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Lukoye Atwoli, Ph.D., M.Med.

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  1. Faraone SV, Banaschewski T, Coghill D, Zheng Y, Biederman J, Bellgrove MA, Newcorn JH, Gignac M, Al Saud NM, Manor I, Rohde LA, Yang L, Cortese S, Almagor D, Stein MA, Albatti TH, Aljoudi HF, Alqahtani MMJ, Asherson P, Atwoli L, Bölte S, Buitelaar JK, Crunelle CL, Daley D, Dalsgaard S, Döepfner M, Espinet S, Fitzgerald M, Franke B, Haavik J, Hartman CA, Hartung CM, Hinshaw SP, Hoekstra PJ, Hollis C, Kollins SH, Sandra Kooij JJ, Kuntsi J, Larsson H, Li T, Liu J, Merzon E, Mattingly G, Mattos P, McCarthy S, Mikami AY, Molina BSG, Nigg JT, Purper-Ouakil D, Omigbodun OO, Polanczyk GV, Pollak Y, Poulton AS, Rajkumar RP, Reding A, Reif A, Rubia K, Rucklidge J, Romanos M, Ramos-Quiroga JA, Schellekens A, Scheres A, Schoeman R, Schweitzer JB, Shah H, Solanto MV, Sonuga-Barke E, Soutullo C, Steinhausen HC, Swanson JM, Thapar A, Tripp G, van de Glind G, Brink WVD, Van der Oord S, Venter A, Vitiello B, Walitza S, Wang Y. The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement: 208 Evidence-based Conclusions about the Disorder. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 Feb 04. PMID: 33549739.
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  2. Ayaya S, DeLong A, Embleton L, Ayuku D, Sang E, Hogan J, Kamanda A, Atwoli L, Makori D, Ott MA, Ombok C, Braitstein P. Prevalence, incidence and chronicity of child abuse among orphaned, separated, and street-connected children and adolescents in western Kenya: What is the impact of care environment? Child Abuse Negl. 2021 Jan 20; 104920. PMID: 33485648.
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  3. Kwobah E, Koen N, Mwangi A, Atwoli L, Stein DJ. Prevalence and correlates of metabolic syndrome and its components in adults with psychotic disorders in Eldoret, Kenya. PLoS One. 2021; 16(1):e0245086. PMID: 33428652.
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  4. Sutherland SC, Shannon HS, Ayuku D, Streiner DL, Saarela O, Atwoli L, Braitstein P. Reliability and validity of the RS14 in orphaned and separated adolescents and youths in western Kenya. PLoS One. 2020; 15(11):e0241699. PMID: 33232345.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Turissini M, Mercer T, Baenziger J, Atwoli L, Einterz R, Gardner A, Litzelman D, Ayuo P. Developing Ethical and Sustainable Global Health Educational Exchanges for Clinical Trainees: Implementation and Lessons Learned from the 30-Year Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) Partnership. Ann Glob Health. 2020 10 26; 86(1):137. PMID: 33178558.
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  6. Parcesepe AM, Lancaster K, Edelman EJ, DeBoni R, Ross J, Atwoli L, Tlali M, Althoff K, Tine J, Duda SN, Wester CW, Nash D. Substance use service availability in HIV treatment programs: Data from the global IeDEA consortium, 2014-2015 and 2017. PLoS One. 2020; 15(8):e0237772. PMID: 32853246.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  7. Ongeri L, Kirui F, Muniu E, Manduku V, Kirumbi L, Atwoli L, Agure S, Wanzala P, Kaduka L, Karimi M, Mutisya R, Echoka E, Mutai J, Mathu D, Mbakaya C. Khat use and psychotic symptoms in a rural Khat growing population in Kenya: a household survey. BMC Psychiatry. 2019 05 07; 19(1):137. PMID: 31064338.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  8. Stokes CM, Alonso J, Andrade LH, Atwoli L, Cardoso G, Chiu WT, Dinolova RV, Gureje O, Karam AN, Karam EG, Kessler RC, Chatterji S, King A, Lee S, Mneimneh Z, Oladeji BD, Petukhova M, Rapsey C, Sampson NA, Scott K, Street A, Viana MC, Williams MA, Bossarte RM. Pre-marital predictors of marital violence in the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) Surveys. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2020 Mar; 55(3):393-405. PMID: 30993376.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Stevenson A, Akena D, Stroud RE, Atwoli L, Campbell MM, Chibnik LB, Kwobah E, Kariuki SM, Martin AR, de Menil V, Newton CRJC, Sibeko G, Stein DJ, Teferra S, Zingela Z, Koenen KC. Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations-Psychosis (NeuroGAP-Psychosis): a case-control study protocol and GWAS in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. BMJ Open. 2019 02 19; 9(2):e025469. PMID: 30782936.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Lancaster KE, Hetrick A, Jaquet A, Adedimeji A, Atwoli L, Colby DJ, Mayor AM, Parcesepe A, Syvertsen J. Substance use and universal access to HIV testing and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: implications and research priorities. J Virus Erad. 2018 Nov 15; 4(Suppl 2):26-32. PMID: 30515311.
