Tozan, Y., Capasso, A., Namatovu, P., Kiyingi, J., Damulira, C., Nabayinda, J., Bahar, O. S., McKay, M. M., Hoagwood, K., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2022). Costing of a Multiple Family Group Strengthening Intervention (SMART-Africa) to Improve Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health in Uganda. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, tpmd210895. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-0895

Anderson, R. E., Jones, S. C. T., & Stevenson, H. (online). The initial development and validation of the racial socialization competency scale: Quality and quantity. Journal of Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Lateef, H., Nartey, P. B., Amoako, E. O., & Lateef, J. S. (2022). A Systematic Review of African-Centered Therapeutic Interventions with Black American Adults. Clinical Social Work Journal, 1-9.

Santelli, J. S., Chen, I. S., Nabukalu, D., Lutalo, T., Spindler, E. J., Chang, L. W., Grabowski, M. K., Grilo, S. A., Kreniske, P., Wei, Y., Nalugoda, F., Hoffman, S., Maru, M., Chu, S., Ssewamala, F. M., Byansi, W., Kagaayi, J., Wawer, M. J., Gray, R. H., Serwadda, D., … Makumbi, F. (2022). HIV combination prevention and declining orphanhood among adolescents, Rakai, Uganda, 2001-18: an observational community cohort study. The lancet. HIV, 9(1), e32–e41.

Small, L. A., Huynh, A. K., & Parchment, T. M. (2022). The association between self-Esteem, stigma, and mental health among South African youth living with HIV: the need for integrated HIV care services. AIDS care, 34(1), 86–94.

Jones-Fosu, S., Johnson, J., Williams, J., Richardson, S. C., & Lewis, C. W. (2022). Does race trump training?  Comparing teacher training, teacher race, and effect on the educational attainment for Black students. The Journal of Negro Education.

Opara, I. N., Riddle-Jones, L., & Allen, N. (2022). Modern Day Drapetomania: Calling Out Scientific Racism. Journal of general internal medicine37(1), 225–226.

Brathwaite, R., Ssewamala, F. M., Sensoy Bahar, O., McKay, M. M., Neilands, T. B., Namatovu, P., Kiyingi, J., Zmachinski, L., Nabayinda, J., Huang, K. Y., Kivumbi, A., Bhana, A., Mwebembezi, A., Petersen, I., Hoagwood, K., & SMART Africa – Uganda Field Team (2022). The longitudinal impact of an evidence-based multiple family group intervention (Amaka Amasanyufu) on oppositional defiant disorder and impaired functioning among children in Uganda: analysis of a cluster randomized trial from the SMART Africa-Uganda scale-up study (2016-2022). Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines, 10.1111/jcpp.13566.

Ford, N. D., Bichha, R. P., Parajuli, K. R., Paudyal, N., Joshi, N., Whitehead, R. D., Jr, Chitekwe, S., Mei, Z., Flores-Ayala, R., Adhikari, D. P., Rijal, S., & Jefferds, M. E. (2022). Factors associated with anaemia among adolescent boys and girls 10-19 years old in Nepal. Maternal & child nutrition18 Suppl 1, e13013.

Ford, N. D., Bichha, R. P., Parajuli, K. R., Paudyal, N., Joshi, N., Whitehead, R. D., Jr, Chitekwe, S., Mei, Z., Flores-Ayala, R., Adhikari, D. P., Rijal, S., & Jefferds, M. E. (2022). Factors associated with anaemia in a nationally representative sample of nonpregnant women of reproductive age in Nepal. Maternal & child nutrition18 Suppl 1, e12953.


Jones, G., Jr, Jackson, T., Ahmed, H., Brown, Q., Dantzler, T., Ford, N., Lawrence, S., Neely, T., Olivas, B., Palencia, A., Pinder, J., Pinder, N., Raggs, A., Ray, C., Robinson, Q., Rousseau, A., Sims, J., Stowe, R., Teeples, W. T., Thomas, E., … Mercado, M. C. (2021). Youth Voices in Violence Prevention. American journal of public health111(S1), S17–S19.

