Stephen Moses

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Associates With:
Gilgal Society
Circlist
Colleagues & Benefactors:
Daniel T. Halperin
Edgar J. Schoen
Robert C. Bailey
Bertran Auvert
Maria J. Wawer
Brian J. Morris
Avahan project
Funded by The World Bank

Professor, Depatrments of Medical Microbiology, Community Health Sciences and Medicine. Stephen Moses has been a circumcision proponent since at least 1994.[1] Moses (along with Robert C. Bailey) was responsible for one of the three major African circumcision trials (funded by NIAID and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research)[2] which are being used by the World Health Organization (under the guide of UNAIDS) to endorse circumcision as an HIV prevention method.[3]

Interests

According to Stephen's bio, his interest is in biological and behavioural risk factors for STI/HIV transmission.[4] Moses has been an advocate of circumcision since at least 1994.[5]

RCT in Kenya

Of the three RCTs being used by the WHO to endorse circumcision as HIV prevention, Stephen Moses and Robert C. Bailey headed the RCT that was carried out in Kenya.[6] All three trials were funded by the American National Institutes of Health.[7]

Active Projects

Recent Publications

  • Prevalence and risk factors for human papillomavirus infection by penile site in uncircumcised Kenyan men.[8]
    Smith JS, Hudgens MG, Bailey RC, Agot K, Ndinya-Achola JO, Moses S, et al. Int J Cancer 2010; 126: 572-7.
  • Top Achievements in Health Research: Male circumcision: a new approach to reducing HIV transmission.[9]
    Moses S. CIHR/CMAJ 2009; 181: E134-5.
  • Does sex in the early period after circumcision increase HIV-seroconversion risk? Pooled analysis of adult male circumcision clinical trials.[10]
    Mehta SD, Gray RH, Auvert B, Moses S , Kigozi G, Taljaard D, Puren A, Agot K, Serwadda D, Parker CB, Wawer MJ, Bailey RC. AIDS 2009; 23: 1557-64.
  • Male circumcision for HIV prevention in young men in Kisumu , Kenya: a randomised controlled trial.[11]
    Bailey RC, Moses S , Parker CB, Agot K, Maclean I, Krieger JN, et al. Lancet 2007; 369: 643-56.
  • Modelling the public health impact of male circumcision for HIV prevention in high prevalence areas in Africa.[12]
    Nagelkerke NJD, Moses S, de Vlas S, Bailey RC. BMC Infect Dis 2007; 7: 16.
  • Adult male circumcision outcomes: experience in a developing country setting.[13]
    Krieger J, Bailey RC, Agot K, Parker C, Ndinya-Achola JO, Moses S, et al. Urol Int 2007; 78: 235-40.

References

  1. Moses S., Plummer FA, Bradley, JE, Ndinya-Achola, JO, Nagelkerke NJ, and Ronald AR. The association between lack of male circumcision and risk for HIV infection: a review of the epidemiological data. Sex Transm Dis 1994;21:201-10. 1.
  2. REFjournal Krieger JN, Bailey RC, Opeya J, et al. (2005, November): Adult male circumcision: results of a standardized procedure in Kisumu District, Kenya, in: BJU Int.. 96 (7):1109–13, PMID, DOI.
  3. REFweb World Health Organization (2007-03-27)."WHO and UNAIDS announce recommendations from expert consultation on male circumcision for HIV prevention". Retrieved 2011-02-23.
  4. a b c d e f REFweb Dr. Moses, Stephen. "", University of Manitoba. Retrieved 2011-02-23.
  5. Moses S., Plummer FA, Bradley, JE, Ndinya-Achola, JO, Nagelkerke NJ, and Ronald AR. The association between lack of male circumcision and risk for HIV infection: a review of the epidemiological data. Sex Transm Dis 1994;21:201-10.
  6. Bailey RC, Moses S, Parker CB, et al. Male circumcision for HIV prevention in young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2007;369:643-56. Abstract
  7. REFweb (2008)."The Use of Male Circumcision to Prevent HIV Infection", Doctors Opposing Circumcision. Retrieved 2011-03-05. "...funding from the United States National Institutes of Health to conduct randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in Africa."
  8. REFjournal Smith JS, Backes DM, Hudgens MG, et al. (2010, January): Prevalence and risk factors of human papillomavirus infection by penile site in uncircumcised Kenyan men, in: Int. J. Cancer. 126 (2):572–7, PMID, PMC, DOI.
  9. REFjournal Moses S (2009, October): Male circumcision: a new approach to reducing HIV transmission, in: CMAJ. 181 (8):E134–5, PMID, PMC, DOI.}
  10. REFjournal Mehta SD, Gray RH, Auvert B, et al. (2007, July): Does sex in the early period after circumcision increase HIV-seroconversion risk? Pooled analysis of adult male circumcision clinical trials, in: AIDS. 23 (12):1557–64, PMID, PMC, DOI.
  11. REFjournal Bailey RC, Moses S, Parker CB, et al. (2007, February): Male circumcision for HIV prevention in young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a randomised controlled trial, in: Lancet. 369 (9562):643–56, PMID, DOI.
  12. REFjournal Nagelkerke NJ, Moses S, de Vlas SJ, Bailey RC (2007): Modelling the public health impact of male circumcision for HIV prevention in high prevalence areas in Africa, in: BMC Infect. Dis.. 7:16, PMID, PMC, DOI.
  13. REFjournal Krieger JN, Bailey RC, Opeya JC, et al. (2007): Adult male circumcision outcomes: experience in a developing country setting, in: Urol. Int.. 78 (3):235–40, PMID, DOI.