Publications

Global WACh Publications

2017

  1. Beima-Sofie K, Brandt L, Hamunime N, Shepherd M, Feris L, Uusiku J, John-Stewart G, O’Malley G. Pediatric HIV disclosure intervention improves knowledge and clinical outcomes in HIV infected children in Namibia. JAIDS 2017; 75 (1): 18-26. PMID:28114186.
  2. Benki-Nugent S, Wamalwa D, Langat A, Tapia K, Adhiambo J, Chebet D, Okinyi H, John-Stewart G. Developmental milestone attainment in HIV-infected infants receiving early ART compared to HIV-uninfected infants. BMC Pediatrics 2017, 17 (1): 24. Doi:10.1188/s12887-017- 0776-1.
  3. Birse KD, Romas LM, Guthrie BL, Nilsson P, Bosire R, Kiarie J, Farquhar C, Broliden K, Burgener AD. 2017. Genital injury signatures and microbiome alterations associated with depot medroxyprogesterone acetate usage and intravaginal drying practices. J Infect Dis. 215(4):590-598.
  4. Bosire R, Farquhar C, Nduati R, Broliden K, Luchters S, Van de Perre P, De Vincenzi I, Merkel M, Wachuka V, Mbori-Ngacha D, John-Stewart G, Lohman-Payne B, Reilly M. Higher transplacental measles antibody transfer among women randomized to triple ART versus zidovudine in pregnancy. Pediatric Infect Dis J 2017;doi:10.1097/INF.00000000001749. PMID:28834955.
  5. Cagle A, McGrath C, Richardson B, Donovan D, Sakr S, Yatich N, Ngomoa R, Langat A, John-Stewart G, Chung M. Alcohol use and immune reconstitution among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Nairobi, Kenya. AIDS Care 2017; 29 (9):1192-7. PMID: 28132519.
  6. Cranmer L, Langat A, Ronen K, McGrath C, LaCourse S, Pintye J, Odeny B, Singa B, Katana A, Nganga L, Kinuthia J, John-Stewart G. Integrating tuberculosis screening in Kenyan prevention of mother-to- child transmission programs. IJTLD 2017; 21(3):256-62.doi:10.5588/itjld.16.0478. PMID: 28225335.
  7. Drake AL, Unger JA, Ronen K, Matemo D, Perrier T, DeRenzi B, Richardson BA, Kinuthia K, John-Stewart G. Evaluation of mHealth strategies to optimize adherence and efficacy of Option B+ prevention of mother-to- child HIV transmission: rationale, design and methods of a 3-armed randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017; 57: 44-50. PMID: 28315480, PMCID in process.
  8. Gomez L, Crowell C, Njuguna I, Cranmer L, Wamalwa D, Chebet D, Otieno V, Maleche-Obimbo E, Gladstone M, John-Stewart G, Benki-Nugent S. Improved neurodevelopment following antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected children. Ped Infect Dis J 2017, in press.
  9. LaCourse S, Cranmer L, Matemo D, Kinuthia J, Richardson B, Horne D, John-Stewart G. Effect of pregnancy on interferon gamma release assays and tuberculin skin test detection of latent TB detection among HIV-infected women in a high burden setting. JAIDS 2017; 75 (1) 128-136. PMID: 28141782.
  10. Marangu D, Mwaniki D, Nduku S, Maleche-Obimbo E, Jaoko W, Babigumira J, John-Stewart G, Rao D. Stakeholder perspectives for optimization of tuberculosis contact investigation in a high- burden setting. PLoS ONE 2017, 12 (9):e0183749. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183749. PMID: 28886072.
  11. McGrath C, Garcia R, Trinh T, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Nyongesa-Malava E, Mugo N, Glynn E, Sakr S, De Vuyst H, Chung M. Role of p16 testing in cervical cancer screening among HIV-infected women. PLoS ONE 2017, in press.
