Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Help Seeking for HIV Infection Study


Principal Investigator

Jeffrey Samet, MD, MA, MPH

Key Personnel

Ken Freedberg, MD, MSc

Howard Libman, MD

Michael Stein, MD

Lisa Sullivan, MA, PhD


Liddicoat R, Horton NJ, Urban R, Maier E, Christiansen D, Samet JH. Assessing missed opportunities for HIV testing in medical settings. J Gen Intern Med. 2004; 19:349-356. PMCID: PMC1492189

Samet JH, Freedberg KA, Savetsky JB, Sullivan LM, Padmanabhan L, Stein MD.  Discontinuation from HIV medical care: squandering treatment opportunities. J Poor Underserved. 2003; 14:244-255.

Samet JH, Freedberg KA, Savetsky JB, Sullivan LM, Stein MD.  Understanding delay to medical care for HIV infection: the long-term non-presenter. AIDS. 2001; 15:77-85.

Samet JH.  Engaging the HIV-infected substance abuser–the classic academic approach to changing clinical practice: excruciatingly slow, extraneous, and/or effective? Med Gen Med. March 30, 2001.

Samet JH, Mulvey KP, Zaremba N, Plough A.  HIV testing in substance abusers. Am J Drug Alc Abuse. 1999; 25:269-280.

Freedberg KA, Samet JH.  Think HIV: why physicians should lower their threshold for HIV testing. Arch Intern Med. 1999; 159:1994-2000.

Stein MD, Freedberg KA, Sullivan LM, Savetsky JB, Levenson SM, Hingson R, Samet JH.  Sexual ethics: disclosure of HIV-positive status to partners. Arch Intern Med. 1998; 158:253-257.

Samet JH, Freedberg KA, Stein MD, Lewis R, Savetsky JB, Sullivan LM, Levenson SM, Hingson R.  Trillion virion delay: time from testing positive for HIV to presentation for primary care. Arch Intern Med. 1998; 158:734-740.

Samet JH, Winter MR, Grant L, Hingson R.  Factors associated with HIV testing among sexually active adolescents: a Massachusetts survey. Pediatrics. 1997; 100:371-377.

Samet JH, Retondo MJ, Freedberg KA, Stein MD, Heeren T, Libman H.  Factors associated with initiation of primary medical care for HIV-infected persons. Am J Med. 1994; 97:347-353.