Peer-reviewed journal publications authored/co-authored by C-SHaRP investigators
(Venkatesan Chakrapani and Murali Shunmugam)

     
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Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., Logie, C. H., & Samuel, M. (2017). Syndemics of depression, alcohol use, and victimisation, and their association with HIV-related sexual risk among men who have sex with men and transgender women in India. Glob Public Health, 1-16. doi:10.1080/17441692.2015.1091024 [ View PubMed ]
     
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Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., Mengle, S., Nelson, R., Rubincam, C., & Kumar, P. (2017). “Like Holding an Umbrella Before It Rains”. Acceptability of Future Rectal Microbicides Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in India—A Modified Technology Acceptance Model. Qualitative Health Research. doi:10.1177/1049732317697947

 
     
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Chakrapani, V., Vijin, P. P., Logie C. H., Shunmugam, M., Sivasubramanian, M., Samuel, M., Newman, P. A. (in press). Understanding how sexual and gender minority stigmas influence depression among trans women and men who have sex with men in India. LGBT Health.

 
     
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Chakrapani, V., Vijin, P. P., Logie C. H., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., Sivasubramanian, M., Samuel, M. (in press). Assessment of a ‘Transgender Identity Stigma’ Scale among Trans Women in India: Findings from Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analyses. International Journal of Transgenderism.

 
     
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Gupta, M., Bosma, H., Angeli, F., Kaur, M., Chakrapani, V., Rana, M., & van Schayck, O. C. (2017). Impact of a Multi-Strategy Community Intervention to Reduce Maternal and Child Health Inequalities in India: A Qualitative Study in Haryana. PLoS One, 12(1), e0170175. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170175

 
     
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Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., Mengle, S., Varghese, J., Nelson, R., & Bharat, S. (2015). Acceptability of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Implementation Challenges Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in India: A Qualitative Investigation. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 29(10), 569-577. doi:10.1089/apc.2015.0143

 
     
7 Chakrapani, V., Shunmugam, M., Newman, P. A., Kershaw, T., & Dubrow, R. (2015). HIV Status Disclosure and Condom Use Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men and Hijras (Male-to-Female Transgender People) in India: Implications for Prevention. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 14(1), 26-44. doi: 10.1080/15381501.2013.859113 [ Abstract ]
     
8 Woodford, M. R., Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., & Shunmugam, M. (2015). Barriers and facilitators to voluntary HIV testing uptake among communities at high risk of HIV exposure in Chennai, India. Glob Public Health, 1-17. doi:10.1080/17441692.2015.1057757 [ View PubMed ]
     
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Newman, P. A., Rubincam, C., Slack, C., Essack, Z., Chakrapani, V., Chuang, D. M., . . . Lindegger, G. (2015). Towards a Science of Community Stakeholder Engagement in Biomedical HIV Prevention Trials: An Embedded Four-Country Case Study. PLoS One, 10(8), e0135937. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135937

 
     
10 Subramanian, T., Chakrapani, V., Selvaraj, V., Noronha, E., Narang, A. & Mehendale, S. (2015) Mapping and Size Estimation of Hijras and Other Trans-Women in 17 States of India: First Level Findings. . International Journal of Health Sciences and Research (IJHSR), 5 (10), 1-10. Retrieved fromhttp://www.scopemed.org/fulltextpdf.php?mno=203945 [ Abstract ]
     
11 Ramakrishnan, L., Ramanathan, S., Chakrapani, V., Goswami, P., Deshpande, S., Yadav, D., . . . Paranjape, R. (2015). Comparison of Sexual Risk, HIV/STI Prevalence and Intervention Exposure Among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW) and Men Who Have Sex with Men Only (MSMO) in India: Implications for HIV Prevention. AIDS Behav. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1058-2 [ Abstract ]
     
12 Singh, Y., Aher, A., Shaikh, S., Mehta, S., Robertson, J., & Chakrapani, V. (In Press, 2014). Gender Transition Services for Hijras and Other Male-to-Female Transgender People in India: Availability and Barriers to Access and Use. International Journal of Transgenderism. doi: 10.1080/15532739.2014.890559 [ Full Text ]
     
