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  1. HIV Sero-Status Non-disclosure Among HIV-Infected Opioid-Dependent Individuals: The Roles of HIV-Related Stigma, Risk Behavior, and Social Support.
    Journal of Community Health. 2018 July 24 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Altice F | Sibilio B | Copenhaver M
  2. Viral Suppression among HIV-Infected Methadone-Maintained Patients: The Role of Ongoing Injection Drug Use and Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART).
    Addictive Behaviors. 2018 May 31 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Copenhaver M
  3. Integrated Bio-behavioral Approach to Improve Adherence to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Reduce HIV Risk in People Who Use Drugs: A Pilot Feasibility Study.
    AIDS Care. 2018 March 26 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Altice F | Karki P | Copenhaver M
  4. Developing an Integrated, Brief Bio-Behavioral HIV Prevention Intervention for High Risk Drug Users in Treatment: The Process and Outcome of Formative Research.
    Frontiers in Immunology. 2017 April 26 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Altice F | Karki P | Copenhaver M
  5. Interest in use of mHealth technology in HIV prevention and associated factors among high-risk drug users enrolled in methadone maintenance program.
    AIDS Care. (In press)
    Shrestha R | Karki K | Copenhaver M
  6. Intent to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV risk behaviors, and self-report neurocognitive symptoms by high-risk drug users: A mediation analysis.
    Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 2017 April 19 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Karki P | Huedo-Medina T | Copenhaver M
  7. An Explanatory Factor Analysis of a Brief Self-Report Scale to Detect Neurocognitive Impairment Among HIV-infected Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in Peru.
    AIDS Care. 2017 April 27 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Weikum D | Copenhaver M | Altice F
  8. Design and implementation of a factorial randomized controlled trial of methadone maintenance therapy and an evidence-based behavioral intervention for incarcerated people living with HIV and opioid dependence in Malaysia.
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. (In press)
    Bazazi A | Wickersham J | Wegman M | Culber G | Pillai V | Shrestha R | Al-Darraji H | Copenhaver M | Kamarulzaman A | Altice F
  9. A Moderated Mediation Model of HIV-Related Stigma, Depression, and Social Support on Quality of Life among Incarcerated HIV-Positive Malaysian Men with Opioid Dependence.
    AIDS & Behavior. 2017 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Copenhaver M | Bazazi A| Huedo-Medina T | Krishnan A| Altice F
  10. A Self-report Measure to Detect Neurocognitive Impairment Among Incarcerated People Living with HIV in Malaysian Context: an Exploratory Factor Analysis.
    International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 2017 April 3 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Weikum D | Copenhaver M | Altice F
  11. Willingness to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP): An empirical test of the information-motivation-behavioral skills (IMB) model among high-risk drug users in treatment.
    AIDS & Behavior. 2016 December 19 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Altice F | Huedo-Medina T | Karki P | Copenhaver M
  12. Correlates of willingness to use pre-exposure prophylaxis and the likelihood of practicing safer drug- and sex-related risk behaviors among high-risk drug users in treatment.
    Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2016 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Karki P | Altice F | Huedo-Medina T | Meyer J | Maden L | Copenhaver M
  13. Examining the acceptability of mHealth technolgoy in HIV prevention among high-risk drug users in treatment.
    AIDS & Behavior. 2016 (In press)
    Shrestha R | Huedo-Medina T | Krishnan A | Altice F | Copenhaver M
  14. Treatment engagement moderates the effect of neurocognitive impairment on antiretroviral therapy adherence in HIV-infected drug users in treatment.
    Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC). 2016 Sept 22
    Shrestha R | Karki P | Huedo-Medina T | Copenhaver M
  15. The influence of Neurocognitive Impairment, Depression, and Alcohol Use Disorders on Health-Related Quality of Life among Incarcerated, HIV-Infected, Opioid Dependent Malaysian Men: A Moderated Mediation Analysis.
    AIDS & Behavior. 2016 Aug 20
    Shrestha R | Weikum D | Copenhaver M | Altice F
  16. Modeling a Theory-Based Approach to Examine the Influence of Neurocognitive Impairment on HIV Risk Reduction Behaviors Among Drug Users in Treatment.
    AIDS & Behavior. 2016 Apr 6
    Huedo-Medina TB | Shrestha R | Copenhaver M
  17. The Impact of Methadone Maintenance Treatment on HIV Risk Behaviors among High-Risk Injection Drug Users: A Systematic Review.
    Evidence-Based Medicine & Public Health. 2016;2. pii: e1229
    Karki P | Shrestha R | Huedo-Medina TB | Copenhaver M
  18. The Use of Female Sex Workers Among Men in Nepal: Prevalence, STIs/HIV-Related Risk Behaviors, and Gender Ideology
    Primary Prevention Insights. 2016:6 11-17
    Shrestha R | Karki P | Copenhaver M
  19. Adapting an Evidence-Based HIV Prevention Intervention Targeting High-Risk Migrant Workers: The Process and Outcome of Formative Research.
    Frontiers in Public Health. 2016;4:61
    Shrestha R | Karki P | Pandey S | Copenhaver M
  20. Association Between Intimate Partner Violence Against Women and HIV-Risk Behaviors: Findings From the Nepal Demographic Health Survey.
    Violence Against Women. 2016 Feb 23. pii: 1077801216628690.
    Shrestha R | Copenhaver MM
  21. The Influence of Neurocognitive Impairment on HIV Risk Behaviors and Intervention Outcomes among High-Risk Substance Users: A Systematic Review.
    Frontiers in Public Health. 2016;4:16
    Shrestha R | Copenhaver M
  22. An Exploratory Factor Analysis of a Brief Self-Report Scale to Detect Neurocognitive Impairment Among Participants Enrolled in Methadone Maintenance Therapy.
    Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2016;63:61-5
    Copenhaver M | Shrestha R | Wickersham JA | Weikum D | Altice FL
  23. Long-Term Effects of Childhood Risk Factors on Cardiovascular Health During Adulthood.
    Clinical Medicine Reviews in Vascular Health. 2015; 12;7:1-5
    Shrestha R | Copenhaver M
  24. A non-inferiority trial of an evidence-based secondary HIV prevention behavioral intervention compared to an adapted, abbreviated version: Rationale and intervention description.
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2015;44:95-102
    Shrestha R | Krishnan A | Altice FL | Copenhaver M
  25. Early Sexual Debut: A Risk Factor for STIs/HIV Acquisition Among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adults in Nepal.
    Journal of Community Health. 2016;41(1):70-7
    Shrestha R | Karki P | Copenhaver M
  26. Sex Trafficking Related Knowledge, Awareness, and Attitudes among Adolescent Female Students in Nepal: A Cross-Sectional Study.
    PLoS One. 2015;10(7):e0133508
    Shrestha R | Karki P | Suwal A | Copenhaver M
  27. Sex-Related Differences in Self-Reported Neurocognitive Impairment among High-Risk Cocaine Users in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program.
    Substance Abuse: Research & Treatment. 2015;9:17-24
    Shrestha R | Huedo-Medina TB | Copenhaver MM
  28. The Age of Initiation of Drug Use and Sexual Behavior May Influence Subsequent HIV Risk Behavior: A Systematic Review.
    ISRN AIDS. 2013;2013:976035
    Baldwin P | Shrestha R | Potrepka J | Copenhaver M
  29. Maternal mortality in Nepal: Addressing the issue.
    International Journal of Health Sciences Research. 2012;2(9):65-74.
    Shrestha R
  30. Arsenic contamination of groundwater in Nepal: Good public health intention gone bad.
    Inquiries Journal / Student Pulse. 2012;4(09).
    Shrestha R