John J. Potterat

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS (in chronological order,   total—presenter in bold)

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  1. Potterat JJ. The casefinding effectiveness of a self-referral system for gonorrhea: a preliminary report. National VD Conference, San Diego, CA September 1977.

  2. Potterat JJ, Phillips L, Rothenberg R, Darrow WW. Female prostitutes in Colorado Springs: a case-control pilot study. Scientific Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 26 August 1979. [PDF]

  3. Potterat JJ, Phillips L, Rothenberg RB, Darrow WW. Gonorrhea pelvic inflammatory disease: case-finding observations. International Symposium on Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Atlanta, GA, April 1980.

  4. Potterat JJ, Rothenberg RB, Woodhouse D, Muth JB, Pratts CI. Gonorrhea as a social disease: empirical demonstration of the core group hypothesis. International Society for S.T.D. Research, 5th International Meeting, Seattle, WA, 3 August 1983. [PDF]

  5. Rothenberg RB, Potterat JJ. Temporal and social aspects of gonorrhea transmission: the force of infectivity. 6th International Society for STD Research Conference, Brighton, England, August 1985.

  6. Darrow W, Cohen J, French J, Gill P, Sikes K, Witte J, Potterat JJ, et al. Multicenter study of antibodies to HIV in American prostitutes. III International Conference on AIDS, Washington DC, June 1987. [PDF]

  7. Darrow WW, Bigler W, Deppe D, French J, Gill P, Potterat J, Ravenholt O, Schable C, Sikes K, Wofsy C. HIV antibody in 640 U.S. prostitutes with no evidence of intravenous (IV)-drug abuse. IV International Conference on AIDS, Stockholm, Sweden, June 1988. [PDF]

  8. Khabbaz RF, Darrow WW, Hartley MT, Witte J, Cohen JB, French J, Gill PS, Potterat J, et al. Seroprevalence and risk factors for HTLV-I-II infection among female prostitutes in the United States. IV International Conference on AIDS, Stockholm, Sweden, June 1988, Abstract # 4042. [PDF]

  9. Woodhouse D, Potterat J, Klovdahl A, Darrow W, Muth S, Muth J. Social networks in the transmission of HIV infection. VI International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco, CA, June 1990, Abstract S.C. 679. [PDF]

  10. Muth S, Klovdahl A, Woodhouse D, Potterat J. Protection of confidential data in HIV networks research. VI International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco, CA, June 1990. [PDF]

  11. Darrow WW, [Cohen JB, Wofsy C, French J, Gill P, Potterat J, Reich R, Sikes RK, Witte J] & the Collaborative Group. Reliability and validity of self-reported behaviors: implications for national and international studies. VI International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco, CA, June 1990. [PDF]

  12. Klovdahl AS, Potterat J, Woodhouse D, Muth J, Muth S, Darrow WW. HIV infection in an urban social network: a progress report. XIth International Social Networks Conference, Tampa, Florida, February 1991.

  13. Darrow W, Boles J, Cohen JB, Elifson K, Potterat J, Schnell D, Woodhouse D. HIV seroprevalence trends in female prostitutes, United States: 1986–1990. VII International Conference on AIDS, Florence, Italy, June 1991. [PDF]

  14. Woodhouse D, Potterat J, Klovdahl A, Muth S, Muth J, Darrow W. HIV infection within networks of prostitute women and intravenous drug users. VII International Conference on AIDS, Florence, Italy, June 1991, Abstract W.C. 100. [PDF]

  15. Potterat JJ. Partner notification for HIV. First Sino-American HIV Symposium, People’s Republic of China, Beijing, November 1991.

  16. Klovdahl AS, Potterat JJ, Woodhouse DE, Muth JB, Muth SQ, Darrow W. Social Networks and infectious disease: the Colorado Springs study. XIIth International Social Networks Conference, San Diego, February 1992.

  17. Woodhouse DE, Riffe L, Muth JB, Potterat JJ. Restriction of personal behavior: case studies on legal measures to protect the public health. VIII International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 1992, Abstract PoD 5443. [PDF]

  18. Potterat J, Bethea P, Muth S, Woodhouse D, Muth J. A network-informed strategy for preventing HIV among street gang members. VIII International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 1992, Abstract ThC 1516. [PDF]

  19. Muth SQ, Woodhouse DE, Potterat JJ, Muth JB, Darrow WW. HIV infection within networks of prostitute women and injecting drug users. VIII International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 1992, Abstract ThC 1519. [PDF]

  20. Potterat JJ. ‘Socio-geographic space’ and focal condom use? Behavioral Research on the Role of Condoms in Reproductive Health. Center for Population Research, Office of AIDS Research, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 10–12 May 1993.

