M J Mimiaga

Summary

Affiliation: Fenway Community Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Asymptomatic gonorrhea and chlamydial infections detected by nucleic acid amplification tests among Boston area men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Research and Evaluation Department, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02119, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:495-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Polysubstance use and HIV/STD risk behavior among Massachusetts men who have sex with men accessing Department of Public Health mobile van services: implications for intervention development
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:745-51. 2008
  3. pmc Barriers to routine HIV testing among Massachusetts community health center personnel
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:643-52. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Sources of human immunodeficiency virus and sexually transmitted disease information and responses to prevention messages among Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:170-7. 2010
  5. pmc Preexposure antiretroviral prophylaxis attitudes in high-risk Boston area men who report having sex with men: limited knowledge and experience but potential for increased utilization after education
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:77-83. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral predictors of partner notification after HIV and STI exposure and infection among MSM
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:738-45. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Study participation as a social group influencing sexual behaviours in an HIV-prevention trial for men who have sex with men
    M J Mimiaga
    Fenway Community Health, The Fenway Institute, Boston, MA 02199, US
    AIDS Care 20:346-55. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Walking the line: stimulant use during sex and HIV risk behavior among Black urban MSM
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:30-7. 2010
  9. pmc Childhood sexual abuse is highly associated with HIV risk-taking behavior and infection among MSM in the EXPLORE Study
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:340-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV and STD status among MSM and attitudes about Internet partner notification for STD exposure
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard University, School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:111-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. doi request reprint Asymptomatic gonorrhea and chlamydial infections detected by nucleic acid amplification tests among Boston area men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Research and Evaluation Department, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02119, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:495-8. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Polysubstance use and HIV/STD risk behavior among Massachusetts men who have sex with men accessing Department of Public Health mobile van services: implications for intervention development
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:745-51. 2008
    ..Accessible outreach services for MSM such as mobile van services need to include drug screening and interventions that triage men into treatment programs; year-round availability of van services is warranted...
  3. pmc Barriers to routine HIV testing among Massachusetts community health center personnel
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:643-52. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Sources of human immunodeficiency virus and sexually transmitted disease information and responses to prevention messages among Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:170-7. 2010
    ..This was done to understand how to design more effective media campaigns on HIV/STD prevention and testing for this population...
  5. pmc Preexposure antiretroviral prophylaxis attitudes in high-risk Boston area men who report having sex with men: limited knowledge and experience but potential for increased utilization after education
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:77-83. 2009
    ..Understanding the demographic and behavioral predictors of intent-to-use PrEP may prove useful to identify clinical trial participants...
  6. doi request reprint Psychosocial and behavioral predictors of partner notification after HIV and STI exposure and infection among MSM
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:738-45. 2009
    ..Results suggest how to increase acceptability and use of PN as a public health strategy and underscore the need for counseling as part of the notification process...
  7. doi request reprint Study participation as a social group influencing sexual behaviours in an HIV-prevention trial for men who have sex with men
    M J Mimiaga
    Fenway Community Health, The Fenway Institute, Boston, MA 02199, US
    AIDS Care 20:346-55. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that large-scale studies such as EXPLORE may result in participant's perceptions about group membership, identity and norms, and that these perceptions can influence study outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Walking the line: stimulant use during sex and HIV risk behavior among Black urban MSM
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:30-7. 2010
    ..Although the association of stimulant use to sexual risk taking and HIV transmission has been well documented among white gay men, stimulant use during sex continues to be under-explored among Black men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  9. pmc Childhood sexual abuse is highly associated with HIV risk-taking behavior and infection among MSM in the EXPLORE Study
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:340-8. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV and STD status among MSM and attitudes about Internet partner notification for STD exposure
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard University, School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:111-6. 2008
    ..This study assessed the acceptability and perceived utility of Internet-based partner notification (PN) of sexually transmitted disease (STD) exposure for men who have sex with men (MSM) by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) serostatus...
  11. pmc Acceptability of an internet-based partner notification system for sexually transmitted infection exposure among men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Fl, 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1009-11. 2008
    ..There was broad acceptance of Internet partner notification by at-risk US men who have sex with men, including a willingness to receive or initiate a notification e-mail...
  12. pmc Partner notification after STD and HIV exposures and infections: knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:111-9. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Gonococcal, chlamydia, and syphilis infection positivity among MSM attending a large primary care clinic, Boston, 2003 to 2004
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Epidemiology Unit, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:507-11. 2009
    ..The current study sought to elucidate STD positivity in asymptomatic MSM seen at the largest primary care clinic for MSM in New England and to describe STD test positivity by reason for STD testing...
