Samuel Robert Friedman
Home: 250 Lawrence Avenue Office: National Development and Research
Highland Park, New Jersey 08904 Institutes, Inc.
(732) 247-9791 71 West 23d Street, 8th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10013
Fax (917) 438-0894
School Major Degree Dates of Attendance
Harvard College Economics B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) 9/60 to 6/64
University of Michigan Sociology M.A., Ph.D. 8/64 to 5/70
Major Field: Social Organization Minor Field: Mathematical Sociology
National Development and Research Institutes, Inc., 1983 - Present. Current title: Director, Institute for Infectious Disease Research.
Also: Director of Theoretical Synthesis, Center on Drug Use and HIV Research (May 1, 2001 – present).
I have functioned as Director of Methods Development and Data Analysis, Center on Drug Use and HIV Research, and as Principal Investigator of the following projects:
Community AIDS Prevention Outreach Demonstration
AIDS Outreach Research
Social Factors and HIV Risk
HIV Risk among Women IDUs Who Have Sex with Women
HIV Risk among Youths
Drug Use and HIV Risk among Youth
Networks, Norms, and HIV/STI Risk among Youth
Community Vulnerability and Response to IDU-Related HIV
Local Context, Social Control Action, and HIV Risk
Staying Safe: Long-term IDUs who have avoided HIV & HCV
Developing Measures to Study How Structural Interventions May Affect HIV Risk
and as Co-Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator of many other projects since the mid-1980s.
Senior Associate, Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2003-.
Associate Professor, Status-Only, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 2009 – 2012.
Senior Research Associate, Vera Institute of Justice, 1981-1983
Consultant for United Nations Industrial Development Organization, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Greeleigh Associates, and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 1979-1980.
Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY College at Old Westbury, 1977-1979
Assistant Professor of Sociology, American University, 1976-1977
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Montclair State College, 1974-1976
Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA, 1970-1974
Acting Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA, 1968-1970
Natural History, Epidemiology, and Prevention Research Area Review Panel of the NIH AIDS Research Program Evaluation Working Group, 1995-1996. (Also, Chair of its sub-panel on drug-related transmission.)
Committee on Lesbian Health Research Priorities, National Academy of Sciences/Institute of Medicine, 1997.
Steering Committee for the Workshop on the Social and Behavioral Science Base for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Intervention, National Academy of Sciences/Institute of Medicine, 1995-1996
Scientific Advisory Board, Canadian Network for Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics of Cancer and Chronic Viral Diseases (CANVAC), 2000 -.
Scientific Advisory Board, University of Miami Drug Abuse and AIDS Research Center (DAARC), 2002 -.
Scientific Committee for Track E (Social Science), XIV International Conference on AIDS, Barcelona, 2002.
NIH Office of AIDS Research Social and Behavioral Think Tank, 2010. Co-chair of its Unit(s) of Analysis Working Group.
Ukraine Harm Reduction Working Group, 2014 -.
PROFESSIONAL and EDITORIAL SERVICE:
Associate Editor for Social Sciences, The International Journal on Drug Policy, 2007 f.
Advisory Editor- AIDS Education and Prevention: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Editorial Board Member - AIDS 1999-2006
Editorial Board Member - Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
Editorial Board Member - The International Journal on Drug Policy, 2001 - 2007.
Editorial Board Member - Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS/Journal des Aspects Sociaux du VIH/SIDA, 2008f.
Editorial Board Member - Tobacco Control and Public Health in Eastern Europe 2011f.
International Editorial Board Member, The Drug and Alcohol Professional, 2004
Editorial Board Member, Harm Reduction Journal, 2005 -
Consulting Editor - Journal of Progressive Human Services
External Advisory Committee, 2004 National STD Prevention Conference.
Scientific Advisory Panel for AIDScience, a Web venture for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Co-Organizer, Meeting on Social structures and processes of causation of and of intervention against HIV: what do we know? How can we use it? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, November 20 – 21, 2002.
Organizer, Meeting on Social structures and processes of causation of and of intervention against HIV: what do we know? How can we use it? University of Pennsylvania, November 14 – 15, 2002.
Organizer, Social Structure & HIV Meeting, Emory University, Atlanta, October 25, 2001.
Member, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Concept Mapping Working Group, Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention, 2002-2003.
