SUSAN GAIL SHERMAN

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption among high-risk Thai youth after raising the legal drinking age
    Susan G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:290-4. 2013
  2. pmc Sexual and drug risk behaviors among women who have sex with women
    Ann V Bell
    Infectious Disease Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Suite E6543, Baltimore, MD 21215
    Am J Public Health 96:1066-72. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Intimate relationship characteristics associated with condom use among drug users and their sex partners: a multilevel analysis
    S G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:97-104. 2001
  4. pmc Prevalence and correlates of opiate overdose among young injection drug users in a large U.S. city
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street E6543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:182-7. 2007
  5. pmc Initiation of methamphetamine use among young Thai drug users: a qualitative study
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:36-42. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A qualitative study of sexual behaviours among methamphetamine users in Chiang Mai, Thailand: a typology of risk
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:263-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint "The life they save may be mine": diffusion of overdose prevention information from a city sponsored programme
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, E6543 Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 20:137-42. 2009
  8. pmc Evaluation of a peer network intervention trial among young methamphetamine users in Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, E6543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:69-79. 2009
  9. pmc Patterns of risky behaviors associated with methamphetamine use among young Thai adults: a latent class analysis
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:169-75. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Acceptability of a microenterprise intervention among female sex workers in Chennai, India
    Susan G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, E6543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:649-57. 2010

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption among high-risk Thai youth after raising the legal drinking age
    Susan G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:290-4. 2013
    ..In 2008 the government passed laws that limited alcohol availability and increased the legal drinking age from 18 to 20. We assessed whether the law reduced drinking among methamphetamine-using 18-19 year olds in Chiang Mai...
  2. pmc Sexual and drug risk behaviors among women who have sex with women
    Ann V Bell
    Infectious Disease Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Suite E6543, Baltimore, MD 21215
    Am J Public Health 96:1066-72. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Intimate relationship characteristics associated with condom use among drug users and their sex partners: a multilevel analysis
    S G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:97-104. 2001
    ..Programs should also focus on enhancing communication and negotiation skills through targeting individuals as well as couples...
  4. pmc Prevalence and correlates of opiate overdose among young injection drug users in a large U.S. city
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street E6543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:182-7. 2007
    ..The current study examines the prevalence and correlates of witnessing and experiencing opiate overdoses among a sample of young, injection drug users (IDUs) and non-injection drug users (NIDUs) in Baltimore, MD...
  5. pmc Initiation of methamphetamine use among young Thai drug users: a qualitative study
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:36-42. 2008
    ..Methamphetamine (MA) has become the leading drug of abuse in northern Thailand over the past several years, particularly among youth. The current qualitative study examines factors associated with initiation of MA use...
  6. doi request reprint A qualitative study of sexual behaviours among methamphetamine users in Chiang Mai, Thailand: a typology of risk
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:263-9. 2008
    ..Methamphetamine (MA) has become the leading drug of abuse in northern Thailand over the past several years, particularly among youth. The current qualitative study explores the relationship between sexual behaviours and MA...
  7. doi request reprint "The life they save may be mine": diffusion of overdose prevention information from a city sponsored programme
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, E6543 Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 20:137-42. 2009
    ..The current qualitative study examines diffusion of information and innovation among participants in Staying Alive, an overdose prevention and naloxone distribution programme in Baltimore, MD...
  8. pmc Evaluation of a peer network intervention trial among young methamphetamine users in Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, E6543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:69-79. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first such trial targeting this population. Small group interventions are an effective means of reducing methamphetamine use and sexual risk among Thai youth...
  9. pmc Patterns of risky behaviors associated with methamphetamine use among young Thai adults: a latent class analysis
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:169-75. 2009
    ..Sexual risk behaviors are associated with methamphetamine use, but few data are available on the daily context of methamphetamine use. We developed an inductive behavioral typology that young Thais engage in while using methamphetamine...
