Cui Yang

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Syndemics of syphilis, HCV infection, and methamphetamine use along the east coast of China
    Meizhen Liao
    Institution for AIDS STD Control and Prevention and Shandong Key Laboratory for Epidemic Disease Control and Prevention, Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, Shandong Province 250014, P R China
    BMC Public Health 14:172. 2014
  2. pmc "Drinking buddies" and alcohol dependence symptoms among African American men and women in Baltimore, MD
    Cui Yang
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 128:123-9. 2013
  3. pmc Factors associated with drinking alcohol before visiting female sex workers among men in Sichuan Province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:568-73. 2013
  4. pmc Condom use with female sex workers among male clients in Sichuan Province, China: the role of interpersonal and venue-level factors
    Cui Yang
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 87:292-303. 2010
  5. pmc Experiencing violence as a predictor of drug use relapse among former drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 88:1044-51. 2011
  6. pmc HIV, syphilis, hepatitis C and risk behaviours among commercial sex male clients in Sichuan province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:559-64. 2010
  7. pmc Peer norms and consistent condom use with female sex workers among male clients in Sichuan province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:832-9. 2010
  8. pmc Perceived serosorting of injection paraphernalia sharing networks among injection drug users in Baltimore, MD
    C Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:16-21. 2011
  9. pmc A qualitative study on commercial sex behaviors among male clients in Sichuan Province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 22:246-52. 2010
  10. pmc Informal care and reciprocity of support are associated with HAART adherence among men in Baltimore, MD, USA
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1429-36. 2011

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Syndemics of syphilis, HCV infection, and methamphetamine use along the east coast of China
    Meizhen Liao
    Institution for AIDS STD Control and Prevention and Shandong Key Laboratory for Epidemic Disease Control and Prevention, Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, Shandong Province 250014, P R China
    BMC Public Health 14:172. 2014
    ..This study investigated the type of drugs used, syphilis and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and the correlates for syphilis, HCV and unprotected commercial sex behavior among drug users in two cities along the east coast of China...
  2. pmc "Drinking buddies" and alcohol dependence symptoms among African American men and women in Baltimore, MD
    Cui Yang
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 128:123-9. 2013
    ..This study assessed the relationships between the characteristics of drinking buddies and alcohol dependence symptoms among a sample of African American men and women...
  3. pmc Factors associated with drinking alcohol before visiting female sex workers among men in Sichuan Province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:568-73. 2013
    ..Results from this study highlight the importance of addressing alcohol use among men who pay for sex in China. Future interventions should promote alcohol-related norms in reducing the harms associated with consuming alcohol...
  4. pmc Condom use with female sex workers among male clients in Sichuan Province, China: the role of interpersonal and venue-level factors
    Cui Yang
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 87:292-303. 2010
    ..The present study findings underscore the need for comprehensive HIV prevention approaches that integrate individual, interpersonal, and venue-level factors to reduce HIV risk behaviors among CSMCs in China...
  5. pmc Experiencing violence as a predictor of drug use relapse among former drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 88:1044-51. 2011
    ..Addressing the extent of recent violence among drug treatment participants, providing coping skills, and reducing community violence are strategies that may address the link between violence and drug relapse...
  6. pmc HIV, syphilis, hepatitis C and risk behaviours among commercial sex male clients in Sichuan province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:559-64. 2010
    ..The risk factors for prevalent syphilis infection are also examined...
  7. pmc Peer norms and consistent condom use with female sex workers among male clients in Sichuan province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:832-9. 2010
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  8. pmc Perceived serosorting of injection paraphernalia sharing networks among injection drug users in Baltimore, MD
    C Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:16-21. 2011
    ..Future prevention efforts targeting IDUs should address the limitation of serosorting, and focus on preventing injection paraphernalia sharing regardless of potential sharing networks' perceived HIV status...
  9. pmc A qualitative study on commercial sex behaviors among male clients in Sichuan Province, China
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 22:246-52. 2010
    ..Implications of these findings for further research and interventions are discussed...
  10. pmc Informal care and reciprocity of support are associated with HAART adherence among men in Baltimore, MD, USA
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1429-36. 2011
    ..Results suggest the merit of interventions targeting men and their informal caregivers, particularly main partners, and gender-specific, contextually tailored strategies to promote HAART adherence...
  11. pmc Results of a randomized controlled trial of a peer mentor HIV/STI prevention intervention for women over an 18 month follow-up
    Melissa A Davey-Rothwell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1654-63. 2011
    ..87)] and anal sex [AOR: 0.24 (95% CI: 0.09, 0.68)] as well as with main [AOR: 0.41 (95% CI: 0.21, 0.77)] and non-main partners [AOR: 0.33 (95% CI: 0.14, 0.79)]. Peer education is a sustainable approach to change risky sexual behaviors...
  12. pmc Associations Between Drug and Alcohol Use Patterns and Sexual Risk in a Sample of African American Men Who Have Sex with Men
    Karin E Tobin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2213 McElderry Street, Second Floor, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 20:590-9. 2016
    ..Alcohol and poly-users were more likely to report sex under the influence. Identifying and defining substance use patterns can improve specification of risk groups and allocation of prevention resources...
