Sarahmona Przybyla

PhD, MPH

Sarahmona Przybyla.

Sarahmona Przybyla

PhD, MPH

Sarahmona Przybyla

PhD, MPH

Research Topics

Primary and secondary prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections; impact of substance use on sexual risk behavior and medication adherence; nonmedical prescription drug use; patient-provider communication; and community-based participatory research.

Overview Publications News

Selected Publications

  • Liu Y, Bleasdale J, Przybyla S, Higgins MC, Zhang C. Racial Variations in Psychosocial Vulnerabilities Linked to Differential Poppers Use and Associated HIV-Related Outcomes among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Study in Two U.S. Metropolitan Areas. Subst Use Misuse. 2022;57(4):560-568. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2021.2023185. Epub 2022 Jan 22. PMID: 35067175.
  • Liu Y, Russ S, Mitchell J, Przybyla S, Zhang C. Assessing the Determinants of Quality of Life and the Impact on HIV Prevention Measures among HIV-Negative and Status-Unknown Young Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Study in Two U.S. Metropolitan Areas. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jan 10;19(2):726. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19020726. PMID: 35055548; PMCID: PMC8776199.
  • Morse DS, Cerulli C, Hordes M, El-Bassel N, Bleasdale J, Wilson K, Henry O, Przybyla SM. "I was 15 when I started doing drugs with my dad": Victimization, Social Determinants of Health, and Criminogenic Risk Among Women Opioid Intervention Court Participants. J Interpers Violence. 2022 Jan 6:8862605211052053. doi: 10.1177/08862605211052053. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34989645.
  • St Vil NM, Leblanc N, Bleasdale J, Wilson K, Przybyla S. An Analysis of Sex Practices and Behaviors Among African Americans in Sexually Concurrent and Sexually Exclusive Relationships. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021 Aug 17. doi: 10.1007/s40615-021-01130-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34405391.
  • Liu Y, Brown L, Przybyla S, Bleasdale J, Mitchell J, Zhang C. Characterizing Racial Differences of Mental Health Burdens, Psychosocial Determinants, and Impacts on HIV Prevention Outcomes Among Young Men Who have Sex With Men: a Community-based Study in Two U.S. Cities. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021 May 13. doi: 10.1007/s40615-021-01052-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33987809.
  • Przybyla S, Fillo J, Kamper-DeMarco K, Bleasdale J, Parks K, Klasko-Foster L, Morse D. (2021). HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) knowledge, familiarity, and attitudes among United States healthcare professional students: A cross-sectional study. Prev Med Rep. 2021 Feb 23;22:101334. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101334.
  • Przybyla SM, Cerulli C, Bleasdale J, Wilson K, Hordes M, El-Bassel N, Morse DS. (2020). "I think everybody should take it if they're doing drugs, doing heroin, or having sex for money": a qualitative study exploring perceptions of pre-exposure prophylaxis among female participants in an opioid intervention court program. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2020 Nov 23;15(1):89. doi: 10.1186/s13011-020-00331-0.
  • Klasko-Foster LB, Przybyla S, Orom H, Gage-Bouchard E, Kiviniemi MT. (2020). The influence of affect on HPV vaccine decision making in an HPV vaccine naïve college student population. Prev Med Rep. 2020 Aug 29;20:101195. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101195.
  • Wilson K, Bleasdale J,& Przybyla SM. (2020). Provider-Patient Communication on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (Prep) for HIV Prevention: An Exploration of Healthcare Provider Challenges, Health Communication, doi: 10.1080/10410236.2020.1787927
  • Bleasdale J, Wilson K, Aidoo-Frimpong A1, & Przybyla S. (2020). Prescribing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: A Qualitative Analysis of Health Care Provider Training Needs. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services. 19:1, 107-123, doi: 10.1080/15381501.2020.1712291
  • Zhang C, McMahon J, Fiscella K, Przybyla S, Braksmajer A, LeBlanc N, Liu Y. (2019). HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Implementation Cascade Among Health Care Professionals in the United States: Implications from a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 33(12):507-527. doi: 10.1089/apc.2019.0119.
