David Vlahov

Summary

Affiliation: New York Academy of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B and C infection and harm reduction program use among male injecting drug users in Kabul, Afghanistan: A cross-sectional assessment
    Catherine S Todd
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Harm Reduct J 8:22. 2011
  2. pmc Correlates of illicit methadone use in New York City: a cross-sectional study
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:375. 2008
  3. pmc Longitudinal population-based studies of affective disorders: where to from here?
    John R Beard
    New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:83. 2008
  4. pmc War-related psychological sequelae among emergency department patients in the former Republic of Yugoslavia
    Brett D Nelson
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 2:22. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual and drug risk-related behaviours after initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy among injection drug users
    D Vlahov
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 15:2311-6. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Considering bias in the assessment of respiratory symptoms among residents of Lower Manhattan following the events of September 11, 2001
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:508-10; discussion 511-2. 2005
  7. pmc Effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy among injection drug users with late-stage human immunodeficiency virus infection
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:999-1012. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Toward an urban health advantage
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:256-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in screening for colon cancer: report from the New York Cancer Project
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:76-83. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic research and disasters
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:532-4. 2004

Research Grants

  1. EVALUATING SUPERVISED HAART IN LATE STAGE HIV IN IDUS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Heroin Cessation and Hiv Risk: A Case-Control Study
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. ICUH - 4th Annual Conference
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications140 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Prevalence and correlates of HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B and C infection and harm reduction program use among male injecting drug users in Kabul, Afghanistan: A cross-sectional assessment
    Catherine S Todd
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Harm Reduct J 8:22. 2011
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  2. pmc Correlates of illicit methadone use in New York City: a cross-sectional study
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:375. 2008
    ..We assessed the prevalence and examined correlates of lifetime and recent illicit methadone use in New York City (NYC)...
  3. pmc Longitudinal population-based studies of affective disorders: where to from here?
    John R Beard
    New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:83. 2008
    ..While studies of this type are becoming increasingly prevalent, there has been little discussion about the limitations of the methods commonly used...
  4. pmc War-related psychological sequelae among emergency department patients in the former Republic of Yugoslavia
    Brett D Nelson
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 2:22. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the burden of metal health dysfunction among emergency department (ED) patients presenting for care three years post-war in Serbia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual and drug risk-related behaviours after initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy among injection drug users
    D Vlahov
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 15:2311-6. 2001
    ..To assess whether initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is associated with a subsequent resumption of sexual and drug use risk behaviors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Considering bias in the assessment of respiratory symptoms among residents of Lower Manhattan following the events of September 11, 2001
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:508-10; discussion 511-2. 2005
  7. pmc Effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy among injection drug users with late-stage human immunodeficiency virus infection
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:999-1012. 2005
    ..37/microl, respectively), suggesting that changing indications for treatment may have contributed to improved survival and that analyses restricted to the HAART era probably underestimate HAART effectiveness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Toward an urban health advantage
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:256-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in screening for colon cancer: report from the New York Cancer Project
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:76-83. 2005
    ..To determine whether racial/ethnic differences in colon cancer screening are independent of socioeconomic and personal risk factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic research and disasters
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:532-4. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk among new onset injection drug users
    David Vlahov
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addiction 99:946-54. 2004
    ..To characterize mortality experience among those who only recently started injection...
  12. ncbi request reprint Consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among New York City residents six months after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, Room 556, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:385-407. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the increase in substance use after a disaster may be a cause for public health concern in the long-term...
  13. ncbi request reprint War and anxiety disorders
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Epidemiology 15:129-30. 2004
  14. pmc Updating the infection risk reduction hierarchy: preventing transition into injection
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 81:14-9. 2004
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  15. pmc Sustained increased consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan residents after september 11, 2001
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:253-4. 2004
    ..These sustained increases in substance use following the September 11 terrorist attacks suggest potential long-term health consequences as a result of disasters...
