Recent Divisional Publications

Recent Publications from Faculty and Fellows
UNC Global Women's Health Division

(updated July 31, 2017)

1. Price JT, Mollan KR, Fuseini NM, Freeman BL, Mulenga HB, Corbett AH, Vwalika B, Stringer JSA. Vaginal progesterone to reduce preterm birth among HIV-infected pregnant women in Zambia: a feasibility study protocol. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2017 Jul 18;4:21.

2. Stringer JS, Stoner MC, Kasaro MP, Vwalika B, Cole SR. Preconception ART and preterm birth: real effect or selection bias? Lancet HIV. 2017 Apr;4(4):e150.

3. Chibwesha CJ. Using routinely collected clinical data to prevent stillbirths. BJOG. 2017 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

4. Yan LD, Chirwa C, Chi BH, Bosomprah S, Sindano N, Mwanza M, Musatwe D, Mulenga M, Chilengi R. Hypertension management in rural primary care facilities in Zambia: a mixed methods study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Feb 3;17(1):111.

5. Vinikoor MJ, Sinkala E, Chilengi R, Mulenga LB, Chi BH, Zyambo Z, Hoffmann CJ, Saag MS, Davies MA, Egger M, Wandeler G; IeDEA- Southern Africa. Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy on Liver Fibrosis Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Adults With and Without HBV Coinfection in Zambia. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 May 15;64(10):1343-1349.

6. Howard LM, Mwape I, Siwingwa M, Simuyandi M, Guffey MB, Stringer JS, Chi BH, Edwards KM, Chilengi R. Norovirus infections in young children in Lusaka Province, Zambia: clinical characteristics and molecular epidemiology. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 23;17(1):92.

7. Chung NC, Bolton-Moore C, Chilengi R, Kasaro MP, Stringer JS, Chi BH. Patient engagement in HIV care and treatment in Zambia, 2004-2014. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Mar;22(3):332-339.

8. Smid MC, Ahmed Y, Stoner MC, Vwalika B, Stringer EM, Stringer JS. Association of previous severe low birth weight with adverse perinatal outcomes in a subsequent pregnancy among HIV-prevalent urban African women. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;136(2):188-194.

9. Vwalika B, Stoner MC, Mwanahamuntu M, Liu KC, Kaunda E, Tshuma GG, Somwe SW, Ahmed Y, Stringer EM, Stringer JS, Chi BH. Maternal and newborn outcomes at a tertiary care hospital in Lusaka, Zambia, 2008-2012. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;136(2):180-187.

10. Hobbs CV, Gabriel EE, Kamthunzi P, Tegha G, Tauzie J, Petzold E, Barlow-Mosha L, Chi BH, Li Y, Ilmet T, Kirmse B, Neal J, Parikh S, Deygoo N, Jean Philippe P, Mofenson L, Prescott W, Chen J, Musoke P, Palumbo P, Duffy PE, Borkowsky W; P1068s Study Team. Malaria in HIV-Infected Children Receiving HIV Protease-Inhibitor- Compared with Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor-Based Antiretroviral Therapy, IMPAACT P1068s, Substudy to P1060. PLoSOne. 2016 Dec 9;11(12):e0165140.

11. Dionne-Odom J, Welty TK, Westfall AO, Chi BH, Ekouevi DK, Kasaro M, Tih PM, Tita AT. Factors Associated with PMTCT Cascade Completion in Four African Countries. AIDS Res Treat. 2016;2016:2403936.

12. Davis NL, Miller WC, Hudgens MG, Chasela CS, Sichali D, Kayira D, Nelson JA, Fiscus SA, Tegha G, Kamwendo DD, Rigdon J, Stringer JS, Juliano JJ, Ellington SR, Kourtis AP, Jamieson DJ, van der Horst C; BAN study team. Maternal and Breastmilk Viral Load: Impacts of Adherence on Peripartum HIV Infections Averted-The Breastfeeding, Antiretrovirals, and Nutrition Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.2016 Dec 15;73(5):572-580.

13. Kourtis AP, Haddad L, Tang J, Chinula L, Hurst S, Wiener J, Ellington S, Nelson JA, Corbett A, De Paris K, King CC, Hosseinipour M, Hoffman IF, Jamieson DJ. A randomized clinical trial on the effects of progestin contraception in the genital tract of HIV-infected and uninfected women in Lilongwe, Malawi: Addressing evolving research priorities. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Jan;52:27-34.

14. Stringer EM, Vladutiu CJ, Batra P, Stringer JS, Menard MK. Operationalizing 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate to Prevent Recurrent Preterm Birth: Definitions, Barriers, and Next Steps. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Dec;128(6):1397-1402.

15. Ginsburg O, Bray F, Coleman MP, Vanderpuye V, Eniu A, Kotha SR, Sarker M, Huong TT, Allemani C, Dvaladze A, Gralow J, Yeates K, Taylor C, Oomman N, Krishnan S, Sullivan R, Kombe D, Blas MM, Parham G, Kassami N, Conteh L. The global burden of women's cancers: a grand challenge in global health. Lancet. 2017 Feb 25;389(10071):847-860.

