• Peer Reviewed Publications (N = 87)

    2022

    Salazar, A.S., Nogueira, N.F., Rodriguez, V.J., Mantero, A.M., Cherenack, E.M., Raccamarich, P., Maddalon, M., Brophy, T., Montgomerie, E., Klatt, N.R., Jones, D.L., and Alcaide, M.L. (In press). A Syndemic Approach to Explore Factors Associated with Bacterial Vaginosis. AIDS & Behavior.

    Cristofari, N., Rodriguez, V.J., Jones, D.L., and Weiss, S.M. (In press). Understanding barriers and facilitators to voluntary medical male circumcision and spear and shield services from health professionals across Zambia. Translational Behavioral Medicine.

    Bowa, K., Rodriguez, V.J., Malik, F., Knight, J., Cristofari, N., Parrish, M.S., Jones, D.L., Zulu, R., and Weiss, S.M. (February, 2022). Dissemination of the Spear & Shield Project using a training of trainers model: A reflection on challenges and successes. Translational Behavioral Medicine.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Alcaide, M.L., Salazar, A.S., Montgomerie, K., Maddalon, M., and Jones, D.L. (January, 2022). Psychometric properties of a vaccine hesitancy scale adapted for COVID-19 vaccination among people with HIV. AIDS and Behavior. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-021-03350-5. PMID: 34138378.

     

    2021

    Peltzer, K., Abbamonte, J. M., Soni, M., Rodriguez, V. J., Lee, T. K., Weiss, S. M., & Jones, D. L. (December, 2021). Psychological and physical intimate partner violence and sexual risk behavior among South African couples: a dyadic analysis. AIDS Care, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2021.2016576

    Rodriguez, V. J., Abbamonte, J.M., Parrish, M. S., Jones, D.L., Weiss, S.M., Pallikkuth, S., Toborek, M., Alcaide, M.L., Jayaweera, D., Pahwa, S., Rundek, T., Hurwitz, B.E., and Kumar, M. (November, 2021). Predicting cardiovascular risk using a novel risk score in young and middle-age adults with HIV: associations with biomarkers and carotid atherosclerotic plaque. International Journal of AIDS and STDs. https://doi.org/10.1177/09564624211050335.

    Mandell, L. N., Parrish, M. S., Rodriguez, V. J., Alcaide, M. L., Weiss, S. M., Peltzer, K., & Jones, D. L. (2021). Blood Pressure, Depression, and Suicidal Ideation Among Pregnant Women with HIV. AIDS and Behavior, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-021-03486-4

    Rodriguez, V.J., La Barrie, D.L., Zegarac, M., and Shaffer, A.E. (August, 2021). A systematic review of parenting scales measurement invariance/equivalence by race and ethnicity: Recommendations for inclusive parenting research. Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911211038630. PMID: 34433286.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Are, F., Madden, A., Shaffer, A., and Suveg, C. (July, 2021). Intergenerational transmission of childhood maltreatment mediated by emotion dysregulation. Journal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-021-02020-3

    Matseke, M.G., Ruiter, R., Rodriguez, V.J., Peltzer, K., Jones, D.L., and Sifunda, S. (July, 2021). Male partner involvement and development of HIV-exposed Infants in Rural South Africa. AIDS and Behavior . http://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-021-03326-5. PMID: 34097210.

    Mandell, L. N., Rodriguez, V. J., Peltzer, K., Weiss, S. M., and Jones, D. L. (July, 2021). Fertility intentions of women living with HIV and their male partners during the perinatal period in rural South Africa. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 32(8):740-750. http://doi.org/10.1177/0956462420997447. PMID: 33769899.

    Shaffer, A., Rodriguez, V.J., Lindhiem, O., Kolko, D.J., and Pilkonis, P.A. (July, 2021). Measurement invariance of the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire across gender, racial, and ethnic groups in a representative US sample. Journal of Family Psychology.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X211030022.

