Sheri D Weiser

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Food insecurity is associated with greater acute care utilization among HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, POB 0874, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:91-8. 2013
  2. pmc Changes in food insecurity, nutritional status, and physical health status after antiretroviral therapy initiation in rural Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:179-86. 2012
  3. pmc Conceptual framework for understanding the bidirectional links between food insecurity and HIV/AIDS
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1729S-1739S. 2011
  4. pmc A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital HIV AIDS Division, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Implement Sci 6:30. 2011
  5. pmc Food insecurity and sexual risk in an HIV endemic community in Uganda
    Cari L Miller
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    AIDS Behav 15:1512-9. 2011
  6. pmc Food insecurity among homeless and marginally housed individuals living with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:841-8. 2009
  7. pmc The association between food insecurity and mortality among HIV-infected individuals on HAART
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:342-9. 2009
  8. pmc Food insecurity as a barrier to sustained antiretroviral therapy adherence in Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10340. 2010
  9. pmc Food insecurity is associated with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals in a resource-poor setting
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    AIDS 26:67-75. 2012
  10. pmc Gender-specific correlates of incarceration among marginally housed individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1459-63. 2009

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Publications42

  1. pmc Food insecurity is associated with greater acute care utilization among HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, POB 0874, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:91-8. 2013
    ..There are few data on the extent to which food insecurity impacts patterns of health-care utilization among HIV-infected individuals...
  2. pmc Changes in food insecurity, nutritional status, and physical health status after antiretroviral therapy initiation in rural Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:179-86. 2012
    ..To investigate whether time on antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with improvements in food security and nutritional status, and the extent to which associations are mediated by improved physical health status...
  3. pmc Conceptual framework for understanding the bidirectional links between food insecurity and HIV/AIDS
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1729S-1739S. 2011
    ..More research on the relative importance of each of these pathways is warranted because effective interventions to reduce food insecurity and HIV depend on a rigorous understanding of these multifaceted relationships...
  4. pmc A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital HIV AIDS Division, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Implement Sci 6:30. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the development and implementation of HIV testing programs in three EDs, assess factors shaping the adoption and evolution of specific program elements, and identify barriers and facilitators to testing...
  5. pmc Food insecurity and sexual risk in an HIV endemic community in Uganda
    Cari L Miller
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    AIDS Behav 15:1512-9. 2011
    ..Such interventions will play an important role in improving the health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS, and preventing HIV transmission...
  6. pmc Food insecurity among homeless and marginally housed individuals living with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:841-8. 2009
    ..Screening for and addressing food insecurity should be a critical component of HIV prevention and treatment programs...
  7. pmc The association between food insecurity and mortality among HIV-infected individuals on HAART
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:342-9. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between food insecurity and mortality among HIV-infected antiretroviral therapy-treated individuals in Vancouver, British Columbia, and whether body max index (BMI) modified associations...
  8. pmc Food insecurity as a barrier to sustained antiretroviral therapy adherence in Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10340. 2010
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  9. pmc Food insecurity is associated with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals in a resource-poor setting
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    AIDS 26:67-75. 2012
    ..We undertook a longitudinal study in rural Uganda to understand the association of food insecurity with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals enrolled in an antiretroviral therapy program...
  10. pmc Gender-specific correlates of incarceration among marginally housed individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1459-63. 2009
    ..We assessed how different patterns of housing instability affect incarceration and whether correlates of incarceration are gender specific...
  11. pmc A population-based study on alcohol and high-risk sexual behaviors in Botswana
    Sheri D Weiser
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e392. 2006
    ..While alcohol use is strongly associated with HIV infection in Africa, few population-based studies have characterized the association of alcohol use with specific high-risk sexual behaviors...
  12. pmc Routine HIV testing in Botswana: a population-based study on attitudes, practices, and human rights concerns
    Sheri D Weiser
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e261. 2006
    ..The Botswana government recently implemented a policy of routine or "opt-out" HIV testing in response to the high prevalence of HIV infection, estimated at 37% of adults...
  13. pmc Gender-specific correlates of sex trade among homeless and marginally housed individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Urban Health 83:736-40. 2006
    ..Our findings highlight the critical need to develop long-term services to improve housing status for homeless women, mental health services for homeless men, and drug treatment services for homeless adults involved in sex work...