  16. ncbi request reprint Access to highly active antiretroviral therapy for injection drug users: adherence, resistance, and death
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Cad Saude Publica 22:705-18. 2006
    ..A major current challenge in addressing the HIV epidemic revolves around an appropriate approach to HIV treatment for IDUs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking problems among New York City residents after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    D Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1295-311. 2006
    ..4% in nondrinkers), and depression (23.5% vs 5.6% vs. 4.9%, respectively) after September 11. After a disaster, a link between drinking problems and posttraumatic stress disorder or depression should be assessed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Urban health: a new discipline
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 362:1091-2. 2003
  19. doi request reprint Comparison of HIV risk by duration of injection drug use
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:181-91. 2011
    ..Despite this, continuing to tailor HIV prevention programs for these recent-onset IDUs is prudent. The study's limitations are noted...
  20. pmc Urban as a determinant of health
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 84:i16-26. 2007
    ..Ameliorating the immediate living conditions in the cities in which people live offers the greatest promise for reducing morbidity, mortality, and disparities in health and for improving quality of life and well being...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for methadone outside treatment programs: implications for HIV treatment among injection drug users
    D Vlahov
    New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Addiction 102:771-7. 2007
    ..Among HIV-infected drug users, some antiretroviral medications can reduce potency of methadone, yet any association between such effects and the use of supplemental methadone sources remains undetermined...
  22. pmc Prevention of HIV infection among injection drug users in resource-limited settings
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:S114-21. 2010
    ..Evidence supports the effectiveness of harm-reduction programs over punitive drug-control policies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increased use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan, New York, residents after the September 11th terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:988-96. 2002
    ..Increase in use of different substances may be associated with the presence of different comorbid psychiatric conditions...
  24. doi request reprint Mortality risk among recent-onset injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:413-28. 2008
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  25. pmc Strategies for improving influenza immunization rates among hard-to-reach populations
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 84:615-31. 2007
    ..The planning process for an influenza pandemic should include community engagement and extension of strategies beyond traditional providers to involve community-based organizations addressing HTR populations...
  26. pmc Multilevel community-based intervention to increase access to sterile syringes among injection drug users through pharmacy sales in New York City
    Crystal M Fuller
    Harlem Community and Academic Partnership at the Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:117-24. 2007
    ..We developed a community-based participatory research partnership to determine whether a multilevel intervention would increase sterile syringe access through a new policy allowing nonprescription syringe sales in pharmacies...
  27. pmc Sampling and recruitment in multilevel studies among marginalized urban populations: the IMPACT studies
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 85:268-80. 2008
    ..We describe the organization and rationale for the IMPACT Studies in New York City as a case illustration on how such issues may be addressed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus 1 infection, cocaine, and coronary calcification
    Shenghan Lai
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:690-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether cocaine use alone, HIV infection alone, or a combination of the 2 is associated with coronary calcification, a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  29. pmc Limited uptake of hepatitis C treatment among injection drug users
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Community Health 33:126-33. 2008
    ..Low HCV treatment effectiveness was observed in this IDU population. Comprehensive integrated care strategies that incorporate education, case-management and peer support are needed to improve care and treatment of HCV-infected IDUs...
  30. pmc A comparison of HIV seropositive and seronegative young adult heroin- and cocaine-using men who have sex with men in New York City, 2000-2003
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i51-61. 2005
    ..Large-scale studies among illicit drug-using MSM from more marginalized neighborhoods are warranted...
  31. ncbi request reprint Television watching and the risk of incident probable posttraumatic stress disorder: a prospective evaluation
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:41-7. 2007
    ..4-fold increased risk of new-onset probable PTSD (p=0.004). Exposure to television coverage of the September 11 anniversary was associated with new-onset probable PTSD among a cohort of New Yorkers with no probable PTSD at baseline...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mortality in HIV-seropositive versus -seronegative persons in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: implications for when to initiate therapy
    Cunlin Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1046-54. 2004
    ..The optimal time to initiate highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) remains unclear...
  33. pmc Project VIVA: a multilevel community-based intervention to increase influenza vaccination rates among hard-to-reach populations in New York City
    Micaela H Coady
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies at the New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1314-21. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether the work of a community-based participatory research partnership increased interest in influenza vaccination among hard-to-reach individuals in urban settings...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effect of RANTES chemokine genetic variants on early HIV-1 plasma RNA among African American injection drug users
    Priya Duggal
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:584-9. 2005
    ..Because RANTES is a critical chemokine and competitively inhibits HIV-1 by binding to its receptor CCR5, treatment to enhance RANTES expression may assist in delaying the progression of AIDS by decreasing the initial viral load...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for bloodborne exposure and infection in correctional healthcare workers
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:24-30. 2007
    ..Design. Cross-sectional risk assessment study with a confidential questionnaire and serological testing performed during 1999-2000...
  36. ncbi request reprint Job loss, unemployment, work stress, job satisfaction, and the persistence of posttraumatic stress disorder one year after the September 11 attacks
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1057-64. 2004
    ..02). High levels of perceived work stress predicted PTSD persistence among persons employed at follow-up (P = 0.02). Persons unemployed in the aftermath of a disaster may be at risk for poor mental health in the long-term...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy use among Hispanic and black substance users in New York City
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1399-407. 2005
    ..These findings are limited to persons who use other drugs, but suggest that further investigation of ecstasy use in minority populations is warranted...
  38. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in sexual behaviors, sexual partnerships, and HIV among drug users in New York City
    Judith Absalon
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, CIDER, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:707-15. 2006
    ..IDU was not associated with HIV. Prospective studies are needed to determine how gender-specific sexual behaviors/partnerships among drug users affect HIV acquisition...
  39. ncbi request reprint Explaining the relationship between race/ethnicity and pharmacy purchased syringes among injection drug users in New York City
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:589-96. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the factors that could explain the relationship between race/ethnicity and pharmacy use...
  40. pmc The relationship between self-reported sexual orientation and behavior in a sample of middle-aged male injection drug users
    Thomas Alex Washington
    Drug Abuse Research Program, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland 21251, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:67-74. 2006
    ..Furthermore, men reporting inconsistent sexual orientation tended to engage in higher risk behaviors, suggesting that these men should be especially targeted for interventions...
  41. ncbi request reprint The built environment and alcohol consumption in urban neighborhoods
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:244-52. 2007
    ..To examine the relations between characteristics of the neighborhood built environment and recent alcohol use...
  42. ncbi request reprint Access to influenza vaccine in East Harlem and the Bronx during a national vaccine shortage
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Community Health 32:195-202. 2007
    ..This study highlights the challenges of meeting the preventive health care needs of hard-to-reach populations in times of public health crisis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of micronutrients and iron supplementation on hemoglobin, iron status, and plasma hepatitis C and HIV RNA levels in female injection drug users: a controlled clinical trial
    Richard D Semba
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:298-303. 2007
    ..Iron deficiency is common among female injection drug users, but it is unclear whether iron supplementation can reduce anemia and improve iron status without increasing plasma hepatitis C virus (HCV) or HIV RNA levels...
  44. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and risk behavior among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland, 1988-1998
    Kenrad E Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:641-53. 2002
    ..These data suggest that high-risk behavior and HIV incidence among IDUs have decreased recently in Baltimore. Nevertheless, additional prevention strategies are needed in these populations...
  45. pmc Education inequality and use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:S4-15. 2007
    ....
  46. pmc Neighborhood income and income distribution and the use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S195-202. 2007
    ..Further research should investigate specific pathways that may explain the relationship between neighborhood characteristics and use of different substances...
  47. ncbi request reprint Gender, social support, and posttraumatic stress in postwar Kosovo
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:762-70. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting social support may be important public health efforts in the postwar context...
  48. ncbi request reprint What predicts psychological resilience after disaster? The role of demographics, resources, and life stress
    George A Bonanno
    Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:671-82. 2007
    ..Implications for future research and intervention are discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Income distribution and risk of fatal drug overdose in New York City neighborhoods
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:139-48. 2003
    ..Disinvestment in social and economic resources in unequal neighborhoods may explain this association. Public health interventions related to overdose risk should pay particular attention to highly unequal neighborhoods...
  50. ncbi request reprint Social circumstances of initiation of injection drug use and early shooting gallery attendance: implications for HIV intervention among adolescent and young adult injection drug users
    Crystal M Fuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailam School of Public Health, Columbia, New York 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:86-93. 2003
    ..Hence, older IDUs may serve as a bridge group to SGs, transmitting HIV from older to younger IDUs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Trends of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in New York City after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:514-24. 2003
    ..The psychological consequences of a large-scale disaster in a densely populated urban area may extend beyond persons directly affected by the disaster to persons in the general population...