  21. Darrow W, Potterat J, Alegría M, Rios N, Vera M, Woodhouse D. HIV prevention for streetwalkers: are condoms enough? IX International Conference on AIDS/IV STD World Congress, Berlin, Germany, 6/1993, Abstract WS-C08-5. [PDF]

  22. Potterat JJ. Sexually transmitted diseases in the 1990s. Australia & New Zealand Microbiological Societies Conference, Sydney, Australia, July 1992. And the 10th International Society for STD Research Conference, Helsinki, Finland, August 1993. [PDF]

  23. Rothenberg RB, Woodhouse DE, Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Darrow WW, Klovdahl AS. Social networks in disease transmission: the Colorado Springs study. National Institute on Drug Abuse, Rockville, Maryland, August 1993.

  24. Potterat JJ, Muth JB. AIDS and ethical issues. Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation’s 5th Annual Conference on Medical Ethics. The Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, November 1993.

  25. Rothenberg RB, Potterat JJ, Woodhouse DE, Darrow WW, Muth SQ, Klovdahl AS. Choosing a centrality measure: epidemiologic correlates in the Colorado Springs study of social networks. XIVth International Social Networks Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 1994.

  26. Potterat JJ. Contact tracing: STD prevention’s sleeping giant. IUVDT (International Union against Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses) World STD/AIDS Congress 1995, Singapore, March 1995. [PDF]

  27. Plummer L, Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Muth JB, Darrow WW. Providing support and assistance for low-income or homeless women. Behavioral Research and Evaluation Program Targeting Communities of Color Conference, CDC, Atlanta, GA, March 1995.

  28. Potterat JJ, Rothenberg RB, Darrow WW, Woodhouse DE, Muth SQ, Klovdahl AS. Using knowledge of social networks to prevent HIV. Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (Networks, Norms, Community, and AIDS Thematic Session), Washington DC, 20 August 1995. [PDF]

  29. Rothenberg RB, Potterat JJ, Woodhouse DE, Muth SQ, Darrow WW, Klovdahl A. Social network dynamics and HIV transmission. National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC, July 1995. And the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, October 1995. And the XVIth International Social Networks Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, February 1996.

  30. Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Muth JB. ‘Partner notification’ early in the AIDS era: misconstruing contact tracers as bedroom police. Future Directions in Partner Notification: Policy, Practice, and Research Conference, CDC, Atlanta, GA, October 1996. And the Tenth Annual Texas HIV/STD Conference, Austin, Texas, July 1997.

  31. Zimmerman-Rogers H, Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Bonney MS, Green DL, Taylor JE, White HA. Establishing efficient interview periods for chlamydia patients. 12th International Meeting of the International Society for STD Research/ International Union against Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses, Seville, Spain, October 1997, Abstract # 775. [PDF]

  32. Rothenberg RB, Malone S, Muth S, Potterat JJ. Social and geographic distance in HIV risk. XVIIIth International Social Networks Conference, Sitges, Spain, May, 1998; and The Infectious Diseases Society Meeting, Boston, MA, 30 Sep–3 Oct, 2004, Abstract 834. [PDF]

  33. Muth S, Rothenberg R, Potterat J. Placing social networks in real geographic space: a tool for assessing HIV transmission and sample representativeness. XVIIIth International Social Networks Conference, Sitges, Spain, May 1998. [PDF]

  34. Potterat J, Rothenberg R, Muth S. Network structural dynamics & infectious disease propagation. 2nd European Conference on Methods and Results of Social and Behavioral Research on AIDS, Paris, France, January 1998. [PDF] And at: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population’s "Measurement of Risk and Modelling the Spread of AIDS" seminar, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 1998. [PDF]

  35. Rothenberg R, Wasserheit JN, St Louis ME, Douglas JM and the Ad Hoc STD/HIV Transmission Group. Estimating the effect of treating sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) on HIV transmission. 12th World AIDS Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, June 1998, Abstract 23369. [PDF]

  36. Brewer DD, Potterat JJ, Garrett SB, Muth SQ, Roberts Jr. JM, Rothenberg R. Comparison of direct estimate and partner elicitation methods for measuring number of sexual and injection partners. SSRN abstract 2548807. 126th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, 11/1998. [PDF]

  37. Brewer D, Potterat JJ, Garrett SB, Muth SQ, Roberts JM, Kasprzyk D, Montano DE, Darrow WW. Prostitution and the sex discrepancy in reported number of sexual partners. XIXth International Social Networks Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, February 1999.

