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    Joelle Brown, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentEpidemiology & Biostatistics
    Address550 16th. Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      UCSF Global Health Sciences2014John L. Ziegler Mentoring Award

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      Implementation Science, reproductive health, HIV prevention, safer conception, sub-Saharan Africa, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, HPV, HSV-2, clinical trials, microbicides, vaccines, intravaginal practices, interdisciplinary research collaboration, epidemiology and implementation science short courses

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      1. Brown JM, Njoroge B, Akama E, Breitnauer B, Leddy A, Darbes L, Omondi R, Mmeje O. . A Novel Safer Conception Counseling Toolkit for the Prevention of HIV: a Mixed Methods Evaluation in Kisumu, Kenya. AIDS Education and Prevention. 2016.
      2. Poirot E, Soble A, Ntshalintshali N, Mwandemele A, Mkhonta N, Malambe C, Vilakati S, Pan S, Darteh S, Maphalala G, Brown J, Hwang J, Pace C, Stergachis A, Vittinghoff E, Kunene S, Gosling R. Development of a pharmacovigilance safety monitoring tool for the rollout of single low-dose primaquine and artemether-lumefantrine to treat Plasmodium falciparum infections in Swaziland: a pilot study. Malar J. 2016; 15(1):384. PMID: 27450652.
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      3. Brown JM, Poirot E, Hess KL, Brown S, Vertucci M, Hezareh M. Motivations for Intravaginal Product Use among a Cohort of Women in Los Angeles. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0151378. PMID: 26967165.
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      4. Mmeje O, Njoroge B, Akama E, Leddy A, Breitnauer B, Darbes L, Brown J. Perspectives of healthcare providers and HIV-affected individuals and couples during the development of a Safer Conception Counseling Toolkit in Kenya: stigma, fears, and recommendations for the delivery of services. AIDS Care. 2016 Jun; 28(6):750-7. PMID: 26960581.
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      5. Dicko A, Brown JM, Diawara H, Baber I, Mahamar A, Soumare HM, Sanogo K, Koita F, Keita S, Traore SF, Chen I, Poirot E, Hwang J, McCulloch C, Lanke K, Pett H, Niemi M, Nosten F, Bousema T, Gosling R. Primaquine to reduce transmission of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mali: a single-blind, dose-ranging, adaptive randomised phase 2 trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Jun; 16(6):674-84. PMID: 26906747.
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      6. Zafer M, Horvath H, Mmeje O, van der Poel S, Semprini AE, Rutherford G, Brown J. Effectiveness of semen washing to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission and assist pregnancy in HIV-discordant couples: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Fertil Steril. 2016 Mar; 105(3):645-655.e2. PMID: 26688556.
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      7. Breitnauer BT, Mmeje O, Njoroge B, Darbes LA, Leddy A, Brown J. Community perceptions of childbearing and use of safer conception strategies among HIV-discordant couples in Kisumu, Kenya. J Int AIDS Soc. 2015; 18:19972. PMID: 26077644; PMCID: PMC4468054.
      8. Morrison CS, Chen PL, Kwok C, Baeten JM, Brown J, Crook AM, Van Damme L, Delany-Moretlwe S, Francis SC, Friedland BA, Hayes RJ, Heffron R, Kapiga S, Karim QA, Karpoff S, Kaul R, McClelland RS, McCormack S, McGrath N, Myer L, Rees H, van der Straten A, Watson-Jones D, van de Wijgert JH, Stalter R, Low N. Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition: an individual participant data meta-analysis. PLoS Med. 2015 Jan; 12(1):e1001778. PMID: 25612136; PMCID: PMC4303292.
      9. Mosha JF, Sturrock HJ, Brown JM, Hashim R, Kibiki G, Chandramohan D, Gosling RD. The independent effect of living in malaria hotspots on future malaria infection: an observational study from Misungwi, Tanzania. Malar J. 2014; 13:445. PMID: 25413016; PMCID: PMC4255924.
      10. Cousins MM, Konikoff J, Sabin D, Khaki L, Longosz AF, Laeyendecker O, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Moore RD, Mehta SH, Margolick JB, Brown J, Mayer KH, Kobin BA, Wheeler D, Justman JE, Hodder SL, Quinn TC, Brookmeyer R, Eshleman SH. A comparison of two measures of HIV diversity in multi-assay algorithms for HIV incidence estimation. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e101043. PMID: 24968135; PMCID: PMC4072769.
      11. Longosz AF, Mehta SH, Kirk GD, Margolick JB, Brown J, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH, Laeyendecker O. Incorrect identification of recent HIV infection in adults in the United States using a limiting-antigen avidity assay. AIDS. 2014 May 15; 28(8):1227-32. PMID: 24513567; PMCID: PMC4102639.
      12. Parriott AM, Brown JM, Arah OA. Predischarge postpartum methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and group B streptococcus carriage at the individual and hospital levels. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2014; 2014:515646. PMID: 24729672; PMCID: PMC3963373.