  52. pmc Effects of race, neighborhood, and social network on age at initiation of injection drug use
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 4th Floor, Room R422, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:689-95. 2005
    ..We investigated individual- and neighborhood-level factors associated with adolescent initiation of injection drug use...
  53. ncbi request reprint Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among residents of Manhattan five to eight weeks after the attacks...
  54. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in HIV-1-infected persons treated with protease inhibitors
    Shenghan Lai
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:211-9. 2003
    ..Overall, the changes noted might lead to anticipation of clinical changes linked to accelerated atherosclerosis in patients on PIs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Increase in sexual risk behavior associated with immunologic response to highly active antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected injection drug users
    Waimar Tun
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1167-74. 2004
    ..An increase in CD4+ cell count after HAART initiation was not associated with injection of drugs or needle sharing. Risk reduction counseling remains important, despite improvements in the treatment of HIV infection...
  56. ncbi request reprint Correlates of unsafe syringe acquisition and disposal among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Elizabeth T Golub
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1751-64. 2005
    ..These data suggest the need for a more active program involving pharmacists, an expanded syringe access program, and better efforts to enhance safe disposal...
  57. pmc Investigating the effect of social changes on age-specific gun-related homicide rates in New York City during the 1990s
    Magdalena Cerda
    New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1107-15. 2010
    ..We assessed whether New York City's gun-related homicide rates in the 1990s were associated with a range of social determinants of homicide rates...
  58. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification, atherogenic lipid changes, and increased erythrocyte volume in black injection drug users infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1 treated with protease inhibitors
    Qingyi Meng
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 144:642-8. 2002
    ..Protease inhibitors (PIs) may be associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We assessed the effects of HIV PIs on subclinical atherosclerosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Association of sex, hygiene and drug equipment sharing with hepatitis C virus infection among non-injecting drug users in New York City
    Chanelle J Howe
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:389-95. 2005
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) rates are higher in non-injecting drug users (NIDUs) than general population estimates. Whether this elevated HCV rate is due to drug use or other putative risk behaviors remains unclear...
  60. ncbi request reprint Adherence and retention of female injection drug users in a phase III clinical trial in inner city Baltimore
    Richard D Semba
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:71-80. 2007
    ..Women lost to follow-up were younger, more often white, not on methadone, and injecting drugs daily. Fair-moderate adherence to visits and treatment occurs among female IDUs in a clinical trial...
  61. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder in Manhattan, New York City, after the September 11th terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 79:340-53. 2002
    ..These findings can help guide resource planning for future disasters in densely populated urban areas...
  62. ncbi request reprint Identifying injection drug users at risk of nonfatal overdose
    Phillip O Coffin
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:616-23. 2007
    ..The authors evaluated associations between individual-level risk factors and experiencing an overdose in the past six months to determine which characteristics and behaviors may be most predictive of overdose...
  63. pmc Changes in blood-borne infection risk among injection drug users
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:587-94. 2011
    ..Population-level hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection incidence is a surrogate for community drug-related risk...
  64. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence perpetration and condom use-related factors: associations with heterosexual men's consistent condom use
    Victoria Frye
    Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:153-62. 2011
    ..Physical IPV perpetration by heterosexual men makes an independent contribution to consistent condom use. Designing interventions for heterosexual men that simultaneously address both IPV and sexual risk behaviors is critical...
  65. ncbi request reprint The effect of HIV infection on overdose mortality
    Cunlin Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS 19:935-42. 2005
    ..To quantify the association of HIV infection with overdose mortality and explore the potential mechanisms...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug abuse treatment modalities on adherence to ART/HAART among a cohort of HIV seropositive women
    Farzana Kapadia
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:161-70. 2008
    ..Concerted efforts to enroll individuals with drug use histories in treatment programs are warranted to improve HIV disease outcomes...
