Earlier Publications



Zaller, N. & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2018). Incarceration, drug use, and infectious diseases: A syndemic still not addressed. Lancet HIV, 18(12), P1301-1302. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30438-3


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Peterson, M., Arnold, T., Nunn, A.S., Beckwith, C.G., Castonguay, B., Junious, E., Lewis, C., Chan, P.A. (2018). Knowledge, interest, and anticipated barriers of pre-exposure prophylaxis uptake and adherence among gay, bisexual, and men who have sex with men who are incarcerated. PLoS One, 13(12), e0205593. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205593


Peterson, M., Nowotny, K., Dauria, E., Arnold, T., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2018). Institutional distrust among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men as a barrier to accessing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). AIDS Care, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1524114


Beckwith, C.G., Kuo, I., Fredricksen, R., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Loeliger, K., Young, R., Cunningham, W., Kahana, S., Franks, J., Zawitz, C., Seal, D., Springer, S., Christopoulos, K., Lorvick, J., Delaney, J.A., Crane, H.M., & Biggs, M.L. (2018). Risk behaviors and HIV care continuum outcomes among criminal justice-involved HIV infected transgender women and cisgender men: Data from the Seek, Test, Treat, and Retain Harmonization Initiative. PLoS ONE, 13(5), e0197730.

doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0197730


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Dauria, E., Tolou-Sham, M., Christopolous, K., Chan, P.A., Beckwith, C.G., Parker, S., & Meyer, J. (2018). The path to implementation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis for people involved in criminal justice systems. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 15(2), 93-95. doi: 10.1007/s11904-018-0389-9


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Drucker, E., Cloud, D.C., & Zaller, N. (2018). Opioid use among those who have criminal justice experience: Harm reduction strategies to lessen HIV risk. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 15(3), 225-258. doi: 10.1007/s11904-018-0394-z


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Macmadu, A., Marshall, B.D.L., Heise, A., Ranapurwala, S., Rich, J.A., & Green, T.C. (2018). Risk of fentanyl-involved overdose associated with recent criminal justice system involvement: Findings from a recent outbreak of illicit synthetic fentanyl overdose in 2014 and 2015. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 185, 189-191. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.12.014


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., McKenzie, M., Macmadu, A., Zaller, N., Larney, S., Dauria, E., & Rich, J. (2018). A randomized, open label trial of methadone continuation versus forced withdrawal in a combined US prison and jail: Findings at 12-months post-release. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 184, 57-63. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.11.023


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. Sandacharan, R., Macmadu, A., & Rich, J.D. (2018). Introduction to the special issue of the journal of urban health: Incarceration and health. Journal of Urban Health, 95(4), 441-443. doi: 10.1007/s11524-018-0301-3


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Zaller, N.D., Martino, S., Cloud, D.H., McCauley, E., Heise, A., & Seal, D. (2018). Criminal justice continuum for opioid users at risk of overdose. Addictive Behaviors, 86, 104-110. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.02.024


Cloud, D.C., Castillo, T., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Dubey, M., & Childs, R. (2018). Syringe decriminalization advocacy in red states: Lessons from the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition. Current HIV/AIDS Reports, 15(3), 276-282. doi: 10.1007/s11904-018-0397-9


Green, T.C., Clarke, J., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Marshall, B.D.L., Alexander-Scott, N., Boss, R., & Rich, J. (2018). Reduced post-incarceration fatal overdoses after implementation of a comprehensive program of medications for opioid use disorder in a statewide correctional system. JAMA Psychiatry, 75(4), 405-407. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.461


McCauley, E.M., Eckstrand, K., Desta, B., Brockmann, B., Bouvier, B., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2018). Exploring healthcare experiences for incarcerated individuals who identify as transgender in a southern jail. Transgender Health, 3(1), 34-41. doi: 10.1089/trgh.2017.0046


