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)

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 Jun 29)
LGBT Health
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

Molecular Epidemiology of Individuals Experiencing Unstable Housing or Living Homeless at HIV Diagnosis: Analysis of HIV Surveillance Data in King County, Washington.
(2022 Apr 21)
AIDS Behav
Tordoff DM, Kerani RP, Glick SN, Hood J, Golden MR, Lechtenberg R, Buskin S, Herbeck JT

Post-migration HIV acquisition among african immigrants in the U.S.
(2022 Apr 12)
J Immigr Minor Health
Kerani RP, Lugg A, Berzins B, Gaye O, Lipira LE, Bundy C, Kwakwa H, Holmes KK, Golden MR

"They Wait until the Disease Has Taking over You and the Doctors Cannot Do Anything about It": Qualitative Insights from Harambee! 2.0.
(2021 Dec 2)
Int J Environ Res Public Health 18(23):
Hassan SA, Mohamed F, Sheikh N, Basualdo G, Daniel NA, Schwartz R, Gebreselassie BT, Beyene YK, Gabreselassie L, Bayru K, Tadesse B, Libneh HA, Shidane M, Benalfew S, Ali A, Rao D, Patel RC, Kerani RP

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