Heather Pines

Title(s)Associate Adjunct Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Onboarding Positives and PrEP users to Engage Negatives (OPPEN): peer-driven education to link YMSM of color to PrEP
    NIH R34MH121234Sep 15, 2020 - Aug 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Sexual Networks and HIV Transmission Clusters among Substance Using MSM
    NIH K01DA040543Aug 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    HIV-related risk behaviors among MSM: implications of new prevention technologies
    NIH F31MH097620May 1, 2012 - Apr 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Long-acting Injectable PrEP Interest and General PrEP Awareness among People who Inject Drugs in the San Diego-Tijuana Border Metroplex. AIDS Behav. 2024 Feb 06. Eger WH, Bazzi AR, Valasek CJ, Vera CF, Harvey-Vera A, Artamonova I, Rangel MG, Strathdee SA, Pines HA. PMID: 38319461.
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    2. Health, harm reduction, and social service providers' perspectives on the appropriateness and feasibility of peer distribution of HIV self-test kits among people who use drugs. Harm Reduct J. 2024 Feb 04; 21(1):29. Bazzi AR, Valasek CJ, Stamos-Buesig T, Eger WH, Harvey-Vera A, Vera CF, Syvertsen JL, Storholm ED, Bartholomew TS, Tookes HE, Strathdee SA, Pines HA. PMID: 38311717; PMCID: PMC10838430.
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    3. The Gender Minority Stress and Resilience Measure: Psychometric Validity for Use in Spanish. Transgend Health. 2024 Feb; 9(1):24-33. Algarin AB, Smith LR, Pines HA, Zapien-Vasquez MF, Padilla-Garcia R, Navarro-Alvarez S, Pitpitan EV. PMID: 38312447; PMCID: PMC10835158.
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    4. Determinants of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Retention among Transgender Women: A Sequential, Explanatory Mixed Methods Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2024 Jan 25; 21(2). Andrzejewski J, Pines HA, Morris S, Burke L, Bolan R, Sevelius J, Moore DJ, Blumenthal J. PMID: 38397624; PMCID: PMC10888369.
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    5. Willingness to use and distribute HIV self-testing kits among people who inject drugs in the San Diego-Tijuana border region. Harm Reduct J. 2024 Jan 03; 21(1):4. Pines HA, Eger WH, Skaathun B, Vera CF, Harvey-Vera A, Rangel G, Strathdee SA, Bazzi AR. PMID: 38172795; PMCID: PMC10765917.
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    6. Unit costs of needle and syringe program provision: a global systematic review and cost extrapolation. AIDS. 2023 12 01; 37(15):2389-2397. Killion JA, Magana C, Cepeda JA, Vo A, Hernandez M, Cyr CL, Heskett KM, Wilson DP, Graff Zivin J, Zúñiga ML, Pines HA, Garfein RS, Vickerman P, Terris-Prestholt F, Wynn A, Martin NK. PMID: 37773035; PMCID: PMC10653296.
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    7. HPV Vaccine Misperceptions Among Hispanics/Latinos in Southern California. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 May 17. Santana C, Pines HA, Lemus H, Martinez ME, Nodora JN, Pulgarin SP, Crespo NC, Madanat H, McDaniels-Davidson C. PMID: 37195591; PMCID: PMC10191090.
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    8. "A lotta people switched playing hard ball to playing Russian roulette": Experiences with rising overdose incidence caused by drug supply changes during the COVID-19 pandemic in the San Diego-Tijuana border metroplex. Drug Alcohol Depend Rep. 2023 Jun; 7:100154. Valasek CJ, Streuli SA, Pines HA, Strathdee SA, Borquez A, Bourgois P, Stamos-Buesig T, Vera CF, Harvey-Vera A, Bazzi AR. PMID: 37089868; PMCID: PMC10113744.
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    9. COVID-19 vaccination acceptability and experiences among people who inject drugs in San Diego County. Prev Med Rep. 2022 Dec; 30:101989. Valasek CJ, Streuli SA, Pines HA, Mittal ML, Strathdee SA, Vera CF, Harvey-Vera A, Bazzi AR. PMID: 36148319; PMCID: PMC9484100.
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    10. Long-Acting Injectable Human Immunodeficiency Virus Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Preferred Over Other Modalities Among People Who Inject Drugs: Findings from a Qualitative Study in California. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2022 07; 36(7):254-262. Bazzi AR, Valasek CJ, Streuli SA, Vera CF, Harvey-Vera A, Philbin MM, Biello KB, Roth AM, Strathdee SA, Pines HA. PMID: 35727647; PMCID: PMC9464050.
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    11. Dynamics and Dispersal of Local Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemics Within San Diego and Across the San Diego-Tijuana Border. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 10 05; 73(7):e2018-e2025. Vrancken B, Mehta SR, Ávila-Ríos S, García-Morales C, Tapia-Trejo D, Reyes-Terán G, Navarro-Álvarez S, Little SJ, Hoenigl M, Pines HA, Patterson T, Strathdee SA, Smith DM, Dellicour S, Chaillon A. PMID: 33079188; PMCID: PMC8492140.
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    12. Correlates of impulsivity among female sex workers in Mexico. Health Care Women Int. 2023 09; 44(9):1119-1135. Semple SJ, Pines HA, Pitpitan EV, Harvey-Vera A, Martinez G, Rangel MG, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL. PMID: 34427544; PMCID: PMC8866522.
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    13. A comparison of the effectiveness of respondent-driven and venue-based sampling for identifying undiagnosed HIV infection among cisgender men who have sex with men and transgender women in Tijuana, Mexico. J Int AIDS Soc. 2021 03; 24(3):e25688. Pines HA, Semple SJ, Magis-Rodríguez C, Harvey-Vera A, Strathdee SA, Patrick R, Rangel G, Patterson TL. PMID: 33759361; PMCID: PMC7987819.
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    14. Prevalence of bacterial sexually transmitted infections and coinfection with HIV among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Tijuana, Mexico. Int J STD AIDS. 2021 07; 32(8):751-757. Bristow CC, Espinosa da Silva C, Vera AH, Gonzalez-Fagoaga JE, Rangel G, Pines HA. PMID: 33530892; PMCID: PMC8154699.
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    15. Psychometric Evaluation of the Personal Feelings Questionnaire-2 (PFQ-2) Shame Subscale Among Spanish-Speaking Female Sex Workers in Mexico. Assessment. 2022 04; 29(3):488-498. Espinosa da Silva C, Pines HA, Patterson TL, Semple S, Harvey-Vera A, Strathdee SA, Martinez G, Pitpitan E, Smith LR. PMID: 33371719; PMCID: PMC8236494.
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    16. A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Texting Intervention to Maintain Sexual Risk Reduction with Clients Among Female Sex Workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. AIDS Behav. 2020 Dec; 24(12):3306-3319. Patterson TL, Pitpitan EV, Pines HA, Semple SJ, Harvey-Vera A, Depp C, Moore DJ, Martinez G, Rangel MG, Strathdee SA. PMID: 32444901; PMCID: PMC9426720.
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    17. Recent HIV Infection among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Tijuana. Rev Saude Publica. 2020; 54:82. Skaathun B, Pines HA, Patterson TL, Semple SJ, Pekar J, Harvey-Vera A, Rangel G, Mehta SR. PMID: 32876301; PMCID: PMC7446761.
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    18. HIV Prevention Method Preferences Within Sexual Partnerships Reported by HIV-Negative MSM and TW in Tijuana, Mexico. AIDS Behav. 2020 Mar; 24(3):839-846. Pines HA, Patrick R, Smith DM, Harvey-Vera A, Blumenthal JS, Rangel G, Semple SJ, Patterson TL. PMID: 30945030; PMCID: PMC6776706.
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    19. Stigma and Web-Based Sex Seeking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in Tijuana, Mexico: Cross-Sectional Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2020 01 30; 6(1):e14803. Espinosa da Silva C, Smith LR, Patterson TL, Semple SJ, Harvey-Vera A, Nunes S, Rangel G, Pines HA. PMID: 32031963; PMCID: PMC7055757.
