SciMetrika's Senior Epidemiologist Publishes Paper on Trends of Injection Drug Use and HIV in th


July 25, 2020

Andria Apostolou, PhD, MPH, a Senior Epidemiologist serving as the Indian Health Service National STD Program Lead, coauthored a paper entitled Trends in Indicators of Injection Drug Use, Indian Health Service, 2010-2014: A Study of Health Care Encounter Data.

The paper was published in Public Health reports and demonstrates increasing trends in Rates of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV transmission in the United States as a result of increasing rates of opioid use disorder (OUD) in the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population. See the abstract of the article here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32633599/

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