13 Chakrapani, V., Velayudham, J., Shunmugam, M., Newman, P. A., & Dubrow, R. (2013). Barriers to antiretroviral treatment access for injecting drug users living with HIV in Chennai, South India.AIDS Care. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2013.861573 [ View PubMed ]
 
 
14 Newman, P. A., Chakrapani, V., Weaver, J., Shunmugam, M., & Rubincam, C. (2014). Willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials among men who have sex with men in Chennai and Mumbai, India. Vaccine. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.08.043

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15 Yadav, D., Chakrapani, V., Goswami, P., Ramanathan, S., Ramakrishnan, L., George, B., . . . Paranjape, R. S. (2014). Association Between Alcohol Use and HIV-Related Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): Findings from a Multi-Site Bio-Behavioral Survey in IndiaAIDS Behav. doi: 10.1007/s10461-014-0699-x [ Springer Link]
     
16 Chakrapani, V., Boyce, P., Newman, P. A., & Row Kavi, A. (2013). Contextual influences on condom use among men who have sex with men in India: subjectivities, practices and risks. Cult Health Sex.
doi: 10.1080/13691058.2013.798032
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17 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Singhal, N., Nelson, R., & Shunmugam, M. (2013). 
"If It's Not Working, Why Would They Be Testing It?": mental models of HIV vaccine trials and preventive misconception among men who have sex with men in India.
 
BMC Public Health, 13(1), 731. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-731
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18 Ramanathan, S., Chakrapani, V., Ramakrishnan, L., Goswami, P., Yadav, D., Subramanian, T., . . . Paranjape, R. (2013). Consistent condom use with regular, paying, and casual male partners and associated factors among men who have sex with men in Tamil Nadu, India: findings from an assessment of a large-scale HIV prevention program. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 827. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-827 [ View BMC Public Health ]
     
19 Ramanathan, S., Chakrapani, V., Ramakrishnan, L., Goswami, P., Yadav, D., George, B., . . . Paranjape, R. S. (2013). Factors Associated with Use of Latex Condom-Compatible Lubricants by Men Who Have Sex with Men in India: Implications for HIV Prevention.
Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases,
2013, 1-7. doi: 10.1155/2013/161085
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20 Chakrapani, V., Kamei, R., Kipgen, H., Kumar, J. Kh. (2013).  Access to Harm Reduction and HIV-related Treatment Services inside Indian Prisons: Experiences of formerly Incarcerated Injecting Drug Users. International Journal of Prisoner Health, Vol. 9 Iss: 2.
URL: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17085071
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21 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Singhal, N., Jerajani, J., & Shunmugam, M. (2012). Willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials among men who have sex with men in Chennai and Mumbai, India: a social ecological approach. PLoS One, 7(12), e51080. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051080 [ View PubMed ]
     
22 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., & Dubrow, R. (2011). Barriers to free antiretroviral treatment access among kothi-identified men who have sex with men and aravanis (transgender women) in Chennai, India. AIDS Care, 23(12), 1687-1694. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2011.582076 [ View PubMed ]
     
23 Logie, C. H., Newman, P. A., Chakrapani, V., & Shunmugam, M. (2012). Adapting the minority stress model: associations between gender non-conformity stigma, HIV-related stigma and depression among men who have sex with men in South India. Soc Sci Med, 74(8), 1261-1268. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.01.008 [ View PubMed ]
     
24 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., & Dubrow, R. (2011). Social-structural contexts of needle and syringe sharing behaviours of HIV-positive injecting drug users in Manipur, India: a mixed methods investigation. Harm Reduct J, 8, 9. doi: 10.1186/1477-7517-8-9 [ View PubMed ]
     
25 Chakrapani, V., Kershaw, T., Shunmugam, M., Newman, P. A., Cornman, D. H., & Dubrow, R. (2011). Prevalence of and barriers to dual-contraceptive methods use among married men and women living with HIV in India. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol, 2011, 376432. doi: 10.1155/2011/376432 [ View PubMed ]
     
26 Woodford, M. R., Newman, P. A., Chakrapani, V., Shunmugam, M., & Kakinami, L. (2012). Correlates of HIV testing uptake among kothi-identified men who have sex with men in public sex environments in Chennai, India. AIDS Behav, 16(1), 53-62. doi: 10.1007/s10461-011-9974-2 [ View PubMed ]
     