  12. Milligan C, Slyker JA, and Overbaugh J. The Role of Immune Responses in HIV Mother-to-Child Transmission. Adv in Virus Res 2017; in press.
  13. Mugwanya K, John-Stewart G, Baeten J. Safety of oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-based HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis use in lactating HIV-uninfected women. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety 2017; 16 (7):867-71.doi:10.1080/14740338.2017.1338271. Epub 2017. PMID: 28571500.
  14. Njoroge A, Guthrie BL, Bosire R, Wener M, Kiarie J, Farquhar C. 2017. Dyslipidemia among HIV-1 Infected and HIV-1 Uninfected Individuals in Nairobi, Kenya. Lipids Health Dis. 16(1):110.
  15. Njuguna I, Cranmer L, Otieno V, Mugo C, Okinyi H, Benki-Nugent S, Richardson B, Stern J, Maleche-Obimbo L, Wamalwa D, John-Stewart G. Urgent versus post-stabilization antiretroviral treatment in hospitalized children: a randomised trial. Lancet HIV 2017, in press.
  16. Pintye J, Beima-Sofie K, Kimemia G, Ngure K, Brown Trinidad S, Heffron R, Baeten J, Odoyo J, Mugo N, Bukusi E, Kelley M, John-Stewart G. “I did not want to give birth to a child who has HIV”: Experiences using PrEP during pregnancy among HIV-uninfected Kenyan women in HIV-serodiscordant couples. JAIDS 2017, ul 31. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001516. PMID:28777265
  17. Pintye J, Drake A, Kinuthia J, Unger JA, Matemo D, Heffron R, Barnabas R, Kohler P, McClelland RS, John-Stewart G. A risk assessment tool for identifying pregnant and postpartum women who may benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2017; 64(6): 751-8. PMID: 27519258, PMCID in process.
  18. Silverman R, Beck I, Kiptinness C, Levine M, McGrath C, Bii S, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Chohan B, Sakr S, Kiarie J, Frenkel L, Chung M. High prevalence of pre-treatment HIV drug resistance found in young women in Kenya 2013-2014. J Infect Dis 2017, in press.
  19. Slyker JA, Richardson B, Chung M, Atkinson C, Ásbjörnsdóttir K, Lehman D, Boeckh M, Emery V, Kiarie J, John-Stewart G. Maternal highly active antiretroviral therapy reduces vertical CMV transmission but does not reduce breast milk CMV levels. AIDS Res Hum Retrov 2017; 33(4):332-338 PMID: 27796131 PMCID: 5372773
  20. Wagner A, Mugo C, Bluemer-Miroite, Mutiti P, Wamalwa D, Bukusi D, Neary J, Njuguna I, O’Malley G, John-Stewart G, Kohler P. Continuous quality improvement (CQI) intervention for adolescent and young adult HIV testing services in Kenya improves HIV knowledge. AIDS 2017: 31 Suppl 3:S213-220.doi:10.1097/QAD.00000000001513. PMID:28865879.
  21. Wagner A, Njuguna I, Andere R, Cranmer L, Okinyi H, Benki-Nugent S, Chohan B, Maleche-Obimbo E, Wamalwa D, John-Stewart G. Infant/child rapid serology tests fail to reliably assess HIV exposure among sick hospitalized children. AIDS 2017, 31 (11):F1 F7.doi:10.1097/QAD.00000000001562. PMID:28609404.
  22. Wilson KS, Beima-Sofie KM, Moraa H, Wagner AD, Mugo C, Mutiti PM, Wamalwa D, Bukusi D, John-Stewart GC, Slyker JA, Kohler PK, O’Malley G; “At our age, we would like to do things the way we want:” a qualitative study of adolescent HIV testing services in Kenya. AIDS. 2017; 31 Suppl 3:S213-S220.

