Elizabeth T Golub
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Distributive syringe sharing among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. citiesElizabeth T Golub
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, room E 7137, Baltimore, MD 21117, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S30-8. 2007..These findings suggest that interventions to reduce ongoing transmission of blood-borne infections should focus on altering peer norms among networks of young IDUs...
- Patterns, predictors, and consequences of initial regimen type among HIV-infected women receiving highly active antiretroviral therapyElizabeth T Golub
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Clin Infect Dis 46:305-12. 2008....
- Correlates of unsafe syringe acquisition and disposal among injection drug users in Baltimore, MarylandElizabeth T Golub
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Subst Use Misuse 40:1751-64. 2005..These data suggest the need for a more active program involving pharmacists, an expanded syringe access program, and better efforts to enhance safe disposal...
- Changes in willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials among HIV-negative injection drug usersElizabeth T Golub
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
AIDS Behav 9:301-9. 2005..In this cohort, WTP remained strong and modestly increased over the study period. These results should be considered in the planning of sampling and retention strategies for future vaccine trials...
- Screening for depressive symptoms among HCV-infected injection drug users: examination of the utility of the CES-D and the Beck Depression InventoryElizabeth T Golub
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Urban Health 81:278-90. 2004..Results indicated that both scales should be used in tandem to have the most sensitive detection of depressive symptoms, thereby maximizing the potential for HCV treatment success...
- Psychological distress and progression to AIDS in a cohort of injection drug usersElizabeth T Golub
Department of Epidemilogy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:429-34. 2003..We investigated whether distress was independently associated with more rapid progression to AIDS among HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs)...
- Relative time to pregnancy among HIV-infected and uninfected women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study, 2002-2009Beth S Linas
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
AIDS 25:707-11. 2011..To determine the incidence rate of, and the relative time to pregnancy by HIV status in US women between 2002 and 2009...
- Vitamin D insufficiency may impair CD4 recovery among Women's Interagency HIV Study participants with advanced disease on HAARTMariam Aziz
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
AIDS 27:573-8. 2013..Recent studies in HIV-infected men report an association between low vitamin D (25OH-D) and CD4 recovery on HAART. We sought to test this relationship in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)...
- Serum lipid profiles among patients initiating ritonavir-boosted atazanavir versus efavirenz-based regimensAnuradha Ganesan
Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
AIDS Res Ther 6:13. 2009..001) and non HDL-c (-5.75 mg/dl, p < 0.01), but similar declines in TC/HDL ratio. CONCLUSION: Both efavirenz and atazanavir-based regimens (boosted and unboosted) resulted in similar beneficial declines in the TC/HDL ratio...
- Prevalence, correlates, and viral dynamics of hepatitis delta among injection drug usersLauren M Kucirka
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Infect Dis 202:845-52. 2010..Accurate estimates of prevalence and risk factors are important to help clinicians decide who to screen...
- Methods to recruit and retain a cohort of young-adult injection drug users for the Third Collaborative Injection Drug Users Study/Drug Users Intervention Trial (CIDUS III/DUIT)Richard S Garfein
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S4-17. 2007..S. policy to only fund proven-effective HIV prevention interventions, insights into conducting intervention trials among young IDUs are provided here by describing methods and participants' characteristics in the CIDUS III/DUIT study...
- Contraceptive use among U.S. women with HIVL Stewart Massad
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9640, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:657-66. 2007..To describe trends in and correlates of use of contraception and sterilization among women with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
- A peer-education intervention to reduce injection risk behaviors for HIV and hepatitis C virus infection in young injection drug usersRichard S Garfein
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
AIDS 21:1923-32. 2007..To evaluate whether a behavioral intervention, which taught peer education skills, could reduce injection and sexual risk behaviors associated with primary HIV and hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) among young injection drug users (IDU)...
- A randomized intervention trial to reduce the lending of used injection equipment among injection drug users infected with hepatitis CMary H Latka
Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Dr, Mailstop 0622, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Am J Public Health 98:853-61. 2008..g., syringe lending, unsafe drug preparation) among injection drug users with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
- Impact of menopause on condom use by HIV-seropositive and comparison seronegative womenL Stewart Massad
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:401-2. 2008
- Crack cocaine, disease progression, and mortality in a multicenter cohort of HIV-1 positive womenJudith A Cook
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
AIDS 22:1355-63. 2008..This study explores relationships between crack use and HIV-1 disease outcomes in a multicenter cohort of infected women...
