Irene Gaw Sia, MD

  • 1849 Citations
  • 20 Scopus h-Index
19982019

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Research Output

  • 1849 Citations
  • 20 Scopus h-Index
  • 49 Article
2019

Identifying Opportunities to Promote Physical Activity in a Diverse Low-Income Population: A Mixed-Method Study at a Boys & Girls Club Site

Biggs, B. K., Tolleson, E., Millerbernd, J., Bronars, C., Meiers, S. J., Slowiak, K., Olson, M., Lebow, J., Ridgeway, J. L., Patten, C. A., Clark, M. M., Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Child and Youth Care Forum.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainability of a Tuberculosis Screening Program at an Adult Education Center Through Community-Based Participatory Research

Wieland, M. L., Nigon, J. A., Weis, J. A., Espinda-Brandt, L., Beck, D. & Sia, I. G., Nov 1 2019, In : Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP. 25, 6, p. 602-605 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The development of a collaborative self-evaluation process for community-based participatory research partnerships using the community-based participatory research conceptual model and other adaptable tools

Reese, A. L., Hanza, M. M., Abbenyi, A., Formea, C., Meiers, S. J., Nigon, J. A., Osman, A., Goodson, M., Njeru, J. W., Boursaw, B., Dickson, E., Wieland, M. L., Sia, I. G. & Wallerstein, N., Sep 1 2019, In : Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 13, 3, p. 225-235 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Comparison of the QuantiFERON-TB gold plus and QuantiFERON-TB gold in-tube interferon gamma release assays in patients at risk for tuberculosis and in health care workers

Theel, E. S., Hilgart, H., Breen-Lyles, M., McCoy, K., Flury, R., Breeher, L. E., Wilson, J., Sia, I. G., Whitaker, J. A., Clain, J., Aksamit, T. & Escalantec, P., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 56, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Healthy Immigrant Families: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Family-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention

Wieland, M. L., Hanza, M. M. M., Weis, J. A., Meiers, S. J., Patten, C. A., Clark, M. M., Sloan, J. A., Novotny, P. J., Njeru, J. W., Abbenyi, A., Levine, J. A., Goodson, M., Capetillo, G. D. P., Osman, A., Hared, A., Nigon, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Feb 1 2018, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 32, 2, p. 473-484 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2017

Diffuse skin hyperpigmentation associated with chronic minocycline use in a patient with prosthetic joint infection

Berbari, H., Berbari, E. F. & Sia, I. G., 2017, In : IDCases. 7, p. 30-31 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Pilot Feasibility Study of a Digital Storytelling Intervention for Immigrant and Refugee Adults With Diabetes

Wieland, M. L., Njeru, J. W., Hanza, M. M., Boehm, D. H., Singh, D., Yawn, B. P., Patten, C. A., Clark, M. M., Weis, J. A., Osman, A., Goodson, M., Porraz Capetillo, M. D., Hared, A., Hasley, R., Guzman-Corrales, L., Sandler, R., Hernandez, V., Novotny, P. J., Sloan, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Aug 1 2017, In : Diabetes Educator. 43, 4, p. 349-359 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Treatment Fidelity Among Family Health Promoters Delivering a Physical Activity and Nutrition Intervention to Immigrant and Refugee Families

Bronars, C. A., Hanza, M. M., Meiers, S. J., Patten, C. A., Clark, M. M., Nigon, J. A., Weis, J. A., Wieland, M. L. & Sia, I. G., Apr 1 2017, In : Health Education and Behavior. 44, 2, p. 262-270 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2016

Healthy immigrant families: Participatory development and baseline characteristics of a community-based physical activity and nutrition intervention

Wieland, M. L., Weis, J. A., Hanza, M. M. K., Meiers, S. J., Patten, C. A., Clark, M. M., Sloan, J. A., Novotny, P. J., Njeru, J. W., Abbenyi, A., Levine, J. A., Goodson, M., Porraz Capetillo, M. G. D., Osman, A., Hared, A., Nigon, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Mar 1 2016, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 47, p. 22-31 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Lessons Learned from Community-Led Recruitment of Immigrants and Refugee Participants for a Randomized, Community-Based Participatory Research Study

Hanza, M. M., Goodson, M., Osman, A., Porraz Capetillo, M. D., Hared, A., Nigon, J. A., Meiers, S. J., Weis, J. A., Wieland, M. L. & Sia, I. G., Mar 16 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Relationship Between Negative Mood and Health Behaviors in an Immigrant and Refugee Population

