Sari L Reisner

Summary

Affiliation: Fenway Community Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in substance misuse: the role of childhood abuse and intimate partner violence among patients in care at an urban community health center
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:274-89. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Pathways to embodiment of HIV risk: black men who have sex with transgender partners, Boston, Massachusetts
    Sari Reisner
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:15-26. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Early life traumatic stressors and the mediating role of PTSD in incident HIV infection among US men, comparisons by sexual orientation and race/ethnicity: results from the NESARC, 2004-2005
    Sari L Reisner
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:340-50. 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc 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
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications45

  1. pmc Sexual orientation disparities in substance misuse: the role of childhood abuse and intimate partner violence among patients in care at an urban community health center
    Sari L Reisner
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:274-89. 2013
    ..Clinicians should assess history of CA and IPV among sexual minorities presenting with a history of substance abuse disorders. The study's limitations are noted...
  2. doi request reprint Pathways to embodiment of HIV risk: black men who have sex with transgender partners, Boston, Massachusetts
    Sari Reisner
    Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:15-26. 2012
    ..Theory-driven interventions that consider the broader context affecting the embodiment of HIV risk are warranted for men who have sex with transgender partners...
  3. 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
    ..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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Early life traumatic stressors and the mediating role of PTSD in incident HIV infection among US men, comparisons by sexual orientation and race/ethnicity: results from the NESARC, 2004-2005
    Sari L Reisner
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:340-50. 2011
    ..Stressful life events in childhood during critical periods of development have long-term psychological and neurobiological sequelae, which may affect risk for HIV infection across the life course...
  7. 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
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  8. 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...
  9. pmc 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc 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)...
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  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. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc HIV sexual risk behavior among black men who meet other men on the internet for sex
    Jaclyn M White
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:464-81. 2013
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  22. ncbi request reprint Sentencing risk: history of incarceration and HIV/STD transmission risk behaviours among Black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts
    Sean E Bland
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, USA
    Cult Health Sex 14:329-45. 2012
    ..HIV prevention efforts that focus on individual risk and cultural-contextual issues among Black men who have sex with men are warranted...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint “It's a quick way to get what you want”: a formative exploration of HIV risk among urban Massachusetts men who have sex with men who attend sex parties
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:659-74. 2010
    ..MSM attending sex parties appear to be a subpopulation at high risk for HIV and STI acquisition and transmission. Risk reduction interventions responsive to the needs of MSM who attend sex parties are warranted...
  26. pmc A pilot trial of integrated behavioral activation and sexual risk reduction counseling for HIV-uninfected men who have sex with men abusing crystal methamphetamine
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:681-93. 2012
    ..Due to the small sample size and time intensive intervention, future testing in a randomized design is necessary to determine efficacy, with subsequent effectiveness testing...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to routine HIV testing: perceptions from Massachusetts Community Health Center personnel
    Carey V Johnson
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:647-55. 2011
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  29. pmc Substance use among HIV-infected patients engaged in primary care in the United States: findings from the Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems cohort
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1457-67. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to better understand substance use behaviors and deleterious health consequences among individuals with HIV...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. pmc Self-perceived HIV risk and the use of risk reduction strategies among men who engage in transactional sex with other men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1039-44. 2013
    ..HIV prevention efforts are needed that address the specific needs of MSM who engage in transactional sex in HCMC. Universally, MSM endorsed HIV prevention interventions, suggesting a need and desire for efforts in this context. ..
  33. 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
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  34. ncbi 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...
  35. pmc Potential impact and acceptability of Internet partner notification for men who have sex with men and transgender women recently diagnosed as having sexually transmitted disease in Lima, Peru
    Jesse L Clark
    From the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for World Health, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA The Fenway Institute, Boston, MA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Lima, Peru
    Sex Transm Dis 41:43-5. 2014
    ..Use of Internet partner notification was anticipated for 55.9% of recent partners, including 43.0% of partners not currently expected to be notified, a 20.6% increase in anticipated notification outcomes. ..
  36. pmc Experiences of transgender-related discrimination and implications for health: results from the Virginia Transgender Health Initiative Study
    Judith Bradford
    Judith Bradford and Sari L Reisner are with The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA Judith Bradford is also with the Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston Sari L Reisner is also with the Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Julie A Honnold is with the Wilder School, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Jessica Xavier is with the US Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD
    Am J Public Health 103:1820-9. 2013
    ..We examined relationships between social determinants of health and experiences of transgender-related discrimination reported by transgender people in Virginia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Female-to-male transmasculine adult health: a mixed-methods community-based needs assessment
    Sari L Reisner
    Sari L Reisner, ScD, MA, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 19:293-303. 2013
    ..There is a dearth of health research about transgender people...
  38. pmc Disparities in safety belt use by sexual orientation identity among US high school students
    Sari L Reisner
    Sari L Reisner and Allegra Gordon are with the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, and Jerel P Calzo is with the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Sari L Reisner is also with and Aimee Van Wagenen is with the Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston Jerel P Calzo is also with the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston
    Am J Public Health 104:311-8. 2014
    ..We examined associations between adolescents' safety belt use and sexual orientation identity...
  39. ncbi 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
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  40. pmc Mental health and HIV risk in men who have sex with men
    Steven A Safren
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S74-7. 2010
    ..Addressing co-occurring psychosocial risk factors is apt to improve effect sizes of current HIV prevention interventions and allow for more effective uptake by MSM...
  41. pmc Global Burden of HIV among Men Who Engage in Transactional Sex: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Catherine E Oldenburg
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America The Fenway Institute, Fenway Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e103549. 2014
    ..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantify the burden in this population compared with that of men in the general population to better inform future HIV prevention efforts...
  42. pmc Race-based sexual preferences in a sample of online profiles of urban men seeking sex with men
    Jaclyn M White
    The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 91:768-75. 2014
    ..01). Future studies are needed to replicate findings in larger online samples. Mixed-methods research should explore how racial and behavioral preferences impact the sexual mixing patterns and health of MSM online in urban areas. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors and psychosocial health concerns of female-to-male transgender men screening for STDs at an urban community health center
    Sari L Reisner
    a The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:857-64. 2014
    ..Future research is needed to understand the myriad social, behavioral, and biological factors that contribute to HIV and STD vulnerability for FTMs...
  44. pmc "We fear the police, and the police fear us": structural and individual barriers and facilitators to HIV medication adherence among injection drug users in Kiev, Ukraine
    Matthew J Mimiaga
    Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 22:1305-13. 2010
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  45. pmc Sex and gender in the US health surveillance system: a call to action
    Kerith J Conron
    Kerith Jane Conron and Sari L Reisner are with the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health, Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA Kerith J Conron is also with the Department of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston Sari L Reisner is also with the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Stewart J Landers is with John Snow Inc, Boston Randall L Sell is with the Department of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA
    Am J Public Health 104:970-6. 2014
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