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Abigail Norris Turner, PhD


410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 366-3510

Email: norris-turner.1@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases

Assistant Professor, COPH -Division of Epidemiology

 

Academic Advising

2012 - present Christian Smith The Ohio State University. "Civil wars and health systems: How Bad Are the Consequences and How Long Do They Last?"
2011 - 2013 Patricia Carr The Ohio State University. Graduated 2013.
 

Degrees

1997 B.S., Yale University

2004 None Indicated, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2007 Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Editorial Activities

2009 - present Sexually Transmitted Infections
2011 - present Epidemiology
2011 - present HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care
2012 - present AIDS & Behavior
2012 - present BMC Medical Research Methodology
2012 - present Patient Preference and Adherence
2013 - present AIDS Research & Treatment
 

Honors

1996 - present Howard Hughes Biology Scholar. Howard Hughes Foundation.
2002 - present Miriam L. Cole Scholarship. School of Public Health.
2002 - 2007 Joseph E Pogue Fellowship. Graduate School.
2003 - present Doctoral Research Travel Award. University Center for International Studies.
2004 - present Alpha Epsilon Lambda inductee. Alpha Epsilon Lambda.
2005 - present Judges' Award. Women's Heath Research Day.
2005 - present Sidney Kark Award for Distinguished Teaching Assistant. Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health.
2005 - present Sandra Winn Green Award. School of Public Health.
2005 - 2006 PEO Scholar Award. Providing Educational Opportunities for Women (PEO).
2007 - present Delta Omega, Honarary Public Health Society. University of North Carolina School of Public Health.
2007 New Investigator in Global Health awardee. Global Health Council.
2013 - present Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. Nominee.
2013 - present Best Oral presentation in the clinical sciences track. Conference, Vienna, Austria.
 

Journal Articles

Norris Turner A, Ellertson C. "How safe is emergency contraception?." Drug Safety. Vol. 25, no. 11. (January 2002.): 695-706.

Diaz-Olavarrieta C, Turner AN, Ellertson C, Helzner JF, Ezcurra E. "Policy climate, scholarship, and provision of emergency contraception at affiliates of the International Planned Parenthood Federation in Latin America and the Caribbean." Contraception. Vol. 65, no. 2. (February 2002.): 143-149.

Turner AN, Ellertson C, Thomas S, García S. "Diagnosis and treatment of presumed STIs at Mexican pharmacies: survey results from a random sample of Mexico City pharmacy attendants." Sexually Transmitted Infections. Vol. 79, no. 3. (June 2003.): 224-228.

Hedley A, Ellertson C, Trussell J, Turner AN, Aubény E, Coyaji K, Ngoc NT, Winikoff B. "Accounting for time: insights from a life-table analysis of the efficacy of medical abortion." Am J Obstet Gynecol. Vol. 191, no. 6. (December 2004.): 1928-1933.

Hedley A, Trussell J, Turner AN, Coyaji K, Ngoc NT, Winikoff B, Ellertson C. "Differences in efficacy, differences in providers: results from a hazard analysis of medical abortion." Contraception. Vol. 69, no. 2. (February 2004.): 157-163.

Behets F, Turner AN, Van Damme K, Rabenja NL, Ravelomanana N, Zeller K, Rasolofomanana JR. "Acceptability and feasibility of continuous diaphragm use among sex workers in Madagascar." Sexually Transmitted Infections. Vol. 81, no. 6. (December 2005.): 472-476.

Feldblum PJ, Nasution MD, Hoke TH, Van Damme K, Turner AN, Gmach R, Wong EL, Behets F. "Pregnancy among sex workers participating in a condom intervention trial highlights the need for dual protection." Contraception. Vol. 76, no. 2. (August 2007.): 105-110.

Turner AN, Morrison CS, Padian NS, Kaufman JS, Salata RA, Chipato T, Mmiro FA, Mugerwa RD, Behets FM, Miller WC. "Men's circumcision status and women's risk of HIV acquisition in Zimbabwe and Uganda." AIDS. Vol. 21, no. 13. (August 2007.): 1779-1789.

Pettifor AE, Turner AN, Van Damme K, Hatzell-Hoke T, Rasamindrakotroka A, Nasution MD, Behets F. "Increased risk of chlamydial and gonococcal infection in adolescent sex workers in Madagascar." Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol. 34, no. 7. (July 2007.): 475-478.

Turner AN, Morrison CS, Padian NS, Kaufman JS, Behets FM, Salata RA, Mmiro FA, Chipato T, Celentano DD, Rugpao S, Miller WC. "Male circumcision and women's risk of incident chlamydial, gonococcal, and trichomonal infections." Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol. 35, no. 7. (July 2008.): 689-695.