    Jones, D.L., Salazar, A. S., Rodriguez, V.J., Balise, R. R., Uribe-Sarita, C., Morgan, K., Raccamarich, P.D., Montgomeri, K., Barreto Ojeda, I.T., Maddalon, M., Rodriguez Yanes, N.L., Brophy, T., Martinez, T., and Alcaide, M.L. (May, 2021). SARS-CoV-2: vaccine hesitancy among underrepresented racial and ethnic groups with HIV in Miami, Florida. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. http://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofab154

    Matseke, G.M., Ruiter, R.A.C., Rodriguez, V.J., Peltzer, K., Lee, T.K., Jean, J., Sifunda, S. (April, 2021). Prenatal and postpartum intimate partner violence and associated factors among HIV infected women in rural South Africa: A longitudinal study. Violence Against Women. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801221992872. PMID: 33825563.

    Matseke, G.L., Ruiter, R.AC., Rodriguez, V.J., Peltzer, K., and Sifunda, S. (April, 2021). Maternal health outcomes and male partner involvement among HIV infected mothers in rural South Africa. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 25(6):919-928. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-020-03071-6. PMID: 33864595.

    Jones, D.L., Morgan, K.E., Martinez, P.C., Rodriguez, V.J., Vazquez, A., Raccamarich, P.D., Alcaide, M.L. (April, 2021). COVID-19 burden and risk among people living with HIV. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 37(4):314-321. http://doi.org/10.1089/AID.2020.0289. PMID: 33626967.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Salazar, A.S., Montgomeri, K., Uribe Starita, C., Barreto Ojeda, I.T., Beauchamps, L., Vazquez, A., Martinez, T., and Alcaide, M.L. (March, 2021). Sex differences in COVID-19 burden among men and women living with HIV in the US. AIDS research and human retroviruses. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1089/AID.2020.0289. PMID: 33626967.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Soni Parrish, M., Lee, T.K., Weiss, S.M., and Peltzer, K. (March, 2021). Infant and maternal antiretroviral adherence among women living with HIV in rural South Africa: A cluster randomized trial of lay health worker support. SAHARA J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance, 18(1), 17–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/17290376.2020.1863854. PMID: 33641621.

    Jones, D.L., Ballivian, J., Rodriguez, V.J., Uribe, C., Cecchini, D., Salazar, A.S., Cassetti, I., and Alcaide, M.L. (February, 2021). Mental health, coping, and social support among people living with HIV in the Americas: A comparative study between Argentina and the USA during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. AIDS and Behavior, 25(8):2391-2399. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-021-03201-3. PMID: 33630198.

    Mandell, L. N., Rodriguez, V. J., and Jones, D. L. (February, 2021). Safer conception and family planning knowledge, attitudes, and practices among postpartum women with HIV in rural south Africa. Open Access Journal of Contraception, 12, 17–25. https://doi.org/10.2147/OAJC.S288569. PMID: 33603508.

     

    2020

    Cheu, R.K., Gustin, A., Lee, C., Schifanella, L., Miller, C.J., Ha, A., Kim, C., Rodriguez, V.J., Fischl, M., Alcaide, M.L., and Klatt, N.R. (December, 2020). Impact of vaginal microbiome communities on HIV antiretroviral-based PrEP drug metabolism. PLoS Pathogens, 16(12), e1009024. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1009024. PMID: 33270801.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Abbamonte, J.M., Alcaide, M.L., Yanes Rodriguez, N. L., De la Rosa, A., Sued, O., Cecchini, D., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (November, 2020). Motivational interviewing training for HIV care physicians in Argentina: Uptake and sustainability of an effective behavior change intervention. AIDS and Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-020-03083-x. PMID: 33245445.

    Rodriguez, V.J., and Shaffer, A.E. (September, 2020). Validation of the Regulating Emotions in Parenting Scale (REPS): Factor structure and measurement invariance. Journal of Family Psychology. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/fam0000808. PMID: 32940490.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Zegarac, M., La Barrie, D.L., Parrish, M.S., Matseke, G., Peltzer, K., and Jones, D.L. (August, 2020). Validation of the Bayley Infant Neurodevelopmental Screener among HIV-exposed infants in rural South Africa. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS). https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002479. PMID: 33136752.

