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Adolescent Medicine Publications

Below are recent publications by faculty members in the Division of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Recent PubMed Publications

  1. Adewale CA, Heffernan ME, Bendelow A, Rahmandar MH  What Parents Are Missing: Parental Knowledge of Adult-Use Cannabis Legislation and Health Effects, and Communication with Adolescents.  Subst Use Misuse  2024;59(1):154-157. doi:10.1080/10826084.2023.2267092
  2. Devlin SA, Ridgway JP, Dawdani A, Enaholo OE, Liegeon G, Kasal N, Pyra M, Hirschhorn LR, Simon J, Haider S  et al.  Adapting Provider Training and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Advertising to Increase Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Awareness and Uptake Among Black Cisgender Women.  AIDS Patient Care STDS  2023 Dec;37(12):574-582. doi:10.1089/apc.2023.0188
  3. Johnson AK, Devlin S, Haider S, Oehler C, Rivera J, Alvarez I, Ridgway J  Evaluation of multiple data sources for predicting increased need for HIV prevention among cisgender women: understanding missed opportunities for Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).  BMC Infect Dis  2023 Nov 09;23(1):781. pii:781
  4. Hirschhorn LR, Adetunji A, Ahonkhai AA, Oladeji B, Awolude OA, Kuhns LM, Onumabor J, Kuti KM, Omigbodun O, Johnson AK  et al.  Mixed methods implementation research to understand success of intensive combination approach to roll back the epidemic in Nigerian adolescents) (iCARE Nigeria) HIV testing uptake and linkage to care among young men focusing on young men who have sex with men in Ibadan.  AIDS Res Ther  2023 Oct 30;20(1):75. pii:75
  5. Pyra M, Kline J, Taylor O, Rusie L, Schafer T, Motley D, Johnson AK  Changes in HIV Prevention and Sexual Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed-Methods Study.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr  2023 Oct 01;94(2):143-150. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000003229
  6. Schnall R, Liu J, Kuhns LM, Pearson C, Scott Batey D, Bruce J, Radix A, Belkind U, Hidalgo MA, Hirshfield S  et al.  A feasibility study of the use of HIV self-tests in young men who have sex with men.  AIDS Care  2023 Sep;35(9):1279-1284. doi:10.1080/09540121.2022.2160864
  7. Garofalo R  Editor's Statement: Using Misinformation to Harm LGBTQ People Is Not New.  Transgend Health  2023 Aug;8(4):300-301. doi:10.1089/trgh.2023.29001.editorial
  8. Taiwo BO, Kuhns LM, Omigbodun O, Awolude O, Kuti KM, Adetunji A, Berzins B, Janulis P, Akanmu S, Agbaji O  et al.  A randomized stepped wedge trial of an intensive combination approach to roll back the HIV epidemic in Nigerian adolescents: iCARE Nigeria treatment support protocol.  PLoS One  2023;18(7):e0274031. pii:e0274031
  9. Ridgway JP, Devlin SA, Friedman EE, Enaholo OE, Pyra M, Hirschhorn LR, Haider S, Ducheny K, Johnson AK  POWER Up-Improving pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake among Black cisgender women in the Southern United States: Protocol for a stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial (SW-CRT).  PLoS One  2023;18(5):e0285858. pii:e0285858
  10. Nelson LE, Ogunbajo A, Abu-Ba'are GR, Conserve DF, Wilton L, Ndenkeh JJ, Braitstein P, Dow D, Arrington-Sanders R, Appiah P  et al.  Correction to: Using the Implementation Research Logic Model as a Lens to View Experiences of Implementing HIV Prevention and Care Interventions with Adolescent Sexual Minority Men-A Global Perspective.  AIDS Behav  2023 May;27(Suppl 1):144. doi:10.1007/s10461-022-03823-1
  11. Nelson LE, Ogunbajo A, Abu-Ba'are GR, Conserve DF, Wilton L, Ndenkeh JJ, Braitstein P, Dow D, Arrington-Sanders R, Appiah P  et al.  Using the Implementation Research Logic Model as a Lens to View Experiences of Implementing HIV Prevention and Care Interventions with Adolescent Sexual Minority Men-A Global Perspective.  AIDS Behav  2023 May;27(Suppl 1):128-143. doi:10.1007/s10461-022-03776-5