Morrison, E. J., Clark, M. M., Wieland, M. L., Weis, J. A., Hanza, M. M. K., Meiers, S. J., Patten, C. A., Sloan, J. A., Novotny, P. J., Sim, L. A., Nigon, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Sep 26 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2015

Diabetes Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors Among Somali and Latino Immigrants

Njeru, J. W., Formea, C. M., Osman, A., Goodson, M., Hared, A., Capetillo, G. P., Nigon, J. A., Cha, S. S., Weis, J. A., Hanza, M. M. K., Patten, C. A., Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., Dec 26 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Stories for change: Development of a diabetes digital storytelling intervention for refugees and immigrants to Minnesota using qualitative methods Health behaviour, health promotion and society

Njeru, J. W., Patten, C. A., Hanza, M. M. K., Brockman, T. A., Ridgeway, J. L., Weis, J. A., Clark, M. M., Goodson, M., Osman, A., Porraz-Capetillo, G., Hared, A., Myers, A., Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., Dec 29 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 1311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2014

A focus group study of healthy eating knowledge, practices, and barriers among adult and adolescent immigrants and refugees in the United States

Tiedje, K., Wieland, M. L., Meiers, S. J., Mohamed, A. A., Formea, C. M., Ridgeway, J. L., Asiedu, G. B., Boyum, G., Weis, J. A., Nigon, J. A., Patten, C. A. & Sia, I. G., May 16 2014, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 11, 1, 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Lessons learned: Cultural and linguistic enhancement of surveys through community-based participatory research

Formea, C. M., Mohamed, A. A., Hassan, A., Osman, A., Weis, J. A., Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., 2014, In : Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 8, 3, p. 331-336 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Mycobacterium arupense flexor tenosynovitis: Case report and review of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles for 40 clinical isolates

Beam, E., Vasoo, S., Simner, P. J., Rizzo, M., Mason, E. L., Walker, R. C., Deml, S. M., Brown-Elliott, B. A., Wallace, R. J., Wengenack, N. L. & Sia, I. G., 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52, 7, p. 2706-2708 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Physical Activity Among Somali Men in Minnesota: Barriers, Facilitators, and Recommendations

Mohamed, A. A., Hassan, A. M., Weis, J. A., Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., Jan 2014, In : American Journal of Men's Health. 8, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2013

A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial of an oral synbiotic (AKSB) for prevention of travelers' diarrhea

Virk, A., Mandrekar, J., Berbari, E. F., Boyce, T. G., Fischer, P. R., Kasten, M. J., Orenstein, R., Rosenblatt, J. E., Sampathkumar, P., Sia, I. G., Springer, D. & Witzig, T. E., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 20, 2, p. 88-94 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Bulleidia extructa periprosthetic hip joint infection, United States

Kloesel, B., Beliveau, M., Patel, R., Trousdale, R. T. & Sia, I. G., Jul 2013, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 19, 7, p. 1170-1171 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a tuberculosis education video among immigrants and refugees at an adult education center: A community-based participatory approach

Wieland, M. L., Nelson, J., Palmer, T., O'Hara, C., Weis, J. A., Nigon, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Health Communication. 18, 3, p. 343-353 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Genotypic characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from household contacts of tuberculosis patients in the Philippines

Sia, I. G., Buckwalter, S. P., Doerr, K. A., Lugos, S., Kramer, R., Orillaza-Chi, R., Quelapio, M. I., Tupasi, T. E. & Wengenack, N. L., Dec 5 2013, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 13, 1, 571.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Perspectives on Physical Activity Among Immigrants and Refugees to a Small Urban Community in Minnesota

Wieland, M. L., Tiedje, K., Meiers, S. J., Mohamed, A. A., Formea, C. M., Ridgeway, J. L., Asiedu, G. B., Boyum, G., Weis, J. A., Nigon, J. A., Patten, C. A. & Sia, I. G., 2013, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 17, 1, p. 263-275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Thoracolumbosacral spinal subdural abscess: Magnetic resonance imaging appearance and limited surgical management

Khalil, J. G., Nassr, A., Diehn, F. E., Campeau, N. G., Atkinson, J. L., Sia, I. G. & Hanna, A., Jun 1 2013, In : Spine. 38, 13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2012

Perceptions of tuberculosis among immigrants and refugees at an adult education center: A community-based participatory research approach

Wieland, M. L., Weis, J. A., Yawn, B. P., Sullivan, S. M., Millington, K. L., Smith, C. M., Bertram, S., Nigon, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Feb 2012, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 14, 1, p. 14-22 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Physical Activity and Nutrition among Immigrant and Refugee Women: A Community-Based Participatory Research Approach

