Epidemiologist & Health Services Researcher


Drug policy

Shover C, Davis C, Gordon S, Humphreys K. Association between medical cannabis laws and opioid overdose mortality has reversed over time. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2019 Jun 10.

Shover C, Humphreys K. Six policy lessons relevant to cannabis legalization. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 2019 Mar 14. doi1080/00952990.2019.1569669. [Epub ahead of print]

Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services

Shover C, Humphreys K. Predictors of availability of long-acting medication for opioid use disorder. Drug Alcohol Depend. In press. 

Caputi T, Shover C, Watson R. Physical and Sexual Violence among U.S. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Questioning Adolescents, 2015-2017. JAMA Pediatr. In press.

Shover C, Abraham A, D’Aunno T, Friedmann P, Humphreys K. The relationship of Medicaid expansion to psychiatric comorbidity care within substance use disorder treatment programs. J Subs Abuse Treat. 2019 Jul 29.

Lee JG, DeMarco ME, Beymer MR, Shover C, Bolan RK. Tobacco-free policies and tobacco cessation systems at health centers serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clients. LGBT Health. 2018;5(4):264-269. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2017.0208. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Shover C, Javanbahkt M, Shoptaw S, Lee S-J, Bolan R, Cunningham N, Beymer M, DeVost M, Gorbach P. Mind the Gaps: Prescription coverage and HIV incidence among patients receiving pre-exposure prophylaxis from a large federally qualified health center in Los Angeles, California. AIDS and Behavior.  2019 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Shover C, Javanbahkt M, Shoptaw S, Lee S-J, Bolan R, Parsons J, Rendina J, Gorbach P.  HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis initiation at a large community clinic: Differences between eligibility, awareness, and uptake. American Journal of Public Health. 2018 Aug 23:e1-e10. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304623. [Epub ahead of print]

Beymer M, DeVost M, Weiss R, Dierst-Davies R, Shover C, Benasians C, Talan A, Flynn R, Krysiak R, McLaughlin K, Bolan R. Does HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Use Lead to a Higher Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections? A Case-Crossover Study of Men Who Have Sex with Men in Los Angeles, California.Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2018 Sep;94(6):457-462. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2017-053377. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

Infectious Disease (Hepatitis, HIV, and Sexually Transmitted Infections)

Maitino E, Shafir S, Beymer M, Shover C, Cunningham N, Flynn R, Bolan R. Age at First HIV Test for MSM at a Community Health Clinic in Los Angeles. AIDS Care. In press.

Shackett B, Blanco J, Hightow-Weidman L, Mgodi N, Alcami J, Buchbinder S,…, Shover C, et al. HIVR4P 2018: From Research to Impact Conference Summary and Highlights. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 2019 May 29. [Epub ahead of print].

Shover C, DeVost M, Beymer M, Flynn R, Gorbach P, Bolan R.  Using sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) to monitor disparities in HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and viral hepatitis. American Journal of Public Health. 2018 Nov 01: S277-S283. 

Gorbach, P, Javanbakht M, Shover C, Bolan R, Ragsdale A, Shoptaw S. Associations Between Cannabis Use, Sexual Behavior, and STIs/HIV In a Cohort of Young Men Who Have Sex with Men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2018 Oct. 01 doi:10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000919. [Epub ahead of print]

DeVost M, Beymer M, Weiss R, Shover C, Bolan R. App-Based Sexual Partner Seeking and Sexually Transmitted Infection Outcomes: A Cross-Sectional Study of HIV-negative MSM Attending an STI Clinic in Los Angeles, California. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2018 Jun;45(6):394-399. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000770.

Shover C, Beymer M, Unger E, Javanbahkt M, Bolan R.  Accuracy of Presumptive Gonorrhea Treatment for Gay and Bisexual Men: Results from a Large Sexual Health Clinic in Los Angeles, CaliforniaLGBT Health. 2018;5(2):139-144. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2017.0115. Epub 2018 Mar 01.

Beymer M, Harawa N, Weiss R, Shover C, Toynes B, Meanley S, Bolan R. Are partner race and intimate partner violence associated with incident and newly diagnosed HIV infection in African-American men who have sex with men? Journal of Urban Health. 2017 Jun 14. doi: 10.1007/s11524-017-0169-7.

Cunningham N, Beymer M, Javanbahkt, M, Shover C, Bolan R. Concordance between self-reported STI history and biomedical results among men who have sex with men in Los Angeles, California. Sexually Transmitted Infections Nov 2017;93:514-519.