Faculty Detail

James McMahon, PhD

Associate Professor
James McMahon

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
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Education

PhD, 1999. City University of New York, New York, NY, US

BA, 1987. University of Winnipeg, Canada, CA

Experience

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2007 - 2012. Consultant. Dr. David Bell, Indiana University-Purdue University (Networks of Heterosexual Risk and HIV). Indianapolis, IL, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2009 - 2011. Consultant. Dr. Maria Khan, University of Maryland (Relationship Disruption during Incarceration and HIV Risk in African American Men). MD, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 1991 - 1996. Statistical Consultant/SAS Coordinator. Academic Computing Services CUNY (Academic Computing). New York, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2009 - Current. Associate Professor (Tenured). UR School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2007 - 2009. Assistant Professor. UR School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Lectureships & Visiting Professorships: 2000 - 2000. Visiting Assistant Professor. Hunter College. New York, NY, US.

Lectureships & Visiting Professorships: 1989 - 1997. Adjunct Lecturer. Department of Anthropology, Hunter College (Human Biology and Variation; Human Evolution). New York, NY, US.

Lectureships & Visiting Professorships: 1990 - 1996. Adjunct Leturer. Department of Biology Hunter College (Biology). New York, NY, US.

Lectureships & Visiting Professorships: 1992 - 1995. Adjunct Lecturer. Lehman College (Anthropology). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2008 - Current. Advisor. UR School of Nursing (Methods and Statistics Consulting Group). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2008 - Current. Advisor. UR School of Nursing (Grant Review and Mentorship Core). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2007 - 2010. Advisory Panel. Dr. Greg Brigham, University of Cincinnati (CRAFT-T: Community Reinforcement & Family Training for Treatment Retention/HIV (K23 Award)). Cincinnati, OH, US.

Professional Experience: 2007 - 2009. Advisory Board Member. Dr. Janie Simmons (Barriers to Treatment-Based HIV Prevention for IDU Couples). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2005 - 2007. Advisory Board. Dr. Noelle Leonard, NDRI (HIV Risk and Substancae Use in Adolescent Couples). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2003 - 2007. Senior Research Scientist/PI. National Development ande Research Institutes (NDRI). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2003 - 2006. Member. CUNY Graduate School (Alumni Council on Professional Development). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 2000 - 2003. Project Director. National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1997 - 2000. Principal Research Associate/Data Analyst. National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1995 - 1997. Research Assistant. Hunter College (Hard Tissue Research). New York, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1989 - 1990. Research Assistant. CCNY Medical School, City College. New York, NY, US.

Research

An exploratory analysis of a trauma informed brief intervention for victims of intimate partner violence. 2012 - 2013. UR Center for Community Health, Community Health Mini-Grant.

Self-Management of Urine Flow in Long-term Urinary Catheter Users.. 4/2009 - 3/2013. NIH-National Institute of Nursing Research.

HIV Risk Behavior of Adult Minority Heterosexual Men in New York City . 2009 - 2012. NIH-National Instititue of Child Health and Human Development.

Men's Heterosexual Behavior and HIV Risk: Revisions to RO1HD057793-A1 Enabling Pilot Grant. 2009 - 2012. UR Medical Center, Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR).

Diffusion of HIV-1 among Drug Using Men in SE Asia. 4/2008 - Current. NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Barriers to Treatment-Based HIV Prevention for IDU Couples. 8/2007 - Current. NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Couples HIV Intervention Randomized Controlled Trail. 9/2003 - 6/2008. NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Hepatitis C Virus Intranasal Transmission: Pilot Study. 4/2005 - 9/2007. NIH- National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Harlem/Bronx Microbicide Acceptability Survey Pilot Study. 2005 - 2005. National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI).

Women Drug Users, Their Male Partners, and HIV Risk. 12/1999 - 11/2003. NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Women Drug Users, AIDS & Social Context. 1997 - 1999. NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse .

Publications

Uuskula A., McMahon J.M., Kals M., Talu A., Abel-Ollo K., Ruutel K., McNutt L.A., Des Jarlais D.C.. (n.d.). High risk for heterosexual transmission of HIV among non-injecting female partners of injection drug users in Estonia. AIDS & Behavior.

Chimenti, R. E. Flemister, A. S., Tome, J., McMahon, J. M., Houck, J. R.. (n.d.). Differences in ankle biomechanics as opposed to strength and range of motion. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy..

Morse, DS; Wilson, JL; McMahon, JM; Dozier, AM; Quiroz A; Cerulli, C.. (2017). Does a primary health clinic for formerly incarcerated women increase linkage to care? . Womens Health Issues, 27 (4), 499-508.

Wilde, M.H., McMahon, J.M., Crean, H.F., Brasch, J.. (2017). Exploring relationships of catheter-associated urinary tract infection and blockage in people with long-term indwelling urinary catheters..

Shah, K. N., Majeed, Z., Yoruk, Y. B., Yang, H., Hilton, T. N., McMahon, J. M., Hall, W. J., Walck, D., Luque, A. E., Ryan, R. M.. (2016). Enhancing physical function in HIV-infected older adults: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Health Psychology, 35 (6), 563-573.

Braksmajer, AmySenn, Theresa E.McMahon, James. (2016). The Potential of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Women in Violent Relationships. AIDS Patient Care & STDs, 30 (6), 274-287.

Fedor, TM; Kohler, HP; McMahon, JM. (2016). Changing attitudes and beliefs towards a woman's right to protect against HIV risk in Malawi. CULTURE HEALTH & SEXUALITY, 18 (4), 435-452.

Wilde, MH; Crean, HF; McMahon, JM; McDonald, MV; Tang, W; Brasch, J; Fairbanks, E; Shah, S; Zhang, F. (2016). Testing a Model of Self-Management of Fluid Intake in Community-Residing Long-term Indwelling Urinary Catheter Users. Nursing Research, 65 (2), 97-106.

Chimenti RL, Flemister AS, Tome J, McMahon JM, Houck JR.. (2016). Patients With Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy Exhibit Differences in Ankle Biomechanics as Opposed to Strength and Range of Motion. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 46 (12), 1051-1060.

Wilde, MH; McMahon, JM; Tang, W; McDonald, MV; Brasch, J; Fairbanks, E; Shah, S. (2016). Self-Care management questionnaire for long-term indwelling urinary catheter users. NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, 35 (4), 492-496.

Kamen C, Heckler C, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, McMahon JM, Morrow GR, et al. (2016). A Dyadic exercise intervention to reduce psychological distress among lesbian, gay, and heterosexual cancer survivors. LGBT Health (4), 52-64.

Shah, K.N., Lin, F.V., Yu, F., McMahon, J.M.. (2016). Activity engagement and physical function in old age sample., 55-60.

Wilde, M.H. McMahon, J.M. Fairbanks, E. Brasch, J. Parshall, R. Zhang, F. Miner, S. Thayer, D. Schneiderman, D. Harrington, B.. (2016). Feasibility of a Web-Based Self-management Intervention for Intermittent Urinary Catheter Users With Spinal Cord Injury. (5), 529-538.

Wilde, M. H., Fairbanks, E., Shivani, S., Wilson, P., Lash, M., McDonald, M. V., Brasch, J., Zhang, F., Scheid, E., McMahon, J. M., Liebel, D.. (2015). A hybrid process fidelity assessment in a home-based randomized clinical trial. . Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 34 (2), 113-136.

Kamen C, Mustian KM, Heckler C, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Mohile S, McMahon JM, et al. (2015). The association between partner support and psychological distress among prostate cancer survivors in a nationwide study. J Cancer Surviv (9), 492-499.

Wilde, M.H., McMahon, J.M., McDonald, M.V., Tang, W., Wang, W., Brasch, J., Fairbanks, E., Shah, S., Zhang, F., & Chen, D.. (2015). Self-management intervention for long-term indwelling urinary catheter users: randomized clinical trial. Nursing Research, 64 (1), 24-34.

