Recent Divisional Publications

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

(updated January 30, 2018)

1. Lemani C, Kamtuwanje N, Phiri B, Speizer IS, Singh K, Mtema O, Chisanu N, Tang JH. Effect of family planning interventions on couple years of protection in Malawi. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2018 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

2. Haddad LB, Tang JH, Krashin J, Ng'ambi W, Tweya H, Samala B, Chiwoko J, Chaweza T, Hosseinipour MC, Lathrop E, Jamieson DJ, Phiri S. Factors associated with condom use among men and women living with HIV in Lilongwe, Malawi: a cross-sectional study. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2017 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

3. Kopp DM, Wilkinson J, Bengtson A, Chipungu E, Pope RJ, Moyo M, Tang JH. Fertility outcomes following obstetric fistula repair: a prospective cohort study. Reprod Health. 2017 Nov 28;14(1):159.

4. Kopp DM, Bengtson A, Wilkinson J, Chipungu E, Moyo M, Tang JH. Contraceptive knowledge, use and intentions of Malawian women undergoing obstetric fistula repair. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2017 Oct;22(5):375-380.

5. Nwaohiri AN, Tang JH, Stanczyk F, Chinula L, Hurst S, Davis NL, Tegha G, Haddad L, Kourtis AP. Discordance between self-reported contraceptive use and detection of exogenous hormones among Malawian women enrolling in a randomized clinical trial. Contraception. 2017 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print]

6. McKenzie F, Zietsman A, Galukande M, Anele A, Adisa C, Parham G, Pinder L, Cubasch H, Joffe M, Kidaaga F, Lukande R, Offiah AU, Egejuru RO, Shibemba A, Schuz J, Anderson BO, Dos Santos Silva I, McCormack V. Drivers of advanced stage at breast cancer diagnosis in the multicountry African breast cancer - disparities in outcomes (ABC-DO) study. Int J Cancer. 2017 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]

7. Murphy MSQ, Hawken S, Atkinson KM, Milburn J, Pervin J, Gravett C, Stringer JSA, Rahman A, Lackritz E, Chakraborty P, Wilson K. Postnatal gestational age estimation using newborn screening blood spots: a proposed validation protocol. BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Jul 27;2(2):e000365.

8. Vogel JP, Oladapo OT, Pileggi-Castro C, Adejuyigbe EA, Althabe F, Ariff S, Ayede AI, Baqui AH, Costello A, Chikamata DM, Crowther C, Fawole B, Gibbons L, Jobe AH, Kapasa ML, Kinuthia J, Kriplani A, Kuti O, Neilson J, Patterson J, Piaggio G, Qureshi R, Qureshi Z, Sankar MJ, Stringer JSA, Temmerman M, Yunis K, Bahl R, Metin Gülmezoglu A. Antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent preterm birth in low-resource countries: the case for equipoise and the need for efficacy trials. BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Aug 30;2(3):e000398.

9. Mbulawa ZZA, Wilkin TJ, Goeieman B, Swarts A, Williams S, Levin S, Faesen M, Smith JS, Chibwesha CJ, Williamson AL, Firnhaber C. Xpert human papillomavirus test is a promising cervical cancer screening test for HIV-seropositive women. Papillomavirus Res. 2016 Dec;2:56-60.

10. Stoner MCD, Cole SR, Price J, Winston J, Stringer JSA. Timing of initiation of antiretroviral therapy and risk of preterm birth in studies of HIV-infected pregnant women: the role of selection bias. Epidemiology. 2017 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print]

11. Ford C, Chibwesha CJ, Winston J, Jacobs C, Lubeya MK, Musonda P, Stringer JSA, Chi BH. Women's decision-making and uptake of services to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in Zambia. AIDS Care. 2017 Oct 3:1-9.

12. 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.

13. 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.

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

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. 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.

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. 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.

27. 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.

28. 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.

29. 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.

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

31. 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.

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. 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.

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