Full Text Journal Articles by
Author Katerina Christopoulos

Advertisement

Find full text journal articles






Brief Report: Differences in Types of Myocardial Infarctions Among People Aging With HIV.

Heidi M Crane, Robin M Nance, Bridget M Whitney, Susan R Heckbert, Matthew Budoff, Kevin High, Alan Landay, Matthew Feinstein, Richard D Moore, William Christopher Mathews, Katerina Christopoulos, Michael S Saag, Amanda Willig, Joseph J Eron, Mari M Kitahata, Joseph A C Delaney, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Type 1 myocardial infarctions (T1MIs) result from atherosclerotic plaque instability, rupture, and/or erosion. Type 2 MIs (T2MIs) are secondary to causes such as sepsis and cocaine-induced vasospasm resulting in an oxygen demand-supply mismatch and are associated with higher mortality than T1MIs. T2MIs account for a higher proportion of MIs among ... Read more >>

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr (Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999))
[2021, 86(2):208-212]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



The HIV Index: Using a Patient-Reported Outcome on Engagement in HIV Care to Explain Sub-Optimal Retention in Care and Virologic Control.

Katerina A Christopoulos, Torsten B Neilands, Kimberly A Koester, John A Sauceda, Samantha E Dilworth, Michael J Mugavero, Heidi M Crane, Rob J Fredericksen, Edward R Cachay, Kenneth H Mayer, Richard D Moore, Sonia Napravnik, Mallory O Johnson,

<h4>Background</h4>We investigated the prospective association between a brief self-report measure of engagement in HIV care (the Index) and suboptimal retention and viral suppression (VS) outcomes.<h4>Methods</h4>The CNICS cohort study combines medical record data with patient-reported outcomes from eight HIV clinics in the United States, which from April 2016-March 2017 included the ... Read more >>

Clin Infect Dis (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
[2020, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

994. Risk for Viral Rebound in the Era of U=U; A CNICS Analysis

Blake Hansen, Tao Liu, Lauri Bazerman, Mari-Lynn Drainoni, Fizza S Gillani, Edward Cachay, Katerina Christopoulos, Heidi Crane, Mari Kitahata, Kenneth H Mayer, Richard Moore, Sonia Napravnik, Aadia Rana, Benigno Rodriguez, Curt Beckwith,

Abstract <h4>Background</h4> The “Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U)” HIV prevention campaign is a cornerstone of HIV prevention. However, there are few recommendations to guide patients and providers in U=U implementation and limited data on risk factors for viral rebound among persons eligible for U=U. <h4>Methods</h4> We conducted a retrospective multi-center study ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2020, 7(Suppl 1):S525-S526]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Multilevel Factors Shaping Awareness of and Attitudes Toward Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention among Criminal Justice-Involved Women.

Emily F Dauria, Andrew Levine, Samantha V Hill, Marina Tolou-Shams, Katerina Christopoulos,

Although pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a key tool in HIV prevention efforts, little is known about PrEP as a prevention strategy for criminal justice-involved (CJI) women. The purpose of this study was to examine multilevel factors shaping PrEP awareness and acceptability among CJI women. Between January 2017 and December 2017, ... Read more >>

Arch Sex Behav (Archives of sexual behavior)
[2020, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Prevalence of and Factors Associated with Genital and Extragenital Chlamydia and Gonorrhea among Transgender Women in HIV Care in the United States; 2005-2016.

Olivia T Van Gerwen, Ashutosh Tamhane, Andrew O Westfall, Michael J Mugavero, Heidi M Crane, Richard D Moore, Maile Karris, Katerina Christopoulos, Julia C Dombrowski, Kenneth H Mayer, Jeanne Marrazzo, Jodie Dionne-Odom,

<h4>Background</h4>Data on testing rates and prevalence of and factors associated with of genital and extragenital chlamydia and gonorrhea among transgender women with HIV in the United States are limited.<h4>Methods</h4>This retrospective cohort analysis included transgender women living with HIV enrolled in the U.S. Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical ... Read more >>

Sex Transm Dis (Sexually transmitted diseases)
[2020, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Internalized HIV stigma predicts subsequent viremia in US HIV patients through depressive symptoms and antiretroviral therapy adherence.

