A method for determining the size of the underground cash economy
for commercial sex in seven US cities
Bilal Khan (Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, John Jay College, CUNY)
Mitch Downey (Department of Economics, University of San Diego)
Meredith Dank (Urban Institute, Washington D.C.)
Kirk Dombrowski (Department of Sociology,
Respondent-driven sampling to assess outcomes of sexual violence: a methodological assessment
ABSTRACT: Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is pervasive in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Survivors of sexual violence encounter numerous challenges and women with a sexual violence-related pregnancy (SVRP) face even more complex sequelae.
Authors: Holly Hagan, Joshua Neuer, Ashly E Jordan, Don C Des Jarlais, Jennifer Wu, Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, R Scott Braithwaite and Jason Kessler
Title : Hepatitis C virus infection among HIV-positive men who have sex with men: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
A Novel Formalization of Peer Influence Incorporating Both Self- and Alter-Directed Sentiment and Disposition
Kirk Dombrowski (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Bilal Khan (City University of New York)
Peer influence has received considerable attention from social network analysis, and more broadly. The availability of topologies that go beyond ego networks
"Hepatitis C virus incidence among HIV+ men who have sex with men (MSM): the role of non-injection drug use"
Has been accepted for the 76th Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. The conference will take place in June 2014, in San Juan, Puerto
The article, "Mental and substance use disorders from early adolescence to young adulthood among indigenous young people: final diagnostic results from an 8-year panel study", was recently published online first at Social Psychiatry and Epidemiology. Les Whitbeck, Kelley Sittner Hartshorn, Devan Crawford, Melissa Walls, Kari
Culture Politics: The Story of Native Land Claims in Alaska
This book traces the history of indigenous land claims in Southeast Alaska. Based on three years of residence and over two decades of research and writing, Culture Politics lays out how Native land claims in Alaska
Despite the epidemiological reality of ongoing HIV infection in Puerto Rico, the public health infrastructure related to HIV/AIDS and substance abuse in the territory is severely lacking, as reflected in alarmingly high rates of morbidity/mortality among people who inject drugs (PWID). Because of this, HIV
Network sampling of social divisions in a rural Inuit community
Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, Joshua Moses, Emily Channell and Nathaniel Dombrowski
This paper describes results from a network survey of Nain – a predomi- nantly Inuit community of ~1200 people located on the northern coast of Labrador.
In December 2013, Robin Gautier of Duke University submitted and NIH application to work at the REACH Lab from Sept 2014-August 2016.
Her project will use advanced social network analysis techniques to investigate suicide trends in Inuit communities. As the tenth leading cause of death among