2016

  1. Bosire R, Betz B, Aluisio A, Hughes J, Nduati R, Kiarie J, Chohan B, Merkel M, Lohman-Payne B, John-Stewart G, Farquhar C.  High rates of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) in both arms of a study assessing peer counseling to promote EBF among HIV-infected Kenyan women.  Breastfeeding Medicine 2016, in press.
  2. Alusio A, Bosire R, Betz B, Gatugata A, Kiarie J, Nduati R, John-Stewart G, Farquhar C. Male partner participation in antenatal clinic services is associated with improved HIV-free survival among infants in Nairobi, Kenya: a prospective cohort study.  JAIDS 2016, in press. PMID: 27124363.
  3. Garcia-Knight MA, Slyker J, Payne BL, Pond SL, de Silva TI, Chohan B, Khasimwa B, Mbori-Ngacha D, John-Stewart G, Rowland-Jones SL, Esbjörnsson J. Viral Evolution and Cytotoxic T Cell Restricted Selection in Acute Infant HIV-1 Infection.  Sci Rep. 2016 Jul 12;6:29536. doi: 10.1038/srep29536. PMID: 27403940.
  4. Njuguna IN, Wagner AD, Cranmer LM, Otieno VO, Onyango JA, Chebet DJ, Okinyi HM, Benki-Nugent S, Maleche-Obimbo E, Slyker JA, John-Stewart GC, Wamalwa DC. Hospitalized Children Reveal Health Systems Gaps in the Mother-Child HIV Care Cascade in Kenya.  AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2016 Mar;30(3):119-24. doi: 10.1089/apc.2015.0239. PMID: 27308805.
  5. Richardson BA, John-Stewart G, Atkinson C, Nduati R, Ásbjörnsdóttir K, Boeckh M, Overbaugh J, Emery V, Slyker JA. Vertical Cytomegalovirus Transmission from HIV-Infected Women Randomized to Formula-Feed or Breastfeed Their Infants. J Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;213(6):992-8. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv515. Epub 2015 Oct 30. PMID: 26518046.
  6. Polyak C, Yuhas K, Singa B, Khaemba M, Walson J, Richardson B, John-Stewart G.  Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis discontinuation among antiretroviral-treated HIV-1 infected adults: a randomized non-inferiority trial.  PLoS Med 2016 Jan 5;13(1):e1001934. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001934. eCollection 2016 Jan.PMID: 26731191.
  7. LaCourse S, Cranmer L, Matemo D, Kinuthia J, John-Stewart G, Horne D. High prevalence of tuberculosis and poor performance of rapid diagnostic testing in HIV-infected pregnant women in Kenya. JAIDS 2016 Feb 1;71(2):219-27. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000826. PMID: 26334736.
  8. Njuguna I, Wagner A, Cranmer L, Otieno V, Onyango J, Jelangat D, Okinyi H, Benki-Nugent S, Maleche-Obimbo E, Slyker J, John-Stewart G, Wamalwa D.  Hospitalized children reveal health systems gaps in the mother-child HIV care cascade in Kenya.  AIDS Patient Care and STDs 2016, 30 (3): 119-124. PMID 27308805.
  9. Wamalwa D, Benki-Nugent S, Langat A, Tapia K, Ngugi E, Moraa H, Maleche-Obimbo E, Otieno V, Inwani I, Richardson B, Chohan B, Overbaugh J, John-Stewart G. Treatment interruption after 2-year antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiated during acute/early HIV in infancy: a randomized trial.AIDS 2016, in press. PMID 27177316.
  10. Sridharan G, Benki-Nugent S, Tapia K, Wamalwa D, Langat A, Moraa H, Adhiambo J, Chebet D, Maleche-Obimbo E, Karr C, John-Stewart, G. High pre-ART viremia and wasting are associated with pneumonia in early treated HIV-infected Kenyan infants. J Ped Infec Dis 2016, in press. PMID 27481854.
  11. Marangu D, Mwaniki H, Nduku S, Maleche-Obimbo E, Jaoko W, Babigumira J, John-Stewart G, Rao D. Adapting a stigma scale for assessment of tuberculosis-associated stigma among English/Swahil speaking patients in an African setting.  Stigma and Health 2016, in press.
  12. Slyker J, Richardson B, Chung M, Atkinson C. Asbjornsdottir K, Lehman D, Boekh M, Emery V, Kiarie J, John-Stewart G.  Impact of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) regimen on breastmilk CMV levels and transmission. ARHR 2016, in press.

