Janet Myers, PhD, MPH

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  • Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Biography

Janet Myers, PhD, MPH is a medical sociologist whose research focuses on evaluation of HIV care and treatment interventions delivered in clinical settings. Janet has served as principal investigator on several large multi-site demonstration projects aiming to optimize linkage, engagement and retention in Ryan White Program-funded care. Her work also focuses on implementation research in correctional settings including jails, prisons and detention centers. She also teaches program evaluation in the UCSF implementation science certificate program.

RESEARCH AWARDS AND GRANTS
CURRENT
1. U90HA26507 (PI) 09/01/2013-08/031/2018
Health Resources and Services Administration $413,886 direct/year 2
Culturally Appropriate Interventions of Outreach, Access and Retention $2,151,872 direct/yrs. 1-5
among Latino/a Populations Initiative – Evaluation and Technical
Assistance Center

2. EI14-SF-009 (PI) 04/01/2013-03/31/2017
Epidemic Interventions Demonstration Project $263,812 direct/year 3
California HIV/AIDS Research Program $1,006,982 direct/yrs. 1-4
Connecting Resources for Urban Sexual Health (CRUSH)

3. UA2HA07855 (PI) 03/01/2012-03/31/2017
Health Resources and Services Administration $433,834 direct/year 3
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Evaluation Center $2,037,238 direct/yrs.1-5

4. U90HA22702 (PI) 09/01/2011-08/31/2016
Health Resources and Services Administration $1,239,446 direct/year 4
Systems Linkages and Access to Care for Populations at High Risk of HIV $4,766,798 direct/yrs. 1-5
Infection Initiative – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center

5. RP11-SF-021 (Co-I/Center Co-Director) 04/01/2012-09/30/2016
California State Office of AIDS $427,000 direct/year 2
AIDS Policy Research Center $1,708,000 direct/yrs. 1-4

6. U48 DP004998-01 (Co-I) 09/30/2014-09/29/2019
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) $575,101 direct/year 1
UCSF Prevention Research Center $2,875,505 direct/yrs. 1-4

7. No Grant # (Co-I) 11/11/2013-09/25/2015
NIH / University of Puerto Rico $104,779 direct/year 1
An Innovative HIV Prevention Curriculum for Medical Students of the 1 year grant
University of Puerto Rico Medical School: Implementation and Evaluation Phase

PAST
1. 1R01DA027209 (PI) 08/01/2009-05/31/2014
NIH/NIDA $446,256 direct/year 1
Navigator-Enhanced Case Management for HIV-Infected Jail Inmates $2,288,887 direct/yrs. 1-5
Reentering the Community

2. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 04/01/2013- 03/31/2014
Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $118,964 direct/year 1
International Training and Education Center on Health 1 year contract
Situational Assessment of HIV, TB, and STIs in South African
Department of Correctional Services Facilities

3. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2011-06/30/2013
Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $116,267 direct/year 1
Incorporating HIV Prevention into the Medical Care of Persons Living with $232,534 direct/yrs. 1-2
HIV: A Replication of the Ask, Screen, Intervene (ASI) Intervention

4. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2011-06/30/2013
Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $23,220 direct/year 1
U.S./Mexico Border Region Interagency Collaborative for HIV $46,365 direct/yrs. 1-2

5. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2012-06/30/2013
Health Resources and Services and Services Administration $27,778 direct/year 1
Evaluation of AIDS Education and Training Centers’ (AETC) Capacity 1 year project
Building Activities

6. Epidemic Interventions Demonstration Project (Subcontract PI) 04/01/2012- 03/31/2013
California HIV/AIDS Research Program $125,000 direct/year 1
Connecting Resources for Urban Sexual Health 1 year project

7. 5P30AI087714-02 (Co-I) 09/01/2011–05/31/2013
NIH $90,137 direct/year 1
Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning and Implementation 1 year supplement
for Metropolitan Statistical Areas Most Affected by HIV/AIDS

