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    Marguerita Lightfoot, PhD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address550 16th Street, 3rd Floor
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-476-6312

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      Dr. Marguerita Lightfoot, Associate Professor of Medicine and co-Director of the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) at UCSF, has been involved in a number of large multisite intervention studies: the NIMH HIV Prevention Trial Group (prevention program for adults at risk for HIV), Teens Linked to Care (multisite intervention study with youth living with HIV), and Healthy Living Project (a multisite intervention study for adults living with HIV). Dr. Lightfoot has developed HIV interventions for delinquent adolescents, runaway/homeless youth, youth living with HIV, and youth in Uganda. She has considerable experience designing and implementing HIV interventions, including adapting interventions for delivery through computer technology (e.g., CD-ROM and websites). She is particularly interested in developing cost-effective interventions that are easily translatable with utility in community settings and utilizes new technologies to engage disenfranchised individuals in health promotion activities. She has also conducted psychotherapy with predominately African American and Latino adolescents, adults, and families infected and/or affected by HIV.

       Interests
      Implementation Science, Children/youth, Socioeconomically marginalized groups, Persons with mental illness, Clinic, Community-based organization, School, Department of public health, Education, Motivational interviewing, mHealth, Social media, Web site, HIV/STI, Interdisciplinary research collaboration, Implementation & dissemination science listservs

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      1. Morris JL, Lippman SA, Philip S, Bernstein K, Neilands TB, Lightfoot M. Sexually transmitted infection related stigma and shame among african american male youth: implications for testing practices, partner notification, and treatment. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Sep; 28(9):499-506.
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      2. Morris JL, Lippman SA, Philip S, Bernstein K, Neilands TB, Lightfoot M. Sexually transmitted infection related stigma and shame among african american male youth: implications for testing practices, partner notification, and treatment. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Sep; 28(9):499-506.
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      3. Lightfoot M, Woods WJ. The online space presents a unique opportunity for psychological sciences to improve the health of youth. Am Psychol. 2013 Dec; 68(9):888-9.
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      4. Milburn NG, Lightfoot M. Adolescents in wartime US military families: a developmental perspective on challenges and resources. Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev. 2013 Sep; 16(3):266-77.
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      5. Prado G, Lightfoot M, Brown CH. Macro-level approaches to HIV prevention among ethnic minority youth: state of the science, opportunities, and challenges. Am Psychol. 2013 May-Jun; 68(4):286-99.
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      6. Cornelius JB, Dmochowski J, Boyer C, St Lawrence J, Lightfoot M, Moore M. Text-messaging-enhanced HIV intervention for African American adolescents: a feasibility study. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2013 May-Jun; 24(3):256-67.
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      7. Lightfoot M. HIV prevention for adolescents: where do we go from here? Am Psychol. 2012 Nov; 67(8):661-71.
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      8. Allison S, Bauermeister JA, Bull S, Lightfoot M, Mustanski B, Shegog R, Levine D. The intersection of youth, technology, and new media with sexual health: moving the research agenda forward. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Sep; 51(3):207-12.
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      9. Moskowitz A, Stein JA, Lightfoot M. The mediating roles of stress and maladaptive behaviors on self-harm and suicide attempts among runaway and homeless youth. J Youth Adolesc. 2013 Jul; 42(7):1015-27.
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      10. Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lightfoot M, Kasirye R, Desmond K. Vocational training with HIV prevention for Ugandan youth. AIDS Behav. 2012 Jul; 16(5):1133-7.
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      11. Kagan S, Deardorff J, McCright J, Lightfoot M, Lahiff M, Lippman SA. Hopelessness and sexual risk behavior among adolescent African American males in a low-income urban community. Am J Mens Health. 2012 Sep; 6(5):395-9.
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      12. Tevendale HD, Comulada WS, Lightfoot MA. Finding shelter: two-year housing trajectories among homeless youth. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Dec; 49(6):615-20.
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      13. Milburn NG, Iribarren FJ, Rice E, Lightfoot M, Solorio R, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Desmond K, Lee A, Alexander K, Maresca K, Eastmen K, Arnold EM, Duan N. A family intervention to reduce sexual risk behavior, substance use, and delinquency among newly homeless youth. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Apr; 50(4):358-64.
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      14. Carrico AW, Riley ED, Johnson MO, Charlebois ED, Neilands TB, Remien RH, Lightfoot MA, Steward WT, Weinhardt LS, Kelly JA, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Morin SF, Chesney MA. Psychiatric risk factors for HIV disease progression: the role of inconsistent patterns of antiretroviral therapy utilization. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Feb 1; 56(2):146-50.
