Joseph Schumacher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Routine depression screening in an HIV clinic cohort identifies patients with complex psychiatric co-morbidities who show significant response to treatment
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2781-91. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Boosting workplace stair utilization: a study of incremental reinforcement
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 58:81-6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of day treatment and contingency-management dismantling research: Birmingham Homeless Cocaine Studies (1990-2006)
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:823-8. 2007
  4. pmc HIV and hepatitis C virus infections among hanka injection drug users in central Ukraine: a cross-sectional survey
    Kostyantyn V Dumchev
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Harm Reduct J 6:23. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of behavioral contingency management intervention on coping behaviors and PTSD symptom reduction in cocaine-addicted homeless
    Kristin M Lester
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:565-75. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis co-morbidity and perceptions about health care among HIV-infected plasma donors in rural China
    Han Zhu Qian
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:108-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Transitions during effective treatment for cocaine-abusing homeless persons: establishing abstinence, lapse, and relapse, and reestablishing abstinence
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:250-6. 2004
  8. pmc Illicit drug use in young adults and subsequent decline in general health: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1530 3rd Ave South, MT608, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:224-33. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Substance abuse treatment in an urban HIV clinic: who enrolls and what are the benefits?
    Maria Pisu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    AIDS Care 22:348-54. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs and effectiveness of substance abuse treatments for homeless persons
    Joseph E Schumacher
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Ave South, Medical Towers Bld 616, Birmingham, Alabama 35205, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 5:33-42. 2002

Research Grants

  1. TRANSPORTING TREATMENT FOR HOMELESS COCAINE ABUSERS
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. TRANSPORTING TREATMENT FOR HOMELESS COCAINE ABUSERS
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
  10. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Routine depression screening in an HIV clinic cohort identifies patients with complex psychiatric co-morbidities who show significant response to treatment
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2781-91. 2013
    ..HIV clinics can routinely screen and treat depressive symptoms, but should consider accurate psychiatric diagnosis as well as co-occurring mental disorders...
  2. doi request reprint Boosting workplace stair utilization: a study of incremental reinforcement
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 58:81-6. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of day treatment and contingency-management dismantling research: Birmingham Homeless Cocaine Studies (1990-2006)
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:823-8. 2007
    ..Throughout all of the Birmingham Homeless Cocaine Studies, the CM = DT consistently produced higher abstinence prevalence than did no CM...
  4. pmc HIV and hepatitis C virus infections among hanka injection drug users in central Ukraine: a cross-sectional survey
    Kostyantyn V Dumchev
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Harm Reduct J 6:23. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Harm reduction, addiction treatment and HIV prevention programs should address risk factors to stop further spread of both HIV and HCV among IDUs and to the general population in central Ukraine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of behavioral contingency management intervention on coping behaviors and PTSD symptom reduction in cocaine-addicted homeless
    Kristin M Lester
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:565-75. 2007
    ..The study provides some initial evidence of important treatment outcomes other than abstinence in addiction-related interventions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis co-morbidity and perceptions about health care among HIV-infected plasma donors in rural China
    Han Zhu Qian
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 40:108-12. 2009
    ..6%) active TB cases based on clinical assessment, including chest radiography. The low percentage of TB may be explained by improved immunity due to antiretroviral therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Transitions during effective treatment for cocaine-abusing homeless persons: establishing abstinence, lapse, and relapse, and reestablishing abstinence
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:250-6. 2004
    ..These analyses yield information on the processes involved in the manner in which drug use changes as a result of abstinent-contingent housing and work...
  8. pmc Illicit drug use in young adults and subsequent decline in general health: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1530 3rd Ave South, MT608, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:224-33. 2007
    ..We assessed whether drug use predicted decline in general self-rated health (GSRH) in a community-based cohort, healthy at baseline...
  9. doi request reprint Substance abuse treatment in an urban HIV clinic: who enrolls and what are the benefits?
