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    Jaco Homsy, MD, MPH

    TitlePMTCT Uganda Coordinator
    SchoolUCSF Chancellor/EVC/FAS
    DepartmentGlobal Health Sciences
    Address550 16th. Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-597-8200
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      1. Homsy J, Dorsey G, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Bigira V, Muhindo M, Kamya MR, Sandison TG, Tappero JW. Protective efficacy of prolonged co-trimoxazole prophylaxis in HIV-exposed children up to age 4 years for the prevention of malaria in Uganda: a randomised controlled open-label trial. Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Dec; 2(12):e727-36. PMID: 25433628.
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      2. Bannink-Mbazzi F, Lowicki-Zucca M, Ojom L, Kabasomi SV, Esiru G, Homsy J. High PMTCT program uptake and coverage of mothers, their partners, and babies in northern Uganda: achievements and lessons learned over 10 years of implementation (2002-2011). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Apr 15; 62(5):e138-45. PMID: 23274930.
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      3. Kakuru A, Jagannathan P, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Muhindo M, Bigira V, Osilo E, Homsy J, Kamya MR, Tappero JW, Dorsey G. The effects of ACT treatment and TS prophylaxis on Plasmodium falciparum gametocytemia in a cohort of young Ugandan children. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Apr; 88(4):736-43. PMID: 23382157; PMCID: PMC3617862.
      4. Arinaitwe E, Gasasira A, Verret W, Homsy J, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Sandison TG, Young S, Tappero JW, Kamya MR, Dorsey G. The association between malnutrition and the incidence of malaria among young HIV-infected and -uninfected Ugandan children: a prospective study. Malar J. 2012; 11:90. PMID: 22453048; PMCID: PMC3337276.
      5. Kay J, Wanzira H, Sandison T, Kakuru A, Bigira V, Kamya M, Homsy J, Tappero JW, Havlir D, Dorsey G, Ruel T. Virologic suppression in nevirapine-exposed HIV-infected infants initiating antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda. J Trop Pediatr. 2012 Jun; 58(3):194-9. PMID: 21930666; PMCID: PMC3530275.
      6. King R, Khana K, Nakayiwa S, Katuntu D, Homsy J, Lindkvist P, Johansson E, Bunnell R. 'Pregnancy comes accidentally--like it did with me': reproductive decisions among women on ART and their partners in rural Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:530. PMID: 21726467; PMCID: PMC3223906.
      7. Sandison TG, Homsy J, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Bigira V, Kalamya J, Vora N, Kublin J, Kamya MR, Dorsey G, Tappero JW. Protective efficacy of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis against malaria in HIV exposed children in rural Uganda: a randomised clinical trial. BMJ. 2011; 342:d1617. PMID: 21454456; PMCID: PMC3068910.
      8. Vora N, Homsy J, Kakuru A, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Sandison TG, Bigira V, Kamya MR, Tappero JW, Dorsey G. Breastfeeding and the risk of malaria in children born to HIV-infected and uninfected mothers in rural Uganda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Oct; 55(2):253-61. PMID: 20683193.
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      9. Homsy J, Moore D, Barasa A, Were W, Likicho C, Waiswa B, Downing R, Malamba S, Tappero J, Mermin J. Breastfeeding, mother-to-child HIV transmission, and mortality among infants born to HIV-Infected women on highly active antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Jan; 53(1):28-35. PMID: 19797972.
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      10. Arinaitwe E, Sandison TG, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Homsy J, Kalamya J, Kamya MR, Vora N, Greenhouse B, Rosenthal PJ, Tappero J, Dorsey G. Artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for falciparum malaria: a longitudinal, randomized trial in young Ugandan children. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Dec 1; 49(11):1629-37. PMID: 19877969.
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      11. Katrak S, Gasasira A, Arinaitwe E, Kakuru A, Wanzira H, Bigira V, Sandison TG, Homsy J, Tappero JW, Kamya MR, Dorsey G. Safety and tolerability of artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria in young HIV-infected and uninfected children. Malar J. 2009; 8:272. PMID: 19948038; PMCID: PMC2789094.
      12. Menzies NA, Homsy J, Chang Pitter JY, Pitter C, Mermin J, Downing R, Finkbeiner T, Obonyo J, Kekitiinwa A, Tappero J, Blandford JM. Cost-effectiveness of routine rapid human immunodeficiency virus antibody testing before DNA-PCR testing for early diagnosis of infants in resource-limited settings. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Sep; 28(9):819-25. PMID: 20050391.
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      13. Homsy J, Bunnell R, Moore D, King R, Malamba S, Nakityo R, Glidden D, Tappero J, Mermin J. Reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2009; 4(1):e4149. PMID: 19129911; PMCID: PMC2612743.
      14. Homsy J, King R, Malamba SS, Opio C, Kalamya JN, Mermin J, Okallanyi A, Obonyo JH. The need for partner consent is a main reason for opting out of routine HIV testing for prevention of mother-to-child transmission in a rural Ugandan hospital. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Mar 1; 44(3):366-9. PMID: 17327761.
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      15. Homsy J, Kalamya JN, Obonyo J, Ojwang J, Mugumya R, Opio C, Mermin J. Routine intrapartum HIV counseling and testing for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in a rural Ugandan hospital. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Jun; 42(2):149-54. PMID: 16760796.
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      16. Forna F, McConnell M, Kitabire FN, Homsy J, Brooks JT, Mermin J, Weidle PJ. Systematic review of the safety of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for prophylaxis in HIV-infected pregnant women: implications for resource-limited settings. AIDS Rev. 2006 Jan-Mar; 8(1):24-36. PMID: 16736949.
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      17. Homsy J, King R, Tenywa J, Kyeyune P, Opio A, Balaba D. Defining minimum standards of practice for incorporating African traditional medicine into HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and support: a regional initiative in eastern and southern Africa. J Altern Complement Med. 2004 Oct; 10(5):905-10. PMID: 15650481.
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      18. Homsy J, King R, Balaba D, Kabatesi D. Traditional health practitioners are key to scaling up comprehensive care for HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS. 2004 Aug 20; 18(12):1723-5. PMID: 15280784.
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      19. Krowka JF, Stites DP, Jain S, Steimer KS, George-Nascimento C, Gyenes A, Barr PJ, Hollander H, Moss AR, Homsy JM. Lymphocyte proliferative responses to human immunodeficiency virus antigens in vitro. J Clin Invest. 1989 Apr; 83(4):1198-203. PMID: 2703528; PMCID: PMC303807.
      20. Evans LA, Homsy JM, Morrow WJ, Gaston I, Sooy CD, Levy JA. Human monoclonal antibody directed against gag gene products of the human immunodeficiency virus. J Immunol. 1988 Feb 1; 140(3):941-3. PMID: 2828474.
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