Mark J Siedner
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Know Your Audience: Predictors of Success for a Patient-Centered Texting App to Augment Linkage to HIV Care in Rural UgandaMark 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...
- GPS-measured distance to clinic, but not self-reported transportation factors, are associated with missed HIV clinic visits in rural UgandaMark 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...
- Optimizing network connectivity for mobile health technologies in sub-Saharan AfricaMark 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...
- High acceptability for cell phone text messages to improve communication of laboratory results with HIV-infected patients in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional survey studyMark 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....
- Rethinking the "pre" in pre-therapy counseling: no benefit of additional visits prior to therapy on adherence or viremia in Ugandans initiating ARVsMark 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...
- Sexual relationship power and malnutrition among HIV-positive women in rural UgandaMark 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...
- Treatment as long-term prevention: sustained reduction in HIV sexual transmission risk with use of antiretroviral therapy in rural UgandaMark 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...
- CD4+ cell count at antiretroviral therapy initiation and economic restoration in rural UgandaAtheendar 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...
- Empiric deworming and CD4 count recovery in HIV-infected Ugandans initiating antiretroviral therapyAlexander 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...
- Persistent HIV-related stigma in rural Uganda during a period of increasing HIV incidence despite treatment expansionBrian 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...
- Shang Ring versus forceps-guided adult male circumcision: a randomized, controlled effectiveness study in southwestern UgandaSamuel 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...