Articles Published in 2003-2009
Metsch, LR, CE Bell, M Pereyra, G Cardenas, T Sullivan, A Rodriguez, L Gooden, N Khoury, T Kuper, T Brewer, and C del Rio. Hospitalized HIV-infected patients: a population of concern in the era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy. American Journal of Public Health. 99(6): 1045-1049. 2009
Mizuno Y, Purcell DW, Latka MH, Metsch LR, Ding H, Gomez CA, and Knowlton AR. Is sexual serosorting occurring among HIV-positive injection drug users? Comparison between those with HIV-positive partners only, HIV-negative partners only, and those with any partners of unknown status. AIDS and Behavior. DOI 10.1007/s10461-009-9548-8. 2009.
Waldrop-Valverde, D, D Jones, S Weiss, M Kumar, M, LR Metsch. The Effects of Low Literacy and Cognitive Impairment on Medication Adherence in HIV Positive Injecting Drug Users. AIDS Care. 20(10): 1202-1210. 2008.
Latkin, CA, AS Buchanan, LR Metsch, K Knight, MH Latka, T Mizuno, AR Knowlton, the Intervention for Seropositive Injectors – Research Evaluation Team. Predictors of Sharing Injection Equipment by HIV-Seropositive Injection Drug Users. JAIDS. 49 (4): 447-450. 2008.
Metsch, LR, M Pereyra, S Messinger, C del Rio, SA Strathdee, P Anderson-Mahoney, E Rudy, G Marks, L Gardner, for the ARTAS Study Group. HIV Transmission Risk Behaviors among HIV-infected Persons who are Successfully Linked to Care. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 47(4): 577-584. 2008.
Gardner, LI, LR Metsch, SA Strathdee, C del Rio, P Mahoney, SD Holmberg, for the ARTAS Study Group. Frequency of Discussing HIV Prevention and Care Topics with HIV-infected Patients: Influence of Physician Gender, Race-ethnicity and Practice Characteristics. Gender Medicine. 5(3): 259-269. 2008.
lla, L, A Brickman, G Saint-Jean, M Echenique, LR Metsch, C Eisdorfer, V Bustamante-Avellaneda, M Sanchez. Sexual Risk Behaviors in Late Middle Age and Older HIV Seropositive Adults. AIDS and Behavior. 12(6): 935-942. 2008.
Metsch, LR, M Pereyra M, G Colfax, C Dawson-Rose, G Cardenas, D McKirnan, D Eroglu. HIV-positive Patients' Discussion of Alcohol use with their HIV Primary Care Providers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 95(1-2): 37-44. 2008.
Lieb, S., MJ Trepka, DR Thompson, P Arons, T Liberti, L Maddox, LR Metsch, M LaLota, SJ Fallon. Men Who Have Sex with Men: Estimated Population Sizes and Mortality Rates by Race/Ethnicity, Miami-Dade County, Florida. JAIDS. 46(4): 485-490. 2007.
Metsch, LR, M Pereyra, DW Purcell, CA Latkin, R Malow, CA Gomez, MH Latka. Correlates of Lending Needles/Syringes among HIV-seropositive Injection Drug Users. JAIDS. 46(Suppl 2): S72-S79. 2007.
Purcell, DW, LH Latka, LR Metsch, CA Latkin, CA Gomez, Y Mizuno, JH Arnsten, J Wilkinson, K Knight, A Knowlton, S Santibanez, KE Tobin, C Dawson-Rose, EE Valverde MN Gourevitch, L Eldred, CB Borkowf for the INSPIRE Team. Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Peer-Mentoring Intervention to Reduce HIV Transmission and Increase Access to Care and Adherence to HIV Medications among HIV-seropositive Injection Drug Users. JAIDS. 46(Suppl 2): S35-S47. 2007.
