Presentations

Publications

Presentations

2016 SHARC Conference

Attonito J, Saxena A, Villalba K, Rosenberg R, Jean-Gilles M, Devieux JG. Cognitive Aging among HIV-Positive Adults who Use Alcohol. Abstract. Poster. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Ayala DV, Ibanez GE, Cook RL, Cook C, See J, Morano J, Zhou Z. Linkage to Care and HIV-Positive Individuals with an Incarceration History: The Florida Cohort Study. Abstract. Poster. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Bryant V, Woods AJ, Porges EW, Cook RL, Kahler CW, Tashima K, Cohen RA. Frontal Neural Correlates of Working Memory Decline in Hazardous Drinkers Living with HIV. Abstract. Poster. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Canidate S, Cook CL, Cook RL. A Qualitative Assessment of HIV-Positive Women’s Experiences in a Randomized Clinical Trial to Reduce Drinking. Abstract. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Jean-Gilles M, Rosenberg R, Saxena A, Stein J, Devieux J. Impact of  a Cognitive Behavioral Intervention on Changes over Time in Depression, Alcohol Problems, and Sexual Risk Behaviors among HIV-Positive Haitians. Abstract. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Kamara M, Hart M, Cook RL, Lee S, Abbott S. Mobile Apps for Alcohol Use Disorder. Abstract. Poster. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Kelso NE, Cook RL, Okafor C, Abraham A, Bolen R, Plankey M. Predictors of Changes in Depressive Symptoms among Persons Living with HIV. Abstract. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Mannes ZL, Burrell LE, Hearn LE, Whitehead NE. Contextualizing Psychosocial Functioning by Age Cohorts among HIV+ Older Adults 50 and Older. Abstract. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Rosenberg R, Villalba K, Jean-Gilles M, Saxena A, Devieux J.Impact of HHRP-A on Self-Efficacy, Unprotected Sex, and Alcohol Use in a Sample of HIV+ Alcohol Users. Abstract. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Sharpe JD, Cook RL. Mobile Technology Use among Persons Living with HIV who Consume Alcohol. Abstract. Poster. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

Villalba K, Rosenberg R, Devieux J. Serotonin-Related Gene Polymorphisms and Asymptomatic Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV-Infected Alcohol Abusers. Abstract. Submitted to 2016 Annual SHARC Conference. Miami, FL. May 17-18, 2016.

2016

Canidate S, Cook CL, Cook RL. A qualitative assessment of HIV-Positive Women’s Experiences in a clinical trial to reduce drinking. Abstract submitted to 2016 Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. New Orleans, LA. June 25-29, 2016.

Cook RL. Relationship of heavy drinking and binge drinking to HIV viral suppression within a new HIV cohort in Florida. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. New Orleans, LA. June 25-29, 2016.

Cook RL, Zhou Z, Kelso N, Whitehead N, Cook C, Harman J, Bryant K, Poschman K, Grigg B. Does hazardous drinking contribute to gender and racial disparities in healthcare engagement and viral load suppression among persons living with HIV? Oral Presentation. 2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas. Miami, FL. June 21-24, 2016.

Kelso NE, Miguez MJ, Okafor CN, Cook RL. The association between alcohol beverage type preference and metabolic risk among women living with HIV who are hazardous drinkers. Abstracted submitted for poster or oral presentation. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. New Orleans, LA. June 25-29, 2016.

Kelso NE, Rahim-Williams B, Brumback B, Bryant K, Cook RL. (2015). The association between pain and change in alcohol consumption among women living with HIV who are hazardous drinkers. Abstract submitted for poster or oral presentation. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Epidemiologic Research. Miami, FL, June 21-24, 2016.

Lee S, Hart M, Cook RL, Abbott S. There is an App for That! An Evaluation of Alcohol Related Apps to Reduce Alcohol Consumption. Poster. Conference of the Social Sciences. Gainesville, Fl. March 19, 2016. Funding support from U24-AA022002 NIAAA.

