All published texts featuring Dr. Skeer are listed below, categorized into peer-reviewed articles & published abstracts.

Peer-reviewed Articles

Skeer MR, Jier Y, Booth M, Robinson E, Hajinazarian G, Boyadjian T, Sabelli R, Chui K, Stopka T. Opioid prescriber screening practices to detect risk for developing opioid use disorder: Qualitative perspectives from providers during the fourth wave of the opioid crisis. 

Boyadjian T, Sabelli R, Wong, I, Skeer MR. Perceptions on Transition to College Among High School Students in Recovery. In press: Contemporary School Psychology. Epub ahead of print:     

Skeer MR, Sabelli RA, Rancaño KM, Lee-Bravatti M, Ryan EC, Eliasziw M, Spirito A. Randomized controlled trial to test the efficacy of a brief, communication-based, substance use preventive intervention for parents of adolescents: Protocol for the SUPPER Project (Substance Use Prevention Promoted by Eating family meals Regularly). PLoS One. 2022;17(2):e0263016. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263016. eCollection 2022. PubMed PMID: 35108294; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8809599. 

Horner G, Daddona J, Burke DJ, Cullinane J, Skeer M, Wurcel AG. "You're kind of at war with yourself as a nurse": Perspectives of inpatient nurses on treating people who present with a comorbid opioid use disorder. PLoS One. 2019;14(10):e0224335. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224335. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31648259; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6812769. 

Skeer MR, Ladin K, Wilkins LE, Landy DM, Stopka TJ. 'Hep C's like the common cold': understanding barriers along the HCV care continuum among young people who inject drugs. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Sep 1;190:246-254. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.06.013. Epub 2018 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 30071457; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6367928. 

Mohanty M, Lawal OD, Skeer M, Lanier R, Erpelding N, Katz N. Medication errors involving intravenous patient-controlled analgesia: results from the 2005-2015 MEDMARX database. Ther Adv Drug Saf. 2018 Aug;9(8):389-404. doi: 10.1177/2042098618773013. eCollection 2018 Aug. PubMed PMID: 30364852; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6199682. 

Wurcel AG, Burke D, Skeer M, Landy D, Heimer R, Wong JB, Chui KKH, Stopka TJ. Sex work, injection drug use, and abscesses: Associations in women, but not men. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Apr 1;185:293-297. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.12.028. Epub 2018 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 29482054; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5991097. 

Schlissel AC, Schwartz TT, Skeer MR. The Association Between Body Image and Behavioral Misperception (BIBM) and Alcohol Use Among High School Girls: Results From the 2013 Youth Risk Behavioral Survey. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2017 Jan;78(1):97-105. doi: 10.15288/jsad.2017.78.97. PubMed PMID: 27936369. 

Skeer MR, Yantsides KE, Eliasziw M, Tracy MR, Carlton-Smith AR, Spirito A. Sociodemographic characteristics associated with frequency and duration of eating family meals: a cross-sectional analysis. Springerplus. 2016;5(1):2062. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-3739-3. eCollection 2016. Review. PubMed PMID: 27995039; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5133216. 

Roberts SP, Siegel MB, DeJong W, Ross CS, Naimi T, Albers A, Skeer M, Rosenbloom DL, Jernigan DH. Brands matter: Major findings from the Alcohol Brand Research Among Underage Drinkers (ABRAND) project. Addict Res Theory. 2016;24(1):32-39. doi: 10.3109/16066359.2015.1051039. Epub 2015 Jun 4. PubMed PMID: 27034628; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4809540. 

Schlissel AC, Skeer MR. Trying to Lose Weight and Alcohol Misuse Among High School Girls: Findings From the U.S. National 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Subst Use Misuse. 2015;50(12):1599-605. doi: 10.3109/10826084.2015.1027925. Epub 2015 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 26578257. 

O'Cleirigh C, Magidson JF, Skeer MR, Mayer KH, Safren SA. Prevalence of Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Symptomatology Among HIV-Infected Gay and Bisexual Men in HIV Primary Care. Psychosomatics. 2015 Sep-Oct;56(5):470-8. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2014.08.004. Epub 2014 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 25656425; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4339664. 

