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Lighthouse Studies at Peer Point

Our Research

The goal of our research is health promotion and disease prevention.  Our research focuses on a wide variety of topics including HIV prevention, drug abuse, social networks, informal caregiving, urban health, overdose prevention, peer education, chronic diseases, and neighborhood effects.  Our projects have been conducted in both U.S. and international settings.  

Our Publications:
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000 & earlier

 

2014

Weir BW, Latkin CA. Alcohol, Intercourse, and Condom Use Among Women Recently Involved in the Criminal Justice System: Findings from Integrated Global-Frequency and Event-Level Methods. AIDS Behav. 2014 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Tobin KE, Yang C, Sun C, Spikes P, Latkin CA. Discrepancies between HIV prevention communication attitudes and actual conversations about HIV testing within social and sexual networks of African American men who have sex with men. Sex Transm Dis. 2014 Apr;41(4):221-6.

Tobin KE, Latkin CA, Curriero FC. An examination of places where African American men who have sex with men (MSM) use drugs/drink alcohol: a focus on social and spatial characteristics. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 May;25(3):591-7. Epub 2013 Dec 17.

Pacek LR, Latkin C, Crum RM, Stuart EA, Knowlton AR. Interest in quitting and lifetime quit attempts among smokers living with HIV infection. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 May 1;138:220-4. Epub 2014 Feb 15.

Mitchell MM, Robinson AC, Wolff JL, Knowlton AR. Perceived Mental Health Status of Drug Users with HIV: Concordance Between Caregivers and Care Recipient Reports and Associations with Caregiving Burden and Reciprocity. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jun;18(6):1103-13.

Tobin K, Davey-Rothwell M, Yang C, Siconolfi D, Latkin C. An examination of associations between social norms and risky alcohol use among African American men who have sex with men. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jan 1;134:218-21. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.10.002. Epub 2013 Oct 12.

Gyarmathy VA, Caplinskiene I, Caplinskas S, Latkin CA. Social Network Structure and HIV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users in Lithuania: Gatekeepers as Bridges of Infection. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Schrager SM, Latkin CA, Weiss G, Kubicek K, Kipke MD. High-risk sexual activity in the House and Ball community: influence of social networks. Am J Public Health. 2014 Feb;104(2):326-31. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301543. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

Gyarmathy VA, Johnston LG, Caplinskiene I, Caplinskas S, Latkin CA. A simulative comparison of respondent driven sampling with incentivized snowball sampling--the "strudel effect". Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Feb 1;135:71-7. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.11.020. Epub 2013 Dec 3

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2013

Pacek LR, Latkin C, Crum RM, Stuart EA, Knowlton AR. Current Cigarette Smoking Among HIV-Positive Current and Former Drug Users: Associations with Individual and Social Characteristics. AIDS Behav. 2013 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Latkin CA, Davey-Rothwell MA, Knowlton AR, Alexander KA, Williams CT, Boodram B. Social network approaches to recruitment, HIV prevention, medical care, and medication adherence. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jun 1;63 Suppl 1:S54-8. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182928e2a. Review

Latkin CA, Murray LI, Clegg Smith K, Cohen JE, Knowlton AR. The prevalence and correlates of single cigarette selling among urban disadvantaged drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Oct 1;132(3):466-70. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.03.007. Epub 2013 Apr 8

Tobin K, Davey-Rothwell M, Yang C, Siconolfi D, Latkin C. An examination of associations between social norms and risky alcohol use among African American men who have sex with men. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jan 1;134:218-21. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.10.002. Epub 2013 Oct 12

Grieb SM, Davey-Rothwell M, Latkin CA. Housing stability, residential transience, and HIV testing among low-income urban African Americans. AIDS Educ Prev. 2013 Oct;25(5):430-44. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2013.25.5.430.

Latkin CA, Davey-Rothwell MA, Knowlton AR, Alexander KA, Williams CT, Boodram B. Social network approaches to recruitment, HIV prevention, medical care, and medication adherence. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jun 1;63

Latkin C, Donnell D, Liu TY, Davey-Rothwell M, Celentano D, Metzger D. The dynamic relationship between social norms and behaviors: the results of an HIV prevention network intervention for injection drug users. Addiction. 2013 May;108(5):934-43. doi: 10.1111/add.12095. Epub 2013 Jan 30.

Tobin KE, Latkin CA, Curriero FC. An examination of places where African American men who have sex with men (MSM) use drugs/drink alcohol: A focus on social and spatial characteristics. Int J Drug Policy. 2013 Dec 17. pii: S0955-3959(13)00235-1. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.12.006.

Takahashi LM, Tobin KE, To S, Ou S, Ma CH, Ao FK, Candelario J. Chieh Mei Ching Yi: A randomized controlled trial of a culturally tailored HIV prevention intervention for Chinese massage parlor women in Los Angeles. AIDS Educ Prev. 2013 Dec;25(6):508-18. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2013.25.6.508

Lim T, Zelaya C, Latkin C, Quan VM, Frangakis C, Ha TV, Minh NL, Go V. Individual-level socioeconomic status and community-level inequality as determinants of stigma towards persons living with HIV who inject drugs in Thai Nguyen, Vietnam. J Int AIDS Soc. 2013 Nov 13;16(3 Suppl 2):18637. doi: 10.7448/IAS.16.3.18637(?)

Tobin KE, Cutchin M, Latkin CA, Takahashi LM. Social geographies of African American men who have sex with men (MSM): a qualitative exploration of the social, spatial and temporal context of HIV risk in Baltimore, Maryland. Health Place. 2013 Jul;22:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2013.02.005. Epub 2013 Mar 5.

