Nick Zaller

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A success story: HIV prevention for injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Curt G Beckwith
    Brown Medical School, Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:34. 2006
  2. pmc Linkage to care for HIV-infected heterosexual men in the United States
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S223-30. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The feasibility of pharmacy-based naloxone distribution interventions: a qualitative study with injection drug users and pharmacy staff in rhode island
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:590-9. 2013
  4. pmc Initiation of buprenorphine during incarceration and retention in treatment upon release
    Nickolas Zaller
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:222-6. 2013
  5. pmc Syringe acquisition experiences and attitudes among injection drug users undergoing short-term opioid detoxification in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Urban Health 89:659-70. 2012
  6. pmc Adverse event associated with a change in nonprescription syringe sale policy
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 50:619-22. 2010
  7. pmc Attitudes toward methadone among out-of-treatment minority injection drug users: implications for health disparities
    Nickolas D Zaller
    The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:787-97. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A model of integrated primary care for HIV-positive patients with underlying substance use and mental illness
    N Zaller
    Department of Immunology, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, USA
    AIDS Care 19:1128-33. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Drug court as an alternative to incarceration
    Nickolas Zaller
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 90:154-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Twinrix vaccination schedules among injecting drug users
    Nancy Brim
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 2The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 7:379-89. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc A success story: HIV prevention for injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Curt G Beckwith
    Brown Medical School, Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:34. 2006
    ..To examine trends in IDU-related new HIV diagnoses in RI, we performed a retrospective analysis of new HIV diagnoses according to HIV risk factor from 1990-2003...
  2. pmc Linkage to care for HIV-infected heterosexual men in the United States
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S223-30. 2011
    ..In this review, we discuss barriers to linkage to comprehensive HIV care for specific subpopulations of heterosexual men and examine approaches for enhancing linkage to care for this diverse population...
  3. doi request reprint The feasibility of pharmacy-based naloxone distribution interventions: a qualitative study with injection drug users and pharmacy staff in rhode island
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:590-9. 2013
    ..Implications for future pharmacy-based overdose prevention interventions for IDUs, including pharmacy-based naloxone distribution, are considered. The study's limitations are noted...
  4. pmc Initiation of buprenorphine during incarceration and retention in treatment upon release
    Nickolas Zaller
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:222-6. 2013
    ..007). We conclude that initiating buprenorphine/naloxone prior to release from incarceration may increase engagement and retention in community-based treatment...
  5. pmc Syringe acquisition experiences and attitudes among injection drug users undergoing short-term opioid detoxification in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Urban Health 89:659-70. 2012
    ..Finally, despite limited SEP access (especially in MA), SEPs are still used by approximately one of the three IDUs in our overall sample...
  6. pmc Adverse event associated with a change in nonprescription syringe sale policy
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 50:619-22. 2010
    ..To report and describe the possible correlation of a change in syringe sale policy at a community pharmacy with an adverse clinical outcome...
  7. pmc Attitudes toward methadone among out-of-treatment minority injection drug users: implications for health disparities
    Nickolas D Zaller
    The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:787-97. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint A model of integrated primary care for HIV-positive patients with underlying substance use and mental illness
    N Zaller
    Department of Immunology, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, USA
    AIDS Care 19:1128-33. 2007
    ..Our model has been successful in assessing the substance-use and mental health needs of HIV-infected individuals with numerous co-morbidities and referring them for ancillary medical and social services...
  9. ncbi request reprint Drug court as an alternative to incarceration
    Nickolas Zaller
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 90:154-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Twinrix vaccination schedules among injecting drug users
    Nancy Brim
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 2The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 7:379-89. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that there is insufficient evidence regarding whether the accelerated Twinrix HAV/HBV vaccination schedule would yield a greater number of IDUs protected against both HAV and HBV...
  11. pmc Limited spending: an analysis of correctional expenditures on antiretrovirals for HIV-infected prisoners
    Nick Zaller
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Brown University, Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:49-54. 2007
    ..This study evaluated U.S. correctional expenditures for antiretrovirals (ARVs) and compared them to the estimated need for ARVs among HIV-infected prisoners in the U.S. to treat this population successfully...
  12. pmc Pharmacist and pharmacy staff experiences with non-prescription (NP) sale of syringes and attitudes toward providing HIV prevention services for injection drug users (IDUs) in Providence, RI
    Nickolas Zaller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, CFAR Building, Providence, RI, 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 87:942-53. 2010
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  13. pmc HIV and infectious disease care in jails and prisons: breaking down the walls with the help of academic medicine
    Timothy P Flanigan
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and TheMiriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 120:73-83. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV prevention
    Timothy P Flanigan
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S78-83. 2010
    ..Jail-based screening of infectious diseases, especially for HIV and STIs, in conjunction with treatment and linkage to community care has thus far been a neglected component of HIV prevention among high-risk communities...
  15. ncbi request reprint The overlapping epidemics of viral hepatitis/HIV, addiction and incarceration: the situation in Rhode Island
    Nick Zaller
    Substance Abuse Treatment and HIV AIDS Services, The Miriam Hospital Immunology Center, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 88:424-7. 2005
  16. pmc Methadone and buprenorphine prescribing and referral practices in US prison systems: results from a nationwide survey
    Amy Nunn
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Division of Infectious Diseases, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:83-8. 2009
    ..Provision of ORT is nevertheless a frequently neglected intervention in the correctional setting...
  17. pmc Buprenorphine and buprenorphine/naloxone diversion, misuse, and illicit use: an international review
    Michael A Yokell
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:28-41. 2011
    ..Finally, we discuss the implications of diversion, misuse, and non-medically supervised use (including potential measures to address issues of diversion); and potential areas for further research...
  18. doi request reprint Pharmacy provision of emergency contraception to men: a survey of pharmacist attitudes in Rhode Island
    Brian T Nguyen
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Division of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912 9107, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 50:17-23. 2010
    ..To describe pharmacy staff members' attitudes and practices related to male emergency contraception (EC) requests, as well as the occurrence of male purchases in Rhode Island...
  19. ncbi request reprint Arrested on heroin: a national opportunity
    Amy E Boutwell
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Opioid Manag 3:328-32. 2007
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  20. pmc HIV counseling and testing among injection drug users needs to continue
    Curt G Beckwith
    Am J Public Health 97:1161. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in Georgia
    Nickolas Zaller
    Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:547-53. 2004
    ..This study was conducted in order to evaluate potential risk factors for HCV infection among blood donors in Georgia...