GINA MARIA WINGOOD

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial differences and correlates of potential adoption of preexposure prophylaxis: results of a national survey
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S95-S101. 2013
  2. pmc Efficacy of an HIV intervention in reducing high-risk human papillomavirus, nonviral sexually transmitted infections, and concurrency among African American women: a randomized-controlled trial
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S36-43. 2013
  3. pmc The four Cs of HIV prevention with African Americans: crisis, condoms, culture, and community
    John K Williams
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:185-93. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Identifying the prevalence and correlates of STDs among women residing in rural domestic violence shelters
    G M Wingood
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 30:15-26. 2000
  5. doi request reprint The ADAPT-ITT model: a novel method of adapting evidence-based HIV Interventions
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S40-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Gang involvement and the health of African American female adolescents
    Gina M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e57. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases among women living with HIV: The WiLLOW Program
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:S58-67. 2004
  8. pmc A prospective study of exposure to rap music videos and African American female adolescents' health
    Gina M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:437-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV discrimination and the health of women living with HIV
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Rm 556, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 46:99-112. 2007
  10. pmc Feminization of the HIV epidemic in the United States: major research findings and future research needs
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii67-76. 2003

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. pmc Racial differences and correlates of potential adoption of preexposure prophylaxis: results of a national survey
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S95-S101. 2013
    ..To examine the association between sociodemographic factors, sexual behaviors, and social factors on potential uptake of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among African American and White adult women in the United States...
  2. pmc Efficacy of an HIV intervention in reducing high-risk human papillomavirus, nonviral sexually transmitted infections, and concurrency among African American women: a randomized-controlled trial
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S36-43. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The four Cs of HIV prevention with African Americans: crisis, condoms, culture, and community
    John K Williams
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:185-93. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Identifying the prevalence and correlates of STDs among women residing in rural domestic violence shelters
    G M Wingood
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 30:15-26. 2000
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The ADAPT-ITT model: a novel method of adapting evidence-based HIV Interventions
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S40-6. 2008
    ..The current article summarizes key components of the ADAPT-ITT model and illustrates the use of the model in several case studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gang involvement and the health of African American female adolescents
    Gina M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e57. 2002
    ..To examine the association between gang involvement and female adolescents' health...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases among women living with HIV: The WiLLOW Program
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:S58-67. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and enhance HIV-preventive psychosocial and structural factors among women living with HIV...
  8. pmc A prospective study of exposure to rap music videos and African American female adolescents' health
    Gina M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:437-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV discrimination and the health of women living with HIV
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Rm 556, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 46:99-112. 2007
    ..Eradication of HIV discrimination remains an important public health priority...
  10. pmc Feminization of the HIV epidemic in the United States: major research findings and future research needs
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii67-76. 2003
    ..tailored to the needs of women living with HIV? (d) How can we improve the efficacy and cost effectiveness of comprehensive HIV prevention strategies for reducing HIV and other blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections among women?..
  11. pmc Efficacy of an HIV prevention program among female adolescents experiencing gender-based violence
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, the Emory Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1085-90. 2006
    ..We examined the efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention among African American female adolescents reporting a history of gender-based violence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adoption of evidence-based HIV interventions: promotion of a suite of HIV prevention interventions for African American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education and the Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:161-70. 2006
    ..This article examines how promotion of a suite of HIV interventions for African American females may facilitate adoption of the three evidence-based HIV interventions for this population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adverse consequences of intimate partner abuse among women in non-urban domestic violence shelters
    G M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:270-5. 2000
    ..This study examined the health consequences of having experienced both sexual and physical abuse relative to women experiencing physical abuse but not sexual abuse...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exposure to X-rated movies and adolescents' sexual and contraceptive-related attitudes and behaviors
    G M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1116-9. 2001
    ..To examine the association between exposure to X-rated movies and teens' contraceptive attitudes and behaviors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dating violence and the sexual health of black adolescent females
    G M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E72. 2001
    ..This study examines the association between having a history of dating violence and the sexual health of adolescent females...
  16. pmc Efficacy of a health educator-delivered HIV prevention intervention for Latina women: a randomized controlled trial
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2245-52. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Religiosity and risky sexual behavior in African-American adolescent females
    Donna Hubbard McCree
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:2-8. 2003
    ..To examine the association between religiosity (defined by frequency of engaging in religious/spiritual activities) and African-American adolescent females' sexual behaviors, attitudes toward sex, and ability to negotiate safer sex...