    Sued, O., Cecchini, D., Abbamonte, J.M., Rodriguez, V.J., Mandell, L.N., Figueroa, M.I., Cassetti, I., Cahn, P., Weiss, S.M., Alcaide, M., Cahn, F., Calanni, L., Crinejo, A., David, D., Lupo, S., Perez, C., Perez, A.R., Rodriguez, Rodriguez, C., Rolon, M.J., Sisto, A., Trape, L., and Jones, D.L. (July, 2020). Cumulative burden of mental health factors and engagement in HIV Care in Argentina. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-020-09921-5.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Alcaide, M.L., Carrico, A., Fischl, M., Chichetto, N., Rodriguez, C.J., Welsch, M., Farah-Abraham, R., Adimora, A., D’Souza, A., Cohen, M., Shitole, S., Merenstein, D., and Laar, J. (July, 2020). Syndemic burden and systemic inflammation, HIV health status, and blood pressure among women with unsuppressed HIV viral loads in the Women’s Interagency Study. AIDS. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002617. PMID: 32694420.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Parrish, M.S., Jones, D.L., and Peltzer, K. (June, 2020). Factor structure of a Male Involvement Index to Increase the effectiveness of prevention of mother-to-child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) Programs: Revised Male Involvement Index. AIDS Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2020.1786000. PMID: 32602359.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Chahine, A., Alcaide, M.L., Lee, T.K., Hurwitz, B., Sawhney, M., Weiss, S.M., Jones, D.L., and Kumar, M. (May, 2020). The contribution of syndemic conditions to cardiovascular disease risk. AIDS Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2020.1761518. PMID: 3239773.

    Butts, S.A., Langlie, J., Rodriguez, V.J., Weiss, S.M., Menon, A., Hapunda, G., Jere-Folotiya, J., Mwaba, S., and Jones, D.L. (April, 2020). Development, implementation and dissemination: Couples and parent-child communication workshops in Zambia. AIDS Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2019.1695730.

    Seddon, J.A., Rodriguez, V.J., Provencher, Y., Raftery-Helmer, J., Hersh, J., Labelle, P., and Thomassin, K. A. (February, 2020). Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of the trier social stress test in eliciting physiological stress responses in children and adolescents. Psychoneuroendocrinology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104582.

    Gogniat, M.A., Hyatt, C.S., Jean, K.R., Rodriguez, V.J., Robinson, T.L., and Miller, L.S. (January, 2020). A multi-method investigation of the personality correlates of functional ability in older adults. Clinical Gerontologist.https://doi.org/10.1080/07317115.2019.1709239.

     

    2019

    Radusky, P., Rodriguez, V.J., Kumar, M., and Jones, D.L. (November, 2019). Differential item functioning by HIV status and sexual orientation of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale: An item response theory analysis. Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191119887445. PMID: 31718240.

    Cecchini, D., Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Mandell, L.N., Abbamonte, J.M., Isabel, C., Cahn, P., Sued, O., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (October, 2019). Women of reproductive age living with HIV in Argentina: Unique challenges for reengagement in care. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325958219883250. PMID: 31623511.

    Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Abbamonte, J., Ramlagan, S., Sifunda, S., Weiss, S.M., Peltzer, K., and Jones, D.L. (October, 2019). Maternal factors associated with infant neurodevelopment in HIV-exposed uninfected infants. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 6(10), ofz351. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofz351. PMID: 31660335.

    Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Abbamonte, J., Pallikuth, S., Langlie, J., Parrish, M.S., Weiss, S.M., Hurwitz, B.E., Pahwa, S., Jones, D.L., and Kumar, M. (September, 2019). HIV and carotid atherosclerosis: A mediational model. AIDS Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2019.1668527. PMID: 31547688.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Shaffer, A., Are, F., Madden, A., Jones, D.L., and Kumar, M. (August, 2019). Identification of differential item functioning by race and ethnicity in the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire. Child Abuse and Neglect, 94(104030).https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104030. PMID: 31181398.

    Ramlagan, S., Rodriguez, V.J., Peltzer, K., Ruiter, R. A., Jones, D. L., and Sifunda, S. (June, 2019). Self-reported long-term antiretroviral adherence: A longitudinal study among HIV infected pregnant women in Mpumalanga, South Africa. AIDS and Behavior, 23, 2576-2587. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-019-02563-z. PMID: 31228026.

