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    Janet Myers, PhD, MPH

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address550 16th Street, 3rd Floor
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-476-6336

       Biography 
       Education and Training
      University of WashingtonFellowHealth Services Research1998
      University of WashingtonMPHSocial and Behavioral Sciences1998
      Indiana University PhDMedical Sociology1997
      Indiana UniversityMASociology1995
      University of California, Santa CruzBASociology, with honors1990

       Overview 
       Overview
      Janet Myers, PhD, MPH is a medical sociologist whose research focuses on evaluation of HIV care and treatment interventions delivered in clinical settings. Janet has served as principal investigator on several large multi-site demonstration projects aiming to optimize linkage, engagement and retention in Ryan White Program-funded care. Her work also focuses on implementation research in correctional settings including jails, prisons and detention centers. She also teaches program evaluation in the UCSF implementation science certificate program.

      RESEARCH AWARDS AND GRANTS
      CURRENT
      1. U90HA26507 (PI) 09/01/2013-08/031/2018
      Health Resources and Services Administration $413,886 direct/year 2
      Culturally Appropriate Interventions of Outreach, Access and Retention $2,151,872 direct/yrs. 1-5
      among Latino/a Populations Initiative – Evaluation and Technical
      Assistance Center

      2. EI14-SF-009 (PI) 04/01/2013-03/31/2017
      Epidemic Interventions Demonstration Project $263,812 direct/year 3
      California HIV/AIDS Research Program $1,006,982 direct/yrs. 1-4
      Connecting Resources for Urban Sexual Health (CRUSH)

      3. UA2HA07855 (PI) 03/01/2012-03/31/2017
      Health Resources and Services Administration $433,834 direct/year 3
      AIDS Education and Training Centers National Evaluation Center $2,037,238 direct/yrs.1-5

      4. U90HA22702 (PI) 09/01/2011-08/31/2016
      Health Resources and Services Administration $1,239,446 direct/year 4
      Systems Linkages and Access to Care for Populations at High Risk of HIV $4,766,798 direct/yrs. 1-5
      Infection Initiative – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center

      5. RP11-SF-021 (Co-I/Center Co-Director) 04/01/2012-09/30/2016
      California State Office of AIDS $427,000 direct/year 2
      AIDS Policy Research Center $1,708,000 direct/yrs. 1-4

      6. U48 DP004998-01 (Co-I) 09/30/2014-09/29/2019
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) $575,101 direct/year 1
      UCSF Prevention Research Center $2,875,505 direct/yrs. 1-4

      7. No Grant # (Co-I) 11/11/2013-09/25/2015
      NIH / University of Puerto Rico $104,779 direct/year 1
      An Innovative HIV Prevention Curriculum for Medical Students of the 1 year grant
      University of Puerto Rico Medical School: Implementation and Evaluation Phase

      PAST
      1. 1R01DA027209 (PI) 08/01/2009-05/31/2014
      NIH/NIDA $446,256 direct/year 1
      Navigator-Enhanced Case Management for HIV-Infected Jail Inmates $2,288,887 direct/yrs. 1-5
      Reentering the Community

      2. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 04/01/2013- 03/31/2014
      Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $118,964 direct/year 1
      International Training and Education Center on Health 1 year contract
      Situational Assessment of HIV, TB, and STIs in South African
      Department of Correctional Services Facilities

      3. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2011-06/30/2013
      Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $116,267 direct/year 1
      Incorporating HIV Prevention into the Medical Care of Persons Living with $232,534 direct/yrs. 1-2
      HIV: A Replication of the Ask, Screen, Intervene (ASI) Intervention

      4. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2011-06/30/2013
      Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $23,220 direct/year 1
      U.S./Mexico Border Region Interagency Collaborative for HIV $46,365 direct/yrs. 1-2

      5. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2012-06/30/2013
      Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $27,778 direct/year 1
      Evaluation of AIDS Education and Training Centers’ (AETC) Capacity 1 year project
      Building Activities

