Press & Publications

The Fenway Institute produces a wide range of research, education, and training publications for peer-reviewed journals, conferences, trainings, funders, and the general public. Below we present a select number of publications, several of which can be accessed online. Check back for regular updates.

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Do ask, do tell: High levels of acceptability by patients of routine collection of data on sexual orientation and gender identity in four diverse American community health centers

Authors: Sean Cahill, Robbie Singal, Chris Grasso, Dana King, Kenneth Mayer, Kellan Baker, and Harvey Makadon

PLOS ONE
September 8, 2014

The Publications on this Page are Organized by Topic:

Adolescent/Youth Health

Cianciotto J , Cahill S. (2012, May). LGBT Youth in America’s Schools.Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Blashill, A. J., Gordon, J. R., & Safren, S. A. (in press). “Anabolic-androgenic steroids and condom use: Potential mechanisms in adolescent males”. Journal of Sex Research.

Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Skeer M, Perkovich B, Johnson CV, Safren SA. “A review of HIV antiretroviral adherence and intervention studies among HIV-infected youth”. Top HIV Med. 2009 Feb-Mar;17(1):14-25.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19270345

Conron, K.J., Scout, & Austin, S.B. (2008) “Everyone has a right to, like, check their box”: Findings on a measure of gender identity from a cognitive testing study with adolescents. Journal of LGBT Health Research, 4(1): 1-9.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19860014

Austin, S.B., Conron, K., Patel, A. & Freedner, N. (2007). Making sense of sexual orientation measures: Findings from a cognitive processing study with adolescents on health survey questions. Journal of LGBT Health Research, 3(1): 51-62.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18029316

McLaughlin, K.A., Hatzenbuehler, M.L., Xuan, Z., Conron, K.J. (2012). Disproportionate exposure to early-life adversity and sexual orientation disparities in psychiatric morbidity. Child Abuse and Neglect, 36: 645– 655.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22964371

Mayer K, Zanoni B. “HIV Chemoprophylaxis for Adolescents: Educable Moment, Not Magic Bullet”. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2012; PMID:23223593. [In Press].
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23223593

Aging LGBT

Cahill S, Valadéz R. “Growing Older With HIV/AIDS: New Public Health Challenges”. Am J Public Health. 2013 Mar;103(3):e7-e15. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.301161. Epub 2013 Jan 17. PMID:23327276     PMCID:PMC3558771
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23327276

Van Wagenen A, Driskell J, Bradford J. (2013). I’m still raring to go: Successful aging among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults. Journal of Aging Studies 27 (2013) 1-14.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23273552

Antiretroviral Therapy

Buchacz K, Baker RK, Palella FJ Jr, Shaw L, Patel P, Lichtenstein KA, Chmiel JS, Vellozzi C, Debes R, Henry K, Overton ET, Bush TJ, Tedaldi E,Carpenter C, Mayer KH, Brooks JT; the HIV Outpatient Study Investigators. “Disparities in prevalence of key chronic diseases by gender and race/ethnicity among antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected adults in the US”. Antivir Ther. 2012 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23111762
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23111762

Yanik EL, Napravnik S, Ryscavage P, Eron JJ, Koletar SL, Moore RD, Zinski A, Cole SR, Hunt P, Crane HM, Kahn J, Mathews WC, Mayer K, Taiwo B; on behalf of the CFAR Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) Cohort Study. “Hematologic, Hepatic, Renal and Lipid Laboratory Monitoring Following Initiation of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy in the United States, 2000-2010”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23446495
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23446495

Grohskopf LA, Chillag KL, Gvetadze R, Liu AY, Thompson M, Mayer KH, Collins BM, Pathak SR, O’Hara B, Ackers ML, Rose CE, Grant RM, Paxton LA, Buchbinder SP. “Randomized Trial of Clinical Safety of Daily Oral Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) Among HIV-uninfected Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in the United States”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Mar 5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23466649
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23466649

White JM, Mimiaga MJ, Krakower DS, Mayer KH. “Evolution of Massachusetts Physician Attitudes, Knowledge, and Experience Regarding the Use of Antiretrovirals for HIV Prevention”. AIDS Patient Care STDS.  2012 Jul;26(7):395-405. PMID: 22694239
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22694239

Politch JA, Mayer KH, Welles SL, O’brien WX, Xu C, Bowman FP, Anderson DJ. “Highly active antiretroviral therapy does not completely suppress HIV in semen of sexually active HIV-infected men who have sex with men”. AIDS. 2012 Jul 31;26(12):1535-43. PMID: 22441253
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22441253