Whitehead, R. D., Jr, Ford, N. D., Mapango, C., Ruth, L. J., Zhang, M., Schleicher, R. L., Ngalombi, S., Halati, S., Ahimbisibwe, M., Lubowa, A., Sheftel, J., Tanumihardjo, S. A., & Jefferds, M. (2021). Retinol-binding protein, retinol, and modified-relative-dose response in Ugandan children aged 12-23 months and their non-pregnant caregivers. Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.)246(8), 906–915.

Wendel, M. L., Nation, M., Williams, M., Jackson, T., Jones, G., Jr, Debreaux, M., & Ford, N. (2021). The structural violence of white supremacy: Addressing root causes to prevent youth violence. Archives of psychiatric nursing35(1), 127–128.

Sharma, A. J., Ford, N. D., Bulkley, J. E., Jenkins, L. M., Vesco, K. K., & Williams, A. M. (2021). Use of the Electronic Health Record to Assess Prevalence of Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy. The Journal of nutrition151(11), 3588–3595.

Pickens, C. M., Flores-Ayala, R., Ford, N. D., Whitehead, R. D., Tanumihardjo, S. A., Ngalombi, S., Halati, S., Mapango, C., Sheftel, J., & Jefferds, M. (2021). Relation between Timing of High-Dose Vitamin A Supplementation and Modified-Relative-Dose-Response Values in Children 12-23 Months in Uganda. The Journal of nutrition151(4), 1025–1028.

Ford, N. D., Ruth, L. J., Ngalombi, S., Lubowa, A., Halati, S., Ahimbisibwe, M., Whitehead, R. D., Jr, Mapango, C., & Jefferds, M. E. (2021). An Integrated Enhanced Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) and Micronutrient Powder Intervention Improved Select IYCF Practices Among Caregivers of Children Aged 12-23 Months in Eastern Uganda. Current developments in nutrition5(2), nzab003.

Adams, L., Igbinedion, G., DeVinney, A., Azasu, E., Nestadt, P., Thrul, J., & Joe, S. (2021). Assessing the Real-time Influence of Racism-Related Stress and Suicidality Among Black Men: Protocol for an Ecological Momentary Assessment Study. JMIR research protocols, 10(10), e31241.

Matchanova, A., Babicz, M. A., Medina, L. D., Rahman, S., Johnson, B., Thompson, J. L., Beltran-Najera, I., Brooks, J., Sullivan, K. L., Walker, R. L., Podell, K., & Woods, S. P. (2021). Latent Structure of a Brief Clinical Battery of Neuropsychological Tests Administered In-Home Via Telephone. Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists36(6), 874–886.

Brooks, J. R., Hong, J. H., Madubata, I. J., Odafe, M. O., Cheref, S., & Walker, R. L. (2021). The moderating effect of dispositional forgiveness on perceived racial discrimination and depression for African American adults. Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology27(3), 511–520.

Brooks, J. R., Lebeaut, A., Zegel, M., Walker, R. L., & Vujanovic, A. A. (2021). Anxiety sensitivity and suicide risk: Mindfulness as a psychological buffer for Black adults. Journal of affective disorders289, 74–80.

Johnson, K. J., Bahar, O. S., Nattabi, J., Migadde, H., Ssentumbwe, V., Damulira, C., Kivumbi, A., Niyonzima, N., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2021). Pediatric, adolescent, and young adult cancer in an HIV-infected rural sub-Saharan African population. AIDS care, 1–7. 

Baiden, P., Tarbet, Z., Chakravarty, S., LaBrenz, C. A., & Okumu, M. (2021). Functional difficulties mediate the association between exposure to adverse childhood experiences and headaches among children: Findings from a population-based study. Headache61(4), 673–682.