    Citations: 6     
  11. Takahashi R, Wilunda C, Magutah K, Mwaura-Tenambergen W, Atwoli L, Perngparn U. Evaluation of Alcohol Screening and Community-Based Brief Interventions in Rural Western Kenya: A Quasi-Experimental Study. Alcohol Alcohol. 2018 Jan 01; 53(1):121-128. PMID: 29087434.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  12. Kessler RC, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Alonso J, Bromet EJ, Gureje O, Karam EG, Koenen KC, Lee S, Liu H, Pennell BE, Petukhova MV, Sampson NA, Shahly V, Stein DJ, Atwoli L, Borges G, Bunting B, de Girolamo G, Gluzman SF, Haro JM, Hinkov H, Kawakami N, Kovess-Masfety V, Navarro-Mateu F, Posada-Villa J, Scott KM, Shalev AY, Ten Have M, Torres Y, Viana MC, Zaslavsky AM. The associations of earlier trauma exposures and history of mental disorders with PTSD after subsequent traumas. Mol Psychiatry. 2018 09; 23(9):1892-1899. PMID: 28924183.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Shangani S, Operario D, Genberg B, Kirwa K, Midoun M, Atwoli L, Ayuku D, Galárraga O, Braitstein P. Unconditional government cash transfers in support of orphaned and vulnerable adolescents in western Kenya: Is there an association with psychological wellbeing? PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0178076. PMID: 28562627.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Koenen KC, Ratanatharathorn A, Ng L, McLaughlin KA, Bromet EJ, Stein DJ, Karam EG, Meron Ruscio A, Benjet C, Scott K, Atwoli L, Petukhova M, Lim CCW, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Al-Hamzawi A, Alonso J, Bunting B, Ciutan M, de Girolamo G, Degenhardt L, Gureje O, Haro JM, Huang Y, Kawakami N, Lee S, Navarro-Mateu F, Pennell BE, Piazza M, Sampson N, Ten Have M, Torres Y, Viana MC, Williams D, Xavier M, Kessler RC. Posttraumatic stress disorder in the World Mental Health Surveys. Psychol Med. 2017 Oct; 47(13):2260-2274. PMID: 28385165.
    Citations: 75     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Kwobah E, Epstein S, Mwangi A, Litzelman D, Atwoli L. PREVALENCE of psychiatric morbidity in a community sample in Western Kenya. BMC Psychiatry. 2017 01 18; 17(1):30. PMID: 28100210.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Embleton L, Nyandat J, Ayuku D, Sang E, Kamanda A, Ayaya S, Nyandiko W, Gisore P, Vreeman R, Atwoli L, Galarraga O, Ott MA, Braitstein P. Sexual Behavior Among Orphaned Adolescents in Western Kenya: A Comparison of Institutional- and Family-Based Care Settings. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Apr; 60(4):417-424. PMID: 28110864.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Atwoli L, Stein DJ, King A, Petukhova M, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Alonso J, Bromet EJ, de Girolamo G, Demyttenaere K, Florescu S, Maria Haro J, Karam EG, Kawakami N, Lee S, Lepine JP, Navarro-Mateu F, O'Neill S, Pennell BE, Piazza M, Posada-Villa J, Sampson NA, Ten Have M, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC. Posttraumatic stress disorder associated with unexpected death of a loved one: Cross-national findings from the world mental health surveys. Depress Anxiety. 2017 04; 34(4):315-326. PMID: 27921352.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Bromet EJ, Atwoli L, Kawakami N, Navarro-Mateu F, Piotrowski P, King AJ, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Alonso J, Bunting B, Demyttenaere K, Florescu S, de Girolamo G, Gluzman S, Haro JM, de Jonge P, Karam EG, Lee S, Kovess-Masfety V, Medina-Mora ME, Mneimneh Z, Pennell BE, Posada-Villa J, Salmerón D, Takeshima T, Kessler RC. Post-traumatic stress disorder associated with natural and human-made disasters in the World Mental Health Surveys. Psychol Med. 2017 01; 47(2):227-241. PMID: 27573281.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Stein DJ, Karam EG, Shahly V, Hill ED, King A, Petukhova M, Atwoli L, Bromet EJ, Florescu S, Haro JM, Hinkov H, Karam A, Medina-Mora ME, Navarro-Mateu F, Piazza M, Shalev A, Torres Y, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC. Post-traumatic stress disorder associated with life-threatening motor vehicle collisions in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. BMC Psychiatry. 