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Joel E. Milam, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Research Preventive Medicine
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    Title(s)Head of Health Behavior Research Postdoctoral Program

    Title(s)Program Leader for Cancer Control


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    Dr. Milam has training and expertise in the the psychological and behavioral adaptation to stress and disease. This includes survivorship studies among clinical populations (cancer and HIV). Dr. Milam has experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating clinic-based health behavior interventions, including medication adherence and follow-up care as primary outcomes, in populations that experience health disparities. His interests also include positive psychology and his research examines the role of positive and protective psychosocial and behavioral factors that can influence health and wellbeing.

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    Project Milestones: Young Adult Cancer Survivorship
    NIH/NCI R01CA237230Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Reducing racial/ethnic inequities in childhood cancer survivorship
    NIH/NIMHD R01MD007801Jul 3, 2014 - Mar 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Risk compensation and pre-exposure prophylaxis use to prevent HIV infection
    NIH/NIMH R21MH100979Apr 1, 2013 - Jun 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Substance use among adolescent and young adult Hispanic cancer survivors
    NIH/NCI R03CA144851Sep 29, 2009 - Nov 30, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Southern California Women's Interagency HIV Study Consortium
    NIH/NICHD U01HD032632Aug 1, 1993 - Nov 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Cohen MH, Weber KM, Lancki N, Gange SJ, Plankey M, Philbin MM, Milam J, Admora AA, Kempf MC, Holman S, Cohen J, Foster A, Sosanya O, Evans CT. History of Incarceration Among Women with HIV: Impact on Prognosis and Mortality. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2019 May 17. PMID: 31099696.
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    2. Wojcik KY, Escobedo LA, Wysong A, Heck JE, Ritz B, Hamilton AS, Milam J, Cockburn MG. High Birth Weight, Early UV Exposure, and Melanoma Risk in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults. Epidemiology. 2019 03; 30(2):278-284. PMID: 30499783.
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    3. Cousineau MR, Kim SE, Hamilton AS, Miller KA, Milam J. Insurance Coverage, and Having a Regular Provider, and Utilization of Cancer Follow-up and Noncancer Health Care Among Childhood Cancer Survivors. Inquiry. 2019 Jan-Dec; 56:46958018817996. PMID: 30791853.
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    4. Milam J, Jain S, Dubé MP, Daar ES, Sun X, Corado K, Ellorin E, Blumenthal J, Haubrich R, Moore DJ, Morris SR. Sexual Risk Compensation in a Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Demonstration Study Among Individuals at Risk of HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jan 01; 80(1):e9-e13. PMID: 30334877.
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    5. Colie C, Michel KG, Massad LS, Wang C, D'Souza G, Rahangdale L, Flowers L, Milam J, Palefsky JM, Minkoff H, Strickler HD, Kassaye SG. Natural History of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia-2 in HIV-Positive Women of Reproductive Age. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Dec 15; 79(5):573-579. PMID: 30272635.
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    6. Sleight AG, Ramirez CN, Miller KA, Milam JE. Hispanic Orientation and Cancer-Related Knowledge in Childhood Cancer Survivors. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2018 Dec 13. PMID: 30543480.
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    7. Gousse Y, Bruno D, Joseph MA, Afable A, Cohen MH, Weber KM, Milam J, Schwartz RM. Examining the Associations Between Immigration Status and Perceived Stress Among HIV-Infected and Uninfected Women. J Community Health. 2018 Dec; 43(6):1172-1181. PMID: 30382536.
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    8. Hoenigl M, Jain S, Moore D, Collins D, Sun X, Anderson PL, Corado K, Blumenthal JS, Daar ES, Milam J, Dubé MP, Morris S. Substance Use and Adherence to HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis for Men Who Have Sex with Men1. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 12; 24(12). PMID: 30457536.
