I provide a few subcollections of my research, grouped by key topics of interest. If you find that you cannot access an article that you want, please feel free to contact me.

Asian American Health

  1. Ponce NA, Adia AC, Banawa RA, Tan S, Sabado-Liwag MD. Measuring Asian hate: Discordant reporting of race-based hate incidents and unfair treatment and association with measures of wellbeing. Front Public Health. 2022 Oct 10;10:958857. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.958857. PMID: 36299752; PMCID: PMC9589279.
  2. Jiang JJ, Adia AC, Nazareno J, Operario D, Ponce NA, Shireman TI. The Association Between Moderate and Serious Mental Health Distress and General Health Services Utilization Among Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese Adults in California. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 Feb;9(1):227-235. doi: 10.1007/s40615-020-00946-w. Epub 2021 Jan 15. PMID: 33452574.
  3. Shireman TI, Adia AC, Tan Y, Zhu L, Rhee J, Ogunwobi OO, Ma GX. Online versus in-person training of community health workers to enhance hepatitis B virus screening among Korean Americans: Evaluating cost & outcomes. Prev Med Rep. 2020 May 28;19:101131. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101131. PMID: 32518742; PMCID: PMC7272502.
  4. Adia AC, Nazareno J, Operario D, Ponce NA. Health Conditions, Outcomes, and Service Access Among Filipino, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Adults in California, 2011-2017. Am J Public Health. 2020 Apr;110(4):520-526. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305523. Epub 2020 Feb 20. PMID: 32078359; PMCID: PMC7067106.

Filipinx/a/o Health

  1. Sabado-Liwag MD, Manalo-Pedro E, Taggueg R Jr, Bacong AM, Adia A, Demanarig D, Sumibcay JR, Valderama-Wallace C, Oronce CIA, Bonus R, Ponce NA. Addressing The Interlocking Impact Of Colonialism And Racism On Filipinx/a/o American Health Inequities. Health Aff (Millwood). 2022 Feb;41(2):289-295. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2021.01418. PMID: 35130069.
  2. Nazareno J, Yoshioka E, Adia AC, Restar A, Operario D, Choy CC. From imperialism to inpatient care: Work differences of Filipino and White registered nurses in the United States and implications for COVID-19 through an intersectional lens. Gend Work Organ. 2021 Jul;28(4):1426-1446. doi: 10.1111/gwao.12657. Epub 2021 Apr 16. PMID: 34230784; PMCID: PMC8251240.
  3. Oronce CIA, Adia AC, Ponce NA. US Health Care Relies on Filipinxs While Ignoring Their Health Needs: Disguised Disparities and the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Health Forum. 2021 Jul 2;2(7):e211489. doi: 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1489. PMID: 36218776.
  4. Adia AC, Restar AJ, Nazareno J, Cayanan J, Magante KA, Operario D, Ponce NA. Asian, Latinx, or Multiracial? Assessing Filipinxs’ Health Conditions and Outcomes by Aggregate Ethnic Category. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 Apr;9(2):406-412. doi: 10.1007/s40615-021-00971-3. Epub 2021 Feb 16. PMID: 33594653.

HIV among LGBTQ+ Populations in the Philippines

Most of this work was done while I was an undergraduate and graduate student at Brown, mainly working alongside Arjee Restar, Don Operario, Jen Nazareno, and Irene Quilantang.