  67. ncbi request reprint High-risk behaviors associated with transition from illicit non-injection to injection drug use among adolescent and young adult drug users: a case-control study
    Crystal M Fuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, PH 18 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:189-98. 2002
    ..The goal of our study was to elucidate characteristics of persons likely to transition into injection drug use so that an identifiable group with high-risk for blood-borne infection may be targeted for interventions...
  68. ncbi request reprint Variability in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infection among young injecting drug users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:467-71. 2003
    ..0/100 person-years) at the Lower East Side site. Results show that high rates of HBV and HCV transmission do not imply high rates of HIV transmission, even within an area of high HIV seroprevalence...
  69. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward HIV treatments influence unsafe sexual and injection practices among injecting drug users
    Waimar Tun
    Infectious Disease Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 17:1953-62. 2003
    ..To determine if HIV treatment-related attitudes are associated with unprotected sex and needle sharing among HIV-seropositive and -seronegative injecting drug users (IDU) in Baltimore, Maryland...
  70. ncbi request reprint Rapid transmission of hepatitis C virus among young injecting heroin users in Southern China
    Rebecca J Garten
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:182-8. 2004
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is quickly spread through injection drug use. The prevalence and incidence of HCV in Chinese heroin users has been rarely reported...
  71. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and progression to AIDS in a cohort of injection drug users
    Elizabeth T Golub
    Department of Epidemilogy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:429-34. 2003
    ..We investigated whether distress was independently associated with more rapid progression to AIDS among HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs)...
  72. ncbi request reprint High-risk behavior and potential transmission of drug-resistant HIV among injection drug users
    Ajay K Sethi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:503-10. 2004
    ..Participants were infected with drug-resistant HIV at 14% of visits when they were at higher risk of HIV transmission. Intensive risk reduction counseling is needed and must be integrated into routine HIV clinical care...
  73. ncbi request reprint What explains the association between neighborhood-level income inequality and the risk of fatal overdose in New York City?
    Arijit Nandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:662-74. 2006
    ..Implications of these findings for the reduction of drug overdose mortality associated with the distribution of income are discussed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal determinants of posttraumatic stress in a population-based cohort study
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Epidemiology 19:47-54. 2008
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder is a prevalent and disabling psychologic pathology. Longitudinal research on the predictors of posttraumatic stress symptomatology is limited...
  75. ncbi request reprint Cities and health: history, approaches, and key questions
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Acad Med 79:1133-8. 2004
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Awareness and perceptions of a communitywide mental health program in New York city after September 11
    Sasha Rudenstine
    Center for Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1404-6. 2003
    ..The results of the study suggest that although awareness of this public mental health services was low, Project Liberty was well received among the people who may be most likely to need its services...
  77. ncbi request reprint Hispanic ethnicity and post-traumatic stress disorder after a disaster: evidence from a general population survey after September 11, 2001
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:520-31. 2004
    ..To assess ethnic differences in the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a disaster, and to assess the factors that may explain these differences...
  78. ncbi request reprint Relationship of self-reported asthma severity and urgent health care utilization to psychological sequelae of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center among New York City area residents
    Joanne Fagan
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:993-6. 2003
    ..The authors assessed the relationship between the psychological sequelae of the attacks and asthma symptom severity and the utilization of urgent health care services for asthma since September 11...
  79. pmc Self-efficacy estimates for drug use practices predict risk reduction among injection drug users
    David D Celentano
    Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 79:245-56. 2002
    ..The self-efficacy model is useful in understanding psychological factors in risk reduction among injection drug users...
  80. pmc Hepatitis C incidence--a comparison between injection and noninjection drug users in New York City
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 81:20-4. 2004
    ..Preventing or at least delaying transition into injection could increase opportunity to intervene. Identifying risk factors for transition into injection could inform early prevention to reduce onset of injection and risk of HCV...
  81. doi request reprint Alcohol use trajectories among adults in an urban area after a disaster: evidence from a population-based cohort study
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Addiction 103:1296-307. 2008
    ..Alcohol use increased in the New York City (NYC) metropolitan area in the first months after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks...
