Roxanne P. Kerani

Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Research Associate 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)

Characterizing the Communication Networks of Spanish- and English-Speaking Latinx Sexual Minority Men and Their Roles in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Uptake.
(2024 Jun 13)
J Health Commun
Lee JJ, Wang L, Vo K, Gonzalez C, Orellana ER, Kerani RP, Katz DA, Sanchez TH, Graham SM

Should We Be Testing for Mycoplasma genitalium on Initial Presentation? Trends in Persistent/Recurrent Urethritis Among Men Presenting for Care in STD Clinics, 2015-2019, STD Surveillance Network.
(2024 Jul 1)
Sex Transm Dis 51(7): 493-498
Llata E, Tromble E, Schumacher C, Huspeni D, Asbel L, Pathela P, Kohn R, Kerani RP, Barbee L, Bachmann L

Association of Tecovirimat Therapy With Mpox Symptom Improvement: A Cross-sectional Study-King County, Washington, May-October 2022.
(2024 Mar)
Open Forum Infect Dis 11(3): ofae029
Karmarkar EN, Golden MR, Kerani RP, Pogosjans S, Chow EJ, Bender Ignacio RA, Ramchandani MS, Kay MK, Cannon CA, Dombrowski JC

A Participatory Approach to Identifying Gaps in and Recommendations for Sexually Transmitted Infection and Preexposure Prophylaxis Clinical Services in Pierce County, Washington.
(2024 Jun 1)
Sex Transm Dis 51(6): 425-430
Zinsli K, Means AR, Barbee LA, Rodriguez EM, Kerani RP

Sexually Transmitted Infection Partner Services Outcomes Before and During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic in King County, WA.
(2024 Jul 1)
Sex Transm Dis 51(7): 445-451
Fenelon HT, Berzkalns A, Amiya RM, Barbee LA, Dombrowski JC, Golden MR, Kerani RP

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