Katerina Christopoulos, MD

Associate Professor

Academic Focus: Linkage and retention in HIV care; HIV testing in the emergency department and other acute medical care settings; acute HIV infection; quality of HIV care delivery; implementation science.
Publications
  1. Bengtson AM, Pence BW, Powers KA, Weaver MA, Mimiaga MJ, Gaynes BN, O'Cleirigh C, Christopoulos K, Christopher Mathews W, Crane H, Mugavero M. Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms Among a Population of HIV-Infected Men and Women in Routine HIV Care in the United States. 2018. PMID: 29623578


  2. Rudolph JE, Cole SR, Edwards JK, Moore R, O'Cleirigh C, Mathews WC, Christopoulos K. At-Risk Alcohol Use Among HIV-Positive Patients and the Completion of Patient-Reported Outcomes. Volume 22 of Issue 4. 2018. PMID: 28620802


  3. Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Dauria E, Tolou-Shams M, Christopoulos K, Chan PA, Beckwith CG, Parker S, Meyer J. The Path to Implementation of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for People Involved in Criminal Justice Systems. Volume 15 of Issue 2. 2018. PMID: 29516265


  4. Matsuzaki M, Vu QM, Gwadz M, Delaney JAC, Kuo I, Trejo MEP, Cunningham WE, Cunningham CO, Christopoulos K. Perceived access and barriers to care among illicit drug users and hazardous drinkers: findings from the Seek, Test, Treat, and Retain data harmonization initiative (STTR). Volume 18 of Issue 1. 2018. PMID: 29554894


  5. Christopoulos KA, Riley ED, Carrico AW, Tulsky J, Moskowitz JT, Dilworth S, Coffin LS, Wilson L, Peretz JJ, Hilton JF. A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Text Messaging Intervention to Promote Virologic Suppression and Retention in Care in an Urban Safety-Net HIV Clinic: The Connect4Care (C4C) Trial. 2018. PMID: 29474546


  6. Johnson MO, Koester KA, Wood T, Neilands TB, Pomeranz JL, Christopoulos KA. Development of an Index of Engagement in HIV Care: An Adapted Internet-Based Delphi Process. Volume 6 of Issue 12. 2017. PMID: 29208589


  7. Christopoulos KA, Cunningham WE, Beckwith CG, Kuo I, Golin CE, Knight K, Flynn PM, Spaulding AC, Coffin LS, Kruszka B, Kurth A, Young JD, Mannheimer S, Crane HM, Kahana SY. Lessons Learned From the Implementation of Seek, Test, Treat, Retain Interventions Using Mobile Phones and Text Messaging to Improve Engagement in HIV Care for Vulnerable Populations in the United States. Volume 21 of Issue 11. 2017. PMID: 28578543


  8. Crane HM, McCaul ME, Chander G, Hutton H, Nance RM, Delaney JAC, Merrill JO, Lau B, Mayer KH, Mugavero MJ, Mimiaga M, Willig JH, Burkholder GA, Drozd DR, Fredericksen RJ, Cropsey K, Moore RD, Simoni JM, Christopher Mathews W, Eron JJ, Napravnik S, Christopoulos K, Geng E, Saag MS, Kitahata MM. Prevalence and Factors Associated with Hazardous Alcohol Use Among Persons Living with HIV Across the US in the Current Era of Antiretroviral Treatment. Volume 21 of Issue 7. 2017. PMID: 28285434


  9. Kim HN, Crane HM, Rodriguez CV, Van Rompaey S, Mayer KH, Christopoulos K, Napravnik S, Chander G, Hutton H, McCaul ME, Cachay ER, Mugavero MJ, Moore R, Geng E, Eron JJ, Saag MS, Merrill JO, Kitahata MM. The Role of Current and Historical Alcohol Use in Hepatic Fibrosis Among HIV-Infected Individuals. Volume 21 of Issue 7. 2017. PMID: 28035496


  10. Bengtson AM, Pence BW, Moore R, Mimiaga MJ, Mathews WC, Heine A, Gaynes BN, Napravnik S, Christopoulos K, Crane HM, Mugavero MJ. Relationship between ever reporting depressive symptoms and all-cause mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected adults in routine care. Volume 31 of Issue 7. 2017. PMID: 28244956


  11. Christopoulos KA, Hartogensis W, Glidden DV, Pilcher CD, Gandhi M, Geng EH. Limitations of using the Lorenz curve framework to understand the distribution of population viral load: authors' reply. Volume 31 of Issue 5. 2017. PMID: 28225455


  12. Noorhasan M, Drozd DR, Grunfeld C, Merrill JO, Burkholder GA, Mugavero MJ, Willig JH, Willig AL, Cropsey KL, Mayer KH, Blashill A, Mimiaga M, McCaul ME, Hutton H, Chander G, Mathews WC, Napravnik S, Eron JJ, Christopoulos K, Fredericksen RJ, Nance RM, Delaney JC, Crane PK, Saag MS, Kitahata MM, Crane HM. Associations Between At-Risk Alcohol Use, Substance Use, and Smoking with Lipohypertrophy and Lipoatrophy Among Patients Living with HIV. 2017. PMID: 28092168


