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Mass Spectroscopy Imaging of Hair Strands Captures Short-term and Long-term Changes in Emtricitabine AdherenceMwangi J, Gilliland W, White N, Sykes C, Poliseno A, Knudtson K, Hightow-Weidman LB, Kashuba A, Rosen E.ASM Journals2022 (in-press)HIV prevention; mass spectroscopy imaging; adherence; PrEP
Next Generation Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: Lessons from System and Provider-level Barriers to Oral PrEPValente PK, Bauermeister JA, Lin WY, Operario D, Rusley J, Hightow-Weidman L, Mayer KH, Biello KBB.AIDS and Behavior2022 (in-press)PrEP; MSM; HIV prevention
Uptake and Acceptability of MyChoices: Results of a pilot RCT of a mobile app designed to increase HIV testing and PrEP uptake among young American MSM. Biello KB, Daddario SR, Hill-Rorie J, Futterman D, Sullivan PS, Hightow-Weidman L, Jones J, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH. AIDS and Behavior2022 (in-press)HIV testing; PrEP; mHealth; apps
"Do I want PrEP or do I want a roof?": Social determinants of health and HIV prevention in the southern United StatesHarrison SE, Paton M, Muessig KE, Vecchio AC, Hanson LA, Hightow-Weidman LBAIDS Care2022The South; HIV prevention; PrEP; social determinants of health; MSM; trans women
The ongoing HIV epidemic in American youth: challenges and opportunities. Allan-Blitz LT, Mena LA, Mayer KH.mHealth2021HIV; PrEP; HIV prevention; youth; HIV epidemic
Development and Evaluation of a Mobile App Designed to Increase HIV Testing and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Use Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States: Open Pilot Trial.Biello KB, Hill-Rorie J, Valente PK, Futterman D, Sullivan PS, Hightow-Weidman L, Muessig K, Dormitzer J, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KHJournal of Medical Internet Research2021HIV; HIV testing; apps; PrEP; MSM; HIV prevention
PrEParing for NextGen: cognitive interviews to improve next generation PrEP modality descriptions for young men who have sex with men.
Biello KB, Valente PK, Lin WY, Lodge W, Drab R, Hightow-Weidman LB, Teixeira da Silva D, Mayer K, Bauermeister JA.AIDS and Behavior2021PrEP; HIV prevention; MSM
Building Community in the HIV Online Intervention Space: Lessons From the HealthMPowerment Intervention.Blackburn NA, Dong W, Threats M, Barry M, LeGrand S, Hightow-Weidman LB, Soni K, Pulley DV, Bauermeister JA, Muessig K.Health Education & Behavior2021Black health; MSM; HIV; HealthMpowerment; mHealth; structuration theory
Bijou: Engaging Young MSM in HIV Care Using a Mobile Health Strategy.Chenneville T, Drake H, Gabbidon K, Rodriguez C, Hightow-Weidman LB.Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care2021MSM; HIV; retention; health education; mHealth
Research Priorities to End the Adolescent HIV Epidemic in the United States: Viewpoint. Fernandez MI, Harper GW, Hightow-Weidman LB, Kapogiannis BG, Mayer KH, Parsons JT, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Seña AC, Sullivan PS.JMIR Research Protocol2021HIV; youth; HIV epidemic
Technology-driven methodologies to collect qualitative data among youth to inform HIV prevention and care interventions. Gamarel KE, Stephenson R, Hightow-Weidman L.mHealth2021HIV; HIV prevention; mHealth; qualitative research
Perceptions of relationship quality before and during the COVID-19 pandemic among young sexual minority men in romantic relationships. (In press)Gamarel KE, Washington C, Rosso MT, Darbes LA, Felder-Claude K, Hightow-Weidman L, Sullivan P, Stepehenson R.Archives of Sexual Behavior2021Relationships; COVID-19; pandemic
Adapting technology-based HIV prevention and care interventions for youth: lessons learned across five U.S. Adolescent Trials Network studies. Giovenco D, Muessig KE, Horvitz C, Biello KB, Liu AY, Horvath KJ, Golinkoff JM, Reback CJ, Hightow-Weidman LmHealth2021HIV prevention; HIV care; youth; mHealth
A Patient’s Perspective on Privilege as a Prerequisite for PrEP.Hanshaw BD, Rosengren-Hovee AL.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2021PrEP; MSM; privilege; stigma; rural health
Reimagining Inclusivity in Health Care for Sexual Minorities to End the HIV Epidemic: A Student Perspective.Hanshaw BD.American Journal of Public Health2021MSM; HIV; disparities; PrEP; diversity; heterosexism; classism; racism; end the HIV epidemic; inclusivity; trauma-informed care
Engaging youth in mHealth: what works and how can we be sure?Hightow-Weidman LB, Horvath KJ, Scott H, Hill-Rorie J, Bauermeister JA.mHealth2021HIV prevention; HIV care; engagement; mHealth
The persistent and evolving HIV epidemic in American men who have sex with men. Mayer KH, Nelson L, Hightow-Weidman LB, Mimiaga MJ, Mena L, Reisner S, et al.The Lancet2021HIV epidemic; end the HIV epidemic; MSM
mHealth to reduce HIV-related stigma among youth in the United States: a scoping review.Mulawa MI, Rosengren AL, Amico KR, Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE.mHealth2021HIV; mHealth; youth; stigma
Scale up mHealth HIV interventions: site and public health perspectives and lessons learned from P3. Paul ME, Castillo M, Emmanuel P, Bauermeister JA, Mena LA, Sullivan PS, Hightow-Weidman LB.mHealth2021"HIV prevention; PrEP; MSM; Transgender women; Trans health
Transgender health"
A Scoping Review of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Stigma and Implications for Stigma-Reduction Interventions for Men and Transwomen Who Have Sex with Men. Rosengren-Hovee AL, Lelutiu-Weinberger C, Woodhouse EW, Sandanapitchai P, Hightow-Weidman LB. AIDS and Behavior2021PrEP; HIV prevention; transgender health
Mobile app development in health research: pitfalls and solutions. Siegler AJ, Knox J, Bauermeister JA, Golinkoff J, Hightow-Weidman L, Scott H.mHealth2021mHealth; technology; apps; interventions
Perceptions of Contexts of Intimate Partner Violence Among Young, Partnered Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States. Stephenson R, Darbes LA, Rosso MT, Washington C, Hightow-Weidman L, Sullivan P, Gamarel KE.Journal of Interpersonal Violence2021IPV; intimate partner violence; youth; MSM; relationships; sexual assault; domestic violence
COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance among an Online Sample of Sexual and Gender Minority Men and Transgender Women.Teixeira da Silva D, Biello K, Lin WY, Valente PK, Mayer KH, Hightow-Weidman L, Bauermeister JAVaccines2021COVID-19; pandemic; Vaccine; SGM; Transgender health; stigma
COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance among an Online Sample of Sexual and Gender Minority Men and Transgender Women.Teixeria da Silva D, Biello K, Lin WY, Valente PK, Mayer KH, Hightow-Weidman LB, Bauermeiser JA. MDPI2021COVID-19; pandemic; MSM; transgender health; transgender women
