William Woods, PhD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-502-1000 ext. 14625
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    Niagara University , Lewiston, NYBA05/1979History
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OHMA06/1982Counseling Psychology
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OHPhD06/1985Counseling Psychology

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    RCT of an integrative intervention for non-treatment-seeking meth users
    NIH R01DA033854Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2018
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Community Prevention Policy &Programs in Risk Settings
    NIH R01MH070311Jul 1, 2004 - Mar 31, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator
    HIV Testing as a Structural Intervention
    NIH R21MH071155Apr 1, 2004 - Mar 31, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Social Setting &HIV Risk: Opportunities for Prevention
    NIH R01MH061162Jul 1, 2001 - Jun 30, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Integrating Phylogenetic Biomarker Data and Qualitative Approaches: An Example of HIV Transmission Clusters as a Sampling Frame for Semistructured Interviews and Implications for the COVID-19 Era. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. 2021 May 8; 155868982110127. Shana D. Hughes, William J. Woods, Kara J. O’Keefe, Viva Delgado, Sharon Pipkin, Susan Scheer, Hong-Ha M. Truong. .
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    2. An Approach to Reducing Problematic Data in an ACASI Sexual Behavior Assessment. J Sex Res. 2020 Jun 05; 1-10. Pollack LM, Sauceda JA, Cotten PD, Blair J, Woods WJ. PMID: 32500813.
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    3. Bathhouse distribution of HIV self-testing kits reaches diverse, high-risk population. AIDS Care. 2016; 28 Suppl 1:111-3. Woods WJ, Lippman SA, Agnew E, Carroll S, Binson D. PMID: 26883730.
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    4. The Psychological Context of Sexual Compulsivity Among Men Who Have Sex with Men. AIDS Behav. 2016 Feb; 20(2):273-80. Jerome RC, Woods WJ, Moskowitz JT, Carrico AW. PMID: 25957856.
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    5. The Broad Approach of a Structural Intervention Study and the Lack of Effect Detection: Target Population and Sampling Issues. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 169(8):790. Woods WJ, Pollack LM, Binson D. PMID: 26237457.
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    6. Positive affect is a source of resilience among treatmentseeking methamphetamine users. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2014 Jul 1; 140:e28. Adam W. Carrico, M.D. Siever, M.V. Discepola, N. Miller, W.J. Woods, S.E. Dilworth, T.B. Neilands, J.T. Moskowitz. .
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    7. Community-based harm reduction substance abuse treatment with methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men. J Urban Health. 2014 Jun; 91(3):555-67. Carrico AW, Flentje A, Gruber VA, Woods WJ, Discepola MV, Dilworth SE, Neilands TB, Jain J, Siever MD. PMID: 24744105.
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    8. Presence of an HIV Testing Program Lowers the Prevalence of Unprotected Insertive Anal Intercourse inside a Gay Bathhouse among HIV-negative and HIV-unknown Patrons. J HIV AIDS Soc Serv. 2014; 13(3):306-323. Pollack LM, Woods WJ, Blair J, Binson D. PMID: 25383057.
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    9. Substance use and HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men: the role of sexual compulsivity. J Urban Health. 2013 Oct; 90(5):948-52. Woolf-King SE, Rice TM, Truong HM, Woods WJ, Jerome RC, Carrico AW. PMID: 23974946.
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    10. Gay bathhouse HIV prevention: the use of staff monitoring of patron sexual behavior. Sex Res Social Policy. 2013 Jun 01; 10(2):77-86. Woods WJ, Sheon N, Morris JA, Binson D. PMID: 24044008.
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    11. Positive affect and processes of recovery among treatment-seeking methamphetamine users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Oct 01; 132(3):624-9. Carrico AW, Woods WJ, Siever MD, Discepola MV, Dilworth SE, Neilands TB, Miller N, Moskowitz JT. PMID: 23684632.