Behets FM, Turner AN, Van Damme K, Rabenja NL, Ravelomanana N, Swezey TA, Bell AJ, Newman DR, Williams DL, Jamieson DJ; Mad STI Prevention Group. "Vaginal microbicide and diaphragm use for sexually transmitted infection prevention: a randomized acceptability and feasibility study among high-risk women in Madagascar." Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol. 35, no. 9. (September 2008.): 818-826.

Behets FM, Van Damme K, Turner AN, Rabenja NL, Ravelomanana NL, Raharinivo MS, Zeller KA, Rennie SM, Swezey TA. "Evidence-based planning of a randomized controlled trial on diaphragm use for prevention of sexually transmitted infections." Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol. 35, no. 3. (March 2008.): 238-242.

Randrianasolo B, Swezey T, Van Damme K, Khan MR, Ravelomanana N, Lovaniaina Rabenja N, Raharinivo M, Bell AJ, Jamieson D; MAD STI Prevention Group, Behets F. "Barriers to the use of modern contraceptives and implications for woman-controlled prevention of sexually transmitted infections in Madagascar." Journal of Biosocial Science. Vol. 40, no. 6. (November 2008.): 879-893.

Turner AN, Miller WC, Padian NS, Kaufman JS, Behets FM, Chipato T, Mmiro FA, Salata RA, Morrison CS. "Unprotected sex following HIV testing among women in Uganda and Zimbabwe: short- and long-term comparisons with pre-test behaviour." International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 38, no. 4. (August 2009.): 997-1007.

Morrison CS, Turner AN, Jones LB. "Highly effective contraception and acquisition of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections." Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Vol. 23, no. 2. (April 2009.): 263-284.

Rennie S, Turner AN, Mupenda B, Behets F. "Conducting unlinked anonymous HIV surveillance in developing countries: ethical, epidemiological, and public health concerns." PLoS Med. Vol. 6, no. 1. (January 2009.): 30-34.

Khan MR, Turner AN, Pettifor A, Van Damme K, Rabenja NL, Ravelomanana N, Swezey T, Williams D, Jamieson D, Mad STI Prevention Group, Behets F. "Unmet need for contraception among sex workers in Madagascar." Contraception. Vol. 79, no. 3. (March 2009.): 221-227.

Yotebieng M, Turner AN, Hoke TH, Van Damme K, Rasolofomanana JR, Behets F. "Effect of consistent condom use on 6-month prevalence of bacterial vaginosis varies by baseline BV status." Tropical Medicine and International Health. Vol. 14, no. 4. (April 2009.): 480-486.

Turner AN, Van Damme K, Jamieson DJ, Khan MR, Pettifor AE, Swezey TA, Bell AJ, Newman DR, Penman-Aguilar A, Raharinivo MS, Randrianasolo B, Ramiandrisoa FN, Behets FM; Mad STI Prevention Group. "Predictors of adherent use of diaphragms and microbicide gel in a four-arm, randomized pilot study among female sex workers in Madagascar." Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol. 36, no. 4. (April 2009.): 249-257.

Spensley A, Sripipatana T, Turner AN, Hoblitzelle C, Robinson J, Wilfert C; Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Group. "Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in resource-limited settings: the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation experience." American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 99, no. 4. (April 2009.): 631-637.

Turner AN, De Kock AE, Meehan-Ritter A, Blanchard K, Sebola MH, Hoosen AA, Coetzee N, Ellertson C. "Many vaginal microbicide trial participants acknowledged they had misreported sensitive sexual behavior in face-to-face interviews." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Vol. 62, no. 7. (July 2009.): 759-765.

Penman-Aguilar A, Swezey T, Turner AN, Bell AJ, Ramiandrisoa FN, Legardy-Williams J, Randrianasolo B, Van Damme K, Dulyx J, Behets F, Jamieson DJ. "Promoting continuous use as a strategy for achieving adherence in a trial of the diaphragm with candidate microbicide." AIDS Education and Prevention. Vol. 21, no. 6. (December 2009.): 512-525.

Turner AN, Feldblum PJ, Hoke TH. "Baseline infection with a sexually transmitted disease is highly predictive of reinfection during follow-up in Malagasy sex workers." Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol. 37, no. 9. (September 2010.): 559-562.

Courtwright A, Turner AN. "Tuberculosis and stigmatization: pathways and interventions." Public Health Reports. Vol. 125, no. Supplement 4. (July 2010.): 34-42.

Turner AN, Morrison CS, Munjoma MW, Moyo P, Chipato T, van de Wijgert JH. "Vaginal practices of HIV-negative Zimbabwean women." Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol. 2010, (August 2010.): pii: 387671-.

