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Thomas Coates, Ph.D.

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310-794-3580

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10940 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1220
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

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tcoates@mednet.ucla.edu

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Michael and Sue Steinberg Endowed Professor of Global AIDS Research, Infectious Diseases

Professor in Residence, Epidemiology

Member, Internal Advisory Board

CTSI

Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP)

Joint Appointment, Epidemiology


Detailed Biography:

Dr. Coates joined the Division of Infectious Diseases as Professor in 2003. His areas of emphasis and expertise are HIV prevention, the relationship of prevention and treatment for HIV, and HIV policies. His domestic work has focused on men who have sex with men, and he is currently finishing a nationwide clinical trial of an experimental HIV preventive intervention focused on this population. He is also finishing domestic trials of post-exposure prophylaxis. He is directing a community-randomized clinical trial in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Thailand to determine the impact of strategies for destigmatizing HIV on HIV incidence community-wide. He is also leading a prevention clinical trial in South America as part of a 5-country effort. He is co-principal investigator of the NIAID funded HIV Prevention Trials Network, and is conducting policy research domestically and internationally. He was cited in Science in 2002 as the 4th highest funded scientist in the clinical, social, and behavioral sciences and was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2000.

Publications:

James Maria M, Laeyendecker Oliver, Sun Jin, Hoover Donald R, Mullis Caroline E, Cousins Matthew M, Coates Thomas, Moore Richard D, Kelen Gabor D, Fowler Mary Glenn, Kumwenda Johnstone J, Mofenson Lynne M, Kumwenda Newton I, Taha Taha E, Eshleman Susan H   Antibody maturation and viral diversification in HIV-infected women PloS one, 2013; 8(2): e57350.
Clark Jesse L, Salvatierra Hector J, Segura Eddy R, Salazar Ximena, Konda Kelika, Galea Jerome, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Caceres Carlos F   Frequency, patterns, and preferences of lubricant use during anal intercourse within male sexual partnerships in Lima, Peru: Implications for a rectal microbicide HIV prevention intervention AIDS care, 2013; 25(5): 579-85.
Switzer William M, Shankar Anupama, Trimble Sean R, Thompson Alexis A, Giardina Patricia J, Cohen Alan R, Coates Thomas D, Vichinsky Elliott, Neufeld Ellis J, Boudreaux Jeanne M, Heneine Walid   Human T Cell Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 Infection Among U.S. Thalassemia Patients AIDS research and human retroviruses, 2013; 35(3): .
Perez-Brumer Amaya G, Konda Kelika A, Salvatierra H Javier, Segura Eddy R, Hall Eric R, Montano Silvia M, Coates Thomas J, Klausner Jeff D, Caceres Carlos F, Clark Jesse L   Prevalence of HIV, STIs, and Risk Behaviors in a Cross-Sectional Community- and Clinic-Based Sample of Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in Lima, Peru PloS one, 2013; 8(4): e59072.
Deiss Robert G, Clark Jesse L, Konda Kelika A, Leon Segundo R, Klausner Jeffrey D, Caceres Carlos F, Coates Thomas J   Problem drinking is associated with increased prevalence of sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Lima, Peru Drug and alcohol dependence, 2013; 336(3): .
Young Sean D, Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas   The Relationship between Online Social Networking and Sexual Risk Behaviors among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) PloS one, 2013; 8(5): e62271.
Curran Kathryn, Baeten Jared M, Coates Thomas J, Kurth Ann, Mugo Nelly R, Celum Connie   HIV-1 prevention for HIV-1 serodiscordant couples Current HIV/AIDS reports, 2012; 9(2): 160-70.
van Rooyen Heidi, McGrath Nuala, Chirowodza Admire, Joseph Philip, Fiamma Agnès, Gray Glenda, Richter Linda, Coates Thomas   Mobile VCT: Reaching Men and Young People in Urban and Rural South African Pilot Studies (NIMH Project Accept, HPTN 043) AIDS and behavior, 2012; 8(2): .