Wieland, M. L., Weis, J. A., Palmer, T., Goodson, M., Loth, S., Omer, F., Abbenyi, A., Krucker, K., Edens, K. & Sia, I. G., Mar 2012, In : Women's Health Issues. 22, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2011

Capacity building through focus group training in community-based participatory research

Amico, K. L., Wieland, M. L., Weis, J. A., Sullivan, S. M., Nigon, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Dec 2011, In : Education for Health: Change in Learning and Practice. 24, 3, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Current concepts in the management of tuberculosis

Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., 2011, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 86, 4, p. 348-361 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Screening for tuberculosis at an adult education center: Results of a community-based participatory process

Wieland, M. L., Weis, J. A., Olney, M. W., Alemán, M., Sullivan, S., Millington, K., O'Hara, C., Nigon, J. A. & Sia, I. G., Jul 1 2011, In : American Journal of Public Health. 101, 7, p. 1264-1267 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2010

Efficacy and safety of rifampin containing regimen for staphylococcal prosthetic joint infections treated with debridement and retention

El Helou, O. C., Berbari, E. F., Lahr, B. D., Eckel-Passow, J. E., Razonable, R. R., Sia, I. G., Virk, A., Walker, R. C., Steckelberg, J. M., Wilson, W. R., Hanssen, A. D. & Osmon, D. R., Aug 2010, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 29, 8, p. 961-967 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Tuberculosis attributed to household contacts in the Philippines

Sia, I. G., Orillaza, R. B., St. Sauver, J., Quelapio, I. D., Lahr, B. D., Alcañeses, R. S., Wilson, W. R., Cockerill, F. R., Balane, G. I., Mangubat, N. V., Wengenack, N. L. & Tupasi, T. E., Jan 2010, In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 14, 1, p. 122-125 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2009

Temporal trends in the incidence of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1998 to 2005: A population-based study

El Atrouni, W. I., Knoll, B. M., Lahr, B. D., Eckel-Passow, J. E., Sia, I. G. & Baddour, L. M., Dec 2009, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 49, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2007

Culture-negative prosthetic joint infection

Berbari, E. F., Marculescu, C., Sia, I. G., Lahr, B. D., Hanssen, A. D., Steckelberg, J. M., Gullerud, R. & Osmon, D. R., 2007, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 45, 9, p. 1113-1119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

231 Scopus citations

Erratum: Clinical research in the lay press: Irresponsible journalism raises a huge dose of doubt (Clinical Infectious Diseases (October 15, 2006) 43 (1031-1039))

Anaissie, E. J., Segal, B. H., Graybill, J. R. & Sia, I. G., Mar 15 2007, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 44, 6, p. 894 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosthetic joint infection due to rapidly growing mycobacteria: Report of 8 cases and review of the literature

Eid, A. J., Berbari, E. F., Sia, I. G., Wengenack, N. L., Osmon, D. R. & Razonable, R. R., Sep 15 2007, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 45, 6, p. 687-694 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
2006

Clinical research in the lay press: Irresponsible journalism raises a huge dose of doubt

Anaissie, E. J., Segal, B. H., Graybill, J. R., Arndt, C. A. S., Perfect, J. R., Kleinberg, M., Pappas, P., Benjamin, D., Rubin, R., Aberg, J. A., Adderson, E. E., Adler-Shohet, F. C., Akan, H., Akova, M., Almyroudis, N. G., Alexander, B. D., Andes, D., Arrieta, A., Baddley, J. W., Barron, M. A. & 89 others, Belzberg, H., Boucher, H. W., Boyce, T. G., Casadevall, A., Chandrasekar, P. H., Cleary, J. D., Cordonnier, C., Cornely, O. A., Cuenca-Estrella, M., Daly, J. S., Daoura, N., Denning, D. W., DePauw, B., De Repentigny, L., Dignani, M. C., Dismukes, W. E., Donnelly, J. P., Donowitz, G. R., Dupont, B., Drusano, G., Ellis, M., Espinel-Ingroff, A., Fishman, J. A., Fleming, R., Forrest, G., Ghannoum, M., Goldman, M., Grazziutti, M., Greene, J. H., Greenberg, R. N., Gubbins, P. O., Hadley, S., Herbrecht, R., Hiemenz, J. W., Hope, W., Hospenthal, D. R., Husain, S., Ito, J. I., Jacobson, R. M., Johnson, M., Keating, M. R., Kett, D. H., Knapp, K., Kontoyiannis, D. P., Krcmery, V. C., Larsen, R., Laverdiere, M., Ljungman, P., Lortholary, O., Maertens, J., Marriott, D., Mattiuzzi, G., McGinnis, M. R., Morris, M., Nucci, M., Odds, F. C., Pankey, G. A., Patterson, T., Pfaller, M., Razonable, R. R., Reboli, A. C., Rinaldi, M. G., Roberts, G. D., Rodriguez Tudela, J. L., Rotstein, C., Ruhnke, M., Schuster, M., Shoham, S., Sia, I. G., Siebel, N., Silviera, F., Singh, N., Sobel, J., Solomkin, J. S., Sorrell, T. C., Steinbach, W. J., Temesgen, Z., Tortorano, A., Vartivarian, S., Verweij, P., Viscoli, C., Viviani, M. A., Walker, R. C., Wheat, J. L., Wiley, J., Williamson, P., Wingard, J. R., Yu, V. L. & Zaoutis, T., Oct 15 2006, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 43, 8, p. 1031-1039 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Osteomyelitis

