JENNIFER SUSAN SMITH

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus type-distribution in vulvar and vaginal cancers and their associated precursors
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:917-24. 2009
  2. pmc Seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in Chinese women
    Jia Ji
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Cancer Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 17 Panjiayuan, Beijing 100021, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:137. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Population-based human papillomavirus 16, 18, 6 and 11 DNA positivity and seropositivity in Chinese women
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:1388-95. 2012
  4. pmc Association between cervical dysplasia and human papillomavirus in HIV seropositive women from Johannesburg South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Cancer Causes Control 21:433-43. 2010
  5. pmc The impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on prevalence and incidence of cervical human papillomavirus infections in HIV-positive adolescents
    Sadeep Shrestha
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:295. 2010
  6. pmc Increased risk of HIV acquisition among Kenyan men with human papillomavirus infection
    Jennifer S Smith
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1677-85. 2010
  7. pmc Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody detection performance in Kisumu, Kenya, using the Herpeselect ELISA, Kalon ELISA, Western blot and inhibition testing
    J S Smith
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, McGavran Greenberg, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 85:92-6. 2009
  8. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of human papillomavirus infection by penile site in uncircumcised Kenyan men
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:572-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Age-specific prevalence of infection with human papillomavirus in females: a global review
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:S5-25, S25.e1-41. 2008
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Effect of Male Circumcision on Penile HPV Infection
    JENNIFER SUSAN SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus type-distribution in vulvar and vaginal cancers and their associated precursors
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:917-24. 2009
    ..Our aim was to conduct a systematic review of HPV type distribution in vulvar and vaginal invasive carcinomas, vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN), and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia...
  2. pmc Seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in Chinese women
    Jia Ji
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Cancer Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 17 Panjiayuan, Beijing 100021, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:137. 2012
    ..This study investigated the cross-sectional seroprevalence of antibodies to HPV 6, 11, 16, and 18 virus-like particles in Chinese women...
  3. doi request reprint Population-based human papillomavirus 16, 18, 6 and 11 DNA positivity and seropositivity in Chinese women
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:1388-95. 2012
    ..Cumulative exposure of HPV may be underreported in this population, as cross-sectional data do not accurately reflect exposure to HPV infections over time...
  4. pmc Association between cervical dysplasia and human papillomavirus in HIV seropositive women from Johannesburg South Africa
    Cynthia Firnhaber
    Department of Medicine, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Cancer Causes Control 21:433-43. 2010
    ..To examine the association between CD4 counts, HPV infection and the risk of cervical neoplasia among HIV-seropositive women...
  5. pmc The impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on prevalence and incidence of cervical human papillomavirus infections in HIV-positive adolescents
    Sadeep Shrestha
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:295. 2010
    ..However, the impact of HAART on cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, clearance, and persistence in high-risk adolescents remains controversial...
  6. pmc Increased risk of HIV acquisition among Kenyan men with human papillomavirus infection
    Jennifer S Smith
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1677-85. 2010
    ..Few data on the effect of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition are available...
  7. pmc Herpes simplex virus type 2 antibody detection performance in Kisumu, Kenya, using the Herpeselect ELISA, Kalon ELISA, Western blot and inhibition testing
    J S Smith
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, McGavran Greenberg, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 85:92-6. 2009
    ..To date, no study has been conducted to validate HerpeSelect and Kalon type-specific HSV-2 ELISAs using both the Western blot and recombinant gG ELISA inhibition testing as reference standards...
  8. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of human papillomavirus infection by penile site in uncircumcised Kenyan men
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:572-7. 2010
    ..trachomatis, N. gonorrhea, self-reported sexually transmitted infections, and less frequent bathing. Lifetime number of sexual partners and herpes simplex virus type-2 seropositivity were also marginally associated with HPV infection...
