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Julia Dickson-Gomez PhD


Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Equity
Division: Epidemiology
Program: Administration


  • "Running Trains" and "Sexing-In": The Functions of Sex Within Adolescent Gangs. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Broaddus M, Pacella M) Youth Soc 2019 Mar;51(2):151-169 PMID: 30853727 PMCID: PMC6402563 03/12/2019    
  • HIV Testing and Mistaken Beliefs about Immigration Laws. (Galletly CL, Lechuga J, Glasman LR, DiFranceisco W, Broaddus MR, Dickson-Gomez JB, McAuliffe TL, Vega M, LeGrand S, Mena CA, Barlow ML, Montenegro JI) J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2019 Feb 06 PMID: 30725380 02/07/2019    
  • Gender Attitudes, Sexual Risk, Intimate Partner Violence, and Coercive Sex Among Adolescent Gang Members. (Wesche R, Dickson-Gomez J) J Adolesc Health 2019 May;64(5):648-656 PMID: 30655119 PMCID: PMC6478539 01/19/2019    
  • Contextual influences on Latino men's sexual and substance use behaviors following immigration to the Midwestern United States. (Glasman LR, Dickson-Gomez J, Corbett AM, Rosado NA, Galletly CL, Salazar J) Ethn Health 2018 Dec 28:1-18 PMID: 30592225 12/29/2018    
  • "A Gay Man and a Doctor are Just like, a Recipe for Destruction": How Racism and Homonegativity in Healthcare Settings Influence PrEP Uptake Among Young Black MSM. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Zarwell M, Pearson B, Lewis M) AIDS Behav 2018 Dec 18 PMID: 30565092 12/20/2018    
  • A social systems analysis of implementation of El Salvador's national HIV combination prevention: a research agenda for evaluating Global Health Initiatives. (Dickson-Gomez J, Glasman LA, Bodnar G, Murphy M) BMC Health Serv Res 2018 Nov 12;18(1):848 PMID: 30419904 PMCID: PMC6233270 11/14/2018    
  • Multiple Marginality and the Variation in Delinquency and Substance use Among Adolescent Gang Members. (Quinn K, Walsh JL, Dickson-Gomez J) Subst Use Misuse 2019;54(4):612-627 PMID: 30395769 PMCID: PMC6443478 11/06/2018    
  • Intervention Reach and Sexual Risk Reduction of a Multi-level, Community-Based HIV Prevention Intervention for Crack Users in San Salvador, El Salvador. (Dickson-Gomez J, Tarima S, Glasman LR, Lechuga J, Bodnar G, de Mendoza LR) AIDS Behav 2019 May;23(5):1147-1157 PMID: 30341555 PMCID: PMC6474837 10/21/2018    
  • "It's Almost Like a Crab-in-a-Barrel Situation": Stigma, Social Support, and Engagement in Care Among Black Men Living With HIV. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Broaddus M, Kelly JA) AIDS Educ Prev 2018 Apr;30(2):120-136 PMID: 29688770 PMCID: PMC5921935 04/25/2018    
  • An Exploration of Syndemic Factors That Influence Engagement in HIV Care Among Black Men. (Quinn KG, Reed SJ, Dickson-Gomez J, Kelly JA) Qual Health Res 2018 06;28(7):1077-1087 PMID: 29478406 PMCID: PMC5962406 02/27/2018       1 Citations
  • The Development and Psychometric Properties of the Immigration Law Concerns Scale (ILCS) for HIV Testing. (Lechuga J, Galletly CL, Broaddus MR, Dickson-Gomez JB, Glasman LR, McAuliffe TL, Vega MY, LeGrand S, Mena CA, Barlow ML, Valera E, Montenegro JI) J Immigr Minor Health 2018 Oct;20(5):1109-1117 PMID: 29119305 11/10/2017       1 Citations
  • Supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals: Challenges and opportunities for providers in Chicago, USA. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Nowicki K, Johnson AK, Bendixen AV) Health Soc Care Community 2018 01;26(1):e31-e38 PMID: 28627076 PMCID: PMC5734984 06/20/2017    
