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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

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases

Associate Professor, COPH -Division of Epidemiology

 

Academic Advising

2015 Charisma Kaushik,, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0. Bringing Advocacy and Social Justice into a Medical Student Curriculum Oral Presentation at SAEM!^ New Orleans May 10-13, 2016
2012 , The Ohio State University.
2013 , The Ohio State University.
 

Conferences

Contraception and sexually transmitted infections

Age-Cohort and MSM Identity Disclosure Effects on Men Who Have Sex with Men: Predicting Engagement in HIV-Related Risk Behaviors

 

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

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

Honors

2005 - present Sidney Kark Award for Distinguished Teaching Assistant. Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
2007 - present Awardee, New Investigator in Global Health. Global Health Council.
2007 - present Delta Omega, Honarary Public Health Society. University of North Carolina School of Public Health.
2013 - present Nominee, Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. nominated by students.
2013 - present Best Oral presentation in the clinical sciences track. STI World Congress 2013, Joint Meeting of the 20th ISSTDR & 14th IUSTI, Hofburg, Vienna, Austria.
 

Journal Articles

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Reference Works

October 2001 Diaz-Olavarrieta C, Turner AN, Ellertson C, Helzner J."Emergency contraception provision at affiliates of the International Planned Parenthood Federation in Latin America and the Caribbean" .
May 2002 Turner AN, De Kock A, Sebola M, Meehan A, Blanchard K, Hoosen A, Coetzee N, Ellertson C."Telling the truth in microbicide trials: Using audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) to assess the accuracy of self-reported behavioral data in a phase II clinical trial" .
May 2002 Hedley A, Ellertson C, Turner AN, Trussell J."Reevaluating the efficacy of medical abortion" .
November 2002 Turner AN, De Kock A, Sebola M, Meehan A, Blanchard K, Hoosen A, Coetzee N, Ellertson C."Assessing the accuracy of self-reported behavioral data in a Phase II clinical microbicide trial using audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI)" .
July 2002 Turner AN, De Kock A, Sebola M, Meehan A, Blanchard K, Hoosen A, Coetzee N, Ellertson C."Telling the truth in microbicide trials: Using audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) to assess the accuracy of self-reported behavioral data in a phase II clinical trial" .
May 2003 Hedley A, Ellertson C, Trussell J, Turner AN, Winikoff B."A new approach to estimating the efficacy of medical abortion" .
November 2004 Turner AN, Blanchard K, Kaufman JS, Ellertson C, Friedland B."Risk of bacterial vaginosis in a microbicide trial: Results from a randomized, triple-blinded, placebo-controlled Phase II safety trail of Carraguard, a candidate vaginal microbicide" .
November 2004 Behets F, Turner AN, Van Damme K, Rabenja NL, Ravelomanana N, Zeller K, Rasolofomanana JRR."Diaphragm use for prevention of sexually transmitted infections: Acceptability and feasibility among sex workers in Madagascar" .
July 2005 Ravelomanana N, Van Damme K, Rabenja NL, Soanirina M, Raharinivo M, Swezey T, Zeller K, Turner AN, Behets F."Evaluation of diaphragm use among female sex workers in Madagascar to prevent gonococcal and chlamydial infections: The need for mixed methods formative research" .
March 2005 Behets F, Norris Turner A, Van Damme K, Rabenja NL, Ravelomanana N, Zeller K, Rasolofomanana JR."Diaphragms to prevent sexually transmitted infections: feasibility of use by Malagasy sex workers" .
August 2006 Rennie S, Muula A, Westreich D, Turner AN."Male circumcision as HIV prevention tool in low-income countries: ethical challenges of implementation" .
April 2006 Turner AN, Rabenja NL, Van Damme K, Raharinivo MSM, Swezey T, Ravelomanana N, Zeller K, Behets F."Acceptability and feasibility of diaphragm use in Malagasy sex workers: Value of mixed methods research." .
August 2006 Behets F, Turner AN, Rennie S."Unlinked, anonymous, second-generation HIV surveillance in under-resourced settings: the need to link epidemiologic methods, ethics, and public health systems" .
