Alexandra M Minnis

Summary

Affiliation: RTI International
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Yo puedo-a conditional cash transfer and life skills intervention to promote adolescent sexual health: results of a randomized feasibility study in san francisco
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:85-92. 2014
  2. pmc Limited socioeconomic opportunities and Latina teen childbearing: a qualitative study of family and structural factors affecting future expectations
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:334-40. 2013
  3. pmc Adherence and acceptability in MTN 001: a randomized cross-over trial of daily oral and topical tenofovir for HIV prevention in women
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:737-47. 2013
  4. pmc Immigration and sexual partner risk among Latino adolescents in San Francisco
    A M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:900-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four condom-use measures in predicting pregnancy, cervical STI and HIV incidence among Zimbabwean women
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:231-5. 2010
  6. pmc Biomarker validation of reports of recent sexual activity: results of a randomized controlled study in Zimbabwe
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:918-24. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Gang exposure and pregnancy incidence among female adolescents in San Francisco: evidence for the need to integrate reproductive health with violence prevention efforts
    A M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1102-9. 2008
  8. pmc Predictive ability and stability of adolescents' pregnancy intentions in a predominantly Latino community
    Corinne H Rocca
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, UCSF Box 0744, San Francisco, CA 94143 0744, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 41:179-92. 2010
  9. pmc ACASI and face-to-face interviews yield inconsistent estimates of domestic violence among women in India: The Samata Health Study 2005-2009
    Sujit D Rathod
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2437-56. 2011
  10. pmc Change in condom and other barrier method use during and after an HIV prevention trial in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:39. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Yo puedo-a conditional cash transfer and life skills intervention to promote adolescent sexual health: results of a randomized feasibility study in san francisco
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:85-92. 2014
    ..We designed and evaluated for feasibility an intervention-Yo Puedo-that addresses social network influences and socioeconomic opportunities in a neighborhood with substantial gang exposure and early childbearing...
  2. pmc Limited socioeconomic opportunities and Latina teen childbearing: a qualitative study of family and structural factors affecting future expectations
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:334-40. 2013
    ..In contrast, family disintegration tied to poverty figured prominently in US-born adolescents' childbearing. Limited socioeconomic opportunities may play a large role in persistently high pregnancy rates among Latina adolescents...
  3. pmc Adherence and acceptability in MTN 001: a randomized cross-over trial of daily oral and topical tenofovir for HIV prevention in women
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:737-47. 2013
    ..Biomedical HIV prevention interventions should consider geographic and cultural experience with product formulations, partner involvement, and sexual health benefits that ultimately influence use...
  4. pmc Immigration and sexual partner risk among Latino adolescents in San Francisco
    A M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:900-8. 2010
    ..Findings underscore the need for a prevention focus on partner choice with attention to increased risk with increasing U.S. generation...
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four condom-use measures in predicting pregnancy, cervical STI and HIV incidence among Zimbabwean women
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:231-5. 2010
    ..To determine which condom-use measures best predict biological outcomes in STI/HIV-prevention research...
  6. pmc Biomarker validation of reports of recent sexual activity: results of a randomized controlled study in Zimbabwe
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:918-24. 2009
    ..Self-report was a poor predictor of recent sexual activity and condom use in this study, regardless of interview mode, providing evidence that such data should be interpreted cautiously...
  7. doi request reprint Gang exposure and pregnancy incidence among female adolescents in San Francisco: evidence for the need to integrate reproductive health with violence prevention efforts
    A M Minnis
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1102-9. 2008
    ..In addition, high pregnancy rates indicate a heightened risk for sexually transmitted infections...
  8. pmc Predictive ability and stability of adolescents' pregnancy intentions in a predominantly Latino community
    Corinne H Rocca
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, UCSF Box 0744, San Francisco, CA 94143 0744, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 41:179-92. 2010
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  9. pmc ACASI and face-to-face interviews yield inconsistent estimates of domestic violence among women in India: The Samata Health Study 2005-2009
    Sujit D Rathod
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Interpers Violence 26:2437-56. 2011
    ..However, evidence is limited on its use among low-income populations in countries like India and for measurement of sensitive issues such as domestic violence...
  10. pmc Change in condom and other barrier method use during and after an HIV prevention trial in Zimbabwe
    Ariane van der Straten
    Women s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco Project Office, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:39. 2010
    ..At trial exit, all women were offered the diaphragm and condoms...
  11. doi request reprint A trajectory analysis of alcohol and marijuana use among Latino adolescents in San Francisco, California
    Sandra I McCoy
    Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:564-74. 2010
    ..We examined alcohol and marijuana use trajectories among Latino adolescents in the San Francisco Bay Area...
  12. ncbi request reprint Audio computer-assisted self-interviewing in reproductive health research: reliability assessment among women in Harare, Zimbabwe
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Women s Global Health Imperative and Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Contraception 75:59-65. 2007
    ..This paper examines how audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) influenced reports of hormonal contraceptive use and pregnancy among Zimbabwean women...
  13. pmc Pregnancy intentions and teenage pregnancy among Latinas: a mediation analysis
    Corinne H Rocca
    Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 42:186-96. 2010
    ..The role of intentions may be particularly important among Latina teenagers, whose attitudes toward pregnancy are more favorable than those of other groups and whose pregnancy rates are high...
  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants of contraceptive method among young women at risk for unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections
    Tina Raine
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Contraception 68:19-25. 2003
    ..Women appear to act in a rational fashion within their own social context and may use no methods at all or use methods that are less effective for pregnancy prevention but offer more protection from sexually transmitted infections...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual partners and use of emergency contraception
    Cynthia C Harper
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94118, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1093-9. 2003
    ..This study investigates the role of male sexual partners and relationships in determining whether women seek emergency contraception (EC) when needed...
  16. pmc Poverty, gender inequities, and women's risk of human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS
    Suneeta Krishnan
    Women s Global Health Imperative, Research Triangle Institute International, 114 Sansome St, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:101-10. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we identify challenges in developing and evaluating strategies to address these structural pathways...
  17. ncbi request reprint Barrier contraceptive method acceptability and choice are not reliable indicators of use
    Alexandra M Minnis
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:556-61. 2003
    ..The degree to which measures of acceptability correlate with actual barrier method use remains unexamined...
  18. pmc Effectiveness of female controlled barrier methods in preventing sexually transmitted infections and HIV: current evidence and future research directions
    A M Minnis
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 81:193-200. 2005
    ..To discuss challenges in conducting effectiveness research and in translating results to public health intervention...