Latkin CA, German D, Vlahov D, Galea S. Neighborhoods and HIV: a social ecological approach to prevention and care. Am Psychol. 2013 May-Jun;68(4):210-24. doi: 10.1037/a0032704. Review.

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2012

Latkin CA, Yang C, Tobin KE, German D. Injection drug users' and their risk networks' experiences of and attitudes towards drug dealer violence in Baltimore, Maryland. Int J Drug Policy. 2012 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Davey-Rothwell MA, Linas BS, Latkin CA. Sources of personal income and HIV risk among sexually active women. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Oct;24(5):422-30.

Yang C, Davey-Rothwell M, Latkin C. "Drinking buddies" and alcohol dependence symptoms among African American men and women in Baltimore, MD. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Tobin K, Kuramoto SJ, German D, Fields E, Spikes PS, Patterson J, Latkin C. Unity in Diversity: Results of a Randomized Clinical Culturally Tailored Pilot HIV Prevention Intervention Trial in Baltimore, Maryland, for African American Men Who Have Sex With Men. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Rudolph AE, Linton S, Dyer TP, Latkin C. Individual, Network, and Neighborhood Correlates of Exchange Sex Among Female Non-Injection Drug Users in Baltimore, MD (2005-2007). AIDS Behav. 2012 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Latkin C, Davey-Rothwell M, Yang JY, Crawford N. The Relationship between Drug User Stigma and Depression among Inner-City Drug Users in Baltimore, MD. J Urban Health. 2012 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Davey-Rothwell MA, Villarroel MA, Grieb SD, Latkin CA. Norms, Attitudes, and Sex Behaviors among Women with Incarcerated Main Partners. J Urban Health. 2012 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Yang C, Latkin C, Luan R, Nelson K. Factors Associated with Drinking Alcohol Before Visiting Female Sex Workers Among Men in Sichuan Province, China. AIDS Behav. 2012 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]

German D, Latkin CA. Boredom, Depressive Symptoms, and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Urban Injection Drug Users. AIDS Behav. 2012 Nov;16(8):2244-2250.

Latkin C, Friedman S. Drug use research: drug users as subjects or agents of change. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Apr;47(5):598-9.

Friedman SR, Schneider E, Latkin C. What we do not know about organizations of people who use drugs. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Apr;47(5):568-72.

Latkin C, Friedman SR. Programs that incorporate active drug users as change agents for promoting their own goals and those of public health. Preface. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Apr;47(5):461.

Billioux VG, Sherman SG, Latkin C. Religiosity and HIV-Related Drug Risk Behavior: A Multidimensional Assessment of Individuals from Communities with High Rates of Drug Use. J Relig Health. 2012 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Latkin C, Yang C, Ehrhardt B, Hulbert A. The Epidemiology of Finding a Dead Body: Reports from Inner-City Baltimore, Maryland US. Community Ment Health J. 2012 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]

German D, Latkin CA. Social stability and health: exploring multidimensional social disadvantage. J Urban Health. 2012 Feb;89(1):19-35.

Grieb SM, Davey-Rothwell M, Latkin CA. Social and sexual network characteristics and concurrent sexual partnerships among urban African American high-risk women with main sex partners. AIDS Behav. 2012 May;16(4):882-9.

Mehta SH, Sudarshi D, Srikrishnan AK, Celentano DD, Vasudevan CK, Anand S, Kumar MS, Latkin C, Solomon S, Solomon SS. Factors associated with injection cessation, relapse and initiation in a community-based cohort of injection drug users in Chennai, India. Addiction. 2012 Feb;107(2):349-58.

Latkin C, Yang C, Tobin K, Roebuck G, Spikes P, Patterson J. Social network predictors of disclosure of MSM behavior and HIV-positive serostatus among African American MSM in Baltimore, Maryland. AIDS Behav. 2012 Apr;16(3):535-42.

Grieb SM, Davey-Rothwell M, Latkin CA. Concurrent sexual partnerships among urban African American high-risk women with main sex partners. AIDS Behav. 2012 Feb;16(2):323-33.

German D, Latkin CA. Social stability and HIV risk behavior: evaluating the role of accumulated vulnerability. AIDS Behav. 2012 Jan;16(1):168-78.

Mackenzie S, Pearson C, Frye V, Gómez CA, Latka MH, Purcell DW, Knowlton AR, Metsch LR, Tobin KE, Valverde EE, Knight KR. Agents of change: peer mentorship as HIV prevention among HIV-positive injection drug users. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Apr;47(5):522-34.

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2011

Davey-Rothwell MA, Chander G, Hester L, Latkin CA. Social network characteristics and heavy episodic drinking among women at risk for HIV/sexually transmitted infections. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2011 Nov;72(6):1041-7.

Tobin KE, German D, Spikes P, Patterson J, Latkin C. A comparison of the social and sexual networks of crack-using and non-crack using African American men who have sex with men. J Urban Health. 2011 Dec;88(6):1052-62.

Yang C, German D, Webster D, Latkin C. Experiencing violence as a predictor of drug use relapse among former drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. J Urban Health. 2011 Dec;88(6):1044-51.

Latkin C, Yang C, Tobin K, Penniman T, Patterson J, Spikes P. Differences in the social networks of African American men who have sex with men only and those who have sex with men and women. Am J Public Health. 2011 Oct;101(10):e18-23.

Kuramoto SJ, Bohnert AS, Latkin CA. Understanding subtypes of inner-city drug users with a latent class approach. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Nov 1;118(2-3):237-43.

Davey-Rothwell MA, Tobin K, Yang C, Sun CJ, Latkin CA. Results of a randomized controlled trial of a peer mentor HIV/STI prevention intervention for women over an 18 month follow-up. AIDS Behav. 2011 Nov;15(8):1654-63.

