W J Woods

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc HIV prevention in gay bathhouses and sex clubs across the United States
    William J Woods
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S88-90. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of research-related HIV testing programmes contribute to detection of more HIV infections
    W J Woods
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies CAPS, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:19-22. 2010
  3. pmc Building stakeholder partnerships for an on-site HIV testing programme
    William J Woods
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:249-62. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Probability sample estimates of bathhouse sexual risk behavior
    William J Woods
    AIDS Research Institute, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:231-8. 2007
  5. pmc Differential HIV risk in bathhouses and public cruising areas
    D Binson
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1482-6. 2001
  6. pmc Name-based reporting of HIV-positive test results as a deterrent to testing
    W J Woods
    University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1097-100. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Bringing HIV/STI testing programmes to high-risk men
    D Binson
    University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:600-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV testing in gay sex clubs
    W J Woods
    University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, 94105, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 11:173-5. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Relapse outcomes in a randomized trial of residential and day drug abuse treatment
    G L Greenwood
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies CAPS, University of California, 74 New Montgomery, Ste 502, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:15-23. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in HIV-related risk behaviors following drug abuse treatment
    W J Woods
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS 13:2151-5. 1999

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc HIV prevention in gay bathhouses and sex clubs across the United States
    William J Woods
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S88-90. 2010
    ..The absence of studies evaluating these prevention efforts remains a concern and an obstacle for efficient use of the prevention resources...
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of research-related HIV testing programmes contribute to detection of more HIV infections
    W J Woods
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies CAPS, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 21:19-22. 2010
    ..Incentives may contribute to the difference...
  3. pmc Building stakeholder partnerships for an on-site HIV testing programme
    William J Woods
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Cult Health Sex 10:249-62. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Probability sample estimates of bathhouse sexual risk behavior
    William J Woods
    AIDS Research Institute, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:231-8. 2007
    ..An exit survey of a probability sample was conducted to describe the prevalence of risk activity at the bathhouse...
  5. pmc Differential HIV risk in bathhouses and public cruising areas
    D Binson
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1482-6. 2001
    ..This report investigates differences in risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) who went to gay bathhouses, public cruising areas, or both...
  6. pmc Name-based reporting of HIV-positive test results as a deterrent to testing
    W J Woods
    University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1097-100. 1999
    ..This study evaluated attitudes toward name-based reporting of HIV...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bringing HIV/STI testing programmes to high-risk men
    D Binson
    University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 16:600-4. 2005
    ..This is particularly noteworthy given that many men among those who do not test regularly engage in high-risk behaviours...
  8. ncbi request reprint HIV testing in gay sex clubs
    W J Woods
    University of California San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, 94105, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 11:173-5. 2000
    ..Sixteen per cent of sex club testers reported that they would not test if testing were not available at the sex club. Gay sex clubs offer an opportunity to reach men at high risk for HIV, some who otherwise may not test...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relapse outcomes in a randomized trial of residential and day drug abuse treatment
    G L Greenwood
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies CAPS, University of California, 74 New Montgomery, Ste 502, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:15-23. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in HIV-related risk behaviors following drug abuse treatment
    W J Woods
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94105, USA
    AIDS 13:2151-5. 1999
    ..To measure changes in HIV-related injection drug and sexual risk behaviors following drug treatment in a therapeutic community program...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changing sexual behavior among gay male repeat testers for HIV: a randomized, controlled trial of a single-session intervention
    James W Dilley
    AIDS Health Project UCSF AHP, San Francisco, CA 94143 0884, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:177-86. 2002
    ..High-risk sexual behavior is increasingly prevalent among men who have sex with men (MSM) and among men with a history of repeat testing for HIV...
  12. ncbi request reprint Brief cognitive counseling with HIV testing to reduce sexual risk among men who have sex with men: results from a randomized controlled trial using paraprofessional counselors
    James W Dilley
    AIDS Health Project, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:569-77. 2007
    ..To test the efficacy and acceptability of a single-session personalized cognitive counseling (PCC) intervention delivered by paraprofessionals during HIV voluntary counseling and testing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Building an HIV/STI prevention program in a gay bathhouse: a case study
    Diane Binson
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:386-99. 2005
    ..We describe the process of developing the collaboration and offer recommendations for establishing mutually beneficial relationships among stakeholders...
  14. ncbi request reprint The San Francisco centralized intake unit: a description of participants and service episodes
    William J Woods
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:17-24. 2002