  9. doi request reprint Age-specific prevalence of infection with human papillomavirus in females: a global review
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:S5-25, S25.e1-41. 2008
    ..Global data on age-specific prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection overall, and for high-risk HPV types 16 and 18, are essential for the future implementation of HPV prophylactic vaccines for cervical cancer prevention...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in cervical cancer illness burden and subsequent care: a prospective view in managed care
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, 135 Dauer Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:S193-9. 2008
    ..If action is not taken to broaden access to vaccines, it is likely that managed care will continue to bear the burden of increased costs due to poor outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus and cervical neoplasia among female sex workers in Madagascar
    Jennifer S Smith
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:1593-6. 2010
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and type distribution were estimated among 90 female sex workers (FSWs) aged 18 to 58 years in Antananarivo, Madagascar...
  13. doi request reprint Age-specific prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in males: a global review
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:540-52. 2011
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  14. pmc Acceptability of school requirements for human papillomavirus vaccine
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:952-7. 2011
    ..3, 95% CI:0.2–.6). Parental acceptance of school requirements appears to depend on perceived HPV vaccine safety and efficacy, understanding of the optimal age for vaccine administration, and inclusion of opt-out provisions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus type distribution in invasive cervical cancer and high-grade cervical lesions: a meta-analysis update
    Jennifer S Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:621-32. 2007
    ..Data on HPV-typed ICC and HSIL cases were particularly scarce from large regions of Africa and Central Asia...
  16. doi request reprint Systematic review of human papillomavirus prevalence in invasive penile cancer
    Danielle M Backes
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 2103 McGavran Greenberg Hall, Campus Box 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:449-57. 2009
    ..Type-specific prevalence data of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in penile carcinoma are needed to determine the potential impact of HPV prophylactic vaccines, assuming demonstrated efficacy in men...
  17. doi request reprint Disparities in how parents are learning about the human papillomavirus vaccine
    Jessica Hughes
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:363-72. 2009
    ..We examined whether human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness, HPV knowledge, and use of information sources about the vaccine differ by sociodemographic characteristics associated with cervical cancer...
  18. pmc Longitudinal predictors of human papillomavirus vaccine initiation among adolescent girls in a high-risk geographic area
    Noel T Brewer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:197-204. 2011
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake is low among adolescent girls in the United States. We sought to identify longitudinal predictors of HPV vaccine initiation in populations at elevated risk for cervical cancer...
  19. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus knowledge and vaccine acceptability among a national sample of heterosexual men
    Paul L Reiter
    University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:241-6. 2010
    ..We aimed to characterise heterosexual men's willingness to get HPV vaccine and identify correlates of vaccine acceptability...
  20. doi request reprint Acceptability of HPV vaccine among a national sample of gay and bisexual men
    Paul L Reiter
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:197-203. 2010
    ..Due to higher rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and anal cancer among gay and bisexual men, we aimed to characterize their willingness to get HPV vaccine and identify correlates of vaccine acceptability...
  21. doi request reprint Statewide HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent females in North Carolina
    Paul L Reiter
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:549-56. 2010
    ..We estimated the statewide level of HPV vaccine initiation among adolescent girls in North Carolina and identified correlates of vaccine initiation...
  22. pmc How parents hear about human papillomavirus vaccine: implications for uptake
    Joan R Cates
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:305-8. 2010
    ..To examine correlates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness and information sources in a state requiring schools to inform parents about HPV vaccine...
  23. doi request reprint How much will it hurt? HPV vaccine side effects and influence on completion of the three-dose regimen
    Paul L Reiter
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, United States
    Vaccine 27:6840-4. 2009
    ..These findings may be important to increase HPV vaccination coverage...
  24. doi request reprint Parents' health beliefs and HPV vaccination of their adolescent daughters
    Paul L Reiter
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:475-80. 2009
    ..These potentially modifiable beliefs offer well-defined targets for future interventions designed to increase HPV vaccine coverage. However, the beliefs' relative importance may differ between racial groups and regions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of parent characteristics and disease outcome framing on HPV vaccine acceptability among rural, Southern women
    Nina R Sperber
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:115-8. 2008
    ..This study explored the impact of framing the vaccine's benefits, with respect to the disease outcome being prevented, on women's HPV vaccination intentions for themselves and for an adolescent daughter...