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    9. Gousse Y, Bruno D, Joseph MA, Afable A, Cohen MH, Weber KM, Milam J, Schwartz RM. Examining the Associations Between Immigration Status and Perceived Stress Among HIV-Infected and Uninfected Women. J Community Health. 2018 Dec; 43(6):1172-1181. PMID: 29926272.
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    10. Mills JC, Pence BW, Todd JV, Bengtson AM, Breger TL, Edmonds A, Cook RL, Adedimeji A, Schwartz RM, Kassaye S, Milam J, Cocohoba J, Cohen M, Golub E, Neigh G, Fischl M, Kempf MC, Adimora AA. Cumulative Burden of Depression and All-Cause Mortality in Women Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 30; 67(10):1575-1581. PMID: 29618020.
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    11. Chandran A, Benning L, Musci RJ, Wilson TE, Milam J, Adedimeji A, Parish C, Adimora AA, Cocohoba J, Cohen MH, Holstad M, Kassaye S, Kempf MC, Golub ET. The Longitudinal Association between Social Support on HIV Medication Adherence and Healthcare Utilization in the Women's Interagency HIV Study. AIDS Behav. 2018 Oct 11. PMID: 30311104.
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    12. Cook JA, Burke-Miller JK, Steigman PJ, Schwartz RM, Hessol NA, Milam J, Merenstein DJ, Anastos K, Golub ET, Cohen MH. Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Correlates of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders and Associations with HIV Risk Behaviors in a Multisite Cohort of Women Living with HIV. AIDS Behav. 2018 Oct; 22(10):3141-3154. PMID: 29460130.
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    13. Hamilton AS, Zhuang X, Modjeski D, Slaughter R, Ritt-Olson A, Milam J. Population-Based Survey Methods for Reaching Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Pediatric Cancer and Their Parents. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2019 Feb; 8(1):40-48. PMID: 30222486.
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    14. Belenky N, Pence BW, Cole SR, Dusetzina SB, Edmonds A, Oberlander J, Plankey M, Adedimeji A, Wilson TE, Cohen J, Cohen MH, Milam JE, Adimora AA. Impact of Medicare Part D on mental health treatment and outcomes for dual eligible beneficiaries with HIV. AIDS Care. 2019 Apr; 31(4):505-512. PMID: 30189747.
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    15. Galárraga O, Rana A, Rahman M, Cohen M, Adimora AA, Sosanya O, Holman S, Kassaye S, Milam J, Cohen J, Golub ET, Metsch LR, Kempf MC. The effect of unstable housing on HIV treatment biomarkers: An instrumental variables approach. Soc Sci Med. 2018 10; 214:70-82. PMID: 30153546.
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    16. Corado K, Jain S, Morris S, Dube MP, Daar ES, He F, Aldous JL, Sitapati A, Haubrich R, Milam J, Karris MY. Randomized Trial of a Health Coaching Intervention to Enhance Retention in Care: California Collaborative Treatment Group 594. AIDS Behav. 2018 Aug; 22(8):2698-2710. PMID: 29725790.
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    17. Gousse Y, Bruno D, Joseph MA, Afable A, Cohen MH, Weber KM, Milam J, Schwartz RM. Correction to: Examining the Associations Between Immigration Status and Perceived Stress Among HIV-Infected and Uninfected Women. J Community Health. 2018 Jul 18. PMID: 30022419.
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    18. Milam J, Slaughter R, Tobin JL, Unger JB, Ritt-Olson A, Freyer DR, Soto D, Hamilton AS. Childhood Cancer Survivorship and Substance Use Behaviors: A Matched Case-Control Study Among Hispanic Adolescents and Young Adults. J Adolesc Health. 2018 Jul; 63(1):115-117. PMID: 30060847.
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    19. Bekhbat M, Mehta CC, Kelly SD, Vester A, Ofotokun I, Felger J, Wingood G, Anastos K, Gustafson DR, Kassaye S, Milam J, Aouizerat B, Weber K, Golub ET, Moore MF, Diclemente R, Fischl M, Kempf MC, Maki P, Neigh GN. HIV and symptoms of depression are independently associated with impaired glucocorticoid signaling. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2018 10; 96:118-125. PMID: 29936334.
