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This page lists publications with CHER Associates, Affiliates or post-docs as an author. The primary focus is health equity research across a variety of communities.


  SEPTEMBER 2021


Malone J, Reisner SL, Cooney EE, Poteat T, Cannon CM, Schneider JS, Radix A, Mayer KH, Haw JS, Althoff KN, Wawrzyniak AJ, Beyrer C, Wirtz AL. Perceived HIV acquisition risk and low uptake of PrEP among a cohort of transgender women with PrEP indication in the eastern and southern United States. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021;88(1):10-18. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000002726.


  AUGUST 2021


Brinkley-Rubinstein L, LeMasters K, Nguyen P, Nowotny K, Cloud D, Volfovsky A. The association between intersystem prison transfers and COVID-19 incidence in a state prison system. PLOS ONE. 2021;16(8):e0256185. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0256185.

Poteat TC, Divsalar S, Streed CG, Feldman JL, Bockting WO, Meyer IH. Cardiovascular disease in a population-based sample of transgender and cisgender adults. Am J Prev Med. 2021;S0749-3797(21):Online ahead of print. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2021.05.019.

Scheim AI, Bauer GR, Bastos JL, Poteat T. Advancing intersectional discrimination measures for health disparities research: Protocol for a bilingual mixed methods measurement study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021;10(8):e30987. doi:10.2196/preprints.30987.

Williams MS, Poteat T, Bender M, Ugwu P, Burns PA. Revitalizing HIV prevention programs: Recommendations from those most impacted by the HIV in the deep south. Am J Health Promot. 2021;8901171211041097:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1177/08901171211041097.


  JULY 2021


Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Peterson M, Martin R, Chan P, Berk J. Breakthrough SARS-COV-2 infections in prison after vaccination. NEJM. 2021:Online ahead of Print. doi:10.1056/nejmc2108479.

Davy-Mendez T, Napravnik S, Eron JJ, Cole SR, Van Duin D, Wohl DA, Gebo KA, Moore RD, Althoff KN, Poteat T, Gill MJ, Horberg MA, Silverberg MJ, Nanditha NG, Thorne JE, Berry SA. Racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in hospitalizations among persons with HIV in the United States and Canada, 2005–2015. AIDS. 2021;35(8):1229-1239. doi:10.1097/qad.0000000000002876.

LeMasters K, Oser C, Cowell M, Mollan K, Nowotny K, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Longitudinal pre-exposure prophylaxis (PREP) acceptability, initiation and adherence among criminal justice-involved adults in the USA: The southern prep cohort study (SPECS) protocol. BMJ Open. 2021;11(7):e047340. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047340.

Poteat TC, Adams MA, Malone J, Geffen S, Greene N, Nodzenski M, Lockhart AG, Su IH, Dean LT. Delays in breast cancer care by race and sexual orientation: Results from a national survey with diverse women in the United States. Cancer. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1002/cncr.33629.

Poteat T, Mayo-Wilson LJ, Pereira N, Wright BN, Smout SA, Sawyer AN, Cathers L, Zimmerman RS, Grigsby SR, Benotsch EG. U.S. transgender women’s preferences for microeconomic interventions to address structural determinants of HIV vulnerability: A qualitative assessment. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):1394. doi:10.1186/s12889-021-11471-8.

Streed CG, Beach LB, Caceres BA, Dowshen NL, Moreau KL, Mukherjee M, Poteat T, Radix A, Reisner SL, Singh V. Assessing and addressing cardiovascular health in people who are transgender and gender diverse: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2021;CIR0000000000001003:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1161/cir.0000000000001003.

Viera AJ, Yano Y, Lin F, Simel DL, Yun J, Dave G, Von Holle A, Viera LA, Shimbo D, Hardy, ST, Donahue KE, Hinderliter A, Voisin CE, Jonas DE. Does This Adult Patient Have Hypertension? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review. JAMA. 2021;326(4):339–347. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4533.


  JUNE 2021


Adams LB, Baxter SL, Lightfoot AF, Gottfredson N, Golin C, Jackson LC, Tabron J, Corbie-Smith G, Powell W. Refining Black men’s depression measurement using participatory approaches: a concept mapping study. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):1194. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-11137-5

Berk J, Rich JD, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. What are the greatest health challenges facing people who are incarcerated? We need to ask them. Lancet Public Health. 2021:Online First. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00074-8.

