Selected Publications

In Press

Bird, J., and Voisin, D. In Press. "Understanding the developmental and psychosocial needs of HIV positive gay adolescents." In Understanding Prevention for HIV Positive Gay Men: Innovative Approaches in Addressing the AIDS Epidemic, Leo Wilton, ed. New York: Springer Press.

Bird, J., Voisin, D., and Fisher, B. In Press. In Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Students. New York: Routledge Press.

Kuhns, L., Hotton, A., Garofalo, R., Muldoon, A., Jaffe, K., Bouris, A., Voisin, D., and Schneider, J. In press. "A syndemic index is associated with antiretroviral medication adherence among HIV-positive youth." AIDS Patient Care and STDs.

Marotta, P., and Voisin, D. In press. "Assessing pathways to substance use and delinquency among low income African American adolescents." Children Youth and Services Review.

Nebbitt, Von, Voisin, D., and Mohammed, T. In press. "The relationship between parental factors and early sexual onset among African American youth living in public housing." Journal of Urban Health.

Nelson, L. E., and Malebranche, D. J. In press. "Comprehensive primary health care with HIV positive gay men." In L. Wilton (Ed.), Understanding Prevention for HIV Positive Gay Men: Innovative Approaches in Addressing the AIDS Epidemic. New York: Springer Publishing.

Nelson, L. E., and Morrison-Beedy, D. In Press. In Designing, Conducting, Analyzing and Funding Intervention Research for Publication: A Practical Guide for Success. New York: Springer.

Schneider, J., and Bouris, A. In Press. In Understanding Prevention for HIV Positive Gay Men: Innovative Approaches in Addressing the Aids Epidemic. New York: Springer Publishing.

Voisin, D., and Kim, D. H.  In press. "Broken windows": Neighborhood conditions and behavioral health among low income African American youth in Chicago." Journal of Health Psychology.

2017

Dacus, J., Voisin, D., and Barker, J. 2017. "'Proud I am HIV negative': Maintaining seronegativity among Black men who have sex with men in New York City." Men and Masculinities.

McCullagh, C., Quinn, K., Voisin, D., and Schneider, J. 2017. "Longitudional examination of factors associated with social support satisfaction among HIV-positive Black men who have sex with men." AIDS Care.

Quinn, K., Voisin, D., Bouris, A., Jaffee, K., Kuhns, L., Eavou, R., and Schneider, J. 2017. "Multiple dimensions of stigma and health factors among young Black men who have sex with men." AIDS and Behavior 21(1): 207-216.

Schneider, J., Cornwell, B., Jonas, A., Behler, R., Lancki, N., Skaathun B., Michaels, S., Khanna, A.S., Young, L.E., Morgan, E., Duvoisin, R., Friedman, S., Schumm P., Laumann E.O. 2017. "Network dynamics and HIV risk and prevention in a population-based cohort of Young Black Men Who have Sex with Men." Network Science.

Schneider, J., Kozloski, M., Michaels, S., Skaathun, B., Voisin, D., Lancki, N., Morgan, E., Khanna, A., Green, K., Coombs, R.W., Freidman, S.R., Laumann, E., and Schumm, P. 2017. "Criminal justice involvement history is associated with better HIV care continuum metrics among a population-based sample of young Black MSM." AIDS 31(1): 159-165.

Voisin, D., Hardy, J., Kim, D. H., and Elsaesser, C. 2017.  "The relationship between parental influences and wellbeing among low income African American youth." Child and Youth Care Forum 46(2): 223-242.

Voisin, D., Hotton, A., and Schneider, J. 2017. "The relationship between life stressors and drug and sexual risk behaviors among Black men who have sex with men." AIDS Care 29(5): 545-551.

Voisin, D., Kim, D. H., Takahashi, L., Morotto, P., and Bocangera, K. 2017. "Involvement in the juvenile justice system for African Americans: Examining associations with behavioral health problems." Journal of Social Service Research 43(1): 129-140.

Voisin, D., Quinn, K., Kim, D. H., and Schneider, J. 2017. "A longitudinal analysis of antiretroviral adherence among young Black men who have sex with men." Journal of Adolescent Health 60(4): 411-416. doi. 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.10.428

2016

Bird, J. D., Eversman, M., and Voisin, D. 2016. "'You just can't trust everybody'": The inpact of sexual risk, partner type and perceived partner trustworthiness on HIV-status disclosure decisions among HIV-positive black gay and bisexual men." Culture Health and Sexuality. doi 10.1080/13691058.2016.1267408.

Hong, J. S., Voisin, D., Cho, S., and Espelange, D. 2016. "Association between bullying perpetration, victimization, and bully-victimization and sexual risk behaviors of urban African American adolescents in Chicago’s Southside." Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health doi. 10.1007/s10903-016-0375-5.

Hong, J. S., Voisin, D., Hyeouk, C., and Feranil, M. 2016. "Sexual knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of South Korean adolescents: A systemic review." Journal of Social Service Research doi: 10.1080/01488376.2016.1202879.

Khanna, A., Michaels, S., Skaathun, B., Morgan, E., Green, K., Young, L., and Schneider, J.A. 2016. "Preexposure Prophylaxis Awareness and Use in a Population-Based Sample of Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men." JAMA Internal Medicine 176(1):136-8. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.6536.

Malebranche, D. J., and Nelson, L. E. 2016. "Intersections of race, culture, and sexuality on health of MSM." In J. Schneider & V. Silenzio (Eds.), The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Handbook of LGBT Health. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Publishers.

Morgan, E., Khanna, A., Skaathun, B., Michaels, S., Young, L., Duvoisin, R., Chang, M., Voisin, D., Cornwell, B., Coombs, R.,  Friedman, S., and Schneider, J. 2016. "Marijuana use among young men who have sex with men and the HIV Care Continuum: Findings from the uConnect Study." Substance Use & Misuse.

Nelson, L.E., Wilton, L., Moineddin, R., Zhang, N., Siddiqi, A., Sa, Ting, Harawa, N., Regan, R., Penniman Dyer, T., Watson, C. C., Koblin, B., del Rio, C., Buchbinder, S., Wheeler, D. P., and Mayer, K. H. for the HPTN 061 Study Team. 2016. "Economic, legal and social hardships associated with HIV risk among Black men who have sex with men in six US Cities." Journal of Urban Health, 93, 170-188. doi: 10.1007/s11524-015-0020-y.

Nelson, L. E., Wilton, L., Zhang, N., Thach, C. T., Regan, R., Penniman Dyer, T., Ndoye, O., Kushwaha, S., Sanders, E., & Mayer, K, H. 2016. "Childhood exposure to religions with high prevalence of members who discourage homosexuality is associated with HIV risk behaviors and HIV infection in adult Black men who have sex with men." American Journal of Men’s Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1557988315626264.

Quinn, K., Voisin, D., Bouris, A., and Schneider, J. 2016. "Psychological distress, drug use, sexual risks and medication adherence among young HIV-positive Black men who have sex with men: Exposure to community violence matters." AIDS Care 28(7): 866-872.

So, S., Voisin, D., Burnside, A., and Gaylord-Harden, N. 2016. "The relationship between future orientation and health related factors among African American adolescents." Children Youth and Services Review 61: 15-21.

Voisin, D. 2016. "The public health implications of violence exposures: Violence and immunological outcomes among perinatally HIV infected youth." Journal of Adolescent Health 59 3-4.

Voisin, D., Elsaesser, C., Kim, D. H., Patel, S., and Cantara, A. 2016. "The relationship between family stress and behavioral health among African American adolescents."Journal of Child and Family Studies 1-10.

Voisin, D., Hotton, A., and Neilands, T. 2016. "Exposures to community violence and sexual behaviors among African American youth: Testing multiple pathways." Behavioral Medicine doi: 10.1080/08964289.2016.1189394.

Voisin, D., Patel, S., Hong, J. S., Takahashi, L., and Gaylord-Harden, N. 2016. "Behavioral health correlates of exposure to community violence among low income African American adolescents in Chicago." Children Youth and Services Review doi. 10.1016/j.childyout.2016.08.006.

Yorke, C., Voisin, D., Berringer, K., and Alexander, L.S. 2016. "Cultural factors influencing mental health help-seeking attitudes among Black English-speaking Caribbean immigrants in the United States and Britain." Social Work in Mental Health 14(2): 174-194.

2015

Hong, Jun Sung, Voisin, D., and Crosby, S. 2015. "A review of STI/HIV interventions for delinquent and detained juveniles: An application of the social-ecological framework.Journal of Child and Family Studies 24(9): 2769-2778.

Morgan E., Skaathun, B., Michaels, S., Young, L., Khanna, A., Friedman, S.R., Davis, B., Pitrak, D., Schneider, J., and the UConnect Study Team. 2015. "Marijuana Use as a Sex-Drug is Associated with HIV Risk Among Black MSM and Their Network." AIDS and Behavior online. DOI 10.1007/s10461-015-1195-7

Nebbitt, V., and Voisin, D. 2015. "Correlates of cumulative sexual risk behaviors among African American youth living in public housing." Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health doi: 0044118X15605108.

