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.
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
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
In November 2013, REACH PIs Dombrowski and Whitbeck applied to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) for funding to undertakes a national-level survey of HIV and HIV-risk among homeless and unstably housed young people, aged 14-24, in the United States. Its overarching goal is
Percentage of households using
Network Firewall Dynamics and the Subsaturation Stabilization of HIV
Bilal Khan, Kirk Dombrowski, Mohamed Saad, Katherine McLean, and Samuel Friedman
In 2001, Friedman et al. conjectured the existence of a “firewall effect” in which individuals who are infected with HIV, but remain in a state of low
A Re-examination of Connectivity Trends via Exponential Random Graph Modeling in Two IDU Risk Networks
SUBSTANCE USE AND MISUSE December 2013, Vol. 48, No. 14 , Pages 1485-1497
Abstract: Patterns of risk in injecting drug user (IDU) networks—including co-use, equipment