2021 Directors' Choice Publications


Month/Year Paper
December 2021

Chan E, Catabay CJ, Campbell JC, Rudolph AE, Stockman JK, Tsuyuki K. Feminine gender norms and syndemic harmful drinking, sexual violence, and sexually transmitted infections among Black women at risk for HIV. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021;221:108566. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108566; PMID33581345; PMC8026659.  

November 2021 Darnell J, Jain S, Sun X, Qin H, Reynolds T, Karris MY, Hill LA. Municipal police support for harm reduction services in officer-led referrals of people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021;100(34):e27047. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000027047; PMID34449491; PMC8389919. 
October 2021 Baker P, Arredondo J, Borquez A, Clairgue E, Mittal ML, Morales M, Rocha-Jimenez T, Garfein R, Oren E, Pitpitan E, Strathdee SA, Beletsky L, Cepeda JA. Municipal police support for harm reduction services in officer-led referrals of people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico. Harm reduction journal. 2021;18(1):76. doi:10.1186/s12954-021-00513-4; PMID34311765; PMC8313001.
September 2021 Skaathun B, Ragonnet-Cronin M, Poortinga K, Sheng Z, Hu YW, Wertheim JO. Interplay between geography and HIV transmission clusters in Los Angeles County. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021;8(6):ofab211. PMID: 34159215. PMCID: 8212943. 
August 2021 Bristow CC, Espinosa da Silva C, Vera AH, Gonzalez-Fagoaga JE, Rangel G, Pines HA. Prevalence of bacterial sexually transmitted infections and coinfection with HIV among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Tijuana, Mexico. Int J STD AIDS. 2021:956462420987757. PMID: 33530892. PMCID: 8154699.
July 2021 Javadi SS, Mathur K, Concha-Garcia S, Patel H, Perry KE, Lo M, Taylor J, Kaytes A, Little S, Gianella S, Smith D, Dube K. Attitudes and perceptions of next-of-kin/loved ones toward end-of-life HIV cure-related research: A qualitative focus group study in Southern CaliforniaPLoS One. 2021;16(5):e0250882. PMID: 33961653. PMCID: 8104928.  
June 2021 Hassan A, De Gruttola V, Hu YW, Sheng Z, Poortinga K, Wertheim JO. The relationship between the human immunodeficiency virus-1 transmission network and the HIV care continuum in Los Angeles County. Clin Infect Dis. 2020;71(9):e384-e391. PMID: 32020172. PMCID: 7904072. 
May 2021 Moshiri N, Smith DM, Mirarab S. HIV care prioritization using phylogenetic branch lengthJ Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021;86(5):626-637. PMID: 33394616. PMCID: 7933099.
April 2021 Pasipanodya EC, Li MJ, Jain S, Sun X, Tobin J, Ellorin E, Dube M, Daar ES, Corado K, Milam J, Blumenthal J, Morris SH, Moore DJ, and the California Collaborative Treatment Group. Greater levels of self-reported adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) are associated with increased condomless sex among men who have sex with menAIDS Behav. 2020;24(11):3192-3204. PMID: 32350774. PMCID: 7508761.
March 2021 Jain JP, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL, Semple SJ, Harvey-Vera A, Magis-Rodriguez C, Martinez G, Pines HA. Perceived barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis use and the role of syndemic factors among female sex workers in the Mexico-United States border region: a latent class analysis. AIDS Care. 2020;32(5):557-566. PMID: 31163975. PMCID: 6891112.
February 2021 Chaillon A, Nakazawa M, Rawlings SA, Curtin G, Caballero G, Scott B, Anderson C, Gianella S. Subclinical cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus shedding is associated with increasing HIV DNA molecular diversity in peripheral blood during suppressive antiretroviral therapy. J Virol. 2020;94(19):e00927-20. PMID: 32641485. PMCID: 7495390. 

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