Adaora A Adimora

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Concurrent sexual partnerships among African Americans in the rural south
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:155-60. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Sex ratio, poverty, and concurrent partnerships among men and women in the United States: a multilevel analysis
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 23:716-9. 2013
  3. pmc Age trends in the prevalence of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions among HIV-positive women in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study
    Julius Atashili
    University of Buea, Box 63, Molyko Buea, Cameroon
    BMC Res Notes 5:590. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Preventing HIV infection in women
    Adaora A Adimora
    Division of Infectious Diseases, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S168-73. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Ending the epidemic of heterosexual HIV transmission among African Americans
    Adaora A Adimora
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:468-71. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV and African Americans in the southern United States: sexual networks and social context
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7030, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S39-45. 2006
  7. pmc Concurrent partnerships, nonmonogamous partners, and substance use among women in the United States
    Adaora A Adimora
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7030, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:128-36. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Heterosexually transmitted HIV infection among African Americans in North Carolina
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7030 Bioinformatics Building, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:616-23. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent sexual partnerships among women in the United States
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Epidemiology 13:320-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Social context, sexual networks, and racial disparities in rates of sexually transmitted infections
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:S115-22. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Concurrent sexual partnerships among African Americans in the rural south
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:155-60. 2004
    ..To investigate concurrent sexual partnerships among heterosexual African Americans, 18 to 59 years old, in rural North Carolina...
  2. doi request reprint Sex ratio, poverty, and concurrent partnerships among men and women in the United States: a multilevel analysis
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 23:716-9. 2013
    ..S. Whites. We investigated the relationship between contextual factors and concurrency...
  3. pmc Age trends in the prevalence of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions among HIV-positive women in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study
    Julius Atashili
    University of Buea, Box 63, Molyko Buea, Cameroon
    BMC Res Notes 5:590. 2012
    ..We assessed the age-specific prevalence of any SIL and SIL requiring colposcopy in HIV-positive women in Cameroon...
  4. ncbi request reprint Preventing HIV infection in women
    Adaora A Adimora
    Division of Infectious Diseases, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S168-73. 2013
    ..This article highlights some of the recent advances and persistent gaps in HIV prevention research for women and outlines key research and policy priorities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ending the epidemic of heterosexual HIV transmission among African Americans
    Adaora A Adimora
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:468-71. 2009
    ..The African-American HIV epidemic constitutes a national crisis whose successful resolution will require modifying the social and economic systems, structures, and processes that facilitate HIV transmission in this population...
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV and African Americans in the southern United States: sexual networks and social context
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7030, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S39-45. 2006
    ..Concurrent partnerships and bridge populations have emerged as key elements in the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  7. pmc Concurrent partnerships, nonmonogamous partners, and substance use among women in the United States
    Adaora A Adimora
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7030, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:128-36. 2011
    ..We determined the prevalence, distribution, and correlates of US women's involvement in concurrent sexual partnerships, a sexual-network pattern that speeds population-wide HIV dissemination...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heterosexually transmitted HIV infection among African Americans in North Carolina
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7030 Bioinformatics Building, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:616-23. 2006
    ..Rates of heterosexually transmitted HIV infection among African Americans in the southeastern United States greatly exceed those for whites...
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent sexual partnerships among women in the United States
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Epidemiology 13:320-7. 2002
    ..One important factor may be concurrent sexual partnerships (relationships that overlap in time), which can transmit STIs more rapidly through a population than does sequential monogamy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Social context, sexual networks, and racial disparities in rates of sexually transmitted infections
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:S115-22. 2005
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Structural interventions for HIV prevention in the United States
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S132-5. 2010
    ..This article identifies some social determinants of HIV vulnerability in the United States and structural interventions to address them...
  12. ncbi request reprint Concurrent partnerships among rural African Americans with recently reported heterosexually transmitted HIV infection
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:423-9. 2003
    ..To investigate concurrent sexual partnerships among African Americans in North Carolina with recently reported heterosexually transmitted HIV infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contextual factors and the black-white disparity in heterosexual HIV transmission
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Epidemiology 13:707-12. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of uncomplicated genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in adults
    Adaora A Adimora
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S183-6. 2002
    ..trachomatis infections...
  15. pmc Concurrent sexual partnerships among men in the United States
    Adaora A Adimora
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2230-7. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence, distribution, and correlates of US men's involvement in concurrent sexual partnerships, a sexual network pattern that speeds population dissemination of HIV...
  16. pmc Depression, sexually transmitted infection, and sexual risk behavior among young adults in the United States
    Maria R Khan
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:644-52. 2009
    ..To measure associations among depression, sexual risk behaviors, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) among white and black youth in the United States...