Wilde, M. H., Fairbanks, E., Parshall, R., Zhang, F., Miner, S., Thayer, D., Harrington, B., Brasch, J., Schneiderman, D., McMahon, J. M.. (2015). A web-based self-management intervention for intermittent catheter users. Journal of Urological Nursing, 35 (3), 127-133.

McMahon, J.M., Volpe E.M., Klostermann, K., Trabold, N., Xue, Y.. (2015). A Systematic Review of the Psychometric Properties of the Sexual Relationship Power Scale in HIV/AIDS Research. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44 (2), 267-94.

Shah, K; McMahon, JM; Trabold, N; Aidala, AA; Chen, M; Pouget, ER; Simmons, J; Klostermann, K. (2015). Determinants of physical and global functioning in adult HIV-positive heterosexual men. AIDS CARE-PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIO-MEDICAL ASPECTS OF AIDS/HIV, 27 (9), 1079-1086.

McMahon JM, Chimenti R, Trabold N, Fedor T, Mittal M, Tortu S. (2015). Risk of Intimate Partner Violence and Relationship Conflict Following Couple-Based HIV Prevention Counseling: Results From the Harlem River Couples Project. J Interpers Violence.

McMahon JM1, Pouget ER, Tortu S, Volpe EM, Torres L, Rodriguez W. (2015). Coupled-Based HIV Counseling and Testing: a Risk Reduction Intervention for US Drug-Involved Women and Their Primary Male Partners. Prev Sci, 16 (2), 341-51.

Kamen C, Mustian KM, Heckler C, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Mohile S, McMahon JM, Lord, R., Flynn PJ, Weiss M, Spiegel D, Morrow GR.. (2015). The association between partner support and psychological distress among prostate cancer survivors in a nationwide study. Journal of Cancer Surviv.

Lewis CA, Dewhurst S, McMahon JM, Bunce CA, Keefer MC, Alio, AP. (2014). Theoretical model of critical issues in informed consent in HIV vaccine trials. AIDS Care, 26 (11), 1452-60.

McMahon, JM, Pouget ER, Tortu S, Volpe EM, Torres L, Rodriguez W.. (2014). Couple-Based HIV Counseling and Testing: a Risk Reduction Intervention for US Drug-Involved Women and Their Primary Male Partners. Prev Science.

Fairbanks, E., Shah, S., Wilde, M.H., McDonald, M.V., Brasch, J., McMahon, J.M.. (2014). Successful recruitment methods in the community for a two-site clinical trail. Applied Nursing Research, 27, 254-257.

Chimenti RL, Flemister AS, Tome J, McMahon JM, Flannery MA, Xue Y, Houck JR. (2014). Altered tendon characteristics and mechanical properties associated with insertional achilles tendinopathy. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 44 (9), 680-9.

McMahon, J.M., Myers, J.E., Kurth, A.E., Cohen, S.E., Mannheimer, S.B., Simmons, J., Pouget, E.R., Trabold, N., Haberer, J.E.. (2014). Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for prevention of HIX in serodiscordant heterosexual couples in the United States : opportunities and challenges. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 28 (9), 462-474.

McMahon JM, Myers JE, Kurth AE, Cohen SE, Mannheimer SB, Simmons J, Pouget ER, Trabold N, Haberer JE. (2014). Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for prevention of HIV in serodiscordant heterosexual couples in the United States: Opportunities and challenges. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 28 (9), 462-74.

Wilde, M.H.; McDonald, M.V.; Brasch, J.; McMahon, J.M.; Fairbanks, E.; Shah, S.; Tang, W.; Scheid, E.. (2013). Long-term urinary catheter users self-care practices and problems. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22, 356-367.

Hasselberg M., McMahon J.M., Parker K.. (2013). Validity, reliability, and utility of iButton for measurement of body temperture circadian rhythms in sleep/wake research. Sleep Medicine, 14, 5-11.

