Steven P Kurtz

Summary

Affiliation: Nova Southeastern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized trial of a behavioral intervention for high risk substance-using MSM
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities ARSH, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2914-26. 2013
  2. pmc Interview as intervention: the case of young adult multidrug users in the club scene
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:301-8. 2013
  3. pmc Resilience, syndemic factors, and serosorting behaviors among HIV-positive and HIV-negative substance-using MSM
    Steven P Kurtz
    Nova Southeastern University Research Center, 2121 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:193-205. 2012
  4. pmc Benzodiazepine dependence among multidrug users in the club scene
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:99-105. 2011
  5. pmc The "black box" of prescription drug diversion
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:332-47. 2009
  6. pmc HIV risk among female sex workers in Miami: the impact of violent victimization and untreated mental illness
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 24:553-61. 2012
  7. pmc Mechanisms of prescription drug diversion among drug-involved club- and street-based populations
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Pain Med 8:171-83. 2007
  8. pmc Vulnerable infected populations and street markets for ARVs: Potential implications for PrEP rollout in the USA
    Steven P Kurtz
    a Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 26:411-5. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Prescription opioid abuse among drug-involved street-based sex workers
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    J Opioid Manag 2:283-9. 2006
  10. pmc Antiretroviral medication diversion among HIV-positive substance abusers in South Florida
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1026-8. 2013

