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									                                     Curriculum Vitae
                                      ENBAL SHACHAM

1. ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER

      a. OFFICE:
      Washington University in St. Louis
      Campus Box 1009
      700 Rosedale Avenue
      St. Louis, Missouri 63112
      Phone: (314)935-3705 Fax: (314)935-3757
      Email: eshacham@wustl.edu


2. PRESENT POSITION
      Research Assistant Professor
      The Brown School of Social Work
      Washington University in St. Louis, MO

3. EDUCATION
                                   YEAR         DEGREE   MAJOR
a. Undergraduate:
Rutgers University                 1996         B.A.     Psychology
New Brunswick, New Jersey
b. Graduate:
University of Georgia              2000         M.Ed.    Health Promotion and
Athens, Georgia                                          Behavior
c. Postgraduate:
Indiana University                 2006         Ph.D.    Health Behavior
Bloomington, Indiana
(Chair: Michael Reece, PhD, MPH)
d. Graduate:
Washington University
School of Medicine                 2008         MPE      Psychiatric Epidemiology
St. Louis, Missouri
Enbal Shacham                                                                                 2

4. ACADEMIC POSITIONS/PUBLIC HEALTH EMPLOYMENT

              Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
July 2009-    Research Assistant Professor
present       The Brown School of Social Work
              Institute for Public Health Scholar

              Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
July 2008-    Research Instructor
June 2009     KL2 Career Development Award: “HIV infection: The role of psychiatric disorders,
              high risk behaviors, and neighborhood conditions”
              Institute of Clinical and Translational Research (KL2RR024994)

              Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
2006-2008     Post-Doctoral Fellow
              NIDA-funded (T32 DA07313, PI: Linda Cottler, PhD, MPH)

              Moi University Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya
2005-2006     Project Coordinator. Psychological distress symptoms of individuals living with HIV
              in western Kenya (PI: Michael Reece, PhD, MPH)

             Sexual Health Research Working Group
August 2003- Study Co-Investigator: Role of adult businesses in sexually transmitted infections
May 2006     within a community (PI: Michael Reece, PhD, MPH)

              Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
2003-2006     Associate Instructor

             Community-Academic Partnership with Positive Impact, Inc.
August 2003- Data Manager/Research Assistant: Georgia Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Mental
May 2006     Health Project, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (PI: Michael
             Reece, PhD, MPH)

              Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
2002- 2003    Health Communication Specialist

              AID Atlanta, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
2000- 2002    Education and Volunteer Services Manager

              University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
1998- 2000    Teaching Associate

5. RESEARCH SUPPORT

2009-2011     Cancer Communication Developmental Research Program, “Measuring the
              Information Environment: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Validation”( 2P50
              CA095815, PI: Matthew Kreuter, PhD)
Enbal Shacham                                                                                  3

July 2008    KL2 Career Development Award, Institute of Clinical and Translational Research
             Washington University School of Medicine “HIV infection: The role of psychiatric
             disorders, high risk behaviors, and neighborhood conditions (KL2RR024994, PI:
             Kenneth S Polonsky, MD)

2008         NIH Health Disparities Loan Repayment Program, National Center on Minority
             Health and Health Disparities
             Grant recipient

2005-2006    William L. Yarber Sexual Health Fellow, Indiana University, School of Health,
             Physical Education, and Recreation, Department of Applied Health Science, $8000

2005         Indiana University, University Graduate School, Research Grant-in-Aid,
             Psychological Distress Symptoms of Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS in Western
             Kenya, $1000

2005         Indiana University, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Research
             Grant-in-Aid, Psychological Distress Symptoms of Individuals living with HIV/AIDS
             in Western Kenya. $400

2005         Indiana University, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Travel
             Grant-in-Aid, Annual American Public Health Association Meeting. $200

2005-2006    Indiana University, University Fellowship, School of Health, Physical Education, and
             Recreation. $1500

2004         Indiana University, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Travel
             Grant-in-Aid, Annual American Public Health Association Meeting. $200

2004         Indiana University, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Travel
             Grant-in-Aid, The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting. $200

6. PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Fall 2008  Institute of Public Health, The Brown School of Social Work,
           Washington University
           Affiliated Scholar

2008- Present Indiana University-Moi University Social Science Research Network,
              Affiliated Scholar

             Invited speaker
Fall 2008    “Measuring Mental Health in East Africa,”
             Department of African Studies, Indiana University

             “HIV-Related Stigma Among HIV Service Providers and Nurses In The United
             States.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care,
             Tucson, Arizona.
Enbal Shacham                                                                               4



              American Public Health Association
Fall 2008-    HIV Section Program Co-Chair
present
              Master of Public Health Thesis Committee Member, Indiana University
Spring 2008    Perceived HIV/AIDS-related stigma and psychological distress among people
              living with HIV/AIDS in western Kenya

