Roxanne 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)

Presumptive and follow up treatment associated with gonorrhea and chlamydia testing episodes in STD clinics: Impact of changing treatment guidelines for gonorrhea, STD Surveillance Network, 2015- 2018.
(2022 Sep 26)
Sex Transm Dis
Llata E, Braxton J, Asbel L, Huspeni D, Tourdot L, Kerani RP, Cohen S, Kohn R, Schumacher C, Toevs K, Torrone E, Kreisel K

A public health approach to monitoring HIV with resistance to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis.
PLoS One 17(8): e0272958
Buskin SE, Lechtenberg RJ, Slaughter FA, Herbeck JT, Kerani RP, Golden MR, Dombrowski JC

Prior exposure to azithromycin and azithromycin resistance among persons diagnosed with Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection at a Sexual Health Clinic 2012-2019.
(2022 Aug 24)
Clin Infect Dis
Rowlinson E, Soge OO, Hughes JP, Berzkalns A, Thibault C, Kerani RP, Khosropour CM, Manhart LE, Golden MR, Barbee LA

Physical Violence and Psychological Distress Among Asian and Pacific Islander Sexual Minority Men in the United States Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
(2022 Aug-Sep)
LGBT Health 9(6): 418-425
Lee JJ, Katz DA, Kerani RP, Lerner JE, Baral SD, Sanchez TH

Community and Provider Perspectives on Molecular HIV Surveillance and Cluster Detection and Response for HIV Prevention: Qualitative Findings From King County, Washington.
(2022 May-Jun 01)
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 33(3): 270-282
Shook AG, Buskin SE, Golden M, Dombrowski JC, Herbeck J, Lechtenberg RJ, Kerani R

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