The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights

    ADDICTION AND HARM REDUCTION

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


    1. Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG. (2011). “The Intertwined Epidemics of HIV Infection, Incarceration, and Substance Abuse: A Call to Action.” J Infect Dis 203(9):1201-3. Abstract
    2. Johnson JE, Friedmann PD, Green TC, Harrington M, Taxman F. (2011). “Gender and treatment response in substance-use treatment mandated parolees.” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 40(3):313-321. Abstract
    3. Clarke JG, Anderson BA, Stein MD. (2011). “Hazardously-Drinking Women Leaving Jail: Time to First Drink.” Journal of Correctional Health Care 17(1):61-68. Abstract  
    4. Yokell M, Green TC, Bowman S, McKenzie M, Rich JD. (in press). “Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Distribution in Rhode Island.” Medicine & Health Rhode Island.
    5. Clarke JG, Phipps M, Tong I, Rose J, Gold M. (2010) “Timing of Conception for Pregnant Women Returning to Jail.” J Correct Health Care 16(2):133-8. Abstract
    6. Stein MD, Caviness CM, Anderson BA, Hebert M, Clarke JG. (2010). “A Brief Alcohol Intervention for Hazardously-Drinking Incarcerated Women.” Addiction 105(3):466-75. Abstract
    7. Nijhawan A, Salloway R, Nunn A, Poshkus M, Clarke JG. (2010) “Preventive Health Care for Underserved Women: Results of a Prison Survey.” Womens Health (Larchmt) 19(1):17-22. Abstract
    8. Nunn A, Cornwall A, Fu J, Bazerman L, Loewenthal H, Beckwith C. (2010). “Linking HIV-positive jail inmates to treatment, care, and social services after release: Results from a qualitative assessment of the COMPASS program.” Journal of Urban Health 87:954-968. Abstract
    9. Green TC, Bluthenthal RN, Singer M, Beletsky L, Grau LE, Marshall P, Heimer R. (2010) “Prevalence and predictors of transitions to and away from syringe exchange use over time in 3 US cities with varying syringe dispensing policies.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 111(1-2):74-81. Abstract
    10. Nunn A, Zaller N, Dickman S, Nijhawan A, Rich JD. (2010). “Improving access to opiate addiction treatment for prisoners.” Addiction 105:1312-3. Abstract
    11. Beckwith C, Poshkus M, Rich J, Flanigan T, Aucoin N, Bandieri AM, Threats P, Chowdhury S, Loberti P, Minuto L, MacGowan R, Margolis A, Courtenay-Quirk C, Chow W. (2010) “Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing, Rhode Island, 2000-2007.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2010 59(24):742-745. Abstract
    12. Tolou-Shams M, Feldstein S, Tarantino N, Brown LK (2010). “The association between crack cocaine use and HIV risk among adolescents in psychiatric treatment.” Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 19:122-134. Abstract
    13. Beckwith CG, Liu T, Bazerman LB, DeLong AK, Desjardins SF, Poshkus M, Flanigan TP. (2010) “HIV Risk Behavior Pre- and Post-HIV Testing in Jail; a Pilot Study.” JAIDS 53(4):485-90. Abstract
    14. McKenzie M, Nunn A, Zaller N, Rich JD. (2009) “Overcoming Obstacles to Implementation of Methadone for Prisoners: Implications for Policy and Practice.” Journal of Opioid Management. 5(4):219-27. Abstract
    15. Nunn A, Zaller N, Dickman S, Trimbur C, Nijhawan A, and Rich JD. (2009). “Methadone and Buprenorphine Prescribing and Referral Practices in US Prisons: Results from a Nationwide Survey.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 102:1-2. Abstract
    16. Mitty JA, Bazerman LB, Selwyn K, Beckwith CG, Zaller ND, Rich JD. (2008) “Decrease in the proportion of injection drug use-related HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.” AIDS Reader 18:596-600. Abstract
    17. Zaller N, Holmes L, Dyl A, Mitty JA, Beckwith CG, Flanigan TP, Rich JD. (2008) “Linkage to treatment and supportive services among HIV positive ex-offenders in Project Bridge.” Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved 19:522-531. Abstract
    18. Green TC, Grau LE, Heimer R. (2008). “Distinguishing signs of opioid overdose and indication for naloxone: An evaluation of six overdose training and naloxone distribution programs in the United States.” Addiction 103(6):979-989. Abstract
    19. Tolou-Shams M, Brown LK, Gordon G, Fernandez I. & SHIELD study group (2007). “Arrest history as an indicator of adolescent/young adult substance use and HIV risk.”  Drug and Alcohol Dependence 88:87-90. Abstract