Nelson, L. E., Wilton, L., Agyarko-Poku, T., Zhang, N., Aluoch, M., Thach, C. T., Hanson, S. O. and Adu-Sarkodie, Y. 2015. "The association of HIV Stigma, HIV/STD knowledge, and sexual risk behaviors among adolescent and adult men who have sex with men in Ghana, West Africa." Research in Nursing & Health, 38, 194-206. doi: 10.1002/nur.21650

Nelson, L. E., Wilton, L., Agyarko-Poku, T., Zhang, N., Zou, Y., Aluoch, M., Apea, V., Hanson, S. O., and Adu-Sarkodie, Y. 2015. "Predictors of condom use among peer social networks of men who have sex with men in Ghana, West Africa." PLoS ONE, 10(1): e0115504.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115504.

Schneider, J.A., Zhou, A.N., and Laumann, E.O. 2015. "A new HIV prevention network approach: sociometric peer change agent selection." Social Science and Medicine 125: 192-202. PMID: 24518188.

Shi Shiu, C., Voisin, D., Chen, W., Lo, Y., Hardesty, M., and Huong, N. 2015. "A synthesis of 20 years of research on sexual risk taking among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men in Western countries." American Journal of Men’s Health (10)3: 170-180.

Voisin, D., Chen, P., and Jacobson, K. 2015. "Community violence exposure and sexual behaviors in a nationally representative sample of young adults: The effects of race/ethnicity and gender." Journal of Social Service Research 41(3): 295-306.

2014

Abbas-Dick, J., Stern, S. B., Nelson, L. E., Watson, W., & Dennis, C-L. 2014. "Coparenting Breastfeeding Support and Exclusive Breastfeeding: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Pediatrics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1416.

Bird, J., Voisin, D., and Fisher, B. 2014. "Millennial college students: Digital media, sexual behavior and innovative approaches to improving sexual health". In Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Students, Leo Wilton, Robert T. Palmer, and Dina C. Maramba, eds. New York: Routledge Press.

Friedman Jr., S.R., Downing, M.J., Smyrnov, P., Nikolopoulos G., Schneider, J.A., Livak, B., Magiorkinis, G., Slobodyanyk, L., Vasylyeva, T.I., Paraskevis, D., Psichogiou, M. Sypsa, V., Malliori, M., Hatzakis, A. 2014. "Socially-integrated transdisciplinary HIV prevention." Aids and Behavior 18(10): 1821-34. PMID: 24165983.

Hong, J. S., Voisin, D., and Crosby, S. 2014. "A review of STI/HIV interventions for delinquent and detained juveniles: An application of the social-ecological framework." Journal of Child and Family Studies 24(9) 2769-2778.

Lhomond, B., Saurel-Cubizolles, M.J., Michaels, S., and the CSF Group. 2014. "A Multi-dimensional Measure of Sexual Orientation, Use of Psycho-active Substances, and Depression: Results of a National Survey on Sexual Behavior in France." Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43(3): 607-619. DOI 10.1007/s10508-013-0072-6.

Livak, B., and Schneider, J.A. 2014. "Using Sociometric Measures to Assess Non-Response Bias." Annals of Epidemiology 24(7): 554-557. PMCID: PMC4128320.

*McFadden, R., Bouris, A., Voisin, D., Glick, N., and Schneider, J. 2014. "Dynamic social support networks of younger black men who have sex with men with new HIV infection." Aids Care 26(10): 1275-82. PMID: 24766079.

Nelson, L. E. 2014. Foreword. In L. Wilton, R. Palmer & D. C. Maramba (Eds.), Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Students. New York: Routledge.

Nelson, L. E., Thach, C. T., Pathak, Y., and Adu-Sarkodie, Y. 2014. "Tackling big problems with small particles: Nano-based rapid biosensors for detecting sexually transmitted infections in sub-Saharan Africa." Technology & Innovation 16 (3-4): 249-257. doi: 10.3727/194982414X14138187301731.

Nelson, L. E., Thach, C. T., Shelton, M., and Boyer, C. 2014. "Co-parenting relationship experiences of Black adolescent mothers in active romantic partnerships with the biological fathers of their children." Journal of Family Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1074840714560753.