Rahim-Williams B, Kelso NE, Brumback B, Bryant K, Cook RL. Alcohol and Medication Use as Pain Treatment among Women living with HIV (WLHIV). Abstract accepted at 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society. May 11-14, 2016. Funding support from U01-AA020797 NAAA.

Stetten N, Hart M, Islam S. Health Professional’s Use of Microblogging to Disseminate Health Related Information. Poster. University of Florida College of Public Health and Health professions Research Day. Gainesville, FL. April 13, 2016.

Zirulnik A, Okafor C, Wijayabahu A, Zhou Z, Janelle J, Ojewale E, Cook RL. Co-infections of Hepatitis C or Tuberculosis Among Persons Living with HIV in the Florida Cohort Project. Poster. Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day. Gainesville, FL. February 18, 2016.

2015

Cook RL, Zhou Z, Whitehead N, Cook C, Brumback B, Janelle J, Somboonwit C, Carter W, Martinez Y, Poschman K, Bryant K. Substance use, mental health symptoms, and HIV viral suppression in the new Florida Cohort. POSTER presentation at the 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference (CDC).  Atlanta, GA.  December 8, 2015. Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA.

Cook RL, Zhou Z, Harman J, Kelso N, Miguez MJ. Challenges when assessing potential causes of racial disparities in HIV from existing data sources. Abstract for invited session at the 2015 combined session of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the National Hispanic Science Network meeting. San Antonio, TX. June 24, 2015. Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA.

Kelso NE, Sheps DS, Cook RL. The association between alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease among people living with HIV: A systematic review. Poster presentation at the 2015 Research Society on Alcoholism. San Antonio, TX. June 22, 2015. Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA.

Cook RL, Hu X, Weber KM, Mai D, Karki M, Thomas K, Brumback B. Pharmacotherapy for Hazardous Drinking in Women with HIV: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. Poster presentation at the 2015 Research Society on Alcoholism. San Antonio, TX. June 22, 2015. POSTER Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA.

Hahn J, Cook RL, Saitz R, Cheng D, Muyindike W, Hu X, Brumback B, et. al. PETH (PHOSPHATIDYLETHANOL) Versus Self-report: A Comparison for Assessing Alcohol Use in Research Studies of Heterogeneous HIV-Infected Populations. Poster presentation at the 2015 Research Society on Alcoholism, June 22, 2015. ABSTRACT POSTER Funding support from U24-AA020778, U24-AA020779, U01-AA020784, U01-AA020776, U24-AA020794, U01-AA020795, U01-AA020795, R01-AA01892305, R01-AA018934, U24-AA022002, U01-AA020797, and K24-AA022586.

Cook RL, Zhou Z, Okafor E, Cook C, Burrell L, Whitehead NE, Harman JE. Marijuana use and undetectable HIV viral load in persons living with HIV (PLWH) in Florida. Abstract for College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD). Phoenix, AZ. June 14-17, 2015. POSTER Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA.

Hu X, Cook RL. Impact of Hazardous Drinking and Alcohol Treatment Use on Survival of People with HIV Infection: a Simulation Model. Poster presentation at the ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. May 16-20, 2015. POSTER

Okafor CN, Zhou Z, Cook RL. Marijuana use and antiretroviral therapy adherence among persons living with HIV in Florida. Poster presentation at the College of Public Health and Health Professions Research Day, University of Florida. Gainesville, FL. April 8, 2015. Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA. POSTER

Okafor, Emeka. Marijuana use, antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence and viral suppression in persons living with HIV (PLWH) in Florida. Oral Presentation at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Psychopathological Association. Manhattan, NY. March 4, 2015. SLIDES

Burrell II LE, Stubbs L, Bryant VE, Diggins A, Whitehead NE, Cook RL. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015). STIs and Disclosure of Same-Sex Attraction: Implications for Prevention as Treatment. Poster presentation at the National AIDS Education and Service for Minorities (NAESM) Leadership Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. January 2015. Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA. POSTER

Hart M. Avatars and Self Efficacy. Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), Orlando, FL. January 2015.

