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ATN SIU Overall

Naar, S., Parsons, J. T., & Stanton, B. F. (2019). Adolescent trials network for HIV-AIDS Scale It Up program: protocol for a rational and overview. JMIR Research Protocols8(2), e11204.

By Study


Carcone, A. I., Naar, S., Clark, J., MacDonell, K., & Zhang, L. (2020). Provider behaviors that predict motivational statements in adolescents and young adults with HIV: a study of clinical communication using the motivational interviewing framework. AIDS Care32(9), 1069-1077.

MacDonell, K. K. (2019, March). Implementation and sustainment of evidence-based patient-provider communication in adolescent HIV clinics. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 53, S494-S494.

MacDonell, K. K., Pennar, A. L., King, L., Todd, L., Martinez, S., & Naar, S. (2019). Adolescent HIV healthcare providers’ competencies in motivational interviewing using a standard patient model of fidelity monitoring. AIDS and Behavior23(10), 2837-2839.

Naar, S., MacDonell, K., Chapman, J. E., Todd, L., Gurung, S., Cain, D., ... & Parsons, J. T. (2019). Testing a motivational interviewing implementation intervention in adolescent HIV clinics: protocol for a type 3, hybrid implementation-effectiveness trial. JMIR Research Protocols8(6), e11200.

Naar, S., MacDonell, K. K., Chapman, J., Todd, L., Wang, Y., Sheffler, J., Fernandez, M. I. (2022). Tailored motivational interviewing in adolescent HIV clinics: Primary outcome analysis of a stepped wedge implementation trial. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 90(1), S74-S83.

Nagy, S. M., Butame, S. A., Todd, L., Sheffler, J. L., Budhwani, H., Fernandez, M. I., MacDonell, K., & Naar, S. (2022). Barriers and facilitators to implementing a motivational interviewing-based intervention: a multi-site study of organizations caring for youth living with HIV. AIDS care34(4), 486–491.

Pennar, A. L., Naar, S., MacDonell, K. E., Starks, T. J., Butame, S. A., Lee, S., ... & Dark, T. (2019). Implementation science studies to improve the adolescent HIV prevention and care continua. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 53, S493-S493.

Todd, L., MacDonell, K., Naar, S., Carcone, A. I., & Secord, E. (2022). Tailored Motivational Interviewing (TMI): A Pilot Implementation-Effectiveness Trial to Promote MI Competence in Adolescent HIV Clinics. AIDS and Behavior26(1), 183-187.


Cain, D., Samrock, S., Jones, S. S., Jimenez, R. H., Dilones, R., Tanney, M., Outlaw, A., Friedman, L., Naar, S., & Starks, T. J. (2021). Marijuana and illicit drugs: Correlates of condomless anal sex among adolescent and emerging adult sexual minority men. Addictive behaviors122, 107018.

Parsons, J. T., Starks, T., Gurung, S., Cain, D., Marmo, J., & Naar, S. (2019). Clinic-based delivery of the Young Men’s Health Project (YMHP) targeting HIV risk reduction and substance use among young men who have sex with men: protocol for a type 2, hybrid implementation-effectiveness trial. JMIR Research Protocols8(5), e11184.


Belzer, M. E., MacDonell, K. K., Ghosh, S., Naar, S., McAvoy-Banerjea, J., Gurung, S., ... & Parsons, J. T. (2018). Adaptive antiretroviral therapy adherence interventions for youth living with HIV through text message and cell phone support with and without incentives: protocol for a sequential multiple assignment randomized trial (SMART). JMIR Research Protocols7(12), e11183.

We Test

Starks, T. J., Dellucci, T. V., Lovejoy, T. I., Robles, G., Jimenez, R., Cain, D., ... & Ewing, S. W. F. (2021). Adolescent Sexual Minority Males, Relationship Functioning, and Condomless Sex. Journal of Adolescent Health68(2), 419-421.

Starks, T. J., Ewing, S. W. F., Lovejoy, T., Gurung, S., Cain, D., Fan, C. A., ... & Parsons, J. T. (2019). Adolescent male couples-based HIV testing intervention (We Test): protocol for a type 1, hybrid implementation-effectiveness trial. JMIR Research Protocols8(6), e11186.

By Sub-Study


Butame, S. A., Idalski Carcone, A., Coyle, K., & Naar, S. (2021). Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices to Reduce Youth HIV Transmission and Improve Self-Management: A Survey of Key Stakeholder Perspectives. AIDS patient care and STDs35(10), 385-391.

Carcone, A. I., Coyle, K., Gurung, S., Cain, D., Dilones, R. E., Jadwin-Cakmak, L., ... & Naar, S. (2019). Implementation science research examining the integration of evidence-based practices into HIV prevention and clinical care: protocol for a mixed-methods study using the Exploration, Preparation, Implementation, and Sustainment (EPIS) Model. JMIR Research Protocols8(5), e11202.

Cascade Monitoring

Dark, T., Simpson, K. N., Gurung, S., Pennar, A. L., Chew, M., & Naar, S. (2022). Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Records for Cascade Monitoring and Cost Estimates in Implementation Science Studies in the Adolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions. JMIR formative research6(4), e25483.

Pennar, A. L., Dark, T., Simpson, K. N., Gurung, S., Cain, D., Fan, C., ... & Naar, S. (2019). Cascade monitoring in multidisciplinary adolescent HIV care settings: protocol for utilizing electronic health records. JMIR Research Protocols8(5), e11185.