Nelson, L. E., Thach, C. T., and Zhang, N. 2014. "Gender equity predicts condom use among adolescent and young adult parents in Toronto, Canada." Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 23, 19-26. DOI: 10.3138/cjhs.2451.

Nelson, L. E., Walker, J. J., DuBois, S., and Giwa, S. 2014. "Your blues ain’t like mine: Integrative anti-racism in HIV prevention intervention research with Black men who have sex with men in Canada and the U.S." Nursing Inquiry, 21: 278-282doi: 10.1111/nin.12055.

Shah, N.S., Iveniuk, J., Muth S.Q., Michaels, S., Jose, J., Laumann E.O., and Schneider, J.A. 2014. "Structural bridging network position is associated with HIV status in a younger Black men who have sex with men epidemic." Aids and Behavior 18 (2): 335-345.

Shim, J.M., Schneider, J.A., and Curlin, F. 2014. "Patterns of user disclosure of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use." Medical Care 52(8): 704-708. PMID: 25025870.

Voisin, D., and Elsaesser, C. 2014. "Brief Report: The protective effects of school engagement for African American adolescent males." Journal of Health Psychology. doi:10.1177/1359105314531607.

Voisin, D., Hotton, A., and Neilands, T. 2014. "Testing pathways linking exposure to community violence and sexual behaviors among African American youth." Journal of Youth and Adolescence 43(9): 1513-26.

Voisin, D., King, K., DiClemente, R., and Carry, M. 2014. "Correlates of gang involvement and health-related factors among African American females with a detention history." Children and Youth Services Review 44: 120-25.

Voisin, D., Takahashi, L., Berringer, K., Burr, S., and Kuhnen, J. 2014. "'Sex is violence': African American parents' perception of the link between exposure to community violence and youth sexual behaviors." Child and Family Social Work. doi:10.1111/cfs.12162.

Voisin, D., Walsh, T., Flatt, N., Eavou, R., Bertozzi-Villa, C., Eder, M., and Schneider, J. 2014. "HIV medication adherence, substance abuse, sexual risk behaviors and psychological distress among younger Black men who have sex with men and transgender women: Preliminary findings." Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 4(12): 27.

2013

Bird, J., and Voisin, D. 2013. "'You’re an open target to be abused': A qualitative study of stigma and HIV self-disclosure among black men who have sex with men." American Journal of Public Health 103 (12): 2193-2199.

Bouris, A., Voisin, D., Pilloton, M., Flatt, N., Eavou, R., Hampton, K., Kuhns, L., Eder, M., and Schneider, J. 2013. "Project nGage: Network supported HIV care engagement for younger black men who have sex with men and transgender persons." Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research 4(9): 236.

Chen, P., Voisin, D., and Jacobson, K. 2013. "Community violence exposure and adolescent delinquency: Examining a spectrum of protective factors." Youth and Society 48(1): 33-57. doi:10.1177/0044118X13475827.

Crosby, R., Voisin, D., DiClemente, R., Wingood, G., Salazar, L., Head, S., Rose, E., and Mc-Dermott-Sales, J. 2013. "Relational correlates of unprotected oral and vaginal sex among African American adolescent females." Sexual Health 10(3): 284-6.

King, K., Voisin, D., and DiClemente, R. 2013. "Gang norms and risky sex among adolescents with a history of detention." Journal of Social Service Research 39(4): 545-51.

Nelson, L. E., McCready, L. T., Gesink, D., Morales, K. A., Morrison-Beedy, D., and Boakye-Yiadom, N. 2013. "Associations between co-parenting, gender equity attitudes and sexual risk among adolescent mothers and the biological fathers of their children." Journal of Adolescent Health, 52, S68.

Perkins, E., Voisin, D., and Brade-Stennis, K. 2013. "Brief research report: Sociodemographic factors associated with HIV status among African American women in Washington D.C." International Journal of Women’s Health 5: 587-591.

Schneider, J.A., Cornwell, B., Ostrow, D., Michaels, S., Schumm, P., Laumann, E.O., and Friedman, S. 2013. "Network mixing and network influences most linked to HIV infection and risk behavior in a Black men who have sex with men HIV epidemic." American Journal of Public Health 103 (1) e28-e36. PMCID: PMC3518367

Voisin, D. 2013. "Examining parental monitoring and deviant peers as pathways to sexual risk behaviors among Tehran (IR Iran) adolescents." International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction 2(2): 94-5.

Voisin, D., Bird, J., Shi Shiu, C., and Kreiger, C. 2013. "'It’s crazy being a black, gay youth.' Getting information about HIV prevention: A pilot study." Journal of Adolescence 36(1): 111-19.