Haley AD, Powell BJ, Walsh-Bailey C, Krancari M, Gruß I, Shea CM, Bunce A, Marino M, Frerichs L, Hassmiller Lich K, Gold R. Strengthening methods for tracking adaptations and modifications to implementation strategies. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2021;21(1):133. doi:10.1186/s12874-021-01326-6.

Logie CH, Earnshaw V, Nyblade L, Turan J, Stangl A, Poteat T, Nelson LR, Baral S. A scoping review of the integration of empowerment-based perspectives in quantitative intersectional stigma research. Glob Public Health. 2021;Online ahead of print:1-16. doi:10.1080/17441692.2021.1934061. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17441692.2021.1934061

Nowotny KM, Seide K, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Risk of COVID-19 infection among prison staff in the United States. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):1036. doi:10.1186/s12889-021-11077-0. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8170443/

Ramsey SE, Ames EG, Uber J, Habib S, Hunt L, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Teitelman AM, Clarke J, Kaplan C, Phillips NJ, Murphy M. Linking women experiencing incarceration to community-based HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis care: A qualitative study. AIDS Educ Prev. 2021;33(3):216-233. doi:10.1521/aeap.2021.33.3.216. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8189628/

Scott D, Pereira NM, Harrison SE, Zarwell M, Sanasi-Bhola K, Poteat T. “In the Bible belt:” The role of religion in HIV care and prevention for transgender people in the United States south. Health & Place. 2021;70:102613. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102613. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34186379/

Sherman AD, Allgood S, Alexander KA, Klepper M, Balthazar MS, Hill M, Cannon CM, Dunn D, Poteat T, Campbell J. Transgender and gender diverse community connection, help-seeking, and mental health among Black transgender women who have survived violence: A mixed-methods analysis. Violence Against Women. 2021:107780122110138. doi:10.1177/10778012211013892. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/10778012211013892


  MAY 2021


Bartels SM, Gora Combs K, Lazard AJ, Shelus V, Davis CH, Rothschild A, Drewry M, Carpenter K, Newman E, Goldblatt A, Dasgupta N, Hill LM, Ribisl KM. Development and application of an interdisciplinary rapid message testing model for COVID-19 in North Carolina. Public Health Reports. 2021: Online. doi:10.1177/00333549211018676.

Berk J, Rich JD, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Why we vaccinate incarcerated people first. EClinicalMedicine. 2021;35:100864. doi:10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.100864.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8100899/

Dubé K, Kanazawa J, Campbell C, Boone CA, Maragh-Bass AC, Campbell DM, Agosto-Rosario M, Stockman JK, Diallo DD, Poteat T, Johnson M, Saberi P, Sauceda JA. Considerations for increasing racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual diversity in HIV cure-related research with analytical treatment interruptions: A qualitative inquiry. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1089/aid.2021.0023. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33947268/

Feldman JL, Luhur WE, Herman JL, Poteat T, Meyer IH. Health and health care access in the U.S. transgender population health (TransPop) survey. Andrology. 2021;Online ahead of print. doi:10.1111/andr.13052.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/andr.13052

Jones KN, Hoover S, Glaeser E, Woods CJ, Clark M, Brewster M. Thematic qualitative content analysis of cishet allies’ activism: Perceptions of igniting events and barriers to activism. J Homosex. 2021;Online ahead of print:1-23. doi:10.1080/00918369.2021.1917220. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00918369.2021.1917220?needAccess=true

Kaplowitz E, Truong AQ, Macmadu A, Peterson M, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Potter N, Green TC, Clarke JG, Rich JD. Fentanyl-related overdose during incarceration: A comprehensive review. Health Justice. 2021;9(1):13. doi:10.1186/s40352-021-00138-6. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8133055/

Poteat T, Logie CH, van der Merwe LL. Advancing LGBTQI health research. Lancet. 2021: Online. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01057-6.

Poteat T, Gallo LC, Harkness A, Isasi CR, Matthews P, Schneiderman N, Thyagarajan B, Daviglus ML, Sotres-Alvarez D, Perreira KM. Influence of stress, gender, and minority status on cardiovascular disease risk in the Hispanic/Latino community: Protocol for a longitudinal observational cohort study. JMIR Research Protocols. 2021;10(5):e28997. doi:10.2196/28997. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8138714/

Brandt K, Goel V, Keeler C, Bell GJ, Aiello AE, Corbie-Smith G, Wilson E, Fleischauer A, Emch M, Boyce RM. SARS-CoV-2 testing in North Carolina: Racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities. Health & Place. 2021;69:102576. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102576.