  17. pmc Timing and duration of incarceration and high-risk sexual partnerships among African Americans in North Carolina
    Maria R Khan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:403-10. 2008
    ..Incarceration may contribute to HIV transmission by disrupting stable partnerships and promoting high-risk partnerships. We investigated incarceration and high-risk partnerships among African Americans in North Carolina...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sexual networks, surveillance, and geographical space during syphilis outbreaks in rural North Carolina
    Irene A Doherty
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 23:845-51. 2012
    ..We investigated how surveillance, sexual networks, and spatial bridges relate to each other for syphilis outbreaks in rural counties of North Carolina...
  19. pmc Sexual mixing patterns and heterosexual HIV transmission among African Americans in the southeastern United States
    Irene A Doherty
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:114-20. 2009
    ..HIV transmission is influenced by sexual network characteristics, including sexual partnership mixing patterns among subpopulations with different prevalences of infection...
  20. pmc Incarceration and high-risk sex partnerships among men in the United States
    Maria R Khan
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Urban Health 86:584-601. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of multiple and concurrent partnerships among women at high risk for HIV infection
    Adaora A Adimora
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Schools of Medicine and UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA FHI 360, Durham, NC School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, Washington, DC Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY Rollins School of Public Health and Center for AIDS Research, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:99-106. 2014
    ..S. communities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Coparenting and sexual partner concurrency among white, black, and Hispanic men in the United States
    Eboni M Taylor
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:293-8. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate coparenting concurrency, overlapping partnerships in which at least 1 concurrent partner is a coparent with the respondent, which may promote the spread of STIs...
  23. pmc Incarceration and risky sexual partnerships in a southern US city
    Maria R Khan
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    J Urban Health 85:100-13. 2008
    ..Correctional-facility and community-based HIV prevention, with substance abuse treatment, should reach currently and formerly incarcerated individuals and their sexual partners...
  24. pmc Condom use and duration of concurrent partnerships among men in the United States
    Irene A Doherty
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:265-72. 2009
    ..Concurrent partnerships accelerate dissemination of STIs. Most investigations of the features of concurrent partnerships have focused on higher risk subpopulations...
  25. pmc Dissolution of primary intimate relationships during incarceration and associations with post-release STI/HIV risk behavior in a Southeastern city
    Maria R Khan
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:43-7. 2011
    ..Incarceration is associated with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It may contribute to STI/HIV by disrupting primary intimate relationships that protect against high-risk partnerships...
  26. ncbi request reprint Concurrent partnerships among adolescents in a Latino community: the Mission District of San Francisco, California
    Irene A Doherty
    School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:437-43. 2007
    ..Latino adolescents in the United States are disproportionately affected by sexually transmitted infections, yet knowledge of their sexual networks, particularly concurrent sex partners, is limited...
  27. ncbi request reprint Disparities in routine physical examinations among in-school adolescents of differing Latino origins
    Olga L Sarmiento
    Department of Epidemiology O L S, W C M, V J S, A A A, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:310-20. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlates of gonorrhoea among African Americans in North Carolina
    Irene A Doherty
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 18:114-7. 2007
    ..STD screening is warranted upon entry to treatment facilities for substance abuse or correctional facilities...
  29. pmc Dissolution of primary intimate relationships during incarceration and implications for post-release HIV transmission
    Maria R Khan
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 88:365-75. 2011
    ..These findings point to the need for longitudinal research into the effects of incarceration-related sexual network disruption on post-release HIV transmission risk...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sexual mixing patterns for syphilis in endemic and outbreak settings
    Irene A Doherty
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:378-84. 2011
    ..Sexual partnership mixing patterns are an important characteristic of sexual networks that relate to transmission dynamics of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  31. ncbi request reprint HIV acquisition among women from selected areas of the United States: a cohort study
    Sally L Hodder
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:10-8. 2013
    ..Women account for 23% of newly diagnosed HIV infections in the United States, but there are few recent, well-characterized cohorts of U.S. women in whom behavior characteristics and HIV acquisition have been well-described...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trends in interventions to reduce perinatal human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transmission in North Carolina
    Susan A Fiscus
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7140, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:664-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated changes in the use of ART and mode of delivery among HIV positive pregnant women in North Carolina...
  33. pmc Sex with older partners is associated with primary HIV infection among men who have sex with men in North Carolina
    Christopher B Hurt
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:185-90. 2010
    ..We evaluated the hypothesized association between primary HIV infection (PHI) and having older sexual partners among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  34. pmc HealthMpowerment.org: feasibility and acceptability of delivering an internet intervention to young Black men who have sex with men
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    AIDS Care 24:910-20. 2012
    ..Future trials, combining Internet and mobile phone technologies, are planned to test HMP among larger and more diverse populations of young BMSM...