  18. ncbi request reprint Family-related correlates of sexually transmitted disease and barriers to care: a pilot study of pregnant African American adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fam Community Health 25:16-27. 2002
    ..Low perceived family support was marginally associated with greater perceived barriers to STD care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Older partners and STD prevalence among pregnant African American teens
    Elin Begley
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:211-3. 2003
    ..Several recent studies have addressed the question of whether adolescent females who have sex with older partners have a greater risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition...
  20. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence and other partner-related factors: correlates of sexually transmissible infections and risky sexual behaviours among young adult African American women
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Sex Health 7:25-30. 2010
    ..The present study examined partner-related risk factors for STIs and risky sexual behaviours among an urban sample of African American women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Body image and African American females' sexual health
    Gina M Wingood
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:433-9. 2002
    ..This study examines the association between African American adolescent females' body image and their sexual health...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral correlates of refusing unwanted sex among African-American adolescent females
    Catlainn Sionean
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:55-63. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint HIV/STD prevention benefits of living in supportive families: a prospective analysis of high risk African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:142-5, ii. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Associations between biologically confirmed marijuana use and laboratory-confirmed sexually transmitted diseases among African American adolescent females
    Adrian Liau
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:387-90. 2002
    ..However, the validity of the findings is questionable because most of the studies relied on self-reporting for measurement of marijuana use and key outcome (i.e., STDs)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Images of sexual stereotypes in rap videos and the health of African American female adolescents
    Shani H Peterson
    Department of Psychology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1157-64. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine whether perceiving portrayals of sexual stereotypes in rap music videos was associated with adverse health outcomes among African American adolescent females...
  26. pmc Brief report: sexual sensation seeking and its relationship to risky sexual behaviour among African-American adolescent females
    Joshua S Spitalnick
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Road NE, Room 221, Atlanta GA 30322, USA
    J Adolesc 30:165-73. 2007
    ..These results, though preliminary, could be used to better inform prevention interventions and clinicians/health educators who provide direct services to adolescents...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of spirituality in sustaining the psychological well-being of HIV-positive black women
    Nikia D Braxton
    Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 46:113-29. 2007
    ..Developing interventions that address spirituality may serve to enhance women's psychological adjustment to living with HIV...
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlates of consistent condom use among HIV-positive African American women
    Jerris L Raiford
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Women Health 46:41-58. 2007
    ..The present study used social-cognitive theory and the theory of gender and power to identify correlates of consistent condom use among African American women living with HIV...
  29. ncbi request reprint Personal, relational, and peer-level risk factors for laboratory confirmed STD prevalence among low-income African American adolescent females
    Laura F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:761-6. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for laboratory confirmed sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevalence among low-income African American adolescent females living in a high-risk urban area of the Southern United States...
  30. ncbi request reprint Associations between recent gender-based violence and pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, condom use practices, and negotiation of sexual practices among HIV-positive women
    Delia L Lang
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:216-21. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Parent-Adolescent Communication Scale for use in STD/HIV prevention interventions
    Jessica McDermott Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:332-45. 2008
    ..The present investigation indicates that the PACS is a reliable and valid measure of frequency of sexual communication between female adolescents and their parents. Utility of the PACS for researchers and practitioners is discussed...
  32. doi request reprint African-American female adolescents who engage in oral, vaginal and anal sex: "doing it all" as a significant marker for risk of sexually transmitted infection
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1520 Clifton Rd, Suite 214, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:85-93. 2009
    ..Two-way interactions indicated that having a casual sex partner and having multiple sex partners in the last 60 days increased the likelihood of STI, but only for adolescents who engaged in all three types...
  33. pmc Relationship of STD-related shame and stigma to female adolescents' condom-protected intercourse
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:573.e1-6. 2007
    ..Thus, we prospectively examined the relationship between shame and stigma and condom use in adolescent females...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence, correlates, and efficacy of selective avoidance as a sexually transmitted disease prevention strategy among African American adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 554, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:60-5. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence and correlates of selective avoidance (SA) of sexual intercourse among African American adolescent females at risk for sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition and transmission...
  35. doi request reprint Future directions for HIV prevention research: charting a prevention science research agenda
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S47-8. 2008
  36. doi request reprint Application of ADAPT-ITT: adapting an evidence-based HIV prevention intervention for incarcerated African American adolescent females
    Teaniese P Latham
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:53S-60S. 2010
    ..Using this prescriptive method for adapting Horizons for incarcerated young girls proved to be a time- and cost-effective method...
