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. (2015). 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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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
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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 ]
     
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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

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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

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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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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]
   
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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 ]
   
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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 ]
   
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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 ]
   
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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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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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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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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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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 ]
   
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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 ]
   
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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

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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 ]
     
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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 ]
   
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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
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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

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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]
     
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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.

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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.

 
     
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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 ]
     
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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 ]