Kurth AE, Mayer K, Beauchamp G, McKinstry L, Farrior J, Buchacz K, Donnell D, Branson B, El-Sadr W; For the HPTN (065) TLC-Plus Study Team. “Clinician Practices and Attitudes Regarding Early Antiretroviral Therapy in the United States”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Dec 15;61(5):e65-e69. PMID:23183150
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22828720

Black MSM

Reisner S, Mimiaga M, Bland SE, Driscoll MA, Cranston K, Mayer KH. “Pathways to Embodiment of HIV Risk: Black Men Who Have Sex with Transgender Partners, Boston, Massachusetts. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Feb;24(1):15-26. PMID: 2239142
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22339142

Ma M, Kibler JL, Vigil-Otero A, Sarpong D, Lally M, Mayer KH. “Correlates of willingness to participate in microbicide research among African Americans”. Journal of Health Psychology 2012 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:22366042
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22366042

White JM, Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Mayer KH. “HIV Sexual Risk Behavior among Black Men Who Meet Other Men on the Internet for Sex”. J Urban Health. 2012 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:22689294
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22689294

Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Cranston K, Isenberg D, Bright D, Daffin G, Bland S, Driscoll MA, Vanderwarker R, Vega B, Mayer KH. “Sexual mixing patterns and partner characteristics of black MSM in Massachusetts at increased risk for HIV infection and transmission.” J Urban Health. 2009 Jul;86(4):602-23. PMID:19466554 PMCID:PMC2704278
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19466554

Global Studies

Venkatesh KK, Saghayam S, Devaleenal B, Poongulali S, Flanigan TP, Mayer KH, Kumarasamy N. “Spectrum of malignancies among HIV-infected patients in South India”.Indian J Cancer. 2012 Jan;49(1):176-80. PMID: 22842185
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22842185

Saravanan S, Madhavan V, Solomon SS, Kantor R, Katzenstein D, Sivamalar S, Kumarasamy N, Smith DM, Mayer KH, Solomon S, Balakrishnan P. “Reverse transcriptase substitution at codons 208 and 228 among treatment-experienced HIV-1 subtype-C-infected Indian patients is strongly associated with thymidine analogue mutations”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Feb 1;59(2):e26-7. PMID:22245718   PMCID:PMC3259528
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22245718

Pho MT, Swaminathan S, Kumarasamy N, Losina E, Ponnuraja C, Uhler LM, Scott CA, Mayer KH, Freedberg KA, Walensky RP.“The Cost-Effectiveness of Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy for HIV-Infected Individuals in Southern India: A Trial-Based Analysis”.PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e36001. PMID: 22558301 PMCID: PMC3340407
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2255830

Mayer KH, Pape JW, Wilson P, Diallo DD, Saavedra J, Mimiaga MJ, Koenig S, Farmer P.“Multiple determinants, common vulnerabilities, and creative responses: addressing the AIDS pandemic in diverse populations globally”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Aug 1;60 Suppl 2:S31-4. PMID:22772387
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22772387

Saravanan S, Vidya M, Balakrishnan P, Kantor R, Solomon SS, Katzenstein D, Kumarasamy N, Yeptomi T, Sivamalar S, Rifkin S, Mayer KH, Solomon S. “Viremia and HIV-1 drug resistance mutations among patients receiving second-line highly active antiretroviral therapy in Chennai, Southern India”. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr;54(7):995-1000. Epub 2012 Feb 9. PMID: 22323567
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22323567

De Groot AS, Levitz L, Ardito MT, Skowron G, Mayer KH, Buus S, Boyle CM, Martin WD. “Further progress on defining highly conserved immunogenic epitopes for a global HIV vaccine: HLA-A3-restricted GAIA vaccine epitopes”. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Jul 1;8(7):987-1000. PMID: 22777092
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22777092

Schneider J, Kumar R, Dandona R, Kumar P, Kumar A, Lakshmi V, Laumann E, Mayer K, Dandona L. “Social Network and Risk-Taking Behavior Most Associated with Rapid HIV Testing, Circumcision, and Preexposure Prophylaxis Acceptability Among High-Risk Indian Men”.AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Oct;26(10):631-40.PMID:22973951 PMCID:  PMC3462390
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22973951

Patel VV, Mayer KH, Makadon HJ. “Men who have sex with men in India: A diverse population in need of medical attention”. Indian J Med Res. 2012 Oct; 136:563-570. PMID:23168696
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23168696

Thomas B, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH, Perry NS, Swaminathan S, Safren SA.“The influence of stigma on HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India”. AIDS Care. 2012 Nov;24(11):1401-6. PMID:22519945
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22519945