    Sifunda, S., Peltzer, K., Rodriguez, V.J., Mandell, L.N., Lee, T.K., Ramlagan, S., Alcaide, M.L., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (June, 2019). Impact of male partner involvement on mother-to-child transmission of HIV and HIV-free survival among HIV-exposed infants in rural South Africa: Results from a two-phase randomised controlled trial. PLoS One, 14(6):e0217467. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217467. PMID: 31166984.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Chahine, A., de la Rosa, A., Lee, T.K., Cristofari, N.V., Jones, D.L., Zulu, R., Chitalu, N., and Weiss, S.M. (May, 2019). Identifying factors associated with successful implementation and uptake of an evidence-based voluntary medical male circumcision program in Zambia: The Spear and Shield 2 Program. Translational Behavioral Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibz048. PMID: 31093661.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Mandell, L.N., Lee, T.K., Weiss, S.M., and Peltzer, K. (May, 2019). Sexual risk behavior among HIV-infected women in South Africa at 12 months postpartum. AIDS Care, 31(9), 114-1124.https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2019.1620168. PMID: 31122045.

    Mandell, L. N., Rodriguez, V.J., De La Rosa, A., Abbamonte, J. M., Sued, O., Cecchini, D., Cassetti, I., Cahn, P., Weiss, S. M., and Jones, D. L. for the COPA Study Group. (May, 2019). Suicidal ideation among adults re-engaging in HIV care in Argentina. AIDS and Behavior, 12, 3427-3434. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-019-02526-4. PMID: 31049810.

    Kayukwa, A., Butts, S.A., Barylski, N., Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Chitalu, N., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (February, 2019). HIV prevention among Zambian migrant and mobile populations: Challenges and Solutions. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. https://doi.org/10.1353/hpu.2019.0026. PMID: 30827988.

    Pelzer, K., Abbamonte, J.M., Mandell, L.N., Rodriguez, V.J., Lee, T.K., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (February, 2019). The effect of male involvement and a prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) intervention on depressive symptoms in perinatal HIV-infected rural South African women. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 23, 101-111. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-019-00955-7. PMID: 30798376.

    Moise, I., de Joya, E., Caplan, B., Rodriguez, V.J., Butts, S., Chisembele, M., Weiss, S., Jones, D., and Alcaide, M.L. (January, 2019). Adolescent and young adult couples' views of intravaginal practices: A focus group analysis. International Journal of Women’s Health, 11, 49-56. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S180233. PMID: 30697085.

     

    2018

    Soni, M., Rodriguez, V.J., Babayigit, S., Rundek, T., Jones, D.L., and Kumar, M. (November, 2018). Mean arterial, systolic and diastolic blood pressure among ethnically and racially diverse HIV- cocaine-, HIV+ cocaine, and HIV- cocaine+ participants. Southern Medical Journal, 111(11), 643-648. https://doi.org/10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000893. PMID: 30391997.

    Rodriguez, V. J., Shaffer, A., Lee, T. K., Peltzer, K., Weiss, S. M., & Jones, D. L. (October, 2018). Psychological and physical intimate partner violence and maternal depressive symptoms during the pre-and post-partum period among women living with HIV in rural South Africa. Journal of Family Violence. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-018-0027-8. PMID: 32636575.

    Ramlagan, S., Matseke, G., Rodriguez, V.J., Jones, D.L., Ruiter, A.C., and Sifunda, S. (October, 2018). Determinants of disclosure and non-disclosure of HIV-positive status, by pregnant women in rural South Africa. SAHARA J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 15(1), 155-163. https://doi.org/10.1080/17290376.2018.1529613. PMID: 30324859.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Radusky, P., Jones, D.L., Nemeroff, C., and Kumar, M. (October, 2018). Measurement invariance of the childhood trauma questionnaire by gender, poverty level, and HIV status. Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry, 11(12), 16-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmip.2018.10.002.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Butts, S.A., Mandell, L.N., Weiss, S.M., Kumar, M., and Jones, D.L. (September, 2018). The role of social support in the association between childhood trauma and depression among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected individuals. International Journal of STDs and AIDS, 30(1), 29-36. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462418793736. PMID: 30170529.