27 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., & Dubrow, R. (2010). Prevalence and contexts of inconsistent condom use among heterosexual men and women living with HIV in India: implications for prevention. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 24(1), 49-58. doi: 10.1089/apc.2009.0214 [ View PubMed ]
     
28 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., Kurian, A. K., & Dubrow, R. (2009). Barriers to free antiretroviral treatment access for female sex workers in Chennai, India. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 23(11), 973-980. doi: 10.1089/apc.2009.0035 [ View PubMed ]
     
29 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., & Shunmugam, M. (2008). Secondary HIV prevention among kothi-identified MSM in Chennai, India. Cult Health Sex, 10(4), 313-327. doi: 10.1080/13691050701816714 [ View PubMed ]
     
30 Newman, P. A., Chakrapani, V., Cook, C., Shunmugam, M., & Kakinami, L. (2008). Determinants of sexual risk behavior among men who have sex with men accessing public sex environments in Chennai, India. J LGBT Health Res, 4(2-3), 81-87. [ View PubMed ]
     
31 Newman, P. A., Chakrapani, V., Cook, C., Shunmugam, M., & Kakinami, L. (2008). Correlates of paid sex among men who have sex with men in Chennai, India. Sex Transm Infect, 84(6), 434-438. doi: 10.1136/sti.2008.031484 [ View PubMed ]
     
32 Chakrapani, V., Newman, P. A., Shunmugam, M., McLuckie, A., & Melwin, F. (2007). Structural violence against Kothi-identified men who have sex with men in Chennai, India: a qualitative investigation. AIDS Educ Prev, 19(4), 346-364. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2007.19.4.346 [ View PubMed ]
     
33 Van Rompay, K. K., Madhivanan, P., Rafiq, M., Krupp, K., Chakrapani, V., & Selvam, D. (2008). Empowering the people: development of an HIV peer education model for low literacy rural communities in India. Hum Resour Health, 6, 6. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-6-6 [ View PubMed ]
     
34 Joyee, A. G., Thyagarajan, S. P., Vikram Reddy, E., Rajendran, P., Venkatesan, C., & Ganapathy, M. (2007). Diagnostic utility of serologic markers for genital chlamydial infection in STD patients in Chennai, India. J Assoc Physicians India, 55, 777-780. [ View PubMed ]
     
35 Joyee, A.G., Thyagarajan, S.P., Vikram Reddy, E., Venkatesan, C., & Ganapathy, M. (2005). Genital chlamydial infection in STD patients: Its relation to HIV infection. Ind.J. Med.Microbiol, 23 (1):37-40. [ View PubMed ]
     
36 Chakrapani, V., Babu, P., & Ebenezer, T. (2004). Hijras in sex work face discrimination in the Indian health-care system. Research for Sex Work, 12-14.  
     
37 Madhivanan, P., Mothi, S.N., Kumarasamy, N., Yepthomi, T., Venkatesan, C., Lambert, J.S., & Solomon, S. (2003). Clinical manifestations of HIV infected children. Indian J Pediatr,70(8):615-20. [ View PubMed ]
     
38 George, J. A., Panchatcharam, T. S., Paramasivam, R., Balasubramanian, S., Chakrapani, V., & Murugan, G. (2003). Evaluation of diagnostic efficacy of PCR methods for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in genital and urine specimens of symptomatic men and women in India. Jpn J Infect Dis, 56(3), 88-92. [ View PubMed ]
     
39 Joyee, A.G., Thyagarajan, S.P., Sowmya, B., Venkatesan, C., & Ganapathy, M. (2003). Need for specific & routine strategy for the diagnosis of genital chlamydial infection among patients with sexually transmitted diseases in India. Indian J Med Res, 18:152-7. [ View PubMed ]
     
Letters to Editor:  
     
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Newman, P. A., Chakrapani, V., Kavi, A. R., & Kurien, A. K. (2006). HIV-1 prevalence in young adults in south India. Lancet, 368(9530), 115; author reply 115-116. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(06)68995-2

 
     
2 Joyee, A.G., Thyagarajan, S.P., Vikram Reddy, E., Venkatesan, C., & Ganapathy, M. (2005). Hepatitis B and C viral infections among STD clinic patients in India. Sexually transmitted Infections, 81;180. [ View PubMed ]