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Bray BC, Berglund PA, Evans-Polce RJ, Patrick ME. A Latent Transition Analysis of Self-Reported Reasons for Marijuana Use During Young Adulthood. Eval Health Prof. 2021 Mar;44(1):9-24. doi: 10.1177/0163278720984514. Epub 2020 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 33375829.

Staton M, Knudsen HK, Walsh SL, Oser C, Pike E, Lofwall M. Adaptation of a standard extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) protocol for rural re-entering offenders with OUD. Health Justice. 2021 Feb 5;9(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s40352-021-00130-0. PubMed PMID: 33547578; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7864137.

Crooks N, Donenberg G, Matthews A. Ethics of research at the intersection of COVID-19 and black lives matter: a call to action. J Med Ethics. 2021 Feb 5;. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2020-107054. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33547181; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7871223.

Dir AL, Watson DP, Zhiss M, Taylor L, Bray BC, McGuire A. Barriers impacting the POINT pragmatic trial: the unavoidable overlap between research and intervention procedures in “real-world” research. Trials. 2021 Feb 4;22(1):114. doi: 10.1186/s13063-021-05065-3. PubMed PMID: 33541402; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7859893.

Perzow SED, Bray BC, Wadsworth ME, Young JF, Hankin BL. Individual Differences in Adolescent Coping: Comparing a Community Sample and a Low-SES Sample to Understand Coping in Context. J Youth Adolesc. 2021 Jan 25;. doi: 10.1007/s10964-021-01398-z. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33495968.

Pike E, Tillson M, Staton M, Webster JM. The role of law enforcement officers in responding to the opioid epidemic: A qualitative assessment. Subst Abus. 2021 Jan 20;:1-11. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2020.1865243. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33471613.

Merrill KG, Campbell JC, Kennedy CE, Burke VM, Miti S, Frimpong C, Decker MR, Abrams EA, Mwansa JK, Denison JA. ‘So hurt and broken’: A qualitative study of experiences of violence and HIV outcomes among Zambian youth living with HIV. Glob Public Health. 2021 Jan 11;:1-13. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2020.1864749. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33428559.

Staton M, Webster JM, Leukefeld C, Tillson M, Marks K, Oser C, Bush HM, Fanucchi L, Fallin-Bennett A, Garner BR, McCollister K, Johnson S, Winston E. Kentucky Women’s Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN): A type 1 effectiveness-implementation hybrid trial to increase utilization of medications for opioid use disorder among justice-involved women. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 Jan 9;:108284. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108284. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33455828.

Kaskie B, Bobitt J, Herrera J, Bhagianadh D, Segal-Gidan F, Brummel-Smith K, Arora K. Cannabis Use among Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Lighting up an Emerging Issue for Clinical Gerontologists. Clin Gerontol. 2021 Jan-Feb;44(1):42-52. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2020.1852465. Epub 2020 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 33250000.

Croker JA 3rd, Bobitt JL, Arora K, Kaskie B. Assessing Health-Related Outcomes of Medical Cannabis Use among Older Persons: Findings from Colorado and Illinois. Clin Gerontol. 2021 Jan-Feb;44(1):66-79. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2020.1797971. Epub 2020 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 32842935.

Day S, Kapogiannis BG, Shah SK, Wilson EC, Ruel TD, Conserve DF, Strode A, Donenberg GR, Kohler P, Slack C, Ezechi O, Tucker JD. Adolescent participation in HIV research: consortium experience in low and middle-income countries and scoping review. Lancet HIV. 2020 Dec;7(12):e844-e852. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(20)30269-1. Review. PubMed PMID: 33275917.

Watson DP, Snow-Hill N, Saldana L, Walden AL, Staton M, Kong A, Donenberg G. A Longitudinal Mixed Method Approach for Assessing Implementation Context and Process Factors: Comparison of Three Sites from a Housing First Implementation Strategy Pilot. Implement Res Pract. 2020 Jan-Dec;1. doi: 10.1177/2633489520974974. Epub 2020 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 33392509; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7774649.

Donenberg GR, Kendall AD, Emerson E, Fletcher FE, Bray BC, McCabe K. IMARA: A mother-daughter group randomized controlled trial to reduce sexually transmitted infections in Black/African-American adolescents. PLoS One. 2020;15(11):e0239650. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239650. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 33137103; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7605636.