    Peltzer, K., Babayigit, S., Rodriguez, V.J., Jean, J., and Jones, D.L. (August, 2018). Effect of a multicomponent behavioral PMTCT cluster randomized controlled trial on HIV stigma reduction among perinatal HIV positive women in South Africa. SAHARA J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 15(1):80-88. https://doi.org/10.1080/17290376.2018.1510787. PMID: 30134772.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Butts, S.A., Zulu, R., Chitalu, N., and Weiss, S.M. (July, 2018). Increasing acceptability and uptake of voluntary male medical circumcision in Zambia: implementing and disseminating an evidence-based intervention. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 8(6), 907-916. https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/iby078. PMID: 30010980.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Mandell, L.N., Lee, T.K., Weiss, S.M., Peltzer, K. (July, 2018). Influences on exclusive breastfeeding among rural HIV-infected South African women: A cluster randomized control trial. AIDS and Behavior, 22(9), 2966-2977. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2197-z. PMID: 29926300.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Alcaide, M.L., Weiss, S.M., and Peltzer, K. (July, 2018). The use of efavirenz during pregnancy is associated with suicidal ideation postpartum among women in Rural South Africa. AIDS and Behavior, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2213-3. PMID: 29607661. 978906.

    Peltzer, K., Setswe, G., Matseke, G., Ramlagan, S., Weiss, S.M., Rodriguez, V.J., Sifunda, S., Cook, R., Lee, T.K., and Jones, D.L. (June, 2018). Sexual risk behaviour among HIV-infected women in the first twelve months after delivery in South Africa. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 28(4), 330-335. https://doi.org/10.1080/14330237.2018.1435048. PMID: 30555271.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Peltzer, K., Matseke, G., and Jones, D.L. (May, 2018). Pre- and postnatal exposure to intimate partner violence among South African HIV-infected mothers and infant developmental functioning at 12-months of age. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 21(6), 707-713. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-018-0857-7. PMID: 29796967.

    Jones, D.L., Rodriguez, V.J., De La Rosa, A., Dietch, J., and Kumar, M. (May, 2018). Sleep and the relationship between trauma and neglect and depression in methamphetamine using men. Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research, 30, 30-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.npbr.2018.05.002. PMID: 30643354.

    Jones, D.L., Carrico, A.W., Babayigit, S., Rodriguez, V.J., Aguila, C., and Kumar, M. (May, 2018). HIV and methamphetamine-associated dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 41(6), 792-797.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-018-9935-6. PMID: 29777500.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Mandell, L., Babayigit, S., Manohar, R., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (May, 2018). Correlates of suicidal ideation during pregnancy and postpartum among women living with HIV in Rural South Africa. AIDS and Behavior, 22(10), 3188-3197. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2153-y. PMID: 29752621.

    Jones, D.J., Rodriguez, V.J., Babayigit, S., Chahine, A., Weiss, S.M., and Peltzer, K. (April, 2018). Reproductive decision making among postpartum HIV-infected women in rural South Africa. International Journal of STDs and AIDS, 29(9), 908-916. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462418766932. PMID: 29629654.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Sued, O., Cecchini, D., Mandell, L., Bofill, L. M., Weiss, S.M., Cassetti, I., Cahn, P., and Jones, D.L. (April, 2018). Suicidality among nonadherent patients living with HIV in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Prevalence and correlates. AIDS Care, 30(11), 1380-1387. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2018.1458974. PMID: 29607661.

    Peltzer, K., Rodriguez, V.J., Lee, T.K., and Jones, D.L. (March, 2018). Prevalence of prenatal and postpartum depression and associated factors among HIV positive women in primary care in Mpumalanga province, South Africa: A longitudinal study. AIDS Care, 30(11). https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2018.1455960. PMID: 29575943.

    Peltzer, K., Sifunda, D., Mandell, L., Rodriguez, V.J., Lee, T.K., Cook, R., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (February, 2018). Fertility intentions of prenatal and postpartum HIV positive women in primary care in Mpumalanga province, South Africa: A longitudinal study. HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care, 10, 9–17. https://doi.org/10.2147/HIV.S153212. PMID: 29497335.