Scaling Up CareKit: Lessons Learned from Expansion of a Centralized Home HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing ProgramNorelli J, Zlotorzynska M, Sanchez T, Sullivan P. Sex Transm Dis.2021scale-up; lessons learned; home HIV testing; STI testing
Media representation, perception and stigmatisation of race, sexuality and HIV among young black gay and bisexual menSallabank G, Blackburn NA, Threats M, Pulley DR, Barry MC, LeGrand S, Harper GW, Bauermeister JA, Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE.Cult Health Sex.2021Black health; stigma; MSM; YBMSM
A Multidimensional Model of Sexual Empowerment Among Young Black Men Who have Sex with Men: A Latent Profile AnalysisChoi SK, Bauermeister JA, Muessig KE, Ennett S, Boynton MH, Hightow-Weidman LB. AIDS & Behavior2021empowerment; Black health; MSM; HIV prevention
Sexual Empowerment Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with MenChoi SK, Boynton MH, Ennett S, Muessig KE, Bauermeister JA, LeGrand S, Hightow-Weidman LB.J Sex Res.2021Empowerment; Black health; MSM
Design and analysis considerations for a sequentially randomized HIV prevention trial. Benkeser D, Horvath K, Reback CJ, Rusow J, Hudgens M.Statistics in Biosciences2020HIV prevention; mHealth; transgender health; transgender youth
HIV self-testing and STI self-collection via mobile apps: experiences from two pilot randomized controlled trials of young men who have sex with men.Biello KB, Horvitz C, Mullin S, Mayer KH, Scott H, Coleman K, Dormitzer J, Norelli J, Hightow-Weidman LB, Sullivan P, Mimiaga MJ, Buchbinder S, Bojan K, Futterman D, Emmanuel P, Liu A. mHealth2020HIV; self-testing; HIV testing; STIs; apps; MSM
Sexual Empowerment Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men.Choi SK, Boynton MH, Ennett S, Muessig K, Bauermeister JA, LeGrand S, Hightow-Weidman LB.The Journal of Sex Research2020empowerment; Black health; mHealth; MSM
Moral practices shaping HIV disclosure among young gay and bisexual men living with HIV in the context of biomedical advance.Dong W, Muessig KE, Knudtson K, Gilbertson A, Rennie S, Soni K, Hightow-Weidman LB. Culture, Health & Sexuality2020HIV disclosure; HIV prevention; MSM; stigma
Perspectives from Young Partnered Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men on the Adaptation of Couples HIV Testing and Counseling (CHTC). Gamarel KE, Darbes LA, Kutsa O, Hightow-Weidman LB, Sullivan P, Stephenson R.AIDS and Behavior2020HIV testing; MSM; relationships; youth
Maximizing Digital Interventions for Youth in the Midst of Covid-19: Lessons from the Adolescent Trials Network for HIV Interventions.
Hightow-Weidman L, Muessig K, Claude K, Roberts J, Zlotorzynska M, Sanchez T.AIDS and Behavior2020
HIV; COVID-19; pandemic; mHealth; youth; interventions
Engagement in mHealth Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention and Care: Making Sense of the Metrics.
Hightow-Weidman LB, Bauermeister JA.mHealth2020paradata; apps; mHealth; HIV prevention; HIV care; interventions
Introduction to series on technology-based HIV prevention and care interventions for youth.Hightow-Weidman LB.mHealth2020HIV; ending the HIV epidemic; technology; HIV prevention; HIV care; youth; mHealth
A Systematic Review of Technology-Assisted HIV Testing Interventions. Horvath KJ, Walker T, Mireles L, Bauermeister JA, Hightow-Weidman LB, Stephenson R.Current HIV/AIDS Reports2020HIV; HIV testing; mHealth; technology
Increasing HIV Testing and Viral Suppression via Stigma Reduction in a Social Networking mHealth Intervention Among Black and Latinx Young Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women (HealthMpowerment): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.Muessig KE, Golinkoff JM, Hightow-Weidman LB, Rochelle A, Mulawa M, Hirshfield S, Rosengren AL, Aryal S, Buckner N, Wilson S, Watson DL, Houang S, Bauermeister JA.JMIR Research Protocols2020HIV; transgender health; transgender women; Black health; Latinx health; stigma; HIV testing; mHealth
Understanding COVID-19 Risks and Vulnerabilities Among Black Communities in America: The Lethal Force of Syndemics.Poteat T, Millet G, Nelson LE, Beyrer C. Annals of Epidemiology2020COVID-19; pandemic; Black health; Black communities; syndemics; health disparities; syndemic theory
Technology-based Stepped Care to Stem Transgender Adolescent Risk Transmission: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.Reback CJ, Horvath KJ, Rusow JA, Cain D, Benkeser DJMIR Research Protocols2020HIV prevention; transgender health; protocols
Online sex partner seeking and HIV testing frequency among young Black sexual minority men.Rosengren AL, Davy-Mendez T, Hightow-Weidman LB.Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services2020HIV testing; Black health; dating apps; MSM; HIV prevention
Siegler et al. Respond. Siegler AJ, Bratcher A, Weiss KM.American Journal of Public Health2020HIV prevention; PrEP; telemedicine
Policy- and county-level associations with HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis use, the United States, 2018. Siegler AJ, Mehta CC, Mouhanna F, Giler RM, Castel A, Pembleton E, Jaggi C, Jones J, Kramer MR, McGuinness P, McCallister S, Sullivan PSAnnals of Epidemiology2020HIV prevention; PrEP; policy
Validation of the HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Stigma Scale: Performance of Likert and Semantic Differential Scale Versions.Siegler AJ, Wiatrek S, Mouhanna F, Amico KR, Dominguez K, Jones J, Patel RR, Mena LA, Mayer KH.AIDS and Behavior2020HIV prevention; PrEP; stigma; rating scales
Needed: A Life Course Perspective on Maintaining PrEP Use. Siegler AJ.Clinical Infectious Diseases2020HIV prevention; PrEP; retention
Preexposure Prophylaxis Indication Criteria Underidentify Black and Latinx Persons and Require Revision. Siegler AJ.American Journal of Public Health2020PrEP; HIV prevention; Black health; Latinx health
mHealth for transgender and gender-expansive youth: harnessing gender-affirmative cross-disciplinary innovations to advance HIV prevention and care interventions. Skeen SJ, Cain D, Gamarel KE, Hightow-Weidman LB, Reback CJ.mHealth2020mHealth; transgender health; gender-expansive youth; gender affirmation
Sex in the Time of COVID-19: Results of an Online Survey of Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men’s Experience of Sex and HIV Prevention During the US COVID-19 Epidemic. Stephenson R, Chavanduka TMD, Rosso MT, Sullivan SP, Pitter RA, Hunter AS, Rogers E. AIDS and Behavior2020COVID-19; pandemic; MSM; sex
