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Liebermann EJ, VanDevanter N, Shirazian T, Frías Gúzman N, Niles M, Healton C, Ompad D. Barriers to Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment in the Dominican Republic: Perspectives of Focus Group Participants in the Santo Domingo Area. J Transcult Nurs. 2020 Mar;31(2):121-127. doi: 10.1177/1043659619846247. Epub 2019 May 3. PubMed PMID: 31046602.
Liebermann E, Hammer MJ, Gúzman NF, Van Devanter N, Ompad D. Dominican Provider Practices for Cervical Cancer Screening in Santo Domingo and Monte Plata Provinces. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Jan 17;. doi: 10.1007/s13187-020-01690-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31953801.
Ompad DC. A call for a systems science approach to understanding drug use in urban environments. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Jan;8(1):e10-e11. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30493-0. PubMed PMID: 31839125.
Meylakhs P, Friedman SR, Meylakhs A, Mateu-Gelabert P, Ompad DC, Alieva A, Dmitrieva A. A New Generation of Drug Users in St. Petersburg, Russia? HIV, HCV, and Overdose Risks in a Mixed-Methods Pilot Study of Young Hard Drug Users. AIDS Behav. 2019 Dec;23(12):3350-3365. doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02489-6. PubMed PMID: 30989555; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6788941.
Ompad DC, Gershon RR, Sandh S, Acosta P, Palamar JJ. Construction trade and extraction workers: A population at high risk for drug use in the United States, 2005-2014. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 Dec 1;205:107640. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107640. Epub 2019 Oct 30. PubMed PMID: 31685308; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6910220.
Capasso A, Ompad DC, Vieira DL, Wilder-Smith A, Tozan Y. Incidence of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) in Latin America and the Caribbean before and during the 2015-2016 Zika virus epidemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Aug;13(8):e0007622. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007622. eCollection 2019 Aug. PubMed PMID: 31449532; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6730933.
Chikovani I, Ompad DC, Uchaneishvili M, Sulaberidze L, Sikharulidze K, Hagan H, Van Devanter NL. On the way to Hepatitis C elimination in the Republic of Georgia-Barriers and facilitators for people who inject drugs for engaging in the treatment program: A formative qualitative study. PLoS One. 2019;14(4):e0216123. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216123. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31034530; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6488087.
Deren S, Cortes T, Dickson VV, Guilamo-Ramos V, Han BH, Karpiak S, Naegle M, Ompad DC, Wu B. Substance Use Among Older People Living With HIV: Challenges for Health Care Providers. Front Public Health. 2019;7:94. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00094. eCollection 2019. Review. PubMed PMID: 31069208; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6491638.
Halkitis PN, Valera P, LoSchiavo CE, Goldstone SE, Kanztanou M, Maiolatesi AJ, Ompad DC, Greene RE, Kapadia F. Human Papillomavirus Vaccination and Infection in Young Sexual Minority Men: The P18 Cohort Study. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2019 Apr;33(4):149-156. doi: 10.1089/apc.2018.0276. PubMed PMID: 30932696; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6459271.
Ompad DC, Palamar JJ, Krause KD, Kapadia F, Halkitis PN. Reliability and Validity of a Material Resources Scale and Its Association With Depression Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men: The P18 Cohort Study. Am J Mens Health. 2018 Sep;12(5):1384-1397. doi: 10.1177/1557988316651206. Epub 2016 May 25. PubMed PMID: 27226330; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6142116.
Mateu-Gelabert P, Guarino H, Quinn K, Meylakhs P, Campos S, Meylakhs A, Berbesi D, Toro-Tobón D, Goodbody E, Ompad DC, Friedman SR. Young Drug Users: a Vulnerable Population and an Underutilized Resource in HIV/HCV Prevention. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2018 Aug;15(4):324-335. doi: 10.1007/s11904-018-0406-z. Review. PubMed PMID: 29931468; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6309604.
Palamar JJ, Acosta P, Ompad DC, Friedman SR. A Qualitative Investigation Comparing Psychosocial and Physical Sexual Experiences Related to Alcohol and Marijuana Use among Adults. Arch Sex Behav. 2018 Apr;47(3):757-770. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0782-7. Epub 2016 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 27439599; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5250581.