  38. Potterat JJ, Woodhouse DE, Darrow WW, Muth SQ. Social networks of heterosexuals at high risk of HIV: The Colorado Springs Study. IUSSP (International Union for the Scientific Study of Population) Conference on Partnership Networks and the Spread of HIV and other Infections, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 7–10 February 2000. [PDF]

  39. Potterat JJ (Muth SQ, Rothenberg RB, Zimmerman-Rogers H, Green DL, Taylor JE, Bonney MS, White HA). Sexual network structure as indicator of epidemic phase. Phase-specific Strategies for the Prevention, Control and Elimination of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Rome, Italy, October 3–6, 2000. Data Session III (4 Oct). [PDF]

  40. Brewer DD, Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Malone PZ, Montoya PA, Green DA, Rogers HL, Plummer LA, Maldonado T, Hurlbutt S, Dorobiala D, Cox P. Randomized trial of supplementary interviewing techniques to enhance recall of sexual partners in contact interviews. XXIIth Social Networks Conference, New Orleans, February 2002. And the National STD Conference, San Diego CA, March 2002, Abstract # P107. And, in part, at the 15th International Society for STD Research Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 28 July 2003, Abstract # 0340. [PDF]

  41. Golden MR, Hogben M, Handsfield HH, St Lawrence J, Potterat JJ, Holmes KK. Partner notification for HIV and STD in the United States: a survey of health departments in high morbidity areas. 2002 National STD Conference, San Diego, CA, March 2002, Abstract LB7. [PDF]

  42. Brewer DD, Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Malone PZ, Montoya P, Green DL, Rogers HL, Cox P. Randomized trial of supplementary interviewing techniques to enhance recall of sexual partners in partner notification contact interviews. XVth International STD Research Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 28 July 2003, Abstract # 0340.

  43. Brewer DD, Potterat JJ, Muth SQ. Interviewer effects in the elicitation of sexual and drug injection partners. SSRN Abstract 2552976. 24th International Social Networks Conference, Portoroz, Slovenia, May 2004.

  44. Brewer DD, Dudek JA (Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Roberts Jr., JM, Woodhouse DE were added later). Extent and perpetrators of prostitution-related homicide. Homicide Research Working Group Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, June 2004. [PDF]

  45. Brewer DD, Potterat JJ, Muth SQ, Roberts JM Jr. Assessing the specific deterrent effect of arrest for patronizing a prostitute. 2004 American Society of Criminology 19 November (56th Annual Meeting), Nashville, TN, Abstract RC 005. And the 2006 National Institute of Justice Conference, 24 July 2006, Washington D.C.

  46. Wohlfeiler D, Laumann E, Potterat J, Samuel M. Putting network theory into practice to reduce transmission of sexually transmitted diseases in California: successes and challenges. XXVth International Social Networks Conference, Redondo Beach, CA, 17–20 February, 2005. [PDF]

  47. Roberts Jr. JM, Brewer DD, Muth SQ, Potterat JJ. Prevalence of clients of prostitute women in North America. 2004 American Society of Criminology 18 November (56th Annual Meeting), Nashville, TN, Abstract VO-029. And the XXVth International Social Networks Conference, Redondo Beach, CA, 17 February, 2005, Abstract Thurs D2. [PDF]

  48. Brewer DD, Muth SQ, Dudek JA, Potterat JJ, Roberts Jr. JM. Geographic profiles of violent clients of prostitute women and clients overall. SSRN abstract 2542635. 8th Annual Crime Mapping Research Conference, September 7–10, 2005, Savannah, GA. And the 8th International Investigative Psychology Conference ["Perpetrators, Profiling, Policy: Theory & Practice"], December 15–16, 2005, London, England) [PDF]

  49. Gisselquist D, Potterat JJ, Salerno L. Injured and insulted: women in Africa suffer from incomplete messages about HIV risks. Gender, Survival and HIV/AIDS: From Evidence to Policy Conference, Toronto, Canada, 7–9 May 2006.

  50. Potterat JJ. Active detection of men with asymptomatic chlamydial or gonorrheal urethritis. Workshop on the Current Chlamydia Epidemics in Western Societies, University of Stockholm Mathematical Sociology Department, Stockholm, Sweden, 30 August 2007.

  51. Brewer DD, Rothenberg R, Muth SQ, Roberts JM Jr, Potterat JJ. Agreement in reported sexual partnership dates and implications for measuring concurrency. Current Chlamydia Epidemic in Western Societies Conference, Department of Mathematical Sociology, University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, 30 August 2007. And the XXVIIIth International Social Networks Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 22–27 January 2008.