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Osman Wumpini Shamrock, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

Education

  • PhD in Community Research and Action in Public Administration, 2022. The State University of New York at Binghamton. Binghamton, NY
  • MPhil in Development Studies, 2017. University for Development Studies. Tamale, GHANA
  • BA in Integrated Development Studies (Social and Development Administration), 2013. University for Development Studies. Tamale, GHANA

Bio

Dr. Shamrock has a PhD from the College of Community and Public Affairs, Binghamton University. Shamrock focuses on understanding social and structural barriers to HIV prevention and care among transwomen of color. Specifically, Shamrock seeks to understand the experiences of trans women of color in HIV and sexual health services. He also seeks to understand healthcare provider’s cultural competences related to HIV knowledge, testing and treatment for transwomen of color.


Publications

  • Abu-Ba’are, G.R., Shamrock, O.W., Zigah, E,Y., Ogunbajo, A., Dakpui, H.D., Agbemedu, G.R.K., Boyd, D.T., Ezechi, O.C., Nelson, L.E., & Torpey, & K. (2024). Qualitative description of interpersonal HIV stigma and motivations for HIV testing among gays, bisexuals, and men who have sex with men in Ghana’s slums—BSGH-005. PLOS ONE. PMID: 38837972 PMCID: PMC11152275 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0289905

  • Abu-Ba’are, G.R., Shamrock, O.W., Rodriguez, D., Agbemedu, G.R., & Nelson, L.R.E. (2024). Adolescent HIV Prevent and Care Framework: A Global Scoping Review Protocol-BSGH 006. Research Square. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-4344598/v1

  • Abu-Ba’are, G.R., Torpey, K., Guure, C., Nelson, L.E., Jeon, S., McMahon, J., Leblanc, N.M., Shamrock, O.W., Zigah, E.Y., Apreku, A., Dakpui, H.D., Agbemedu, G.R.K., Boakye, F., Adu, P., Attisoe, A., & Adjaka, G. (2024). Status-neutral community-based multilevel intervention to address intersectional stigma and discrimination, and increase HIV testing, PrEP, and ART uptake among YGBMSM in Ghanaian Slums: A clustered randomized control trial protocol.. Research Square. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-4486078/v1

  • Dakpui, H.D., Shamrock, O.W., Aidoo-Frimpong, G., Zigah, E.Y., Agbemedu, G.R., Ahmed, A., Umar, O., Haruna, A., & Abu-Ba’are, G.R. (2024). A qualitative description of HIV testing and healthcare experiences among trans women in Ghanaian urban slums BSGH-011. Research Square. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-4390892/v1

  • Abu-Ba’are, G.R., Torpey, K., Nelson, L., Conserve, D., Jeon, S., McMahon, J., Manu, A., Zigah, E.Y., Shamrock, O.W., Apreku, A., Dakpui, D.H., Agbemedu, G.R., Adjaka, G. (2024). Adaptation and feasibility of Many Men Many Voices (3MV), an HIV prevention intervention to reduce intersectional stigma and increase HIVST among YSMM residing in Ghanaian slums – A clustered pre-post pilot trial protocol.. Research Square. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-4313437/v1

  • Shamrock, O.W., Dakpui, H.D., Agbemedu, G.R.K., Boyd, D.T. Islam, K., Mashoud, I.W., Zigah, E.Y., Ababio, M.N, Charles, C., Guure, C., Nelson, L.E., & Abu-Ba’are, G.R. (2024). “I’m scared of the nurses telling other people I am a transwoman”: Disclosure and nondisclosure of gender identity among trans women in Ghana’s urban slums– BSGH010. Research Square. DOI: 10.60692/9cs7j-bzz08

  • Osman Wumpini Shamrock (2023). Awareness and Willingness to use Condoms and Preexposure Prophylaxis among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Cisgendered Men who Have sex with men in Slum Communities in Ghana. BSGH-004. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC), 22, 23259582231209649. PMID: 37933162 PMCID: PMC10631318 DOI: 10.1177/23259582231209649

  • Abu-Ba'are, G.R., Shamrock, O.W., Rodriguez, D., George Rudolph Kofi Agbemedu, & Nelson L.E. (2023). Adolescent HIV Prevent and Care Framework: A Global Scoping Review Protocol.. PLOS ONE.

