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

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Submissions from 2015

Frequent Group Sex Participation and HIV Risk among Young Adult Multidrug Users, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Law, Policy, and Substance Use in Miami's Dance Club Culture, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Representations of Resilience: Project ROOM Study Outcomes and a Qualitative Study among African American/Black Men, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

The Project ROOM Study: Interventions, Outcomes, and Resilience, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

The Social Environmental Context of Resilience Among African American/Black Men, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Trends in Prescription Opioid Misuse among Young Adult Multidrug Users in Miami, 2006-2014, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

A Social Ecological Examination of Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Women Participants in Israeli Club Culture, Mance E. Buttram, Maayan Lawental, and Steven P. Kurtz

Smoking Cessation During Treatment among Youth with and without ADHD, C. M. Delos Reyes, K. M. Svala, Steven P. Kurtz, and M. E. Pagano

Risk of Sexual Abuse among Ecstasy Users Differs by Gender and Other Drug Use, Shivani R. Khan, Catherine W. Striley, Jan Copeland, Steven P. Kurtz, and Linda Cottler

RADARS System Drug Siversion Program: 'Write-In Drugs', Steven P. Kurtz

Non-Prescribed FTC/TDF Use for PrEP among MSM: 'The Morning After Pill', Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

Serious Mental Illness among Young Adult Women in Miami's Club Scene: Co-occurring Victimization and Trauma History, Substance Dependence and Sexual Risk Behaviors, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

ARV Street Markets and Informal PrEP Use by MSM in South Florida: The Context of Limited Access, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, and Hilary L Surratt

A Social Ecological Examination of HIV Transmission Risk among MSM in a Chinese Trading City, Steven P. Kurtz, Robert Garofalo, Weijan Chen, Judith A. Levy, Shijun Mao, Charles Wood, and Tiejun Zhang

ARV Diversion among HIV-Positive MSM: Individual Market Characteristics, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, and Mance E. Buttram

Co-Occuring Psychosocial Health Disparities and ARV Medication Adherence among Indigent HIV Positive Patients Who Use Drugs, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, and Mance E. Buttram

A Qualitative Examination of Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Participants in Israeli Club Culture, Maayan Lawental, Mance E. Buttram, and Steven P. Kurtz

Examining the Relationship Between Social Context and Prescription Opioid Initiation Routes among Young Adults Entering Detoxification, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, Catherine O'Grady, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

The Use of Qualitative Research in Large Quantitative Studies: Capturing the Subtleties, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

Risk and Protective Factors Associated with ARV Adherence among Aging, Indigent, Substance Abusing People Living with HIV, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, K. Tsuyuki, and Hilary L Surratt

Risk and Protective Factors Associated with ARV Adherence among Aging, Indigent, Substance Abusing People Living with HIV, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, K. Tsuyuki, and Hilary L Surratt

Abuse and Diversion of Buprenorphine/naloxene Film Relative to other Buprenorphine Forumulations, S Geoffrey Severtson, Becki Bucher-Bartelson, J. L. Green, Theodore J Cicero, M. Ellis, Steven P. Kurtz, Andrew Rosenblum, and Richard C Dart

Submissions from 2014

Epidemiologic Study of Prescription Opioid Misuse among Young Adult Club Drug Users in Miami, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Health and Social Factors Associated with Alternate Routes of Administration of Prescription Opioids among Young Adult Multidrug Users, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Liquid Prescription Opioid Misuse Among a Sample of Diverse Club Drug Users in Miami, Florida, USA, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Neighborhood Residence Among South Florida MSM, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Focusing on Focus in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Ron Chenail, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and D. Ilic

Buprenorphine/naloxone Abuse and Diversion: Film Rates are Less than Tablet Rates, Richard C Dart, Hilary L Surratt, Eric J Lavonas, Erin M Martinez, S Geoffrey Severtson, Theodore J Cicero, Steven P. Kurtz, Andrew Rosenblum, and Jody L Green

RADARS Drug Diversion Program, Steven P. Kurtz

South Florida Men's Syphilis/HIV Coalition Panel Discussion, Steven P. Kurtz

HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex with Men, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex with Men, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

Psychosocial Correlates of Sexual Risk Behaviors among Young Adult Women Multidrug Users in the Club Scene, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

HIV Stigma among Substance Abusing Indigent PLWHA: Implications for HIV Treatment and ARV Adherence, Maria A. Levi-Minzi and Hilary L Surratt

