Westergaard, Ryan P

Acceptability of a mobile health intervention to enhance HIV care coordination for patients with substance use disorders.

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Apr 26, 2017

BACKGROUND: Persons living with HIV and substance use disorders face barriers to sustained engagement in medical care, leading to suboptimal antiretroviral treatment outcomes.

Ecological Momentary Assessment of Illicit Drug Use Compared to Biological and Self-Reported Methods.

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Mar 16, 2016

The use of mHealth methods for capturing illicit drug use and associated behaviors have become more widely used in research settings, yet there is little research as to how valid these methods are compared to known measures of capturing and quantifying drug use.

Utilizing mHealth methods to identify patterns of high risk illicit drug use.

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May 27, 2015

INTRODUCTION: We assessed patterns of illicit drug use using mobile health (mHealth) methods and subsequent health care indicators among drug users in Baltimore, MD.

Ethical issues in mHealth research involving persons living with HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.

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Oct 30, 2013

We aim to raise awareness and stimulate dialogue among investigators and research ethics committees regarding ethical issues that arise specifically in the design and conduct of mHealth research involving persons living with HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.