Center Advisors, Treatment Development & Evaluation Core

Kathleen Burlew, PhD

Professor Emeritus, University of Cincinnati

Cultural Adaptation; HIV Risk Reduction; Community-Engaged Research


Kathleen Burlew, PhD
Professor Emeritus, University of Cincinnati

Selected Publications
  • Burlew K, McCuistian C, Szapocznik J. Racial/ethnic equity in substance use treatment research: The way forward. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2021 Aug 5;16(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s13722-021-00256-4. PMID: 34353373; PMCID: PMC8340520.
  • Burlew AK, McCuistian C, Lanaway D, Hatch-Maillette M, Shambley-Ebron D. One size does not fit all: A NIDA CTN inspired model for community engaged cultural adaptation. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 Mar;112S:28-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.02.006. PMID: 32220407.
  • Burlew AK, Peteet BJ, McCuistian C, Miller-Roenigk BD. Best practices for researching diverse groups. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2019;89(3):354-368. doi: 10.1037/ort0000350. PMID: 31070421.
  • Burlew, A.K., Shambley-Ebron, D., Lanaway, D., McCuistian, C., Sherman, L., & Steele. (2018). Community collaborative cultural adaptation: creating culturally appropriate behavioral interventions through university and community collaborations. Collaborations: A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice. 2018 May 23; 2(1).
  • Calsyn DA, Burlew AK, Hatch-Maillette MA, Beadnell B, Wright L, Wilson J. An HIV prevention intervention for ethnically diverse men in substance abuse treatment: Pilot study findings. Am J Public Health. 2013 May;103(5):896-902. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300970. PMID: 23488494; PMCID: PMC3698834.
  • Burlew AK, Copeland VC, Ahuama-Jonas C, Calsyn DA. Does cultural adaptation have a role in substance abuse treatment? Soc Work Public Health. 2013;28(3-4):440-60. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2013.774811. PMID: 23731430; PMCID: PMC4220306.
  • Calsyn DA, Burlew AK, Hatch-Maillette MA, Wilson J, Beadnell B, Wright L. Real men are safe-culturally adapted: Utilizing the Delphi process to revise real men are safe for an ethnically diverse group of men in substance abuse treatment. AIDS Educ Prev. 2012 Apr;24(2):117-31. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2012.24.2.117. PMID: 22468973; PMCID: PMC4247752.
  • Burlew K, Larios S, Suarez-Morales L, Holmes B, Venner K, Chavez R. Increasing ethnic minority participation in substance abuse clinical trials: lessons learned in the National Institute on Drug Abuse's Clinical Trials Network. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2011 Oct;17(4):345-56. doi: 10.1037/a0025668. PMID: 21988575; PMCID: PMC3427793.
  • Burlew AK, Weekes JC, Montgomery L, Feaster DJ, Robbins MS, Rosa CL, Ruglass LM, Venner KL, Wu LT. Conducting research with racial/ethnic minorities: methodological lessons from the NIDA Clinical Trials Network. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2011 Sep;37(5):324-32. doi: 10.3109/00952990.2011.596973. PMID: 21854274; PMCID: PMC3445256.
  • Burlew AK, Feaster D, Brecht ML, Hubbard R. Measurement and data analysis in research addressing health disparities in substance abuse. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2009 Jan;36(1):25-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2008.04.003. PMID: 18550320; PMCID: PMC4086746.