The Carraguard Phase II South Aftica Study Team (authors in alphabetical order: Altini L, Blanchard K, Coetzee N, DeKock A, Ellertson C, Elias C, Friedland B, Hoosen A, Jones H, Kilmarx PH, Marumo M, McGrory E, Monedi C, Ndlovu G, Nkompala B, Turner AN, Pistorius A, Ramjee G, Sebola M, Sebola M, Sorhaindo A, Tweedy K, van de Wijgert J, Williams MM, Winikoff B). "Expanded safety and acceptability of the candidate vaginal microbicide Carraguard in South Africa." Contraception. Vol. 82, no. 6. (December 2010.): 563-571.

Westreich D, Pence BW, Turner AN. "In Populo." Epidemiology. Vol. 21, no. 1. (January 2010.): 152-153.

Pettifor A, Turner AN, Swezey T, Khan M, Raharinivo MS, Randrianasolo B, Penman-Aguilar A, Van Damme K, Jamieson DJ, Behets F. "Perceived control over condom use among sex workers in Madagascar: a cohort study." BMC Women's Health. Vol. 10, (January 2010.): 4-.

Turner AN, Miller WC, Padian NS, Kaufman JS, Behets FM, Chipato T, Morrison CS. "Population-average models and sexual network studies are complementary approaches to study HIV risk." International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 40, no. 1. (May 2010.): 257-258.

Bright PL, Norris Turner A, Morrison CS, Wong EL, Kwok C, Yacobson I, Royce RA, Tucker HO, Blumenthal PD. "Hormonal contraception and area of cervical ectopy: a longitudinal assessment." Contraception. Vol. 84, no. 5. (November 2011.): 512-519.

Turner AN, Feldblum PJ, Hoke TH. "Condom use and sexually transmitted infections among Malagasy sex workers." International Journal of STD & AIDS. Vol. 22, no. 10. (October 2011.): 552-557.

Turner AN, Flynn D, Krempasky M, Fields K, Collins W, Ervin M, Anderson P, Peterson T, LeMaile-Williams M. "Prevalence of gonococcal and chlamydial infection in 2009 in 2 populations in a midwestern city." J Natl Med Assoc. Vol. 103, no. 4. (April 2011.): 313-321.

Penman-Aguilar A, Legardy-Williams J, Turner AN, Rabozakandriana TO, Williams D, Razafindravoavy S, Behets F, Van Damme K, Jamieson DJ. "Effect of treatment assignment on intravaginal cleansing in a randomized study of the diaphragm with candidate microbicide." Journal of Women's Health. Vol. 20, no. 2. (February 2011.): 187-195.

Kumar SB, Rice CE, Milner DA Jr, Ramirez NC, Ackerman WE 4th, Mwapasa V, Turner AN, Kwiek JJ. "Elevated cytokine and chemokine levels in the placenta are associated with in-utero HIV-1 mother-to-child transmission." AIDS. Vol. 26, no. 6. (March 2012.): 685-694.

Weant,Tyler,E; Turner,Abigail,Norris; Murphy-Weiss,Maureen; Murray,David,M; Wang,Shu-hua. "Can social history variables predict prison inmates' risk for latent tuberculosis infection?." Tuberculosis research and treatment. Vol. 2012, (December 2012.): 132406-?.

Dow A, Kayira D, Hudgens M, Van Rie A, King CC, Ellington S, Kourtis A, Turner AN, Meshnick S, Kacheche Z, Jamieson DJ, Chasela C, van der Horst C. "The Effects of Cotrimoxazole Prophylactic Treatment on Adverse Health Outcomes among HIV-Exposed, Uninfected Infants." Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Vol. 31, no. 8. (August 2012.): 842-847.

Turner AN, Tabbah S, Mwapasa V, Rogerson SJ, Meshnick SR, Ackerman WE. "Severity of maternal HIV-1 disease is associated with adverse birth outcomes in Malawian women: a cohort study." J Acquire Immune Dific Syndr. Vol. 4, no. 64. (December 2013.): 392-9.

Dow A, Kayira D, Hudgens MG, Van Rie A, King CC, Ellington S, Chome N, Kourtis A , Turner An, Kacheche Z, Jamieson DJ, Chasela C, van der horst C. "The Effect of Cotrimoxazole Prophylactic Treatment on Malaria, Birth Outcomes, and Postpartum CD4 Count in HIV-Infected Women." Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. Vol. 2013, (December 2013.): 8-.

Turner,Abigail,Norris; Paul,Prabasaj; Norris,Alison,H. "Limited benefit of repeating a sensitive question in a cross-sectional sexual health study." BMC MEDICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY. Vol. 13, (March 2013.): 34-.

Norris Turner A, Reese PC, Ervin M, Davis JA, Fields KS, Bazan JA. "HIV, rectal chlamydia and rectal gonorrhea in men who have sex with men attending an STD clinic in a midwestern US city." Sex Transm Dis. Vol. 40, no. 6. (June 2013.): 433-8.