Mobile apps for HIV prevention: how do they contribute to our epidemic response for adolescents and young adults?Sullivan PS, Hightow-Weidman LB.mHealth2020HIV prevention; apps; mHealth; public health services; PrEP
Online recruitment of youth for mHealth studiesZlotorzynska M, Bauermeister JA, Golinkoff JM, Lin W, Sanchez TH, Hightow-Weidman LB. mHealth2020Recruitment; youth, social media; Facebook; Instagram; Snapchat; Twitter; Grindr; advertising; HIV
Increasing HIV Testing and Viral Suppression via Stigma Reduction in a Social Networking Mobile Health Intervention Among Black and Latinx Young Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex With Men (HealthMpowerment): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled TrialMuessig KE, Golinkoff JM, Hightow-Weidman LB, Rochelle AE, Mulawa MI, Hirschfield S, Rosengren LA, Aryal S, Buckner N, Wilson MS, Watson DL, Houang S, Bauermeister JA.JMIR Res Protoc.2020HIV testing; viral suppression; stigma; Black health; Latinx health; transgender health
Engagement in mHealth behavioral interventions for HIV prevention and care: making sense of the metricsHightow-Weidman LB, Bauermeister JA.mHealth2020HIV prevention; HIV care; paradata
“Stay strong! Keep ya head up! Move on! It gets better!!!”: Resilience processes in the healthMpowerment online intervention of young Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with menBarry, M.C., Threats, M., Blackburn, N.A., LeGrand S, Dong W, Pulle, DV, Sallabank G, Harper GW, Hightow-Weidman, LB, Bauermeister JA, Muessig KE. AIDS Care2019Black health; resiliency; empowerment; MSM; stigma; HIV
Testing the Testers: Are Young Men Who Have Sex With Men Receiving Adequate HIV Testing and Counseling Services?Bauermeister JA, Golinkoff JM, Lin WY, Claude KF, Horvath KJ, Dowshen N, Schlupp A, Vickroy WJ, Desir K, Lopez AV, Castillo M, Tanney M, Wimbly TA, Leung K, Sullivan PS, Santiago DL, Hernandez R, Paul ME, Hightow-Weidman L, Lee S, Stephenson R.JAIDS2019HIV testing; HIV counseling; MSM; mystery shoppers
A Mobile-Based App (MyChoices) to Increase Uptake of HIV Testing and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis by Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Biello KB, Marrow E, Mimiaga MJ, Sullivan P, Hightow-Weidman L, Mayer KHJMIR Research Protocols2019HIV prevention; HIV testing; PrEP; MSM; protocols; apps; interventions
A Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Adherence Intervention (LifeSteps) for Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Biello KB, Psaros C, Krakower DS, Marrow E, Safren SA, Mimiaga MJ, Hightow-Weidman L, Sullivan P, Mayer KH.JMIR Research Protocols2019
HIV prevention; MSM; adherence; PrEP; protocols
Condom use intentions mediate the relationship between psychosocial predictors and HIV sexual risk behavior in young Black men who have sex with men. Choi SK, LeGrand S, Dong W,  Muessig, KE, Hightow-Weidman LB. AIDS Care – Psychology, Health & Medicine – Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies.2019Condoms; Black health; MSM; health disparities; Integrated Behavioral Model (IBM); MSM
Persistence on HIV preexposure prophylaxis medication over a 2-year period among a national sample of 7148 PrEP users, United States, 2015-2017. Coy KC, Hazen RJ, Kirkham HS, Delpino A, Siegler AJ.Journal of the International AIDS Society2019HIV prevention; PrEP; adherence; persistence
The Development and Testing of a Relationship Skills Intervention to Improve HIV Prevention Uptake Among Young Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men and Their Primary Partners (We Prevent): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.Gamarel KE, Darbes, LA, Hightow-Weidman LB, Sullivan P, Stephenson R.JMIR Research Protocols2019Relationships; couples HIV testing; couple's counseling; HIV prevention; MSM; protocols; mHealth
Incidence and Correlates of STIs among Black Men who have Sex with Men Participating in the HPTN 073 PrEP StudyHightow-Weidman LB, Magnus M, Beauchamp G, Hurt CB, Shoptaw S, Emel L, Piwowar-Manning E, Mayer KH, Nelson LE, Wilton L, Watkins P, Whitfield D, Fields SD, Wheeler D.Clinical Infectious Diseases2019PrEP; Black health; HIV prevention; STIs; MSM
Underutilization of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Services Among Transgender and Nonbinary Youth: Findings from Project Moxie and TechStep. Horvath KJ, Todd K, Arayasirikul S, Cotta NW, Stephenson R. Transgender Health2019HIV; HIV prevention; PrEP; transgender health; nonbinary health; barriers to care
Developing a Mobile App (LYNX) to Support Linkage to HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Randomized Control Trial.Liu A, Coleman K, Bojan K, Serrano PA, Oyedele T, Garcia A, Enriquez-Bruce E, Emmanuel P, Jones J, Sullivan P, Hightow-Weidman LB, Buchbinder S, Scott H.JMIR Research Protocols2019HIV testing; HIV prevention; PrEP; MSM; protocols; apps; MSM
Improving the Youth HIV Prevention and Care Cascades: Innovative Designs in the Adolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions.Naar S, Hudgens MG, Brookmeyer R, Idalksi Carcone A, Chapman J, Chowdhury S, Ciaranello A, Comulada WS, Ghosh S, Horvath KJ, Ingram L, LeGrand S.AIDS Patient Care and STDs2019HIV prevention; HIV care; youth; interventions; methods
Model-Based Methods to Translate Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions Findings Into Policy Recommendations: Rationale and Protocol for a Modeling Core (ATN 161). Neilan AM, Patel K, Agwu AL, Bassett IV, Amico KR, Crespi CM, Gaur AH, Horvath KJ, Powers KA, Rendina HJ, Hightow-Weidman LB, Li X, Naar S, Nachman S, Parsons JT, Simpson KN, Stanton BF, Freedberg KA, Bangs AC, Hudgens MG, Ciaranello AL.JMIR Research Protocols2019HIV; interventions; policy; retention; youth
Stigma and mobile app use among young black men who have sex with men.Rosengren AL, Menza TW, LeGrand S, Muessig KE, Bauermeister JA, Hightow-Weidman LB.AIDS Education & Prevention2019Black health; HIV; stigma; apps
The Association between Use of Online Social Networks to Find Sex Partners and Sexually Transmitted Infection Diagnosis among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women Living with HIV.Saberi P, Neilands TB, Lally MA, Hosek SG, Hightow-Weidman L.Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care2019HIV; STIs; social media; sex; anal intercourse
Geographic Access to Preexposure Prophylaxis Clinics Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States. Siegler AJ, Bratcher A, Weiss KM.American Journal of Public Health2019HIV prevention; PrEP; rural health; the South; geography; access
An Electronic Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Initiation and Maintenance Home Care System for Nonurban Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.Siegler AJ, Brock JB, Hurt CB, Ahlschlager L, Dominguez K, Kelley C, Jenness S, Wilde G, Jameson S, Bailey-Herring G, Mena LA.JMIR Research Protocols2019HIV prevention; PrEP; apps; protocols; rural health
Bringing HIV Self-Testing to Scale in the United States: A Review of Challenges, Potential Solutions, and Future Opportunities.Steehler K, Siegler AJ.Journal of Clinical Microbiology2019HIV testing; self-testing
Implementation Strategies to Increase PrEP Uptake in the South.Sullivan PS, Mena L, Elopre L, Siegler AJ.Current HIV/AIDS Report2019HIV prevention; PrEP; the South
Stigma and Mobile App Use Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With MenRosengren AL, Menza TW, LeGrand S, Muessig KE, Bauermeister JA, Hightow-Weidman LB.AIDS Educ Prev.2019Stigma; Black health; MSM; YBMSM
Social networks, migration, and HIV testing among Latinos in a new immigrant destination: insights from a qualitative study. Barrington C, Gandhi A, Gill A, Villa Torres L, Brietzke P, Hightow-Weidman LB. Global Public Health2018HIV testing; Latinx health; stigma
Reducing HIV Vulnerability Through a Multilevel Life Skills Intervention for Adolescent Men (The iREACH Project): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.Bauermeister J, Sullivan PS, Gravens L, Wolfe J, Countryman K, Smith-Bankhead N, Drab RA, Sallabank G, Helms JD, Khatibi K, Filipowicz R, Horvath KJ, Bonar E, Castel A, Hightow-Weidman LB, Guest J, Stephenson R.JMIR Research Protocols2018HIV; adolescent health; MSM; HIV prevention
A Multilevel Tailored Web App–Based Intervention for Linking Young Men Who Have Sex With Men to Quality Care (Get Connected): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Bauermeister JA, Golinkoff JM, Horvath KJ, Hightow-Weidman LB, Sullivan PS, Stephenson R.JMIR Research Protocols2018apps; HIV prevention; HIV testing; protocols; MSM; PrEP
Stigma Diminishes the Protective Effect of Social Support on Psychological Distress Among Young Black Men Who have Sex with Men.Bauermeister JA, Muessig KE, Flores DD, LeGrand S, Choi S, Dong W, Harper GW, Hightow-Weidman LB.AIDS Education and Prevention2018Black health; stigma; anxiety; depression; structural equation modeling; internalized stigma; HIV
HIV and sexuality stigma reduction through engagement in online forums: Results from the HealthMPowerment intervention. Bauermeister JA, Muessig KE, LeGrand S, Flores DD, Choi SK, Dong W, Sallabank G, Hightow-Weidman LB.AIDS and Behavior2018HIV; stigma; paradata; engagement; MSM; mHealth
Paradata Analysis of an eHealth HIV Testing Intervention for Young Men Who Have Sex With Men.Bonnet S, Connochie D, Golinkoff JM, Horvath KJ, Bauermeister JA.AIDS Education and Prevention2018HIV; engagement; HIV prevention; technology; paradata; eHealth; HIV testing; MSM
Development of a theory-based relational realistic talking human embodied agent mobile phone intervention to promote HIV medication adherence and retention in care in young HIV-positive African American MSM.Dworkin M, Chakraborty A, Lee S, Monahan C, Hightow-Weidman LB, Garofalo R, Qato D, Jimenez A.JMIR mHealth and uHealth2018Black health; adherence; HIV; mHealth; MSM
The prevalence of pre-exposure prophylaxis use and the pre-exposure prophylaxis-to-need ratio in the fourth quarter of 2017, United States. Giler RM, Weiss K, Pembleton E, Guest J, Jones J, Castel A, Yeung H, Kramer M, McCallister S, Sullivan PS.Annals of Epidemiology2018HIV prevention; PrEP
A randomized trial of an online risk reduction intervention for young black MSM. Hightow-Weidman LB, Legrand S, Muessig KE, Simmons RA, Soni K, Choi SK, Kirschke-Schwartz H, Egger JR.AIDS and Behavior2018Black health; MSM; risk reduction
University of North Carolina/Emory Center for Innovative Technology (iTech) for Addressing the HIV Epidemic Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States: Protocol and Rationale for Center Development. Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig K, Rosenberg E, Sanchez T, LeGrand S, Gravens L, Sullivan PS. JMIR Research Protocols2018HIV; HIV epidemic; interventions; protocols; HIV prevention; adolescent health
AllyQuest: engaging HIV+ young MSM in care and improving adherence through a social networking and gamified smartphone application.Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE, Knudtson K, Srivatsa M, Lawrence E, LeGrand S, Hotten A, Hosek S.JMIR Public Health Surveillance2018gamification; apps; mHealth; HIV; poz; HIV positive; MSM; adherence; social networking
Thrive With Me: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial to Test a Peer Support Intervention to Improve Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Among Men Who Have Sex With Men.Horvath KJ, Amico KR, Erickson D, Ecklund AM, Martinka A, DeWitt J, McLaughlin J, Parsons JT.JMIR Research Protocols2018HIV; ART; adherence; MSM; apps; HIV care; HIV positive; poz; PLWH; YLWH
PrEParing Providers: The Next Challenge in Implementing Human Immunodeficiency Virus Preexposure Prophylaxis. Hurt CB.Sexually Transmitted Diseases2018PrEP; HIV prevention; providers
Uncovering a role for electronic personal health records (PHRs) in reducing disparities in sexually transmitted infection rates: A mixed-methods study among students at a predominantly African American University.Jackman KM, Baral SD, Hightow-Weidman LB, Poteat T.JMIR Medical Informatics2018HIV; PHR; Black health; health disparities; interventions; mHealth
Testing the Efficacy of a Social Networking Gamification App to Improve PrEP Adherence (P3: Prepared, Protected, emPowered): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. LeGrand S, Knudtson K, Benkeser D, Muessig KE, McGee A, Sullivan P, Hightow-Weidman LB.JMIR Research Protocols2018apps; PrEP; protocols, HIV prevention, MSM, transgender health, transgender women
Epic Allies, a Gamified Mobile Phone App to Improve Engagement in Care, Antiretroviral Uptake, and Adherence Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men and Young Transgender Women Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.LeGrand S, Muessig KE, Platt A, Soni K, Egger JR, Nwoko N, McNulty T, Hightow-Weidman LB. JMIR Research Protocols2018mHealth; apps; HIV; adherence; youth; MSM; transgender health; gamification; protocols
Crowdsourcing and community engagement: a qualitative analysis of the 2BeatHIV contest.Matthews A, Farley S, Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig K, Rennie S, Tucker JD.Journal of Virus Eradication2018Engagement; crowdsourcing; HIV; Black health
Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions Data Harmonization: Rationale and Development of Guidelines.McCumber M, Cain D, LeGrand S, Mayer KH, Murphy DA, Psioda MA, Seña AC, Starks TJ, Hudgens M.