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    20. Ritt-Olson A, Miller K, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Freyer D, Ramirez C, Hamilton A, Milam J. Depressive Symptoms and Quality of Life Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: Impact of Gender and Latino Culture. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2018 06; 7(3):384-388. PMID: 29768076.
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    21. Moore DJ, Jain S, Dubé MP, Daar ES, Sun X, Young J, Corado K, Ellorin E, Milam J, Collins D, Blumenthal J, Best BM, Anderson P, Haubrich R, Morris SR. Randomized Controlled Trial of Daily Text Messages to Support Adherence to Preexposure Prophylaxis in Individuals at Risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus: The TAPIR Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 May 02; 66(10):1566-1572. PMID: 29228144.
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    22. Zhang Y, Wilson TE, Adedimeji A, Merenstein D, Milam J, Cohen J, Cohen M, Golub ET. The Impact of Substance Use on Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among HIV-Infected Women in the United States. AIDS Behav. 2018 03; 22(3):896-908. PMID: 28560499.
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    23. Tobin J, Miller KA, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Unger JB, Hamilton AS, Milam JE. Acculturation, Mental Health, and Quality of Life among Hispanic Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Latent Class Analysis. Ethn Dis. 2018; 28(1):55-60. PMID: 29467567.
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    24. Belenky N, Pence BW, Cole SR, Dusetzina SB, Edmonds A, Oberlander J, Plankey MW, Adedimeji A, Wilson TE, Cohen J, Cohen MH, Milam JE, Golub ET, Adimora AA. Associations Between Medicare Part D and Out-of-Pocket Spending, HIV Viral Load, Adherence, and ADAP Use in Dual Eligibles With HIV. Med Care. 2018 01; 56(1):47-53. PMID: 29227443.
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    25. Miller KA, Ramirez CN, Wojcik KY, Ritt-Olson A, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Thomas SM, Freyer DR, Hamilton AS, Milam JE. Prevalence and correlates of health information-seeking among Hispanic and non-Hispanic childhood cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer. 2018 Apr; 26(4):1305-1313. PMID: 29124416.
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    26. Todd JV, Cole SR, Wohl DA, Simpson RJ, Jonsson Funk M, Brookhart MA, Cocohoba J, Merenstein D, Sharma A, Lazar J, Milam J, Cohen M, Gange S, Lewis TT, Burkholder G, Adimora AA. Underutilization of Statins When Indicated in HIV-Seropositive and Seronegative Women. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2017 Nov; 31(11):447-454. PMID: 29087746.
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    27. Rubin LH, Benning L, Keating SM, Norris PJ, Burke-Miller J, Savarese A, Kumanan KN, Awadalla S, Springer G, Anastos K, Young M, Milam J, Valcour VG, Weber KM, Maki PM. Variability in C-reactive protein is associated with cognitive impairment in women living with and without HIV: a longitudinal study. J Neurovirol. 2018 Feb; 24(1):41-51. PMID: 29063513.
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    28. Tobin J, Allem JP, Slaughter R, Unger JB, Hamilton AS, Milam JE. Posttraumatic growth among childhood cancer survivors: Associations with ethnicity, acculturation, and religious service attendance. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2018 Mar-Apr; 36(2):175-188. PMID: 28816639.
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    29. Rubin LH, Cook JA, Springer G, Weber KM, Cohen MH, Martin EM, Valcour VG, Benning L, Alden C, Milam J, Anastos K, Young MA, Gustafson DR, Sundermann EE, Maki PM. Perceived and post-traumatic stress are associated with decreased learning, memory, and fluency in HIV-infected women. AIDS. 2017 11; 31(17):2393-1401. PMID: 28857823.