Palamar JJ, Griffin-Tomas M, Acosta P, Ompad DC, Cleland CM. A comparison of self-reported sexual effects of alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy in a sample of young adult nightlife attendees. Psychol Sex. 2018;9(1):54-68. doi: 10.1080/19419899.2018.1425220. Epub 2018 Jan 8. PubMed PMID: 29430277; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5801767.
Kupprat SA, Krause KD, Ompad DC, Halkitis PN. Substance Use and Cognitive Function as Drivers of Condomless Anal Sex Among HIV-Positive Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men Aged 50 and Older: The Gold Studies. LGBT Health. 2017 Dec;4(6):434-441. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2016.0163. Epub 2017 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 29154688; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5731547.
Deren S, Naegle M, Hagan H, Ompad DC. Continuing Links Between Substance Use and HIV Highlight the Importance of Nursing Roles. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2017 Jul - Aug;28(4):622-632. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2017.03.005. Epub 2017 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 28456473; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5485853.
Koblin BA, Egan JE, Nandi V, Sang JM, Cerdá M, Tieu HV, Ompad DC, Hoover DR, Frye V. Congruence of Home, Social and Sex Neighborhoods among Men Who Have Sex with Men, NYCM2M Study. J Urban Health. 2017 Jun;94(3):364-374. doi: 10.1007/s11524-016-0074-5. PubMed PMID: 27646852; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5481209.
Cerdá M, Nandi V, Frye V, Egan JE, Rundle A, Quinn JW, Sheehan D, Hoover DR, Ompad DC, Van Tieu H, Greene E, Koblin B. Neighborhood determinants of mood and anxiety disorders among men who have sex with men in New York City. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;52(6):749-760. doi: 10.1007/s00127-017-1379-8. Epub 2017 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 28382385; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5479697.
Ompad DC, Wang J, Dumchev K, Barska J, Samko M, Zeziulin O, Saliuk T, Varetska O, DeHovitz J. Patterns of harm reduction service utilization and HIV incidence among people who inject drugs in Ukraine: A two-part latent profile analysis. Int J Drug Policy. 2017 May;43:7-15. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.12.008. Epub 2017 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 28160736; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6714049.
Frye V, Nandi V, Egan JE, Cerda M, Rundle A, Quinn JW, Sheehan D, Ompad DC, Van Tieu H, Greene E, Koblin B. Associations Among Neighborhood Characteristics and Sexual Risk Behavior Among Black and White MSM Living in a Major Urban Area. AIDS Behav. 2017 Mar;21(3):870-890. doi: 10.1007/s10461-016-1596-2. PubMed PMID: 27817101.
Makarenko I, Ompad DC, Sazonova Y, Saliuk T, DeHovitz J, Gensburg L. Trends in Injection Risk Behaviors among People Who Inject Drugs and the Impact of Harm Reduction Programs in Ukraine, 2007-2013. J Urban Health. 2017 Feb;94(1):104-114. doi: 10.1007/s11524-016-0119-9. PubMed PMID: 28097615; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5359175.
Palamar JJ, Acosta P, Ompad DC, Cleland CM. Self-Reported Ecstasy/MDMA/"Molly" Use in a Sample of Nightclub and Dance Festival Attendees in New York City. Subst Use Misuse. 2017 Jan 2;52(1):82-91. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2016.1219373. Epub 2016 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 27661470; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5127726.
Ompad DC, Giobazolia TT, Barton SC, Halkitis SN, Boone CA, Halkitis PN, Kapadia F, Urbina A. Drug use among HIV+ adults aged 50 and older: findings from the GOLD II study. AIDS Care. 2016 Nov;28(11):1373-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1178704. Epub 2016 May 4. PubMed PMID: 27145363; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5837279.
Palamar JJ, Acosta P, Sherman S, Ompad DC, Cleland CM. Self-reported use of novel psychoactive substances among attendees of electronic dance music venues. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2016 Nov;42(6):624-632. doi: 10.1080/00952990.2016.1181179. Epub 2016 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 27315522; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5093056.
Beymer MR, Weiss RE, Halkitis PN, Kapadia F, Ompad DC, Bourque L, Bolan RK. Disparities Within the Disparity-Determining HIV Risk Factors Among Latino Gay and Bisexual Men Attending a Community-Based Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Oct 1;73(2):237-44. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001072. PubMed PMID: 27163174; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5025341.