Clark Jesse, Salvatierra Javier, Segura Eddy, Salazar Ximena, Konda Kelika, Perez-Brumer Amaya, Hall Eric, Klausner Jeffrey, Caceres Carlos, Coates Thomas   Moderno Love: Sexual Role-Based Identities and HIV/STI Prevention Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Lima, Peru AIDS and behavior, 2012; 9(2): .
Baveewo Steven, Kamya Moses R, Mayanja-Kizza Harriet, Fatch Robin, Bangsberg David R, Coates Thomas, Hahn Judith A, Wanyenze Rhoda K   Potential for false positive HIV test results with the serial rapid HIV testing algorithm BMC research notes, 2012; 5(2): 154.
Roland Michelle E, Myer Landon, Martin Lorna J, Maw Anastasia, Batra Priya, Arend Elizabeth, Coates Thomas J, Denny Lynette A   Preventing human immunodeficiency virus infection among sexual assault survivors in Cape Town, South Africa: an observational study AIDS and behavior, 2012; 16(4): 990-8.
Sullivan Patrick S, Carballo-Diéguez Alex, Coates Thomas, Goodreau Steven M, McGowan Ian, Sanders Eduard J, Smith Adrian, Goswami Prabuddhagopal, Sanchez Jorge   Successes and challenges of HIV prevention in men who have sex with men Lancet, 2012; 380(9839): 388-99.
Roland Michelle E, Neilands Torsten B, Krone Melissa R, Coates Thomas J, Franses Karena, Chesney Margaret A, Kahn James S, Martin Jeffrey N   A randomized noninferiority trial of standard versus enhanced risk reduction and adherence counseling for individuals receiving post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposures to HIV Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2011; 53(1): 76-83.
Banerjee Joya, Klausner Jeffrey D, Halperin Daniel T, Wamai Richard, Schoen Edgar J, Moses Stephen, Morris Brian J, Bailis Stefan A, Venter Francois, Martinson Neil, Coates Thomas J, Gray Glenda, Bowa Kasonde   Circumcision denialism unfounded and unscientific American journal of preventive medicine, 2011; 40(3): e11-2; author reply e13-4.
Sweat Michael, Morin Stephen, Celentano David, Mulawa Marta, Singh Basant, Mbwambo Jessie, Kawichai Surinda, Chingono Alfred, Khumalo-Sakutukwa Gertrude, Gray Glenda, Richter Linda, Kulich Michal, Sadowski Andrew, Coates Thomas, Coates Thomas   Community-based intervention to increase HIV testing and case detection in people aged 16-32 years in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Thailand (NIMH Project Accept, HPTN 043): a randomised study The Lancet infectious diseases, 2011; 11(7): 525-32.
Young Sean D, Konda Kelika, Caceres Carlos, Galea Jerry, Sung-Jae Lee, Salazar Ximena, Coates Thomas   Effect of a community popular opinion leader HIV/STI intervention on stigma in urban, coastal Peru AIDS and behavior, 2011; 15(5): 930-7.
Piwowar-Manning Estelle, Fiamma Agnes, Laeyendecker Oliver, Kulich Michal, Donnell Deborah, Szekeres Greg, Robins-Morris Laura, Mullis Caroline E, Vallari Ana, Hackett John, Mastro Timothy D, Gray Glenda, Richter Linda, Alexandre Michel W, Chariyalertsak Suwat, Chingono Alfred, Sweat Michael, Coates Thomas, Eshleman Susan H   HIV surveillance in a large, community-based study: results from the pilot study of Project Accept (HIV Prevention Trials Network 043) BMC infectious diseases, 2011; 11(1): 251.
Konda Kelika A, Celentano David D, Kegeles Susan, Coates Thomas J, Caceres Carlos F, Caceres Carlos F   Latent class analysis of sexual risk patterns among esquineros (street corner men) a group of heterosexually identified, socially marginalized men in urban coastal Peru AIDS and behavior, 2011; 15(4): 862-8.
Wanyenze Rhoda K, Hahn Judith A, Liechty Cheryl A, Ragland Kathie, Ronald Allan, Mayanja-Kizza Harriet, Coates Thomas, Kamya Moses R, Bangsberg David R   Linkage to HIV care and survival following inpatient HIV counseling and testing AIDS and behavior, 2011; 15(4): 751-60.
Mindry Deborah, Maman Suzanne, Chirowodza Admire, Muravha Tshifhiwa, van Rooyen Heidi, Coates Thomas   Looking to the future: South African men and women negotiating HIV risk and relationship intimacy Culture, health & sexuality, 2011; 13(5): 589-602.
Wanyenze Rhoda K, Kamya Moses R, Fatch Robin, Mayanja-Kizza Harriet, Baveewo Steven, Sawires Sharif, Bangsberg David R, Coates Thomas, Hahn Judith A   Missed opportunities for HIV testing and late-stage diagnosis among HIV-infected patients in Uganda PloS one, 2011; 6(7): e21794.