      6. Epidemic Interventions Demonstration Project (Subcontract PI) 04/01/2012- 03/31/2013
      California HIV/AIDS Research Program $125,000 direct/year 1
      Connecting Resources for Urban Sexual Health 1 year project

      7. 5P30AI087714-02 (Co-I) 09/01/2011–05/31/2013
      NIH $90,137 direct/year 1
      Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning and Implementation 1 year supplement
      for Metropolitan Statistical Areas Most Affected by HIV/AIDS

      8. CR09-SF-451 (Co-I) 04/01/2010-03/31/2013
      California HIV/AIDS Research Program $34,862 direct/year 1
      Evaluation of Vocational Rehabilitation for HIV-Infected Persons $154,930 direct/yrs. 1-3

      9. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2012-12/31/2012
      California State Office of AIDS (OA) $68,177 direct/6-months
      Evaluation of HIV Testing in California OA-Funded Medical Facilities 6-month project

      10. H97 HA08477 (PI) 09/01/2007-08/31/2012
      Health Resources and Services Administration $542,948 direct/year 1
      Information Technology Networks of Care Initiative Evaluation and $1,855,616 direct/yrs. 1-5
      Technical Assistance Center

      11. CRB-AR500-S-10-00166 (Co-I) 07/01/2010-06/30/2012
      NIH/Office of AIDS Research through SSI, Inc. $38,248 direct/year 1
      HIV Prevention Curriculum Development for the University of Puerto Rico $76,496 direct/yrs. 1-2

      12. RP08-SF-603 (Co-I/Center Co-Director) 04/01/2009-3/31/2012
      California State Office of AIDS $283,823 direct/year 1
      AIDS Policy Research Center $845,474 direct/yrs. 1-3

      13. 1U69 HA07855 (PI) 03/01/2007-02/29/2012
      Health Resources and Services Administration $416,667 direct/year 1
      AIDS Education and Training Centers National Evaluation Center $2,534,499 direct/yrs.1-5

      14. 3R01DA027209-02S1 (PI) 09/30/2010 – 5/31/2011
      NIH/NIDA $149,789 direct/year 1
      Navigator-Enhanced Case Management for HIV-Infected Jail Inmates 1 year supplement

      15. A108362 (Subcontract PI) 11/01/2007 -11/30/2010
      United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through $264,026 direct/year 1
      subcontract with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance $777,495 direct/yrs. 1-3
      Community Action Program: Increasing Access to HIV/AIDS Services
      through Evidence-Based Programming

      16. U65 PS000817 (PI) 09/30/2007-09/29/2010
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $120,285 direct/year 1 Evaluating the Implementation of the CDC’s Revised Recommendations $321,464 direct/yrs. 1-3
      for HIV Testing

      17. A112011 (PI) 01/01/2009-12/31/2009
      San Francisco Department of Public Health $48,532 direct /year 1
      Enhancing HIV Testing, Linkage to Care and Partner Services 1 year contract

      18. A109453 (PI) 08/06/2008–09/30/2009
      National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases through $8,858 direct/year 1
      subcontract with PPD, Inc. $18,197 direct/yrs. 1-2
      HIV Research and Counseling Training for Vaccine Trials

      19. 03-75344 (Co-PI) 07/01/2006-06/30/2009
      California State Office of AIDS $268,830 direct/year 1
      Evaluating HIV Prevention in California (Technical Assistance for system $806,889 direct/yrs. 1-3
      Development and local program planning)

      20. No number (PI) 01/31/2009-03/30/2009
      Health Resources and Services Administration through subcontract with $18,430 direct/year 1
      The International Training and Education Center on HIV 2 month contract
      Situational Assessment of “Positive Prevention” in Clinical Settings in Haiti

      21. 1U69 HA07855-Supplement (PI) 03/01/2008-02/28/2009
      Health Resources and Services Administration $414,000 direct/year 1
      Evaluating Clinical Training and Capacity Building for the US Minority 1 year supplement
      AIDS Initiative—Supplement to the AETC National Evaluation Center