HIV Stigma among Substance Abusing PLWH: Implications of HIV Treatment, ARV Adherence and Diversion, Maria A. Levi-Minzi and Hilary L Surratt

Psychiatric Symptoms in a Sample of Young, Sexual Minority Brazilian Ecstasy and LSD Users, Flavio Pechansky, Lysa Remy, Hilary Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

Psychiatric Symptoms in a Sample of Young, Sexual Minority Brazilian Ecstasy and LSD Users, Flavio Pechansky, Lysa Remy, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

Responding to an Epidemic: Rx Nonmedical Use in Florida, Hilary L Surratt, J. L. Hall, and Steven P. Kurtz

Who in the World Buys ARV's on the Black Market?, K. Tsuyuki, Hilary L Surratt, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and Catherine O'Grady

Diversion and Illicit Sale of Extended Release Tapentadol in the United States, N. West, M.C. Le Lait, Steven P. Kurtz, Richard C Dart, J. Burke, N. Dasgupta, and V. Bebarta

Submissions from 2013

Group Sex Events Among Young Adult Multidrug Users, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Social and Environmental Predictors of Resilience Among Young Adult Multidrug Users in Miami's Nightclub Scene, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Health Risks and Mental Health Problems Associated with Prescription Opioid and Benzodiazepine Abusing Men, Mance E. Buttram, Steven P. Kurtz, and Hilary L Surratt

Prescription Drug Abuse and Diversion among Young Adult Polydrug Users in South Florida, Steven P. Kurtz

HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex with Men, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex with Men, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

Predictors of Resilience Among Young Multidrug Users in Miami's Club Scene, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

Resilience Measure Predict 12-month Continuous Safe Sex Behaviors among Highly Vulnerable MSM Following Intervention, Steven P. Kurtz and Mance E. Buttram

A Randomized Clinical Trial of Two Interventions to Reduce HIV Risk and Substance Use among Highly Vulnerable MSM, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Ronald Stall, and Hilary L Surratt

Diversion of ARVs to Street Markets among Substance Using MSM: Potential Implications for TasP and PrEP Rollouts in the US, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, and Hilary L Surratt

Emerging Synthetic and Natural Psychoactive Drugs in South Florida's Club Scene: Users' Demographic and Health Risk Profiles, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Hilary L Surratt, Catherine O'Grady, and Shenika Moraldo

Emerging Synthetic and Natural Psychoactive Drugs in South Florida's Club Scene: Users' Demographic and Health Risk Profiles, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Hilary L Surratt, Catherine O'Grady, and Shenika Moraldo

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

Victimization, Substance Use, Sex Risk and Serious Mental Illness Among Young Adult Women in Miami's Club Scene, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, and Catherine O'Grady

A Case for Systemic Interventions for Schizophrenia, Maria A. Levi-Minzi

Under Treatment of Pain: A Prescription for Opioid Misuse among the Elderly?, Maria A. Levi-Minzi

Sex Trading, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health Problems Among Indigent HIV Positive Women: Implications for HIV Treatment, Adherence, and Diversion, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

Sex Trading, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health Problems among Indigent HIV Positive Women: Implications for HIV Treatment, Adherence, and Diversion, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

Antiretroviral Medication Diversion in South Florida: Prescription Types and Motivations, Catherine O'Grady, Hilary L Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz

A National Perspective on the Abuse and Diversion of Prescription Drugs, Hilary L Surratt and Steven P. Kurtz

Applying Community Epidemiology to Research Priorities and Designs, Hilary L Surratt and Steven P. Kurtz

Street Prices of Prescription Opioids Diverted to the Illicit Market: Data from a National Surveillance Program, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Theodore J Cicero, Richard C Dart, Gary Baker, and Gary Vorsanger

Serious Mental Illness and Treatment Adherence among Vulnerable HIV-Positive Women, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Catherine L. O'Grady

HIV-Related Outcomes among Indigent HIV Positive Abusers in South Florida, Hilary L Surratt, Catherine O'Grady, Maria A. Levi-Minzi, and Steven P. Kurtz

Promoting Health Service Linkages among Underserved African-American Women at High Risk for HIV, Hilary L Surratt, Catherine L. O'Grady, and Steven P. Kurtz

Submissions from 2012

Neighborhood Influence on Substance Use and HIV Transmission Risk in South Florida, Mance E. Buttram

Health and Social Characteristics of Prescription Opioid Abusing Men, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Results of a Randomized Intervention Trial to Reduce HIV Risk Behavior and Substance Use and Increase Social Support among Vulnerable African American/Black Men, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

