Philip J Ciampa
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- The association of acculturation and health literacy, numeracy and health-related skills in Spanish-speaking caregivers of young childrenPhilip J Ciampa
Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 15:492-8. 2013..Literacy and numeracy skills attenuated the association between acculturation and child health skills. These associations may help to explain some child health disparities in Latino communities...
- Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among women in rural Mozambique: development and validation of the HIV knowledge 27 scalePhilip J Ciampa
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e48676. 2012..The relationship between HIV knowledge and HIV-related behaviors in settings like Mozambique has been limited by a lack of rigorously validated measures...
- The association among literacy, numeracy, HIV knowledge and health-seeking behavior: a population-based survey of women in rural MozambiquePhilip J Ciampa
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e39391. 2012..The extent of these associations is unknown in countries like Mozambique, where no rigorously validated literacy and numeracy measures exist...
- Addressing poor retention of infants exposed to HIV: a quality improvement study in rural MozambiquePhilip J Ciampa
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:e46-52. 2012..Early infant diagnosis (EID) is the first step in HIV care, yet 75% of HIV-exposed infants born at 2 hospitals in Mozambique failed to access EID...
- Patient numeracy, perceptions of provider communication, and colorectal cancer screening utilizationPhilip J Ciampa
Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN37203 1738, USA
J Health Commun 15:157-68. 2010..For individuals with low subjective numeracy, perceiving high quality communication offset the association between low numeracy and underutilization of CRC screening...
- Improving retention in the early infant diagnosis of HIV program in rural Mozambique by better service integrationPhilip J Ciampa
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:115-9. 2011..59 days, P = 0.01) compared with women receiving standard referral. This simple intervention demonstrates benefits gleaned from attention to system improvement through service integration without increasing staff...
- Predictors of successful early infant diagnosis of HIV in a rural district hospital in Zambézia, MozambiqueRebecca E Cook
Vanderbilt University Institute for Global Health, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:e104-9. 2011..We sought to identify barriers to follow-up of HIV-exposed infants in rural Zambézia Province, Mozambique...
- Transitioning HIV care and treatment programs in southern Africa to full local managementSten H Vermund
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
AIDS 26:1303-10. 2012..A tailored nation-by-nation approach is needed for the transition to full local capacitation; donor nation policymakers must ensure that global resources and technical support are not removed prematurely...
- Translation of biomedical prevention strategies for HIV: prospects and pitfallsSten H Vermund
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S12-25. 2013..This review identifies the major biomedical approaches demonstrated to be efficacious that are now available. We also highlight the need for behavioral risk reduction and adherence as essential components of any biomedical approach...
- Interventions aimed at decreasing obesity in children younger than 2 years: a systematic reviewPhilip J Ciampa
Program in Effective Health Communication, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1098-104. 2010..To assess the evidence for interventions designed to prevent or reduce overweight and obesity in children younger than 2 years...