John S Santelli

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral, biological, and demographic risk and protective factors for new HIV infections among youth in Rakai, Uganda
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:393-400. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Adolescent risk-taking, cancer risk, and life course approaches to prevention
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S41-4. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Abstinence promotion under PEPFAR: the shifting focus of HIV prevention for youth
    John S Santelli
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Glob Public Health 8:1-12. 2013
  4. pmc Explaining recent declines in adolescent pregnancy in the United States: the contribution of abstinence and improved contraceptive use
    John S Santelli
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:150-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Changing behavioral risk for pregnancy among high school students in the United States, 1991-2007
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B2, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:25-32. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Trends in sexual risk behaviors, by nonsexual risk behavior involvement, U.S. high school students, 1991-2007
    John Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:372-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and abstinence-only education: a review of U.S. policies and programs
    John Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:72-81. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use and pregnancy risk among U.S. high school students, 1991-2003
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:106-11. 2006
  9. pmc An exploration of the dimensions of pregnancy intentions among women choosing to terminate pregnancy or to initiate prenatal care in New Orleans, Louisiana
    John S Santelli
    Applied Sciences Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2009-15. 2006
  10. pmc Medical accuracy in sexuality education: ideology and the scientific process
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Ave, B2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1786-92. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Rakai Adolescent Project (RAP)
    John Santelli; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Rakai Adolescent Project (RAP)
    John S Santelli; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral, biological, and demographic risk and protective factors for new HIV infections among youth in Rakai, Uganda
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:393-400. 2013
    ..We examined incidence of HIV infection and risk and protective factors among youth in rural Uganda, including the role of gender and social transitions...
  2. doi request reprint Adolescent risk-taking, cancer risk, and life course approaches to prevention
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:S41-4. 2013
    ..Moreover, life course perspectives augment traditional public health approaches to prevention by emphasizing the importance of unique windows of opportunity for prevention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Abstinence promotion under PEPFAR: the shifting focus of HIV prevention for youth
    John S Santelli
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Glob Public Health 8:1-12. 2013
    ..Primary prevention programmes within PEPFAR are essential and nations must be able to design HIV prevention based on local needs and prevention science...
  4. pmc Explaining recent declines in adolescent pregnancy in the United States: the contribution of abstinence and improved contraceptive use
    John S Santelli
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:150-6. 2007
    ..We explored the relative contributions of declining sexual activity and improved contraceptive use to the recent decline in adolescent pregnancy rates in the United States...
  5. doi request reprint Changing behavioral risk for pregnancy among high school students in the United States, 1991-2007
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B2, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:25-32. 2009
    ..After dramatic declines in teen births and pregnancies from 1991 to 2005, teen birth rates in the United States increased in 2006 and 2007. We examined behavioral determinants of these trends and the likely direction of future trends...
  6. doi request reprint Trends in sexual risk behaviors, by nonsexual risk behavior involvement, U.S. high school students, 1991-2007
    John Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:372-9. 2009
    ..We examined the association between involvement in nonsexual risk behaviors and trends among sexual behaviors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and abstinence-only education: a review of U.S. policies and programs
    John Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:72-81. 2006
    ..Abstinence-only programs threaten fundamental human rights to health, information, and life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use and pregnancy risk among U.S. high school students, 1991-2003
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:106-11. 2006
    ..Trends in teenagers' contraceptive use have received less attention than trends in adolescent sexual intercourse, despite the importance of contraceptive use to preventing teenage pregnancy...
  9. pmc An exploration of the dimensions of pregnancy intentions among women choosing to terminate pregnancy or to initiate prenatal care in New Orleans, Louisiana
    John S Santelli
    Applied Sciences Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2009-15. 2006
    ..We examined pregnancy decisionmaking among women seeking abortion or prenatal care...
  10. pmc Medical accuracy in sexuality education: ideology and the scientific process
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Ave, B2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1786-92. 2008
    ..I propose a concise definition of medical accuracy that may be useful to policymakers, health educators, and other health practitioners...
  11. ncbi request reprint Toward a multidimensional measure of pregnancy intentions: evidence from the United States
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B2, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 40:87-100. 2009
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  12. pmc Comparability of contraceptive prevalence etimates for women from the 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    John Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:147-54. 2008
    ..The 2002 BRFSS uses data collection methods that are considerably different from the NSFG...
  13. doi request reprint Teen fertility in transition: recent and historic trends in the United States
    John S Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:371-83 4 p following 383. 2010
    ..S. and European fertility patterns. Public policies related to HIV prevention and sexuality education may have played a critical role in influencing teen pregnancy risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measuring factors underlying intendedness of women's first and later pregnancies
    Ilene S Speizer
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:198-205. 2004
    ..Conventional measures of pregnancy intendedness do not reflect the multiple factors affecting a woman's pregnancy-related intentions and attitudes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can changes in sexual behaviors among high school students explain the decline in teen pregnancy rates in the 1990s?
    John S Santelli
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:80-90. 2004
    ..Previous attempts to explain these declines focused on the period before 1995 and did not directly calculate the impact of improved contraceptive use...
  16. pmc Pregnancy risk among black, white, and Hispanic teen girls in New York City public schools
    Elizabeth Needham Waddell
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 87:426-39. 2010
    ..Access to long-acting contraceptive methods must be expanded for all sexually active high school students...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in adolescent contraceptive use, unprotected and poorly protected sex, 1991-2003