  • Combination HIV Prevention Strategy Implementation in El Salvador: Perceived Barriers and Adaptations Reported by Outreach Peer Educators and Supervisors. (Buck M, Dickson-Gomez J, Bodnar G) Glob Qual Nurs Res 2017 Jan-Dec;4:2333393617703198 PMID: 28462359 PMCID: PMC5406143 05/04/2017    
  • Identifying variability in permanent supportive housing: A comparative effectiveness approach to measuring health outcomes. (Dickson-Gomez J, Quinn K, Bendixen A, Johnson A, Nowicki K, Ko Ko T, Galletly C) Am J Orthopsychiatry 2017;87(4):414-424 PMID: 28301175 PMCID: PMC5503781 03/17/2017       5 Citations
  • Childhood Adversity and the Continued Exposure to Trauma and Violence Among Adolescent Gang Members. (Quinn K, Pacella ML, Dickson-Gomez J, Nydegger LA) Am J Community Psychol 2017 03;59(1-2):36-49 PMID: 28262961 PMCID: PMC5373929 03/07/2017       3 Citations
  • The Effects of Housing Status, Stability and the Social Contexts of Housing on Drug and Sexual Risk Behaviors. (Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Quinn K) AIDS Behav 2017 Jul;21(7):2079-2092 PMID: 28243936 PMCID: PMC5493509 03/01/2017       4 Citations
  • Convention Versus Deviance: Moral Agency in Adolescent Gang Members' Decision Making. (Dickson-Gomez J, Pacella M, Broaddus MR, Quinn K, Galletly C, Rivas J) Subst Use Misuse 2017 04 16;52(5):562-573 PMID: 28010161 PMCID: PMC5495019 12/25/2016       1 Citations
  • The Uses of Texting in Sexual Relationships Scale: Associations With Risky Sexual Behavior Among At-Risk African American Emerging Adults. (Broaddus M, Dickson-Gomez J) AIDS Educ Prev 2016 10;28(5):393-404 PMID: 27710089 PMCID: PMC5461468 10/07/2016       1 Citations
  • Gang masculinity and high-risk sexual behaviours. (Dickson-Gomez J, Quinn K, Broaddus M, Pacella M) Cult Health Sex 2017 02;19(2):165-178 PMID: 27684564 PMCID: PMC5478929 09/30/2016       2 Citations
  • Gender Norms and Age-Disparate Sexual Relationships as Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and Risky Sex among Adolescent Gang Members. (Nydegger LA, DiFranceisco W, Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J) J Urban Health 2017 04;94(2):266-275 PMID: 27538745 PMCID: PMC5391331 08/20/2016       2 Citations
  • The relationship between housing subsidies and supportive housing on neighborhood distress and housing satisfaction: does drug use make a difference? (Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Obidoa C, Quinn K, Weeks M) Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2016 05 27;11(1):20 PMID: 27233496 PMCID: PMC4884364 05/29/2016       1 Citations
  • The Influence of Pastors' Ideologies of Homosexuality on HIV Prevention in the Black Church. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Young S) J Relig Health 2016 Oct;55(5):1700-16 PMID: 27099095 PMCID: PMC4958513 04/22/2016       9 Citations
  • Using Peer-Referral Chains with Incentives to Promote HIV Testing and Identify Undiagnosed HIV Infections Among Crack Users in San Salvador. (Glasman LR, Dickson-Gomez J, Lechuga J, Tarima S, Bodnar G, de Mendoza LR) AIDS Behav 2016 06;20(6):1236-43 PMID: 26687093 PMCID: PMC4867260 12/22/2015       2 Citations
  • The role of the Black Church in the lives of young Black men who have sex with men. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Kelly JA) Cult Health Sex 2016;18(5):524-37 PMID: 26489851 PMCID: PMC4805462 10/23/2015       6 Citations