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    20. Perceived barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis use among HIV-negative men who have sex with men in Tijuana, Mexico: A latent class analysis. PLoS One. 2019; 14(8):e0221558. Patrick R, Jain J, Harvey-Vera A, Semple SJ, Rangel G, Patterson TL, Pines HA. PMID: 31437243; PMCID: PMC6705824.
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    21. Hazardous Alcohol Consumption Moderates the Relationship Between Safer Sex Maintenance Strategies and Condomless Sex With Clients Among Female Sex Workers in Mexico. Health Educ Behav. 2020 02; 47(1):14-23. Semple SJ, Pitpitan EV, Pines HA, Harvey-Vera A, Martinez G, Rangel MG, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL. PMID: 31434502.
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    22. Maternal role strain and depressive symptoms among female sex workers in Mexico: the moderating role of sex work venue. Women Health. 2020 03; 60(3):284-299. Semple SJ, Pines HA, Vera AH, Pitpitan EV, Martinez G, Rangel MG, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL. PMID: 31195898; PMCID: PMC6911002.
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    23. Perceived barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis use and the role of syndemic factors among female sex workers in the Mexico-United States border region: a latent class analysis. AIDS Care. 2020 05; 32(5):557-566. Jain JP, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL, Semple SJ, Harvey-Vera A, Magis-Rodríguez C, Martinez G, Pines HA. PMID: 31163975; PMCID: PMC6891112.
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    24. Oral and vaginal HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis product attribute preferences among female sex workers in the Mexico-US border region. Int J STD AIDS. 2019 01; 30(1):45-55. Pines HA, Strathdee SA, Hendrix CW, Bristow CC, Harvey-Vera A, Magis-Rodríguez C, Martinez G, Semple SJ, Patterson TL. PMID: 30170533; PMCID: PMC6391168.
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    25. Factors in the HIV risk environment associated with bacterial vaginosis among HIV-negative female sex workers who inject drugs in the Mexico-United States border region. BMC Public Health. 2018 Aug 20; 18(1):1032. Jain JP, Bristow CC, Pines HA, Harvey-Vera A, Rangel G, Staines H, Patterson TL, Strathdee SA. PMID: 30126411; PMCID: PMC6102857.
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    26. Vaginal washing and lubrication among female sex workers in the Mexico-US border region: implications for the development of vaginal PrEP for HIV prevention. BMC Public Health. 2018 Aug 14; 18(1):1009. Pines HA, Semple SJ, Strathdee SA, Hendrix CW, Harvey-Vera A, Gorbach PM, Magis-Rodríguez C, Martinez G, Patterson TL. PMID: 30107833; PMCID: PMC6092873.
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    27. Impact of time perspectives on texting intervention to reduce HIV/STI transmission among female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. J Behav Med. 2019 02; 42(1):111-127. Patterson TL, Semple SJ, Abramovitz D, Harvey-Vera A, Pines HA, Verdugo S, Depp C, Moore DJ, Martinez G, Rangel MG, Strathdee SA. PMID: 29987740; PMCID: PMC6326895.
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    28. Uptake of a Partner Notification Model for HIV Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in Tijuana, Mexico. AIDS Behav. 2018 07; 22(7):2042-2055. Semple SJ, Pines HA, Strathdee SA, Vera AH, Rangel G, Magis-Rodriguez C, Patterson TL. PMID: 29159592; PMCID: PMC5960597.
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    29. Sexual Partner Concurrency Among Partners Reported by MSM with Recent HIV Infection. AIDS Behav. 2017 Oct; 21(10):3026-3034. Pines HA, Karris MY, Little SJ. PMID: 28702851; PMCID: PMC5983362.
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    30. Concurrency and HIV transmission network characteristics among MSM with recent HIV infection. AIDS. 2016 11 28; 30(18):2875-2883. Pines HA, Wertheim JO, Liu L, Garfein RS, Little SJ, Karris MY. PMID: 27662550; PMCID: PMC5279958.