  35. pmc Bacterial vaginosis and HIV acquisition: a meta-analysis of published studies
    Julius Atashili
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    AIDS 22:1493-501. 2008
    ..To assess and summarize the published literature on the extent to which bacterial vaginosis may increase the risk of HIV acquisition...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sexually active students' willingness to use school-based health centers for reproductive health care services in North Carolina
    Tamera Coyne-Beasley
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:196-202. 2003
    ..We investigate sexually active students' willingness to seek these services at SBHCs if available and predictors of willingness to seek services...
  37. pmc Experiences with HIV testing, entry, and engagement in care by HIV-infected women of color, and the need for autonomy, competency, and relatedness
    E Byrd Quinlivan
    Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:408-15. 2013
    ..Interventions that satisfy these needs at the optimal time point in care could improve diagnosis, entry-to-care, and retention-in-care for women living with HIV...
  38. pmc Project GRACE: a staged approach to development of a community-academic partnership to address HIV in rural African American communities
    Giselle Corbie-Smith
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:293-302. 2011
    ..Careful attention to partnership development has resulted in a collaborative approach that has mutually benefited both the academic and community partners...
  39. pmc High prevalence of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions in women on antiretroviral therapy in Cameroon: Is targeted screening feasible?
    Julius Atashili
    University of Buea, Cameroon
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:263-9. 2012
    ..We explored the potential for targeted screening by assessing the prevalence, severity and predictors of cervical squamous intra-epithelial lesions (SILs) in HIV-positive women in Cameroon...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sexual bridging socially and over time: a simulation model exploring the relative effects of mixing and concurrency on viral sexually transmitted infection transmission
    Irene A Doherty
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7030, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:368-73. 2006
    ..e., bridging) occur through dissortative mixing and concurrent partnerships, yet the relative effects of these network patterns on population STI spread are poorly understood...
  41. doi request reprint Severe postvaccinia encephalitis with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: recovery with early intravenous immunoglobulin, high-dose steroids, and vaccinia immunoglobulin
    Cornelius N Van Dam
    Department of Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program, Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC 27401 1020, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e47-9. 2009
    ..Both affected patients responded dramatically with early intervention of intravenous immunoglobulin. Our patient, who also received concurrent vaccinia immunoglobulin and corticosteroids, demonstrated full recovery...
  42. pmc Does HAART efficacy translate to effectiveness? Evidence for a trial effect
    Prema Menezes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21824. 2011
    ....
  43. pmc Essential components of effective HIV care: a policy paper of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Ryan White Medical Providers Coalition
    Joel E Gallant
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1043-50. 2011
    ....
  44. pmc Efficacy and clinical effectiveness of influenza vaccines in HIV-infected individuals: a meta-analysis
    Julius Atashili
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 6:138. 2006
    ..With the recent detection of influenza strains in countries with high HIV prevalence rates, we aimed at evaluating the current evidence on the efficacy and clinical effectiveness of influenza vaccines in HIV-infected individuals...
  45. doi request reprint Understanding and responding to disparities in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in African Americans
    Sevgi O Aral
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 372:337-40. 2008
  46. pmc A case-control study of factors associated with HIV infection among black women
    Fatu M Forna
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Career Development Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 04, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1798-804. 2006
    ..To identify social, behavioral and epidemiologic factors associated with HIV infection among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected black women residing in North Carolina...
  47. ncbi request reprint The relationship between condom use and herpes simplex virus acquisition
    Anna Wald
    University of Washington, Virology Research Clinic, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:707-13. 2005
    ..Few studies have evaluated the relationship between condom use and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and HSV type 1 (HSV-1) acquisition...
  48. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men and women: pieces of the U.S. HIV epidemic puzzle
    Adaora A Adimora
    Sex Transm Dis 33:596-8. 2006

Research Grants7

  1. High-Risk Heterosexual Partnering in the Age of AIDS: A Multilevel Analysis
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study constitutes an important first step in development of future intervention studies and policies to effectively decrease the racial disparity in HIV infection rates. ..
  2. INDEPENDENT SCIENTIST AWARD
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Her training and experience have equipped her with uncommon insight into this problem. The K02 award will facilitate her accomplishing this career goal. ..
  3. HIV Epidemiology Among African American Women in North Carolina
    Adaora Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. HIV Prevention among African Americans: A Media Campaign
    Adaora A Adimora; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research represents a critical first step in the development of a mass media campaign that will play a key role in a multi-component HIV prevention program for AAs in the rural Southeastern US and throughout the nation. ..