Macmadu A, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Essential strategies to curb COVID-19 transmission in prisons and jails. Am J Public Health. 2021;111(5):776-777. doi:10.2105/ajph.2021.306206.

Wirtz AL, Cooney EE, Stevenson M, Radix A, Poteat T, Wawrzyniak AJ, Cannon CM, Schneider JS, Haw JS, Case J, Althoff KN, Humes E, Mayer KH, Beyrer C, Rodriguez AE, Reisner SL, American Cohort To Study HIV Acquisition Among Transgender Women (LITE) Study Group. Digital epidemiologic research on multilevel risks for HIV acquisition and other health outcomes among transgender women in eastern and southern United States: Protocol for an online cohort. JMIR Res Protoc. 2021;10(4):e29152. doi:10.2196/29152.


  APRIL 2021


Carter-Edwards L, Grewe ME, Fair AM, Jenkins C, Ray NJ, Bilheimer A, Dave G, Nunez-Smith M, Richmond A, Wilkins CH. Recognizing cross-institutional fiscal and administrative barriers and facilitators to conducting community-engaged clinical and translational research. Acad Med. 2021;96(4):558-567. doi:10.1097/acm.0000000000003893.

Macmadu A, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Essential strategies to curb covid-19 transmission in prisons and jails. American Journal of Public Health. 2021;111(5):776-777. doi:10.2105/ajph.2021.306206.

Ellis KR, Cuthbertson CC, Carthron D, Rimmler S, Gottfredson NC, Bahorski SG, Phillips A, Corbie-Smith G, Callahan L, Rini C. A longitudinal observational study of multimorbidity and partner support for physical activity among people with osteoarthritis. Int J Behav Med. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s12529-021-09985-x.


  MARCH 2021


Corbie-Smith G. Vaccine Hesitancy Is a Scapegoat for Structural Racism. JAMA Health Forum. Published online March 25, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.0434

Alpert AB, Gampa V, Lytle MC, Manzano C, Ruddick R, Poteat T, Quinn GP, Kamen CS. I’m not putting on that floral gown: Enforcement and resistance of gender expectations for transgender people with cancer. Patient Educ Couns. 2021;S0738-3991(21):00177-00174. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2021.03.007.

Balasuriya L, Berkowitz SA, Seligman HK. Federal nutrition programs after the pandemic: Learning from P-EBT and SNAP to create the next generation of food safety net programs. Inquiry. 2021;58:004695802110051. doi:10.1177/00469580211005190.

Basu S, Akers M, Berkowitz SA, Josey K, Schillinger D, Seligman H. Comparison of fruit and vegetable intake among urban low-income US adults receiving a produce voucher in 2 cities. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(3):e211757. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.1757.

Basu S, Phillips RS, Berkowitz SA, Landon BE, Bitton A, Phillips RL. Estimated effect on life expectancy of alleviating primary care shortages in the United States. Ann Intern Med. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.7326/m20-7381.

Davy-Mendez T, Napravnik S, Eron JJ, Cole SR, Van Duin D, Wohl DA, Gebo KA, Moore RD, Althoff KN, Poteat T, Gill MJ, Horberg MA, Silverberg MJ, Nanditha NG, Thorne JE, Berry SA. Racial, ethnic, and gender disparities in hospitalizations among persons with HIV in the United States and Canada, 2005–2015. AIDS. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1097/qad.0000000000002876.

Dean LT, Greene N, Adams MA, Geffen SR, Malone J, Tredway K, Poteat T. Beyond Black and White: Race and sexual identity as contributors to healthcare system distrust after breast cancer screening among US women. Psycho-Oncology. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1002/pon.5670.

Martin RA, Stein LAR, Rohsenow DJ, Belenko S, Hurley LE, Clarke JG, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Using implementation interventions and peer recovery support to improve opioid treatment outcomes in community supervision: Protocol. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021:108364. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108364. 

Rich AJ, Poteat T, Koehoorn M, Li J, Ye M, Sereda P, Salway T, Hogg R. Development of a computable phenotype to identify a transgender sample for health research purposes: A feasibility study in a large linked provincial healthcare administrative cohort in British Columbia, Canada. BMJ Open. 2021;11(3):e040928. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040928.