Davey-Rothwell MA, Latimore A, Hulbert A, Latkin CA. Sexual networks and housing stability. J Urban Health. 2011 Aug;88(4):759-66.

Egan JE, Frye V, Kurtz SP, Latkin C, Chen M, Tobin K, Yang C, Koblin BA. Migration, neighborhoods, and networks: approaches to understanding how urban environmental conditions affect syndemic adverse health outcomes among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. AIDS Behav. 2011 Apr;15 Suppl 1:S35-50.

Latkin C, Yang C, Srikrishnan AK, Solomon S, Mehta SH, Celentano DD, Kumar MS, Knowlton A, Solomon SS. The relationship between social network factors, HIV, and Hepatitis C among injection drug users in Chennai, India. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Aug 1;117(1):50-4.

Neblett RC, Davey-Rothwell M, Chander G, Latkin CA. Social network characteristics and HIV sexual risk behavior among urban African American women. J Urban Health. 2011 Feb;88(1):54-65.

Tobin KE, Kuramoto SJ, Davey-Rothwell MA, Latkin CA. The STEP into Action study: a peer-based, personal risk network-focused HIV prevention intervention with injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. Addiction. 2011 Feb;106(2):366-75.

Gyarmathy VA, Neaigus A, Li N, Ujhelyi E, Caplinskiene I, Caplinskas S, Latkin CA. Infection disclosure in the injecting dyads of Hungarian and Lithuanian injecting drug users who self-reported being infected with hepatitis C virus or human immunodeficiency virus. Scand J Infect Dis. 2011 Jan;43(1):32-42.

Go VF, Srikrishnan AK, Parker CB, Salter M, Green AM, Sivaram S, Johnson SC, Latkin C, Davis W, Solomon S, Celentano DD. High prevalence of forced sex among non-brothel based, wine shop centered sex workers in Chennai, India. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jan;15(1):163-71.

Gyarmathy VA, Li N, Tobin KE, Hoffman IF, Sokolov N, Levchenko J, Batluk J, Kozlov AA, Kozlov AP, Latkin CA. Unprotected sex in heterosexual partnerships of injecting drug users in st. Petersburg, Russia. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jan;15(1):58-64.

Yang C, Tobin K, Latkin C. Perceived serosorting of injection paraphernalia sharing networks among injection drug users in Baltimore, MD. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jan;15(1):16-21.

Mizuno Y, Purcell DW, Metsch LR, Gomez CA, Knowlton AR, Latka MH. Is injection serosorting occurring among HIV-positive injection drug users? Comparison by injection partner's HIV status. J Urban Health. 2011 Dec;88(6):1031-43.

Knowlton AR, Yang C, Bohnert A, Wissow L, Chander G, Arnsten JA. Main partner factors associated with worse adherence to HAART among women in Baltimore, Maryland: a preliminary study. AIDS Care. 2011 Sep;23(9):1102-10.

Knowlton AR, Yang C, Bohnert A, Wissow L, Chander G, Arnsten JA. Informal care and reciprocity of support are associated with HAART adherence among men in Baltimore, MD, USA. AIDS Behav. 2011 Oct;15(7):1429-36.

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2010

Knowlton AR, Arnsten JH, Eldred LJ, Wilkinson JD, Shade SB, Bohnert AS, Yang C, Wissow LS, Purcell DW. Antiretroviral use among active injection-drug users: the role of patient-provider engagement and structural factors. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Jul;24(7):421-8.

Solomon SS, Celentano DD, Srikrishnan AK, Vasudevan CK, Murugavel KG, Iqbal SH, Anand S, Kumar MS, Latkin C, Solomon S, Mehta SH. Low incidences of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection and declining risk behaviors in a cohort of injection drug users in Chennai, India. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Dec 1;172(11):1259-67.

Latkin C, Weeks MR, Glasman L, Galletly C, Albarracin D. A dynamic social systems model for considering structural factors in HIV prevention and detection. AIDS Behav. 2010 Dec;14(Suppl 2):222-38.

Yang C, Latkin C, Luan R, Wang C, Nelson K. HIV, syphilis, hepatitis C and risk behaviours among commercial sex male clients in Sichuan province, China. Sex Transm Infect. 2010 Dec;86(7):559-64.

Gyarmathy VA, Neaigus A, Li N, Ujhelyi E, Caplinskiene I, Caplinskas S, Latkin CA. Liquid drugs and high dead space syringes may keep HIV and HCV prevalence high - a comparison of Hungary and Lithuania. Eur Addict Res. 2010;16(4):220-8.

Degenhardt L, Mathers B, Vickerman P, Rhodes T, Latkin C, Hickman M. Prevention of HIV infection for people who inject drugs: why individual, structural, and combination approaches are needed. Lancet. 2010 Jul 24;376(9737):285-301.

Latkin C. Compass or blinders: the role of theory in studying health behaviors and addiction. Addiction. 2010 Nov;105(11):1893-4.

Yang C, Latkin C, Luan R, Nelson K. Peer norms and consistent condom use with female sex workers among male clients in Sichuan province, China. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Aug;71(4):832-9.

Latkin C, Srikrishnan AK, Yang C, Johnson S, Solomon SS, Kumar S, Celentano DD, Solomon S. The relationship between drug use stigma and HIV injection risk behaviors among injection drug users in Chennai, India. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Aug 1;110(3):221-7.

Yang C, Latkin CA, Liu P, Nelson KE, Wang C, Luan R. A qualitative study on commercial sex behaviors among male clients in Sichuan Province, China. AIDS Care. 2010 Feb;22(2):246-52.

NIMH Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial Group. Results of the NIMH collaborative HIV/sexually transmitted disease prevention trial of a community popular opinion leader intervention. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Jun;54(2):204-14.