    Maria Pisu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    AIDS Care 22:348-54. 2010
    ..In this small sample of HIV-infected patients with a limited follow-up period, women were more likely to enroll in SAT than men, and SAT reached those who needed it, e.g., IDUs. We did not find an effect of SAT on HIV clinical outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs and effectiveness of substance abuse treatments for homeless persons
    Joseph E Schumacher
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1717 11th Ave South, Medical Towers Bld 616, Birmingham, Alabama 35205, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 5:33-42. 2002
    ..Consequently, policy decisions regarding substance abuse treatment have utilized educated guesses or consensus of experts in the absence of controlled and scientifically rigorous studies of the benefits and costs of treatment...
  11. pmc Racial disparities in HIV virologic failure: do missed visits matter?
    Michael J Mugavero
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:100-8. 2009
    ..Racial/ethnic health care disparities are well described in people living with HIV/AIDS, although the processes underlying observed disparities are not well elucidated...
  12. pmc Housing first for homeless persons with active addiction: are we overreaching?
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Milbank Q 87:495-534. 2009
    ..One nationally prominent approach, Housing First, offers early access to permanent housing without requiring completion of treatment or, for clients with addiction, proof of sobriety...
  13. doi request reprint A qualitative study of the barriers and facilitators to retention-in-care among HIV-positive women in the rural southeastern United States: implications for targeted interventions
    Mirjam Colette Kempf
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabam 35294 0022, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:515-20. 2010
    ..Innovative multilevel interventions that address these factors are sorely needed to increase long-term retention-in-care among HIV-positive women residing in rural areas...
  14. pmc Effects of sustained abstinence among treated substance-abusing homeless persons on housing and employment
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CH 201, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:913-8. 2010
    ..We examined whether cocaine-dependent homeless persons had stable housing and were employed 6, 12, and 18 months after they entered a randomized controlled trial comparing 2 treatments...
  15. doi request reprint Relations between in-treatment and follow-up abstinence among cocaine-dependent homeless persons in three clinical trials
    Rudy Vuchinich
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:165-72. 2009
    ..The lack of differences between treatment arms in the in-treatment-follow-up abstinence relation implies that that relation is independent of the treatment-specific intervention components that generate group differences in abstinence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of methadone on drug use and risky sex in China
    Han Zhu Qian
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:391-7. 2008
    ..Data suggest positive, short-term impact on these important behaviors, but further studies are needed to examine the long-term impact of methadone treatment on disease rates...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic compared with abstinence outcomes of day treatment and contingency management among cocaine-dependent homeless persons
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:146-57. 2003
    ..The use of diagnostic change can be a practical addition to drug toxicology and self-report treatment outcome measures for research and practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Day treatment with contingency management for cocaine abuse in homeless persons: 12-month follow-up
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:619-21. 2003
    ..Questions about effectiveness of contingency management alone, role of coexisting psychiatric disorders on treatment outcome, and individualized treatment dosing are offered...
  19. ncbi request reprint Condom use assessment of persons in drug abuse treatment
    Dana Ross
    Division of Preventive Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
    J Community Health 29:499-509. 2004
    ..Drug addiction treatment programs are encouraged to incorporate HIV risk reduction programs that teach condom use skills and use the CUDOS as an empirical measure of condom skill acquisition...
  20. pmc To house or not to house: the effects of providing housing to homeless substance abusers in treatment
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology CH415, University of Al abama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1259-65. 2005
    ..Housing typically is not provided to homeless persons during drug abuse treatment. We examined how treatment outcomes were affected under 3 different housing provision conditions...
  21. pmc Substance abuse treatment and psychiatric comorbidity: do benefits spill over? Analysis of data from a prospective trial among cocaine-dependent homeless persons
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Div of Preventive Med, Univ of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Med and the Deep South Center on Effectivenessat the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 1530 3rd Ave South MT 608 Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:27. 2006
    ..The prognosis for nonsubstance abuse psychiatric diagnoses among homeless persons receiving behaviorally-based addiction treatment, however, is little studied...
