Highlighted Publications

2020

 

Macmadu, A., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Gonsher, I., Clarke, J.G., & Brockmann, B.W. (in press). Engaged scholarship at the Brown University School of Public Health: Designing education for better prisoner health and human rights. International Journal of Prisoner Health.
 

Vest, N., Johnson, O., Nowotny, K., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (in press). Prison population reductions and COVID-19: A latent profile analysis synthesizing recent evidence from the Texas state prison system. The Journal of Urban Health.

 

Nowotny, K., Bailey, Z., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (in press). The Contribution of prisons and  jails to U.S. racial disparities in COVID-19. American Journal of Public Health.

 

Casanova, F., Hamblett, A., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. & Nowotny, K. (In press). Epidemiology of COVID-19 in immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities. JAMA Open Network.

LeMasters, K., McCauley, E., Nowotny, K., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). COVID-19 cases and testing in 53 prison systems. Health & Justice, 8(1), 24. doi:10.1186/s40352-020-00125-3

 

Zaller, N.D., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). MOUD provision in correctional settings during time of COVID-19: Prevention and solutions. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 14(6), e290-292. doi:10.1097/ADM.0000000000000758

 

Wang, E. A., Riley, C., Wood, G., Greene, A., Horton, N., Williams, M., Violano, P., Brase, R. M., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Papachristos, A. V., & Roy, B. (2020). Building community resilience to prevent and mitigate community impact of gun violence: Conceptual framework and intervention design. BMJ Open, 10(10), e040277. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040277.

 

Zielinski, M. J., Allison, M. K., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Curran, G., Zaller, N. D., & Kirchner, J. (2020). Making change happen in criminal justice settings: leveraging implementation science to improve mental health careHealth & Justice, 8(1), 21. doi:10.1186/s40352-020-00122-6.

 

Macmadu, A., Berk, J., Kaplowitz, E., Mercedes, M., Rich, J.D., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). COVID-19 and mass incarceration: A call for urgent action. The Lancet Public Health, 5(11), e571-e572. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30231-0

Wang, E., Zenilman, J., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020).  Ethical considerations for COVID-19 vaccine trials in correctional facilities. JAMA, 324(11), 1031-1032. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.15589

 

Nowotny, K., Bailey, Z., Omori, M., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). COVID-19 exposes need for progressive criminal justice reform. American Journal of Public Health, 110(7), 967-968.  doi:10.2105/AJPH.2020.305707

 

Wurcel, A.G., Dauria, E., Zaller, N., Nijhawan, A., Beckwith, C., Nowotny, K., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). Spotlight on jails: COVID-19 mitigation policies needed now. Clinical Infectious Diseases, pii: ciaa346. doi:10.1093/cid/ciaa346

 

Zaller, N.D., Nehrer, T., Marshall, S.A., Zielinski, M., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). Barriers and facilitators to linking high-risk jail detainees to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. PLOSOne, 15(4), e0231915.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231951

 

Rennie, S., Buchbinder, M., Blue, C., Juengst, E., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., & Rosen, D.L. (2020). Scraping the web for public health gains: Ethical considerations from a “big data” research project on HIV and incarceration. Public Health Ethics. doi:10.1093/phe/phaa006

 

Buchbnder, M., Blue, C., Juengst, E., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Rennie, S., & Rosen, D.L. (2020). Expert stakeholders’ perspectives on a Data-to-Care strategy for improving care among HIV-positive individuals incarcerated in jails. AIDS Care, 11, 1-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2020.1737641

 

Cloud, D.H., Bassett, M.T., Graves, J., Fullilove, R.E., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). Documenting and addressing the health impacts of carceral systems. American Journal of Public Health, 110(Suppl 1), S5. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305475

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. & Cloud, D.H. (2020). Mass incarceration as a driver of socio-structural health inequities. American Journal of Public Health, 110(Suppl 1), S14-S15. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305486

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Allen, S.A., & Rich, J.D. (2020). Incarceration negatively impacts the health of children. The Lancet Public Health, 5(2), E76-E77. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30250-6

 

Macmadu, A., Goedel, W.C., Adams, J.W., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Green, T.C., Clarke, J.G., Martin, R.A., Rich, J.D., Marshall, B.D.L. (2020). Estimating the impact of wide scale uptake of screening and medications for opioid use disorder in US prisons and jails. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 208, 107858. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107858