      22. 1D58HP05188-01-00 (Co-I) 07/01/2005-06/30/2008
      Health Resources and Services Administration $251,490 direct/year 1
      Residency in Training in General Internal Medicine $676,984 direct/yrs. 1-3

      23. 6H97 HA 00261-01-01 (Co-PI) 09/30/2002-08/31/2008
      Health Resources and Services Administration $515,658 direct/year 4
      Evaluation and Support Center, Ryan White Prevention with Positives in $2,550,063 direct/yrs. 1-5
      Primary Care Settings Initiative (Evaluation Center for 15 national sites)

      24. AL04-SF-806 (PI) 11/01/2004-06/30/2008
      California HIV/AIDS Research Program $147,580 direct/year 3
      Project HOLLA: Developing a Tailored Case Management Intervention for $427,425 direct/yrs. 1-3
      Recently Released Prisoners

      25. 200-2003-01506 (Co-I) 07/01/2007-12/31/2007
      Manila Consulting (Prime: CDC) $127,027 direct
      Community-level outcome monitoring project 6 month contract

      26. U69HA02501-01-00 (PI) 03/01/2004-02/28/2007
      Health Resources and Services Administration $417,111 direct/year 1
      AIDS Education and Training Centers National Evaluation Center $1,246,081 direct/yrs.1-3

      27. DHHS 05-46117 (PI) 01/01/2006-06/30/2006
      California State Office of AIDS $138,330 direct/year 1
      Pharmacy Sale Syringe Disposal Evaluation 6 month grant

      28. AD03-SF-600 (Co-PI) 01/01/2004-05/30/2004
      Universitywide AIDS Research Program $120,000 direct/year 1
      California AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Financing, Delivery 1 year grant
      and Policy Research Initiative

      29. NACHC # 000061 (Co-PI) 01/31/2004-06/29/2004
      National Association of Community Health Centers $54,501 direct/year 1
      Study of HIV Testing and Counseling Delivery and Policy in 1 year grant
      Community Health Centers

      30. No number (PI) 07/31/2000-09/30/2005
      Centerforce $25,000 direct/year 1
      Get Connected: Prevention Case Management Outcomes study $100,000 direct/yrs. 1-4

      31. H4A HA 00038-03 (Co-PI) 09/01/2003-08/31/2004
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $123,500 direct/year 1
      Evaluation of Patterns of Utilization of the National Clinicians’ Post- 1 year grant
      Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline): Phase Three

      32. H4A HA 00038-02 (Co-PI) 09/01/2002-08/31/2003
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $123,500 direct/year 1
      Evaluation of Patterns of Utilization of the National Clinicians’ Post- 1 year grant
      Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline): Phase Two

      33. PC99-SF-2024 (Co-I) 07/01/1999-06/30/2001
      Universitywide AIDS Research Program $52,206 direct/year 1
      Expanding Access to HIV Care $102,964 direct/yrs. 1-2

       Interests
      Implementation Science, Socioeconomically marginalized groups, Persons with mental illness, People with HIV, people with substance use disorders, Clinic, Community-based organization, International (public health), Policy-making institute or agency, Health coaches, Education, Practice guidelines, mHealth, Medical home, HIV prevention, Incarcerated populations, clinic-based health behavior counseling, HIV testing/screening, HIV care guidelines, Mentoring junior faculty or trainees, Interdisciplinary research collaboration, Brief implementation science training courses, Works-in-progress seminars, Implementation & dissemination science listservs