Voisin, D. and Elsaesser, C. 2013. "Pathways from polyvictimization to youth problem behaviors: The critical role of school engagement." International Journal of Higher Education 2(4): 15-30.

Voisin, D., Hotton, A., and Schneider, J. 2013. "Witnessing verbal parental aggression and sexual activity among low-income African American youth." Journal of Child and Family Studies 23(2), 285-292.

Voisin, D., Hotton, A., Tan, K., and DiClemente, R. 2013. "A longitudinal examination of risk and protective factors associated with drug use and unsafe sex among young African American females." Children and Youth Services Review 35(9): 1440-1446.

Voisin, D., Salazar, L., Crosby, R., and DiClemente, R. 2013. "The relationship between ethnic identity and chlamydia and gonorrhea infections among low-income detained African American adolescent females." Psychology, Health & Medicine 18(3): 355-62.

Voisin, D., Shi Shiu, C., Chan-Tack, A., Krieger, K., Sekulska, D., and Johnson, L. 2013. "In their own words: Racial/ethnic and gender differences in sources and preferences for HIV prevention information among young adults." Aids Care 25(11): 1407-10.

Voisin, D., Tan, K., and DiClemente, R. 2013. "A longitudinal examination of the relationship between sexual sensation seeking and STI-related risk factors among African American females." Aids, Education, and Prevention 25 (2): 124-134.

Voisin, D., Tan, K., and DiClemente, R. 2013. "A longitudinal examination of the relationship between sexual sensation seeking and STI-related risk factors among African American females." AIDS Education and Prevention 25(2): 124-34.

2012

Bouris, A., Guilamo-Ramos, V., Jaccard, J., Ballan, M., Lesesne, C., and Gonzalez, B. 2012. "Early adolescent romantic relationships and maternal approval among inner city Latino families." Aids and Behavior 16(6): 1570-1583. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-011-0034-8.

Eyre, S. L., Nelson, L. E., Santo, T. D., and Tran, D. 2012. "A study of vernacular partner terms: Possible cultural cues to condom use." Journal of Adolescent Health, 50, S7.

Khan, M.R., Epperson, M. W., Gilbert, L., Goddard, D., Hunt, T., Sarfo, B., and El-Bassel, N. 2012. "The Promise of multimedia technology for STI/HIV prevention: Frameworks for understanding improved facilitator delivery and participant learning." Aids and Behavior 16(7): 1949-1960.

Nelson, L. E., and Morrison-Beedy, D. 2012. "Conducting intervention research in public health settings." In B. M. Melnyk & D. Morrison-Beedy (Eds.), Designing, Conducting, Analyzing and Funding Intervention Research for Publication: A Practical Guide for Success, (pp. 247-254). New York: Springer.

Nelson, L. E., Morrison-Beedy, D., Kearney, M. H., and Dozier, A. 2012. "Black adolescent mothers’ perspectives on sex and parenting in non-marital relationships with the birth fathers of their children." Journal of Obstetric, Gynecological, & Neonatal Nursing, 41, 82-91.

Schneider, J.A., Michaels, S., and Bouris, A. 2012. "Family network proportion and HIV risk among Black men who have sex with men." Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 61(5):627-35. PMCID: PMC3508259.

Voisin, D., and Bird, J. 2012. "'You get more respect,' Reasons for sex among African American high school youth: A qualitative study." Journal of Social Service Research 38(3): 392-401.

Voisin, D., and Hong, J. S. 2012. "A meditational model linking witnessing intimate partner violence and bullying behaviors and victimization among youth." Educational Psychology Review 24(4): 479-98.

Voisin, D., Hong J. S., and King, K. 2012. "Ecological factors associated with sexual risk behaviors among detained adolescents: A systematic review." Children and Youth Services Review 34(10): 1983-91.

Voisin, D., Tan, K., and DiClemente, R. 2012. "A longitudinal examination of STI/HIV prevention knowledge and STIs among African American adolescent females." Journal of Health Psychology 18: 1582-1587.

Voisin, D., Tan, K., Salazar, L., Crosby, R., and DiClemente, R. 2012. "Correlates of sexually transmitted infection prevention knowledge among African American girls." Journal of Adolescent Health 51(2): 197-9.

Voisin, D., Tan, K., Tack, A. C., Wade, D., and DiClemente, R. 2012. "Examining parental monitoring as a pathway from community violence exposure to drug, risky sex, and recidivism among detained youth." Journal of Social Service Research 38(5): 699-711.