Denis Nash

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009
    Elvin H Geng
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:46. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Barriers and missed opportunities in breast and cervical cancer screening among women aged 50 and over, New York City, 2002
    Denis Nash
    The Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:46-56. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Strategies for more effective monitoring and evaluation systems in HIV programmatic scale-up in resource-limited settings: Implications for health systems strengthening
    Denis Nash
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S58-62. 2009
  4. pmc Long-term immunologic response to antiretroviral therapy in low-income countries: a collaborative analysis of prospective studies
    Denis Nash
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs and Department of Epidemiology, 722 W 168th Street, Room 706, New York, NY 10032 USA
    AIDS 22:2291-302. 2008
  5. pmc Differences among U.S. states in estimating the number of people living with HIV/AIDS: impact on allocation of federal Ryan White funding
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:644-56. 2007
  6. pmc Evaluation of an intervention to increase screening colonoscopy in an urban public hospital setting
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 83:231-43. 2006
  7. pmc Trends in predictors of death due to HIV-related causes among persons living with AIDS in New York City: 1993-2001
    Denis Nash
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W, 168th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 82:584-600. 2005
  8. pmc Factors associated with late antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Mozambique
    Maria Lahuerta
    Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37125. 2012
  9. pmc High levels of adherence and viral suppression in a nationally representative sample of HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy for 6, 12 and 18 months in Rwanda
    Batya Elul
    ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e53586. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint High human immunodeficiency virus incidence in a cohort of Rwandan female sex workers
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:385-94. 2011

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009
    Elvin H Geng
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:46. 2011
    ..Regionally representative socio-demographic, laboratory and clinical characteristics of patients accessing ART over time and across sites have not been well described...
  2. ncbi request reprint Barriers and missed opportunities in breast and cervical cancer screening among women aged 50 and over, New York City, 2002
    Denis Nash
    The Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:46-56. 2007
    ..However, data are sparse on factors associated with joint screening behaviors. Our objective to describe the factors associated with receiving both, one, or neither screening test among women aged > or = 50...
  3. doi request reprint Strategies for more effective monitoring and evaluation systems in HIV programmatic scale-up in resource-limited settings: Implications for health systems strengthening
    Denis Nash
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S58-62. 2009
    ..Guiding principles for sustainable national M&E systems include country-led development and ownership, support for national programs and policies, interoperability, and employment of an open-source approach to software development...
  4. pmc Long-term immunologic response to antiretroviral therapy in low-income countries: a collaborative analysis of prospective studies
    Denis Nash
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs and Department of Epidemiology, 722 W 168th Street, Room 706, New York, NY 10032 USA
    AIDS 22:2291-302. 2008
    ..Few data are available on the long-term immunologic response to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-limited settings, where ART is being rapidly scaled up using a public health approach, with a limited repertoire of drugs...
  5. pmc Differences among U.S. states in estimating the number of people living with HIV/AIDS: impact on allocation of federal Ryan White funding
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:644-56. 2007
    ..S., which are used to guide allocation of federal Ryan White funds...
  6. pmc Evaluation of an intervention to increase screening colonoscopy in an urban public hospital setting
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 83:231-43. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that there are significant health-care system barriers to colonoscopy that, when addressed, could have a significant impact on screening colonoscopy rates in the general population...
  7. pmc Trends in predictors of death due to HIV-related causes among persons living with AIDS in New York City: 1993-2001
    Denis Nash
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W, 168th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 82:584-600. 2005
    ..More targeted studies are needed to determine why such disparities have emerged...
  8. pmc Factors associated with late antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Mozambique
    Maria Lahuerta
    Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37125. 2012
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  9. pmc High levels of adherence and viral suppression in a nationally representative sample of HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy for 6, 12 and 18 months in Rwanda
    Batya Elul
    ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e53586. 2013
    ..Generalizable data are needed on the magnitude and determinants of adherence and virological suppression among patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Africa...
  10. ncbi request reprint High human immunodeficiency virus incidence in a cohort of Rwandan female sex workers
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:385-94. 2011
    ..Measurement of human immunodeficiency virus(HIV) incidence among female sex workers in Rwanda is a key part of preparing for HIV prevention trials...
  11. doi request reprint HIV diagnosis, linkage to HIV care, and HIV risk behaviors among newly diagnosed HIV-positive female sex workers in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e70-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate linkage-to-care, sexual behavior change, and psychosocial experiences among newly HIV-diagnosed female sex workers (FSWs) in Rwanda...
