Katie B Biello
Affiliation: Fenway Community Health
- Epidemiology of sexual health in the virtual environment: a multinational online survey of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking men who use an internet sexual networking siteKatie B Biello
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS Behav 18:1675-85. 2014..15, d.f. = 21, p < .001) and HIV diagnosis (OR = 2.20, t = 14.00, d.f. = 21, p < .001). Online surveys are a promising tool for HIV/STI surveillance and prevention internationally to reach an important subset of MSM. ..
- The syndemic condition of psychosocial problems and HIV risk among male sex workers in Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamKatie B Biello
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS Behav 18:1264-71. 2014..Understanding the syndemic condition and its association with HIV risk among male sex workers in Vietnam may lead to the development of more effective, comprehensive interventions...
- Racial differences in age at first sexual intercourse: residential racial segregation and the black-white disparity among U.S. adolescentsKatie Brooks Biello
The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Public Health Rep 128:23-32. 2013..Individual- and family-level factors do not fully explain this disparity. We examined whether five dimensions of black-white residential racial segregation can help explain the racial disparity in age at first sexual intercourse...
- Residential racial segregation and racial differences in sexual behaviours: an 11-year longitudinal study of sexual risk of adolescents transitioning to adulthoodKatie Brooks Biello
Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 67:28-34. 2013..The purpose of this study was to examine how segregation and race interact to impact the age trajectory of sexual risk behaviours...
- Racial residential segregation and rates of gonorrhea in the United States, 2003-2007Katie B Biello
Yale School of Public Health and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Am J Public Health 102:1370-7. 2012..We explored the association of racial residential segregation with gonorrhea rates among Black persons and hypothesized that specific dimensions of segregation would be associated with gonorrhea rates...
- High prevalence of multiple syndemic conditions associated with sexual risk behavior and HIV infection among a large sample of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking men who have sex with men in Latin AmericaMatthew J Mimiaga
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital Behavioral Medicine, 1 Bowdoin Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
Arch Sex Behav 44:1869-78. 2015..In the Latin American context, comprehensive HIV prevention interventions for MSM should be developed and tested that simultaneously address co-occurring psychosocial conditions and HIV risk. ..
- Engagement in HIV care and sexual transmission risk behavior among men who have sex with men using online social/sexual networking in Latin AmericaJessica F Magidson
a Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS Care 27:1055-62. 2015..Tailoring secondary HIV prevention for MSM in Latin America who are not in HIV care or adherent to ART may be warranted...
- Transactional sex among men who have sex with men in Latin America: economic, sociodemographic, and psychosocial factorsCatherine E Oldenburg
Catherine E Oldenburg is with the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Amaya G Perez Brumer is with the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY Katie B Biello and Kenneth H Mayer are with the Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA Stewart J Landers is with John Snow, Inc, Boston, MA Joshua G Rosenberger is with the Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA David S Novak is with the OLB Research Institute, Online Buddies, Inc, Cambridge, MA Matthew J Mimiaga is with the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Am J Public Health 105:e95-e102. 2015..We assessed factors associated with engagement in transactional sex among men who have sex with men recruited from one of the largest Internet sites for men seeking social or sexual interactions with other men in Latin America...
- The effect of psychosocial syndemic production on 4-year HIV incidence and risk behavior in a large cohort of sexually active men who have sex with menMatthew J Mimiaga
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, Massachusetts Center for World Health, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles Los Angeles, California Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York City, New York Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California at San Francisco San Francisco, CA Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Department of Infectious Diseases, Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 68:329-36. 2015..We aimed to assess how 5 syndemic conditions (depressive symptoms, heavy alcohol use, stimulant use, polydrug use, and childhood sexual abuse) affected HIV incidence and sexual risk behavior over time...
- A pilot RCT of an intervention to reduce HIV sexual risk and increase self-acceptance among MSM in Chennai, IndiaSteven A Safren
Behavioral Medicine, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, 1 Bowdoin Sq, 7th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS Behav 18:1904-12. 2014..6 % in ESOC. Addressing self-acceptance and related psychosocial concerns in the context sexual risk reduction counseling for MSM in India was feasible and acceptable. Testing the intervention for efficacy is justified...
- Differing Identities but Comparably High HIV and Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Disease Burdens Among Married and Unmarried Men Who Have Sex With Men in Mumbai, IndiaKenneth H Mayer
From the The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA National AIDS Research Institute, Pune, India The Humsafar Trust, Mumbai, India and Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Sex Transm Dis 42:629-33. 2015..Indian MSM face substantial pressures to marry and have families, but the HIV/STD burden among married Indian MSM is not well characterized...
- Stigma related to sex work among men who engage in transactional sex with men in Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamCatherine E Oldenburg
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Public Health 59:833-40. 2014..Male sex workers (MSW) in Vietnam face high levels of stigma related to sex work, which may be associated with depression and increased vulnerability to HIV...
- Health Risk Behaviors in a Representative Sample of Bisexual and Heterosexual Female High School Students in MassachusettsJaclyn M White Hughto
The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02215
J Sch Health 86:61-71. 2016..Differences in sexual health-related outcomes by sexual behavior and identity remain underinvestigated among bisexual female adolescents...
- Psychosocial predictors of non-adherence and treatment failure in a large scale multi-national trial of antiretroviral therapy for HIV: data from the ACTG A5175/PEARLS trialSteven A Safren
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States of America Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States of America The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e104178. 2014..The present study examined non-adherence in PEARLS...
- Suboptimal awareness and comprehension of published preexposure prophylaxis efficacy results among physicians in MassachusettsMatthew J Mimiaga
a Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
AIDS Care 26:684-93. 2014..Future studies to develop and test interventions aimed at health-care providers should be prioritized to optimize implementation of PrEP in clinical settings...