Nargiso JE, Ballard EL, Skeer MR. A systematic review of risk and protective factors associated with nonmedical use of prescription drugs among youth in the United States: a social ecological perspective. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2015 Jan;76(1):5-20. Review. PubMed PMID: 25486389. 

Mayer KH, Skeer MR, O'Cleirigh C, Goshe BM, Safren SA. Factors associated with amplified HIV transmission behavior among American men who have sex with men engaged in care: implications for clinical providers. Ann Behav Med. 2014 Apr;47(2):165-71. doi: 10.1007/s12160-013-9527-1. PubMed PMID: 23873338; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3880641. 

Safren SA, O'Cleirigh CM, Skeer M, Elsesser SA, Mayer KH. Project enhance: a randomized controlled trial of an individualized HIV prevention intervention for HIV-infected men who have sex with men conducted in a primary care setting. Health Psychol. 2013 Feb;32(2):171-9. doi: 10.1037/a0028581. Epub 2012 Jul 2. PubMed PMID: 22746262; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3651590. 

Skeer MR, McCormick MC, Normand SL, Mimiaga MJ, Buka SL, Gilman SE. 
Gender differences in the association between family conflict and adolescent substance use disorders. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Aug;49(2):187-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.12.003. Epub 2011 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 21783052; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3143378. 

Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Fontaine YM, Bland SE, Driscoll MA, Isenberg D, Cranston K, Skeer MR, Mayer KH. Walking the line: stimulant use during sex and HIV risk behavior among Black urban MSM. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Jul 1;110(1-2):30-7. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2010.01.017. Epub 2010 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 20334986; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3947405. 
Safren SA, Traeger L, Skeer MR, O'Cleirigh C, Meade CS, Covahey C, Mayer KH. Testing a social-cognitive model of HIV transmission risk behaviors in HIV-infected MSM with and without depression. Health Psychol. 2010 Mar;29(2):215-21. doi: 10.1037/a0017859. PubMed PMID: 20230095; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2841316. 
Mayer KH, O'Cleirigh C, Skeer M, Covahey C, Leidolf E, Vanderwarker R, Safren SA. Which HIV-infected men who have sex with men in care are engaging in risky sex and acquiring sexually transmitted infections: findings from a Boston community health centre. Sex Transm Infect. 2010 Feb;86(1):66-70. doi: 10.1136/sti.2009.036608. Epub 2009 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 19720603; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3651587. 
Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Case P, Grasso C, O'Brien CT, Harigopal P, Skeer M, Mayer KH. Sexually transmitted disease (STD) diagnoses and mental health disparities among women who have sex with women screened at an urban community health center, Boston, MA, 2007. Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Jan;37(1):5-12. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181b41314. PubMed PMID: 20118673; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2818209. 
Skeer M, McCormick MC, Normand SL, Buka SL, Gilman SE. A prospective study of familial conflict, psychological stress, and the development of substance use disorders in adolescence. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009 Sep 1;104(1-2):65-72. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2009.03.017. Epub 2009 May 14. PubMed PMID: 19446409; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2728005. 
Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Skeer M, Mayer KH. Beyond anal sex: sexual practices associated with HIV risk reduction among men who have sex with men in Boston, Massachusetts. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Jul;23(7):545-50. doi: 10.1089/apc.2008.0249. PubMed PMID: 19534602; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2856496. 
Biener L, Garrett CA, Skeer M, Siegel M, Connolly G. The effects on smokers of Boston's smoke-free bar ordinance: a longitudinal analysis of changes in compliance, patronage, policy support, and smoking at home. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2007 Nov-Dec;13(6):630-6. doi: 10.1097/01.PHH.0000296140.94670.d4. PubMed PMID: 17984718; NIHMSID:NIHMS55960. 
Skeer M, Cheng DM, Rigotti NA, Siegel M. Secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace. Am J Prev Med. 2005 May;28(4):331-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2005.01.007. PubMed PMID: 15831337. 
Skeer M, George S, Hamilton WL, Cheng DM, Siegel M. Town-level characteristics and smoking policy adoption in Massachusetts: are local restaurant smoking regulations fostering disparities in health protection?. Am J Public Health. 2004 Feb;94(2):286-92. doi: 10.2105/ajph.94.2.286. PubMed PMID: 14759944; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1448245. 
Siegel M, Skeer M. Exposure to secondhand smoke and excess lung cancer mortality risk among workers in the "5 B's": bars, bowling alleys, billiard halls, betting establishments, and bingo parlours. Tob Control. 2003 Sep;12(3):333-8. doi: 10.1136/tc.12.3.333. Review. PubMed PMID: 12958397; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1747744. 
Skeer M, Siegel M. The descriptive epidemiology of local restaurant smoking regulations in Massachusetts: an analysis of the protection of restaurant customers and workers. Tob Control. 2003 Jun;12(2):221-6. doi: 10.1136/tc.12.2.221. PubMed PMID: 12773735; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1747709. 

