Janet Myers, PhD, MPH

  • Associate Professor in Residence
  • Voice: 415-597-8168
    FAX: 415-597-9213
    Email: janet.myers@ucsf.edu

Research interests

HIV, health services, policy research, clinical training, program evaluation, HIV prevention, correctional healthcare, community collaboration

Current research

Education

  • 1998, Fellowship (Health Services Research), University of Washington
  • 1998, MPH (Social and Behavioral Sciences), University of Washington
  • 1997, PhD (Medical Sociology) Advisor: Bernice Pescosolido, PhD, Indiana University
  • 1995, MA (Sociology) Indiana University
  • 1990, BA (Sociology, with honors) Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

Publications

  • Aragon R, Myers J. 1999. HIV testing after implementation of name-based reporting. JAMA Apr 21;281(15):1377-8; author reply 1379-80. .
  • Kindrick A, Myers J , Goldschmidt RH. 2002. Occupational Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens: Emerging Issues from the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center. Clinics in Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 2:475-496 .
  • Robillard AG, Garner JE, Laufer FN, Ramadan A, Barker TA, Devore BS, Myers JJ, Porterfield J, Wood PH, 2003. CDC/HRSA HIV/AIDS Intervention, Prevention, and Continuity of Care Demonstration Project for Incarcerated Individuals within Correctional Settings and the Community:  A Description of Corrections Demonstration Project Activities . Journal of Correctional Healthcare, 9(4) .
  • Myers JJ , Barker TA, Devore BS, Garner JE, Laufer FN, Porterfield J, Ramadan A, Robillard AG, Wood PH. (2003) 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. Journal of Correctional Healthcare 9(4) .
  • Morin SF, Koester KA, Steward WT, Maiorana A, McLaughlin M, Myers JJ, Vernon K, Chesney M.  (2003) Missed Opportunities: Prevention with HIV-Infected Patients in Clinical Care Settings.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 36(4):960-6.
  • Myers JJ, Steward, WT, Koester KA, Morin SF. (2004) Written Procedures Enhance Delivery of HIV “Prevention with Positives” Counseling in Primary Health Care Settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr , 37(Supplement 2):S95-S100.
  • Myers JJ , Zack B, Kramer K, Gardner, M, Rucobo G, Taylor S. (2005) Get Connected: An HIV prevention case management program for men and women leaving California prisons. American Journal of Public Health, Oct; 95(10):1682-4.
  • Steward WT, Koester KA, Myers JJ, Morin SF. (2006) Provider fatalism reduces the likelihood of HIV-prevention counseling in primary care settings.AIDS and Behavior 10(1):3-12
  • Myers JJ, Zack B. (2006) Letter in Response to Cohen (HIV Prevention is not Cost Effective) American Journal of Public Health , Mar 2006; 96: 401.
  • Koester KA, Maiorana A, Vernon K, Myers, JJ , Dawson Rose C, Morin SF. (2007). Implementation of HIV Prevention Interventions with People Living with HIV/AIDS in Clinical Settings: Challenges and Lessons Learned. AIDS and Behavior , Supplement, June (published on-line).
  • Kindrick A, Myers J, Goldschmidt RH. Occupational Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens: Emerging Issues from the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center. Clinics in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2002;2:475-496.
  • Myers, JJ. 2002. Understanding the Reaction of Communities of Color to HIV/AIDS in Teaching the Sociology of HIV/AIDS, second edition. Washington: American Sociological Association.
  • Myers JJ, Barker TA, Devore BS, Garner JE, Laufer FN, Porterfield J, Ramadan A, Robillard AG, Wood PH. 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. Journal of Correctional Healthcare. 2003; 9(4).
  • Robillard AG, Garner JE, Laufer FN, Ramadan A, Barker TA, Devore BS, Myers JJ, Porterfield J, Wood PH. CDC/HRSA HIV/AIDS Intervention, Prevention, and Continuity of Care Demonstration Project for Incarcerated Individuals within Correctional Settings and the Community: A Description of Corrections Demonstration Project Activities. Journal of Correctional Healthcare. 2003;9(4).
  • Morin SF, Koester KA, Steward WT, Maiorana A, McLaughlin M, Myers JJ, Vernon K, Chesney M. Missed Opportunities: Prevention with HIV-Infected Patients in Clinical Care Settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003;36(4):960-6.
  • Myers JJ, Steward, WT, Koester KA, Morin SF. Written Procedures Enhance Delivery of HIV “Prevention with Positives” Counseling in Primary Health Care Settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004;37(Supp. 2):S95-S100.
  • Myers JJ, Zack B, Kramer K, Gardner, M, Rucobo G, Taylor S. Get Connected: An HIV prevention case management program for men and women leaving California prisons. American Journal of Public Health, 2005;95(10):1682-4.
  • Steward WT, Koester KA, Myers JJ, Morin SF. Provider fatalism reduces the likelihood of HIV-prevention counseling in primary care settings. AIDS and Behavior, 2006;10(1):3-12.
  • Myers JJ, Zack B. 2006. Letter in Response to Cohen (HIV Prevention is not Cost Effective) American Journal of Public Health. 2006;96:401.
  • Koester KA, Maiorana A, Vernon K, Myers, JJ, Dawson Rose C, Morin SF. Implementation of HIV Prevention Interventions with People Living with HIV/AIDS in Clinical Settings: Challenges and Lessons Learned. AIDS and Behavior. 2007;1(5):S17-S29.
  • Myers JJ, Dawson Rose C, Shade SB, Koester K, 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 and Behavior. 2007;11(5):S30-S38.
  • Morin SF, Myers JJ, Shade SB, Koester K, Maiorana A, Dawson Rose C. Predicting HIV Transmission Risk among HIV-Infected Patients Seen in Clinical Settings. AIDS and Behavior. 2007;11(5):S6-S16.
  • Myers JJ, Bernstein M, Morin SF, Reyes EM. Targeting HIV Clinical Training with Maps: Lessons from the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center. Evaluation and the Health Professions. 2007;30(4):322-38.
  • Myers JJ, Modica C, Bernstein C, Kang M, McNamara K. Routine Rapid HIV Screening in Six Community Health Centers Serving Populations at Risk. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24(12):1269–74.
  • Myers JJ, Shade S, Dawson Rose C, Koester K, Maiorana A, Bie J, 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 and Behavior. 2010;14(3):483.

Last modified: April 7, 2014