Javier Cepeda

Title(s)Assistant Adjunct Professor, Medicine
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    NIH K01DA043421Feb 15, 2017 - Jan 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Characterizing the post-incarceration risk environment in St. Petersburg, Russia
    NIH F31DA035709Sep 1, 2013 - Aug 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Risk of non-fatal overdose and polysubstance use in a longitudinal study with people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico. Drug Alcohol Rev. 2021 May 27. Rivera Saldana CD, Abramovitz D, Meacham MC, Gonzalez-Zuniga P, Rafful C, Rangel G, Strathdee SA, Cepeda J. PMID: 34042226.
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    2. Impact of cumulative incarceration and the post-release period on syringe sharing among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico: A longitudinal analysis. Addiction. 2021 Feb 23. Rivera Saldana CD, Beletsky L, Borquez A, Kiene SM, Strathdee SA, Zúñiga ML, Martin NK, Cepeda J. PMID: 33620749.
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    3. Cost-effectiveness of hepatitis C virus (HCV) elimination strategies among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Tijuana, Mexico. Addiction. 2021 Feb 23. Marquez LK, Fleiz C, Burgos JL, Cepeda JA, McIntosh C, Garfein RS, Kiene SM, Brodine S, Strathdee SA, Martin NK. PMID: 33620750.
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    4. Policing practices and HIV Risk Among People Who Inject Drugs - a Systematic Literature Review. Epidemiol Rev. 2020 Nov 13. Baker P, Beletsky L, Avalos L, Venegas C, Rivera C, Strathdee SA, Cepeda J. PMID: 33184637.
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    5. Preferences and acceptability of law enforcement initiated referrals for people who inject drugs: a mixed methods analysis. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2020 10 02; 15(1):75. Olgin GK, Bórquez A, Baker P, Clairgue E, Morales M, Bañuelos A, Arredondo J, Harvey-Vera A, Strathdee S, Beletsky L, Cepeda JA. PMID: 33008431.
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    6. Cost-effectiveness of using hepatitis C viremic hearts for transplantation into HCV-negative recipients. Am J Transplant. 2020 Aug 10. Logan C, Yumul I, Cepeda J, Pretorius V, Adler E, Aslam S, Martin NK. PMID: 32777173.
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    7. Estimating the contribution of stimulant injection to HIV and HCV epidemics among people who inject drugs and implications for harm reduction: A modeling analysis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Jun 24; 213:108135. Cepeda JA, Vickerman P, Bruneau J, Zang G, Borquez A, Farrell M, Degenhardt L, Martin NK. PMID: 32603976.
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    8. Integrating HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and harm reduction among men who have sex with men and transgender women to address intersecting harms associated with stimulant use: a modelling study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 Jun; 23 Suppl 1:e25495. Bórquez A, Rich K, Farrell M, Degenhardt L, McKetin R, Tran LT, Cepeda J, Silva-Santisteban A, Konda K, Cáceres CF, Kelly S, Altice FL, Martin NK. PMID: 32562365.
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    9. Modelling integrated antiretroviral treatment and harm reduction services on HIV and overdose among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 Jun; 23 Suppl 1:e25493. Cepeda JA, Bórquez A, Magana C, Vo A, Rafful C, Rangel G, Medina-Mora ME, Strathdee S, Martin NK. PMID: 32562375.
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    10. Is hepatitis C virus (HCV) elimination achievable among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico? A modeling analysis. Int J Drug Policy. 2020 Mar 09; 102710. Marquez LK, Cepeda JA, Bórquez A, Strathdee SA, Gonzalez-Zúñiga PE, Fleiz C, Rafful C, Garfein RS, Kiene SM, Brodine S, Martin NK. PMID: 32165050.
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    11. Addressing Police Occupational Safety During an Opioid Crisis: The Syringe Threat and Injury Correlates (STIC) Score. J Occup Environ Med. 2020 01; 62(1):46-51. Beletsky L, Abramovitz D, Arredondo J, Baker P, Artamonova I, Marotta P, Mittal ML, Rocha-Jimenez T, Cepeda JA, Morales M, Clairgue E, Patterson TA, Strathdee SA. PMID: 31658223.
