Basmattee Boodram

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Boodram B, Mackesy-Amiti ME, Khanna A, Brickman B, Dahari H, Ozik J. (2022). People who inject drugs in metropolitan Chicago: A meta-analysis of data from 1997-2017 to inform interventions and computational modeling toward hepatitis C microelimination. PloS one, 17(1)

Tatara E, Gutfraind A, Collier NT, Echevarria D, Cotler SJ, Major ME, Ozik J, Dahari H, Boodram B. (2022). Modeling hepatitis C micro-elimination among people who inject drugs with direct-acting antivirals in metropolitan Chicago. PloS one, 17(3)

Tilmon S, Aronsohn A, Boodram B, Canary L, Goel S, Hamlish T, Kemble S, Lauderdale DS, Layden J, Lee K, Millman AJ, Nelson N, Ritger K, Rodriguez I, Shurupova N, Wolf J, Johnson D.. (2021). HepCCATT: a multilevel intervention for hepatitis C among vulnerable populations in Chicago. J Public Health (Oxf)

Leslie D Williams, Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti, Carl Latkin, Basmattee Boodram. (2021). Drug use-related stigma, safer injection norms, and hepatitis C infection among a network-based sample of young people who inject drugs. Drug Alcohol Depend

Latkin CA, Dayton L, Yi G, Konstantopoulos A, Boodram B. (2021). Trust in a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.: A social-ecological perspective. Soc Sci Med

Hotton A, Mackesy-Amiti ME, Boodram B. (2021). Trends in homelessness and injection practices among young urban and suburban people who inject drugs: 1997-2017. Drug Alcohol Depend

Tatara E, Schneider J, Quasebarth M, Collier N, Pollack H, Boodram B, Friedman S, Salisbury-Afshar E, Mackesy-Amiti ME, Ozik J. (2021). Application of Distributed Agent-based Modeling to Investigate Opioid Use Outcomes in Justice Involved Populations. IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum : [proceedings]. IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum, (2021)

Mackesy-Amiti ME, Boodram B, Donenberg G. (2020). Negative affect, affect-related impulsivity, and receptive syringe sharing among people who inject drugs. Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors

Boodram B, Kaufmann M, Aronsohn A, Hamlish T, Peregrine Antalis E, Kim K, Wolf J, Rodriguez I, Millman AJ, Johnson D. Case Management and Capacity Building to Enhance Hepatitis C Treatment Uptake at Community Health Centers in a Large Urban Setting. Family & community health, 43(2)

Latkin CA, Dayton L, Strickland JC, Colon B, Rimal R, Boodram B. (2020). An Assessment of the Rapid Decline of Trust in US Sources of Public Information about COVID-19. J Health Commun, 25(10)

Echevarria D, Gutfraind A, Boodram B, Layden J, Ozik J, Page K, Cotler SJ, Major M, Dahari H. (2019). Modeling indicates efficient vaccine-based interventions for the elimination of hepatitis C virus among persons who inject drugs in metropolitan Chicago. Vaccine, 37(19)

Tatara E, Collier NT, Ozik J, Gutfraind A, Cotler SJ, Dahari H, Major M, Boodram B. (2019). MULTI-OBJECTIVE MODEL EXPLORATION OF HEPATITIS C ELIMINATION IN AN AGENT-BASED MODEL OF PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS. Proceedings of the ... Winter Simulation Conference. Winter Simulation Conference, (2019)

Mackesy-Amiti ME, Boodram B. (2018). Feasibility of ecological momentary assessment to study mood and risk behavior among young people who inject drugs. Drug and alcohol dependence, (187)

Major M, Gutfraind A, Shekhtman L, Cui Q, Kachko A, Cotler SJ, Hajarizadeh B, Sacks-Davis R, Page K, Boodram B, Dahari H. (2018). Modeling of patient virus titers suggests that availability of a vaccine could reduce hepatitis C virus transmission among injecting drug users. Science translational medicine, 10(449)

Dahari H, Boodram B. (2018). How to eliminate HCV in people who inject drugs in the USA. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 18(2)

Boodram B, Hotton AL, Shekhtman L, Gutfraind A, Dahari H. (2018). High-Risk Geographic Mobility Patterns among Young Urban and Suburban Persons who Inject Drugs and their Injection Network Members. Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 95(1)

Hotton AL, Boodram B. (2017). Gender, Transience, Network Partnerships and Risky Sexual Practices Among Young Persons who Inject Drugs. AIDS and behavior, 21(4)

Gutfraind A, Boodram B, Prachand N, Hailegiorgis A, Dahari H, Major ME. (2015). Agent-Based Model Forecasts Aging of the Population of People Who Inject Drugs in Metropolitan Chicago and Changing Prevalence of Hepatitis C Infections. PlOS One, 10(9)

Echevarria D, Gutfraind A, Boodram B, Major M, Del Valle S, Cotler SJ, Dahari H. (2015). Mathematical Modeling of Hepatitis C Prevalence Reduction with Antiviral Treatment Scale-Up in Persons Who Inject Drugs in Metropolitan Chicago. PLoS One, 10(8)

Boodram B, Mackesy-Amiti ME, Latkin C. (2015). The role of social networks and geography on risky injection behaviors of young persons who inject drugs. Drug and alcohol dependence, (154)

Latkin CA, Davey-Rothwell MA, Knowlton AR, Alexander KA, Williams CT, Boodram B. (2013). Social network approaches to recruitment, HIV prevention, medical care, and medication adherence. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), (63 Suppl 1)

Boodram B, Hershow RC, Cotler SJ, Ouellet LJ. (2011). Chronic hepatitis C virus infection and increases in viral load in a prospective cohort of young, HIV-uninfected injection drug users. Drug and alcohol dependence, 119(3)

Boodram B, Hershow RC, Klinzman D, Stapleton JT. (2011). GB virus C infection among young, HIV-negative injection drug users with and without hepatitis C virus infection. Journal of viral hepatitis, 18(4)

Boodram B, Golub ET, Ouellet LJ. (2010). Socio-behavioral and geographic correlates of prevalent hepatitis C virus infection among young injection drug users in metropolitan Baltimore and Chicago. Drug and alcohol dependence, 111(1-2)

Boodram B, Plankey MW, Cox C, Tien PC, Cohen MH, Anastos K, Karim R, Hyman C, Hershow RC. (2009). Prevalence and correlates of elevated body mass index among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study. AIDS patient care and STDs, 23(12)

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