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  1. Chamie G, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Kabami J, Jain V, Geng E, Petersen ML, Thirumurthy H, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, Charlebois ED, and the SEARCH Collaboration. Leveraging rapid community-based HIV testing campaigns for non-communicable diseases in rural Uganda.  PLoS One 2012;7(8):e43400. Epub 2012 Aug 20. PMID: 22916256; PMCID: PMC3423366

  2. Thirumurthy H, Jain V, Chamie G, Geng E, Kabami J, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Petersen ML, Kamya M, Charlebois E, Havlir D, and the SEARCH Collaboration. Improved employment, education, and economic outcomes in households of HIV-positive adults with high CD4 counts: evidence from a community-wide health campaign in Uganda. AIDS. 2013 Feb 20;27(4):627-634. PMID: 23169332; PMCID: PMC3809760

  3. Jain V, Liegler T, Kabami J, Chamie G, Clark TD, Black D, Geng E, Kwarisiima D, Wong J, Abdel-Mohsen M, Lizak P, Aweeka  F, Thirumurthy H, Petersen ML,  Charlebois ED, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, and the SEARCH Collaboration. Assessment of community viral load in a rural East African setting Using a fingerprick-based blood collection method. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Feb;56(4):598-605. Epub 2012 Dec 12. PMID: 23243180; PMCID: PMC3552523

  4. Namusobya J, Semitala FC, Amanyire G, Kabami J, Chamie G, Bogere J, Jain V, Clark TD, Charlebois E, Havlir DV, Kamya M, Geng EH. High retention in care among HIV-infected patients entering care with CD4 Levels > 350/μl under routine program conditions in Uganda. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Nov: 57(9): 1343-50. Epub 2013 Aug 23. PMID: 23899683; PMCID: PMC3792723

  5. Jain V, Byonanebye D, Liegler, T, Kwarisiima D, Chamie G, Kabami J, Petersen ML, Balzer LB, Clark TD, Black D, Thirumurthy H, Geng E, Charlebois ED, Amanyire G, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Changes in population HIV RNA levels in Mbarara, Uganda during scale-up of HIV antiretroviral therapy access.  JAIDS.  2014 Mar 1: 65(3): 327-32. Epub 2013 Oct 1. PMID: 24146022; PMCID: PMC4172444

  6. Chamie G, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Kabami J, Jain V, Geng E, Balzer LB, Petersen ML, Thirumurthy H, Charlebois E, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, and the SEARCH Consortium.  Uptake of community-based HIV testing during a multi-disease health campaign in rural Uganda.  PLoS One. 2014 Jan 2: 9(1): e84317. PMID: 24392124; PMCID: PMC3879307

  7. Kotwani P, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Kabami J, Geng E, Jain V, Chamie G, Petersen ML, Thirumurthy H, Kamya MR, Charlebois E, Havlir DV, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Epidemiology and awareness of hypertension in a rural Ugandan community: a cross-sectional study.  BMC Public Health. 2013 Dec 9: 13(1): 1151. PMID 24321133; PMCID: PMC3890617

  8. Kotwani P, Balzer LB, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Kabami J, Byonanebye DM, Bainomujuni B, Black D, Chamie G, Jain V, Thirumurthy H, Kamya MR, Geng EH, Petersen ML, Havlir DV, Charlebois ED, and the SEARCH Collaboration. Evaluating a hypertension linkage to care intervention following community-based screening in rural Uganda. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2014 Apr: 19(4): 459-68. Epub 2014 Feb 3. PMID 24495307; PMCID: PMC4118739

  9. Balzer, LB, Petersen, ML, van der Laan, MJ, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Adaptive pair-matching in the SEARCH trial and estimation of the intervention effect. Stat. Med. 2015 Mar 15:34(6): 999-1011. Epub 2014 Nov 25. PMID: 25421503; PMCID: PMC4318754

  10. Jain V, Byonanebye D, Amanyire G, Kwarisiima D, Black D, Kabami J, Chamie G, Clark TD, Rooney JF, Charlebois ED, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Successful antiretroviral therapy delivery and retention in care among asymptomatic individuals with high CD4+ T-cell counts at least 350 cells/µl in rural Uganda.  AIDS. 2014 Sep 24: 28(15): 2241-9.  Epub 2014 Jul 14. PMID 25022596; PMCID: PMC4894849.