Katerina A Christopoulos, Torsten B Neilands, Samantha Dilworth, Nadra Lisha, John Sauceda, Michael J Mugavero, Heidi M Crane, Rob J Fredericksen, William C Mathews, Richard D Moore, Kenneth H Mayer, Sonia Napravnik, Mallory O Johnson,

<h4>Objective</h4>We sought to examine the prospective association between internalized HIV stigma and unsuppressed viral load and to investigate whether this relationship was sequentially mediated by depressive symptoms and antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence.<h4>Design</h4>Longitudinal study in a multisite observational clinical cohort.<h4>Methods</h4>The Center for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems patient-reported outcomes ... Read more >>

AIDS (AIDS (London, England))
[2020, 34(11):1665-1671]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Internalized HIV stigma predicts subsequent viremia in US HIV patients through depressive symptoms and ART adherence.

Katerina A Christopoulos, Torsten B Neilands, Samantha Dilworth, Nadra Lisha, John Sauceda, Michael J Mugavero, Heidi M Crane, Rob J Fredericksen, W Christopher Mathews, Richard D Moore, Kenneth H Mayer, Sonia Napravnik, Mallory O Johnson,

<h4>Objective</h4>We sought to examine the prospective association between internalized HIV stigma and unsuppressed viral load and to investigate whether this relationship was sequentially mediated by depressive symptoms and antiretroviral (ART) adherence.<h4>Design</h4>Longitudinal study in a multi-site observational clinical cohort.<h4>Methods</h4>The Center for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) Patient-Reported Outcomes ... Read more >>

AIDS (AIDS (London, England))
[2020, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Detecting Disengagement From HIV Care Before It Is Too Late: Development and Preliminary Validation of a Novel Index of Engagement in HIV Care.

Mallory O Johnson, Torsten B Neilands, Kimberly A Koester, Troy Wood, John A Sauceda, Samantha E Dilworth, Michael J Mugavero, Heidi M Crane, Rob J Fredericksen, Kenneth H Mayer, William C Mathews, Richard D Moore, Sonia Napravnik, Katerina A Christopoulos,

<h4>Background</h4>Engagement in care is critical to achieving and sustaining optimal benefits of efficacious antiretroviral therapies for HIV infection. Current metrics of engagement in care, including problematic patterns of retention in care, adherence to treatment, and viral suppression, are often detected late in the disengagement process. We sought to develop and ... Read more >>

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr (Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999))
[2019, 81(2):145-152]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Measuring engagement in HIV care: Measurement invariance in three racial/ethnic patient groups.

John A Sauceda, Nadra E Lisha, Samantha E Dilworth, Mallory O Johnson, Katerina A Christopoulos, Troy Wood, Kimberly A Koester, W Christopher Mathews, Richard D Moore, Sonia Napravnik, Kenneth H Mayer, Heidi M Crane, Rob J Fredericksen, Michael J Mugavero, Torsten B Neilands,

Objective: The objective of the study was to evaluate a novel measure of HIV care engagement in a large sample of non-Latino White, Latino, and African American patients. The Index of Engagement in HIV care (the Index) measures the degree to which a patient feels engaged/disengaged from HIV care. However, ... Read more >>

Health Psychol (Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association)
[2020, 39(7):622-631]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



How Do Treatment Priorities Differ Between Patients in HIV Care and Their Providers? A Mixed-Methods Study.

Rob J Fredericksen, Emma Fitzsimmons, Laura E Gibbons, Stephanie Loo, Sarah Dougherty, Sonia Avendano-Soto, Will A Anderson, Cristina Gutierrez, Sally Shurbaji, Savannah Burleson, Katerina Christopoulos, Joanna Poceta, Kenneth H Mayer, Michael J Mugavero, William C Mathews, Paul K Crane, Heidi M Crane,

Evidence suggests priorities differ between patients in HIV care and their providers regarding topics most important to address in care. At five U.S. sites, we asked patients and providers to prioritize 25 potential topic areas to address during routine visits, and invited patients to discuss selection rationale. Patients (n = 206) and ... Read more >>

AIDS Behav (AIDS and behavior)
[2020, 24(4):1170-1180]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Impact of first-line antiretroviral therapy regimens on the restoration of the CD4/CD8 ratio in the CNICS cohort.