  14. pmc Health system and personal barriers resulting in decreased utilization of HIV and STD testing services among at-risk black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:825-35. 2009
    ..Additional provider training is warranted to educate HCPs about the specific health care needs of Black MSM, in order to facilitate access to timely, culturally competent HIV and STD testing and treatment services for this population...
  15. doi request reprint Sex parties among urban MSM: an emerging culture and HIV risk environment
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Health, The Fenway Institute, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:305-18. 2011
    ..Environmental factors in the sex party setting, in particular the presence and availability of condoms, may potentially mitigate individual-level factors such as unprotected anal sex...
  16. ncbi request reprint MSM in HIV-prevention trials are sexual partners with each other: An ancillary study to the EXPLORE intervention
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:27-34. 2006
    ..Future HIV-prevention studies recruiting MSM at increased sexual risk of HIV infection should address participants potentially becoming sexual partners with each other...
  17. pmc Sexual mixing patterns and partner characteristics of black MSM in Massachusetts at increased risk for HIV infection and transmission
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Urban Health 86:602-23. 2009
    ..Effective prevention strategies need to address the distinct sexual and behavioral risk patterns presented by different sexual partnerships reported by Black MSM...
  18. pmc Street workers and internet escorts: contextual and psychosocial factors surrounding HIV risk behavior among men who engage in sex work with other men
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Prudential Tower, 4th Floor, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    J Urban Health 86:54-66. 2009
    ..Study findings can be used to generate hypotheses for designing and providing tailored primary and secondary prevention interventions for this at-risk subgroup of MSM...
  19. doi request reprint Experiences and sexual behaviors of HIV-infected MSM who acquired HIV in the context of crystal methamphetamine use
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:30-41. 2008
    ..The study also draws attention to the need for associated mental health, functional and quality-of life impairments that seem to accompany continued use in individuals with HIV...
  20. pmc Beyond anal sex: sexual practices associated with HIV risk reduction among men who have sex with men in Boston, Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02119, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:545-50. 2009
    ..12; p < 0.05) in the previous 12 months. Identifying and understanding such factors associated with risk reduction behaviors may be important to consider in designing effective prevention interventions to promote sexual health for MSM...
  21. pmc Depressive symptoms, utilization of mental health care, substance use and sexual risk among young men who have sex with men in EXPLORE: implications for age-specific interventions
    Elizabeth A Salomon
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:811-21. 2009
    ..Additionally, HIV prevention work with this population should provide comprehensive education about HIV testing and risk reduction counseling that focuses on communication about serostatus and safety in sexual situations...
  22. pmc Health care access and sexually transmitted infection screening frequency among at-risk Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Carey V Johnson
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 7 Haviland St, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S187-92. 2009
    ..We sought to assess risk exposures, health care access, and screening rates for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Massachusetts...
  23. ncbi request reprint A survey of MSM HIV prevention outreach workers in Chennai, India
    Steven A Safren
    Fenway Community Health, Research and Evaluation Department, Boston, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:323-32. 2006
    ..These data point to several important barriers to HIV prevention among MSM in South India and lay the groundwork for enhancing the use of outreach workers to play a role in HIV prevention in this population...
  24. pmc Alcohol use and HIV sexual risk among MSM in Chennai, India
    M J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 22:121-5. 2011
    ..Panthis and MSM who are married to women may be particularly likely to benefit from interventions to decrease alcohol intake and concurrent unsafe sex...
  25. pmc HIV risk and social networks among male-to-female transgender sex workers in Boston, Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:373-86. 2009
    ..Results suggest that interventions with transgender male-to-female sex workers must be at multiple levels and address the psychosocial and environmental contexts in which sexual risk behavior occurs...
  26. pmc Predictors of identifying as a barebacker among high-risk New England HIV seronegative men who have sex with men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:250-62. 2009
    ..Additional research is warranted to understand the social identity of barebacking among MSM in order to develop more nuanced prevention strategies...
  27. pmc Depressive symptoms and human immunodeficiency virus risk behavior among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India
    Steven A Safren
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:705-15. 2009
    ..MSM who are not married, sex workers, and those who perceive they are at risk for acquiring HIV may be of higher risk for symptoms of depression...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tricks of the trade: sexual health behaviors, the context of HIV risk, and potential prevention intervention strategies for male sex workers
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 4:195-209. 2008
    ..Multipronged interventions to decrease sexual risk taking among male sex workers would also benefit from addressing the unique socioeconomic and legal needs of this population...
  29. pmc Sexually transmitted disease (STD) diagnoses and mental health disparities among women who have sex with women screened at an urban community health center, Boston, MA, 2007
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:5-12. 2010
    ..However, there remains a dearth of research exploring these indicators alongside sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and WSW sexual health...
  30. pmc A mixed methods study of the sexual health needs of New England transmen who have sex with nontransgender men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:501-13. 2010
    ..quot;Embodied scripting" is proposed as a theoretical framework to understand sexual health among transgender populations and examining transgender sexual health from a life course perspective is suggested...