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    12. Implementing bathhouse-based voluntary counselling and testing has no adverse effect on bathhouse patronage among men who have sex with men. Int J STD AIDS. 2012 Mar; 23(3):182-4. Huebner DM, Binson D, Pollack LM, Woods WJ. PMID: 22581871.
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    13. Psychological processes and stimulant use among men who have sex with men. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 Jun 01; 123(1-3):79-83. Carrico AW, Pollack LM, Stall RD, Shade SB, Neilands TB, Rice TM, Woods WJ, Moskowitz JT. PMID: 22088656.
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    14. HIV prevention in gay bathhouses and sex clubs across the United States. . 2010 Dec; 55 Suppl 2:S88-90. Woods WJ, Euren J, Pollack LM, Binson D. PMID: 21406994.
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    15. HIV transmission risk at a gay bathhouse. J Sex Res. 2010 Nov; 47(6):580-8. Binson D, Pollack LM, Blair J, Woods WJ. PMID: 19753499.
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    16. Characteristics of research-related HIV testing programmes contribute to detection of more HIV infections. Int J STD AIDS. 2010 Jan; 21(1):19-22. Woods WJ, Binson D, Pollack LM, Aviña SM, Ballesteros A, Rocha D, Bingham TA. PMID: 20029062.
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    17. Building stakeholder partnerships for an on-site HIV testing programme. Cult Health Sex. 2008 Apr; 10(3):249-62. Woods WJ, Erwin K, Lazarus M, Serice H, Grinstead O, Binson D. PMID: 18432424.
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    18. Probability sample estimates of bathhouse sexual risk behavior. . 2007 Jun 01; 45(2):231-8. Woods WJ, Binson D, Blair J, Han L, Spielberg F, Pollack LM. PMID: 17417103.
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    19. Brief cognitive counseling with HIV testing to reduce sexual risk among men who have sex with men: results from a randomized controlled trial using paraprofessional counselors. . 2007 Apr 15; 44(5):569-77. Dilley JW, Woods WJ, Loeb L, Nelson K, Sheon N, Mullan J, Adler B, Chen S, McFarland W. PMID: 17310937.
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    20. Responsibility for HIV prevention: patterns of attribution among HIV-seropositive gay and bisexual men. AIDS Educ Prev. 2007 Feb; 19(1):24-35. Offer C, Grinstead O, Goldstein E, Mamary E, Alvarado N, Euren J, Woods WJ. PMID: 17411387.
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    21. Sampling in Surveys of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People. The Health of Sexual Minorities. 2007 Jan 1; 375-418. Diane Binson, Johnny Blair, David M. Huebner, William J. Woods. .
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    22. Bathhouse-based voluntary counseling and testing is feasible and shows preliminary evidence of effectiveness. . 2006 Oct 01; 43(2):239-46. Huebner DM, Binson D, Woods WJ, Dilworth SE, Neilands TB, Grinstead O. PMID: 16951645.
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    23. Bringing HIV/STI testing programmes to high-risk men. Int J STD AIDS. 2005 Sep; 16(9):600-4. Binson D, Woods WJ, Pollack L, Sheon N. PMID: 16176625.
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    24. Building an HIV/STI prevention program in a gay bathhouse: a case study. AIDS Educ Prev. 2005 Aug; 17(4):386-99. Binson D, Blea L, Cotten PD, Kant J, Woods WJ. PMID: 16178707.
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    25. Perspectives on the drug court model across systems: a process evaluation. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2004 Sep; 36(3):379-86. Wolfe EL, Guydish J, Woods W, Tajima B. PMID: 15559684.
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    26. HIV infection and associated risks among young men who have sex with men in a Florida resort community. . 2003 Jun 01; 33(2):223-31. Webster RD, Darrow WW, Paul JP, Roark RA, Woods WJ, Stempel RR. PMID: 12794559.
