Irene Gaw Sia, MD

  • 1936 Citations
  • 22 Scopus h-Index
19982020

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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

35 Scopus citations

African tick-bite fever

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

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., Springer, D. & Witzig, T. E., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Travel Medicine. 20, 2, p. 88-94 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Association of social network factors with weight status and weight loss intentions among hispanic adults

Wieland, M. L., Njeru, J. W., Okamoto, J. M., Novotny, P. J., Breen-Lyles, M. K., Goodson, M., Porraz Capetillo, G. D., Molina, L. E. & Sia, I. G., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 43, 2, p. 155-165 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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., Jan 1 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

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 journalLetter

3 Scopus citations

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

16 Scopus citations

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., 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 journalReview article

2 Scopus citations

Closing the Gap: Participatory Formative Evaluation to Reduce Cancer Screening Disparities among Patients with Limited English Proficiency

Ridgeway, J. L., Njeru, J. W., Breitkopf, C. R., Mohamed, A. A., Quirindongo-Cedeño, O., Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cancer Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Club Fit: Development of a Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Intervention at a Boys & Girls Club After School Program

Wieland, M. L., Biggs, B. K., Brockman, T. A., Johnson, A., Meiers, S. J., Sim, L. A., Tolleson, E., Hanza, M. M., Weis, J. A., Rosenman, J. R., Novotny, P. J., Patten, C. A., Clark, M. M., Millerbernd, J. & Sia, I. G., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Primary Prevention. 41, 2, p. 153-170 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community Engagement With Vulnerable Populations

Wieland, M. L., Doubeni, C. A. & Sia, I. G., Sep 2020, In : Mayo Clinic proceedings. 95, 9, p. S60-S62

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

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. R. & Escalantec, P., Jul 2018, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 56, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Culture-negative prosthetic joint infection

Berbari, E. F., Marculescu, C., Sia, I., Lahr, B. D., Hanssen, A. D., Steckelberg, J. M., Gullerud, R. & Osmon, D. R., Oct 22 2007, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 45, 9, p. 1113-1119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

243 Scopus citations

Current concepts in the management of tuberculosis

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

102 Scopus citations

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., Mar 15 2000, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 181, 2, p. 717-720 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

174 Scopus citations

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

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

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 1 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

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 journalComment/debate

Evaluating participatory health research

Oetzel, J. G., Springett, J., Wallerstein, N., Parajon, L., Sia, I., Wieland, M., Reese, A. & Reddy, R., Oct 10 2018, Participatory Health Research: Voices from Around the World. Springer International Publishing, p. 25-40 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 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

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

Open Access
59 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

7 Scopus citations

Healthy eating in a Boys & Girls Club afterschool programme: Barriers, facilitators and opportunities

Brockman, T. A., Sim, L. A., Biggs, B. K., Bronars, C. A., Meiers, S. J., Tolleson, E., Ridgeway, J. L., Asiedu, G. B., Hanza, M. M., Olson, M. A., Slowiak, K. A., Weis, J. A., Patten, C. A., Clark, M. M., Millerbernd, J., Sia, I. G. & Wieland, M. L., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Education Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

11 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

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., Apr 1 2020, In : Child and Youth Care Forum. 49, 2, p. 171-200 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Infectious complications following renal transplantation

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 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

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., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 18, 5, p. 1241-1245 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Linezolid and fentanyl: An underrecognized drug-to-drug interaction

Corsini Campioli, C., Barth, D., Esquer Garrigos, Z., Abu Saleh, O., Sohail, R. M. & Sia, I. G., Aug 1 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 45, 4, p. 825-827 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linezolid-associated peripheral neuropathy

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
58 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., Jul 2014, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 52, 7, p. 2706-2708 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations
Open Access
221 Scopus citations

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

Osteomyelitis

Sia, I. G. & Berbari, E. F., Dec 1 2006, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology. 20, 6, p. 1065-1081 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

70 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

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

30 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

35 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

22 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, p. e225-e232

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 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

11 Scopus citations

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

119 Scopus citations

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 journalReview article

78 Scopus citations

Prosthetic joint infections

Sia, I. G., Berbari, E. F. & Karchmer, A. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 19, 4, p. 885-914 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

118 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., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 19, 3, p. 655-664 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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

Social networks and obesity among Somali immigrants and refugees

Njeru, J. W., Wieland, M. L., Okamoto, J. M., Novotny, P. J., Breen-Lyles, M. K., Osman, A., Ahmed, Y. A., Nur, M. A., Nur, O. & Sia, I. G., Feb 17 2020, In : BMC Public Health. 20, 1, 238.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access