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      15. Cornelius JB, Cato M, Lawrence JS, Boyer CB, Lightfoot M. Development and pretesting multimedia HIV-prevention text messages for mobile cell phone delivery. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2011 Sep-Oct; 22(5):407-13.
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      16. Lightfoot M, Stein JA, Tevendale H, Preston K. Protective factors associated with fewer multiple problem behaviors among homeless/runaway youth. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2011; 40(6):878-89.
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      17. Lightfoot M, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Comulada WS, Reddy VS, Duan N. Efficacy of brief interventions in clinical care settings for persons living with HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Mar; 53(3):348-56.
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      18. Lightfoot MA, Milburn NG. HIV prevention and African American youth: examination of individual-level behaviour is not the only answer. Cult Health Sex. 2009 Oct; 11(7):731-42.
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      19. Tevendale HD, Lightfoot M, Slocum SL. Individual and environmental protective factors for risky sexual behavior among homeless youth: an exploration of gender differences. AIDS Behav. 2009 Feb; 13(1):154-64.
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      20. Wong FL, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lightfoot M, Pequegnat W, Comulada WS, Cumberland W, Weinhardt LS, Remien RH, Chesney M, Johnson M. Effects of behavioral intervention on substance use among people living with HIV: the Healthy Living Project randomized controlled study. Addiction. 2008 Jul; 103(7):1206-14.
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      21. Carrico AW, Johnson MO, Moskowitz JT, Neilands TB, Morin SF, Charlebois ED, Steward WT, Remien RH, Wong FL, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lightfoot MA, Chesney MA. Affect regulation, stimulant use, and viral load among HIV-positive persons on anti-retroviral therapy. Psychosom Med. 2007 Nov; 69(8):785-92.
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      22. Lightfoot MA, Kasirye R, Comulada WS, Rotheram-Borus MJ. Efficacy of a culturally adapted intervention for youth living with HIV in Uganda. Prev Sci. 2007 Dec; 8(4):271-3.
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      23. Klitzman R, Exner T, Correale J, Kirshenbaum SB, Remien R, Ehrhardt AA, Lightfoot M, Catz SL, Weinhardt LS, Johnson MO, Morin SF, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Kelly JA, Charlebois E. It's not just what you say: relationships of HIV dislosure and risk reduction among MSM in the post-HAART era. AIDS Care. 2007 Jul; 19(6):749-56.
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      24. Lightfoot M, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Comulada S, Gundersen G, Reddy V. Self-monitoring of behaviour as a risk reduction strategy for persons living with HIV. AIDS Care. 2007 Jul; 19(6):757-63.
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      25. Lightfoot M, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Tevendale H. An HIV-preventive intervention for youth living with HIV. Behav Modif. 2007 May; 31(3):345-63.
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      26. Remien RH, Exner T, Kertzner RM, Ehrhardt AA, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Johnson MO, Weinhardt LS, Kittel LE, Goldstein RB, Pinto RM, Morin SF, Chesney MA, Lightfoot M, Gore-Felton C, Dodge B, Kelly JA. Depressive symptomatology among HIV-positive women in the era of HAART: a stress and coping model. Am J Community Psychol. 2006 Dec; 38(3-4):275-85.
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      27. Lightfoot M, Tevendale H, Comulada WS, Rotheram-Borus MJ. Who benefited from an efficacious intervention for youth living with HIV: a moderator analysis. AIDS Behav. 2007 Jan; 11(1):61-70.
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      28. Lightfoot M, Comulada WS, Stover G. Computerized HIV preventive intervention for adolescents: indications of efficacy. Am J Public Health. 2007 Jun; 97(6):1027-30.
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      29. Morin SF, Steward WT, Charlebois ED, Remien RH, Pinkerton SD, Johnson MO, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lightfoot M, Goldstein RB, Kittel L, Samimy-Muzaffar F, Weinhardt L, Kelly JA, Chesney MA. Predicting HIV transmission risk among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: findings from the healthy living project. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Oct 1; 40(2):226-35.
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      30. Goldstein RB, Johnson MO, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Kirshenbaum SB, Pinto RM, Kittel L, Pequegnat W, Mickalian JD, Weinhardt LS, Kelly JA, Lightfoot M. Psychological distress, substance use, and adjustment among parents living with HIV. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2005 Sep-Oct; 18(5):362-73.
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      31. Melendez RM, Exner TA, Ehrhardt AA, Dodge B, Remien RH, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lightfoot M, Hong D. Health and health care among male-to-female transgender persons who are HIV positive. Am J Public Health. 2006 Jun; 96(6):1034-7.
