Janet Myers, PhD, MPH, MA

2022 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Fellow, 1998 - Health Services Research, University of Washington
MPH, 1998 - Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
PhD, 1997 - Medical Sociology, Indiana University
MA, 1995 - Sociology, Indiana University
BA, 1990 - Sociology, with honors, University of California, Santa Cruz
  1. Bourdeau B, Shade SB, Koester KA, Rebchook GM, Steward WT, Agins BM, Myers JJ, Phan SH, Matosky M. Rapid start antiretroviral therapies for improved engagement in HIV care: implementation science evaluation protocol. BMC health services research 2023. PMID: 37198586

  2. Fuller SM, Kotwal AA, Tha SH, Hill D, Perissinotto C, Myers JJ. Key Elements and Mechanisms of a Peer-Support Intervention to Reduce Loneliness and Isolation among Low-Income Older Adults: A Qualitative Implementation Science Study. Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society 2022. PMID: 36053132

  3. Maiorana A, Zamudio-Haas S, Santiago-Rodríguez EI, Sauceda JA, Rodríguez-Díaz CE, Brooks RA, Myers JJ. HIV Disclosure Practices to Family among Mexican and Puerto Rican Sexual Minority Men with HIV in the Continental USA: Intersections of Sexual Orientation and HIV Stigma. TO REMOVE 2022. PMID: 35225747

  4. Mangosing D, Kumalo-Sakutukwa G, Bourdeau B, Rebchook G, Lightfoot M, Myers JJ. Supporting Community Partners in Reducing HIV-Related Health Disparities: Technical Assistance Across a Spectrum of Intensity. TO REMOVE 2022. PMID: 35352602

  5. Ashwin Kotwal, Shannon Fuller, Janet Myers, Daniel Hill, Soe Han Tha, Alexander Smith, Carla Perissinotto. A Peer Intervention Facilitates Trust and Improves Psychosocial Well-Being in Diverse, Low-Income Older Adults. TO REMOVE 2021. PMID:

  6. Koester KA, Erguera XA, Udoh I, Kang Dufour MS, Burack JH, Myers JJ. Exploring the Shift From HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Awareness to Uptake Among Young Gay and Bisexual Men. TO REMOVE 2021. PMID: 34950622

  7. Kotwal AA, Fuller SM, Myers JJ, Hill D, Tha SH, Smith AK, Perissinotto C. A Peer Intervention Reduces Loneliness and Improves Social Well-Being in Low-Income Older Adults: A Mixed-Methods Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2021. PMID: 34449870

  8. Shade SB, Kirby VB, Stephens S, Moran L, Charlebois ED, Xavier J, Cajina A, Steward WT, Myers JJ. Outcomes and costs of publicly funded patient navigation interventions to enhance HIV care continuum outcomes in the United States: A before-and-after study. PLoS medicine 2021. PMID: 33983925

  9. Neduzhko O, Postnov O, Sereda Y, Kulchynska R, Bingham T, Myers JJ, Flanigan T, Kiriazova T. Modified Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study (MARTAS): A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Efficacy of a Linkage-to-Care Intervention Among HIV-Positive Patients in Ukraine. AIDS and behavior 2020. PMID: 32333208

  10. Agarwal A, Vittinghoff E, Myers JJ, Dudley RA, Khan A, John A, Marcus GM. Ambulatory Health Care Service Use and Costs Among Commercially Insured US Adults With Congenital Heart Disease. JAMA network open 2020. PMID: 32970155

  11. Maiorana A, Zamudio-Haas S, Sauceda J, Rodriguez-Díaz CE, Brooks RA, Santiago-Rodríguez E, Myers JJ. "Holidays Come, Sundays Come. It is Very Sad to be Alone": Transnational Practices and the Importance of Family for Mexican and Puerto Rican Latinxs Living with HIV in the Continental U.S. Journal of immigrant and minority health 2020. PMID: 32500399

  12. Janet J M, Mi-Suk KD, Kimberly A K, Ifeoma U, Remi F, Rebecca P, Kristin K, Xavier E, Horowitz J, Robert G, Jeffrey H B. Adherence to PrEP among young men who have sex with men participating in a sexual health services demonstration project in Alameda County, California. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2019. PMID: 30973542

  13. Zamudio-Haas S, Koester KA, Maiorana A, Fuller SM, Steward WT, Gruber D, Hauge JC, Parnell HE, Quinlivan EB, Myers JJ. "Closing the Loop" Developing State-Level Data Sharing Interventions to Promote Optimum Outcomes Along the HIV Continuum of Care. AIDS and behavior 2018. PMID: 29797160