     

    PRISONER HEALTH

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


    1. Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG. (2011). “The Intertwined Epidemics of HIV Infection, Incarceration, and Substance Abuse: A Call to Action.” J Infect Dis 203(9):1201-1203. Abstract
    2. Draine J, Ahuja D, Altice F, Jacob-Arriola K, Avery A, Beckwith C, Ferguson A, Figueroa H, Lincoln T, Ouellet L, Porterfield J, Booker C, Tinsley M, Spaulding A. (2011). “Strategies to enhance linkages between care for HIV/AIDS in jail and community settings.” AIDS Care 23(3):366-377. Abstract
    3. Clarke JG, Adashi EY. (2011). “Perinatal Care for Incarcerated Patients A 25-Year-Old Woman Pregnant in Jail.” JAMA 305(9):923-929. Abstract
    4. Johnson JE, Friedmann PD, Green TC, Harrington M, Taxman F. (2011) “Gender and treatment response in substance-use treatment mandated parolees.” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 40(3):313-321. Abstract
    5. Clarke JG, Anderson BA, Stein MD. (2011). “Hazardously-Drinking Women Leaving Jail: Time to First Drink.” Journal of Correctional Health Care 17(1):61-68. Abstract
    6. Staton-Tindall M, Frisman L, Lin H, Leukefeld C, Oser C, Havens J, Prendergast M, Surratt H,  Clarke, JG. (2011). “Relationship influence and health risk behavior among re-entering women offenders.”  Women’s Health Issues 21(3):230-238. Abstract
    7. McKenzie M, Zaller N, Dickman S, Green TC, Parihk A, Friedmann P, Rich JD. (in press) “A randomized trial of methadone initiation for prisoners prior to release from incarceration.” Journal of Opioid Management.
    8. Flanigan TP, Zaller N, Beckwith CG, Bazerman LB, Rana A, Gardner A, Wohl DA, Altice FL. (2010). “Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV prevention.” J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 15(55 Suppl 2):S78-83. Abstract
    9. Clarke JG, Phipps M, Tong I, Rose J, Gold M. (2010). “Timing of Conception for Pregnant Women Returning to Jail.” J Correct Health Care 16(2):133-8. Abstract
    10. Nijhawan A, Salloway R, Nunn A, Poshkus M, Clarke JG. (2010). “Preventive Health Care for Underserved Women: Results of a Prison Survey.” Womens Health (Larchmt) 19(1):17-22. Abstract
    11. Nunn A, Zaller N, Dickman S, Nijhawan A, Rich JD. (2010). “Improving access to opiate addiction treatment for prisoners.” Addiction 105:1312-3. Abstract
    12. Nunn A, Cornwall A, Fu J, Bazerman L, Loewenthal H, Beckwith CG. (2010). “Linking HIV-positive jail inmates to treatment, care, and social services after release: Results from a qualitative assessment of the COMPASS program.” Journal of Urban Health 87:954-968. Abstract
    13. Beckwith CG, Zaller ND, Fu JJ, Montague BT, Rich JD. (2010). “Opportunities to Diagnose, Treat, and Prevent HIV in the Criminal Justice System.” JAIDS 55(Supplement 1):S49-S55. Abstract
    14. Tolou-Shams M, Guy L, Grisso T. (2010). “Extended commitment for juvenile offenders: A case review.” Journal American Academy of Psychiatry and Law 38(3):415-417. Abstract
    15. Beckwith CG, Liu T, Bazerman LB, DeLong AK, Desjardins SF, Poshkus MM, Flanigan TP. (2010). “HIV risk behavior before and after HIV counseling and testing in jail: a pilot study.” J Acquir Immune Defic Syndro 53(4):485-90. Abstract
    16. Beckwith CG, Poshkus M, Rich JD, Flanigan TP, Aucoin N, Bandieri AM, Threats P, Chowdhury S, Loberti P, Minuto L, MacGowan R, Margolis A, Courtenay-Quirk C, Chow W. (2010). “Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing, Rhode Island, 2000-2007.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 59(24):742-745. Abstract
    17. Tolou-Shams M, Stewart A,  Fasciano J, Brown LK. (2010). “A review of HIV prevention interventions among juvenile offenders.” Journal of Pediatric Psychology 35(3):250-2621. Abstract
    18. Stein MD, Caviness CM, Anderson BA, Hebert M, Clarke JG. (2010). “A Brief Alcohol Intervention for Hazardously-Drinking Incarcerated Women.” Addiction 105(3):466-75. Abstract
    19. Hennessey KA, Stein MD, Rosengard C, Rose JS, Clarke JG. (2009). “Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Substance Use, and Adult Functioning Among Incarcerated Women.” J Atten Disord 14(3):273-280. Abstract
    20. Chew K, Allen S, Taylor L, Rich J, Feller, E. (2009). “Treatment Outcomes with Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin for Male Prisoners with Chronic Hepatitis C.” Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 43(7):686-691. Abstract
    21. Nunn A, Zaller N, Dickman S, Trimbur C, Nijhawan A, Rich JD. (2009). “Methadone and Buprenorphine Prescribing and Referral Practices in US Prisons: Results from a Nationwide Survey.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 102:1-2. Abstract
    22. McKenzie M, Nunn A, Zaller N, Rich JD. (2009). “Overcoming Obstacles to Implementation of Methadone for Prisoners: Implications for Policy and Practice.” Journal of Opioid Management 5(4):219-27. Abstract
    23. Flanigan TP, Zaller N, Taylor L, Beckwith C, Kuester L, Rich JD, Carpenter CC. (2009). “HIV and infectious disease care in jails and prisons: breaking down the walls with the help of academic medicine.” Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association 120:73-83. Abstract
    24. Havens JR, Leukefeld C, Oser CB, Staton-Tindall M, Knudsen HK, Mooney J, Duvall J, Clarke JG, Frisman L, Surratt H, Inciardi J. (2009). “Examination of an interventionist-led HIV intervention among criminal justice-involved female prisoners.” J Exp Criminol 5(3):245. Abstract
    25. Brown LK, Tolou-Shams M, Whitely L. (2008). “HIV Risk of Youth in the Justice System: A Critical but Neglected Issue.” Journal of the American Academy of Adolescent and Child Psychiatry 47(8):1-2. Abstract
    26. Allen S. (2008). “Physicians, Mass Incarceration, and Medical Ethics.” Journal of Clinical Ethics 19(3):260-267. Abstract
    27. Zaller N, Holmes L, Dyl A, Mitty JA, Beckwith CG, Flanigan TP, Rich JD. (2008). “Linkage to treatment and supportive services among HIV positive ex-offenders in Project Bridge.” Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved 19:522-531. Abstract
    28. Tolou-Shams M, Brown LK, Houck C, Lescano CM, & Project SHIELD study group. (2008). “Depressive symptoms are associated with HIV risk among juvenile arrestees.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 69:58-64. Abstract
    29. Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG. (2008). “Routine HIV testing in jails is critical for the early diagnosis of HIV in men.” [Letter] Clinical Infectious Diseases 47:1366. Abstract
    30. Zaller N, Taylor L, Allen S, Rich J. (2007). “Hepatitis C in Correctional Institutions.” Current Hepatitis Reports 6:114-118. Abstract

