Affiliation: University of Washington
- Overweight in the Pacific: links between foreign dependence, global food trade, and obesity in the Federated States of MicronesiaSusan Cassels
Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Box 353412, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Global Health 2:10. 2006..The last section of the paper highlights the Pacific tuna trade as an example of how foreign dependence and global food trade exacerbates their obesity epidemic...
- Sexual partner concurrency and sexual risk among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender American Indian/Alaska nativesSusan Cassels
Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98412, USA
Sex Transm Dis 37:272-8. 2010..American Indian and Alaska Natives suffer pervasive health disparities, including disproportionately high rates of HIV. Sexual network dynamics, including concurrency and sexual mixing patterns, are key determinants of HIV disparities...
- Mathematical models for HIV transmission dynamics: tools for social and behavioral science researchSusan Cassels
Center for AIDS Research and the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S34-9. 2008..Our aims are to demonstrate the value that these analytic tools have for social and behavioral sciences in HIV prevention research, to identify gaps in the current literature, and to suggest directions for future research...
- HIV serosorting as a harm reduction strategy: evidence from Seattle, WashingtonSusan Cassels
Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, Box 353412, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
AIDS 23:2497-506. 2009....
- Discussion and revision of the mathematical modeling tool described in the previously published article "Modeling HIV Transmission risk among Mozambicans prior to their initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy"Susan Cassels
Center for AIDS Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
AIDS Care 21:858-62. 2009....
- Change in sexual activity 12 months after ART initiation among HIV-positive MozambicansCynthia R Pearson
School of Social Work, Indigenous Wellness and Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
AIDS Behav 15:778-87. 2011..Ongoing secondary transmission prevention programs addressing sexual activity with multiple partners, disclosure to partners and consistent condom use with serodisconcordant partners must be incorporated throughout HIV care programs...
- Concurrent partnerships, acute infection and HIV epidemic dynamics among young adults in ZimbabweSteven M Goodreau
Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
AIDS Behav 16:312-22. 2012..The impact of acute infection is strongly moderated by concurrency. Reducing this impact by reducing concurrency could potentially end the current HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe...
- Interaction of mathematical modeling and social and behavioral HIV/AIDS researchSusan Cassels
Departments of Epidemiology and Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Curr Opin HIV AIDS 6:119-23. 2011..HIV is transmitted within complex biobehavioral systems. Mathematical modeling can provide insight to complex population-level outcomes of various behaviors measured at an individual level...
- Estimating the impact of universal antiretroviral therapy for HIV serodiscordant couples through home HIV testing: insights from mathematical modelsSarah T Roberts
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 19:20864. 2016..We estimated the reduction in adult HIV incidence achieved by incorporating universal ART for SDCs into home HTC campaigns in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa, and southwestern (SW) Uganda...
- Place and sexual partnership transition among young American Indian and Alaska native womenCynthia R Pearson
Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Box 354900, Seattle, WA, 98105 6299, USA
AIDS Behav 18:1443-53. 2014..15; 95 % CI 1.59, 10.68). Perceived "safe" places, e.g., friend's or family's house, were identified with risky behaviors; thus, homogeneous messaging campaigns may promote a false sense of safety...