  37. doi request reprint Development, theoretical framework, and lessons learned from implementation of a school-based influenza vaccination intervention
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Room 557, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:42S-52S. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this study is the first to extensively engage middle- and high-school students and parents in the design and implementation of key educational components of a theory-based influenza vaccination intervention...
  38. doi request reprint Efficacy of sexually transmitted disease/human immunodeficiency virus sexual risk-reduction intervention for african american adolescent females seeking sexual health services: a randomized controlled trial
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:1112-21. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce incident sexually transmitted disease (STD) and enhance STD/human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-preventive behaviors and psychosocial mediators...
  39. pmc Association of sexual abuse with incident high-risk human papillomavirus infection among young African-American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:784-6. 2009
    ..Noticeably absent from the known risk factors for HPV infection is history of sexual abuse. The current study examined the association between sexual abuse and incident high-risk HPV among young adult black women...
  40. doi request reprint Anal sex is a behavioural marker for laboratory-confirmed vaginal sexually transmissible infections and HIV-associated risk among African-American female adolescents
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Sex Health 6:111-6. 2009
    ..African-American females are disproportionately affected by HIV and sexually transmissible infections (STIs). The prevalence of anal sex and its association with other sexual risk behaviours is understudied in this population...
  41. doi request reprint Psychological distress as a correlate of a biologically confirmed STI, risky sexual practices, self-efficacy and communication with male sex partners in African-American female adolescents
    Puja Seth
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:291-300. 2009
    ..98). These findings, although preliminary, could be used to inform HIV intervention programs and physicians/clinicians providing regular health care maintenance to African-American female adolescents engaging in risky sexual behaviour...
  42. pmc Effects of fear of abuse and possible STI acquisition on the sexual behavior of young African American women
    Jerris L Raiford
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1067-71. 2009
    ..We examined the interactive effects of fear of abuse and knowledge of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on sexual risk behaviors in a sample of young African American women...
  43. doi request reprint The validity of teens' and young adults' self-reported condom use
    Eve Rose
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 554, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:61-4. 2009
    ....
  44. doi request reprint The mediating role of partner communication skills on HIV/STD-associated risk behaviors in young African American females with a history of sexual violence
    Jessica McDermott Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:432-8. 2008
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Pairing HIV-positive prisoners with volunteer life coaches to maintain health-promoting behavior upon release: a mixed-methods needs analysis and pilot study
    Anne C Spaulding
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory, University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:552-69. 2009
    ..Success will require adequately trained volunteers and a straightforward program...
  46. pmc Validation of the worry about sexual outcomes scale for use in STI/HIV prevention interventions for adolescent females
    Jessica M Sales
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:140-52. 2009
    ..Future studies employing the WASO might consider testing it with more diverse samples in terms of gender, race/ethnicity, age and sexual orientation...
  47. doi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of intention to receive an influenza vaccination among rural adolescents
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:853-64. 2010
    ..Future influenza vaccination efforts geared toward rural middle and high school students may benefit from addressing adolescent attitudes toward influenza vaccination...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors associated with having older sex partners: a study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:20-4. 2002
    ....
  49. pmc Value of consistent condom use: a study of sexually transmitted disease prevention among African American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:901-2. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Testing for HSV-2 infection among pregnant teens: implications for clinical practice
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:39-41. 2003
    ..To pilot test the feasibility of screening pregnant teens for HSV-2 infection during their first prenatal visit...
  51. ncbi request reprint Infrequent parental monitoring predicts sexually transmitted infections among low-income African American female adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Fifth Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:169-73. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Correlates of continued risky sex among pregnant African American teens: implications for STD prevention
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:57-63. 2003
    ..Preintervention studies of this population are especially important because the sequelae of STDs during pregnancy can be particularly problematic...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active African-American adolescent females
    Kim M Williams
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 35:593-600. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study are to determine the prevalence of C. trachomatis and to identify correlates of infection among African-American adolescent females...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of adolescents' history of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and their current high-risk behavior and STD status: a case for intensifying clinic-based prevention efforts
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:503-9. 2002
    ..The association between adolescents' previous experience of STD and recent sexual risk behaviors has been ill-defined...
  55. ncbi request reprint Participation by African-American adolescent females in social organizations: associations with HIV-protective behaviors
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:186-92. 2002
    ..One important potential, yet understudied, protective influence that may reduce African-American adolescents' HIV risk behavior is their involvement in social organizations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pregnant African-American teens are less likely than their nonpregnant peers to use condoms
    Richard Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 30322, USA
    Prev Med 34:524-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively compare pregnant and nonpregnant adolescents' recent condom use and sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition...
