A selection of journal articles from the Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities at Nova Southeastern University.

To learn more about the Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities, visit their website here: http://arsh.nova.edu/index.html

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Submissions from 2015

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The Social Environmental Elements of Resilience among Vulnerable African American/Black Men Who Have Sex with Men, Mance E. Buttram

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A Qualitative Study of African American/Black MSM’s Experiences of Participating in a Substance Use and Sexual Risk Reduction Intervention, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

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Environmental Influences on HIV Medication Adherence: The Role of Neighborhood Disorder, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and M. Chen

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Pain Treatment and Antiretroviral Medication Adherence among Vulnerable HIV-positive Patients,”, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, T. J. Cicero, K. Tsuyuki, and Catherine L. O'Grady

Submissions from 2014

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A Mixed Methods Study of Health and Social Disparities among Substance-Using African American/Black Men Who Have Sex With Men, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

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Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Personal Mastery among Sexual Minority African American Female Sex Workers., Mance E. Buttram, Hilary L. Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

Factors contributing to the rise of buprenorphine misuse: 2008-2013., Theodore J Cicero, Matthew S Ellis, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

The Changing Face of Heroin Use in the United States: A Retrospective Analysis of the Past 50 Years, Theodore J Cicero, Matthew S Ellis, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

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HIV Risk Among Substance-Using Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW): Findings from South Florida, Mackey R. Friendman, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Chongyi Wei, Anthony J. Silvestre, and Ron Stall

Abuse and diversion of buprenorphine sublingual tablets and film., Eric J Lavonas, S Geoffrey Severtson, Erin M Martinez, Becki Bucher-Bartelson, Marie-Claire Le Lait, Jody L Green, Lenn E Murrelle, Theodore J Cicero, Steven P. Kurtz, Andrew Rosenblum, Hilary L Surratt, and Richard C Dart

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HIV stigma among substance abusing people living with HIV/AIDS: Implications for HIV treatment, Maria A. Levi-Minzi and Hilary L. Surratt

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Nonmedical prescription drug users in private vs. public substance abuse treatment: A cross sectional comparison of demographic and HIV risk behavior profiles, Catherine L. O'Grady, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Maria A. Levi-Minzi

Outcomes of a Behavioral Intervention to Reduce HIV Risk among Drug-Involved Female Sex Workers, Hilary L Surratt, Catherine O'Grady, Steven P. Kurtz, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and Minxing Chen

Reductions in prescription opioid diversion following recent legislative interventions in Florida., Hilary L Surratt, Catherine O'Grady, Steven P. Kurtz, Yamilka Stivers, Theodore J Cicero, Richard C Dart, and Minxing Chen

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HIV testing and engagement in care among highly vulnerable female sex workers: Implications for Treatment as Prevention Models, Hilary L. Surratt, Catherine L. O'Grady, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, and Maria A. Levi-Minzi

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Medication Adherence Challenges among HIV Positive Substance Abusers: The Role of Food and Housing Insecurity, Hilary L. Surratt, Catherine L. O'Grady, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and Steven P. Kurtz

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The Demand for Antiretroviral Drugs in the Illicit Marketplace: Implications for HIV disease management among vulnerable populations, K. Tsuyuki, Hilary L. Surratt, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, Catherine L. O'Grady, and Steven P. Kurtz

Submissions from 2013

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Substance Use and Sexual Risk Mediated by Social Support among Black Men, Mance E. Buttram, Steven P. Kurtz, and Hilary L. Surratt

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Health and Social Problems Associated with Prescription Opioid Misuse Among a Diverse Sample of Substance-Using MSM, Mance E. Buttram, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L. Surratt, and Maria A. Levi-Minzi

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Resilience and Syndemic Risk Factors Among African American Female Sex Workers, Mance E. Buttram, Hilary L. Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

Factors influencing the selection of hydrocodone and oxycodone as primary opioids in substance abusers seeking treatment in the United States., Theodore J Cicero, Matthew S Ellis, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

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Diversion of Benzodiazepines through Healthcare Sources, G. I. Ibanez, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, K. K. Rigg, and Angela D. Mooss

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Vulnerable Infected Populations and Street Markets for ARVs: Potential Implications for PrEP Rollout in the US, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, and Hilary L. Surratt

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A Randomized Trial of a Behavioral Intervention for High Risk Substance-Using MSM, Steven P. Kurtz, Ronand D. Stall, Mance E. Buttram, Hilary L. Surratt, and Minxing Chen

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“Interview as Intervention: The Case of Young Adult Multidrug Users in the Club Scene, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L. Surratt, Mance E. Buttram, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and Minxing Chen

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The Under Treatment of Pain: A Prescription for Opioid Misuse among the Elderly, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Mance E. Buttram

Correlates of unprotected sex in a sample of young club drug users., Lysa Remy, Joana Narvaez, Anne Sordi, Luciano S P Guimarães, Lisia Von Diemen, Hilary Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Flavio Pechansky

Changes in Method for Obtaining Better Outcomes in the Recruitment of Synthetic Drug Users, Lysa Remy, Lisia Von Diemen, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Flavio Pechansky

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Antiretroviral Medication Diversion among HIV-positive Substance Abusers in South Florida, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Theodore J. Cicero, Catherine L. O'Grady, and Maria A. Levi-Minzi

Submissions from 2012

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Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Gay Neighborhood Residence, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Patterns of Prescription Opioid Abuse and Comorbidity in an Aging Treatment Population, Theodore J Cicero, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, M S Ellis, and James A Inciardi

