Published Journal Articles and Book Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)
Carvalho, K., Kheyfets, A., Maleki, P., Miller, B., Abouhala, S., Anwar, E., & Amutah-Onukagha, N. (2021). A Systematic Policy Review of Black Maternal Health-Related Policies Proposed Federally and in Massachusetts: 2010-2020. Frontiers in public health, 9, 664659. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.664659.
McGregor, A. J., Hung, P., Garman, D., Amutah-Onukagha, N., & Cooper, J. A. (2021). Obstetrical unit closures and racial and ethnic differences in severe maternal morbidity in the state of New Jersey. American journal of obstetrics & gynecology MFM, 3(6), 100480. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajogmf.2021.100480.
Bond, K. T., Leblanc, N. M., Williams, P., Gabriel, C. A., & Amutah-Onukagha, N. N. (2021). Race-Based Sexual Stereotypes, Gendered Racism, and Sexual Decision Making Among Young Black Cisgender Women. Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 48(3), 295–305. https://doi.org/10.1177/10901981211010086.
Crusto, C.A., Pittenger, S., Costeines, J., Amutah-Onukagha, N., Kydd, A., Visser. M., Do, T., Andrea Dean, A., & Forsyth, B. (in press). Using interactive SMS support groups to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in South Africa: A qualitative analysis of social and psychological benefits. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS.
Carvalho, K., Kheyfets, A., Lawrence, B., Moky, A., Harris, L., Abouhala, S., & Amutah-Onukagha, N. (2021). Examining the Role of Psychosocial Influences on Black Maternal Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Maternal and child health journal, 1–6. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-021-03181-9.
Lanier Y, Amutah-Onukagha N, Cornelius T, Lavarin C, Kershaw T. Interpartner Concordance on Relationship Quality and Sexually Transmitted Infections among Young Pregnant and Parenting Couples [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 2]. Sex Transm Dis. 2020;10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001281. doi:10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001281.
Amutah-Onukagha N. Advancing maternal health justice. The Lancet. 2021 Feb; 397 (10274):571.
Horner-Johnson, W., Akobirshoev, I., Amutah-Onukagha, N. N., Slaughter-Acey, J. C., & Mitra, M. (Accepted/In press). Preconception Health Risks Among U.S. Women: Disparities at the Intersection of Disability and Race or Ethnicity. Women’s Health Issues, 31(1), 65-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2020.10.001
McCloskey, L., Amutah-Onukagha, N., Bernstein, J., & Handler, A. (2021). Setting the Agenda for Reproductive and Maternal Health in the Era of COVID-19: Lessons from a Cruel and Radical Teacher. Maternal and child health journal, 25(2), 181–191. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-020-03033-y.
Shull, J. A., Attys, J. M., Amutah-Onukagha, N., & Hill, M. J. (2020). Utilizing emergency departments for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians open, 1(6), 1427–1435. https://doi.org/10.1002/emp2.12295.
Ona, F. F., Amutah-Onukagha, N., Asemamaw, R., & Schlaff, A. L. (2020). Struggles and Tensions in Antiracism Education in Medical School: Lessons Learned. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 95(12S Addressing Harmful Bias and Eliminating Discrimination in Health Professions Learning Environments), S163–S168. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000003696.
Fletcher, F. E., Amutah-Onukagha, N., Attys, J., & Rice, W. S. (2021). How Can the Experiences of Black Women Living With HIV Inform Equitable and Respectful Reproductive Health Care Delivery?. AMA journal of ethics, 23(2), E156–E165. https://doi.org/10.1001/amajethics.2021.156.
Amutah-Onukagha N, Mahadevan M, Opara I, et al. Comment on Project THANKS: Examining HIV/AIDS-Related Barriers and Facilitators to Care in African American Women: A Community Perspective. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2020;19:2325958220936406. Published 2020 Aug 17. doi:10.1177/2325958220936406..
Ojikutu, B.O., Amutah-Onukagha, N., Mahoney, T.F. et al. HIV-Related Mistrust (or HIV Conspiracy Theories) and Willingness to Use PrEP Among Black Women in the United States. AIDS Behav (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-020-02843-z.
Doamekpor L, Gleason J, Opara I, Amutah-Onukagha N. Nativity and Cardiovascular Dysregulation: Evidence from the 2001-2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities,2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-020-00765-z.
Dinour L, Rivera Rodas E, Amutah-Onukagha N, Doamekpor L. The role of prenatal food insecurity on breastfeeding behaviors: Findings from the United States Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. International Breastfeeding Journal, 2020.
Willie, T. C., Alexander, K. A., Amutah-Onukagha, N., & Kershaw, T. (2019). Effects of reproductive coercion on young couples’ parenting behaviors and child development: A dyadic perspective. Journal of Family Psychology, 33(6), 682–689. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000546
Harris, A., & Amutah-Onukagha, N. (2019). Under the Radar: Strategies Used by Black Mothers to Prepare Their Sons for Potential Police Interactions. Journal of Black Psychology, 45(6–7), 439- 453. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095798419887069
Agbemenu K, Auerbach S, Murshid N, Amutah-Onukagha N, Shelton J. Reproductive Health Outcomes in African Refugee Women: A comparative study. 2019 Jun;28(6):785-793. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2018.7314. Epub 2019 Feb 15 Journal of Womens Health.
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: 1007/s10903-018-0813-7
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
Amutah-Onukagha N, Opara I, Hammonds R, Guthrie B. Research Snapshot: Missed Opportunities for HIV Prevention: Results of a Qualitative Study on Mother-Daughter Communication Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University.
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. Research Snapshot: Project THANKS: Examining HIV:AIDS-Related Barriers and Facilitators to Care in African American Women: A Community Perspective. Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University.
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.