8. CR09-SF-451 (Co-I) 04/01/2010-03/31/2013
California HIV/AIDS Research Program $34,862 direct/year 1
Evaluation of Vocational Rehabilitation for HIV-Infected Persons $154,930 direct/yrs. 1-3

9. Subcontract through Dept. of FCM (Subcontract PI) 07/01/2012-12/31/2012
California State Office of AIDS (OA) $68,177 direct/6-months
Evaluation of HIV Testing in California OA-Funded Medical Facilities 6-month project

10. H97 HA08477 (PI) 09/01/2007-08/31/2012
Health Resources and Services Administration $542,948 direct/year 1
Information Technology Networks of Care Initiative Evaluation and $1,855,616 direct/yrs. 1-5
Technical Assistance Center

11. CRB-AR500-S-10-00166 (Co-I) 07/01/2010-06/30/2012
NIH/Office of AIDS Research through SSI, Inc. $38,248 direct/year 1
HIV Prevention Curriculum Development for the University of Puerto Rico $76,496 direct/yrs. 1-2

12. RP08-SF-603 (Co-I/Center Co-Director) 04/01/2009-3/31/2012
California State Office of AIDS $283,823 direct/year 1
AIDS Policy Research Center $845,474 direct/yrs. 1-3

13. 1U69 HA07855 (PI) 03/01/2007-02/29/2012
Health Resources and Services Administration $416,667 direct/year 1
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Evaluation Center $2,534,499 direct/yrs.1-5

14. 3R01DA027209-02S1 (PI) 09/30/2010 – 5/31/2011
NIH/NIDA $149,789 direct/year 1
Navigator-Enhanced Case Management for HIV-Infected Jail Inmates 1 year supplement

15. A108362 (Subcontract PI) 11/01/2007 -11/30/2010
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through $264,026 direct/year 1
subcontract with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance $777,495 direct/yrs. 1-3
Community Action Program: Increasing Access to HIV/AIDS Services
through Evidence-Based Programming

16. U65 PS000817 (PI) 09/30/2007-09/29/2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $120,285 direct/year 1 Evaluating the Implementation of the CDC’s Revised Recommendations $321,464 direct/yrs. 1-3
for HIV Testing

17. A112011 (PI) 01/01/2009-12/31/2009
San Francisco Department of Public Health $48,532 direct /year 1
Enhancing HIV Testing, Linkage to Care and Partner Services 1 year contract

18. A109453 (PI) 08/06/2008–09/30/2009
National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases through $8,858 direct/year 1
subcontract with PPD, Inc. $18,197 direct/yrs. 1-2
HIV Research and Counseling Training for Vaccine Trials

19. 03-75344 (Co-PI) 07/01/2006-06/30/2009
California State Office of AIDS $268,830 direct/year 1
Evaluating HIV Prevention in California (Technical Assistance for system $806,889 direct/yrs. 1-3
Development and local program planning)

20. No number (PI) 01/31/2009-03/30/2009
Health Resources and Services Administration through subcontract with $18,430 direct/year 1
The International Training and Education Center on HIV 2 month contract
Situational Assessment of “Positive Prevention” in Clinical Settings in Haiti

21. 1U69 HA07855-Supplement (PI) 03/01/2008-02/28/2009
Health Resources and Services Administration $414,000 direct/year 1
Evaluating Clinical Training and Capacity Building for the US Minority 1 year supplement
AIDS Initiative—Supplement to the AETC National Evaluation Center

22. 1D58HP05188-01-00 (Co-I) 07/01/2005-06/30/2008
Health Resources and Services Administration $251,490 direct/year 1
Residency in Training in General Internal Medicine $676,984 direct/yrs. 1-3

23. 6H97 HA 00261-01-01 (Co-PI) 09/30/2002-08/31/2008
Health Resources and Services Administration $515,658 direct/year 4
Evaluation and Support Center, Ryan White Prevention with Positives in $2,550,063 direct/yrs. 1-5
Primary Care Settings Initiative (Evaluation Center for 15 national sites)