Uuskula, A.; McMahon, J.M.; Kals, M.; Talu, A.; Abel-Ollo, K.; Ruutel, K.; McNutt, L.A.; Des Jarlais, D.C.. (2013). Risk for heterosexual HIV transmissino among non-injecting female partners of injecting drug users in Estonia. AIDS & Behavior, 17 (3), 879-888.

McMahon, J.M., Tortu, S., Torres, L., Rodriques, W.R., Hamid, R., Pouget, E.R.. (2013). Effectiveness of Couple-Based HIV Counseling and Testing for women substance users and their primary male partners: a randomized trial. Advances in Preventive Medicine, 13, 1-15[PMID:23555059].

Simmons, J., McMahon, J.M.. (2012). Barriers to drug treatment for IDU couples: the need for couple-based approaches. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 31 (3), 242-257.

Simmons, J., Rajan., S., McMahon, J. M.. (2012). Retrospective accounts of injection initiation in intimate partnerships. International Journal of Drug Policy, 23 (4), 303-311.

McMahon, J.M., Morrow, K.M., Weeks, M., Morrison-Beedy, D., Coyle, A.. (2011). Potential impact of vaginal microbicides on HIV risk among women with primary heterosexual partners. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 22 (1), 9-16.

Wilde, M. H., Getliffe, K., Brasch, J., McMahon, J., Anson, E., & Tu, X.. (2010). A new urinary catheter-related quality of life instrument for adults..

Wilde, M. H., Brasch, J., Getliffe, K., Brown, K.A., McMahon, J., Smith, J. A., Anson, E., Tang, W., & Tu, X.. (2010). Study on the use of long-term urinary catheters in community dwelling individuals. Journal of Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing., 37 (3), 301-310.

Uuskula A., McMahon J.M., Raag M., Silm S., Ruutel K., Talu A., Abel-Ollo K., Ahas R., Des Jarlais D.C.. (2010). Emergent properties of HIV risk among injection drug users in Tallinn, Estonia: synthesis of individual and neighbourhood-level factors. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 86 (3), iii79-84.

Schiavenato, M., Byers, J.F., Scovanner, P., McMahon, J. M., Xia, Y., Lu, N., & He, H.. (2008). Neonatal pain facial expression: evaluating the Primal Face of Pain. Pain, 138 (2), 460-471.

Bromage, T. G., McMahon, J. M., Thackeray, J. F., Kullmer, O., Hogg, R., Rosenberger, A. L., Schrenk, F., & Enlow, D. H. . (2008). Craniofacial architectural constraints and their importance for reconstructing the early Homo skull KNM-ER 1470. The Journal of Child Pediatric Dentistry , 33 (1), 43-54.

Aaron, S., McMahon, J. M., Milano, D. M., Torres, L., Clatts, M., Tortu, S., Mildvan, D., & Simn, M.. (2008). Intrasnasal trasmission of hepatitis C virus: Virological and clinical evidence. Clinical Infestious Diseases, 47, 931-934.

McMahon, J.M., Pouget, E.R. Tortu, S.. (2007). Individual and couple-level risk factors for hepatitis C infection among heterosexual drug-users: a multilevel dyadic analysis. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 159, 1572-1582.

McMahon, J.M. Tortu, S., Pouget, E.R., Hamid, R., Neaigus, A.. (2006). Contextual determinants of condom use among female sex exchangers in East Harlem, NYC: An Event Analysis. AIDS & Behavior, 10 (6), 731-741.

Flom, P.; McMahon, J.M.; & Pouget, R.R.. (2006). Using PROC NLMIXED and PROC GLIMMIX to analyze dyadic data with binary outcomes. Northeast SAS Users Group Proceedings.

McMahon, J.M., Tortu, S., Rodrigues, W., Hamid, R.. (2006). Couples HIV Counseling and Testing. A Manual for an Enhanced HIV-CT Intervention for Substance-Using Heterosexual Couples. Evaluation Version.