Goodreau SM, Carnegie NB, Vittinghoff E, Lama JR, Sanchez J, Grinsztejn B, Koblin BA, Mayer KH, Buchbinder SP. (2012)“What Drives the US and Peruvian HIV Epidemics in Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)?”PLoS One. November 7(11):e50522
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23209768

Thomas B, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH, Closson EF, Johnson CV, Menon S, Mani J, Vijaylakshmi R, Dilip M, Betancourt T, Safren SA. “Ensuring It Works: A Community-Based Approach to HIV Prevention Intervention Development for Men Who Have Sex with Men in Chennai, India. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Dec;24(6):483-99. PMID:23206199
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23206199

Walensky RP, Park JE, Wood R, Freedberg KA, Scott CA, Bekker LG, Losina E, Mayer KH, Seage GR 3rd, Paltiel AD. “The Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection in South African Women”. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22474224 PMCID:PMC3334365 [Available on 2013/5/15]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22474224

Mimiaga MJ, Biello KB, Sivasubramanian M, Mayer KH, Anand VJ, Safren SA. “Psychosocial risk factors for HIV sexual risk among Indian men who have sex with men”. AIDS Care. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23339580
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23339580

Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Closson EF, Perry N, Perkovich B, Nguyen T, Trang NN, Lan HX, Thien DD, Mayer KH, Colby D. “Self-perceived HIV risk and the use of risk reduction strategies among men who engage in transactional sex with other men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”.AIDS Care. 2012 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23252673
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23252673

Kumar SR, Gopalan N, Patrawalla P, Menon P, Mayer K, Swaminathan S. “Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-infected patients with and without prior tuberculosis”. Int J STD AIDS. 2012 Jun;23(6):419-23. PMID: 22807536

Kumarasamy N, Venkatesh KK, Vignesh R, Devaleenal B, Poongulali S, Yepthomi T, Flanigan TP, Benson C, Mayer KH. “Clinical Outcomes among HIV-Tuberculosis Coinfected Patients Developing Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome after HAART Initiation in South India”. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2012 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23011868
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22807536

Hepatitis C

Blackard J, Ma G, Welge J, Martin C, Sherman K, Taylor L, Mayer K, Jamieson D. “Analysis of a non-structural gene reveals evidence of possible Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) compartmentalization”. Journal of Medical Virology, 2012; 84:242-252
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22170544

Taylor LE, Swan T, Mayer KH. “HIV Coinfection With Hepatitis C Virus: Evolving Epidemiology and Treatment Paradigms”.   Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jul;55 Suppl 1:S33-42. PMID:22715212
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22715212

Garg S, Taylor LE, Grasso C, Mayer KH. “Prevalent and Incident Hepatitis C Virus Infection among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men Engaged in Primary Care in a Boston Community Health Center”. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2013. [Accepted for Publication] PMID: 23386630
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23386630

HIV Prevention

Safren SA, O’Cleirigh C, Skeer MR, Driskell J, Goshe BM, Covahey C, Mayer KH.Demonstration and evaluation of a peer-delivered, individually-tailored, HIV prevention intervention for HIV-infected MSM in their primary care setting. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jul;15(5):949-58. doi: 10.1007/s10461-010-9807-8. PubMed PMID:20853023.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20853023

Krakower DS, Mimiaga MJ, Rosenberger JG, Novak DS, Mitty JA, White JM, Mayer KH. “Limited Awareness and Low Immediate Uptake of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Men Who Have Sex with Men Using an Internet Social Networking Site”. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33119. PMID: 22470438
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22470438

Cahill S, Valadéz R, Ibarrola S. “Community-based HIV prevention interventions that combat anti-gay stigma for men who have sex with men and for transgender women”. J Public Health Policy. 2013 Jan;34(1):69-81. doi: 10.1057/jphp.2012.59. Epub 2012 Nov 15 PMID:23151921
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23151921

Mayer KH, Bush T, Henry K, Overton ET, Hammer J, Richardson J, Wood K, Conley L, Papp J, Caliendo AM, Patel P, Brooks JT; the SUN Investigators. “Ongoing Sexually Transmitted Disease Acquisition and Risk-Taking Behavior Among US HIV-Infected Patients in Primary Care: Implications for Prevention Interventions.” Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Jan;39(1):1-7.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22183836

Mayer KH, Krakower D. “Antiretroviral Medication and HIV Prevention: New Steps Forward and New Questions”. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2012 Feb 21;156(4):312-4. Epub 2012 Jan 16. PMID: 22250077
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22250077