Hong, J. S., Okumu, M., & Espelage, D. L. (2021). Call for Proposals: Special Section of Archives of Sexual Behavior on “The Impact of Youth Violence on Sexual Health of Adolescents from National and International Perspectives”. Archives of sexual behavior, 10.1007/s10508-021-02176-5.

Brathwaite, R., Ssewamala, F. M., Neilands, T. B., Okumu, M., Mutumba, M., Damulira, C., Nabunya, P., Kizito, S., Sensoy Bahar, O., Mellins, C. A., & McKay, M. M. (2021). Predicting the individualized risk of poor adherence to ART medication among adolescents living with HIV in Uganda: the Suubi+Adherence study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 24(6), e25756.

Logie, C. H., Okumu, M., Mwima, S., Hakiza, R., Abela, H., & Kyambadde, P. (2021). Gender, transactional sex, and HIV prevention cascade engagement among urban refugee and displaced adolescents and youth in Kampala, Uganda. AIDS care, 33(7), 897–903.

Logie, C. H., Okumu, M., Latif, M., Musoke, D. K., Odong Lukone, S., Mwima, S., & Kyambadde, P. (2021). Exploring resource scarcity and contextual influences on wellbeing among young refugees in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement, Uganda: findings from a qualitative study. Conflict and health, 15(1), 3.

Small, E., Nikolova, S. P., Zhou, Y., & Okumu, M. (2021). Exploring factors associated with HIV secondary stigma among adolescents and young adults in Uganda: A cross-sectional study. Global public health, 1–12.

Logie, C. H., Okumu, M., Kibuuka Musoke, D., Hakiza, R., Mwima, S., Kacholia, V., Kyambadde, P., Kiera, U. M., Mbuagbaw, L., & Migrant Health Dermatology Working Group (2021). The role of context in shaping HIV testing and prevention engagement among urban refugee and displaced adolescents and youth in Kampala, Uganda: findings from a qualitative study. Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH26(5), 572–581.

Okumu, M., Orwenyo, E., Nyoni, T., Mengo, C., Steiner, J. J., & Tonui, B. C. (2021). Socioeconomic Factors and Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence among Ever-Married Women in Uganda: Pathways and Actions for Multicomponent Violence Prevention Strategies. Journal of interpersonal violence, 8862605211021976. Advance online publication.

Logie, C., Okumu, M., Hakiza, R., Kibuuka Musoke, D., Berry, I., Mwima, S., Kyambadde, P., Kiera, U. M., Loutet, M., Neema, S., Newby, K., McNamee, C., Baral, S. D., Lester, R., Musinguzi, J., & Mbuagbaw, L. (2021). Mobile Health-Supported HIV Self-Testing Strategy Among Urban Refugee and Displaced Youth in Kampala, Uganda: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Trial (Tushirikiane, Supporting Each Other). JMIR research protocols10(2), e26192.

Morelli, M., Urbini, F., Bianchi, D., Baiocco, R., Cattelino, E., Laghi, F., Sorokowski, P., Misiak, M., Dziekan, M., Hudson, H., Marshall, A., Nguyen, T., Mark, L., Kopecky, K., Szotkowski, R., Toplu Demirtaş, E., Van Ouytsel, J., Ponnet, K., Walrave, M., Zhu, T., Okumu, M., … Chirumbolo, A. (2021). The Relationship between Dark Triad Personality Traits and Sexting Behaviors among Adolescents and Young Adults across 11 Countries. International journal of environmental research and public health18(5), 2526.

Logie, C. H., Okumu, M., Kibuuka Musoke, D., Hakiza, R., Mwima, S., Kyambadde, P., Abela, H., Gittings, L., Musinguzi, J., Mbuagbaw, L., & Baral, S. (2021). Intersecting stigma and HIV testing practices among urban refugee adolescents and youth in Kampala, Uganda: qualitative findings. Journal of the International AIDS Society24(3), e25674.