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    30. Edmonds A, Ludema C, Eron JJ, Cole SR, Adedimeji AA, Cohen MH, Cooper HL, Fischl M, Johnson MO, Krause DD, Merenstein D, Milam J, Wilson TE, Adimora AA. Effects of Health Insurance Interruption on Loss of Hypertension Control in Women With and Women Without HIV. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 12; 26(12):1292-1301. PMID: 28682658.
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    31. Gustafson DR, Shi Q, Holman S, Minkoff H, Cohen MH, Plankey MW, Havlik R, Sharma A, Gange S, Gandhi M, Milam J, Hoover DR. Predicting death over 8 years in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected women: the Women's Interagency HIV Study. BMJ Open. 2017 06 30; 7(6):e013993. PMID: 28667199.
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    32. Ludema C, Cole SR, Eron JJ, Holmes GM, Anastos K, Cocohoba J, Cohen MH, Cooper HLF, Golub ET, Kassaye S, Konkle-Parker D, Metsch L, Milam J, Wilson TE, Adimora AA. Health Insurance Type and Control of Hypertension Among US Women Living With and Without HIV Infection in the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Am J Hypertens. 2017 Jun 01; 30(6):594-601. PMID: 28407044.
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    33. Robbins HA, Strickler HD, Massad LS, Pierce CB, Darragh TM, Minkoff H, Keller MJ, Fischl M, Palefsky J, Flowers L, Rahangdale L, Milam J, Shrestha S, Colie C, D'Souza G. Cervical cancer screening intervals and management for women living with HIV: a risk benchmarking approach. AIDS. 2017 04 24; 31(7):1035-1044. PMID: 28323758.
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    34. Adams LM, Wilson TE, Merenstein D, Milam J, Cohen J, Golub ET, Adedimeji A, Cook JA. Using the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale to assess depression in women with HIV and women at risk for HIV: Are somatic items invariant? Psychol Assess. 2018 01; 30(1):97-105. PMID: 28230409.
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    35. Westreich D, Cates J, Cohen M, Weber KM, Seidman D, Cropsey K, Wright R, Milam J, Young MA, Mehta CC, Gustafson DR, Golub ET, Fischl MA, Adimora AA. Smoking, HIV, and risk of pregnancy loss. AIDS. 2017 02 20; 31(4):553-560. PMID: 27902507.
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    36. Ludema C, Cole SR, Eron JJ, Edmonds A, Holmes GM, Anastos K, Cocohoba J, Cohen M, Cooper HL, Golub ET, Kassaye S, Konkle-Parker D, Metsch L, Milam J, Wilson TE, Adimora AA. Impact of Health Insurance, ADAP, and Income on HIV Viral Suppression Among US Women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study, 2006-2009. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 11 01; 73(3):307-312. PMID: 27763995.
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    37. Wilson TE, Weedon J, Cohen MH, Golub ET, Milam J, Young MA, Adedimeji AA, Cohen J, Fredrickson BL. Positive affect and its association with viral control among women with HIV infection. Health Psychol. 2017 Jan; 36(1):91-100. PMID: 27685456.
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    38. Miller KA, Wojcik KY, Ramirez CN, Ritt-Olson A, Freyer DR, Hamilton AS, Milam JE. Supporting long-term follow-up of young adult survivors of childhood cancer: Correlates of healthcare self-efficacy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 02; 64(2):358-363. PMID: 27567026.
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    39. Milam J, Morris S, Jain S, Sun X, Dubé MP, Daar ES, Jimenez G, Haubrich R. Randomized Controlled Trial of an Internet Application to Reduce HIV Transmission Behavior Among HIV Infected Men Who have Sex with Men. AIDS Behav. 2016 06; 20(6):1173-1181. PMID: 26487300.
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    40. Hu X, Harman J, Winterstein AG, Zhong Y, Wheeler AL, Taylor TN, Plankey M, Rubtsova A, Cropsey K, Cohen MH, Adimora AA, Milam J, Adedimeji A, Cook RL. Utilization of Alcohol Treatment Among HIV-Positive Women with Hazardous Drinking. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2016 May; 64:55-61. PMID: 26961420; PMCID: PMC4943324 [Available on 05/01/17].
