Judith A Hahn

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Potential for false positive HIV test results with the serial rapid HIV testing algorithm
    Steven Baveewo
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 5:154. 2012
  2. pmc Temporal changes in HCV genotype distribution in three different high risk populations in San Francisco, California
    Paulo Telles Dias
    Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Atenção ao Uso de Drogas NEPAD Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro State University of Rio de Janeiro, 20940 200 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    BMC Infect Dis 11:208. 2011
  3. pmc BRIEF REPORT: the aging of the homeless population: fourteen-year trends in San Francisco
    Judith A Hahn
    Epi Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:775-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatotoxicity during nevirapine-based fixed-dose combination antiretroviral therapy in kampala, Uganda
    Judith A Hahn
    Epidemiology and Preventions Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 6:83-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex, drugs, and hepatitis C virus
    Judith A Hahn
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1556-9. 2007
  6. pmc Traveling young injection drug users at high risk for acquisition and transmission of viral infections
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:43-50. 2008
  7. pmc Gender differences in sexual and injection risk behavior among active young injection drug users in San Francisco (the UFO Study)
    Jennifer L Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Urban Health 80:137-46. 2003
  8. pmc Revolving doors: imprisonment among the homeless and marginally housed population
    Margot B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco at SF General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1747-52. 2005
  9. pmc Frequent longitudinal sampling of hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users reveals intermittently detectable viremia and reinfection
    Kimberly Page
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:405-13. 2013
  10. pmc Trends in methamphetamine use in young injection drug users in San Francisco from 1998 to 2004: the UFO Study
    Aline Inglez-Dias
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:286-91. 2008

