Andrew Medina-Marino, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

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B.A. (Biology)
Swarthmore College, 2000.
M.A. (Molecular Biology)
California Institute of Technology, 2003.
Ph.D. (Molecular Neuroscience)
California Institute of Technology, 2009.
M.P.H. (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
School of Public Health, University of Cape Town , 2020.
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Selected Publications

Laumen JGE, van Alphen LB, Maduna LD, Hoffman CM, Klausner JD, Medina-Marino A, Kock MM, Peters RPH.: Molecular epidemiological analysis of Mycoplasma genitalium shows low prevalence of azithromycin resistance and a well-established epidemic in South Africa. Sex Transm Infect. May 2020.

Cornell M, Horton K, Colvin C, Medina-Marino A, Dovel K.: Perpetuating gender inequity through uneven reporting. Lancet Lond Engl. 395(10232): 1258, April 2020.

Burke HM, Chen M, Murray K, Bezuidenhout C, Ngwepe P, Bernholc A, Medina-Marino A.: The effects of the integration of an economic strengthening and HIV prevention education programme on the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections and savings behaviours among adolescents: a full-factorial randomised controlled trial in South Africa. BMJ Glob Health 5(4), April 2020.

Medina-Marino A, Glockner K, Grew E, De Vos L, Olivier D, Klausner J, Daniels J.: The role of trust and health literacy in nurse-delivered point-of-care STI testing for pregnant women living with HIV, Tshwane District, South Africa. BMC Public Health. 2020 Apr 28;20(1):577. PMCID: BMC Public Health 20(1): 577, April 2020.

Medina-Marino, A, Mudau, M, Peters, R, Kojima, N, Feucht, U, De Vos, L, Olivier, D, Muzny, C, McIntyre, J, Klausner, JD: Persistent Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis positivity after treatment among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant women, South Africa. Int J STD AIDS 31(4): 294-302, March 2020.

Maduna LD, Kock MM, Medina-Marino A, Klausner JD, Peters RPH: Impact of specimen storage temperature and time on the implementation of GeneXpert® testing for sexually transmitted infections in resource-constraint settings. J Microbiol Methods 165: 105719, Sep 10, 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2019.105719.

Daniels J, De Vos L, Mogos W, Olivier D, Shamu S, Mudau M, Klausner JD, Medina-Marino A*: Factors Influencing STI Disclosure to Male Partners by HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Pretoria Townships, South Africa: A qualitative study. Sexual Health May 10, 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1071/SH18177. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31072453. * indicates senior/corresponding author.

Lovero KL, Lammie SL§, van Zyl A, Paul SN, Ngwepe P, Mootz JJ, Carlson C, Sweetland AC, Wainberg ML, Medina-Marino A*: Mixed methods evaluation of mental healthcare integration into tuberculosis and maternal-child care services across four South African districts. BCM Health Serv. Res 19(1): 83, Jan 31, 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-3912-9. * indicates senior/corresponding author. § indicates student/mentee author.

Besenham, D, Bezuidenhout, C, Ngwepe, P, Mawarire, R, Ngcelwane, N, Medina-Marino, A.: A Cost Comparison of Homebased Point-of-Care TB Testing vs. Homebased Screening with Referral for Testing, Buffalo City Metro Health District, South Africa. 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health. Hyderabad, India 2019.

Bezuidenhout, C, Besenham, D, Ngwepe, P, Mawarire, R, Medina-Marino, A. : Operationalising Point-of-Care TB Testing: Lessons learnt from a pilot study in a high-burdened setting - Buffalo City Metro Health District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health. Hyderabad, India 2019.

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