  • Shamrock, O.W., Abu-Ba'are, G.R, Zigah, E., Dakpui, H.D., Adjaka, G., LeBlanc, N.M., Alio, A.P. & Nelson L.E. (2023). Community stigma, victimization, and coping strategies among gay, bisexuals, and other cis-gender men who have sex with men in slum communities in Ghana. BSGH-00. BMC Public Health.

  • Shamrock, O.W, Abu-Ba'are, G.R, Zigah E., Apreku, A., Agbemedu, G.R.K, Boy’d, D., Adjak,a G., & Nelson, L.E. (2023). Family rejection of sexuality- sexual and gender anonymity among sexual minority men in slum communities. BSGH-001.. PLOS Global Public Health..

  • Zigah E., Abu-Ba'are G.R., Shamrock O.W., Apreku A., Agbemedu G.R.K., Boy’d D., Adjaka G., & Nelson L.E. (2023). “For my safety and wellbeing, I always travel to seek health care in a distant facility”—the role of place and stigma in HIV testing decisions among GBMSM – BSGH 002. Health and Place. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2023.103076

  • Shamrock, O.W., Abu-Ba’are, G.R.,Zigah, E.Y., Apreku, A., Agbemedu, G.R.K., Boyd, D.T., Adjaka, G., & Nelson, L.E. (2023). Family rejection of non-hetero sexuality–Sexual orientation and behavior anonymity among sexual minority men in slum communities-BSGH 001. PLOS Global Public Health. PMID: 38039264 PMCID: PMC10691700 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001659

  • Abu-Ba’are, G.R., Shamrock, O.W., & Apreku,A. (2023). Awareness and Willingness to use Condoms and Preexposure Prophylaxis among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Cisgendered Men who Have sex with men in Slum Communities in Ghana. BSGH-004.. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC).. DOI: 10.1177/23259582231209649

  • Osman Wumpini Shamrock (2023). “For my safety and wellbeing, I always travel to seek health care in a distant facility”—the role of place and stigma in HIV testing decisions among GBMSM – BSGH 002. Health & Place, 83, 103076. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2023.103076

  • Gamji Rabiu Abu-Ba’are, Edem Yaw Zigah, Osman Wumpini Shamrock, Adedotun Ogunbajo, Henry Delali Dakpui, George Rudolph Kofi Agbemedu, Donte Boyd, Oliver Ezechie, LaRon Nelson, Kwasi Torpey (2023). Qualitative description of interpersonal HIV stigma and motivations for HIV testing among gays, bisexuals, and men who have sex with men in Ghana’s slums - BSGH-005. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1101/2023.07.29.23293357

  • Reeves, J.M., Zigah, E.Y., Shamrock, O.W., Aidoo-Frimpong, G., Dada, D., Batten, J., Abu-Ba-‘are, G.R., Nelson, L.E., & Djiadeu, P. (2023). Investigating the impact of stigma, accessibility and confidentiality on STI/STD/ HIV self-testing among college students in the USA: protocol for a scoping review.. BMJ Open. DOI: 10.1136/ bmjopen-2022-069574.

  • Gamji Rabiu Abu-Ba’are, Osman Wumpini Shamrock, Amos Apreku, George Rudolph Kofi Agbemedu, Edem Yaw Zigah, Oliver C. Ezechi, LaRon E. Nelson, Kwasi Torpey (2023). Awareness and Willingness to use Condoms and Preexposure Prophylaxis among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Cisgendered Men who Have sex with men in Slum Communities in Ghana. BSGH-004. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC). PMID: 37933162 PMCID: PMC10631318 DOI: 10.1177/23259582231209649

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