Published Abstracts

Emma C. Ryan (MPH), Rachael A. Sabelli (MSc), Katherine Rancaño (MS), Misha Eliasziw (PhD), Margie R. Skeer (ScD, MPH, MSW). APHA Poster Presentation: Concordance between parent- and child-perceptions regarding their conversations about substance use and its relationship with parental self-efficacy.

Mimiaga MJ, Bogart LM, Thurston IB, Santostefano CM, Closson EF, Skeer MR, Biello KB, Safren SA. Positive Strategies to Enhance Problem-Solving Skills (STEPS): A Pilot Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Multicomponent, Technology-Enhanced, Customizable Antiretroviral Adherence Intervention for HIV-Infected Adolescents and Young Adults. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2019 Jan;33(1):21-24. doi: 10.1089/apc.2018.0138. PubMed PMID: 30601059; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6338456. 

Skeer MR, Sonneville KR, Deshpande BR, Goodridge MC, Folta SC. Going beyond frequency: A qualitative study to explore new dimensions for the measurement of family meals. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2018 April; 27(4):1075-87. 

Skeer MR, Yantsides KE, Eliasziw M, Carlton-Smith A, Tracy M, Spirito A. Testing a Brief Substance Misuse Preventive Intervention for Parents of Pre-Adolescents: Feasibility, Acceptability, Preliminary Efficacy. J Child Fam Stud. 2016 Dec;25(12):3739-3748. doi: 10.1007/s10826-016-0525-3. Epub 2016 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 28163563; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5286462. 

Tarazi C, Skeer M, Fiscella K, Dean S, Dammann O. Everything is connected: social determinants of pediatric health and disease. Pediatr Res. 2016 Jan;79(1-2):125-6. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.220. PubMed PMID: 26841091. 

Carlton-Smith AR, Skeer MR. Differences in Adolescent Substance Use by Hispanic Subgroup: What We Know and What We Need to Find out. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2015 Oct-Dec;14(4):340-50. doi: 10.1080/15332640.2014.990073. Epub 2015 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 26213214; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5576999. 

Thurston IB, Bogart LM, Wachman M, Closson EF, Skeer MR, Mimiaga MJ. Adaptation of an HIV Medication Adherence Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults. Cogn Behav Pract. 2014 May;21(2):191-205. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpra.2013.11.001. PubMed PMID: 25452680; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4247162. 

Skeer MR, Ballard EL. Are family meals as good for youth as we think they are? A review of the literature on family meals as they pertain to adolescent risk prevention. J Youth Adolesc. 2013 Jul;42(7):943-63. doi: 10.1007/s10964-013-9963-z. Epub 2013 May 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 23712661. 

O'Cleirigh C, Newcomb ME, Mayer KH, Skeer M, Traeger L, Safren SA. Moderate levels of depression predict sexual transmission risk in HIV-infected MSM: a longitudinal analysis of data from six sites involved in a "prevention for positives" study. AIDS Behav. 2013 Jun;17(5):1764-9. doi: 10.1007/s10461-013-0462-8. PubMed PMID: 23605154; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3752694. 

Traeger L, O'Cleirigh C, Skeer MR, Mayer KH, Safren SA. Risk factors for missed HIV primary care visits among men who have sex with men. J Behav Med. 2012 Oct;35(5):548-56. doi: 10.1007/s10865-011-9383-z. Epub 2011 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 22068878; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3638768. 