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      32. Goldstein RB, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Johnson MO, Weinhardt LS, Remien RH, Lightfoot M, Catz SL, Gore-Felton C, Kirshenbaum S, Morin SF. Insurance coverage, usual source of care, and receipt of clinically indicated care for comorbid conditions among adults living with human immunodeficiency virus. Med Care. 2005 Apr; 43(4):401-10.
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      33. Lightfoot M, Swendeman D, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Comulada WS, Weiss R. Risk behaviors of youth living with HIV: pre- and post-HAART. Am J Health Behav. 2005 Mar-Apr; 29(2):162-71.
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      34. Lightfoot M, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Milburn NG, Swendeman D. Prevention for HIV-seropositive persons: successive approximation toward a new identity. Behav Modif. 2005 Mar; 29(2):227-55.
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      35. Lightfoot M, Rogers T, Goldstein R, Rotheram-Borus MJ, May S, Kirshenbaum S, Weinhardt L, Zadoretzky C, Kittel L, Johnson M, Gore-Felton C, Morin SF. Predictors of substance use frequency and reductions in seriousness of use among persons living with HIV. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 Feb 14; 77(2):129-38.
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      36. Gore-Felton C, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Weinhardt LS, Kelly JA, Lightfoot M, Kirshenbaum SB, Johnson MO, Chesney MA, Catz SL, Ehrhardt AA, Remien RH, Morin SF. The Healthy Living Project: an individually tailored, multidimensional intervention for HIV-infected persons. AIDS Educ Prev. 2005 Feb; 17(1 Suppl A):21-39.
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      37. Johnson MO, Charlebois E, Morin SF, Catz SL, Goldstein RB, Remien RH, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Mickalian JD, Kittel L, Samimy-Muzaffar F, Lightfoot MA, Gore-Felton C, Chesney A. Perceived adverse effects of antiretroviral therapy. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2005 Feb; 29(2):193-205.
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      38. Lightfoot M, Song J, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Newman P. The influence of partner type and risk status on the sexual behavior of young men who have sex with men living with HIV/AIDS. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Jan 1; 38(1):61-8.
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      39. Rotheram-Borus MJ, Swendeman D, Comulada WS, Weiss RE, Lee M, Lightfoot M. Prevention for substance-using HIV-positive young people: telephone and in-person delivery. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Oct 1; 37 Suppl 2:S68-77.
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      40. Weinhardt LS, Kelly JA, Brondino MJ, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Kirshenbaum SB, Chesney MA, Remien RH, Morin SF, Lightfoot M, Ehrhardt AA, Johnson MO, Catz SL, Pinkerton SD, Benotsch EG, Hong D, Gore-Felton C. HIV transmission risk behavior among men and women living with HIV in 4 cities in the United States. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Aug 15; 36(5):1057-66.
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      41. Klitzman RL, Kirshenbaum SB, Dodge B, Remien RH, Ehrhardt AA, Johnson MO, Kittel LE, Daya S, Morin SF, Kelly J, Lightfoot M, Rotheram-Borus MJ. Intricacies and inter-relationships between HIV disclosure and HAART: a qualitative study. AIDS Care. 2004 Jul; 16(5):628-40.
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      42. Lightfoot M, Rotheram-Borus MJ. Predictors of child custody plans for children whose parents are living with AIDS in New York City. Soc Work. 2004 Jul; 49(3):461-8.
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      43. Johnson MO, Catz SL, Remien RH, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Morin SF, Charlebois E, Gore-Felton C, Goldsten RB, Wolfe H, Lightfoot M, Chesney MA. Theory-guided, empirically supported avenues for intervention on HIV medication nonadherence: findings from the Healthy Living Project. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2003 Dec; 17(12):645-56.
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      44. Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lee M, Leonard N, Lin YY, Franzke L, Turner E, Lightfoot M, Gwadz M. Four-year behavioral outcomes of an intervention for parents living with HIV and their adolescent children. AIDS. 2003 May 23; 17(8):1217-25.
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      45. Rotheram-Borus MJ, Lee MB, Murphy DA, Futterman D, Duan N, Birnbaum JM, Lightfoot M. Efficacy of a preventive intervention for youths living with HIV. Am J Public Health. 2001 Mar; 91(3):400-5.
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      46. Lightfoot M, Rotheram-Borus MJ. Negotiating behavior change with HIV-positive adolescent girls. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 1998 May; 12(5):395-401.
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