JMIR Research Protocols2018HIV prevention; HIV care; interventions; protocols; adolescent health; data harmonization
Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions Data Harmonization: Rationale and Development of Guidelines. McCumber M, Cain D, LeGrand S, Mayer KH, Murphy DA, Psioda MA, Seña AC, Starks TJ, Hudgens M. JMIR Research Protocols2018adolescent health; data harmonization; HIV
Correlates of self-reported viral suppression among HIV-positive, young, Black men who have sex with men participating in a randomized controlled trial of an Internet-based HIV prevention intervention. Menza TW, Choi SK, LeGrand S, Muessig K, Hightow-Weidman LB. Sexually Transmitted Diseases2018Black health; MSM; viral suppression; HIV; poz; HIV positive; healthMpowerment
Negotiating Control of HIV: A Qualitative Analysis of HIV-Positive Latino MSM in North Carolina.Merino Y, Barrington C, Villa –Torres L, Carcano J, Hightow-Weidman LB.AIDS and Behavior2018HIV; qualitative analysis; HIV positive; poz; Latinx health; MSM; North Carolina; patient-centered care
A Pilot Trial of a Smartphone-Based Contingency Management Intervention to Improve Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Adherence.Mitchell JT, LeGrand S, Hightow-Weidman LB, McKellar MS, Kashuba A, Cottrell M, McLaurin T, Satapathy G, McClernon FJ.JMIR mHealth and uHealth2018HIV prevention; mHealth; PrEP
‘I Didn’t Tell You Soon Because I Didn’t Know How to Handle it Myself’. Developing a Virtual reality Program to Support HIV Status Disclosure Decisions.Muessig KE, Knudtson KA, Soni K, Larsen MA, Traum D, Dong W, Conserve DF, Leuski A, Artstein R, Hightow-Weidman LB.Digital Culture & Education2018HIV; virtual reality; artificial intelligence; HIV disclosure; MSM
eHealth to Enhance Treatment Adherence Among Youth Living with HIV.Mulawa MI, LeGrand S, Hightow-Weidman LB.Current HIV AIDS Reports2018youth; HIV; HIV positive; poz; living with HIV; adherence; mHealth; HIV treatment
National Trends in Sexual Behavior, Substance Use and HIV Testing Among United States Men Who have Sex with Men Recruited Online, 2013 Through 2017.Sanchez T, Zlotorzynska M, Sineath R, Kahle E, Tregear,S, Sullivan P. AIDS and Behavior2018substance use; HIV testng; MSM
National Trends in Sexual Behavior, Substance Use and HIV Testing Among United States Men Who have Sex with Men Recruited Online, 2013 Through 2017.
