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Thomas Coates

Thomas Coates
Professor In-Residence

Departments

DepartmentsType of Faculty
EpidemiologyJoint Appointment
Contact Information
Phone: 
310.825-2440
Fax: 
310.825.3157

Box 957395
CHS 12-105
Los Angeles, California 90095-7395
MC: 739516

Areas of Interest: 

 HIV prevention in developing countries; policy approaches to HIV prevention studies currently underway in South Africa, Peru and China.



Dr. Coates joined the Division of Infectious Diseases as Professor in 2003. His areas of emphasis and expertise are HIV prevention, the relationship of prevention and treatment for HIV, and HIV policies. His domestic work has focused on men who have sex with men, and he is currently finishing a nationwide clinical trial of an experimental HIV preventive intervention focused on this population. He is also finishing domestic trials of post-exposure prophylaxis. He is directing a community-randomized clinical trial in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Thailand to determine the impact of strategies for destigmatizing HIV on HIV incidence community-wide. He is also leading a prevention clinical trial in South America as part of a 5-country effort. He is co-principal investigator of the NIAID funded HIV Prevention Trials Network, and is conducting policy research domestically and internationally. He was cited in Science in 2002 as the 4th highest funded scientist in the clinical, social, and behavioral sciences and was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2000.

 

Education: 
PhD., Counseling Psychology , Stanford University
BA., Philosophy, San Luis Rey College, CA
MA., Psychology, San Jose State University, CA
This faculty member is available to serve as: 
Doctoral Advisor
PhD Committee Member
MS Thesis Committee Member
MS Report Committee Member
Field Studies Advisor

Please check with the faculty member or their office about availability to serve during current academic period.

Selected Publications: 
Detterich Jon, Alexy Tamas, Rabai Miklos, Wenby Rosalinda, Dongelyan Ani, Coates Thomas, Wood John, Meiselman Herbert Low-shear red blood cell oxygen transport effectiveness is adversely affected by transfusion and further worsened by deoxygenation in sickle cell disease patients on chronic transfusion therapy.. Transfusion. 2012; .

Sullivan Patrick S, Carballo-Diéguez Alex, Coates Thomas, Goodreau Steven M, McGowan Ian, Sanders Eduard J, Smith Adrian, Goswami Prabuddhagopal, Sanchez Jorge Successes and challenges of HIV prevention in men who have sex with men.. Lancet. 2012; 380(9839): 388-99.

Curran Kathryn, Baeten Jared M, Coates Thomas J, Kurth Ann, Mugo Nelly R, Celum Connie HIV-1 prevention for HIV-1 serodiscordant couples.. Current HIV/AIDS reports. 2012; 9(2): 160-70.

Clark Jesse, Salvatierra Javier, Segura Eddy, Salazar Ximena, Konda Kelika, Perez-Brumer Amaya, Hall Eric, Klausner Jeffrey, Caceres Carlos, Coates Thomas Moderno Love: Sexual Role-Based Identities and HIV/STI Prevention Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Lima, Peru.. AIDS and behavior. 2012; 9(2): .

Roland Michelle E, Myer Landon, Martin Lorna J, Maw Anastasia, Batra Priya, Arend Elizabeth, Coates Thomas J, Denny Lynette A Preventing human immunodeficiency virus infection among sexual assault survivors in Cape Town, South Africa: an observational study.. AIDS and behavior. 2012; 16(4): 990-8.

Kwiatkowski Janet L, Kim Hae-Young, Thompson Alexis A, Quinn Charles T, Mueller Brigitta U, Odame Isaac, Giardina Patricia J, Vichinsky Elliott P, Boudreaux Jeanne M, Cohen Alan R, Porter John B, Coates Thomas, Olivieri Nancy F, Neufeld Ellis J, Neufeld Ellis J Chelation use and iron burden in North American and British thalassemia patients: a report from the Thalassemia Longitudinal Cohort.. Blood. 2012; 119(12): 2746-53.