     

    HIV/AIDS

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


    1. Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG. (2011). “The Intertwined Epidemics of HIV Infection, Incarceration, and Substance Abuse: A Call to Action.” J Infect Dis. 203(9):1201-1203. Abstract
    2. Draine J, Ahuja D, Altice F, Jacob-Arriola K, Avery A, Beckwith C, Ferguson A, Figueroa H, Lincoln T, Ouellet L, Porterfield J, Booker C, Tinsley M, Spaulding A. (in press). “Strategies to enhance linkages between care for HIV/AIDS in jail and community settings.” AIDS Care. Abstract
    3. Flanigan TP, Zaller N, Beckwith CG, Bazerman LB, Rana A, Gardner A, Wohl DA, Altice FL. (2010). “Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV prevention.” JAcquir Immune Defic Syndr 15(55 Suppl 2):S78-83. Abstract
    4. Nunn A, Cornwall A, Fu J, Bazerman L, Loewenthal H, Beckwith CG. (2010). “Linking HIV-positive jail inmates to treatment, care, and social services after release: Results from a qualitative assessment of the COMPASS program.” Journal of Urban Health 87:954-968. Abstract
    5. Beckwith CG, Liu T, Bazerman LB, DeLong AK, Desjardins SF, Poshkus MM, Flanigan TP. (2010). “HIV risk behavior before and after HIV counseling and testing in jail: a pilot study.” J Acquir Immune Defic Syndro 53(4):485-90. Abstract
    6. Beckwith CG, Poshkus M, Rich J, Flanigan T, Aucoin N, Bandieri AM, Threats P, Chowdhury S, Loberti P, Minuto L, MacGowan R, Margolis A, Courtenay-Quirk C, Chow W. (2010). “Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing, Rhode Island, 2000-2007.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 59(24):742-745. Abstract
    7. Tolou-Shams M, Feldstein S, Tarantino N, Brown LK. (2010). “The association between crack cocaine use and HIV risk among adolescents in psychiatric treatment.” Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 19:122-134. Abstract
    8. Beckwith CG, Zaller ND, Fu JJ, Montague BT, Rich JD. (2010). “Opportunities to Diagnose, Treat, and Prevent HIV in the Criminal Justice System.” JAIDS 55(Supplement 1):S49-S55. Abstract
    9. Tolou-Shams M, Stewart A,  Fasciano J., Brown LK. (2010). “A review of HIV prevention interventions among juvenile offenders.” Journal of Pediatric Psychology 35(3):250-2621. Abstract
    10. Gillani FS, Zaller ND, Zeller K, Rich JD, Cu-Uvin S, Flanigan TP, Carpenter CCJ. (2009). “Changes in demographics and risk factors among persons living with HIV in an academic medical center from 2003-2007.” Med  Hlth RI Publication of the Rhode Island Medical Society 92(7):237-40. Abstract
    11. Wakeman SE, Zaller ND, Flanigan TP, Pinkston M, Montague BT, Rich JD. (2009). “HIV among marginalized populations in Rhode Island.” Med  Hlth RI Publication of the Rhode Island Medical Society 92(7):244-246. Abstract
    12. Kerndt PR, Dubrow R, Aynalem G, Mayer KH, Beckwith CG, Remien RH, Truong H, Uniyal A, Chien M, Brooks RA, Vigil OR, Steward WT, Merson M, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Morin SF. (2009). “Strategies used in the detection of acute/early HIV infections: The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: I.” AIDS and Behavior 13:1037-45. Abstract
    13. Beckwith CG, DeLong AK, Desjardins SF, Gillani F, Bazerman L, Mitty JA, Ross H, Cu-Uvin S. (2009). “HIV infection in refugees: A case-control analysis of refugees in Rhode Island.” International Journal of Infectious Diseases 13:186-192. Abstract
    14. Flanigan TP, Zaller N, Taylor L, Beckwith CG, Kuester L, Rich JD, Carpenter CC. (2009). “HIV and infectious disease care in jails and prisons: breaking down the walls with the help of academic medicine.” Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association 120:73-83. Abstract
    15. Blood E, Beckwith CG, Bazerman L, Cu-Uvin S, Mitty J. (2009). “Pregnancy among HIV-infected refugees in Rhode Island.” AIDS Care 21:207-11. Abstract
    16. Beckwith CG, Cornwall AH, Dubrow R, Chapin K, Ducharme R, Rodriguez I, Velasquez L, Merson MH, Sikkema KJ, Mayer K. (2009). “Identifying Acute HIV Infection in Rhode Island.” Medicine & Health Rhode Island 92:231-233. Abstract
    17. Dubrow R, Sikkema KJ, Mayer KH, Bruce RD, Julian P, Rodriguez I, Beckwith CG, Roome A, Dunne D, Boeving A, Kidder TJ, Jenkins H, Dobson M, Becker J, Merson MH. (2009). “Diagnosis of Acute HIV Infection in Connecticut.” Connecticut Medicine 73:325-331. Abstract
    18. Havens JR, Leukefeld C, Oser CB, Staton-Tindall M, Knudsen HK, Mooney J, Duvall J, Clarke JG, Frisman L, Surratt H and Inciardi J. (2009). “Examination of an interventionist-led HIV intervention among criminal justice-involved female prisoners.” J Exp Criminol 5(3):245. Abstract
    19. Mitty JA, Bazerman LB, Selwyn K, Beckwith CG, Zaller ND, Rich JD. (2008). “Decrease in the proportion of injection drug use-related HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.” AIDS Reader 18:596-600. Abstract
    20. Brown LK, Tolou-Shams M, Whitely L. (2008). “HIV Risk of Youth in the Justice System: A Critical but Neglected Issue.” Journal of the American Academy of Adolescent and Child Psychiatry 47(8):1-2. Abstract
    21. Flanigan TP, Beckwith CG. (2008). “Routine HIV testing in jails is critical for the early diagnosis of HIV in men.” [Letter] Clinical Infectious Diseases 47:1366. Abstract
    22. Zaller N, Holmes L, Dyl A, Mitty JA, Beckwith CG, Flanigan TP, Rich JD. (2008). “Linkage to treatment and supportive services among HIV positive ex-offenders in Project Bridge.” Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved 19:522-531. Abstract
    23. Tolou-Shams M, Brown LK, Houck C, Lescano CM, & Project SHIELD study group. (2008). “Depressive symptoms are associated with HIV risk among juvenile arrestees.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 69:58-64. Abstract
    24. Tolou-Shams, M. Brown, L.K., Gordon, G., Fernandez, I. & SHIELD study group. (2007). “Arrest history as an indicator of adolescent/young adult substance use and HIV risk.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 88:87-90. Abstract
    25. Tolou-Shams M, Paikoff R, McKirnan DJ, Holmbeck GN. (2007). “Mental health and HIV risk among African American adolescents:  The role of parenting.” Social Work in Mental Health 5(1):27-58. Abstract