  26. doi request reprint Racial differences in HPV knowledge, HPV vaccine acceptability, and related beliefs among rural, southern women
    Joan R Cates
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, USA
    J Rural Health 25:93-7. 2009
    ..Because cervical cancer mortality in the United States is twice as high among black women as white women and higher in rural areas, providing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to rural black adolescents is a high priority...
  27. doi request reprint Potential barriers to HPV vaccine provision among medical practices in an area with high rates of cervical cancer
    Katie M Keating
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:S61-7. 2008
    ..We provide an overview of potential barriers to provision of HPV vaccine and empirical data on the concerns of medical practices that may inhibit HPV vaccine provision...
  28. pmc Gay and bisexual men's willingness to receive anal Papanicolaou testing
    Alison C Reed
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1123-9. 2010
    ..We assessed the willingness of gay and bisexual men, who have high rates of anal cancer that might be prevented through regular screening, to receive anal Papanicolaou tests...
  29. doi request reprint HPV vaccine acceptability in a rural Southern area
    Karah I Fazekas
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:539-48. 2008
    ..Although cervical cancer rates in the United States are highest in Southern and rural areas, research on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine acceptability has focused on other geographic areas...
  30. ncbi request reprint Smoking and time to clearance of human papillomavirus infection in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women
    Jill Koshiol
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:176-83. 2006
    ..93, 95% CI: 0.68, 1.26) women. HPV clearance did not appear to vary by amount or duration of smoking. Smoking did not modify overall clearance but was associated with lower high-risk HPV clearance in HIV-seronegative women...
  31. pmc Bacterial vaginosis and HIV acquisition: a meta-analysis of published studies
    Julius Atashili
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    AIDS 22:1493-501. 2008
    ..To assess and summarize the published literature on the extent to which bacterial vaginosis may increase the risk of HIV acquisition...
  32. pmc Herpes simplex virus type-2 seropositivity among ever married women in South and north Vietnam: a population-based study
    Hoa Van Le
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:616-20. 2009
    ..To investigate herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) seropositivity and associated risk factors in Vietnamese women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Time to clearance of human papillomavirus infection by type and human immunodeficiency virus serostatus
    Jill E Koshiol
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1623-9. 2006
    ..57 (95% CI: 0.22-1.45) for HIV-positive and -negative women, respectively. HPV types within the high-risk category had low estimated clearance rates relative to low-risk types, but HRs were not substantially modified by HIV serostatus...
  34. pmc HPV vaccine acceptability among Kenyan women
    Sylvia Becker-Dreps
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Vaccine 28:4864-7. 2010
    ..Most women (95%, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 92%, 99%), however, were willing to have their daughters vaccinated with a vaccine that would prevent cervical cancer, with preference for an inexpensive vaccine requiring fewer doses...
  35. ncbi request reprint Type-specific seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 and associated risk factors in middle-aged women from 6 countries: the IARC multicentric study
    Padmaja Patnaik
    Department of Epidemiology, CB 7435, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:1019-24. 2007
    ..To determine type-specific seroprevalence of herpes simplex viruses (HSV-1 and HSV-2) and HSV-2 risk factors...
  36. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus type distribution in anal cancer and anal intraepithelial lesions
    Brooke E Hoots
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7400, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:2375-83. 2009
    ..If ongoing clinical trials show efficacy in preventing anal HPV infection and associated anal lesions, prophylactic HPV vaccines may play an important role for the primary prevention of these cancers in both genders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Factors underlying disparities in cervical cancer incidence, screening, and treatment in the United States
    Aletha Y Akers
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Probl Cancer 31:157-81. 2007
  38. doi request reprint Evaluating the impact of human papillomavirus vaccines
    Yuli Chang
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Vaccine 27:4355-62. 2009
    ..Furthermore, population level systems to track HPV-associated clinical outcomes may need to be developed for HPV vaccine effectiveness evaluation...

Research Grants6

  1. Effect of Male Circumcision on Penile HPV Infection
    JENNIFER SUSAN SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If male circumcision is found to be effective and safe in reducing HPV infection or penile lesions in men, it could in turn reduce HPV prevalence and associated cervical neoplasia in women. ..