  57. ncbi request reprint Condom use and correlates of African American adolescent females' infrequent communication with sex partners about preventing sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:219-31. 2002
    ....
  58. pmc HIV-associated histories, perceptions, and practices among low-income African American women: does rural residence matter?
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:655-9. 2002
    ..This study compared HIV-associated sexual health history, risk perceptions, and sexual risk behaviors of low-income rural and nonrural African American women...
  59. ncbi request reprint Low parental monitoring predicts subsequent pregnancy among African-American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:43-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively assess the relationship of low perceived parental monitoring with incidence of biologically confirmed pregnancy among a sample of low-income African-American adolescent females...
  60. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' ambivalence about becoming pregnant predicts infrequent contraceptive use: a prospective analysis of nonpregnant African American females
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:251-2. 2002
    ..Prevention programs may benefit from content designed to redress adolescents' positive beliefs about early parenthood...
  61. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unplanned and unwanted pregnancy among African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:255-8. 2003
    ..This study identified correlates of perceiving a current pregnancy as both unplanned and unwanted among unmarried African-American adolescents aged 14-20 years...
  62. ncbi request reprint Social capital as a predictor of adolescents' sexual risk behavior: a state-level exploratory study
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:245-52. 2003
    ..Social capital was inversely correlated with sexual risk behaviors and positively correlated with protective sexual behaviors. Further and more comprehensive research involving social capital and adolescents is warranted...
  63. ncbi request reprint Identification of strategies for promoting condom use: a prospective analysis of high-risk African American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Prev Sci 4:263-70. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Reducing risk exposures to zero and not having multiple partners: findings that inform evidence-based practices designed to prevent STD acquisition
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:816-8. 2005
    ..STD prevention programmmes need to target both risk factors to achieve optimal risk-reduction effectiveness...
  65. pmc Efficacy of an HIV prevention program among African American female adolescents reporting high depressive symptomatology
    Jessica M Sales
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:219-27. 2010
    ..We examined the efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention among African American adolescent females reporting at or above threshold depressive symptomatology...
  66. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and theoretical mediators of safer sex among African American female adolescents: implications for sexual risk reduction interventions
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA and Emory Atlanta Center for AIDS Research
    Health Educ Behav 32:413-27. 2005
    ..Self-esteem should be considered when designing and evaluating sexual risk reduction programs for this population...
  67. ncbi request reprint Self-concept and adolescents' refusal of unprotected sex: a test of mediating mechanisms among African American girls
    Laura F Salazar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Prev Sci 5:137-49. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint The role of social support in the psychological well-being of African American girls who experience dating violence victimization
    Laura F Salazar
    Emory University Atlanta, GA, USA
    Violence Vict 19:171-87. 2004
    ..If programs are able to buoy girls who experience dating violence, then they may be able to ameliorate the associated negative psychological sequelae...
  69. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an HIV prevention intervention for African American adolescent girls: a randomized controlled trial
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Immunology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 292:171-9. 2004
    ..African American adolescent girls are at high risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but interventions specifically designed for this population have not reduced HIV risk behaviors...
  70. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of STD prevalence among urban pregnant African-American teens: data from a pilot study
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Adolesc Health 34:376-83. 2004
    ..The study also determined differences in these characteristics between adolescents who were and those who were not diagnosed with an STD...
  71. doi request reprint Preliminary efficacy of a computer-based HIV intervention for African-American women
    Gina M Wingood
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychol Health 26:223-34. 2011
    ..83; p < 0.037). This relatively brief intervention provides preliminary support that an evidence-based group-based HIV prevention intervention for young African-American women can be adapted to a computer-based HIV intervention...
  72. pmc Personal and social influences regarding oral sex among African American female adolescents
    Laura F Salazar
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:161-7. 2011
    ..To identify personal and social factors associated with performing oral sex among female adolescents...
  73. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus prevention for adolescents: windows of opportunity for optimizing intervention effectiveness
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:319-20. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Adjudication history and African American adolescents' risk for acquiring sexually transmitted diseases: an exploratory analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:634-8. 2003
    ..Little is known about sexually transmitted disease (STD) risk behavior among adjudicated African American adolescents...
  75. ncbi request reprint Sexual agency versus relational factors: a study of condom use antecedents among high-risk young African American women
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 121 Washington Avenue, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Sex Health 5:41-7. 2008
    ..In the present study, the relative roles of personal sexual agency and relational factors in determining whether young African American women engaged in unprotected vaginal sex (UVS) were studied...