2015

  1. Marangu D, Devine B, John-Stewart G. Diagnostic accuracy of nucleic acid amplification tests in urine for pulmonary tuberculosis: a meta-analysis. IJTLD 2015, Nov;19(11):1339-47. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0209. PMID: 26467586.
  2. McGrath C, Diener L, Richardson B, Peacock-Villada E, John-Stewart G. Growth reconstitution following antiretroviral therapy and nutritional supplementation: a systematic review and meta analysis. AIDS 2015, Sep 24;29(15):2009-23. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000783. PMID: 26355573.
  3. Strauss-Albee D, Fukuyama J, Liang E, Jarrell J, Drake A, Kinuthia J, John-Stewart G, Holmes S, Blish C. Human natural killer cell repertoire diversity predicts HIV-1 acquisition. Sci Trans Med 2015, Jul 22;7(297):297ra115. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aac5722. PMID: 26203083.
  4. Onchiri F, Pavlinac P, Singa B, Naulikha J, Odundo E, Farquhar C, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Walson J. Frequency and Correlates of Malaria Over-Treatment In Areas of Differing Malaria Transmission in Rural Western Kenya. Malar J. 2015 Mar 1;14:97. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0613-7. PMID: 25890202.
  5. Jonnalagadda S, LaCourse S, Otieno P, Lohman-Payne B, Maleche-Obimbo L, Cranmer L, John-Stewart G. Incidence and correlates of tuberculosis interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) conversion among previously IGRA-negative HIV-1 infected postpartum women. Inter J TB and Lung Dis 2015, Jul;19(7):792-8. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0878. PMID: 2605610.
  6. Chohan B, Tapia K, Benki-Nugent S, Khasimwa B, Ngayo M, Obimbo E, Wamalwa D, Overbaugh J, John-Stewart G. Nevirapine resistance in previously nevirapine-unexposed HIV-1 infected Kenyan infants initiating early antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Res Human Retro 2015, Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25819584.
  7. Milligan C, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Nduati R, Overbaugh J. Passively acquired ADCC activity in HIV-infected infants correlated with survival. Cell 2015, Apr 8;17(4):500-6. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2015.03.002. PMID: 25856755.
  8. Onchiri F, Pavlinac P, Singa B, Naulikha J, Farquhar C, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Walson J. Frequency and correlates of malaria overtreatment in Western Kenya. Malar J. 2015 Mar 1;14:97. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0613-7. PMID: 25890202
  9. Kinuthia J, Kohler P, Okanda J, Olilo G, Odhiambo F, John-Stewart G. A Community-Based Assessment of Correlates of Facility Delivery among HIV-infected Women in Western Kenya. BMC Preg and Childbirth 2015, Feb 25;15:46. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0467-6. PMID: 25885458.
  10. Cranmer L, Kanyungo M, Lohman-Payne B, Tapia K, John-Stewart G. Tuberculosis IFN-g responses in breastmilk of HIV-infected mothers. I J Tuberc Lung Dis 2015, Feb;19(2):141-3. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0384. PMID: 25574910.
  11. Wagner A, Slyker J, Langat A, Adhiambo J, Benki-Nugent S, Tapia K, Njuguna I, Wamalwa D, John-Stewart G. Implications of Infant HIV Diagnosis in PMTCT versus Hospital: Correlates and Outcomes. BMC Pediatrics 2015, Feb 15;15:10. doi: 10.1186/s12887-015-0325-8. PMID: 25886564
  12. Djomand G, Gao H, Singa B, Hornston S, Bennett E, Odek J, McClelland S, John-Stewart G, Bock N. Genital Infections Among HIV-infected women in HIV care programs in Kenya: Does syndromic predict etiological diagnosis? International J STD AIDS 2015, pii: 0956462415568982. PMID: 25614522.
  13. Masese L, Baeten J, Richardson B, Bukusi E, John-Stewart G, Graham S, Shafi J, Kiarie J, Overbaugh J, McClelland S. Changes in the Contribution of Genital Tract Infections to HIV acquisition among Kenyan High-Risk Women from 1993 to 2012. AIDS 2015, in press.
  14. O’Malley G, Beima-Sofie K, Feris L, Shepard-Perry M, Hamunime N, John-Stewart G, Kaindjee-Tjituka F, Brandt L. “If I take my medicine, I will be strong:” Evaluation of a pediatric HIV disclosure intervention in Namibia. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2015 Jan 1;68(1):e1-e7.PMID: 25296096
  15. Ásbjörnsdóttir KH, Slyker JA, Maleche-Obimbo E, Wamalwa D, Otieno P, Gichuhi CM, John-Stewart G. Breastfeeding Is Associated with Decreased Risk of Hospitalization among HIV-Exposed, Uninfected Kenyan Infants.  J Hum Lact. 2016 Aug;32(3):NP61-6. doi: 10.1177/0890334415607854. Epub 2015 Sep 30. PMID: 26423513.
  16. Pintye J, Langat A, Singa B, Kinuthia J, Odeny B, Katana A, Nganga L, John-Stewart G, McGrath C. Maternal tenofovir dispoxil fumarate use in pregnancy and growth outcomes among HIV-exposed uninfected infants in Kenya.  Infect Dis Obstet and Gyn 2015, ID 276851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/276851.
  17. Milligan C, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Nduati R, Overbaugh J. FcγRIIa and FcγRIIIa genotypes in HIV mother-to-child transmission. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 14;2(4):ofv149. eCollection PMID 26613093.
  18. Guthrie BL, Introini A, Roxby AC, Choi RY, Bosire R, Lohman-Payne B, Hirbod T, Farquhar C, Broliden K. Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Use Is Associated With Elevated Innate Immune Effector Molecules in Cervicovaginal Secretions of HIV-1-Uninfected Women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 May 1;69(1):1-10.
  19. Pavlinac PB, Naulikha JM, John-Stewart GC, Onchiri FM, Okumu AO, Sitati R, Cranmer LM, Lokken EM, Singa BO, Walson JL. Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteremia among acutely febrile children in Western Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Nov 4;93(5):1087-91. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0365. Epub 2015 Aug 31. PMID: 26324730.

