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March 2021

Does incarceration influence patients’ goals for opioid use disorder treatment? A qualitative study of buprenorphine treatment in jail.. Drug and Alcohol Dependence..

March 2021

COVID-19 in the New York City Jail System: Epidemiology and Health Care Response, March–April 2020. Public Health Reports.

January 2021

Clinical Care of COVID-19 Patients: Monitor, Manage, and Move Out. National Commission on Correctional Health Care.

JanuaryDecember 20202021

Knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment among people incarcerated in jail: A qualitative study. PLOS One.

October 2020

The hepatitis C virus care cascade in the New York City jail system during the direct acting antiviral treatment era, 2014-2017. EClinicalMedicine.

June 2020

Outcomes of Hepatitis C Virus Treatment in the New York City Jail Population: successes and challenges facing scale up of care. Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

May 2020

Identifying demographic and health profiles of young adults with frequent jail incarceration in New York City during 2011-2017. Annals of Epidemiology.

February 2020

Clinical Outcomes of Specialized Treatment Units for Patients With Serious Mental Illness in the New York City Jail System. Psychiatric Services.

October 2019

Perceptions of extended-release naltrexone, methadone, and buprenorphine treatments following release from jail. National Library of Medicine.

August 2019

Linkage to Hepatitis C Care After Incarceration in Jail: A Prospective, Single Arm Clinical Trial. BMC

Infectious Diseases.

Self-Justifications for Unsafe Sex Among Incarcerated Young Men Who Have Sex with Men and Are Living with HIV: Results from a New York City Jail-Based Pilot Intervention. Journal of Community Health.

April 2019

Adaptation of an Evidence-Based Intervention to Reduce HIV Risk in an Underserved Population: Young Minority Men in New York City Jails. AIDS Education and Prevention.

November 2018

Witnessed Overdoses and Naloxone Use Among Visitors to
Rikers Island Jails Trained in Overdose Rescue.
 Addictive Behaviors.

October 2018

Boundary-Spanning Care: Reducing Psychiatric Rehospitalization and Self-Injury in a Jail Population. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

April 2018

IGRA-Based Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Persons Newly Incarcerated in New York City Jails. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

December 2017

Trafficking and Trauma: Insight and Advice for the Healthcare System From Sex-trafficked Women Incarcerated on Rikers Island. Medical Care.

November 2017

*The Rikers Island Hot Spotters: Exploring the Needs of the Most Frequently Incarcerated. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

October 2017

Diversion Evaluations: A Specialized Forensic Examination. Behavioral Sciences & the Law.

Public Health and Vulnerable Populations: Morbidity and Mortality Among People Ever Incarcerated in New York City Jails, 2001 to 2005. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

September 2017

Medicine and Mass Incarceration: Education and Advocacy in the New York City Jail System. AMA Journal of Ethics.

*Patient Navigators Effectively Support HIV-Infected Individuals Returning to the Community from Jail Settings. International Journal of Prisoner Health.

The Enhanced Pre-Arraignment Screening Unit. Vera Institute of Justice.

August 2017

*Head Trauma in Jail and the Implications for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the United States: Case Report and Results of Injury Surveillance in NYC Jails. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

July 2017

Feasibility of Treating Hepatitis C in a Transient Jail Population. Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

June 2017

Identifying Health Experiences of Domestically Sex-Trafficked Women in the USA: A Qualitative Study in Rikers Island. Journal of Urban Health.

April 2017

Sexual abuse and injury during incarceration reveal the need for re-entry trauma screening. The Lancet.

March 2017

*Fortaleciendo Enlaces: Strengthening Collaborations to Build Institutional Capacity for Re-Entry Services for Incarcerated People with HIV in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal.

January 2017

Correlates of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the Targeted Testing Program of the New York City Jail System. Public Health Reports.

Death After Jail Release: Matching to Improve Care Delivery. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

October 2016

Staff Satisfaction, Ethical Concerns, and Burnout in the New York City Jail Health System. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

May 2016

*Hepatitis C Screening of the “Birth Cohorts” (Born 1945-1965) and Younger Inmates of NYC Jails. American Journal of Public Health.

April 2016

Improving Transgender Healthcare in the New York City Jail Correctional System. LGBT Health.

March 2016

A Three-Dimensional Action Plan to Raise the Quality of Care of US Correctional Health and Promote Alternatives to Incarceration. American Journal of Public Health.

February 2016

From Punishment to Treatment: The “Clinical Alternative to Punitive Segregation” (CAPS) Program in New York City Jails. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

November 2015

The Rikers Island Hot Spotters: Defining the Needs of the Most Frequently Incarcerated. American Journal of Public Health.

October 2015

Improving Antenatal Care in Prisons. Bulletin of the World Health Organization.

September 2015

Disparities in Mental Health Referral and Diagnosis in the New York City Jail Mental Health Service. American Journal of Public Health.

Meaningful Use of an Electronic Health Record in the New York City Jail System American Journal of Public Health.


July 2022
New Admission Screening, Treatment, and Monitoring Presentation to NYC Board of Correction

June 2022
Outposted Therapeutic Housing Units Presentation to NYC Board of Correction

February 2021
Reentry Planning During COVID Presentation to NYC Board of Correction

July 2020
Reentry and Transition Services (RATS) Presentation to CHS Leadership
Correctional Health Services Update to NYC Board of Correction

July 2018
Substance Use and Incarceration Presentation to NYC Board of Correction

June 2018
Correctional Health Services Update to NYC Board of Correction