Sanchez T, Zlotorzynska M, Sineath R, Kahle E, Tregear,S, Sullivan P. AIDS and Behavior2018substance use; HIV testing; MSM
Location location location: an exploration of disparities in access to publicaly listed pre-exposure prophylaxis clinics in the United States. Siegler AJ, Bratcher A, Weiss KM, Mouhanna F, Ahlschlager L, Sullivan PSAnnals of Epidemiology2018HIV prevention; PrEP; geography; location
Getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to the people: opportunities, challenges, and emerging models of PrEP implementation.Sullivan PS, Siegler AJ.Sexual Health2018HIV prevention; PrEP; implementation; barriers
Receiving HIV Serostatus Disclosure from Partners Before Sex: Results from an Online Survey of Chinese Men Who Have Sex with Men.Tang W, Liu C, Cao B, Pan SW, Zhang Y, Ong J, Fu H, Ma B, Fu R, Yang B, Ma W, Wei C, Tucker JD, SESH Study Group.AIDS and Behavior2018HIV disclosure; MSM; self-testing; violence; HIV testing
Building Effective multilevel HIV Prevention Partnerships with Black men who have sex with men: experience from HMPTN073, a Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) study in 3-US cities.Wheeler D, Lucas J, Wilton L, Nelson L, Hucks-Ortiz C, Watson CC, Hutchinson C, Meyer K, Kuo I, Magnus M, Beauchamp G, Shoptaw S, Emel L, Chen Y, Hightow-Weidman LB, Fields S.JAIDS2018Black health; MSM; HIV prevention; PrEP
Stigma Diminishes the Protective Effect of Social Support on Psychological Distress Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With MenBauermeister JA, Muessig KE, Flores DD, LeGrand S, Choi SK, Dong W, Harper GW, Hightow-Weidman LB.AIDS Educ Prev.2018Black health; MSM; YBMSM; stigma
A qualitative study of Thai HIV-positive young men who have sex with men and transgender women demonstrates the need for eHealth interventions to optimize the HIV care continuum.Anand T, Nitpolprasert C, Kerr SJ, Muessig KE, Promthong S, Chomchey N, Hightow-Weidman LB, Chaiyahong P, Phanuphak P, Ananworanich J, Phanuphak N. AIDS Care2017transgender health; transgender women; HIV; mHealth; eHealth; youth; barriers to care
A novel Online-to-Offline (O2O) model for pre-exposure prophylaxis and HIV testing scale up.Anand T, Nitpolprasert C, Trachunthong D, Kerr SJ, Janyam S, Linjongrat D, Hightow-Weidman LB, Phanuphak P, Ananworanich J, Phanuphak N.JAIDS2017HIV testing; scale-up; PrEP; MSM; transgender health; transgender women
Addressing engagement in technology-based behavioural HIV interventions through paradata metrics.Bauermeister JA, Golinkoff JM, Muessig KE, Horvath KJ, Hightow-Weidman LB. Current Opinions in HIV and AIDS2017HIV; engagement; paradata; mHealth
Addressing engagement in technology-based behavioural HIV interventions through paradata metrics.Bauermeister JA, Golinkoff JM, Muessig KE, Horvath KJ, Hightow-Weidman LB.Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS2017paradata; technology; metrics; HIV; interventions
Social Media Interventions to Promote HIV Testing, Linkage, Adherence, and Retention among Key Populations: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.Cao B, Gupta S, Wang J, Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig K, Tang W, Pan S, Pendse R, Tucker J.JMIR2017HIV epidemic; MSM; media; apps; mHealth; HIV prevention; HIV care
The future of digital games for HIV prevention and care. Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE, Bauermeister JA, LeGrand S, Fiellin LE.Current HIV/AIDS Reports2017HIV prevention; HIV care; gamification
Using technology to assess and intervene with illicit drug-using persons at risk for HIV. Horvath K, Lammert S, LeGrand S, Muessig K, Bauermeister J.Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS2017drug use; substance use; HIV prevention; technology; mHealth
eHealth Literacy and Intervention Tailoring Impacts the Acceptability of a HIV/STI Testing Intervention and Sexual Decision Making Among Young Gay and Bisexual Men. Horvath KJ, Bauermeister JA.AIDS Education and Prevention2017eHealth; mHealth; digital health; sexual health; interventions; HIV testing; STI testing; MSM
Selecting an HIV Test: A Narrative Review for Clinicians and Researchers.Hurt CB, Nelson JAE, Hightow-Weidman LB, Miller WC. Sexually Transmitted Diseases2017HIV testing
Cognitive and Behavioral Resilience Among Young Gay and Bisexual Men Living with HIV LGBT Health. Hussen SA, Harper GW, Rodgers CRR, van den Berg JJ, Dowshen N, Hightow-Weidman LB, and on behalf of the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN)LGBT Health2017HIV; resiliency; youth
Using technology to support HIV self-testing among MSM.LeGrand S, Muessig KE, Horvath KJ, Rosengren AL, Hightow-Weidman LB.Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS2017HIV testing; self-testing; adherence;
Recent mobile health interventions to support medication adherence among HIV-positive MSM.Muessig KE, LeGrand S, Horvath KJ, Bauermeister JA, Hightow-Weidman LB. Current HIV/AIDS Reports2017mHealth; HIV; living with HIV; HIV positive; MSM; adherence
Disclosure of sexual orientation to health professionals in China: results from an online cross-sectional study.Tang W, Mao J, Tang S, Liu C, Mollan K, Cao B, Wong T, Zhang Y, Hudgens M, Qin Y, Han L, Ma B, Yang B, Ma W, Wei C, Tucker JD, Hightow-Weidman LB, Bayus B, Terris-Prestholt F, Yang L, Peeling R, Fenton K, Huang S, Wang C, Zheng H, Vickerman P, Mitchell KM, Cheng Z, Best J, Tangthanasup TM, Wong NS, Tso LS, Zhang W, Li H.JAIDS2017MSM; disclosure; sexuality; sexual orientation
Crowdsourcing to promote HIV testing among MSM in China: study protocol for a stepped wedged randomized controlled trial.Tucker JD, SESH Study Group. Trials2017Crowdsourcing; HIV testing; MSM; protocols
Diagnosing acute HIV infection: The performance of quantitative HIV-1 RNA testing (viral load) in the 2014 laboratory testing algorithm.Wu H, Cohen SE, Westheimer E, Gay CL, Hall L, Rose C, Hightow-Weidman LB, Gose S, Fu J, Peters PJ.Journal of Clinical Virology2017HIV diagnosis; HIV testing
Evaluation of a multi-drug assay for monitoring adherence to a regimen for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in a clinical study.Zhang Y, Clarke W, Marzinke MA, Piwowar-Manning E, Beauchamp G, Breaud A, Hendrix CW, Cloherty GA, Emel LM, Rose S, Hightow-Weidman LB, Siegel M, Shoptaw S, Fields SD., Wheeler DP, and Eshleman SH.Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy2017HIV prevention; PrEP; Truvada; adherence
Addressing engagement in technology-based behavioural HIV interventions through paradata metricsBauermeister JA, Golinkoff JM, Muessig KE, Horvath KJ, Hightow-Weidman LB.Curr Opin HIV AIDS.2017Paradata; HIV interventions; apps; mHealth