Latkin C, Yang C, Tobin K, Hulbert A. Factors associated with recruiting an HIV seropositive risk network member among injection drug users. AIDS Behav. 2010 Oct;14(5):1137-41.

Yang C, Latkin C, Luan R, Nelson K. Condom use with female sex workers among male clients in Sichuan Province, China: the role of interpersonal and venue-level factors. J Urban Health. 2010 Mar;87(2):292-303.

Tobin KE, Davey-Rothwell M, Latkin CA. Social-level correlates of shooting gallery attendance: a focus on networks and norms. AIDS Behav. 2010 Oct;14(5):1142-8.

Bohnert AS, German D, Knowlton AR, Latkin CA. Friendship networks of inner-city adults: a latent class analysis and multi-level regression of supporter types and the association of supporter latent class membership with supporter and recipient drug use. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Mar 1;107(2-3):134-40.

Davey-Rothwell MA, Latkin CA, Tobin KE. Longitudinal analysis of the relationship between perceived norms and sharing injection paraphernalia. AIDS Behav. 2010 Aug;14(4):878-84.

Gyarmathy VA, Li N, Tobin KE, Hoffman IF, Sokolov N, Levchenko J, Batluk J, Kozlov AA, Kozlov AP, Latkin CA. Injecting equipment sharing in Russian drug injecting dyads. AIDS Behav. 2010 Feb;14(1):141-51.

Latkin CA, Kuramoto SJ, Davey-Rothwell MA, Tobin KE. Social norms, social networks, and HIV risk behavior among injection drug users. AIDS Behav. 2010 Oct;14(5):1159-68.

Mizuno Y, Purcell DW, Latka MH, Metsch LR, Ding H, Gomez CA, Knowlton AR. Is sexual serosorting occurring among HIV-positive injection drug users? Comparison between those with HIV-positive partners only, HIV-negative partners only, and those with any partners of unknown status. AIDS Behav. 2010 Feb;14(1):92-102.

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2009

Latkin CA, German D, Hua W, Curry AD. Individual-level influences on perceptions of neighborhood disorder: A multilevel analysis. J Community Psychol. 2009 Jan 1;37(1):122-133.

Latkin C. Identifying neighborhood stressors in assessment of drug treatment continuity and relapse. Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Nov;166(11):1207-8.

Bohnert AS, Latkin CA. HIV testing and conspiracy beliefs regarding the origins of HIV among African Americans. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Sep;23(9):759-63.

Davey-Rothwell M, Frydl A, Latkin C. Does taking steps to control one's drug use predict entry into treatment? Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2009;35(5):279-83.

Bohnert AS, Bradshaw CP, Latkin CA. A social network perspective on heroin and cocaine use among adults: evidence of bidirectional influences. Addiction. 2009 Jul;104(7):1210-8.

Sivaram S, Zelaya C, Srikrishnan AK, Latkin C, Go VF, Solomon S, Celentano D. Associations between social capital and HIV stigma in Chennai, India: considerations for prevention intervention design. AIDS Educ Prev. 2009 Jun;21(3):233-50.

Gyarmathy VA, Li N, Tobin KE, Hoffman IF, Sokolov N, Levchenko J, Batluk J, Kozlov AA, Kozlov AP, Latkin CA. Correlates of unsafe equipment sharing among injecting drug users in St. Petersburg, Russia. Eur Addict Res. 2009;15(3):163-70

Sutcliffe CG, German D, Sirirojn B, Latkin C, Aramrattana A, Sherman SG, Celentano DD. Patterns of methamphetamine use and symptoms of depression among young adults in northern Thailand. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009 May 1;101(3):146-51.

Sherman SG, Gann DS, Tobin KE, Latkin CA, Welsh C, Bielenson P. "The life they save may be mine": diffusion of overdose prevention information from a city sponsored programme. Int J Drug Policy. 2009 Mar;20(2):137-42.

Tobin KE, Sherman SG, Beilenson P, Welsh C, Latkin CA. Evaluation of the Staying Alive programme: training injection drug users to properly administer naloxone and save lives. Int J Drug Policy. 2009 Mar;20(2):131-6.

Mizuno Y, Purcell DW, Zhang J, Knowlton AR, De Varona M, Arnsten JH, Knight KR. Predictors of current housing status among HIV-seropositive injection drug users (IDUs): results from a 1-year study. AIDS Behav. 2009 Feb;13(1):165-72.

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2008

Latkin CA, Buchanan AS, Metsch LR, Knight K, Latka MH, Mizuno Y, Knowlton AR; Intervention for Seropositive Injectors--Research Evaluation Team. Predictors of sharing injection equipment by HIV-seropositive injection drug users. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Dec 1;49(4):447-50.

Tobin KE, Latkin CA. An examination of social network characteristics of men who have sex with men who use drugs. Sex Transm Infect. 2008 Nov;84(6):420-4.

Gyarmathy VA, Latkin CA. Individual and social factors associated with participation in treatment programs for drug users. Subst Use Misuse. 2008;43(12-13):1865-81.

Solomon SS, Srikrishnan AK, Mehta SH, Vasudevan CK, Murugavel KG, Thamburaj E, Anand S, Kumar MS, Latkin C, Solomon S, Celentano DD. High prevalence of HIV, HIV/hepatitis C virus coinfection, and risk behaviors among injection drug users in Chennai, India: a cause for concern. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Nov 1;49(3):327-32.

Davey-Rothwell MA, German D, Latkin CA. Residential transience and depression: does the relationship exist for men and women? J Urban Health. 2008 Sep;85(5):707-16. doi: 10.1007/s11524-008-9294-7. Epub 2008 Jun 26.

Buchanan AS, Latkin CA. Drug use in the social networks of heroin and cocaine users before and after drug cessation. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008 Aug 1;96(3):286-9.

Curry A, Latkin C, Davey-Rothwell M. Pathways to depression: the impact of neighborhood violent crime on inner-city residents in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Jul;67(1):23-30.

Davey-Rothwell MA, Kuramoto SJ, Latkin CA. Social networks, norms, and 12-step group participation. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2008;34(2):185-93.

Davey-Rothwell MA, Latkin CA. An examination of perceived norms and exchanging sex for money or drugs among women injectors in Baltimore, MD, USA. Int J STD AIDS. 2008 Jan;19(1):47-50.

Panchanadeswaran S, Johnson SC, Sivaram S, Srikrishnan AK, Latkin C, Bentley ME, Solomon S, Go VF, Celentano D. Intimate partner violence is as important as client violence in increasing street-based female sex workers' vulnerability to HIV in India. Int J Drug Policy. 2008 Apr;19(2):106-12.

Sivaram S, Srikrishnan AK, Latkin C, Iriondo-Perez J, Go VF, Solomon S, Celentano DD. Male alcohol use and unprotected sex with non-regular partners: evidence from wine shops in Chennai, India. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008 Apr 1;94(1-3):133-41.

Knowlton A, Buchanan A, Wissow L, Pilowsky DJ, Latkin C. Externalizing behaviors among children of HIV seropositive former and current drug users: parent support network factors as social ecological risks. J Urban Health. 2008 Jan;85(1):62-76.

Holtgrave DR, Davey-Rothwell M. Why don't physicians test for HIV? AIDS. 2008 Jan 2;22(1):162.

Welsh C, Sherman SG, Tobin KE. A case of heroin overdose reversed by sublingually administered buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone). Addiction. 2008 Jul;103(7):1226-8.

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2007

Knight KR, Shade SB, Purcell DW, Rose CD, Metsch LR, Latka MH, Latkin CA, Gómez CA; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Sexual transmission risk behavior reported among behaviorally bisexual HIV-positive injection drug-using men. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S80-7.

Metsch LR, Pereyra M, Purcell DW, Latkin CA, Malow R, Gómez CA, Latka MH; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Correlates of lending needles/syringes among HIV-seropositive injection drug users. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S72-9.

Purcell DW, Latka MH, Metsch LR, Latkin CA, Gómez CA, Mizuno Y, Arnsten JH, Wilkinson JD, Knight KR, Knowlton AR, Santibanez S, Tobin KE, Rose CD, Valverde EE, Gourevitch MN, Eldred L, Borkowf CB; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Results from a randomized controlled trial of a peer-mentoring intervention to reduce HIV transmission and increase access to care and adherence to HIV medications among HIV-seropositive injection drug users. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S35-47.

Go VF, Solomon S, Srikrishnan AK, Sivaram S, Johnson SC, Sripaipan T, Murugavel KG, Latkin C, Mayer K, Celentano DD. HIV rates and risk behaviors are low in the general population of men in Southern India but high in alcohol venues: results from 2 probability surveys. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Dec 1;46(4):491-7.

Beyrer C, Baral S, Shaboltas A, Dukhovlinova E, Masharsky A, Verevochkin S, Latkin C, Heimer R, Hoffman I, Kozlov A. The feasibility of HIV vaccine efficacy trials among Russian injection drug users. Vaccine. 2007 Oct 10;25(41):7014-6.

Latkin CA, Curry AD, Hua W, Davey MA. Direct and indirect associations of neighborhood disorder with drug use and high-risk sexual partners. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Jun;32(6 Suppl):S234-41.

Williams CT, Latkin CA. Neighborhood socioeconomic status, personal network attributes, and use of heroin and cocaine. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Jun;32(6 Suppl):S203-10.

Davey-Rothwell MA, Latkin CA. HIV-related communication and perceived norms: an analysis of the connection among injection drug users. AIDS Educ Prev. 2007 Aug;19(4):298-309.

Davey-Rothwell MA, Latkin CA. Gender differences in social network influence among injection drug users: perceived norms and needle sharing. J Urban Health. 2007 Sep;84(5):691-703.

Smith KC, Lillie Tle L, Latkin C. Injection drug users' strategies to manage perceptions of personal risk: how do IDUs see HIV as having affected them? AIDS Educ Prev. 2007 Jun;19(3):245-57.

Sivaram S, Johnson S, Bentley ME, Srikrishnan AK, Latkin CA, Go VF, Solomon S, Celentano DD. Exploring "wine shops" as a venue for HIV prevention interventions in urban India. J Urban Health. 2007 Jul;84(4):563-76.

German D, Davey MA, Latkin CA. Residential transience and HIV risk behaviors among injection drug users. AIDS Behav. 2007 Nov;11(6 Suppl):21-30.

Tobin KE, Muessig KE, Latkin CA. HIV seropositive drug users' attitudes towards partner notification (PCRS): results from the SHIELD study in Baltimore, Maryland. Patient Educ Couns. 2007 Jul;67(1-2):137-42.

Mizuno Y, Purcell DW, Latka MH, Metsch LR, Gomez CA, Latkin CA. Beliefs that condoms reduce sexual pleasure-gender differences in correlates among heterosexual HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs). J Urban Health. 2007 Jul;84(4):523-36.

Davey MA, Latkin CA, Hua W, Tobin KE, Strathdee S. Individual and social network factors that predict entry to drug treatment. Am J Addict. 2007 Jan-Feb;16(1):38-45.