  10. doi request reprint Acceptability of a microenterprise intervention among female sex workers in Chennai, India
    Susan G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, E6543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:649-57. 2010
    ..The pilot study demonstrated that microenterprise interventions are successful in both providing FSWs with licit income opportunities and was associated with reductions in HIV risk behaviors...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors and consequences of incarceration among a sample of young Thai methamphetamine users
    Susan G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:399-405. 2010
    ..Our study examined the incidence of arrest and incarceration, investigated predictors of incarceration and explored the persistence of depression, alcohol use and drug use after incarceration among young methamphetamine users from Thailand...
  12. doi request reprint Risks associated with crack cocaine smoking among exotic dancers in Baltimore, MD
    Susan G Sherman
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:249-52. 2011
    ..There is a dearth of research focusing on sex work in exotic dance clubs. We conducted a cross-sectional study to examine the prevalence and correlates of crack cocaine smoking among a sample of exotic dancers...
  13. pmc More than a dance: the production of sexual health risk in the exotic dance clubs in Baltimore, USA
    Susan G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:475-81. 2011
    ..The study illuminated characteristics of the environment that should be targeted for interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlates of initiation of injection drug use among young drug users in Baltimore, Maryland: the need for early intervention
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:437-43. 2005
    ..77, 95%CI: 1.07, 2.99). Early drug use patterns and drug exposure factors are associated with initiation injection. Interventions are needed that target noninjection drug users to prevent transition to injection drug use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social factors related to syringe sharing among injecting partners: a focus on gender
    S G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:2113-36. 2001
    ..Results from this study demonstrate the usefulness of examining relationship characteristics of injecting dyads related to syringe sharing as they differ between men and women...
  16. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of the JEWEL project: an innovative economic enhancement and HIV prevention intervention study targeting drug using women involved in prostitution
    S G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 18:1-11. 2006
    ..The pilot indicated effectiveness of a novel, HIV prevention, economic enhancement intervention upon HIV sexual risk behaviours and drug utilization patterns...
  17. ncbi request reprint Drug use, street survival, and risk behaviors among street children in Lahore, Pakistan
    Susan S Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, E6543 Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iv113-24. 2005
    ..3-8.9); and ever having cut themselves (AOR=15.4; 95% CI=3.4-70.7). Drug use is a major coping mechanism among street children in Lahore and is associated with many behaviors. Targeted programs are needed to meet their special needs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Individual and environmental factors related to quitting heroin injection
    S G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1199-214. 2004
    ..Research is needed to further articulate the types and characteristics of physical environments that are related to and could be intervened in promoting sustainable drug cessation...
  19. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Modified Condom Outcome Expectancy Scale (MCOES) among an international sample of HIV-negative partners of people living with HIV/AIDS
    S G Sherman
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 15:359-66. 2003
    ..The study indicates the utility of a modified version of the widely tested COES across international settings. Such research is necessary in understanding intervention targets across international settings...
  20. pmc Herpes simplex virus 2 and syphilis among young drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    S S Plitt
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 81:248-53. 2005
    ..To examine the sex specific seroprevalence and correlates of herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) and syphilis among a cohort of young drug users...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation among young injection vs. noninjection drug users
    Jennifer R Havens
    Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:245-54. 2006
    ..NIDUs. Further study into these associations is warranted in identifying avenues for suicide prevention among these populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Circumstances surrounding the first injection experience and their association with future syringe sharing behaviors in young urban injection drug users
    Laura A Novelli
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, E6006, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:303-9. 2005
    ..70-4.64). These data suggest that injection-related risk behaviors may be established as early as the onset of injection initiation, supporting the need to educate non-injectors of the harms associated with unsafe injection practices...
  23. ncbi request reprint Poor validity of self-reported hepatitis B virus infection and vaccination status among young drug users
    Irene Kuo
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:587-90. 2004
    ..There was no difference in validity of self-reported HBV status between IDUs and NIDUs. Clinicians should adopt a "Don't Ask, Vaccinate" vaccination policy for young drug users...