  1. Restar AJ, Quilantang MIN, Surace A, Ogunbajo A, Chan R, Adia A, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Characterizing Problematic Drug Use Among Transgender Women and Cisgender Men During the Emerging HIV Crisis in the Philippines: Implications for Policy Research. AIDS Educ Prev. 2022 Apr;34(2):116-130. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2022.34.2.116. PMID: 35438540.
  2. Restar A, Surace A, Adia A, Goedel W, Ogunbajo A, Jin H, Edeza A, Hernandez L, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Characterizing Awareness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention in Manila and Cebu, Philippines: Web-Based Survey of Filipino Cisgender Men Who Have Sex With Men. J Med Internet Res. 2022 Jan 7;24(1):e24126. doi: 10.2196/24126. PMID: 34994705; PMCID: PMC8783281.
  3. Restar AJ, Breslow AS, Jin H, Quilantang MI, Sison O, Bermudez AN, Palatino M, Adia A, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D, Nazareno J. Transgender-specific developmental milestones and associated experiences of violence, discrimination, and stigma among Filipinx transgender women who are sexually active with men. PLoS One. 2021 Mar 9;16(3):e0248248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248248. PMID: 33690677; PMCID: PMC7942990.
  4. Restar AJ, Jin H, Ogunbajo A, Adia A, Surace A, Hernandez L, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Differences in HIV risk and healthcare engagement factors in Filipinx transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men who reported being HIV negative, HIV positive or HIV unknown. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 Aug;23(8):e25582. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25582. PMID: 32844564; PMCID: PMC7448155.
  5. Restar AJ, Adia A, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Characterizing PrEP Awareness and Interest Among Filipina Transgender Women. AIDS Educ Prev. 2020 Jun;32(3):212-228. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2020.32.3.212. PMID: 32749880.
  6. Restar A, Ogunbajo A, Adia A, Nazareno J, Hernandez L, Sandfort T, Lurie M, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Using structural equation modelling to characterise multilevel socioecological predictors and mediators of condom use among transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men in the Philippines. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Jul;5(7):e002463. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002463. PMID: 32699154; PMCID: PMC7380848.
  7. Restar AJ, Santamaria EK, Adia A, Nazareno J, Chan R, Lurie M, Sandfort T, Hernandez L, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Gender affirmative HIV care framework: Decisions on feminizing hormone therapy (FHT) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) among transgender women. PLoS One. 2019 Oct 21;14(10):e0224133. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224133. PMID: 31634378; PMCID: PMC6802834.
  8. Restar AJ, Adia A, Nazareno J, Hernandez L, Sandfort T, Lurie M, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Barriers and facilitators to uptake of condoms among Filipinx transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men: A situated socio-ecological perspective. Glob Public Health. 2020 Apr;15(4):520-531. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1679218. Epub 2019 Oct 20. PMID: 31630622; PMCID: PMC7093239.
  9. Restar AJ, Chan RCH, Adia A, Quilantang MI, Nazareno J, Hernandez L, Cu-Uvin S, Operario D. Prioritizing HIV Services for Transgender Women and Men Who Have Sex With Men in Manila, Philippines: An Opportunity for HIV Provider Interventions. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2020 Jul-Aug;31(4):405-416. doi: 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000131. PMID: 31592803; PMCID: PMC7257438.
  10. Adia AC, Ng MJ, Quilantang MI, Restar AJ, Hernandez LI, Imperial RH, Nazareno J, Operario D. Collective Coping Strategies for HIV-Related Challenges Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Manila, Philippines. AIDS Educ Prev. 2019 Oct;31(5):479-490. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2019.31.5.479. PMID: 31550192.
  11. Adia AC, Restar AJ, Lee CJ, Payawal MP, Quilantang MI, Nazareno J, Operario D. Sword and Shield: Perceptions of law in empowering and protecting HIV-positive men who have sex with men in Manila, Philippines. Glob Public Health. 2020 Jan;15(1):52-63. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1622762. Epub 2019 May 28. PMID: 31134838.
  12. Restar A, Nguyen M, Nguyen K, Adia A, Nazareno J, Yoshioka E, Hernandez L, Operario D. Trends and emerging directions in HIV risk and prevention research in the Philippines: A systematic review of the literature. PLoS One. 2018 Dec 5;13(12):e0207663. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207663. PMID: 30517178; PMCID: PMC6281194.
  13. Adia AC, Bermudez ANC, Callahan MW, Hernandez LI, Imperial RH, Operario D. “An Evil Lurking Behind You”: Drivers, Experiences, and Consequences of HIV-Related Stigma Among Men Who Have Sex With Men With HIV in Manila, Philippines. AIDS Educ Prev. 2018 Aug;30(4):322-334. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2018.30.4.322. PMID: 30148671.