Desisting From Prescription Drug Abuse: An Application of Growth Models to Rx Opioid Users., Whitney D Gunter, Steven P. Kurtz, Nicholas W Bakken, and Daniel J O'Connell

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Resilience, Syndemic Factors, and Serosorting Behaviors Among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Substance-Using MSM, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Hilary L. Surratt, and Ronald Stall

Patterns of prescription medication diversion among drug dealers., Khary K Rigg, Steven P. Kurtz, and Hilary L Surratt

Foster Care History and HIV Infection Among Drug-Using African American Female Sex Workers, Hilary L Surratt and Steven P. Kurtz

HIV Risk Among Female Sex Workers in Miami: The Impact of Violent Victimization and Untreated Mental Illness., Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Minxing Chen, and Angela Mooss

Submissions from 2011

Multiple Determinants of Specific Modes of Prescription Opioid Diversion, Theodore J. Cicero, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L. Surratt, Gladys E. Ibanez, Matthew Ellis, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and James A. Inciardi

Neighborhoods, Networks, and Migration: Approaches to Understanding How Urban Environmental Conditions Affect Syndemic Adverse Health Outcomes Among Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men, James E. Egan, Victoria Frye, Steven P. Kurtz, Carl Latkin, Minxing Chen, Karin Tobin, Cui Yang, and Beryl A. Koblin

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Benzodiazepine dependence among multidrug users in the club scene, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L. Surratt, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and Angela Mooss

Age of Sexual Initiation, Psychiatric Symptoms, and Sexual Risk Behavior among Ecstasy and LSD Users in Porto Alegre, Brazil: A Preliminary Analysis, Flavio Pechansky, Lysa Remy, Hilary Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Thiago Botter Maio Rocha, Lisia Von Diemen, Daniela Benzano Bumaguin, and James A Inciardi

Alternate Routes of Administration and Risk for HIV Among Prescription Opioid Abusers, Hilary Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Theodore J Cicero

Submissions from 2010

Correlates of Heterosexual Anal Intercourse Among Substance-Using Club-Goers, Gladys E. Ibanez, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary Surratt, and James A Inciardi

Submissions from 2009

The "Black Box" of Prescription Drug Diversion, James A Inciardi, Hilary L Surratt, Theodore J Cicero, Steven P. Kurtz, Steven S Martin, and Mark W Parrino

Criminal Activity Among Young Adults in the Club Scene, Steven P. Kurtz

Submissions from 2008

Arrest Histories of High-Risk Gay and Bisexual Men in Miami: Unexpected Additional Evidence for Syndemic Theory, Steven P. Kurtz

Submissions from 2007

Mechanisms of Prescription Drug Diversion Among Drug-Involved Club and Street-Based Populations, James A Inciardi, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Theodore J Cicero

Serial sexual murderers and prostitutes as their victims: Difficulty profiling perpetrators and victim vulnerability as illustrated by the Green River Case, Micol Levi-Minzi and Maria A. Shields

Submissions from 2006

HIV, HBV, and HCV Infections Among Drug-Involved, Inner-City, Street Sex Workers in Miami, Florida, James A Inciardi, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

The Diversion of Prescription Drugs by Health Care Workers in Cincinnati, Ohio, James A Inciardi, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and John J Burke

Prescription Opioid Abuse Among Drug-Involved Street-Based Sex Workers, Hilary L Surratt, James A Inciardi, and Steven P. Kurtz

Submissions from 2005

The effect of serostatus on HIV risk behaviour change among women sex workers in Miami, Florida., J A Inciardi, H L Surratt, S P Kurtz, and J C Weaver

Post-Circuit Blues: Motivations and Consequences of Crystal Meth Use Among Gay Men in Miami, Steven P. Kurtz

Sexual Risks and Concerns About AIDS Among Adolescents in Anguilla, Steven P. Kurtz, Ken Garfield Douglas, Yamilka Lugo, Hilary Surratt, and James A Inciardi

Prescription Drug Abuse Among Ecstasy Users in Miami, Steven P. Kurtz, James A Inciardi, Hilary L Surratt, and Linda Cottler

Factors Predicting Recidivism Among Probationers, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, Steven S. Martin, James A Inciardi, Yamilka Lugo, and Jason A. Lyons

Social Context, Sexual Strategies, and Risks for HIV Transmission among Men who have Sex with Men: The South Beach Health Survey, Steven P. Kurtz, Ronald D. Webster, Abraham K. Buckley, and William W. Darrow

The Connections of Mental Health Problems, Violent Life Experiences and the Social Milieu of the 'Stroll' with the HIV Risk Behaviors of Female Street Sex Workers, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, J C Weaver, and James A Inciardi

Submissions from 2004

Sex Work and 'Date' Violence, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, James A Inciardi, and Marion C. Kiley

Sex Work and Drug Use in a Subculture of Violence, Hilary L Surratt, James A Inciardi, Steven P. Kurtz, and Marion C. Kiley

Submissions from 2003

Crystal Meth, Gay Men, and Circuit Parties, Steven P. Kurtz and James A Inciardi

Submissions from 1999

Reply: Limitations of Counseling and Testing in CDC's HIV Prevention Efforts, William W. Darrow

Butterflies Under Cover: Cuban and Puerto Rican Gay Masculinities in Miami, Steven P. Kurtz

Without Women: Masculinities, Gay Male Sexual Culture and Sexual Behaviors in Miami, Florida, Steven P. Kurtz

Submissions from 1998

Impact of Counseling and Testing on HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men: The South Beach Health Survey, William W. Darrow, Robert D. Webster, Steven P. Kurtz, Abraham K. Buckley, Kesuri I. Patel, and Robert R. Stempel