Research Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Champassak S, Goggin K, Catley D, Martinez D, & Kessler S. (2011). Identifying Potential Mediators and Secondary Effects of an Effective ART Adherence Intervention. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 41(suppl), s64
Kessler S, Sweat M, Dariotis J, Kerrigan D, Keller J, Trent M, Anderson J. (2010). Understanding High Fertility Desires and Intentions Among a Sample of Urban Women Living With HIV in the United States. AIDS and Behavior 2010 Oct;14(5):1106-14.
Kessler S, Dariotis J, Sweat M, Trent M, Keller J, Hafeez Q, Anderson J. (2010). Do HIV-infected Women Want to Discuss Reproductive Plans with Providers; And are Those Conversations Occurring? AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2010;24(5):317-323.
Kessler S, Catley D, Berkley-Patton J, Gerkovich M, Williams K, Banderas J, Goggin K. (2011). Baseline Predictors of 90% of Higher Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence in a Diverse Urban Sample: The Role of Patient Autonomy and Fatalistic Religious Beliefs. AIDS Patient Care and STDS. 2011;5(2):103-111.
Kessler S, Bastos F, Malta M, Anderson J, Goggin K, Sweat M, Dariotis J, Bertoni N, Kerrigan D. (2012). Discussing Childbearing with HIV-infected Women of Reproductive Age in Clinical Care: A Comparison of Brazil and the US. AIDS and Behavior. 2012 Jan;16(1):99-107
Kessler S, Sweat M, Anderson J, Dariotis J, Jennings J, Keller J, Vyas A, Trent M. (2012). Childbearing Motivations, Pregnancy Desires, and Perceived Partner Response to Pregnancy Among Urban Female Youth; Does HIV Serostatus Make a Difference? AIDS Care 2012;24(1):1-11. Epub 2011 Jul 21
Kessler S, Catley D, Thompson N, Bradley-Ewing A, Berkley-Patton J, Goggin K. (2012). Patient Communication Tools to Enhance ART Adherence Counseling in Low and High Resource Settings. Patient Education and Counseling. 2012 May 8 [Epub ahead of print]
Recent Presentations and Posters
Kessler S, Mabachi N, Dariotis J, Goggin K, Greiner A, Anderson J. (2012). I'm Just Like Everyone Else, I Just Happen to be HIV Positive: The Factors that Contribute to Medication Adherence and Risk Behaviors Among Young HIV Positive African American Women. 140th APHA Annual Meeting October 27 - October 31, 2012 in San Francisco, CA.
Kessler S, Mabachi N, Dariotis J, Anderson J, Goggin K, Greiner A, Sweat M. (2012). We Weren't Using Condoms Because We Were Trying to Conceive: The Need for Reproductive Counseling for HIV+ Women in Clinical Care. 140th APHA Annual Meeting October 27 - October 31, 2012 in San Francisco, CA.
Kessler S, Bastos F, Mata M, Goggin K, Bertoni N, Kerrigan D, Rio Collaborative Group. (2012). HIV+ Men Need Reproductive Counseling Too; Assessing Childbearing Goals and Provider Communication Among HIV+ Male Patients in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. XIX International AIDS Conference, July 25, 2012. Washington DC.
Steiner R, Dariotis J, Kessler S. (2012). The Time has Come to Engage HIV Providers in Conversations with Their Reproductive-Age Clients About Fertility Desires and Intentions: A Historical Review of the HIV Epidemic in the United States. XIX International AIDS Conference, July 23, 2012. Washington DC.
Finocchario-Kessler S, Thompson N, Catley D, Bradley-Ewing A, Berkley-Patton J, Goggin K. (2011). Patient Communication Tools to Enhance ART Adherence Counseling. Presented at the 6th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence in Miami, Florida. May 23, 2011.
Kessler S, Sweat M, Dariotis J, Anderson J, Keller J, Vyas Jennings, Trent M. (2010). Childbearing Desires Among Adolescents; Does HIV Serostatus Make a Difference? American Public Health Association Conference, November 7, 2010. Denver, Colorado.
Kessler S, Sweat M, Dariotis J, Anderson J, Goggin K, Bastos F, Mata M, Bertoni N, Rio Collaborative Group, Kerrigan D. (2010). Communication with HIV Providers About Childbearing Desires Among Women Living with HIV in the US & Brazil. XVIII International AIDS Conference, July 20, 2010. Vienna, Austria.
Sarah Kessler, PhD, MPH
Research Assistant Professor