  FEBRUARY 2021


Dodson DD, Fiscus LC, Page CP, Cené CW. Listening to coworkers: A health system assessment to understand and address workplace structural inequities. NEJM. 2021. doi:10.1056/CAT.20.0589.

Berkowitz SA, Basu S. Unmet social needs and worse mental health after expiration of COVID-19 federal pandemic unemployment compensation. Health Aff (Millwood). 2021;40(3):426-434. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2020.01990.

Berk J, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Murphy M, Chan P, Rich J. MAb for symptomatic COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities: An important opportunity. Lancet. 2021;397(10277):877-878. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(21)00354-8.

Chapman LE, Berkowitz SA, Ammerman A, De Marco M, Ng SW, Zimmer C, Caspi CE. Association between hourly wages and dietary intake after the first phase of implementation of the Minneapolis minimum wage ordinance. Public Health Nutr. 2021:1-31. doi:10.1017/s1368980021000707.

Poteat T, Cooney E, Malik M, Restar A, Dangerfield DT 2nd, White J. HIV prevention among cisgender men who have sex with transgender women. AIDS Behav. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s10461-021-03194-z.

Fernandez CS, Green MA, Noble CC, Brandert K, Donnald K, Walker MR, Henry E, Rosenberg A, Dave G, Corbie-Smith G. Training “pivots” from the pandemic: Lessons learned transitioning from in-person to virtual synchronous training in the clinical scholars leadership program. J Healthc Leadersh. 2021;13:63-75. doi:10.2147/jhl.s282881.

Johnson KT, Palakshappa D, Basu S, Seligman H, Berkowitz SA. Examining the bidirectional relationship between food insecurity and healthcare spending. Health Serv Res. 2021: Online ahead of print. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.13641.

Berk J, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Murphy M, Chan P, Rich J. MAb for symptomatic COVID-19 in correctional facilities: An important opportunity. Lancet. 2021;S0140-6736(21):00354-00358. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00354-8.

Rosenfeld J, Berggren R, Frerichs L. A review of the community health club literature describing water, sanitation, and hygiene outcomes. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(4):1880. doi:10.3390/ijerph18041880.

Adimora AA, Ramirez C, Poteat T, Archin NM, Averitt D, Auerbach JD, L A, Currier J, Gandhi M. HIV and women in the USA: What we know and where to go from here. Lancet. 2021;S0140-6736(21):00396-00392. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00396-2.

Berkowitz SA, Basu S. Unmet social needs and worse mental health after expiration of COVID-19 federal pandemic unemployment compensation. Health Aff (Millwood). 2021;40(3):426-434. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2020.01990.

Corbie-Smith G, Marmot M, Bodenmann P, Jackson Y, Vu F, Wolff H. What a wonderful world. Rev Med Suisse. 2021;17:239-241.

Vest N, Johnson O, Nowotny K, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Prison population reductions and COVID-19: A latent profile analysis synthesizing recent evidence from the Texas state prison system. J Urban Health. 2020:1-6. doi:10.37473/fic/10.1007/s11524-020-00504-z.


  JANUARY 2021


Howell BA, Puglisi L, Clark K, Albizu-Garcia C, Ashkin E, Booth T, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Fiellin DA, Fox AD, Maurer KF, Lin H-J, McCollister K, Murphy S, Morse DS, Shavit S, Wang K, Winkelman T, Wang EA. The transitions clinic network: Post incarceration addiction treatment, healthcare, and social support (TCN-PATHS): A hybrid type-1 effectiveness trial of enhanced primary care to improve opioid use disorder treatment outcomes following release from jail. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021:108315. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108315.

Hanmer J, DeWalt DA, Berkowitz SA. Association between food insecurity and health-related quality of life: A nationally representative survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2021:Online ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s11606-020-06492-9.

Casanova FO, Hamblett A, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Nowotny KM. Epidemiology of Coronavirus disease 2019 in US immigration and customs enforcement detention facilities. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(1):e2034409. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.34409.

Nowotny KM, Bailey Z, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. The contribution of prisons and jails to US racial disparities during COVID-19. Am J Public Health. 2021;111(2):197-199. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2020.306040.

Corbie-Smith G, Wolfe MK, Hoover SM, Dave G. Centering equity and community in the recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic. N C Med Jl. 2021;82(1):62-67. doi:10.18043/ncm.82.1.62.