Coates Thomas D Is it time to SWiTCH to composite primary endpoints?. Pediatric blood & cancer. 2011; 57(6): 906-7.

Noetzli Leila J, Panigrahy Ashok, Mittelman Steven D, Hyderi Aleya, Dongelyan Ani, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Pituitary iron and volume predict hypogonadism in transfusional iron overload.. American journal of hematology. 2011; 57(6): .

Noetzli Leila J, Mittelman Steven D, Watanabe Richard M, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Pancreatic iron and glucose dysregulation in thalassemia major.. American journal of hematology. 2011; 57(6): .

Sohn Eugene Y, Noetzli Leila J, Gera Aakanksha, Kato Roberta, Coates Thomas D, Harmatz Paul, Keens Thomas G, Wood John C Pulmonary function in thalassaemia major and its correlation with body iron stores.. British journal of haematology. 2011; 155(1): 102-5.

Detterich Jon, Noetzli Leila, Dorey Fred, Bar-Cohen Yaniv, Harmatz Paul, Coates Thomas, Wood John Electrocardiographic consequences of cardiac iron overload in thalassemia major.. American journal of hematology. 2011; 155(1): .

Sangkatumvong Suvimol, Khoo Michael C K, Kato Roberta, Detterich Jon A, Bush Adam, Keens Thomas G, Meiselman Herbert J, Wood John C, Coates Thomas D Peripheral vasoconstriction and abnormal parasympathetic response to sighs and transient hypoxia in sickle cell disease.. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 2011; 184(4): 474-81.

Young Sean D, Konda Kelika, Caceres Carlos, Galea Jerry, Sung-Jae Lee, Salazar Ximena, Coates Thomas Effect of a community popular opinion leader HIV/STI intervention on stigma in urban, coastal Peru.. AIDS and behavior. 2011; 15(5): 930-7.

Wood John C, Glynos Tara, Thompson Alexis, Giardina Patricia, Harmatz Paul, Kang Barinder P, Paley Carole, Coates Thomas D Relationship between labile plasma iron, liver iron concentration and cardiac response in a deferasirox monotherapy trial.. Haematologica. 2011; 96(7): 1055-8.

Wood John C, Mo Ashley, Gera Aakansha, Koh Montre, Coates Thomas, Gilsanz Vicente Quantitative computed tomography assessment of transfusional iron overload.. British journal of haematology. 2011; 153(6): 780-5.

Mindry Deborah, Maman Suzanne, Chirowodza Admire, Muravha Tshifhiwa, van Rooyen Heidi, Coates Thomas Looking to the future: South African men and women negotiating HIV risk and relationship intimacy.. Culture, health & sexuality. 2011; 13(5): 589-602.

Banerjee Joya, Klausner Jeffrey D, Halperin Daniel T, Wamai Richard, Schoen Edgar J, Moses Stephen, Morris Brian J, Bailis Stefan A, Venter Francois, Martinson Neil, Coates Thomas J, Gray Glenda, Bowa Kasonde Circumcision denialism unfounded and unscientific.. American journal of preventive medicine. 2011; 40(3): e11-2; author reply e13-4.

Parekh Chintan, Hofstra Thomas, Church Joseph A, Coates Thomas D Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in children with chronic granulomatous disease.. Pediatric blood & cancer. 2011; 56(3): 460-2.

Wolfson Julie A, Schrager Sheree M, Coates Thomas D, Kipke Michele D Sickle-cell disease in California: a population-based description of emergency department utilization.. Pediatric blood & cancer. 2011; 56(3): 413-9.

Berdoukas Vasilios, Farmaki Kallistheni, Wood John C, Coates Thomas Iron chelation in thalassemia: time to reconsider our comfort zones.. Expert review of hematology. 2011; 4(1): 17-26.

Noetzli Leila J, Carson Susan, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Revisiting the relationship between vitamin D deficiency, cardiac iron and cardiac function in thalassemia major.. European journal of haematology. 2011; 86(2): 176-7.