              Master of Public Health Thesis Committee Member, Indiana University
Spring 2008   Perceived HIV/AIDS-related stigma and psychological distress among people living
              with HIV/AIDS in western Kenya

              amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research
Spring 2008   Grant reviewer

              AIDS Patient Care & STDS
2007- present Peer Reviewer

             American Psychopathological Association
Spring 2007- Member
2008
             Ad-hoc Reviewer
2006-2008    Addiction

              Honor’s Thesis Committee Member, Indiana University
Spring 2006   “Role of psychological distress in HIV testing”

            Psychosocial Support Facilitators Training
Summer 2005 Moi University Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya

             Journal of the National Medical Association
2005-present Peer reviewer

              Sexual Health Working Group
2003          Focus Group Facilitator Trainer

              American Public Health Association
2000- present Member and abstract reviewer for HIV/AIDS Section, Public Health Education and
              Health Promotion Section, Community Based Public Health Caucus

7. HONORS AND AWARDS

2008          NIH Summit: The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities
              Travel grant recipient

2008          amFAR, Foundation of AIDS Research
              Grant reviewer
Enbal Shacham                                                                                 5



2008          First Biennial Responsible Conduct of Research Education, Instruction and
              Training Conference
              Attendance scholarship

2008          National Institute on Drug Abuse
              Director’s Travel Award to attend the College on Problems of Drug Dependence

2000          University of Georgia
              Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

8. BIBLIOGRAPHY

a. Peer-reviewed

   1.   Shacham E, Hoffer L, Overton ET. (under review, 2009) “Perceptions of alcohol risk
        among HIV-infected sample.”

   2. Shacham E, Abgegy A, Onen N, Stamm, K, Overton ET (under review, 2009) Alcohol Use
      in the HIV Clinic: How Much is too Much?

   3. Shacham E, Nurutdinova D, Onen N, Stamm, K, Overton ET. (under review, 2009) “The
      interplay of sociodemographic factors on medication adherence and virologic suppression
      among an outpatient HIV clinic population.”

   4. Onen N, Shacham E, Stamm K, Overton ET (2009) Comparisons of Sexual Behaviors and
      Incident STDs Among Older and Younger Individuals with HIV Infection. AIDS Care, In
      press.

   5. Basta T, Shacham E, Reece, M. (2009) Differences in psychological distress among
      individuals with HIV in rural and urban areas. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. In press.

   6. Shacham E, Cottler L. (2009). Sexual Risk Behaviors: Prevalence and Reliability. Archives
      of Sexual Behavior. In press.

   7. Shacham E, Nurutdinova D, Satyanarayana V, Stamm K, Overton, ET. (2009) Routine
      Screening for Depression: Identifying a Challenge for Successful HIV Care. AIDS Patient
      Care and STDs. In press.

   8. Shacham E, Reece M, Ong’Or O, Omollo O, Basta T. (2009). A cross-cultural comparison
      of psychological distress among individuals living with HIV in Atlanta, Georgia and Eldoret,
      Kenya. Journal of International Physicians in AIDS Care. In press.

   9. Shacham E, Stamm K, Overton, ET. (2009). Can you hear me now? Limited use of
      technology among an urban HIV-infected cohort. AIDS Care. 21(8)1000-1006.
Enbal Shacham                                                                                   6

   10. Shacham E, Basta T, Reece M. (2009). The relationship of sexual risk factors and
       psychological distress among HIV-infected individuals at a mental health clinic. Journal of
       International Physicians in AIDS Care. 8(2)93-99.

   11. Monahan PO, Shacham E, Reece M, Kroenke, K, Yebei V, Ong’Or O, Omollo O, Ojwang
       C. (2009).The validity and reliability of the PHQ-9 for measuring depression among
       Kenyans living with HIV. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2009; 24(2)189-197.

   12. Basta T, Shacham E, Reece M. (2008). Psychological distress and engagement in HIV-
       related services among individuals seeking mental health care. AIDS Care. 2008; 8:969-976.

   13. Shacham E, Basta T, Reece M. (2008). Psychological distress symptoms presented by
       African Americans seeking HIV-related mental health care. AIDS Patient Care and STDs.
       2008; 22(5) 413-421.

   14. Shacham E, Reece M, Monahan P, Ong’Or O, Omollo O, Ojwang C. Characteristics of
       individuals seeking psychosocial support group care in western Kenya. AIDS Patient Care
       and STDs. 2008:22(7) 595-601.

   15. Overton ET, Shacham E, Singhatiraj E, Nurutdinova D. Incidence of STIs among HIV-
       infected women on depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. Contraception. 2008; 78:125-130.

   16. Basta T, Reece M, Shacham E. Psychological distress patterns of Latinos self-enrolling for
       HIV-related mental health care. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services. In press.