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Publications35

  1. pmc Potential for false positive HIV test results with the serial rapid HIV testing algorithm
    Steven Baveewo
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 5:154. 2012
    ..We conducted further testing on this subgroup of samples using qualitative DNA PCR to assess the potential for false positive tests in this situation...
  2. pmc Temporal changes in HCV genotype distribution in three different high risk populations in San Francisco, California
    Paulo Telles Dias
    Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Atenção ao Uso de Drogas NEPAD Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro State University of Rio de Janeiro, 20940 200 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    BMC Infect Dis 11:208. 2011
    ..In the United States (U.S.) HCV GT 1 is reported as the most common infecting GT among chronically infected patients. In Europe, however, recent studies have suggested that the epidemiology of HCV GTs is changing...
  3. pmc BRIEF REPORT: the aging of the homeless population: fourteen-year trends in San Francisco
    Judith A Hahn
    Epi Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:775-8. 2006
    ..Homelessness is associated with high rates of health and substance use problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatotoxicity during nevirapine-based fixed-dose combination antiretroviral therapy in kampala, Uganda
    Judith A Hahn
    Epidemiology and Preventions Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 6:83-6. 2007
    ..However, there is concern about the potential hepatotoxicity of these regimens...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sex, drugs, and hepatitis C virus
    Judith A Hahn
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1556-9. 2007
  6. pmc Traveling young injection drug users at high risk for acquisition and transmission of viral infections
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:43-50. 2008
    ..Young injection drug users (IDU) are highly mobile. It is not known how mobility affects their risk of acquiring and transmitting viral infections...
  7. pmc Gender differences in sexual and injection risk behavior among active young injection drug users in San Francisco (the UFO Study)
    Jennifer L Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Urban Health 80:137-46. 2003
    ..Interventions to reduce sexual and injection practices that put women at risk of contracting hepatitis and HIV are needed...
  8. pmc Revolving doors: imprisonment among the homeless and marginally housed population
    Margot B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco at SF General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1747-52. 2005
    ..We studied a sample of homeless and marginally housed adults to examine whether a history of imprisonment was associated with differences in health status, drug use, and sexual behaviors among the homeless...
  9. pmc Frequent longitudinal sampling of hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users reveals intermittently detectable viremia and reinfection
    Kimberly Page
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:405-13. 2013
    ..Detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) reinfection and intercalation (ie, intermittent recurrent bouts of viremia with homologous virus interspersed with aviremic periods) requires extensive and frequent evaluation and viral sequencing...
  10. pmc Trends in methamphetamine use in young injection drug users in San Francisco from 1998 to 2004: the UFO Study
    Aline Inglez-Dias
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:286-91. 2008
    ..To describe temporal trends in methamphetamine use among young injection drug users (IDU) in San Francisco...
  11. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection in San Francisco's HIV-infected urban poor
    Christopher S Hall
    Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:357-65. 2004
    ..To measure Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) prevalence, incidence, and initiation of HCV therapy in a representative HIV-infected cohort of the urban poor...
  12. pmc Mortality among young injection drug users in San Francisco: a 10-year follow-up of the UFO study
    Jennifer L Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:302-8. 2012
    ..These findings highlight the continued need for public health interventions that address the risk of overdose in this population in order to reduce premature deaths...
  13. ncbi request reprint Heroin overdose among young injection drug users in San Francisco
    Kristen C Ochoa
    University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, 995 Potrero Avenue, Building 90, Ward 95, Room 513, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:297-302. 2005
    ..We sought to identify prevalence and predictors of heroin-related overdose among young injection drug users (IDU)...
  14. pmc Tripling of methamphetamine/amphetamine use among homeless and marginally housed persons, 1996-2003
    Moupali Das-Douglas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urban Health 85:239-49. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to elucidate the most effective prevention and treatment for MA use and dependence among the H/M...
  15. pmc Hepatitis C virus risk behaviors within the partnerships of young injecting drug users
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Addiction 105:1254-64. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether perceiving one's injecting partner to be HCV positive was associated with decreased odds of engaging in receptive needle/syringe sharing (RNS) or ancillary equipment sharing (AES) with that partner...
  16. pmc Hepatitis B virus immunization among young injection drug users in San Francisco, Calif: the UFO Study
    Paula J Lum
    Positive Health Program, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0874, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:919-23. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint HIV seroconversion among the homeless and marginally housed in San Francisco: a ten-year study
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1347, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1616-9. 2004
    ..Policy implications are that HIV resources aimed at the more stable, older homeless population should probably focus on treatment, while prevention efforts, conversely, should probably be targeted to younger homeless persons...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus seroconversion among young injection drug users: relationships and risks
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1558-64. 2002
    ..Interventions to reduce HCV transmission must recognize the importance of relationships on injecting risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy in the homeless population in San Francisco: a prospective study
    Andrew R Moss
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1190-8. 2004
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  20. pmc Predictors of injection drug use cessation and relapse in a prospective cohort of young injection drug users in San Francisco, CA (UFO Study)
    Jennifer L Evans
    Prevention and Public Health Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:152-7. 2009
    ..Studies of injection drug use cessation have largely sampled adults in drug treatment settings. Little is known about injection cessation and relapse among young injection drug users (IDU) in the community...
  21. pmc The association between use of non-injection drug implements and hepatitis C virus antibody status in homeless and marginally housed persons in San Francisco
    Keith A Hermanstyne
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, Box 0984, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:330-9. 2012
    ..To date research on transmission of HCV via shared implements used to snort or smoke non-injection drugs has been inconclusive...
  22. pmc Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) as a biomarker of alcohol consumption in HIV-positive patients in sub-Saharan Africa
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0886, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:854-62. 2012
    ..Our goal was to examine the test characteristics of a direct metabolite of alcohol consumption, phosphatidylethanol (PEth)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection among young injection drug users in San Francisco
    Kimberly Page Shafer
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:422-31. 2002
    ..We assessed the prevalence of HIV infection and associated risk behaviors among street-recruited young injection drug users (IDUs) in San Francisco...
  24. pmc Acute hepatitis C virus infection in young adult injection drug users: a prospective study of incident infection, resolution, and reinfection
    Kimberly Page
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Ste 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1216-26. 2009
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, clearance, and reinfection are best studied in injection drug users (IDUs), who have the highest incidence of HCV and are likely to represent most infections...
  25. ncbi request reprint Witnessing heroin-related overdoses: the experiences of young injectors in San Francisco
    Peter J Davidson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Addiction 97:1511-6. 2002
    ..Assessment of young injectors' exposure and response to others' heroin-related overdose...
  26. pmc Alcohol and HIV disease progression: weighing the evidence
    Judith A Hahn
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0811, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 7:226-33. 2010
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  27. doi request reprint Adding fuel to the fire: alcohol's effect on the HIV epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 8:172-80. 2011
    ..This article reviews the current knowledge on how alcohol impacts the HIV epidemic in SSA, summarizes current interventions and policies, and identifies areas for increased research and development...
  28. pmc Potential impact of vaccination on the hepatitis C virus epidemic in injection drug users
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0811, USA
    Epidemics 1:47-57. 2009
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  29. pmc Alcohol consumption as a barrier to prior HIV testing in a population-based study in rural Uganda
    Robin Fatch
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco UCSF, Box 0886, San Francisco, CA 94143 0886, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1713-23. 2013
    ..Alcohol use was not associated with prior HIV testing among men. HIV testing strategies may thus need to specifically target women who drink alcohol...
  30. pmc Injecting risk behavior among traveling young injection drug users: travel partner and city characteristics
    Martha E Montgomery
    University of California, Berkeley and University of California, San Francisco Joint Medical Program, Berkeley and San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:500-15. 2013
    ..Risk behavior occurring in city visits, including equipment sharing and alcohol consumption, suggests further need for focused interventions to reduce risk for viral infection among this population...
  31. pmc Hazardous alcohol consumption among young adult IDU and its association with high risk behaviors
    Chloe Le Marchand
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0886, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:143-9. 2013
    ..However, limited information exists on the relationship between alcohol use and injecting and sexual risk in young adult IDU (<30 years) who are at risk for hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV infection...
  32. pmc Biomarker testing to estimate under-reported heavy alcohol consumption by persons with HIV initiating ART in Uganda
    Judith A Hahn
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0811, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1265-8. 2010
    ..These results suggest likely under-report in those reporting abstaining and current drinking. Improved identification of heavy alcohol consumption is needed for research and clinical purposes...
  33. pmc Injection drug use and hepatitis C virus infection in young adult injectors: using evidence to inform comprehensive prevention
    Kimberly Page
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
    Clin Infect Dis 57:S32-8. 2013
    ..Strong advocacy and resources are needed to overcome challenges to providing the multiple and comprehensive programs that could reduce HCV transmission and associated burden of disease worldwide in people who inject drugs. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Preventing hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users: risk reduction is not enough
    Kimberly Page-Shafer
    AIDS 21:1967-9. 2007
  35. pmc Alcohol use, depressive symptoms and the receipt of antiretroviral therapy in southwest Uganda
    Priscilla Martinez
    Section for International Health, Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo 0407, Norway
    AIDS Behav 12:605-12. 2008
    ..Among 421 HIV-infected patients, factors associated with the receipt of ART were having at least primary education, having an opportunistic infection in the last 3 months, and not drinking within the last year...

Research Grants3

  1. Dynamic Modeling of the HCV Epidemic in IDU
    Judith Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Public Health Relevance: This training and research will equip Dr. Hahn with the tools to conduct modeling studies based on solid epidemiologic data to guide the planning of effective interventions to reduce the HCV epidemic in IDU. ..
  2. Measurement of Alcohol Use Among HIV-Positives in Uganda
    Judith Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will validate novel biomarkers and new and standard self-reported measures of alcohol use among HIV positives in Uganda. ..