More than just tracking time: Complex measures of user engagement with an internet-based health promotion intervention.Baltierra NB, Muessig KE, Pike EC, LeGrand S.Journal of Biomedical Informatics2016mHealth; HIV; MSM; paradata; healthMpowerment
Linkage and Referral to HIV and Other Medical and Social Services: A Focused Literature Review for Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention and Control Programs.Carter MW, Wu H, Cohen S, Hightow-Weidman LB, Lecher SL. Sexually Transmitted Diseases2016linkage to care; HIV; STIs
New media challenges and opportunities. Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE.Sexually Transmitted Infections2016MSM; social media; dating apps
HIV Testing Patterns and Awareness of Self-Testing Options Among Young, Black MSM in North Carolina.Hurt CB, Soni K, Miller W, Hightow-Weidman LB.Sexually Transmitted Diseases2016HIV testing; self-testing; Black health
Structural Determinants of Antiretroviral Therapy Use, HIV Care Attendance, and Viral Suppression Among Adolescents and Young Adults Living with HIV.Kahana SY, Jenkins RA, Bruce D, Fernandez MI, Hightow-Weidman LB, Bauermeister JA, Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS .Interventions. Plos One2016structural determinants; HIV; HIV care; youth
Screening Yield of HIV Antigen/Antibody Combination and Pooled HIV RNA Testing for Acute HIV Infection in a High-Prevalence Population.Peters PJ, Westheimer E, Cohen S, Hightow-Weidman LB. JAMA2016HIV; acute HIV infection
Sexual Risk Behavior Among Virologically Detectable Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Young Men Who have Sex with Men. Wilson PA, Kahana SY, Fernandez MI, Harper GW, Mayer K, Wilson CM, Hightow-Weidman, LB.JAMA Pediatrics2016HIV; MSM; transgender health; condomless sex
Acceptability and preliminary efficacy of a tailored online HIV/STI testing intervention for young men who have sex with men: The Get Connected! Program. Bauermeister JA, Pingel E, Jadwin-Cakmak L, Harper GW, Horvath K, Weiss G, Dittus P.AIDS and Behavior2015
HIV prevention; eHealth; mHealth; linkage to care; youth; HIV testing; STI testing; MSM
The use of mystery shopping for quality assurance evaluations of HIV/STI testing sites offering services to young gay and bisexual men. Bauermeister JA, Pingel E, Jadwin-Cakmak L, Meanley S, Alapati D, Moore M, Lowther M, Wade R, Harper GW.AIDS and Behavior2015
HIV prevention; HIV testing; STI testing; mystery shoppers; MSM; cultural competency; sex education
Neighborhood-level and individual-level correlates of cannabis use among young persons living with HIV/AIDS.Bruce D, Kahana SY, Bauermeister JA, Nichols SL, Hightow-Weidman LB, Heinze JE, Shea J, Fernandez MI, Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions. Drug Alcohol Dependence2015Cannabis; marijuana; substance use; HIV; HIV positive; youth
Youth, Technology and HIV: Recent Advances and Future Directions. Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE, Bauermeister J, Zhang C, LeGrand S. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS2015
HIV; youth; technology; mHealth; apps; social media
HealthMpowerment. org Building Community Through a Mobile-Optimized, Online Health Promotion Intervention. Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE, Pike EC, LeGrand S.Health Education and Behavior2015HealthMpowerment; Black health; MSM; mHealth; social media
Psychosocial influences on engagement in care among HIV-positive young black gay/bisexual and other men who have sex with men.Hussen SA, Harper GW, Bauermeister JA, Hightow-Weidman LB, Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions. AIDS Patient Care and STDS2015HIV care; MSM; Black health; poz; HIV positive; living with HIV
Rates and Correlates of Antiretroviral Therapy Use and Virologic Suppression among Perinatally and Behaviorally Infected HIV+ Youth Linked to Care in the United States.Kahana SY, Fernandez MI, Wilson PA, Bauermeister JA, Lee S, Wilson CM, Hightow-Weidman LB. JAIDS2015HIV care; viral suppression; youth; HIV positive; living with HIV
A Review of Recent Literature on Trauma Among Individuals Living with HIV. LeGrand S, Reif S, Sullivan K, Murray K.Current HIV/AIDS Reports2015Living with HIV; HIV positive; trauma; IPV; intimate partner violence; adherence; mental health; trauma-informed care
A mixed-methods study on the acceptability of using eHealth for HIV prevention and sexual health care among men who have sex with men in China.Muessig KE, Bien CH, Wei C, Lo EJ.JMIR2015eHealth; mHealth; MSM; HIV prevention
A systematic review of recent smartphone, Internet and Web 2.0 interventions to address the HIV continuum of care.Muessig KE, Nekkanti M, Bauermeister J, Bull S, Hightow-Weidman LB.Current HIV/AIDS Report2015
HIV prevention; HIV care; technology
Tailored combination prevention packages and PrEP for young key populations.Pettifor A, Nguyen NL, Celum C, Cowan FM, Go V, Hightow-Weidman LB. JAIDS2015HIV prevention; PrEP: youth
Unreported Male Sex Partners Among Men with Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection—North Carolina, 2011–2013.Wu H, Hightow-Weidman LB, Gay CL, Zhang X.Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report2015HIV prevention; PrEP; MSM; Black health; North Carolina
A Comparison of Network-Based Strategies for Screening At-Risk Hispanic/Latino Adolescents and Young Adults for Undiagnosed Asymptomatic HIV Infection. Boyer CB, Robles-Schrade GM, Li SX, Miller RL, Korelitz J, Price GN, Rivera Torres CM, Chutuape KS, Stines SJ, Straub DM, Peralta L, Febo I, Hightow-Weidman LB, Gonin R, Kapogiannis BG, Ellen JM.Journal of Adolescent Health2014Latinx health; HIV testing
Incident sexually transmitted infection as a biomarker for high-risk sexual behavior after diagnosis of acute HIV.Cope AB, Crooks AM, Chin T, Kuruc JD, McGee KS, Eron JJ, Hicks CB, Hightow-Weidman LB, Gay CL.Sexually Transmitted Diseases2014STIs; HIV
No One’s at Home and They Won’t Pick up the Phone: Using the Internet and Text Messaging to Enhance Partner Services in North Carolina.Hightow-Weidman LB, Beagle S, Pike E, Kuruc J, Leone P, Mobley V, Foust E, Gay C.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.2014mHealth; text messaging; linkage to care
An empirical test of the information-motivation-behavioral skills model of ART adherence in a sample of HIV-positive persons primarily in out-of-HIV-care settings.Horvath KJ, Smolenski D, Amico KR AIDS Care2014
IMB; Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills; ART; adherence; HIV; HIV care; PLWH; HIV positive; poz; drug use; mental health
If you build it will they come? Addressing social isolation within a technology-based HIV intervention for young black men who have sex with men.LeGrand S, Muessig KE, Pike EC, Baltierra N, Hightow-Weidman LB.AIDS Care2014Black health; mHealth; MSM; HIV; social networking; social isolation
