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Local HMMP Publications:

Abstracts, Posters & Roundtables

(in reverse chronological order)

 

2013

 

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.

 

2012

 

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.”

 

 

2011

 

Gomez J, Mgbere O, Khuwaja S, Goldberg B, Anderson L, Miller K. Effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Care Based on Frequency of Annual Healthcare Visits. Kelsey Seybold Research Foundation 12th Annual Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference – Healthcare Reform: The Evolving Implications on Quality of Care and Research. Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. November 16, 2011. Abstract #08.

 

 

2010

 

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.

 

 

2009

 

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.

 

 

2007

 

Mgbere O. (2007): The Medical Monitoring Project (MMP): A Population-based Approach to Behavioral and Clinical Outcomes Surveillance. Pulse, October 2007, p 9-10.

 

 

2006

 

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.

 

 

2005

 

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

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2005-2012 Book of Abstracts

 

 

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.

 

 

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