2014

  1. Kohler P, Ondenge K, Mills L, Okanda J, Kinuthia J, Olilo G, Odhiambo F, Laserson K, Zierler B, Voss J, John-Stewart G. Shame, guilt, and stress: Community perceptions of barriers to engaging in PMTCT programs in Western Kenya. AIDS Pat Care & STDs 2014 Dec;28(12):643-51. doi: 10.1089/apc.2014.0171. PMID: 25361205.
  2. Chung M, Beck I, Dross S, Tapia K, Kiarie J, Richardson B, Overbaugh J, Sakr S, John-Stewart G, Frenkel L. Inexpensive Assay Detects Transmitted HIV Drug Resistance Associated with Virologic Failure among Antiretroviral-Naïve Adults in Kenya. JAIDS 2014 Nov 1;67(3):246-53. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000312.PMID: 25140907Baeten J, Donnell D, Mugo N, Ndase P, Thomas K, Campbell J, Wangisi J, Tappero J, Bukusi E, Cohen C, Katabira E, Ronald A, Tumwasigye E, Were E, Fife K, Kiarie J, Farquhar C, John-Stewart G, Kidoguchi L, Coombs R, Hendrix C, Marzinke M, Frenkel L, Haberer J, Bangsberg D, Celum C. Single-agent tenofovir versus combination emtricitabine/tenofovir for pre-exposure prophylaxis against HIV-1 acquisition. Lancet Infect Dis 2014, 2014 Nov;14(11):1055-64. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)70937-5. Epub 2014 Oct 7.PMID: 25300863.
  3. Kohler P, Okanda J, Kinuthia J, Mills L, Olilo G, Odhiambo F, Layserson K, Zierler B, Voss J, John-Stewart G. Community-based evaluation of PMTCT uptake in Nyanza Province, Western Kenya. PLoS ONE 2014, Oct 31;9(10):e110110. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110110. eCollection 2014. PMID: 25360758.
  4. Njuguna I, Ambler G, Reilly M, Ondondo B, Kanyungo M, Lohman-Payne B, Gichuhi C, Borthwick N, Black A, Mehedi S-R, Sun J, Maleche-Obimbo, Chohan B, John-Stewart G, Jaoko W, Hanke T. Ped Vacc 002: A phase I/II randomized clinical trial of MVA.HIVA vaccine administered to infants born to human immunodeficiency virus type 1-positive mothers in Nairobi. Vaccine 2014, Oct 7;32(44):5801-8. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.08.034. Epub 2014 Aug 27.PMID: 25173484.
  5. Lohman-Payne B, Sandifer T, OhAinle M, Crudder , Lynch J, Omenda M, Moraa J, Fowke K, John-Stewart G, Farquhar C. In utero infection with HIV-1 associated with suppressed lymphoproliferative responses at birth. Clin Exp Imm 2014, Oct;178(1):86-93. doi: 10.1111/cei.12386.PMID: 24853045.
  6. Gasper M, Kunwar P, Itaya G, Lejarcegui N, Bosire R, Maleche-Obimbo E, Wamalwa D, Slyker J, Overbaugh J, Horton H, Sodora D, John-Stewart G, Lohman-Payne B. NK cell and T cell subset distributions and activation influence susceptibility to perinatal HIV-1 infection. AIDS 2014. Oct;178(1):86-93. doi: 10.1111/cei.12386.PMID: 24853045.
  7. Akullian A, Kohler P, Kinuthia J, Laserson K, Mills L, Okanda J, Olilo G, Ombok M, Odhiambo F, Rao D, Wakefield J, John-Stewart G. Geographic distribution of HIV stigma among women of childbearing age in rural Kenya. AIDS 2014, Oct;178(1):86-93. doi: 10.1111/cei.12386.PMID: 24853045.
  8. Beima-Sofie K, John-Stewart G, Shah B, Wamalwa D, Maleche-Obimbo E, Kelley M. Using health provider insights to improve pediatric HIV disclosure: a qualitative study and practice model from Kenya. AIDS Patient Care and STDs 2014 Oct;28(10):555-64. doi: 10.1089/apc.2014.0040. Epub 2014 Sep 12.PMID: 25216105.
  9. Roxby A, Unger J, Slyker J, Kinuthia J, Lewis A, John-Stewart G, Walson J. A lifecycle approach to HIV prevention in African women and children. Current HIV/AIDS Reports 2014, Jun;11(2):119-27. Review. PMID: 2465934.
  10. Slyker J, Casper C, Tapia K, Richardson B, Bunts L, Huang ML, Wamalwa D, Benki-Nugent S, John-Stewart G. Accelerated suppression of primary EBV infection in HIV-infected infants initiating lopinavir/ritonavir-based versus nevirapine-based combination antiretroviral therapy. Clin Infect Dis 2014, May;58(9):1333-7. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu088. Epub 2014 Feb 18. PMID: 24550373.
  11. Slyker J, Patterson J, Ambler G, Richardson B, Maleche-Obimbo E, Bosire R, Mbori-Ngacha D, Farquhar C, John-Stewart G. Correlates and outcomes of preterm birth in HIV-1 exposed uninfected infants. BMC Preg Childbirth, 2014 Jan 8;14:7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-7. PMID: 24397463.
  12. Bigham A, Mackelprang R, Celum C, De Bruyn G, Beima-Sofie K, John-Stewart G, Ronald A, Mugo N, Buckingham K, Bamshad M, Mullins J, McElrath MJ, Lingappa J. Common variation in host genes interacting with HIV-1 during the virus replication cycle are associated with heterosexual HIV-1 acquisition in Africans. JAIDS 2014, in press.
  13. Mugo N, Hong T, Celum C, Donnell D, Bukusi E, John-Stewart G, Wangisi J, Were E, Heffron R, Matthews L, Morrison S, Ngure K, Baetan J.Pregnancy Incidence and Outcomes among Women Receiving Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: A Randomized Trial. JAMA 2014, Jul 23-30;312(4):362-71. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.8735.PMID: 25038355.
  14. Mackelprang RD, Bosire R, Guthrie BL, Choi RY, Liu AY, Gatuguta A, Rositch AF, Kiarie JN, Farquhar C. 2014. High rates of separation among heterosexual HIV-discordant couples. AIDS and Behavior. 18(1):189-93.[PMCID: PMC3981202]

2017

  1. Mosites E, Sammons M, Otiang E, Eng A, Noecker C, Manor O, Hilton S, Thumbi SM, Onyango C, Garland-Lewis G, Call DR, Njenga MK, Wasserheit JN, Zambriski JA, Walson JL, Palmer GH, Montgomery J, Borenstein E, Omore R, Rabinowitz PM. Microbiome sharing between children, livestock and household surfaces in western Kenya. PLoS One. 2017 Feb 2;12(2):e0171017. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171017.
  2. Asbjornsdottir KH, Means AR, Werkman M, Walson JL. Prospects for elimination of soil- transmitted helminths.Accepted for publication, June 3 2017, Current Opinion in Infectous Diseases. [Review]
  3. Deichsel E, Walson J, Tickell K, Long J, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Jumbe S. Challenges in assessing combined interventions to promote linear growth.Accepted for publication, May 2017, Am J Trop Med Hyg. [Original Work]
  4. Gomez L, Crowell C, Njuguna I, Cranmer L, Wamalwa D, Chebet D, Otieno V, Maleche-Obimbo E, Gladstone M, John-Stewart G, Benki-Nugent S. Improved neurodevelopment following antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected children. Ped Infect Dis J 2017, in press.
  5. Hossain M, Choudhury N, Abdullah KAB, Mondal P, Jackson AA, Walson J, Ahmed T. Evidence- based approaches to childhood stunting in low and middle income countries: a systematic review.Arch Dis in Child, 2017 May. 1-7. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2016-311050. [Review]
  6. Jourdan PM, Montreso A, Walson JL. Building on the success of soil-transmitted helminth control – The future of deworming. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 2017 Apr. 11(4): e0005497. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005497. PMCID:PMC5398509. [Original Work]
  7. Levine GA, Walson JL, Atlas HE, Lamberti LM, Pavlinac PB, 2017. Defining Pediatric Diarrhea in Low-Resource Settings.Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (JPIDS) 2017; Epub May 15
  8. Mosites E, Sammons M, Otiang E, Eng A, Noecker C, Manor O, Hilton S, Thumbi SM, Onyango C, Garland-Lewis G, Call DR, Njenga MK, Wasserheit JN, Zambriski JA, Walson JL, Palmer GH, Montgomery J, Borenstein E, Omore R, Rabinowitz PM. Microbiome sharing between children, livestock and household surfaces in Western Kenya. PLoS One, 2017 Feb. 12(2):e0171017. PMCID:PMC5289499. [Original Work]
  9. Naila N, Nahar B, Lazarus M, Ritter G, Hossain M, Mahfuz M, Ahmed T, Denno D, Walson J, Ickes S. “Those who care much understand much.” Maternal perceptions of children’s appetite: perspectives from urban and rural caregivers of diverse parenting experience in Bangladesh.Matern Child Nutr. Child Nutr. 2017;e12473. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn. [Original Work]
  10. Storey H, Singa B, Naulikha J, Horton H, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Walson J. Helminth infection is not associated with compromised antibody responses to previously administered measles and tetanus vaccines among HIV-1 infected, ART naïve Kenyan adults.Parasite Epidemiology and Control 2017; 2 (1): 13-20.
  11. Taitt CR, Leski TA, Erwin DP, Odundo EA, Kipkemoi NC, Ndonye JN, Kirera RK, Ombogo AN, Walson JL, Pavlinac PB, Hulseberg C, Vora GJ, 2017. Antimicrobial resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae stool isolates circulating in Kenya.PLoS One 2017; 12(6): e0178880
  12. Von Saint Andre-von Arnim A, Jamal S, John-Stewart G, Musa N, Roberts J, Stanberry L, Howard C. Pediatric respiratory support technology and practices: a global survey. Healthcare 2017, 21:5(3):pii: E34.doi:10.3390/healthcare5030034. PMID:28754002.

2016

  1. Arndt M, Richardson B, Ahmed T, Mahfuz M, Haque R, John-Stewart G, Denno D, Petri W, Kosek M, Walson J. Fecal markers of environmental enteropathy and subsequent growth in Bangladeshi children. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2016;pii16-0098.
  2. Pavlinac PB, Lokken EM, Walson JL, Richardson BA, Crump JA, John-Stewart G. Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteremia in adults and children: A systematic review and meta-analysis. IJTLD 2016, 20 (7):895-902. PMID 27287641.
  3. Tickell KD, Denno DM. Inpatient management of children with severe acute malnutrition: a review of WHO guidelines. Bull World Health Organ. 2016 Sep 1;94(9):642-651.
  4. Tickell KD, Walson JL. Nutritional Enteric Failure: Neglected Tropical Diseases and Childhood Stunting. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr 28;10(4):e0004523. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004523. No abstract available. PMID: 27124296
  5. Tickell KD, Lokken EM, Schaafsma TT, Goldberg J, Lannon SM. Lower respiratory tract disorder hospitalizations among children born via elective early-term delivery. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;29(11):1871-6. PMID: 26302650
  6. Means AR, Jacobson J, Mosher AW, Walson JL. Integrated Healthcare Delivery: A Qualitative Research Approach to Identifying and Harmonizing Perspectives of Integrated Neglected Tropical Disease Programs. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Oct 24;10(10):e0005085.
  7. Means AR, Ásbjörnsdóttir K, Mwandawiro C, Rollinson D, Jacobson J, Littlewood T, Walson JL. Sustaining Progress towards NTD Elimination: An Opportunity to Leverage Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Programs to Interrupt Transmission of Soil-Transmitted Helminths. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jul 14;10(7):e0004737.
  8. Arndt MB, Richardson BA, Ahmed T, Mahfuz M, Haque R, John-Stewart GC, Denno DM, Petri WA Jr, Kosek M, Walson JL; in coordination with the MAL-ED Network Project. Fecal Markers of Environmental Enteropathy and Subsequent Growth in Bangladeshi Children. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Sep 7;95(3):694-701. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0098.

2015

  1. Mosites EM1, Rabinowitz PM2, Thumbi SM3, Montgomery JM4, Palmer GH5, May S6, Rowhani-Rahbar A1, Neuhouser ML7, Walson JL8. The Relationship between Livestock Ownership and Child Stunting in Three Countries in Eastern Africa Using National Survey Data. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 11;10(9):e0136686. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136686. eCollection 2015.
  2. McGrath C, Diener L, Richardson B, Peacock-Villada E, John-Stewart G. Growth reconstitution following antiretroviral therapy and nutritional supplementation: a systematic review and meta analysis. AIDS 2015, Sep 24;29(15):2009-23. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000783. PMID: 26355573.
  3. Pavlinac P, Denno D, John-Stewart G, Onchiri F, Naulikha J, Odundo E, Hulseberg C, Singa B, Manhart L, Walson J. Failure of syndrome-based diarrhea management guidelines to detect Shigella infections in Kenyan children. J Pediatr Infect Dis 2015, Jul 12. pii: piv037. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26407275.
  4. Pavlinac PB, Tickell KD, Walson JL. Management of diarrhea in HIV-affected infants and children. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2015 Jan;13(1):5-8. doi: 0.1586/14787210.2015.981157. Epub 2014 Nov 11. PMID: 25384353.
  5. Benki-Nugent S, Eshelman C, Wamalwa D, Langat A, Tapia K, Okinyi HM, John-Stewart Correlates of age at attainment of developmental milestones in HIV-infected infants receiving early antiretroviral therapy. G.Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Jan;34(1):55-61. doi: 0.1097/INF.0000000000000526.PMID: 25144793.

