PHMCResearch publications

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Coatsworth, J.D., Hemady, K.T. & George, M.W. (2017). Predictors of group leaders’ perceptions of parents’ initial and dynamic engagement in a family preventive intervention. Prevention Science, special issue on participation. DOI: 10.1007/s11121-017-0781-5

Curran-Groome, W., & Atkinson, A. (2017). Best Practices in Early Care and Education for Young Children Experiencing Homelessness. Public Health Management Corporation.

Lauby, J., Zhu, L., Milnamow, M., Batson, H., Bond, L., Curran-Groome, W., and Carson, L. (2017). Get Real: Evaluation of a Community-Level HIV Prevention Intervention for Young MSM Who Engage in Episodic Substance Use. 3 AIDS Education and Prevention: Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 191-204.

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Bamberger, K.T. (2016). The Application of Intensive Longitudinal Methods to Investigate Change: Stimulating the Field of Applied Family Research. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 19, 21-38. DOI: 10.1007/s10567-015-0194-6

Brooks AC, Chambers JE, Lauby J, Byrne E, Carpenedo CM, Benishek LA, Medvin R, Metzger DS, Kirby KC. (2016) Implementation of a brief treatment counseling toolkit in federally qualified healthcare centers: Patient and clinician utilization and satisfaction. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 60:70-80.

Cramer, R., Hexem, S., LaPollo, A., Cuffe, K.M., Chesson, H.W., Leichliter, J.S. (2016). State and Local Policies Related to Sexual Orientation in the United States. Journal of Public Health Policy. DOI: 10.1057/s41271-016-0037-9 (Data related to this project may be accessed here).

Dugosh KL, Abraham A, Seymour B, McLoyd K, Chalk M, Festinger DS. (2016) A systematic review on the use of psychosocial interventions in conjunction with medications for the treatment of opioid addiction. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 10:91-101.

Dugosh KL, Festinger DS, Lipkin JL. (2016) Identifying and addressing the unmet health care needs of drug court clients. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 71:30-35.

Elreda, L.M., Coatsworth, J.D., Gest, S.D., Ram, N., & Bamberger, K. (2016). Understanding Process in Group-Based Intervention Delivery: Social Network Analysis and Intra-entity Variability Methods as Windows into the “Black Box.” Prevention Science 17, 925-936. DOI: 10.1007/s11121-016-0699-3

Lien, R., Schillo, B.A.; Mast, J.L., Lukowski, A.V.; Lija O. Greenseid, L.O; Keith, J.D. & Keller, P.A. "Tobacco User Characteristics and Outcomes Related to Intensity of Quitline Program Use: Results From Minnesota and Pennsylvania." Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 22.5 (2016): E36-E46.

Murrill, C.S., Bingham, T., Lauby, J., Liu, K., Wheeler, D., Carballo-Dieguez, A., Marks, G., & Millett, G.A. (2016). Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Multi-Site Study of Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men. Journal of the National Medical Association, 108(1), 69-76. doi:

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Bryant-Stephens, T., West, C.G., & Klein, G. (2015). Impact of A Multi-Trigger Intervention on Seasonal Patterns of Asthma Symptoms in Inner City Children. Journal of Asthma, 52(6), 565-570. DOI:10.3109/02770903.2014.99198. 2014

Coatsworth, J.D., Duncan, L.G., Nix, R.L., Greenberg, M.T., Gayles, J.G., Bamberger, K.T., Berrena, E., & Demi, M.A. (2015). Integrating mindfulness with parent training: Effects of the Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program. Developmental Psychology, 51, 26-35.

Fosco, G.M., Bumbarger, B., & Bamberger, K.T. (2015). Thinking systematically for enduring family change. In M.J. Van Ryzin, K. Kumpfer, G.M. Fosco, & M.T. Greenberg (Eds.) Family-Centered Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Large-Scale Dissemination (pp. 308-328). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis/Psychology Press.

Henderson, K. E., Grode, G. M., O’Connell, M. L., & Schwartz, M. B. (2015). Environmental factors associated with physical activity in childcare centers. The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12(43), 1-9.

Rifkin, R., Williams, L. A., Grode, G. M., & Roberts-Johnson, W. A. (2015). Enhanced evaluation data initiates a collaborative out-of-school time food sponsors work group. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 21, S106-S109.

Sherman, S.B., Grode, G.M., McCoy, T., Vander Veur, S.S., Wojtanowski, A., Foster, G.D., & Sandoval, B.A. (2015). Urban Youth's Perspectives on Corner Stores. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 115(2), 242-248.