  • Przybyla SM, Parks K, Bleasdale J, Sawyer J, Morse D. (2019). Awareness, knowledge, and attitudes towards human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among pharmacy students. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 11(4):352-360. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2019.01.011
  • Bleasdale J, Wilson K, Aidoo-Frimpong G, Przybyla S. (2019). Prescribing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: A qualitative analysis of health care provider training needs. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services 19 (1), 107-123.
  • St. Vil NM, Przybyla S, & LaValley S. (In Press). Barriers and Facilitators to initiating PrEP Conversations: Perspectives and Experiences of Health Care Providers. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services.
  • Madhombiro M, Cha R, Sawyer J, Przybyla S, Burstein G, & Morse GD. (In Press). Why Do Young Adults Living with HIV Perform Poorly on Combined Antiretroviral Therapy (CART)? A Zimbabwean Perspective.  Future Virology.
  • Przybyla SM, St. Vil N, & LaValley S. (In Press). Health Care Provider Perspectives on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: A Qualitative Study. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. doi: 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000073.
  • Kiviniemi MT & Przybyla SM. (2019). Integrative Approaches to the Undergraduate Public Health Major Curriculum: Strengths, Challenges, and Examples. Frontiers in Public Health, 7:1-10.
  • Przybyla SM, Parks KA, Bleasdale J, Sawyer J, & Morse D. (2019). Awareness, Knowledge, and Attitudes toward HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among Pharmacy Students. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 11(4): 352-360.
  • Basak R, Bentley J, McCaffrey D, West-Strum D, Przybyla SM, & Banahan BF. (2018). Comparing Algorithms for Composite Measures of Intra-disease Multiple Medication Adherence: The Case of Diabetes. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.  doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.09.024. 
  • Przybyla SM, Krawiec G, Godleski SA, & Crane CA. (2018). Meta-Analysis of Alcohol and Serodiscordant Condomless Sex among People Living with HIV. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47(5): 1351-1366.
  • Parks KA, Levonyan-Radloff K, Przybyla SM, Darrow S, Muraven M, & Hequembourg A. (2017). University Student Perceptions About the Motives for and Consequences of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs (NMUPD). Journal of American College Health, 15:1-9.
  • Przybyla SM, Krawiec G, Eliseo-Arras RK, Gower E, & Dermen K. (2016). Feasibility and Acceptability of a Smartphone App for Daily Reports of Substance Use and Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence among HIV-Infected Adults. AIDS Research and Treatment.
  • Crane CA, Godleski SA, Przybyla SM, Schlauch RC, & Testa M. (In Press). The Proximal Effects of Acute Alcohol Consumption on Male-to-Female Aggression: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Experimental Literature. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse.
  • Woodyard CD, Przybyla SM, & Hallam JS. (2015). A Community Health Needs Assessment Using Principles of Community-Based Participatory Research in a Mississippi Delta Community: A Novel Methodological Approach. Community Development, 46(2): 84-99.
  • Przybyla SM, Golin CE, Widman L, Grodensky CA, Earp JA, & Suchindran C. (2014). Serostatus Disclosure and Unprotected Sex among HIV-Positive MSM, Heterosexual Men, and Heterosexual Women.  AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 28(12):677-684.
  • Basak R, McCaffrey D, Bentley J, Przybyla SM, West-Strum D, & Banahan B. (2014). Adherence to Multiple Medications Prescribed For a Chronic Disease: A Methodological Investigation. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, 20(8):815-23.
  • Przybyla SM. (2013). Rapid HIV Testing on College Campuses: Comparing Traditional and Outreach Models. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research, 5(1):20-26.
  • Przybyla SM, Golin CE, Widman L, Grodensky CA, Earp JA, & Suchindran C. (2013). Serostatus Disclosure to Sexual Partners among People Living with HIV: Examining the Roles of Partner Characteristics and Stigma. AIDS Care, 25(5):566-572. 
  • Golin CE, Davis RA, Przybyla SM, Fowler B, Parker S, Earp JA, Kalichman S, Patel SN, & Grodensky CA. (2010). SafeTalk, A Multi-Component, Motivational Interviewing Based, Safer Sex Counseling Program for People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Qualitative Assessment of Patients' Views. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 24(4):237-45.