Mizuno, Y, DW Purcell, S Mackenzie, K Tobin, T Wunch, JH Arnsten, LR Metsch, for the INSPIRE Study. Acceptability of A-CASI by HIV-positive IDUs in a Multi-site Randomized Controlled Trial of Behavioral Intervention (INSPIRE). JAIDS. 46(Suppl 2): S48-S54. 2007.
Arnsten, JH, X Li, Y Mizuno, AR Knowlton, MN Gourevitch, K Handley, K Knight, LR Metsch for the INSPIRE Team. Factors Associated with Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence and Medication Errors in HIV-infected Injection Drug Users. JAIDS. 46(Suppl 2): S64-S71. 2007.
Knight, KR, SB Shade, DW Purcell, C Dawson-Rose, LR Metsch, M Latka, C Latkin, CA Gomez. Sexual Transmission Risk Behavior Reported among Behaviorally Bisexual HIV-positive Injection Drug using Men. JAIDS. 46(Suppl 2): S80-S87. 2007.
Latka ,MH, Y Mizuno, Y Wu, K Tobin, LR Metsch, V Frye, C Gomez, J Arnsten for the INSPIRE Study Team. Are Feelings of Responsibility to Limit the Sexual Transmission of HIV Associated with Safer Sex among HIV-positive Injection Drug Users? JAIDS. 46(Suppl 2): S96-S100. 2007.
Wilkinson, JD, W Zhao, JH Arnsten, AR Knowlton, Y Mizuno, SB Shade, MN Gourevitch S Santibanez, LR Metsch, for the INSPIRE Study Group. Longitudinal Correlates of Health Care-Seeking Behaviors among HIV-Seropositive Injecting Drug Users: How Can We Intervene to Improve Health Care Utilization? JAIDS. 46(Suppl 2): S120-S126. 2007.
Rodriguez, AE, LR Metsch, G Saint-Jean, EG Molina, MA Kolber. Differences in HIV-related Hospitalization Trends between Haitian-born Blacks and US-born Blacks. JAIDS. 45(5): 529-534. 2007.
McCoy, CB, M Comerford, LR Metsch. Employment among Chronic Drug Users at Baseline and 6-month Follow-up. Substance Use and Misuse. 42(7): 1055-1067. 2007.
Gardner, LI, G Marks, LR Metsch, AM Loughlin, C O’Daniels, C del Rio, P Anderson-Mahoney, JD Wilkinson for the ARTAS Study Group. Psychological and Behavioral Correlates of Entering Care for HIV Infection: The Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study (ARTAS). AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 21(6): 418-425. 2007.
Mizuno, Y, DW Purcell, MH Latka, LR Metsch, CA Gomez, CA Latkin. Beliefs that Condoms Reduce Sexual Pleasure – Gender Differences in Correlates among Heterosexual HIV-positive Injection Drug Users (IDUs). Journal of Urban Health. 84(4):523-536. 2007.
Brewer, T, W Zhao, LR Metsch, A Coltes, J Zenilman. High-risk Behaviors in Women who use Crack: Knowledge of HIV Serostatus and Risk Behavior. Annals of Epidemiology. 17(7): 533-539. 2007.
Brewer T, W Zhao, M Pereyra, C del Rio, A Loughlin, P Anderson-Mahoney, L Gardner,
LR Metsch for the ARTAS Study Group. Initiating HIV care: Attitudes and Perceptions of
HIV Positive Crack Cocaine Users. AIDS and Behavior. 11(6): 897-904. 2007.
Anthony, MN, L Gardner, G Marks, P Anderson-Mahoney, LR Metsch, EE Valverde, C del Rio,
AM Loughlin for the Antiretroviral Treatment and Access Study (ARTAS) Study Group.
Factors Associated with Use of HIV Primary Care among Persons Recently Diagnosed with HIV:
Examination of Variables from the Behavioural Model of Health Care Utilization.
AIDS Care. 19(2): 195-202. 2007.
