|Present||Jail Health Program Manager, Baystate Health|
Honors and Awards
- • 2008: AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts, Friends of the Foundation Award.
- • 2006: Baystate Medical Center, President’s Safety Award
- • 2005: STAVROS, Paul Winske Award for advocacy for individuals with disabilities
Jail Health Program Manager
50 Maple Street
Springfield, MA 01103
413-794-6661 (P) 413-794-6655 (F)
Additonal contact information:
Hampden County Sheriff Dept.
627 Randall Rd
Ludlow, MA 01056
email@example.com 413-858-0396 (P) 413-589-0912 (F)
Featured Works (4)
Prevalence and Predictors of Mental/Emotional Distress Among HIV+ Jail Detainees at Enrollment in an Observational Study All Scholarly Works (2015)
This study evaluates the prevalence of mental/emotional distress and its specific correlates among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in 20 jail systems across the United States. Of the 878 PLWHA jail detainees, 52% had high ...
Design and methods of a double blind randomized placebo-controlled trial of extended-release naltrexone for HIV-infected, opioid dependent prisoners and jail detainees who are transitioning to the community All Scholarly Works (2014)
BACKGROUND: People with opioid dependence and HIV are concentrated within criminal justice settings (CJS). Upon release, however, drug relapse is common and contributes to poor HIV treatment outcomes, increased HIV transmission risk, reincarceration and mortality. ...
Jails as an opportunity to increase engagement in HIV care: findings from an observational cross-sectional study All Scholarly Works (2013)
Linkage, engagement, retention and adherence to care are necessary steps along the HIV care continuum. Progression through these steps is essential for control of the disease and interruption of transmission. Identifying and re-engaging previously diagnosed ...
Patterns of homelessness and implications for HIV health after release from jail All Scholarly Works (2013)
This empirical study examines the association between substance abuse, mental illness, health behaviors and different patterns of homelessness among recently released, HIV-infected jail detainees. Using longitudinal data from a 10-site study, we examine correlates of ...