  82. ncbi request reprint Heat-denatured human immunodeficiency virus type 1 protein 24 antigen: prognostic value in adults with early-stage disease
    Timothy R Sterling
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 424 N Bond Street, Rm 117, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1181-5. 2002
    ..Heat-denatured p24 antigen level predicted subsequent clinical disease progression in early-stage HIV-1 infection and correlated with both CD4(+) lymphocyte count and HIV-1 RNA level...
  83. doi request reprint Bayesian hierarchical spatial modeling of substance abuse patterns following a mass trauma: the role of time and place
    Charlie DiMaggio
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1725-43. 2009
    ..These methods hold promise for the characterization of disease risk where spatial patterning of exposures and outcomes may matter...
  84. ncbi request reprint Probable cigarette dependence, PTSD, and depression after an urban disaster: results from a population survey of New York City residents 4 months after September 11, 2001
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    Psychiatry 68:299-310. 2005
    ..3% vs. 13.3%, p = 0.027). This study showed the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with increased cigarette use and the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with probable PTSD and depression after September 11...
  85. pmc Evaluation of an intervention to increase screening colonoscopy in an urban public hospital setting
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 83:231-43. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that there are significant health-care system barriers to colonoscopy that, when addressed, could have a significant impact on screening colonoscopy rates in the general population...
  86. ncbi request reprint The effects of illicit drug use and HIV infection on sex hormone levels in women
    Joseph Cofrancesco
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0941, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:244-51. 2006
    ..001). Alcohol and crack cocaine use was not associated with sex hormone levels. Age, race, body mass index and degree of HIV immunosuppression were also associated with differences in sex hormone levels...
  87. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of possible effects of continued drug use on HIV progression among women
    Anne M Rompalo
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:322-7. 2004
    ..Initiation of antiretroviral therapy among drug users should be based on readiness for treatment rather than concern about faster progression...
  88. pmc Urban built environment and depression: a multilevel analysis
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:822-7. 2005
    ..To assess the relations between characteristics of the neighbourhood internal and external built environment and past six month and lifetime depression...
  89. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among noninjecting drug users in New York City
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Med Virol 70:387-90. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that sniffing or snorting heroin with cocaine may explain the increase frequently found in HCV infection among noninjectors, but further studies are necessary...
  90. pmc Incidence of violence against HIV-infected and uninfected women: findings from the HIV Epidemiology Research (HER) study
    Leslie Gruskin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 79:512-24. 2002
    ..55, 95% CI = 0.36, 0.82) after adjustment for these factors. It is important to complement existing and future HIV prevention and intervention strategies with efforts to reduce violence against women...
  91. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of infective endocarditis among injection drug users
    Lucy E Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1761-6. 2002
    ..15; OR for at least daily use, 6.07). This study confirms that IE is more common among IDUs with advanced HIV immunosuppression even after accounting for injection drug use behaviors...
  92. pmc Inference for cumulative incidence functions with informatively coarsened discrete event-time data
    Michelle Shardell
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, 660 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
    Stat Med 27:5861-79. 2008
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Television images and psychological symptoms after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, Room 556, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Psychiatry 65:289-300. 2002
    ..Specific disaster-related television images were associated with PTSD and depression among persons who were directly exposed to a disaster. Future research should address causal directionality of this association...
  94. ncbi request reprint Receptive syringe sharing among injection drug users in Harlem and the Bronx during the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program
    Enrique R Pouget
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:471-7. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Association between injection practices and duration of injection among recently initiated injection drug users
    Meredith Becker Buxton
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY 10029 5293, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:177-83. 2004
    ..Whether IDUs' risky injection practices rise progressively with duration of injection or frequency of practices is higher near initiation and then taper remains an open question...
  96. ncbi request reprint Protection against persistence of hepatitis C
    Shruti H Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 359:1478-83. 2002
    ..However, HCV infection and vaccination in chimpanzees has been shown to reduce the magnitude and duration of viraemia with re-challenge. We aimed to establish whether similar immunity could be achieved in man...
  97. ncbi request reprint Does bleach disinfection of syringes protect against hepatitis C infection among young adult injection drug users?
    Farzana Kapadia
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Epidemiology 13:738-41. 2002
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) has emerged as a major public health problem among injection drug users. In this analysis we examine whether disinfection of syringes with bleach has a potentially protective effect on anti-HCV seroconversion...