Coffin PO, Latka MH, Latkin C, Wu Y, Purcell DW, Metsch L, Gomez C, Gourevitch MN; INSPIRE Study Group. Safe syringe disposal is related to safe syringe access among HIV-positive injection drug users. AIDS Behav. 2007 Sep;11(5):652-62.

Tobin KE, Hua W, Costenbader EC, Latkin CA. The association between change in social network characteristics and non-fatal overdose: results from the SHIELD study in Baltimore, MD, USA. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2007 Feb 23;87(1):63-8.

Latka MH, Mizuno Y, Wu Y, Tobin KE, Metsch LR, Frye V, Gómez CA, Arnsten JH; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Are feelings of responsibility to limit the sexual transmission of HIV associated with safer sex among HIV-positive injection drug users? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S88-95.

Mizuno Y, Purcell DW, Mackenzie S, Tobin KE, Wunch T, Arnsten JH, Metsch LR; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Acceptability of A-CASI by HIV-positive IDUs in a multisite, randomized, controlled trial of behavioral intervention (INSPIRE). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S48-54.

Valverde EE, Purcell DW, Waldrop-Valverde D, Malow R, Knowlton AR, Gómez CA, Farrell N, Latka MH; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Correlates of depression among HIV-positive women and men who inject drugs. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S96-100.

Arnsten JH, Li X, Mizuno Y, Knowlton AR, Gourevitch MN, Handley K, Knight KR, Metsch LR; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Factors associated with antiretroviral therapy adherence and medication errors among HIV-infected injection drug users. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S64-71.

Mitchell SG, Edwards LV, Mackenzie S, Knowlton AR, Valverde EE, Arnsten JH, Santibanez S, Latka MH, Mizuno Y; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Participants' descriptions of social support within a multisite intervention for HIV-seropositive injection drug users (INSPIRE). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S55-63.

Wilkinson JD, Zhao W, Arnsten JH, Knowlton AR, Mizuno Y, Shade SB, Gourevitch MN, Santibanez S, Metsch LR; for the INSPIRE Study Team. Longitudinal correlates of health care-seeking behaviors among HIV-seropositive injection drug users: how can we intervene to improve health care utilization? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S120-6.

Knowlton AR, Arnsten JH, Gourevitch MN, Eldred L, Wilkinson JD, Rose CD, Buchanan A, Purcell DW; INSPIRE Study Team. Microsocial environmental influences on highly active antiretroviral therapy outcomes among active injection drug users: the role of informal caregiving and household factors.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S110-9.

Frye V, Latka MH, Wu Y, Valverde EE, Knowlton AR, Knight KR, Arnsten JH, O'Leary A; INSPIRE Study Team. Intimate partner violence perpetration against main female partners among HIV-positive male injection drug users. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Nov 1;46 Suppl 2:S101-9.

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2006

Latkin CA, Davey MA, Hua W. Needle exchange program utilization and entry into drug user treatment: is there a long-term connection in Baltimore, Maryland? Subst Use Misuse. 2006;41(14):1991-2001.

Mitchell SG, Peterson JA, Latkin CA. The impact of drug use on perceptions of credibility in indigenous outreach workers. Qual Health Res. 2006 Oct;16(8):1108-19.

Latkin CA, Davey MA, Hua W. Social context of needle selling in Baltimore, Maryland. Subst Use Misuse. 2006;41(6-7):901-13.

Costenbader EC, Astone NM, Latkin CA. The dynamics of injection drug users' personal networks and HIV risk behaviors. Addiction. 2006 Jul;101(7):1003-13.

Howard DL, Latkin CA. A bridge over troubled waters: factors associated with non-injection drug users having injection drug-using sex partners. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Jul;42(3):325-30.

Peterson J, Mitchell SG, Hong Y, Agar M, Latkin C. Getting clean and harm reduction: adversarial or complementary issues for injection drug users. Cad Saude Publica. 2006 Apr;22(4):733-40.

Latka MH, Metsch LR, Mizuno Y, Tobin K, Mackenzie S, Arnsten JH, Gourevitch MN. Unprotected sex among HIV-positive injection drug-using women and their serodiscordant male partners: role of personal and partnership influences. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Jun;42(2):222-8.

Purcell DW, Mizuno Y, Metsch LR, Garfein R, Tobin K, Knight K, Latka MH. Unprotected sexual behavior among heterosexual HIV-positive injection drug using men: associations by partner type and partner serostatus. J Urban Health. 2006 Jul;83(4):656-68.

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2005

Tuli K, Sansom S, Purcell DW, Metsch LR, Latkin CA, Gourevitch MN, Gómez CA; INSPIRE Team. Economic evaluation of an HIV prevention intervention for seropositive injection drug users. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2005 Nov-Dec;11(6):508-15.

Latkin CA, Knowlton AR. Micro-social structural approaches to HIV prevention: a social ecological perspective. AIDS Care. 2005 Jun;17 Suppl 1:S102-13.

Knowlton AR, Hua W, Latkin C. Social support networks and medical service use among HIV-positive injection drug users: implications to intervention. AIDS Care. 2005 May;17(4):479-92.

Sivaram S, Johnson S, Bentley ME, Go VF, Latkin C, Srikrishnan AK, Celentano DD, Solomon S. Sexual health promotion in Chennai, India: key role of communication among social networks. Health Promot Int. 2005 Dec;20(4):327-33. Epub 2005 Jun 17.

Tobin KE, Gaasch WR, Clarke C, MacKenzie E, Latkin CA. Attitudes of Emergency Medical Service providers towards naloxone distribution programs. J Urban Health. 2005 Jun;82(2):296-302. Epub 2005 May 25.

Tobin KE, Davey MA, Latkin CA. Calling emergency medical services during drug overdose: an examination of individual, social and setting correlates. Addiction. 2005 Mar;100(3):397-404.

