Publications

Published Journal Articles and Book Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)

Amutah-Onukagha N, Opara I, Hammonds R, Guthrie B. Missed Opportunities for HIV Prevention Missed Opportunities for HIV Prevention: Results of a Qualitative Study on Mother-Daughter Communication. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 2018; Advanced online publication, doi:  10.1080/15381501.2018.1502708

Elsayed, A., Amutah-Onukagha, N.N., Navin, L. et al. Impact of Immigration and Duration of Residence in US on Length of Gestation Among Black Women in Newark, New Jersey. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2018; Advanced online publication, doi: 10.1007/s10903-018-0813-7

Amutah-Onukagha N, Mahadevan M, Opara I, Rodriguez M, Trusdell M, and Kelly J. Project THANKS: Examining HIV/AIDS-Related Barriers and Facilitators to Care in African American Women: A Community Perspective. AIDS Patient Care and STDs,2018; 32(4) 119-128.

Respress B, Amutah-Onukagha N, Opara I. The Effects of School-Based Discrimination on Adolescents of Color Sexual Health Outcomes: A Social Determinants Approach. Social Work in Public Health, 2018;33(1):1-16.

Hornbuckle L, Amutah-Onukagha N, Bryan A, Skidmore Edwards E, Madzima T, Massey K, May L, Robinson L. Health Disparities in Women. Clinical Medical Insights, 2017; (10): 1-4.

Amutah- Onukagha N, Rodriguez M, Opara I, Gardner M, Assan M, Hammond R, Plata J, Pierre K, Farag E. Progresses and challenges of utilizing traditional birth attendants in maternal and child health in Nigeria. International Journal of MCH and AIDS,2017; 6(2) 1-9.

Amutah-Onukagha, N. N., Doamekpor, L. A., & Gardner, M. An Examination of the Sociodemographic and Health Determinants of Major Depressive Disorder Among Black Women. (2017). Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, vol. 4 no. 6 1074-1082.  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40615-016-0312-2?no-access=true

Respress, B. N., Amutah-Onukagha, N. N., & Opara, I. The Effects of School-Based Discrimination on Adolescents of Color Sexual Health Outcomes: A Social Determinants Approach. (2017). Social Work in Public Health http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/ehedybA3giKmYi8GWgh6/full

Cederbaum, J. A., He. A. S., Fulginiti, A., Sullivan, K., Krauss, M. D., Amutah, N., & Pohle, C. Caregiver qualities, family closeness, and the well-being of adolescents engaged in the child welfare system. (2017). Children and Youth Services Review CaregiverQualities_CSYR_2017

 Amutah, N, Doamekpor, L. Gardner, M. Elenwobi R. Neighborhood Characteristics, Black Immigrant Status and Uninsurance: A study using the National Study for Children’s Health Data. Journal of Race and Policy Journal of Race & Policy Vol.12 Num.1

Mendez DD, Thorpe R, Amutah N, Davis E, Walker, R, Bodnar LM. Place and pregnancy-related weight:  The intersections between maternal race, residential segregation, and neighborhood poverty. (2016). Social Science and Medicine- Population Health (2):692-699.neighborhood-racial-composition-and-poverty-in-association-with-prepregnancy

Amutah-Onukagha, N.N., Doamekpor, L.A. & Gardner, M. J. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (2016). doi:10.1007/s40615-016-0312-2 an-examination-of-the-sociodemographic-and-health-determinants-of-major-depressive-disorder-among-black-women

Amutah, N., Gifuni, J., Wesley, Y. (2016). Shaping the Conversation: A Secondary Analysis of Reproductive Decision-Making Among Black Mothers with HIV. Health Disparities in Women, 9(S1): 1-8.

Robillard A, Holliday R, Dehart D, Lewis K, Rutherford Y, Amutah, N. (2016). An Exploratory Study Examining the Nature of Relationships and Risk Communication Among Adolescent Children, Their Incarcerated Mothers, and Their Caregivers. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2A): 101-119.    http://muse.jhu.edu/article/615582

Amutah, N., Ramos, L.J. (2016) Staying Alive: Men’s Health Disparities in an Urban Context: The Results of a Pilot Study. International Journal of Men’s Studies,(15)1: 68-79.

Amutah, N. (2015). HIV/AIDS and African American WomenL Research Opportunities to Stem the Epidemic. HIV/AIDS Research and Treatment Open Journal, 2(2):e16-e17.

Mendez D, Amutah N. (2015). Infant Mortality. Health and Well-Being Among People of Color. Valire Carr-Copeland, Ed (Forthcoming).

Amutah, N., Nellum, A., Rodriguez, A. (2015). HIV and Families. In Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Wiley-Blackwell. Accepted, 08/2014.

Mahedevan, M. Amutah, N., Ramos, L., Raines, E., King, J., McIntosh, J. & Leverett, C. (2014). . Project Thanks: A Socio-Ecological Framework for an Intervention Involving HIV-Positive African American women with comorbidities. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 5(3):1-21.

Mendez DD, Almario DD, Amutah NN, Dubowitz T, Fabio A, Abrams B, Kim K, Bodnar LM. (2014).Neighborhood and individual socioeconomic determinants of gestational weight gain: implications for racial disparities. Journal of Maternal and Child Health, 18(5):1095-1103.

Doamekpor, L. Amutah, N. Ramos, L. (2014)..Fathers Matter: Paternal Age Influences on Infant Mortality. American Journal of Men’s Health, 8(2):175-182.

Grieb SMD, Amutah N, Smith H, Hammonds K, Stowers J, Rhodes SD. Preventing HIV through social inclusion using community-based participatory research. In: Taket A, Crisp B, Goldingay S, Graham M, Hanna L, Wilson L (eds.). Practising Social Inclusion. Oxford, England, Routledge. 2013: 193-204.

Edwards, L.V., Irving, S.M., Amutah, N.N. & Sydnor, K.D. (2012). Am I My Mother’s Keeper? The Social Support Needs of Children with HIV positive mothers. Journal of Black Studies, vol. 43 no. 5 571-595.

Amutah,N.N. (2012). African American Women: The Face of HIV/AIDS.The Qualitative Report, (47) Article 92: 1-15.