Global Health Research

Jessica Haberer, MD, MS | Lynn T. Matthews, MD, MPH | Mark Siedner, MD | Alexander Tsai, MD

Jessica Haberer, MD, MS

Haberer JE, Musiimenta A, Atukunda EC, Musinguzi N, Wyatt MA, Ware NC, Bangsberg DR. SMS reminders plus real-time adherence monitoring improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda. AIDS. 2016 May 15;30(8):1295-300.


Haberer JE, Bangsberg D, Baeten JM, Curran K, Koechlin F, Amico A, Anderson P, Mugo N, Venter F, Caceres C, O’Reilly K. Defining success with HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: A prevention-effective adherence paradigm. AIDS. 2015. Jul 17;29(11):1277-85.


Haberer JE, Baeten JM, Campbell J, Wangisi J, Katabira E, Ronald A, Tumwesigye E, Psaros C, Safren SA, Ware NC, Thomas KK, Donnell D, Krows M, Kidoguchi L, Celum C, Bangsberg DR. Adherence to antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention: a substudy cohort within a clinical trial of serodiscordant couples in East Africa. PLoS Med. 2013;10(9):e1001511.

Lynn T. Matthews, MD, MPH

Matthews, LT; Smit JA, Cu-Uvin S, Cohan D.  Antiretrovirals and safer conception for HIV-serodiscordant couples.  Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2012 Nov; 7(6): 569-578.


Matthews LT, Moore L, Kaida A, Milford C, Greener R, Mosery FN, Psaros C, Safren S, Bangsberg DR,  Smit JA.  South African women with recent pregnancy rarely know partner's HIV status:  implications for interventions targeting HIV serodiscordant couples. BMC Public Health, 2014 August 14; 14(1): 843.  [Epub ahead of print]


Matthews LT, Heffron R, Mugo NR, Cohen CR, Hendrix CW, Celum C, Bangsberg DR, Baeten JM. 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 Sept 1; 67(1):91-7.


Matthews LT, Ribaudo HB, Kaida A,  Bennett K, Musinguzi N, Siedner MJ, Kabakyenga J, Hunt PW, Boum Y, Haberer JE, Bangsberg D. HIV-infected Ugandan women on antiretroviral therapy maintain HIV-1 RNA suppression across periconception, pregnancy, and postpartum periods. JAIDS, 2016 Apr 1; 71(4): 399-406.


Khidir H, C Psaros, L Greener, K O’Neil, M Mathenjwa, FN Mosery, L Moore, DR Bangsberg, SA Safren, A Harrison, JA Smit, LT Matthews.  Developing a safer conception intervention for men living with HIV in South Africa.  AIDS and Behavior, Epub 13 February 2017.

Mark Siedner, MD

Siedner MJ, Kim JH, Nakku RS, Bibangambah P, Hemphill L, Triant VA, Haberer JE, Martin JN, Mocello AR, Boum Y, Kwon DS, Tracy RP, Burdo T, Huang Y, Cao H, Okello S, Bangsberg DR, Hunt PW. Persistent immune activation and carotid atherosclerosis in HIV-infected Ugandans receiving antiretroviral therapy. J Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 1;213(3):370-8.


Siedner MJ, Ng CK, Bassett IV, Katz IT, Bangsberg DR, Tsai AC. Trends in CD4 Count at presentation to care and treatment initiation in sub-Saharan Africa, 2002-2013: A meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 1;60(7):1120-7.


Siedner MJ, Santorino D, Lankowski AJ, Kanyesigye M, Bwana MB, Haberer JE, Bangsberg DR. A combination SMS and transportation reimbursement intervention to improve HIV care following abnormal CD4 test results in rural Uganda: A prospective observational cohort study. BMC Med. 2015 Jul 6;13:160.


Siedner MJ, Cranmer H, Gostin L, Kraemer JD. Strengthening the Detection and Early Response to Public Health Emergencies: Lessons from the West Africa Ebola Epidemic. PLoS Med. 2015 24 Mar;12(3):e1001804.

Alexander Tsai, MD

Tsai AC, Bangsberg DR, Frongillo EA, Hunt PW, Muzoora C, Martin JN, Weiser SD. Food insecurity, depression and the modifying role of social support among people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Uganda. Soc Sci Med 2012 Jun;74(12):2012-2019.


Katz IT, Ryu AE, Onuegbu AG, Psaros C, Weiser SD, Bangsberg DR, Tsai AC. Impact of HIV-related stigma on HIV treatment adherence: systematic review, meta-synthesis, and conceptual model. J Int AIDS Soc 2013 Nov 13;16(Suppl 2):18640.


Venkataramani AS, Brigell R, O’Brien R, Chatterjee P, Kawachi I, Tsai AC. Economic opportunity, health behaviours, and health outcomes in the USA: a population-based cross-sectional study. Lancet Public Health 2016 Nov;1(1):e18-e25. Comment: Katikireddi SV. Economic opportunity: a determinant of health? Lancet Public Health 2016 Nov; 1(1):e4-e5.


Tsai AC, Mendenhall E, Trostle JA, Kawachi I. Co-occurring epidemics, syndemics, and population health. Lancet 2017 Mar 4;389(10072):978-928. Comment: Hart L, Horton R. Syndemics: committing to a healthier future. Lancet 2017 Mar 4;389(10072):888-889.