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Journal Publications

‡ Co-First Authorship, *Graduate student mentee 

  1. Jones A.A., Schneider K.E., *Mahlobo C, Maggs J.L., Dayton L, Tobin, K.E, Latkin, C.A. (2022). Fentanyl overdose concerns among people who inject drugs: The role of sex/gender, racial minority status, and overdose prevention efforts. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors Advance online publication.

  2. *Hard, G. A., Jones, A. A., *Das, A., & Johnson, J. K. (2022). Medical marijuana laws (MMLs) and adolescent alcohol use initiation. Cannabis, 5(2),

  3. Davey-Rothwell, M., Owczarzak, J., Collins, K., Dolcini, M.M., Tobin, K., Mitchell, F., Jones, A.A., & Latkin, C. (2021). Lessons learned from implementing the shield intervention: A peer education intervention for people who use drugs. AIDS and Behavior, 1-10.

  4. * Das, A., Johnson, J., *Hard, G., & Jones, A.A. (2021). State medical marijuana laws and initiation of cigarettes among adolescents in the US, 1991-2015. Cannabis, 4(1), 60-68.

  5. Jones, A.A., Park, J.N., Allen S.A., Schneider, K.E, Weir, B.W., Hunt, D, Sherman, S. G. (2021). Racial differences in overdose training, naloxone possession, and naloxone administration among clients and non-clients of a syringe services program. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 129, 108412.

  6. Johnson J.K., Johnson R.M., Hodgkin D., Jones A.A., Kritikos A, Doonan S.M., Harris S.K. (2021). Medical marijuana laws (MMLs) and dispensary provisions not associated with higher odds of adolescent marijuana or heavy marijuana use: A 46 State Analysis, 1991-2015. Substance Abuse. https://doi:10.1080/08897077.2021.1900986     

  7. Joseph, V., Jones, A.A, Canidate, S., Mannes, Z., Lu, H., Ennis, N., Ibanez, G., Somboonwit, C., & Cook, R. (2020). Factors associated with current and severe pain among people living with HIV: results from a statewide sample. BMC Public Health, 20(1), 1424. 

  8. Dayton L, Gicquelais R, Tobin K, Davey-Rothwell M, Falade-Nwulia O, Kong X, Fingerhood M, Jones A. A., Latkin C. (2019). More than just access: Who obtains and who administers take-home naloxone in Baltimore, MD. PLOS One 14(11), e0224686.

  9. Jones, A. A., Schneider, K. E., Brighthaupt, S. C., Johnson, J. K., Linton, S. L., & Johnson, R. M. (2019). Heroin and nonmedical prescription opioid use among high school students in urban school districts. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 205, 107664.

  10. Brighthaupt, S.C., Schneider, K.E., Johnson, J.K., Jones, A.A., Johnson, R.M. (2019). Trends in Adolescent Heroin and Injection Drug Use in Nine Urban Centers in the U.S., 1999-2017. Journal of Adolescent Health, 65(2), 210-215.

  11. Jones, A. A., Gerke, T, Striley, C. W., Osborne, V, Whitehead, N, Cottler, L. B. (2019). A longitudinal analysis of the substance abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS (SAVA) syndemic among women in the criminal justice system. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 51(1), 58-67.

  12. Guttmanova, K, Jones, A. A., Johnson, J. K., Osterle, S., Johnson, R. M, Martins S.S. (2019). Using existing data to advance knowledge about adolescent and emerging adult marijuana use in the context of changes in marijuana policies. Prevention Science, 20(2), 291-299.

  13. Jones, A. A, Dyer, T. V., Das, A., Lasopa, S. O., Striley, C. W., & Cottler, L. B. (2018). Risky sexual behaviors, substance use, and perceptions of risky behaviors among criminal justice involved women who trade sex. Journal of Drug Issues, 49(1), 15-27.

  14. Jones, A. A., Gerke, T, Whitehead, N, Striley, C. W., Crecilius, R, Cottler, L. B. (2018). Order in the court? The association between substance use, exposure to violence, risky sexual behaviors & observed drug court behaviors among women involved in the criminal justice system. Journal of the National Medical Association. 111(2), 134-147

  15. Jones, A. A., O’Leary, C. C., Striley, C. W., Gerke, T., Crecelius, R., Sullivan, J., & Cottler, L. B. (2018). Substance use, victimization, HIV/AIDS risk, and recidivism among females in a therapeutic justice program. Journal of Substance Use, 23(4), 415-421.

  16. Jones, A. A., Webb, F. J., Lasopa, S. O., Striley, C. W., & Cottler, L. B. (2018). The association between religiosity and substance use patterns among women involved in the criminal justice system. Journal of Drug Issues, 48(3), 327-336.

  17. Johnson, J. K., Johnson, R. M., Hodgkin, D., Jones, A. A., Matteucci, A. M., & Harris, S. K. (2017). Heterogeneity of state medical marijuana laws and adolescent recent use of alcohol and marijuana: Analysis of 45 states, 1991–2011. Substance Abuse, 170, 1-8.

