Sandra K Schwarcz

Summary

Affiliation: San Francisco General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Do people who develop AIDS within 12 months of HIV diagnosis delay HIV testing?
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Ave, Ste 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:552-9. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Characterization of sexually transmitted disease clinic patients with recent human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1019-22. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Identifying barriers to HIV testing: personal and contextual factors associated with late HIV testing
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:892-900. 2011
  5. pmc Impact of housing on the survival of persons with AIDS
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:220. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Late diagnosis of HIV infection: trends, prevalence, and characteristics of persons whose HIV diagnosis occurred within 12 months of developing AIDS
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:491-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons with recently acquired HIV infection: application of the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion in 10 US cities
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:112-5. 2007
  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. pmc Impact of highly active antiretroviral treatment on HIV seroincidence among men who have sex with men: San Francisco
    Mitchell H Katz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove Street, Room 308, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:388-94. 2002

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. 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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  2. pmc Do people who develop AIDS within 12 months of HIV diagnosis delay HIV testing?
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Ave, Ste 500, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:552-9. 2011
    ..However, studies evaluating this definition have not been conducted. We measured the degree of misclassification of delayed testing based on this surveillance definition of late testing...
  3. ncbi request reprint Characterization of sexually transmitted disease clinic patients with recent human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1019-22. 2002
    ..20-7.45) or gonorrhea (OR, 3.03 95% CI, 1.07-8.63) predicted the predominance of a recent seroconversion. HIV infections in San Francisco may be shifting from white men who have sex with men to men of color who have sex with men...
  4. doi request reprint Identifying barriers to HIV testing: personal and contextual factors associated with late HIV testing
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:892-900. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Impact of housing on the survival of persons with AIDS
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:220. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of homelessness on the mortality of persons with AIDS and measured the effect of supportive housing on AIDS survival...
  6. ncbi request reprint Late diagnosis of HIV infection: trends, prevalence, and characteristics of persons whose HIV diagnosis occurred within 12 months of developing AIDS
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:491-4. 2006
    ..Persons diagnosed late in the course of HIV infection may be unknowingly transmitting infection and once diagnosed may have worse outcomes and greater medical expenses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persons with recently acquired HIV infection: application of the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion in 10 US cities
    Sandra Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:112-5. 2007
    ..Information about the characteristics of persons whose HIV diagnosis was made soon after infection contributes to a better understanding of the HIV epidemic and to appropriate targeting of care and prevention efforts...
  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. pmc Impact of highly active antiretroviral treatment on HIV seroincidence among men who have sex with men: San Francisco
    Mitchell H Katz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove Street, Room 308, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:388-94. 2002
    ..This study assessed the countervailing effects on HIV incidence of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) among San Francisco men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  11. 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)...
  12. doi request reprint Thoughts, attitudes, and feelings of HIV-positive MSM associated with high transmission-risk sex
    Matthew D Skinta
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 39:315-23. 2012
    ..The findings highlight unique aspects of how HIV-positive men approach decision making regarding the use of condoms, as well as how they perceive issues of responsibility for initiating safer sex practices...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trends in causes of death among persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, San Francisco, 1994-1998
    Janice K Louie
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1023-7. 2002
    ..With increasing AIDS survival, prevention of chronic diseases, assessment of long-term toxicity from HAART, and surveillance for additional causes of mortality will become increasingly important...
  14. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention fatigue among high-risk populations in San Francisco
    Jamila K Stockman
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:432-4. 2004
  15. pmc Continuing increases in sexual risk behavior and sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men: San Francisco, Calif, 1999-2001, USA
    Sanny Y Chen
    Am J Public Health 92:1387-8. 2002