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Publications24

  1. pmc A randomized trial of a behavioral intervention for high risk substance-using MSM
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities ARSH, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2914-26. 2013
    ..Black MSM reduced their risks at a greater rate than White or Latino men. The findings point to a critically important research agenda to reduce HIV transmission among MSM substance users...
  2. pmc Interview as intervention: the case of young adult multidrug users in the club scene
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:301-8. 2013
    ..42). These results, together with data from focus groups with completers, suggest that comprehensive health and social risk assessments may have quite strong intervention effects among young adult multidrug users...
  3. pmc Resilience, syndemic factors, and serosorting behaviors among HIV-positive and HIV-negative substance-using MSM
    Steven P Kurtz
    Nova Southeastern University Research Center, 2121 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 24:193-205. 2012
    ..000). Although high risk HIV-negative men may perceive serosorting to be effective, their high rates of UAI and partner change render this an ineffective risk reduction approach. Relevant public health messages are urgently needed...
  4. pmc Benzodiazepine dependence among multidrug users in the club scene
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:99-105. 2011
    ..BZ dependence, however, is not well documented. This paper examines BZ dependence and its correlates among multidrug users in South Florida's nightclub scene...
  5. pmc The "black box" of prescription drug diversion
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 430, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:332-47. 2009
    ..Little is known about where drug dealers are obtaining their supplies, and as such, prescription drug diversion is a "black box" requiring concentrated, systematic study...
  6. pmc HIV risk among female sex workers in Miami: the impact of violent victimization and untreated mental illness
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 24:553-61. 2012
    ..Mental health treatment would appear to be an important component of effective HIV prevention among this vulnerable group, and should form part of a compendium of services offered to female sex workers...
  7. pmc Mechanisms of prescription drug diversion among drug-involved club- and street-based populations
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Pain Med 8:171-83. 2007
    ..However, empirical data on diversion are limited...
  8. pmc Vulnerable infected populations and street markets for ARVs: Potential implications for PrEP rollout in the USA
    Steven P Kurtz
    a Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 26:411-5. 2014
    ..The implications of diversion for increased risks of treatment failure, disease transmission, and PrEP failure should be carefully considered in developing policy and behavioral supports to scaling up treatment as prevention and PrEP. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Prescription opioid abuse among drug-involved street-based sex workers
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
    J Opioid Manag 2:283-9. 2006
    ..These findings warrant intensive study to determine the relative contribution of each mechanism of diversion to the illicit market...
  10. pmc Antiretroviral medication diversion among HIV-positive substance abusers in South Florida
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1026-8. 2013
    ..Interventions to reduce diversion must address the needs of highly vulnerable patients...
  11. pmc Foster care history and HIV infection among drug-using African American female sex workers
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:982-9. 2012
    ..The potential long-term health vulnerabilities associated with foster placement are understudied and warrant additional research...
  12. pmc Correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among substance-using club-goers
    Gladys E Ibañez
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:959-67. 2010
    ..Event-based and qualitative studies are needed to better understand the context in which anal sex occurs. Interventions that target heterosexual populations should include discussion about the risks of anal sex...
  13. pmc Substance use and sexual risk mediated by social support among Black men
    Mance E Buttram
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Community Health 38:62-9. 2013
    ..Qualitative data also supported these findings. Sexual risk and substance use prevention interventions should address BMSM's capacity to build adequate and supportive relationships...
  14. pmc Arrest histories of high-risk gay and bisexual men in Miami: unexpected additional evidence for syndemic theory
    Steven P Kurtz
    University of Delaware Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:513-21. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint HIV, HBV, and HCV infections among drug-involved, inner-city, street sex workers in Miami, Florida
    James A Inciardi
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware Research Center, 2100 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:139-47. 2006
    ..4%; HBV, 53.4%; HCV, 29.7%. A multidimensional public health program must address not only issues related to unsafe sex, but also the problems of drug abuse, homelessness, and other lifestyle factors that contribute to risk behaviors...
  16. pmc Risk and protective factors associated with gay neighborhood residence
    Mance E Buttram
    Nova Southeastern University, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:110-8. 2013
    ..Implications of the findings for prevention interventions are discussed, as is the need for further research regarding decisions about neighborhood residence and how neighborhood risk and protective factors emerge and are sustained...
  17. pmc Under treatment of pain: a prescription for opioid misuse among the elderly?
    Maria A Levi-Minzi
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, Florida, USA
    Pain Med 14:1719-29. 2013
    ..To examine the demographic, physical, and mental health characteristics; current drug use patterns; motivations for use; and diversion sources among elderly prescription opioid misusers...
  18. pmc Outcomes of a behavioral intervention to reduce HIV risk among drug-involved female sex workers
    Hilary L Surratt
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, 2 NE 40th Street, Suite 404, Miami, FL, 33137, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:726-39. 2014
    ..HIV seropositive FSWs responded particularly well to the interventions, suggesting the utility of brief strengths-based case management interventions for this population in future initiatives. ..
  19. pmc Health and social problems associated with prescription opioid misuse among a diverse sample of substance-using MSM
    Mance E Buttram
    Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, Florida, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 49:277-84. 2014
    ..Prescription opioid misuse was associated with other substance use, drug injection, substance dependence, and history of arrest. Implications, limitations, and directions for future study are discussed...
  20. pmc Resilience and syndemic risk factors among African-American female sex workers
    Mance E Buttram
    a Center for Applied Research in Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, Miami, FL, USA
    Psychol Health Med 19:442-52. 2014
    ..These include the prioritizing of education and training opportunities and the enhancement of social support. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug abuse among ecstasy users in Miami
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, 10977 East Main St, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:1-16. 2005
    ..Additional studies among larger samples are needed to understand the processes of prescription drug access and the extent of integration in club drug using cultures...
  22. pmc Nonmedical prescription drug users in private vs. public substance abuse treatment: a cross sectional comparison of demographic and HIV risk behavior profiles
    Catherine L O'Grady
    ARSH Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, Nova Southeastern University, 2 NE 40th Street, Suite 404, Miami, FL 33137, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 9:9. 2014
    ..Participation in substance abuse treatment provides a critical opportunity for HIV prevention and intervention, but successful initiatives will require services appropriately tailored for the needs of NMPDUs...
  23. pmc Alternate routes of administration and risk for HIV among prescription opioid abusers
    Hilary Surratt
    Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    J Addict Dis 30:334-41. 2011
    ..HIV prevention programming should be developed for young prescription opioid injectors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Post-circuit blues: motivations and consequences of crystal meth use among gay men in Miami
    Steven P Kurtz
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, University of Delaware, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    AIDS Behav 9:63-72. 2005
    ..Implications for drug and sexual risk prevention interventions are discussed...