Noetzli Leila J, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Pancreatic iron loading in chronically transfused sickle cell disease is lower than in thalassaemia major.. British journal of haematology. 2011; 152(2): 229-33.

Coates Thomas D So what if blood is thicker than water?. Blood. 2011; 117(3): 745-6.

Young Sean D, Hlavka Zdenek, Modiba Precious, Gray Glenda, Van Rooyen Heidi, Richter Linda, Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas HIV-related stigma, social norms, and HIV testing in Soweto and Vulindlela, South Africa: National Institutes of Mental Health Project Accept (HPTN 043).. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2010; 55(5): 620-4.

Clark Jesse L, Segura Eddy R, Montano Silvia M, Leon Segundo R, Kochel Tadeusz, Salvatierra Hector J, Alcantara Jorge, Cáceres Carlos F, Coates Thomas J, Klausner Jeffrey D Routine laboratory screening for acute and recent HIV infection in Lima, Peru.. Sexually transmitted infections. 2010; 86(7): 545-7.

Berdoukas Vasilios, Carson Susan, Nord Anne, Dongelyan Ani, Gavin Stephen, Hofstra Thomas C, Wood John C, Coates Thomas Combining two orally active iron chelators for thalassemia.. Annals of hematology. 2010; 89(11): 1177-8.

Wood John C, Glynos Tara, Thompson Alexis, Giardina Patricia, Harmatz Paul, Kang Barinder P, Paley Carole, Coates Thomas D Follow-up report on the 2-year cardiac data from a deferasirox monotherapy trial.. American journal of hematology. 2010; 85(10): 818-9.

Gilliam Franklin D, Brooks Ronald A, Leibowitz Arleen A, Klosinski Lee E, Sawires Sharif, Szekeres Greg, Weston Mark, Coates Thomas J Framing male circumcision to promote its adoption in different settings.. AIDS and behavior. 2010; 14(5): 1207-11.

Brooks Ronald A, Etzel Mark, Klosinski Lee E, Leibowitz Arleen A, Sawires Sharif, Szekeres Greg, Weston Mark, Coates Thomas J Male circumcision and HIV prevention: looking to the future.. AIDS and behavior. 2010; 14(5): 1203-6.

Wood John C, Noetzl Leila, Hyderi Aleya, Joukar Mehrdad, Coates Thomas, Mittelman Steven Predicting pituitary iron and endocrine dysfunction.. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2010; 1202(10): 123-8.

Wood John C, Kang Barinder P, Thompson Alexis, Giardina Patricia, Harmatz Paul, Glynos Tara, Paley Carole, Coates Thomas D The effect of deferasirox on cardiac iron in thalassemia major: impact of total body iron stores.. Blood. 2010; 116(4): 537-43.

Sangkatumvong Suvimol, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C, Meiselman Herbert J, Kato Roberta, Detterich Jon A, Bush Adam, Khoo Michael C K Time-varying analysis of autonomic control in response to spontaneous sighs in sickle cell anemia.. Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference. 2010; 2010(2): 1626-9.

Hendriksen Ellen Setsuko, Hlubinka Daniel, Chariyalertsak Suwat, Chingono Alfred, Gray Glenda, Mbwambo Jessie, Richter Linda, Kulich Michal, Coates Thomas J Keep talking about it: HIV/AIDS-related communication and prior HIV testing in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Thailand.. AIDS and behavior. 2009; 13(6): 1213-21.

Singer Sylvia Titi, Kim Hae-Young, Olivieri Nancy F, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Coates Thomas D, Carson Susan, Neufeld Ellis, Cunningham Melody J, Giardina Patricia J, Mueller Brigitta U, Quinn Charles T, Fung Ellen, Vichinsky Elliott, Vichinsky Elliott Hemoglobin H-constant spring in North America: an alpha thalassemia with frequent complications.. American journal of hematology. 2009; 84(11): 759-61.

