Sarah L Braunstein

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Publications

  1. pmc Risk Factor Detection as a Metric of STARHS Performance for HIV Incidence Surveillance Among Female Sex Workers in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Open AIDS J 6:112-21. 2012
  2. pmc The epidemiology of human papillomavirus infection in HIV-positive and HIV-negative high-risk women in Kigali, Rwanda
    Nienke J Veldhuijzen
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 11:333. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of available data with implications for surveillance and prevention planning
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Rev 11:140-56. 2009
  4. doi request reprint HIV diagnosis, linkage to HIV care, and HIV risk behaviors among newly diagnosed HIV-positive female sex workers in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e70-6. 2011
  5. pmc Dual testing algorithm of BED-CEIA and AxSYM Avidity Index assays performs best in identifying recent HIV infection in a sample of Rwandan sex workers
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18402. 2011
  6. pmc High burden of prevalent and recently acquired HIV among female sex workers and female HIV voluntary testing center clients in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24321. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint High human immunodeficiency virus incidence in a cohort of Rwandan female sex workers
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:385-94. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Optimizing the use of surveillance data for monitoring the care status of persons recently diagnosed with HIV in NYC
    Charulata J Sabharwal
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:571-8. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Persons Living With HIV in the United States: Fewer Than We Thought
    Qiang Xia
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 72:552-7. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Men who have sex with men have a 140-fold higher risk for newly diagnosed HIV and syphilis compared with heterosexual men in New York City
    Preeti Pathela
    Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York City, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:408-16. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Risk Factor Detection as a Metric of STARHS Performance for HIV Incidence Surveillance Among Female Sex Workers in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Open AIDS J 6:112-21. 2012
    ..The epidemiologic utility of STARHS hinges not only on producing accurate estimates of HIV incidence, but also on identifying risk factors for recent HIV infection...
  2. pmc The epidemiology of human papillomavirus infection in HIV-positive and HIV-negative high-risk women in Kigali, Rwanda
    Nienke J Veldhuijzen
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 11:333. 2011
    ..The objectives of the current study are to describe (predictors of) the epidemiology of HPV among high-risk women in Kigali, Rwanda...
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of available data with implications for surveillance and prevention planning
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Rev 11:140-56. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review to assess the availability of HIV incidence data from sub-Saharan Africa...
  4. doi request reprint HIV diagnosis, linkage to HIV care, and HIV risk behaviors among newly diagnosed HIV-positive female sex workers in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e70-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate linkage-to-care, sexual behavior change, and psychosocial experiences among newly HIV-diagnosed female sex workers (FSWs) in Rwanda...
  5. pmc Dual testing algorithm of BED-CEIA and AxSYM Avidity Index assays performs best in identifying recent HIV infection in a sample of Rwandan sex workers
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18402. 2011
    ..To assess the performance of BED-CEIA (BED) and AxSYM Avidity Index (Ax-AI) assays in estimating HIV incidence among female sex workers (FSW) in Kigali, Rwanda...
  6. pmc High burden of prevalent and recently acquired HIV among female sex workers and female HIV voluntary testing center clients in Kigali, Rwanda
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24321. 2011
    ..To estimate HIV prevalence and risk factors in population-based samples of female sex workers (FSW) and female voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) clients in Rwanda...
  7. ncbi request reprint High human immunodeficiency virus incidence in a cohort of Rwandan female sex workers
    Sarah L Braunstein
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:385-94. 2011
    ..Measurement of human immunodeficiency virus(HIV) incidence among female sex workers in Rwanda is a key part of preparing for HIV prevention trials...
  8. doi request reprint Optimizing the use of surveillance data for monitoring the care status of persons recently diagnosed with HIV in NYC
    Charulata J Sabharwal
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:571-8. 2014
    ..Comprehensive laboratory reporting of CD4 and viral load (VL) tests to surveillance has been used to assess HIV care-related outcomes at the population level, but their validity for this purpose has not been comprehensively evaluated...
  9. doi request reprint Persons Living With HIV in the United States: Fewer Than We Thought
    Qiang Xia
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 72:552-7. 2016
    ..To estimate the number of persons living with HIV (PLWH) in the United States and to describe their care status...
  10. doi request reprint Men who have sex with men have a 140-fold higher risk for newly diagnosed HIV and syphilis compared with heterosexual men in New York City
    Preeti Pathela
    Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York City, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:408-16. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Persistent Racial Disparities in HIV Infection in the USA: HIV Prevalence Matters
    Qiang Xia
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 42 09 28th St, Queens, NY, 11101, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities . 2016
    ..Despite increased funding and efforts to prevent and control HIV infections in the black and Hispanic communities, racial disparities persist in the USA. We used a mathematical model to explain the phenomena...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidence and Predictors of HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex with Men Attending Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics, New York City, 2007-2012
    Preeti Pathela
    Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center, 42 09 28th Street, Queens, New York, 11101 4132, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav . 2016
    ..3-1.9). MSM attending STD clinics have substantial HIV incidence and report risk behaviors that are highly associated with HIV acquisition. Increased uptake of effective interventions, e.g., pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis, is needed...
  13. pmc Novel use of surveillance data to detect HIV-infected persons with sustained high viral load and durable virologic suppression in New York City
    ARPI S TERZIAN
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e29679. 2012
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  14. pmc HIV Diagnoses and Care Among Transgender Persons and Comparison With Men Who Have Sex With Men: New York City, 2006-2011
    Ellen Weiss Wiewel
    At the time of this analysis, all of the authors were with the HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY
    Am J Public Health 106:497-502. 2016
    ..We measured HIV care outcomes of transgender persons, who have high HIV infection rates but are rarely distinguished from men who have sex with men (MSM) in HIV surveillance systems...
  15. doi request reprint Monitoring outcomes for newly diagnosed and prevalent HIV cases using a care continuum created with New York city surveillance data
    Ellen W Wiewel
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 68:217-26. 2015
    ..We present 1 care continuum for persons newly diagnosed with HIV and 1 for PWHA using New York City HIV surveillance registry data...
  16. doi request reprint Assessing the impact of a community-wide HIV testing scale-up initiative in a major urban epidemic
    Julie E Myers
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:23-31. 2012
    ..The Bronx, one of 5 boroughs in New York City (NYC), bears a high burden of HIV. We evaluated the impact of HIV testing initiatives in the Bronx, including the 2008 The Bronx Knows campaign...
  17. doi request reprint Using HIV Viral Load From Surveillance to Estimate the Timing of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation
    Sarah L Braunstein
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, NY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health and School of Public Health, City University of New York, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 73:222-7. 2016
    ..HIV surveillance programs do not typically collect comprehensive data on antiretroviral therapy (ART). We validated a population-based measure of ART initiation that uses HIV viral load (VL) results in the absence of data on ART...
  18. doi request reprint Validation of Retention in HIV Care Status Using the New York City HIV Surveillance Registry and Clinical Care Data From a Large HIV Care Center
    Rituparna Pati
    Spencer Cox Center for Health Mount Sinai Institute for Advanced Medicine, New York, New York Dr Pati and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York Ms Robbins and Dr Braunstein Dr Pati is currently at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2017
    ..Improving retention in care is a key element of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). However, definitions for measuring retention in care are not standardized...
  19. ncbi request reprint Carraguard Vaginal Gel Safety in HIV-Positive Women and Men in South Africa
    Janneke H H M van de Wijgert
    Population Council, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:538-46. 2007
    ..To assess the safety of the candidate microbicide Carraguard gel in HIV-positive women and men...