  13. Cholera R, Pence BW, Bengtson AM, Crane HM, Christopoulos K, Cole SR, Fredericksen R, Gaynes BN, Heine A, Mathews WC, Mimiaga MJ, Moore R, Napravnik S, O'Clerigh C, Safren S, Mugavero MJ. Mind the Gap: Gaps in Antidepressant Treatment, Treatment Adjustments, and Outcomes among Patients in Routine HIV Care in a Multisite U.S. Clinical Cohort. Volume 12 of Issue 1. 2017. PMID: 28125593


  14. Christopoulos KA, Hartogensis W, Glidden DV, Pilcher CD, Gandhi M, Geng EH. The Lorenz curve: a novel method for understanding viral load distribution at the population level. Volume 31 of Issue 2. 2017. PMID: 27831945


  15. Nance RM, Delaney JA, Golin CE, Wechsberg WM, Cunningham C, Altice F, Christopoulos K, Knight K, Quan V, Gordon MS, Springer S, Young J, Crane PK, Mayer KH, Mugavero MJ, Del Rio C, Kronmal RA, Crane HM. Co-calibration of two self-reported measures of adherence to antiretroviral therapy. Volume 29 of Issue 4. 2016. PMID: 27910703


  16. Monroe AK, Lau B, Mugavero MJ, Mathews WC, Mayer KH, Napravnik S, Hutton HE, Kim HS, Jabour S, Moore RD, McCaul ME, Christopoulos KA, Crane HC, Chander G. Heavy Alcohol Use Is Associated With Worse Retention in HIV Care. Volume 73 of Issue 4. 2016. PMID: 27243904


  17. Bengtson AM, Pence BW, Gaynes BN, Quinlivan EB, Heine AD, O'Donnell JK, Crane HM, Mathews WC, Moore RD, Westreich D, O'Cleirigh C, Christopoulos K, Mimiaga MJ, Mugavero MJ. Improving Depression Among HIV-Infected Adults: Transporting the Effect of a Depression Treatment Intervention to Routine Care. Volume 73 of Issue 4. 2016. PMID: 27668804


  18. Bengtson AM, Pence BW, Crane HM, Christopoulos K, Fredericksen RJ, Gaynes BN, Heine A, Mathews WC, Moore R, Napravnik S, Safren S, Mugavero MJ. Disparities in Depressive Symptoms and Antidepressant Treatment by Gender and Race/Ethnicity among People Living with HIV in the United States. Volume 11 of Issue 8. 2016. PMID: 27513328


  19. Crane HM, Nance RM, Merrill JO, Hutton H, Chander G, McCaul ME, Mathews WC, Fredericksen R, Simoni JM, Mayer K, Mugavero MJ, Willig JH, Burkholder G, Drozd DR, Mimiaga M, Lau B, Kim HN, Cropsey K, Moore RD, Christopoulos K, Geng E, Eron JJ, Napravnik S, Kitahata MM, Saag MS, Delaney JA. Not all non-drinkers with HIV are equal: demographic and clinical comparisons among current non-drinkers with and without a history of prior alcohol use disorders. Volume 29 of Issue 2. 2016. PMID: 27482893


  20. Christopoulos KA, Olender S, Lopez AM, Lekas HM, Jaiswal J, Mellman W, Geng E, Koester KA. Retained in HIV Care But Not on Antiretroviral Treatment: A Qualitative Patient-Provider Dyadic Study. Volume 12 of Issue 8. 2015. PMID: 26263532


  21. Christopoulos KA, Scheer S, Steward WT, Barnes R, Hartogensis W, Charlebois ED, Morin SF, Truong HM, Geng EH. Examining clinic-based and public health approaches to ascertainment of HIV care status. Volume 69 Suppl 1. 2015. PMID: 25867779


  22. Christopoulos KA, Riley ED, Tulsky J, Carrico AW, Moskowitz JT, Wilson L, Coffin LS, Falahati V, Akerley J, Hilton JF. A text messaging intervention to improve retention in care and virologic suppression in a U.S. urban safety-net HIV clinic: study protocol for the Connect4Care (C4C) randomized controlled trial. Volume 14. 2014. PMID: 25551175


  23. Das M, Christopoulos KA, Geckeler D, Huriaux E, Cohen SE, Philip S, Shade S, Moss NJ, Morin SF, Charlebois ED. Linkage to HIV care in San Francisco: implications of measure selection. Volume 64 Suppl 1. 2013. PMID: 24126446


  24. Christopoulos KA, Massey AD, Lopez AM, Hare CB, Johnson MO, Pilcher CD, Fielding H, Dawson-Rose C. Patient perspectives on the experience of being newly diagnosed with HIV in the emergency department/urgent care clinic of a public hospital. Volume 8 of Issue 8. 2013. PMID: 23991214


  25. Christopoulos KA, Havlir DV. Overcoming the human immunodeficiency virus obstacle course. Volume 173 of Issue 14. 2013. PMID: 23778428


  26. Christopoulos KA, Massey AD, Lopez AM, Geng EH, Johnson MO, Pilcher CD, Fielding H, Dawson-Rose C. "Taking a half day at a time:" patient perspectives and the HIV engagement in care continuum. Volume 27 of Issue 4. 2013. PMID: 23565926


  27. Christopoulos KA, Zetola NM, Klausner JD, Haller B, Louie B, Hare CB, Pandori M, Nassos P, Roemer M, Pilcher CD. Leveraging a rapid, round-the-clock HIV testing system to screen for acute HIV infection in a large urban public medical center. Volume 62 of Issue 2. 2013. PMID: 23117503


  28. Geng EH, Hare CB, Kahn JO, Jain V, Van Nunnery T, Christopoulos KA, Deeks SG, Gandhi M, Havlir DV. The effect of a "universal antiretroviral therapy" recommendation on HIV RNA levels among HIV-infected patients entering care with a CD4 count greater than 500/µL in a public health setting. Volume 55 of Issue 12. 2012. PMID: 22955429


  29. Arnold EA, Hazelton P, Lane T, Christopoulos KA, Galindo GR, Steward WT, Morin SF. A qualitative study of provider thoughts on implementing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in clinical settings to prevent HIV infection. Volume 7 of Issue 7. 2012. PMID: 22792384


  30. Christopoulos KA, Weiser SD, Koester KA, Myers JJ, White DA, Kaplan B, Morin SF. Understanding patient acceptance and refusal of HIV testing in the emergency department. Volume 12. 2012. PMID: 22214543


  31. Dowdy DW, Geng EH, Christopoulos KA, Kahn JS, Hare CB, Wlodarczyk D, Havlir DV. Mortality among antiretroviral-eligible patients in an urban public clinic. Volume 57 of Issue 4. 2011. PMID: 21602697


  32. Geng EH, Glidden DV, Bwana MB, Musinguzi N, Emenyonu N, Muyindike W, Christopoulos KA, Neilands TB, Yiannoutsos CT, Deeks SG, Bangsberg DR, Martin JN. Retention in care and connection to care among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa: estimation via a sampling-based approach. Volume 6 of Issue 7. 2011. PMID: 21818265


  33. Facente SN, Pilcher CD, Hartogensis WE, Klausner JD, Philip SS, Louie B, Christopoulos KA, Dowling T, Colfax GN. Performance of risk-based criteria for targeting acute HIV screening in San Francisco. Volume 6 of Issue 7. 2011. PMID: 21755003


  34. Christopoulos KA, Kaplan B, Dowdy D, Haller B, Nassos P, Roemer M, Dowling T, Jones D, Hare CB. Testing and linkage to care outcomes for a clinician-initiated rapid HIV testing program in an urban emergency department. Volume 25 of Issue 7. 2011. PMID: 21545296


  35. Christopoulos KA, Koester K, Weiser S, Lane T, Myers JJ, Morin SF. A comparative evaluation of the process of developing and implementing an emergency department HIV testing program. Volume 6. 2011. PMID: 21450053


  36. Christopoulos KA, Das M, Colfax GN. Linkage and retention in HIV care among men who have sex with men in the United States. Volume 52 Suppl 2. 2011. PMID: 21342910


  37. Geng EH, Nash D, Kambugu A, Zhang Y, Braitstein P, Christopoulos KA, Muyindike W, Bwana MB, Yiannoutsos CT, Petersen ML, Martin JN. Retention in care among HIV-infected patients in resource-limited settings: emerging insights and new directions. Volume 7 of Issue 4. 2010. PMID: 20820972


  38. Pilcher CD, Christopoulos KA, Golden M. Public health rationale for rapid nucleic acid or p24 antigen tests for HIV. Volume 201 Suppl 1. 2010. PMID: 20225950


  39. Christopoulos KA, Schackman BR, Lee G, Green RA, Morrison EA. Results from a New York City emergency department rapid HIV testing program. Volume 53 of Issue 3. 2010. PMID: 20190591


  40. Chen-Plotkin AS, Christopoulos KA, Venna N. Demyelinating polyneuropathy and herpes simplex lumbosacral radiculitis in a patient with chronic HIV infection. Volume 21 of Issue 12. 2007. PMID: 17630572


  41. McGovern BH, Ditelberg JS, Taylor LE, Gandhi RT, Christopoulos KA, Chapman S, Schwartzapfel B, Rindler E, Fiorino AM, Zaman MT, Sax PE, Graeme-Cook F, Hibberd PL. Hepatic steatosis is associated with fibrosis, nucleoside analogue use, and hepatitis C virus genotype 3 infection in HIV-seropositive patients. Volume 43 of Issue 3. 2006. PMID: 16804853