    41. Gustafson DR, Shi Q, Thurn M, Holman S, Minkoff H, Cohen M, Plankey MW, Havlik R, Sharma A, Gange S, Gandhi M, Milam J, Hoover D. Frailty and Constellations of Factors in Aging HIV-infected and Uninfected Women--The Women's Interagency HIV Study. J Frailty Aging. 2016; 5(1):43-8. PMID: 26980368.
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    42. Rubin LH, Pyra M, Cook JA, Weber KM, Cohen MH, Martin E, Valcour V, Milam J, Anastos K, Young MA, Alden C, Gustafson DR, Maki PM. Post-traumatic stress is associated with verbal learning, memory, and psychomotor speed in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women. J Neurovirol. 2016 Apr; 22(2):159-69. PMID: 26404435.
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    43. Milam J, Slaughter R, Meeske K, Ritt-Olson A, Sherman-Bien S, Freyer DR, Kuperberg A, Hamilton AS. Substance use among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2016 11; 25(11):1357-1362. PMID: 26315824.
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    44. Black DS, Li MJ, Ihenacho U, Nguyen NT, de Fatima Reyes M, Milam J, Pentz MA, Figueiredo JC. Shared health characteristics in Hispanic colorectal cancer patients and their primary social support person following primary diagnosis. Psychooncology. 2016 09; 25(9):1028-35. PMID: 26291178.
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    45. Rubin LH, Cook JA, Weber KM, Cohen MH, Martin E, Valcour V, Milam J, Anastos K, Young MA, Alden C, Gustafson DR, Maki PM. The association of perceived stress and verbal memory is greater in HIV-infected versus HIV-uninfected women. J Neurovirol. 2015 Aug; 21(4):422-32. PMID: 25791344; PMCID: PMC4562210.
    46. Arpawong TE, Rohrbach LA, Milam JE, Unger JB, Land H, Sun P, Spruijt-Metz D, Sussman S. Stressful Life Events and Predictors of Post-traumatic Growth among High-Risk Early Emerging Adults. J Posit Psychol. 2016 Jan 01; 11(1):1-14. PMID: 26640507.
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    47. Arpawong TE, Sussman S, Milam JE, Unger JB, Land H, Sun P, Rohrbach LA. Post-traumatic growth, stressful life events, and relationships with substance use behaviors among alternative high school students: a prospective study. Psychol Health. 2015; 30(4):475-94. PMID: 25346382.
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    48. Milam JE, Meeske K, Slaughter RI, Sherman-Bien S, Ritt-Olson A, Kuperberg A, Freyer DR, Hamilton AS. Cancer-related follow-up care among Hispanic and non-Hispanic childhood cancer survivors: The Project Forward study. Cancer. 2015 Feb 15; 121(4):605-13. PMID: 25345867.
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    49. Hessol NA, Weber KM, D'Souza G, Burton D, Young M, Milam J, Murchison L, Gandhi M, Cohen MH. Smoking cessation and recidivism in the Women's Interagency Human Immunodeficiency Virus Study. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Jul; 47(1):53-69. PMID: 24746376.
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    50. Milam J, Slaughter R, Verma G, McConnell R. Hair Cortisol, Perceived Stress and Dispositional Optimism: A Pilot Study among Adolescents. J Trauma Stress Disord Treat. 2014 Mar 18; 3(3):1000126. PMID: 25426491.
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    51. Blumenthal J, Haubrich R, Jain S, Sun X, Dube M, Daar E, Milam J, Morris S. Factors associated with high transmission risk and detectable plasma HIV RNA in HIV-infected MSM on ART. Int J STD AIDS. 2014 Sep; 25(10):734-41. PMID: 24452730; PMCID: PMC4303352.
    52. Shankardass K, McConnell R, Jerrett M, Lam C, Wolch J, Milam J, Gilliland F, Berhane K. Parental stress increases body mass index trajectory in pre-adolescents. Pediatr Obes. 2014 Dec; 9(6):435-42. PMID: 24311567.
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    53. Sussman S, Milam J, Arpawong TE, Tsai J, Black DS, Wills TA. Spirituality in addictions treatment: wisdom to know…what it is. Subst Use Misuse. 2013 Sep; 48(12):1203-17. PMID: 24041182.
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    54. Meyer VJ, Rubin LH, Martin E, Weber KM, Cohen MH, Golub ET, Valcour V, Young MA, Crystal H, Anastos K, Aouizerat BE, Milam J, Maki PM. HIV and recent illicit drug use interact to affect verbal memory in women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 May 01; 63(1):67-76. PMID: 23392462; PMCID: PMC3628722.
    55. Arpawong TE, Oland A, Milam JE, Ruccione K, Meeske KA. Post-traumatic growth among an ethnically diverse sample of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2013 Oct; 22(10):2235-44. PMID: 23554227.
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    56. Meeske KA, Sherman-Bien S, Hamilton AS, Olson AR, Slaughter R, Kuperberg A, Milam J. Mental health disparities between Hispanic and non-Hispanic parents of childhood cancer survivors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Sep; 60(9):1470-7. PMID: 23512267.
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    57. Patel P, Bush T, Mayer K, Milam J, Richardson J, Hammer J, Henry K, Overton T, Conley L, Marks G, Brooks JT. Routine brief risk-reduction counseling with biannual STD testing reduces STD incidence among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in care. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Jun; 39(6):470-4. PMID: 22592834.
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    58. Arpawong TE, Richeimer SH, Weinstein F, Elghamrawy A, Milam JE. Posttraumatic growth, quality of life, and treatment symptoms among cancer chemotherapy outpatients. Health Psychol. 2013 Apr; 32(4):397-408. PMID: 22563756.
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    59. Black DS, Sussman S, Johnson CA, Milam J. Trait mindfulness helps shield decision-making from translating into health-risk behavior. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Dec; 51(6):588-92. PMID: 23174469.
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    60. Jean-Louis G, Weber KM, Aouizerat BE, Levine AM, Maki PM, Liu C, Anastos KM, Milam J, Althoff KN, Wilson TE. Insomnia symptoms and HIV infection among participants in the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Sleep. 2012 Jan 01; 35(1):131-7. PMID: 22215927.
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    61. Black DS, Milam J, Sussman S, Johnson CA. Testing the indirect effect of trait mindfulness on adolescent cigarette smoking through negative affect and perceived stress mediators. J Subst Use. 2012; 17(5-6):417-429. PMID: 23847448.
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    62. Islam T, Urman R, Gauderman WJ, Milam J, Lurmann F, Shankardass K, Avol E, Gilliland F, McConnell R. Parental stress increases the detrimental effect of traffic exposure on children's lung function. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Oct 01; 184(7):822-7. PMID: 21700914; PMCID: PMC3208647.
    63. Black DS, Sussman S, Johnson CA, Milam J. Psychometric assessment of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) among Chinese adolescents. Assessment. 2012 Mar; 19(1):42-52. PMID: 21816857; PMCID: PMC3705937.
    64. Gandhi M, Ameli N, Bacchetti P, Anastos K, Gange SJ, Minkoff H, Young M, Milam J, Cohen MH, Sharp GB, Huang Y, Greenblatt RM. Atazanavir concentration in hair is the strongest predictor of outcomes on antiretroviral therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 May; 52(10):1267-75. PMID: 21507924; PMCID: PMC3079399.
    65. Kyser M, Buchacz K, Bush TJ, Conley LJ, Hammer J, Henry K, Kojic EM, Milam J, Overton ET, Wood KC, Brooks JT. Factors associated with non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy in the SUN study. AIDS Care. 2011 May; 23(5):601-11. PMID: 21293992.