Coffin, PO, MH Latka, C Latkin, Y Wu, DW Purcell, LR Metsch, C Gomez, MN Gourevitch; for the INSPIRE Study Group. Safe Syringe Disposal is Related to Safe Syringe Access among HIV-positive Injection Drug Users. AIDS and Behavior. 11(5): 652-662. 2007.
Valverde, EE, D Waldrop-Valverde, P Anderson-Mahoney, AM Loughlin, C del Rio, L Metsch, LI Gardener. System and Patient Barriers to Appropriate HIV Care for Disadvantaged Populations: The HIV Medical Care Provider Perspective. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 17(3): 18-28. 2006.
Latka, MH, LR Metsch, Y Mizuno, K Tobin, S Mackenzie, JH Arnsten, MN Gourevitch. Unprotected Sex among HIV-Positive Injection Drug using Women and their Serodiscordant Male Partners: Role of Personal and Partnership Influences. JAIDS. 42(2): 222-228. 2006.
Waldrop-Valverde, D, RL Ownby, FL Wilkie, A Mack, M Kumar, LR Metsch Neurocognitive Aspects of Medication Adherence in HIV Positive Injecting Drug Users. AIDS and Behavior. 10(3): 287-97. 2006.
Purcell, DW, Y Mizuno, LR Metsch, R Garfein, K Tobin, K Knight, MH Latka. Unprotected Sexual Behavior among Heterosexual HIV-Positive Injection Drug Using Men: Associations by Partner Type and Partner Serostatus. Journal of Urban Health. 83(4): 656-668. 2006.
Wilkinson, JD, W Zhao, S Santibanez, J Arnsten, A Knowlton, CA Gomez, LR Metsch and the INSPIRE Study Group. Providers’ HIV Prevention Discussions with HIV- Seropositive Injection Drug Users. AIDS and Behavior. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-006-9088-4. 2006.
Tuli, K, S Sansom, DW Purcell, LR Metsch, CA Latkin, MN Gourevitch, CA Gómez. Economic Evaluation of an HIV Prevention Intervention for Seropositive Injection Drug Users. 2005. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 11(6): 508-515.
Drumm, R, D McBride, LR Metsch, M Neufeld, A Sawatsky. I’m a Health Nut!: Street Drug Users Accounts of Self-Care Strategies. Journal of Drug Issues. 35(3):607-630. 2005
Dunleavy, VO, L Crandall, LR Metsch. A Comparative Study of Source of Health Information and Access to Preventive Care among Low Income Chronic Drug Users. Communication Research Reports. 22(2):117-128. 2005.
Sifakis, F, CP Flynn, LR Metsch, M LaLota, C Murrill, BA Koblin, T Bingham, W McFarland, H Raymond, S Behel, A Lansky, B Byers, D MacKellar, A Drake, K Gallagher. HIV Prevalence, Unrecognized Infection, and HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex with Men- Five U.S. Cities, June 2004 – April 2005. MMWR. 54(24):597-601. 2005.
McCoy, CB, LR Metsch, M Comerford, W Zhao, A Coltes, SE Messiah. Trends of HIV Risk Behaviors in a Cohort of Injection Drug Users and Their Sex Partners in Miami, Florida, 1988-1998. Aids and Behavior. 9(2):187-199. 2005.
Rudy, ET, PJ Mahoney-Anderson, PR Kerndt, A Loughlin, LR Metsch, Z Gaul, del Rio C. Perceptions of HIV Testing Services among HIV-positive Persons Not in Medical Care. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 32(4):207-213. 2005.
Metsch, LR, HA Pollack. Welfare Reform and Substance Abuse. The Milbank Quarterly. 83(1): 63-97. 2005.
Gardner, LI, LR Metsch, P Anderson-Mahoney, AM Loughlin, C del Rio, S Strathdee, S Sansom, R Sadek, HA Siegal, AE Greenberg, SD Holmberg. Efficacy of a Brief Case Management Intervention to Link Recently Diagnosed HIV-Infected Persons to Care. AIDS. 19: 423-431. 2005.