Smith, D., Kuzla, N., Thorpe, J., Scott, L., & Ersek, M. (2015). Exploring Nonresponse Bias in the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Bereaved Family Survey. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 18(10), 858-864.

Thorpe, J., Smith, D., Kuzla, N., Scott, L., & Ersek, M. (2015). Does Mode of Survey Administration Matter? Using Measurement Invariance to Validate the Mail and Telephone Versions of the Bereaved Family Survey. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, DOI:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.11.006.

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Bamberger, K., Coatsworth, J.D., Fosco, G.M., & Ram, N. (2014). Change in participant engagement during a family-based preventive intervention: Ups and downs with time and tension. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 811-820.

Coatsworth, J. D., Duncan, L. G., Berrena, E., Bamberger, K.T., Loeschinger, D. T., Greenberg, M. T. & Nix, R. L. (2014). The Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families Program: Integrating brief mindfulness activities and parent training within an evidence-based prevention program. New Directions in Youth Development, 142: Mindfulness in Adolescence, 45-58.

Keith, J, Kleiner L.R., LaPollo, A.B. & Kotranski, L. (2014). Research, Evaluation, and Assessment as Key Strategic Engagements in the Nonprofit Health and Human Services Sector. T. Hansen-Turten & M. Mortell (Eds.). Making Strategy Count in the Health and Human Services Sector: Lessons Learned from 20 Organizations and Chief Strategy Officers. (pp.175-186). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Tauras, J.A., Chaloupka, F.J., Keith, J.D., Brown, D.P., & Meyer, J.B. (2014). Economic Impact of a Noncomprehensive Smoke-Free Air Law. Health Promotion Practice, 15, 521.

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Brooks AC, Carpenedo CM, Fairfax-Columbo J, Clements NT, Benishek LA, Knoblach D, Carise D, Kirby KC. (2013) The RoadMAP Relapse Prevention Group Counseling Toolkit™: Counselor adherence and competence outcomes. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45(4):356-62.

Han, C.-S., Rutledge, S.E., Bond, L., Lauby, L., & LaPollo, A.B. (2013). You’re Better Respected When You Carry Yourself as a Man: Black Men’s Personal Accounts of the Down Low “Lifestyle.” Sexuality and Culture, 18, 89-102.

Hansen-Turton, T., Ware, J., Bond, L., Doria, N., & Cunningham, P. (2013). Are Managed Care Organizations in the United States Impeding the Delivery of Primary Care by Nurse Practitioners? A 2012 Update on Managed Care Organization Credentialing and Reimbursement Practices. Population Health Management, 16(5), 306-309.

Jeffries, W.L. 4th, Marks, G., Lauby, J., Murrill, C.S., Millett, G.A. (2013). Homophobia is associated with sexual behavior that increases risk of acquiring and transmitting HIV infection among black men who have sex with men. AIDS and Behavior, 17(4), 1442-1453.

LaPollo, A.B., Bond, L., & Lauby, J. (2013). Hypermasculinity and Sexual Risk among Black and White Men who have Sex with Men and Women. American Journal of Men’s Health. Sage Publications, Inc. DOI:10.1177/1557988313512861White, W.L., Weingartner, R.M., Levine, M., Evans, A.C., & Lamb, R. (2013). Recovery Prevalence and Health Profile of People in Recovery: Results of a Southeastern Pennsylvania Survey on the Resolution of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 45(4), 287-296.

Wilcox, M. J., Campbell, P. H., Fortunato, L., & Hoffman, J. (2013). A first look at early intervention and early childhood providers’ reports of assistive technology reuse. Journal of Special Education Technology, 28, 47-58.

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Bryant-Stephens, T., West, C., Dirl, C., Banks, T., Briggs, V., & Rosenthal, M. (2012). Asthma Prevalence in Philadelphia: Description of Two Community-Based Methodologies to Assess Asthma Prevalence in an Inner-City Population. Journal of Asthma, 49(6), 581-585. DOI:10.3109/02770903.2012.690476

Lauby, J.L., Marks, G., Bingham, T., Liu, K.L., Liau, A., Stueve, A., & Millett, G. A. (2012). Having Supportive Social Relationships is Associated with Reduced Risk of Unrecognized HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men who have Sex with Men. AIDS and Behavior, 16(3), 508-515.