Sabina Herrera, Borja M Fernandez-Felix, Peter W Hunt, Steven G Deeks, Talía Sainz, Sonya L Heath, Chad J Achenbach, Benigno Rodríguez, Christopher Mathews, Katerina Christopoulos, Kenneth Mayer, Sonia Napravnik, Santiago Moreno, Sergio Serrano-Villar,

<h4>Background</h4>The CD4/CD8 ratio is an indicator of immunosenescence and a predictor of all-cause mortality in HIV-infected patients. The effects of different ART regimens on CD4/CD8 ratio recovery remain unclear.<h4>Methods</h4>Clinical cohort study of ART-treated patients from the CFAR Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS). We included ART-naive adults with HIV infection ... Read more >>

J Antimicrob Chemother (The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy)
[2020, 75(6):1604-1610]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Human-Centered Design Lessons for Implementation Science: Improving the Implementation of a Patient-Centered Care Intervention.

Laura K Beres, Sandra Simbeza, Charles B Holmes, Chanda Mwamba, Njekwa Mukamba, Anjali Sharma, Virginia Munamunungu, Monica Mwachande, Kombatende Sikombe, Carolyn Bolton Moore, Aaloke Mody, Aybüke Koyuncu, Katerina Christopoulos, Lazarus Jere, Jake Pry, Peter D Ehrenkranz, Ashwin Budden, Elvin Geng, Izukanji Sikazwe,

<h4>Background</h4>Evidence-based HIV interventions often fail to reach anticipated impact due to insufficient utilization in real-world health systems. Human-centered design (HCD) represents a novel approach in tailoring innovations to fit end-users, narrowing the gap between efficacious interventions and impact at scale.<h4>Methods</h4>We combined a narrative literature review of HCD in HIV programs ... Read more >>

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr (Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999))
[2019, 82 Suppl 3:S230-S243]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Internalized HIV Stigma Is Associated With Concurrent Viremia and Poor Retention in a Cohort of US Patients in HIV Care.

Katerina A Christopoulos, Torsten B Neilands, Wendy Hartogensis, Elvin H Geng, John Sauceda, Michael J Mugavero, Heidi M Crane, Rob J Fredericksen, Richard D Moore, William Christopher Mathews, Kenneth H Mayer, Geetanjali Chander, Christopher B Hurt, Mallory O Johnson,

<h4>Background</h4>The relationship of internalized HIV stigma to key care cascade metrics in the United States is not well established using large-scale, geographically diverse data.<h4>Setting</h4>Center for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) cohort study.<h4>Methods</h4>Beginning in February 2016, we administered a yearly, validated 4-item internalized HIV stigma scale (response scale ... Read more >>

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr (Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999))
[2019, 82(2):116-123]

Cited: 4 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Housing First: Unsuppressed Viral Load Among Women Living with HIV in San Francisco.

Elise D Riley, Eric Vittinghoff, Catherine A Koss, Katerina A Christopoulos, Angelo Clemenzi-Allen, Samantha E Dilworth, Adam W Carrico,

While poverty is an established barrier to achieving success at each step of the HIV care continuum, less is known about specific aspects of poverty and how they overlap with behavior in exceptionally low-income individuals who live in well-resourced areas. We considered unsuppressed viral load over 3 years among women living ... Read more >>

AIDS Behav (AIDS and behavior)
[2019, 23(9):2326-2336]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Alcohol Use Patterns and Subsequent Sexual Behaviors Among Women, Men who have Sex with Men and Men who have Sex with Women Engaged in Routine HIV Care in the United States.