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    12. Opioid agonist treatment scale-up and the initiation of injection drug use: A dynamic modeling analysis. PLoS Med. 2019 11; 16(11):e1002973. Marks C, Borquez A, Jain S, Sun X, Strathdee SA, Garfein RS, Milloy MJ, DeBeck K, Cepeda JA, Werb D, Martin NK. PMID: 31770373.
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    13. Drugs, discipline and death: Causes and predictors of mortality among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, 2011-2018. Int J Drug Policy. 2020 01; 75:102601. West BS, Abramovitz DA, Gonzalez-Zuniga P, Rangel G, Werb D, Cepeda J, Beletsky L, Strathdee SA. PMID: 31775080.
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    14. Responding to global stimulant use: challenges and opportunities. Lancet. 2019 11 02; 394(10209):1652-1667. Farrell M, Martin NK, Stockings E, Bórquez A, Cepeda JA, Degenhardt L, Ali R, Tran LT, Rehm J, Torrens M, Shoptaw S, McKetin R. PMID: 31668409.
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    15. The Role of Gender in the Health and Human Rights Practices of Police: The SHIELD Study in Tijuana, Mexico. Health Hum Rights. 2019 Jun; 21(1):227-238. Rocha-Jiménez T, Mittal ML, Artamonova I, Baker P, Cepeda J, Morales M, Abramovitz D, Clairgue E, Bañuelos A, Patterson T, Strathdee S, Beletsky L. PMID: 31239629.
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    16. Interactive Versus Video-Based Training of Police to Communicate Syringe Legality to People Who Inject Drugs: The SHIELD Study, Mexico, 2015-2016. Am J Public Health. 2019 06; 109(6):921-926. Arredondo J, Beletsky L, Baker P, Abramovitz D, Artamonova I, Clairgue E, Morales M, Mittal ML, Rocha-Jimenez T, Kerr T, Banuelos A, Strathdee SA, Cepeda J. PMID: 30998406.
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    17. Rising role of prescription drugs as a portal to injection drug use and associated mortality in Baltimore, Maryland. PLoS One. 2019; 14(3):e0213357. Cepeda JA, Astemborski J, Kirk GD, Celentano DD, Thomas DL, Mehta SH. PMID: 30830944.
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    18. Evaluating the impact of global fund withdrawal on needle and syringe provision, cost and use among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico: a costing analysis. BMJ Open. 2019 01 29; 9(1):e026298. Cepeda JA, Burgos JL, Kahn JG, Padilla R, Meza Martinez PE, Segovia LA, Gaines T, Abramovitz D, Rangel G, Magis-Rodriguez C, Vickerman P, Strathdee SA, Martin NK. PMID: 30700490.
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    19. Improving police conceptual knowledge of Mexico's law on cannabis possession: Findings from an assessment of a police education program. Am J Addict. 2018 12; 27(8):608-611. Mittal ML, Artamonova I, Baker P, Strathdee SA, Cepeda J, Bañuelos A, Morales M, Arredondo J, Rocha-Jimenez T, Clairgue E, Bustamante E, Patiño E, Gaines T, Beletsky L. PMID: 30516331.
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    20. Tuberculosis Treatment Monitoring by Video Directly Observed Therapy in 5 Health Districts, California, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 10; 24(10):1806-1815. Garfein RS, Liu L, Cuevas-Mota J, Collins K, Muñoz F, Catanzaro DG, Moser K, Higashi J, Al-Samarrai T, Kriner P, Vaishampayan J, Cepeda J, Bulterys MA, Martin NK, Rios P, Raab F. PMID: 30226154.
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    21. Factors associated with extrajudicial arrest for syringe possession: results of a department-wide survey of municipal police in Tijuana, Mexico. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2018 09 15; 18(1):36. Morales M, Rafful C, Gaines TL, Cepeda JA, Abramovitz D, Artamonova I, Baker P, Clairgue E, Mittal ML, Rocha-Jimenez T, Arredondo J, Kerr T, Bañuelos A, Strathdee SA, Beletsky L. PMID: 30219105.
