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Ronald L. Braithwaite
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Institution Morehouse School of Medicine
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Telephone 404-756-1238
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1. Ruggles KV, Fang Y, Tate J, Mentor SM, Bryant KJ, Fiellin DA, Justice AC, Braithwaite RS. What are the Patterns Between Depression, Smoking, Unhealthy Alcohol Use, and Other Substance Use Among Individuals Receiving Medical Care? A Longitudinal Study of 5479 Participants. AIDS Behav. 2017 Jul; 21(7):2014-2022.
2. Edwards LV, Lindong I, Brown L, Hawkins AS, Dennis S, Fajobi O, Rowel R, Braithwaite R, Sydnor KD. None of Us Will Get Out of Here Alive: The Intersection of Perceived Risk for HIV, Risk Behaviors and Survival Expectations among African American Emerging Adults. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2S):48-68.
3. Holliday RC, Zellner T, Francis C, Braithwaite RL, McGregor B, Bonhomme J. Campus and Community HIV and Addiction Prevention (CCHAP): An HIV Testing and Prevention Model to Reach Young African American Adults. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2S):69-80.
4. Smith SA, Braithwaite RL. Introduction to Public Health and Incarceration: Social Justice Matters. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(2A):1-4.
5. Gates ML, Staples-Horne M, Cartier J, Best C, Stone R, Walker V, Hastings B, Yoo W, Webb NC, Braithwaite RL. A Call to Develop Evidence-based Interventions to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections in Juvenile Justice Populations. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(2A):34-44.
6. Holliday RC, Braithwaite RL, Yancey E, Akintobi T, Stevens-Watkins D, Smith S, Powell CL. Substance Use Correlates of Depression among African American Male Inmates. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(2A):181-93.
7. McGregor B, Brown E, Yan F, Mitchell C, Robinson C, DeGroot J, Braithwaite R. Program Success of Mental Health Clients in Day Reporting Centers. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(2A):194-213.
8. Stephens T, Holliday RC, Hopkins S, Rose S, Braithwaite R, Smith S. Correlates of African American female adolescent offenders 3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or "Ecstasy") use and sexually transmitted infection morbidity. J Hum Behav Soc Environ. 2016; 26(2):194-201.
9. Stephens TT, Gardner D, Jones K, Sifunda S, Braithwaite R, Smith SE. Correlates of Mandrax use and condom beliefs in preventing sexually transmitted infections among a cohort of South African prison inmates. Int Health. 2016 Mar; 8(2):142-7.
10. Uyei J, Li L, Braithwaite RS. HIV and Alcohol Research Priorities of City, State, and Federal Policymakers: Results of a Delphi Study. Am J Public Health. 2015 Sep; 105(9):e23-6.
11. Lee DC, Long JA, Wall SP, Carr BG, Satchell SN, Braithwaite RS, Elbel B. Determining Chronic Disease Prevalence in Local Populations Using Emergency Department Surveillance. Am J Public Health. 2015 Sep; 105(9):e67-74.
12. Braithwaite RS, Nucifora KA, Kessler J, Toohey C, Li L, Mentor SM, Uhler LM, Roberts MS, Galvani A, Bryant K. How inexpensive does an alcohol intervention in Kenya need to be in order to deliver favorable value by reducing HIV-related morbidity and mortality? J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Jun 01; 66(2):e54-8.
13. Kessler J, Myers JE, Nucifora KA, Mensah N, Kowalski A, Sweeney M, Toohey C, Khademi A, Shepard C, Cutler B, Braithwaite RS. Averting HIV infections in New York City: a modeling approach estimating the future impact of additional behavioral and biomedical HIV prevention strategies. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e73269.
14. Braithwaite RL, McKenzie R. The utility of large coalitions for community health programs. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May; 23(2 Suppl):4-6.
15. Braithwaite RL, McKenzie RD, Pruitt V, Holden KB, Aaron K, Hollimon C. Community-based participatory evaluation: the healthy start approach. Health Promot Pract. 2013 Mar; 14(2):213-9.
16. Sifunda S, Reddy P, Braithwaite RL, Stephens T, Ruiter RA, van den Borne B. Psychosocial determinants of risky sexual behaviour amongst South African male prison inmates in KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga Provinces. Int J Prison Health. 2012; 8(3-4):151-62.
17. Robillard AG, Braithwaite RL, Gallito-Zaparaniuk P, Kennedy S. Challenges and strategies of frontline staff providing HIV services for inmates and releasees. J Correct Health Care. 2011 Oct; 17(4):344-60.
18. Lopez V, Kopak A, Robillard A, Gillmore MR, Holliday RC, Braithwaite RL. Pathways to sexual risk taking among female adolescent detainees. J Youth Adolesc. 2011 Aug; 40(8):945-57.
19. Toldson IA, Woodson KM, Braithwaite R, Holliday RC. Academic potential among African American adolescents in juvenile detention centers: Implications for reentry to school. J Offender Rehabil. 2010; 49(8):551-570.
20. Bryant KJ, Nelson S, Braithwaite RS, Roach D. Integrating HIV/AIDS and alcohol research. Alcohol Res Health. 2010; 33(3):167-78.
21. Cook RL, McGinnis KA, Samet JH, Fiellin DA, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Rodriquez-Barradas MC, Kraemer KL, Gibert CL, Braithwaite RS, Goulet JL, Mattocks K, Crystal S, Gordon AJ, Oursler KK, Justice AC. Erectile dysfunction drug receipt, risky sexual behavior and sexually transmitted diseases in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Feb; 25(2):115-21.
22. Griffin JP, Holliday RC, Frazier E, Braithwaite RL. The BRAVE (Building Resiliency and Vocational Excellence) Program: evaluation findings for a career-oriented substance abuse and violence preventive intervention. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2009 Aug; 20(3):798-816.
23. Bacquet C, Braithwaite RL. Health disparity (HD) issues that affect underserved and racially or ethnically diverse communities, including African American, underserved and Samoan communities. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2009 May; 20(2 Suppl):1-2.
24. Essuon AD, Simmons DS, Stephens TT, Richter D, Lindley LL, Braithwaite RL. Transient populations: linking HIV, migrant workers, and South African male inmates. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2009 May; 20(2 Suppl):40-52.
25. du Plessis LD, Holliday RC, Robillard AG, Braithwaite RL. Alcohol, marijuana, and perceptions of influence on social and sexual behavior among African American adolescent female detainees. J Correct Health Care. 2009 Jul; 15(3):197-209.
26. Treadwell HM, Braithwaite RL, Braithwaite K, Oliver D, Holliday R. Leadership development for health researchers at historically Black colleges and universities. Am J Public Health. 2009 Apr; 99 Suppl 1:S53-7.
27. Stephens T, Conerly R, Braithwaite RL, Sifunda S, Ogbuawa N, Bhengu S, Reddy P. HIV/AIDS, STIs and condom use beliefs among male prison inmates in two South African provinces: Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal. Glob Public Health. 2009; 4(5):423-32.
28. Braithwaite RL, Arriola KR. Male prisoners and HIV prevention: a call for action ignored. Am J Public Health. 2008 Sep; 98(9 Suppl):S145-9.
29. Braithwaite RL, Treadwell HM, Arriola KR. Health disparities and incarcerated women: a population ignored. Am J Public Health. 2008 Sep; 98(9 Suppl):S173-5.
30. Sifunda S, Reddy PS, Braithwaite R, Stephens T, Bhengu S, Ruiter RA, van den Borne B. The effectiveness of a peer-led HIV/AIDS and STI health education intervention for prison inmates in South Africa. Health Educ Behav. 2008 Aug; 35(4):494-508.
31. Jacob Arriola KR, Braithwaite RL, Holmes E, Fortenberry RM. Post-release case management services and health-seeking behavior among HIV-infected ex-offenders. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2007 Aug; 18(3):665-74.
32. Stephens TT, Braithwaite R. Correlates of HIV/AIDS problem behaviors and incarceration status among inmates in Georgia. Am J Mens Health. 2007 Sep; 1(3):167-72.
33. Stephens T, McGee W, Braithwaite RL. Age-based correlates of substance misuse among convicted felons in Georgia. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2007; 33(6):885-92.
34. Stephens TT, Braithwaite R, Conerly R, Brantley K. Predictors of condom use among a sample of male inmates: a social cognitive perspective. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Apr; 98(4):574-9.
35. Braithwaite RL, Treadwell H, Ro M, Braithwaite K. Community voices: health care for the underserved. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2006 Feb; 17(1 Suppl):v-xi.
36. Stephens T, Braithwaite RL, Reddy PS, Sifunda S, Bhengu S. Lifetime occurrence of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and substance use risk among prerelease South African prison inmates. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2006-2007; 26(4):355-63.
37. Braithwaite RL, Stephens TT, Treadwell HM, Braithwaite K, Conerly R. Short-term impact of an HIV risk reduction intervention for soon-to-be released inmates in Georgia. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2005 Nov; 16(4 Suppl B):130-9.
38. Braithwaite RL, Treadwell HM, Arriola KR. Health disparities and incarcerated women: a population ignored. Am J Public Health. 2005 Oct; 95(10):1679-81.
39. Braithwaite R, Stephens T. Use of protective barriers and unprotected sex among adult male prison inmates prior to incarceration. Int J STD AIDS. 2005 Mar; 16(3):224-6.
40. Baskin ML, Braithwaite RL, Eldred L, Glassman M. Introduction to the special supplement: prevention with persons living with HIV. AIDS Educ Prev. 2005 Feb; 17(1 Suppl A):1-5.
41. Braithwaite R, Stephens T, Conerly RC, Jacob Arriola K, Robillard A. The relationship among marijuana use, prior incarceration, and inmates' self-reported HIV/AIDS risk behaviors. Addict Behav. 2004 Jul; 29(5):995-9.
42. Stephens T, Braithwaite R, Tiggs C. Correlates of inmates' self-reported HIV/AIDS risk behaviors, prior incarceration, and marijuana use. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2004 May; 30(2):287-98.
43. Robillard AG, Gallito-Zaparaniuk P, Arriola KJ, Kennedy S, Hammett T, Braithwaite RL. Partners and processes in HIV services for inmates and ex-offenders. Facilitating collaboration and service delivery. Eval Rev. 2003 Oct; 27(5):535-62.
44. Stephens TT, Braithwaite R, Cozza S, Robillard A, Arriola KJ. History of prior TB infection and HIV/AIDS risk behaviours among a sample of male inmates in the USA. Int J STD AIDS. 2003 Aug; 14(8):514-8.
45. Braithwaite RL, Arriola KR. Male prisoners and HIV prevention: a call for action ignored. Am J Public Health. 2003 May; 93(5):759-63.
46. Resnicow K, Jackson A, Braithwaite R, DiIorio C, Blisset D, Rahotep S, Periasamy S. Healthy Body/Healthy Spirit: a church-based nutrition and physical activity intervention. Health Educ Res. 2002 Oct; 17(5):562-73.
47. Arriola KR, Kennedy SS, Coltharp JC, Braithwaite RL, Hammett TM, Tinsley MJ. Development and implementation of the cross-site evaluation of the CDC/HRSA corrections demonstration project. AIDS Educ Prev. 2002 Jun; 14(3 Suppl A):107-18.
48. Arriola KR, Braithwaite RL, Kennedy S, Hammett T, Tinsley M, Wood P, Arboleda C. A collaborative effort to enhance HIV/STI screening in five county jails. Public Health Rep. 2001 Nov-Dec; 116(6):520-9.
49. Resnicow K, Wang T, Dudley WN, Jackson A, Ahluwalia JS, Baranowski T, Braithwaite RL. Risk factor distribution among sociodemographically diverse African American adults. J Urban Health. 2001 Mar; 78(1):125-40.
50. Braithwaite R, Robillard A, Woodring T, Stephens T, Arriola KJ. Tattooing and body piercing among adolescent detainees: relationship to alcohol and other drug use. J Subst Abuse. 2001; 13(1-2):5-16.
51. Kingree JB, Braithwaite R, Woodring T. Unprotected sex as a function of alcohol and marijuana use among adolescent detainees. J Adolesc Health. 2000 Sep; 27(3):179-85.
52. Stephens TT, Braithwaite R, Cozza S. Knowledge of prophylaxis treatment therapy among HIV-positive prisoners. AIDS Care. 1999 Oct; 11(5):547-54.
53. Kingree JB, Stephens T, Braithwaite R, Griffin J. Predictors of homelessness among participants in a substance abuse treatment program. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 1999 Apr; 69(2):261-6.
54. Resnicow K, Baranowski T, Ahluwalia JS, Braithwaite RL. Cultural sensitivity in public health: defined and demystified. Ethn Dis. 1999; 9(1):10-21.
55. Braithwaite RL, Stephens T, Sterk C, Braithwaite K. Risks associated with tattooing and body piercing. J Public Health Policy. 1999; 20(4):459-70.
56. Stephens T, Cozza S, Braithwaite RL. Transsexual orientation in HIV risk behaviours in an adult male prison. Int J STD AIDS. 1999 Jan; 10(1):28-31.
57. Stephens T, Braithwaite RL, Taylor SE. Model for using hip-hop music for small group HIV/AIDS prevention counseling with African American adolescents and young adults. Patient Educ Couns. 1998 Oct; 35(2):127-37.
58. Braithwaite R, Stephens TT, Cozza S, Whitfield R, Braithwaite K. Prisoners' knowledge and attitude toward prophylactic treatment and therapy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 1998 Sep; 12(9):697-705.
59. Hill HA, Braithwaite RL. Attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding smoking and smoking cessation among African-American physicians and dentists. J Natl Med Assoc. 1997 Nov; 89(11):745-51.
60. Braithwaite RL, Hill HA, Stephens TT, Resnicow K, Headen S, Hansen A. African-American physicians' and dentists' perceptions of smoking cessation: solo versus HMO practices. Ethn Dis. 1997 Spring-Summer; 7(2):114-20.
61. Montes JH, Eng E, Braithwaite RL. A commentary on minority health as a paradigm shift in the United States. Am J Health Promot. 1995 Mar-Apr; 9(4):247-50.
62. Neighbors HW, Braithwaite RL, Thompson E. Health promotion and African-Americans: from personal empowerment to community action. Am J Health Promot. 1995 Mar-Apr; 9(4):281-7.
63. Braithwaite RL, Bianchi C, Taylor SE. Ethnographic approach to community organization and health empowerment. Health Educ Q. 1994; 21(3):407-16.
64. Enochs R, Cato A, Jillson-Boostrom I, Bonnyman G, Braithwaite R, Cebrun A, Kirkland-Essien JD, Evans T, Hardy R, Scott V, et al. Principles for forging a national health plan. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 1993; 4(3):344-8.
65. Braithwaite RL, Murphy F, Lythcott N, Blumenthal DS. Community organization and development for health promotion within an urban black community: a conceptual model. Health Educ. 1989 Dec; 20(5):56-60.
66. Braithwaite RL, Lythcott N. Community empowerment as a strategy for health promotion for black and other minority populations. JAMA. 1989 Jan 13; 261(2):282-3.

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