2015 SHARC Conference, January 28-29, Gainesville, FL, Poster Presentations

Bryant VE, Porges EC, Woods AJ, Cook RL, Kahler CW, Monti PM, Cohen RA. The Effect of Current Alcohol Consumption on Cognitive Impairment Varies as a Function of HIV Status and Age. ABSTRACT Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA.

Burrell LE, Whitehead N, Bryant V, Mannes Z, Cook RL. Disclosure of Same-Sex Sexual Attraction: Associations with STIs and Risky Sexual Behavior. ABSTRACT Funding support from U24 AA022002 NIAAA.

Canidate SS, Cook CL, Cook RL, Carnaby GD. A Systematic Review of Natltrexone for Women with Alcohol Use Disorders. ABSTRACT Funding support from U24 AA022002 and 3U01AA020797-04S1.

Dinasarapu AR, Chang KF, Zhang X, Riva A, Sleasman JW. Recreational Substance Use Modulates Anti-Viral Response through Cell Surface Receptors in Youth Living with HIV-1 and Antiretroviral Therapy. ABSTRACT

Dunne EM, Cook RL, Whitehead NE. Misuse of Prescription Drugs Associated with Binge Drinking, Poor Medication Adherence, and Mental Health Diagnoses Among Those Living with HIV. ABSTRACT Funding support from U24 AA022002.

Hart M, Canidate S. The Concept of Self-identity and Using Avatars to Access HIV Information. Funding support from 3U01AA020797-04S1. ABSTRACT

Jin J, Cook RL, Hu X. Recent Trends in Youth Substance Use in Florida: 2004-2013. Funding support from U24 AA022002. ABSTRACT

Kelso NE, Okafor C, Miguez MJ, Cook RL. The Influence of Alcohol Consumption on Metabolic Risk Among Women with HIV-infection Who Drink. Funding support from U01 AA020797. ABSTRACT

Kiernan EJ, Chhabria KS. Loneliness and Drinking in an HIV Positive Population. ABSTRACT

Mannes Z, Burrell L, Bryant V, Whitehead N. Alcohol Use as a Coping Mechanism for Loneliness in Minority HIV+ Adults 50 and Older. Funding support from U24 AA022002. ABSTRACT

Mills J, Kinsell H, Harman JS, Cook CL, Cook RL. Depression, Alcoholism and HIV: Prevalence and Impact on HIV-Related Hospitalizations. Funding support from U24 AA022002. ABSTRACT

Okafor C, Kelso N, Harman JS, Cook CL, Cook RL. The Relationship Between Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use and Immunologic Parameters Among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Florida. Funding support from U24 AA022002. ABSTRACT

Rahim-Williams B, Hu X, Miguez MJ, Cook RL. The Weight of Pain and Alcohol Consumption Among Women Living with HIV. Funding support from U01 AA020797. ABSTRACT

Staras S, Livingston MD, Christou AM, Jernigan DH, Wagenaar AC. Alcohol Tax Increases Reduce STIs Differentially Across Subpopulations. ABSTRACT

Stubbs L, Maldonado-Molina MM, Whitehead NE, Cook RL, Harman JS, Cook C. Risk Factors Associated with Unmet Service Needs Among HIV-Positive Individuals in the Florida Medical Monitoring Project. ABSTRACT Funding support from U24 AA022002.

Williams JC, Appelberg S, Goldberger BA, Klein TW, Sleasman JW. -Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Suppresses HIV-1 infection of T cells. ABSTRACT

Zhang X, Nichols SL, Chang K, Karki M, Sleasman JW, Chi YY, Goodenow MM. Substance use effects on Neurocognitive and Immune function among HIV-infected youth. ABSTRACT

2014

Hart M. Avatar Usage in HIV/AIDS Education with Gender and Ethnic Considerations. APHA, New Orleans, LA, November 2014.

Mills JC, Kinsell H, Harman J, Cook C, Cook RC. Psychiatric Comorbidities in People Living with HIV Infection: Impact on Utilization of HIV-Related Hospitalizations. Graduate Research Day. October 28, 2014. Gainesville, Fl. POSTER LINK & ABSTRACT

Miguez, MJ. Platelets in the spot. Immunology Seminars. August 25, 2014. Miami, Fl. Funding support from U24 AA022002.

