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Exploring drivers of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Malaysia

Eger, W., Adaralegbe, A., Khati, A., Azwa, I., Wickersham, J., Osborne, S., & Shrestha, R.

International Journal of STD & AIDS, June 2022. Abstract

Mobile technology use and acceptability of mHealth platform for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Malaysia

Shrestha, R., Maviglia, F., Altice, F., DiDomizio, L., Khati, A., Mistler, C., Azwa, I., Kamarulzaman, A., Ab Halim, M.A., & Wickersham, J.

JMIR, May 2022. Abstract

Latent profile analysis of data from the brief inventory of neurocognitive impairment (BINI) to develop neuro-cognitive profiles among opioid-dependent patients in drug treatment

Gunstad, J., Disabato, D., Shrestha, R., Sanborn, V., Mistler, C., & Copenhaver, M.

Journal of Addictive Diseases, May 2022. Abstract

Prevalence and Correlates of Active Amphetamine-type Stimulants (ATS) Use Among Female Sex Workers in Malaysia

Pedersen, C.J., Wickersham, J., Altice, F., Kamarulzaman, A., Khoshnood, K., Gibson, B.A., Khati, A., Maviglia, F., & Shrestha, R.

Frontiers in Psychiatry, May 2022. Abstract

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Associated Factors among People with HIV in the United States: Findings from a National Survey

Shrestha, R., Meyer, J., Shenoi, S., Khati, A., Altice, F., Mistler, C., Aoun-Barakat, L., Virata, M., Olivares, M., & Wickersham, J.

Vaccines, March 2022. Abstract

Methadone within prison and linkage to and retention in treatment upon community release for people with opioid use disorder in Kyrgyzstan: Evaluation of a national program

Bachireddy, C., Shrestha, R., Bromberg, D., Azbel, L., Kurmanalieva, A., Wegman, M., Shumskaya, N., Rozanova, J., Meyer, J., & Altice, F.

International Journal of Drug Policy, March 2022. Abstract

Race, trust, and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in people with opioid use disorder

Sullivan, M., Mistler, C., Copenhaver, M., Wickersham, J., Ni, Z., Kim, R., & Shrestha, R.,

Health Psychology, December 2021. Abstract

Privacy and Confidentiality Concerns Related to the Use of mHealth Apps for HIV Prevention Efforts Among Malaysian Men Who Have Sex With Men: Cross-sectional Survey Study

Shrestha, R., Fisher, C., Wickersham, J., Khati, A., Kim, R., Azwa, I., Mistler, C., & Goldsamt, L.

JMIR Formative Research, December 2021. Abstract

Clinical and demographic correlates of willingness to use at-home testing measures for COVID-19 among opioid-dependent individual

Mistler, C., Sullivan, M., Wickersham, J., Copenhaver, M., & Shrestha, R.

Substance Abuse, December 2021. Abstract

Association between the brief inventory of neurocognitive impairment (BINI) and objective cognitive testing among persons with opioid use disorders in drug treatment

Copenhaver, M., Sanborn, V., Shrestha, R., Mistler, C., & Gunstad, J.

Journal of Addictive Diseases, October 2021. Abstract

Limited risk compensation among women who inject drugs: Results from the Project SHE PrEP Demonstration Study in Philadelphia

Tran, N., Van Der Pol, B., Shrestha, R., Bazzi, A., Bellamy, S., Sherman, S., & Roth, A.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, October 2021. Abstract

Differential impacts of COVID-19 among racial-ethnic minorities with opioid use disorder.

Mistler, C., Sullivan, M., Copenhaver, M., Meyer, J.P., Roth, A.M., Shenoi, S.V., Edelman, J.E., Wickersham, J., & Shrestha, R.

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, April 2021. Abstract

Awareness about and interest in long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (LAIP) use in people who use drugs.

Shrestha, R., DiDomizio, L., Kim, R., Altice, F., Wickersham, J., & Copenhaver, M. 

Journal of Substance Use Treatment, October 2021. Abstract

Adapting Intervention approaches for patients with opioid use disorder to accommodate their cognitive dysfunction

Mistler, C., Shrestha, R., Gunstad, J., Sanborn, & Copenhaver, M.

General Psychiatry, August 2021. Abstract

Developing a cognitive dysfunction risk score for use with opioid-dependent persons in drug treatment.

Copenhaver, M. Sanborn, V., Shrestha, R., Mistler, C., Sullivan, M., & Gunstad, J.

