Kirk Dombrowski

Vice President for Research





Ready E, Habecker P, Abadie R, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2020). Competing forces of withdrawal and disease avoidance in the risk networks of people who inject drugs. PloS one, 15(6)

Zephier Olson MD, Dombrowski K. (2020). A Systematic Review of Indian Boarding Schools and Attachment in the Context of Substance Use Studies of Native Americans. Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities, 7(1)

Reyes JC, Welch-Lazoritz M, Zayas-Martinez L, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2019). Prevalence and Risk Factors associated with Homelessness among Drug Users in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico health sciences journal, 38(1)

Wexler L, Rataj S, Ivanich J, Plavin J, Mullany A, Moto R, Kirk T, Goldwater E, Johnson R, Dombrowski K. (2019). Community mobilization for rural suicide prevention: Process, learning and behavioral outcomes from Promoting Community Conversations About Research to End Suicide (PC CARES) in Northwest Alaska. Social science & medicine (1982), (232)

Khan B, Duncan I, Saad M, Schaefer D, Jordan A, Smith D, Neaigus A, Des Jarlais D, Hagan H, Dombrowski K. (2018). Combination interventions for Hepatitis C and Cirrhosis reduction among people who inject drugs: An agent-based, networked population simulation experiment. PloS one, 13(11)

Khan B, Lee HW, Fellows I, Dombrowski K. (2018). One-step estimation of networked population size: Respondent-driven capture-recapture with anonymity. PloS one, 13(4)

Duncan I, Habecker P, Hautala D, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2018). Injection-related hepatitis C serosorting behaviors among people who inject drugs: An urban/rural comparison. Journal of ethnicity in substance abuse, 18(4)

Lee HW, Melson M, Ivanich J, Habecker P, Gauthier GR, Wexler L, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2018). Mapping the structure of perceptions in helping networks of Alaska Natives. PloS one, 13(11)

Gauthier GR, Francisco SC, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2018). Social Integration and Domestic Violence Support in an Indigenous Community: Women's Recommendations of Formal Versus Informal Sources of Support. Journal of interpersonal violence

Khan B, Lee HW, Thrash CR, Dombrowski K. (2018). Agency and social constraint among victims of domestic minor sex trafficking: A method for measuring free will. Social science research, (76)

Thrash C, Welch-Lazoritz M, Gauthier G, Khan B, Abadie R, Dombrowski K, De Leon SM, Rolon Colon Y. (2017). Rural and urban injection drug use in Puerto Rico: Network implications for human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection. Journal of ethnicity in substance abuse, 17(2)

Hautala D, Abadie R, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2017). Rural and urban comparisons of polysubstance use profiles and associated injection behaviors among people who inject drugs in Puerto Rico. Drug and alcohol dependence, (181)

Habecker P, Abadie R, Welch-Lazoritz M, Reyes JC, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2018). Injection Partners, HCV, and HIV Status among Rural Persons Who Inject Drugs in Puerto Rico. Substance use & misuse, 53(7)

Duncan I, Habecker P, Abadie R, Curtis R, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2017). Needle acquisition patterns, network risk and social capital among rural PWID in Puerto Rico. Harm reduction journal, 14(1)

Welch-Lazoritz M, Hautala D, Habecker P, Dombrowski K. (2017). Association between alcohol consumption and injection and sexual risk behaviors among people who inject drugs in rural Puerto Rico. Journal of substance abuse treatment, (82)

Duncan I, Curtis R, Reyes JC, Abadie R, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2017). Hepatitis C serosorting among people who inject drugs in rural Puerto Rico. Preventive medicine reports, (6)

Ivanich J, Welch-Lazoritz M, Dombrowski K. (2017). The Relationship between Survival Sex and Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms in a High Risk Female Population. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(9)

Hautala D, Abadie R, Thrash C, Reyes JC, Dombrowski K. (2018). Latent Risk Subtypes Based on Injection and Sexual Behavior Among People Who Inject Drugs in Rural Puerto Rico. The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association, 34(3)

