Guthrie S Birkhead

Summary

Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Developing competencies for applied epidemiology: from process to product
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    Center for Community Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0658, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:67-118. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Acquiring human immunodeficiency virus during pregnancy and mother-to-child transmission in New York: 2002-2006
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    New York State Department of Health, Office of Public Health and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Albany, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1247-55. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrating multiple programme and policy approaches to hepatitis C prevention and care for injection drug users: a comprehensive approach
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:417-25. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in New York State: 1988-2008
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    Office of Public Health, New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, ESP, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:481-91. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Program and policy interventions for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in New York State
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    Office of Public Health, New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Room 1482, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:492-504. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth development is a public health approach. Introduction
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    AIDS Institute and Center for Community Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2006
  7. doi request reprint Expanding access to sterile syringes through pharmacies: assessment of New York's Expanded Syringe Access Program
    James M Tesoriero
    Office of Program Evaluation and Research, AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Riverview Center, Suite 516, 150 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:407-16. 2009
  8. pmc Promoting HCV treatment completion for prison inmates: New York State's hepatitis C continuity program
    Susan J Klein
    New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Albany, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:83-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint New York State's "Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth": a statewide approach effects community change
    Marta H Riser
    Bureau of Child and Adolescent Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A public health approach to "prevention with positives": the New York State HIV/AIDS Service Delivery System
    Susan J Klein
    Program Planning, Development, and Evaluation, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Albany, New York 12237 0684, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:7-17. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications34

  1. pmc Developing competencies for applied epidemiology: from process to product
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    Center for Community Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0658, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:67-118. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Acquiring human immunodeficiency virus during pregnancy and mother-to-child transmission in New York: 2002-2006
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    New York State Department of Health, Office of Public Health and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Albany, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1247-55. 2010
    ..To assess perinatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) exposure and factors associated with mother-to-child HIV transmission...
  3. ncbi request reprint Integrating multiple programme and policy approaches to hepatitis C prevention and care for injection drug users: a comprehensive approach
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:417-25. 2007
    ..HCV/HIV co-infection is common and models of service delivery that effectively meet IDUs' needs are required. A HCV strategic plan has stressed integration...
  4. doi request reprint Progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in New York State: 1988-2008
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    Office of Public Health, New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, ESP, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:481-91. 2010
    ..To assess the outcomes of efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) made over the last 2 decades in New York State (NYS), through review of data from multiple sources...
  5. doi request reprint Program and policy interventions for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in New York State
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    Office of Public Health, New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Room 1482, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:492-504. 2010
    ..This article describes factors associated with MTCT in NYS, the framework for program development, the evolution of NYS's public health program to prevent MTCT, remaining issues, and recommendations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Youth development is a public health approach. Introduction
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    AIDS Institute and Center for Community Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2006
  7. doi request reprint Expanding access to sterile syringes through pharmacies: assessment of New York's Expanded Syringe Access Program
    James M Tesoriero
    Office of Program Evaluation and Research, AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Riverview Center, Suite 516, 150 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:407-16. 2009
    ..To investigate the evolution of pharmacist practices, attitudes, and experiences with the Expanded Syringe Access Program (ESAP), which permits over-the-counter sale of syringes by registered pharmacies in New York State...
  8. pmc Promoting HCV treatment completion for prison inmates: New York State's hepatitis C continuity program
    Susan J Klein
    New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Albany, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:83-8. 2007
    ..The program was replicated in the New York City Rikers Island jail. The program is operational statewide, referrals sometimes require priority attention, and data collection and other details are still being addressed...
  9. ncbi request reprint New York State's "Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth": a statewide approach effects community change
    Marta H Riser
    Bureau of Child and Adolescent Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2006
    ..From this foundation, New York State hopes to be in the vanguard of utilizing YD as a public health improvement strategy and hopes that others will follow...
  10. ncbi request reprint A public health approach to "prevention with positives": the New York State HIV/AIDS Service Delivery System
    Susan J Klein
    Program Planning, Development, and Evaluation, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Albany, New York 12237 0684, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:7-17. 2005
    ..Approaches used by state health departments to advance prevention with positives warrant support and recognition...
  11. doi request reprint Screening persons newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS for risk of intimate partner violence: early progress in changing practice
    Susan J Klein
    AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Room 412, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:420-8. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Rapid HIV antibody testing in the New York State Anonymous HIV Counseling and Testing Program: experience from the field
    Mara San Antonio-Gaddy
    New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Corning Tower Rm 315, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:446-50. 2006
    ..To assess rapid and conventional HIV test use, client satisfaction, and counselors' comfort...
  13. pmc The effect of name-based reporting and partner notification on HIV testing in New York State
    James M Tesoriero
    Office of Program Evaluation and Research, AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Riverview Center, 150 Broadway, Suite 516, Menands, NY 12204, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:728-35. 2008
    ..We examined the effect of New York's HIV Reporting and Partner Notification law on HIV testing levels and on the HIV testing decisions of high-risk individuals...
  14. ncbi request reprint Building an HIV continuum for inmates: New York State's criminal justice initiative
    Susan J Klein
    Division of HIV Prevention, AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12237 0684, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:114-23. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Decline in perinatal HIV transmission in New York State (1997-2000)
    Nancy A Wade
    AIDS Institute, Albany, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:1075-82. 2004
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  16. doi request reprint Wanted: an effective public health response to hepatitis C virus in the United States
    Susan J Klein
    New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:471-5. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint Mobilizing public and private partners to support New York's Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program
    Susan J Klein
    Division of HIV Prevention, AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12237 0684, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S28-9. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Trends from an HIV seroprevalence study among childbearing women in New York State from 1988 through 2000: a valuable epidemiologic tool
    Wendy P Pulver
    Bureau of HIV AIDS Epidemiology, NewYork State Department of Health, Albany 12237, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:443-8. 2004
    ..Data collected as part of the Survey of Childbearing Women have been valuable for assessing the impact of the disease on the women of New York...
  19. pmc Expansion of adult hepatitis A and B vaccination in STD clinics and other settings in New York State
    Elizabeth J Herlihy
    Immunization Program, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:36-41. 2007
    ..Intensive promotion expanded hepatitis vaccination to all county STD clinics and other settings where high-risk adults can be vaccinated...
  20. doi request reprint Reducing financial barriers to vaccinating children and adolescents in the USA
    Robert A Bednarczyk
    Office of Public Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 23:105-9. 2011
    ..To increase awareness of the financial barriers to childhood and adolescent vaccination, recent steps taken to mitigate these barriers, and remaining gaps following passage of Federal healthcare reform legislation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of genotypic drug resistance among a cohort of HIV-infected newborns
    Monica M Parker
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:292-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest that resistance testing should be strongly considered for perinatally infected infants, at the earliest possible time point, to avoid use of antiretroviral drugs to which the infant has preexisting resistance...
  22. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccine uptake and barriers: association with perceived risk, actual risk and race/ethnicity among female students at a New York State university, 2010
    Robert A Bednarczyk
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, 1 University Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144, United States
    Vaccine 29:3138-43. 2011
    ..Compared to whites, black/African-American women were 33% less likely to have initiated HPV vaccination. Common reasons for not receiving the HPV vaccine included concerns about vaccine safety and doctors' not recommending vaccination...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluating the most effective distribution strategies to assure administration of pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine to New York State children and adolescents: evaluation using the New York State Immunization Information System
    Robert A Bednarczyk
    Office of Public Health Drs Bednarczyk and Birkhead, Bureau of Immunization Mr Flynn, Mss DuVall, Meldrum, and Santilli and Drs Easton, Sharma, and Blog, Division of Epidemiology Dr Blog, and Emerging Infections Program Dr Zansky, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Drs McNutt and Birkhead, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:589-97. 2013
    ..To examine differences in H1N1 influenza vaccine distribution strategies that may impact the ability to rapidly administer vaccine during a pandemic or public health emergency...
  24. pmc Declines in hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction in New York state after implementation of a comprehensive smoking ban
    Harlan R Juster
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, Albany, NY 12237 0679, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2035-9. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Allocation of ventilators in a public health disaster
    Tia Powell
    New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, 90 Church St, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:20-6. 2008
    ..In a public health emergency, many more patients could require mechanical ventilators than can be accommodated...
  26. doi request reprint Integrating public health education in a public health practice setting: the experience of the school of public health, university at albany and the new york state department of health
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York Drs Birkhead, Eidson, and Shah the School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York Drs Birkhead, Eidson, Dewar, Nasca, Morse, and Shah and the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia Dr Morse
    J Public Health Manag Pract 20:278-84. 2014
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  27. pmc Access to and use of HIV antiretroviral therapy: variation by race/ethnicity in two public insurance programs in the U.S
    James G Kahn
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:252-62; discussion 231-2. 2002
    ..To examine access to and use of HIV highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) by race/ethnicity in Medicaid and the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) in 1998 in four states...
  28. pmc Re: "Named reporting and mandatory partner notification in New York State: the effect on consent for perinatal HIV testing"
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    J Urban Health 80:167-8; author reply 169-70. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Professional competencies for applied epidemiologists: a roadmap to a more effective epidemiologic workforce
    Guthrie S Birkhead
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:501-4. 2006
  30. pmc Public health approach to opioid overdose
    Susan J Klein
    Am J Public Health 97:587-8. 2007
  31. doi request reprint Public health surveillance for suspected smallpox in the United States, 2003-2005: results of a national survey
    Sonja S Hutchins
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S204-11. 2008
    ..45). The goal is a public health surveillance system in which all states, cities, and territories can detect and manage suspected smallpox cases urgently and in which overall surveillance for other infectious diseases is strengthened...
  32. pmc Competency-based epidemiologic training in public health practice
    Denise Koo
    Public Health Rep 123:1-3. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint The dimensions of public health law research
    Heather Horton
    Office of the General Counsel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 30:197-201. 2002
    ..In addition to considering the issue of translating research into practice, the article provides overviews of three current public health law research projects and the lessons they provide for researchers...

Research Grants1

  1. Monitoring Atypical HIV Strains Among Persons Newly Dia*
    Guthrie Birkhead; Fiscal Year: 2007
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