  • Homonegativity, Religiosity, and the Intersecting Identities of Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J) AIDS Behav 2016 Jan;20(1):51-64 PMID: 26373283 PMCID: PMC4718745 09/17/2015       18 Citations
  • Correlates of internalized homonegativity among black men who have sex with men. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, DiFranceisco W, Kelly JA, St Lawrence JS, Amirkhanian YA, Broaddus M) AIDS Educ Prev 2015 Jun;27(3):212-26 PMID: 26010313 PMCID: PMC4626011 05/27/2015       14 Citations
  • Attitudes Toward HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) Among African American Men Who Have Sex With Men: Concerns Underlying Reluctance to Test. (St Lawrence JS, Kelly JA, Dickson-Gomez J, Owczarzak J, Amirkhanian YA, Sitzler C) AIDS Educ Prev 2015 Jun;27(3):195-211 PMID: 26010312 PMCID: PMC4547358 05/27/2015       13 Citations
  • HIV Treatment for Alcohol and Non-Injection Drug Users in El Salvador. (Dickson-Gomez J, Bodnar G, Petroll A, Johnson K, Glasman L) Qual Health Res 2015 Dec;25(12):1719-32 PMID: 25595149 PMCID: PMC5027900 01/18/2015       3 Citations
  • Social Media Use and High-Risk Sexual Behavior Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Three-City Study. (Broaddus MR, DiFranceisco WJ, Kelly JA, St Lawrence JS, Amirkhanian YA, Dickson-Gomez JD) AIDS Behav 2015 Jun;19 Suppl 2:90-7 PMID: 25566762 PMCID: PMC4496312 01/09/2015       9 Citations
  • Context and group dynamics in a CBPR-developed HIV prevention intervention. (Dickson-Gomez J, Corbett AM, Bodnar G, Zuniga MO, Guevara CE, Rodriguez K, Navas V) Health Promot Int 2016 Mar;31(1):93-105 PMID: 25070835 PMCID: PMC4757925 07/30/2014       3 Citations
  • Beyond the ball: implications for HIV risk and prevention among the constructed families of African American men who have sex with men. (Dickson-Gomez J, Owczarzak J, St Lawrence J, Sitzler C, Quinn K, Pearson B, Kelly JA, Amirkhanian YA) AIDS Behav 2014 Nov;18(11):2156-68 PMID: 24980248 PMCID: PMC4198443 07/02/2014       13 Citations
  • What is "Support" in Supportive Housing: Client and Service Providers' Perspectives. (Owczarzak J, Dickson-Gomez J, Convey M, Weeks M) Hum Organ 2013;72(3):254-262 PMID: 25477620 PMCID: PMC4251799 10/01/2013    
  • Text messaging for sexual communication and safety among African American young adults. (Broaddus MR, Dickson-Gomez J) Qual Health Res 2013 Oct;23(10):1344-53 PMID: 24045286 PMCID: PMC4162479 09/21/2013       10 Citations
  • Julia Dickson-Gómez on Francisco Bastos' "Structural violence in the context of drug policy and initiatives aiming to reduce drug-related harm in contemporary Brazil: a review". (Dickson-Gómez J) Subst Use Misuse 2012 Nov-Dec;47(13-14):1611-2 PMID: 23186487 11/29/2012    
  • Julia Dickson-Gómez on Sam Schildhaus and Bernard Dugoni's "Premature death as the ultimate failure: predictors of death in the US drug user treatment population". (Dickson-Gómez J) Subst Use Misuse 2012 Nov-Dec;47(13-14):1674-5 PMID: 23186507 11/29/2012    
  • Substance abuse disorders treatment in El Salvador: analysis of policy-making-related failure. (Dickson-Gómez J) Subst Use Misuse 2012 Nov-Dec;47(13-14):1546-51 PMID: 23186469 PMCID: PMC5028135 11/29/2012       5 Citations
  • A social network approach to demonstrate the diffusion and change process of intervention from peer health advocates to the drug using community. (Li J, Weeks MR, Borgatti SP, Clair S, Dickson-Gomez J) Subst Use Misuse 2012 Apr;47(5):474-90 PMID: 22428816 PMCID: PMC3740960 03/21/2012       21 Citations