Krause KD, Kapadia F, Ompad DC, D'Avanzo PA, Duncan DT, Halkitis PN. Early Life Psychosocial Stressors and Housing Instability among Young Sexual Minority Men: the P18 Cohort Study. J Urban Health. 2016 Jun;93(3):511-25. doi: 10.1007/s11524-016-0049-6. PubMed PMID: 27169631; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4899333.
Hofstetter AM, Ompad DC, Stockwell MS, Rosenthal SL, Soren K. Human Papillomavirus Vaccination and Cervical Cytology Outcomes Among Urban Low-Income Minority Females. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 May 1;170(5):445-52. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.3926. PubMed PMID: 26974250.
Joshi S, Mooney SJ, Kennedy GJ, Benjamin EO, Ompad D, Rundle AG, Beard JR, Cerdá M. Beyond METs: types of physical activity and depression among older adults. Age Ageing. 2016 Jan;45(1):103-9. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afv164. PubMed PMID: 26764399; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4711656.
Palamar JJ, Shearston JA, Dawson EW, Mateu-Gelabert P, Ompad DC. Nonmedical opioid use and heroin use in a nationally representative sample of us high school seniors. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 Jan 1;158:132-8. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.11.005. Epub 2015 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 26653341; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4698068.
Tieu HV, Nandi V, Hoover DR, Lucy D, Stewart K, Frye V, Cerda M, Ompad D, Latkin C, Koblin BA. Do Sexual Networks of Men Who Have Sex with Men in New York City Differ by Race/Ethnicity?. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2016 Jan;30(1):39-47. doi: 10.1089/apc.2015.0237. PubMed PMID: 26745143; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4717505.
Girchenko P, Ompad DC, Kulchynska R, Bikmukhametov D, Dugin S, Gensburg L. Correlates of Lifetime History of Purchasing Sex Services by Men in Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast, Russia. J Urban Health. 2015 Dec;92(6):1105-16. doi: 10.1007/s11524-015-9990-z. PubMed PMID: 26446875; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4675736.
Palamar JJ, Martins SS, Su MK, Ompad DC. Self-reported use of novel psychoactive substances in a US nationally representative survey: Prevalence, correlates, and a call for new survey methods to prevent underreporting. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Nov 1;156:112-119. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.08.028. Epub 2015 Sep 3. PubMed PMID: 26377051; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4633323.
Caiaffa WT, Friche AA, Ompad DC. Urban health: landmarks, dilemmas, prospects, and challenges. Cad Saude Publica. 2015 Nov;31 Suppl 1:5-6. doi: 10.1590/0102-311XED01S115. PubMed PMID: 26648351.
Ompad DC, Benjamin EO, Weiss L, Palamar JJ, Galea S, Wang J, Vlahov D. The CHANGE Study: Methods and Sample Description for a Cross-Sectional Study of Heroin Cessation in New York City. Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine. 2015 October; 92(5):955-965. NIHMSID: NIHMS711394.
Ompad DC, Benjamin EO, Weiss L, Palamar JJ, Galea S, Wang J, Vlahov D. The CHANGE Study: Methods and Sample Description for a Cross-Sectional Study of Heroin Cessation in New York City. J Urban Health. 2015 Oct;92(5):955-65. doi: 10.1007/s11524-015-9973-0. PubMed PMID: 26215650; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4608942.
Mooney SJ, Joshi S, Cerdá M, Quinn JW, Beard JR, Kennedy GJ, Benjamin EO, Ompad DC, Rundle AG. Patterns of Physical Activity Among Older Adults in New York City: A Latent Class Approach. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Sep;49(3):e13-22. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.02.015. Epub 2015 Jun 16. PubMed PMID: 26091927; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4546879.
Halkitis P, Kapadia F, Ompad D. Incidence of HIV Infection in Young Gay, Bisexual, and Other YMSM: The P18 Cohort Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Aug 1;69(4):466-73. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000616. PubMed PMID: 26115438; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4484878.
Ompad DC, Kapadia F, Bates FC, Blachman-Forshay J, Halkitis PN. Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Association between Arrest and Unprotected Anal Sex among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: The P18 Cohort Study. J Urban Health. 2015 Aug;92(4):717-32. doi: 10.1007/s11524-014-9931-2. PubMed PMID: 25677880; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4524845.