Truong Hong-Ha M, Fritz Katherine, McFarland Willi, Hartogensis Wendy, Fiamma Agnes, Coates Thomas J, Morin Stephen F   Recent HIV type 1 infection among participants in a same-day mobile testing pilot study in Zimbabwe AIDS research and human retroviruses, 2011; 27(6): 593-5.
Cousins Matthew M, Laeyendecker Oliver, Beauchamp Geetha, Brookmeyer Ronald, Towler William I, Hudelson Sarah E, Khaki Leila, Koblin Beryl, Chesney Margaret, Moore Richard D, Kelen Gabor D, Coates Thomas, Celum Connie, Buchbinder Susan P, Seage George R, Quinn Thomas C, Donnell Deborah, Eshleman Susan H   Use of a high resolution melting (HRM) assay to compare gag, pol, and env diversity in adults with different stages of HIV infection PloS one, 2011; 6(11): e27211.
Venkatesh Kartik K, Madiba Precious, De Bruyn Guy, Lurie Mark N, Coates Thomas J, Gray Glenda E   Who gets tested for HIV in a South African urban township? Implications for test and treat and gender-based prevention interventions Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2011; 56(2): 151-65.
Gilliam Franklin D, Brooks Ronald A, Leibowitz Arleen A, Klosinski Lee E, Sawires Sharif, Szekeres Greg, Weston Mark, Coates Thomas J   Framing male circumcision to promote its adoption in different settings AIDS and behavior, 2010; 14(5): 1207-11.
Young Sean D, Hlavka Zdenek, Modiba Precious, Gray Glenda, Van Rooyen Heidi, Richter Linda, Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas   HIV-related stigma, social norms, and HIV testing in Soweto and Vulindlela, South Africa: National Institutes of Mental Health Project Accept (HPTN 043) Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2010; 55(5): 620-4.
Duber Herbert C, Coates Thomas J, Szekeras Greg, Kaji Amy H, Lewis Roger J   Is there an association between PEPFAR funding and improvement in national health indicators in Africa? A retrospective study Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2010; 13(5): 21.
Brooks Ronald A, Etzel Mark, Klosinski Lee E, Leibowitz Arleen A, Sawires Sharif, Szekeres Greg, Weston Mark, Coates Thomas J   Male circumcision and HIV prevention: looking to the future AIDS and behavior, 2010; 14(5): 1203-6.
Snowden Jonathan M, Konda Kelika A, Leon Segundo R, Giron Jessica M, Escobar Guadalupe, Coates Thomas J, Caceres Carlos F, Klausner Jeffrey D, Klausner Jeffrey D   Recent syphilis infection prevalence and risk factors among male low-income populations in coastal Peruvian cities Sexually transmitted diseases, 2010; 37(2): 75-80.
Clark Jesse L, Segura Eddy R, Montano Silvia M, Leon Segundo R, Kochel Tadeusz, Salvatierra Hector J, Alcantara Jorge, Cáceres Carlos F, Coates Thomas J, Klausner Jeffrey D   Routine laboratory screening for acute and recent HIV infection in Lima, Peru Sexually transmitted infections, 2010; 86(7): 545-7.
Donnell Deborah, Mimiaga Matthew J, Mayer Kenneth, Chesney Margaret, Koblin Beryl, Coates Thomas   Use of non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis does not lead to an increase in high risk sex behaviors in men who have sex with men participating in the EXPLORE trial AIDS and behavior, 2010; 14(5): 1182-9.
Hudelson Sarah E, Marlowe Natalia, Huang Wei, Bruce Robert, Church Jessica D, Husnik Marla, Donnell Deborah, Coates Thomas, Jackson J Brooks, Chesney Margaret, Koblin Beryl, Eshleman Susan H   Analysis of HIV type 1 gp41 and enfuvirtide susceptibility among men in the United States who were HIV infected prior to availability of HIV entry inhibitors AIDS research and human retroviruses, 2009; 25(7): 701-5.
Mimiaga Matthew J, Noonan Elizabeth, Donnell Deborah, Safren Steven A, Koenen Karestan C, Gortmaker Steven, O'Cleirigh Conall, Chesney Margaret A, Coates Thomas J, Koblin Beryl A, Mayer Kenneth H   Childhood sexual abuse is highly associated with HIV risk-taking behavior and infection among MSM in the EXPLORE Study Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2009; 51(3): 340-8.
León Segundo R, Konda Kelika A, Klausner Jeffrey D, Jones Franca R, Cáceres Carlos F, Coates Thomas J, Coates Thomas J   Chlamydia trachomatis infection and associated risk factors in a low-income marginalized urban population in coastal Peru Revista panamericana de salud pública = Pan American journal of public health, 2009; 26(1): 39-45.