Essien UR, Corbie-Smith G. Opportunities for improving population health in the post-COVID-19 era. J Hosp Med. 2021;16(1):53-55. doi:10.12788/jhm.3546.

Poteat TC, van der Merwe LLA, Sevelius J, Keatley JA. Inclusion as illusion: Erasing transgender women in research with MSM. J Int AIDS Soc. 2021;24(1):e25661. doi:10.1002/jia2.25661.

Flores M, Ruiz JM, Butler EA, Sbarra DA, Garcia DO, Kohler L, Crane TE, Corbie-Smith G, Benavente V, Kroenke CH, Saquib N, Thomson CA. Does the Hispanic mortality advantage vary by marital status among postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative? Published online ahead of print. Ann Behav Med. 2021;kaaa113. doi:10.1093/abm/kaaa113

Warren E, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Nowotny K. End the silence about what Covid-19 is doing to America’s prisons. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/05/opinions/us-prison-covid-19-data-warren-brinkley-rubinstein-nowotny/index.html. Published January 5, 2021.

Calancie L, Frerichs L, Davis MM, Sullivan E, White AM, Cilenti D, Corbie-Smith G, Hassmiller Lich K. Consolidated framework for collaboration research derived from a systematic review of theories, models, frameworks and principles for cross-sector collaboration. PLos One. 2021;16(1):e0244501. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0244501.


  DECEMBER 2020


Ellis KR, Hecht HK, Young TL, Oh S, Thomas S, Hoggard LS, Ali Z, Olawale R, Carthron D, Corbie-Smith G, Eng E. Chronic disease among African American families: A systematic scoping review. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2020;17:E167. doi:10.5888/pcd17.190431.

Poteat T. Navigating the storm: How to apply intersectionality to public health in times of crisis. Am J Public Health. 2021;111(1):91-92. doi:10.2105/ajph.2020.305944.

Poteat T, Aqil A, Corbett D, Evans D, Dubé K. “I would really want to know that they had my back”: Transgender women’s perceptions of HIV cure-related research in the United States. PLoS One. 2020;15(12):e0244490. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0244490.

Carter-Edwards L, Grewe ME, Fair AM, Jenkins C, Ray NJ, Bilheimer A, Dave G, Nunez-Smith M, Richmond A, Wilkins CH. Recognizing cross-institutional fiscal and administrative barriers and facilitators to conducting community-engaged clinical and translational research. Acad Med. 2020;Publish Ahead of Print. doi:10.1097/acm.0000000000003893.

Lemasters K, Mccauley E, Nowotny K, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. COVID-19 cases and testing in 53 prison systems. Health Justice. 2020;8(1). doi:10.1101/2020.08.25.20181842.


  NOVEMBER 2020


Berkowitz SA, Basu S. Unemployment insurance, health-related social needs, health care access, and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(5):699-702. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.7048. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2773234

Rich AJ, Scheim AI, Koehoorn M, Poteat T. Non-HIV chronic disease burden among transgender populations globally: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Prev Med Rep. 2020;20:101259. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101259.


  OCTOBER 2020


Adams LB, Richmond J, Watson SN, Cené CW, Urrutia R, Ataga O, Dunlap P, Corbie-Smith G. Community health worker training curricula and intervention outcomes in African American and Latinx communities: A systematic review. Health Educ Behav. 2020;48(4):516-531. doi:10.1177/1090198120959326.


  SEPTEMBER 2020


Buchbinder M, Blue C, Juengst E, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Rennie S, Rosen DL. Expert stakeholders’ perspectives on a Data-to-Care strategy for improving care among HIV-positive individuals incarcerated in jails. AIDS Care. 2020;32(9):1155-1161. doi:10.1080/09540121.2020.1737641.


  MARCH – MAY 2020


Poteat T, Lassiter JM. Positive religious coping predicts self-reported HIV medication adherence at baseline and twelve-month follow-up among Black Americans living with HIV in the Southeastern United States. AIDS Care. 2019;31(8):958-964. doi:10.1080/09540121.2019.1587363.

Cavanaugh AM, Rauh MJ, Thompson CA, Alcaraz J, Mihalko WM, Bird CE, Corbie-Smith G, Rosal MC, Li W, Shadyab AH, Gilmer T, LaCroix AZ. Racial/ethnic disparities in physical function before and after total knee arthroplasty among women in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e204937. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.4937.