24. AL04-SF-806 (PI) 11/01/2004-06/30/2008
California HIV/AIDS Research Program $147,580 direct/year 3
Project HOLLA: Developing a Tailored Case Management Intervention for $427,425 direct/yrs. 1-3
Recently Released Prisoners

25. 200-2003-01506 (Co-I) 07/01/2007-12/31/2007
Manila Consulting (Prime: CDC) $127,027 direct
Community-level outcome monitoring project 6 month contract

26. U69HA02501-01-00 (PI) 03/01/2004-02/28/2007
Health Resources and Services Administration $417,111 direct/year 1
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Evaluation Center $1,246,081 direct/yrs.1-3

27. DHHS 05-46117 (PI) 01/01/2006-06/30/2006
California State Office of AIDS $138,330 direct/year 1
Pharmacy Sale Syringe Disposal Evaluation 6 month grant

28. AD03-SF-600 (Co-PI) 01/01/2004-05/30/2004
Universitywide AIDS Research Program $120,000 direct/year 1
California AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Financing, Delivery 1 year grant
and Policy Research Initiative

29. NACHC # 000061 (Co-PI) 01/31/2004-06/29/2004
National Association of Community Health Centers $54,501 direct/year 1
Study of HIV Testing and Counseling Delivery and Policy in 1 year grant
Community Health Centers

30. No number (PI) 07/31/2000-09/30/2005
Centerforce $25,000 direct/year 1
Get Connected: Prevention Case Management Outcomes study $100,000 direct/yrs. 1-4

31. H4A HA 00038-03 (Co-PI) 09/01/2003-08/31/2004
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $123,500 direct/year 1
Evaluation of Patterns of Utilization of the National Clinicians’ Post- 1 year grant
Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline): Phase Three

32. H4A HA 00038-02 (Co-PI) 09/01/2002-08/31/2003
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $123,500 direct/year 1
Evaluation of Patterns of Utilization of the National Clinicians’ Post- 1 year grant
Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline): Phase Two

33. PC99-SF-2024 (Co-I) 07/01/1999-06/30/2001
Universitywide AIDS Research Program $52,206 direct/year 1
Expanding Access to HIV Care $102,964 direct/yrs. 1-2