Latkin CA, Williams CT, Wang J, Curry AD. Neighborhood social disorder as a determinant of drug injection behaviors: a structural equation modeling approach. Health Psychol. 2005 Jan;24(1):96-100.

Williams CT, Latkin CA. The role of depressive symptoms in predicting sex with multiple and high-risk partners. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Jan 1;38(1):69-73.

Latkin CA, Hua W, Davey MA. Exploring the role of needle selling in a drug-using community in Baltimore, Maryland. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Jan 1;38(1):57-60.

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2004

Knowlton A, Hua W, Latkin C. Social support among HIV positive injection drug users: implications to integrated intervention for HIV positives. AIDS Behav. 2004 Dec;8(4):357-63.

Latkin CA, Hua W, Davey MA. Factors associated with peer HIV prevention outreach in drug-using communities. AIDS Educ Prev. 2004 Dec;16(6):499-508.

Tobin KE, Tang AM, Gilbert SH, Latkin CA. Correlates of HIV antibody testing among a sample of injection drug users: the role of social and contextual factors. AIDS Behav. 2004 Sep;8(3):303-10.

Dickson-Gómez JB, Knowlton A, Latkin C. Values and identity: the meaning of work for injection drug users involved in volunteer HIV prevention outreach. Subst Use Misuse. 2004 Jun;39(8):1259-86.

Sherman SG, Hua W, Latkin CA. Individual and environmental factors related to quitting heroin injection. Subst Use Misuse. 2004 Jun;39(8):1199-214.

Purcell DW, Metsch LR, Latka M, Santibanez S, Gómez CA, Eldred L, Latkin CA; INSPIRE Study Group. Interventions for seropositive injectors-research and evaluation: an integrated behavioral intervention with HIV-positive injection drug users to address medical care, adherence, and risk reduction. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Oct 1;37 Suppl 2:S110-8.

Latkin CA, Forman-Hoffman VL, D'Souza G, Knowlton AR. Associations between medical service use and HIV risk among HIV-positive drug users in Baltimore, MD. AIDS Care. 2004 Oct;16(7):901-8.

Sivaram S, Srikrishnan AK, Latkin CA, Johnson SC, Go VF, Bentley ME, Solomon S, Celentano DD. Development of an opinion leader-led HIV prevention intervention among alcohol users in Chennai, India. AIDS Educ Prev. 2004 Apr;16(2):137-49.

Latkin CA, Hua W, Tobin K. Social network correlates of self-reported non-fatal overdose. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2004 Jan 7;73(1):61-7.

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2003

Knowlton AR. Informal HIV caregiving in a vulnerable population: toward a network resource framework. Soc Sci Med. 2003 Mar;56(6):1307-20.

Latkin CA, Hua W, Forman VL. The relationship between social network characteristics and exchanging sex for drugs or money among drug users in Baltimore, MD, USA. Int J STD AIDS. 2003 Nov;14(11):770-5.

Dickson-Gómez J, Knowlton A, Latkin C. Hoppers and oldheads: qualitative evaluation of a volunteer AIDS outreach intervention. AIDS Behav. 2003 Sep;7(3):303-15.

Latkin CA, Sherman S, Knowlton A. HIV prevention among drug users: outcome of a network-oriented peer outreach intervention. Health Psychol. 2003 Jul;22(4):332-9.

Curry AD, Latkin CA. Gender differences in street economy and social network correlates of arrest among heroin injectors in Baltimore, Maryland. J Urban Health. 2003 Sep;80(3):482-93.

Tobin KE, Latkin CA. The relationship between depressive symptoms and nonfatal overdose among a sample of drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. J Urban Health. 2003 Jun;80(2):220-9.

Latkin CA, Curry AD. Stressful neighborhoods and depression: a prospective study of the impact of neighborhood disorder. J Health Soc Behav. 2003 Mar;44(1):34-44.

Latkin CA, Forman V, Knowlton A, Sherman S. Norms, social networks, and HIV-related risk behaviors among urban disadvantaged drug users. Soc Sci Med. 2003 Feb;56(3):465-76.

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2002

Macalino GE, Celentano DD, Latkin C, Strathdee SA, Vlahov D. (2002). Risk behaviors by audio computer-assisted self-interviews among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative injection drug users. AIDS Educ Prev. 14(5):367-78.

Sherman SG, Latkin CA. (2002). Drug users' involvement in the drug economy: implications for harm reduction and HIV prevention programs. J Urban Health. 79(2):266-77.

Crape BL, Latkin CA, Laris AS, Knowlton AR. (2002). The effects of sponsorship in 12-step treatment of injection drug users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 65(3):291-301.

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2001

Sherman SG, Latkin CA, Gielen AC. (2001). Social factors related to syringe sharing among injecting partners: a focus on gender. Subst Use Misuse. 36(14):2113-36.

Knowlton AR, Latkin CA, Schroeder JR, Hoover DR, Ensminger M, Celentano DD. (2001). Longitudinal predictors of depressive symptoms among low income injection drug users. AIDS Care. 13(5):549-59.

Sherman SG, Latkin CA. (2001). Intimate relationship characteristics associated with condom use among drug users and their sex partners: a multilevel analysis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 64(1):97-104.

Knowlton AR, Hoover DR, Chung SE, Celentano DD, Vlahov D, Latkin CA. (2001). Access to medical care and service utilization among injection drug users with HIV/AIDS. Drug Alcohol Depend. 64(1):55-62.

Latkin CA, Forman VL. (2001). Patterns of needle acquisition and sociobehavioral correlates of needle exchange program attendance in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 27(4):398-404.

