Geetanjali Chander

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and psychiatric disorders in HIV-positive patients: epidemiology and impact on antiretroviral therapy
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Drugs 66:769-89. 2006
  2. pmc Are smokers with HIV using information and communication technology? Implications for behavioral interventions
    Geetanjali Chander
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:383-8. 2012
  3. pmc HAART receipt and viral suppression among HIV-infected patients with co-occurring mental illness and illicit drug use
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 21:655-63. 2009
  4. pmc Alcohol use among HIV-infected persons in care: results of a multi-site survey
    G Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    HIV Med 9:196-202. 2008
  5. pmc Hazardous alcohol use: a risk factor for non-adherence and lack of suppression in HIV infection
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:411-7. 2006
  6. pmc Informal care and reciprocity of support are associated with HAART adherence among men in Baltimore, MD, USA
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1429-36. 2011
  7. pmc Use of outpatient mental health services and psychotropic medications among HIV-infected patients in a multisite, multistate study
    Seth Himelhoch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:538-45. 2009
  8. pmc Access to HAART and utilization of inpatient medical hospital services among HIV-infected patients with co-occurring serious mental illness and injection drug use
    Seth Himelhoch
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:518-25. 2007
  9. pmc Alcohol consumption and CD4 T-cell count response among persons initiating antiretroviral therapy
    Stefan Kowalski
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:455-61. 2012
  10. pmc Impact of tobacco control interventions on smoking initiation, cessation, and prevalence: a systematic review
    Lisa M Wilson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:961724. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and psychiatric disorders in HIV-positive patients: epidemiology and impact on antiretroviral therapy
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Drugs 66:769-89. 2006
    ..Future studies examining individual substances of abuse, psychiatric disorders and co-occurring substance abuse and psychiatric disorders on HIV outcomes will inform targeted adherence interventions...
  2. pmc Are smokers with HIV using information and communication technology? Implications for behavioral interventions
    Geetanjali Chander
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:383-8. 2012
    ..Cell phone interventions may have the broadest reach among PLWHA, though with almost half using the internet, this may also be a low-cost means of delivering cessation interventions...
  3. pmc HAART receipt and viral suppression among HIV-infected patients with co-occurring mental illness and illicit drug use
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 21:655-63. 2009
    ..Co-occurring MI and DU is associated with lower HAART receipt and viral suppression compared to individuals with either MI or DU or neither. Integrating HIV, substance abuse, and mental healthcare may improve outcomes in this population...
  4. pmc Alcohol use among HIV-infected persons in care: results of a multi-site survey
    G Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    HIV Med 9:196-202. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of any alcohol use and hazardous alcohol consumption among HIV-infected individuals engaged in care and to identify factors associated with hazardous alcohol use...
  5. pmc Hazardous alcohol use: a risk factor for non-adherence and lack of suppression in HIV infection
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:411-7. 2006
    ..We examined the independent effect of alcohol and combined effects of drug and alcohol use on antiretroviral (ART) utilization, adherence, and viral suppression in an urban cohort of HIV-infected individuals...
  6. pmc Informal care and reciprocity of support are associated with HAART adherence among men in Baltimore, MD, USA
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1429-36. 2011
    ..Results suggest the merit of interventions targeting men and their informal caregivers, particularly main partners, and gender-specific, contextually tailored strategies to promote HAART adherence...
  7. pmc Use of outpatient mental health services and psychotropic medications among HIV-infected patients in a multisite, multistate study
    Seth Himelhoch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:538-45. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Access to HAART and utilization of inpatient medical hospital services among HIV-infected patients with co-occurring serious mental illness and injection drug use
    Seth Himelhoch
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21212, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:518-25. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Alcohol consumption and CD4 T-cell count response among persons initiating antiretroviral therapy
    Stefan Kowalski
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:455-61. 2012
    ..We evaluated the longitudinal association of alcohol use with immunologic response to combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) among HIV-infected individuals...
  10. pmc Impact of tobacco control interventions on smoking initiation, cessation, and prevalence: a systematic review
    Lisa M Wilson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:961724. 2012
    ..Policymakers need estimates of the impact of tobacco control (TC) policies to set priorities and targets for reducing tobacco use. We systematically reviewed the independent effects of TC policies on smoking behavior...
  11. pmc Substance abuse treatment in human immunodeficiency virus: the role of patient-provider discussions
    PHILIP TODD KORTHUIS
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:294-303. 2008
    ..These data suggest potential opportunities for improving engagement in substance abuse treatment services...
  12. pmc Alcohol consumption among HIV-infected women: impact on time to antiretroviral therapy and survival
    Robyn C Neblett
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:279-86. 2011
    ..We sought to determine factors associated with alcohol use among HIV-infected women engaged in clinical care and if baseline alcohol use was associated with time to combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) and death in this population...