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  1. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Kang Dufour MS, Jordan AO, Cruzado-Quinone J, Riker A. Patient navigators effectively support HIV-infected individuals returning to the community from jail settings. Int J Prison Health. 2017 Sep 11; 13(3-4):213-218. View on Pubmed
  2. Khamarko K, Kang Dufour MS, Bodach S, Myers JJ. Impact of AIDS Education and Training Centers on the US HIV Medical Workforce. Am J Public Health. 2016 Dec; 106(12):2190-2193. View on Pubmed
  3. Buisker TR, Dufour MS, Myers JJ. Recall of Nadir CD4 Cell Count and Most Recent HIV Viral Load Among HIV-Infected, Socially Marginalized Adults. AIDS Behav. 2015 Nov; 19(11):2108-16. View on Pubmed
  4. Myers JJ, Maiorana A, Chaturvedi SD, Guilin V, Buisker T, Khumalo-Sakutukwa G, Sealey-Thomas R, O'Keiffe C, Williams D. Uptake and Outcomes Associated with Implementation of a Community-Based Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Program in Antigua and Barbuda. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2016 Sep; 15(5):385-91. View on Pubmed
  5. Gupta N, Schmidt H, Buisker T, Dufour MS, Goldenson J, Myers J, Tulsky J. After the Fact: A Brief Educational Program on HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis for Female Detainees in a Local Jail. J Correct Health Care. 2015 Apr; 21(2):140-51. View on Pubmed
  6. Chodos AH, Ahalt C, Cenzer IS, Myers J, Goldenson J, Williams BA. Older jail inmates and community acute care use. Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep; 104(9):1728-33. View on Pubmed
  7. Shade SB, Steward WT, Koester KA, Chakravarty D, Myers JJ. Health information technology interventions enhance care completion, engagement in HIV care and treatment, and viral suppression among HIV-infected patients in publicly funded settings. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Apr; 22(e1):e104-11. View on Pubmed
  8. Koester KA, Morewitz M, Pearson C, Weeks J, Packard R, Estes M, Tulsky J, Kang-Dufour MS, Myers JJ. Patient navigation facilitates medical and social services engagement among HIV-infected individuals leaving jail and returning to the community. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Feb; 28(2):82-90. View on Pubmed
  9. Maiorana A, Rebchook G, Kassie N, Myers JJ. On being gay in Barbados: "Bullers" and "Battyboys" and their HIV risk in a societal context of stigma. J Homosex. 2013; 60(7):984-1010. View on Pubmed
  10. Myers JJ, Kang Dufour MS, Koester KA, Rose CD, Shade SB, Maiorana A, Morin SF. Helping clinicians deliver consistent HIV prevention counseling to their HIV-infected patients. AIDS Care. 2013; 25(5):640-5. View on Pubmed
  11. Shade SB, Sackett N, Khamarko K, Koester KA, Bie J, Newberry J, Beal J, Culyba R, Jacobson K, Kinder A, Nusser J, Myers JJ. Quality of comprehensive HIV care in underserved communities: does clinical training lead to improvement. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Mar-Apr; 28(2):143-50. View on Pubmed
  12. Koester KA, Maiorana A, Morin SF, Rose CD, Shade S, Myers JJ. People living with HIV are receptive to HIV prevention interventions in clinical settings: a qualitative evaluation. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Aug; 24(4):295-308. View on Pubmed
  13. Shade SB, Chakravarty D, Koester KA, Steward WT, Myers JJ. Health information exchange interventions can enhance quality and continuity of HIV care. Int J Med Inform. 2012 Oct; 81(10):e1-9. View on Pubmed
  14. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Chakravarty D, Pearson C, Maiorana A, Shade SB, Steward WT. Perceptions regarding the ease of use and usefulness of health information exchange systems among medical providers, case managers and non-clinical staff members working in HIV care and community settings. Int J Med Inform. 2012 Oct; 81(10):e21-9. View on Pubmed
  15. Steward WT, Koester KA, Collins SP, Maiorana A, Myers JJ. The essential role of reconfiguration capabilities in the implementation of HIV-related health information exchanges. Int J Med Inform. 2012 Oct; 81(10):e10-20. View on Pubmed
  16. Maiorana A, Steward WT, Koester KA, Pearson C, Shade SB, Chakravarty D, Myers JJ. Trust, confidentiality, and the acceptability of sharing HIV-related patient data: lessons learned from a mixed methods study about Health Information Exchanges. Implement Sci. 2012 Apr 19; 7:34. View on Pubmed
  17. Myers JJ, Bradley-Springer L, Kang Dufour MS, Koester KA, Beane S, Warren N, Beal J, Frank LR. Supporting the integration of HIV testing into primary care settings. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jun; 102(6):e25-32. View on Pubmed