Noetzli Leila J, Papudesi Jhansi, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Pancreatic iron loading predicts cardiac iron loading in thalassemia major.. Blood. 2009; 114(19): 4021-6.

Clark Jesse L, Lescano Andres G, Konda Kelika A, Leon Segundo R, Jones Franca R, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Caceres Carlos F, Caceres Carlos F Syndromic management and STI control in urban Peru.. PloS one. 2009; 4(9): e7201.

Ghugre Nilesh R, Gonzalez-Gomez Ignacio, Butensky Ellen, Noetzli Leila, Fischer Roland, Williams Roger, Harmatz Paul, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Patterns of hepatic iron distribution in patients with chronically transfused thalassemia and sickle cell disease.. American journal of hematology. 2009; 84(8): 480-3.

Mimiaga Matthew J, Noonan Elizabeth, Donnell Deborah, Safren Steven A, Koenen Karestan C, Gortmaker Steven, O'Cleirigh Conall, Chesney Margaret A, Coates Thomas J, Koblin Beryl A, Mayer Kenneth H Childhood sexual abuse is highly associated with HIV risk-taking behavior and infection among MSM in the EXPLORE Study.. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2009; 51(3): 340-8.

Baeten Jared M, Celum Connie, Coates Thomas J Male circumcision and HIV risks and benefits for women.. Lancet. 2009; 374(9685): 182-4.

Peacock Dean, Stemple Lara, Sawires Sharif, Coates Thomas J Men, HIV/AIDS, and human rights.. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2009; 51 Suppl 3(7): S119-25.

Claster Susan, Wood John C, Noetzli Leila, Carson Susan M, Hofstra Thomas C, Khanna Rachna, Coates Thomas D Nutritional deficiencies in iron overloaded patients with hemoglobinopathies.. American journal of hematology. 2009; 84(6): 344-8.

Wang Debin, Operario Don, Hong Qian, Zhang Hongbo, Coates Thomas J Intervention to train physicians in rural China on HIV/STI knowledge and risk reduction counseling: preliminary findings.. AIDS care. 2009; 21(4): 468-72.

Brewer Casey J, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Spleen R2 and R2* in iron-overloaded patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia major.. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 2009; 29(2): 357-64.

Wong Lauren H, Rooyen Heidi Van, Modiba Precious, Richter Linda, Gray Glenda, McIntyre James A, Schetter Christine Dunkel, Coates Thomas Test and tell: correlates and consequences of testing and disclosure of HIV status in South Africa (HPTN 043 Project Accept).. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2009; 50(2): 215-22.

Leon Segundo R, Konda Kelika A, Bernstein Kyle T, Pajuelo Jose B, Rosasco Ana M, Caceres Carlos F, Coates Thomas J, Klausner Jeffrey D Trichomonas vaginalis infection and associated risk factors in a socially-marginalized female population in coastal Peru.. Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology. 2009; 2009(2): 752437.

Noetzli Leila J, Carson Susan M, Nord Anne S, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Longitudinal analysis of heart and liver iron in thalassemia major.. Blood. 2008; 112(7): 2973-8.

Schein Aaron, Enriquez Cathleen, Coates Thomas D, Wood John C Magnetic resonance detection of kidney iron deposition in sickle cell disease: a marker of chronic hemolysis.. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 2008; 28(3): 698-704.

Coates Thomas J, Richter Linda, Caceres Carlos Behavioural strategies to reduce HIV transmission: how to make them work better.. Lancet. 2008; 372(9639): 669-84.

Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas J, Ehrhardt Anke A Leadership development and HIV/AIDS.. AIDS (London, England). 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S19-26.

Collins Chris, Coates Thomas J, Curran James Moving beyond the alphabet soup of HIV prevention.. AIDS (London, England). 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S5-8.

Hanson Brent W, Wodak Alex, Fiamma Agnès, Coates Thomas J Refocusing and prioritizing HIV programmes in conflict and post-conflict settings: funding recommendations.. AIDS (London, England). 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S95-103.

