M Miller

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Affiliation: New York Medical College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The social epidemiology of HIV transmission among African American women who use drugs and their social network members
    M Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    AIDS Care 19:858-65. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence and persistence of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in a community sample of HIV-infected and -uninfected drug users
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:343-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint HIV, the clustering of sexually transmitted infections, and sex risk among African American women who use drugs
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:696-702. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with the prevalence and incidence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among African American women in New York city who use drugs
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:503-9. 2008
  5. pmc Staphylococcus aureus in the community: colonization versus infection
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6708. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence: how common is it? A methodological comparison of prevalence ascertainment
    E Yoko Furuya
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:359-66. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual and other noninjection risks for HBV and HCV seroconversions among noninjecting heroin users
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1052-61. 2007
  8. pmc Injecting and sexual risk correlates of HBV and HCV seroprevalence among new drug injectors
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:234-43. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in injection risk behaviors at the first injection episode
    Vera Frajzyngier
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York City, NY 11215, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:145-52. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Transitions to injecting drug use among noninjecting heroin users: social network influence and individual susceptibility
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:493-503. 2006

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The social epidemiology of HIV transmission among African American women who use drugs and their social network members
    M Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    AIDS Care 19:858-65. 2007
    ..In a context of high background HIV prevalence and low levels of HIV status disclosure, serodiscordant mixing patterns likely facilitate transmission...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence and persistence of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in a community sample of HIV-infected and -uninfected drug users
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:343-6. 2007
    ..2-20.7 cases per 100 person-years at risk) and persistence of Staphylococcus aureus carriage were increased among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seropositive individuals...
  3. doi request reprint HIV, the clustering of sexually transmitted infections, and sex risk among African American women who use drugs
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:696-702. 2008
    ..African American women have high rates of most sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. STIs have been associated with increased HIV transmission risk...
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with the prevalence and incidence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among African American women in New York city who use drugs
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:503-9. 2008
    ..Trichomoniasis vaginalis, the most prevalent nonviral sexually transmitted infection, is associated with negative reproductive outcomes and increased HIV transmission and may be overrepresented among African Americans...
  5. pmc Staphylococcus aureus in the community: colonization versus infection
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6708. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine if S. aureus colonization is a useful proxy measure to study disease transmission and infection in community settings, and to identify potential community reservoirs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence: how common is it? A methodological comparison of prevalence ascertainment
    E Yoko Furuya
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:359-66. 2007
    ..We conducted a study to see how three different methods to ascertain CA-MRSA prevalence would lead to different estimates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual and other noninjection risks for HBV and HCV seroconversions among noninjecting heroin users
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1052-61. 2007
    ..Many heroin users do not inject drugs but may still be at risk of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV), via sexual or other noninjection-related activity...
  8. pmc Injecting and sexual risk correlates of HBV and HCV seroprevalence among new drug injectors
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:234-43. 2007
    ..Early interventions, targeting injecting and sexual risks and including HBV vaccination, are needed among new IDUs to prevent HBV, HCV and, potentially, HIV epidemics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in injection risk behaviors at the first injection episode
    Vera Frajzyngier
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York City, NY 11215, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:145-52. 2007
    ..To examine gender differences in drug injection equipment sharing at injecting initiation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Transitions to injecting drug use among noninjecting heroin users: social network influence and individual susceptibility
    Alan Neaigus
    Institute for International Research on Youth at Risk, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:493-503. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence/predictors of transitions to injecting among noninjecting heroin users (NIUs)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Street smarts and urban myths: women, sex work, and the role of storytelling in risk reduction and rationalization
    Brenda Roche
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Med Anthropol Q 19:149-70. 2005
    ..quot; If properly harnessed, the strength of storytelling suggests new avenues for risk-reduction interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint HIV and hepatitis C virus risk in new and longer-term injecting drug users in Oslo, Norway
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:373-9. 2003
    ..2; 95% confidence interval = 0.1-0.4). Increased similarity in age between new and longer-term IDUs may have contributed to the rapid spread of HCV infection by facilitating mixing patterns between HCV-infected and -susceptible IDUs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk correlates of prevalent HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among noninjecting heroin users
    V Anna Gyarmathy
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York City, New York 10010, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:448-56. 2002
    ..To examine lifetime correlates of HIV and hepatitis B and C (HBV and HCV) infections among noninjecting heroin users (NIUs)...
  14. pmc Sexual diversity among black men who have sex with men in an inner-city community
    Maureen Miller
    Department of Epidemiology, MSPH Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i26-34. 2005
    ..In the long term, public health promotion and HIV prevention will require greater tolerance and acceptance of sexual diversity in the Black community...
  15. ncbi request reprint Strains of Staphylococcus aureus obtained from drug-use networks are closely linked
    Bianca Quagliarello
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:671-7. 2002
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  16. pmc The dynamics of substance use and sex networks in HIV transmission
    Maureen Miller
    Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii88-96. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint New methods to investigate infectious disease transmission and pathogenesis--Staphylococcus aureus disease in drug users
    Franklin D Lowy
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:605-12. 2002
    ..Finally, we propose a framework for investigating the transmission of pathogens in community-based settings...
  18. ncbi request reprint A molecular epidemiological analysis of 2 Staphylococcus aureus clonal types colonizing and infecting patients with AIDS
    Rachel J Gordon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1028-36. 2005
    ..Little is known about the nature of and risk factors responsible for this association. This study is among the first to prospectively follow carriage and infection in this uniquely high-risk population...
  19. ncbi request reprint The clonality of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage
    Christian Cespedes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:444-52. 2005
    ..The present study demonstrates that carriage of discordant S. aureus strains in individuals with nasal colonization occurs regularly and suggests that the nares are likely sites for horizontal genetic exchange among strains...
  20. ncbi request reprint Social networks, HIV transmission, and prevention
    Maureen Miller
    Focus 20:1-5. 2005
  21. pmc Differences between Staphylococcus aureus isolates from medical and nonmedical hospital personnel
    Christian Cespedes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2594-7. 2002
    ..8 versus 2.1 isolates [P < 0.03]), and the strain profiles indicated that they tended to be more clonal in origin, suggesting that exposure to hospital isolates alters the colonization profile...

Research Grants6

  1. Women's Risk Networks: Resources, Infection and Change
    Maureen Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings from this study should provide preliminary evidence as to the feasibility of implementing network preventive interventions among women who use drugs. ..
  2. Evaluation Methods for Community Level HIV Interventions
    Maureen Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004
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