Joelle Brown, PhD

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  • Associate Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor

Biography

My long term professional goal is to reduce risks of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and promote reproductive health in Africa and globally.

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  1. Patel RC, Stanford-Moore G, Odoyo J, Pyra M, Wakhungu I, Anand K, Bukusi EA, Baeten JM, Brown JM. "Since both of us are using antiretrovirals, we have been supportive to each other": facilitators and barriers of pre-exposure prophylaxis use in heterosexual HIV serodiscordant couples in Kisumu, Kenya. J Int AIDS Soc. 2016; 19(1):21134. View on Pubmed
  2. Patel RC, Odoyo J, Anand K, Stanford-Moore G, Wakhungu I, Bukusi EA, Baeten JM, Brown JM. Facilitators and Barriers of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation among HIV Discordant Couples in Kenya: Qualitative Insights from a Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Implementation Study. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0168057. View on Pubmed
  3. Brown J, Njoroge B, Akama E, Breitnauer B, Leddy A, Darbes L, Omondi R, Mmeje O. A Novel Safer Conception Counseling Toolkit for the Prevention of HIV: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation in Kisumu, Kenya. AIDS Educ Prev. 2016 Dec; 28(6):524-538. View on Pubmed
  4. Pett H, Gonçalves BP, Dicko A, Nébié I, Tiono AB, Lanke K, Bradley J, Chen I, Diawara H, Mahamar A, Soumare HM, Traore SF, Baber I, Sirima SB, Sauerwein R, Brown J, Gosling R, Felger I, Drakeley C, Bousema T. Comparison of molecular quantification of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes by Pfs25 qRT-PCR and QT-NASBA in relation to mosquito infectivity. Malar J. 2016 Nov 8; 15(1):539. View on Pubmed
  5. Poirot E, Soble A, Ntshalintshali N, Mwandemele A, Mkhonta N, Malambe C, Vilakati S, Pan S, Darteh S, Maphalala G, Brown J, Hwang J, Pace C, Stergachis A, Vittinghoff E, Kunene S, Gosling R. Development of a pharmacovigilance safety monitoring tool for the rollout of single low-dose primaquine and artemether-lumefantrine to treat Plasmodium falciparum infections in Swaziland: a pilot study. Malar J. 2016; 15(1):384. View on Pubmed
  6. Brown JM, Poirot E, Hess KL, Brown S, Vertucci M, Hezareh M. Motivations for Intravaginal Product Use among a Cohort of Women in Los Angeles. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0151378. View on Pubmed
  7. Mmeje O, Njoroge B, Akama E, Leddy A, Breitnauer B, Darbes L, Brown J. Perspectives of healthcare providers and HIV-affected individuals and couples during the development of a Safer Conception Counseling Toolkit in Kenya: stigma, fears, and recommendations for the delivery of services. AIDS Care. 2016 Jun; 28(6):750-7. View on Pubmed
  8. Dicko A, Brown JM, Diawara H, Baber I, Mahamar A, Soumare HM, Sanogo K, Koita F, Keita S, Traore SF, Chen I, Poirot E, Hwang J, McCulloch C, Lanke K, Pett H, Niemi M, Nosten F, Bousema T, Gosling R. Primaquine to reduce transmission of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mali: a single-blind, dose-ranging, adaptive randomised phase 2 trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Jun; 16(6):674-84. View on Pubmed
  9. Zafer M, Horvath H, Mmeje O, van der Poel S, Semprini AE, Rutherford G, Brown J. Effectiveness of semen washing to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission and assist pregnancy in HIV-discordant couples: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Fertil Steril. 2016 Mar; 105(3):645-655.e2. View on Pubmed
  10. Breitnauer BT, Mmeje O, Njoroge B, Darbes LA, Leddy A, Brown J. Community perceptions of childbearing and use of safer conception strategies among HIV-discordant couples in Kisumu, Kenya. J Int AIDS Soc. 2015; 18:19972. View on Pubmed
  11. Morrison CS, Chen PL, Kwok C, Baeten JM, Brown J, Crook AM, Van Damme L, Delany-Moretlwe S, Francis SC, Friedland BA, Hayes RJ, Heffron R, Kapiga S, Karim QA, Karpoff S, Kaul R, McClelland RS, McCormack S, McGrath N, Myer L, Rees H, van der Straten A, Watson-Jones D, van de Wijgert JH, Stalter R, Low N. Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition: an individual participant data meta-analysis. PLoS Med. 2015 Jan; 12(1):e1001778. View on Pubmed
  12. Mosha JF, Sturrock HJ, Brown JM, Hashim R, Kibiki G, Chandramohan D, Gosling RD. The independent effect of living in malaria hotspots on future malaria infection: an observational study from Misungwi, Tanzania. Malar J. 2014; 13:445. View on Pubmed
  13. Cousins MM, Konikoff J, Sabin D, Khaki L, Longosz AF, Laeyendecker O, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Moore RD, Mehta SH, Margolick JB, Brown J, Mayer KH, Kobin BA, Wheeler D, Justman JE, Hodder SL, Quinn TC, Brookmeyer R, Eshleman SH. A comparison of two measures of HIV diversity in multi-assay algorithms for HIV incidence estimation. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e101043. View on Pubmed
