Sandra I McCoy

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rationale and design of a randomized study of short-term food and cash assistance to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy among food insecure HIV-infected adults in Tanzania
    Sandra I McCoy
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 15:490. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Food insecurity is a barrier to prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services in Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study
    Sandra I McCoy
    University of California, 1950 Addison Avenue, Suite 202 8, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    BMC Public Health 15:420. 2015
  3. pmc Are hormonal contraceptive users more likely to misreport unprotected sex? Evidence from a biomarker validation study in Zimbabwe
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3C, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:2259-64. 2014
  4. pmc Food insecurity, socioeconomic status, and HIV-related risk behavior among women in farming households in Tanzania
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3B, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1224-36. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Improving the efficiency of HIV testing with peer recruitment, financial incentives, and the involvement of persons living with HIV infection
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:e56-63. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Oral and injectable contraception use and risk of HIV acquisition among women in sub-Saharan Africa
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3B, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    AIDS 27:1001-9. 2013
  7. pmc Alcohol production as an adaptive livelihood strategy for women farmers in Tanzania and its potential for unintended consequences on women's reproductive health
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59343. 2013
  8. pmc A trajectory analysis of alcohol and marijuana use among Latino adolescents in San Francisco, California
    Sandra I McCoy
    Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:564-74. 2010
  9. pmc Variability of the date of HIV diagnosis: a comparison of self-report, medical record, and HIV/AIDS surveillance data
    Sandra I McCoy
    Institute of Business and Economic Research, F502 Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1922, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:734-42. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating the Impact of Zimbabwe's Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Program: Population-Level Estimates of HIV-Free Infant Survival Pre-Option A
    Raluca Buzdugan
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0134571. 2015

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Rationale and design of a randomized study of short-term food and cash assistance to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy among food insecure HIV-infected adults in Tanzania
    Sandra I McCoy
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 15:490. 2015
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Food insecurity is a barrier to prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services in Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study
    Sandra I McCoy
    University of California, 1950 Addison Avenue, Suite 202 8, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    BMC Public Health 15:420. 2015
    ..We examined the association between FI and women's uptake of services to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) in Zimbabwe...
  3. pmc Are hormonal contraceptive users more likely to misreport unprotected sex? Evidence from a biomarker validation study in Zimbabwe
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3C, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:2259-64. 2014
    ..67 %, P = 0.03). This misclassification pattern could have implications on the elevated risk of HIV infection associated with hormonal contraception in some studies...
  4. pmc Food insecurity, socioeconomic status, and HIV-related risk behavior among women in farming households in Tanzania
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3B, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1224-36. 2014
    ..47, 95 % CI 0.25, 0.88). There was not a strong association between food security and relationship power. Our findings suggest that the association between FI and HIV risk behavior may differ depending on the type of household...
  5. doi request reprint Improving the efficiency of HIV testing with peer recruitment, financial incentives, and the involvement of persons living with HIV infection
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:e56-63. 2013
    ..The authors piloted an HIV testing and counseling (HTC) approach using respondent-driven sampling (RDS), financial incentives, and persons living with HIV infection (PLHIV)...
  6. doi request reprint Oral and injectable contraception use and risk of HIV acquisition among women in sub-Saharan Africa
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, 1918 University Avenue, Suite 3B, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    AIDS 27:1001-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of oral and injectable hormonal contraception on the risk of HIV acquisition among women in South Africa and Zimbabwe...
  7. pmc Alcohol production as an adaptive livelihood strategy for women farmers in Tanzania and its potential for unintended consequences on women's reproductive health
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59343. 2013
    ..Our goal was to understand whether the benefits of supporting women in the agricultural sector might also extend to more distal outcomes, including sexual and reproductive health...
  8. pmc A trajectory analysis of alcohol and marijuana use among Latino adolescents in San Francisco, California
    Sandra I McCoy
    Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:564-74. 2010
    ..We examined alcohol and marijuana use trajectories among Latino adolescents in the San Francisco Bay Area...
  9. pmc Variability of the date of HIV diagnosis: a comparison of self-report, medical record, and HIV/AIDS surveillance data
    Sandra I McCoy
    Institute of Business and Economic Research, F502 Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1922, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:734-42. 2010
    ..We sought to describe and quantify differences among the year of first positive HIV test from patient report, the medical record, and HIV/AIDS surveillance data...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluating the Impact of Zimbabwe's Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Program: Population-Level Estimates of HIV-Free Infant Survival Pre-Option A
    Raluca Buzdugan
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0134571. 2015
    ..We estimated HIV-free infant survival and mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) rates in Zimbabwe, some of the first community-based estimates from a UNAIDS priority country...
  11. pmc Unmet need for family planning, contraceptive failure, and unintended pregnancy among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in Zimbabwe
    Sandra I McCoy
    University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e105320. 2014
    ..We assessed pregnancy intentions and contraceptive use among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women with a recent pregnancy in Zimbabwe...
  12. pmc Implementation and Operational Research: Uptake of Services and Behaviors in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Cascade in Zimbabwe
    Sandra I McCoy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Harare, Zimbabwe Organisation for Public Health Interventions and Development OPHID Trust, Harare, Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care, Harare, Zimbabwe Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Zimbabwe University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 69:e74-81. 2015
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Facility-based delivery in the context of Zimbabwe's HIV epidemic - missed opportunities for improving engagement with care: a community-based serosurvey
    Raluca Buzdugan
    University of California Berkeley, School of Public Health, 779 University Hall, MS 7360, Berkeley, CA, 94720, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:338. 2015
    ..However, little is known about whether or not learning one's HIV status affects one's decision to deliver in a health facility. We examined this association in Zimbabwe...
  14. pmc HIV prevention transformed: the new prevention research agenda
    Nancy S Padian
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Lancet 378:269-78. 2011
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  15. pmc Hormonal contraceptive use and women's risk of HIV acquisition: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Lauren J Ralph
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 15:181-9. 2015
    ..We did a robust meta-analysis of existing data to provide summary estimates by hormonal contraceptive method which can be used to inform contraceptive guidelines, models, and future studies...
  16. pmc Weighing the gold in the gold standard: challenges in HIV prevention research
    Nancy S Padian
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    AIDS 24:621-35. 2010
    ..We examined design, implementation, and contextual considerations that may limit detection of a positive or adverse effect in HIV prevention trials...