Logie, C. H., Okumu, M., Lukone, S. O., Loutet, M., McAlpine, A., Latif, M., Berry, I., Kisubi, N., Mwima, S., Kyambadde, P., Neema, S., Small, E., Balyejjusa, S. M., & Musinguzi, J. (2021). Ngutulu Kagwero (agents of change): study design of a participatory comic pilot study on sexual violence prevention and post-rape clinical care with refugee youth in a humanitarian setting in Uganda. Global health action14(1), 1940763.

Doamekpor, L. A., Gleason, J. L., Opara, I., & Amutah-Onukagha, N. N. (2021). Nativity and Cardiovascular Dysregulation: Evidence from the 2001-2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities, 8(1), 136–146.

Opara, I. & Brown, T. (2021).#BlackGirlsMatter and the Social Work Curriculum:  Integrating Intersectionality within Social Work Education. Journal of Social Work Education. 

Nwaozuru, U., Obiezu-Umeh, C., Shato, T., Uzoaru, F., Mason, S., Carter, V., Manu, S., Modi, K., Parker, J., Ezechi, O., & Iwelunmor, J. (2021). Mobile health interventions for HIV/STI prevention among youth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): a systematic review of studies reporting implementation outcomes. Implementation science communications2(1), 126.

Anyiwo, N., Stanton, A. G., Avery, L. R., Bernard, D. L., Abrams, J. A., & Golden, A. (2021). Becoming Strong: Sociocultural Experiences, Mental Health, & Black Girls’ Strong Black Woman Schema Endorsement. Journal of research on adolescence : the official journal of the Society for Research on Adolescence, 10.1111/jora.12707.

Bernard, D. L., Smith, Q., & Lanier, P. (2021). Racial discrimination and other adverse childhood experiences as risk factors for internalizing mental health concerns among Black youth. Journal of traumatic stress, 10.1002/jts.22760.

Banks, D. E., Riley, T. N., Bernard, D. L., Fisher, S., & Barnes-Najor, J. (2021). Traditional risk and cultural protection: Correlates of alcohol and cannabis co-use among African-American adolescents. Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors35(6), 671–681.

Uzoaru, F., Nwaozuru, U., Ong, J. J., Obi, F., Obiezu-Umeh, C., Tucker, J. D., Shato, T., Mason, S. L., Carter, V., Manu, S., BeLue, R., Ezechi, O., & Iwelunmor, J. (2021). Costs of implementing community-based intervention for HIV testing in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review. Implementation science communications2(1), 73.

Riehm, K. E., Brenneke, S. G., Adams, L. B., Gilan, D., Lieb, K., Kunzler, A. M., Smail, E. J., Holingue, C., Stuart, E. A., Kalb, L. G., & Thrul, J. (2021). Association between psychological resilience and changes in mental distress during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of affective disorders, 282, 381–385.

Adams, L. B., Baxter, S., Lightfoot, A. F., Gottfredson, N., Golin, C., Jackson, L. C., Tabron, J., Corbie-Smith, G., & Powell, W. (2021). Refining Black men’s depression measurement using participatory approaches: a concept mapping study. BMC public health, 21(1), 1194.

Riehm, K. E., Mojtabai, R., Adams, L. B., Krueger, E. A., Mattingly, D. T., Nestadt, P. S., & Leventhal, A. M. (2021). Adolescents’ Concerns About School Violence or Shootings and Association With Depressive, Anxiety, and Panic Symptoms. JAMA network open, 4(11), e2132131.

Adams, L. B., Richmond, J., Watson, S. N., Cené, C. W., Urrutia, R., Ataga, O., Dunlap, P., & Corbie-Smith, G. (2021). Community Health Worker Training Curricula and Intervention Outcomes in African American and Latinx Communities: A Systematic Review. Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 48(4), 516–531.