Rebeiro, P.F., McPherson, T., Goggins, K., Turner, M.M., Bebawy, S.S., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Person, A.K., Sterling, T.R., Kripalani, S., & Pettit, A.C. (2018). Health literacy and demographic disparities in HIV-1 viral suppression. AIDS & Behavior, 22(8), 2604-1614. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2092-7


Stopka, T.J., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Johnson, K., Chan, P.A., Hutcheson, M., Crosby, R.A., Burke, D., Mena, L., & Nunn, A. (2018). HIV clustering in Mississippi: Spatial epidemiology study to inform implementation science in the Deep South. JMIR, 4(2), e35. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.8773



Arnold, T., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Chan, P., Perez-Brumer, A., Mena, L., Beauchamps, L., Bologna, E., Johnson, K., & Nunn, A. (2017). Social, structural, behavioral, and clinical factors influencing retention in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) care in Mississippi. PLOSOne, 12(2), e0172354. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172354


Zaller, N.D., Cloud, D.H., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Martino, S., Bouvier, B., & Brockmann, B. (2017). The importance of Medicaid expansion for criminal justice populations in the South. Health & Justice, 5(1), 2.  doi: 10.1186/s40352-017-0047-0


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Cloud, D.H., Davis, C., Zaller, N., Delany-Brumsey, A., Pope, L., Bouvier, B., & Rich, J.D. (2017). Addressing excess risk of overdose among recently incarcerated people in the USA: Harm reduction interventions in correctional settings [Special issue]. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 13(1), 25-31. doi: 10.1108/IJPH-08-2016-0039


Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Rosen, D.L., Christopher, P., Bazerman, L., & Beckwith, C. (2017). Long acting injectable anti-retroviral therapy: An opportunity to improve HIV treatment and reduce HIV transmission among persons being released from prison facilities. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 65(7), 1247-1248. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix493


Kipp, A.M., Rebeiro, P.F., Shepherd, B.E., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Turner, M., Bebawy, S., Sterling, T.R., & Hulgan, T. (2017). Daily marijuana use is associated with missed clinic appointments among HIV-infected persons engaged in HIV care. AIDS & Behavior, 21(7), 1996-2004. doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1716-7


Nunn, A, Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Oldenberg, C., Mayer, K., Mimiaga, M., Patel, R., & Chan, P. (2017). Defining the HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis care continuum. AIDS, 31(5), 731-734. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001385


Nunn, A., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Towey, C., Yolken, A., Trooskin, S., Smith, E., Beckwith, C., Rose, J., & Chan, P. (2017). Latent class analysis of acceptability and willingness to identify individuals for self-HIV testing in community settings. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 20(1). 1-9. doi: 10.7448/IAS.20.1.21290

Tomar, N., Ghezzi, M.A., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Blank Wilson, A., Van Deinse, T.B., Burgin, S., & Cuddeback, G.S. (2017). Statewide mental health training for probation officers: Improving knowledge and decreasing stigma. Health & Justice, 5(1), 11. doi: 10.1186/s40352-017-0057-y



Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Parker, S., Chan, P., Gjelsvik, A., Mena, L., Marshall, B., Harvey, J., Beckwith, C., Riggins, R. & Nunn, A. (2016). Condom use and incarceration among STI clinic attendees in the Deep South. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 971. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3590-z


Marshall, B.D.L., Perez-Brumer, A.G., MacCarthy, S., Mena, L., Chan, P.A., Towey, C., Barnett, N., Parker, S., Barnes, A., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Rose, J.S., & Nunn, A. (2016). Individual and partner-level factors associated with condom non-use among African American STI clinic attendees in the Deep South: An event-level analysis. AIDS & Behavior, 20(6), 1334-1342. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1266-9


Rich, J.D., Beckwith, C., Macmadu, A., Marshall, B., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Milloy, M.J., Atwoli, L., Sanchez, J. & Altice, F. (2016). Clinical care of the incarcerated patient with HIV, Hepatitis B and C, and TB. Lancet, 388(10049), 1103-114.  doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30379-8