  14. Longosz AF, Mehta SH, Kirk GD, Margolick JB, Brown J, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH, Laeyendecker O. Incorrect identification of recent HIV infection in adults in the United States using a limiting-antigen avidity assay. AIDS. 2014 May 15; 28(8):1227-32. View on Pubmed
  15. Parriott AM, Brown JM, Arah OA. Predischarge postpartum methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and group B streptococcus carriage at the individual and hospital levels. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2014; 2014:515646. View on Pubmed
  16. Mosha JF, Sturrock HJ, Greenwood B, Sutherland CJ, Gadalla NB, Atwal S, Hemelaar S, Brown JM, Drakeley C, Kibiki G, Bousema T, Chandramohan D, Gosling RD. Hot spot or not: a comparison of spatial statistical methods to predict prospective malaria infections. Malar J. 2014; 13:53. View on Pubmed
  17. Konikoff J, Brookmeyer R, Longosz AF, Cousins MM, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Moore RD, Mehta SH, Margolick JB, Brown J, Mayer KH, Koblin BA, Justman JE, Hodder SL, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH, Laeyendecker O. Performance of a limiting-antigen avidity enzyme immunoassay for cross-sectional estimation of HIV incidence in the United States. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e82772. View on Pubmed
  18. Parriott AM, Brown JM, Arah OA. Hospital and provider patient volumes, cesarean section rates, and early postpartum invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Feb; 42(2):156-9. View on Pubmed
  19. Brown J, Baisley K, Kavishe B, Changalucha J, Andreasen A, Mayaud P, Gumodoka B, Kapiga S, Hayes R, Watson-Jones D. Impact of malaria and helminth infections on immunogenicity of the human papillomavirus-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine in Tanzania. Vaccine. 2014 Jan 23; 32(5):611-7. View on Pubmed
  20. Cousins MM, Konikoff J, Laeyendecker O, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Moore RD, Mehta SH, Margolick JB, Brown J, Mayer KH, Koblin BA, Wheeler D, Justman JE, Hodder SL, Quinn TC, Brookmeyer R, Eshleman SH. HIV diversity as a biomarker for HIV incidence estimation: including a high-resolution melting diversity assay in a multiassay algorithm. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jan; 52(1):115-21. View on Pubmed
  21. Bhatnagar T, Brown J, Saravanamurthy PS, Kumar RM, Detels R. Color-coded audio computer-assisted self-interviews (C-ACASI) for poorly educated men and women in a semi-rural area of South India: "good, scary and thrilling". AIDS Behav. 2013 Jul; 17(6):2260-8. View on Pubmed
  22. Brown JM, Hess KL, Brown S, Murphy C, Waldman AL, Hezareh M. Intravaginal practices and risk of bacterial vaginosis and candidiasis infection among a cohort of women in the United States. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Apr; 121(4):773-80. View on Pubmed
  23. Watson-Jones D, Baisley K, Brown J, Kavishe B, Andreasen A, Changalucha J, Mayaud P, Kapiga S, Gumodoka B, Hayes RJ, de Sanjosé S. High prevalence and incidence of human papillomavirus in a cohort of healthy young African female subjects. Sex Transm Infect. 2013 Aug; 89(5):358-65. View on Pubmed
  24. Hess KL, Javanbakht M, Brown JM, Weiss RE, Hsu P, Gorbach PM. Intimate partner violence and anal intercourse in young adult heterosexual relationships. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2013 Mar; 45(1):6-12. View on Pubmed
  25. Pines HA, Gorbach PM, Weiss RE, Hess K, Murphy R, Saunders T, Brown J, Anton PA, Cranston RD. Acceptability of potential rectal microbicide delivery systems for HIV prevention: a randomized crossover trial. AIDS Behav. 2013 Mar; 17(3):1002-15. View on Pubmed
  26. Sow PS, Watson-Jones D, Kiviat N, Changalucha J, Mbaye KD, Brown J, Bousso K, Kavishe B, Andreasen A, Toure M, Kapiga S, Mayaud P, Hayes R, Lebacq M, Herazeh M, Thomas F, Descamps D. Safety and immunogenicity of human papillomavirus-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine: a randomized trial in 10-25-year-old HIV-Seronegative African girls and young women. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jun 1; 207(11):1753-63. View on Pubmed
  27. Laeyendecker O, Brookmeyer R, Cousins MM, Mullis CE, Konikoff J, Donnell D, Celum C, Buchbinder SP, Seage GR, Kirk GD, Mehta SH, Astemborski J, Jacobson LP, Margolick JB, Brown J, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH. HIV incidence determination in the United States: a multiassay approach. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 15; 207(2):232-9. View on Pubmed
  28. Perti T, Brown JM, Wald A. Genital Herpes. In "Women and Health" (Goldman and Thompson Eds), Academic Press, California. 2012. View on Pubmed
  29. Hemmerling A, Harrison WG, Brown JM, Moscicki B, Oziemkowska M, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Trypan blue staining to determine vaginal exposure in two types of plastic vaginal applicators containing two different microbicide formulations. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Sep; 39(9):710-2.
