Seth C. Kalichman

Degree: Ph.D., 1990, University of South Carolina
Webpages:
CHIP | Denying AIDS | AIDS and BehaviorTwitter
Contact information:
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Research Interests:
Health Disparities
HIV-AIDS behavior research
Research Synopsis: Professor Kalichman’s research focuses on all aspects of the global AIDS pandemic. He devotes all of his research time to behavioral and social aspects of AIDS in the US and South Africa. His research is committed to developing and testing interventions to prevent the spread of HIV and assist people living with HIV to live long and healthy lives through increasing access to health care, improving retention to health care, and increasing life-long medication adherence.
Students in Research: Graduate students who wish to work with Prof. Kalichman may wish to consider the Social Processes and AIDS Training Grant and state this interest in their personal statements in their application to the program.
Recent News:
  • Professor Kalichman is the Editor-in-Chief of AIDS and Behavior, published by Springer-Nature. He is the author of the book Denying AIDS: Conspiracy Theories, Pseudoscience & Human Tragedy (see interview here and visit website here for more information)
  • Current grants from the National Institutes of Health fund his US and South African AIDS research.
Recent Publications: Publications since 2010, indexed on Google Scholar
Representative Publications:
    1. Kalichman, S.C. (2017). Pence, Putin, Mbeki and Their AIDS-Related Crimes Against Humanity: Call for Social Justice and Behavioral Science Advocacy. AIDS and Behavior, 21(4), 963-967.

 

    1. Eaton, L.A., Kalichman, S.C., Kalichman, M.O., Driffin, D., Baldwin, R., Zohren, L., and Conway-Washington, C. (2017). Randomised controlled trial of a sexual risk reduction intervention for STI prevention among men who have sex with men in the USA. Sexually Transmitted Infections. Apr 12. pii: sextrans-2016-052835.

 

    1. Eaton, L.A., Kalichman, S.C., Price, D., Finneran, S. and Maskut, J. (2017). Stigma and Conspiracy Beliefs Related to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Interest in Using PrEP Among Black and White Men and Transgender Women Who Have Sex with Men. AIDS and Behavior, 21(5):1236-1246.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Price, D., Eaton, L., Burnham, K., Sullivan, M., Finneran, S., Cornelius, T.,and Allen, A. (2017). Diminishing Perceived Threat of AIDS and Increasing Sexual Risks for HIV among Men Who Have Sex with Men, 1997 to 2015. Archives of Sexual Behavior. Feb 6.. [Epub ahead of print]

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Matthews, C., Kalichman, M.O., Lurie, M. and Dewing, S. (2016) Perceived Barriers to Partner Notification among Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Patients, Cape Town South Africa. Journal of Public Health , May 24. pii: fdw051. [Epub ahead of print].

 

    1. Daily Text Message Reminders for HIV Treatment Adherence. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 73(1), 47-54.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Cherry, C., Kalichman, M.O., Washington, C., Grebler, T., Hoyt, G., Welles, and Kegler, C. (2015). HIV Sexual Transmission Risks in the Context of Clinical Care: Prospective Behavioral Correlates of HIV Suppression in a Community Sample, Atlanta, GA, USA. Journal of the International AIDS Society 5;18:19930, doi: 10.7448/IAS.18.1.19930.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Cherry, C., Kalichman, M.O., Washington, C., Grebler, T., Hoyt, G., Merely, C., and Welles, B.  (2015). Intentional Medication Non-Adherence Due to Interactive Toxicity Beliefs among HIV Positive Active Drug Users. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Cherry, C., Kalichman, M.O., Washington, C., Grebler, T., Hoyt, G., Welles, and Kegler, C. (2015). HIV Sexual Transmission Risks in the Context of Clinical Care: Prospective Behavioral Correlates of HIV Suppression in a Community Sample, Atlanta, GA, USA. Journal of the International AIDS Society.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Eaton, L.A., Cherry, C., and Kalichman, M.O. Medication Beliefs Mediate the Association Between Medical Mistrust and Antiretroviral Adherence among African Americans Living with HIV/AIDS. Journal of Health Psychology.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Washington, C., Grebler, T., Kalichman, M., Cherry, C., and Eaton, L. (2015). Continued Substance Use among People Living with HIV-Hepatitis-C Co-infection and Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy. Substance Use and Misuse.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Cherry, C., Kalichman, M.O., Washington, C., Grebler, T., Hoyt, G., Merley, C., and Welles, B. (2015). Sexual Behaviors and Transmission Risks among People Living with HIV: Beliefs, Perceptions, and Challenges to Using Treatments as Prevention. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C., Pellowski, J., Kegler, C. Cherry, C., Kalichman, M.O. (2015). Medication Adherence in People Dually Treated for HIV Infection and Mental Health Conditions: Test of the Medications Beliefs Framework. Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

 

    1. Kalichman, S.C. and Kegler, C. (2014). Vaccine-Related Internet Search Activity Predicts H1N1 and HPV Vaccine Coverage: Implications for Vaccine Acceptance. Journal of Health Communication, 15, 1-7.

 

  1. Pitpitan, E., Kalichman, S.C., Garcia, R., Cain, D., Eaton, L., and Simbayi, L.C.  (2014). Mediators of Behavior Change Resulting from a Sexual Risk Reduction Intervention for STI Patients, Cape Town, South Africa. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38, 194-203.