     

    HEPATITIS

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


    1. Flanigan TP, Zaller N, Beckwith CG, Bazerman LB, Rana A, Gardner A, Wohl DA, Altice FL. (2010). “Testing for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis in jails: still a missed opportunity for public health and HIV prevention.” JAcquir Immune Defic Syndr 15(55 Suppl 2):S78-83. Abstract
    2. Chew K, Allen S, Taylor L, Rich JD, Feller, E. (2009). “Treatment Outcomes with Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin for Male Prisoners with Chronic Hepatitis C.” Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 43(7): 686-691. Abstract
    3. Zaller N, Taylor L, Allen S, Rich JD. (2007). “Hepatitis C in Correctional Institutions.”  Current Hepatitis Reports. 6:114-118. Abstract

     

    MENTAL HEALTH

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


    1. Hennessey KA, Stein MD, Rosengard C, Rose JS, Clarke JG. (2009). “Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Substance Use, and Adult Functioning Among Incarcerated Women.” J Atten Disord 14(3):273-280. Abstract
    2. Tolou-Shams M, Brown LK, Houck C, Lescano CM, & Project SHIELD study group. (2008). “Depressive symptoms are associated with HIV risk among juvenile arrestees.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 69:58-64. Abstract

     

    WOMEN’S HEALTH

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


    1. Clarke JG, Adashi, EY. (2011). “Perinatal Care for Incarcerated Patients A 25-Year-Old Woman Pregnant in Jail.” JAMA 305(9):923-929. Abstract
    2. Johnson JE, Friedmann PD, Green TC, Harrington M, Taxman F. (2011). “Gender and treatment response in substance-use treatment mandated parolees.” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 40(3):313-321. Abstract
    3. Clarke JG, Anderson BA, Stein MD. (2011). “Hazardously-Drinking Women Leaving Jail: Time to First Drink.” Journal of Correctional Health Care 17(1):61-68. Abstract
    4. Staton-Tindall M, Frisman L, Lin H, Leukefeld C, Oser C, Havens J, Prendergast M, Surratt H, Clarke JG. (2011). “Relationship influence and health risk behavior among re-entering women offenders.” Women’s Health Issues 21(3): 230-238. Abstract
    5. Clarke JG, Phipps M, Tong I, Rose J, Gold M. (2010). “Timing of Conception for Pregnant Women Returning to Jail.” J Correct Health Care. 16(2):133-8.
    6. Stein MD, Caviness CM, Anderson BA, Hebert M, Clarke JG. (2010). “A Brief Alcohol Intervention for Hazardously-Drinking Incarcerated Women.”  Addiction 105(3):466-75. Abstract
    7. Nijhawan A, Salloway R, Nunn A, Poshkus M, Clarke JG. (2010). “Preventive Health Care for Underserved Women: Results of a Prison Survey” Womens Health (Larchmt) 19(1):17-22. Abstract
    8. Hennessey KA, Stein MD, Rosengard C, Rose JS, Clarke JG. (2009). “Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Substance Use, and Adult Functioning Among Incarcerated Women.” J Atten Disord 14(3):273-280. Abstract
    9. Havens JR, Leukefeld C, Oser CB, Staton-Tindall M, Knudsen HK, Mooney J, Duvall J, Clarke JG, Frisman L, Surratt H, Inciardi J. (2009). “Examination of an interventionist-led HIV intervention among criminal justice-involved female prisoners.” J Exp Criminol 5(3):245. Abstract
    10. Blood E, Beckwith CG, Bazerman L, Cu-Uvin S, Mitty J. (2009). “Pregnancy among HIV-infected refugees in Rhode Island.” AIDS Care 21:207-11. Abstract