Becky Genberg
Johns Hopkins University
Publications 52
#1Megan E. Buresh (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 1
#2Becky Genberg (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 19
Last.Hemali Mehta (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 54
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Abstract Background Fentanyl-related mortality continues to increase in the US, but knowledge of the drivers of fentanyl use (both intentional and unintentional) remains limited. We conducted a rapid assessment to characterize knowledge, attitudes and practices related to fentanyl use in a community-based cohort of current and former people who inject drugs (PWID) in Baltimore, Maryland. Methods Between November 2017 and June 2018, participants of the AIDS Linked to the IntraVenous Experience (A...
#1Becky Genberg (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 19
#2Jacquie Astemborski (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 45
Last.Alison Gump Abraham (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 23
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Abstract Introduction Mental health care may mitigate negative consequences related to substance use and bolster engagement in care for drug dependence. Despite the increased risk of depression among people who inject drugs (PWID), the longitudinal relationship of depression symptoms with depression and drug treatment utilization in this population remains uncharacterized. Methods Data on depressive symptoms and depression treatment from current and former PWID in the ALIVE (AIDS Linked to the I...
#1Becky Genberg (Brown University)H-Index: 19
#2Joseph W. Hogan (Brown University)H-Index: 41
Last.Paula Braitstein (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 23
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Introduction Data on engagement in HIV care from population-based samples in sub-Saharan Africa are limited. The objective of this study was to use double-sampling methods to estimate linkage to HIV care, ART initiation, and mortality among all adults diagnosed with HIV by a comprehensive home-based counseling and testing (HBCT) program in western Kenya. Methods HBCT was conducted door-to-door from December 2009 to April 2011 in three sub-counties of western Kenya by AMPATH (Academic Model Provi...
#1Siddhi Nadkarni (Brown University)
#2Becky Genberg (Brown University)H-Index: 19
Last.Omar Galárraga (Brown University)H-Index: 18
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Background Microfinance interventions have the potential to improve HIV treatment outcomes, but the mechanisms through which they operate are not entirely clear.
#1Sylvia ShanganiH-Index: 4
#2Violet NaanyuH-Index: 11
Last.Becky GenbergH-Index: 19
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#1John M. Humphrey (IUPUI: Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis)H-Index: 4
#2Becky Genberg (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 19
Last.Kara Wools-Kaloustian (IUPUI: Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis)H-Index: 29
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#1Jennifer Knight (Brown University)
#2Juddy Wachira (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 10
Last.Becky Genberg (Brown University)H-Index: 19
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The disproportionate burden of HIV among women in sub-Saharan Africa reflects underlying gender inequities, which also impact patient–provider relationships, a key component to retention in HIV care. This study explored how gender shaped the patient–provider relationship and consequently, retention in HIV care in western Kenya. We recruited and consented 60 HIV care providers from three facilities in western Kenya affiliated with the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH). Traine...
#1Becky Genberg (Brown University)H-Index: 19
#2Juddy Wachira (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 10
Last.Norma C. Ware (Harvard University)H-Index: 34
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The burden on health systems due to increased volume of patients with HIV continues to rapidly increase. The goal of this study was to examine the experiences of HIV care providers in a high patien...