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Jonathan Feelemyer, MS
NYU School 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 director at the NYU School 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

Khan MR, Brewer R, Abrams J, Mazumdar M, Scheidell JD, Feelemyer J, Dyer TV, Turpin RE, Hucks-Ortiz C, Gaydos CA, Severe M, Irvine NM, Kaufman JS, Cleland CM, Mayer KH (2022).
Incarceration and sexual risk behavior and incident STI/HIV in HPTN 061: Differences by study city and among Black sexual minority men who have sex with men, Black sexual minority men who have sex with men and women, and Black transgender women
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 49 (4), 284-296. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001594.

Le SM, Trouiller P, Huong DT, Oanh KTH, Khue PM, Vallo R, Rapoud D, Quillet C, Nguyen TL, Nguyen QD, Tranh NTT, Giang HT, Feelemyer J, Vinh VH, Moles JP, Doan HQ, Laureillard D, Des Jarlais DC, Nagot N, Michel L, DRIVE Study Team (2022).
Development and assessment of a community-based screening tool for mental health disorders among people who inject drugs
Drug and Alcohol Review, 41 (3), 697-705. doi: 10.1111/dar.13402.

Nagot N, Vinh VH, Thuy TTD, Oanh KTH, Rapoud D, Giang HT, Quillet C, Khue PM, Vallo R, Thanh NTT, Castellani J, Feelemyer J, Des Jarlais DC, Nguyen LP, Van Le HV, Nguyen NV, Vo LNQ, Huong DT, Moles JP, Laureillard D (2022).
Alarming tuberculosis rate among people who inject drugs in Vietnam
Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 9 (2), ofab548. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab548. PMCID: PMC8801226.

Michel L, Le SM, Giang HT, Trouiller P, Huong DT, Oanh KTH, Khue PM, Vallo R, Rapoud D, Quillet C, Nguyen TL, Nguyen QD, Thanh NTT, Feelemyer J, Vinh VH, Moles JP, Doan HQ, Laureillard D, Des Jarlais DC, Nagot N, DRIVE Study Team (2022).
Assessment of a psychiatric intervention at community level for people who inject drugs in a low-middle income country: The DRIVE-Mind cohort study in Hai Phong, Viet Nam
Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 18, 100337. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100337. PMCID: PMC8669310.

Des Jarlais DC, Feelemyer J, McKnight C, Knudtson K, Glick SN (2021).
Is your syringe services program cost-saving to society? A methodological case study
Harm Reduction Journal, 18 (1), 126. doi: 10.1186/s12954-021-00575-4. PMCID: PMC8650283.


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