case studies

Implementation & Dissemination

related journal articles

Test4HepC: Promoting Hepatitis C Testing to Baby Boomers Using Social Media

Plant A, Snow EG, Montoya JA, Young S, Javanbakht M, Klausner JD. Health Promotion Practice. 2020;21(5):780-790.

Developing a Video Intervention to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Older Adolescents.


Plant A, Montoya JA, Snow EG, Coyle K, Rietmeijer C. Health Promotion Practice. 2019;20(4):593-599.

There’s No Place Like Home: First Year Usage of the “I Know” Home Testing Program for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.


Rotblatt H, Montoya JA, Plant A, Guerry S, Kerndt P. American Journal of Public Health. 2013;103(8):1376-1380.

Check Yourself: A Social Marketing Campaign to Increase Syphilis Screening in Los Angeles County.


Plant A, Javanbakht M, Montoya JA, Rotblatt H, O’Leary C, Kerndt PR. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2014;41(1):50-57.

Desired Attributes and Skills of Program Managers in Translation of Evidence-Based Interventions.


Williams R, Woodell C, McCarville E, Damitz M, Banks T, Montoya J, Lesch JK, Peretz P, Lara M. Health Promotion Practice. 2011;12(1):82S-90S.

Evaluation of inSPOTLA.org: An Internet Partner Notification Service.


Plant A, Rotblatt H, Montoya JA, Rudy E, Kerndt PK. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2012;39(5):341-345.

Stop the Sores: The Making and Evaluation of a Successful Social Marketing Campaign.


Plant A, Montoya JA, Rotblatt H, Mall KL, Pappas LG, Kent CK, Klausner JD, Kerndt PR. Health Promotion Practice. 2010;11(1)L:23-33.

related presentations

Acceptability of a Brief Entertainment-Education Video Intervention to Prevent STIs and Unintended Pregnancies Among Older Adolescents.

Plant A, Walter N, Murphy S, Montoya J, Rietmeijer C. Presented at: 2018 STD Prevention Conference; August 27-30, 2018; Washington DC.

Adapting a Trauma-Informed Teen Pregnancy Intervention to E-learning for Under-Resourced Settings.

Schladale J, Plant A. Presented at: 2018 Association of Children’s Residential Centers; March 26-29, 2018; Boston, MA.

Acceptability of Plan A: An Entertainment-Education Video Intervention to Prevent STIs and Unintended Pregnancies Among Young African-American and Latina Women

Plant A, Montoya JA, Falk G, Walsh S, Demby H, Rietmeijer C. Presented at: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting; November 10-14, 2018; San Diego, CA.

Using Social Media to Promote Hepatitis C Testing to Baby Boomers.

Snow E, Plant A, Montoya J, Young S, Kimble M, Gordon K, Castrejon M, Klausner K. Presented at: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting; November 4-8, 2017; Atlanta, GA.

An Adaptation of Safe in the City to Prevent STDs and Unintended Pregnancies Among Older Adolescents.

Plant A, Montoya J, Coyle K, Gaarde J, Rietmeijer C. Presented at: 2016 STD Prevention Conference; September 20-23, 2016; Atlanta, GA.

“Spring Into Love:” Impact of a Youth-Led Summit on Sexual Health and Healthy Relationships for High Schools Students in a High-Risk Community in South Los Angeles.

Lamb K, Provost J, Cantu M, Gaarde J, Bush-Spurlin J, Jackson MD, Greene B, Kerndt PR. Presented at: 2014 STD Prevention Conference; June 9-12, 2014; Atlanta, GA.

Authentic and Meaningful Community Engagement to Reduce STD Disparities: Lessons Learned from the 4-Site CDC CARS Initiative.

Rhodes SD, Daniel-Ulloa J, Montoya JA, Beale D, Cruz-Dillard K, Kerndt P, CARS Workgroup. Presented at: 2014 STD Prevention Conference; June 9-12, 2014; Atlanta, GA

There’s No Place Like Home: Second-Year Report on the “I Know” Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Home Test Kit Program for Women in Los Angeles County.

Rotblatt H, Montoya JA, Plant A, Copeland J, Guerry S, Kerndt PR. Presented at: National STD Prevention Conference; March 12-15, 2012; Minneapolis, MN.

Check Yourself: Community Response to a Syphilis Social Marketing Campaign for Men Who Have Sex with Men.

Plant A, Rotblatt H, Montoya J, O’Leary C, Kerndt P. Presented at: National STD Prevention Conference; March 8-11, 2010; Atlanta, GA.

Effects of inSPOTLA.org Promotion Efforts: Paid Advertising Compared to Free Media Exposure.

Rotblatt H, Plant A, Montoya JA, Ruiz A, Mares-DelGrasso A, Levine DK, Kerndt PR. Presented at: 18th International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) Conference; June 28-July 1, 2009; London, UK.

Using Social Marketing to Promote Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Home Testing Among Young Women of Color.

Rotblatt H, Montoya JA, Plant A, Martinez J, Guerry S, Boudov M, Walker S, Haight C, Kerndt PR.. Presented at: 18th International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) Conference; June 28-July 1, 2009; London, UK.

Internet Partner Notification Efforts in Los Angeles County.

Plant A, Rotblatt H, Ramirez F, Melgoza M, Wagner T, Utley J, Rudy E, Kerndt PR. Presented at: 18th International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) Conference; June 28-July 1, 2009; London, UK.

The First Year of inSPOTLA: Report from the Field on Internet HIV/STD Partner Notification.

Rotblatt H, Plant A, Levine DK, Engeran WJ, Kerndt PR. Presented at: 17th International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) Conference; July 30-August 1, 2007; Seattle, WA.

inSPOTLA: New Frontiers in HIV/STD Partner Notification Using the Internet.

Rotblatt H, Mall KL, Montoya JA, Plant A, Kerndt PR. Presented at: National STD Prevention Conference; May 8-10, 2006; Jacksonville, FL.