Recent Publications

July 2022

  • Fong R, Kaiser JL, Ngoma T, Bwalya M, Sakanga VR, Kuhfeldt KJ, Musonda G, Vian T, Munro-Kramer M, Rockers PC, Mdluli EA, Hamer DH, Biemba G, Lori JR, Scott NA. Women’s perceptions of barriers and facilitators to facility delivery in rural Zambia after implementation of an improved Maternity Waiting Homes intervention. BMJ Open 2022; 12:e058512. PMID: 35879007.
  • Killion JP, Silverman DT, Evans D, Coetzee L, Tarullo AR, Hamer DH*, Rockers PC*. Vaccination at seven months of age in Limpopo Province, South Africa: a cross-sectional survey. Global Health Promotion August 4, 2022.
  • Hamer DH, Solomon H, Das G, Knabe T, Beard J, Simon J, Nisar YB, MacLeod WB. Importance of breastfeeding and complementary feeding for management and prevention of childhood diarrhea in low- and middle-income countries. J Global Health 2022;12:10010.
  • Crable EL, Jones DK, Walley AY, Milton Hicks JM, Drainoni M, Benintendi A. How do Medicaid agencies improve substance use disorder benefits? Lessons from three states’ 1115 waiver experiences, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 47; 4, August 2022.  doi:
  • Safon, C., Guadalupe, M.E., Rosenberg J., Feinberg, E., Drainoni M, Morris, A., Durham, M., Bair-Merritt, M., Sheldrick, R.E. Implementation of a Novel Pediatric Behavioral Health Intervention Initiative, The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, August 2022. 1‒17 DOI 10.1007/s11414-022-09803-6.
  • Lee1,W.Kiattiburut, T. Khongkha, S. Schinkel, Y. Lunn, A. Decker, A. Mohammadi, A. Vera-Cruz, A. Misra, J. Angel, D. Anderson, M. Baker, R. Kaul, G. Wang and N. Tanphaichitr. Identification of potent small molecule inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 infection by combined pharmacological evaluation and cellular network directed prioritization both in vitro and in vivo.
  •  J.J. Patten, P. Keiser , D. Gysi, G. Menichetti , H. Mori , C.J. Donahue , X. Gan , I. do Valle , K. Geoghegan-Barek, M. Anantpadma, R. Boytz, J. Berrigan, S. Hulsey-Stubbs, T. Ayazika, C. O’Leary, S. Jalloh, F. Wagner, S. Ayehunie, S. Elledge, D.J.  Anderson, J. Loscalzo, M. Zitnik, S. Gummuluru, M. Namchuk, A. Barabási, and R.A. Davey. iScience (In Press)17BIPHE2, an engineered cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide with low susceptibility to proteases, is an effective spermicide and microbicide against Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Human Reproduction (In Press)
  • Weisenthal K*, Kimmel SD, Kehoe J, Larochelle MR, Walley AY, Taylor JL. Effect of police action on low-barrier substance use disorder service utilization. Harm Reduct J. 2022 Jul 29; 19(1):86.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35906660; PMCID: PMC9338497; DOI: 10.1186/s12954-022-00668-8; *Addiction fellow
  • Kim TW, Samet JH, Lodi S, Kimmel SD, Forman LS, Lira MC, Liebschutz JM, Williams EC, Walley AY. Functional Impairment and Cognitive Symptoms Among People with HIV Infection on Chronic Opioid Therapy for Pain: The Impact of Gabapentin and Other Sedating Medications. AIDS Behav. 2022 Jun 23.PMID: 3573728.
  • Datar Y*, Yin K, Wang Y, Lawrence KW, Awtry EH, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Kimmel SD, Fagan MA, Weinstein ZM, Karlson KJ, McAneny DB, Edwards NM, Dobrilovic N. Surgical outcomes of pulmonary valve infective endocarditis: A US population-based analysis. Int J Cardiol. 2022 Aug 15; 361:50-54.PMID: 35597492; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2022.05.033; *Medical student