  12. pmc Association of adherence support and outreach services with total attrition, loss to follow-up, and death among ART patients in sub-Saharan Africa
    Matthew R Lamb
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38443. 2012
    ..Loss to follow-up (LTF) after antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation is common in HIV clinics. We examined the effect of availability of adherence support and active patient outreach services on patient attrition following ART initiation...
  13. pmc Healthcare-related correlates of recent HIV testing in New York City
    Edward K Kim
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, NY, NY, USA
    Prev Med 54:440-3. 2012
    ..To examine healthcare-related correlates of recent HIV testing among New York City (NYC) residents, controlling for socio-demographic and HIV-related risk factors...
  14. pmc High burden of prevalent and recently acquired HIV among female sex workers and female HIV voluntary testing center clients in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24321. 2011
    ..To estimate HIV prevalence and risk factors in population-based samples of female sex workers (FSW) and female voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) clients in Rwanda...
  15. doi request reprint Initiation of antiretroviral therapy among pregnant women in resource-limited countries: CD4+ cell count response and program retention
    Patricia L Toro
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS 24:515-24. 2010
    ..Few data are available from resource-limited countries on long-term outcomes of HIV-infected women who initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART) during pregnancy...
  16. pmc Patients enrolled in HIV care in Mozambique: baseline characteristics and follow-up outcomes
    Maria Lahuerta
    ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e75-86. 2011
    ..To utilize routinely collected service delivery data from HIV care and treatment clinics in Mozambique to describe the patient population and programmatic outcomes from 2003 to 2009...
  17. pmc Factors associated with loss to clinic among HIV patients not yet known to be eligible for antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Mozambique
    Rituparna Pati
    Spencer Cox Center for Health, St Luke s Hospital, New York, NY 10025, United States
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18490. 2013
    ..Retention in HIV care prior to ART initiation is generally felt to be suboptimal, but has not been well-characterized...
  18. pmc Program-level and contextual-level determinants of low-median CD4+ cell count in cohorts of persons initiating ART in eight sub-Saharan African countries
    Denis Nash
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS 25:1523-33. 2011
    ..We examined program-level and contextual-level factors associated with low median CD4 cell count at ART initiation in populations initiating ART...
  19. ncbi request reprint Estimates of HIV incidence among persons testing for HIV using the sensitive/less sensitive enzyme immunoassy, New York City, 2001
    Denis Nash
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV AIDS, HIV Surveillance and Epidemiology Program, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:102-11. 2005
    ..The goal of this investigation was to estimate the incidence of HIV infection among persons testing for HIV in New York City...
  20. pmc The problem of late ART initiation in Sub-Saharan Africa: a transient aspect of scale-up or a long-term phenomenon?
    Maria Lahuerta
    ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:359-83. 2013
    ....
  21. pmc Dual testing algorithm of BED-CEIA and AxSYM Avidity Index assays performs best in identifying recent HIV infection in a sample of Rwandan sex workers
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18402. 2011
    ..To assess the performance of BED-CEIA (BED) and AxSYM Avidity Index (Ax-AI) assays in estimating HIV incidence among female sex workers (FSW) in Kigali, Rwanda...
  22. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer screening practices in New York City, 2003: results of a large random-digit dialed telephone survey
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Cancer 104:1075-82. 2005
    ..New York City (NYC) has one of the highest concentrations of gastroenterologists in the country, yet only 33% of colorectal cancers in NYC are diagnosed early, and approximately 1500 New Yorkers die from colorectal cancer each year...
  23. ncbi request reprint Incident sexually transmitted infections among persons living with diagnosed HIV/AIDS in New York City, 2001-2002: a population-based assessment
    Susan E Manning
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York City, New York, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:1008-15. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc A comparison of HIV seropositive and seronegative young adult heroin- and cocaine-using men who have sex with men in New York City, 2000-2003
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i51-61. 2005
    ..Large-scale studies among illicit drug-using MSM from more marginalized neighborhoods are warranted...
  25. pmc Risk Factor Detection as a Metric of STARHS Performance for HIV Incidence Surveillance Among Female Sex Workers in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Open AIDS J 6:112-21. 2012
    ..The epidemiologic utility of STARHS hinges not only on producing accurate estimates of HIV incidence, but also on identifying risk factors for recent HIV infection...