Sia, I. G. & Berbari, E. F., Dec 2006, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology. 20, 6, p. 1065-1081 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations
2005

Prosthetic joint infections

Sia, I. G., Berbari, E. F. & Karchmer, A. W., Dec 2005, In : Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 19, 4, p. 885-914 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

115 Scopus citations
2004

African tick-bite fever

Uslan, D. Z. & Sia, I. G., 2004, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 79, 8, p. 1007 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Incidence of tuberculosis in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1990-2001

Jump, S. M., St. Sauver, J., Weaver, A. L., Bagniewski, S. M., Wilson, J. W., Huskins, W. C., Aksamit, T., Brutinel, W. M., Scalcini, M. C., Sia, I. G., Correa, A. G., McCoy, K. & Boyce, T. G., 2004, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 79, 9, p. 1119-1123 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Linezolid-associated peripheral neuropathy

Rho, J. P., Sia, I. G., Crum, B. A., Dekutoski, M. B. & Trousdale, R. T., 2004, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 79, 7, p. 927-930 4 p.

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58 Scopus citations
2003

Tuberculosis infection and disease in children living in households of Filipino patients with tuberculosis: A preliminary report

Salazar-Vergara, R. M. L., Sia, I. G., Tupasi, T. E., Alcañeses, M. R., Orillaza, R. B., Co, V., Quelapio, M. I. D., Beltran, G., Legaspi, J. D., Rostrata, M. P. C., Tecson, M. E. B. & Corpuz, M. L. S. B., Dec 2003, In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 7, 12 SUPPL. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2002

Preemptive use of oral ganciclovir to prevent cytomegalovirus infection in liver transplant patients: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Paya, C. V., Wilson, J. A., Espy, M. J., Sia, I. G., DeBernardi, M. J., Smith, T. F., Patel, R., Jenkins, G., Harmsen, W. S., Vanness, D. J. & Wiesner, R. H., Apr 1 2002, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 185, 7, p. 854-860 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

116 Scopus citations
2001

A trial of proguanil-dapsone in comparison with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for the clearance of Plasmodium falciparum infections in Tanzania

Mutabingwa, T. K., Maxwell, C. A., Sia, I. G., Msuya, F. H. M., Mkongewa, S., Vannithone, S., Curtis, J. & Curtis, C. F., 2001, In : Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 4, p. 433-438 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations
2000

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA load predicts relapsing CMV infection after solid organ transplantation

Sia, I. G., Wilson, J. A., Groettum, C. M., Espy, M. J., Smith, T. F. & Paya, C. V., 2000, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 181, 2, p. 717-720 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

172 Scopus citations

Evaluation of the COBAS AMPLICOR CMV MONITOR test for detection of viral DNA in specimens taken from patients after liver transplantation

Sia, I. G., Wilson, J. A., Espy, M. J., Paya, C. V. & Smith, T. F., 2000, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 38, 2, p. 600-606 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
217 Scopus citations
1999

Novel mutation in the CMV UL97 gene associated with resistance to ganciclovir therapy

Mendez, J. C., Sia, I. G., Tau, K. R., Espy, M. J., Smith, T. F., Chou, S. & Paya, C. V., Mar 15 1999, In : Transplantation. 67, 5, p. 755-757 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
1998

Infectious complications following renal transplantation

Sia, I. G. & Paya, C. V., 1998, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 78, 1, p. 95-112 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations