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John Song, Mahboobeh Safaeian, Steffanie Strathdee, David Vlahov, David Celentano
Cross-sectional investigations of homelessness have many potential biases. Data from 2,452 individuals enrolled in a longitudinal cohort study of Baltimore, Maryland, residents recruited in 1988–1989 with a history of injection drug use were...
Evan Wood, Thomas Kerr, Julio S Montaner, Steffanie A Strathdee, Alex Wodak, Catherine A Hankins, Martin T Schechter, Mark W Tyndall
Many cities throughout the world are experiencing ongoing infectious disease and overdose epidemics among illicit injection drug users (IDUs). In particular, HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) have become endemic in many settings and bacterial...
K. Shannon, T. Kerr, S. A. Strathdee, J. Shoveller, J. S. Montaner, M. W. Tyndall
Rights violations and abuses experienced by female sex workers are seldom considered in discussions of violence against women, as shown by a review of the global scope and magnitude of gender based violence. The United Nations Convention on the...
Steffanie A. Strathdee, Timothy B. Hallett, Natalie Bobrova, Tim Rhodes, Robert Booth, Reychad Abdool, Catherine A. Hankins
We systematically reviewed reports about determinants of HIV infection in injecting drug users from 2000 to 2009, classifying findings by type of environmental influence. We then modelled changes in risk environments in regions with severe HIV...
Evan Wood, Thomas Kerr, Anita Palepu, Ruth Zhang, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Mark W. Tyndall, Robert S. Hogg
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Angela M. Robertson, Daniela Abramovitz, M. Gudelia Rangel, Gustavo Martinez, Thomas L. Patterson, Monica D. Ulibarri, Alicia Vera, Nabila El-Bassel, Steffanie A. Strathdee
This paper outlines a bi-national, multidisciplinary effort to develop and implement a study protocol for research on the social context and epidemiology of HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STI), and high risk behaviors among FSWs and their non...
S.A. Strathdee, S. Shoptaw, T.P. Dyer, V.M. Quan, A. Aramrattana, the Substance Use Scientific Committee of the HIV Prevention Trials Network
Recent breakthroughs in HIV-prevention science led us to evaluate the current state of combination HIV-prevention for injection drug users (IDUs). We review the recent literature focusing on possible reasons why coverage of prevention interventions...
K. V. Heath, P. G. Cornelisse, S. A. Strathdee, A. Palepu, M. L. Miller, M. T. Schechter, M. V. O'Shaughnessy, R. S. Hogg
Young Aboriginal men face marginalization distinct in cause but similar in pattern to those seen among men who have sex with men (MSM) and may be at increased risk for HIV infection. We compared sociodemographic characteristics and risk taking...