McMahon, J.M., Tortu, S. Rodriguez, W., Hamid, R.. (2006). Women's Relationship-Focused HIV Counseling and Testing. A Manual for an Enhanced HIV-CT Intervention for Substance-Using Women. Evaluation Version..

McMahon, J.M., Pouget, E.R., Tortu, S.. (2006). A Guide for multilevel modeling of dyadic data with binary outcomes using SAS PROC NLMIXED. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 50 (12), 3663-36680.

Cleland, C.M., Deren, S. Fuller, C.M., Blaney, S., McMahon, J.M., Tortus, S., Des Jarlais, D., Valhov, D.. (2006). Syringe disposal among injection drug users in Harlem and the Bronx during the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program. Health Education and Behavior, 34 (2), 390-403.

Pouget, E.R., Deren, S., Fuller C., Blaney, S., McMahon, J.M., Kang, S-Y., Tortu, S., Andi, J.F. Des Jarlais, D., & Vlahov, D.. (2005). Receptive syringe sharing among injection drug users in Harlem and the Bronx during the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 39 (4), 471-477.

Tortu, S., McMahon, J.M., Pouget, E.R., & Hamid, R.. (2004). Sharing of noninjection drug-use implements as a risk factor for hepatitis C. . Substance Use and Misuse, 39 (2), 211-224.

McMahon, J.M., Simm, M., Milano, D., & Clatts M.. (2004). Detection of Hepatitis C Virus in the Nasal Secretions of an Intranasal drug-user. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, 3 (1), 6.

McMahon, J.M.,Tortu, S., Torres, L, Pouget, E. R., & Hamid, R.. (2003). Recruitment of heterosexual couples in public health research: a study protocol. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 3 (24), 1-12.

Deren, S.M., Fuller, C., Pouget, E. R., Blaney, S., Tortu, S., Kang, S-Y., McMahon, J.M., Andia, J.F., Des Jarlais, D.C., Johnson, B., Rosenblum, A. & Vlahov, D.. (2003). Impact of expanding syringe access in New York on sources of syringes for injection drug users in Harlem and the Bronx, NYC, USA. International Journal of Drug Policy., 14, 373-379.

McMahon, J.M., Tortu, S.. (2003). A potential hidden source of hepatitis C infection among noninjecting drug users. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 35 (4), 455-460.

McMahon, J.M. and Tortu, S.. (2003). Evaluation of HIV intervention scenarios targeted to drug-using women from East Harlem: a mathematical modeling approach. Strategies to Improve the Replicability, Sustainability and Durability of HIV Prevention Interventions for Drug- Users. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 51-62.

Tortu, S., McMahon, J.M., Hamid, R., and Neaigus, A.. (2003). Women's drug injection practices in East Harlem: an event analysis in a high risk community . AIDS & Behavior, 7 (3), 317-328.

Tortu, S., Neaigus, A., McMahon, J.M. and Hagan, D.. (2001). Hepatitis C among non-injecting drug users: a report. Substance Use and Misuse, 36 (4), 523-534.

Tortu, S., McMahon, J.M., Hamid, R. and Neaigus, A.. (2000). Drug using women's sexual risk: an event analysis. AIDS & Behavior, 4 (4), 329 -340.

Bromage T.G., Smolyar I., Doty S.B.m McMahon J.M., Holtz E.. (1997). Circadian growth rate variability of lamellar bone in rates exposed to microgravity. Gravitational and Space Biology, 11 (1), 39.

McMahon, J.M., Boyde, A., Bromage, T.G. (1995). Pattern of collagen fiber orientation in the ovine calcaneal shaft and its relation to locomotor-induced strain. The Anatomical Record, 242 (2), 141-151.

McMahon, J.M.. (1993). Ontogenetic and functional-adaptive factors influencing primate skull design. Advances in Morphometrics.

McMahon J.M.. (1993). Sympatric speciation by polycanalization of a female mating preference: an alternative to forest refugia theory. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 16, 144.

McMahon, J.M.. (1991). SAS/PC 6.04 Update. Interface, 6 (10), 6-7.

Presentations

Self-management in long-term urinary catheter users.
46th Annual Conference, WOCN Society's

A randomized clinical trial of self-management of urine flow in long-term indwelling urinary catheter users.
Annual Meeting, International Continence Society

Randomized trial of self-management of urine flow in long-term indwelling catheter users.
2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

A new urinary catheter self-efficacy scale (C-SE).
43 International Continence Society Meeting,

A new urinary catheter self-management scale (C-SMG).
43 International Continence Society Meeting,

Revised indwelling urinary catheter-related quality of life instrument (I-Cqo12).
42 International Continence Society Meeting,

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42 International Continence Society Meeting,

Challenges and solutions to recruiting sexual partners in HIV prevention research.
HIV Prevention Research in Minority Communities, Training Program Seminar, Center for HIV Prevention Studies, University of California,

HIV counseling and testing for high risk couples in New York City.
HIV Prevention Research in Minority Communities, Training Program Seminar, Center for HIV Preventin Studies, University of California,

Why are IDU couples hard to treat and what can we do about it?.
8th National Harm Reduction Conference,

Injection initiation in intimate partnerships: intervention strategies for addiction specialists.
Addiction Health Services Research Conference,

Socio-structural barriers to treatment and treatment-based HIV prevention among IDU couples in NYC.
Poster Presentation at the North American Housing and HIV Research Summit V,

Challenges and solutions to recruiting sexual partners in HIV prevention research.
HIV Prevention Research in Minority Communities,

Bringing couples together: HIV counseling and testing for high risk couples in New York City.
HIV Prevention Research in Minority Communities,

Bringing couples together: HIV counseling and testing for high risk couples in New York City.
Institute for the Family,

A new catheter-related quality of life instrument for long-term urinary catheter users.
International Continence Society Conference,

Prospective study of long-term urinary catheter use.
International Continence Society Conference,

Emergent properties of HIV risk among IDUs in Tallinn, Estonia: synthesis of individual, network, and neighborhood-level factors.
18th Epidemiology and Preventiom of STDs: The Role of Emergent Properties and Structural Patterns Mtg,

Modeling of HIV Transmission on Three Intercourse Networks: Implications for Evaluating Prevention Strategies.
16th HIV Dynamics & Evolution Meeting,

Rural Haitian women's knowledge, beliefs and attitudes about HIV/STIs.
11th Annual Research & Leadership Conference,

The unresolved epidemic: unexplained cases of Hepatitis C in New York City.
Mount Sinai Medical Center, School of Medicine,

Risk for viral hepatitis C among noninjection drug users.
Beth Israel Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases,

A multilevel dyadic modeling technique to assess risk factors for hepatitis C infection among heterosexual couples.
New Methods for the Analysis of Family and Dyadic Processes Conference, New Methods for the Analysis of Family and Dyadic Processes

Low income, minority women drug users: intimate relationships and risk for HIV.
133rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, American Public Health Association

The changing face of AIDS: why are more and more women becoming infected?.
St. Anne's Corner of Harm Reduction,

Women's HIV risk from intimate male partners: a global perspective. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Public Health Library Seminar Series, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Intimate partner violence and HIV risk among drug using women in East Harlem.
Third International Conference on Urban Health, International Conference on Urban Health

Increased sexual risk behavior and high HIV seroincidence among drug-using low-income women with primay heterosexual partners.
XV International AIDS Conference, International AIDS Conference

HIV-infected,low income drug users: relationship dynamics, sexual risk, and quality of life.
XV International AIDS Conference, XV International AIDS Conference

Social and drug-use indicators and consistent condom use with sex exchange partners among women in East Harlem, New York.
66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, College on Problems of Drug Dependence

The impact of relationship dynamics on women's HIV risk and prevention.
Center for Drug Use and HIV Research

Estimated impact of sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus on HCV epidemiology based on mathematical modeling of drug-using women's disease risk.
National STD Prevention Conference,