McCoy, CB, S Lai, LR Metsch, S Messiah, W Zhao. Injection Drug Use and Crack Cocaine Smoking: Independent and Dual Risk Behaviors for HIV Infection. Annals of Epidemiology. 14(8): 535-542. 2004.
Purcell, DW, LR Metsch, M Latka, S Santibanez, CA Gómez, L Eldred, CA Latkin. An Integrated Behavioral Intervention with HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users to Address Medical Care, Adherence, and Risk Reduction. JAIDS. 37: S110-S118. 2004.
Valverde, E, C del Rio, LR Metsch, P Mahoney, A Loughlin, C Krawczyk, L Gooden, L Gardner. Characteristics of Ryan White and Non-Ryan White funded HIV Medical Care Facilities across Four Metropolitan Areas: Results from the ARTAS Site survey. AIDS Care. 16(7): 841-850. 2004.
Lieb, S, SR Friedman, MB Zeni, DD Chitwood, TM Liberti, GJ Gates, LR Metsch, LM Maddox, T Kuper. An HIV Prevalence-based Model for Estimating Urban Risk-populations of Injection Drug Users and Men Who Have Sex with Men. Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine. 81(3): 401-415. 2004.
McCoy, CB, LR Metsch, F Collado-Mesa, KL Arheart, SE Messiah, D Katz, P Shapshak. The Prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 and Hepatitis C Virus among Injection Drug Users Who Use High Risk Inner-city Locales in Miami, Florida. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Vol. 99(8): 789-793. 2004
Metsch, LR , M Pereyra, C del Rio, L Gardner, W Duffus, G Dickinson, P Kerdnt, P Anderson-Mahoney, S Strathdee, A Greenburg. Delivery of HIV Prevention Counseling by Physicians at HIV Medical Care Settings in Four U.S. Cities. American Journal of Public Health. 94(7): 1186-1192. 2004.
McCoy, CB, M Pereyra, LR Metsch , F Collado-Mesa, S Messiah. A Community-based Breast Cancer Screening Program for Medically Underserved Women: Effect on Disease Stage at Diagnosis and Hazard of Death. Journal of the Pan American Health Organization. 15(3): 160-167. 2004.
Metsch, LR , CB McCoy, CM Miles, B Wohler. Prevention Myths and HIV Risk Reduction by Active Drug Users. AIDS Education and Prevention. 16(2): 150-159. 2004.
Loughlin, A, LR Metsch , L Gardner, P Mahoney, M Barragan, and S Strathdee. Provider Barriers to Prescribing HAART to Medically Eligible HIV-Infected Drug Users. AIDS Care. 16(4): 485-500. 2004.
Drumm, R, DC McBride, LR Metsch , JB Page, K Dickerson, and B Jones. The Rock Always Comes First: Drug Users Accounts about Using Formal Health Care. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. 35(4): 461-469. 2003.
Krawczyk, C, J Wang, A Loughlin, P Mahoney , LR Metsch , S Green, and L Gardner. Test-Retest Reliability of a Complex HIV Research Questionnaire Administered by and Automated Computer Assisted Self-Interviewing (ACASI) System. Medical Care. 41(7): 853-858. 2003.
Crandall, LA, LR Metsch , CB McCoy, DD Chitwood and H Tobias. Chronic Drug Use and Reproductive Health Care among Low Income Women in Miami, Florida: A Comparative Study of Access, Need and Utilization. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. 30(3): 321-331. 2003.
Duffus, W, M Barragan, LR Metsch , C Krawczyk, A Loughlin, L Gardner, P Mahoney, G Dickinson, and C del Rio. Effect of Physician Specialty on Counseling Practices and Medical Referral Patterns among Physicians Caring for Disadvantage Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Populations. Clinical Infectious Disease. 36: 1577-1584. 2003.
Metsch, LR , M Pereyra, C Miles, and CB McCoy. Welfare and Work Outcomes after Substance Abuse Treatment. Social Service Review. 77(2): 237-254. 2003.