  14. Fuller SM, Koester KA, Maiorana A, Steward WT, Broaddus MR, Lass K, Zamudio-Haas S, Quinlivan EB, Myers JJ. "I don't have to do this all by myself": Systems Navigation to Ensure Continuity of HIV Care for Persons Leaving Prison. AIDS and behavior 2018. PMID: 29442194

  15. Neduzhko O, Postnov O, Bingham T, Myers JJ, Flanigan T, Kiriazova T. Feasibility and Acceptability of the Modified Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study (MARTAS) Intervention Based on a Pilot Study in Ukraine. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care 2019. PMID: 30672381

  16. Koester KA, Erguera XA, Kang Dufour MS, Udoh I, Burack JH, Grant RM, Myers JJ. "Losing the Phobia:" Understanding How HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Facilitates Bridging the Serodivide Among Men Who Have Sex With Men. Frontiers in public health 2018. PMID: 30238001

  17. Myers JJ, Kang Dufour MS, Koester KA, Morewitz M, Packard R, Monico Klein K, Estes M, Williams B, Riker A, Tulsky J. The Effect of Patient Navigation on the Likelihood of Engagement in Clinical Care for HIV-Infected Individuals Leaving Jail. American journal of public health 2018. PMID: 29345992

  18. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Kang Dufour MS, Jordan AO, Cruzado-Quinone J, Riker A. Patient navigators effectively support HIV-infected individuals returning to the community from jail settings. International journal of prisoner health 2017. PMID: 28914126

  19. Khamarko K, Kang Dufour MS, Bodach S, Myers JJ. Impact of AIDS Education and Training Centers on the US HIV Medical Workforce. American journal of public health 2016. PMID: 27736204

  20. Koester KA, Fuller SM, Maiorana A, Steward WT, Zamudio-Haas S, Xavier J, Safon C, Collins SP, Morin SF, Myers JJ. Implementing Multi-Level Interventions to Improve HIV Testing, Linkage-to-and Retention-in-Care Interventions. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved 2016. PMID: 27524765

  21. Buisker TR, Dufour MS, Myers JJ. Recall of Nadir CD4 Cell Count and Most Recent HIV Viral Load Among HIV-Infected, Socially Marginalized Adults. AIDS and behavior 2015. PMID: 25711297

  22. Myers JJ, Maiorana A, Chaturvedi SD, Guilin V, Buisker T, Khumalo-Sakutukwa G, Sealey-Thomas R, O'Keiffe C, Williams D. Uptake and Outcomes Associated with Implementation of a Community-Based Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Program in Antigua and Barbuda. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care 2015. PMID: 26253513

  23. Shade SB, Steward WT, Koester KA, Chakravarty D, Myers JJ. Health information technology interventions enhance care completion, engagement in HIV care and treatment, and viral suppression among HIV-infected patients in publicly funded settings. Volume 22 of Issue e1. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2014. PMID: 25030033

  24. Koester KA, Morewitz M, Pearson C, Weeks J, Packard R, Estes M, Tulsky J, Kang-Dufour MS, Myers JJ. Patient navigation facilitates medical and social services engagement among HIV-infected individuals leaving jail and returning to the community. AIDS patient care and STDs 2014. PMID: 24517539

  25. Rodríguez-Díaz CE, Rivera-Negrón RM, Clatts MC, Myers JJ. Health care practices and associated service needs in a sample of HIV-positive incarcerated men in Puerto Rico: implications for retention in care. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care 2014. PMID: 24482106

  26. Capital Ka Cyrilliciriazova TK, Neduzhko OO, Kang Dufour M, Culyba RJ, Myers JJ. Evaluation of the effectiveness of HIV voluntary counseling and testing trainings for clinicians in the Odessa region of Ukraine. AIDS and behavior 2014. PMID: 23807077

  27. Maiorana A, Rebchook G, Kassie N, Myers JJ. On being gay in Barbados: "Bullers" and "Battyboys" and their HIV risk in a societal context of stigma. Journal of homosexuality 2013. PMID: 23808347

  28. Myers JJ, Kang Dufour MS, Koester KA, Rose CD, Shade SB, Maiorana A, Morin SF. Helping clinicians deliver consistent HIV prevention counseling to their HIV-infected patients. Volume 25 of Issue 5. AIDS care 2012. PMID: 22970975

  29. Shade SB, Sackett N, Khamarko K, Koester KA, Bie J, Newberry J, Beal J, Culyba R, Jacobson K, Kinder A, Nusser J, Myers JJ. Quality of comprehensive HIV care in underserved communities: does clinical training lead to improvement. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 2012. PMID: 22892826

  30. Koester KA, Maiorana A, Morin SF, Rose CD, Shade S, Myers JJ. People living with HIV are receptive to HIV prevention interventions in clinical settings: a qualitative evaluation. Volume 24 of Issue 4. AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education 2012. PMID: 22827900