  18. Maiorana A, Koester KA, Myers JJ, Lloyd KC, Shade SB, Dawson-Rose C, Morin SF. Helping patients talk about HIV: inclusion of messages on disclosure in prevention with positives interventions in clinical settings. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Apr; 24(2):179-92. View on Pubmed
  19. Rose CD, Koester KA, Kang Dufour MS, Myers JJ, Shade SB, McCready K, Morin S. Messages HIV clinicians use in prevention with positives interventions. AIDS Care. 2012; 24(6):704-11. View on Pubmed
  20. Christopoulos KA, Weiser SD, Koester KA, Myers JJ, White DA, Kaplan B, Morin SF. Understanding patient acceptance and refusal of HIV testing in the emergency department. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jan 03; 12:3. View on Pubmed
  21. Myers JJ, Maiorana A, Chapman K, Lall R, Kassie N, Persaud N. How the Illicit Drug Economy Contributes to HIV Risk in St Vincent and the Grenadines. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2011 Nov-Dec; 10(6):396-406. View on Pubmed
  22. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Dufour MS. Barriers and facilitators to enhancing HIV testing in publicly funded primary care clinics: findings from San Francisco. AIDS Educ Prev. 2011 Jun; 23(3 Suppl):84-95. View on Pubmed
  23. Christopoulos KA, Koester K, Weiser S, Lane T, Myers JJ, Morin SF. A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program. Implement Sci. 2011 Mar 30; 6:30. View on Pubmed
  24. Myers JJ, Shade SB, Rose CD, Koester K, Maiorana A, Malitz FE, Bie J, Kang-Dufour MS, Morin SF. Interventions delivered in clinical settings are effective in reducing risk of HIV transmission among people living with HIV: results from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)'s Special Projects of National Significance initiative. AIDS Behav. 2010 Jun; 14(3):483-92. View on Pubmed
  25. Myers JJ, Modica C, Dufour MS, Bernstein C, McNamara K. Routine rapid HIV screening in six community health centers serving populations at risk. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Dec; 24(12):1269-74. View on Pubmed
  26. Myers J, Bernstein M, Morin SF, Reyes M. Targeting HIV clinical training with maps: lessons from the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center. Eval Health Prof. 2007 Dec; 30(4):322-38. View on Pubmed
  27. Myers JJ, Rose CD, Shade SB, Koester KA, Maiorana A, Malitz F, Steward WT, Morin SF. Sex, risk and responsibility: provider attitudes and beliefs predict HIV transmission risk prevention counseling in clinical care settings. AIDS Behav. 2007 Sep; 11(5 Suppl):S30-8. View on Pubmed
  28. Morin SF, Myers JJ, Shade SB, Koester K, Maiorana A, Rose CD. Predicting HIV transmission risk among HIV-infected patients seen in clinical settings. AIDS Behav. 2007 Sep; 11(5 Suppl):S6-16. View on Pubmed
  29. Koester KA, Maiorana A, Vernon K, Myers J, Rose CD, Morin S. Implementation of HIV prevention interventions with people living with HIV/AIDS in clinical settings: challenges and lessons learned. AIDS Behav. 2007 Sep; 11(5 Suppl):S17-29. View on Pubmed
  30. Steward WT, Koester KA, Myers JJ, Morin SF. Provider fatalism reduces the likelihood of HIV-prevention counseling in primary care settings. AIDS Behav. 2006 Jan; 10(1):3-12. View on Pubmed
  31. Myers J, Zack B, Kramer K, Gardner M, Rucobo G, Costa-Taylor S. Get Connected: an HIV prevention case management program for men and women leaving California prisons. Am J Public Health. 2005 Oct; 95(10):1682-4. View on Pubmed
  32. Myers JJ, Steward WT, Charlebois E, Koester KA, Maiorana A, Morin SF. Written clinic procedures enhance delivery of HIV "prevention with positives" counseling in primary health care settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Oct 01; 37 Suppl 2:S95-S100. View on Pubmed
  33. Morin SF, Koester KA, Steward WT, Maiorana A, McLaughlin M, Myers JJ, Vernon K, Chesney MA. Missed opportunities: prevention with HIV-infected patients in clinical care settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004 Aug 01; 36(4):960-6. View on Pubmed
  34. Myers JJ, Barker TA, Devore BS, Garner JE, Laufer FN, Porterfield J, Ramadan A, Robillard AG, Wood PH. Journal of Correctional Healthcare. CDC/HRSA HIV/AIDS Intervention, Prevention, and Continuity of Care Demonstration Project for Incarcerated Individuals within Correctional Settings and the Community: Implementation Issues During Years One and Two. 2003; 4(9). View on Pubmed
  35. Kindrick A, Myers J, Goldschmidt RH. . Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Occupational Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens: Emerging Issues from the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center. 2002; (2):475-496.
  36. Kindrick A, Myers J, Goldschmidt RH. . Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Occupational Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens: Emerging Issues from the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center. 2002; (2):475-496.