Skeer MR, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH, O'Cleirigh C, Covahey C, Safren SA. Patterns of substance use among a large urban cohort of HIV-infected men who have sex with men in primary care. AIDS Behav. 2012 Apr;16(3):676-89. doi: 10.1007/s10461-011-9880-7. PubMed PMID: 21234666; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3677524. 

Safren SA, O'Cleirigh C, Skeer MR, Driskell J, Goshe BM, Covahey C, Mayer KH. Demonstration and evaluation of a peer-delivered, individually-tailored, HIV prevention intervention for HIV-infected MSM in their primary care setting. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jul;15(5):949-58. doi: 10.1007/s10461-010-9807-8. PubMed PMID: 20853023. 

Underhill K, Operario D, Mimiaga MJ, Skeer MR, Mayer KH. Implementation science of pre-exposure prophylaxis: preparing for public use. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2010 Nov;7(4):210-9. doi: 10.1007/s11904-010-0062-4. Review. PubMed PMID: 20820971; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3012127. 

Underhill K, Operario D, Skeer M, Mimiaga M, Mayer K. Packaging PrEP to Prevent HIV: An Integrated Framework to Plan for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Implementation in Clinical Practice. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Sep;55(1):8-13. doi: 10.1097/qai.0b013e3181e8efe4. PubMed PMID: 21423876; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3058525. 

Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Bland S, Skeer M, Cranston K, Isenberg D, Driscoll M, Mayer KH. Problematic alcohol use and HIV risk among Black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts. AIDS Care. 2010 May;22(5):577-87. doi: 10.1080/09540120903311482. PubMed PMID: 20336557. 
Mayer KH, Skeer M, Mimiaga MJ. Biomedical approaches to HIV prevention. Alcohol Res Health. 2010;33(3):195-202. Review. PubMed PMID: 23584061; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3860504. 
Mimiaga MJ, Reisner SL, Bland S, Skeer M, Cranston K, Isenberg D, Vega BA, Mayer KH. Health system and personal barriers resulting in decreased utilization of HIV and STD testing services among at-risk black men who have sex with men in Massachusetts. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Oct;23(10):825-35. doi: 10.1089/apc.2009.0086. PubMed PMID: 19803696; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2859760. 
O'Cleirigh C, Skeer M, Mayer KH, Safren SA. Functional impairment and health care utilization among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: the relationship with depression and post-traumatic stress. J Behav Med. 2009 Oct;32(5):466-77. doi: 10.1007/s10865-009-9217-4. Epub 2009 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 19526337; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3677536. 
Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Skeer M, Bright D, Cranston K, Isenberg D, Bland S, Barker TA, Mayer KH. Clinically significant depressive symptoms as a risk factor for HIV infection among black MSM in Massachusetts. AIDS Behav. 2009 Aug;13(4):798-810. doi: 10.1007/s10461-009-9571-9. Epub 2009 May 22. PubMed PMID: 19462228; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3947411
Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Skeer M, Vanderwarker R, Gaucher MJ, O'Connor CA, Susana Medeiros M, Safren SA. Differential HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men seeking health-related mobile van services at diverse gay-specific venues. AIDS Behav. 2009 Aug;13(4):822-31. doi: 10.1007/s10461-008-9430-0. Epub 2008 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 18642070. 
Reisner SL, Mimiaga MJ, Skeer M, Perkovich B, Johnson CV, Safren SA. A review of HIV antiretroviral adherence and intervention studies among HIV-infected youth. Top HIV Med. 2009 Feb-Mar;17(1):14-25. Review. PubMed PMID: 19270345; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3752381. 
Mimiaga MJ, Skeer M, Mayer KH, Safren SA. Study participation as a social group influencing sexual behaviours in an HIV-prevention trial for men who have sex with men. AIDS Care. 2008 Mar;20(3):346-55. doi: 10.1080/09540120701562070. PubMed PMID: 18351483. 
Skeer M, Land ML, Cheng DM, Siegel MB. Smoking in Boston bars before and after a 100% smoke-free regulation: an assessment of early compliance. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2004 Nov-Dec;10(6):501-7. doi: 10.1097/00124784-200411000-00005. PubMed PMID: 15643372.