Mark J Siedner

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Know your audience: predictors of success for a patient-centered texting app to augment linkage to HIV care in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    Center for Global Health, Massachusetts Genneral Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 17:e78. 2015
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Duration of Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Interruption Is Associated With Risk of Virologic Rebound as Determined by Real-Time Adherence Monitoring in Rural Uganda
    Jessica E Haberer
    Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Global Health Collaboration, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda EpiCentre Médecins Sans Frontières, Mbarara, Uganda Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA and Department of Global Health and Populations, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 70:386-92. 2015
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint A combination SMS and transportation reimbursement intervention to improve HIV care following abnormal CD4 test results in rural Uganda: a prospective observational cohort study
    Mark J Siedner
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 100 Cambridge Street, 15th Floor, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    BMC Med 13:160. 2015

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Publications17

  1. pmc Know your audience: predictors of success for a patient-centered texting app to augment linkage to HIV care in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    Center for Global Health, Massachusetts Genneral Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
    J Med Internet Res 17:e78. 2015
    ..Despite investments in infrastructure and evidence for high acceptability, few mHealth interventions have been implemented in sub-Saharan Africa...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Duration of Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Interruption Is Associated With Risk of Virologic Rebound as Determined by Real-Time Adherence Monitoring in Rural Uganda
    Jessica E Haberer
    Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Global Health Collaboration, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda EpiCentre Médecins Sans Frontières, Mbarara, Uganda Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA and Department of Global Health and Populations, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 70:386-92. 2015
    ..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence interruptions have been associated with viral rebound; however, the true risk is unknown because HIV RNA has never been measured during ongoing interruptions...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint A combination SMS and transportation reimbursement intervention to improve HIV care following abnormal CD4 test results in rural Uganda: a prospective observational cohort study
    Mark J Siedner
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 100 Cambridge Street, 15th Floor, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    BMC Med 13:160. 2015
    ..Structural barriers, including cost of transportation to clinic and poor communication systems, are major contributors...
  11. pmc 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint HIV-Infected Ugandan Women on Antiretroviral Therapy Maintain HIV-1 RNA Suppression Across Periconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Periods
    Lynn T Matthews
    Division of Infectious Disease, Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC, Canada Bennett Statistical Consulting, Ballston Lake, NY Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda Departments of Medicine, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Epicentre Mbarara, Mbarara, Uganda Department of General Medicine, Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 71:399-406. 2016
    ..We compared HIV-1 RNA suppression and medication adherence across periconception, pregnancy, and postpartum periods, among women on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda...
  14. doi request reprint HIV infection and arterial stiffness among older-adults taking antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    aDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital bMassachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health cHarvard Medical School dDepartment of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA eFaculty of Internal Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda fDivision of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA gUniversity of California, San Francisco, CA, USA hEpicentre Research Base, Mbarara, Uganda iRagon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Boston, MA, USA jDepartment of Microbiology, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
    AIDS 30:667-70. 2016
    ..In multivariable models adjusted for cardiovascular risk factors, HIV+ individuals had over double the prevalence of arterial stiffness (adjusted prevalence ratio 2.86, 95% confidence interval 1.41-5.79, P = 0.003). ..
  15. doi request reprint HIV Treatment Scale-Up and HIV-Related Stigma in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Longitudinal Cross-Country Analysis
    Brian T Chan
    Brian T Chan, Alexander C Tsai, and Mark J Siedner are with Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Brian T Chan is also with the Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston Alexander C Tsai and Mark J Siedner are also with Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
    Am J Public Health 105:1581-7. 2015
    ..We estimated the association between antiretroviral therapy (ART) uptake and HIV-related stigma at the population level in sub-Saharan Africa...
  16. doi request reprint The Missing Men: HIV Treatment Scale-Up and Life Expectancy in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Alexander C Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 12:e1001906. 2015
    ..In a Perspective accompanying Bor and colleagues, Alexander Tsai and Mark Siedner discuss the gender gap in ART uptake and HIV mortality in Africa. ..
  17. 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...