Robert C Bailey

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A 'snip' in time: what is the best age to circumcise?
    Brian J Morris
    School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:20. 2012
  2. pmc Modelling the public health impact of male circumcision for HIV prevention in high prevalence areas in Africa
    Nico J D Nagelkerke
    Department of Community Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
    BMC Infect Dis 7:16. 2007
  3. pmc Male circumcision, religion, and infectious diseases: an ecologic analysis of 118 developing countries
    Paul K Drain
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 6:172. 2006
  4. pmc Acceptability of male circumcision for prevention of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: a review
    N Westercamp
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:341-55. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviors and other HIV risk factors in circumcised and uncircumcised men in Uganda
    R C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60302, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 22:294-301. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision and HIV prevention: current knowledge and future research directions
    R C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago 60612, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 1:223-31. 2001
  7. pmc Male circumcision for HIV prevention: a prospective study of complications in clinical and traditional settings in Bungoma, Kenya
    Robert C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Chicago School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:669-77. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of male circumcision to reduce HIV infections in Nyanza Province, Kenya
    R C Bailey
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    AIDS Care 14:27-40. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision for HIV prevention in young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a randomised controlled trial
    Robert C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Lancet 369:643-56. 2007
  10. pmc Spatial distribution and cluster analysis of sexual risk behaviors reported by young men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Nelli Westercamp
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:24. 2010

