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Jaco Homsy, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-597-8200
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    PRIMARY HIV PREVENTION IN PREGNANT AND LACTATING UGANDAN WOMEN:A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
    NIH/NICHD R01HD070767Sep 30, 2011 - Jun 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. PMTCT Option B+ 2012 to 2018 - Taking stock: barriers and strategies to improve adherence to Option B+ in urban and rural Uganda. Afr J AIDS Res. 2020 Jul; 19(2):135-146. King R, Matovu JN, Rujumba J, Wavamunno P, Amone A, Gabagaya G, Fowler MG, Homsy J, Seeley J, Musoke P. PMID: 32780677.
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    2. "[Repeat] testing and counseling is one of the key [services] that the government should continue providing": participants' perceptions on extended repeat HIV testing and enhanced counseling (ERHTEC) for primary HIV prevention in pregnant and lactating women in the PRIMAL study, Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2020 May 15; 20(1):694. Bannink Mbazzi F, Namukwaya Z, Amone A, Ojok F, Etima J, Byamugisha J, Katabira E, Fowler MG, Homsy J, King R. PMID: 32414405.
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    3. Conducting the Joint External Evaluation in Uganda: The Process and Lessons Learned. Health Secur. 2019 May/Jun; 17(3):174-180. Kayiwa J, Kasule JN, Ario AR, Sendagire S, Homsy J, Lubwama B, Aliddeki D, Kagirita A, Komakech I, Brown V, Wetaka MM, Zhu BP, Opar B, Kyazze S, Okware P, Okot P, Matseketse D, Tusiime P, Mwebesa H, Makumbi I. PMID: 31206322.
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    4. Marburg virus disease outbreak in Kween District Uganda, 2017: Epidemiological and laboratory findings. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 03; 13(3):e0007257. Nyakarahuka L, Shoemaker TR, Balinandi S, Chemos G, Kwesiga B, Mulei S, Kyondo J, Tumusiime A, Kofman A, Masiira B, Whitmer S, Brown S, Cannon D, Chiang CF, Graziano J, Morales-Betoulle M, Patel K, Zufan S, Komakech I, Natseri N, Chepkwurui PM, Lubwama B, Okiria J, Kayiwa J, Nkonwa IH, Eyu P, Nakiire L, Okarikod EC, Cheptoyek L, Wangila BE, Wanje M, Tusiime P, Bulage L, Mwebesa HG, Ario AR, Makumbi I, Nakinsige A, Muruta A, Nanyunja M, Homsy J, Zhu BP, Nelson L, Kaleebu P, Rollin PE, Nichol ST, Klena JD, Lutwama JJ. PMID: 30883555.
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    5. Primary HIV prevention in pregnant and lactating Ugandan women: A randomized trial. PLoS One. 2019; 14(2):e0212119. Homsy J, King R, Bannink F, Namukwaya Z, Vittinghof E, Amone A, Ojok F, Rukundo G, Amama S, Etima J, Matovu J, Weissglas F, Ojom L, Atim P, Darbes L, Byamugisha J, Rutherford G, Katabira E, Fowler MG. PMID: 30802277.
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    6. A Cross-Cutting Approach to Surveillance and Laboratory Capacity as a Platform to Improve Health Security in Uganda. Health Secur. 2018; 16(S1):S76-S86. Lamorde M, Mpimbaza A, Walwema R, Kamya M, Kapisi J, Kajumbula H, Sserwanga A, Namuganga JF, Kusemererwa A, Tasimwa H, Makumbi I, Kayiwa J, Lutwama J, Behumbiize P, Tagoola A, Nanteza JF, Aniku G, Workneh M, Manabe Y, Borchert JN, Brown V, Appiah GD, Mintz ED, Homsy J, Odongo GS, Ransom RL, Freeman MM, Stoddard RA, Galloway R, Mikoleit M, Kato C, Rosenberg R, Mossel EC, Mead PS, Kugeler KJ. PMID: 30480504.
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    7. Greater involvement of HIV-infected peer-mothers in provision of reproductive health services as "family planning champions" increases referrals and uptake of family planning among HIV-infected mothers. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jun 27; 17(1):444. Mudiope P, Musingye E, Makumbi CO, Bagenda D, Homsy J, Nakitende M, Mubiru M, Mosha LB, Kagawa M, Namukwaya Z, Fowler MG. PMID: 28655314.
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    8. 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. Homsy J, Dorsey G, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Bigira V, Muhindo M, Kamya MR, Sandison TG, Tappero JW. PMID: 25433628.