  26. doi request reprint Pregnancy desires, and contraceptive knowledge and use among prevention of mother-to-child transmission clients in Rwanda
    Batya Elul
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, Room 1132, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS 23:S19-26. 2009
    ..To understand pregnancy intentions and contraception knowledge and use among HIV-positive and negative women in the national prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Rwanda...
  27. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in screening for colon cancer: report from the New York Cancer Project
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:76-83. 2005
    ..To determine whether racial/ethnic differences in colon cancer screening are independent of socioeconomic and personal risk factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint TB diagnostic capacity in sub-Saharan African HIV care settings
    Suzue Saito
    ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:216-20. 2012
    ..As HIV care continues to decentralize to primary health facilities, a corresponding expansion of diagnostic capacity to lower levels of the health system will be essential...
  29. pmc Metabolic syndrome among adults in New York City, 2004 New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hannah T Jordan
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 42 09 28th St, 7th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E04. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of and factors associated with metabolic syndrome among adult New York City residents...
  30. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of available data with implications for surveillance and prevention planning
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Rev 11:140-56. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review to assess the availability of HIV incidence data from sub-Saharan Africa...
  31. pmc Association of neighborhood-level factors with hospitalization for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, New York City, 2006: a multilevel observational study
    Amanda M Farr
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:84. 2013
    ..While individual-level risk factors, such as age, sex, HIV infection, and diabetes have been described, the role of neighborhood-level factors (e.g., neighborhood HIV prevalence or income) has not been examined...
  32. pmc Long-term prognosis for clinical West Nile virus infection
    Anne Labowitz Klee
    New York City Department of Health, New York City, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1405-11. 2004
    ..More studies are needed to document the long-term sequelae of this increasingly common infection...
  33. ncbi request reprint Bone density-related predictors of blood lead level among peri- and postmenopausal women in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:901-11. 2004
    ..Lead stored in bone may significantly increase blood lead levels in perimenopausal women because of postmenopausal bone mineral resorption. Attention to factors that prevent bone loss may lessen or prevent this endogenous lead exposure...
  34. ncbi request reprint Survival rates in NYC in the era of combination ART
    E James Fordyce
    New York City Department of Health, HIV AIDS Surveillance Program, New York, New York 10013, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:111-8. 2002
    ..To assess the effects on overall survival and for specific AIDS-defining illnesses (ADIs), survival among persons with AIDS (PWAs) in New York City (NYC) before and after the introduction of combination therapy was investigated...
  35. ncbi request reprint Discordant responses to potent antiretroviral treatment in previously naive HIV-1-infected adults initiating treatment in resource-constrained countries: the antiretroviral therapy in low-income countries (ART-LINC) collaboration
    Suely H Tuboi
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Unit, Graduate School of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:52-9. 2007
    ..To assess the frequency of and risk factors for discordant responses at 6 months on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in previously treatment-naive HIV patients from resource-limited countries...
  36. pmc Estimation of HIV prevalence, risk factors, and testing frequency among sexually active men who have sex with men, aged 18-64 years--New York City, 2002
    Susan E Manning
    Bureau of Family and Community Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    J Urban Health 84:212-25. 2007
    ..Individual counseling and education interventions should focus on increasing condom use and encouraging safer sex practices among all sexually active MSM, particularly those groups with low levels of condom use and multiple sex partners...
  37. doi request reprint Gender and the use of antiretroviral treatment in resource-constrained settings: findings from a multicenter collaboration
    Paula Braitstein
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:47-55. 2008
    ....
  38. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
    ..To analyse the early loss of patients to antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in resource-limited settings...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the paediatric antiretroviral treatment programmes in lower-income countries (KIDS-ART-LINC) collaboration
    Elise Arrive
    Unité INSERM 593, Institut de Santé Publique, Epidémiologie et Développement ISPED, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:474-80. 2008
  40. pmc Tuberculosis after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in low-income and high-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Berne, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1518-21. 2007
    ..48 (95% confidence interval, 0.36-0.64) in low-income countries and 0.36 (95% confidence interval, 0.26-0.50) in high-income countries. A low CD4 cell count at the start of therapy was the most important risk factor in both settings...
  41. pmc Antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings 1996 to 2006: patient characteristics, treatment regimens and monitoring in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America
    Olivia Keiser
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 13:870-9. 2008
    ..To describe temporal trends in baseline clinical characteristics, initial treatment regimens and monitoring of patients starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-limited settings...