HIV/AIDS

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


    1. Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG. (2011). “The Intertwined Epidemics of HIV Infection, Incarceration, and Substance Abuse: A Call to Action.” J Infect Dis. 203(9):1201-1203. Abstract
    2. Draine J, Ahuja D, Altice F, Jacob-Arriola K, Avery A, Beckwith C, Ferguson A, Figueroa H, Lincoln T, Ouellet L, Porterfield J, Booker C, Tinsley M, Spaulding A. (in press). “Strategies to enhance linkages between care for HIV/AIDS in jail and community settings.” AIDS Care. Abstract
    3. Flanigan TP, Zaller N, Beckwith CG, Bazerman LB, Rana A, Gardner A, Wohl DA, Altice FL. (2010). “Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV prevention.” JAcquir Immune Defic Syndr 15(55 Suppl 2):S78-83. Abstract
    4. Nunn A, Cornwall A, Fu J, Bazerman L, Loewenthal H, Beckwith CG. (2010). “Linking HIV-positive jail inmates to treatment, care, and social services after release: Results from a qualitative assessment of the COMPASS program.” Journal of Urban Health 87:954-968. Abstract
    5. Beckwith CG, Liu T, Bazerman LB, DeLong AK, Desjardins SF, Poshkus MM, Flanigan TP. (2010). “HIV risk behavior before and after HIV counseling and testing in jail: a pilot study.” J Acquir Immune Defic Syndro 53(4):485-90. Abstract
    6. Beckwith CG, Poshkus M, Rich J, Flanigan T, Aucoin N, Bandieri AM, Threats P, Chowdhury S, Loberti P, Minuto L, MacGowan R, Margolis A, Courtenay-Quirk C, Chow W. (2010). “Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing, Rhode Island, 2000-2007.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 59(24):742-745. Abstract
    7. Tolou-Shams M, Feldstein S, Tarantino N, Brown LK. (2010). “The association between crack cocaine use and HIV risk among adolescents in psychiatric treatment.” Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 19:122-134. Abstract
    8. Beckwith CG, Zaller ND, Fu JJ, Montague BT, Rich JD. (2010). “Opportunities to Diagnose, Treat, and Prevent HIV in the Criminal Justice System.” JAIDS 55(Supplement 1):S49-S55. Abstract
    9. Tolou-Shams M, Stewart A,  Fasciano J., Brown LK. (2010). “A review of HIV prevention interventions among juvenile offenders.” Journal of Pediatric Psychology 35(3):250-2621. Abstract
    10. Gillani FS, Zaller ND, Zeller K, Rich JD, Cu-Uvin S, Flanigan TP, Carpenter CCJ. (2009). “Changes in demographics and risk factors among persons living with HIV in an academic medical center from 2003-2007.” Med  Hlth RI Publication of the Rhode Island Medical Society 92(7):237-40. Abstract
    11. Wakeman SE, Zaller ND, Flanigan TP, Pinkston M, Montague BT, Rich JD. (2009). “HIV among marginalized populations in Rhode Island.” Med  Hlth RI Publication of the Rhode Island Medical Society 92(7):244-246. Abstract
    12. Kerndt PR, Dubrow R, Aynalem G, Mayer KH, Beckwith CG, Remien RH, Truong H, Uniyal A, Chien M, Brooks RA, Vigil OR, Steward WT, Merson M, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Morin SF. (2009). “Strategies used in the detection of acute/early HIV infections: The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: I.” AIDS and Behavior 13:1037-45. Abstract
    13. Beckwith CG, DeLong AK, Desjardins SF, Gillani F, Bazerman L, Mitty JA, Ross H, Cu-Uvin S. (2009). “HIV infection in refugees: A case-control analysis of refugees in Rhode Island.” International Journal of Infectious Diseases 13:186-192. Abstract
    14. Flanigan TP, Zaller N, Taylor L, Beckwith CG, Kuester L, Rich JD, Carpenter CC. (2009). “HIV and infectious disease care in jails and prisons: breaking down the walls with the help of academic medicine.” Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association 120:73-83. Abstract
    15. Blood E, Beckwith CG, Bazerman L, Cu-Uvin S, Mitty J. (2009). “Pregnancy among HIV-infected refugees in Rhode Island.” AIDS Care 21:207-11. Abstract
    16. Beckwith CG, Cornwall AH, Dubrow R, Chapin K, Ducharme R, Rodriguez I, Velasquez L, Merson MH, Sikkema KJ, Mayer K. (2009). “Identifying Acute HIV Infection in Rhode Island.” Medicine & Health Rhode Island 92:231-233. Abstract
    17. Dubrow R, Sikkema KJ, Mayer KH, Bruce RD, Julian P, Rodriguez I, Beckwith CG, Roome A, Dunne D, Boeving A, Kidder TJ, Jenkins H, Dobson M, Becker J, Merson MH. (2009). “Diagnosis of Acute HIV Infection in Connecticut.” Connecticut Medicine 73:325-331. Abstract
    18. Havens JR, Leukefeld C, Oser CB, Staton-Tindall M, Knudsen HK, Mooney J, Duvall J, Clarke JG, Frisman L, Surratt H and Inciardi J. (2009). “Examination of an interventionist-led HIV intervention among criminal justice-involved female prisoners.” J Exp Criminol 5(3):245. Abstract
    19. Mitty JA, Bazerman LB, Selwyn K, Beckwith CG, Zaller ND, Rich JD. (2008). “Decrease in the proportion of injection drug use-related HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.” AIDS Reader 18:596-600. Abstract
    20. Brown LK, Tolou-Shams M, Whitely L. (2008). “HIV Risk of Youth in the Justice System: A Critical but Neglected Issue.” Journal of the American Academy of Adolescent and Child Psychiatry 47(8):1-2. Abstract
    21. Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG. (2008). “Routine HIV testing in jails is critical for the early diagnosis of HIV in men.” [Letter] Clinical Infectious Diseases 47:1366. Abstract
    22. Zaller N, Holmes L, Dyl A, Mitty JA, Beckwith CG, Flanigan TP, Rich JD. (2008). “Linkage to treatment and supportive services among HIV positive ex-offenders in Project Bridge.” Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved 19:522-531. Abstract
    23. Tolou-Shams M, Brown LK, Houck C, Lescano CM, & Project SHIELD study group. (2008). “Depressive symptoms are associated with HIV risk among juvenile arrestees.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 69:58-64. Abstract
    24. Tolou-Shams, M. Brown, L.K., Gordon, G., Fernandez, I. & SHIELD study group. (2007). “Arrest history as an indicator of adolescent/young adult substance use and HIV risk.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 88:87-90. Abstract
    25. Tolou-Shams M, Paikoff R, McKirnan DJ, Holmbeck GN. (2007). “Mental health and HIV risk among African American adolescents:  The role of parenting.” Social Work in Mental Health 5(1):27-58. Abstract