Rich AJ, Salway T, Scheim A, Poteat T. Sexual minority stress theory: Remembering and honoring the work of Virginia Brooks. LGBT Health. 2020;7(3):1. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2019.0223.

Malta M, Legrand S, Turban J, Poteat T, Whetten K. Gender-congruent government identification is crucial for gender affirmation. The Lancet Public Health. 2020;5(4):e178-e179. doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30054-2.

Poteat T, Malik M, Wirtz AL, Cooney EE, Reisner S. Understanding HIV risk and vulnerability among cisgender men with transgender partners. The Lancet HIV. 2020;7(3):e201-e208. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(19)30346-7.

Callander D, Schneider JA, Radix A, Chaix B, Scheinmann R, Love G, Smith J, Regan SD, Kawachi I, James KS, Ransome Y, Herrera C, Reisner SL, Doroshow C, Poteat T, Watson K, Bluebond-Langner R, Toussaint N, Garofalo R, Sevelius J, Duncan DT. Longitudinal cohort of HIV-negative transgender women of colour in New York City: Protocol for the TURNNT (‘Trying to Understand Relationships, Networks and Neighbourhoods among Transgender women of colour’) study. BMJ Open. 2020;10(4):e032876. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032876.

Rosen DL, Kavee AL, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Postrelease mortality among persons hospitalized during their incarceration. Ann Epidemiol. 2020;S1047-2797(20): 30137-X. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2020.03.006.

Macmadu A, Goedel WC, Adams JW, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Green TC, Clarke JG, Martin RA, Rich JD, Marshall BD. Estimating the impact of wide scale uptake of screening and medications for opioid use disorder in US prisons and jails. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2020;208:107858. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107858.

Wurcel AG, Dauria E, Zaller N, Nijhawan A, Beckwith C, Nowotny K, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Spotlight on Jails: COVID-19 Mitigation Policies Needed Now. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2020;71(15):891-2. doi:10.1093/cid/ciaa346.

Rich AJ, Williams J, Malik M, Wirtz A, Reisner S, DuBois LZ , Juster RB , Lesko CR , Davis N, Althoff KN, Cannon C, Mayer K, Elliott A, Poteat T. Biopsychosocial mechanisms linking gender minority stress to HIV comorbidities among Black and Latina transgender women (LITE Plus): Protocol for a mixed methods longitudinal study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2020;9(4):e17076. doi:10.2196/17076.


  DECEMBER 2019 – FEBRUARY 2020


Malone J, Snguon S, Dean LT, Adams MA, Poteat T. Breast Cancer Screening and Care Among Black Sexual Minority Women: A Scoping Review of the Literature from 1990 to 2017. Journal of Womens Health. 2019;28(12):1650-1660. doi:10.1089/jwh.2018.7127.

Powell W, Frerichs L, Townsley R, Mayorga M, Richmond J, Corbie-Smith G, Wheeler S, Lich KH. The potential impact of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion on reducing colorectal cancer screening disparities in African American males. PLoS One. 2020;15(1). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0226942.

Frerichs L,Bess K, Young TL, Hoover SM, Calancie L, Wynn M, Mcfarlin S, Cené CW, Dave G, Corbie-Smith G. A cluster randomized trial of a community-based intervention among African-American adults: Effects on dietary and physical activity outcomes. Prevention Science. 2020:1-11. doi:10.1007/s11121-019-01067-5.

Sherman ADF, Clark KD, Robinson K, Noorani T, Poteat T. Trans* community connection, health, and wellbeing: A systematic review. LGBT Health. 2020;7(1):1-14. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2019.0014.

Cloud DH, Bassett MT, Graves J, Fullilove RE, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, eds. Documenting and addressing the health impacts of carceral systems. American Journal of Public Health. 2020;110(S1). doi:10.2105/ajph.2019.305475.

Duncan DT, Callander D, Bowleg L, Park SH, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Theall KP, Hickson DA. Intersectional analysis of life stress, incarceration and sexual health risk practices among cisgender Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in the deep South of the US: The MARI study. Sexual Health. 2020;17(1). doi:10.1071/sh19062.

Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Cloud DH. Mass incarceration as a social-structural driver of health inequities: A supplement to AJPH. American Journal of Public Health. 2020;110(S1). doi:10.2105/ajph.2019.305486.

Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Crowley C, Montgomery MC, Peterson M, Zaller N, Martin R, Clarke J, Dubey M, Chan PA. Interest and knowledge of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in a unified jail and prison setting. Journal of Correctional Health Care. 2020:1-6. doi:10.1177/1078345819897405.