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    31. Individual-Level, Partnership-Level, and Sexual Event-Level Predictors of Condom Use During Receptive Anal Intercourse Among HIV-Negative Men Who Have Sex with Men in Los Angeles. AIDS Behav. 2016 06; 20(6):1315-26. Pines HA, Gorbach PM, Weiss RE, Reback CJ, Landovitz RJ, Mutchler MG, Mitsuyasu RT. PMID: 26471884; PMCID: PMC4833727.
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    32. HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Tijuana, Mexico: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2016 Feb 04; 6(2):e010388. Pines HA, Goodman-Meza D, Pitpitan EV, Torres K, Semple SJ, Patterson TL. PMID: 26846899; PMCID: PMC4746448.
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    33. Incidence and Predictors of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers and Their Intimate Male Partners in Northern Mexico: A Longitudinal, Multilevel Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 May 01; 181(9):723-31. Bazzi AR, Rangel G, Martinez G, Ulibarri MD, Syvertsen JL, Bazzi SA, Roesch S, Pines HA, Strathdee SA. PMID: 25769307; PMCID: PMC4408950.
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    34. Incident syphilis infection among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico. Int J STD AIDS. 2015 Dec; 26(14):1022-7. Pines HA, Rusch ML, Vera A, Rangel G, Magis-Rodriguez C, Strathdee SA. PMID: 25614523; PMCID: PMC5647157.
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    35. Order of orifices: sequence of condom use and ejaculation by orifice during anal intercourse among women: implications for HIV transmission. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 01; 67(4):424-9. Gorbach PM, Pines H, Javanbakht M, Weiss RE, Jeffries R, Cranston RD, Fuchs EJ, Hezerah M, Brown S, Voskanian A, Anton P. PMID: 25356778; PMCID: PMC4217134.
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    36. STI/HIV test result disclosure between female sex workers and their primary, non-commercial male partners in two Mexico-US border cities: a prospective study. Sex Transm Infect. 2015 May; 91(3):207-13. Pines HA, Patterson TL, Rangel G, Martinez G, Bazzi AR, Ulibarri MD, Syvertsen JL, Martin NK, Strathdee SA. PMID: 25298381; PMCID: PMC4390518.
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    37. Commercial lubricant use among HIV-negative men who have sex with men in Los Angeles: implications for the development of rectal microbicides for HIV prevention. AIDS Care. 2014; 26(12):1609-18. Pines HA, Gorbach PM, Reback CJ, Landovitz RJ, Mutchler MG, Mitsuyasu R. PMID: 25022198; PMCID: PMC4188690.
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    38. Sexual risk trajectories among MSM in the United States: implications for pre-exposure prophylaxis delivery. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Apr 15; 65(5):579-86. Pines HA, Gorbach PM, Weiss RE, Shoptaw S, Landovitz RJ, Javanbakht M, Ostrow DG, Stall RD, Plankey M. PMID: 24378726; PMCID: PMC4026016.
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    39. Acceptability of potential rectal microbicide delivery systems for HIV prevention: a randomized crossover trial. AIDS Behav. 2013 Mar; 17(3):1002-15. Pines HA, Gorbach PM, Weiss RE, Hess K, Murphy R, Saunders T, Brown J, Anton PA, Cranston RD. PMID: 23114512; PMCID: PMC3594349.
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    40. Use of the location-based social networking application GRINDR as a recruitment tool in rectal microbicide development research. AIDS Behav. 2012 Oct; 16(7):1816-20. Burrell ER, Pines HA, Robbie E, Coleman L, Murphy RD, Hess KL, Anton P, Gorbach PM. PMID: 22851153; PMCID: PMC3692292.
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    41. Cigarette smoking and mortality among HIV-infected individuals in Seattle, Washington (1996-2008). AIDS Behav. 2011 Jan; 15(1):243-51. Pines H, Koutsky L, Buskin S. PMID: 20390335.
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