  30. Dols JA, Reid G, Brown JM, Tempelman H, Bontekoe TR, Quint WG, Boon ME. HPV Type Distribution and Cervical Cytology among HIV-Positive Tanzanian and South African Women. ISRN Obstet Gynecol. 2012; 2012:514146. View on Pubmed
  31. Hess KL, Javanbakht M, Brown JM, Weiss RE, Hsu P, Gorbach PM. Intimate partner violence and sexually transmitted infections among young adult women. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 May; 39(5):366-71. View on Pubmed
  32. Perti T, Brown JM, Wald A. Genital Herpes. In “Women and Health” (Goldman and Thompson Eds), Academic Press. 2012. View on Pubmed
  33. Laeyendecker O, Brookmeyer R, Oliver AE, Mullis CE, Eaton KP, Mueller AC, Jacobson LP, Margolick JB, Brown J, Rinaldo CR, Quinn TC, Eshleman SH. Factors associated with incorrect identification of recent HIV infection using the BED capture immunoassay. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2012 Aug; 28(8):816-22.
  34. Low N, Chersich MF, Schmidlin K, Egger M, Francis SC, van de Wijgert JH, Hayes RJ, Baeten JM, Brown J, Delany-Moretlwe S, Kaul R, McGrath N, Morrison C, Myer L, Temmerman M, van der Straten A, Watson-Jones D, Zwahlen M, Hilber AM. Intravaginal practices, bacterial vaginosis, and HIV infection in women: individual participant data meta-analysis. PLoS Med. 2011; 8(2):e1000416. View on Pubmed
  35. Cohen CR, Brown J, Moscicki AB, Bukusi EA, Paull JR, Price CF, Shiboski S. A phase I randomized placebo controlled trial of the safety of 3% SPL7013 Gel (VivaGel®) in healthy young women administered twice daily for 14 days. PLoS One. 2011; 6(1):e16258.
  36. Cohen CR, Moscicki AB, Scott ME, Ma Y, Shiboski S, Bukusi E, Daud I, Rebbapragada A, Brown J, Kaul R. Increased levels of immune activation in the genital tract of healthy young women from sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS. 2010 Aug 24; 24(13):2069-74.
  37. van de Wijgert JH, Morrison CS, Brown J, Kwok C, Van Der Pol B, Chipato T, Byamugisha JK, Padian N, Salata RA. Disentangling contributions of reproductive tract infections to HIV acquisition in African Women. Sex Transm Dis. 2009 Jun; 36(6):357-64.
  38. Brown JM, Poynten M, Sovero M, Millwood IY, Kaldor J. Microbicide safety and effectiveness: an overview of recent clinical trials. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS. 2008; 5(3):574-580.
  39. Brown JM, Wald A, Hubbard A, Rungruengthanakit K, Chipato T, Rugpao S, Mmiro F, Celentano DD, Salata RS, Morrison CS, Richardson BA, Padian NS. Incident and prevalent herpes simplex virus type 2 infection increases risk of HIV acquisition among women in Uganda and Zimbabwe. AIDS. 2007 Jul 31; 21(12):1515-23.
  40. Morrison CS, Richardson BA, Mmiro F, Chipato T, Celentano DD, Luoto J, Mugerwa R, Padian N, Rugpao S, Brown JM, Cornelisse P, Salata RA. Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition. AIDS. 2007 Jan 2; 21(1):85-95.
  41. Kumwenda N, Hoffman I, Chirenje M, Kelly C, Coletti A, Ristow A, Martinson F, Brown J, Chilongozi D, Richardson B, Rosenberg Z, Padian N, Taha T. HIV incidence among women of reproductive age in Malawi and Zimbabwe. Sex Transm Dis. 2006 Nov; 33(11):646-51.
  42. Magwali TL, Steiner MJ, Toms H, Brown JM. How are condoms used in a family planning setting: evidence from Zimbabwe. Centr. Afr. J. Med. 2005; 7-8(51):79-84.
  43. Hoffman IF, Taha TE, Padian NS, Kelly CW, Welch JD, Martinson FE, Kumwenda NI, Rosenberg ZF, Chilongozi DA, Brown JM, Chirenje M, Richardson BA. Nonoxynol-9 100 mg gel: multi-site safety study from sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS. 2004 Nov 5; 18(16):2191-5.
  44. Wald A, Brown JM. Genital Herpes. In “Women and Health” (Goldman and Thompson Eds), Academic Press. 2000.