Melissa A Davey-Rothwell

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sources of personal income and HIV risk among sexually active women
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:422-30. 2012
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint An examination of perceived norms and exchanging sex for money or drugs among women injectors in Baltimore, MD, USA
    M A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 19:47-50. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Social networks, norms, and 12-step group participation
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:185-93. 2008
  5. pmc Longitudinal analysis of the relationship between perceived norms and sharing injection paraphernalia
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:878-84. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV-related communication and perceived norms: an analysis of the connection among injection drug users
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:298-309. 2007
  7. pmc Gender differences in social network influence among injection drug users: perceived norms and needle sharing
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 84:691-703. 2007
  8. pmc Does taking steps to control one's drug use predict entry into treatment?
    Melissa Davey-Rothwell
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:279-83. 2009
  9. pmc Residential transience and depression: does the relationship exist for men and women?
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 85:707-16. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Individual and social network factors that predict entry to drug treatment
    Melissa A Davey
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1629 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Am J Addict 16:38-45. 2007

Research Grants

  1. HIV Perceived Norms and Communication Among Drug Users
    Melissa Davey Rothwell; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Sources of personal income and HIV risk among sexually active women
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:422-30. 2012
    ..62, 95% CI: 0.39-0.97]. Sexual behaviors are associated with multiple sources of personal income. HIV prevention interventions should address the role that economic factors play in risk behaviors...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint An examination of perceived norms and exchanging sex for money or drugs among women injectors in Baltimore, MD, USA
    M A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 19:47-50. 2008
    ..Also, participants who thought their peers disapproved of sex exchange were 20% less likely to exchange sex (95% CI: 0.67-0.95). These findings suggest the need for peer education interventions that promote norms about safer behaviours...
  4. doi request reprint Social networks, norms, and 12-step group participation
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:185-93. 2008
    ..Individuals who are trying to control their drug use should be encouraged to affiliate with others in recovery or attending a 12-step program...
  5. pmc Longitudinal analysis of the relationship between perceived norms and sharing injection paraphernalia
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:878-84. 2010
    ..Changing norms may lead to sustained behavior change. Accessible, norms-based interventions are needed to discourage drug injectors from sharing injection paraphernalia...
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV-related communication and perceived norms: an analysis of the connection among injection drug users
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:298-309. 2007
    ..34, SE = 6.58, p = .020) were associated with belief that peers' practiced risky drug behaviors. These findings may be used to develop peer education HIV prevention interventions for drug users...
  7. pmc Gender differences in social network influence among injection drug users: perceived norms and needle sharing
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 84:691-703. 2007
    ..74-1.31). These findings suggest the utility of peer education interventions that promote norms regarding risk reduction among injection drug users. The data also provide support for gender-specific HIV prevention interventions...
  8. pmc Does taking steps to control one's drug use predict entry into treatment?
    Melissa Davey-Rothwell
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:279-83. 2009
    ..Treatment readiness has been shown to predict entry and success in drug treatment programs...
  9. pmc Residential transience and depression: does the relationship exist for men and women?
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 85:707-16. 2008
    ..Stable housing and mental health services need to be available, easily accessible, and designed so that they remain amenable to utilization under transient circumstances...
  10. ncbi request reprint Individual and social network factors that predict entry to drug treatment
    Melissa A Davey
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1629 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Am J Addict 16:38-45. 2007
    ..29, 95% CI: 1.07-1.56] and fewer network members who smoked crack [AOR: 0.86, 95% CI: 0.75-0.99] were more likely to enter treatment. Social network-based interventions that promote successful outcomes in drug treatment are needed...
  11. pmc Sexual networks and housing stability
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 88:759-66. 2011
    ..Also, having a sex partner who was a drug user was associated with decrease in the odds of improving one's housing situation...
  12. pmc Results of a randomized controlled trial of a peer mentor HIV/STI prevention intervention for women over an 18 month follow-up
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1654-63. 2011
    ..87)] and anal sex [AOR: 0.24 (95% CI: 0.09, 0.68)] as well as with main [AOR: 0.41 (95% CI: 0.21, 0.77)] and non-main partners [AOR: 0.33 (95% CI: 0.14, 0.79)]. Peer education is a sustainable approach to change risky sexual behaviors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Residential transience and HIV risk behaviors among injection drug users
    Danielle German
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:21-30. 2007
    ..Further examination of the association between housing and HIV should consider the role of transience. Interventions that promote housing stability among IDUs and address HIV risk during times of instability are needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with peer HIV prevention outreach in drug-using communities
    Carl A Latkin
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:499-508. 2004
    ..These characteristics should be considered when designing peer outreach HIV prevention programs...
  15. pmc Direct and indirect associations of neighborhood disorder with drug use and high-risk sexual partners
    Carl A Latkin
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S234-41. 2007
    ..The current study used structural equation modeling to examine the relationship between neighborhood social and physical disorder and high-risk sexual partners...
  16. ncbi request reprint Needle exchange program utilization and entry into drug user treatment: is there a long-term connection in Baltimore, Maryland?
    Carl A Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1991-2001. 2006
    ..These findings highlight the importance of NEPs in linking injectors to treatment. These data also suggest that treatment needs to address co-occurring problems, like HIV and mental illness. Study limitations are noted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Social context of needle selling in Baltimore, Maryland
    Carl A Latkin
    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:901-13. 2006
    ..The study's findings may be useful to determine whether secondary exchangers should be targeted for HIV prevention activities both to reduce their own risk and to diffuse risk reduction information throughout the drug using community...
  18. ncbi request reprint Calling emergency medical services during drug overdose: an examination of individual, social and setting correlates
    Karin E Tobin
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1629 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addiction 100:397-404. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine individual, social and setting correlates of calling the emergency number, 911, during an overdose...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exploring the role of needle selling in a drug-using community in Baltimore, Maryland
    Carl A Latkin
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:57-60. 2005
    ..However, because some needle sellers disseminate used needles, all injectors need to be educated about proper disposal techniques...
  20. pmc Social network approaches to recruitment, HIV prevention, medical care, and medication adherence
    Carl A Latkin
    Department of Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, University of Pennsylvania, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S54-8. 2013
    ..There are also ethical issues involved in the development and implementation of social network interventions. Social network analyses can also be used to understand HIV transmission dynamics...

Research Grants1

  1. HIV Perceived Norms and Communication Among Drug Users
    Melissa Davey Rothwell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results may be used for development of both individual and social interventions, as well as contribute to the production of policies targeted at HIV prevention among IDUs. ..