  11. Jain V, Chang W, Byonanebye D, Owaraganise A, Twinomuhwezi E, Amanyire G, Black D, Mareille E, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, Kahn JG.  Estimated costs for delivery of HIV antiretroviral therapy to individuals with CD4+ T-cell counts >350 cells/uL in rural Uganda.  PLoS One.  2015 Dec 3: 10(12):e0143433. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143433. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26632823; PMCID: PMC4669141

  12. Reynolds LJ, Camlin CS, Ware NC, Seeley J. Exploring critical questions for the implementation of “universal test and treat” approaches to HIV prevention and care. AIDS Care.  2016: 28 Suppl 3: 1-6. PMID 27421046.

  13. Katrak S, Day N, Ssemmondo E, Kwarisiima D, Midekisa A, Greenhouse B, Kamya M, Havlir D, Dorsey G. Community-wide Prevalence of Malaria Parasitemia in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Populations in a High-Transmission Setting in Uganda. J Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 10. PMID: 26908725; PMCID: PMC4878723

  14. Chamie G, Clark TD, Kabami J, Kadede K, Ssemmondo E, Steinfeld R, Lavoy G, Kwarisiima D, Sang N, Jain V, Thirumurthy H, Liegler T, Balzer LB, Petersen ML, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, and Charlebois ED.  A hybrid mobile approach for population-wide HIV testing in rural East Africa:  an observational study.  Lancet HIV.  2016 Mar: 3(3): e111-9: Epub 2016 Jan 26. PMID: 26939734; PMCID: PMC4780220.

  15. Kwarisiima D, Balzer LB, Heller D, Kotwani P, Chamie G, Clark TD, Ayieko J, Mwangwe F, Jain V, Byonanebye D, Petersen ML, Havlir DV, and Kamya MR.  Population-based assessment of hypertension epidemiology and risk factors among HIV-positve and general populations in rural Uganda.  PLoS One. 2016 May 27: 11(5):e0156309. PMID: 27232186; PMCID: PMC4883789.

  16. Camlin CS, Ssemmondo E, Chamie G, El Ayadi AM, Kwarisiima D, Sang N, Kabami J, Charlebois ED, Petersen ML, Clark TD, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Men “missing” from population based HIV testing:  insights from qualitative research.  AIDS Care.  2016: 28 Suppl 3:67-73. PMID: 27421053; PMCID: PMC5749410.

  17. Maeri I, El Ayadi A, Getahun M, Charlebois ED, Akatukwasa C, Tumwebaze D, Itiakorit H, Owino L, Kwarisiima D, Ssemmondo E, Sang N, Kabami J, Clark TD, Petersen ML, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, Camlin CS, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  ‘How can I tell?’: Consequences of HIV status disclosure among couples in eastern African communities in the context of an ongoing HIV ‘test and treat’ trial. AIDS Care. 2016: 28 Suppl 3:59-66.  PMID: 27421052; PMCID: PMC5751752.

  18. Kadede K, Ruel T, Kabami J, Ssemmondo E, Sang N, Kwarisiima D, Bukusi E, Cohen CR, Liegler T, Clark TD, Petersen ML, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, Chamie G, and the SEARCH Team.  Increased adolescent HIV testing with a hybrid model strategy in Uganda and Kenya. AIDS.  2016 Sep 10: 30(14): 2121-6.  PMID 27258399; PMCID: PMC5007167.

  19. Thirumurthy H, Jakubowski A, Camlin C, Kabami J, Ssemmondo E, Elly A, Mwai D, Clark T, Cohen C, Bukusi E, Kamya M, Petersen M, Havlir D, Charlebois ED. Expectations about future health and longevity in Kenyan and Ugandan communities receiving a universal test-and-treat intervention in the SEARCH trial. AIDS Care. 2016;28 Suppl 3:90-8. PMID: 27421056; PMCID: PMC5443252.

  20. Ssemmondo E, Mwangwa F, Kironde JL, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Marquez C, Charlebois ED, Petersen ML, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, Chamie G and the SEARCH Collaboration. Population-based active TB case finding during large-scale mobile HIV testing campaigns in rural Uganda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Nov 1: 73(3): e46-e50. Epub 2016 Jul 29. PMID: 27741032.

  21. Balzer LB, Petersen ML, van der Laan MJ, SEARCH Collaboration.  Targeted estimation and inference for the sample average treatment effect in trials with and without pair-matching.  Stat. Med. 2016 Sep 20: 35(21): 3717-32.  PMID: 27087478; PMCID: PMC4965321.

  22. Chang W, Chamie G, Mwai D, Clark TD, Thirumurthy H, Charlebois ED, Petersen M, Kabami J, Ssemmondo E, Kadede K, Kwarisiima D, Sang N, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya M, Havlir DV, Kahn JG. Cost and efficiency of a hybrid mobile multi-diseases testing approach with high HIV testing coverage in East Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Nov 1: 73(3): e39-e45.  Epub 2016 Jul 29. PMID: 27741031; PMCID: PMC5089839

  23. Balzer LB, van der Laan MJ, Petersen ML, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Adaptive pre-specification in randomized trials with and without pair-matching.  Stat. Med. 2016 Nov 10: 35(25): 4525-4545. PMID: 27436797; PMCID: PMC5084457.

  24. Brown LB, Havlir DV, Ayieko J, Mwangwa F, Owaraganise A, Kwarisiima D, Jain V, Ruel T, Clark T, Chamie G, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED; SEARCH Collaboration. High levels of retention in care with streamlined care and universal test-and-treat in East Africa. AIDS. 2016 Nov 28: 30(18): 2855-2864. Epub 2016 Sep 6. PMID: 27603290; PMCID: PMC5332142.

  25. Jain V, Petersen ML, Liegler T, Byonanebye D, Kwarisiima D, Chamie G, Sang N, Black D, Clark TD, Ladai A, Plenty A, Kabami J, Ssemmondo E, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Charlebois ED, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, SEARCH Collaboration.  Population levels and geographical distribution of HIV RNA in rural Ugandan and Kenyan Communities, including serodiscordant couples:  a cross-sectional analysis.  Lancet HIV.  2017 Mar: 4(3): e122-e133. Epub 2016 Dec 15. PMID: 27989576; PMCID: PMC5730457.

  26. Camlin CS, Seeley J, Viljoen L, Vernooij E, Simwinga M, Reynolds L, Reis R, Plank R, Orne-Gliemann J, McGrath N, Larmarange J, Hoddinott G, Getahun M, Charlebois E, and Bond V.  Strengthening universal HIV "test and treat" approaches with social science research.  AIDS. 2016 Mar 27: 30(6): 969-70. PMID: 26959355; PMCID: PMC4794132.

  27. Balzer L, Staples P, Onnela JP, DeGruttola V.  Using a network-based approach and targeted maximum likelihood estimation to evaluate the effect of adding pre-exposure prophylaxis to an ongoing test-and-treat trial.  Clin Trials.  2017 Apr: 14(2):201-210. Epub 2017 Jan 26. PMID: 28124579; PMCID: PMC5377920.

  28. Kwarisiima D, Kamya MR, Owaraganise A, Mwangwa F, Byonanebye DM, Ayieko J, Plenty P, Black D, Clark TD, Nzarubara B, Snyman K, Brown L, Bukusi E, Cohen CR, Geng EH, Charlebois ED, Ruel TD, Petersen ML, Havlir D, Jain V.  High rates of viral suppression in adults and children with high CD4+ counts using a streamlined ART delivery model in the SEARCH trial in rural Uganda and Kenya. JIAS. 2017 Jul 21: (20(Suppl 4): 21673. PMID: 28770596; PMCID: PMC5577724.

  29. Kabami J, Chamie G, Kwarisiima D, Biira E, Ssebutinde P, Petersen M, Charlebois ED, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, Clark TD, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Evaluating the feasibility and uptake of a community-led HIV testing and multi-disease health campaign in rural Uganda.  JIAS. 2017 Mar 29: 20(1): 1-8.  PMID:  28406269; PMCID: PMC5515014.

  30. Petersen M, Balzer L, Kwarisiima D, Sang N, Chamie G, Ayieko J, Kabami J, Owaraganise A, Liegler T, Kadede K, Jain V, Plenty A, Brown L, Lavoy G, Schwab J, Black D, van der Laan M, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Clark TD, Charlebois E, Kamya M, Havlir D. Association of implementation of a universal testing and treatment intervention with HIV diagnosis, receipt of antiretroviral therapy, and viral suppression in East Africa. JAMA. 2017 Jun 6: 317(21): 2196-2206. PMID: 28586888; PMCID: PMC5734234.

  31. Zheng W, Balzer L, van der Laan M, Petersen M, SEARCH Collaboration. Constrained binary classification using ensemble learning: an application to cost-efficient targeted PrEP strategies. Stat. Med. 2018 Jan 30: 37(2): 261-279. Epub 2017 Apr 6. PMID: 28384841; PMCID: PMC5701877 (available 01/30/2019).

  32. Brown LB, Ayieko J, Mwangwa F, Owaraganise A, Kwarisiima D, Jain V, Ruel T, Clark T, Black D, Chamie G, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV.  Predictors of retention in HIV care among youth (15-24) in a universal test-and-treat setting in rural Kenya.  JAIDS.  2017 Sep 1: 76(1):e15-e18.  Epub 2017 Apr 6. PMID: 28394821; PMCID: PMC5828506.

  33. Tram KH, Mwangwa F, Atukunda M, Owaraganise A, Ayieko J, Plenty A, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Chamie G, Havlir DV, Marquez C, and the SEARCH Collaboration.  Isoniazid preventive therapy completion in the era of differentiated HIV care.  JAIDS.  2017 Dec 15: 76(5):e115-e117. Epub 2017 Sep 6. PMID: 28885271; PMCID: PMC5680115.

  34. Mwangwa F, Chamie G, Kwarisiima D, Ayieko J, Owaraganise A, Ruel TD, Plenty A, Tram KH, Clark TD, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Petersen M, Kamya MR, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV, Marquez C.  Gaps in the child tuberculosis care cascade in 32 rural communities in Uganda and Kenya.  J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2017 Dec: 9:24-29.  PMID: 29291251; PMCID: PMC5743212.

  35. Camlin CS, Charlebois ED, Geng E, Semitala F, Wallenta J, Getahun M, Kampiire L, Bukusi EA, Sang N, Kwarisiima D, Clark TD, Petersen ML, Kamya MR, Havlir DV.  Redemption of the “spoiled identity:” the role of HIV-positive individuals in HIV care cascade interventions.  J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 Dec: 20(4).  PMID: 29210185; PMCID: PMC5810337.

  36. Balzer LB, Zheng W, van der Laan MJ, Petersen ML, SEARCH study. A new approach to hierarchical data analysis: Targeted maximum likelihood estimation for the causal effect of a cluster-level exposure. Stat Methods Med Res. Epub 2018 Jan 1. PMID: 29921160.

  37. Koss CA, Ayieko, J, Mwangwa F, Owaraganise A, Kwarisiima D, Balzer LB, Plenty A, Sang N, Kabami J, Ruel TD, Black D, Camlin CS, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Clark TD, Charlebois ED, Petersen ML, Mamya MR, Havlir DV, on behalf of the SEARCH study. Early adopters of HIV preexposure prophylaxis in a population-based combination prevention study in rural Kenya and Uganda. Clinical Infectious Diseases. Epub 2018 May 5. PMID: 29741594.

  38. Ayieko J, Petersen ML, van Rie A, Wafula E, Opudo W, Clark TD, Kamya MR, Balzer LB, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Charlebois EB, Havlir DV.  Effect of a patient-centered phone call by a clinical officer at time of HIV testing on linkage to care in rural Kenya. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 May 29: 5(6):ofy126. PMID 29977971; PMCID: PMC6007399.

  39. Ayieko J, Brown L, Anthierens S, Van Rie A, Getahun M, Charlebois ED, Petersen ML, Clark TD, Kamya MR, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Havlir DV, Camlin CS. “Hurdles on the path to 90-90-90 and beyond”: Qualitative analysis of barriers to engagement in HIV care among individuals in rural East Africa in the context of test-and-treat. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 30: 13(8):e0202990. PMID: 30161172; PMCID: PMC6116983.

  40. Ayieko J, Chamie G, Balzer L, Kwarisiima D, Kabami J, Sang N, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Clark TD, Plenty A, Charlebois ED, Petersen M, Kamya M, Havlir D, Ruel T. Mobile, population-wide, hybrid HIV testing strategy increases number of children tested in rural Kenya and Uganda. Ped Infect Dis. Epub 2018 Sep 7. PMID: 30199482.

  41. Shade SB, Osmand T, Luo A, Aine R, Assurah E, Mwebaza B, Mwai D, Owaraganise A, Mwangwa F, Ayieko J, Black D, Brown LB, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Thirumurthy H, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Charlebois ED, Balzer L, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Havlir DV, Jain V. Costs of streamlined HIV care delivery in rural Ugandan and Kenyan clinics in the SEARCH Study. AIDS. 2018 Sep 24: 32(15): 2179-2188. PMID: 30134294; PMCID: PMC6143350 (available 09/24/2019).

  42. Camlin CS, Seeley J. Qualitative research on community experiences in large HIV research trials. What have we learned? JIAS supplement. 18 October 2018: 21(S7): e25173.