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    27. Public policy regulating private and public space in gay bathhouses. . 2003 Apr 01; 32(4):417-23. Woods WJ, Binson D, Pollack LM, Wohlfeiler D, Stall RD, Catania JA. PMID: 12640200.
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    28. Availability of combination therapy for HIV: effects on sexual risk taking in a sample of high-risk gay and bisexual men. AIDS Care. 2003 Feb; 15(1):27-37. Dilley JW, Woods WJ, Sabatino J, Rinaldi J, Lihatsh T, McFarland W. PMID: 12655831.
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    29. Number and distribution of gay bathhouses in the United States and Canada. J Homosex. 2003; 44(3-4):55-70. Woods WJ, Tracy D, Binson D. PMID: 12962178.
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    30. Public health policy and gay bathhouses. J Homosex. 2003; 44(3-4):1-21. Woods WJ, Binson D. PMID: 12962175.
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    31. A theoretical approach to bathhouse environments. J Homosex. 2003; 44(3-4):23-31. Binson D, Woods WJ. PMID: 12962176.
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    32. Changing sexual behavior among gay male repeat testers for HIV: a randomized, controlled trial of a single-session intervention. . 2002 Jun 01; 30(2):177-86. Dilley JW, Woods WJ, Sabatino J, Lihatsh T, Adler B, Casey S, Rinaldi J, Brand R, McFarland W. PMID: 12045680.
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    33. The San Francisco centralized intake unit: a description of participants and service episodes. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2002 Jan-Mar; 34(1):17-24. Woods WJ, Klingemann SD, Guydish JR. PMID: 12003109.
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    34. Thoughts Associated with Unprotected Anal Intercourse Among Men at High Risk in San Francisco 1997-1999. Psychology and Health. 2002 Jan 1; 17(2):235-246. James Dilley, Willi McFarland, William Woods, James Sabatino, Tania Lihatsh, Barbara Adler, Louise Swig, Tony Dark. .
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    35. Drug court effectiveness: a review of California evaluation reports, 1995-1999. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2001 Oct-Dec; 33(4):369-78. Guydish J, Wolfe E, Tajima B, Woods WJ. PMID: 11824696.
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    36. Differential HIV risk in bathhouses and public cruising areas. Am J Public Health. 2001 Sep; 91(9):1482-6. Binson D, Woods WJ, Pollack L, Paul J, Stall R, Catania JA. PMID: 11527785.
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    37. Does centralized intake improve drug abuse treatment outcomes? J Subst Abuse Treat. 2001 Jun; 20(4):265-73; discussion 275-6. Guydish J, Woods WJ, Davis T, Bostrom A, Frazier Y. PMID: 11672641.
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    38. Facilities and HIV prevention in bathhouse and sex club environments. The Journal of Sex Research. 2001 Feb 1; 38(1):68-74. William J. Woods, Diane Binson, Tracy J. Mayne, L. Robert Gore, Greg M. Rebchook. .
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    39. Relapse outcomes in a randomized trial of residential and day drug abuse treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2001 Jan; 20(1):15-23. Greenwood GL, Woods WJ, Guydish J, Bein E. PMID: 11239724.
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    40. HIV/sexually transmitted disease education and prevention in US bathhouse and sex club environments. AIDS. 2000 Mar 31; 14(5):625-6. Woods WJ, Binson DK, Mayne TJ, Gore LR, Rebchook GM. PMID: 10780731.
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    41. HIV testing in gay sex clubs. Int J STD AIDS. 2000 Mar; 11(3):173-5. Woods WJ, Sabatino J, Bauer PL, Adler B, Dilley JW, Binson D. PMID: 10726941.
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    42. HIV infection and risk behaviors in two cross-sectional surveys of heterosexuals in alcoholism treatment. J Stud Alcohol. 2000 Mar; 61(2):262-6. Woods WJ, Lindan CP, Hudes ES, Boscarino JA, Clark WW, Avins AL. PMID: 10757137.