Merrill KG, Smith SC, Quintero L, Devries KM. Measuring violence perpetration: Stability of teachers’ self-reports before and after an anti-violence training in Cote d’Ivoire. Child Abuse Negl. 2020 Nov;109:104687. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104687. Epub 2020 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 32911358; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7704761.

Robinson AB, Stephenson R, Merrill KG, Morse S, Surkan PJ. Missed Opportunities for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Through Microcredit: Qualitative Findings From Bangladesh. Violence Against Women. 2020 Oct 20;:1077801220963906. doi: 10.1177/1077801220963906. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33081630.

Kipke MD, Kubicek K, Akinyemi IC, Hawkins W, Belzer M, Bhandari S, Bray BThe Healthy Young Men’s Cohort: Health, Stress, and Risk Profile of Black and Latino Young Men Who Have Sex with Men (YMSM). J Urban Health. 2020 Oct;97(5):653-667. doi: 10.1007/s11524-019-00398-6. PubMed PMID: 32864727; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7560671.

Webster JM, Tillson M, Dickson MF, Staton MImpaired driving among rural female drug-involved offenders. Traffic Inj Prev. 2020;21(8):513-520. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2020.1810244. Epub 2020 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 32941075; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7722978.

Bobitt J, Kang H, Croker JA 3rd, Quintero Silva L, Kaskie B. Use of cannabis and opioids for chronic pain by older adults: Distinguishing clinical and contextual influences. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2020 Sep;39(6):753-762. doi: 10.1111/dar.13080. Epub 2020 May 29. PubMed PMID: 32469109.

Merrill KG, Campbell JC, Decker MR, McGready J, Burke VM, Mwansa JK, Miti S, Frimpong C, Kennedy CE, Denison JA. Past-Year Violence Victimization is Associated with Viral Load Failure Among HIV-Positive Adolescents and Young Adults. AIDS Behav. 2020 Aug 6;. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-02958-3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32761474.

Bunting AM, Oser C, Staton M, Knudsen H. Polysubstance Use Patterns among Justice-Involved Individuals Who Use Opioids. Subst Use Misuse. 2020;55(13):2165-2174. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2020.1795683. Epub 2020 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 32686551; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7484418.

Ely GE, Linn BK, Staton M, Hales TW, Agbemenu K, Maguin E. Contraceptive use in Appalachian women who use drugs and were recruited from rural jails. Soc Work Health Care. 2020 Jul;59(6):365-386. doi: 10.1080/00981389.2020.1769249. PubMed PMID: 32614736; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7337968.

Patrick ME, Berglund PA, Joshi S, Bray BCA latent class analysis of heavy substance use in Young adulthood and impacts on physical, cognitive, and mental health outcomes in middle age. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Jul 1;212:108018. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108018. Epub 2020 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 32438281; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7293917.

Merrill KG, Campbell JC, Decker MR, McGready J, Burke VM, Mwansa JK, Miti S, Frimpong C, Kennedy CE, Denison JA. Prevalence of physical and sexual violence and psychological abuse among adolescents and young adults living with HIV in Zambia. PLoS One. 2020;15(6):e0235203. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0235203. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32584889; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7316234.

Linn BK, Ely GE, Staton MLatent Profiles of Health and Reproductive Risk and Protective Factors among Women in Appalachia. J Soc Work Pract Addict. 2020;20(2):155-167. doi: 10.1080/1533256X.2020.1748976. Epub 2020 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 33209100; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7668409.

Smith KE, Archuleta A, Staton M, Winston E. Risk factors for heroin use following release from jail or prison in adults in a Central Appalachian state between 2012-2017. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2020;46(4):485-497. doi: 10.1080/00952990.2020.1725032. Epub 2020 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 33223579; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7678949.

Donenberg G, Naidoo P, Kendall A, Emerson E, Ward CL, Kagee A, Simbayi L, Vermaak R, North A, Mthembu J, Mackesy-Amiti ME. Pathways from witnessing community violence to mental health problems among South African adolescents. S Afr Med J. 2020 Jan 29;110(2):145-153. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i2.13929. PubMed PMID: 32657687.