Flash C, Krakower D, Mayer KH “The Promise of Antiretrovirals for HIV Prevention”. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2012 Apr;14(2):185-93. PMID: 22351302
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22351302

Taylor WS, O’Cleirigh C, Mayer KH, Safren SA. “HIV-infected men who have  sex with men who engage in very high levels of transmission risk behaviors: Establishing a context for novel prevention interventions”. Psychol Health Med. 2013 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23323526
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23323526

Herrick AL, Stall R, Goldhammer H, Egan JE, Mayer KH. “Resilience as a Research Framework and as a Cornerstone of Prevention Research for Gay and Bisexual Men: Theory and Evidence”. AIDS Behav. 2013 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23321946
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23321946

Mayer K. “Antiretrovirals and HIV Prevention: New insights, challenges, and new directions”. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS2012 Nov;7(6):495-7 PMID:23032735
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23032735

Chan PA, Kazi S, Rana A, Blazar I, Dejong C, Mayer KH, Huard TK, Carleton K, Gillani FS, Alexander N, Parillo Z, Flanigan TP, Kantor R. “New HIV infections at Southern New England academic institutions: Implications for prevention”. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2012 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22724920
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22724920

Safren SA, O’Cleirigh CM, Skeer M, Elsesser SA, Mayer KH. “Project Enhance: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Individualized HIV Prevention Intervention for HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Conducted in a Primary Care Setting”. Health Psychol. 2012 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22746262
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22746262

Duerr A, Huang Y, Buchbinder S, Coombs RW, Sanchez J, del Rio C, Casapia M, Santiago S, Gilbert P, Corey L, Robertson MN; Step/HVTN 504 Study Team. “Extended follow-up confirms early vaccine-enhanced risk of HIV acquisition and demonstrates waning effect over time among participants in a randomized trial of recombinant adenovirus HIV vaccine (Step Study)”. J Infect Dis. 2012 Jul 15;206(2):258-66.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22561365

Intervention Development Research

Safren SA, O’Cleirigh CM, Skeer M, Elsesser SA, Mayer KH. Project enhance: A randomized controlled trial of an individualized HIV prevention intervention for HIV-infected men who have sex with men conducted in a primary care setting. Health Psychol. 2013 Feb;32(2):171-9. doi: 10.1037/a0028581. Epub 2012 Jul 2.PubMed PMID: 22746262.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22561365

Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Pantalone DW, O’Cleirigh C, Mayer KH, Safren SA. “A pilot trial of integrated behavioral activation and sexual risk reduction counseling for HIV-uninfected men who have sex with men abusing crystal methamphetamine”. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Nov;26(11):681-93. doi: 10.1089/apc.2012.0216. Epub 2012 Oct 3.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23030605

Reisner, S.L., O’Cleirigh, C., Hendricksen, E.S., McLain, J., Ebin, J., Lew, K., Callis, B.P., Cranston, K., Carr, R., Giovanniello, C., Gonzalez, D., VanDerwarker, R., Mimiaga, M.J. (2011). “40 & Forward”: Preliminary evaluation of a group intervention to improve mental health outcomes and address HIV sexual risk behaviors among older age gay and bisexual men. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 23(4), 523-545.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10538720.2011.611113

Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH, Tinsley JP, Safren SA. “Tricks of the trade: sexual health behaviors, the context of HIV risk, and potential prevention intervention strategies for male sex workers”. J LGBT Health Res. 2008;4(4):195-209.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19928046

Raja S, Teti M, Knauz R, Echenique M, Capistrant B, Rubinstein S, Allgood K, Gold M. Mayer KH, Illa L, Lloyd L, Glick N.  “Implementing Peer-Based Interventions in Clinic-Based Settings:  Lessons from a Multi-Site HIV Prevention with Positives Initiative.”  Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services (accepted for publication).

Latino MSM

Bedoya CA, Mimiaga MJ, Beauchamp G, Donnell D, Mayer KH, Safren SA. “Predictors of HIV Transmission Risk Behavior and Seroconversion Among Latino Men Who have Sex with Men in Project EXPLORE”. AIDS Behav. 2012 Apr;16(3):608-17. PMID:21390540
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21390540

Mental Health

McLaughlin, K.A.,Hatzenbuehler, M.L., Xuan, Z., Conron, K.J. (2012). Disproportionate exposureto early-life adversity and sexual orientation disparities in psychiatricmorbidity. Child Abuse andNeglect, 36: 645– 655.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22964371