- Housing status and associated differences in HIV risk behaviors among young injection drug users (IDUs)Micaela H Coady
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
AIDS Behav 11:854-63. 2007..HIV risk varies by housing status, with homeless IDUs at highest risk. Programs for IDUs should utilize a more specific definition of residential status to target IDUs needing intervention...
- Live birth patterns among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapyAnjali Sharma
Department of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:541.e1-6. 2007..The objective of the study was to investigate the relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and childbearing before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
- High prevalence of alcohol use among hepatitis C virus antibody positive injection drug users in three US citiesJennifer V Campbell
HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 106 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 81:259-65. 2006..These findings underscore the importance of referring HCV-positive persons to effective alcohol treatment programs to reduce future liver damage and improve eligibility for and effectiveness of treatment of HCV...
- Cortisol levels and depression in men and women using heroin and cocaineAmy B Wisniewski
Department of Biology, Drake University, 328 Olin Hall, 1344 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50311 4505, USA
Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:250-5. 2006....
- Design and feasibility of a randomized behavioral intervention to reduce distributive injection risk and improve health-care access among hepatitis C virus positive injection drug users: the Study to Reduce Intravenous Exposures (STRIVE)Farzana Kapadia
Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10005, USA
J Urban Health 84:99-115. 2007....
- Convenience is the key to hepatitis A and B vaccination uptake among young adult injection drug usersJennifer V Campbell
HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 400 Yesler Way 3rd Floor, c o Hanne Thiede, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S64-72. 2007..Vaccination programs convenient to IDUs have not been widely implemented or evaluated. We assessed whether convenience and monetary incentives influenced uptake of free vaccine by 18-30-year-old IDUs in five U.S. cities...
- Perceived risk, peer influences, and injection partner type predict receptive syringe sharing among young adult injection drug users in five U.S. citiesSusan L Bailey
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S18-29. 2007..This study examined risk factors for receptive syringe sharing (RSS) during illicit drug injection by persons 15-30 years old in five U.S. cities...
- Development, description, and acceptability of a small-group, behavioral intervention to prevent HIV and hepatitis C virus infections among young adult injection drug usersDavid W Purcell
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S73-80. 2007..Minimal evidence of contamination was found. Lessons learned can help future researchers to develop stronger interventions for this high-need population...
- Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal function in men and women using heroin and cocaine, stratified by HIV statusAmy B Wisniewski
Department of Biology, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa 50311 4505, USA
Gend Med 4:35-44. 2007..Most studies of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) function in illicit drug users either focus on men or do not consider the impact of HIV...
- Eligibility for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection among young injection drug users in 3 US citiesHolly Hagan
National Development and Research Institutes, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, New York, NY, 10010, USA
Clin Infect Dis 42:669-72. 2006..g., problem drinking, moderate-to-severe depression, and recent drug injection). Restrictive eligibility criteria may deny treatment to a large proportion of patients who could benefit from it...
- Analysis of standard methods for diagnosing vaginitis: HIV infection does not complicate the diagnosis of vaginitisBeverly E Sha
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
J Low Genit Tract Dis 11:240-50. 2007..We sought to determine whether the standard diagnostic methods for vaginitis behave similarly among HIV-infected and at-risk seronegative women...
- Highly active antiretroviral therapy reduces urinary albumin excretion in women with HIV infectionLynda A Szczech
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:360-1. 2008
- Hysterectomy among women with HIV: indications and incidenceL Stewart Massad
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:566-8. 2007..To describe hysterectomy rates and indications among women with HIV and to compare them with at-risk HIV-seronegative women...
- Biologic markers of ovarian reserve and reproductive aging: application in a cohort study of HIV infection in womenDavid B Seifer
Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Fertil Steril 88:1645-52. 2007..To determine whether HIV infection influences early follicular MIS levels, an early marker of ovarian aging...
- Illicit drug use, depression and their association with highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive womenJudith A Cook
Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, Department of Psychiatry M C 912, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street M C 912, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 89:74-81. 2007..We examined the interaction of illicit drug use and depressive symptoms, and how they affect the subsequent likelihood of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) use among women with HIV/AIDS...
- Editorial comment: syringe access versus syringe disposal--the law of diminishing returns?Elizabeth T Golub
AIDS Read 12:530-1. 2002