Delman, J., & Adams, L. B. (2021). Barriers to and facilitators of vocational development for Black young adults with serious mental illnesses. Psychiatric rehabilitation journal, 10.1037/prj0000505. Advance online publication.

Nwaozuru, U., Shato, T., Obiezu-Umeh, C., Uzoaru, F., Mason, S., Gyamfi, J., & Iwelunmor, J. (2021). HIV testing and ethnicity among adolescent girls and young women aged 15-24 years in Ghana: what really matters?. Journal of biosocial science, 1–17. Advance online publication.

Nwaozuru, U., Obiezu-Umeh, C., Obi-Jeff, C., Shato, T., Gbaja-Biamila, T., Oladele, D., Idigbe, I., Tucker, J., Ezechi, O., & Iwelunmor, J. (2021). A systematic review of randomized control trials of HPV self-collection studies among women in sub-Saharan Africa using the RE-AIM framework. Implementation science communications2(1), 138.

Mgoli Mwale, P., Msiska, T., Chinkhota, K., Munthali, T., Wako, E., Rodriguez, M., Laterra, A., Shato, T., & Sebert Kuhlmann, A. (2021). From effectiveness to sustainability: understanding the impact of CARE’s Community Score Card© social accountability approach in Ntcheu, Malawi. Health policy and planning36(Supplement_1), i59–i68.

Ssewamala, F. M., Sensoy Bahar, O., Nabunya, P., Thames, A. D., Neilands, T. B., Damulira, C., Mukasa, B., Brathwaite, R., Mellins, C., Santelli, J., Brown, D., Guo, S., Namatovu, P., Kiyingi, J., Namuwonge, F., & McKay, M. M. (2021). Suubi+Adherence-Round 2: A study protocol to examine the longitudinal HIV treatment adherence among youth living with HIV transitioning into young adulthood in Southern Uganda. BMC Public Health 21, 179 (2021).

Nabunya, P., Byansi, W., Muwanga, J., Damulira, C., Brathwaite, R., Namuwonge, F., Sensoy Bahar, O., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2021). Gender, HIV knowledge and prevention attitudes among adolescents living with HIV participating in an economic empowerment intervention in Uganda. AIDS Care, 1-9.

Byansi, W., Brathwaite, R., Calvert, M., Nabunya, P., Sensoy Bahar, O., Damulira, C., Namuwonge, F., McKay, M. M., Mellins, C. A., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2021). Relationship Between Mental Health and HIV Transmission Knowledge and Prevention Attitudes Among Adolescents Living with HIV: Lessons from Suubi + Adherence Cluster Randomized Study in Southern Uganda. AIDS and behavior25(11), 3721–3733.

Brathwaite, R., Rocha, T. B., Kieling, C., Gautam, K., Koirala, S., Mondelli, V., Kohrt, B., & Fisher, H. L. (2021). Predicting the risk of depression among adolescents in Nepal using a model developed in Brazil: the IDEA Project. European child & adolescent psychiatry30(2), 213–223.

Ssewamala, F. M., Shu-Huah Wang, J., Brathwaite, R., Sun, S., Mayo-Wilson, L. J., Neilands, T. B., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2021). Impact of a Family Economic Intervention (Bridges) on Health Functioning of Adolescents Orphaned by HIV/AIDS: A 5-Year (2012-2017) Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in Uganda. American journal of public health111(3), 504–513.

Brathwaite, R., Ssewamala, F. M., Neilands, T. B., Nabunya, P., Byansi, W., & Damulira, C. (2021). Development and external validation of a risk calculator to predict internalising symptoms among Ugandan youths affected by HIV. Psychiatry research302, 114028.

Shato, T., Nabunya, P., Byansi, W., Nwaozuru, U., Okumu, M., Mutumba, M., Brathwaite, R., Damulira, C., Namuwonge, F., Bahar, O. S., Neilands, T. B., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2021). Family Economic Empowerment, Family Social Support, and Sexual Risk-Taking Behaviors Among Adolescents Living With HIV in Uganda: The Suubi+Adherence Study. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine69(3), 406–413.

