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Sarahmona Przybyla, PhD, MPH

Sarahmona Przybyla, PhD, MPH

Postdoctoral Associate

Public Health

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2496
Email: sprzybyla@ria.buffalo.edu

Primary Research Areas

Substance use and high-risk sexual behavior among college students, HIV transmission risk behavior, antiretroviral medication adherence, and alcohol use among people living with HIV/AIDS, social determinants of sexual health, health behavior theory.

Feasibility of Daily Reports of Alcohol Use and Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Among People Living with HIV

Przybyla

The mixed methods study will quantitatively examine the day-level association between alcohol consumption, marijuana use, and adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected adults.  In addition, the study will qualitatively explore the context of alcohol use among people living with HIV and their perceptions of the factors and processes driving beliefs regarding alcohol consumption and antiretroviral therapy adherence. Funded by RIA's Howard T. Blane Director’s Award for Development of Innovative Research in the Addictions (BDAA), 2014.

Examining serostatus disclosure, partner serostatus, and relationship type on sexual transmission risk behaviors among HIV-infected individuals; Antiretroviral treatment guideline adherence among HIV-infected, treatment-naïve Medicaid beneficiaries; Alcohol and risky sexual behavior among college-aged women.