Heidi E Hutton, Catherine R Lesko, Ximin Li, Carol B Thompson, Bryan Lau, Sonia Napravnik, Kenneth H Mayer, W Christopher Mathews, Mary E McCaul, Heidi M Crane, Rob J Fredericksen, Karen L Cropsey, Michael Saag, Katerina Christopoulos, Geetanjali Chander,

Among people with HIV, alcohol use is associated with increased prevalence of sexual transmission behaviors. We examined associations between alcohol use in the prior year and sexual behaviors approximately six months later among 1857 women, 6752 men who have sex with men (MSM) and 2685 men who have sex with ... Read more >>

AIDS Behav (AIDS and behavior)
[2019, 23(6):1634-1646]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Housing Instability Results in Increased Acute Care Utilization in an Urban HIV Clinic Cohort.

Angelo Clemenzi-Allen, John Neuhaus, Elvin Geng, Darpun Sachdev, Susan Buchbinder, Diane Havlir, Monica Gandhi, Katerina Christopoulos,

<h4>Background</h4>People living with HIV (PLWH) who experience homelessness and unstable housing (HUH) often have fragmented health care. Research that incorporates granular assessments of housing status and primary care visit adherence to understand patterns of acute care utilization can help pinpoint areas for intervention.<h4>Methods</h4>We collected self-reported living situation, categorized as stable ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2019, 6(5):ofz148]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Compound Retention in Care and All-Cause Mortality Among Persons Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

Emma Sophia Kay, D Scott Batey, Andrew O Westfall, Katerina Christopoulos, Stephen R Cole, Elvin H Geng, W Christopher Mathews, Richard D Moore, Michael J Mugavero,

<h4>Background</h4>To obtain optimal health outcomes, persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) must be retained in clinical care. We examined the relationships between 4 possible combinations of 2 separate retention measures (missed visits and the Institute of Medicine [IOM] indicator) and all-cause mortality.<h4>Methods</h4>The sample included 4162 antiretroviral therapy (ART)-naive patients ... Read more >>

Open Forum Infect Dis (Open forum infectious diseases)
[2019, 6(4):ofz120]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Do Symptoms of Depression Interact with Substance Use to Affect HIV Continuum of Care Outcomes?

Anthony T Fojo, Catherine R Lesko, Keri L Calkins, Richard D Moore, Mary E McCaul, Heidi E Hutton, William C Mathews, Heidi Crane, Katerina Christopoulos, Karen Cropsey, Michael J Mugavero, Kenneth Mayer, Brian W Pence, Bryan Lau, Geetanjali Chander,

Few studies examine how depression and substance use interact to affect HIV control. In 14,380 persons with HIV (PWH), we used logistic regression and generalized estimating equations to evaluate how symptoms of depression interact with alcohol, cocaine, opioid, and methamphetamine use to affect subsequent retention in care, maintaining an active ... Read more >>

AIDS Behav (AIDS and behavior)
[2019, 23(3):580-591]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



RAPID antiretroviral therapy: high virologic suppression rates with immediate antiretroviral therapy initiation in a vulnerable urban clinic population.

Susa Coffey, Peter Bacchetti, Darpun Sachdev, Oliver Bacon, Diane Jones, Clarissa Ospina-Norvell, Sandra Torres, Elizabeth Lynch, Christy Camp, Remy Mercer-Slomoff, Sulggi Lee, Katerina Christopoulos, Christopher Pilcher, Ling Hsu, Chengshi Jin, Susan Scheer, Diane Havlir, Monica Gandhi,

OBJECTIVE:Little is known about long-term viral suppression rates for patients who start antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after diagnosis. We describe virologic outcomes from the San Francisco-based Ward 86 Rapid ART Program for Individuals with an HIV Diagnosis (RAPID) ART program. DESIGN:Retrospective review of clinic-based cohort. METHODS:In 2013, Ward 86 adopted ... Read more >>

AIDS (AIDS (London, England))
[2019, 33(5):825-832]

Cited: 11 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Evaluating the Impact of Housing Status on Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Screening in an HIV Primary Care Setting.