  43.  Ayieko J, Petersen ML, van Rie A, Wafula E, Opudo W, Clark TD, Kamya MR, Balzer LB, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Charlebois EB, Havlir DV.  Effect of a patient-centered phone call by a clinical officer at time of HIV testing on linkage to care in rural Kenya. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 May 29: 5(6):ofy126. PMID 29977971; PMCID: PMC6007399

  44. Ayieko J, Brown L, Anthierens S, Van Rie A, Getahun M, Charlebois ED, Petersen ML, Clark TD, Kamya MR, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Havlir DV, Camlin CS. “Hurdles on the path to 90-90-90 and beyond”: Qualitative analysis of barriers to engagement in HIV care among individuals in rural East Africa in the context of test-and-treat. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 30: 13(8):e0202990. PMID: 30161172; PMCID: PMC6116983.

  45. Ayieko J, Chamie G, Balzer L, Kwarisiima D, Kabami J, Sang N, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Clark TD, Plenty A, Charlebois ED, Petersen M, Kamya M, Havlir D, Ruel T. Mobile, population-wide, hybrid HIV testing strategy increases number of children tested in rural Kenya and Uganda. Ped Infect Dis. 2018 Dec: 37(12): 1279-1281. Epub 2018 Sep 7. PMID: 30199482. PMCID: PMC6226337. 

  46. Shade SB, Osmand T, Luo A, Aine R, Assurah E, Mwebaza B, Mwai D, Owaraganise A, Mwangwa F, Ayieko J, Black D, Brown LB, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Thirumurthy H, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Charlebois ED, Balzer L, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Havlir DV, Jain V. Costs of streamlined HIV care delivery in rural Ugandan and Kenyan clinics in the SEARCH Study. AIDS. 2018 Sep 24: 32(15): 2179-2188. PMID: 30134294.

  47. Brown LB, Getahun M, Ayieko J, Kwarisiima D, Owaraganise A, Atukunda M, Olilo W, Clark T, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV, Camlin CS. Factors predictive of successful retention in care among HIV-infected men in a universal test-and-treat setting in Uganda and Kenya: A mixed methods analysis. PloS One. 2019 Jan 23;14(1):e0210126. PMID: 30673744.

  48. Ayieko J, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Brown LB, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Kamya MR, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Havlir DV, Van AR. A patient-centered multi-component strategy for accelerated linkage to care following community-wide HIV testing in rural Uganda and Kenya. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Apr 1;80(4):414-422. PMID: 30807481

  49. Camlin CS, Seeley J. Qualitative research on community experiences in large HIV research trials. What have we learned? JIAS supplement. 18 October 2018: 21(S7): e25173.

  50. Marquez C, Atukunda M, Balzer LB, Chamie G, Kironde J, Ssemmondo E, Ruel TD, Mwangwa F, Tram KH, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Petersen M, Kamya MR, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV and the SEARCH Collaboration.  The age specific burden and multi-Level predictors of child and adolescent tuberculosis infection in rural Uganda.  Accepted in AIDS Care.

  51. Camlin CS et al. Gendered dimensions of population mobility associated with HIV across three epidemics in Eastern Africa.  Accepted in Health and Place.

  52. Mayer CM, Owaraganise A, Kabami J, Kwarisiima D, Koss CA, Charlebois ED, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Havlir DV, Jewell BL. . . 2019 Apr: 22(4):e25276. PMID: 31037845; PMCID: PMC6488759

  53. Kwarisiima D, Atukunda M, Owaraganise A, Chamie G, Clark T, Kabami J, Jain V, Byonanebye D, Mwangwa F, Balzer LB, Chalrebois E, Kamya MR, Petersen M, Havlir DV, Brown LB.. . 2019 May 6: 19(1): 511. PMID: 31060545; PMCID: PMC6501396.

  54. Havlir DV, Balzer LB, Charlebois ED, Clark TD, Kwarisiima D, Ayieko J, Kabami J, Sang N, Liegler T, Chamie G, Camlin CS, Jain V, Kadede K, Atukunda M, Ruel T, Shade SB, Ssemmondo E, Byonanebye DM, Mwangwa F, Owaraganise A, Olilo W, Black D, Snyman K, Burger R, Getahun M, Achando J, Awuonda B, Nakato H, Kironde J, Okiror S, Thirumurthy H, Koss C, Brown L, Marquez C, Schwab J, Lavoy G, Plenty A, Wafula EM, Omanya P, Chen YH, Rooney JF, Bacon M, van der Laan M, Cohen CR, Bukusi E, Kamya MR, Petersen M. 2019 Jul 18; 381(3): 219-229. PMID: 31314966.