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       Bibliographic 
       Publications
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      1. Gupta N, Schmidt H, Buisker T, Dufour MS, Goldenson J, Myers J, Tulsky J. After the Fact: A Brief Educational Program on HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis for Female Detainees in a Local Jail. J Correct Health Care. 2015 Apr; 21(2):140-51.
        View in: PubMed
      2. Chodos AH, Ahalt C, Cenzer IS, Myers J, Goldenson J, Williams BA. Older jail inmates and community acute care use. Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep; 104(9):1728-33.
        View in: PubMed PMC4151907
      3. Shade SB, Steward WT, Koester KA, Chakravarty D, Myers JJ. Health information technology interventions enhance care completion, engagement in HIV care and treatment, and viral suppression among HIV-infected patients in publicly funded settings. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Jul 16.
        View in: PubMed
      4. Koester KA, Morewitz M, Pearson C, Weeks J, Packard R, Estes M, Tulsky J, Kang-Dufour MS, Myers JJ. Patient navigation facilitates medical and social services engagement among HIV-infected individuals leaving jail and returning to the community. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Feb; 28(2):82-90.
        View in: PubMed PMC3926180
      5. Maiorana A, Rebchook G, Kassie N, Myers JJ. On being gay in Barbados: "Bullers" and "Battyboys" and their HIV risk in a societal context of stigma. J Homosex. 2013; 60(7):984-1010.
        View in: PubMed
      6. Myers JJ, Kang Dufour MS, Koester KA, Rose CD, Shade SB, Maiorana A, Morin SF. Helping clinicians deliver consistent HIV prevention counseling to their HIV-infected patients. AIDS Care. 2013; 25(5):640-5.
        View in: PubMed
      7. Shade SB, Sackett N, Khamarko K, Koester KA, Bie J, Newberry J, Beal J, Culyba R, Jacobson K, Kinder A, Nusser J, Myers JJ. Quality of comprehensive HIV care in underserved communities: does clinical training lead to improvement. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Mar-Apr; 28(2):143-50.
        View in: PubMed
      8. Koester KA, Maiorana A, Morin SF, Rose CD, Shade S, Myers JJ. People living with HIV are receptive to HIV prevention interventions in clinical settings: a qualitative evaluation. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Aug; 24(4):295-308.
        View in: PubMed
      9. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Chakravarty D, Pearson C, Maiorana A, Shade SB, Steward WT. Perceptions regarding the ease of use and usefulness of health information exchange systems among medical providers, case managers and non-clinical staff members working in HIV care and community settings. Int J Med Inform. 2012 Oct; 81(10):e21-9.
        View in: PubMed
      10. Shade SB, Chakravarty D, Koester KA, Steward WT, Myers JJ. Health information exchange interventions can enhance quality and continuity of HIV care. Int J Med Inform. 2012 Oct; 81(10):e1-9.
        View in: PubMed
      11. Steward WT, Koester KA, Collins SP, Maiorana A, Myers JJ. The essential role of reconfiguration capabilities in the implementation of HIV-related health information exchanges. Int J Med Inform. 2012 Oct; 81(10):e10-20.
        View in: PubMed
      12. Maiorana A, Steward WT, Koester KA, Pearson C, Shade SB, Chakravarty D, Myers JJ. Trust, confidentiality, and the acceptability of sharing HIV-related patient data: lessons learned from a mixed methods study about Health Information Exchanges. Implement Sci. 2012; 7:34.
        View in: PubMed PMC3428648
      13. Myers JJ, Bradley-Springer L, Kang Dufour MS, Koester KA, Beane S, Warren N, Beal J, Frank LR. Supporting the integration of HIV testing into primary care settings. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jun; 102(6):e25-32.
        View in: PubMed PMC3483973
      14. Maiorana A, Koester KA, Myers JJ, Lloyd KC, Shade SB, Dawson-Rose C, Morin SF. Helping patients talk about HIV: inclusion of messages on disclosure in prevention with positives interventions in clinical settings. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Apr; 24(2):179-92.
        View in: PubMed
      15. Rose CD, Koester KA, Kang Dufour MS, Myers JJ, Shade SB, McCready K, Morin S. Messages HIV clinicians use in prevention with positives interventions. AIDS Care. 2012; 24(6):704-11.
        View in: PubMed