    ..The pre-CIU admission patterns suggested that treatment agencies in the system used the CIU as a means to transition their clients into additional or longer-term treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Responsibility for HIV prevention: patterns of attribution among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men
    Claudine Offer
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:24-35. 2007
    ..Greater understanding of ideas related to responsibility has the potential to increase the effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions...
  16. pmc HIV transmission risk at a gay bathhouse
    Diane Binson
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Sex Res 47:580-8. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Public policy regulating private and public space in gay bathhouses
    William J Woods
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:417-23. 2003
    ..e., San Francisco men were significantly less likely to report UAI in a public place than were men in other cities. The data suggest that different city policies may affect where, but not whether, UAI occurs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Number and distribution of gay bathhouses in the United States and Canada
    William J Woods
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Homosex 44:55-70. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, the numbers of venues in these three cities have been increasing again since the early 1990s, although nothing near the numbers of listings in the late 1970s and early 1980s...
  19. ncbi request reprint A theoretical approach to bathhouse environments
    Diane Binson
    Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Homosex 44:23-31. 2003
    ..Knowing more about how an intervention works would facilitate its application in other settings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Public health policy and gay bathhouses
    William J Woods
    Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Homosex 44:1-21. 2003
    ..The present paper provides a context and an overview for the volume by describing the bathhouse environment and how it differs from other public sex environments, and by describing public policies that have been implemented...
  21. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and associated risks among young men who have sex with men in a Florida resort community
    Robert D Webster
    Department of Public Health, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:223-31. 2003
    ..The authors obtained population-based data on young MSM living in South Beach (Miami Beach, Florida), a resort community where some of the highest AIDS rates in the United States have been reported...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bathhouse-based voluntary counseling and testing is feasible and shows preliminary evidence of effectiveness
    David M Huebner
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:239-46. 2006
    ..Bathhouse-based VCT seems to be a feasible approach for reaching significant numbers of men at risk for HIV and shows preliminary evidence of effectiveness in changing some specific HIV-related risk and precautionary behaviors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does centralized intake improve drug abuse treatment outcomes?
    J Guydish
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:265-73; discussion 275-6. 2001
    ..The CIU may have improved access to treatment for a more disabled population; however, clients entering treatment through the CIU did not have better outcomes than those entering treatment directly...
  24. ncbi request reprint Availability of combination therapy for HIV: effects on sexual risk taking in a sample of high-risk gay and bisexual men
    J W Dilley
    University of California, San Francisco AIDS Health Project, Box 0884, San Francisco, CA 94143 0884, USA
    AIDS Care 15:27-37. 2003
    ..Also, some men reported already having taken more risk. In conclusion, a small number of men in this high-risk population have increased risk behaviour as a result of recent treatment advances. These results merit continued monitoring...
  25. pmc Drug court effectiveness: a review of California evaluation reports, 1995-1999
    J Guydish
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94118, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 33:369-78. 2001
    ..This review concludes with a discussion of evaluation methods (e.g. standardizing rate calculations, term definitions) that would strengthen drug court research...
  26. doi request reprint Closing bathhouses unlikely to decrease number of sex acts and may reduce condom use
    William J Woods
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:264-6; author reply 266. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Uncovering implicit theories of HIV prevention providers: it takes a community
    Beth Freedman
    City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Ave, CA 94112, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:216-26. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of transmission risk behavior among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men
    Ann O'Leary
    Divisions of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S67-75. 2005
    ..We also sought to identify contextual influences that might contribute to initial levels of SCT factors such as self-efficacy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the use of viagra, testosterone, and antidepressants among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men
    David W Purcell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S57-66. 2005
    ..To examine the use and correlates of the use of prescription drugs that may affect sexual behavior among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men...
  30. ncbi request reprint Illicit substance use, sexual risk, and HIV-positive gay and bisexual men: differences by serostatus of casual partners
    David W Purcell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 19:S37-47. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Experiencing release: sex environments and escapism for HIV-positive men who have sex with men
    Kalil J Vicioso
    Center for HIV Education Studies and Training
    J Sex Res 42:13-9. 2005
    ..Implications for public health services and future research are discussed...

Research Grants8

  1. Social Setting & HIV Risk: Opportunities for Prevention
    William Woods; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. HIV Testing as a Structural Intervention
    William Woods; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results could support designing a controlled clinical trial to test the efficacy of an on-site HIV testing program as a structural intervention to reduce high-risk behavior in clubs. ..
  3. Community Prevention Policy & Programs in Risk Settings
    William Woods; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....