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    Kelly Knight, PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentAnthro, History, Social Med
    Address3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-867-8405

       Biography 
       Education and Training
      Institution Degree School or Department Year
      University of California, San FranciscoPh.D. Graduate Division (Medical Anthropology)2010
       Awards and Honors
      UCSF2007 - 2008Chancellor’s Graduate Research Fellowship

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      Research Interests: The social construction and experience of addiction; Co-morbidity (HIV, substance abuse, mental illness), homelessness, and US urban health; Chronic non-cancer pain, clinical uncertainty, and scientific evidence; Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bi-polar disorder, and the US welfare state; Gender, reproduction, motherhood and citizenship.


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      1. Knight, KR. Daily Rent: pregnancy, addiction, and madness in the US welfare State. Forthcoming from Duke University Press. 2015.
      2. Riley ED, Cohen J, Knight KR, Decker A, Marson K, Shumway M. Recent Violence in a Community-Based Sample of Homeless and Unstably Housed Women With High Levels of Psychiatric Comorbidity. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul 17; e1-e7.
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      3. Knight KR, Das M, DeMicco E, Raiford JL, Matheson T, Shook A, Antunez E, Santos GM, Dadasovich R, Dilley JW, Colfax GN, Herbst JH. A Roadmap for Adapting an Evidence-Based HIV Prevention Intervention: Personal Cognitive Counseling (PCC) for Episodic Substance-Using Men Who Have Sex with Men. Prev Sci. 2014 Jun; 15(3):364-75.
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      4. Knight KR, Lopez AM, Comfort M, Shumway M, Cohen J, Riley ED. Single room occupancy (SRO) hotels as mental health risk environments among impoverished women: The intersection of policy, drug use, trauma, and urban space. Int J Drug Policy. 2014 May; 25(3):556-61.
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      5. 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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      6. Knight, KR. San Francisco and the Biomedicalization of Poverty. American Ethnological Society Section. Anthropology News. 2012; 9(53):24.
      7. Knight, KR. The public life of sex work: risk, politics, and public health. Western Humanities Review. 2012; (Fall):55-76.
      8. Rose CD, Courtenay-Quirk C, Knight K, Shade SB, Vittinghoff E, Gomez C, Lum PJ, Bacon O, Colfax G. HIV intervention for providers study: a randomized controlled trial of a clinician-delivered HIV risk-reduction intervention for HIV-positive people. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Dec 15; 55(5):572-81.
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      9. Latkin CA, Buchanan AS, Metsch LR, Knight K, Latka MH, Mizuno Y, Knowlton AR. Predictors of sharing injection equipment by HIV-seropositive injection drug users. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Dec 1; 49(4):447-50.
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      10. 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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      11. 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. 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.
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      12. Arnsten JH, Li X, Mizuno Y, Knowlton AR, Gourevitch MN, Handley K, Knight KR, Metsch LR. 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.
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      13. Knight KR, Shade SB, Purcell DW, Rose CD, Metsch LR, Latka MH, Latkin CA, Gómez CA. 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.
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      14. Frye V, Latka MH, Wu Y, Valverde EE, Knowlton AR, Knight KR, Arnsten JH, O'Leary A. 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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      15. 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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      16. Missildine, W., Parsons, J.T., Knight, KR. Split Ends: Masculinity, sexuality and emotional intimacy among HIV-positive heterosexual men. Men and Masculinities 8:309-320. 2006.
      17. Comfort M, Grinstead O, McCartney K, Bourgois P, Knight K. "You cannot do nothing in this damn place": sex and intimacy among couples with an incarcerated male partner. J Sex Res. 2005 Feb; 42(1):3-12.
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      18. Knight KR, Purcell D, Dawson-Rose C, Halkitis PN, Gomez CA. Sexual risk taking among HIV-positive injection drug users: contexts, characteristics, and implications for prevention. AIDS Educ Prev. 2005 Feb; 17(1 Suppl A):76-88.
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      19. Dawson Rose, C.S., Shade, S.B., Lum, P.J., Knight, K.R., Purcell, D.P., & Parsons, J. . The Health Care Experience of HIV Positive Injection Drug Users. Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health, 11(1): 23-30. 2005.
      20. Knight, KR. With a little help from my friends: community affiliation and social support among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men. HIV + sex: The psychological and interpersonal dynamics of HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men's relationships. Halkitis, P.N., Gomez, C., & Wolitski, R. APA Press. 2005.
      21. Mizuno Y, Purcell D, Borkowski TM, Knight K. The life priorities of HIV-seropositive injection drug users: findings from a community-based sample. AIDS Behav. 2003 Dec; 7(4):395-403.
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      22. Downing M, Knight K, Reiss TH, Vernon K, Mulia N, Ferreboeuf M, Carroll A, Vu C. Drug users talk about HIV testing: motivating and deterring factors. AIDS Care. 2001 Oct; 13(5):561-77.
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      23. Vernon KA, Mulia N, Downing M, Knight K, Riess T. "I don't know when it might pop up": understanding repeat HIV testing and perceptions of HIV among drug users. J Subst Abuse. 2001; 13(1-2):215-27.
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      24. Downing M, Mulia N, Vernon K, Knight K, Ferreboeuf M, Carroll A. Voices from the field: providers discuss HIV counseling and testing programs for drug users. AIDS Public Policy J. 2000; 15(2):48-64.
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      25. Downing M, Knight KR, Vernon KA, Seigel S, Ajaniku I, Acosta PS, Thomas L, Porter S. This is my story: a descriptive analysis of a peer education HIV/STD risk reduction program for women living in housing developments. AIDS Educ Prev. 1999 Jun; 11(3):243-61.
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      26. van der Straten A, Vernon KA, Knight KR, Gómez CA, Padian NS. Managing HIV among serodiscordant heterosexual couples: serostatus, stigma and sex. AIDS Care. 1998 Oct; 10(5):533-48.
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      27. Knight, K.R.; Rosenbaum, M.; Kelley, M.S.; Irwin, J.; Washburn, A.; Wenger, L. . Defunding the poor: the impact of lost access to subsidized methadone maintenance treatment on women injection drug users. Journal of Drug Issues. 26(4): 923-942. 1996.
      28. Kelley, M.S.; Rosenbaum, M.; Knight, K.R.; Irwin, J.; Washburn, A. . Violence: a barrier to methadone maintenance treatment for women injection drug users. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 16(5): 143-164. 1996.
      29. Rosenbaum, M.; Washburn, A.; Knight, K.R.; Kelley, M.S.; Irwin, J. Methadone maintenance: treatment as harm reduction, defunding as harm maximization. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 28(3). 1996.
      30. Knight, K.R.; Rosenbaum, M.; Irwin, J.; Kelley, M.S.; Wenger, L.; Washburn, A. . Involuntary verses voluntary detoxification from methadone maintenance treatment: the importance of choice. Addiction Research 3(4): 351-362. 1996.
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