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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

Des Jarlais DC, Huong DT, Oanh KTH, Feelemyer JP, Arasteh K, Khue PM, Giang HT, Thanh NTT, Vinh VH, Le SM, Vallo R, Quillet C, Rapoud D, Michel L, Laureillard D, Moles JP, Nagot N (2020).
Ending an HIV epidemic among persons who inject drugs in a middle-income country: Extremely low HIV incidence among persons who inject drugs in Hai Phong, Viet Nam
AIDS, 34 (15), 2305-2311. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002712.

Arasteh K, Des Jarlais DC, Feelemyer J, McKnight C (2020).
Hepatitis C incidence and prevalence among Puerto Rican people who use drugs in New York City
Global Public Health, 15 (12), 1789-1799. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2020.1768276.

Rapoud D, Quillet C, Khue PM, Vinh VH, Binh NT, Thanh NTT, Hong TT, Moles JP, Vallo R, Michel L, Feelemyer J, Weiss L, Lemoine M, Vickerman P, Fraser H, Huong DT, Oanh KTH, Des Jarlais D, Nagot N, Laureillard D (2020).
Towards HCV elimination among people who inject drugs in Hai Phong, Vietnam: Study protocol for an effectiveness-implementation trial evaluating an integrated model of HCV care (DRIVE-C: DRug use & Infections in ViEtnam-hepatitis C)
BMJ Open, 10 (11), e039234. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039234. PMCID: PMC7677340.

Le SM, Trouiller P, Huong DT, Oanh KTH, Khue PM, Vallo R, Rapoud D, Quillet C, Nguyen TL, Nguyen QD, Thanh NTT, Giang HT, Feelemyer J, Vinh VH, Moles JP, Doan HQ, Laureillard D, Des Jarlais DC, Nagot N, Michel L (2020).
Daily heroin injection and psychiatric disorders: A cross-sectional survey among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Haiphong, Vietnam
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 216, 108334. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108334.

Feelemyer J, Arasteh K, Huong DT, Oanh KTH, Khue PM, Giang HT, Thanh NTT, Moles JP, Vinh VH, Vallo R, Quillet C, Rapoud D, Le SM, Michel L, Laureillard D, Nagot N, Des Jarlais DC (2020).
Associations between methamphetamine use and lack of viral suppression among a cohort of HIV positive persons who inject drugs in Hai Phong, Vietnam
AIDS, 34 (13), 1875-1882. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002680. PMCID: PMC7584399.


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