Roxanne Kerani

Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Research Assistant Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.



PhD Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 2000
MPH Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1996



Harborview Medical Center
Box 359777
Public Health - Seattle and King County, STD Program
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
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Research Interests

Dr. Kerani’s current research is focused on identifying missed opportunities for screening for and treatment of HIV and tuberculosis in the African immigrant and refugee population in the US, and evaluating the extent to which local transmission of HIV is occurring within this population. Dr. Kerani is affiliated with the HIV/STD Program of Public Health – Seattle and King County, and her research interests also include public health practice regarding HIV and sexually transmitted diseases.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Barriers to accessing preventive health care among African-born individuals in King County, Washington: A qualitative study involving key informants.
PLoS One 16(5): e0250800
Roberts DA, Abera S, Basualdo G, Kerani RP, Mohamed F, Schwartz R, Gebreselassie B, Ali A, Patel R

Decreases in reported Sexually Transmitted Infections during the time of COVID-19 in King County, WA: Decreased transmission or screening?
(2021 May 6)
Sex Transm Dis
Berzkalns A, Thibault CS, Barbee LA, Golden MR, Khosropour C, Kerani RP

Changing Patterns of Sexual Behavior and HIV/STI among Men who Have Sex with Men in Seattle, 2002 to 2018.
(2021 Mar 23)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Khosropour CM, Dombrowski JC, Barbee LA, Kerani RP, Berzkalns A, Golden MR

Predictive Value of Time-Space Clusters for HIV Transmission in Washington State, 2017-2019.
(2021 Jul 1)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 87(3): 912-917
Erly SJ, Naismith K, Kerani R, Buskin SE, Reuer JR

Inadequate engagement in HIV care among people with HIV newly diagnosed with an STD: a multi-jurisdictional analysis.
(2021 Feb 23)
Sex Transm Dis
Norkin SK, Benson S, Civitarese AM, Reich A, Albright MC, Convery C, Kasarskis IM, Cassidy-Stewart H, Howe K, Wang X, Golden MR, Khosropour CM, Glick SN, Kerani RP

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