August 2006 Turner AN, Morrison C, Padian N, Salata R, Miller W."Men's circumcision status and women's risk of HIV: a longitudinal analysis of Zimbabwean and Ugandan women" .
July 2007 Turner A, Morrison CS, Padian NS, Kaufman JS, Salata RA, Chipato T, Celentano DD, Rugpao S, Mmiro FA, Miller WS."Male circumcision and women's risk of incident chlamydial, gonococcal and trichomonal infections" .
July 2007 Turner AN, Van Damme K, Jamieson DJ, Raharinivo MSM, Bell AJ, Penman-Aguilar A, Randrianasolo B, Pettifor AE, Behets FM."Predictors of adherent use of diaphragms and microbicide gel in a four-arm, randomized pilot study among women in Madagascar at high risk of sexually transmitted infections" .
July 2007 Turner AN, Miller WS, Padian NS, Kaufman JS, Behets FM, Chipato T Mmiro FA, Salata RA, Morrison CS."Unprotected sex in HIV-infected women in Uganda and Zimbabwe: Short- and long-term comparisons with pre-diagnosis behavior" .
April 2007 Norris Turner A, 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, Oral Presentation" .
April 2007 Khan MR, Norris Turner A, Pettifor A, Van Damme K, Rabenja NL, Ravelomanana N, Bell A, Jamieson D, Behets F."Pregnancy preferences and unmet need for contraception among sex workers in Madagascar" .
July 2007 Behets FM, Turner AN, Van Damme K, Ravelomanana N, Newman D, Bell AJ, Rabenja NL, Swezey T, Jamieson DJ."Vaginal microbicide and diaphragm use for infection prevention research: A randomized acceptability and feasibility study among high-risk women in Madagascar" .
May 2007 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 in Zimbabwe and Uganda" .
August 2010 Martin SI, Turner AN, Taylor J, Davis J, Elkhammas E, Henry M, Andreoni K."Pre-transplant vancomycin-resistant enterococcus colonization in liver transplantation" .
July 2010 Turner AN, Morrison C, Munjoma M, Moyo P, Chipato T, van de Wigert J."Vaginal cleansing, drying and tightening by HIV-negative Zimbabwean women" .
July 2010 Turner AN, Morrison C, Munjoma M, Moyo P, Chipato T, van de Wigert J."Vaginal practices and bacterial vaginosis in HIV-positive Zimbabwean women" .
January 2011 Weant T, Norris Turner A, Murray D, Wang S."Improvement of Latent TB Infection (LTBI) Referral System for Newly Resettled Regugees" .
January 2011 Weant T, Turner AN, Murray D, Wang S."Screening and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in an Ohio prison" .
July 2011 Rice CE, Turner AN, Norris A, Mtweve S."Self-esteem and STI/HIV Prevalence Among Residents of a Tanzanian Sugar Plantation" .
April 2011 Rice CE, Turner AN, Norris A."Self-esteem and STI/HIV Prevalence Among Residents of a Tanzanian Sugar Plantation" .
March 2011 Rice CE, Norris Turner A, Norris A."Self-esteem and STI/HIV Prevalence Among Residents of a Tanzanian Sugar Plantation" .
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."Effect of cotrimoxazole prophylactic treatment of malaria, birth outcomes and CD4 cell count in HIV-infected pregnant women: results of the BAN study" .
February 2011 Kowatsch-Beyer K, Turner AN, Hamon A, Love R, Wewers ME, Wang SH."Utilization of latent tuberculosis infectin (LTBI) referral system by newly resettled refugees within Franklin County, Ohio" .
July 2011 Turner AN, Comstock TA, Davis JA, Vaughn JA."Social Media and Chlamydia Testing by University Students: A Pilot Study" .
July 2012 Turner AN, Carr Reese P, 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" .
July 2012 Turner AN, Carr Reese P, 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" .
July 2013 Turner AN, 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" .
June 2013 Turner AN, Carr Reese C, Anderson J, Fields KS, Ervin M, Klebanoff MA, Jackson RD."A pilot randomized trial of high-dose vitamin D supplementation to reduce recurrence of bacterial vaginosis: The DASH Study" .
January 2013 Moyo P, Leser K, Tsungai T, Francis S, Turner AN."Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours regarding vaginal practices in Zimbabwe: a qualitative exploration with urban women and men" .
July 2013 Van de Wijgert JH, Verwijs MC, Turner AN, Morrison CS."Oral and injectable hormonal contraception decrease risk of bacterial vaginosis but oral contraception may increase risk of vaginal candidiasis: a systematic review of published and unpublished data" .
July 2013 Rice CE, Fields KS, Ervin M, Norris AH, Lynch C, Davis JA, Turner AN."Alternative sexual practices and prevalent STI/HIV among STD care-seeking men who have sex with men" .
June 2014 Rice C, Davis J, Norris A, Lynch C, Fields K, Ervin M, Turner AN."Body image and anonymous sex among men who have sex with men" .
October 2014 Bazan JA, Carr Reese P, Esber A, Lahey S, Ervin M, Davis JA, Fields KA, Turner AN.."High Prevalence of Rectal Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Women Attending an Urban Sexual Health Clinic" .
April 2014 Turner AN, Carr Reese P, Fields KS, Klebanoff MA, Griffen AL, Beall CJ, Firestone ND, Leys EJ."Vitamin D, bacterial vaginosis, and the vaginal microbiome" .
November 2014 Rice CE, Norris AH, Davis JA, Lynch C, Fields KS, Ervin M, Turner AN."Intended sexual behaviors reported by MSM differ significantly by HIV serostatus" .
October 2014 Bazan J, Reese P, Esber A, Lahey S, Ervin M, Davis J, Fields K, Norris Turner, A."High Prevalence of Rectal Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis Infection in Women Attending an Urban Sexual Health Clinic" .
May 2015 Vasquez A, Turner AN, Mangino JE."Epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae at an academic terticary medical center" .
September 2015 Esber A, Norris A, Mopiwa G, Turner AN."Are Intravaginal Practices Associated the Precancerous Lesions and HPV Infection?" .
February 2015 Norris A, Chemey E, Casterline J, Rogers J, Kwiek J, Garver S, Mopiwa G, Phuka J, Turner A."Establishing the Umoyo wa Thanzi (UTHA) research program at Child Legacy International, Malawi" .
October 2015 Maierhofer C, Rice C, Fields K, Ervin M, Bazan J, Norris Turner A."Awareness of Pre-exposure Prophylxis (PrEP) and Post-exposure Prophylasix (PEP) among African-American and White Men who have Sex with Men" .
November 2015 Carr Reese P, Norris A, Nampandeni P, Phuka J, Turner AN."Community-acquired urinary tract infections among reproductive-aged women in rural Malawi: a cross-sectional study" .
April 2015 Carr Reese P, Norris A, Nampandeni P, Kandodo J, Jumbe E, Esber A, Caster M, Phuka J, Andrawis R, Turner AN."High prevalence of urinary tract infections among women in rural Malawi" .
February 2016 Kaplan J, Kandodo J, Sclafani J, Raine S, Blumenthal-Barby, Norris A, Turner AN, Chemey E, Beckham M, Khan Z, Chanda R."An Investigation of the Relationship Between Autonomy, Childbirth Practices and Obstetric Fistula Among Women in Rural Lilongwe District, Malawi" .
January 2016 Rao N, Asber A, Turner A, Chilewani J, Banda V, Norris A."A Role for Joint Decision-Making in Obstetric Care: Findings from Lilongwe District, Malawi" .
January 2016 Esber A, Kuder M, Shoben A, Norris Turner A, Mopiwa G, Garver S, Huber S."Agree to Disagree: Dyadic Concordance and Understanding of Desire to Use Contraception in Malawi" .
January 2016 Kaplan J, Kandodo J, Sclafani J, Raine S, Blumenthal-Barby, Norris A, Turner AN, Chemey E, Beckham M, Khan Z, Chunda R."." .
March 2016 Kulkarni M, Faunderburg N, Norris Turner A, Maierhofer C, Koletar S, Bazan J, Bowman E, Gabriel J, Amburgy T."Increased adhesion molecule expression among endothelial cells and monocyte subsets promotes vascular inflammation in HIV-infected individuals" .
April 2016 Rao N, Esber A, Turner A, Chilewani J, Banda V, Norris A."Male partner involvement in obstetric decision making improves obstetric choices: findings from Lilongwe District, Malawi" .
May 2016 Rice CE, Vasilenko S, Lanza ST, Fields KS, Ervin M, Turner AN."'Gay age' and recreational drug use among men who have sex with men." .
January 2016 Garver S, Casterline J, Norris Turner A, Mopiwa G, Shoben A."Assessment of Barriers and Motivators for Contraceptive Use Among Users and Non-Users" .
Kulkarni M, Bowman E, Amburgy T, Gabriel J, Maierhofer C, Norris Turner A, Bazan J, Koletar S, Funderburg N."Increased adhesion molecule expression among endothelial cells and monocytes subsets promotes vascular inflammation in HIV-infected individuals" .
Maierhofer C, Rice C, Fields K, Ervin M, Bazan J, Norris Turner A."Awareness of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) among African-American and White Men who Have Sex with Men" .
Maierhofer C, Rice C, Fields K, Ervin M, Bazan J, Norris Turner A."Oral Presentation Oct 31, 2015 Chicago IL" .