Miguez, MJ. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor, HIV and alcohol dependence. On Alcoholism, HIV and other Comorbidities. NIAAA Conference. Bogota, Colombia. June 5-6, 2014. Funding support from U01 AA020797.

Wallace J., Hu X., Cook R.L. Prevalence of depression and its association with emergency room visits among patients with HIV in a developing Florida cohort. 1st Place Lawrence M. Goodman Research Award. Poster presented at the University of Florida, College of Medicine Annual Medical Student Research Day. May 7, 2014. POSTER LINK

Miguez, MJ. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor and alcohol dependence. Can disparities in cytokines explain race differences in cognitive performance? Neurocognitive Complications associated with HIV/AIDS. Wednesday, May 7, 2014. NIH. Rockville, MD.

Okafor C., Loy C., Cohen R., Cook R.L. Is Body mass Index (BMI) associated with neurocognitive impairment (NCI) in persons living with HIV (PLWH)? Okafor was one of eight presenters to give an oral presentation at the PHHP Research Day, April 9, 2014. POSTER LINK

Kelso N., et al. The influence of alcohol use and depression on cardiovascular disease among persons with HIV and the role of inflammation. Poster presented at the University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Research Day. April 9, 2014.

Taj H. Azarian was one of eight presenters to give an oral presentation at the PHHP Research Day, April 9, 2014. Poster: Geographic and Temporal Variations in Community Antibiotic Use, Florida, 2010-2012. His presentation and slide show can be seen at http://youtu.be/u1tmwFfnXk8. POSTER LINK

Subero E., Trainor A., Cook R.L. Diversity Among People Living with HIV: Achieving a Preresentative Sample. Poster presented at the University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions “Diversity Day” Conference. March 19, 2014. POSTER LINK

2014 SHARC Conference, January 29-30, Miami, FL

2013

Hu X., Karki M., Cohen M., Young M., Weber K.M., Thoma K., Thomas G., Rathore M., Mai D., Cook R.L. Abstract: A pilot study of pharmacotherapy (Naltrexone) for hazardous drinking among women infected with HIV. This abstract was accepted by the ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting. May 18-22, 2013, Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, USA. ABSTRACT

Isakov G., et al. PHOSPHATIDYLETHANOL (PETH): An alcohol biomarker for alcohol consumption in hazardous drinkers. Poster presented at @ PETH and the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC).

Thoma K., Thomas G., Usitalo A.M., Ravi M.S., Cook R.L., Rathore M.H. Poster presentation: Pharmacotherapy for hazardous drinking in HIV-infected women: the University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Services (UF CARES) Experience. POSTER LINK

Okafor E., Kelso N., Friary J., Barkley P., Cook R.L. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Initiating and Completing the HPV Vaccine Series Among College Women. Top abstract award. Abstract presented at the University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Research Day. April 16, 2013. POSTER LINK

Kelso N., Friary J., Okafor C., Barkley P., Cook R.L. The Association between Different Types of Oral Sexual Behaviors and Oral HPV in College Women: Are All Sexual Behaviors Equal? University of Florida, SHANDS Cancer Center Research Day. April 2013. Awarded $1,000 stipend. POSTER LINK

Kelso N. Friary J. Okafor C., Barkley P., Cook R.L. Factors associated with condom use among sexually active college women. Poster presented at University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Research Professions’ Research Day. April 16, 2013. POSTER LINK

Hu X., Karki M., Cohen M., Young M., Weber K.M., Thoma K., Thomas G., Rathore M., Mai D., Cook R.L. A Pilot Study Of Pharmacotherapy (Naltrexone) For Hazardous Drinking Among Women Infected With HIV. May 18-23, 2013. International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research (ISPOR) meeting held in New Orleans, LA. POSTER LINK

Publications

2016

Seider TR, Gongvatan A, Woods AJ, Chen H, Porges EC, Cummings T, Correia S, Tashima K, Cohen RA.  Age exacerbates HIV-associated white matter abnormalities.  J Neurovirol. 2016 Apr;22 (2):201-12. Doi: 10.1007/s 13365-015-0386-3. Epub 2015 Oct. 7. PMID: 26446690 [PubMed – in process] PMCID: PMC4783252 [Free PMC article]

Monnig MA, Kahler CW, Lee H, Pantalone DW, Mayer KH, Cohen RA, Monti PM.  Effects of smoking and alcohol use on neurocognitive functioning in heavy drinking, HIV-positive men who have sex with men.  AIDS Care. 2016 Mar;28(3):300-5. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1093595. (epub 2015 Oct 7.) PMID: 2644460. [PubMed – in process] PMCID: PMC4821065 [Available on 2017-03-01]

McGinnis KA, Fiellin DA, Tate JP, Cook RL, Braithwaite RS, Bryant KJ, Edelman EJ, Gordon AJ, Kraemer KL, Maisto S, Justice AC.  Number of drinks to “feel a buzz” by HIV status and viral load in men.  AIDS Behav. 2016 Mar; 20(3): 504-511.  doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1053-7.  PMCID: PMC4780364.  NIHMSID: NIHMS705332.

Cook RL, Cook CL, Karki M, Weber KM, Thoma KA, Loy CM, Goparaju L, Rahim-Williams B. Perceived benefits and negative consequences of alcohol consumption in women living with HIV: a qualitative study. BioMed Central Public Health, 2016. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2928-x. (Published 15 March 2016)

Marshall BDL, Operario D, Bryant KJ, Cook RL, Edelman EJ, Gaither JR, Gordon AJ, Kahler, CW, Maisto SA, McGinnis KA, van den Berg JJ, Zaller ND, Justice AC, Fiellin DA.  Drinking trajectories among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: A cohort study of United States veterans.  Drug Alcohol Depend.  2015 Mar1;148:69-76.  doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.12.023. (Epub 2015 Jan 2.)  PMID: 25596785 (PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] PMCID: PMC4330114 (Free PMC Article).

Cook RL, Kelso NE, Brumback BA, Chen X. Analytic strategies to evaluate the association of time-varying exposures to HIV-related outcomes: Alochol consumption as an example. Current HIV Research, 2016. ISSN: 1570-162X. PMID: 26511345

Hu X, Chen X, Cook RL, Chen D-G, Okafor C. Modeling drinking behavior progression in youth with Cross-sectional Data: Solving an Under-identified Probalilistic Discrete Event System. Current HIV Research, 2016.  ISSN: 1570-162X. PMID: 26511344.

Hu X, Harman J, Winterstein AG, Zhong Y, Wheeler AL, Taylor TN, Plankey M, Rubstova A, Cropsey K, Cohen MH, Adimora AA, Milam J, Adedimeji A, Cook RL. Utilization of Alcohol Treatment Among HIV-Positive Women with Hazardous Drinking. J Subst Abuse Treat. May;64:55-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2016.01.011. (Epub 2016 Feb 15.)

2015

Villalba K, Devieux JG, Rosenberg R, Cadet JL.  DRD2 and DRD4 genes related to cognitive deficits in HIV-infected adults who abuse alcohol.  Behavioral and Brain Functions. (2015) 11:25, doi: 10.1186/s12993-015-0072-x. Published: 27 August 2015.

Bryant B.E., Whitehead N.E., Burrell L.E., Dotson V.M., Cook R.L., Malloy P., Devlin K., Cohen R.A. Depression and Apathy Among People Living with HIV: Implications for Treatment of HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders. AIDS and Behavior. 19(8):1430-1437. doi:10.1007/s10461-014-0970-1. (Published online August 2015) 1573-3254.

Kelso N.E., Sheps D.E., Cook R.L. The Association between Alcohol Use and Cardiovascular Disease among People Living with HIV: A Systematic Review. The American Journal of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. (Published online 30 July 2015) doi:10.3109/00952990.2015.1058812

Beck-Sague CM, Devieux JD, Pinzon-Iregui MC, Lerebours-Nadal L, Abreu-Perez R, Bertrand R, Rouzier V, Gaston S, Ibanez GE, Halpern M, Pape JW Dorceus P, Preston SM, Dean AG, Nicholas SW, Blasini I. (2015).  Disclosure of their HIV status to perinatally infected youth using the Adapted Blasini Disclosure Model in Haiti and the Dominican Republic: Preliminary Results. AIDS. 2015 June;29 Suppl 1:S91-8. doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000000665.  PMID: 26049543 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] PMCID: PMC4596258 [Free PMC Article]

Miguez-Burbano, MJ. Ergon, E. Use of Wearable Devices to Change Health Behavior. Letter to the Editor. JAMA. 2015;313(18):1865. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3530. (Published online May 12, 2015)

Delcher C, Wagenaar AC, Goldberger BA, Cook RL, Maldonado-Molina MM. Abrupt decline in oxycodone-caused mortality after implementation of Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 May 1;150:63-8. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalc.dep.2015.02.010. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Harle CA, Bauer SE, Hoang HQ, Cook RL, Hurley RW, Fillingim RB. Decision support for chronic pain care: how do primary care physicians decide when to prescribe opioids? a qualitative study. BMC Fam Pract. 2015 Apr 14;16:48. doi:10.1186/s12875-015-0264-3.

Cook CL, Lutz BJ, Young ME, Hall A, Stacciarini JM.  Perspectives of linkage to care among people diagnosed with HIV.  J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2015 Mar-Apr;26(2): 110-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2014.11.011. [Epub 2014 Dec 9] PMID: 25665884 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Beck-Sague CM, Pinzon-Iregui MC, Abreu-Perez R, Lerebours-Nadal L, Navarro CM, Ibanez G, Soto S, Halpern M, Nicholas SW, Malow RM, Devieux JG.  Disclosure of their status to youth living with HIV infection in the Dominican Republic: a Mixed Methods Study.  AIDS Behav. 2015 Feb; 19(2): 302-310. doi: 10.1007/s10461-014-0888-7.  PMCID: PMC4344397.  NIHMSID:  NIHMS625859.

Sastre F, De La Rosa M, Ibanez GE, Whitt E, Martin SS, O’Connell DJ.  Condom use preferences among Latinos in Miami-Dade: Emerging themes concerning men’s and women’s culturally-ascribed attitudes and behavior.  Cult Health Sex.  2015;17(6):667-81. doi: 10.1080/3691058.2014.989266.  Epub 2014 Dec 20.  PMID: 25530309 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] PMCID: PMC4382374 [Available on 2016-06-01].

2014

Attonito J, Devieux JG, Lerner B, Hospital M, Rosenberg R.  Exploring Substance Use and HIV Treatment Factors Associated with Neurocognitive Impairment among People Living with HIV/AIDS. Front Public Health. 2014 Aug 11;2:105. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00105.  eCollection 2014.  PMID: 25157345 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4127797 [Free PMC Article]

Miguez-Burbano MJ, Bueno D, Rodriguez A, Vargas ME, Richardson E, Lewis J. Thrombocytopenia, Liquor Use and Marijuana are Associated with Non-invasive Markers of Liver Fibrosis in People Living with HIV. J Alcohol Drug Depend 2:168. doi: 10.4172/2329-6488.1000168. (Published July 29, 2014) Funding support: U24 AA022002.

Míguez-Burbano MJ, Espinoza L, Bryant VE, Vargas ME, Quiros C, Cook RL, Lewis JE, Deshratan A. Brain derived neurotrophic Factor and Cognitive Status: The delicate Balance Among people Living with HIV with and Without Alcohol Abuse. Curr HIV Res. 2014 Jul 21. [Epub ahead of print] Funding support: U24 AA022002. [Epub 2014 Apr 3]

Harezlak J, Cohen R, Gongvatana A, Taylor M, Buchthal S, et al. Predictors of CNS injury as measured by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the setting of chronic HIV infection and CART. J Neurovirol. 2014 June;20(3):294-303. PubMed PMID: 24696364; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4041596.

