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Dr. Lisa R. Metsch

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Employment History


  • Ph.D.
    University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Ph.D. , Medical Sociology
    University of Florida
  • B.A.
    Columbia University
  • M.A. , Medical Sociology
    University of Florida
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Lisa Metsch, chair of the ... [cached]
Lisa Metsch, chair of the department of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, said creative strategies are needed to boost testing rates among teens and young adults. Her research group, for example, has explored HIV testing at dental offices. High schools and other places where teens congregate are other potential venues for testing, she said.
Gregory Phillips II, a research assistant professor with the department of medical social sciences at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, agreed with Metsch.
Sources: Michelle Van Handel, M.P.H., health scientist, division of HIV/AIDS prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta; Gregory Phillips II, Ph.D., M.S., research assistant professor, department of medical social sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago; Lisa Metsch, Ph.D., professor and chair, department of sociomedical sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City; Jan. 19, 2016, Pediatrics, online
Columbia Mailman School researcher ..., 22 Oct 2013 [cached]
Columbia Mailman School researcher Lisa R. Metsch, PhD, and colleagues conducted a trial to assess the effectiveness of counseling in reducing STI incidence.
The results of Project AWARE help fill this gap," said Dr. Metsch, who is the Stephen Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health.
"Overall, these study findings lend support for reconsidering the role of counseling as an essential adjunct to HIV testing. This inference is further buttressed by the additional costs associated with counseling at the time of testing: without evidence of effectiveness, counseling cannot be considered an efficient use of resources," noted Dr. Metsch.
"This study shows that introducing ..., 9 Sept 2012 [cached]
"This study shows that introducing on-site rapid HIV testing to substance abuse treatment programs should be an important element of the CDC's strategy to identify and treat HIV-infected persons earlier to improve their lives and reduce transmission," says study co-author Dr. Lisa R. Metsch, the Stephen Smith professor and chair of sociomedical sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and the principal investigator of the initial HIV Rapid Testing and Counseling Study.
Cost-Effective, Hiv Testing, drug abuse treatment, Dr. Bruce R. Schackman, Dr. Lisa R. Metsch
Addiction Studies Program, 7 Aug 2015 [cached]
Lisa R. Metsch, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Epidemiology & Public Health University of Miami School of Medicine
SAPRP: SPeaker's Biographical Information, 16 Mar 2012 [cached]
Lisa Metsch, Ph.D. Dr. Metsch is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Metsch's funded research and publications focus on behavioral interventions in substance abuse and HIV. Dr. Metsch is the Principal Investigator of three CDC-funded, randomized intervention trials addressing primary and secondary prevention needs for HIV-infected populations. She is also Principal Investigator on a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Substance Abuse Policy Research Program entitled, "Moving Substance Users from Welfare to Work in the State of Florida: The Impact of Welfare Reform and Drug Treatment. For her accomplishments, Dr. Metsch was awarded a career development award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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