  • The relationship between community structural characteristics, the context of crack use, and HIV risk behaviors in San Salvador, El Salvador. (Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Rivas de Mendoza L, Glasman L, Gaborit M) Subst Use Misuse 2012 Feb;47(3):265-77 PMID: 22217125 PMCID: PMC3263344 01/06/2012       11 Citations
  • Access to housing subsidies, housing status, drug use and HIV risk among low-income U.S. urban residents. (Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Convey M, Weeks M, Owczarzak J) Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2011 Nov 23;6:31 PMID: 22112385 PMCID: PMC3283493 11/25/2011       19 Citations
  • SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL DYNAMICS OF ENHANCED HIV RISK REDUCTION AMONG PEER INTERVENTIONISTS. (Dickson-Gomez J, Weeks MR, Convey M, Li J) J Community Psychol 2011 May 01;39(4):369-389 PMID: 25414528 PMCID: PMC4235224 05/01/2011    
  • Providers' perceptions of and receptivity toward evidence-based HIV prevention interventions. (Owczarzak J, Dickson-Gomez J) AIDS Educ Prev 2011 Apr;23(2):105-17 PMID: 21517660 PMCID: PMC4076697 04/27/2011       16 Citations
  • Provider perspectives on evidence-based HIV prevention interventions: barriers and facilitators to implementation. (Owczarzak J, Dickson-Gomez J) AIDS Patient Care STDS 2011 Mar;25(3):171-9 PMID: 21323564 PMCID: PMC4702433 02/18/2011       21 Citations
  • With God's help i can do it: crack users? Formal and informal recovery experiences in El Salvador. (Dickson-Gomez J, Bodnar G, Guevara CE, Rodriguez K, De Mendoza LR, Corbett AM) Subst Use Misuse 2011;46(4):426-39 PMID: 20735191 PMCID: PMC3704222 08/26/2010       8 Citations
  • Altruism and peer-led HIV prevention targeting heroin and cocaine users. (Convey MR, Dickson-Gomez J, Weeks MR, Li J) Qual Health Res 2010 Nov;20(11):1546-57 PMID: 20639354 PMCID: PMC3566981 07/20/2010       16 Citations
  • Structural factors influencing patterns of drug selling and use and HIV risk in the San Salvador metropolitan area. (Dickson-Gomez J) Med Anthropol Q 2010 Jun;24(2):157-81 PMID: 20550091 PMCID: PMC3721422 06/17/2010       9 Citations
  • A little thing called love: condom use in high-risk primary heterosexual relationships. (Corbett AM, Dickson-Gómez J, Hilario H, Weeks MR) Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2009 Dec;41(4):218-24 PMID: 20444176 PMCID: PMC2896263 05/07/2010       83 Citations
  • Multilevel social influences on female condom use and adoption among women in the urban United States. (Weeks MR, Hilario H, Li J, Coman E, Abbott M, Sylla L, Corbett M, Dickson-Gomez J) AIDS Patient Care STDS 2010 May;24(5):297-309 PMID: 20438372 PMCID: PMC2933558 05/05/2010       21 Citations
  • Sexual risk-taking among high-risk urban women with and without histories of childhood sexual abuse: mediating effects of contextual factors. (Mosack KE, Randolph ME, Dickson-Gomez J, Abbott M, Smith E, Weeks MR) J Child Sex Abus 2010 Jan;19(1):43-61 PMID: 20390778 PMCID: PMC2905625 04/15/2010       33 Citations
  • Can drug users be effective change agents? Yes, but much still needs to change. (Dickson-Gomez J) Subst Use Misuse 2010;45(1-2):154-60 PMID: 20025444 PMCID: PMC5027903 12/23/2009       3 Citations