Núñez, A.E., Robertson-James, C., Reels, S., Weingartner, R.M., & Bungy, B.L. (2012). Conducting a needs assessment for women and girls using a gender analysis framework: the Philadelphia Ujima coalition for a healthier community experience. Women’s Health Issues. 22(6), e527-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2012.08.002.

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Glidden, L. M., Bamberger, K., Draheim, A., & Kersh, J. (2011). Parent and athlete perceptions of Special Olympics participation: The utility and danger of proxy responding. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 49, 37-45.

Henderson, K.E., Grode, G.M., Bellenger, A.E., Kenney, E.L., & Schwartz, M.B. (2011). Validity of a Measure to Assess the Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment. Journal of American Dietetic Association, (111), 306-1313.

Joseph, H., Marks, G., Belcher, F., Millett, G, Stueve, A., Bingham, T.A., Lauby, & J. (2011). Older partner selection, sexual risk behaviour and unrecognised HIV infection among black and Latino men who have sex with men. Sexually Transmitted Infection, 87(5), 442-447.

Mansfield, C., Viswanathan, M., Woodell, C., Nourani, V., Ohadike,Y.U., Lesch, J.K., Malveaux, F.J., Bryant-Stephens, T., Findley, S., Lara, M., Matiz, A., Valencia, G.R., Rosenthal, M., Persky, V.W., Uyeda, K., Williams, R., Banda, E., Ramirez-Diaz, E., Reyes, B.M., Montoya, J., & West, C. (2011). Outcomes From a Cross-Site Evaluation of a Comprehensive Pediatric Asthma Initiative Incorporating Translation of Evidence-Based Interventions. Health Promotion Practice, 12, 20S-33S. DOI:10.1177/1524839911412595

Millett, G. A., Ding, H. Marks, G. Jeffries, W., Bingham, T., Lauby, J., Murrill, C., Flores, S., & Stueve, A. (2011). Mistaken Assumptions and Missed Opportunities: Correlates of Undiagnosed HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men. JAIDS, 58, 64-71.

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Andreyeva, T., Long, M.W., Henderson, K.E., & Grode, G.M. (2010). Trying to Lose Weight: Diet Strategies among Overweight or Obese Americans in 1996 and 2003. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 110, 535-542.

Carlos, J.A., Bingham, T.A., Stueve, A., Lauby, J., Ayala, G., Millett, G.A., & Wheeler, D. (2010). The Role of Peer Support on Condom Use among Black and Latino Men who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in Three Urban Areas. AIDS Education and Prevention, 22, 430-444.

Coughey, K., Klein, G., West, C., Diamond, J.J., Santana, A., McCarville, E., & Rosenthal, M.P. (2010). The Child Asthma Link Line: A Coalition-initiated, Telephone-based, Care Coordination Intervention for Childhood Asthma. Journal of Asthma, 47(3), 303-309.

Garrigan, P., Fortunato, L., & LaSala, A. (2010). The Effects of Closure on Contour Shape Learning. Journal of Vision, 10(7), 11-67.

Glidden, L. M., Bamberger, K., Turek, K., & Hill, K. (2010). Predicting mother/father-child interaction: Parental personality and well-being, socioeconomic variables, and child disability status. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23, 3-13

Han, C.-S., Lauby, J., Bond, L., LaPollo, A.B., & Rutledge, S.E. (2010). Magic Johnson Doesn't Worry About How to Pay for Medicine: Experiences of Black Men Who Have Sex with Men Living with HIV. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 12(4), 387-399.

Joshi, R., Keith, J.D., Waltz, M., Williams, M.L. (2010). The Effect of Smoking on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Counter Detail - The Educational Difference, 3. Lauby, J. L., Batson H., & Milnamow, M. (2010). Effects of drug use on sexual risk behavior: Results of an HIV outreach and education program. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 7, 88-102.

Lauby, J.L., LaPollo, A.B., Herbst, J.H., Painter, T.M., Batson, H., Pierre, A., & Milnamow, M. (2010). Preventing AIDS through Live Movement and Sound (PALMS): Efficacy of a theater-based HIV prevention intervention delivered to high-risk male adolescents in juvenile justice settings. AIDS Education and Prevention, 22(5), 402-416.

Marks, G., Millett, G.A., Bingham, T., Lauby, J., Murrill, C.S., & Stueve, A. (2010). Prevalence and Protective Value of Serosorting and Strategic Positioning Among black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 37(5).

Painter, T.M., Ngalame, P., Lucas, B, Lauby, J., & Herbst, J. (2010). Strategies Used by Community-Based Organizations to Evaluate Their Locally Developed HIV Prevention Interventions: Lessons Learned from CDC’s Innovative Interventions Project. AIDS Education and Prevention. 22, 387-401.