"She said, he said": Drug-using women's preceived versus actual HIV risk from primary male partners.
131st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, American Public Health Association

Impact of the New York State Expanded Syringe Access Demonstration Program on receptive syringe sharing among injection drug users in Harlem and the Bronx.
National HIV Prevention Conference,

Hepatitis C Infection among "never injectors":possible route of transmission.
Conference, Health Services Research Among Hard-to-Reach Populations

Relationship dynamics and disease risk among drug-using women and their primary male sex partners in New York City.
XIV International AIDS Conference, XIV International AIDS

Evaluation of HIV intervention scenarios targeted to drug-using women from East Harlem: a Monte Carlo simulation approach. National Institute on Drug Abuse Conference on Strategies to Improve the Replicability, Sustainability, and Durability of HIV Prevention Interventions for Drug-Users.
National Institute on Drug Abuse Conference on Strategies to Improve the Replicability, Sustainability, and Durability of HIV Prevention Interventions for Drug-Users,

Women drug injectors and the social ecology of HIV risk.
American Psychological Association,

The dynamics of disease risk in drug-using women's primary sexual relationships.
63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of The College on Problems of Drug Dependence,

Contextual factors and women's injection risk in East Harlem, NY: an event analysis.
XIII International AIDS Conference, AIDS Conference

Drug-using women's HIV sexual risk behavior within main partner relationships.
128 Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association,

Drug-using women's HIV sexual risk behavior within main partner relationships.
128th Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association, American Public Health Association

The Social Ecology of exchanging sex for drugs or money in East Harlem, NYC: An event analysis focused on women drug users.
AIDS Impact Conference, AIDS Impact Conference

A Profile of drug-using women living with HIV/AIDS in East Harlem, NY: demographics, social support, and health practices.
AIDS Impact Conference, AIDS Impact Conference

Predictors of Hepatitis C among drug using women in East Harlem, NYC:.
61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence., College on Problems of Drug Dependence

Sexual risk behavior and condom use among women at high risk for HIV infection.
126th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association

Contraceptive Practices among women at high risk for HIV infection.
126th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association

The social ecology of drug using women's sexual risk in East Harlem, NYC: an event analysis.
AIDS Conference, XII International AIDS Conference

Beliefs about condoms and condom use among drug users.
60th Annual Scientific Meeting, College on Problems of Drug Dependence

Paleopathology and reconstruction of EH-1470.
65th Annual Meetings of the American Association of Physical Anthropology,

Developmental constraints on craniofacial morphology: the effects of ethmoid orientation on facial projection.
63rd Annual Meetings of the American Association of Physical Anthropology,

The science and peri-science of craniofacial form.
New York Consortium of Evolutionary Primatology,

Ontogenetic and functional-adaptive factors influencing primate skull design.
NATO Advanced Study Institute on Advances in Morphometrics,

Hominoid craniofacial growth: cellular activity and morphological change.
12th Leeds Statistical Research Workshop,

Biomechanical and ultra-structural properties of bone.
City University of New York Seminar Series,

Limitations and misapplications of stable carbon isotope analysis in paleodietary reconstructions.
City University of New York Seminar Series,

Awards

R01 Grant Award for title: PrEP Implementation and US HIV-serodiscordant couples:  Couple PrEP Demo Project.
National Institute of Health, 2015

NINH.
National Institute of Mental Health, 2014

Josephine Craytor Nursing Faculty Award.
UR School of Nursing, 2011

Medical Center Leadership Series.
UR Medical Center, 2010

Master's Program for Clinical Research Coordinator Degree Program Grant.
UR Clinical and Translational Science Institute, 2009

Outstanding Faculty Colleague.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2008

Graduate Fellowship Award.
University of New York, 1988

Memberships

American Association of Public Health

American Statistical Association

American Association of Physical Anthropology

American Anthropological Association

Community Service

Sojourner House, Volunteer

Sojourner House, Evaluation Consultant

Harlem HIV Care Network, Member