June 2022

  • Kuniholm J, Coote C, Henderson AJ. Defective HIV-1 genomes and their potential impact on HIV pathogenesis. Retrovirology. 2022 Jun 28;19(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s12977-022-00601-8. PMID: 35764966; PMCID: PMC9238239.
  • Sabin LL, Simmons E, Halim N, Hamer DH, Gifford AL, West RL, Larson A, Bonawitz R, Aroda P, Banigbe B, Holderman AJ, Murrray L, DeSilva MB, Gasuza J, Mukasa B, Messersmith LJ. Real-time feedback to improve HIV treatment adherence in pregnant and postpartum women in Uganda: a randomized, controlled trial. AIDS & Behavior, published on-line 15 June 2022.
  • Landaverde L, McIntyre D, Robson J, Fu D4, Ortiz L, Chen R, Oliveira SMD, Fan A, Barrett A, Burgay SP, Choate S, Corbett D, Doucette-Stamm L, Gonzalez K, Hamer DH, Huang L, Huval S, Knight C, Lindquist D, Lockard K, Macdowell TL, Mauro E, McGinty C, Miller C, Monahan M, Moore R, Platt J, Roy R, Schroeder T, Tolan DR, Zaia A, Brown R, Waters G, Densmore D, Klapperich. Detailed overview of the buildout and integration of an automated high-throughput CLIA laboratory for SARS-CoV-2 testing on a large urban campus. SLAS Technology published on-line 17 June 2012; PMID: 35718332.
  • Mansouritorghabeh H, Bagherimoghaddam A, Eslami S, Raouf-Rahmati A, Hamer DH, Kiani B. Spatial epidemiology of COVID-19 infection through the first outbreak in the city of Mashhad, Iran. Spatial Info Res, published on-line 28 June 2022.
  • Sy KTL, Leavitt SV, de Vos M, Dolby T, Bor J, Horsburgh CR Jr, Warren RM, Streicher EM, Jenkins HE, Jacobson KR. Spatial heterogeneity of extensively drug resistant tuberculosis in Western Cape Province, South Africa. Sci Reports 2022; 12:10844.
  • Bouton TC, Atarere J, Turcinovic J, Seitz S, Sher-Jan C, Gilbert M, White L, Zhou Z, Hossain MM, Overbeck V, Doucette-Stamm L, Platt J, Landsberg HE, Hamer DH, Klapperich C, Jacobson KR, Connor JH. Viral dynamics of omicron and delta SARS-CoV-2 variants with implications for timing of release from isolation: a longitudinal cohort study. Clin Inf Dis 2022:ciac510.

May 2022

  • Crespillo-Andújar C, Comeche B, Hamer DH, Arevalo-Rodriguez I, Alvarez-Diaz N, Zamora J, Pérez-Molina JA. Use of benznidazole to treat chronic Chagas disease: An updated systematic review with a meta-analysis. PLoS NTD 202216(5):e0010386.
  • Vian T, Kaiser JL, Ngoma T, Juntunen A, Mataka KK, Bwalya M, Sakanga V, Rockers PC, Hamer DH, Biemba G, Scott NA. Planning for maternity waiting home bed capacity: Lessons from rural Zambia. Ann Global Health 2022;88:37.
  • Epstein RL, Wang J, White LF, Kapadia SN, Morgan JR, Bao Y, Linas BP. Medicaid Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Policies: Impact on Testing and Treatment in the Commercially Insured. Am Journal of Preventative Medicine. 2022. In Press.
  • O’Donnell A, Pham N, Battisti L, Epstein R, Nunes D, Sawinski D, Lodi S. Estimating the causal effect of treatment with direct-acting antivirals on kidney function among individuals with hepatitis C virus infection. PLoS One. 2022 May 13;17(5):e0268478. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268478. PMID: 35560032; PMCID: PMC9106151.
  • Nguemeni Tiako MJ, Meinhofer A, Friedman A, South EC, Epstein RL, Meisel ZF, Morgan JR. Buprenorphine Uptake During Pregnancy Following the 2017 Guidelines Update on Prenatal Opioid Use Disorder. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 May 22:S0002-9378(22)00392-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.05.041. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35613648.

