Kamyar Arasteh
Kamyar Arasteh, PhD
NYU College of Global Public Health - Clinical Associate Professor
Research Interests
IDUs, Estonia, HCV, HIV risks


Des Jarlais DC, Arasteh K, McKnight C, Feelemyer J, Perlman DC, Tross S (2019).
Prescription opiate analgesics, heroin, HIV and HCV among persons who inject drugs in New York City, 2016-2018
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 204, 107459. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.04.030.

Des Jarlais D, Uuskula A, Talu A, Barnes DM, Raag M, Arasteh K, Org G, Demarest D, Feelemyer J, Berg H, Tross S (2019).
Implementing an updated “Break the Cycle” intervention to reduce initiating persons into injecting drug use in an Eastern European and a US “opioid epidemic” setting
AIDS and Behavior, 23 (9), 2304-2314. doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02467-y. PMCID: PMC6746607.

Des Jarlais DC, McKnight C, Arasteh K, Feelemyer J, Ross Z, Cooper HLF (2019).
Geographic distribution of risk (“Hotspots”) for HIV, HCV, and drug overdose among persons who use drugs in New York City: The importance of local history
Harm Reduction Journal, 16 (1), 53. doi: 10.1186/s12954-019-0326-2. PMCID: PMC6721211.

Arasteh K, Des Jarlais DC, McKnight C, Feelemyer J (2019).
Injection and heterosexual risk behaviors for HIV infection among non-gay identifying men who have sex with men and women
AIDS and Behavior [Epub 2019 Jun 1]. doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02551-3.

Feelemyer J, Duong Thi H, Khue Pham M, Hoang Thi G, Thi Tuyet Thanh N, Thi Hai Oanh K, Arasteh K, Moles JP, Vu Hai V, Vallo R, Quillet C, Rapoud D, Michel L, Hammett T, Laureillard D, Nagot N, Des Jarlais D, Drive Study Team (2018).
Increased methamphetamine use among persons who inject drugs in Hai Phong, Vietnam, and the association with injection and sexual risk behaviors
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 50 (5), 382-389. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2018.1508790. PMCID: PMC6379246.

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