Recent Submissions

  • BDPS: An efficient spark-based big data processing scheme for cloud Fog-IoT orchestration 

    Hossen, Rakib; Whaiduzzaman, Md; Uddin, Mohammed Nasir; Islam, Md. Jahidul; Faruqui, Nuruzzaman; Barros, Alistair; Sookhak, Mehdi; Mahi, Md. Julkar Nayeen (MDPI, 2021-12-10)
    The Internet of Things (IoT) has seen a surge in mobile devices with the market and technical expansion. IoT networks provide end-to-end connectivity while keeping minimal latency. To reduce delays, efficient data delivery ...
  • Engagement with care, substance use, and adherence to therapy in HIV/AIDS 

    Nicholas, Patrice; Willard, Suzanne; Thompson, Clinton J.; Dawson Rose, Carol; Corless, Inge; Wantland, Dean; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Nokes, Kathleen; Kirksey, Kenn; Hamilton, Mary Jane; Holzemer, William; Portillo, Carmen; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Robinson, Linda M.; Rosa, Maria; Human, Sarie P.; Cuca, Yvette; Huang, Emily; Maryland, Mary; Arudo, John; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Stanton, Mark A.; Driscoll, MaryKate; Voss, Joachim; Moezzi, Shahnaz (Hindawi, 2014-04-03)
    Engagement with care for those living with HIV is aimed at establishing a strong relationship between patients and their health care provider and is often associated with greater adherence to therapy and treatment (Flickinger, ...
  • Self-care behaviors and activities for managing HIV-related anxiety 

    Kemppainen, Jeanne; Wantland, Dean; Voss, Joachim; Nicholas, Patrice; Kirksey, Kenn; Corless, Inge; willard, suzanne; Holzemer, William; Robinson, Linda; Hamilton, Mary Jane; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Huang, Emily; Arudo, John; Moezzi, Shahnaz; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Rosa, Maria; Human, Sarie; Cuca, Yvette; Lindgren, Terri; Portillo, Carmen J; Maryland, Mary (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011-08-11)
    The goal of this study was to identify the baseline prevalence and effectiveness of anxiety self-management strategies in a convenience sample of persons living with HIV (PLWH; n = 343) in the United States, Puerto Rico, ...
  • A cross-sectional relationship between social capital, self-compassion, and perceived HIV symptoms 

    Webel, Allison; wantland, dean; Dawson Rose, Carol; Kemppainen, Jeanne; Holzemer, William; Chen, Wei-ti; Johnson, Mallory O.; Nicholas, Patrice; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; chaiphibalsarisdi, puangtip; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Nokes, Kathleen; Corless, Inge; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Kirksey, Kenn; Voss, Joachim; Sullivan, Kathy; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Brion, John; Iipinge, Scholastika Ndatinda; Phillips, J. Craig; Portillo, Carmen (Elsevier, 2015-02-04)
    Context Individual resources of social capital and self-compassion are associated with health behaviors and perceived symptoms, suggesting that both are positive resources that can be modified to improve a person's symptom ...
  • A qualitative description of service providers' experiences of ethical issues in HIV care 

    Sabone, Motshedisi; Mogobe, Keitshokile Dintle; Matshediso, Ellah; Shaibu, Sheila; Ntsayagae, Esther; Corless, Inge; Cuca, Yvette; Holzemer, William; Dawson Rose, Carol; Solis-Baez, Solymar; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Webel, Allison; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Reid, Paula; Johnson, Mallory O.; Kemppainen, Jeanne; Reyes, Darcel; Nokes, Kathleen; Wantland, Dean; Nicholas, Patrice; Lingren, Teri; Portillo, Carmen J; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Long-Middleton, Ellen (Sage Journals, 2019-08-26)
    Background: Managing HIV treatment is a complex multi-dimensional task because of a combination of factors such as stigma and discrimination of some populations who frequently get infected with HIV. In addition, patient-provider ...
  • A multinational study of self-compassion and human immunodeficiency virus-related anxiety 

    Kemppainen, Jeanne; Johnson, M.O.; Phillips, J. Craig; Sullivan, Kathleen M; Corless, Inge; Reid, Paula; Iipinge, Scholastika Ndatinda; Chaiphibalsarisdi, Puangtip; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Chen, Wei-ti; Kirksey, Kenn; Voss, Joachim; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Dawson Rose, Carol; Webel, Allison; Nokes, Kathleen; Portillo, Carmen; Holzemer, William; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Nicholas, Patrice; Wantland, Dean; Brion, John; Beamon, E. R. (wILEY, 2013-12)
    Aim This study represents an initial effort at examining the association between the construct of self-compassion and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related anxiety in a multinational population with HIV disease. ...
  • Associations between the legal context of HIV, perceived social capital, and HIV antiretroviral adherence in North America 

    Phillips, J. Craig; Webel, Allison; Dawson Rose, Carol; Corless, Inge; Sullivan, Kathleen M; Voss, Joachim; wantland, dean; Nokes, Kathleen; Brion, John; Chen, Wei-ti; Iipinge, Scholastika; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Nicholas, Patrice; Johnson, Mallory O.; Maryland, Mary; Kemppainen, Jeanne; Portillo, Carmen; chaiphibalsarisdi, puangtip; Kirksey, Kenn; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Reid, Paula; Cuca, Yvette; Huang, Emily; Holzemer, William (BMC, 2013-08-08)
    Background Human rights approaches to manage HIV and efforts to decriminalize HIV exposure/transmission globally offer hope to persons living with HIV (PLWH). However, among vulnerable populations of PLWH, substantial ...
  • A cross-sectional description of social capital in an international sample of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) 

    Webel, Allison; Phillips, J. Craig; Dawson Rose, Carol; Holzemer, William; Chen, Wei-Ti; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Nicholas, Patrice; Nokes, Kathleen; Kemppainen, Jeanne; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Brion, John; Eller, Lucille; Iipinge, Scholastika; Kirksey, Kenn; Wantland, Dean; Chaiphibalsarisdi, Puangtip; Johnson, Mallory O.; Portillo, Carmen; Corless, Inge; Voss, Joachim; Salata, Robert (BMC, 2012-03-13)
    Background Social capital refers to the resources linked to having a strong social network. This concept plays into health outcomes among People Living with HIV/AIDS because, globally, this is a highly marginalized ...
  • Mediators of antiretroviral adherence: A multisite international study 

    Corless, Inge; Guarino, Alessio; Nicholas, Patrice; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Kirksey, Kenn; Brion, John; Dawson Rose, Carol; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Kemppainen, Jeanne; Nokes, Kathleen; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Voss, Joachim; Wantland, dean; Johnson, Mallory O.; Phillips, J. Craig; Webel, A.; Iipinge, Scholastika Ndatinda; Portillo, Carmen; Chen, Wei-ti; Maryland, M.; Hamilton, M.J.; Reid, P.; Hickey, D.; Holzemer, William; Sullivan, K. (Taylor and Franics Online, 2013-03)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of stressful life events (SLE) on medication adherence (3 days, 30 days) as mediated by sense of coherence (SOC), self-compassion (SCS), and engagement with the ...
  • Depressive symptoms, self-esteem, HIV symptom management self-efficacy and self-compassion in people living with HIV 

    Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Voss, Joachim; Chen, Wei-ti; chaiphibalsarisdi, puangtip; Iipinge, S.; Johnson, Mallory O.; Portillo, Carmen; Sullivan, K.; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Kemppainen, Jeanne; Dawson Rose, Carol; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Nokes, Kathleen; Phillips, J. Craig; Nicholas, P.K.; Holzemer, William; Webel, A.R.; Brion, J.M. (Taylor and Francis Online, 2013-10-04)
    The aims of this study were to examine differences in self-schemas between persons living with HIV/AIDS with and without depressive symptoms, and the degree to which these self-schemas predict depressive symptoms in this ...
  • Use of a brief version of the self-compassion inventory with an international sample of people with HIV/AIDS 

    Kemppainen, Jeanne; Brion, John; Leary, Mark; wantland, dean; Sullivan, K; Nokes, Kathleen; Bain, Catherine A; chaiphibalsarisdi, puangtip; Chen, Wei-ti; Holzemer, William; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Iipinge, Scholastika; Johnson, Mallory O; Portillo, Carmen; Voss, Joachim; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Corless, Inge; Nicholas, Patrice; Dawson Rose, Carol; Phillips, J Craig; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Kirksey, Kenn (Taylor and Francis Online, 2013-03-25)
    The objective of this study was to extend the psychometric evaluation of a brief version of the Self-Compassion Scale (SCS). A secondary analysis of data from an international sample of 1967 English-speaking persons living ...
  • Sexual transmission-risk behaviour among HIV-positive persons: a multisite study using social action theory 

    Sullivan, Kathleen M; Dawson Rose, Carol; Phillips, J Craig; Holzemer, William; Webel, Allison; Nicholas, Patrice; Corless, Inge; Kirksey, Kenn; Eller, Lucille Sanzero; Voss, Joachim; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Portillo, Carmen; Johnson, Mallory O; Brion, John; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Nokes, Kathleen; Reid, Paula; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Chen, Wei-Ti (Wiley, 2016-09-21)
    Aim: Sexual risk behaviour was explored and described using Social Action Theory. Background: The sexual transmission of HIV is complex and multi-factorial. Social Action Theory provides a framework for viewing ...
  • 90-90-90-plus: Maintaining adherence to antiretroviral therapies 

    Corless, Inge; Hoyt, Alex; Tyer-Viola, Lynda; Sefcik, Elizabeth; Kemppainen, Jeanne; Holzemer, William; Sanzero Eller, Lucille; Nokes, Kathleen; Phillips, J. Craig; Dawson Rose, Carol; Rivero-Mendez, Marta; Iipinge, Scholastika Ndatinda; Chaiphibalsarisdi, Puangtip; Portillo, Carmen J.; Chen, Wei-Ti; Webel, Allison; Brion, John; Johnson, Mallory O.; Voss, Joachim; Hamilton, Mary Jane; Sullivan, Kathleen M.; Kirksey, Kenn; Nicholas, Patrice (Mary Ann Liebert, 2017-05-01)
    Medication adherence is the “Plus” in the global challenge to have 90% of HIV-infected individuals tested, 90% of those who are HIV positive treated, and 90% of those treated achieve an undetectable viral load. The latter ...
  • A prospective study to compare serial changes in pain scores for patients with and without a history of frequent ED utilization 

    Joseph, Ryan; Tomanec, Alainya; McLaughlin, Thomas; Guardiola, Jose; Richman, Peter (Heliyon, 2021-06-06)
    Background: In the face of the opiate addiction epidemic, there is a paucity of research that evaluates limitations for our current pain rating methodologies for patient populations at risk for drug seeking behavior. Objective: ...
  • Exploring the stability of communication network metrics in a dynamic nursing context 

    Brewer, Barbara; Carley, Kathleen M.; Benham-Hutchins, Marge; Effken, Judith A.; Reminga, Jeffrey (Elsevier, 2020-01-23)
    Network stability is of increasing interest to researchers as they try to understand the dynamic processes by which social networks form and evolve. Because hospital patient care units (PCUs) need flexibility to adapt to ...
  • Effect of aerobic exercise on mitochondrial DNA and aging 

    Eluamai, Anusha; Brooks, Kelly (Science Direct, 2013-05-16)
    The aging process occurs at different rates among different tissues. The complication of the definition of aging is due to the occurrence of various diseases that modify body functions and tissue structure. Advances in ...
  • The early response to the coronavirus-surveys in southern Texas 

    Zhao, Meng; Monahan, Laura; Monahan, Michael; Huang, Yuxia; Mathur, Sunil (Global Journal of Health Science, 9/8/2021)
    To investigate if Southern Texas communities were prepared in their awareness and knowledge of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in timed snapshots as the pandemic unfolded, two assessment surveys were implemented ...