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Dr. Stockwell collaborated on a study regarding HPV infection in Men

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Lu B, Viscidi R, Lee JH, Wu Y, Villa LL, Lazcano-Ponce E, Carvalho da Silva RJ, Baggio G Pinto ML, Quiterio MQ, Salmeron J, Smith D, Abrahamsen ME, Papenfuss MR, Stockwell HG, Giuliano AR. HPV 6, 11, 16 and 18 Seroprevalence is Associated with Age and Sexual Practice: Results from the Multi-National HPV Infection in Men Study (HIM Study). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21378268. Abstract Background Few HPV serology studies have evaluated type-specific seroprevalence of all vaccine HPV types in men. […]

Dr. Pracht published a paper in the Nat’l Assoc. for Healthcare Quality

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Pracht EE, Bass E. Exploring the Link between Ambulatory Care and Avoidable Hospitalizations at the Veteran Health Administration. J Healthc Qual. 2011 Mar-Apr;33(2):47-56. doi: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2010.00125.x. Epub 2011 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 21385280. Exploring the Link between Ambulatory Care and Avoidable Hospitalizations at the Veteran Health Administration.   Abstract This paper explores the link between utilization of ambulatory care and the likelihood of rehospitalization for an avoidable reason in veterans served by the Veteran Health Administration (VA). The analysis used administrative data containing healthcare utilization and patient characteristics stored at the […]

Dr. Salihu et al. published a paper on the risks assoc. with BMI changes during pregnancy.

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Whiteman VE, Crisan L, Mcintosh C, Alio AP, Duan J, Marty JP, SALIHU HM. Interpregnancy BMI change and risk of stillbirth . Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation. DOI: 10.1159/000324375 ABSTRACT We examined whether the risk of preterm birth and its subtypes (medically indicated and spontaneous preterm) are influenced by changes in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) between the first and second pregnancies. A population-based, retrospective cohort analysis was performed using the Missouri (1978 to 2005) longitudinally linked cohort data sets. Women with their first two successive singleton live births (n = […]

Dr. Stephanie Marhefka et al. published an article in AIDS Care.

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Marhefka SL, Valentin CR, Pinto RM, Demetriou N, Wiznia A, Mellins CA. “I feel like I’m carrying a weapon.” Information and motivations related to sexual risk among girls with perinatally acquired HIV. AIDS Care. 2011 Mar 3:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21390891. Abstract Some adolescent girls perinatally infected with HIV (PIH) engage in sexual behavior that poses risks to their own well-being and that of sexual partners. Interventions to promote condom use among girls PIH may be most effective if provided prior to first sexual intercourse. With in-depth […]