SMART Africa Center Publications 2018-2019

Bermudez LG, Ssewamala FM, Neilands TB, Lu L, Jennings L, Nakigozi G, Mellins CA,
McKay M, Mukasa M. Does Economic Strengthening Improve Viral Suppression Among
Adolescents Living with HIV? Results From a Cluster Randomized Trial in Uganda.
AIDS and behavior. 2018 November;22(11):3763-3772. PubMed PMID: 29846836;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6204092.

Huang KY, Bornheimer LA, Dankyi E, de-Graft Aikins A. Parental Wellbeing, Parenting
and Child Development in Ghanaian Families with Young Children. Child psychiatry and
human development. 2018 October;49(5):833-841. PubMed PMID: 29589228; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC6126985.

Huang KY, Kwon SC, Cheng S, Kamboukos D, Shelley D, Brotman LM, Kaplan SA,
Olugbenga O, Hoagwood K. Unpacking Partnership, Engagement, and Collaboration
Research to Inform Implementation Strategies Development: Theoretical Frameworks
and Emerging Methodologies. Frontiers in public health. 2018 July 11;6:190. PubMed
PMID: 30050895; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6050404.

Kivumbi, A., Byansi, W.,Damulira, D., Namatovu, P., Mugisha, J., Sensoy Bahar, O., McKay, M.M., Hoagwood, K., & Ssewamala, F.M. Prevalence of behavioral disorders and Attention deficit Hyperactive disorder among school going children in Southwestern Uganda. BMC Psychiatry 2019;19:(105)

Kumar M, Amugune B, Madeghe B, Wambua GN, Osok J, Polkonikova-Wamoto A,
Bukusi D, Were F, Huang K. Mechanisms associated with Maternal Adverse Childhood
Experiences on Offspring's Mental Health in Nairobi Informal Settlements: A
Mediational Model Testing Approach. BMC psychiatry. 2018 December 05;18(381)

Nabunya P, Padgett D, Ssewamala FM, Courtney ME, Neilands T. Examining the
nonkin support networks of orphaned adolescents participating in a family-based
economic-strengthening intervention in Uganda. Journal of community psychology.
2018 November 5. PubMed PMID: 30394541.

Nestadt DF, Lakhonpon S, Pardo G, Saisaengjan C, Gopalan P, Bunupuradah T, McKay
MM, Ananworanich J, Mellins CA. A Qualitative Exploration of Psychosocial Challenges
of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents and Families in Bangkok, Thailand. Vulnerable
children and youth studies. 2018;13(2):158-169. PubMed PMID: 30344614; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC6190906.

Osok J, Kigamwa P, Huang KY, Grote N, Kumar M. Adversities and mental health needs
of pregnant adolescents in Kenya: identifying interpersonal, practical, and cultural
barriers to care. BMC women’s health. 2018 June 15;18(1):96. PubMed PMID:
29902989; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6003032.

Osok J, Kigamwa P, Stoep AV, Huang KY, Kumar M. Depression and its psychosocial
risk factors in pregnant Kenyan adolescents: a cross-sectional study in a community
health Centre of Nairobi. BMC psychiatry. 2018 May 18;18(1):136. PubMed PMID:
29776353; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5960084.

Osuji HL, Nabunya P, Byansi W, Parchment TM, Ssewamala F, McKay MM, Huang KY.
Social support and school outcomes of adolescents orphaned and made vulnerable by
HIV/AIDS living in South Western Uganda. Vulnerable children and youth studies.
2018 February 23;13(3):228-238. PubMed PMID: 30083221; PubMed Central PMCID:

Ssewamala FM, Bermudez LG, Santelli J. The Power of Financial Inclusion: Reporting
on the Efficacy of Economic Strengthening Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa. The
Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.
2018 January;62(1S):S3-S5. PubMed PMID: 29153829; PubMed Central PMCID:

Ssewamala, F. M., Sensoy Bahar, O., McKay, M. M., Hoagwood, K., Huang, K. Y., & Pringle, B. Strengthening mental health and research training in Sub-Saharan Africa (SMART Africa): Uganda study protocol. BMC Trials, 2018;19:(1), 423. DOI:10.1186/s13063-018-2751-z

Ssewamala FM, Wang JS, Neilands TB, Bermudez LG, Garfinkel I, Waldfogel J, BrooksGunn J, Kirkbride G. Cost-Effectiveness of a Savings-Led Economic Empowerment
Intervention for AIDS-Affected Adolescents in Uganda: Implications for Scale-up in LowResource Communities. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the
Society for Adolescent Medicine. 2018 January;62(1S):S29-S36. PubMed PMID:
29273115; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5744872.

Wang JS, Ssewamala FM, Neilands TB, Bermudez LG, Garfinkel I, Waldfogel J, BrooksGunn J, You J. Effects of Financial Incentives on Saving Outcomes and Material WellBeing: Evidence From a Randomized Controlled Trial in Uganda. Journal of policy
analysis and management : [the journal of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and
Management]. 2018;37(3):602-629. PubMed PMID: 30122799; PubMed Central PMCID: