Susan Scheer

Summary

Affiliation: San Francisco General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sexual and drug use behavior among women who have sex with both women and men: results of a population-based survey
    Susan Scheer
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1110-2. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Viagra, methamphetamine, and HIV risk: results from a probability sample of MSM, San Francisco
    Hilary H Spindler
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:586-91. 2007
  3. pmc Efficacy of personalized cognitive counseling in men of color who have sex with men: secondary data analysis from a controlled intervention trial
    James W Dilley
    Department of Psychiatry and the AIDS Health Project, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:970-5. 2011
  4. pmc Regional Differences Among HIV Patients in Care: California Medical Monitoring Project Sites, 2007-2008
    Susan Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Open AIDS J 6:188-95. 2012
  5. pmc Estimated HIV Incidence in California, 2006-2009
    Susan Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Epidemiology Section, San Francisco, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55002. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimation of HIV incidence in San Francisco
    Susan Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Epidemiology Section, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 23:533-4. 2009
  7. doi request reprint HIV is hyperendemic among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: 10-year trends in HIV incidence, HIV prevalence, sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour
    S Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:493-8. 2008
  8. pmc Prevalence of HIV infection and predictors of high-transmission sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Calif 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1067-75. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing representativeness of sampling methods for reaching men who have sex with men: a direct comparison of results obtained from convenience and probability samples
    Sandra Schwarcz
    HIV AIDS Statistics, Epidemiology and Intervention Research Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:596-602. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Disparities in engagement in care and viral suppression among persons with HIV
    Dharushana Muthulingam
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:112-9. 2013