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Publications47

  1. pmc A 'snip' in time: what is the best age to circumcise?
    Brian J Morris
    School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:20. 2012
    ..This is an important issue for many parents, but also pediatricians, other doctors, policy makers, public health authorities, medical bodies, and males themselves...
  2. pmc Modelling the public health impact of male circumcision for HIV prevention in high prevalence areas in Africa
    Nico J D Nagelkerke
    Department of Community Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
    BMC Infect Dis 7:16. 2007
    ..However, the public health impact of large-scale male circumcision programs for HIV prevention is unclear...
  3. pmc Male circumcision, religion, and infectious diseases: an ecologic analysis of 118 developing countries
    Paul K Drain
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 6:172. 2006
    ..Most studies have been limited in size and have not adequately controlled for religion, so these relationships remain unclear...
  4. pmc Acceptability of male circumcision for prevention of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: a review
    N Westercamp
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:341-55. 2007
    ..We recommend pilot interventions making safe circumcision services available in conjunction with current HIV prevention strategies and evaluating the safety and acceptability of circumcision...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviors and other HIV risk factors in circumcised and uncircumcised men in Uganda
    R C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60302, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 22:294-301. 1999
    ..To study the differences in sexual practices, hygienic behaviors, and other HIV risk factors between circumcised and uncircumcised men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision and HIV prevention: current knowledge and future research directions
    R C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago 60612, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 1:223-31. 2001
    ..More knowledge is required to assist individuals and communities in making those decisions. We conclude with recommendations for future research...
  7. pmc Male circumcision for HIV prevention: a prospective study of complications in clinical and traditional settings in Bungoma, Kenya
    Robert C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Chicago School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:669-77. 2008
    ..A serious concern is whether male circumcision can be provided safely to large numbers of adult males in developing countries...
  8. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of male circumcision to reduce HIV infections in Nyanza Province, Kenya
    R C Bailey
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    AIDS Care 14:27-40. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed in other regions to assess the feasibility of introducing acceptable male circumcision information and services to reduce HIV transmission...
  9. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision for HIV prevention in young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a randomised controlled trial
    Robert C Bailey
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Lancet 369:643-56. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine whether male circumcision had a protective effect against HIV infection, and to assess safety and changes in sexual behaviour related to this intervention...
  10. pmc Spatial distribution and cluster analysis of sexual risk behaviors reported by young men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Nelli Westercamp
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612 4394, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:24. 2010
    ..The well-established connection between HIV risk behavior and place of residence points to the importance of geographic clustering in the potential transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI)...
  11. pmc Circumcision and reduced risk of self-reported penile coital injuries: results from a randomized controlled trial in Kisumu, Kenya
    Supriya D Mehta
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 184:203-9. 2010
    ..We identified risks of self-reported penile coital injuries in men 18 to 24 years old in a randomized trial of circumcision to prevent HIV in Kisumu, Kenya...
  12. pmc The effect of medical male circumcision on urogenital Mycoplasma genitalium among men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Supriya D Mehta
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:276-80. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 target cells in foreskins of African men with varying histories of sexually transmitted infections
    Betty A Donoval
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago 60612, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 125:386-91. 2006
    ..The densities and positions of HIV-1 target cells in the foreskin tissue of these Kenyan men indicate that the inner mucosal surface of the human foreskin contains cells that make it highly susceptible to HIV infection...
  14. pmc Risk compensation is not associated with male circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya: a multi-faceted assessment of men enrolled in a randomized controlled trial
    Christine L Mattson
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2443. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to perform a comprehensive, prospective evaluation of risk compensation, comparing circumcised versus uncircumcised controls in a sample of RCT participants...
  15. pmc Scaling sexual behavior or "sexual risk propensity" among men at risk for HIV in Kisumu, Kenya
    C L Mattson
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:162-72. 2010
    ..g. microbicide or vaccine trials), or in response to treatment provision (e.g., anti-retroviral therapy)...
  16. pmc Measuring prevalence and correlates of concurrent sexual partnerships among young sexually active men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Nelli Westercamp
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St, MC 923, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:3124-32. 2013
    ..Estimates of concurrency were influenced by methods for definition and measurement. Regardless of definition, concurrent partnerships are frequent in this population of young, sexually active men in high HIV prevalence Kisumu, Kenya...
  17. pmc Circumcision status and incident herpes simplex virus type 2 infection, genital ulcer disease, and HIV infection
    Supriya D Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois 60622, USA
    AIDS 26:1141-9. 2012
    ..We assessed the protective effect of medical male circumcision (MMC) against HIV, herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), and genital ulcer disease (GUD) incidence...
  18. pmc A nested case-control study of sexual practices and risk factors for prevalent HIV-1 infection among young men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Christine L Mattson
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:731-6. 2007
    ..To investigate sexual practices and risk factors for prevalent HIV infection among young men in Kisumu, Kenya...
  19. pmc Identification of novel risks for nonulcerative sexually transmitted infections among young men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Supriya D Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago School of Public Health, IL 60622, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:892-9. 2007
    ..STI prevention interventions often aim to reduce HIV incidence. Understanding STI risks may lead to more effective HIV prevention...
  20. pmc Determinants of consistent condom use vary by partner type among young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a multi-level data analysis
    Nelli Westercamp
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:949-59. 2010
    ..However, in populations of young, single men in generalized epidemic settings, interventions should promote consistent condom use in all sexual encounters, independently of partner type and characteristics...
  21. pmc Safety of over twelve hundred infant male circumcisions using the Mogen clamp in Kenya
    Marisa R Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e47395. 2012
    ..Little data exist about the safety of IMC in East and southern Africa. We calculated adverse event (AE) rate and risks for AEs associated with introduction of IMC services at five government health facilities in western Kenya...
  22. pmc Adult male circumcision does not reduce the risk of incident Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, or Trichomonas vaginalis infection: results from a randomized, controlled trial in Kenya
    Supriya D Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:370-8. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of male circumcision on the acquisition of 3 nonulcerative sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  23. pmc Does sex in the early period after circumcision increase HIV-seroconversion risk? Pooled analysis of adult male circumcision clinical trials
    Supriya D Mehta
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AIDS 23:1557-64. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether sexual intercourse soon after adult male circumcision affected HIV risk...
  24. doi request reprint Factors associated with uptake of infant male circumcision for HIV prevention in western Kenya
    Marisa R Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e175-82. 2012
