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Lisa R. Metsch, Ph.D.

Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health; Director of Division of Health Services Research and Policy

305-243-3471 (office)

305-243-6436 (fax)

Clinical Research Building, Room 917

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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests
HIV prevention, behavioral interventions, women's health, substance abuse policy research, access and use of health care services for vulnerable populations.

Recent Publications

Metsch, L.R., Feaster, D.J., Gooden, L., Matheson, T., Mandler, R.N., Haynes, L., Tross, S., Kyle, T., Gallup, D., Kosinski, A.S., Douaihy, A., Schackman, B.R., Das, M., Lindblad, R., Erickson, S., Korthuis, P.T., Martino, S., Sorensen, J.L., Szapocznik, J., Walensky, R., Branson, B. and Colfax, G.N. Implementing rapid HIV testing with or without risk-reduction counseling in drug treatment centers: results of a randomized trial. American Journal of Public Health. In Press.


Metsch, L.R., Bell, C., Pereyra, M., Cardenas, G., Sullivan, T., Rodriguez, A., Gooden, L., Khoury, N., Kuper, T., Brewer, T., & del Rio, C. (2009). Hospitalized HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. American Journal of Public Health, 99(6), 1045-1049.


Metsch, L.R., Pereyra, M., Messinger, S., Del Rio, C., Strathdee, S. A., Anderson-Mahoney, P., Rudy, E., Marks, G., Gardner, L., & Antiretroviral Treatment and Access Study (ARTAS) Study Group. (2008). HIV transmission risk behaviors among HIV-infected persons who are successfully linked to care. Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID), 47(4), 577-584.


Metsch, L.R., Pereyra, M., Colfax, G., Dawson-Rose, C., Cardenas, G., McKirnan, D., & Eroglu, D. (2008). HIV-positive patients' discussion of alcohol use with their HIV primary care providers. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 95(1-2), 37-44.

Metsch, L.R., & Pollack, H.A. (2005). Welfare reform and substance abuse. The Milbank Quarterly, 83(1), 65-99.


Metsch, L.R., Pereyra, M., del Rio, C., Gardner, L., Duffus, W.A., Dickinson, G., Kerndt, P., Anderson-Mahoney, P., Strathdee, S.A., Greenberg, A.E., (2004). Delivery of HIV prevention counseling by physicians at HIV medical care settings in 4 US cities. American Journal of Public Health, 94(7), 1186-1192.




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