16. Fowler MG, Qin M, Fiscus SA, Currier JS, Flynn PM, Chipato T, McIntyre J, Gnanashanmugam D, Siberry GK, Coletti AS, Taha TE, Klingman KL, Martinson FE, Owor M, Violari A, Moodley D, Theron GB, Bhosale R, Bobat R, Chi BH, Strehlau R, Mlay P, Loftis AJ, Browning R, Fenton T, Purdue L, Basar M, Shapiro DE, Mofenson LM; IMPAACT 1077BF/1077FF PROMISE Study Team. Benefits and Risks of Antiretroviral Therapy for Perinatal HIV Prevention. N Engl J Med. 2016 Nov 3;375(18):1726-1737.

17. Vinikoor MJ, Mulenga L, Siyunda A, Musukuma K, Chilengi R, Moore CB, Chi BH, Davies MA, Egger M, Wandeler G; International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS in Southern Africa (IeDEA-SA). Association between hepatitis B co-infection and elevated liver stiffness among HIV-infected adults in Lusaka, Zambia. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Nov;21(11):1435-1441.

18. Stoner MC, Vwalika B, Smid M, Kumwenda A, Stringer E, Chi BH, Stringer JS. Dosage of Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine and Risk of Low Birth Weight in a Cohort of Zambian Pregnant Women in a Low Malaria Prevalence Region. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jan 11;96(1):170-177.

19. Chibwesha CJ, Chi BH. Expanding coverage of paediatric HIV testing. Lancet HIV. 2016 Oct;3(10):e451-3.

20. Chinula L, Moses A, Gopal S. HIV-associated malignancies in sub-Saharan Africa: progress, challenges, and opportunities. Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2017 Jan;12(1):89-95.

21. McKenzie F, Zietsman A, Galukande M, Anele A, Adisa C, Cubasch H, Parham G, Anderson BO, Abedi-Ardekani B, Schuz J, Dos Santos Silva I, McCormack V. African Breast Cancer-Disparities in Outcomes (ABC-DO): protocol of a multicountry mobile health prospective study of breast cancer survival in sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ Open. 2016 Aug 23;6(8):e011390.

22. Barlow-Mosha L, Angelidou K, Lindsey J, Archary M, Cotton M, Dittmer S, Fairlie L, Kabugho E, Kamthunzi P, Kinikar A, Mbengeranwa T, Msuya L, Sambo P, Patel K, Barr E, Jean-Phillipe P, Violari A, Mofenson L, Palumbo P, Chi BH. Nevirapine- Versus Lopinavir/Ritonavir-Based Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Infants and Young Children: Long-term Follow-up of the IMPAACT P1060 Randomized Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 15;63(8):1113-1121.

23. Zunt JR, Chi BH, Heimburger DC, Cohen CR, Strathdee S, Hobbs N, Thomas Y, Bale K, Salisbury K, Hernandez MT, Riley LW, Vermund SH, van der Horst C. The National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center Global Health Scholars and Fellows Program: Collaborating Across Five Consortia to Strengthen Research Training. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Sep 7;95(3):728-34.

24. Chibwesha CJ, Zanolini A, Smid M, Vwalika B, Phiri Kasaro M, Mwanahamuntu M, Stringer JS, Stringer EM. Predictors and outcomes of low birth weight in Lusaka, Zambia. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016 Sep;134(3):309-14.

25. Stoner MC, Vwalika B, Smid MC, George S, Chi BH, Stringer EM, Stringer JS. A retrospective study of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and pregnancy-associated hypertension among women in Lusaka, Zambia. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016 Sep;134(3):299-303.

26. Aarons GA, Sommerfeld DH, Chi BH, Ezeanolue EE, Sturke R, Guay L, Siberry GK. Concept Mapping of PMTCT Implementation Challenges and Solutions Across 6 sub-Saharan African Countries in the NIH-PEPFAR PMTCT Implementation Science Alliance. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 1;72 Suppl 2:S202-6.

27. Chibwesha CJ, Ford CE, Mollan KR, Stringer JS. Point-of-Care Virologic Testing to Improve Outcomes of HIV-Infected Children in Zambia: A Clinical Trial Protocol. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 1;72 Suppl 2:S197-201.

28. Price JT, Wheeler SB, Stranix-Chibanda L, Hosek SG, Watts DH, Siberry GK, Spiegel HM, Stringer JS, Chi BH. Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-exposure HIV Prophylaxis During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding in Sub-Saharan Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 1;72 Suppl 2:S145-53.

29. Kasaro MP, Husnik MJ, Chi BH, Reid C, Magure T, Makanani B, Tembo T, Ramjee G, Maslankowski L, Rabe L, Brad Guffey M. Impact of targeted counseling on reported vaginal hygiene practices and bacterial vaginosis: the HIV Prevention Trials Network 035 study. Int J STD AIDS. 2017 Apr;28(5):467-475.

30. Hancock NL, Chibwesha CJ, Bosomprah S, Newman J, Mubiana-Mbewe M, Sitali ES,
Bolton-Moore C, Mbwili-Muleya C, Chi BH. Contraceptive use among HIV-infected women and men receiving antiretroviral therapy in Lusaka, Zambia: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health. 2016 May 12;16:392.

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