Angelo Asa Clemenzi-Allen, Wendy Hartogensis, Stephanie E Cohen, Monica Gandhi, Elvin Geng, Katerina Christopoulos,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Gonorrhea and chlamydia (GC/CT) testing falls below recommended rates for people living with HIV (PLWH) in routine care. Despite evidence that homelessness and unstable housing (HUH) negatively impacts clinical outcomes for PLWH, little is known about GC/CT screening for HUH-PLWH in routine care.<h4>Methods</h4>Using an observational cohort of PLWH establishing care ... Read more >>

Sex Transm Dis (Sexually transmitted diseases)
[2019, 46(3):153-158]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Who Will Show? Predicting Missed Visits Among Patients in Routine HIV Primary Care in the United States.

Brian W Pence, Angela M Bengtson, Stephen Boswell, Katerina A Christopoulos, Heidi M Crane, Elvin Geng, Jeanne C Keruly, W Christopher Mathews, Michael J Mugavero,

Missed HIV medical visits predict poor clinical outcomes. We sought to identify patients at high risk of missing visits. We analyzed 2002-2014 data from six large US HIV clinics. At each visit, we predicted the likelihood of missing the next scheduled visit using demographic, clinical, and patient-reported psychosocial variables. Overall, ... Read more >>

AIDS Behav (AIDS and behavior)
[2019, 23(2):418-426]

Cited: 5 times

View full text PDF listing >>



The influence of the 'good' patient ideal on engagement in HIV care.

Kimberly A Koester, Mallory O Johnson, Troy Wood, Rob Fredericksen, Torsten B Neilands, John Sauceda, Heidi M Crane, Michael J Mugavero, Katerina A Christopoulos,

Research on patient engagement in health care shows that better health outcomes and lower healthcare costs are observed among highly engaged patients. Similar to other illnesses, high levels of patient engagement in HIV care are considered essential to maintaining optimal health, and patients who are on treatment and retained in ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2019, 14(3):e0214636]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Depressive Symptoms and Engagement in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Care Following Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation.

Angela M Bengtson, Brian W Pence, Matthew J Mimiaga, Bradley N Gaynes, Richard Moore, Katerina Christopoulos, Conall O'Cleirigh, David Grelotti, Sonia Napravnik, Heidi Crane, Michael Mugavero,

Background:The effect of depressive symptoms on progression through the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) treatment cascade is poorly characterized. Methods:We included participants from the Centers for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinic Systems cohort who were antiretroviral therapy (ART) naive, had at least 1 viral load and HIV appointment measure after ... Read more >>

Clin Infect Dis (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
[2019, 68(3):475-481]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Development and content validation of the Multifactoral assessment of perceived social support (MAPSS), a brief, patient-reported measure of social support for use in HIV care.

Rob J Fredericksen, Emma Fitzsimmons, Laura E Gibbons, Sarah Dougherty, Stephanie Loo, Sally Shurbaji, David S Batey, Sonia Avendano-Soto, William C Mathews, Katerina Christopoulos, Kenneth H Mayer, Michael J Mugavero, Paul K Crane, Heidi M Crane,

Low perceived social support (SS) negatively impacts health outcomes. We developed a measure of perceived SS for use in HIV care. We sought and categorized legacy items, selecting strongest items within categories. We elicited SS concepts from patients in English/Spanish, coded transcripts to match item pool content, and developed new ... Read more >>

AIDS Care (AIDS care)
[2019, 31(sup1):1-9]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Patient and provider perceptions of a comprehensive care program for HIV-positive adults over 50 years of age: The formation of the Golden Compass HIV and aging care program in San Francisco.

Meredith L Greene, Judy Y Tan, Sheri D Weiser, Katerina Christopoulos, Mary Shiels, Allison O'Hollaren, Eva Mureithi, Loren Meissner, Diane Havlir, Monica Gandhi,

<h4>Objective</h4>People living with HIV (PLWH) are living longer and developing comorbidities and aging-related syndromes. New care models are needed to address the combined burden and complexity of HIV and its comorbidities in this group. The goal of this study is to describe qualitative data from patients and providers that informed ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2018, 13(12):e0208486]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

Disclaimer
1.1155 s