  14. pmc Food insufficiency is associated with high-risk sexual behavior among women in Botswana and Swaziland
    Sheri D Weiser
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 4:1589-97; discussion 1598. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that food insufficiency is associated with HIV transmission behavior...
  15. pmc Food insecurity is associated with incomplete HIV RNA suppression among homeless and marginally housed HIV-infected individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:14-20. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that food insecurity would be associated with poor virologic response among homeless and marginally housed HIV-positive ARV-treated patients...
  16. pmc Gender inequity norms are associated with increased male-perpetrated rape and sexual risks for HIV infection in Botswana and Swaziland
    Kate Shannon
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e28739. 2012
    ..This study is among the first to directly evaluate the adherence to gender inequity norms and epidemiological relationships with violence and sexual risks for HIV infection...
  17. pmc The impact of universal access to antiretroviral therapy on HIV stigma in Botswana
    William R Wolfe
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1865-71. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the impact of treatment access on HIV stigma in Botswana 3 years after the introduction of a national program of universal access to antiretroviral therapy...
  18. pmc Housing patterns and correlates of homelessness differ by gender among individuals using San Francisco free food programs
    Elise D Riley
    San Francisco General Hospital, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Urban Health 84:415-22. 2007
    ..These results suggest the need to characterize homelessness and develop effective homeless interventions separately for men and women...
  19. pmc Specific psychiatric correlates of acute care utilization among unstably housed HIV-positive adults
    Maggie Chartier
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 24:1514-8. 2012
    ..88) and stimulant use disorders (AOR = 4.45) were associated with greater odds of acute care use. Housing and effective treatment of depression and stimulant use disorders may decrease use of acute care services in this population...
  20. pmc Brief report: Factors associated with depression among homeless and marginally housed HIV-infected men in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:61-4. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of and factors associated with depression among HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed men...
  21. pmc Is food insecurity associated with HIV risk? Cross-sectional evidence from sexually active women in Brazil
    Alexander C Tsai
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 9:e1001203. 2012
    ..We used data from a national survey of Brazilian women to estimate the relationship between food insecurity and HIV risk...
  22. pmc Sexual relationship power and depression among HIV-infected women in Rural Uganda
    Abigail M Hatcher
    Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e49821. 2012
    ..Low sexual relationship power also contributes to HIV risk, but there is limited understanding of how it relates to mental health among HIV-infected women...
  23. pmc Reversal of the Kynurenine pathway of tryptophan catabolism may improve depression in ART-treated HIV-infected Ugandans
    Priscilla Martinez
    Norwegian Center for Addiction Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Alcohol Research Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, CA Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT and Harvard, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:456-62. 2014
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  24. ncbi request reprint Higher rates of viral suppression with nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors compared to single protease inhibitors are not explained by better adherence
    Sheri D Weiser
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 5:278-87. 2004
    ..We therefore examined adherence and viral suppression in NNRTI and single-PI regimens in a cohort of largely ARV-experienced participants by using objective measures of adherence...
  25. pmc Transportation costs impede sustained adherence and access to HAART in a clinic population in southwestern Uganda: a qualitative study
    David M Tuller
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:778-84. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that transportation costs can compromise both ARV adherence and access to care. Interventions that address this barrier will be important to ensure the success of ARV programs in sub-Saharan Africa...
  26. pmc Prevalence and correlates of forced sex perpetration and victimization in Botswana and Swaziland
    Alexander C Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1068-74. 2011
    ..We sought to identify correlates of forced sex perpetration among men and victimization among women in Botswana and Swaziland...
  27. pmc Depression and HIV in Botswana: a population-based study on gender-specific socioeconomic and behavioral correlates
    Reshma Gupta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14252. 2010
    ..However, depression screening and treatment are limited in sub-Saharan Africa, and there are few population-level studies examining the prevalence and gender-specific factors associated with depression...
  28. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity and HIV/AIDS: current knowledge, gaps, and research priorities
    Aranka Anema
    Positive Health Program, POB 1372 UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 6:224-31. 2009
    ..Research should compare the effectiveness of various food assistance and livelihood strategies...
  29. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of associations between food insecurity, antiretroviral adherence and HIV treatment outcomes in rural Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    aDivision of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco bDepartment of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California cDepartment of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina dMassachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA eMbarara University of Science and Technology Mbarara, Uganda fUnited Nations World Food Programme, Rome, Italy gDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF, San Francisco, California hRagon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University iDepartment of Global Health and Social Equity, Harvard Medical School jDepartment of Global Health and Populations, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:115-20. 2014
    ..We undertook a longitudinal study in rural Uganda to estimate the associations between food insecurity and HIV treatment outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint The HIV epidemic among individuals with mental illness in the United States
    Sheri D Weiser
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 1:186-92. 2004
    ..We need to improve our design of prevention, screening, and treatment programs to better reach individuals with comorbid HIV and mental illness...