Safren SA, Reisner SL, Herrick A, Mimiaga MJ, Stall RD. “Mental health and HIV risk in men who have sex with men”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Dec;55 Suppl2:S74-7. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3181fbc939. PubMed PMID: 21406991; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3074520.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21406991

Blashill, A. J., O’Cleirigh, C., Mayer, K. H., Goshe, B. M., & Safren, S. A. (2012). “Body mass index, depression and sexual transmission risk behaviors among HIV-positive MSM”. AIDS & Behavior, 16, 2251-2256. PMID: 21983696
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21983696

Blashill, A. J., Gordon, J. R., & Safren, S. A. (2012). “Appearance concerns and psychological distress among HIV-infected individuals with injection drug use histories: Prospective analyses”. AIDS Patient Care & STDs, 26, 557-561. PMID:22792882
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22792882

Blashill, A. J., Gordon, J. R., & Safren, S. A. (in press). “Depression longitudinally mediates the association of appearance concerns to ART non-adherence in HIV-infected individuals with a history of injection drug use”. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. PMID: 23180286
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23180286

Coleman, S. M., Blashill, A. J., Gandhi, R. T., Safren, S. A., & Freudenreich, O. (2012). “Impact of integrated and measurement-based depression care: Clinical experience in an HIV clinic”.Psychosomatics, 53, 51-57. PMID:22221721
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22221721

Blashill, A. J., Perry, N., & Safren, S. A. (2011). “Mental health: A focus on stress, coping, and mental illness as it relates to treatment retention, adherence, and other health outcomes”. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 8, 215-222. PMID: 21822626
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21822626

Safren, S. A., Blashill, A. J., & O’Cleirigh, C. (2011). “Promoting the sexual health of MSM in the context of comorbid mental health problems”. AIDS & Behavior, 15, 30-34. PMID: 21331799
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21331799

Blashill, A. J., & Vander Wal, J. S. (2011). “Components of body image in gay men with HIV/AIDS”. American Journal of Men’s Health, 5, 6-10. PMID: 20031936
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20031936

Blashill, A. J. (2011). “Gender roles, eating pathology, and body dissatisfaction in men: A meta-analysis”. Body Image, 8, 1-11. PMID: 20952263
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20952263

Blashill, A. J. (2010). “Elements of male body image: Prediction of depression, eating pathology and social sensitivity among gay men”.Body Image, 7, 310-316. PMID:20813600
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20813600

Blashill, A. J., & Vander Wal, J. S. (2010). “The role of body image dissatisfaction and depression on HAART adherence in HIV positive men: Tests of mediation models”. AIDS & Behavior, 14, 280-288. PMID: 19888646
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19888646

Blashill, A. J., & Vander Wal, J. S. (2010). “Gender role conflict as a mediator in the relationship between social sensitivity and depression in a sample of gay men”. International Journal of Men’s Health, 9, 26-39.

Blashill, A. J., & Vander Wal, J. S. (2009). “The Male Body Attitudes Scale: A confirmatory factor analysis with a sample of gay men”.Body Image, 6, 322-325.PMID:19674947
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19674947

Blashill, A. J., & Vander Wal, J. S. (2009). “Mediation of gender role conflict and eating pathology in gay men”. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 10, 204-217.

Blashill, A. J., & Powlishta, K. K. (2009). “The impact of sexual orientation and gender role on evaluations of men”. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 10, 160-173.

Blashill, A. J., & Powlishta, K. K. (2009). “Gay stereotypes: The use of sexual orientation as a cue for gender related attributes”. Sex Roles, 61, 783-793.

Blashill, A. J., & Hughes, H. M. (2009). “Gender role and gender role conflict: Preliminary considerations for psychotherapy with gay men”.Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 13, 170-186.

O’Cleirigh C, Safren SA, Mayer KH. “The Pervasive Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse:  Challenges for Improving HIV Prevention and Treatment Interventions”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.  2012 Apr 1;59(4):331-334.PMID:22293545
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22293545

Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Pantalone DW, O’Cleirigh C, Mayer KH, Safren SA. “A Pilot Trial of Integrated Behavioral Activation and Sexual Risk Reduction Counseling for HIV-Uninfected Men Who Have Sex with Men Abusing Crystal Methamphetamine”. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Nov;26(11):681-93 PMID:23030605  PMCID:PMC3495110
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23030605

O’Cleirigh C, Newcomb ME, Mayer KH, Skeer M, Safren SA. “Moderate Levels of Depression Predict Sexual Risk in HIV-Infected MSM: A Longitudinal Analysis of Data from Six Sites involved in a “Prevention for Positives” Study”. AIDS and Behavior. 2012 [in press].

