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  1. The Impact of Anticipated HIV Stigma on Delays in HIV Testing Behaviors: Findings from a Community-Based Sample of Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in New York City, Sarit A. Golub and Kristi E. Gamarel, AIDS Patient Care and STDs (2013)

    This study examines the association between anticipated stigma – the expectation of rejection or discrimination against by others in the event of seroconversion – and HIV testing behaviors among a sample of men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 11:39am

  2. Occupationally Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: National Case Surveillance Data During 20 Years of the HIV Epidemic in the United States, Do et al., Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (2003)

    This article explores the incidence of occupationally acquired HIV in health care and laboratory settings in the United States. The study analyzed case data from two surveillance mechanisms, the HIV/AIDS Reporting System and the National Surveillance for ...

    admin - 10/29/2019 4:14pm

  3. HIV Transmission in the United States: Considerations of Viral Load, Risk Behavior, and Health Disparities, H. Irene Hall, David R. Holtgrave, Tian Tang, and Philip Rhodes, AIDS and Behavior (March 2013)

    This article assesses how viral load, risk behavior, and health disparities contribute to HIV transmission. The authors found that persons who are unaware of their status are more than three times as likely to transmit HIV than those who are aware of thei ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 12:05pm

  4. Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Exposure: Research and Policy Agenda, Zita Lazzarini, Carol L. Galletly, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Dini Harsono, Elaine O’Keefe, Merrill Singer, and Robert J. Levine, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This article describes the areas of concern surrounding the continued implementation HIV-specific criminal laws and sentence enhancements. The authors refer to research on the harmful effects these laws can have on individual behavior as well as public he ...

    admin - 7/22/2019 4:40pm

  5. “Notify Your Partners – It’s the Law”: HIV Providers and Mandatory Disclosure, Bronwen Lichtenstein, PhD, Kathryn Whetten, PhD, and Casey Rubenstein, MSW, Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2013)

    This study examines HIV counseling practices in Alabama and North Carolina – states with different HIV control laws but similar HIV epidemiology. Both states require mandatory disclosure, but North Carolina’s public health code features an additional seve ...

    admin - 5/6/2018 12:08pm

  6. Public Health Consequences of State Immigration Laws, Vivianne R. Aponte-Rivera, MD and Boadie W. Dunlop, MD, Southern Medical Association (2011)

    This article discusses Georgia’s anti-immigrant law, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011, which targets not only undocumented persons, but also individuals who may be considered as helping an undocumented immigrant avoid detection b ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 12:07pm

  7. HIV Criminal Prosecutions and Public Health: An Examination of the Empirical Research; Patrick O’Byrne, Alyssa Bryan, and Marie Roy; Medical Humanities (July 2013)

    Using studies conducted in the United Kingdom, Canada, and several American states, this article analyzes awareness of HIV criminal laws, perceptions of the laws, and the laws' effect on public health. The authors found that the majority of survey re ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 2:05pm

  8. Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in the United States and the Criminalization of Sex Work; Margaret Wurth, Rebecca Schleifer, Megan McLemore, Katherine Todrys, and Joseph Amon; Journal of the International AIDS Society (May 2013)

    This article advocates for the decriminalization of sex work and examines the effects of the practice by police of using condom possession as evidence of prostitution-related offenses. The authors found that this police practice can diminish condom use am ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/28/2014 2:20pm

  9. Social Network Approaches to Recruitment, HIV Prevention, Medical Care, and Medication Adherence, Carl A. Latkin, et al., Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (2013)

    This article examines opportunities for recruitment, intervention, and research using social networks (including those online via social media) and network analysis as tools for HIV risk behavior change. Risk behaviors are linked to social networks and us ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  10. With Child, Without Rights?: Restoring a Pregnant Woman’s Right to Refuse Medical Treatment through the HIV Lens, Michael Ulrich, Yale Journal of Law & Feminism (2012)

    This Yale Journal of Law & Feminism article explores whether a state may compel an HIV positive pregnant woman to undergo treatment that might reduce the chances of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). The author uses case law surrounding the right to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/22/2019 4:47pm

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