Eshleman Susan H, Khaki Leila, Laeyendecker Oliver, Piwowar-Manning Estelle, Johnson-Lewis LeTanya, Husnik Marla, Koblin Beryl, Coates Thomas, Chesney Margaret, Vallari Ana, Devare Sushil G, Hackett John   Detection of individuals with acute HIV-1 infection using the ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2009; 52(1): 121-4.
Wang Debin, Operario Don, Hong Qian, Zhang Hongbo, Coates Thomas J   Intervention to train physicians in rural China on HIV/STI knowledge and risk reduction counseling: preliminary findings AIDS care, 2009; 21(4): 468-72.
Hendriksen Ellen Setsuko, Hlubinka Daniel, Chariyalertsak Suwat, Chingono Alfred, Gray Glenda, Mbwambo Jessie, Richter Linda, Kulich Michal, Coates Thomas J   Keep talking about it: HIV/AIDS-related communication and prior HIV testing in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Thailand AIDS and behavior, 2009; 13(6): 1213-21.
Baeten Jared M, Celum Connie, Coates Thomas J   Male circumcision and HIV risks and benefits for women Lancet, 2009; 374(9685): 182-4.
Peacock Dean, Stemple Lara, Sawires Sharif, Coates Thomas J   Men, HIV/AIDS, and human rights Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2009; 51 Suppl 3(7): S119-25.
Clark Jesse L, Lescano Andres G, Konda Kelika A, Leon Segundo R, Jones Franca R, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Caceres Carlos F, Caceres Carlos F   Syndromic management and STI control in urban Peru PloS one, 2009; 4(9): e7201.
Wong Lauren H, Rooyen Heidi Van, Modiba Precious, Richter Linda, Gray Glenda, McIntyre James A, Schetter Christine Dunkel, Coates Thomas   Test and tell: correlates and consequences of testing and disclosure of HIV status in South Africa (HPTN 043 Project Accept) Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2009; 50(2): 215-22.
Leon Segundo R, Konda Kelika A, Bernstein Kyle T, Pajuelo Jose B, Rosasco Ana M, Caceres Carlos F, Coates Thomas J, Klausner Jeffrey D   Trichomonas vaginalis infection and associated risk factors in a socially-marginalized female population in coastal Peru Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology, 2009; 2009(2): 752437.
Chirowodza Admire, van Rooyen Heidi, Joseph Philip, Sikotoyi Sindisiwe, Richter Linda, Coates Thomas   USING PARTICIPATORY METHODS AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) TO PREPARE FOR AN HIV COMMUNITY-BASED TRIAL IN VULINDLELA, SOUTH AFRICA (Project Accept-HPTN 043) Journal of community psychology, 2009; 37(1): 41-57.
Clark Jesse L, Espinosa Benjamin, Leon Segundo R, Hall Eric R, Salvatierra Hector J, Cáceres Carlos F, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J   Absence of lymphogranuloma venereum infection among high-risk men who have sex with men in Lima, Peru International journal of STD & AIDS, 2008; 19(6): 427-8.
Collins Chris, Coates Thomas J, Szekeres Greg   Accountability in the global response to HIV: measuring progress, driving change AIDS (London, England), 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9652): S105-111.
Coates Thomas J, Richter Linda, Caceres Carlos   Behavioural strategies to reduce HIV transmission: how to make them work better Lancet, 2008; 372(9639): 669-84.
Merson Michael, Padian Nancy, Coates Thomas J, Gupta Geeta Rao, Bertozzi Stefano M, Piot Peter, Mane Purnima, Bartos Michael, Lancet HIV Prevention Series Authors Michael   Combination HIV prevention Lancet, 2008; 372(9652): 1805-6.
Siedner Mark J, Pandori Mark, Leon Segundo R, Barry Pennan M, Espinosa Benjamin J, Hall Eric R, Coates Thomas J, Klausner Jeffrey D, Klausner Jeffrey D   Detection of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in urogenital specimens with the use of real-time polymerase chain reaction International journal of STD & AIDS, 2008; 19(1): 69-71.
Konda Kelika Anne, Lescano Andres G, Leontsini Elli, Fernandez Percy, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Cáceres Carlos F, Cáceres Carlos F   High rates of sex with men among high-risk, heterosexually-identified men in low-income, coastal Peru AIDS and behavior, 2008; 12(3): 483-91.
Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas J, Ehrhardt Anke A   Leadership development and HIV/AIDS AIDS (London, England), 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S19-26.
Collins Chris, Coates Thomas J, Curran James   Moving beyond the alphabet soup of HIV prevention AIDS (London, England), 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S5-8.