April 2022

  • Khan GK, Harvey L, Johnson S, Kimmel S, Pierre C, Drainoni M. Integration of a community-based harm reduction program into a safety net hospital: a qualitative study, Harm Reduction Journal, (2022 April 12) 19:35.
  • Ronan CE, Crable EL, Drainoni M, Walkey AL. The impact of clinical decision support systems on provider behavior in the inpatient setting: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 05 May 2022.
  • Tu JT, Kumar A, Giorgi EE, Eudailey J, LaBranche CC, Martinez DR, Fouda GG,  Moreau Y, Thomas AS, Montefiori D, Gao F, Sagar M†, Permar S. Vertical HIV-1 transmission in the setting of maternal broad and potent antibody responses. Journal of Virology. 2022:e0023122. Epub 2022/05/11. doi: 10.1128/jvi.00231-22. PubMed PMID: 35536018.
  • Thomas AS, Coote, C, Moreau Y, Isaac JE, Ewing A, Kourtis AP, Sagar M†. Antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC) responses along with ADCC susceptibility influence HIV-1 mother to child. JCI insight. 2022. Epub 2022/03/25. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.159435. PubMed PMID: 35324477.
  • Assoumou SA, Peterson AA, Ginman E, James T, Pierre CM, Hamilton S, Chapman S, Goldie J, Koenig R, Mendez-Escobar E, Leaver H, Graham R, Crichlow R, Weaver T, Cotterell S, Valdez G, De Las Nueces D, Scott NA, Linas BP, Cherry P. Addressing Inequities in SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines Uptake: The Boston Medical Center Health System Experience. Ann. Intern. Med, 2022.
  • Savinkina S, Barocas JA, Morgan JR, Assoumou SA, Linas BP, Walley AY, Murphy SM. Population-level impact of initiating pharmacotherapy and linking to care persons with opioid use disorder at inpatient medically managed withdrawal programs: an effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analysis, Addiction, 2022.

March 2022

  • Norman L. Beatty NL, Forsyth CJ, Gilman RJ, Hamer DH, Henao-Martínez A, Hochberg N, Manne-Goehler J, Marcus J, Meymandi S, Reich MR, Showler A, Stigler Granados P. Neglected Testing for Neglected Tropical Diseases at CDC. Am J Trop Med Hyg, published on-line 12 April 2022 doi:10.4269/ajtmh.22-0222.
  • Liu AB, Davidi D, Landsberg HE, Francesconi M, Platt JT, Nguyen GT, Yune S, Deckard A, Puglin J, Haase SB, Hamer DH*, Springer M*. Seven-day COVID-19 quarantine may be too short: assessing post-quarantine transmission risk in four university cohorts. JAMA Network Open 2022;5:e220088. *Contributed equally.
  • Solomon H, Henry EG, Herlihy JM, Yeboah-Antwi K, Biemba G, Musokotwane K, Bhutta A, Hamer DH, Semrau KEA. Intended versus actual delivery location and factors associated with change in delivery location among pregnant women in Southern Province, Zambia: a pre-specified secondary observational analysis of the ZamCAT trial. BMJ Open 2022;12:e055288.
  • Khan GK, Harvey L, Johnson S, Kimmel S, Pierre C, Drainoni M. Integration of a community-based harm reduction program into a safety net hospital: a qualitative study, Harm Reduction Journal, (2022 April 12) 19:35
  • Walker DM, Childerhose JE, Chen S, Coovert N, Jackson RD, Kurien N, McAlearney AS, Volney J,  Alford DP, Bosak J, Oyler DR, Stinson LK, Behrooz M, Christopher M, Drainoni M. Exploring perspectives on changing opioid prescribing practices: A qualitative study of community stakeholders in the HEALing Communities Study, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Drug and Alcohol Dependence 233 (2022) 109342,.
    • Vax S, Farkas M, Mueser KT, Drainoni M, Russinova Z. Building Organizational Readiness: Initial Field Testing of an Expert-Informed Typology of Implementation Strategies, Implementation Science Communications, 3, 22 (2022).