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David Scott Metzger

Research Professor of Social Policy in Psychiatry
Director, HIV Prevention Research Division, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Behavioral and Social Sciences Core, Center for AIDS Research, Perelman School of Medicine
Co-Director, Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Developmental Core, Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
HIV Prevention Research Division
3535 Market Street Rm. 4001
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-7346
Fax: 215-746-7377
B.A. (Psychology)
Stockton State College , 1975.
M.S. (Applied Research)
Hahnemann University , 1977.
Ph.D. (Social Policy Analysis)
Rutgers University, 1987.
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Selected Publications

Wood SM, Morales KH, Metzger D, Davis A, Fiore D, Petsis D, Barnett K, Koenig HC, Dowshen N, Gross R, Frank I.: Mental Health, Social Influences, and HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Utilization Among Men and Transgender Individuals Screening for HIV Prevention Trials. AIDS Behav. August 2020.

Chao E, Hung CC, Lin CP, Ku YJ, Ain QU, Metzger DS, Lee TS. : Adherence among HIV-positive injection drug users undergoing methadone treatment in Taiwan. BMC Psychiatry 20(1): 346, Jul 2020.

Chhatre S, Schapira M, Metzger DS, Jayadevappa R.: Association between HIV infection and outcomes of care among medicare enrollees with breast cancer. E Clinical Medicine 17(100205), Dec 2019.

Ashare RL, Thompson M, Serrano K, Leone F, Metzger D, Frank I, Gross R, Hole A, Mounzer K, Collman RG, Wileyto EP, Schnoll R: Placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial testing the efficacy and safety of varenicline for smokers with HIV. Drug Alcohol Depend 200: 26-33, Dec 2019.

Denis CM, Morales KH, Wu Q, Metzger DS, Cheatle MD: Association Between Diagnoses of Chronic Noncancer Pain, Substance Use Disorder, and HIV-Related Outcomes in People Living With HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 82(Suppl2): S142-S147, Dec 2019.

Ruiz MS, OʼRourke A, Allen ST, Holtgrave DR, Metzger D, Benitez J, Brady KA, Chaulk CP, Wen LS: Using Interrupted Time Series Analysis to Measure the Impact of Legalized Syringe Exchange on HIV Diagnoses in Baltimore and Philadelphia. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 82(Suppl 2): S148-S154, Dec 2019.

Blank MB, Metzger DS, Wingood GM, DiClemente RJ. : The Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network: Shaping a Contemporary Agenda for Research in HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 82(Suppl 2): S81-S83, Dec 2019.

Go VF, Hershow RB, Kiriazova T, Sarasvita R, Bui Q, Latkin CA, Rose S, Hamilton E, Lancaster KE, Metzger D, Hoffman IF, Miller WC: Client and Provider Perspectives on Antiretroviral Treatment Uptake and Adherence Among People Who Inject Drugs in Indonesia, Ukraine and Vietnam: HPTN 074. AIDS Behav. 23(4): 1084-1093, Apr 2019.

Lancaster KE, Miller WC, Kiriazova T, Sarasvita R, Bui Q, Ha TV, Dumchev K, Susami H, Hamilton EL, Rose S, Hershow RB, Go VF, Metzger D, Hoffman IF, Latkin CA: Designing an Individually Tailored Multilevel Intervention to Increase Engagement in HIV and Substance Use Treatment Among People Who Inject Drugs With HIV: HPTN 074. AIDS Educ Prev. 31(2): 95-110, Apr 2019.

Colón K, Speicher DW, Smith P, Taylor M, Metzger DS, Montaner LJ, Tomescu C.: S100A14 Is Increased in Activated NK Cells and Plasma of HIV-Exposed Seronegative People Who Inject Drugs and Promotes Monocyte-NK Crosstalk. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 80(2): e36-e40, Feb 2019.

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