Brathwaite, R., Hutchinson, E., McKee, M., Palafox, B., & Balabanova, D. (2020). The Long and Winding Road: A Systematic Literature Review Conceptualising Pathways for Hypertension Care and Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. International journal of health policy and management, 10.34172/ijhpm.2020.105.

Cavazos-Rehg, P., Byansi, W., Xu, C., Nabunya, P., Sensoy Bahar, O., Borodovsky, J., Kasson, E., Anako, N., Mellins, C., Damulira, C., Neilands, T., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2021). The Impact of a Family-Based Economic Intervention on the Mental Health of HIV-Infected Adolescents in Uganda: Results From Suubi + Adherence. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine68(4), 742–749.

Okumu, M., Nyoni, T., & Byansi, W. (2021). Alleviating psychological distress and promoting mental wellbeing among adolescents living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, during and after COVID-19. Global public health16(6), 964–973.

Tumwesige, W., Namatovu, P., Bahar, O. S., Byansi, W., McKay, M. M., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2021). Engaging community and governmental partners in improving health and mental health outcomes for children and adolescents impacted by HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Pediatric medicine (Hong Kong, China)4, 2.

Ssewamala, F. M., Dvalishvili, D., Mellins, C. A., Geng, E. H., Makumbi, F., Neilands, T. B., McKay, M., Damulira, C., Nabunya, P., Sensoy Bahar, O., Nakigozi, G., Kigozi, G., Byansi, W., Mukasa, M., & Namuwonge, F. (2020). The long-term effects of a family based economic empowerment intervention (Suubi+Adherence) on suppression of HIV viral loads among adolescents living with HIV in southern Uganda: Findings from 5-year cluster randomized trial. PloS one15(2), e0228370.

Garibo, D., Borbón-Nuñez, H. A., de León, J., García Mendoza, E., Estrada, I., Toledano-Magaña, Y., Tiznado, H., Ovalle-Marroquin, M., Soto-Ramos, A. G., Blanco, A., Rodríguez, J. A., Romo, O. A., Chávez-Almazán, L. A., & Susarrey-Arce, A. (2020). Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Lysiloma acapulcensis exhibit high-antimicrobial activity. Scientific reports10(1), 12805.

Cavazos-Rehg, P., Xu, C., Kasson, E., Byansi, W., Bahar, O. S., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2020). Social and Economic Equity and Family Cohesion as Potential Protective Factors from Depression Among Adolescents Living with HIV in Uganda. AIDS and behavior24(9), 2546–2554.

Cavazos-Rehg, P., Byansi, W., Doroshenko, C., Neilands, T. B., Anako, N., Sensoy Bahar, O., Kasson, E., Nabunya, P., Mellins, C. A., & Ssewamala, F. M. (2021). Evaluating potential mediators for the impact of a family-based economic intervention (Suubi+Adherence) on the mental health of adolescents living with HIV in Uganda. Social science & medicine (1982)280, 113946.

Lateef, H. (2021). An African-centered self-regard scale for Black youth: Development and initial validation. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment31(6), 716-728.

Quan, D., Luna Wong, L., Shallal, A., Madan, R., Hamdan, A., Ahdi, H., Daneshvar, A., Mahajan, M., Nasereldin, M., Van Harn, M., Opara, I. N., & Zervos, M. (2021). Impact of Race and Socioeconomic Status on Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19. Journal of general internal medicine36(5), 1302–1309.

Opara, I., Hill, A., Calhoun, A., Francois, M., Alves, C., Garcia-Reid, P., & Reid, R.J.  (2021). Sociopolitical Control as a Mediator between Ethnic Identity and Social  Support on 30-Day Drug Use among Black Girls. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse  

Wint, K., Opara, I., Gordon, R., & Brooms, D. (2021).Countering Educational Disparities Among Black Boys and Young Men from Pre-K to High School: A Life Course  Intersectional Perspective. Urban Review 

Lardier, D.T., Opara, I., & Roach, E. (2021). A Latent Class Analysis of Psychological Sense of Community and Ethnic Identity among Young Adults of Color from the Southwestern United States. Journal of Community Psychology. 