  31. Shade SB, Chakravarty D, Koester KA, Steward WT, Myers JJ. Health information exchange interventions can enhance quality and continuity of HIV care. Volume 81 of Issue 10. International journal of medical informatics 2012. PMID: 22854158

  32. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Chakravarty D, Pearson C, Maiorana A, Shade SB, Steward WT. Perceptions regarding the ease of use and usefulness of health information exchange systems among medical providers, case managers and non-clinical staff members working in HIV care and community settings. Volume 81 of Issue 10. International journal of medical informatics 2012. PMID: 22854159

  33. Steward WT, Koester KA, Collins SP, Maiorana A, Myers JJ. The essential role of reconfiguration capabilities in the implementation of HIV-related health information exchanges. International journal of medical informatics 2012. PMID: 22841703

  34. Myers JJ, Bradley-Springer L, Kang Dufour MS, Koester KA, Beane S, Warren N, Beal J, Frank LR. Supporting the integration of HIV testing into primary care settings. American journal of public health 2012. PMID: 22515867

  35. Maiorana A, Steward WT, Koester KA, Pearson C, Shade SB, Chakravarty D, Myers JJ. Trust, confidentiality, and the acceptability of sharing HIV-related patient data: lessons learned from a mixed methods study about Health Information Exchanges. Volume 7. Implementation science : IS 2012. PMID: 22515736

  36. . Developing Effective Clinical Trainers. TO REMOVE 2012. PMID:

  37. Maiorana A, Koester KA, Myers JJ, Lloyd KC, Shade SB, Dawson-Rose C, Morin SF. Helping patients talk about HIV: inclusion of messages on disclosure in prevention with positives interventions in clinical settings. Volume 24 of Issue 2. AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education 2012. PMID: 22468977

  38. Rose CD, Koester KA, Kang Dufour MS, Myers JJ, Shade SB, McCready K, Morin S. Messages HIV clinicians use in prevention with positives interventions. Volume 24 of Issue 6. AIDS care 2012. PMID: 22299672

  39. Christopoulos KA, Weiser SD, Koester KA, Myers JJ, White DA, Kaplan B, Morin SF. Understanding patient acceptance and refusal of HIV testing in the emergency department. Volume 12. BMC public health 2012. PMID: 22214543

  40. Myers JJ, Maiorana A, Chapman K, Lall R, Kassie N, Persaud N. How the Illicit Drug Economy Contributes to HIV Risk in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (Chicago, Ill. : 2002) 2011. PMID: 21876217

  41. Myers JJ, Koester KA, Dufour MS. Barriers and facilitators to enhancing HIV testing in publicly funded primary care clinics: findings from San Francisco. AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education 2011. PMID: 21689039

  42. Christopoulos KA, Koester K, Weiser S, Lane T, Myers JJ, Morin SF. A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program. Volume 6. Implementation science : IS 2011. PMID: 21450053

  43. Myers JJ, Modica C, Dufour MS, Bernstein C, McNamara K. Routine rapid HIV screening in six community health centers serving populations at risk. Journal of general internal medicine 2009. PMID: 19655204

  44. Myers J, Bernstein M, Morin SF, Reyes M. Targeting HIV clinical training with maps: lessons from the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center. Evaluation & the health professions 2007. PMID: 17986668

  45. Myers JJ, Rose CD, Shade SB, Koester KA, 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. Volume 11 of Issue 5 Suppl. AIDS and behavior 2007. PMID: 17594138

  46. Morin SF, Myers JJ, Shade SB, Koester K, Maiorana A, Rose CD. Predicting HIV transmission risk among HIV-infected patients seen in clinical settings. Volume 11 of Issue 5 Suppl. AIDS and behavior 2007. PMID: 17577655

  47. Janet Myers, Barry Zack. MYERS AND ZACK RESPOND. American journal of public health 2006. PMID:

  48. 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. PMID: 16323037

  49. Myers JJ, Steward WT, Charlebois E, Koester KA, Maiorana A, Morin SF. Written clinic procedures enhance delivery of HIV "prevention with positives" counseling in primary health care settings. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2004. PMID: 15385905

  50. Morin SF, Koester KA, Steward WT, Maiorana A, McLaughlin M, Myers JJ, Vernon K, Chesney MA. Missed opportunities: prevention with HIV-infected patients in clinical care settings. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2004. PMID: 15220703

  51. Myers JJ, Barker TA, Devore BS, Garner JE, Laufer FN, Porterfield J, Ramadan A, Robillard AG, Wood PH. Journal of Correctional Healthcare 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 2003. PMID:

  52. Kindrick A, Myers J, Goldschmidt RH.. Occupational & Environmental Medicine Occupational Exposure to Blood-Borne Pathogens: Emerging Issues from the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Center 2002. PMID: