Recent Publications

Megan Huchko

  • Page, C. M., Ibrahim, S., Park, L. P., & Huchko, M. J. (2019). Patient factors affecting successful linkage to treatment in a cervical cancer prevention program in Kenya: A prospective cohort study. PloS one, 14(9).

Elizabeth Bukusi

  • Puryear, S.B., Balzer, L.B., Ayieko, J., Kwarisiima, D., Hahn, J.A., Charlebois, E.D., Clark, T.D., Cohen, C.R., Bukusi, E.A., Kamya, M.R. & Petersen, M.L. (2019). Associations between alcohol use and HIV care cascade outcomes among adults undergoing population-based HIV testing in East Africa. AIDS (London, England).
  • Olilo, W.A., Petersen, M.L., Koss, C.A., Wafula, E., Kwarisiima, D., Kadede, K., Clark, T.D., Cohen, C.R., Bukusi, E.A., Kamya, M.R. & Charlebois, E.D. (2019). Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Uptake Among Older Individuals in Rural Western Kenya. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 82(4), e50-e53.
  • Odeny, T. A., Hughes, J. P., Bukusi, E. A., Akama, E., Geng, E. H., Holmes, K. K., & McClelland, R. S. (2019). Text messaging for maternal and infant retention in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services: A pragmatic stepped-wedge cluster-randomized trial in Kenya. PLoS medicine, 16(10).
  • Truong, H. H. M., Akama, E., Guzé, M. A., Otieno, F., Obunge, D., Wandera, E., … & Bukusi, E. A. (2019). Implementation of a Community-Based Hybrid HIV Testing Services Program as a Strategy to Saturate Testing Coverage in Western Kenya. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 82(4), 362-367.
  • Ortblad, K. F., Stalter, R. M., Bukusi, E. A., Ngure, K., Mujugura, A., Celum, C., … & Heffron, R. (2019). No Evidence of Sexual Risk Compensation Following PrEP Initiation Among Heterosexual HIV Serodiscordant Couples in Kenya and Uganda. AIDS and Behavior, 1-11.

Blandina Mmbaga

  • Byashalira, K., Mbelele, P., Semvua, H., Chilongola, J., Semvua, S., Liyoyo, A., Mmbaga, B., Mfinanga, S., Moore, C., Heysell, S. & Mpagama, S. (2019). Clinical outcomes of new algorithm for diagnosis and treatment of Tuberculosis sepsis in HIV patients. International Journal of Mycobacteriology, 8(4), 313.
  • Thomas, K.M., de Glanville, W.A., Barker, G.C., Benschop, J., Buza, J.J., Cleaveland, S., Davis, M.A., French, N.P., Mmbaga, B.T., Prinsen, G. & Swai, E.S. (2019). Prevalence of Campylobacter and Salmonella in African food animals and meat: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International journal of food microbiology, 108382.
  • Elahi, C., Rocha, T.A.H., da Silva, N.C., Sakita, F.M., Ndebea, A.S., Fuller, A., Haglund, M.M., Mmbaga, B.T., Vissoci, J.R.N. & Staton, C.A. (2019). An evaluation of outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury at a referral hospital in Tanzania: evidence from a survival analysis. Neurosurgical focus, 47(5), E6.
  • Ngocho, J. S., Watt, M. H., Minja, L., Knettel, B. A., Mmbaga, B. T., Williams, P. P., & Sorsdahl, K. (2019). Depression and anxiety among pregnant women living with HIV in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania. PloS one, 14(10).
  • Hertz, J. T., Sakita, F. M., Manavalan, P., Madut, D. B., Thielman, N. M., Mmbaga, B. T., … & Galson, S. W. (2019). The Burden of Hypertension and Diabetes in an Emergency Department in Northern Tanzania. Ethnicity & disease, 29(4), 559-566.
  • Watts, M. J., Middleton, D. R., Marriott, A. L., Humphrey, O. S., Hamilton, E. M., Gardner, A., … & Mmbaga, B. T. (2019). Source apportionment of micronutrients in the diets of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Counties of Western Kenya. Scientific reports, 9(1), 1-14.
  • Elahi, C., Rocha, T.A.H., da Silva, N.C., Sakita, F.M., Ndebea, A.S., Fuller, A., Haglund, M.M., Mmbaga, B.T., Vissoci, J.R.N. & Staton, C.A. Isoniazid preventive therapy in HIV-infected pregnant and postpartum women. New England Journal of Medicine, 381(14), 1333-1346.

Sia Msuya

  • Muiruri, C., Swai, S. J., Ramadhani, H. O., Knettel, B. A., Mahande, M. J., Msuya, S. E., & Bartlett, J. A. (2019). Individual and partner characteristics associated with HIV testing and counseling uptake among individuals 50 years or older in Tanzania. International journal of STD & AIDS, 0956462419874990.
  • Mollel, E. W., Maokola, W., Todd, J., Msuya, S., & Mahande, M. J. (2019). Incidence Rates for Tuberculosis Among HIV Infected Patients in Northern Tanzania. Frontiers in public health, 7, 306.

Violet Naanyu 

  • Humphrey, J. M., Naanyu, V., MacDonald, K. R., Wools-Kaloustian, K., & Zimet, G. D. (2019). Stated-preference research in HIV: A scoping review. PloS one, 14(10).
  • Mercer, T., Njuguna, B., Bloomfield, G.S., Dick, J., Finkelstein, E., Kamano, J., Mwangi, A., Naanyu, V., Pastakia, S.D., Valente, T.W. & Vedanthan, R. (2019). Strengthening Referral Networks for Management of Hypertension Across the Health System (STRENGTHS) in western Kenya: a study protocol of a cluster randomized trial. Trials, 20(1), 1-13.
  • Vedanthan, R., Kamano, J. H., DeLong, A. K., Naanyu, V., Binanay, C. A., Bloomfield, G. S., … & Inui, T. S. (2019). Community health workers improve linkage to hypertension care in western Kenya. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 74(15), 1897-1906.

Joy Noel Baumgartner

  • Lillie, M., Lema, I., Kaaya, S., Steinberg, D., & Baumgartner, J. N. (2019). Nutritional status among young adolescents attending primary school in Tanzania: contributions of mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) for adolescent assessment. BMC public health, 19(1), 1582.

Laura Musselwhite

  • Musselwhite, L. W., Redding, T. S., Sims, K. J., O’Leary, M. C., Hauser, E. R., Hyslop, T., … & Provenzale, D. (2019). Advanced neoplasia in Veterans at screening colonoscopy using the National Cancer Institute Risk Assessment Tool. BMC cancer, 19(1), 1097.

Cecilia Ong

  • Mremi, A., Broadwater, G., Jackson, K., Amsi, P., Mbulwa, C., Hyslop, T., Ong, C. & Hall, A. (2019). Breast cancer in Tanzanian, black American, and white American women: An assessment of prognostic and predictive features, including tumor infiltrating lymphocytes. PloS one, 14(11).

Charlotte Page

  • Page, C. M., Ibrahim, S., Park, L. P., & Huchko, M. J. (2019). Patient factors affecting successful linkage to treatment in a cervical cancer prevention program in Kenya: A prospective cohort study. PloS one, 14(9).

Eve Puffer

  • Patel, P., Kaiser, B. N., Meade, C. S., Giusto, A., Ayuku, D., & Puffer, E. (2020). Problematic alcohol use among fathers in Kenya: Poverty, people, and practices as barriers and facilitators to help acceptance. International Journal of Drug Policy, 75, 102576.

Maria Small

  • Gondwe, K. W., Brandon, D., Yang, Q., Malcolm, W. F., Small, M. J., & Holditch-Davis, D. (2019). An Observational Study on Early Dyadic Interactive Behaviors of Mothers With Early-Preterm, Late-Preterm, and Full-Term Infants in Malawi. Advances in neonatal care: official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.

Gita Suneja 

  • Chodavadia, P. A., Jacobs, C. D., Wang, F., Havrilesky, L. J., Chino, J. P., & Suneja, G. (2019). Off-study utilization of experimental therapies: Analysis of GOG249-eligible cohorts using real world data. Gynecologic oncology.
  • Jacobs, C. D., Gao, J., Wang, X., Clarke, J. M., Tong, B., Ready, N. E., Suneja G., Kelsey C.R. & Torok, J. A. (2019). Definitive Radiotherapy for Inoperable Stage IIB Non–small-cell Lung Cancer: Patterns of Care and Comparative Effectiveness. Clinical lung cancer.
  • Corrigan, K. L., Nogueira, L., Yabroff, K. R., Lin, C. C., Han, X., Chino, J. P., … & Suneja, G. (2019). The impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on insurance coverage and cancer‐directed treatment in HIV‐infected patients with cancer in the United States. Cancer.
  • Fayanju, O. M., Ren, Y., Suneja, G., Thomas, S. M., Greenup, R. A., Plichta, J. K., … & Hwang, E. S. (2019). Nodal Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Predicts Receipt of Radiation Therapy after Breast Cancer Diagnosis. International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics.

Melissa Watt

  • Ngocho, J. S., Watt, M. H., Minja, L., Knettel, B. A., Mmbaga, B. T., Williams, P. P., & Sorsdahl, K. (2019). Depression and anxiety among pregnant women living with HIV in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania. PloS one, 14(10).