Recent Publications

Cervical Cancer

Swanson, M., Ibrahim, S., Blat, C., Oketch, S., Olwanda, E., Maloba, M., & Huchko, M. J. (2018). Evaluating a community-based cervical cancer screening strategy in Western Kenya: a descriptive study. BMC women’s health, 18(1), 116.



Cherenack, E. M., Sikkema, K. J., Watt, M. H., Hansen, N. B., & Wilson, P. A. (2018). Avoidant Coping Mediates the Relationship Between Self-Efficacy for HIV Disclosure and Depression Symptoms Among Men Who Have Sex with Men Newly Diagnosed with HIV. AIDS and Behavior, 1-11.

Cichowitz, C., Watt, M. H., & Mmbaga, B. T. (2018). Childbirth experiences of women living with HIV: a neglected event in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission care continuum. AIDS, 32(11), 1537-1539.

Reid, E., Suneja, G., Ambinder, R. F., Ard, K., Baiocchi, R., Barta, S. K., … & Klopp, A. (2018). Cancer in People Living With HIV, Version 1.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 16(8), 986-1017.

Sikkema, K. J., Choi, K. W., Robertson, C., Knettel, B. A., Ciya, N., Knippler, E. T., … & Joska, J. A. (2018). Development of a coping intervention to improve traumatic stress and HIV care engagement among South African women with sexual trauma histories. Evaluation and program planning, 68, 148-156.

Watt, M. H., Knippler, E. T., Knettel, B. A., Sikkema, K. J., Ciya, N., Myer, L., & Joska, J. A. (2018). HIV Disclosure Among Pregnant Women Initiating ART in Cape Town, South Africa: Qualitative Perspectives During the Pregnancy and Postpartum Periods. AIDS and behavior, 1-12.


Maternal Health

Fletcher, O. V., May, P. A., Seedat, S., Sikkema, K. J., & Watt, M. H. (2018). Attitudes toward alcohol use during pregnancy among women recruited from alcohol-serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa: A mixed-methods study. Social Science & Medicine.