Staras Publications

  • Staras SAS, Livingston MD, Komro KA. Increased Partner Risk Characteristic Among Adolescents Using Alcohol in the Moment. Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2016 Sep;43(9):537-41. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000481.
  • Staras SA, Livingston MD, Wagenaar AC. Maryland Alcohol Sales Tax and STIs: A Natural Experiment. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016. 50:e73-e80. PMID: 26683415.
  • Wagenaar AC, Livingston MD, Staras SAS. Effects of 2009 Illinois Alcohol Tax Increase on Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes. American Journal of Public Health. 2015.105(9): 1880-5. PMCID: PMC4529769.
  • Staras SAS, Vadaparampil ST, Livingston MD, Thompson LA, Sanders AH, Shenkman EA. Increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Initiation among Publically-Insured Florida Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2015. 56(5 Suppl):S40-6. PMCID: PMC4394203.
  • Staras SA, Livingston MD, Christou AM, Jernigan DH, Wagenaar AC. Heterogeneous Population Effects of an Alcohol Excise Tax Increase on STI Morbidity. Addiction. 2014. 109(6):904-12. PMCID: PMC4529769.
  • Malo TL, Staras SAS, Bynum SA, Giuliano AR, Shenkman EA, Vadaparampil ST. (2013). HPV vaccine administration among Medicaid providers who consistently recommended vaccination. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2014 Jan;41(1):24-8. PMCID: PMC3962075.
  • SAS Staras, MD Livingston, MM Maldonado-Molina, KA Komro. The influence of sexual partner on condom use among urban adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2013;53(6):742-748. PMID: 23932008. NIHMS ID: NIHMS502125.
  • Bynum SA, Staras SA, Malo T, Giuliano AR, Shenkman E, Vadaparampil ST. (2013) Factors Associated with Medicaid Providers’ Recommendation of the HPV Vaccine to Low-Income Adolescent Girls. J Adolesc Health. NIHMS ID: NIHMS526677.
  • Vadaparampil ST, Staras SA, Malo TL, Eddleton KZ, Christie J, Rodriguez M, Giuliano AR, Shenkman EA. (2013). Provider factors associated with disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination among low-income 9- to 17-year-old girls. Cancer. 119(3):621-8. NIHMS ID: NIHMS511777.
  • Malo TL, Hassani D, Staras SA, Shenkman EA, Giuliano AR, Vadaparampil ST. (2013). Do Florida Medicaid Providers’ Barriers to HPV Vaccination Vary Based on VFC Program Participation? Matern Child Health J. 17(4):609-15. PMCID: PMC3795412.
  • Tobler AL, Maldonado-Molina MM, Staras SA, O’Mara RJ, Livingston MD, Komro KA. (2013). Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination, problem behaviors, and mental health among minority urban youth. Ethnicity and Health. 2013;18(4):337-49. PMCID: PMC3914714.
  • Staras SA, Maldonado-Molina MM, Livingston MD, Komro KA. (2012). Association between sex partner meeting venues and sexual risk taking among urban adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 251(6):566-71. PMCID: PMC3505279.
  • Staras SAS, JA Kairalla, W Hou, WM Sappenfield, DR Thompson, D Ranka, EA Shenkman. (2012). Association between perinatal medical expenses and a waiver to increase Florida Healthy Start services within Florida Medicaid programs: 1998 to 2006. Matern Child Health J. 16(8):1567-75. PMCID: PMC3505550.
  • Reingle JM, Staras SA, Jennings WG, Branchini J, Maldonado-Molina MM. (2012). The relationship between marijuana use and intimate partner violence in a nationally representative, longitudinal sample. J Interpers Violence. 27(8):1562-78. PMCID: PMC3782298.
  • Jennings WG, Reingle JM, Staras SAS, Maldonado-Molina MM. Substance use as a risk factor for intimate partner violence overlap: Generational differences among Hispanic young adults. International Criminal Justice Review. 2012;22(2):105-109. PMCID: PMC4129654.
  • Staras SAS, AL Tobler, MM Maldonado-Molina, RL Cook. (2011). Riskier Sexual Partners Contribute to the Increased Rate of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Youth with Substance Use Disorders. Sex Transm Dis. 38(5):413-418. PMCID: PMC3791859.
  • Dollard SC, Staras SA, Amin MM, Schmid DS, Cannon MJ. (2011). National prevalence estimates for cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG avidity and association between high IgM antibody titer and low IgG avidity. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 18(11):1895-9. PMCID: PMC3209034.
  • Staras SAS, ST Vadaparampil, LT Haderxhanaj, EA Shenkman. (2010). Disparities in human papillomavirus vaccine series initiation among adolescent girls enrolled in Florida Medicaid programs, 2006-2008. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2010. 56(5 Suppl):S40-6. PMCID: PMC4394203.
  • Staras SAS, RL Cook, DB Clark. (2009). Sexual Partner Characteristics and Sexually Transmitted Diseases among Adolescents and Young Adults. Sex Transm Dis. 36(4):232-238. PMID: 19265739.*
  • Staras SAS, WD Flanders, SC Dollard, RF Pass, JE McGowan Jr., MJ Cannon. (2008). Influence of Sexual Activity on Cytomegalovirus Seroprevalence in the United States, 1988-1994. Sex Transm Dis. 35(5):472-479. PMID: 18354346.
  • Staras SAS, WD Flanders, SC Dollard, RF Pass, JE McGowan Jr., MJ Cannon. (2008). Cytomegalovirus Seroprevalence and Childhood Sources of Infection: A Population-Based Study among Pre-Adolescents in the United States. J Clin Virol. 43(9):266-271. PMID: 18778968.
  • Colugnati FAB, SAS Staras, SC Dollard, MJ Cannon. (2007). Incidence of Cytomegalovirus Infection among the General Population and Pregnant Women in the United States. BMC Infect Dis. 7:71. PMCID: PMC1925089.
  • Staras SAS, SC Dollard, K Radford, WD Flanders, RF Pass, MJ Cannon. (2006). Seroprevalence of Cytomegalovirus Infection in the United States, 1988-1994. Clin Infect Dis. 43(3):1143-1151. PMID: 17029132.
  • Jeon J, M Victor, SP Adler, A Arwady, G Demmler, K Fowler, J Goldfarb, H Keyserling, M Massoudi, K Richards, SAS Staras, MJ Cannon. (2006). Knowledge and Awareness of Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Among Women. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. vol., Article ID 80383, 7 pages, 2006. PMCID: PMC1779612.
  • Staras SAS, Vadaparampil ST, Patel RP, Shenkman EA. Parent Perceptions Important for HPV Vaccine Initiation among Low Income Adolescent Girls. Vaccine. 2014. 32(46):6163-9. PMCID: PMC4198149
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  • Bynum SA, Staras SAS, Malo T, Giuliano AR, Shenkman E, Vadaparampil ST. Factors associated with Medicaid providers’ recommendation of the HPV vaccine to low-income adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2014 Feb;54(2):190-6. PMCID: PMC3946969.
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  • Malo TL, Staras SAS, Bynum SA, Giuliano AR, Shenkman EA, Vadaparampil ST. HPV vaccine administration among Medicaid providers who consistently recommended vaccination. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2014 Jan;41(1):24-8. PMCID: PMC3962075.(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3962075/)