Weser, V., Opara, I., Sands, B., & Hieftje, K. (2021).How Black Teen Girls Navigate Social Media to Form Romantic Relationships. Social Media & Society. 

Opara, I., Malik, S., Lardier Jr. D.T., Gamble-George, J., Kelly, R., Okafor, E., Greene, N.R., & Parisi, D. (2021). Alcohol Use Cravings as a Mediator Between Associated Risk Factors on Increased Alcohol Use among Youth Adults in New York During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 

Okafor, E., Asare, M., Bautista, K., & Opara, I. (2021).Symptoms of distress during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. American Journal of Health Studies. 

Opara, I., Lardier, D.T., Durkee, M., Garcia-Reid, P., & Reid, R.J. (2021). Ethnic Identity as a Moderator between HIV Knowledge on Viral Hepatitis Knowledge and Psychological Antecedents among Racial-Ethnic Minority Youth. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.

Boyd, D., Opara, I., Quinn, C.R., Waller, B., Ramos, R.S., & Duncan, D.T. (2021).The Impact of Parent-Child Sex Health Communication on Drug Use and Using Drugs While Having Sex among Urban Black Youth. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health

Lardier, D.T., Opara, I., Lin, Y., Roach, E., Herrera, A., Garcia-Reid, P., Reid, R.J. (2021). A Spatial Analysis of Alcohol Outlet Density, Abandoned Properties and Police Call to Service on Non-Fatal Shootings and Aggravated Assaults in a Northeastern United States Urban City. Substance Use & Misuse

Opara, I., Lardier Jr., D.T., Garcia-Reid, P., & Reid, R.J. (2021).Testing the Factor Structure of the Brief Sense of Community Scale among Black Girls and the Relationship with Ethnic Identity, Empowerment and Social Support. Children & Youth Services Review.  

Opara, I., Leonard, N., Thorpe, D., & Kershaw, T. (2021). Understanding Neighborhoods’ Impact on Youth Substance Use and Mental Health Outcomes in Paterson, New Jersey: Protocol for a Community-Based Participatory Research Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 

Ramos, S.R., Lardier, D.T., Jr., Opara, I., Williams, C., Turpin, R.E., Boyd, D.T., Gutierrez, J., Nelson, L.E., & Kershaw, T. (2021).Intersectional Effects of Internalized Homophobia, Gender Expression, and Sexual Orientation Concealment on Health Literacy and HIV Risk Among Sexual Minority Men of Color: A Path Analysis. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 

Opara, I., Abrams, J., Cross, K., & Amutah-Onukagha, N. [Accepted]. Reframing Sexual  Health for Black Girls and Women in HIV/STI Prevention Work: Highlighting the Role of  Identity and Interpersonal Relationships. International Journal on Environmental Research and  Public Health 

McDanal, R., Parisi, D., Opara, I., & Schneider, J. [Accepted]. Effects of Brief Interventions on Mental Health and Substance Use Outcomes. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review

Ashford, J. B., & Lateef, H. (2021). Field Note—Serving Miller Youth: An Interprofessional Initiative for Educating Law and Social Work Students. Journal of Social Work Education57(2), 405-411.

Lateef, H., Smyth, H., Williams, M., Gale, A., Williams, E. D., Boyd, D., … & Williams-Butler, A. (2021). Exploring the Impact of Skin Tone Perception on Race-Related Outcomes and Familial Functioning Among African American Youth: Implications for African-Centered Interventions. Families in Society102(4), 504-517.

Lateef, H. (2021). What is African-centered youth development? A content analysis of Bantu perspectives. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 1-11.

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