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)

Partner elicitation following partner services interviews and reinterviews among patients with antimicrobial resistant gonorrhea.
(2021 Aug 16)
Sex Transm Dis
Thibault CS, Golden MR, Barbee LA, Spellman D, Soge OO, Kerani RP

Outcomes of Traditional and Enhanced Gonorrhea Partner Services in the Strengthening the US Response to Resistant Gonorrhea Project, 2017- 2019.
(2021 Aug 16)
Sex Transm Dis
Learner ER, Schlanger K, Mauk K, Pham CD, Mukai R, Mulleavey L, Kerani RP, Albano T, Sessoms B, Holderman JL, Toro B, Sankaran M, Kirkcaldy RD, SURRG Working Group.

Differences in HIV Risk and Prevention Among Cisgender Latino Sexual Minority Men by Language of Online Survey Completion: Analysis of National and Washington State Data.
(2021 Aug 17)
AIDS Behav
Lee JJ, Rao DW, Robles G, Kerani RP, Naismith K, Rodriguez-Díaz CE, Rendina HJ, Katz DA

Harambee! 2.0: The Impact of HIV-Related and Intersectional Stigmas on HIV Testing Behaviors Among African Immigrant Communities in Seattle, Washington.
(2021 Aug 9)
AIDS Behav
Daniel NA, Hassan SA, Mohamed F, Sheikh N, Basualdo G, Schwartz R, Gebreselassie BT, Beyene YK, Gabreselassie L, Bayru K, Tadesse B, Libneh HA, Shidane M, Benalfew S, Ali A, Rao D, Kerani RP, Patel RC

Exploring and comparing the structure of sexual networks affected by Neisseria gonorrhoeae using sexual partner services investigation and genomic data.
(2021 Jul 23)
Sex Transm Dis
Town K, Learner ER, Chivukula VL, Mauk K, Reimche JL, Schmerer MW, Black J, Pathela P, Bhattacharyya S, Kerani RP, Gieseker KE, Fukuda A, Sankaran M, McNeil CJ, Spicknall IH, Raphael BH, St Cyr SB, Bernstein K, Kersh EN, Kirkcaldy RD, Schlanger K, Gernert KM, SURRG Working Group.

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