2014

  1. Denno DM, VanBuskirk K, Nelson ZC, Musser CA, Hay Burgess DC, Tarr PI. Use of the lactulose to mannitol ratio to evaluate childhood environmental enteric dysfunction: a systematic review. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S213-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu541. Review. PMID: 25305289.
  2. Pavlinac P, John-Stewart G, Naulikha J, Onchiri F, Denno D, Odundo E, Singa B, Richardson B, Walson J. High-risk enteric pathogens associated with HIV-infection and –exposure in Kenyan children with acute diarrhea. AIDS 2014, Sep 24;28(15):2287-96. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000396.PMID: 25028987.
  3. Pavlinac P, Naulikha J, Chaba L, Kimani N, Sangare L, Yuhas K, Singa B, John-Stewart G, Walson J. Water filter provision and educational reinforcement reduce diarrhea in Kenyan HIV-infected adults and their household members. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014, Aug;91(2):273-80. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0552. Epub 2014 May 19.PMID: 24842881.

2017

  1. Kinuthia J, Richardson A, Drake AL, Matemo D, Unger JA, McClelland RS, John-Stewart G. Sexual Behavior and Vaginal Practices during Pregnancy and Postpartum: Implications for HIV Prevention Strategies. 2017; 74(2): 142-9.
  2. Ngure K, Trinidad SB, Beima-Sofie K, Baeten J, Mugo N, Bukusi E, Heffron R, John-Stewart G, Kelley M.The role of intimate partners in women’s participation in research during pregnancy: a case study from a PrEP demonstration project. BMC Reproductive Health 2017, in press.
  3. Odhiambo C, Omolo P, Oyaro B, Williamson J, Kinuthia J, Matemo D, Drake AL, John- Stewart G, Zeh C. Establishment of Reference Intervals During Normal Pregnancy Through Six Months Postpartum in Western Kenya.PLoS ONE. 2017; 12(4): e0175546.
  4. Odhiambo C, Omolo P, Oyaro B, Williamson J, Kinuthia J, Matemo D, Drake A, John-Stewart G, Zeh C. Establishment of reference intervals for immune-hematologic and clinical chemistry parameters during normal pregnancy in western Kenya.PLoS ONE 2017;12 (4)e0175546.doi:10.1371. PMID:28399133.
  5. Pintye J, Beima-Sofie K, Kimemia G, Ngure K, Brown Trinidad S, Heffron R, Baeten J, Odoyo J, Mugo N, Bukusi E, Kelley M, John-Stewart G. “I did not want to give birth to a child who has HIV”: Experiences using PrEP during pregnancy among HIV-uninfected Kenyan women in HIV-serodiscordant couples.JAIDS 2017, ul 31. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001516. PMID:28777265
  6. Pintye J, Drake A, Kinuthia J, Unger JA, Matemo D, Heffron R, Barnabas R, Kohler P, McClelland RS, John-Stewart G. A risk assessment tool for identifying pregnant and postpartum women who may benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2017; 64(6): 751-8. PMID: 27519258, PMCID in process.
  7. Pintye J, Drake A, Unger JA, Matemo D, Kinuthia J, McClelland RS, John-Stewart G. Male partner circumcision associated with lower Trichomonas vaginalis incidence among pregnant and postpartum Kenyan women: a prospective cohort study. 2017; 93(2): 137-143.
  8. Pintye J, Baeten J, Celum C, Mugo N, Ngure K, Were E, Bukusi E, John-Stewart G, Heffron R. Maternal tenofovir disoproxil fumarate use during pregnancy is not associated with adverse perinatal outcomes among HIV-infected East African women: a prospective study. J Infect Dis 2017, in press.
  9. Unger J, Kinuthia J, John-Stewart G. Texting condolences: adapting mHealth programs after unexpected pregnancy or infant outcomes.JMIR 2017, in press.
  10. Velonjara J, Crouthamel B, O’Malley G, Wiggins M, Matemo D, John-Stewart G, Unger JA, Kinuthia K, Drake AL. Motherhood increases support for family planning support among Kenyan adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Gynecology. 2017

2016

  1. Pintye J, Drake A, Unger J, Matemo D, Kinuthia J, McClelland RS, John-Stewart G. Male partner circumcision associated with lower Trichomonas vaginalis incidence among pregnant and postpartum Kenyan women: a prospective cohort study. Sex Transm Infect 2016, in press.
  2. Ronen K, McGrath C, Langat A, Kinuthia J, Omolo D, Singa B, Katana A, Nganga L, John-Stewart G. Gaps in adolescent engagement in antenatal care and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services in Kenya.  JAIDS 2016, in press.