      16. Christopoulos KA, Weiser SD, Koester KA, Myers JJ, White DA, Kaplan B, Morin SF. Understanding patient acceptance and refusal of HIV testing in the emergency department. BMC Public Health. 2012; 12:3.
        View in: PubMed PMC3267671
      17. Myers JJ, Maiorana A, Chapman K, Lall R, Kassie N, Persaud N. How the Illicit Drug Economy Contributes to HIV Risk in St Vincent and the Grenadines. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2011 Nov-Dec; 10(6):396-406.
        View in: PubMed
      18. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Dufour MS. Barriers and facilitators to enhancing HIV testing in publicly funded primary care clinics: findings from San Francisco. AIDS Educ Prev. 2011 Jun; 23(3 Suppl):84-95.
        View in: PubMed
      19. Christopoulos KA, Koester K, Weiser S, Lane T, Myers JJ, Morin SF. A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program. Implement Sci. 2011; 6:30.
        View in: PubMed PMC3073926
      20. Myers JJ, Shade SB, Rose CD, Koester K, Maiorana A, Malitz FE, Bie J, Kang-Dufour MS, Morin SF. Interventions delivered in clinical settings are effective in reducing risk of HIV transmission among people living with HIV: results from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)'s Special Projects of National Significance initiative. AIDS Behav. 2010 Jun; 14(3):483-92.
        View in: PubMed PMC2865642
      21. Myers JJ, Modica C, Dufour MS, Bernstein C, McNamara K. Routine rapid HIV screening in six community health centers serving populations at risk. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Dec; 24(12):1269-74.
        View in: PubMed PMC2787931
      22. Myers J, Bernstein M, Morin SF, Reyes M. Targeting HIV clinical training with maps: lessons from the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center. Eval Health Prof. 2007 Dec; 30(4):322-38.
        View in: PubMed
      23. Myers JJ, Rose CD, Shade SB, Koester KA, Maiorana A, Malitz F, Steward WT, Morin SF. Sex, risk and responsibility: provider attitudes and beliefs predict HIV transmission risk prevention counseling in clinical care settings. AIDS Behav. 2007 Sep; 11(5 Suppl):S30-8.
        View in: PubMed
      24. Morin SF, Myers JJ, Shade SB, Koester K, Maiorana A, Rose CD. Predicting HIV transmission risk among HIV-infected patients seen in clinical settings. AIDS Behav. 2007 Sep; 11(5 Suppl):S6-16.
        View in: PubMed
      25. Koester KA, Maiorana A, Vernon K, Myers J, Rose CD, Morin S. Implementation of HIV prevention interventions with people living with HIV/AIDS in clinical settings: challenges and lessons learned. AIDS Behav. 2007 Sep; 11(5 Suppl):S17-29.
        View in: PubMed
      26. Steward WT, Koester KA, Myers JJ, Morin SF. Provider fatalism reduces the likelihood of HIV-prevention counseling in primary care settings. AIDS Behav. 2006 Jan; 10(1):3-12.
        View in: PubMed
      27. Myers J, Zack B, Kramer K, Gardner M, Rucobo G, Costa-Taylor S. Get Connected: an HIV prevention case management program for men and women leaving California prisons. Am J Public Health. 2005 Oct; 95(10):1682-4.
        View in: PubMed PMC1449418
      28. Myers JJ, Steward WT, Charlebois E, Koester KA, Maiorana A, Morin SF. Written clinic procedures enhance delivery of HIV "prevention with positives" counseling in primary health care settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Oct 1; 37 Suppl 2:S95-S100.
        View in: PubMed
      29. Morin SF, Koester KA, Steward WT, Maiorana A, McLaughlin M, Myers JJ, Vernon K, Chesney MA. Missed opportunities: prevention with HIV-infected patients in clinical care settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Aug 1; 36(4):960-6.
        View in: PubMed
      30. Myers JJ, Barker TA, Devore BS, Garner JE, Laufer FN, Porterfield J, Ramadan A, Robillard AG, Wood PH. Journal of Correctional Healthcare. CDC/HRSA HIV/AIDS Intervention, Prevention, and Continuity of Care Demonstration Project for Incarcerated Individuals within Correctional Settings and the Community: Implementation Issues During Years One and Two. 2003; 4(9).
      31. Kindrick A, Myers J, Goldschmidt RH. . Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Occupational Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens: Emerging Issues from the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center. 2002; (2):475-496.
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