      13. Mosha JF, Sturrock HJ, Greenwood B, Sutherland CJ, Gadalla NB, Atwal S, Hemelaar S, Brown JM, Drakeley C, Kibiki G, Bousema T, Chandramohan D, Gosling RD. Hot spot or not: a comparison of spatial statistical methods to predict prospective malaria infections. Malar J. 2014; 13:53. PMID: 24517452; PMCID: PMC3932034.
      14. Konikoff J, Brookmeyer R, Longosz AF, Cousins MM, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Moore RD, Mehta SH, Margolick JB, Brown J, Mayer KH, Koblin BA, Justman JE, Hodder SL, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH, Laeyendecker O. Performance of a limiting-antigen avidity enzyme immunoassay for cross-sectional estimation of HIV incidence in the United States. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e82772. PMID: 24386116; PMCID: PMC3873916.
      15. Parriott AM, Brown JM, Arah OA. Hospital and provider patient volumes, cesarean section rates, and early postpartum invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Feb; 42(2):156-9. PMID: 24360642.
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      16. Brown J, Baisley K, Kavishe B, Changalucha J, Andreasen A, Mayaud P, Gumodoka B, Kapiga S, Hayes R, Watson-Jones D. Impact of malaria and helminth infections on immunogenicity of the human papillomavirus-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine in Tanzania. Vaccine. 2014 Jan 23; 32(5):611-7. PMID: 24291193; PMCID: PMC3898269.
      17. Cousins MM, Konikoff J, Laeyendecker O, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Moore RD, Mehta SH, Margolick JB, Brown J, Mayer KH, Koblin BA, Wheeler D, Justman JE, Hodder SL, Quinn TC, Brookmeyer R, Eshleman SH. HIV diversity as a biomarker for HIV incidence estimation: including a high-resolution melting diversity assay in a multiassay algorithm. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jan; 52(1):115-21. PMID: 24153134; PMCID: PMC3911463.
      18. Bhatnagar T, Brown J, Saravanamurthy PS, Kumar RM, Detels R. Color-coded audio computer-assisted self-interviews (C-ACASI) for poorly educated men and women in a semi-rural area of South India: "good, scary and thrilling". AIDS Behav. 2013 Jul; 17(6):2260-8. PMID: 23361948; PMCID: PMC3711697.
      19. Brown JM, Hess KL, Brown S, Murphy C, Waldman AL, Hezareh M. Intravaginal practices and risk of bacterial vaginosis and candidiasis infection among a cohort of women in the United States. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Apr; 121(4):773-80. PMID: 23635677.
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      20. Watson-Jones D, Baisley K, Brown J, Kavishe B, Andreasen A, Changalucha J, Mayaud P, Kapiga S, Gumodoka B, Hayes RJ, de Sanjosé S. High prevalence and incidence of human papillomavirus in a cohort of healthy young African female subjects. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Aug; 89(5):358-65. PMID: 23486859; PMCID: PMC3717757.
      21. Hess KL, Javanbakht M, Brown JM, Weiss RE, Hsu P, Gorbach PM. Intimate partner violence and anal intercourse in young adult heterosexual relationships. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2013 Mar; 45(1):6-12. PMID: 23489852; PMCID: PMC3843245.
      22. Pines HA, Gorbach PM, Weiss RE, Hess K, Murphy R, Saunders T, Brown J, Anton PA, Cranston RD. Acceptability of potential rectal microbicide delivery systems for HIV prevention: a randomized crossover trial. AIDS Behav. 2013 Mar; 17(3):1002-15. PMID: 23114512; PMCID: PMC3594349.
      23. Sow PS, Watson-Jones D, Kiviat N, Changalucha J, Mbaye KD, Brown J, Bousso K, Kavishe B, Andreasen A, Toure M, Kapiga S, Mayaud P, Hayes R, Lebacq M, Herazeh M, Thomas F, Descamps D. Safety and immunogenicity of human papillomavirus-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine: a randomized trial in 10-25-year-old HIV-Seronegative African girls and young women. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jun 1; 207(11):1753-63. PMID: 23242542; PMCID: PMC3636781.
      24. Laeyendecker O, Brookmeyer R, Cousins MM, Mullis CE, Konikoff J, Donnell D, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Mehta SH, Astemborski J, Jacobson LP, Margolick JB, Brown J, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH. HIV incidence determination in the United States: a multiassay approach. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 15; 207(2):232-9. PMID: 23129760; PMCID: PMC3532826.
      25. Perti T, Brown JM, Wald A. . Genital Herpes. In "Women and Health" (Goldman and Thompson Eds), Academic Press, California. 2012.
      26. Hemmerling A, Harrison WG, Brown JM, Moscicki B, Oziemkowska M, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Trypan blue staining to determine vaginal exposure in two types of plastic vaginal applicators containing two different microbicide formulations. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Sep; 39(9):710-2. PMID: 22902667; PMCID: PMC3726043.