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    9. 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). . 2013 Apr 15; 62(5):e138-45. Bannink-Mbazzi F, Lowicki-Zucca M, Ojom L, Kabasomi SV, Esiru G, Homsy J. PMID: 23274930.
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    10. 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. Kakuru A, Jagannathan P, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Muhindo M, Bigira V, Osilo E, Homsy J, Kamya MR, Tappero JW, Dorsey G. PMID: 23382157.
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    11. The association between malnutrition and the incidence of malaria among young HIV-infected and -uninfected Ugandan children: a prospective study. Malar J. 2012 Mar 27; 11:90. Arinaitwe E, Gasasira A, Verret W, Homsy J, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Sandison TG, Young S, Tappero JW, Kamya MR, Dorsey G. PMID: 22453048.
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    12. Virologic suppression in nevirapine-exposed HIV-infected infants initiating antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda. J Trop Pediatr. 2012 Jun; 58(3):194-9. Kay J, Wanzira H, Sandison T, Kakuru A, Bigira V, Kamya M, Homsy J, Tappero JW, Havlir D, Dorsey G, Ruel T. PMID: 21930666.
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    13. 'Pregnancy comes accidentally--like it did with me': reproductive decisions among women on ART and their partners in rural Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2011 Jul 05; 11:530. King R, Khana K, Nakayiwa S, Katuntu D, Homsy J, Lindkvist P, Johansson E, Bunnell R. PMID: 21726467.
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    14. Protective efficacy of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis against malaria in HIV exposed children in rural Uganda: a randomised clinical trial. BMJ. 2011 Mar 31; 342:d1617. Sandison TG, Homsy J, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Bigira V, Kalamya J, Vora N, Kublin J, Kamya MR, Dorsey G, Tappero JW. PMID: 21454456.
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    15. Breastfeeding and the risk of malaria in children born to HIV-infected and uninfected mothers in rural Uganda. . 2010 Oct; 55(2):253-61. Vora N, Homsy J, Kakuru A, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Sandison TG, Bigira V, Kamya MR, Tappero JW, Dorsey G. PMID: 20683193.
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    16. Breastfeeding, mother-to-child HIV transmission, and mortality among infants born to HIV-Infected women on highly active antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda. . 2010 Jan; 53(1):28-35. Homsy J, Moore D, Barasa A, Were W, Likicho C, Waiswa B, Downing R, Malamba S, Tappero J, Mermin J. PMID: 19797972.
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    17. Artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for falciparum malaria: a longitudinal, randomized trial in young Ugandan children. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Dec 01; 49(11):1629-37. Arinaitwe E, Sandison TG, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Homsy J, Kalamya J, Kamya MR, Vora N, Greenhouse B, Rosenthal PJ, Tappero J, Dorsey G. PMID: 19877969.
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    18. Safety and tolerability of artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria in young HIV-infected and uninfected children. Malar J. 2009 Nov 30; 8:272. Katrak S, Gasasira A, Arinaitwe E, Kakuru A, Wanzira H, Bigira V, Sandison TG, Homsy J, Tappero JW, Kamya MR, Dorsey G. PMID: 19948038.
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    19. 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. Menzies NA, Homsy J, Chang Pitter JY, Pitter C, Mermin J, Downing R, Finkbeiner T, Obonyo J, Kekitiinwa A, Tappero J, Blandford JM. PMID: 20050391.
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    20. Reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2009; 4(1):e4149. Homsy J, Bunnell R, Moore D, King R, Malamba S, Nakityo R, Glidden D, Tappero J, Mermin J. PMID: 19129911.
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    21. 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. . 2007 Mar 01; 44(3):366-9. Homsy J, King R, Malamba SS, Opio C, Kalamya JN, Mermin J, Okallanyi A, Obonyo JH. PMID: 17327761.
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    22. Routine intrapartum HIV counseling and testing for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in a rural Ugandan hospital. . 2006 Jun; 42(2):149-54. Homsy J, Kalamya JN, Obonyo J, Ojwang J, Mugumya R, Opio C, Mermin J. PMID: 16760796.
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    23. 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. Forna F, McConnell M, Kitabire FN, Homsy J, Brooks JT, Mermin J, Weidle PJ. PMID: 16736949.
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    24. 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. Homsy J, King R, Tenywa J, Kyeyune P, Opio A, Balaba D. PMID: 15650481.
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    25. 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. Homsy J, King R, Balaba D, Kabatesi D. PMID: 15280784.
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