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Sexual and drug use behavior among women who have sex with both women and men: results of a population-based survey
    Susan Scheer
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1110-2. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Viagra, methamphetamine, and HIV risk: results from a probability sample of MSM, San Francisco
    Hilary H Spindler
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:586-91. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence and factors of Viagra use in combination with crystal methamphetamine and its association with HIV risk behavior in a probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  3. pmc Efficacy of personalized cognitive counseling in men of color who have sex with men: secondary data analysis from a controlled intervention trial
    James W Dilley
    Department of Psychiatry and the AIDS Health Project, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:970-5. 2011
    ..2 at baseline, 3.9 at six months and 2.1 at 12 months. There was a significant treatment effect overall (relative risk 0.59, 95% confidence interval 0.35-0.998). These results suggest that the intervention is effective in MOC...
  4. pmc Regional Differences Among HIV Patients in Care: California Medical Monitoring Project Sites, 2007-2008
    Susan Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Open AIDS J 6:188-95. 2012
    ..We compared California MMP data by region. Demographic characteristics, medical care experiences, HIV treatment, clinical care outcomes, and need for support services are described...
  5. pmc Estimated HIV Incidence in California, 2006-2009
    Susan Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Epidemiology Section, San Francisco, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55002. 2013
    ..Using the methodology the CDC used to estimate national HIV incidence, we estimated HIV incidence in Los Angeles County (LAC), San Francisco (SF), and California's remaining counties...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimation of HIV incidence in San Francisco
    Susan Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Epidemiology Section, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 23:533-4. 2009
    ..Results were similar. Further corroboration of the new method in local areas would strengthen interpretation and identify HIV risk variations...
  7. doi request reprint HIV is hyperendemic among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: 10-year trends in HIV incidence, HIV prevalence, sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour
    S Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:493-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate trends in the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco and the implications for HIV prevention...
  8. pmc Prevalence of HIV infection and predictors of high-transmission sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Calif 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1067-75. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of HIV and novel cofactors of high-transmission-risk behavior in a probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing representativeness of sampling methods for reaching men who have sex with men: a direct comparison of results obtained from convenience and probability samples
    Sandra Schwarcz
    HIV AIDS Statistics, Epidemiology and Intervention Research Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:596-602. 2007
    ..HIV testing was common among men in both samples. Periodic validation, through comparison of data collected by different sampling methods, may be useful when relying on survey data for program and policy development...
  10. doi request reprint Disparities in engagement in care and viral suppression among persons with HIV
    Dharushana Muthulingam
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:112-9. 2013
    ..Engagement across the spectrum of HIV care can improve health outcomes and prevent HIV transmission. We used HIV surveillance data to examine these outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint A randomized control trial of personalized cognitive counseling to reduce sexual risk among HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1-10. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Assessing receipt of medical care and disparity among persons with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco, 2006-2007
    Ling C Hsu
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, USA
    AIDS Care 23:383-92. 2011
    ..However, delays for some individuals in entry into care and markers of insufficient care suggest that there remains a need to improve access to and sustainability of HIV-specific medical care...
  13. pmc Epidemiology of the Viral Hepatitis-HIV Syndemic in San Francisco: A Collaborative Surveillance Approach
    Melissa A Sanchez
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Section, Chronic Hepatitis Surveillance, San Francisco, CA
    Public Health Rep 129:95-101. 2014
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  14. pmc A public health framework for developing local preventive services guidelines
    Priscilla Lee Chu
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Program Collaboration and Service Integration Work Group, San Francisco, CA
    Public Health Rep 129:70-8. 2014
    ..We encourage the use of this framework in other public health settings at the local level. ..
  15. doi request reprint A new trend in the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2004-2011
    H Fisher Raymond
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:584-9. 2013
    ..We report on the possibility of another phase in the HIV epidemic among MSM in San Francisco...
  16. doi request reprint People fifty years or older now account for the majority of AIDS cases in San Francisco, California, 2010
    Kara J O'Keefe
    a San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1145-8. 2013
    ..We believe that San Francisco is the first local jurisdiction in the USA to reach this milestone. The growing population of older persons with AIDS presents new challenges for research, medical care and support services. ..
  17. pmc Decreases in community viral load are accompanied by reductions in new HIV infections in San Francisco
    Moupali Das
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11068. 2010
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  18. pmc Partner Services as Targeted HIV Screening-Changing the Paradigm
    Kyle T Bernstein
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco, CA University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley, CA
    Public Health Rep 129:50-5. 2014
    ..However, measuring the potential impact of these services is challenging. Building on an existing syphilis partner notification program, we developed a framework for expanding and monitoring HIV PS in San Francisco...
  19. doi request reprint Using HIV testing history to measure the success of HIV partner services
    Miao Jung Chen
    HIV Epidemiology Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:419-21. 2013
    ..These data demonstrate that HIV partner services were successful in reaching persons who may not have initiated testing without this service...
  20. pmc Using surveillance data to monitor entry into care of newly diagnosed HIV-infected persons: San Francisco, 2006-2007
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:17. 2009
    ..Here, we report the usefulness of routine monitoring of CD4 T cell counts and plasma HIV viral load as measures of entry into care after HIV diagnosis...
  21. pmc The effect of HAART and calendar period on Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: results of a match between an AIDS and cancer registry
    Sharon Pipkin
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, AIDS Office, USA
    AIDS 25:463-71. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of HAART use on AIDS-defining Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) among adults with AIDS...
  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on non-AIDS-defining cancers among adults with AIDS
    Nancy A Hessol
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1143-53. 2007
    ..4). The impact of HAART on non-AIDS-defining cancer incidence rates and survival is not uniform, and the mechanism(s) responsible for these differences should be investigated further...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does name-based HIV reporting deter high-risk persons from HIV testing? Results from San Francisco
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:93-6. 2004
    ..Previous studies of a deterrent effect of HIV reporting were not conducted in areas with high HIV infection rates and politically active populations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation of Antiretroviral Therapy Among Adults Receiving HIV Care in the United States
    Alison J Hughes
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA and Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:80-9. 2014
    ..Continuous antiretroviral therapy (ART) is important for maintaining viral suppression. This analysis estimates prevalence of and reason for ART discontinuation...
  25. pmc Factors associated with survival among patients with AIDS-related primary central nervous system lymphoma
    Thomas S Uldrick
    aHIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland bSan Francisco Department of Public Health cDepartments of Clinical Pharmacy and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 28:397-405. 2014
    ..Improved understanding of specific patient, infectious, diagnostic, and treatment-related factors that affect overall survival (OS) is required to improve outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Determinants of enrollment in a preventive HIV vaccine trial: hypothetical versus actual willingness and barriers to participation
    Susan P Buchbinder
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:604-12. 2004
    ..To compare hypothetical and actual willingness to enroll in a preventive HIV vaccine trial and identify factors affecting enrollment...
  27. ncbi request reprint HIV testing behaviors and knowledge of HIV reporting regulations among male-to-female transgenders
    Sandra Schwarcz
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1326-7. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint The decline of incident cases of HIV-associated neurological disorders in San Francisco, 1991-2003
    James W Dilley
    AIDS 19:634-5. 2005

Research Grants1

  1. The Effects of HAART on Cancer Incidence in AIDS Cases
    Susan Scheer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Given the respective strengths of the AIDS and cancer registries, we are uniquely situated to perform these investigations. ..