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Bond, L., Wheeler, D.P., Millett, G.A., LaPollo, A.B., Carson, L.F., & Liau, A. (2009). Black Men Who Have Sex with Men and the Association of Down-low Identity with HIV Risk Behavior. American Journal of Public Health, 99(S1), 92-95.

Lauby, J. L., & Milnamow, M. (2009). Where MSM Have Their First HIV Test: Differences by Race, Income and Sexual Identity. American Journal of Men’s Health, 3(1), 50-59.

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Lauby, J.L., Millett, G.A., Bodas LaPollo, A., Bond, L., Murrill, C.S., & Marks, G. (2008). Sexual risk behaviors of HIV-positive, HIV-negative, and serostatus-unknown Black men who have sex with men and women, Philadelphia and New York City. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 37(5), 708-19.

Marks, G., Millett, G.A., Bingham, T., Bond, L., Lauby, J., Liau, A., Murrill, C.S., & Stueve, A. (2008). Understanding differences in HIV sexual transmission among Latino and Black Men who have sex with men: the Brothers y Hermanos Study. AIDS and Behavior, 13, 682-690.

Wheeler, D.P., Lauby, J.L., Liu, K., Van Sluytman, L.G., & Murrill, C. (2008). A Comparative Analysis of Sexual Risk Characteristics Black Men Who Have Sex with Men or with Men and Women. Archives of Sex Behavior 37, 697-707.

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Gee, G.C., Liverly, K.J., Larsen, L., Keith, J., Stone, J., & MacLeod, K. (2007). Hungry for Respect: Discrimination Among Adults Using Emergency Food Services. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 2(1), 1-20.

Millett, G.A., Ding, H., Lauby, J., Flores, S., & Stueve, A. (2007). Circumcision Status and HIV infection among Black and Latino Men who have Sex with Men in 3 US cities. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.doi:10.1097/QAI.0b013e31815b834d.

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Lauby, J.L., Bond, L., Eroglu D. & Batson, H. (2006). Decisional balance, perceived risk and HIV testing practices. AIDS and Behavior, 10, 83-92.

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Bond, L., Lauby, J., & Batson, H. (2005). Individual-level and Systems-level Predictors of HIV Testing in a Community-based Sample of 1643 Adult Men and Women. AIDS Care, 17(2), 125-140.

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Hansen-Turton, T., Line, L., O'Connell, M., Rothman, N., & Lauby, J. (2004). The Nursing Center Model of Health Care for the Underserved. Philadelphia: National Nursing Centers Consortium. Submitted to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), June 2004.

Lauby, J.L. & Jones, K.T. (2004). Risk Factors for HIV and Other STDs among Men who have Sex with Men: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessments in Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Philadelphia: Linking Clinicians and Researchers Conference Proceedings. Becher, J., Fleck, A., Freeman, J., Metzger, D. (Eds.). Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania.

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LaPollo, A.B., Roberts, C., Adalist-Erin A., & Sloan, N. (2003). Parental Involvement Tool Kit: Building Parental Involvement One Parent at a Time. Philadelphia, PA: Public Health Management Corporation & United Way of Southeaster Pennsylvania’s Center for Youth Development.

Semaan, S., Lauby, J..O’Connell, A.A., & Cohen, A. (2003). Factors associated with perceptions of and decisional balance for condom use with main partner among women at risk for HIV infection. Women and Health, 37, 53-70.

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Bond, L., Lavelle, K., & Lauby, L. (2002). A Comparison of the Risk Characteristics of Ever- pregnant and Never-pregnant Sexually Active Adolescents. Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention & Education for Adolescents and Children, 5(1-2), 123-137.

Semaan, S., Lauby J., Liebman, J. (2002). Street and network sampling in evaluation studies of HIV risk-reduction interventions. AIDS Reviews, 4, 213-223.

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Lauby, J.L., Semaan, S., O'Connell, A., Person, B., & Vogel, A. (2001) Factors Related to Self-Efficacy for Use of Condoms and Birth Control Among Women at Risk for HIV Infection. Women & Health, 34(3), 71-91.

Rife, N.A., Shnek, Z.M., Lauby, J.L., & Lapidus, L.B. (2001). Children’s Satisfaction with Private Music Lessons. Journal of Research in Music Education, 49, 21-32.