  18. Jones, A. A., Gerke, T., Striley, C. W., Whitehead, N., Osborne, V., & Cottler, L. B. (2017). One step at a time: A latent transitional analysis on changes in substance use, exposure to violence, and HIV/AIDS risk behaviors among female offenders. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(3), 471-485.

  19. Dyer, T.V., Khan, M.R., Sandoval, M., Acheampong, A., Regan, R., Bolyard, M., Mateu-Gelabert, P. & Friedman, S.R. (2017). Drug use and sexual HIV transmission risk among men who have sex with men and women (MSMW), men who have sex with men only (MSMO), and men who have sex with women only (MSWO) and the female partners of MSMW and MSWO: A network perspective. AIDS and Behavior, 21(12), 3590-3598.

  20. Jones, A. A., Striley, C. W., & Cottler, L. B. (2017). Prescription opioid use, illicit drug use, and sexually transmitted infections among participants from a community engagement program in North Central Florida. Journal of Substance Use, 22(1), 90-95.

  21. Acheampong, A, Lasopa, S., Striley, C. W., & Cottler, L. B. (2016). Gender differences in the association between religion/spirituality and simultaneous polysubstance use (SPU). Journal of Religion and Health, 55(5), 1574-1584.

  22. Penniman Dyer, T, Regan R, Khan M, Acheampong, A, Wang L, Ou S, Shoptaw S. (2015).  Psychosocial vulnerability and HIV-related sexual risk among Men who have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW) in the United States. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 44(2), 429-441.

Manuscripts Under Review


  1. Jones, A.A., Schneider, K.E., Falade-Nwulia O, Sterner G, Tobin K, Latkin, C.A. Social network Hepatitis C (HCV) characteristics, HCV stigma, and HCV care among women who inject drugs (WWID). 

  2. ‡Jones A.A, ‡Santos-Lozada A.R., Perez-Brumer, A., Latkin C, Shoptaw S, El-Bassel N. Fatal drug overdoses highest among older Black adults relative to young Black adults and older White adults in the United States, 2015-2019. 

  3. Jones, A.A., Schneider, K. E, Tobin, K., O’Sullivan D., Latkin, C.A. Daily opioid and stimulant co-use and non-fatal overdoses in the context of social disadvantage: Findings on women, homelessness, and sex work.

  4. Shearer, R.D, Jones, A.A, Howell, B.A, Segel, J, Winkelman, T.N.A. Associations between prescription misuse and illicit use of opioids and stimulants in the United States.

  5. Akande A., Riehman-Murphy C., Oji-Mmuo C., Sterner G.E, Chen Q., Jones A.A., Segel J.E., & Adam M.T. A scoping review of the opioid epidemic among U.S. immigrants: Implications for policy and treatment practices. 

  6. Shearer, R.D. Segel, J, Bodurtha, P, Howell, B.A, Jones A.A., Khatri, U.G, Teixeira da Silva, D, Vest, N, Winkelman, TNA. The state of the drug overdose crisis in the United States: Using multiple national data sources to describe trends in use, treatment, and mortality. 

  7. Segel J.E, Shearer R.D, Jones A.A., Khatri UG, Howell B, Crowley M, Sterner G, Vest N, Teixeira da Silva D, Winkelman T.N.A. Opioids and Psychostimulants: Understanding Regional Patterns of Overdose Deaths

  1. Vidot, D. C., Hlaing, W., Prado, G., Acheampong, A., & Messiah, S. (2017). Physical activity and marijuana use among United States adults: Results from the national health and nutrition examination surveys 2007–2012. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, (171), e207.

  2. Acheampong, A., Vidot, D. C, Striley, CW, Cottler, LB, (2015). Gender differences in polysubstance use among those who misuse prescription opioids. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 146, e1-e284.

  3. Vidot, D. C, Arheart, K. L, Prado, G., Hlaing, W. M, Acheampong, A, & Messiah, S. E. (2015). Current marijuana use and cardio metabolic disease risk in United States emerging adults, 2005–2010. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 146, e11.

  4. Vidot, D. C., Prado, G., Arheart, K., Hlaing, W., Acheampong, A., & Messiah, S. (2015). Combined and independent relationships between current marijuana and cigarette use and cardiometabolic disease risk among United States emerging adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys 2007–2012. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 156, e230-e231.

  5. Acheampong, A., Striley, C. W., Fakunle, D. O., & Cottler, L. (2015). Sex, drugs, and violence: An analysis of women in drug court. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 156, e2-e3.

  6. Acheampong, A., Okafor, C., & Scheidell, J. D. (2014). Regarding driving after drug and alcohol use among U.S. high school seniors. American Journal of Public Health, 104(4), e7-e7. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301839

 Additional Contributions in Peer-Reviewed Journals
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