Drug and Alcohol Dependence, July 2021. Abstract

Purposeful Fentanyl Use and Associated Factors among Opioid-Dependent People who Inject Drugs.

Chandra, D., Altice, F., Copenhaver, M., DiDomizio, L., & Shrestha, R.

Substance Use and Misuse, March 2021. Abstract

The Impact of COVID-19 on Access to HIV Prevention Services among Opioid-Dependent Individuals.

Mistler, C., Curley, M. C., Rosen, O. A., El-Krab, R., Khati, A., Wickersham, J., Copenhaver, M., & Shrestha, R.

Journal of Community Health, March 2021. Abstract

Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among People Who Inject Drugs: Exploratory Findings of the Interaction between Race, Homelessness, and Trust.

Xhou, X., Altice, F., Chandra, D., DiDomizio, L., Copenhaver, M., & Shrestha, R.

AIDS & Behavior, March 2021. Abstract

Willingness to initiate pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and its use among opioid-dependent individuals in drug treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Ni, Z., Altice, F., Wickersham, J., Copenhaver, M., DiDomizio, L., Nelson, L., & Shrestha, R.

Drug and Alcohol Dependence, February 2021. Abstract

Willingness to Use Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention and PrEP Implementation Preferences Among Transgender Women in Malaysia

Galka, J., Wang, M., Azwa, I., Gibson, B., Lim, H., Shrestha, R., & Wickersham, J.

Transgender Health, December 2020. Abstract

Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak in Urban Settings in China.

Ni, Z., Lebowitz, E.R., Zou, Z., Wang, H., Liu, H., Hu, J., Wu, J., Zhang, L., Shrestha, R., & Altice, F.

Journal of Urban Health, November 2020. Abstract

Using individual stated-preferences to optimize HIV self-testing service delivery among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Malaysia: Results from a conjoint-based analysis.

Shrestha, R., Alias, H., Wong, L. P., Altice, F., & Lim, H

BMC Public Health, November 2020. Abstract

Association between the brief inventory of neurocognitive impairment (BINI) and objective cognitive testing among persons with opioid use disorders in drug treatment

Copenhaver, M., Sanborn, V., Shrestha, R., Mistler, C., & Gunstad, J.

Journal of Psychoactive Diseases, October 2020. Abstract

Engagement in harm reduction strategies after suspected fentanyl contamination among opioid-dependent individuals.

Mistler, C., Chandra, D., Copenhaver, M., Wickersham, J., & Shrestha, R.

Journal of Community Health, September 2020. Abstract

Willingness to Use HIV Self-Testing and Associated Factors among Transgender Women in Malaysia.

Shrestha, R., Galka, J.M., Azwa, I., Lim, H., Guadamuz, T. E., Altice, F., & Wickersham, J.

Transgender Health, September 2020. Abstract

The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) care cascade in people who inject drugs (PWID): A systematic review.

Mistler, C., Copenhaver, M., & Shrestha, R.

AIDS & Behavior, August 2020. Abstract

Cognitive profiles in persons with opioid use disorder enrolled in methadone treatment.

Sanborn, V., Gunstad, J., Shrestha, R., Mistler, C., & Copenhaver, M.

Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, May 2020. Abstract

Online HIV information seeking and pre-exposure prophylaxis awareness among people who use drugs

Ranjit, Y.S., Shrestha, R, Copenhaver, M., & Altice, F.L.

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, April 2021. Abstract

Feasibility and Acceptability of an mHealth-Based Approach as an HIV Prevention Strategy Among People Who Use Drugs on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.

Shrestha, R., Altice, F., DiDomizio, L., Sibilio, B., Ranjit, Y., & Copenhaver, M.

Patient Preference and Adherence, January 2020. Abstract

Influence of Stigma on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Care Continuum Among Men and Transwomen Who Have Sex with Men (MTWSM) in the United States

Ssenyonjo, J., Shrestha, R., & Copenhaver, M.

International Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education and Behavioural Science, November 2019. Abstract

Use of Smartphone to Seek Sexual Health Information Online Among Malaysian Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): Implications for mHealth Intervention to Increase HIV Testing and Reduce HIV Risks

Shrestha, R., How Lim, S., Altice, F., Copenhaver, M., Wickersham, J., Saifi, R., Halim, M., Naning, H., & Kamarulzaman, A.