The Geography of Risk Factors and Protective Characteristics of HIV Transmission and Substance Use among MSM in South Florida, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

HIV Risk Behavior Among Substance-using Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW): Findings from Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Mack Friedman, Ronald Stall, L. Heerten, Mance E. Buttram, and Steven P. Kurtz

Prescription Opioid Diversion: Mechanisms, Street Prices, and Prevention Measures, Steven P. Kurtz

Resilience Based Interventions for Highly Vulnerable MSM, Steven P. Kurtz

HIV Risk Behaviors by Age Group among Prescription Opioid Abusers in South Florida, Catherine L. O'Grady, Steven P. Kurtz, and Hilary L Surratt

HIV Risk Behaviors among Nonmedical Prescription Drug Users in Public and Private Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities, Catherine O'Grady, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Maria A. Levi-Minzi

Party, Play and Pay: Associations Between Transactional Sex and High-risk UAI among Substance-using MSM in South Florida, Ronald Stall, Mack Friedman, Steven P. Kurtz, and Mance E. Buttram

Syndemic Associations of HIV Risk among Sex-working MSM in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, U.S.A., Ronald Stall, Mack Friedman, Steven P. Kurtz, and Mance E. Buttram

Street Prices of Prescription Opioids Diverted to the Illicit Market, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Theodore J Cicero, and Richard C Dart

Submissions from 2011

Migration-Related Health Risks and Adverse Aspects of Social Capital among MSM in South Florida's Drug-Sex Scene, Mance E. Buttram

Using Geographic Information Systems to Understand Spatial Distribution of Substance Use and HIV Transmission Risk among MSM in South Florida, Mance E. Buttram

Using Geographic Information Systems to Understand Spatial Distribution of Substance Use and HIV Transmission Risk among MSM in South Florida, Mance E. Buttram and Steven P. Kurtz

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Social Environment and Health among Urban Substance Using MSM, Mance E. Buttram, Steven P. Kurtz, and Khary K Rigg

Resilience Based Interventions for Highly Vulnerable MSM, Steven P. Kurtz

Difference in Health Behaviors between HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Substance-Using MSM, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Ronald Stall, Hilary L Surratt, and Minxing Chen

Differences in Health and Health Behaviors Between HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Substance-Using MSM, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Ronald Stall, Hilary L Surratt, and Minxing Chen

Migration-related Health Risks and Adverse Aspects of Social Capital among MSM in South Florida's Drug Scene, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Ronald Stall, Hilary L Surratt, and Minxing Chen

A Strengths-Based Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Urban Gay Men: Resiliency Measures, Steven P. Kurtz, Ronald Stall, and Hilary L Surratt

Sources of Diverted Prescription Opioids among a Diverse Sample of Abusers in South Florida, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, Theodore J Cicero, Gladys E. Ibanez, and Maria A. Levi-Minzi

Internet-Based Diversion of Prescription Opioids, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, Theodore J Cicero, Gladys E. Ibanez, Andrew Rosenblum, Richard C Dart, and James A Inciardi

Drug Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Young Adults in Brazil's Club Scene, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L Surratt, Flavio Pechansky, and Lysa Remy

Patterns of Prescription Medication Diversion among Drug Dealers, Khary K Rigg, Steven P. Kurtz, and Hilary L Surratt

Medication Diversion Among HIV-Positive Substance Abusers in Miami, Hilary L Surratt

Violence, Psychological Distress and Sexual Risk among Highly Vulnerable Female Sex Workers, Hilary L Surratt and Steven P. Kurtz

The Impact of Violent Victimization and Serious Mental Illness on HIV Risk among Female Sex Workers, Hilary L Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Theodore J Cicero

Submissions from 2010

Migration-Related Health and Social Risks for Urban MSM, Steven P. Kurtz

Recruiting High Risk Substance Using MSM in South Florida, Steven P. Kurtz

Awareness and Uptake of HAV and HBV Vaccines among Gay and Bisexual Men, Steven P. Kurtz and Ronald Stall

A Strengths-Based Risk Reduction Intervention for Highly Vulnerable Urban Gay Men, Steven P. Kurtz, Ronald Stall, and J C Weaver

Social Isolation, Substance Use and Sexual Behaviors among High Risk MSM, Steven P. Kurtz and Hilary L Surratt

Submissions from 2009

Empowering Behavior Change among High Risk Urban MSM, Steven P. Kurtz

Prescription Drug Misuse among Gay and Bisexual Men, Steven P. Kurtz