  24. pmc The role of sexual transmission of HIV infection among injection and non-injection drug users
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii7-14. 2003
    ..Interventions that target specific subgroups of high-risk IDUs, such as men who have sex with men and inject drugs (MSM-IDUs), sex worker-IDUs and HIV-infected IDUs, deserve special attention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection and vaccination among young injection and non-injection drug users: missed opportunities to prevent infection
    Irene Kuo
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, E6006 Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:69-78. 2004
    ..We examined correlates of HBV infection and vaccination and the missed vaccination opportunities among young injection drug users (IDUs) and non-injection drug users (NIDUs)...
  26. pmc Drug users' involvement in the drug economy: implications for harm reduction and HIV prevention programs
    Susan G Sherman
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 79:266-77. 2002
    ..Examining drug users' social networks could provide insight into the composition of their immediate social environment and could inform HIV prevention programs...
  27. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections and sexual and substance use correlates among young adults in Chiang Mai, Thailand
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:400-5. 2008
    ..Data on the prevalence of and associated behavioral risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STI) in young adults in Asia have not been widely studied...
  28. doi request reprint Women and drugs across the globe: a call to action
    Susan G Sherman
    Int J Drug Policy 19:97-8. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Motivations for methamphetamine cessation among young people in northern Thailand
    Danielle German
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addiction 101:1143-52. 2006
    ..To understand factors influencing cessation intentions among young Thai methamphetamine (MA) users, a population with dramatically increasing rates of MA use...
  30. pmc Release from jail: moment of crisis or window of opportunity for female detainees?
    Rachel L McLean
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 83:382-93. 2006
    ..Special attention is warranted to those who have engaged in sex work, who may be marginalized from family and service-based support networks...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of chlamydia trachomatis, neisseria gonorrhoeae, trichomonas vaginalis infections, and bacterial vaginosis among a cohort of young injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Sabrina S Plitt
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:446-53. 2005
    ..Injection drug users (IDUs) consistently demonstrate high-risk behaviors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). This study examines STI prevalence and correlates among young IDUs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with recent-onset injection drug use among drug users in Pakistan
    Irene Kuo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:853-70. 2007
    ..Familial/social influences were also associated with recent-onset injection, suggesting peer-led interventions could discourage transition to injection drug use...
  33. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus seroprevalence among young male and female drug users
    Sabrina S Plitt
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:676-80. 2007
    ..To determine seroprevalence and correlates of exposure to HPV 16, 18, and 53 among 15- to 30-year-old drug users in Baltimore, MD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Vaccine immunogenicity in injecting drug users: a systematic review
    Stefan Baral
    Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:667-74. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Young Thai women who use methamphetamine: intersection of sexual partnerships, drug use, and social networks
    Danielle German
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 19:122-9. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint A case of heroin overdose reversed by sublingually administered buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone)
    Christopher Welsh
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Addiction 103:1226-8. 2008
    ..Opioid overdose is a major source of morbidity and mortality in injection drug users in the United States and many other countries...
  37. ncbi request reprint Critical condition facing needle exchange programs: the politics of science
    Susan G Sherman
    Subst Use Misuse 41:827-9. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Public health principles for the HIV epidemic
    Samuel R Friedman
    N Engl J Med 354:877-8; author reply 877-8. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of community-acquired acute-phase hepatitis C virus infection
    Andrea L Cox
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:951-8. 2005
    ....

Research Grants7

  1. Gender Norms and Partner Selection: HIV/STI Risk Among urban Youth
    Susan Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study will enhance our understanding of the mechanisms of sexual risk behaviors among this population at a heightened risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infections. ..
  2. " Evaluating a Microeconomic Intervention for High Risk Women in India"
    SUSAN GAIL SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ultimately, the evaluation will provide the cost effectiveness of such an intervention as well as the impact on HIV/STI incidence and risky behaviors. ..
  3. HIV BEHAVIORS IN INJECTING AND NONINJECTING DRUG USERS
    Susan Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Additionally, we are complementing our research with the inclusion of NIUs of whom we will compare and contrast with our new injectors and, observe factors associated with the transition into an injecting career. ..
  4. Gender Norms and Partner Selection: HIV/STI Risk Among urban Youth
    SUSAN GAIL SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will enhance our understanding of the mechanisms of sexual risk behaviors among this population at a heightened risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infections. ..