case studies

Qualitative Research

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.

Observed Reactions Among Patients Attending HIV Treatment Facilities to a Brief Video Intervention on Treatment Initiation and Adherence

Neumann MS, Plant A, Margolis AD, Flores SA. AIDS Care. 2020;32(5):656-665.

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.

Acceptable Interventions to Reduce Syphilis Transmission Among High-Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men in Los Angeles.


Stahlman S, Plant A, Javanbakht M, Cross J, Montoya JA, Bolan R, Kerndt PR. American Journal of Public Health. 2015;105(3):e88-94.

Syphilis Experiences and Risk Perceptions Among Repeatedly Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men.


Plant A, Stahlman S, Javanbakht M, Cross J, Montoya JA, Bolan R, Kerndt PR. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 2015;47(4):181-6.

Provider Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators of HPV Vaccination in a High-Risk Community.


Javanbakht M, Stahlman S, Walker S, Gottlieb S, Markowitz L, Liddon N, Plant A, Guerry S. Vaccine. 2012;30(30):4511-4516.

related presentations

Two Approaches to Engaging Adolescents in the Development of Sexual and Reproductive Health Interventions.

Plant A. Presented at: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting; November 10-14, 2018; San Diego, CA.

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.

A Qualitative Study Investigating the Needs and Gaps in Existing Services for Women Living with HIV in Los Angeles County.

Snow E, Plant A, Montoya J, Key M, Zeghar A, Bailey, J. Presented at: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting; November 10-14, 2018; San Diego, CA.

Using Focus Groups to Assess and Improve Sexual Health Services in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Plant A, Montoya J, Snow E, Greenblatt BD, Kordic T. Presented at: 2018 STD Prevention Conference; August 27-30, 2018; Washington DC.

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.

Using Qualitative Research to Improve Sexual Health Services for Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Plant A, Montoya J, Renteria R, Wasson E, Kordic T. Presented at: 2016 STD Prevention Conference; September 20-23, 2016; 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

Heads Up! Qualitative Findings from Focus Groups with Transgenders to Inform Development of a Home HIV/STD Testing Program.

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

Qualitative Assessment of Facilitators and Barriers to HPV Vaccination Among Providers Serving a High-Risk Community.

Javanbakht M, Stahlman S, Walker S, Gottlieb S, Markowitz L, Liddon N, Plant A, Guerry S. Presented  at: 19th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR); July 10-13, 2011; Quebec City, Canada.

Designing the “I Know” Social Marketing Campaign to Promote Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Testing Among Young Women of Color in Urban Los Angeles, CA.

Montoya JA, O’Leary CM, Plant A, Rotblatt H, Kerndt PR. Presented at: National STD Prevention Conference; March 10-13, 2008; Chicago, IL.

How Men Who Have Sex with Men Conceptualize and Manage Their Risk of Contracting Syphilis: Results from Qualitative Research.

O’Leary CM, Plant A, Montoya JA, Rotblatt H, Kerndt PR. Presented at: National STD Prevention Conference; March 10-13, 2008; Chicago, IL.

Perceptions of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Among Young Latina and African-American Women: Findings from Qualitative Research.

Plant A, O’Leary CM, Rotblatt H, Montoya JA, Kerndt PR. Presented at: National STD Prevention Conference; March 10-13, 2008; Chicago, IL.