  76. ncbi request reprint Rural and nonrural African American high school students and STD/HIV sexual-risk behaviors
    Robin R Milhausen
    Rural Center for AIDS STD Prevention, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:373-9. 2003
    ..To determine differences between African American adolescents on STD/HIV sexual-risk behaviors and precursors to these risk behaviors...
  77. ncbi request reprint Associations between sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and subsequent sexual risk and sexually transmitted disease incidence among adolescents
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:205-8. 2004
    ..Empiric evidence is lacking in regard to the subsequent sexually transmitted disease (STD)-associated risk behaviors of adolescents diagnosed and treated for an STD...
  78. pmc Oral contraceptive use may not preclude condom use: a study of non-pregnant African-American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:216-8. 2007
    ..To determine the association between oral contraceptive and condom use, and laboratory-confirmed sexually transmitted infection (STI) among African-American adolescent females at a high risk of STI acquisition...
  79. pmc The protective value of school enrolment against sexually transmitted disease: a study of high-risk African American adolescent females
    Richard A Crosby
    College of Public Health, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:223-7. 2007
    ..To identify whether school enrolment is protective against laboratory-confirmed diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and against a spectrum of sexual risk factors...
  80. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, incidence, and predictors of dating violence: a longitudinal study of African American female adolescents
    Jerris L Raiford
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:822-32. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine the prevalence, incidence, and predictors of dating violence in an African American sample using the theory of gender and power...
  81. ncbi request reprint Adverse health consequences that co-occur with depression: a longitudinal study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 116:78-81. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify adverse health consequences that may co-occur with depression among black female adolescents...
  82. doi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of HIV-associated sexual behaviors and the efficacy of prevention interventions in adolescents at-risk for HIV infection: what works and what doesn't work?
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:598-605. 2008
    ..Subsequently, we offer recommendations for improving future programs aimed at reducing the incidence of STI/HIV infection among adolescents...
  83. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy desire among disadvantaged African American adolescent females
    Susan L Davies
    Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:55-62. 2003
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of wanting to become pregnant among a sample of 462 sexually active nonpregnant African American adolescent females...
  84. ncbi request reprint Relationship characteristics and sexual practices of African American adolescent girls who desire pregnancy
    Susan L Davies
    Center for Health Promotion, Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, 227 Ryals Building, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:85S-96S. 2004
    ..Effective pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease prevention programs for female adolescents should address their level of pregnancy desire...
  85. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial predictors of pregnancy among low-income African-American adolescent females: a prospective analysis
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:293-9. 2002
    ..To prospectively identify psychosocial predictors of pregnancy among African-American adolescent females...
  86. ncbi request reprint Predictors of inconsistent contraceptive use among adolescent girls: findings from a prospective study
    Susan L Davies
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:43-9. 2006
    ..To assess the independent effects of various behavioral and psychosocial antecedents on contraceptive use among a sample of low-income African-American adolescent females...

Research Grants20

  1. NIMH Multisite HIV/STD Prevention Trial for African-American Couples
    Gina Wingood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings will contribute significantly to an understanding of HIV/STD risk reduction among African American serodiscordant couples, a population at high risk of transmission. ..
  2. National Survey on HIV Risk for African-American Women
    Gina Wingood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..To determine the unique variance that each of the three latent constructs (Sexual Division of Labor, Sexual Division of Power and Structure of Cathexis) explains in the model over the two-year follow-up period. ..
  3. HIV Sexual Risk-Reduction for African-American Couples
    Gina Wingood; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings will contribute significantly to the field of HIV/STD risk reduction by developing and testing an intervention with African American couples that can be offered to HIV clinics and CBOs. ..
  4. HIV Prevention, Cost-Utility Analysis and Race/Ethnicity
    Gina Wingood; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We propose to publish the findings in scientific journals and summarize the findings in a rigorous yet succinct manner for HIV prevention priority setters. ..
  5. STARS: STUDENTS TALKING ABOUT REAL SOLUTIONS
    Gina Wingood; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed study will examine the cost-effectiveness of the telephone relapse prevention condition relative to the group relapse prevention condition. ..
  6. Faith-Based HIV Prevention for Women
    GINA MARIA WINGOOD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For behavior change to be meaningful it must be sustained, thus, we also propose to train members of the Women's Ministry and Health Ministry to maintain the intervention. ..