indicators of social marginalization to psychosocial factors...
  9. pmc The effects of sexual partnership and relationship characteristics on three sexual risk variables in young men who have sex with men
    Michael E Newcomb
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 43:61-72. 2014
    ..e., insertive or receptive partner). These influences are critical in understanding sexual risk in YMSM and provide important targets for intervention. ..
  10. pmc Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of an online HIV prevention program for diverse young men who have sex with men: the keep it up! intervention
    Brian Mustanski
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2999-3012. 2013
    ..Compared to the control condition, participants in the intervention arm had a 44 % lower rate of unprotected anal sex acts at the 12-week follow-up (p < 0.05)...
  11. pmc Perceived likelihood of using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis medications among young men who have sex with men
    Brian Mustanski
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 625 N Michigan Ave Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2173-9. 2013
    ..PrEP interest was unrelated with drug use and number of sexual partners, but negatively correlated with number of unprotected anal sex acts. The scale was positively associated with intentions for use in specific risk situations...
  12. pmc Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths
    Brian S Mustanski
    IMPACT Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2426-32. 2010
    ..We examined associations of race/ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation with mental disorders among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youths...
  13. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in sexually transmitted infection risk behaviors and risk determinants among sexually active adolescent males: results from a school-based sample
    Bethany G Everett
    Bethany G Everett is with the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois, Chicago Phillip W Schnarrs is with the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition, University of Texas, San Antonio Margaret Rosario is with the Department of Psychology, The City University of New York The City College and Graduate Center, New York, NY Robert Garofalo is with the Department of Pediatrics and Brian Mustanski is with the Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Am J Public Health 104:1107-12. 2014
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Substance use as a mediator of the relationship between life stress and sexual risk among young transgender women
    Anna L Hotton
    Department of Infectious Diseases, John H Stroger Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 25:62-71. 2013
    ..08; 95% CI 0.02-0.20). Interventions aimed at reducing sexual risk behavior should address problems with substance use as well as more distal factors that impact risk, such homelessness, joblessness, and lack of access to medical care...
  15. pmc Methamphetamine use and risk for HIV among young men who have sex with men in 8 US cities
    Peter Freeman
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:736-40. 2011
    ..To examine methamphetamine use and its association with sexual behavior among young men who have sex with men...
  16. pmc Experiences of HIV-related stigma among young men who have sex with men
    Nadia Dowshen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:371-6. 2009
    ..Providers should address HIV-related stigma concerns, particularly disclosure, throughout the trajectory of the illness when caring for HIV-positive young MSM as a factor affecting health outcomes and psychosocial functioning...
  17. doi request reprint Emergency department management of adolescents with urinary complaints: missed opportunities
    Najah S Musacchio
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:81-3. 2009
    ..In this emergency department chart review, 30% lacked a documented sexual history and 49% of sexually active patients were not STI tested, representing missed opportunities for diagnosis of STIs...
  18. pmc Promoting the successful development of sexual and gender minority youths
    Kenneth H Mayer
    Kenneth H Mayer and Harvey J Makadon are with The Fenway Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Robert Garofalo is with the Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School, Lurie Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
    Am J Public Health 104:976-81. 2014
    ....
  19. pmc The acceptability and feasibility of an HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial with young men who have sex with men
    Sybil G Hosek
    Department of Psychiatry, John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch, NICHD PAMAB, Bethesda, MD Department of Pediatrics, John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL Department of Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI Department of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL Westat, Rockville, MD Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:447-56. 2013
    ..This study examined the feasibility of a combination prevention intervention for young men who have sex with men (YMSM), an anticipated target population for HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP)...
  20. pmc Associations of sexually transmitted infections with condom problems among young men who have sex with men
    Brian Mustanski
    From the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL and Anne and Robert Lurie Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL
    Sex Transm Dis 41:427-32. 2014
    ..Condom errors such as using an oil-based lubricant have been associated with condom failures such as breakage. Little research has been done on the impact of condom problems on the likelihood of contracting an STI...
  21. ncbi request reprint Not all adolescents are the same: addressing the unique needs of gay and bisexual male youth
    Robert Garofalo
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Adolesc Med 14:595-611, vi. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction and viagra use: what's up with college-age males?
    Najah S Musacchio
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:452-4. 2006
    ..Six percent used ED medications, rarely under medical supervision, and often mixed with recreational drugs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium gordonae bacteremia in an asymptomatic adolescent with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Robert Garofalo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:569-70. 2003
    ..Illness related to M. gordonae infection ranges from localized infections to rare cases of disseminated disease. This report describes treatment of the first case of occult M. gordonae bacteremia in an adolescent with AIDS...
  24. pmc Psychosocial health problems increase risk for HIV among urban young men who have sex with men: preliminary evidence of a syndemic in need of attention
    Brian Mustanski
    Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, and Children s Memorial Hospital, IL 60608, USA
    Ann Behav Med 34:37-45. 2007
    ..Young men who have sex with men (YMSM) experience disparities in HIV rates and potentially in mental health, substance abuse, and exposure to violence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Optimizing primary care for men who have sex with men
    Harvey J Makadon
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 296:2362-5. 2006

Research Grants11

  1. Life Skills Intervention: Safety and Coping Among Transgender Youth Adults
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. HIV Risk in Vulnerable Youth
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study is part of an overall program of research to develop HIV prevention interventions that target the unique social and personal needs of this subpopulation of youth. ..
  3. Syndemic Development and HIV Risk Among Vulnerable Young Men
    Brian Mustanski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The overarching goal of this study is to collect information on YMSM-specific risk and protective factors, which can then be used to inform the development of an intervention targeting this vulnerable population. ..
  4. Syndemic Development and HIV Risk Among Vulnerable Young Men
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The overarching goal of this study is to collect information on YMSM-specific risk and protective factors, which can then be used to inform the development of an intervention targeting this vulnerable population. ..
  5. Intervention Development: Reducing HIV Risk in Vulnerable Youth
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study is part of an overall program of research designed to understand and prevent HIV infection among high-risk youth. ..
  6. The PATH Youth Program: HIV/AIDS Interventions in Adole*
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our program's experienced researchers, including Principal Investigator (PI), Robert Garofalo MD MPH, co-investigator Ram Yogev MD, study coordinators, and outreach/recruitment staff, have conducted and ..
  7. The PATH Youth Program: HIV/AIDS Interventions in Adole*
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our program's experienced researchers, including Principal Investigator (PI), Robert Garofalo MD MPH, co-investigator Ram Yogev MD, study coordinators, and outreach/recruitment staff, have conducted and ..
  8. Intervention Development: Reducing HIV Risk in Vulnerable Youth
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study is part of an overall program of research designed to understand and prevent HIV infection among high-risk youth. ..
  9. The PATH Youth Program: HIV/AIDS Interventions in Adole*
    Robert Garofalo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our program's experienced researchers, including Principal Investigator (PI), Robert Garofalo, M.D., M.P.H., co-investigator Ram Yogev, M.D...
  10. Syndemic Development and HIV Risk Among Vulnerable Young Men
    Brian Mustanski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....