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    22. The effect of public health-oriented drug law reform on HIV incidence in people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico: an epidemic modelling study. Lancet Public Health. 2018 09; 3(9):e429-e437. Borquez A, Beletsky L, Nosyk B, Strathdee SA, Madrazo A, Abramovitz D, Rafful C, Morales M, Cepeda J, Panagiotoglou D, Krebs E, Vickerman P, Claude Boily M, Thomson N, Martin NK. PMID: 30122559.
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    23. Advancing global health and strengthening the HIV response in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals: the International AIDS Society-Lancet Commission. Lancet. 2018 07 28; 392(10144):312-358. Bekker LG, Alleyne G, Baral S, Cepeda J, Daskalakis D, Dowdy D, Dybul M, Eholie S, Esom K, Garnett G, Grimsrud A, Hakim J, Havlir D, Isbell MT, Johnson L, Kamarulzaman A, Kasaie P, Kazatchkine M, Kilonzo N, Klag M, Klein M, Lewin SR, Luo C, Makofane K, Martin NK, Mayer K, Millett G, Ntusi N, Pace L, Pike C, Piot P, Pozniak A, Quinn TC, Rockstroh J, Ratevosian J, Ryan O, Sippel S, Spire B, Soucat A, Starrs A, Strathdee SA, Thomson N, Vella S, Schechter M, Vickerman P, Weir B, Beyrer C. PMID: 30032975.
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    24. Potential impact of implementing and scaling up harm reduction and antiretroviral therapy on HIV prevalence and mortality and overdose deaths among people who inject drugs in two Russian cities: a modelling study. Lancet HIV. 2018 10; 5(10):e578-e587. Cepeda JA, Eritsyan K, Vickerman P, Lyubimova A, Shegay M, Odinokova V, Beletsky L, Borquez A, Hickman M, Beyrer C, Martin NK. PMID: 30033374.
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    25. Cost of provision of opioid substitution therapy provision in Tijuana, Mexico. Harm Reduct J. 2018 05 23; 15(1):28. Burgos JL, Cepeda JA, Kahn JG, Mittal ML, Meza E, Lazos RRP, Vargas PC, Vickerman P, Strathdee SA, Martin NK. PMID: 29792191.
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    26. Assessing police officers' attitudes and legal knowledge on behaviors that impact HIV transmission among people who inject drugs. Int J Drug Policy. 2017 12; 50:56-63. Cepeda JA, Strathdee SA, Arredondo J, Mittal ML, Rocha T, Morales M, Clairgue E, Bustamante E, Abramovitz D, Artamonova I, Bañuelos A, Kerr T, Magis-Rodriguez CL, Beletsky L. PMID: 29028564.
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    27. Measuring improvement in knowledge of drug policy reforms following a police education program in Tijuana, Mexico. Harm Reduct J. 2017 11 08; 14(1):72. Arredondo J, Strathdee SA, Cepeda J, Abramovitz D, Artamonova I, Clairgue E, Bustamante E, Mittal ML, Rocha T, Bañuelos A, Olivarria HO, Morales M, Rangel G, Magis C, Beletsky L. PMID: 29117858.
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    28. Increased Mortality Among Persons With Chronic Hepatitis C With Moderate or Severe Liver Disease: A Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 15; 65(2):235-243. Cepeda JA, Thomas DL, Astemborski J, Sulkowski MS, Kirk GD, Mehta SH. PMID: 28329108.
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    29. Injection Drug Network Characteristics Are Important Markers of HIV Risk Behavior and Lack of Viral Suppression. . 2017 07 01; 75(3):257-264. Cepeda JA, Solomon SS, Srikrishnan AK, McFall AM, Kumar MS, Vasudevan CK, Anand S, Celentano DD, Lucas GM, Mehta SH. PMID: 28328550.
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    30. Occupational Safety in the Age of the Opioid Crisis: Needle Stick Injury among Baltimore Police. J Urban Health. 2017 02; 94(1):100-103. Cepeda JA, Beletsky L, Sawyer A, Serio-Chapman C, Smelyanskaya M, Han J, Robinowitz N, Sherman SG. PMID: 28105586.
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    31. Risk Factor Associated with Negative Spouse HIV Seroconversion among Sero-Different Couples: A Nested Case-Control Retrospective Survey Study in 30 Counties in Rural China. PLoS One. 2016; 11(10):e0164761. Tang H, Wu Z, Mao Y, Cepeda J, Morano J. PMID: 27741292.
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    32. Serum Fibrosis Markers for the Diagnosis of Liver Disease Among People With Chronic Hepatitis C in Chennai, India. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Sep; 3(3):ofw156. Cepeda JA, Solomon SS, Srikrishnan AK, Nandagopal P, Balakrishnan P, Kumar MS, Thomas DL, Sulkowski MS, Mehta SH. PMID: 27704012.
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    33. Morbidity and Mortality Among Community-Based People Who Inject Drugs With a High Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Burden in Chennai, India. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Sep; 3(3):ofw121. Mehta SH, McFall AM, Srikrishnan AK, Kumar MS, Nandagopal P, Cepeda J, Thomas DL, Sulkowski MS, Solomon SS. PMID: 27419185.
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    34. Public health and international drug policy. Lancet. 2016 Apr 02; 387(10026):1427-1480. Csete J, Kamarulzaman A, Kazatchkine M, Altice F, Balicki M, Buxton J, Cepeda J, Comfort M, Goosby E, Goulão J, Hart C, Kerr T, Lajous AM, Lewis S, Martin N, Mejía D, Camacho A, Mathieson D, Obot I, Ogunrombi A, Sherman S, Stone J, Vallath N, Vickerman P, Zábranský T, Beyrer C. PMID: 27021149.
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    35. Sex-Related Disparities in Criminal Justice and HIV Treatment Outcomes: A Retrospective Cohort Study of HIV-Infected Inmates. Am J Public Health. 2015 Sep; 105(9):1901-10. Meyer JP, Cepeda J, Taxman FS, Altice FL. PMID: 26180958.
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    36. Community reentry challenges after release from prison among people who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia. Int J Prison Health. 2015; 11(3):183-92. Cepeda JA, Vetrova MV, Lyubimova AI, Levina OS, Heimer R, Niccolai LM. PMID: 26277925.
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    37. High-risk behaviors after release from incarceration among people who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Feb 01; 147:196-202. Cepeda JA, Niccolai LM, Lyubimova A, Kershaw T, Levina O, Heimer R. PMID: 25496706.
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    38. HIV in people reincarcerated in Connecticut prisons and jails: an observational cohort study. Lancet HIV. 2014 Nov 01; 1(2):e77-e84. Meyer JP, Cepeda J, Springer SA, Wu J, Trestman RL, Altice FL. PMID: 25473651.
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    39. Optimization of human immunodeficiency virus treatment during incarceration: viral suppression at the prison gate. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May; 174(5):721-9. Meyer JP, Cepeda J, Wu J, Trestman RL, Altice FL, Springer SA. PMID: 24687044.
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    40. Moderate/heavy alcohol use and HCV infection among injection drug users in two Russian cities. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Oct 01; 132(3):571-9. Cepeda JA, Niccolai LM, Eritsyan K, Heimer R, Levina O. PMID: 23642314.
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    41. Racial/ethnic disparities in HIV infection among people who inject drugs: an international systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction. 2012 Dec; 107(12):2087-95. Des Jarlais DC, Bramson HA, Wong C, Gostnell K, Cepeda J, Arasteh K, Hagan H. PMID: 22823178.
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    42. Drug network characteristics and HIV risk among injection drug users in Russia: the roles of trust, size, and stability. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jul; 15(5):1003-10. Cepeda JA, Odinokova VA, Heimer R, Grau LE, Lyubimova A, Safiullina L, Levina OS, Niccolai LM. PMID: 20872063.
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    43. Utility of spa typing for investigating the local epidemiology of MRSA on a UK intensive care ward. J Hosp Infect. 2009 Jan; 71(1):29-35. Khandavilli S, Wilson P, Cookson B, Cepeda J, Bellingan G, Brown J. PMID: 19013682.
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    44. A drug user with a sore throat. Lancet. 2004 Oct 2-8; 364(9441):1286. Sheridana EA, Cepeda J, De Palma R, Brett MM, Nagendran K. PMID: 15464191.
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