Pamina Gorbach, MHS, DrPH
Pamina Gorbach, MHS, DrPH (Faculty Mentor) is a Professor at UCLA in the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Gorbach serves as an investigator on the Microbicides Trial Network, the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN),and the Adolescent Trials Network. Her research focuses on adherence and acceptability of biomedical methods of HIV prevention including microbicides and behavioral trajectories of those with recent HIV infection.
Epidemiology of HIV/STIs and sexual behavior
Gorbach PM, Pines HA, Javanbakht M, Weiss RE, Jeffries R, Cranston RD, Fuchs E, Hezerah M, Brown S, Voskanian A, Anton P. Order of Orifices: Sequence of Condom Use and Ejaculation by Orifice during Anal Intercourse among Women: Implications for HIV Transmission Risks. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr; 67:424–429.
Gorbach PM, Mensch B Husnik M Coly A, Young A, Mâsse B. Makanani B, Nkhoma C, Chinula L, Tembo T, Mierzwa S, Reynolds K, Hurst S, Coletti A, Forsyth A, The Microbicide Trials Network. Effect of computer-assisted interviewing on self-reported sexual behavior data in a microbicide clinical trial. AIDS and Behavior, 2013;17(2):790-800.
Gorbach PM, Weiss RE, Fuchs E, Jeffries R, Hezerah M, Brown S, Voskanian A, Robbie R, Anton P, Cranston RD. The Slippery Slope: Lubricant Use and Rectal Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Newly Identified Risk Sex Trans Dis, 39(1): 59-64, January 2012.
Gorbach PM, Weiss RE; Jeffries R; Javanbakht M, Drumright LN, Daar ES, Little SJ. Behaviors of recently HIV-infected men who have sex with men in the year post-diagnosis: effects of drug use and partner types. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Feb 1;56(2):176-182.