  31. pmc Psychiatric correlates of HAART utilization and viral load among HIV-positive impoverished persons
    Adam W Carrico
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, California, USA
    AIDS 25:1113-8. 2011
    ..This study administered a validated screener to examine psychiatric correlates of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) utilization and viral load...
  32. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity and HIV clinical outcomes in a longitudinal study of urban homeless and marginally housed HIV-infected individuals
    Sheri D Weiser
    aDivision of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital bCenter for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco cUniversity of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine dDivision of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California eDepartment of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina fMassachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 27:2953-8. 2013
    ..Little longitudinal research has examined the association of food insecurity with HIV clinical outcomes, or the extent to which adherence mediates these associations...
  33. pmc Harnessing poverty alleviation to reduce the stigma of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Alexander C Tsai
    Chester M Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001557. 2013
    ..Alexander Tsai and colleagues highlight the complex relationship between poverty and HIV stigma in sub-Saharan Africa, and discuss possible ways to break the cycle. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary. ..
  34. pmc Treatment as long-term prevention: sustained reduction in HIV sexual transmission risk with use of antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    aMassachusetts General Hospital, Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda cChester M Pierce MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dUniversity of California, San Francisco, California, USA eRagon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital MIT and Harvard, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:267-71. 2014
    ..We sought to measure the frequency and correlates of periods of transmission risk among individuals taking ART during multiple years of observation in rural, southwestern Uganda...
  35. pmc Real-time electronic adherence monitoring is feasible, comparable to unannounced pill counts, and acceptable
    Jessica E Haberer
    Harvard Institute for Global Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:375-82. 2012
    ..26; P = 0.07). Most, but not all, participants liked using the Med-eMonitor. Med-eMonitor allows for real-time adherence monitoring and potentially intervention, which may be critical for prolonging treatment success...
  36. pmc HIV/AIDS, food supplementation and livelihood programs in Uganda: a way forward?
    Jessica E Yager
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26117. 2011
    ..Many HIV care organizations therefore developed integrated HIV and livelihood programs (IHLPs) to target the root causes of food insecurity...
  37. pmc Hunger and associated harms among injection drug users in an urban Canadian setting
    Aranka Anema
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St, Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:20. 2010
    ..Food insufficiency is often associated with health risks and adverse outcomes among marginalized populations. However, little is known about correlates of food insufficiency among injection drug users (IDU)...
  38. pmc Health and human rights education in U.S. schools of medicine and public health: current status and future challenges
    L Emily Cotter
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e4916. 2009
    ....
  39. pmc Socioeconomic Determinants of Mortality in HIV: Evidence From a Clinical Cohort in Uganda
    Matthew D Burkey
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Division of HIV AIDS and Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH Reach Out Mbuya, Kampala, Uganda Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:41-7. 2014
    ..To delineate the association between baseline socioeconomic status (SES) indicators and mortality and lost to follow-up (LTFU) in a cohort of HIV-infected individuals enrolled in antiretroviral therapy (ART) in urban Uganda...
  40. pmc Regional anthropometry changes in antiretroviral-naïve persons initiating a Zidovudine-containing regimen in Mbarara, Uganda
    Vanessa Thompson
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94121, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:785-91. 2011
    ..Gains in the tricep skinfold, a reliable marker of subcutaneous fat, appeared blunted, which could indicate an inhibitory effect of zidovudine on peripheral subcutaneous fat recovery...
  41. pmc Descriptive characteristics and health outcomes of the food by prescription nutrition supplementation program for adults living with HIV in Nyanza Province, Kenya
    Jason M Nagata
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e91403. 2014
    ..We therefore examined descriptive characteristics and nutritional outcomes of the Food by Prescription (FBP) nutrition supplementation program in Nyanza Province, Kenya...
  42. pmc Understanding patient acceptance and refusal of HIV testing in the emergency department
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital HIV AIDS Division, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:3. 2012
    ..It is thought that patients who decline may be at higher risk for HIV infection, thus we sought to better understand patient acceptance and refusal of ED HIV testing...