Migration and HIV risk: Life histories of Mexican-born men living with HIV in North Carolina. Mann L, Valera E, Hightow-Weidman LB, Barrington C.Culture, Health & Sexuality2014HIV prevention; migrant men; narrative analysis
Advances in HIV prevention for serodiscordant couples. Muessig KE and Cohen MS.Current HIV/AIDS Reports2014HIV prevention; serodiscordance; couples
Achieving HIV risk reduction through HealthMpowerment. org, a user-driven eHealth intervention for young Black men who have sex with men and transgender women who have sex with men.Muessig KE, Baltierra NB, Pike EC, LeGrand S, Hightow-Weidman LB. Digital Culture & Education2014Black health; HIV prevention; mHealth; MSM; trans health; transgender women; stigma
Suboptimal antiretroviral therapy adherence among HIV-infected adults in Guangzhou, China. Muessig KE, McLaughlin MM, Nie JM, Cai W. AIDS Care2014HIV; poz; PLWH; ART; adherence
HIV Infection Among Partners of HIV-Infected Black Men Who Have Sex with Men — North Carolina, 2011–2013.Peters PJ, Gay C, Beagle S, Shankar A, Switzer WM, Hightow-Weidman LB.Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report2014HIV; poz; PLWH; North Carolina; MSM
Experiences of Community and Parental Violence among HIV-Positive Young Racial/Ethnic Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men. Phillips II G, Hightow-Weidman LB, Fields SD, Halpern-Felsher B, Outlaw AY, Wohl AR, Hidalgo J.AIDS Care2014HIV; adolescent health; violence; parental violence; MSM
HIV/AIDS in the Southern USA: A disproportionate epidemic.Reif SS, Whetten K, Wilson ER, McAllaster C, Pence BW, LeGrand S. AIDS Care2014HIV; the South; health disparities; stigma
Social and ethical implications of HIV cure research.Tucker JD, Rennie, S., ** Social and Ethical Working Group on HIV Cure. (**L.B. Hightow-Weidman one of 21 collaborators). AIDS2014HIV research; ethics
An Assessment of the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Friendship-Based Social Network Recruitment Strategy to Screen At-Risk African American and Hispanic/Latina Young Women for HIV Infection.Boyer CB, Hightow-Weidman LB, Bethel J, Li SX, Henry-Reid L, Futterman D, Maturo D, Straub DM, Howell K, Reid S, Lowe J, Kapogiannis BG, Ellen JM.Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine2013Black health; Latinx health; women's health; HIV; social networking
HIV risk behaviors and sociodemographic features of HIV-infected Latinos residing in a new Latino settlement area in the Southeastern United States.Dennis AM, Wheeler JB, Valera E, Hightow-Weidman LB, Napravnik S, Swygard H, Barrington C, Eron JJ.AIDS Care2013Latinx health; HIV prevention; North Carolina
Patterns of HIV disclosure and condom use among HIV-infected young racial/ethnic minority men who have sex with men. Hightow-Weidman LB, Phillips G, Outlaw AY, Wohl AR, Fields S, Hildalgo J, LeGrand S. AIDS and Behavior 2013HIV disclosure; poz; PLWH; youth; racial minorities
Engagement in HIV medical care and technology use among stimulant-using and non-stimulant-using men who have sex with men. Horvath KJ, Carrico AW, Simoni J, Boyer EW, Amico KR and Petroll A.AIDS Research and Treatment2013HIV care; drug use; MSM; technology;
Feasibility, acceptability and preliminary efficacy of an online peer-to-peer support ART adherence intervention. Horvath KJ, Oakes JM, Rosser BRS, Danilenko G, Vezina H, Amico KR, Williams ML, Simoni J.
JAIDS2013HIV care; adherence; peer support; poz; PLWH; HIV positive; social support; MSM
Putting prevention in their pockets: developing mobile phone-based HIV interventions for black men who have sex with menMuessig KE, Pike EC, Fowler B, LeGrand S.AIDS Patient Care and STDs2013Black health; MSM; HIV prevention; mHealth
Mobile phone applications for the care and prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases: a review.Muessig KE, Pike EC, LeGrand S, Hightow-Weidman LB.JMIR2013mHealth; apps; HIV prevention; HIV care
The Multispot rapid HIV-1/HIV-2 differentiation assay is comparable with the Western blot and an immunofluorescence assay at confirming HIV infection in a prospective study in three regions of the United States. Pandori MW, Westheimer E, Gay C, Moss N, Fu J, Hightow-Weidman LB, Craw J, Hall L, Giancotti FR, Mak ML, Madayag C, Tsoi B, Louie B, Patel P, Owen SM, Peters PJ. Journal of Clinical Virology2013HIV; serodiagnosis; algorithms
Three types of self-efficacy associated with medication adherence in patients with co-occurring HIV and substance use disorders, but only when mood disorders are present.Reif S, Proeschold-Bell RJ, Yao J, LeGrand S.Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare2013mental health; substance use; anxiety; depression; HIV
Substantial Multiclass Transmitted Drug Resistance and Drug-Relevant Polymorphisms Among Treatment-naïve Youth: A Multicenter Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN) Study.Agwu AL, Bethel J, Hightow-Weidman LB, Sleasman JW, Wilson CM, Rudy B, Kapogiannis BG for the ATN 061 team. AIDS Patient Care and STDs2012drug resistance; HIV; poz; PLWH; youth
HealthMpowerment. org: feasibility and acceptability of delivering an internet intervention to young Black men who have sex with men.Hightow-Weidman LB, Pike E, Fowler B, Matthews DM.AIDS Care2012Black health; mHealth; stigma; HIV prevention
Developing a Predictive Model to Prioritize HIV Partner notification in North Carolina.Hoots BE, MacDonald PDM, Hightow-Weidman LB, Leone PA, Miller WC.Sexually Transmitted Diseases2012North Carolina; HIV; partner notification
Technology use and reasons to participate in online social networking websites for people living with HIV in the US
Horvath KJ, Danilenko GP, Williams ML, Simoni J, Amico KR, Oakes JM, Rosser BRS. AIDS and Behavior2012Social networking; HIV positive; poz; PLWH; mHealth
Investigating a sexual network of Black men who have sex with men: Implications for transmission and prevention of HIV infection in the United States.Hurt CB, Beagle S, Leone PA, Sugarbaker A, Pike E, Kuruc J, Foust EM, Eron JJ, Cohen MS, Hightow-Weidman LB.JAIDS2012Black health; HIV prevention; MSM
A cost analysis of an Internet based medication adherence intervention for people living with HIV.
Page T, Horvath KJ, Danilenko G, Williams ML.
AIDS and Behavior2012Cost analysis; adherence; HIV; HIV care; ART; poz; PLWH; HIV positive
HIV Testing Behaviors of a Cohort of HIV-Positive Racial/Ethnic Minority YMSM.Phillips II G, Hightow-Weidman LB, Arya M, Fields SD, Halpern-Felsher B, Outlaw AY, Wohl AR, Hidalgo J. AIDS and Behavior2012HIV testing; racial minorities; poz; PLWH