  22. pmc Long-term housing and work outcomes among treated cocaine-dependent homeless persons
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Deep South Center on Effectiveness at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1530 3rd Ave South MT608, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 34:17-33. 2007
    ..The findings demonstrate a helpful role for addiction treatment and suggest the need for services to support housing of persons who reduce but do not eliminate all substance use...
  23. ncbi request reprint Failure to establish HIV care: characterizing the "no show" phenomenon
    Michael J Mugavero
    Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:127-30. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint HIV voluntary counseling and testing among injection drug users in south China: a study of a non-government organization based program
    Huey T Chen
    Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 227 Ryals Public Health Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:778-88. 2007
    ..There remains a great need to find additional sources to provide VCT and other HIV prevention services to IDUs and other high-risk populations in China. Chinese NGOs have the potential to fill this need...
  25. pmc Toward cost-effective initial care for substance-abusing homeless
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:180-91. 2008
    ..That CM+ yields more durable abstinence indicates that it may be appropriate as stepped-up care for clients not responding to CM (Clinical Trials.gov, no. NCT00368524)...
  26. pmc Do PTSD symptoms and course predict continued substance use for homeless individuals in contingency management for cocaine dependence?
    Michelle Nicole Burns
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Campbell Hall Suite 415, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:588-98. 2010
    ..However, course of PTSD does predict substance use, with the potential for CM to be unusually effective for those who respond with substantial, lasting improvements in PTSD...
  27. pmc High Multiplicity Infection by HIV-1 in Men Who Have Sex with Men
    Hui Li
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000890. 2010
    ....
  28. pmc Wide variation in the multiplicity of HIV-1 infection among injection drug users
    Katharine J Bar
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 720 South 20th Street, 816 KAUL Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 0024, USA
    J Virol 84:6241-7. 2010
    ..14; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.37 to 31.27; P = 0.008). These findings highlight the diversity in HIV-1 infection risks among different IDU cohorts and the challenges faced by vaccines in protecting against this mode of infection...
  29. pmc Routine, self-administered, touch-screen, computer-based suicidal ideation assessment linked to automated response team notification in an HIV primary care setting
    Sarah T Lawrence
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1165-73. 2010
    ..We sought to implement routine screening of suicidal ideation and associated conditions using computerized patient-reported outcome (PRO) assessments...
  30. doi request reprint The impact of mental health and substance abuse factors on HIV prevention and treatment
    James Walkup
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, and the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 90801, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S15-9. 2008
    ..This article describes a research agenda for beginning to understand the complex relations among MI, SA, and HIV and outlines a research agenda for the Social and Behavioral Science Research Network in these areas...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cell phones for ecological momentary assessment with cocaine-addicted homeless patients in treatment
    Michelle J Freedman
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:105-11. 2006
    ..Of 30 participants, 24 (80%) completed the full 2-week protocol. Participants indicated the survey made them more aware of phenomena leading to cravings and use, suggesting the usefulness of EMA as a potential intervention...
  32. ncbi request reprint Policy drives harm reduction for drug abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention in some developing countries
    Joseph E Schumacher
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:300-5. 2007

Research Grants10

  1. TRANSPORTING TREATMENT FOR HOMELESS COCAINE ABUSERS
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..com has the potential to reduce many of the negative consequences associated with impaired driving and alcohol use among thousands of college students across the country. ..
  3. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..com has the potential to reduce many of the negative consequences associated with impaired driving and alcohol use among thousands of college students across the country. ..
  6. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..com has the potential to reduce many of the negative consequences associated with impaired driving and alcohol use among thousands of college students across the country. ..
  8. TRANSPORTING TREATMENT FOR HOMELESS COCAINE ABUSERS
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  9. College Impaired Driving Interventions
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..com has the potential to reduce many of the negative consequences associated with impaired driving and alcohol use among thousands of college students across the country. ..
  10. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..