Mahajan Anish P, Sayles Jennifer N, Patel Vishal A, Remien Robert H, Sawires Sharif R, Ortiz Daniel J, Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas J Stigma in the HIV/AIDS epidemic: a review of the literature and recommendations for the way forward.. AIDS (London, England). 2008; 22 Suppl 2(9639): S67-79.

Clark Jesse L, Espinosa Benjamin, Leon Segundo R, Hall Eric R, Salvatierra Hector J, Cáceres Carlos F, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J Absence of lymphogranuloma venereum infection among high-risk men who have sex with men in Lima, Peru.. International journal of STD & AIDS. 2008; 19(6): 427-8.

Wood John C, Origa Raffaella, Agus Annalisa, Matta Gildo, Coates Thomas D, Galanello Renzo Onset of cardiac iron loading in pediatric patients with thalassemia major.. Haematologica. 2008; 93(6): 917-20.

Wood John C, Claster Susan, Carson Susan, Menteer J D, Hofstra Thomas, Khanna Rachna, Coates Thomas Vitamin D deficiency, cardiac iron and cardiac function in thalassaemia major.. British journal of haematology. 2008; 141(6): 891-4.

Konda Kelika Anne, Lescano Andres G, Leontsini Elli, Fernandez Percy, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Cáceres Carlos F, Cáceres Carlos F High rates of sex with men among high-risk, heterosexually-identified men in low-income, coastal Peru.. AIDS and behavior. 2008; 12(3): 483-91.

Coates Thomas J What is to be done?. AIDS (London, England). 2008; 22(9): 1079-80.

Clark Jesse L, Konda Kelika A, Munayco Cesar V, Pún Monica, Lescano Andres G, Leon Segundo R, Pajuelo Jose, Suarez-Ognio Luis, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Cáceres Carlos F Prevalence of HIV, herpes simplex virus-2, and syphilis in male sex partners of pregnant women in Peru.. BMC public health. 2008; 8(4): 65.

Sangkatumvong Suvimol, Khoo Michael C K, Coates Thomas D Abnormal cardiac autonomic control in sickle cell disease following transient hypoxia.. Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference. 2008; 2008(3): 1996-9.

Li Walter, Coates Thomas, Wood John C Atrial dysfunction as a marker of iron cardiotoxicity in thalassemia major.. Haematologica. 2008; 93(2): 311-2.

Jacob Eufemia, Hockenberry Marilyn, Mueller Brigitta U, Coates Thomas D, Zeltzer Lonnie Analgesic Response to Morphine in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: A Pilot Study.. Journal of pain management. 2008; 2(1): 179-190.

Siedner Mark J, Pandori Mark, Leon Segundo R, Barry Pennan M, Espinosa Benjamin J, Hall Eric R, Coates Thomas J, Klausner Jeffrey D, Klausner Jeffrey D Detection of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in urogenital specimens with the use of real-time polymerase chain reaction.. International journal of STD & AIDS. 2008; 19(1): 69-71.

Clark Jesse L, Caceres Carlos F, Lescano Andres G, Konda Kelika A, Leon Segundo R, Jones Franca R, Kegeles Susan M, Klausner Jeffrey D, Coates Thomas J, Coates Thomas J Prevalence of same-sex sexual behavior and associated characteristics among low-income urban males in Peru.. PloS one. 2007; 2(8): e778.

Coates Thomas J, Fiamma Agnes, Szekeres Greg, Dworkin Shari, Remien Robert H, Hanson Brent W, Rudatsikira Jean-Baptiste Business' role in exercising leadership, promoting equity, embracing accountability, and developing partnerships.. AIDS (London, England). 2007; 21 Suppl 3(8): S3-9.

Hendriksen Ellen Setsuko, Pettifor Audrey, Lee Sung-Jae, Coates Thomas J, Rees Helen V Predictors of condom use among young adults in South Africa: the Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit National Youth Survey.. American journal of public health. 2007; 97(7): 1241-8.