Zaller ND, Neher TL, Presley M, Horton H, Marshall SA, Zielinski MJ, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Barriers to linking high-risk jail detainees to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. PLoS One. 2020;15(4):e0231951. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0231951.

Berkowitz SA, Shahid NN, Terranova J, et al. “I was able to eat what I am supposed to eat”– patient reflections on a medically-tailored meal intervention: A qualitative analysis. BMC Endocr Disord. 2020;20(1):10. doi:10.1186/s12902-020-0491-z.


  SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER 2019


Tigges BB, Miller D, Dudding KM, Balls-Berry JE, Borawski EA, Dave G, Hafer NS, Kimminau KS, Kost RG, Littlefield K, Shannon J, Menon U, The measures of collaboration workgroup of the collaboration and engagement domain task force, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health. Measuring quality and outcomes of research collaborations: An integrative review. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2019;3(5):261-289. doi:10.1017/cts.2019.402.

Jackman K-MP, Hightow-Weidman L, Poteat T, Wirtz AL, Kane JC, Baral SD. Evaluating psychometric determinants of willingness to adopt sexual health patient portal services among black college students: A mixed-methods approach. Journal of American College Health. 2019:1-8. doi:10.1080/07448481.2019.1660352.

Poteat T, Wirtz A, Malik M, Cooney E, Cannon C, Hardy WD, Arrington-Sanders R, Lujan M, Yamanis T. A gap between willingness and uptake: findings from mixed methods research on HIV prevention among black and Latina transgender women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019;82(2):131-140. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000002112.

Shieh E, Marzinke MA, Fuchs EJ, Hamlin A, Bakshi R, Aung W, Breakey J, Poteat T, Brown T, Bumpus NN, Hendrix CW. Transgender women on oral HIV pre‐exposure prophylaxis have significantly lower tenofovir and emtricitabine concentrations when also taking oestrogen when compared to cisgender men. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2019;22(11). doi:10.1002/jia2.25405.

Rosen JG, Malik M, Cooney EE, Wirtz AL, Yamanis T, Lujan M, Cannon C, Hardy D, Poteat T. Antiretroviral treatment interruptions among Black and Latina transgender women living with HIV: Characterizing co-occurring, multilevel factors using the gender affirmation framework. AIDS and Behavior. 2019;23(9):2588-2599. doi:10.1007/s10461-019-02581-x.

Poteat T, Wirtz AL, Reisner S. Strategies for engaging transgender populations in HIV prevention and care. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS. 2019;14(5):393-400. doi:10.1097/coh.0000000000000563.

Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Sivaraman J, Rosen DL, Cloud DH, Junker G, Proescholdbell S, Shanahan ME, Ranapurwala SI. Association of restrictive housing during incarceration with mortality after release. JAMA Network Open. 2019;2(10). doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12516.

Poteat TC, Celentano DD, Mayer KH, Beyrer C, Mimiaga MJ, Friedman RK, Srithanaviboonchai K, Safren SA, HPTN 063 Study Team. Depression, sexual behavior, and HIV treatment outcomes among transgender women, cisgender women and men who have sex with men living with HIV in Brazil and Thailand: A short report. AIDS Care. 2019. doi:10.1080/09540121.2019.1668526.

Dube K, Eskaf S, Evans D, Sauceda J, Saberi P, Brown B, Averitt D, Martel K, Meija M, Campbell D, Barr L, Kanazawa J, Perry K, Patel H, Luter S, Poteat T, Auerbach JD, Wohl DA. The dose response: Perceptions of people living with HIV in the United States on alternatives to oral daily antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 2019. doi:10.1089/aid.2019.0175.

Hassmiller Lich K, O’Leary MC, Nambiar S, et al. Estimating the impact of insurance expansion on colorectal cancer and related costs in North Carolina: A population-level simulation analysis. Prev Med. 2019;129S:105847. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105847.

Wesp LM, Malcoe LH, Elliott A, Poteat T. Intersectionality research for transgender health justice: A theory-driven conceptual framework for structural analysis of transgender health inequities. Transgender Health. 2019;4(1):287-296. doi:10.1089/trgh.2019.0039.

Peterson M, Macmadu A, Truong AQ, Rich J, Pognon K, Lurie M, Clarke JG, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Pre-exposure prophylaxis awareness and interest among participants in a medications for addiction treatment program in a unified jail and prison setting in Rhode Island. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2019;106:73-78. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2019.08.015.

Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Johnson T. Solitary confinement and health. North Carolina Medical Journal. 2019;80(6):359-360. doi:10.18043/ncm.80.6.359.

Martin RA, Gresko SA, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Stein L, Clarke JG. Post-release treatment uptake among participants of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections comprehensive medication assisted treatment program. Preventive Medicine. 2019;128:105766. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105766.


  JUNE – AUGUST 2019


Young TL, Carter-Edwards L, Frerichs L, Green MA, Hassmiller-Lich K, Quarles E, Dave G, Corbie-Smith, G. Action learning cohort series: An innovative community-engaged approach for translating research into practice. Health Promotion Practice. 2019. doi:10.1177/1524839919858592.

APatel T, Rainwater J, Trochim WM, Elworth JT, Scholl L, Dave G. Opportunities for strengthening CTSA evaluation. J Clin Transl Sci. 2019;3(2-3):59–64. doi:10.1017/cts.2019.387.

Rhodes B, Costenbader B, Wilson L, Hershow R, Carroll J, Zule W, Golin C, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Urban, individuals of color are impacted by fentanyl-contaminated heroin. International Journal of Drug Policy. 2019;73(4):1-6. doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.07.008.

Freeborne N, Simmens SJ, Manson JE, Howard BV, Cené CW, Allison MA, Corbie-Smith G, Bell CL, Denburg NL, Martin LW. Perceived social support and the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in the womenʼs health initiative observational study. Menopause. 2019;26(7):698-707. doi:10.1097/gme.0000000000001297.

Powell W, Richmond J, Mohottige D, Yen I, Joslyn A, Corbie-Smith G. Medical mistrust, racism, and delays in preventive health screening among African-American men. Behavioral Medicine. 2019;45(2):102-117. doi:10.1080/08964289.2019.1585327.

Hershow RB, Gonzalez M, Costenbader E, Zule W, Golin C, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Medical providers and harm reduction views on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs. AIDS Education and Prevention. 2019;31(4):363-379. doi:10.1521/aeap.2019.31.4.363.

Kamen, C.S., Alpert, A., Margolies, L. et al. “Treat us with dignity”: a qualitative study of the experiences and recommendations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) patients with cancer. Support Care Cancer 2019;27:2525–2532. doi:10.1007/s00520-018-4535-0.

Wirtz AL, Poteat T, Radix A, Althoff KN, Cannon CM, Wawrzyniak AJ, Cooney E, Mayer KH, Beyrer C, Rodriguez AE, Reisner SL. American cohort to study HIV acquisition among transgender women in high-risk areas (The LITE Study): Protocol for a multisite prospective cohort study in the Eastern and Southern United States (Preprint). 2019;8(10). doi:10.2196/14704.

Patel T, Rainwater J, Trochim WM, Elworth JT, Scholl L, Dave G. Opportunities for strengthening CTSA evaluation. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2019;3(2-3):59-64. doi:10.1017/cts.2019.387.

Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Peterson M, Clarke J, Macmadu A, Truong A, Pognon K, Parker M, Marshall BDL, Green T, Martin R, Stein L, Rich JD. The benefits and implementation challenges of the first state-wide comprehensive medication for addictions program in a unified jail and prison setting. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2019;205:107514. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.06.016.

Zaller N, Donadeo K, Coffey J, Zielinski M, Brinkley-Rubinstein L. Screening for opioid use disorder in the largest jail in Arkansas: A brief report. Journal of Correctional Health Care. 2019;25(3):214-218. doi:10.1177/1078345819852133.

Peterson, Meghan, Josiah Rich, Alexandria Macmadu, Ashley Q. Truong, Traci C. Green, Leo Beletsky, Kimberly Pognon, and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein. ““One guy goes to jail, two people are ready to take his spot”: Perspectives on drug-induced homicide laws among incarcerated individuals.” International Journal of Drug Policy. 2019;70: 47-53. doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.001.

Toro-Hernández ML, Mondragón-Barrera A, Múnera-Orozco S, Villa-Torres L, Camelo-Castillo W. Experiences with rehabilitation and impact on community participation among adults with physical disability in Colombia: Perspectives from stakeholders using a community based research approach.International Journal for Equity in Health. 2019;18(1). doi:10.1186/s12939-019-0923-4.