  31. doi request reprint Stressful or traumatic life events, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, and HIV sexual risk taking among men who have sex with men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1481-9. 2009
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Problematic alcohol use and HIV risk among Black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    Fenway Health, The Fenway Institute, 1340 Boylston Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Care 22:577-87. 2010
    ..HIV prevention interventions with Black MSM may benefit from incorporating screening and/or treatment for alcohol problems, as well as screening for co-morbid depressive symptoms...
  33. doi request reprint Clinically significant depressive symptoms as a risk factor for HIV infection among black MSM in Massachusetts
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:798-810. 2009
    ..HIV prevention interventions for Black MSM may benefit from incorporating screening and/or treatment for depression, allowing MSM who are depressed to respond more effectively to behavioral change approaches...
  34. pmc A review of HIV antiretroviral adherence and intervention studies among HIV-infected youth
    Sari L Reisner
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Top HIV Med 17:14-25. 2009
    ..Secondary HIV prevention interventions for youth represent a possible mode through which to deliver individually tailored adherence skill building and counseling to improve medication adherence...
  35. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about the acceptability of assessments of HIV medication adherence in Lilongwe, Malawi and Chennai, India
    Steven A Safren
    Fenway Community Health, Research and Evaluation Department, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:443-50. 2006
    ..Innovative ways of monitoring adherence while maintaining standardization across sites are required in multisite trials...
  36. doi request reprint Health care issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) populations in the United States: Introduction
    Carey V Johnson
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 7 Haviland Street, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    J Homosex 54:213-24. 2008
    ..Particularly for transgender and intersex populations, the state of research describing their health care needs is in its infancy, and much remains to be done to design effective medical and mental health programs and interventions...
  37. doi request reprint Differential HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men seeking health-related mobile van services at diverse gay-specific venues
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, 7 Haviland Street, Boston, MA 02115 2683, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:822-31. 2009
    ..Differentiating risk behavior by venue type provides valuable information with which to effectively target interventions to reach MSM at greatest risk...
  38. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men: perceptions about sexual risk, HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing, and provider communication
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02199, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:113-9. 2007
    ..This study was designed to gain a deeper understanding of the barriers and facilitators related to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV screening among at-risk Boston men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mental health concerns of HIV-infected gay and bisexual men seeking mental health services: an observational study
    Michael B Berg
    Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:635-43. 2004
    ..Because mental health is a key component of overall quality of life, HIV providers who work with MSM can use these data to increase awareness of the types of mental concerns that are most distressing to this population...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nonadherence to medical appointments is associated with increased plasma HIV RNA and decreased CD4 cell counts in a community-based HIV primary care clinic
    M B Berg
    Wheaton College, Norton, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 17:902-7. 2005
    ..05). Looking at those only with an undetectable viral load at the earliest visit, the only predictor of declining to a detectable viral load was number of kept appointments (p < 003), and being on HAART (p < .05)...
  41. pmc A population-based study of sexual orientation identity and gender differences in adult health
    Kerith J Conron
    Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1953-60. 2010
    ..We provide estimates of several leading US adult health indicators by sexual orientation identity and gender to fill gaps in the current literature...
  42. pmc What makes a respondent-driven sampling "seed" productive? Example of finding at-risk Massachusetts men who have sex with men
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 87:467-79. 2010
    ..Finding ways to identify RDS seeds that are consistently generative may facilitate collecting a sample that is closer to reflecting the MSM who live in all of the communities in a given location or study sample...
  43. doi request reprint Tenofovir DF plus lamivudine or emtricitabine for nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis (NPEP) in a Boston Community Health Center
    Kenneth H Mayer
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:494-9. 2008
    ..Fenway Community Health, the largest center caring for HIV-infected and high-risk men who have sex with men (MSM) in New England, began an NPEP program in 1997, initially using zidovudine-based regimens...
  44. pmc Depression and diabetes treatment nonadherence: a meta-analysis
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:2398-403. 2008
    ..Its relationship to treatment adherence, however, has not been systematically reviewed. We used meta-analysis to examine the relationship between depression and treatment nonadherence in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes...
  45. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy vs relaxation with educational support for medication-treated adults with ADHD and persistent symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven A Safren
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 304:875-80. 2010
    ..Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adulthood is a prevalent, distressing, and impairing condition that is not fully treated by pharmacotherapy alone and lacks evidence-based psychosocial treatments...
  46. ncbi request reprint Review of treatment studies of depression in HIV
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Top HIV Med 14:112-24. 2006
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Mental health concerns of gay and bisexual men seeking mental health services
    Michael B Berg
    Wheaton College, USA
    J Homosex 54:293-306. 2008
    ....