      27. Dols JA, Reid G, Brown JM, Tempelman H, Bontekoe TR, Quint WG, Boon ME. HPV Type Distribution and Cervical Cytology among HIV-Positive Tanzanian and South African Women. ISRN Obstet Gynecol. 2012; 2012:514146. PMID: 22811925; PMCID: PMC3394385.
      28. Hess KL, Javanbakht M, Brown JM, Weiss RE, Hsu P, Gorbach PM. Intimate partner violence and sexually transmitted infections among young adult women. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 May; 39(5):366-71. PMID: 22504601; PMCID: PMC3856434.
      29. Perti T, Brown JM, Wald A. . Genital Herpes. In “Women and Health” (Goldman and Thompson Eds), Academic Press. 2012.
      30. Laeyendecker O, Brookmeyer R, Oliver AE, Mullis CE, Eaton KP, Mueller AC, Jacobson LP, Margolick JB, Brown J, Rinaldo CR, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH. Factors associated with incorrect identification of recent HIV infection using the BED capture immunoassay. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2012 Aug; 28(8):816-22. PMID: 22014036; PMCID: PMC3399553.
      31. Low N, Chersich MF, Schmidlin K, Egger M, Francis SC, van de Wijgert JH, Hayes RJ, Baeten JM, Brown J, Delany-Moretlwe S, Kaul R, McGrath N, Morrison C, Myer L, Temmerman M, van der Straten A, Watson-Jones D, Zwahlen M, Hilber AM. Intravaginal practices, bacterial vaginosis, and HIV infection in women: individual participant data meta-analysis. PLoS Med. 2011; 8(2):e1000416. PMID: 21358808; PMCID: PMC3039685.
      32. Cohen CR, Brown J, Moscicki AB, Bukusi EA, Paull JR, Price CF, Shiboski S. A phase I randomized placebo controlled trial of the safety of 3% SPL7013 Gel (VivaGel®) in healthy young women administered twice daily for 14 days. PLoS One. 2011; 6(1):e16258. PMID: 21311578; PMCID: PMC3024437.
      33. Cohen CR, Moscicki AB, Scott ME, Ma Y, Shiboski S, Bukusi E, Daud I, Rebbapragada A, Brown J, Kaul R. Increased levels of immune activation in the genital tract of healthy young women from sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS. 2010 Aug 24; 24(13):2069-74. PMID: 20588163; PMCID: PMC2914808.
      34. van de Wijgert JH, Morrison CS, Brown J, Kwok C, Van Der Pol B, Chipato T, Byamugisha JK, Padian N, Salata RA. Disentangling contributions of reproductive tract infections to HIV acquisition in African Women. Sex Transm Dis. 2009 Jun; 36(6):357-64. PMID: 19434010.
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      35. Brown JM, Poynten M, Sovero M, Millwood IY, Kaldor J. . Microbicide safety and effectiveness: an overview of recent clinical trials. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS. 2008; 5(3):574-580.
      36. Brown JM, Wald A, Hubbard A, Rungruengthanakit K, Chipato T, Rugpao S, Mmiro F, Celentano DD, Salata RS, Morrison CS, Richardson BA, Padian NS. Incident and prevalent herpes simplex virus type 2 infection increases risk of HIV acquisition among women in Uganda and Zimbabwe. AIDS. 2007 Jul 31; 21(12):1515-23. PMID: 17630545.
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      37. Morrison CS, Richardson BA, Mmiro F, Chipato T, Celentano DD, Luoto J, Mugerwa R, Padian N, Rugpao S, Brown JM, Cornelisse P, Salata RA. Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition. AIDS. 2007 Jan 2; 21(1):85-95. PMID: 17148972.
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      38. Kumwenda N, Hoffman I, Chirenje M, Kelly C, Coletti A, Ristow A, Martinson F, Brown J, Chilongozi D, Richardson B, Rosenberg Z, Padian N, Taha T. HIV incidence among women of reproductive age in Malawi and Zimbabwe. Sex Transm Dis. 2006 Nov; 33(11):646-51. PMID: 16773032.
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      39. Magwali TL, Steiner MJ, Toms H, Brown JM. . How are condoms used in a family planning setting: evidence from Zimbabwe. Centr. Afr. J. Med. 2005; 7-8(51):79-84.
      40. Hoffman IF, Taha TE, Padian NS, Kelly CW, Welch JD, Martinson FE, Kumwenda NI, Rosenberg ZF, Chilongozi DA, Brown JM, Chirenje M, Richardson BA. Nonoxynol-9 100 mg gel: multi-site safety study from sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS. 2004 Nov 5; 18(16):2191-5. PMID: 15577653.
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      41. Wald A, Brown JM. . Genital Herpes. In “Women and Health” (Goldman and Thompson Eds), Academic Press. 2000.
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