O Grusky

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anonymous versus confidential HIV testing: client and provider decision making under uncertainty
    Oscar Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:157-66. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Staff strategies for improving HIV detection using mobile HIV rapid testing
    Oscar Grusky
    School of Public Affairs Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 264 Haines Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Behav Med 35:101-11. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Failure to return for HIV test results: a pilot study of three community testing sites
    Oscar Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 6:47-55. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the accessibility of HIV testing organizations
    Oscar Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1551, USA
    Eval Health Prof 27:189-205. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a brief low-cost intervention to improve antiretroviral treatment decisions
    O Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    AIDS Care 15:681-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Communicating indeterminate HIV Western blot test results to clients: an observational study of three community testing sites
    Oscar Grusky
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:620-7. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Client encounters in alternative HIV testing sites: counselors' perceptions and experiences
    Kathleen Johnston Roberts
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Behav Med 34:11-20. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A street intercept survey to assess HIV-testing attitudes and behaviors
    M J Rotheram-Borus
    AIDS Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 13:229-38. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The implementation of the DHHS guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected adults: a pilot study
    T Mann
    UCLA Department of Psychology 90095 1563, USA
    AIDS Care 12:187-92. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Routine outcome monitoring in a public mental health system: the impact of patients who leave care
    A S Young
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:85-91. 2000

Research Grants

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Anonymous versus confidential HIV testing: client and provider decision making under uncertainty
    Oscar Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:157-66. 2005
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Staff strategies for improving HIV detection using mobile HIV rapid testing
    Oscar Grusky
    School of Public Affairs Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 264 Haines Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Behav Med 35:101-11. 2010
    ..The GIS findings and client risk data support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention policy of implementing MTUs and rapid testing in large urban communities with high AIDS rates...
  3. ncbi request reprint Failure to return for HIV test results: a pilot study of three community testing sites
    Oscar Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 6:47-55. 2007
    ..Because rapid HIV antibody testing is still not widely implemented, failure to return for test results under conditions of standard testing remains a problem...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the accessibility of HIV testing organizations
    Oscar Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1551, USA
    Eval Health Prof 27:189-205. 2004
    ..HIV testing sites must make their services accessible and be perceived by consumers as responsive if they are to be effective service providers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a brief low-cost intervention to improve antiretroviral treatment decisions
    O Grusky
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    AIDS Care 15:681-7. 2003
    ..Providers reported that the intervention was useful in aiding and encouraging communication as well as conveying knowledge...
  6. ncbi request reprint Communicating indeterminate HIV Western blot test results to clients: an observational study of three community testing sites
    Oscar Grusky
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:620-7. 2006
    ..Results highlight the need for further research to provide reliable estimates of the extensiveness of indeterminate HIV test results and to further assess the nature of counselor and client responses to indeterminate test results...
  7. doi request reprint Client encounters in alternative HIV testing sites: counselors' perceptions and experiences
    Kathleen Johnston Roberts
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Behav Med 34:11-20. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A street intercept survey to assess HIV-testing attitudes and behaviors
    M J Rotheram-Borus
    AIDS Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 13:229-38. 2001
    ..The street intercept survey appears to be a quick and feasible method to assess HIV testing in urban areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint The implementation of the DHHS guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected adults: a pilot study
    T Mann
    UCLA Department of Psychology 90095 1563, USA
    AIDS Care 12:187-92. 2000
    ..No more than four of the 11 risk/benefit items were discussed with any patient, and four of the six risk items were never mentioned to any patient. Potential reasons why the guidelines are not being implemented are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Routine outcome monitoring in a public mental health system: the impact of patients who leave care
    A S Young
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:85-91. 2000
    ..Because patients leave these organizations at a high rate, the impact of patient attrition on routinely collected outcome data was examined...
  11. pmc Increasing the reach of HIV testing to young Latino MSM: results of a pilot study integrating outreach and services
    Jennifer Toller Erausquin
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Department of Community Health Sciences, LA, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:756-65. 2009
    ..In the U.S., HIV infections are increasing among men who have sex with men (MSM), particularly young, racial/ethnic minority MSM...
  12. pmc HIV partner notification: predictors of discussion and agreements from provider reports
    Dallas T Swendeman
    Semel Institute, Center for Community Health, University of California, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 350, Los Angeles, CA 90024 6521, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:573-81. 2009
    ..Organizational and provider-level interventions on PN will be needed to realize cost-effective benefits of expanded HIV testing and counseling...
  13. ncbi request reprint HIV testing in an urgent-care clinic
    Keith Murphy
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Sex Health 2:245-50. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of blood and oral fluid rapid HIV testing: a literature review, 2000-2006
    Kathleen Johnston Roberts
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Affairs, Los Angeles, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:621-37. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Performance of a general location model with an ignorable missing-data assumption in a multivariate mental health services study
    T R Belin
    UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stat Med 18:3123-35. 1999
    ..We note some problems with this approach and embed the discussion of this example in a broader consideration of the role of ignorable and non-ignorable models in applied research...
  16. ncbi request reprint ZIP code correlates of HIV-testing: a multi-level analysis in Los Angeles
    Stephanie L Taylor
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:579-86. 2006
    ..This is a concern because of increasing rates of HIV-infection among Latinos. We conclude that opportunities exist to increase testing in Latino higher-risk areas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Drug users: a potentially important bridge population in the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, in China
    Hongjie Liu
    Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201 2196, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:111-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine risk characteristics among bridge and nonbridge drug users...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do drug users in China who frequently receive detoxification treatment change their risky drug use practices and sexual behavior?
    Hongjie Liu
    Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4201 St Antoine Street, UHC 6D, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:114-21. 2006
    ..Relapse rates among treated drug users in China are high. We examined the associations between frequency of drug detoxification treatment and HIV-related risky drug practices and sexual behavior...

Research Grants1

  1. Organizational Factors in the Early Detection of HIV
    Oscar Grusky; Fiscal Year: 2005
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