Houston Health Department
Local HMMP Publications:
Osaro Mgbere PhD, MPH; Salma Khuwaja MD, MPH, Dr.PH; Bethany Hammons MPH, MBA; Fayaz Momin MPH; Lydwina Anderson BS; Brian Goldberg BA; Karen Miller MS; Fernando Segura BS The Impact of Health Services Utilization on Health Outcomes of HIV-infected Patients in Houston/Harris County, Texas.
The study provides preliminary evidence that effective utilization of healthcare services have the potentials to improve health outcomes among HIV-infected patients. However, the current poor level of utilization of available services call for effective measures to encourage use of these services by HIV-infected patients in Houston, Texas.
Osaro Mgbere PhD, MPH; Salma Khuwaja MD, MPH, Dr.PH; Tanvir Bell, MD; Maria Rodriguez-Barradas, MD; Raouf Arafat, MD, MPH; Ekere James Essien, MD, DrPH; Eric Roland, BA; Bethany Hammons MPH, MBA; Fayaz Momin MPH Managing the Personal Side of Health Care among HIV/AIDS Patients in Houston/Harris County, Texas: A Pilot Study of the Providers’ Perspectives.
Oral presentation at the 2013 Texas Public Health Association Annual Education Conference held on March 20-22, 2013, at the St. Anthony Riverwalk Wyndham Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.
Osaro Mgbere, PhD, MPH; Salma Khuwaja, MD, MPH, Dr.PH; Brian Goldberg, BA; Lydwina Anderson, BS; Karen Miller, MS; Bethany Hammons, MBA, MPH; Fayaz Momin, MPH Monitoring of HIV-Infected Cohort Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Houston/Harris County, Texas: Clinical Outcome and Treatment Response. a presentation at the 18th Texas HIV/STD Conference held on October 28-31, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas.
James Gomez, MPH; Osaro Mgbere, PhD, MPH; Salma Khuwaja, MD, MPH, Dr.PH; Brian Goldberg, BA; Lydwina Anderson, BS; Karen Miller, MS HIV/AIDS in Houston/Harris County, Texas: Charting Latino Progress over Healthcare Barriers. A poster presentation at the 2012 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Conference held on June 3-7, 2012, in Omaha, Nebraska. Abstract #: 1332357.
Brian Goldberg, BA; Lydwina Anderson, BS; Karen Miller, MS; Osaro Mgbere, PhD, MPH; Salma Khuwaja, MD, MPH, DrPH; Bethany Hammons, MBA, MPH; Fayaz Momin, MPH Conducting Population-Based HIV/AIDS Survey: Challenges and Integrated Experiential Solutions. A discussion at the 18th Texas HIV/STD Conference held on October 28-31, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas.
Above: two posters (click to open a larger version) prepared by the HMMP team showcasing results from the project. L to R: “Validity of Self-Reported CD4 Cell Count and HIV Viral Load among HIV-Infected Patients in Houston” and “Effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Care Based on Frequency of Annual Healthcare Visits.”
Mgbere O, Khuwaja S, Fasoranti T, Anderson L, Gomez J, Goldberg B, Miller K, Awosika-Olumo A, Abdullah N. (2010). Application of Quality Improvement Strategies on a Population-based HIV/AIDS Surveillance Project in Houston, Texas: Outcome analysis and Lessons Learned. The American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting & Exposition Denver, CO November 6-10, 2010. Abstract #228473.
Mgbere O, Khuwaja S, Fasoranti T, Gomez J, Anderson L, Goldberg B, Miller K, Awosika-Olumo A, Lee-Han H. (2010): Comparison of Characteristics of Respondents and Non-respondents in a Population-based Epidemiologic Survey in Houston/Harris Country. 2010 CSTE Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. June 6-10, 2010.Abstract # 4627.
Anderson L, Gomez J, Goldberg B, Miller K, Khuwaja S, Mgbere O, Awosika-Olumo A. (2010): Issues, Challenges and Recommended Solutions in Recruiting and Interviewing Multi-Cultural Population of HIV/AIDS Patients. The 17th Texas HIV/STD Conference on May 24-27, 2010 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas.
Mgbere O, Khuwaja S, Awosika-Olumo A, Fasoranti T, Goldberg B, Gomez J, Anderson L, Miller K. (2009): Validity of Self-reported CD4 Cell Count and HIV Viral Load among HIV-infected Patients in Houston. 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference, August 23-26, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia. Abstract # 203T.
Khuwaja S, Gomez J, Mgbere O, Awosika-Olumo A, Fasoranti T, Anderson L, Goldberg B, Miller K. (2009): Differences in Treatment Outcomes among HIV/AIDS Patients Based on Frequency of Healthcare Visits. The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Conference, June 07-11, 2009, Buffalo, NY. Abstract #4068.
Mgbere O. (2007): The Medical Monitoring Project (MMP): A Population-based Approach to Behavioral and Clinical Outcomes Surveillance. Pulse, October 2007, p 9-10.
Fasoranti T, Odem S, LaLand M. Medical Monitoring Project Community and Medical Care Provider Involvement/Relationship: Texas and Houston Perspective. 15th Texas HIV/STD Conference Austin, TX 2006.
Fasoranti T, Mgbere O, Odem S, Heinzke M. (2006): Round Table Discussion on the “Medical Monitoring Project – National specialized HIV/AIDS Surveillance.” 15th Texas HIV/STD Conference, December 11-15, 2006, Austin, Texas.
Osaro Mgbere, PhD; Hickmon Friday, MPH, MPA; Taiwo Fasoranti, MD;
Lydwina Anderson, BS; Brian Goldberg, BA; James Gomez, BA; and
Michele LaLand, BS; Adebowale Awosika-Olumo, MD, MS, MPH Facility
Sampling Frame Construction: HMMP Experience 2005-01 a net
teleconference presented as a CDC training module to twenty-five
sites around the United States on July 14, 2005
National MMP Publications
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.“Clinical and Behavioral
Characteristics of Adults Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection—Medical Monitoring Project, United States, 2007”. MMWR Surveillance Summaries 2011: 60(11); 1-20. Published September 2, 2011.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.“Vital Signs: HIV Prevention Through Care and Treatment United States.” MMWR Vital Signs 2011: 60(47); 1618-1623. Published December 2, 2011.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “MMP Provider Factsheet (2007 Data Collection Cycle).” A CDC factsheet for providers based on data from the 2007 collection cycle.
Additional items of interest:
• Monitoring HIV care in the U.S. - Ford & Spicer
• Red Ribbon
For more information about HMMP and participation in the project, please contact the Bureau of Epidemiology at 832.393.5080, or contact HMMP by e-mail.