  13. pmc The epidemiology of finding a dead body: reports from inner-city Baltimore, Maryland US
    Carl Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:106-9. 2013
    ..To obtain a better understanding of community health, future studies should assess not only morbidity and mortality, but also how death and illness is experienced by the community...
  14. pmc Social network predictors of disclosure of MSM behavior and HIV-positive serostatus among African American MSM in Baltimore, Maryland
    Carl Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:535-42. 2012
    ..Attributes of social network members associated with disclosure of positive serostatus included the network member being older, HIV-positive, providing emotional support, loaning money, and not being a male sex partner...
  15. pmc Differences in the social networks of African American men who have sex with men only and those who have sex with men and women
    Carl Latkin
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Hampton House, 624 North Broadway, Room 737, Baltimore, MD 21205
    Am J Public Health 101:e18-23. 2011
    ..We compared social network characteristics of African American men who have sex with men only (MSMO) with social network characteristics of African American men who have sex with men and women (MSMW)...
  16. pmc The relationship between social network factors, HIV, and Hepatitis C among injection drug users in Chennai, India
    Carl Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 117:50-4. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether social network factors predict HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) serostatus after controlling for individual-level factors at baseline among a cohort of male injection drug users in Chennai, India...
  17. pmc The relationship between drug use stigma and HIV injection risk behaviors among injection drug users in Chennai, India
    Carl Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:221-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between perceived drug use stigma, acquiescence response bias, and HIV injection risk behaviors among current injection drug users in Chennai, India...
  18. pmc Reality and feasibility for pharmacy-delivered services for people who inject drugs in Xichang, China: Comparisons between pharmacy staff and people who inject drugs
    Yi Yang
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Administration, School of Administration, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1166 Liutai Avenue, Wengjiang District, Chengdu 611137, China Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2213 McElderry St 2nd FL, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 27:113-20. 2016
    ..0% (2.8 times of national HIV prevalence among PWID) in 2012...
  19. pmc Injection drug users' and their risk networks' experiences of and attitudes towards drug dealer violence in Baltimore, Maryland
    Carl A Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 24:135-41. 2013
    ..A large portion of violence associated with drug use is due to drug dealing. These analyses sought to examine injection drug users' attitudes and experiences of drug dealer violence...
  20. pmc Factors associated with recruiting an HIV seropositive risk network member among injection drug users
    Carl Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1137-41. 2010
    ..These results suggest the feasibility to target active drug users to recruit seropositives and emphasize the public health importance of focusing network approaches on the networks of African American IDUs...
  21. pmc Factors Associated with Alcohol Use Before or During Sex Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in a Large Internet Sample from Asia
    Cui Yang
    1 Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    LGBT Health 3:168-74. 2016
    ..More efforts are needed to better assess alcohol use and misuse among MSM in Asia and understand contextual influences on alcohol use and HIV-related behaviors in order to implement culturally-specific interventions. ..
  22. pmc Main partner factors associated with worse adherence to HAART among women in Baltimore, Maryland: a preliminary study
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 23:1102-10. 2011
    ..Seroconcordant couples-focused intervention that enhances mutual support of HAART adherence may be an effective approach to improving women's HAART adherence and reducing US gender disparities in HIV health outcomes...
  23. pmc Feasibility and Acceptability of Smartphone-Based Ecological Momentary Assessment of Alcohol Use Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men in Baltimore
    Cui Yang
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Baltimore, MD, United States
    JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 3:e67. 2015
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  24. pmc Social network analysis identified central outcomes for core outcome sets using systematic reviews of HIV/AIDS
    Ian J Saldanha
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W6507 B, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 70:164-75. 2016
    ..We applied social network analysis methods to understand outcome co-occurrence patterns in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS systematic reviews and identify outcomes central to the network of outcomes in HIV/AIDS...
  25. pmc Associations Between Body Weight Status and Substance Use Among African American Women in Baltimore, Maryland: The CHAT Study
    Ji Li
    a Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 51:669-81. 2016
    ..Studies on associations between body weight status and specific substance use have provided conflicting findings...
  26. pmc Implementation of Computer-delivered Brief Alcohol Intervention in HIV Clinical Settings: Who Agrees to Participate?
    Cui Yang
    Department of Health, Behaviour and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore, USA
    J Addict Res Ther 7:. 2016
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  27. pmc Antiretroviral use among active injection-drug users: the role of patient-provider engagement and structural factors
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:421-8. 2010
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  28. pmc The Association Between Changes in Alcohol Use and Changes in Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence and Viral Suppression Among Women Living with HIV
    Nikita Barai
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street 8060, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    AIDS Behav . 2016
    ..Addressing this barrier by integrating proactive alcohol counseling strategies into routine HIV care may be key to improving viral suppression rates among women retained in HIV care...
  29. pmc Discrepancies between HIV prevention communication attitudes and actual conversations about HIV testing within social and sexual networks of African American men who have sex with men
    Karin Elizabeth Tobin
    From the Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD and Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Prevention Research Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Sex Transm Dis 41:221-6. 2014
    ..This study examined the attitudes of AA MSM on talking with peers about HIV testing and characteristics of their network members with whom they have these conversations...