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    66. Okamoto J, Johnson CA, Leventhal A, Milam J, Pentz MA, Schwartz D, Valente TW. Social Network Status and Depression among Adolescents: An Examination of Social Network Influences and Depressive Symptoms in a Chinese Sample. Res Hum Dev. 2011; 8(1):67-88. PMID: 23226988.
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    67. Shankardass K, Jerrett M, Milam J, Richardson J, Berhane K, McConnell R. Social environment and asthma: associations with crime and No Child Left Behind programmes. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2011 Oct; 65(10):859-65. PMID: 21071562.
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    68. Black DS, Milam J, Sussman S. Sitting-meditation interventions among youth: a review of treatment efficacy. Pediatrics. 2009 Sep; 124(3):e532-41. PMID: 19706568.
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    69. Shankardass K, McConnell R, Jerrett M, Milam J, Richardson J, Berhane K. Parental stress increases the effect of traffic-related air pollution on childhood asthma incidence. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jul 28; 106(30):12406-11. PMID: 19620729.
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    70. Milam J, McConnell R, Yao L, Berhane K, Jerrett M, Richardson J. Parental stress and childhood wheeze in a prospective cohort study. J Asthma. 2008 May; 45(4):319-23. PMID: 18446597.
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    71. Berg J, McConnell R, Milam J, Galvan J, Kotlerman J, Thorne P, Jones C, Ferdman R, Eggleston P, Rand C, Lewis MA, Peters J, Richardson J. Rodent allergen in Los Angeles inner city homes of children with asthma. J Urban Health. 2008 Jan; 85(1):52-61. PMID: 18004665.
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    72. Shankardass K, McConnell RS, Milam J, Berhane K, Tatalovich Z, Wilson JP, Jerrett M. The association between contextual socioeconomic factors and prevalent asthma in a cohort of Southern California school children. Soc Sci Med. 2007 Oct; 65(8):1792-806. PMID: 17658674.
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    73. Tatalovich Z, Wilson JP, Milam JE, Jerrett ML, McConnell R. Competing definitions of contextual environments. Int J Health Geogr. 2006 Dec 07; 5:55. PMID: 17156433; PMCID: PMC1702345.
    74. Milam J. Posttraumatic growth and HIV disease progression. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2006 Oct; 74(5):817-27. PMID: 17032086.
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    75. Milam J, Richardson JL, Espinoza L, Stoyanoff S. Correlates of unprotected sex among adult heterosexual men living with HIV. J Urban Health. 2006 Jul; 83(4):669-81. PMID: 16736114.
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    76. Milam J, Richardson JL, McCutchan A, Stoyanoff S, Weiss J, Kemper C, Larsen RA, Hollander H, Weismuller P, Bolan R. Effect of a brief antiretroviral adherence intervention delivered by HIV care providers. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Nov 01; 40(3):356-63. PMID: 16249712.
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    77. Diamond C, Richardson JL, Milam J, Stoyanoff S, McCutchan JA, Kemper C, Larsen RA, Hollander H, Weismuller P, Bolan R. Use of and adherence to antiretroviral therapy is associated with decreased sexual risk behavior in HIV clinic patients. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Jun 01; 39(2):211-8. PMID: 15905739.
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    78. McConnell R, Milam J, Richardson J, Galvan J, Jones C, Thorne PS, Berhane K. Educational intervention to control cockroach allergen exposure in the homes of hispanic children in Los Angeles: results of the La Casa study. Clin Exp Allergy. 2005 Apr; 35(4):426-33. PMID: 15836749.
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    79. Marks G, Richardson JL, Milam J, Bolan R, Stoyanoff S, McCutchan A. Use of erectile dysfunction medication and unsafe sex among HIV+ men who have sex with men in care. Int J STD AIDS. 2005 Mar; 16(3):271-2. PMID: 15829033.
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