  98. pmc Contextual determinants of drug use risk behavior: a theoretic framework
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 80:iii50-8. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Club drug use among minority substance users in New York City
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:397-9. 2004
    ..3% Hispanics and 56.4% of Blacks reported a lifetime history of club drug use. PCP was the most commonly reported club drug used among all racial/ethnic groups. Further investigation of club drug use in minority populations is warranted...
  100. ncbi request reprint Cities and population health
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, NY 10029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1017-33. 2005
    ..The framework builds on previous urban health research and incorporates multiple determinants at different levels. It is intended to serve as a model to guide public health research and intervention...
  101. ncbi request reprint Rapid vaccine distribution in nontraditional settings: lessons learned from project VIVA
    Micaela H Coady
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 24:79-85. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this project may be replicated in other communities and utilized for annual vaccination campaigns and in the event of a pandemic...

Research Grants44

  1. EVALUATING SUPERVISED HAART IN LATE STAGE HIV IN IDUS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Heroin Cessation and Hiv Risk: A Case-Control Study
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Additionally, we will consider heroin cessation as an "exposure" by examining the relation between cessation and high-risk sexual behavior. ..
  3. ICUH - 4th Annual Conference
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  4. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  5. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., n=2000 for final cohort). We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  6. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). ..
  7. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). ..
  8. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). ..
  9. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., n=2000 for final cohort). We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  10. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. Club Drug Use and HIV Risks among Minorities in NYC
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  12. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  14. Heroin Cessation and Hiv Risk: A Case-Control Study
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Additionally, we will consider heroin cessation as an "exposure" by examining the relation between cessation and high-risk sexual behavior. ..
  15. Heroin Cessation and Hiv Risk: A Case-Control Study
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Additionally, we will consider heroin cessation as an "exposure" by examining the relation between cessation and high-risk sexual behavior. ..
  16. 7th International Conference on Urban Health
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In particular, the environmental health impacts urbanization and urban areas affect a growing proportion of the world's population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  19. Heroin Cessation and Hiv Risk: A Case-Control Study
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Additionally, we will consider heroin cessation as an "exposure" by examining the relation between cessation and high-risk sexual behavior. ..
  20. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  21. Heroin Cessation and Hiv Risk: A Case-Control Study
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additionally, we will consider heroin cessation as an "exposure" by examining the relation between cessation and high-risk sexual behavior. ..
  22. The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban Environment
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  23. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). ..
  24. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., n=2000 for final cohort). We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  25. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  26. PREVENTION OF HIV AMONG NEW IDUS AND NON-IDUS IN HARLEM
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will provide new information to develop strategies and to better target primary prevention for blood-borne infections and injection drug use. ..
  27. Expanded Syrings Access Program: NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  28. EVALUATING SUPERVISED HAART IN LATE STAGE HIV IN IDUS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  30. PREVENTION OF HIV AMONG NEW IDUS AND NON-IDUS IN HARLEM
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study will provide new information to develop strategies and to better target primary prevention for blood-borne infections and injection drug use. ..
  31. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  32. EVALUATING SUPERVISED HAART IN LATE STAGE HIV IN IDUS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  34. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  35. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  36. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  37. RAPID VACCINATION OF HARD TO REACH POPULATI0NS
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Phase 3 of this project will identify the promising elements of the program and develop materials to allow generalizability to other urban areas and to other vaccines (e.g., HIV, HBV, etc). ..
  38. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e., n=2000 for final cohort). We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  39. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  40. PREVENTION OF HIV AMONG NEW IDUS AND NON-IDUS IN HARLEM
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will provide new information to develop strategies and to better target primary prevention for blood-borne infections and injection drug use. ..
  41. Mental health in NYC after WTC disaster
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e., n=2000 for final cohort). We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  42. Prevalence/Correlates: Psychological Impact of WTC
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will use multivariable analyses and hierarchical modeling to address key research hypotheses in this proposal. ..
  43. Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY Evaluation
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. PREVENTION OF HIV AMONG NEW IDUS AND NON-IDUS IN HARLEM
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This study will provide new information to develop strategies and to better target primary prevention for blood-borne infections and injection drug use. ..