    John E Anderson
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, HIV, and STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:734-9. 2006
    ..To estimate trends in use and nonuse of effective protection among adolescents 1991-2003, and to assess factors associated with poorly protected sex in 2003...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in formal sex education: 1995-2002
    Laura Duberstein Lindberg
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:182-9. 2006
    ..Although comprehensive sex education is broadly supported by health professionals, funding for abstinence-only education has increased...
  19. ncbi request reprint Missed opportunities for sexually transmitted diseases, human immunodeficiency virus, and pregnancy prevention services during adolescent health supervision visits
    Gale R Burstein
    Division of HIV and AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 111:996-1001. 2003
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  20. doi request reprint Noncoital sexual activities among adolescents
    Laura Duberstein Lindberg
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York 10038, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:231-8. 2008
    ..We used data from Cycle 6 of National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) to explore factors related to oral and anal sex among adolescents...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reproductive health in school-based health centers: findings from the 1998-99 census of school-based health centers
    John S Santelli
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, K22, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:443-51. 2003
    ..To describe the state of reproductive health services, including access to contraception and health center policies, among school-based health centers (SBHCs) serving adolescents in the United States..
  22. ncbi request reprint Differences between mistimed and unwanted pregnancies among women who have live births
    Denise V D'Angelo
    Computer Sciences Corp, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:192-7. 2004
    ..Mistimed and unwanted pregnancies that result in live births are commonly considered together as unintended pregnancies, but they may have different precursors and outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adolescent dual use of condoms and hormonal contraception: trends and correlates 1991-2001
    John E Anderson
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:719-22. 2003
    ..Use of condoms with hormonal contraceptive methods (dual use) is recommended for adolescents at increased risk for sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Importance of relationship context in HIV transmission: results from a qualitative case-control study in Rakai, Uganda
    Jenny A Higgins
    At the time of data collection and analysis, Jenny A Higgins, Sanyukta Mathur, Elizabeth Eckel, Laura Kelly, and John S Santelli were with the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY At the time of article preparation, Jenny A Higgins was with the Department of Gender and Women s Studies, University of Wisconsin Madison Neema Nakyanjo, Richard Sekamwa, Josephine Namatovu, William Ddaaki, Rosette Nakubulwa, and Sylvia Namakula are with the Qualitative Research Section, Rakai Health Sciences Program, Kalisizo, Uganda Fred Nalugoda is with the Kalisizo Field Station, Rakai Health Sciences Program, Kalisizo, Uganda
    Am J Public Health 104:612-20. 2014
    ..Using HIV-matched pairs allowed additional understanding of the factors influencing transmission. This hybrid methodological approach holds promise for future studies of sexual health...
  25. ncbi request reprint Initiation of sexual intercourse among middle school adolescents: the influence of psychosocial factors
    John S Santelli
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:200-8. 2004
    ..To explore potential psychosocial predictors for initiation of sexual intercourse among middle-school, inner-city youth, using longitudinal data from the Healthy and Alive! project...
  26. pmc Long-term health correlates of timing of sexual debut: results from a national US study
    Theo G M Sandfort
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:155-61. 2008
    ..We explored long-term health consequences of age at sexual initiation and of abstinence until marriage to evaluate empirical support for the claim that postponing sexual initiation has beneficial health effects...
  27. pmc Do abstinence-plus interventions reduce sexual risk behavior among youth?
    Shari L Dworkin
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, and the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e276. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Mobilizing communities for teen pregnancy prevention: associations between coalition characteristics and perceived accomplishments
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:S31-41. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use--United States and territories, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
    Diana M Bensyl
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 54:1-72. 2005
    ..Information about contraceptive use for specific subpopulations can be used to further refine state efforts to improve contraceptive use and subsequently decrease the occurrence of unintended pregnancy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reliability in adolescent reporting of clinician counseling, health care use, and health behaviors
    John Santelli
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Med Care 40:26-37. 2002
    ..Accurate measures of health-care use by adolescents would be useful in managed care quality assurance, public health surveillance, and health-care research...
  31. ncbi request reprint Changes in HIV-related preventive behavior in the US population: data from national surveys, 1987-2002
    John E Anderson
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:195-202. 2003
    ..Prevention programs serving high-risk populations need to work toward increasing safe sex practices with main partners and HIV testing among the never-tested, particularly reproductive-age women...
  32. ncbi request reprint The measurement and meaning of unintended pregnancy
    John Santelli
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:94-101. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint So what have we learned? The Editors' comments on the coalition approach to teen pregnancy
    Lorraine V Klerman
    Institute for Child, Youth, and Family Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:S115-8. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Approaches to adolescent sexuality education
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, HS1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 18:558-70, viii. 2007
    ..In this article we review the effectiveness, medical accuracy, and ethical concerns related to different approaches to sexuality education...
  35. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in unintended pregnancy among postpartum women in California
    Catherine Cubbin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:237-46. 2002
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  36. ncbi request reprint Abstinence and abstinence-only education
    Mary A Ott
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:446-52. 2007
    ..To review recent literature on medical accuracy, program effectiveness, and ethical concerns related to abstinence-only policies for adolescent sexuality education...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sex education and sexual socialization: roles for educators and parents
    Ronny A Shtarkshall
    Social Science and Health Behavior Program, Braun School of Public Health, Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:116-9. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for adolescent health research. A position paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
    John S Santelli
    J Adolesc Health 33:396-409. 2003

Research Grants2

  1. Rakai Adolescent Project (RAP)
    John Santelli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. Rakai Adolescent Project (RAP)
    John S Santelli; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....