Cáceres Carlos F, Konda Kelika A, Salazar Ximena, Leon Segundo R, Klausner Jeffrey D, Lescano Andrés G, Maiorana André, Kegeles Susan, Jones Franca R, Coates Thomas J   New populations at high risk of HIV/STIs in low-income, urban coastal Peru AIDS and behavior, 2008; 12(4): 544-51.
Clark Jesse L, Konda Kelika A, Munayco Cesar V, Pún Monica, Lescano Andres G, Leon Segundo R, Pajuelo Jose, Suarez-Ognio Luis, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Cáceres Carlos F   Prevalence of HIV, herpes simplex virus-2, and syphilis in male sex partners of pregnant women in Peru BMC public health, 2008; 8(4): 65.
Cohen Myron S, Kaleebu Pontiano, Coates Thomas   Prevention of the sexual transmission of HIV-1: preparing for success Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2008; 11(9652): 4.
Khumalo-Sakutukwa Gertrude, Morin Stephen F, Fritz Katherine, Charlebois Edwin D, van Rooyen Heidi, Chingono Alfred, Modiba Precious, Mrumbi Khalifa, Visrutaratna Surasing, Singh Basant, Sweat Michael, Celentano David D, Coates Thomas J, Coates Thomas J   Project Accept (HPTN 043): a community-based intervention to reduce HIV incidence in populations at risk for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2008; 49(4): 422-31.
Hanson Brent W, Wodak Alex, Fiamma Agnès, Coates Thomas J   Refocusing and prioritizing HIV programmes in conflict and post-conflict settings: funding recommendations AIDS (London, England), 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S95-103.
Mahajan Anish P, Sayles Jennifer N, Patel Vishal A, Remien Robert H, Sawires Sharif R, Ortiz Daniel J, Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas J   Stigma in the HIV/AIDS epidemic: a review of the literature and recommendations for the way forward AIDS (London, England), 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S67-79.
Coates Thomas J   What is to be done? AIDS (London, England), 2008; 22(9): 1079-80.
Coates Thomas J, Fiamma Agnes, Szekeres Greg, Dworkin Shari, Remien Robert H, Hanson Brent W, Rudatsikira Jean-Baptiste   Business' role in exercising leadership, promoting equity, embracing accountability, and developing partnerships AIDS (London, England), 2007; 21 Suppl 3(8): S3-9.
Hendriksen Ellen Setsuko, Pettifor Audrey, Lee Sung-Jae, Coates Thomas J, Rees Helen V   Predictors of condom use among young adults in South Africa: the Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit National Youth Survey American journal of public health, 2007; 97(7): 1241-8.
Clark Jesse L, Caceres Carlos F, Lescano Andres G, Konda Kelika A, Leon Segundo R, Jones Franca R, Kegeles Susan M, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Coates Thomas J   Prevalence of same-sex sexual behavior and associated characteristics among low-income urban males in Peru PloS one, 2007; 2(8): e778.
Pinkerton, S.D., Martin, J.N., Roland, M.E., Katz, M.H., Coates, T.J., Kahn, J.O.   Cost-effectiveness of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual or injection drug exposure to human immunodeficiency virus, Archives of Internal Medicine, 2004; 164: 46-53.
Chesney MA, Koblin BA, Barresi P, Husnik MJ, Celum C, Colfax G, Mayer K, McKirnan D, Judson FN, Huang Y, Coates TJ, Explore Study Team.   An individually tailored intervention for prevention of HIV infection: Baseline data from the EXPLORE Study, American Journal of Public Health, 2003; 93: 933-938.
Miller GA, Klausner JD, Coates TJ, Meza R, Gaydos CA, Hardick J, Leon S, Caceres CF   Assessment of a rapid antigen detection system for Trichomonas vaginalis infection, Clinical Diagnostics and Laboratory Immunology, 2003; 10: 1157-8.
Koblin BA, Chesney MA, Husnik MJ, Bozeman S, Celum C, Buchbinder S, Mayer K, McKirnan D, Judson FN, Huang Y, Coates TJ, Explore Study Team   High risk behaviors among men who have sex with men in six cities in the United States: Baseline data from the EXPLORE Study, American Journal of Public Health, 2003; 93: 926-932.
Morin SF, Vernon K, Harcourt J, Steward WT, Volk J, Riess TH, Neilands TB, McLaughlin M, Coates TJ   Why HIV infections have increased among men who have sex with men and what to do about it: Findings from the California focus groups, AIDS and Behavior, 2003; 7: 353-362.
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