    Cook, R., Peltzer, K., Weiss, S.M., Rodriguez, V.J., and Jones, D.L. (January, 2018). A Bayesian analysis of prenatal maternal factors predicting nonadherence to infant HIV medication regimen. AIDS and Behavior, 22(9), 2947-2955. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-2010-4. PMID: 29302843.

     

    2017

    Carrico A.W., Rodriguez, V.J., Jones D., and Kumar M. (December, 2017). Short circuit: Disaggregation of adrenocorticotropic hormone and cortisol levels in HIV-positive, methamphetamine-using men. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 33(1), e2645-2651. https://doi.org/10.1002/hup.2645. PMID: 29266420

    Peltzer, K., Weiss, S.M., Soni, M., Lee, T.K., Rodriguez, V.J., Cook, R., Alcaide, M.L., Setswe, G., and Jones, D.L. (December, 2017). A cluster randomized controlled trial of lay health worker support for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in South Africa. AIDS Research and Therapy 14(1), 61. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12981-017-0187-2. PMID: 29248014.

    Matseke, M., Ruiter, R.A.C., Rodriguez, V.J., Peltzer, K., Setswe, G., and Sifunda, S. (November, 2017). Factors associated with male partner involvement in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs in Rural South Africa. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(11):E1333-1348.https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14111333. PMID: 29104275.

    Jones, D., Rodriguez, V.J., Alcaide, M.L., Barylski, N., Cabral, D., Rundek, T., Weiss, S.M., and Kumar, M. (November, 2017). Subclinical atherosclerosis among young and middle-aged adults using carotid intima-media thickness measurements: A cross-sectional study. Southern Medical Journal, 110(11), 1. https://doi.org/10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000728. PMID: 29100226.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Matseke, G., Cook, R., Bellinger, S., Weiss, S.M., Alcaide, M.L., Peltzer, K., Patton, D., Lopez, M., and Jones, D.L. (October, 2017). Infant development and pre-and post-partum depression in Rural South African HIV-infected women. AIDS and Behavior 22:1766–1774. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-1925-0. PMID: 28986652.

    Matseke, G., Sifunda, S., Ruiter, R., Barylski, N., Rodriguez, V.J., Jones, D.L., Weiss, S.M., Peltzer, K., and Setswe, G. (October, 2017). A qualitative exploration of the meaning and understanding of male partner involvement in pregnancy-related care among men in Rural South Africa. Journal for Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences, 11. https://doi.org/10.5590/JSBHS.2017.11.1.xx. PMID: 29755646.

    Butts, S.A., Parmley, L.E., Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Kayukwa, A., Chitalu, N., Zulu, R., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (September, 2017). Let us fight and support one another: Adolescent girls and young women on contributors and solutions to HIV risk in Zambia. International Journal of Women's Health, 9, 727-737. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S142232. PMID: 29033613.

    Jones, D.L., Echenique, M., Potter, J., Rodriguez, V.J., and Fischl, M. (September, 2017). Adolescent girls and young women living with HIV: Preconception counseling strategies. International Journal of Women’s Health, 9, 657-663. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S136668. PMID: 29066934.

    Rodriguez, V.J., LaCabe, L.P., Privette, C.K., Douglass, K.M., Peltzer, K., Matseke, G., Molefe, A., Ramlagan, S., Sifunda, S., Prado, G., Horigian, V., Weiss, S.M., and Jones, D.L. (September, 2017). The Achilles' heel of prevention to mother-to-child transmission of HIV: Protocol implementation, uptake, and sustainability. SAHARA J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 14(1), 38-52. https://doi.org/10.1080/17290376.2017.1375425. PMID: 28922974.

    Butts, S.A., Kayukwa, A., Langlie, J., Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Chitalu, N., Weiss, S.M., Thoya, J., and Jones, D.L. (August, 2017). HIV knowledge and risk behaviors among Zambian adolescents and preadolescents: Challenges and solutions. Sex Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2017.1370368.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Chisembele, M., Jones, D.L., Cook, R., Weiss, S.M., and Alcaide, M.L. (August, 2017). Influencing the importance of health, partners, and hygiene among Zambian Women. International Journal of STDs and AIDS, 29(3), 259-265. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462417723546. PMID: 28764612.