Advisory Board Member - National Association of Methadone Advocates
Frequent Consultant - World Health Organization, National Institute on Drug Abuse
Educational Policy Advisory Committee - American Foundation for AIDS Research, 1991-1993
Member of grant proposal review panels, NIDA, NIMH, NIH.
Chair of NIMH special review panel, July 2000.
SPECIAL ISSUES AND SPECIAL SECTIONS OF JOURNALS I EDITED OR CO-EDITED
Guest Editor - Special Issue on Drug Injectors, AIDS and Public Policy. Vol. 7 No. 3, 1992.
Guest Editor with Douglas S. Lipton - Journal of Addictive Diseases, Special Issue on Cocaine, AIDS and Intravenous Drug Use. Vol. 10, No.4, 1991.
Guest editor, special issue on social networks, Journal of Urban Health (v. 78, issue 3, September). 2001.
Lead editor, special issue on Hepatitis C prevention and care for injecting drug users, International Journal of Drug Policy. V. 18, issue 5., 2007.
Guest co-editor (with Carl Latkin), special issue on Drug Users as Change Agents, Substance Use & Misuse 2012, 47.
Co-editor (with Susan Kippax and Martin Hall), special issue on The Journal of the International AIDS Society, "Bridging the social and the biomedical: engaging the social and political sciences in HIV research" 2011.
Special Section on AIDS, Social Problems, 1989.
SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS:
NIDA Avant Garde Award 2012 – 2017 for study of Preventing HIV Transmission by Recently-Infected Drug Users.
Senior Scholar Award of the Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Section of the American Sociological Association, 2010.
International Rolleston Award of the International Harm Reduction Association, 2009.
42nd Annual Don W. Gudakunst Memorial Lecture of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan, 2005. This lecture series was established to honor Dr. Gudakunst, who directed the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis until his untimely death in 1946. It also serves to single out a distinguished contributor to the study of infectious disease. Previous Gudakunst lecturers have included Albert Sabin, Jonas Salk, Thomas Francis, Alexander Langmuir, William Foege, and Richard Kaslow.
Sociology AIDS Network Award for Career Contributions to the Sociology of HIV/AIDS, 2007. This was the first time the award was given.
Lifetime Contribution Award, Association of Black Sociologists, August 2005.
Invited plenary presentations at:
Third Conference of the New York City Consortium of AIDS Research Centers, June 12, 2006.
Second Congress of SOGAISIDA (AIDS Society of Galicia). A Coruña, Spain. 17-18 December 2004.
First Conference of the New York City Consortium of AIDS Research Centers, December 12, 2003.
Conference on Injecting: Motivation, mechanics and mythology. London, October 9, 2003.
North American Syringe Exchange Convention, Albuquerque, NM, April 25-28, 2002.
Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, Newcastle, New South Wales, November 20, 1998.
Second International Hepatitis C Virus Conference, Oakland, California, August 24, 1998.
Keynote address to Bridging the Divide Conference. October 29, 1997, London, England.
AIDS Impact Conference: 2nd International Conference on Biopsychosocial Aspects of HIV Infection. Brighton, England, July 1994.
First National Congress on AIDS, Madrid, Spain. March 5-8, 1991.
Third National Congress on AIDS, La Coruna, Spain. March 9, 1995.
Fourth National Congress on AIDS, Valencia, Spain. April 3,1997.
Keynote and plenary addresses, III Reunión Nacional sobre el SIDA, "Consumo de Drogas e Infección por HIV." Santiago de Compostela, April 17-19, 1996.
Plenary address,V Reunión Nacional sobre el SIDA, "Social vulnerability to HIV spread among and from injection drug users." Pamplona, Spain, April 5-7, 2000.
First Rolleston Banquet Oration, 7th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Paris, France, 1997.
Plenary address at Brazilian Conference on HIV/AIDS, ”Social networks, risk networks, and drug users' community organizations in HIV/AIDS spread and prevention.” Rio de Janeiro, December, 1999.
Plenary address, International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, “Harm reduction —a historical view from the left.” Geneva, March 21-25, 1999.
Author of Teamster Rank and File, which was nominated for the C. Wright Mills Award of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
Montclair State College, Released Time for Research Award, 1975 -1976, for research on labor militancy.
UCLA Faculty Research Award, 1973-1974, for research on labor militancy.
UCLA Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1971, for studies in the sociology of religion.
Graduate: National Science Foundation National Fellowship, 1964 -1968
Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, 1966.
Other: Westinghouse Science Talent Search Award, 1960
General Motors National Scholarship, 1960 -1964
John Harvard Scholarship, 1961-1964
Omicron Delta Epsilon, Honorary in Economics
OFFICES IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
Steering Committee, International Working Group on AIDS among Intravenous Drug Users, 1986 ff.
Co-Chair, Sociology AIDS Network, 1986-1989
Scientific Committee Member, Second International Conference on the Biopsychosocial Aspects of HIV Infection, Brighton, United Kingdom, 1993 - 1994
International Scientific Committee member, AIDS IMPACT: Biopsychosocial Aspects of HIV Infection, Ottawa, 1998.
International Scientific Committee member, AIDS IMPACT: Biopsychosocial Aspects of HIV Infection, Brighton, 2001.
Scientific Committee member, 7th AIDS Impact Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 2005.
International Scientific Board, 9th AIDS Impact Conference, Gaborone, Botswana, 2009
Member, Scientific Council, Insitituto de Estudos e Pesquisas em AIDS de Santos, 1991-present
Member, International Scientific Program Committee for the VII International Conference on AIDS/II STD World Congress, 1991.
Member, International Scientific Program Committee for the VIII International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, 1992.
Member, International Scientific Program Committee for the IX International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, 1993.
Member, International Scientific Program Committee for the XI International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, 1996.
Member, International Review Committee for the XII International Conference on AIDS, 1998.
Member, International Review Committee for the XIII International Conference on AIDS, 2000.
Member, Scientific Committee for Track E (Social Science), XIV International Conference on AIDS, 2002.
Member, Correspondence Working Group on Concepts and Definitions of Harm Reduction, 1992.
Member, Technical Committee, 4th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Rotterdam, March 1993.
Member, Scientific Committee, 7th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Hobart, Australia, 1996.
Member, International Scientific Committee, 8th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Paris, France, 1997.
Member, International Scientific Committee, 9th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1998.
Member,Program Committee, 10th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Geneva, Switzerland, 1999.
Member,International Advisory Panel, 11th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Jersey, 2000.
Member,International Advisory Panel, 12th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, New Delhi, 2001.
Member,International Advisory Panel, 13th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Ljubljana, 2002.
Member,International Programme Advisory Panel, 14th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Chiang Mai, 2003.
Member, International Programme Advisory Panel, 15th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Melbourne, 2004.
Member, International Programme Advisory Panel, 16th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Belfast, 2005.
Member, International Programme Advisory Panel, 17th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Vancouver, 2006.
Member, International Programme Advisory Panel, 18th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Warsaw, 2007.
Scientific Committee, Section on Epidemiology, American Public Health Association, 1996.
Scientific Committee, Section on Epidemiology, American Public Health Association, 1997.
Scientific Committee, Section on Epidemiology, American Public Health Association, 1998.
Scientific Committee, Section on Epidemiology, American Public Health Association, 1999.
Scientific Committee, Section on Epidemiology, American Public Health Association, 2000.
Program Committee, SPIG on HIV/AIDS, American Public Health Association, 1998.
Program Committee, SPIG on HIV/AIDS, American Public Health Association, 1999.
Advisory Board, Research Committee on Sociology of Mental Health and Illness (RC49), International Sociological Association, 1998-2002.
Member, subcommittee of National Academy of Science Panel on AIDS and Intravenous Drug Use, 1989
Member, Board of Directors, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 1980-1983
Nominated, 1985, for Vice-President, Society for the Study of Social Problems
Chair, Labor Studies Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 1977-1979
Chair, Nominations Committee, Labor Studies Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 1982-1983
Chair, Committee on Unemployment in the Profession, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 1982-1983
Chair, Expansion Committee, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 1983-1984
Member, Council, Sociological Practice Section of the American Sociological Association, 2005-2006
Co-Chair, Marxist Section, American Sociological Association, 1987-1988
Co-Chair, Caucus on Unemployment and Underemployment in Sociology, 1983-1985
MAJOR CURRENT RESEARCH:
“Drug Use and HIV Risk among Youth,” research on extent and social distribution of high-risk behaviors, sexually-transmitted diseases, and HIV among a probability sample of 18—24 year old youth in a high-risk neighborhood.
“Networks, Norms, and HIV/STI Risk among Youth,” a study of how network and normative factors are related to infection probabilities and behaviors among young adults in a high-risk neighborhood.
“Local Context, Social Control Action, and HIV Risk,” a study of how to measure neighborhood-based and family-based social control actions and norms that may affect HIV risk.
“HIV Risk among Women IDUs Who Have Sex with Women,” ongoing ethnographic project to study the social worlds of drug-injecting women who have sex with women, why these women are at particularly high risk for HIV infection, and how to reduce HIV transmission among them
“Community Vulnerability and Response to IDU-Related HIV,” a comparative study of the extent and predictors of drug injection in metropolitan populations in the USA; of HIV prevalence and incidence among drug injectors in these metropolitan areas; and of public health and other programs that respond to these.
International collaborative research with participants in the WHO-sponsored multi-city project on HIV and risk behaviors among drug injectors.
Development of social and other indicators for use in HIV epidemiology and prevention research (through the Methods Development Core of the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research).
"Risk Factors for AIDS among Intravenous Drug Users," ongoing epidemiologic study (with Don C. Des Jarlais).
"HIV Risk and Transitions from Non-Injecting Heroin Use," ongoing longitudinal study (with Alan Neaigus).
Collaborative research on the evaluation of syringe exchange projects in cities in the United States.
Teamster Rank and File, 1982, Columbia University Press. Nominated for the C. Wright Mills Award of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
Alternative Youth Employment Strategies Project: Final Report, 1983, Vera Institute of Justice, Inc., with Susan Sadd and Mark Kotkin.
Political Issues in Cities. Doctoral Dissertation, The University of Michigan, 1970.
Cocaine, AIDS, and Intravenous Drug Use, Friedman SR, Lipton DS. (Guest eds.), 1991, Haworth Press.
Lesbian Health: Current Assessment and Directions for the Future. (Co-author). Andrea L. Solarz, editor. Committee on Lesbian Health Research Priorities, Institute of Medicine, National Academy Press. Washington, D.C., 1999.
Friedman SR, Curtis R, Neaigus A, Jose B, Des Jarlais DC. 1999. Social Networks, Drug Injectors’ Lives, and HIV/AIDS. New York: Kluwer/Plenum.
(Note: Because of the length of this list, some omissions have undoubtedly occurred. There may also be a few publications listed as “in press” that will never be published, particularly as regards post-conference publication of papers.)
ARTICLES ON HIV/AIDS, DRUG USERS, OR OTHERS AT HIGH RISK FOR HIV OR STIs
Friedman, Samuel R; Perlman, David C.; Ompad. Danielle C. (In press) The flawed reliance on randomized controlled trials in studies of HIV behavioral prevention interventions for people who inject drugs and other populations. Substance Use and Misuse.
Friedman, Samuel R. (In press). Changing times and the difficulties of prediction. Substance Use and Misuse.
Timothy Cardozo, Sergey Shmelkov, Kenneth Carr, John Rotrosen, Pedro Mateu-Gelabert and Samuel R. Friedman. Cocaine and HIV infection. Biologics to Treat Substance Use Disorders: Vaccines, Monoclonal Antibodies, and Enzymes. Montoya, Ivan D. (Ed.). New York: Springer, in press.
Cooper HLF, West BS, Linton S, Hunter-Jones J, Zlotorzynska M, Stall R, Wolfe Mary E, Williams L, Hall HI, Cleland C, Tempalski B, Friedman, SR. Contextual predictors of injection drug use among Black adolescents and adults in US metropolitan areas, 1993-2007. American Journal of Public Health. In press.
Cooper HLF, Linton S, Kelley ME, Ross Z, Wolfe ME, Chen Y, Zlotorzynska M, Hunter-Jones J, Friedman SR, Des Jarlais DC, Semaan S, Tempalski B, DiNenno E, Broz D, Wejnert C, Paz-Bailey G, for the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Study Group. Racialized Risk Environments in a Large Sample of People who Inject Drugs In the United States. International Journal of Drug Policy. In press.
Dyer, Typhanye P.; Khan, Maria R.; Sandoval, Milagros; Bolyard, Melissa; Friedman, Samuel R. Substance use and sexual risk among men who have sex with men and women and their female partners. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.09.202
Jessell, L., Mateu-Gelabert, P., Guarino, H., Vakharia, S., Syckes, C., Goodbody, E., Ruggles, K.,Friedman, S., (in press). Sexual Violence in the Context of Drug Use among Young Adult Opioid Users in New York City. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Khan, Bilal; Dombrowski, Kirk; Saad, Mohamed; Mclean, Katherine; Friedman, S. R. Network firewall dynamics and the sub-saturation stabilization of HIV, Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society. In press.
Khan MR, Golin CE, Friedman SR, Scheidell JD, Adimora AA, Judon-Monk S, Hobbs MM, Dockery G, Griffin S, Oza KK, Myers D, Hu H, Medina KP, Wohl DA. STI/HIV sexual risk behavior and prevalent STI among incarcerated African American men in committed partnerships: the significance of poverty, mood disorders, and substance use. In press: AIDS and Behavior.
Meylakhs, Peter; Friedman, Samuel R; Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro; Sandoval, Milagros; Meylakhs, Nastia. Taking Care of Themselves: How Long-Term Injection Drug Users Remain HIV and Hepatitis C Free. Sociology of Health and Illness, in press. PMID: 25688570. NIHMSID638792
Monteiro, J.F.G, Escudero, D., Weinreb, C., Galea, S., Friedman, S.R., Flanigan, T., Marshall, B.D.L. (2015 – in press). Understanding the effects of different HIV transmission models in individual-based microsimulation of HIV epidemic dynamics among people who inject drugs. Epidemiology and Infection.
Georgios K. Nikolopoulos, Anastasios Fotiou, Eleftheria Kanavou, Clive Richardson, Marios Detsis, Anastasia Pharris, Jonathan E. Suk, Jan C. Semenza, Claudia Costa-Storti, Dimitrios Paraskevis, Vana Sypsa, Melpomeni-Minerva Malliori, Samuel R. Friedman, Angelos Hatzakis. National Income Inequality and Declining GDP Growth Rates are Associated with Increases in HIV Diagnoses among People who Inject Drugs in Europe: A Panel Data Analysis. PLOS ONE. (In press).
Ethan Morgan, Britt Skaathun, Stuart Michaels, Lindsay Young, Aditya Khanna, Samuel R. Friedman, Billy Davis, David Pitrak, John Schneider and The UConnect Study Team. Marijuana Use as a Sex-Drug is Associated with HIV Risk Among Black MSM and Their Network. AIDS and Behavior. First online: 23 September 2015.
Georgios K. Nikolopoulos, Vana Sypsa, Stefanos Bonovas, Dimitrios Paraskevis, Melpomeni Malliori-Minerva, Angelos Hatzakis, Samuel R. Friedman. Big Events in Greece and HIV infection among People Who Inject Drugs. May 2015. Substance Use and Misuse. NIHMSID: 671922
Pouget, E. R., Sandoval, M., Nikolopoulos, G. K., & Friedman, S. R. Immediate impact of Hurricane Sandy on people who inject drugs in New York City. In press, Substance Use & Misuse.
Pouget, E.R., West, B.S., Tempalski, B., Cooper, H.L.F., Hall, H.I., Xiaohong H., S.R. Friedman. Persistent racial/ethnic disparities in AIDS diagnosis rates among people who inject drugs in US metropolitan areas, 1993-2007. Public Health Rep. 2014 May;129(3):267-79. PMID: 24791025. PMCID: PMC3982550
Samuel R. Friedman, Enrique R. Pouget, Milagros Sandoval, Yolanda Jones, Georgios K. Nikolopoulos & Pedro Mateu-Gelabert (2015): Measuring altruistic & solidaristic orientations towards others among people who inject drugs, Journal of Addictive Diseases, DOI: 10.1080/10550887.2015.1059654
Samuel R. Friedman, Enrique R. Pouget, Milagros Sandoval, Yolanda Jones & Pedro Mateu-Gelabert (2015): Formal and informal organizational activities of people who inject drugs in New York City: Description and correlates, Journal of Addictive Diseases, DOI: 10.1080/10550887.2014.975612 To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10550887.2014.975612
Samuel R. Friedman, Diana Rossi. Some Musings About Big Events and the Past and Future of Drug Use and of HIV and Other Epidemics. (Commentary) Substance Use & Misuse 2015 50:7, 899-902.
Sam Friedman, Diana Rossi & Gonzalo Ralón (2015) Dignity Denial and Social Conflicts, Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture & Society, 27:1, 65-84, DOI: 10.1080/08935696.2014.980675
Dziuban, Agata; Friedman, Samuel R. 2015. A gap in science’s and the media images of people who use drugs and sex workers: research on organizations of the oppressed. Substance Use and Misuse, Substance Use & Misuse, 50:508–511. ISSN: 1082-6084 print / 1532-2491 online. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2015.978194.
Monteiro, J. F. G., Galea, S., Flanigan, T., Monteiro, M. L., Friedman, S. R., Marshall, B. D. L. (2015). Evaluating HIV prevention strategies for populations in key affected groups: The example of Cabo Verde. International Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-015-0676-9.
Vasylyeva,Tetyana I; Friedman, Samuel R; Magiorkinis, Gkikas. Prevention of early transmissions might be more important in emerging or generalizing epidemics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. published ahead of print. March 3, 2015, doi:10.1073/pnas.1424168112
West BS, Pouget ER, Tempalski B, Cooper HLF, Hall HI, Hu X, and SR Friedman. Female and male differences in AIDS incidence among people who inject drugs in large US metro areas from 1993-2007. Annals of Epi (in press). DOI: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.01.006.
Samuel R. Friedman, Brooke S. West, Barbara Tempalski, Cory M. Morton, Charles M. Cleland, Don C. Des Jarlais, H. Irene Hall, and Hannah L.F. Cooper. Do metropolitan HIV epidemic histories and programs for people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men predict AIDS incidence and mortality among heterosexuals? Annals of Epidemiology, 2014-04-01, Volume 24, Issue 4, Pages 304-311. PMCID: PMC3954755; NIHMSID: NIHMS560371. Published online 2014 Jan 24. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.01.008
Brandon D. L. Marshall, Samuel R. Friedman, João F. G. Monteiro, Magdalena Paczkowski, Barbara Tempalski, Enrique R. Pouget, Mark N. Lurie, Sandro Galea. Prevention And Treatment Produced Large Decreases In HIV Incidence In A Model Of People Who Inject Drugs. Health Affairs, 33, no.3 (2014):401-409. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0824.
Tempalski B, Pouget ER, Cleland CM, Brady JE, Cooper HLF, Hall HI, Lansky A, West BS, Friedman SR. Trends in the Population Prevalence of People Who Inject Drugs in US Metropolitan Areas 1992–2007 PLoS ONE 8(6): e64789. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064789
Friedman, Samuel R; Sandoval, Milagros; Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro; Rossi, Diana; Gwadz, Marya; Dombrowski, Kirk; Smyrnov, Pavlo; Vasylyeva, Tetyana; Pouget, Enrique R; Perlman, David C. (2013). Theory, Measurement and Hard Times: Some issues for HIV/AIDS research. AIDS & Behavior, 17;6:1915-1925. DOI 10.1007/s10461-013-0475-3
Friedman SR, Downing MJ Jr, Smyrnov P, Nikolopoulos G, Schneider JA, Livak B, Magiorkinis G, Slobodianyk L, Vasylyeva TI, Paraskevis D, Psichogiou M, Sypsa V, Meni Malliori, Hatzakis A. (2014). Socially-integrated transdisciplinary HIV prevention. AIDS and Behavior, 2013 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]. AIDS Behav (2014) 18:1821–1834. DOI 10.1007/s10461-013-0643-5
Pedro Mateu-Gelabert, Marya Viorst Gwadz, Honoria Guarino, Milagros Sandoval, Charles M. Cleland, Ashly Jordan, Holly Hagan, Howard Lune, and Samuel R. Friedman (2014). The Staying Safe Intervention: Training People Who Inject Drugs in Strategies to Avoid Injection-Related HCV and HIV Infection. AIDS Education and Prevention: Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 144-157. (doi: 10.1521/aeap.2014.26.2.144)
T.I. Vasylyeva, S.R. Friedman, P. Smyrnov & K. Bondarenko (2014): A new approach to prevent HIV ransmission: Project Protect intervention for recently infected individuals, AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2014.947913 NIHMSID711693. [uploaded 7.28.2015] PMC4524562 [Available on 2016-01-01]
Friedman, S. R., West, B. S., Pouget, E. R., Hall, H. I., Cantrell, J., Tempalski, B., Chatterjee, S., Hu, X., Cooper, H. L., Galea, S., & Des Jarlais, D. C. (2013). Metropolitan social environments and pre-HAART/HAART era changes in mortality rates (per 10,000 adult residents) among injection drug users living with AIDS. PLoS One, 8 (2), e57201. PMCID: PMC3578804. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3578804
Friedman, Samuel R; Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro; Sandoval, Milagros; Meylakhs, Peter. Staying Safe: How you and others might avoid becoming infected with hepatitis C or HIV. 2013. http://blackpoppymag.wordpress.com/a-z-of-health/avoiding-hepatitis-c-hiv-tips-from-your-peers/.
Dombrowski, Kirk;Khan, Bilal; Curtis, Ric; Friedman, Samuel. Topological and Historical Considerations for Infectious Disease Transmission among Injecting Drug Users in Bushwick, Brooklyn (USA). World Journal of AIDS, 2013, 3, 1-9 doi:10.4236/wja.2013.31001 Published Online March 2013 (http://www.scirp.org/journal/wja)
Dombrowski, Kirk; Khan, Bilal; McLean, Katherine; Curtis, Ric; Wendel, Travis; Misshula, Evan; Friedman, Samuel R. (In press). A Re-examination of Connectivity Trends via Exponential Random Graph Modeling in Two IDU Risk Networks. Substance Use and Misuse, Early Online:1–13, 2013. ISSN: 1082-6084 print / 1532-2491 online. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2013.796987. Published December 2013, Vol. 48, No. 14, December 2013: 1485-1497.
Paraskevis D, Nikolopoulos G, Fotiou A, Tsiara C, Paraskeva D, et al. (2013) Economic Recession and Emergence of an HIV-1 Outbreak among Drug Injectors in Athens Metropolitan Area: A Longitudinal Study. PLoS ONE 8(11): e78941. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078941
John A. Schneider, Benjamin Cornwell, David Ostrow, Stuart Michaels, Phil Schumm, Edward O. Laumann, and Samuel Friedman. Network Mixing and Network Influences Most Linked to HIV Infection and Risk Behavior in the HIV Epidemic Among Black Men Who Have Sex With Men. American Journal of Public Health: January 2013, Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. e28-e36. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.301003
Sypsa, Vana; Dimitrios Paraskevis, Meni Malliori, Georgios K. Nikolopoulos, Anastasios Panopoulos, Maria Kantzanou, Antigoni Katsoulidou, Mina Psichogiou, Anastasios Fotiou, Anastasia Pharris, Marita Van De Laar, Lucas Wiessing, Don Des Jarlais, Samuel R. Friedman, and Angelos Hatzakis. 2014. Homelessness and Other Risk Factors for HIV Infection in the Current Outbreak Among Injection Drug Users in Athens, Greece. American Journal of Public Health 0 0:0, e1-e9 doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301656
Verissimo, AD Otiniano; Gee, GC; Iguchi, M; Ford, CL; Friedman S. 2013. Discrimination, drugs, and alcohol among Latina/os in Brooklyn, New York: Differences by gender. International Journal of Drug Policy. (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.01.010
Friedman, Samuel R. Commentary on “Drug User Treatment Failure Blindness?” Substance Use and Misuse 47:1538–1539, 2012. ISSN: 1082-6084 print / 1532-2491 online. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2012.723531
Friedman, Samuel R. Commentary on “Bastos’ Structural Violence in the Context of Drug Policy and Initiatives Aiming to Reduce Drug-related Harm in Contemporary Brazil: A Review” Substance Use and Misuse, 47:1615–1616, 2012. ISSN: 1082-6084 print / 1532-2491 online. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2012.726546. PMID: 23186489
Friedman, S. R., Mateu-Gelabert, P., & Rossi, D. (2012). Has United States drug policy failed? And how would we know? Substance Use and Misuse, 47 (13-14), 1402-1405. PMID: 23186421 [PubMed - in process]. PMCID: PMC3593268. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3593268/