Presentations

Vaginal Practices, Bacterial Vaginosis and HIV

The Vitamin D and Sexual Health (DASH] Study

Sensitivity analysis

Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Global Health Research

When and how to use zero-inflated regression models in epidemiologic research

Chlamydia, arrested immunity and HIV transmission dynamics

Hormonal contraception and risk of HIV acquisition: A systematic review and evaluation of the evidence

Hormonal contraception and risk of HIV acquisition: A systematic review and evaluation of the evidence

Urethritis associated with Neisseria meningitidis: epidemiologic analysis of an outbreak in Columbus, OH

Non-encapsulated ST-11 N.meningitidis causing urethritis outbreak confers high level hetero-resistance to antimicrobial peptide polymyzin B

Physical intimate partner violence is associate with adverse bith outcomes: findings from rural Lilongwe District, Malawi

 

Professional Activities

present American Physician Scientists Association. OSU. Columbus, OH.
present Medical Student Research Scholarship Competition. OSU College of Medicine. Columbus, OH.
present Public Health Preparedness in Infectious Diseases (PHPID) Program. OSU College of Medicine. Columbus, OH.
2010 - present OSU Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. OSU. Columbus, OH.
2011 - present Center for Microbial Interface Biology (CMIB) Research Retreat. OSU. Columbus, OH.
2012 - present OSU Wexner College of Medicine Research Day. OSU. Columbus, OH.
2013 - present Organizing committee for conference "Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Current trends and management strategies". Columbus Public Health. Columbus, OH.
2010 Columbus Public Health. Columbus Public Health. Columbus, OH.
2012 Public Health Preparedness in Infectious Diseases (PHPID) Research Meeting. OSU. Columbus, OH.
2012 Positive Youth Development workgroup. Columbus Public Health. Columbus, OH.
2013 - 2014 Systematic review group. World Health Organization (WHO).
 

Technical Reports

Medicamentos para la interrupciĆ³n legal del embarazo temprano: Carpeta educativa [Early medical abortion: Training material]

 

Unpublished Works

Concern for food and shelter as predictors of self-rated health among women presenting to an urban, public sexually transmitted disease clinic

High incidence of unintended pregnancy among women seeking testing for sexually transmitted infections

Does HSV-2 increase risk of bacterial vaginosis? A systematic review and meta analysis

Seasonal variation in vitamin D status among urban women in Zimbabwe

Group Sex and STI Prevalence among Men who have Sex with Men

Body image and STI prevalence among men who have sex with men