2016 07 22; 16:257. PMID: 27449995.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Rich JD, Beckwith CG, Macmadu A, Marshall BDL, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Amon JJ, Milloy MJ, King MRF, Sanchez J, Atwoli L, Altice FL. Clinical care of incarcerated people with HIV, viral hepatitis, or tuberculosis. Lancet. 2016 Sep 10; 388(10049):1103-1114. PMID: 27427452.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  21. Atwoli L, Platt JM, Basu A, Williams DR, Stein DJ, Koenen KC. Associations between lifetime potentially traumatic events and chronic physical conditions in the South African Stress and Health Survey: a cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry. 2016 07 07; 16:214. PMID: 27389090.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Benjet C, Bromet E, Karam EG, Kessler RC, McLaughlin KA, Ruscio AM, Shahly V, Stein DJ, Petukhova M, Hill E, Alonso J, Atwoli L, Bunting B, Bruffaerts R, Caldas-de-Almeida JM, de Girolamo G, Florescu S, Gureje O, Huang Y, Lepine JP, Kawakami N, Kovess-Masfety V, Medina-Mora ME, Navarro-Mateu F, Piazza M, Posada-Villa J, Scott KM, Shalev A, Slade T, ten Have M, Torres Y, Viana MC, Zarkov Z, Koenen KC. The epidemiology of traumatic event exposure worldwide: results from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium. Psychol Med. 2016 Jan; 46(2):327-43. PMID: 26511595.
    Citations: 117     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Dalvie S, Koen N, Duncan L, Abbo C, Akena D, Atwoli L, Chiliza B, Donald KA, Kinyanda E, Lochner C, Mall S, Nakasujja N, Newton CR, Ramesar R, Sibeko G, Teferra S, Stein DJ, Koenen KC. Large Scale Genetic Research on Neuropsychiatric Disorders in African Populations is Needed. EBioMedicine. 2015 Oct; 2(10):1259-61. PMID: 26629498.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  24. Atwoli L, Stein DJ, Koenen KC, McLaughlin KA. Epidemiology of posttraumatic stress disorder: prevalence, correlates and consequences. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2015 Jul; 28(4):307-11. PMID: 26001922.
    Citations: 55     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Atwoli L, Platt J, Williams DR, Stein DJ, Koenen KC. Association between witnessing traumatic events and psychopathology in the South African Stress and Health Study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2015 Aug; 50(8):1235-42. PMID: 25773525.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Shirey K, Manyara SM, Atwoli L, Tomlin R, Gakinya B, Cheng S, Kamano J, Laktabai J, Pastakia S. Symptoms of depression among patients attending a diabetes care clinic in rural western Kenya. J Clin Transl Endocrinol. 2015 Jun; 2(2):51-54. PMID: 29159110.
    Citations: 1     
  27. Were MC, Siika A, Ayuo PO, Atwoli L, Esamai F. Building Comprehensive and Sustainable Health Informatics Institutions in Developing Countries: Moi University Experience. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2015; 216:520-4. PMID: 26262105.
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  28. Ayuku D, Embleton L, Koech J, Atwoli L, Hu L, Ayaya S, Hogan J, Nyandiko W, Vreeman R, Kamanda A, Braitstein P. The government of Kenya cash transfer for orphaned and vulnerable children: cross-sectional comparison of household and individual characteristics of those with and without. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2014 Sep 20; 14:25. PMID: 25239449.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Stein DJ, McLaughlin KA, Koenen KC, Atwoli L, Friedman MJ, Hill ED, Maercker A, Petukhova M, Shahly V, van Ommeren M, Alonso J, Borges G, de Girolamo G, de Jonge P, Demyttenaere K, Florescu S, Karam EG, Kawakami N, Matschinger H, Okoliyski M, Posada-Villa J, Scott KM, Viana MC, Kessler RC. DSM-5 and ICD-11 definitions of posttraumatic stress disorder: investigating "narrow" and "broad" approaches. Depress Anxiety. 2014 Jun; 31(6):494-505. PMID: 24894802.
    Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Embleton L, Ayuku D, Kamanda A, Atwoli L, Ayaya S, Vreeman R, Nyandiko W, Gisore P, Koech J, Braitstein P. Models of care for orphaned and separated children and upholding children's rights: cross-sectional evidence from western Kenya. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2014 Apr 01; 14:9. PMID: 24685118.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Atwoli L, Ayuku D, Hogan J, Koech J, Vreeman RC, Ayaya S, Braitstein P. Impact of domestic care environment on trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder among orphans in western Kenya. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e89937. PMID: 24625395.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Atwoli L, Nock MK, Williams DR, Stein DJ. Association between parental psychopathology and suicidal behavior among adult offspring: results from the cross-sectional South African Stress and Health survey. BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Mar 04; 14:65. PMID: 24592882.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Olaya B, Alonso J, Atwoli L, Kessler RC, Vilagut G, Haro JM. Association between traumatic events and post-traumatic stress disorder: results from the ESEMeD-Spain study. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2015 Apr; 24(2):172-83. PMID: 24565167.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    
  34. Ombok CA, Obondo A, Kangethe R, Atwoli L. THE PREVALENCE OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AMONG SEXUALLY ABUSED CHILDREN AT KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL IN NAIROBI, KENYA. East Afr Med J. 2013 Oct; 90(10):332-7. PMID: 26862643.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Braitstein P, Ayaya S, Nyandiko WM, Kamanda A, Koech J, Gisore P, Atwoli L, Vreeman RC, Duefield C, Ayuku DO. Nutritional status of orphaned and separated children and adolescents living in community and institutional environments in uasin gishu county, kenya. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e70054. PMID: 23922900.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Atwoli L, Stein DJ, Williams DR, Mclaughlin KA, Petukhova M, Kessler RC, Koenen KC. Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in South Africa: analysis from the South African Stress and Health Study. BMC Psychiatry. 2013 Jul 03; 13:182. PMID: 23819543.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Kinyanjui DW, Atwoli L. Substance use among inmates at the Eldoret prison in Western Kenya. BMC Psychiatry. 2013 Feb 13; 13:53. PMID: 23406288.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Kamanda A, Embleton L, Ayuku D, Atwoli L, Gisore P, Ayaya S, Vreeman R, Braitstein P. Harnessing the power of the grassroots to conduct public health research in sub-Saharan Africa: a case study from western Kenya in the adaptation of community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches. BMC Public Health. 2013 Jan 31; 13:91. PMID: 23368931.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  39. Embleton L, Atwoli L, Ayuku D, Braitstein P. The journey of addiction: barriers to and facilitators of drug use cessation among street children and youths in Western Kenya. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e53435. PMID: 23326428.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Vreeman R, Kamaara E, Kamanda A, Ayuku D, Nyandiko W, Atwoli L, Ayaya S, Gisore P, Scanlon M, Braitstein P. Community perspectives on research consent involving vulnerable children in Western Kenya. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2012 Oct; 7(4):44-55. PMID: 23086047.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Vreeman R, Kamaara E, Kamanda A, Ayuku D, Nyandiko W, Atwoli L, Ayaya S, Gisore P, Scanlon M, Braitstein P. A qualitative study using traditional community assemblies to investigate community perspectives on informed consent and research participation in western Kenya. BMC Med Ethics. 2012 Sep 25; 13:23. PMID: 23009744.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Embleton L, Ayuku D, Atwoli L, Vreeman R, Braitstein P. Knowledge, attitudes, and substance use practices among street children in Western Kenya. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Sep; 47(11):1234-47. PMID: 22780841.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Atwoli L, Ndambuki D, Owiti P, Manguro G, Omulimi N. Short-term diagnostic stability among re-admitted psychiatric in-patients in Eldoret, Kenya. Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg). 2012 Mar; 15(2):114-8. PMID: 22552725.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Kamau JW, Kuria W, Mathai M, Atwoli L, Kangethe R. Psychiatric morbidity among HIV-infected children and adolescents in a resource-poor Kenyan urban community. AIDS Care. 2012; 24(7):836-42. PMID: 22292795.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Atwoli L, Owiti P, Manguro G, Ndambuki D. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptom self-report among medical students in Eldoret, Kenya. Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg). 2011 Sep; 14(4):286-9. PMID: 22038426.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Atwoli L, Mungla PA, Ndung'u MN, Kinoti KC, Ogot EM. Prevalence of substance use among college students in Eldoret, western Kenya. BMC Psychiatry. 2011 Feb 28; 11:34. PMID: 21356035.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Atwoli L. Emergency mental health and psychosocial support for survivors of post-election violence in Eldoret, Kenya. East Afr Med J. 2010 Nov; 87(11):465-8. PMID: 23457810.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  48. Atwoli L, Owiti P, Manguro G, Ndambuki D. Self-reported attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder symptoms among university students in Eldoret, Kenya. East Afr Med J. 2010 May; 87(5):187-91. PMID: 23057280.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Atwoli L, Manguro G, Owiti P, Ndambuki D. Neuroleptic induced tardive dyskinesia in a patient on treatment for schizophrenia: case report. East Afr Med J. 2009 Jul; 86(7):354-6. PMID: 20499786.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Atwoli L, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM. Post traumatic stress disorder among Mau Mau concentration camp survivors in Kenya. East Afr Med J. 2006 Jul; 83(7):352-9. PMID: 17089494.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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