    ..This study examined parental decision-making and differences in characteristics of parents accepting and declining IMC services in western Kenya...
  25. pmc Emergence of quinolone resistance and cephalosporin MIC creep in Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates from a cohort of young men in Kisumu, Kenya, 2002 to 2009
    Supriya D Mehta
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:3882-8. 2011
    ..High levels of plasmid-mediated resistance and increasing MICs for cephalosporins suggest that selective pressure from antibiotic use is a strong driver of resistance emergence...
  26. pmc Acceptability of medical male circumcision among uncircumcised men in Kenya one year after the launch of the national male circumcision program
    Amy Herman-Roloff
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19814. 2011
    ..Numerous studies have demonstrated that male circumcision (MC) reduces the incidence of the Type-1 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among heterosexual men by at least half...
  27. pmc Time to complete wound healing in HIV-positive and HIV-negative men following medical male circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya: a prospective cohort study
    John H Rogers
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e61725. 2013
    ..This prospective cohort study evaluates post-circumcision wound healing to determine whether the 42-day post-circumcision abstinence period, recommended by the World Health Organization and adopted by VMMC programs, is optimal...
  28. pmc Factors associated with the early resumption of sexual activity following medical male circumcision in Nyanza province, Kenya
    Amy Herman-Roloff
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1173-81. 2012
    ....
  29. pmc Male circumcision in the general population of Kisumu, Kenya: beliefs about protection, risk behaviors, HIV, and STIs
    Matthew Westercamp
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15552. 2010
    ..Preference for circumcision was increased with understanding that circumcised men are less likely to become infected with HIV...
  30. pmc The feasibility and acceptability of male circumcision among men, women, and health providers of the Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic
    Maximo O Brito
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    AIDS Care 22:1530-5. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the feasibility of introducing MC in the Altagracia Province and to qualitatively assess the knowledge and acceptability of MC among men, women, and health providers...
  31. pmc Factors associated with resumption of sex before complete wound healing in circumcised HIV-positive and HIV-negative men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Elijah Odoyo-June
    Nyanza Reproductive Health Society, Kisumu, Kenya University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:465-70. 2013
    ..The purpose was to assess factors associated with adherence to the WHO recommendation of 42-days postcircumcision sexual abstinence and with engaging in sex before complete healing...
  32. pmc Microbial diversity of genital ulcer disease in men enrolled in a randomized trial of male circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya
    Supriya D Mehta
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38991. 2012
    ..We sought to better define the etiology of GUD in men participating in the Kenyan trial and examine how MMC affects GUD etiology...
  33. pmc Acceptability of male circumcision for the prevention of HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic
    Maximo O Brito
    Section of Infectious Diseases and the School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7687. 2009
    ..Because differences in culture and beliefs between Haitians and Dominicans could potentially influence their acceptability of MC, we conducted a comparative analysis based on national origin...
  34. pmc Susceptibility to human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection of human foreskin and cervical tissue grown in explant culture
    Bruce K Patterson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Am J Pathol 161:867-73. 2002
    ..Adult foreskin mucosa had greater susceptibility to infection with HIV(bal) than cervical mucosa or the external surface of foreskin tissue. Circumcision likely reduces risk of HIV-1 acquisition in men by decreasing HIV-1 target cells...
  35. pmc Factors associated with the safety of voluntary medical male circumcision in Nyanza province, Kenya
    Amy Herman-Roloff
    University of Illinois, 1603 W Taylor Street M C 923, Office 959, Chicago, IL, 60612, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 90:773-81. 2012
    ..To determine factors associated with the incidence of adverse events associated with voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for the prevention of HIV infection in Nyanza province, Kenya...
  36. pmc Implementing voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention in Nyanza Province, Kenya: lessons learned during the first year
    Amy Herman-Roloff
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18299. 2011
    ..Currently, several other African countries are in the early stages of implementing this intervention...
  37. pmc "When I was circumcised I was taught certain things": risk compensation and protective sexual behavior among circumcised men in Kisumu, Kenya
    Thomas H Riess
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e12366. 2010
    ..There is concern that men may engage in risk compensation after becoming circumcised, diminishing the benefits of male circumcision...
  38. pmc Risk of HIV acquisition among circumcised and uncircumcised young men with penile human papillomavirus infection
    Anne F Rositch
    aDepartment of Epidemiology, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health bDepartment of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland cDepartment of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA dDepartments of Community Health Sciences, Medicine and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada eImpact Research and Development Organization, Kisumu, Kenya fDepartment of Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA gUniversities of Nairobi, Illinois and Manitoba UNIM, Kisumu, Kenya hDepartment of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands iDivision of Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois jDepartment of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS 28:745-52. 2014
    ..Therefore, this study evaluated whether HPV is independently associated with risk of HIV...
  39. pmc Women's beliefs about male circumcision, HIV prevention, and sexual behaviors in Kisumu, Kenya
    Thomas H Riess
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e97748. 2014
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of underweight, stunting, and wasting among children aged 5 and under in western Kenya
    Emily Bloss
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 50:260-70. 2004
    ..Emphasis should be placed on current immunization, prolonging exclusive breastfeeding, and improving access to nutrient-rich foods among adopted children and their families via community-based nutrition interventions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Adult male circumcision outcomes: experience in a developing country setting
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Urol Int 78:235-40. 2007
    ..We examined male circumcision outcomes among young adults in an African setting...
  42. ncbi request reprint Adult male circumcision: results of a standardized procedure in Kisumu District, Kenya
    John N Krieger
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Box 356510, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    BJU Int 96:1109-13. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Response to Ronald Gray, Male circumcision and HIV acquisition and transmission: cohort studies in Rakai, Uganda ( 2000, 14:2371-2381)
    Daniel T Halperin
    AIDS 16:810-2; author reply 809-10. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision for HIV prevention: from evidence to action?
    Helen A Weiss
    AIDS 22:567-74. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of male circumcision for prevention of HIV infection in Malawi
    Rebecca C Ngalande
    Kamuzu College of Nursing, Blantyre, Malawi
    AIDS Behav 10:377-85. 2006
    ..If MC services are introduced in Malawi, acceptance is likely to vary by region, but many parents and young men would use the services if they were safe, affordable and confidential...
  46. pmc Human papillomavirus detection by penile site in young men from Kenya
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:928-34. 2007
    ..Limited data are available on whether sampling from the penile shaft or urethra increases detection of penile HPV infection in men beyond that found in the glans and coronal sulcus...
  47. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment: male circumcision to reduce HIV acquisition--not quite yet
    Robert C Bailey
    AIDS Read 15:136-7. 2005

Research Grants4

  1. Trial of Male Circumcision to Reduce HIV Incidence
    Robert Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since MC is little practiced in the high HIV prevalence regions of Africa, the results of this trial could have a very significant impact on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. ..
  2. Trial of Male Circumcision to Reduce HIV Incidence
    Robert Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since MC is little practiced in the high HIV prevalence regions of Africa, the results of this trial could have a very significant impact on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. ..