Van de Wijgert JHHM, Marijn CV, Norris Turner A, Morrison CS. "Hormonal contraception decreases bacterial vaginosis but oral contraception may increase candidiasis: implications for HIV transmission." AIDS. Vol. (EPub ahead of print), (May 2013.): .-.

Norris Turner A, Sammy Tabbah S, Mwapasa V, Rogerson SJ, Meshnick SR, Ackerman W, Kwiek JJ.. "Severity of maternal HIV-1 disease is associated with adverse birth outcomes in Malawian women: a cohort study." J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Vol. (Epub ahead of print), (July 2013.): .-.

Sopirala,Madhuri,M; Haas,Douglas,M; Ali,Naeem,A; Mangino,Julie,E; Pan,Xueliang; Turner,Abigail,Norris. "Effect of fever on hospital presentation, diagnosis, and treatment in patients with H1N1/09 influenza." JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL MEDICINE. Vol. 8, no. 1. (January 2013.): 20-24.

Kowatsch-Beyer,K; Norris-Turner,A; Love,R; Denkowski,P; Wang,S-H. "Utilization of a latent tuberculosis infection referral system by newly resettled refugees in central Ohio." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE. Vol. 17, no. 3. (March 2013.): 320-325.

Anna Dow, Dumbani Kayira, Michael Hudgens, A Van Rie, Caroline King, Sascha Ellington, Nelecy Chome, Athena P Kourtis, Abigail Norris Turner, Zebrone Kacheche, Denise J. Jamieson, Charles Chasela, Charles M. van der Horst. "The Effect of Cotrimoxazole Prophylactic Treatment on Malaria, Birth Outcomes and Postpartum CD4 Count in HIV-infected Women." Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. -.

klebanoff, m, norris turner, a. "Bacterial vaginosis and season a proxy for vitamin d status." Sexually Tranmitted Diseasees. -.

 

Reference Works

July 2011 Rice CE, Norris Turner A, Norris A, Mtweve S."Self-esteem and STI/HIV Prevalence Among Residents of a Tanzanian Sugar Plantation" Quebec, Canada.
July 2011 Norris Turner A, Comstock TA, Davis JA, Vaughn JA.."Social Media and Chlamydia Testing by University Students: A Pilot Study [abstract ABS0595]" Quebec, Canada.
March 2011 Rice CE, Norris Turner A, Norris A."Self-esteem and STI/HIV Prevalence Among Residents of a Tanzanian Sugar Plantation" Columbus OH USA.
January 2011 Weant T, Norris Turner A, Murray D, Wang S."Screening and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in an Ohio prison" San Antonio, TX USA.
April 2011 Rice CE, Norris Turner A, Norris A."Self-esteem and STI/HIV Prevalence Among Residents of a Tanzanian Sugar Plantation" Washington, DC USA.
February 2011 Kowatsch-Beyer K, Norris Turner A, Hamon A, Love R, Wewers ME, Wang SH."Utilization of latent tuberculosis infectin (LTBI) referral system by newly resettled refugees within Franklin County, Ohio" San Antonio, TX USA.
July 2011 Dow A, Kayira D, Hudgens M, Van Rie A, King CC, Ellington S, Kourtis A, Norris Turner A, Meshnick S, Kacheche Z, Kumwenda, Jamieson DJ, van der Horst C, Chasela C."." Rome.
July 2012 Norris Turner A, Reese PC, Ervin M, Davis JA, Fileds KS, Bazan JA."Rectal Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in women attending an urban, public sexually transmitted disease clinic in Columbus, OH" Washington DC.
July 2012 Norris Turner A, Reese PC, Ervin M, Davis JA, Fields KS, Bazan JA."High prevalence of rectal Chlamydia trachomatis, rectal Neisseria gonorrohoeae, and HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Columbus, Ohio" Washington.
November 2013 Rice C, Davis J, Norris A, Lynch C, Fields K, Ervin M, Norris Turner A."Body Image and Anonymous Sex Among Men Who Have Sex with Men" Atlanta.
July 2013 Noris Turner A, Carr Reese P, Anderson J, Fields KS, Ervin M, Klebanoff M Jackson R."A pilot randomized controlled trial of high-dose vitamin D supplementation to prevent recurrence of bacterial vaginosis" Vienna.

Unpublished Works

Arnold D, Norris Turner A, Harris R, Shmohamed A, Wang SH. Evaluation of TB risk factors and clinical characteristics of HIV-TB co-infected individuals in Franklin County, Ohio from 1994 to 2007.

Dow A, Kayira D, Hudgens M, Van Rie A, King CC, Msika A, Ellington S, Chrome N, Kourtis A, Norris Turner A, Meshnick S, Kacheche Z, Jamieson DJ, Chasela C van der Horst C. The Effect of Cotrimoxazole Prophylactic Treatment on Malaria, Birth Outcomes and Postpartum CD4 Count in HIV-infected Women. June 2013.