Kathleen A. McGinnis DrPH MS

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Food insecurity negatively impacts HIV disease outcomes in international settings. No large scale U.S. studies have investigated the association between food insecurity and severity of HIV disease or the mechanism of this possible association. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of food insecurity on HIV disease outcomes in a large cohort(More)
Erratum to: Erectile Dysfunction Drug Receipt, Risky Sexual Behavior and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV Robert L. Cook, MD, MPH, Kathleen A. McGinnis , MS, Jeffrey H. Samet , MD, David A. Fiellin, MD, Maria C. Rodriguez-Barradas, MD, Kevin L. Kraemer , MD, MSc, Cynthia L. Gibert, MD, MSc, R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, MSc, FACP , Joseph L. Goulet, PhD, MS(More)
Incarceration is associated with increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease mortality. We used data from the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) to explore the impact of incarceration on blood pressure (BP) control. Among hypertensive VACS participants, we measured the association between self-reported recent incarceration or past (not recent)(More)
BACKGROUND: The impact of smoking on outcomes among those with HIV infection has not been determined in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). STUDY OBJECTIVE: Determine the impact of smoking on morbidity and mortality in HIV-positive patients post-HAART. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. PARTICIPANTS: Eight hundred and sixty-seven(More)
Health care providers may be concerned that prescribing erectile dysfunction drugs (EDD) will contribute to risky sexual behavior. To identify characteristics of men who received EDD prescriptions, determine whether EDD receipt is associated with risky sexual behavior and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and determine whether these relationships vary(More)
OBJECTIVE: To compare the clinical importance (association with illness severity and survival) of depressive and HIV symptoms among veterans with HIV infection. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study; survival analysis. SETTING: Infectious Disease Clinics at 3 VA Medical Centers. PARTICIPANTS: HIV-infected patients (N=881) and their health care providers from June(More)
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