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Jonathan Feelemyer, MS
NYU College of Global Public Health - Project Director
Education
MS, Epidemiology, University at Albany School of Public Health
BA, Health and Society, University of Rochester
Research Interests
Injecting drug use, Epidemiology, HIV, HCV, Sexually transmitted diseases, Harm reduction, Research synthesis
BIO
Jonathan Feelemyer is a project direct at the NYU College of Global Public Health.  His research interests include HIV, hepatitis C, sexually transmitted diseases, injection drug use, and harm reduction for at risk populations. His research is focused on international settings specifically in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. He has published numerous publications in academic journals and has presented his work at national and international conferences.  He has collaborated with researchers from New York University, Columbia University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and researchers in Estonia, Vietnam, Russia, France, and other countries.  He has worked collaboratively on numerous meta-analysis and systematic review studies, synthesizing research from multiple countries and time periods examining different research topics related to HIV and HCV.  He currently works with Dr. Don Des Jarlais on research projects addressing harm reduction, combined prevention, and reductions in HIV and HCV among different at risk populations, with special focus on high prevalence settings worldwide.
Publications

Recent

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.

Nguyen TT, Luong AN, Nham TTT, Chauvin C, Feelemyer J, Nagot N, Des Jarlais D, Giang LM, Jauffret-Roustide M (2019).
Struggling to achieve a ‘normal life’: A qualitative study of Vietnamese methadone patients
International Journal of Drug Policy, 68, 18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.03.026. PMCID: PMC6535358.


Notable

Feelemyer J, Des Jarlais D, Arasteh K, Abdul-Quader AS, Hagan H (2014).
Retention of participants in medication-assisted programs in low- and middle-income countries: An international systematic review
Addiction, 109 (1), 20-32. doi: 10.1111/add.12303. PMCID: PMC5312702.

Feelemyer J, Des Jarlais DC, Arasteh K, Phillips BW, Hagan H (2014).
Changes in quality of life (WHOQOL-BREF) and addiction severity index (ASI) among participants in opioid substitution treatment (OST) in low and middle income countries: An international systematic review
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 134, 251-258. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.10.011. PMCID: PMC3880839.

Feelemyer J, Des Jarlais D, Arasteh K, Uuskula A (2015).
Adherence to antiretroviral medications among persons who inject drugs in transitional, low and middle income countries: An international systematic review
AIDS and Behavior, 19 (4), 575-583. doi: 10.1007/s10461-014-0928-3. PMCID: PMC4393761.

Jonathan Feelemyer's ResearchGate Profile