AIDS & Behavior , August 2019. Abstract

Rationale and design of an integrated bio-behavioral approach to improve adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis and HIV risk reduction among opioid-dependent people who use drugs: The CHRP-BB study

Shrestha, R., Altice, F., Sibilio, B., Ssenyonjo, J., & Copenhaver, M.

Contemporary Clinical Trials, July 2019. Abstract

HIV-Related Stigma, Motivation to Adhere to Antiretroviral Therapy, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Positive Methadone-Maintained Patients

Shrestha, R., Altice, F., & Copenhaver, M.

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS), February 2019. Abstract

HIV Sero-Status Non-Disclosure among HIV-Infected Opioid-Dependent Individuals: The Roles of HIV-Related Stigma, Risk Behavior, and Social Support

Shrestha, R., Altice, F., Sibilio, B., & Copenhaver, M.

Journal of Community Health, July 2018. Abstract

Exploring the Use of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention Among High-Risk People Who Use Drugs in Treatment

Shrestha, R. & Copenhaver, M.

Frontiers in Public Health, July 2018. Abstract

Viral suppression among HIV-infected methadone-maintained patients: The role of ongoing injection drug use and adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART)

Shrestha, R. & Copenhaver, M.

Addictive Behaviors, May 2018. Abstract

Integrated Bio-behavioral Approach to Improve Adherence to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Reduce HIV Risk in People Who Use Drugs: A Pilot Feasibility Study

Shrestha, R., Altice, F., Karki, P., & Copenhaver, M.

AIDS and Behavior, March 2018. Abstract

Measuring Acceptability and Preferences for Implementation of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Using Conjoint Analysis: An Application to Primary HIV Prevention Among High Risk Drug Users

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., Altice, F., Dubov, O., Fraenkel, L., Huedo-Medina, T., & Copenhaver, M.

AIDS and Behavior, July 2017. Abstract

Intent to Use Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV Risk Behaviors, and Self-Report Neurocognitive Symptoms by High-Risk Drug Users: A Mediation Analysis

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., Huedo-Medina, T., & Copenhaver, M.

Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, July 2017. Abstract

Developing an Integrated, Brief Biobehavioral HIV Prevention Intervention for High-Risk Drug Users in Treatment: The Process and Outcome of Formative Research

Shrestha, R., Altice, F., Karki, P., & Copenhaver, M.

Frontiers in Immunology, May 2017. Abstract

Design and implementation of a factorial randomized controlled trial of methadone maintenance therapy and an evidence-based behavioral intervention for incarcerated people living with HIV and opioid dependence in Malaysia

Bazazi, A., Wickersham, J., Wegman, M., Culbert, G., Pillai, V., Shrestha, R., Al-Darraji, H., Copenhaver, M., Kamarulzaman, A., & Altice, F.

Contemporary Clinical Trials, May 2017. Abstract

An Explanatory Factor Analysis of a Brief Self-Report Scale to Detect Neurocognitive Impairment among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in Peru

Weikum, D., Shrestha, R., Ferro, E., Vagenas, P., Copenhaver, M., Spudich, S., Alpert, M., Cabello, R., Lama, J., Sanchez, J., & Altice, F.

AIDS Care, April 2017. Abstract

Interest in use of mHealth technology in HIV prevention and associated factors among high-risk drug users enrolled in methadone maintenance program

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., & Copenhaver, M.

AIDS Care, April 2017. Abstract

A Self-Report Measure to Detect Neurocognitive Impairment among Incarcerated People Living with HIV in Malaysian Context: An Exploratory Factor Analysis

Shrestha, R., Weikum, D., Copenhaver, M., & Altice, F.

International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction volume, April 2017. Abstract

Correlates of willingness to initiate pre-exposure prophylaxis and anticipation of practicing safer drug- and sex-related behaviors among high-risk drug users on methadone treatment

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., Altice, F., Huedo-Medina, T., Meyer, J., Madden, L., & Copenhaver, M.

Drug and Alcohol Dependence, April 2017. Abstract

A Moderated Mediation Model of HIV-Related Stigma, Depression, and Social Support on Health-Related Quality of Life among Incarcerated Malaysian Men with HIV and Opioid Dependence

Shrestha, R., Copenhaver, M., Bazazi, A., Huedo-Medina, T., Krishnan, A., & Altice, F.

AIDS and Behavior, January 2017. Abstract

Examining the Acceptability of mHealth Technology in HIV Prevention Among High-Risk Drug Users in Treatment

Shrestha, R., Huedo-Medina, T., Altice, F., Krishnan, A., & Copenhaver, M.