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Crowley, C., Montgomery, M., Zaller, N.D., Martin, R., Clarke, J., Dubey, M., Chan, P.A. (2020). Interest and knowledge of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in a unified jail and prison setting. Journal of Correctional Healthcare, 26(1), 36-41. doi: 10.1177/1078345819897405

 

Callander, D., Duncan, D.T., Hyun Park, S., Bowleg, L., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Theall, K.P., & Hickson, D.A. (2020). An intersectional analysis of life stress, incarceration and sexual health risk practices among cisgender Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in the Deep South of the United States: The MARI Study. Sexual Health, 17(1), 38-44. doi: 10.1071/SH19062

 

2019

Tomar, N., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Ghezzi, M.A., VanDeinse, T.B., Burgin, S., & Cuddeback, G.S. (2019). Internalized stigma and its correlates among justice-involved individuals with mental illness. International Journal of Mental Health, 1-11. doi: 10.1080/00207411.2019.1703358

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. & Johnson, T. (2019). Solitary confinement and health. North Carolina Medical Journal, 80(6), 359-360. doi: 10.18043/ncm.80.6.359

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Sivaraman, J., Shanahan, M., Proescholdbell, S., Rosen, D.L., Cloud, D.H., Junker, G., & Ranapurwala, S. (2019). Restrictive housing during incarceration is associated with increased post-release risk of death from suicide, homicide, and opioid overdose. JAMA Open Network, 2(10), e1912516. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12516

 

Peterson, M. Rich, J.D., Clarke, J.C., Macmadu, A., Truong, A., Pognon, K., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2019). Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis awareness and interest among participants in a medications for addiction treatment program in a unified jail and prison setting in Rhode Island. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment,106, 73-78. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2019.08.015

 

Martin, R., Gresko, S.A., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Stein, L., & Clarke, J. (2019). Post-release treatment uptake among participants of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections Comprehensive Medication Assisted Treatment Program. Preventive Medicine, 4 (105766). doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105766

 

Rhodes B., Costenbader, B., Wilson, L., Hershow, R., Carroll, J., Zule, W., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2019). Urban, Black and multi-racial individuals are impacted by fentanyl-contaminated heroin. International Journal of Drug Policy, 19(73), 1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.07.008

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Peterson, M., Macmadu, A., Truong, A.Q., Clarke, J.C., Marshall, B.D., Green, T.G., Parker, M., Pognon, K., Martin, R., Stein, L., & Rich, J.D. (2019). The benefits and implementation challenges of the first state-wide comprehensive medication for addictions program in a unified jail and prison setting. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 7(205), 107514. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.06.016

 

Hershow, R., Gonzalez, M., Costenbader, B., Golin, C., Zule, W., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2019). Medical providers and harm reduction views on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs. AIDS Education and Prevention, 31(4), 363-379. doi:10.1521/aeap.2019.31.4.363

 

Peterson, M., Rich, J.D., Macmadu, A., Truong, A.Q., Green, T.C., Beletesky, L., Pognon, K. & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2019). One guy goes to jail, two people are ready to take his spot: Perspectives on drug-induced homicide laws among incarcerated individuals. International Journal of Drug Policy, 70, 47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.001

 

Zaller, N.D., Zielinski, M., Coffey, J., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2019). Screening for opioid use disorder in the largest jail in Arkansas: A brief report. Journal of Correctional Healthcare, 25(3), 214-218. doi: 10.1177/1078345819852133

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Peterson, M., Zaller, N.D., & Wohl, D.A. (2019). Best practices for identifying men who have sex with men for corrections-based pre-exposure prophylaxis provision. Health & Justice, 7(7), 1-5.doi: 10.1186/s40352-019-0088-7

 

Ramsey, S.E., Ames, E.G., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Teitelman, A.M., Clarke, J., & Kaplan, C. (2019). Linking women experiencing incarceration to community-based HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis care: Protocol of a pilot trial, addiction science & clinical practice. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 14(8), 1-13. doi: 10.1186/s13722-019-0137-5

 

Chadwick, C.N., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., McCormack, M., & Mann, A. (2019). Experiences of HIV stigma in rural Southern religious settings. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 11(3), 1-17. doi: 10.1080/17542863.2018.1556718

 

2018

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

 
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