2015

  1. Pyra M, Heffron R, Mugo NR, Nanda K, Thomas KK, Celum C, Kourtis AP, Were E, Rees H, Bukusi E, Baeten JM; HSV/HIV Transmission Study and Partners PrEP Study Teams. Effectiveness of hormonal contraception in HIV-infected women using antiretroviral therapy: a prospective study. AIDS. In press. NIHMS: 711405.
  2. Perrier T, Dell N, DeRenzi B, Anderson R, Kinuthia J, Unger J, John-Stewart G. Engaging Pregnant Women in Kenya with a Hybrid Computer-Human SMS Communication System. CHI 2015, in press.
  3. Liu AY, Lohman-Payne b, Chung MH, Kiarie JN, Kinuthia J, Slyker JA, Richardson BA, Overbaugh J, Farquhar C, John-Stewart GC. (2012). Maternal Plasma and Breastmilk Viral Loads are Associated with HIV-1-specific Cellular Immune Responses among HIV-1 Exposed, Uninfected Infants in Kenya. Clin Exp Immunol 2015, Jun;180(3):509-19. doi: 10.1111/cei.12599. Epub 2015 Apr 20. PMID: 25652232.
  4. Callegari LS, Borrero S, Reiber G, Nelson KM, Zephyrin L, Sayre GG, Katon JG. Reproductive life planning in primary care: a qualitative study of women Veterans’ perceptions. Women’s Health Issues. Jun 27 2015 [Epub ahead of print].
  5. Callegari LS, Zhao X, Nelson KM, et al. Contraceptive adherence among women Veterans with mental illness and substance use disorder. Contraception. May 2015;91(5):386-392.
  6. Callegari LS, Ma E, Schwarz EB. Preconception care and reproductive planning in primary care. The Medical clinics of North America. May 2015;99(3):663-682.
  7. Torvie AJ, Callegari LS, Schiff M, Debeic KE. Labor and delivery outcomes among young adolescents. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Apr 30 2015 [Epub ahead of print].
  8. Gray KE, Katon JG, Callegari LS, Cordasco KM, Zephyrin LC. Gynecologists in the VA: Do they enhance availability of gender-specific services in the emergency department? Med Care. Apr 2015;53 Suppl 4 Suppl 1:S76-S80.

2014

  • Katon, J, Mattocks K, Zephyrin L, Reiber G, Yano E, Callegari LS, Brandt C, Haskell S. Gestational Diabetes and Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy among Women Veterans Deployed in Service of Operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. J Womens Health (Larchmt). Oct 2014;23(10):792-800.
  • Callegari LS, Nelson KM, Arterburn DE, Prager SW, Schiff M, Schwarz EB. Obesity and lack of effective contraception among adult women in the United States. Contraception 2014 Sep;90(3):265-71.
  • Unger J, Richardson B, Otieno P, Farquhar C, Wamalwa D, Bosire R, John-Stewart G. Non-scheduled cesarean section and HIV-1 disease progression in a Kenyan cohort. BMC Preg and Childbirth 2014, Aug 3;14:257. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-257.PMID: 25086834.
  • Callegari LS, Zhao X, Nelson KM, Lehavot K, Bradley KA, Borrero S. Associations of mental illness and substance use disorders with prescription contraception use among women veterans. Contraception 2014 Jul;90(1):97-103.
  • Callegari LS, Sterling LA, Zelek ST, Hawes SE, Reed SD. Interpregnancy body mass index change and success of term vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2014 Apr;210(4):330 e1-7.
  • Drake A, Wagner A, Richardson B, John-Stewart G. Incident HIV During Pregnancy and Postpartum and risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS Medicine 2014, Feb 25;11(2):e1001608. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001608. eCollection 2014 Feb. Review. PMID: 24586123.
  • Callegari LS, Darney BG, Godfrey EM, Sementi O, Dunsmoor-Su R, Prager SW. Evidence-Based Selection of Candidates for the Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device (IUD). J Am Board Fam Med 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):26-33.
  • Heffron R, Donnell D, Kiarie J, Rees H, Ngure K, Mugo N, Were E, Celum C, Baeten JM; Partners in Prevention HSV/HIV Transmission Study. A prospective study of the effect of pregnancy on CD4 counts and plasma HIV-1 RNA concentrations of antiretroviral-naive HIV-1-infected women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014;65:231-6. PMCID: 3898601.
  • Mugo NR, Hong T, Celum C, Donnell D, Bukusi EA, John-Stewart G, Wangisi J, Were E, Heffron R, Matthews L, Morrison S, Ngure K, Baeten JM; Partners PrEP Study Team. Pregnancy incidence and outcomes among women receiving preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014;312:362-71. PMCID: 4362516.
  • Matthews LT, Heffron R, Mugo NR, Cohen CR, Hendrix CW, Celum C, Bangsberg DR, Baeten JM; Partners PrEP Study Team. High medication adherence during periconception periods among HIV-1-uninfected women participating in a clinical trial of antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014;67:91-7. PMCID: 4149628.
  • Heffron R, Mugo N, Were E, Kiarie J, Bukusi EA, Mujugira A, Frenkel L, Donnell D, Ronald A, Celum C, Baeten JM; Partners PrEP Study Team. Preexposure prophylaxis is efficacious for HIV-1 prevention among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception. AIDS. 2014;28:2771-6. PMCID: 4266161.