AIDS and Behavior, December 2016. Abstract

Willingness to Use Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): An Empirical Test of the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) Model among High-Risk Drug Users in Treatment

Shrestha, R., Altice, F., Huedo-Medina, T., Karki, P., & Copenhaver, M.

AIDS and Behavior, December 2016. Abstract

Treatment Engagement Moderates the Effect of Neurocognitive Impairment on Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence in HIV-Infected Drug Users in Treatment

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., Huedo-Medina, T., & Copenhaver, M.

Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, September 2016. Abstract

The Influence of Neurocognitive Impairment, Depression, and Alcohol Use Disorders on Health-Related Quality of Life among Incarcerated, HIV-Infected, Opioid Dependent Malaysian Men: A Moderated Mediation Analysis

Shrestha, R., Weikum, D., Copenhaver, M., & Altice, F.

AIDS and Behavior, August 2016. Abstract

Early Sexual Debut: A Risk Factor for STIs/HIV Acquisition Among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adults in Nepal

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., & Copenhaver, M.

Journal of Community Health, February 2016. Abstract

The Use of Female Sex Workers Among Men in Nepal: Prevalence, STIs/HIV-Related Risk Behaviors, and Gender Ideology

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., & Copenhaver, M.

Primary Prevention Insights, May 2016. Abstract

Modeling a Theory-Based Approach to Examine the Influence of Neurocognitive Impairment on HIV Risk Reduction Behaviors Among Drug Users in Treatment

Huedo-Medina, T., Shrestha, R., & Copenhaver, M.

AIDS and Behavior, April 2016. Abstract

Adapting an Evidence-Based HIV Prevention Intervention Targeting High-Risk Migrant Workers: The Process and Outcome of Formative Research

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., Pandey, S., & Copenhaver, M.

Frontiers in Public Health, March 2016. Abstract

The Impact of Methadone Maintenance Treatment on HIV Risk Behaviors among High-Risk Injection Drug Users: A Systematic Review

Karki, P., Shrestha, R., Huedo-Medina, T., & Copenhaver, M.

Evidence Based Medicine and Public Health, March 2016. Abstract

Association Between Intimate Partner Violence Against Women and HIV-Risk Behaviors: Findings From the Nepal Demographic Health Survey

Shrestha, R. & Copenhaver, M.

Violence Against Women, February 2016. Abstract

The Influence of Neurocognitive Impairment on HIV Risk Behaviors and Intervention Outcomes among High-Risk Substance Users: A Systematic Review

Shrestha, R. & Copenhaver, M.

Frontiers in Public Health, February 2016. Abstract

An Exploratory Factor Analysis of a Brief Self-Report Scale to Detect Neurocognitive Impairment Among Participants Enrolled in Methadone Maintenance Therapy

Copenhaver, M., Shrestha, R., Wickersham, J., Weikum, D., & Altice, F.

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, January 2016. Abstract

Long-Term Effects of Childhood Risk Factors on Cardiovascular Health During Adulthood

Shrestha, R. & Copenhaver, M.

Clinical Medicine Reviews in Vascular Health, August 2015. Abstract

A non-inferiority trial of an evidence-based secondary HIV prevention behavioral intervention compared to an adapted, abbreviated version: Rationale and intervention description

Shrestha, R., Krishnan, A., Altice, F., & Copenhaver, M.

Contemporary Clinical Trials, August 2015. Abstract

Sex Trafficking Related Knowledge, Awareness, and Attitudes among Adolescent Female Students in Nepal: A Cross-Sectional Study

Shrestha, R., Karki, P., Suwal, A., & Copenhaver, M.

PLoS ONE, July 2015. Abstract

Sex-Related Differences in Self-Reported Neurocognitive Impairment among High-Risk Cocaine Users in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program

Shrestha, R., Huedo-Medina, T., & Copenhaver, M.

Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, March 2015. Abstract

The Age of Initiation of Drug Use and Sexual Behavior May Influence Subsequent HIV Risk Behavior: A Systematic Review

Baldwin, P., Shrestha, R., Potreka, J., & Copenhaver, M.

ISRN AIDS, December 2013. Abstract

Maternal Mortality in Nepal: Addressing the Issue

Shrestha, R.

Inquiries, February 2012. Abstract

Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater in Nepal: Good Public Health

Shrestha, R.

Inquiries, Jan 2012. Abstract