Welch-Lazoritz M, Habecker P, Dombrowski K, Rivera Villegas A, Davila CA, Rolón Colón Y, Miranda De León S. (2017). Differential access to syringe exchange and other prevention activities among people who inject drugs in rural and urban areas of Puerto Rico. The International journal on drug policy, (43)

Coronado-García M, Thrash CR, Welch-Lazoritz M, Gauthier R, Reyes JC, Khan B, Dombrowski K. (2017). Using Network Sampling and Recruitment Data to Understand Social Structures Related to Community Health in a Population of People Who Inject Drugs in Rural Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico health sciences journal, 36(2)

Abadie R, Welch-Lazoritz M, Bilal K, Dombrowski K. (2017). Social Determinants of HIV/HCV Co-Infection: A case Study from People Who Inject Drugs in Rural Puerto Rico. Addictive behaviors reports, (5)

Philip J, Ryman TK, Hopkins SE, O'Brien DM, Bersamin A, Pomeroy J, Thummel KE, Austin MA, Boyer BB, Dombrowski K. (2017). Bi-cultural dynamics for risk and protective factors for cardiometabolic health in an Alaska Native (Yup'ik) population. PloS one, 12(11)

Dombrowski K, Crawford D, Khan B, Tyler K. (2016). Current Rural Drug Use in the US Midwest. Journal of drug abuse, 2(3)

Wexler L, McEachern D, DiFulvio G, Smith C, Graham LF, Dombrowski K. (2016). Creating a Community of Practice to Prevent Suicide Through Multiple Channels: Describing the Theoretical Foundations and Structured Learning of PC CARES. International quarterly of community health education, 36(2)

Abadie R, Welch-Lazoritz M, Gelpi-Acosta C, Reyes JC, Dombrowski K. (2016). Understanding differences in HIV/HCV prevalence according to differentiated risk behaviors in a sample of PWID in rural Puerto Rico. Harm reduction journal, (13)

Dombrowski K, Khan B, Habecker P, Hagan H, Friedman SR, Saad M. (2017). The Interaction of Risk Network Structures and Virus Natural History in the Non-spreading of HIV Among People Who Inject Drugs in the Early Stages of the Epidemic. AIDS and behavior, 21(4)

Dombrowski K, Sittner K, Crawford D, Welch-Lazoritz M, Habecker P, Khan B. (2016). Network Approaches to Substance Use and HIV/Hepatitis C Risk among Homeless Youth and Adult Women in the United States: A Review. Health, 8(12)

Khan B, Cantor Y, Dombrowski K. (2015). Attractor-Based Obstructions to Growth in Homogeneous Cyclic Boolean Automata. Journal of computer science and systems biology, 8(6)

López LM, de Saxe Zerden L, Bourgois P, Hansen H, Abadie R, Dombrowski K, Curtis R. (2015). HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rican People Who Inject Drugs: Policy Considerations. American journal of public health, 105(1)

Friedman SR, Sandoval M, Mateu-Gelabert P, Rossi D, Gwadz M, Dombrowski K, Smyrnov P, Vasylyeva T, Pouget ER, Perlman D. (2013). Theory, measurement and hard times: some issues for HIV/AIDS research. AIDS and behavior, 17(6)

Dombrowski K, Khan B, McLean K, Curtis R, Wendel T, Misshula E, Friedman S. (2013). A reexamination of connectivity trends via exponential random graph modeling in two IDU risk networks. Substance use & misuse, 48(14)

Dombrowski K, Curtis R, Friedman S, Khan B. (2013). Topological and Historical Considerations for Infectious Disease Transmission among Injecting Drug Users in Bushwick, Brooklyn (USA). World journal of AIDS, 3(1)

Dombrowski K. Is better drug policy a matter of knowing whose pants are on fire? Kirk Dombrowski on Friedman et al.'s "Has United States drug policy failed? And how could we know?". Substance use & misuse, 47(13-14)

Dombrowski K, Khan B, Wendel T, McLean K, Misshula E, Curtis R. (2012). Estimating the Size of the Methamphetamine-Using Population in New York City Using Network Sampling Techniques. Advances in applied sociology, 2(4)

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