Schroeder JR, Latkin CA, Hoover DR, Curry AD, Knowlton AR, Celentano DD. (2001). Illicit drug use in one's social network and in one's neighborhood predicts individual heroin and cocaine use. Ann Epidemiol. 11(6):389-94.

Pilowsky DJ, Knowlton AR, Latkin CA, Hoover DR, Chung SE, Celentano DD. (2001). Children of injection drug users: impact of parental HIV status, AIDS, and depression. J Urban Health. 78(2):327-39.

Latkin CA, Knowlton AR, Sherman S. (2001). Routes of drug administration, differential affiliation, and lifestyle stability among cocaine and opiate users: implications to HIV prevention. J Subst Abuse. 13(1-2):89-102.

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2000 & Earlier

Marx MA, Crape B, Brookmeyer RS, Junge B, Latkin C, Vlahov D, Strathdee SA. (2000). Trends in crime and the introduction of a needle exchange program. Am J Public Health. 90(12):1933-6.

Doherty MC, Garfein RS, Monterroso E, Latkin C, Vlahov D. (2000). Gender differences in the initiation of injection drug use among young adults. J Urban Health. 77(3):396-414.

Junge B, Valente T, Latkin C, Riley E, Vlahov D. (2000). Syringe exchange not associated with social network formation: results from Baltimore. AIDS. 14(4):423-6.

Latkin CA, Knowlton AR, Hoover D, Mandell W. (1999). Drug network characteristics as a predictor of cessation of drug use among adult injection drug users: a prospective study. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 25(3):463-73.

Hawkins WE, Latkin C, Mandel W, Oziemkowska M. (1999). Do actions speak louder than words? Perceived peer influences on needle sharing and cleaning in a sample of injection drug users. AIDS Educ Prev. 11(2):122-31.

Mandell W, Kim J, Latkin C, Suh T. (1999). Depressive symptoms, drug network, and their synergistic effect on needle-sharing behavior among street injection drug users. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 25(1):117-27.

Latkin CA. (1998). Comments on "The moral economies of homeless heroin addicts: confronting ethnography, HIV risk, and everyday violence in San Francisco shooting encampments," by Phillippe Bourgois. Subst Use Misuse. 33(11):2375-82.

Latkin CA, Vlahov D. (1998). Socially desirable response tendency as a correlate of accuracy of self-reported HIV serostatus for HIV seropositive injection drug users. Addiction. 93(8):1191-7.

Latkin CA. (1998). Outreach in natural settings: the use of peer leaders for HIV prevention among injecting drug users' networks. Public Health Rep. 113 Suppl 1:151-9.

Latkin CA, Mandell W, Knowlton AR, Doherty MC, Vlahov D, Suh T, Celentano DD. (1998). Gender differences in injection-related behaviors among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. AIDS Educ Prev. 10(3):257-63.

Latkin C, Glass GE, Duncan T. (1998). Using geographic information systems to assess spatial patterns of drug use, selection bias and attrition among a sample of injection drug users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 50(2):167-75.

Hawkins WE, Latkin C, Hawkins MJ, Chowdury D. (1998). Depressive symptoms and HIV-risk behavior in inner-city users of drug injections. Psychol Rep. 82(1):137-8.

Suh T, Mandell W, Latkin C, Kim J. (1997). Social network characteristics and injecting HIV-risk behaviors among street injection drug users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 47(2):137-43.

Latkin C, Mandell W, Vlahov D, Oziemkowska M, Celentano D. (1996). People and places: behavioral settings and personal network characteristics as correlates of needle sharing. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. 13(3):273-80.

Latkin CA, Mandell W, Vlahov D. (1996). The relationship between risk networks' patterns of crack cocaine and alcohol consumption and HIV-related sexual behaviors among adult injection drug users: a prospective study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 42(3):175-81.

Latkin CA, Mandell W, Vlahov D, Oziemkowska M, Celentano DD. (1996). The long-term outcome of a personal network-oriented HIV prevention intervention for injection drug users: the SAFE Study. Am J Community Psychol. 24(3):341-64.

Latkin C, Mandell W, Oziemkowska M, Celentano D, Vlahov D, Ensminger M, Knowlton A. (1995). Using social network analysis to study patterns of drug use among urban drug users at high risk for HIV/AIDS. Drug Alcohol Depend. 38(1):1-9.

Latkin CA. (1995). A personal network approach to AIDS prevention: an experimental peer group intervention for street-injecting drug users: the SAFE study. NIDA Res Monogr. 151:181-95.

Mandell W, Vlahov D, Latkin C, Oziemkowska M, Cohn S. (1994). Correlates of needle sharing among injection drug users. Am J Public Health. 84(6):920-3.

Latkin C, Mandell W, Vlahov D, Oziemkowska M, Knowlton A, Celentano D. (1994). My place, your place, and no place: behavior settings as a risk factor for HIV-related injection practices of drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. Am J Community Psychol. 22(3):415-30.

Latkin C, Mandell W, Oziemkowska M, Vlahov D, Celentano D. (1994). The relationships between sexual behavior, alcohol use, and personal network characteristics among injecting drug users in Baltimore, Maryland. Sex Transm Dis. 21(3):161-7.

Latkin CA, Mandell W. (1993). Depression as an antecedent of frequency of intravenous drug use in an urban, nontreatment sample. Int J Addict. 28(14):1601-12.

Latkin CA, Vlahov D, Anthony JC. (1993). Socially desirable responding and self-reported HIV infection risk behaviors among intravenous drug users. Addiction. 88(4):517-26.

Latkin CA, Vlahov D, Anthony JC, Cohn S, Mandell W, Nelson KE. (1992). Needle-cleaning practices among intravenous drug users who share injection equipment in Baltimore, Maryland. Int J Addict. 27(6):717-25.

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