Friedman SR, Perlman DC, Ompad DC. The Flawed Reliance on Randomized Controlled Trials in Studies of HIV Behavioral Prevention Interventions for People Who Inject Drugs and Other Populations. Subst Use Misuse. 2015;50(8-9):1117-24. doi: 10.3109/10826084.2015.1007677. Epub 2015 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 26222900; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4568155.
Palamar JJ, Griffin-Tomas M, Ompad DC. Illicit drug use among rave attendees in a nationally representative sample of US high school seniors. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Jul 1;152:24-31. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.05.002. Epub 2015 May 13. PubMed PMID: 26005041; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4458153.
Tozan Y, Ompad DC. Complexity and dynamism from an urban health perspective: a rationale for a system dynamics approach. J Urban Health. 2015 Jun;92(3):490-501. doi: 10.1007/s11524-015-9963-2. PubMed PMID: 25952137; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4456484.
Girchenko P, Ompad DC, Bikmukhametov D, Gensburg L. Association between Pregnancy and Active Injection Drug Use and Sex Work among Women Injection Drug Users in Saint Petersburg, Russia. J Urban Health. 2015 Jun;92(3):548-58. doi: 10.1007/s11524-015-9954-3. PubMed PMID: 25835324; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4456481.
Palamar JJ, Davies S, Ompad DC, Cleland CM, Weitzman M. Powder cocaine and crack use in the United States: an examination of risk for arrest and socioeconomic disparities in use. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Apr 1;149:108-16. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.01.029. Epub 2015 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: 25702933; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4533860.
Frye V, Nandi V, Egan J, Cerda M, Greene E, Van Tieu H, Ompad DC, Hoover DR, Lucy D, Baez E, Koblin BA. Sexual orientation- and race-based discrimination and sexual HIV risk behavior among urban MSM. AIDS Behav. 2015 Feb;19(2):257-69. doi: 10.1007/s10461-014-0937-2. PubMed PMID: 25381561; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4702509.
Halkitis PN, Kapadia F, Ompad DC, Perez-Figueroa R. Moving toward a holistic conceptual framework for understanding healthy aging among gay men. J Homosex. 2015;62(5):571-87. doi: 10.1080/00918369.2014.987567. Epub 2015 Jan 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 25492304.
Platek ME, Johnson J, Woolf K, Makarem N, Ompad DC. Availability of Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Services for Patients With Cancer Undergoing Treatment at Comprehensive Cancer Centers. J Oncol Pract. 2015 Jan;11(1):1-5. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2013.001134. Epub 2014 Sep 2. PubMed PMID: 25185213.
Palamar JJ, Fenstermaker M, Kamboukos D, Ompad DC, Cleland CM, Weitzman M. Adverse psychosocial outcomes associated with drug use among US high school seniors: a comparison of alcohol and marijuana. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2014 Nov;40(6):438-46. doi: 10.3109/00952990.2014.943371. Epub 2014 Aug 29. PubMed PMID: 25169838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4687013.
Frye V, Blaney S, Cerdá M, Vlahov D, Galea S, Ompad DC. Neighborhood characteristics and sexual intimate partner violence against women among low-income, drug-involved New York City residents: results from the IMPACT Studies. Violence Against Women. 2014 Jul;20(7):799-824. doi: 10.1177/1077801214543501. Epub 2014 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 25062819; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4516172.
Volkmann T, Wagner KD, Strathdee SA, Semple SJ, Ompad DC, Chavarin CV, Patterson TL. Correlates of self-efficacy for condom use among male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico. Arch Sex Behav. 2014 May;43(4):719-27. doi: 10.1007/s10508-013-0149-2. Epub 2013 Jul 11. PubMed PMID: 23842786; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3851585.
Palamar JJ, Ompad DC, Petkova E. Correlates of intentions to use cannabis among US high school seniors in the case of cannabis legalization. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 May;25(3):424-35. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.01.017. Epub 2014 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: 24589410; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4071130.
Hofstetter AM, Stockwell MS, Al-Husayni N, Ompad D, Natarajan K, Rosenthal SL, Soren K. HPV vaccination: are we initiating too late?. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 7;32(17):1939-45. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.01.084. Epub 2014 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 24530404.
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