Mark J Siedner

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc GPS-measured distance to clinic, but not self-reported transportation factors, are associated with missed HIV clinic visits in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AIDS 27:1503-8. 2013
  2. pmc Optimizing network connectivity for mobile health technologies in sub-Saharan Africa
    Mark J Siedner
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e45643. 2012
  3. pmc High acceptability for cell phone text messages to improve communication of laboratory results with HIV-infected patients in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional survey study
    Mark J Siedner
    Department of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, GRJ 5, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:56. 2012
  4. pmc Rethinking the "pre" in pre-therapy counseling: no benefit of additional visits prior to therapy on adherence or viremia in Ugandans initiating ARVs
    Mark J Siedner
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39894. 2012
  5. pmc Sexual relationship power and malnutrition among HIV-positive women in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    Department of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1542-8. 2012
  6. pmc Treatment as long-term prevention: sustained reduction in HIV sexual transmission risk with use of antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    aMassachusetts General Hospital, Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda cChester M Pierce MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dUniversity of California, San Francisco, California, USA eRagon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital MIT and Harvard, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:267-71. 2014
  7. pmc CD4+ cell count at antiretroviral therapy initiation and economic restoration in rural Uganda
    Atheendar S Venkataramani
    aDepartment of Medicine bCenter for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts cDepartment of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA dMédecins Sans Frontières Epicentre eMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda fUniversity of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California gRagon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard University hDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health iDepartment of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital jRobert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1221-6. 2014
  8. pmc Empiric deworming and CD4 count recovery in HIV-infected Ugandans initiating antiretroviral therapy
    Alexander J Lankowski
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3036. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent HIV-related stigma in rural Uganda during a period of increasing HIV incidence despite treatment expansion
    Brian T Chan
    aDivision of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital bDivision of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital cHarvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts dDivision of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco UCSF eCenter for AIDS Prevention Studies, UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA fEpicentre, Mbarara, Uganda gMassachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts hDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF, San Francisco, California iDivision of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center jFenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA kMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda lChester M Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 29:83-90. 2015
  10. pmc Shang Ring versus forceps-guided adult male circumcision: a randomized, controlled effectiveness study in southwestern Uganda
    Samuel Kanyago
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda Good Shepherd Hospital, Siteki, Swaziland North West Deanery, Manchester, UK Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Mbarara, Uganda and Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:130-3. 2013

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Publications10

  1. pmc GPS-measured distance to clinic, but not self-reported transportation factors, are associated with missed HIV clinic visits in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AIDS 27:1503-8. 2013
    ..Studies of the association between transportation barriers and HIV-related health outcomes have shown both positive and negative effects, possibly because a reliable, validated measure of transportation barriers has not been identified...
  2. pmc Optimizing network connectivity for mobile health technologies in sub-Saharan Africa
    Mark J Siedner
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e45643. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the addition of short messaging service (SMS+GPRS) to the standard cellular network modality (GPRS) would reduce network disruptions and improve transmission of data...
  3. pmc High acceptability for cell phone text messages to improve communication of laboratory results with HIV-infected patients in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional survey study
    Mark J Siedner
    Department of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, GRJ 5, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:56. 2012
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  4. pmc Rethinking the "pre" in pre-therapy counseling: no benefit of additional visits prior to therapy on adherence or viremia in Ugandans initiating ARVs
    Mark J Siedner
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39894. 2012
    ..We sought to assess for a benefit of adherence counseling visits prior to ARV initiation versus adherence counseling during the early treatment period...
  5. pmc Sexual relationship power and malnutrition among HIV-positive women in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    Department of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1542-8. 2012
    ..Targeted interventions to improve intimate partner relationship equality should be explored to improve health status among women living with HIV in rural Africa...
  6. pmc Treatment as long-term prevention: sustained reduction in HIV sexual transmission risk with use of antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    aMassachusetts General Hospital, Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda cChester M Pierce MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dUniversity of California, San Francisco, California, USA eRagon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital MIT and Harvard, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:267-71. 2014
    ..We sought to measure the frequency and correlates of periods of transmission risk among individuals taking ART during multiple years of observation in rural, southwestern Uganda...
  7. pmc CD4+ cell count at antiretroviral therapy initiation and economic restoration in rural Uganda
    Atheendar S Venkataramani
    aDepartment of Medicine bCenter for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts cDepartment of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA dMédecins Sans Frontières Epicentre eMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda fUniversity of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California gRagon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard University hDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health iDepartment of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital jRobert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1221-6. 2014
    ..To determine whether earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with better economic outcomes...
  8. pmc Empiric deworming and CD4 count recovery in HIV-infected Ugandans initiating antiretroviral therapy
    Alexander J Lankowski
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3036. 2014
    ..However, there are a lack of data on the effect of deworming therapy on CD4 count recovery among HIV-infected persons taking ART...
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent HIV-related stigma in rural Uganda during a period of increasing HIV incidence despite treatment expansion
    Brian T Chan
    aDivision of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital bDivision of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital cHarvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts dDivision of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco UCSF eCenter for AIDS Prevention Studies, UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA fEpicentre, Mbarara, Uganda gMassachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts hDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF, San Francisco, California iDivision of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center jFenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA kMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda lChester M Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 29:83-90. 2015
    ..Programme implementers have argued that the increasing availability of antiretroviral therapy (ART) will reduce the stigma of HIV. We analyzed data from Uganda to assess how HIV-related stigma has changed during a period of ART expansion...
  10. pmc Shang Ring versus forceps-guided adult male circumcision: a randomized, controlled effectiveness study in southwestern Uganda
    Samuel Kanyago
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda Good Shepherd Hospital, Siteki, Swaziland North West Deanery, Manchester, UK Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Mbarara, Uganda and Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:130-3. 2013
    ..01). SR circumcision is a rapid and acceptable method of AMC and should be further evaluated to increase uptake of AMC...