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Development of a Mobile-First Registry to Recruit Healthy Volunteers and Members of Underrepresented Communities for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Studies.

Aggarwal R, Sidnam-Mauch E, Neffa-Creech D, Plant A, Williams E, Shami E, Menon U, George S, Langbaum JB. Journal Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2023. [e-Publication ahead of print].

Understanding barriers and facilitators to signing up for a mobile-responsive registry to recruit healthy volunteers and members of underrepresented communities for Alzheimer’s disease prevention studies

Neffa-Creech D, Aggarwal R, Stowell C, Menon U, George S, Plant A, Langbaum JB. Journal Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2023;10(4):865-874

Integrating HIV and Mental Health Services for Black Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men Living with HIV: Findings from the STYLE 2.0 Intervention

LeGrand SH, Davis DA, Parnell HE, Trefney EJ, Goings B, Morgan TAIDS Patient Care STDS. 2022;36(S1):S74-S85.

 

The Effect of an Entertainment-Education Intervention on Reproductive Health of Young Women of Color.

Saucier CJ, Suresh S, Brooks JJ, Walter N, Plant A, Montoya JA. Health Communication. 2021:1-11. 

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.

Effects of a brief video intervention on treatment initiation and adherence among patients attending human immunodeficiency virus treatment clinics.

Neumann MS, Plant A, Margolis AD, Borkowf CB, Malotte CK, Rietmeijer CA, Flores SA, O’Donnell L, Robilotto S, Myint-U A, Montoya JA, Javanbakht M, Klausner JD. PLoS One. 2018;13(10):e0204599.

Associations Between Sexting Behaviors and Sexual Behaviors Among Mobile Phone-Owning Teens in Los Angeles.

Rice E, Craddock J, Hemler M, Rusow J, Plant A, Montoya J, Kordic T. Child Development. 2018;89(1):110-117.

Brief Report: PrEP Uptake, Adherence, and Discontinuation Among California YMSM Using Geosocial Networking Applications.

Holloway I, Dougherty R, Gildner J, Beougher SC, Pulsipher C, Montoya JA, Plant A, Leibowitz A. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2017 1;74(1):15-20.

Facilitators and Barriers to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Willingness Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men Who Use Geosocial Networking Applications in California.

Holloway IW, Tan D, Gildner JL, Beougher SC, Pulsipher C, Montoya JA, Plant A, Leibowitz A. AIDS Patient Care and STDS. 2017;(12):517-527.

Cell Phone Internet Access, Online Sexual Solicitation, Partner Seeking, and Sexual Risk Behavior Among Adolescents.

Rice E, Winetrobe H, Holloway IW, Montoya J, Plant A, Kordic T. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 2015;44(3):755-63.

Cyberbullying Perpetration and Victimization Among Middle-School Students.

Rice E, Petering R, Rhoades H, Winetrobe H, Goldbach J, Plant A, Montoya J, Kordic T. American Journal of Public Health. 2015;105(3):e66-72.

Homelessness and Sexual Identity Among Middle School Students.

Rice E, Petering R, Rhoades H, Barman-Adhikari A, Winetrobe H, Plant A, Montoya J, Kordic T. Journal of School Health. 2015;85(8):552-7.

Sexting and Sexual Behavior Among Middle School Students.

Rice E, Gibbs J, Winetrobe H, Rhoades H, Plant A, Montoya J, Kordic T. Pediatrics. 2014;134(1):e21-28.

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.

Homelessness Experiences, Sexual Orientation, and Sexual Risk Taking Among High School Students in Los Angeles.

Rice E, Rhoades H, Winetrobe H, Sanchez M, Montoya JA, Plant A, Kordic T. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2013;52(6):773-778.

Sexually Explicit Cell Phone Messaging Associated with Sexual Risk Among Adolescents.

Rice E, Rhoades H, Winetrobe H, Sanchez M, Montoya JA, Plant A, Kordic T. Pediatrics. 2012;130(4):667-673.

The Bold and the Bankable: How the Nuestro Barrio Telenovela Reaches Latino Immigrants with Financial Education.

Spader J, Ratcliffe J, Montoya J, Skillern P. Journal of Consumer Affairs. 2009; 43(1):56-79.

Overcome the Fear (Vencer el Miedo): using entertainment education to impact adolescent sexual and reproductive health and parent-child communication in Mexico

Montoya JA, Plant A, Neffa-Creech D, Orvañanos C, Barker K. BMC Public Health.2022;22(1):2366.

Drama, Intrigue, and Discussion: The Role of Telenovelas in Facilitating Conversations about Reproductive Health in Mexican Households

Suresh S, Walter N, Montoya JA, Plant A, Barker K.  Journal of Health Communication. 2022; 27:1-11.

related presentations

Plan A and Young United Parents! Innovative Approaches to Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention.

Kumar M, Plant A. Presented at: Title X Grantee Conference; July 11-13, 2023; Baltimore, MD.

A Brief Entertainment-Education Video Intervention to Prevent Unintended Pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Young Women.

Plant A, Kumar M. Presented at: 2023 Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Conference; May 23-25, 2023; Atlanta, GA.

Results from a randomized trial of a brief video intervention on the sexual behaviors of Black and Hispanic adolescent females.

Henley C, Plant A.  Presented at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference; June 14 – 17, 2021; Virtual.

Mixed Methods Used in the Refinement of an Alzheimer’s Study Registry to Optimize Recruitment of Latinx and Black Individuals

Aggarwal R, Stowell C, Fiore N, Williams E, Plant A, Neffa-Creech D, George S, Langbaum J. Presented at: Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC); July 26-30, 2021; Virtual.

Clinic Staff Perceptions of a Sexual Health Entertainment-Education Intervention for Young Women of Color.

Neffa-Creech D, Plant A, Snow E, Montoya JA. Presented at: The 6th Biennial D.C. Health Communication Conference (DCHC); April 23-24, 2021; Virtual.

Plan A: An Effective, Brief Entertainment Education Video Intervention Designed to Reduce Unplanned Pregnancies and STIs Among Young Women of Color.

Henley C, Plant A. Presented at: Title X Grantee Conference; July 13-16, 2021; Virtual.

(Un)like strategies: Combining narratives and didactic messages to improve attitudes toward effective contraception.

Saucier C, Suresh S, Brooks J, Walter N, Plant A. Presented at: Kentucky Conference on Health Communication; April 2-4, 2020; Lexington, KY.

Plan A: Remedying Racial Disparities in Long-Acting Reversible Contraception.

Saucier C, Suresh S, Brooks J, Walter N, Plant A. Presented at: ICA Annual Conference, May 20-26, 2020; Virtual Conference.

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.

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.

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.

Outcomes of a Gun Violence Prevention-Education Program in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Plant A, Montoya J, Kordic T. 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.

Plan A: An Entertainment-Education Intervention to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Young Women.

Plant A, Montoya JA, Snow E, Coyle K, Rietmeijer C. Video screened at: 2018 American Public Health Association (APHA) Global Public Health Film Festival; November 10-14, 2018; San Diego, CA.

Taking Care of Me, Educating and Empowering Persons Living with HIV.

Neumann M, Plant A, Margolis A, Borkowf C. Video screened 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.

PrEP Awareness, Attitudes and Uptake Among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Young Men Who Have Sex with Men in California.

Pulsipher C, Holloway IW, Gildner J, Beougher S, Curtis P, Plant A, Montoya J, Leibowitz A. Presented at: AIDS 2016 – International AIDS Conference; July 18-22, 2016; Durban, South Africa.

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

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