   17. Shacham E, Reece M, Monahan P, Yebei V, Ong’Or O, Omollo O, Ojwang C. Measuring
       psychological distress symptoms in individuals living with HIV in western Kenya. Journal
       of Mental Health. In press.

   18. Reece M, Shacham E, Monahan PO, Yebei V, Omollo O, Ong’or WO, Ojwang C.
       Psychological distress symptoms presented by individuals seeking HIV-related psychosocial
       support in western Kenya. AIDS Care. 2007;19:10,1194-1200.

   19. Reece, M., McBride, K., Shacham, E. & Williams, B. Therapist’s expectations of
       psychotherapy duration for individuals living with HIV. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social
       Services. 2005;4(1):71-89.

b. Invited submissions

   1. Reece, M., Herbenick, D., Shacham, E., & Sherwood-Puzzello, C. (2005). The U.S. adult
      retail industry: A viable partner for HIV and STD prevention? Health Education
      Monograph. 2005;22(3), 29-35.

9. REFERRED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

1. Reece, M. & Shacham, E. (2000) Maintenance of low-risk sexual behaviors among people living
with HIV. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
Enbal Shacham                                                                                     7



2. Shacham, E. (2001) Assessment of Youth Outreach HIV/STD Prevention Programs. US Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

3. Shacham, E. (2001) Challenges of Youth Outreach Prevention Programs.
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

4. Shacham, E. (2002) CDC’s Youth Media Campaign’s Formative Research Findings.
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

5. Shacham, E., Reece, M., & Plate, P. (2003) Collaborative relationships between Community
Based Organizations and Academic Institutions. American Public Health Association Annual
Meeting, San Francisco, California.

6. Reece, M., Herbenick, D., & Shacham, E. (2004) Advancing sexual health in the United States:
Exploring the roles of the adult retail industry. Presented at the International Academy of Sex
Research Annual Meeting, Helsinki, Finland.

7. Shacham, E., Reece, M., & Basta, T.(2004) Patterns of HIV disclosure among African-Americans
enrolled in a disclosure notification education program. American Public Health Association Annual
Meeting, Washington, D.C.

8. Reece, M., Shacham, E., Basta, T., & Plate, P. (2004) A retrospective analysis of psychological
distress symptoms presented by clients self-enrolling into HIV-related mental health care over a ten
year period. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

9. Basta, T., Reece, M., Shacham, E., & Plate, P. (2004) Psychological distress patterns of Latinos
accessing HIV-related mental health care. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting,
Washington, D.C.

10. Tanner, A., Reece, M., Shacham, E., & Dodge, B. (2004) Characteristics of masturbation among
young adults: implications for sexual health. The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.

11. Shacham, E., Reece, M., Herbenick, D. & Lieb, A. (2004) Adult retail store management
readiness to contribute to community sexual health. The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.

12. Basta., T., Reece, M., & Shacham, E., (2005) Psychological distress patterns among Latinos:
Implications for providers. The Rural Conference on HIV/AIDS Prevention Biannual Meeting,
Bloomington, Indiana.

13. Shacham, E., Reece, M., & Basta., T (2005) Psychological distress symptoms of individuals
presenting at an urban mental health HIV clinic. The Rural Conference on HIV/AIDS Prevention
Biannual Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana.
Enbal Shacham                                                                                     8

14. Mcbride, K., Reece, M., Basta, T., & Shacham, E. (2005) Sexual Compulsivity: At the
intersection of public health and mental health. Indiana Public Health Association Annual Meeting,
Bloomington, Indiana.

15. Shacham, E., Shim, J., & Paul, B. (2005) Effects of pornography on attitudes and sexual
behaviors. Indiana Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana.

16. Shacham, E. & Paul, B. (2005) The secondary effects of adult entertainment venues: An issue
for public health?” Indiana Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana.

17. McBride, K., Reece, M., Shacham, E., & Basta, T. (2005) Sexual compulsivity, psychological
distress, and HIV risk behavior: Implications for prevention and care in a mental health setting.
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

18. McBride, K., Reece, M., & Shacham, E. (2005) HIV-Related Mental Health Care for Ethnic
Minority Populations: Expectations of Psychotherapy Duration. American Public Health Association
Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

19. Shacham, E., Reece, M., & Basta, T. (2005) Psychological distress and perceived barriers to
care among individuals living with HIV. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

20. Shacham, E. & Paul, B. (2005) Public health impact of adult businesses. American Public
Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

21. Omollo, O., Ong’or, O., Objeng, C., Reece, M., Shacham, E., Yebei, V., & Monahan, P. (2006)
Social, medical, and psychological characteristics of those seeking psychosocial support following
HIV diagnosis in western Kenya. Annual Meeting of the Kenya Medical Association, Eldoret,
Kenya.