Míguez-Burbano MJ, Espinoza L, Bueno D, Vargas M, Trainor AB, Quiros C, Lewis JE, Asthana D. Beyond the Brain: The Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Viroimmune Responses to Antiretroviral Therapy among People Living with HIV with and without Alcohol Use. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2014 May 16.

Hu X, Dodd VJ, Olivero JC, Cook RL. Utilization of information and communication technology (ICT) among sexually transmitted disease clinics attendees with coexisting drinking problems. BMC Research Notes 2014, 7:178. March 26, 2014. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/7/178 Funding support: U24 AA022002.

Williams J.C., Appelberg S., Goldberger B.A., Klein T.W., Sleasman J.W., Goodenow M.M. Tetrahydrocannabinol Treatment During Human Monocyte Differentiation Reduces Macrophage Susceptibility to HIV-1 Infection. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol (Published online 23 February 2014) 9:369-379.

Míguez-Burbano MJ, Rodriguez A, Vargas M, Tantalean G, Valiathan R, and Chan W. Are Serotonin Alterations the Link between Thrombocytopenia and Poor Immune Status among HIV Infected Individuals? J AIDS Clin Res 2014, 5:2. Feb. 10, 2014. Funding support: U24 AA022002.

Míguez-Burbano MJ, Espinoza L, Vargas M, and LaForest D. Mood Disorders and BDNF Relationship with Alcohol Drinking Trajectories among PLWH Receiving Care. J Alcohol Drug Depend 2014, 2:2. Feb. 10, 2014.

Míguez-Burbano MJ. Non-communicable Diseases: An Epidemiological and Medical Treatment Scape: Threat of the Three-headed Hydra. AIDS Clin Res 2014 Jan. 8, 5:2.

Miguez-Burbano MJ. Non-communicable Diseases: An Epidemiological and Medical Treatment Scape: Threat of the Three-headed Hydra. J AIDS Clin Res. 2014 Jan. 8. 5: e115. doi:10.4172/2155-6113.

Míguez-Burbano MJ. The Need of Widening the Lens of Alcohol Research, but Sharpening the Focus on Type of Alcoholic Beverage. J Alcohol Drug Depend 2014 Jan. 7. 2:e112. doi:10.4172/2329-6488.1000e112.

2013

Míguez-Burbano M, Espinoza L, Cook RL, Vargas M, Bueno D, Lewis JE, Deshratan A. Alcohol, Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Obesity among People Living with HIV. J AIDS Clin Res 4: 245. doi: 10.4172/2155-6113.1000245

Gongvatana A, Harezlak J, Buchthal S, Daar E, Schifitto G, Campbell T, Taylor M, Singer E, Algers J, Zhong J, Brown M, McMahon D, So YT, Mi D, Heaton R, Robertson K, Yiannoutsos C, Cohen RA, Navia B. Progressive cerebral injury in the setting of chronic HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy. J Neurovirol. 2013 Jun;19(3):209-18. [Epub 2013 Apr 24] PubMed PMID: 23613008; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3740160.

French AL, Evans CT, Agniel DM, Cohen MH, Peters M, Landay AL, Desai SN. Microbial translocation and liver disease progression in women coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus. J Infect Dis. 2013 Aug 15;208(4):679-89. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit225. Epub 2013 May 17.

2012

Míguez MJ, Burbano-Levy X, Carmona T, Quiros C, Thompson M, Lewis J, Asthana D, Rodriguez A, Valiathan R, Malow R. Hypocalcaemia, alcohol drinking and viroimmune responses in ART recipients. Alcohol. 2012 Dec., 46(8):763-768.

Devlin, K, Gogvatana A, Clark U, Chassman J, Navia B, Tashima K, Cohen, RA. (2012). Neurocognitive effects of HIV, Hepatitis C, and substance use history. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2012 Jan;18(1):68-78. doi: 10.1017/S1355617711001408. Epub 2011 Dec 2. PMID:22132928.