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Lauby, J.L., Smith, P.J., Stark, M., Person, B. & Adams, J. (2000). A Community-Level HIV Prevention Intervention for Inner-City Women: Results of the Women and Infants Demonstration Projects. American Journal of Public Health, 90, 216-222.

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O’Campo, P., Fogarty, L., Gielen, A.C., Armstrong, K., Bond, L., Galavotti, C., & Green, B.M. (1999). Distribution along a stages-of-behavioral-change continuum for condom and contraceptive use among women accessed in different settings. Journal of Community Health, 24(1), 61-72.

Terry, M., Liebman, J., Person, B., Bond, L., Dillard-Smith, C., & Tunstall, C. (1999). The women and infants demonstration project: An integrated approach to AIDS prevention and research. AIDS Education and Prevention, 11(2), 107-121.

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Brooks Nelson, D., Kotranski, L., Semaan, S., Collier, K., Lauby, J., Feighan, K., & Halbert, J. (1998). The Validity of Self-reported Opiate and Cocaine Use by Out-of-Treatment Drug Users. Journal of Drug Issues, 28, 483-494.

Collier, K., Kotranski, L., Semaan, S., Lauby, J., Halbert, J. & Feighan, K. (1998). Correlates of HIV Seropositivity and HIV Testing Among Out-of-Treatment Drug Users. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 24(3), 377-393.

Kotranski, L., Semaan, S., Collier, K., Lauby, J., Halbert, J., & Feighan, K. (1998). Effectiveness of an HIV Risk Reduction Counseling Intervention for Out-of-Treatment Drug Users. AIDS Education and Prevention, 10, 19-33.

Lauby, J.L., Semaan, S., Cohen, A., Leviton, L. Gielen, A., Pulley, L., Walls, C., & O'Campo, P. (1998). Self- Efficacy, Decisional Balance, and Stages of Change for Condom Use Among Women at High Risk for HIV Infection. Health Education Research, 13, 343-356.

Semaan, S., Koranski, L., Colier, K., Lauby, J., Halbert, J. & Feighan, K. (1998). Temporal Trends in HIV Risk Behaviors of Out-of-Treatment Injection Drug Users and Injection Drug Users Who Smoke Crack. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology, 19, 274-281.

Semaan, S., Kotranski, L., Collier, K., Lauby, J., Halbert, J., & Feighan, K. (1998). Temporal Trends in HIV Risk Characteristics Among Out-of-Treatment Crack-Using Women: The Need for Drug Treatment. Drugs and Society, 13, 13-34.

Walls, C., Lauby, J., Lavelle, K., Derby, T., & Bond, L. (1998). Exposure to a community-level HIV prevention intervention: Who gets the message? Journal of Community Health, 23(4), 281-299.

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Bauman, L., Coupey, S., Koeber, L., Lauby, J., Silver, E., & Stein, R. (1997). Teen Education and Employment Network. Albee, G. and Gullotta, T. (Eds). Primary Prevention Works (pp. 313-340) Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. DOI: 10.4135/9781452243801.n14

Bond, L., Bowden-Proctor, J., Lauby, J., Walls, C., & Woll, M. (1997). Developing Nontraditional Print Media for HIV Prevention: Role Model Stories for Young Urban Women. American Journal of Public Health, 87(2), 289-290.

Deren, S., Kotranski, L., Beardsley, M., Collier, K., Tortu, S., Semaan, S., Lauby, J. & Hamid, R. (1997). Crack users in East Harlem, New York and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: HIV-related Risk Behaviors and Predictors of Serostatus. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 23, 555-567.

Semaan, S., Lauby, J., & Walls, C. (1997). Condom Use with Main Partners by Sterilized and Non-Sterilized Women. Women and Health, 25(2), 65-85. DOI:10.1300/J013v25n02_04

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Bond, L., & Semaan, S. (1996). At Risk for HIV infection: Incarcerated Women in a County Jail in Philadelphia. Women and Health, 24(4), 27-45.

Lauby, J., Kotranski, L., Feighn, K., Collier, K., Semaan, S., & Halbert, J. (1996). Effects of Intervention Attrition and Research Attrition on the Evaluation of an HIV Prevention Program. Journal of Drug Issues, 26, 663-677.

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Flaherty, E.W., Marecek, J., Olsen, K. & Wilcove, G. (1983). Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy: An Interpersonal Problem-Solving Approach. Prevention in Human Services, 2(3).

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Flaherty, E.W. and Olsen, K. (1982). The Impact of Federally Mandated Program Evaluation. Community Mental Health Journal, 18(1), 56-71.

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