    Chisembele, M., Rodriguez, V.J., Brown, M.R., Jones, D.L., and Alcaide, M.L. (July, 2017). Intravaginal practices among young HIV-infected women in Lusaka, Zambia. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 29(2), 164-171. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462417723546. PMID: 28699385.

    Echenique, M., Bookman, R., Rodriguez, V.J., LaCabe, R., Potter, J.E., and Jones, D.L. (June, 2017). HIV is always with me: Men living with perinatally acquired HIV and planning their families. Open Access Journal of Contraception 8(2017):35-43. https://doi.org/10.2147/OAJC.S137789. PMID: 28751827.

    Alcaide, M.L., Chisembele, M., Malupande, E., Rodriguez, V.J., Fischl M, Arheart K., and Jones D. (May, 2017). A pilot study of a bio-behavioral intervention to decrease intravaginal practices and bacterial vaginosis among HIV infected Zambian women. BMC Infectious Diseases, 17(1), 338-448. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2436-3. PMID: 28494795.

    Alcaide, M. L., Ramlagan, S., Rodriguez, V.J., Cook, R., Peltzer, K., Weiss, S. M., ... and Jones, D. L. (April, 2017). Self-report and dry blood spot measurement of antiretroviral medications as markers of adherence in pregnant women in Rural South Africa. AIDS and Behavior, 21(7), 2135-2140. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-1760-3. PMID: 28361454.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Cook, R., Weiss, S.M., Peltzer, K., and Jones, D.L. (March, 2017). Psychosocial correlates of patient-provider family planning discussions among HIV-infected pregnant women in South Africa. Open Access Journal of Contraception, 8, 25-32. https://doi.org/10.2147/OAJC.S134124. PMID: 28626358.

    Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Fischl, M., Jones, D.L., and Weiss, S.M. (January, 2017). Addressing intravaginal practices in women with HIV and at risk for HIV infection, a mixed methods pilot Study. International Journal of Women’s Health, 9, 123-132. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S125883. PMID: 28280394.

     

    2016

    Alcaide, M.L., Rodriguez, V.J., Brown, M.R., Pallikkuth, S., Arheart, K., Martinez, O., Roach, M., Fichorova, R.N., Jones, D.L., Pahwa, S., and Fischl, M. (November, 2016). High levels of inflammatory cytokines in the reproductive tract of women with BV and engaging in intravaginal douching. A cross sectional study of participants in the Women Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 33(4), 309-317. https://doi.org/10.1089/AID.2016.0187. PMID: 27897054.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Cook, R., Peltzer K, Jones D. (September, 2016). Prevalence and psychosocial correlates of suicidality among pregnant HIV positive women in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. AIDS Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2016.1238442. PMID: 27690544.

    Echenique M., Rodriguez, V.J., LaCabe R.P., Privette C.K., Jones D.L., Potter J.E., and Fischl M.A. (August, 2016). Behaviorally and perinatally HIV-infected young women: Targets for preconception counseling. AIDS Care. 29(3), 372-377. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2016.1220483. PMID: 27535165.

    Peltzer, K., Rodriguez, V.J., and Jones, D. L. (June, 2016). Prevalence of prenatal depression and associated factors among HIV-positive women in primary care in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS: An Open Access Journal, 13(1), 60-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/17290376.2016.1189847. PMID: 27250738.

    Alcaide, M. L., Strbo, N., Romero, L., Jones, D. L., Rodriguez, V.J., Arheart, K., ... and Fischl, M. A. (April, 2016). Bacterial Vaginosis is associated with loss of gamma delta t cells in the female reproductive tract in women in the Miami Women Interagency HIV Study (WIHS): A Cross Sectional Study. PloS One, 11(4), e0153045. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0153045. PMID: 27078021.

    Matseke, G., Rodriguez, V.J., Peltzer, K., and Jones, D.L. (January, 2016). Intimate partner violence among HIV positive pregnant women in South Africa. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 26(3), 259-266. https://doi.org/10.1080/14330237.2016.1185912. PMID: 27574487.

    Rodriguez, V.J., Spence, A.D., Monda, M., and Jones D. (April, 2015). Couples living with HIV: Men's reproductive intentions, practices, and attitudes. Journal of International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC), 16(2), 133-139. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325957415612127. PMID: 26467783.

     

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