  • Resources and obstacles to developing and implementing a structural intervention to prevent HIV in San Salvador, El Salvador. (Dickson-Gomez J, Corbett AM, Bodnar G, Rodriguez K, Guevara CE) Soc Sci Med 2010 Feb;70(3):351-359 PMID: 19910099 PMCID: PMC2815075 11/17/2009       12 Citations
  • HIV seropositive status disclosure to prospective sex partners and criminal laws that require it: perspectives of persons living with HIV. (Galletly CL, Dickson-Gomez J) Int J STD AIDS 2009 Sep;20(9):613-8 PMID: 19710333 PMCID: PMC4097389 08/28/2009       25 Citations
  • How much choice is there in housing choice vouchers? Neighborhood risk and free market rental housing accessibility for active drug users in Hartford, Connecticut. (Dickson-Gomez JB, Cromley E, Convey M, Hilario H) Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2009 Apr 15;4:5 PMID: 19368713 PMCID: PMC2678101 04/17/2009       10 Citations
  • Changing drug users' risk environments: peer health advocates as multi-level community change agents. (Weeks MR, Convey M, Dickson-Gomez J, Li J, Radda K, Martinez M, Robles E) Am J Community Psychol 2009 Jun;43(3-4):330-44 PMID: 19326208 PMCID: PMC2883050 03/28/2009       33 Citations
  • Outcomes of a peer HIV prevention program with injection drug and crack users: the Risk Avoidance Partnership. (Weeks MR, Li J, Dickson-Gomez J, Convey M, Martinez M, Radda K, Clair S) Subst Use Misuse 2009;44(2):253-81 PMID: 19142824 PMCID: PMC2896279 01/15/2009       41 Citations
  • The relationship between housing status and HIV risk among active drug users: a qualitative analysis. (Dickson-Gomez J, Hilario H, Convey M, Corbett AM, Weeks M, Martinez M) Subst Use Misuse 2009;44(2):139-62 PMID: 19142817 PMCID: PMC2646376 01/15/2009       25 Citations
  • Unofficial policy: access to housing, housing information and social services among homeless drug users in Hartford, Connecticut. (Dickson-Gomez J, Convey M, Hilario H, Corbett AM, Weeks M) Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2007 Mar 07;2:8 PMID: 17343735 PMCID: PMC1828723 03/09/2007       21 Citations
  • Childhood sexual abuse and HIV risk among crack-using commercial sex workers in San Salvador, El Salvador: a qualitative analysis. (Dickson-Gómez J, Bodnar G, Gueverra A, Rodriguez K, Mauricio G) Med Anthropol Q 2006 Dec;20(4):545-74 PMID: 17225658 01/18/2007       10 Citations
  • The Risk Avoidance Partnership: Training Active Drug Users as Peer Health Advocates. (Weeks MR, Dickson-Gomez J, Mosack KE, Convey M, Martinez M, Clair S) J Drug Issues 2006 Jul 01;36(3):541-570 PMID: 19337568 PMCID: PMC2662598 07/01/2006    
  • Times and places: Process evaluation of a peer-led HIV prevention intervention. (Dickson-Gomez J, Weeks M, Martinez M, Convey M) Subst Use Misuse 2006;41(5):669-90 PMID: 16603454 04/11/2006       36 Citations
  • Values and identity: the meaning of work for injection drug users involved in volunteer HIV prevention outreach. (Dickson-Gómez JB, Knowlton A, Latkin C) Subst Use Misuse 2004 Jun;39(8):1259-86 PMID: 15461021 10/06/2004       11 Citations
  • Hoppers and oldheads: qualitative evaluation of a volunteer AIDS outreach intervention. (Dickson-Gómez J, Knowlton A, Latkin C) AIDS Behav 2003 Sep;7(3):303-15 PMID: 14586192 10/31/2003       12 Citations
  • The sound of barking dogs: violence and terror among Salvadoran families in the postwar. (Dickson-Gómez J) Med Anthropol Q 2002 Dec;16(4):415-38 PMID: 12500615 12/26/2002       36 Citations
  • Last update: 04/22/2019
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