  13. doi request reprint Alcohol use, anal sex, and other risky sexual behaviors among HIV-infected women and men
    Heidi E Hutton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1694-704. 2013
    ..The study has yielded important new findings in several key areas with high relevance to HIV care. Results underscore the importance of routinely screening for alcohol use and risky sexual behaviors in HIV primary care...
  14. pmc Digital divide: variation in internet and cellular phone use among women attending an urban sexually transmitted infections clinic
    Lipika Samal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Urban Health 87:122-8. 2010
    ..Describing baseline ICT access and the acceptability of health advice via ICT, as we have done, is one step toward determining the feasibility of ICT-delivered health interventions in urban populations...
  15. pmc Social network characteristics and heavy episodic drinking among women at risk for HIV/sexually transmitted infections
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:1041-7. 2011
    ..This study examined social network characteristics that are risk factors for and protective factors against heavy episodic drinking among a sample of women at risk for HIV/sexually transmitted infections...
  16. pmc HIV patients with psychiatric disorders are less likely to discontinue HAART
    Seth Himelhoch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    AIDS 23:1735-42. 2009
    ..We examined whether having a psychiatric disorder among HIV-infected individuals is associated with differential rates of discontinuation of HAART and whether the number of mental health visits impact these rates...
  17. doi request reprint A systematic review of randomized controlled trials: Web-based interventions for smoking cessation among adolescents, college students, and adults
    Heidi E Hutton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:227-38. 2011
    ..We performed a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of smoking cessation to evaluate the efficacy of Web-based interventions in adults, college students, and adolescents...
  18. pmc Social network characteristics and HIV sexual risk behavior among urban African American women
    Robyn C Neblett
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 88:54-65. 2011
    ..Social-network-based interventions that promote norms pertaining to HIV risk reduction and provide social support are needed for African American women at risk of heterosexually acquired HIV/STIs...
  19. pmc Barriers to recommended gynecologic care in an urban United States HIV clinic
    Monique A Tello
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1511-8. 2010
    ..Despite an increased risk for cervical cytologic abnormalities, HIV-infected women frequently miss their gynecology appointments. We examined barriers to adherence with gynecologic care in an urban HIV clinic...
  20. pmc Control of medical comorbidities in individuals with HIV
    Anne K Monroe
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:458-62. 2011
    ..However, there is limited data on diabetes and blood pressure control in this population. We examined whether virologic control is associated with control of diabetes and hypertension...
  21. pmc Decision-making role preferences among patients with HIV: associations with patient and provider characteristics and communication behaviors
    Rashmi Kumar
    Johns Hopkins University, 2024 East Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:517-23. 2010
    ..Little is known, however, about patient and provider characteristics or communication behaviors associated with patient decision-making preferences in HIV settings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Screening tests for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review
    Kelly A Gebo
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Hepatology 36:S84-92. 2002
    ..In conclusion, screening of patients with chronic hepatitis C with AFP and ultrasound may improve detection of HCC, but studies are needed to determine whether screening improves clinical outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Role of liver biopsy in management of chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review
    Kelly A Gebo
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Hepatology 36:S161-72. 2002
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Medication adherence in HIV-positive patients with diabetes or hypertension: a focus group study
    Anne K Monroe
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:488. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to explore HIV-positive patients' perspectives on living with HIV and diabetes mellitus (DM) or hypertension (HTN) and factors affecting medication adherence...
  25. pmc Identifying individuals with virologic failure after initiating effective antiretroviral therapy: The surprising value of mean corpuscular hemoglobin in a cross-sectional study
    Bryan Lau
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Res Ther 7:25. 2010
    ..We assessed whether routinely collected clinical markers could improve prediction of concurrent HIV RNA levels...
  26. pmc Main partner factors associated with worse adherence to HAART among women in Baltimore, Maryland: a preliminary study
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1102-10. 2011
    ..Seroconcordant couples-focused intervention that enhances mutual support of HAART adherence may be an effective approach to improving women's HAART adherence and reducing US gender disparities in HIV health outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Co-occurring psychiatric disorders in women with addictions
    Geetanjali Chander
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, 8033, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 30:469-81. 2003
    ..Recognition and referral for both psychiatric and substance use disorders are critical for long-term health and psychosocial improvement...
  28. pmc A Novel Integration Effort to Reduce the Risk for Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy Among Women Attending Urban STD Clinics
    Heidi E Hutton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, AIDS Psychiatry Service, Baltimore, MD
    Public Health Rep 129:56-62. 2014
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Addressing alcohol use in HIV-infected persons
    Geetanjali Chander
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Top Antivir Med 19:143-7. 2011
    ..This article summarizes a presentation by Geetanjali Chander, MD, MPH, at the 14th Annual Clinical Conference for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program held in Tampa, Florida, ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment of chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Hepatology 36:S135-44. 2002
    ..Thus, the combination of peginterferon and ribavirin was the most efficacious treatment in patients with HCV genotype 1. Long-term outcomes were improved in patients with hepatitis C who achieved an SVR with treatment...