Reisner SL, Falb KL, Mimiaga MJ. “Early life traumatic stressors and the mediating role of PTSD in incident HIV infection among US men, comparisons by sexual orientation and race/ethnicity: results from the NESARC, 2004-2005”.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Aug 1;57(4):340-50. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e31821d36b4.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21499111

Patel P, Bush T, Mayer K, Milam J, Richardson J, Hammer J, Henry K, Overton T, Conley L, Marks G, Brooks JT; for the SUN Study Investigators. “Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care”. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Jun;39(6):470-474. PMID: 22592834
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22592834

Traeger L, O’Cleirigh C, Skeer MR, Mayer KH, Safren SA. “Risk factors for missed HIV primary care visits among men who have sex with men”. J Behav Med. 2012 Oct;35(5):548-56. Nov 9. PMID: 22068878
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22068878

National Studies

Merchant  R , Waxman R , Maher J , Clark M , Celada M , Liu T , Simmons E , Beckwith C , Mayer K. 2012.  “Patient and clinician ethical perspectives on the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV testing methods.” Public Health Rep, 127(3): 318-329 PMID:22547863 PMCID:PMC3314076
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22547863

Patel P, Bush T, Mayer KH, Desai S, Henry K, Overton ET, Conley L, Hammer J, Brooks JT; the SUN Study Investigators. “Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated With Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Infection in a Contemporary Cohort of HIV-Infected Persons in the United States”. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Feb;39(2):154-160. PMID:22249305
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22249305

Fessler DA, Mitty J, Mayer KH, Makadon HJ. “The 2010 health care act and barriers to effective health promotion among men who have sex with men”. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Jun;39(6):449-52 PMID: 22592830
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22592830

Venkatesh KK, Mayer KH, Carpenter CC. “Low-cost generic drugs under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief drove down treatment cost; more are needed”. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jul;31(7):1429-38. PMID:22778332
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22778332

Volk JE, Liu A, Vittinghoff E, Irvin R, Kroboth E, Krakower D, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH, Sullivan PS, Buchbinder SP. “Sexual frequency and planning among at-risk men who have sex with men in the United States: implications for event-based intermittent pre-exposure prophylaxis”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Sep 1;61(1):112-5. PMID:22592590      PMCID:PMC3427423
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22592590

Mayer KH, Kurizkes DR. “AIDS 2012: Reinvigorating the Movement to Confront AIDS”. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2012 (accepted for publication)

Hatzenbueler M, Safren S, Bradford J, Mayer K. “The impact of policy-level changes on health care utilization and expenditures: A quasi-natural experiment”.  Am J Public Health. 2012 Feb;102(2):285-91. Epub 2011 Dec 15.PMID: 22390442

Burkhalter J, Cahill S, Shuk E, Guidry J,  Corner G,  Berk A,  Candelario N,  Kornegay M,  Lubetkin E. “At the Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Cancer: A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Community-Based HIV/AIDS Service Organizations”. Health Education and Behavior. (2012, October 4, advance published online).
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23041705

Physical Activity & Health

Blashill, A. J., Mayer, K. H., Crane, H., Magidson, J. F., Grasso, C., Mathews, W. C., Saag, M. S., & Safren, S. A. “Physical activity and health outcomes among HIV-infected MSM: A longitudinal mediational analysis”. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. (in press).

Population-Based Research

Conron KJ, Mimiaga MJ, Landers SJ. “A population-based study of sexual orientation identity and gender differences in adult health”. Am J Public Health. 2010 Oct;100(10):1953-60. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2009.174169. Epub 2010 Jun 1.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20516373

Conron, K.J. Scott, G. Stowell, G.S., Landers, S.L. (2012) Transgender health in Massachusetts: Results from a household probability sample of adults. American Journal of Public Health,102(1): 118–122.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22095354

McLaughlin, K.A., Hatzenbuehler, M.L., Xuan, Z., Conron, K.J. (2012). Disproportionate exposure to early-life adversity and sexual orientation disparities in psychiatric morbidity. Child Abuse and Neglect, 36: 645– 655.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22964371

Landers, S.J., Mimiaga M.J., & Conron, K.J. (2011) Sexual orientation differences in asthma correlates in a population-based sample of adults. American Journal of Public Health, 101(12):2238-41.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22021292

Mimiaga M.J., Landers, S.J., & Conron, K.J. (2011). Prevalence and correlates of lifetime HIV testing in a population-based sample of men who have sex with men in Massachusetts. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 25(6): 323-26.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21612544