  12. Jain K, Nikolajuk K, Tully J, Britten J, DeClemente TK, Johnson AK  Title IX Experiences of Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Chicago: A Qualitative Study.  J Sch Health  2023 Apr;93(4):289-296. doi:10.1111/josh.13272
  13. Johnson AK, Smith CS, Hunt B, Jacobs J, Roesch P  Chicago's Citywide COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Program: Protect Chicago Plus.  Public Health Rep  2023;138(2):218-222. doi:10.1177/00333549221143093
  14. Crooks N, Singer RB, Smith A, Ott E, Donenberg G, Matthews AK, Patil CL, Haider S, Johnson AK  Barriers to PrEP uptake among Black female adolescents and emerging adults.  Prev Med Rep  2023 Feb;31:102062. pii:102062
  15. Johnson AK, Bhaumik R, Nandi D, Roy A, Mehta SD  Sexually Transmitted Disease-Related Reddit Posts During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Latent Dirichlet Allocation Analysis.  J Med Internet Res  2022 Oct 31;24(10):e37258. pii:e37258
  16. Haider S, Friedman EE, Ott E, Moore A, Pandiani A, Desmarais C, Johnson AK  Knowledgeable, aware / interested: Young black women's perceptions of pre-exposure prophylaxis.  Front Reprod Health  2022;4:671009. pii:671009
  17. Schnall R, Kuhns LM, Pearson C, Batey DS, Bruce J, Hidalgo MA, Hirshfield S, Janulis P, Jia H, Radix A  et al.  Efficacy of MyPEEPS Mobile, an HIV Prevention Intervention Using Mobile Technology, on Reducing Sexual Risk Among Same-Sex Attracted Adolescent Males: A Randomized Clinical Trial.  JAMA Netw Open  2022 Sep 01;5(9):e2231853. pii:e2231853
  18. Hill BJ, Motley DN, Rosentel K, VandeVusse A, Fuller C, Bowers SME, Williams M, Kipke M, Kuhns L, Pashka N  et al.  Employment as HIV Prevention: An Employment Support Intervention for Adolescent Men Who Have Sex With Men and Adolescent Transgender Women of Color.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr  2022 Sep 01;91(1):31-38. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000003020
  19. Boshara AI, Patton ME, Hunt BR, Glick N, Johnson AK  Supporting Retention in HIV Care: Comparing In-Person and Telehealth Visits in a Chicago-Based Infectious Disease Clinic.  AIDS Behav  2022 Aug;26(8):2581-2587. doi:10.1007/s10461-022-03604-w
  20. Johnson AK, Haider S, Nikolajuk K, Kuhns LM, Ott E, Motley D, Hill B, Hirschhorn L  An mHealth Intervention to Improve Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Knowledge Among Young Black Women in Family Planning Clinics: Development and Usability Study.  JMIR Form Res  2022 Jul 28;6(7):e37738. pii:e37738
  21. Johnson AK, Enaholo O, Stranix-Chibanda L, Partridge SR  Editorial: mHealth Interventions for Improving Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health.  Front Reprod Health  2022;4:945455. pii:945455
  22. Johnson AK, Pyra M, Devlin S, Uvin AZ, Irby S, Blum C, Stewart E, Masinter L, Haider S, Hirschhorn LR  et al.  Provider Perspectives on Factors Affecting the PrEP Care Continuum Among Black Cisgender Women in the Midwest United States: Applying the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr  2022 Jul 01;90(S1):S141-S148. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000002974
  23. DiVirgilio L, Boshara A, Hunt BR, Jacobs J, Just K, Johnson AK  A Community-Informed Approach to COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out in Under-served Areas in Chicago.  Front Public Health  2022;10:863125. pii:863125
  24. Rahmandar MH, Gribben V  E-cigarette disparities: Who are the targets?  Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care  2022 Jun;52(6):101201. doi:10.1016/j.cppeds.2022.101201
  25. Garofalo R, Adetunji A, Kuhns LM, Omigbodun O, Johnson AK, Kuti K, Awolude OA, Berzins B, Janulis P, Okonkwor O  et al.  Evaluation of the iCARE Nigeria Pilot Intervention Using Social Media and Peer Navigation to Promote HIV Testing and Linkage to Care Among High-Risk Young Men: A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial.  JAMA Netw Open  2022 Feb 01;5(2):e220148. pii:e220148

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