Grace Macalino

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A missed opportunity: hepatitis C screening of prisoners
    Grace E Macalino
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1739-40. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Prisoners' attitudes toward Hepatitis B vaccination
    Snigdha Vallabhaneni
    Brown University School of Medicine, RI 02912, USA
    Prev Med 38:828-33. 2004
  3. pmc Prevalence and incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among males in Rhode Island prisons
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1218-23. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Community incidence of hepatitis B and C among reincarcerated women
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:998-1002. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors by audio computer-assisted self-interviews among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:367-78. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist support for selling syringes without a prescription to injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown Medical School, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S58-61. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Drug use patterns over time among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women: the HER study experience
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:500-5. 2003
  8. pmc A syringe prescription program to prevent infectious disease and improve health of injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 81:122-34. 2004

Research Grants

  1. IDU Access to HIV/HCV Prevention
    Grace Macalino; Fiscal Year: 2004

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc A missed opportunity: hepatitis C screening of prisoners
    Grace E Macalino
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1739-40. 2005
    ..Risk-based testing underestimates the hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence in correctional settings and limits the opportunity to diagnose and prevent hepatitis C infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prisoners' attitudes toward Hepatitis B vaccination
    Snigdha Vallabhaneni
    Brown University School of Medicine, RI 02912, USA
    Prev Med 38:828-33. 2004
    ..inmates' willingness to accept hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination while incarcerated. The goal of this study was to assess inmates' knowledge about hepatitis B and their willingness to accept hepatitis B vaccination while incarcerated...
  3. pmc Prevalence and incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among males in Rhode Island prisons
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1218-23. 2004
    ..We evaluated prevalence and intraprison incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among male prison inmates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Community incidence of hepatitis B and C among reincarcerated women
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:998-1002. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of HBV and HCV infection among recidivist women prisoners...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors by audio computer-assisted self-interviews among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:367-78. 2002
    ..These findings support the validity of ACASI as an important mode of data collection in reducing socially desirable responding, especially among HIV-seropositive subjects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist support for selling syringes without a prescription to injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown Medical School, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S58-61. 2002
    ..To examine pharmacists' attitudes and obstacles to syringe sales to IDUs without prescriptions in Rhode Island, around the time that such sales became legal in the state...
  7. ncbi request reprint Drug use patterns over time among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women: the HER study experience
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:500-5. 2003
    ..Alternatively, increased drug use may occur due to depression associated with being HIV infected, leading to despair, hopelessness, and a lack of motivation to become drug free...
  8. pmc A syringe prescription program to prevent infectious disease and improve health of injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 81:122-34. 2004
    ..The syringe prescription program in Providence represents a promising and innovative approach to disease prevention and treatment for IDUs...

Research Grants5

  1. IDU Access to HIV/HCV Prevention
    Grace Macalino; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These analyses will provide important data regarding the implementation of a policy change and the need for targeted solutions in response to racial disparities. ..