Conron, K.J., Mimiaga M.J., & Landers, S.J. (2010). A population-based study of sexual orientation identity and gender differences in adult health. American Journal of Public Health, 100: 1953–1960.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20516373

Pre-Exposure and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Mayer KH, Mimiaga MJ, Gelman M, Grasso C. “Raltegravir, Tenofovir DF, and Emtricitabine for post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV: Safety, Tolerability and Adherence”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.  2012 Apr 1;59(4):354-9. PMID: 22267017
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22267017

Anderson PL, Glidden DV, Liu A, Buchbinder S, Lama JR, Guanira JV, McMahan V, Bushman LR, Casapia M, Montoya-Herrera O, Veloso VG, Mayer KH, Chariyalertsak S, Schechter M, Bekker L, Kallas EG, Grant RM and the iPrEX Study Team. “Emtricitabine-Tenofovir Concentrations and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Efficacy in Men Who Have Sex with Men”. Sci Transl Med 12 September 2012 4:151ra125 PMID:22972843
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22972843

Krakower D, Mayer KH.  “What Primary Care Providers Need to Know About  Preexposure  Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: A Narrative Review”. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Oct 2;157(7):490-7.  PMID:22821365
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22821365

Merchant RC, Nettleton JE, Mayer KH, Becker BM.  “Emergency Department Visits for Blood and Body Fluid Exposures and HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Utilization among Rhode Island Police and Corrections Officers.”  Occupational Medicine (accepted for publication).

Liu AY, Vittinghoff E, Chillag K, Mayer K, Thompson M, Grohskopf L, Colfax G, Pathak S, Gvetadze R, O’Hara B, Collins B, Ackers M, Paxton L, Buchbinder SP. “Sexual risk behavior among HIV-uninfected men who have sex with men (MSM) participating in a tenofovir pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) randomized trial in the United States”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23481668
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23481668

Sexual & Gender Minority Health

Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Conall O’Cleirigh, Grasso C, Kenneth Mayer, Steven Safren, and Judith Bradford.  Effect of Same-Sex Marriage Laws on Health Care Use and Expenditures in Sexual Minority Men: A Quasi-Natural Experiment. American Journal of Public Health: February 2012, Vol. 102, No. 2, pp. 285-291.  doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300382

Mereish, E. H., O’Cleirigh, C., & Bradford, J. (2013). “Interrelationships between LGBT-Based victimization, suicide, and substance use problems in a diverse sample of sexual and gender minority men and women”. Psychology, Health & Medicine.

Studies Using Fenway Health Clinic

Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Conall O’Cleirigh, Grasso C, Kenneth Mayer, Steven Safren, and Judith Bradford.  Effect of Same-Sex Marriage Laws on Health Care Use and Expenditures in Sexual Minority Men: A Quasi-Natural Experiment. American Journal of Public Health: February 2012, Vol. 102, No. 2, pp. 285-291.  doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300382

Reisner SL, Falb KL, Wagenen AV, Grasso C, Bradford J. “Sexual orientation disparities in substance misuse: the role of childhood abuse and intimate partner violence among patients in care at an urban community health center”. Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Feb;48(3):274-89. doi: 10.3109/10826084.2012.755702.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23368669

Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Case P, Grasso C, O’Brien CT, Harigopal P, Skeer M, Mayer KH. “Sexually transmitted disease (STD) diagnoses and mental health disparities among women who have sex with women screened at an urban community health center, Boston, MA, 2007”.Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Jan;37(1):5-12.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20118673

Transgender Health

Conron, K.J. Scott, G. Stowell, G.S., Landers, S.L. (2012) “Transgender health in Massachusetts: Results from a household probability sample of adults”. American Journal of Public Health.102(1): 118–122.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22095354

Conron, K.J., Scout, & Austin, S.B. (2008) “Everyone has a right to, like, check their box”: Findings on a measure of gender identity from a cognitive testing study with adolescents. Journal of LGBT Health Research. 4(1): 1-9.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19860014

Conron KJ, Scott G, Stowell GS, Landers SJ. “Transgender health in Massachusetts: results from a household probability sample of adults”. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jan;102(1):118-22.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22095354

Bradford J, Reisner SL, Honnold JA, Xavier J. “Experiences of Transgender-Related Discrimination and Implications for Health: Results From the Virginia Transgender Health Initiative Study”. Am J Public Health. 2012 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23153142

Reisner SL, Perkovich B, Mimiaga MJ. “A mixed methods study of the sexual health needs of New England transmen who have sex with nontransgender men”. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Aug;24(8):501-13.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20666586

Xavier J, Bradford J, Hendricks M, Honnold JA, Safford L, McKee RL, Martin E. (2013). “Transgender Health Care Access in Virginia: A Qualitative Study”. International Journal of Transsexuality.

Bradford JB, Reisner S, Honnold JA, Xavier J. (2012). “Experiences of transgender-related discrimination and implications for health: Results from the Virginia Transgender Health Initiative Study (THIS)”. Am J Public Health.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23153142

Testa RJ, Hendricks M, Sciacca LM, Wang F, Hendricks ML, Goldblum P, Bradford J. (2012). “Effects of violence on transgender people”.Professional Psychology Research and Practice. 43:15, 452-459.

Goldblum P, Testa RJ, Pflum S, Hendricks ML, Bradford J, Bongar B. (2012). “The relationship between gender-based victimization and suicide attempts in transgender people”. Professional Psychology

Women’s Studies

Lahey T, Ghosh M, Fahey JV, Shen Z, Mukura LR, Song Y, Cu-Uvin S, Mayer KH, Wright PF, Kappes JC,Ochsenbauer C, Wira CR.Selective Impact of HIV Disease Progression on the Innate Immune System in the Human Female Reproductive Trac”. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38100. PMID:  22675510
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22675510

Nunn A, Dickman S, Cornwall A, Kwakwa H, Mayer KH, Rana A, Rosengard C. “Concurrent sexual partnerships among African American women in Philadelphia: results from a qualitative study”.Sex Health. 2012 Jul;9(3):288-96. doi: 10.1071/SH11099. PMID:22697147
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22697147

Other

Mayer KH, Ducharme R, Zaller ND, Chan PA, Case P, Abbott D, Rodriguez II, Cavanaugh T. “Unprotected sex, underestimated risk, undiagnosed HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men accessing testing services in a New England bathhouse”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Feb 1;59(2):194-8. PMID:2202787
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22027871

Henn MR, Boutwell CL, Charlebois P, Lennon NJ, Power KA, Macalalad AR, Berlin AM, Malboeuf CM, Ryan EM, Gnerre S, Zody MC, Erlich RL, Green LM, Berical A, Wang Y, Casali M, Streeck H, Bloom AK, Dudek T, Tully D, Newman R, Axten KL,Gladden AD, Battis L, Kemper M, Zeng Q, Shea TP, Gujja S, Zedlack C, Gasser O, Brander C, Hess C, Günthard HF, Brumme ZL, Brumme CJ, Bazner S, Rychert J, Tinsley JP, Mayer KH, Rosenberg E, Pereyra F, Levin JZ, Young SK, Jessen H, Altfeld M, Birren BW, Walker BD, Allen TM. “Whole Genome Deep Sequencing of HIV-1 Reveals the Impact of Early Minor Variants Upon Immune Recognition During Acute Infection”. PLoS Pathog. 2012 Mar;8(3):e1002529. PMID:22412369  PMCID:PMC3297584
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22412369

Vidya M, Saravanan S, Rifkin S, Solomon SS, Waldrop G, Mayer KH, Solomon S, Balakrishnan P. “Dried blood spots versus plasma for the quantitation of HIV-1 RNA using a real-Time PCR, m2000rt assay”. J Virol Methods. 2012 May;181(2):177-81. PMID: 22401801
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22401801

Beyrer C, Sullivan PS, Sanchez J, Dowdy D, Altman D, Trapence G, Collins C, Katabira E, Kazatchkine M, Sidibe M, Mayer KH. “A call to action for comprehensive HIV services for men who have sex with men”. Lancet. 2012 Jul 28;380(9839):424-38. PMID:22819663
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22819663

Koblin BA, Mayer KH, Noonan E, Wang CY, Marmor M, Sanchez J, Brown SJ, Robertson MN, Buchbinder SP. “Sexual risk behaviors, circumcision status, and preexisting immunity to adenovirus type 5 among men who have sex with men participating in a randomized HIV-1 vaccine efficacy trial: step study”. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Aug 1;60(4):405-13.PMID:22421748     PMCID:PMC3392543
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22421748

Assoumou SA, Mayer KH, Panther L, Linas BP, Kim J. “Cost-effectiveness of surveillance strategies after treatment for high-grade anal dysplasia in high-risk patients”. Sex Transm Dis. 2013 Apr;40(4):298-303. PMID:23486494
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23486494

Johnson CV, Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Tetu AM, Mayer KH. “The Use of Respondent-driven Sampling to Recruit At Risk Minority Men Who Have Sex with Men in Massachusetts.” Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services (accepted for publication).

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