Lisa B Hightow

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Patterns of HIV disclosure and condom use among HIV-infected young racial/ethnic minority men who have sex with men
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:360-8. 2013
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Baseline clinical characteristics, antiretroviral therapy use, and viral load suppression among HIV-positive young men of color who have sex with men
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:S9-14. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Early linkage and retention in care: findings from the outreach, linkage, and retention in care initiative among young men of color who have sex with men
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:S31-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Racial and sexual identity-related maltreatment among minority YMSM: prevalence, perceptions, and the association with emotional distress
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:S39-45. 2011
  6. pmc HealthMpowerment.org: development of a theory-based HIV/STI website for young black MSM
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7030, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:1-12. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance among young men of color who have sex with men: a multicenter cohort analysis
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:94-9. 2011
  8. pmc Keeping them in "STYLE": finding, linking, and retaining young HIV-positive black and Latino men who have sex with men in care
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7030, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:37-45. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Failure to return for HIV posttest counseling in an STD clinic population
    Lisa B Hightow
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:282-90. 2003
  10. pmc Identifying people with acute HIV infection: demographic features, risk factors, and use of health care among individuals with AHI in North Carolina
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Department of Infectious Disease, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:1075-83. 2009

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Patterns of HIV disclosure and condom use among HIV-infected young racial/ethnic minority men who have sex with men
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:360-8. 2013
    ..Future studies should consider skills training to assist youth in the disclosure process, facilitate how to determine who in their family and friend social network can be safely disclosed to and support family-based interventions...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Baseline clinical characteristics, antiretroviral therapy use, and viral load suppression among HIV-positive young men of color who have sex with men
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:S9-14. 2011
    ..Given the continued increase in cases of HIV infection among racial/ethnic minority YMSM, efforts to increase both the provision of ART and support services that encourage adherence in this population are warranted...
  4. doi request reprint Early linkage and retention in care: findings from the outreach, linkage, and retention in care initiative among young men of color who have sex with men
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:S31-8. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Racial and sexual identity-related maltreatment among minority YMSM: prevalence, perceptions, and the association with emotional distress
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:S39-45. 2011
    ..Future interventions for racial/ethnic minority YMSM should provide assistance to achieve a positive view of self that encompasses both their racial and sexual identities...
  6. pmc HealthMpowerment.org: development of a theory-based HIV/STI website for young black MSM
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7030, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:1-12. 2011
    ..Preliminary satisfaction, content acceptability, and usability findings support the use of the Internet to deliver risk reduction messages to young BMSM...
  7. doi request reprint Transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance among young men of color who have sex with men: a multicenter cohort analysis
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:94-9. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Keeping them in "STYLE": finding, linking, and retaining young HIV-positive black and Latino men who have sex with men in care
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7030, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:37-45. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Failure to return for HIV posttest counseling in an STD clinic population
    Lisa B Hightow
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 15:282-90. 2003
    ..To maximize the potential benefit of counseling and testing, interventions need to be designed to target those at highest risk of not returning...
  10. pmc Identifying people with acute HIV infection: demographic features, risk factors, and use of health care among individuals with AHI in North Carolina
    Lisa B Hightow-Weidman
    Department of Infectious Disease, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:1075-83. 2009
    ..This study yields important information to assist in identifying populations at risk for or infected with AHI and designing both primary and secondary prevention interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men and women: a unique risk group for HIV transmission on North Carolina College campuses
    Lisa B Hightow
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:585-93. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint The unexpected movement of the HIV epidemic in the Southeastern United States: transmission among college students
    Lisa B Hightow
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:531-7. 2005
    ..In early 2003, acute HIV infection was diagnosed in 2 men attending college in North Carolina. We describe an epidemiologic investigation of newly diagnosed HIV infection in men attending college in North Carolina...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of repeat testing and HIV seroconversion in a sexually transmitted disease clinic population
    Lisa B Hightow
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:455-9. 2004
    ..This study assessed the extent of and characteristics associated with repeat HIV testing in persons presenting to a sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic...
  14. pmc Glen or Glenda: reported gender of sex partners in two statewide HIV databases
    Elizabeth A Torrone
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:525-30. 2010
    ..We assessed agreement of reported gender of sex partners in 2 statewide HIV databases linked by client identifiers...
  15. pmc Pregnancy and HIV infection in young women in North Carolina
    Elizabeth A Torrone
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:96-102. 2010
    ..We investigated the combined effect of partner counseling and referral services (PCRS) and comprehensive prenatal HIV screening...
  16. 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)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Late diagnosis of HIV in young men in North Carolina
    Elizabeth A Torrone
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Raleigh, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:846-8. 2007
  18. pmc Risk behavior disclosure during HIV test counseling
    Elizabeth Ann Torrone
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:551-61. 2010
    ..Modifications to the risk assessment process, including better explaining the role of the risk assessment in prevention counseling, may increase the validity of the data...

Research Grants2

  1. Internet-Based HIV Prevention for Students at Historically Black Colleges (K23)
    Lisa Hightow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In summary, an Internet based intervention has the potential to reach an at-risk segment of the population that would not otherwise seek health care or be targeted for prevention activities. ..