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    43. Changes in HIV-related risk behaviors following drug abuse treatment. AIDS. 1999 Oct 22; 13(15):2151-5. Woods WJ, Guydish JR, Sorensen JL, Coutts A, Bostrom A, Acampora A. PMID: 10546869.
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    44. Name-based reporting of HIV-positive test results as a deterrent to testing. Am J Public Health. 1999 Jul; 89(7):1097-100. Woods WJ, Dilley JW, Lihatsh T, Sabatino J, Adler B, Rinaldi J. PMID: 10394324.
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    45. A process evaluation of the San Francisco Target Cities Project in the first year. J Psychoactive Drugs. 1999 Jul-Sep; 31(3):197-203. Guydish J, Woods W, Tajima B, Frazier Y. PMID: 10533964.
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    46. HIV testing after implementation of name-based reporting. JAMA. 1999 Apr 21; 281(15):1378; author reply 1379-80. Woods WJ, Binson D, Morin S, Dilley JW. PMID: 10217050.
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    47. Are advances in treatment changing views about high-risk sex? N Engl J Med. 1997 Aug 14; 337(7):501-2. Dilley JW, Woods WJ, McFarland W. PMID: 9254339.
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    48. Changes in HIV-related behaviors among heterosexual alcoholics following addiction treatment. Drug Alcohol Depend. 1997 Jan 10; 44(1):47-55. Avins AL, Lindan CP, Woods WJ, Hudes ES, Boscarino JA, Kay J, Clark W, Hulley SB. PMID: 9031820.
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    49. Predictors of HIV-related risk behaviors among heterosexuals in alcoholism treatment. J Stud Alcohol. 1996 Sep; 57(5):486-93. Woods WJ, Avins AL, Lindan CP, Hudes ES, Boscarino JA, Clark WW. PMID: 8858546.
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    50. Alcohol-related risk factors associated with HIV infection among patients entering alcoholism treatment: implications for prevention. J Stud Alcohol. 1995 Nov; 56(6):642-53. Boscarino JA, Avins AL, Woods WJ, Lindan CP, Hudes ES, Clark W. PMID: 8558896.
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    51. Screening for human immunodeficiency virus antibody in urine. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1995 Feb; 119(2):139-41. Berrios DC, Avins AL, Haynes-Sanstad K, Eversley R, Woods WJ. PMID: 7848060.
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    52. Cocaine and HIV Prevalence in an Alcohol Treatment Center-Reply. JAMA. 1994 Aug 10; 272(6):435-435. Andrew L. Avins, William J. Woods, Christina P. Lindan, Esther S. Hudes, Wayne Clark, Stephen B. Hulley. .
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    53. Levels of HIV testing and low validity of self-reported test results among alcoholics and drug users. AIDS. 1994 Aug; 8(8):1149-55. Lindan CP, Avins AL, Woods WJ, Hudes ES, Clark W, Hulley SB. PMID: 7986414.
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    54. HIV infection and risk behaviors among heterosexuals in alcohol treatment programs. JAMA. 1994 Feb 16; 271(7):515-8. Avins AL, Woods WJ, Lindan CP, Hudes ES, Clark W, Hulley SB. PMID: 8301765.
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    55. A novel use of the link-file system for longitudinal studies of HIV infection: a practical solution to an ethical dilemma. AIDS. 1993 Jan; 7(1):109-13. Avins AL, Woods WJ, Lo B, Hulley SB. PMID: 8442900.
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    56. Predictors of needle-sharing behavior among IDUs entering treatment. Psychology and Health. 1992 Oct 1; 6(4):281-285. William J. Woods, Olga A. Grinstead, Joseph R. Guydish, Al Abramowitz, Wayne Clark, Norman Hearst. .
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    57. Changes in needle sharing behavior among intravenous drug users: San Francisco, 1986-88. Am J Public Health. 1990 Aug; 80(8):995-7. Guydish JR, Abramowitz A, Woods W, Black DM, Sorensen JL. PMID: 2368868.
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