22. Ong’or, O., Omollo, O., Objeng, C., Reece, M., Shacham, E., Yebei, V., & Monahan, P. (2006)
Psychological distress among individuals seeking HIV-related treatment and psychosocial support in
western Kenya. Annual Meeting of the Kenya Medical Association, Eldoret, Kenya.

23. Reece, M., Basta, T., Shacham, E., & Plate, P. (2006) Trends in HIV-related mental health care
seeking over a 12-year period in the United States. NIMH Annual International Research
Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Juan, Puerto
Rico.

24. Shacham, E., Reece, M., Monahan, P., Yebei, Y.N., Omollo, O., & Ong’or, O. (2006)
Depressive symptomatology among individuals seeking HIV-related psychosocial support in
Western Kenya. NIMH Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in
Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

25. Basta, T., Reece, M., & Shacham, E. (2006) Engaging families to support the HIV-related
mental health needs of Latinos. NIMH Annual International Research Conference on the Role of
Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Enbal Shacham                                                                                   9



26. Shacham, E., Reece, M., Monahan, P., Yebei, Y.N., Owino Ong'or, W.D., Omollo, O., &
Ojwang, C. (2006) Characteristics of psychosocial support seeking following HIV diagnosis in
western Kenya. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

27. Shacham, E., Reece, M., Monahan, P., Yebei, Y.N., Omollo, O., & Owino Ong'or, W.D. (2006)
Testing the validity and reliability of psychological distress symptom scales in a Kenyan context.
Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

28. Reece, M., Shacham, E., Monahan, P., Yebei, Y.N., Omollo, O., Owino Ong'or, W.D., &
Ojwang, C. (2006) Psychological distress among individuals seeking HIV-related treatment in
western Kenya. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

29. Alexander, A., Basta, T., Shacham, E., & Reece, M. (2006) Intensity of engagement with the
HIV care infrastructure among individuals seeking HIV-related mental health care. Annual Meeting
of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

30. Basta, T., Reece, M., & Shacham, E. (2007) Psychological distress among African-Americans:
Implications for providers. National Conference on HIV/STD Prevention in Rural Communities,
Bloomington, Indiana.

31. Shacham, E. & Cottler, L. (2007) Sexual risk factors: How reliable are they? Addiction,
Infectious Disease and Public Health Conference, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of
Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.

32. Shacham, E., Reece, M., Monahan, P. & Basta, T. (2007). A cross-cultural comparison of
psychological distress among individuals with HIV/AIDS. Annual American Public Health
Association Meeting, Washington, D.C.

33. Basta, T., Reece, M., & Shacham, E. (2007). Symptoms of psychological distress among
African-Americans accessing HIV-related mental health services. Annual American Public Health
Association Meeting, Washington, D.C.

34. Rao, S.B., Overton, E.T.., Shacham, E., Reno, H., & Nurutdinova, D. (2007). Are we adequately
addressing STD/HIV risk in the primary care setting? Annual Infectious Disease Society of
America, San Diego, California.

35. Shacham, E. & Cottler, L. (2008) Sexual risk factors: Rates and reliability. College on Problems
of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

36. Shacham, E. & Overton, E.T. (2008) Barriers to technology-based interventions among HIV-
infected individuals. International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.

37. Shacham E, Overton ET. (2008) Perceptions of risks of alcohol use among an HIV-infected
cohort. Clinical Research Training Center Career Development Seminar Series, Washington
University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
Enbal Shacham                                                                                     10

38. Basta T, Shacham E, Reece, M. (2008). A comparison of psychological distress symptoms
among rural and urban individuals living with HIV. Annual Meeting of American Public Health
Association, San Diego, California.

39. Reece M, Alexander A, Shacham E, Basta T. (2008). Trends in HIV-related psychological
distress and care seeking over 10 year period. Annual Meeting of American Public Health
Association, San Diego, California.

40. Shacham E, Basta T, Reece M. (2008). Sexual risk factors among HIV-infected individuals
presenting at a mental health clinic. Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association, San
Diego, California.

41. Alexander A, Shacham E, Basta T, Reece M. (2008). Psychological distress in HIV-affected
persons self-enrolling in HIV-related mental health care. Annual Meeting of American Public Health
Association, San Diego, California.

42. Basta T, Shacham E, Reece M. (2008). A comparison of psychological distress symptoms
among rural and urban individuals living with HIV. Annual Meeting of American Public Health
Association, San Diego, California.

43. Shacham E, Stamm K, Overton ET. (2008). Predictors of self-reported medication adherence
among an outpatient HIV clinic population. NIH Summit - The Science of Eliminating Health
Disparities, Washington, DC.

44. Shacham E, Stamm K, Overton ET. (2009) The interplay of sociodemographic factors on
medication adherence and virologic suppression among an outpatient HIV clinic population.
International Conference on HIV Treatment Adherence, Miami, Florida.

								
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