Center for Ethics Education Recent Publications

Celia Fisher, Ph.D. Publications

Gray, A. & Fisher, C. B. (2022) Determinants of COVID-19 vaccine uptake in adolescents 12 – 17 years old: Examining pediatric vaccine hesitancy among racially diverse parents in the United States. Frontiers in Public Health: Children and Health. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.844310.

       Bragard, E., & Fisher, C. B. (2022). Associations between sexting motivations and consequences among adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescence.

Layman, D., & Fisher, C. B. (2022). "Profiles of psychological strengths on symptom distress, recovery, and quality of life among young adults with a history of adolescent psychiatric hospitalization." Community Mental Health Journal.

       Fisher, C. B., Gray, A., & Sheck, I. (2022).  COVID-19 pediatric vaccine hesitancy among racially diverse parents in the United States Vaccines (MDPI Journal), 10(1), 31;

       Bonner, C. P., Fisher, C. B., Carney, T., Browne, F. A., Gichane, M. W., Howrd, B. N., Turner, L., & Wechsberg, W. M. (2021). “Because all mothers are not the same”: The development and implementation of an in loco parentis informed consent procedure to enroll adolescent girls and young women to participate in HIV research. Journal of Adolescence, 93, 234-244.

       Shrestha, R., Fisher, C. B., Wickersham, J. A., Azwa, I., Khati, A. & Goldsamt, L. (2021). Privacy and confidentiality concerns related to the use of mHealth apps for HIV prevention efforts among Malaysian men who have sex with men: Cross-sectional survey study. JMIR, 5.

Fisher, C. B., Tao, X., Liu, T., Giorgi, S., & Curtis, B. L. (2021). COVID-Related Victimization, Racial Bias and Employment and Housing Disruption Increase Mental Health Risk Among US Asian, Black and Latinx Adults. Frontiers in Public Health, 1625.  doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.772236

Azhar, S., Tao, X., Jokhakar, V., & Fisher, C. B. (in press). Barriers and facilitators to participation in long-acting injectable PrEP research trials for MSM, transgender women, and gender-nonconforming people of color. AIDS Education and Prevention.

Tao, X., & Fisher, C. B. (2021). Exposure to social media racial discrimination and mental health among adolescents of color. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Gray, A. & Fisher, C. B. (2021). Predictors of contraceptive self-efficacy and condom use among young Black women who have sex with women and men. Journal of Bisexuality.

Meunier, É., Sundelson, A. E., Tellone, S., Alohan, D., Fisher, C. B., & Grov, C. (2021). Willingness to Attend Sex Venues in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York City: Results from an Online Survey with Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals. Journal of Urban Health98(4), 469–480.

Tao, X., Bragard, E. & Fisher, C.B. (2021). Risks and Benefits of Adolescent Girls’ Participation in Online Sexting Survey Research. Arch Sex Behav.

Fonner, V. A. , Ntogwisangu, J., 2ˆ, Hamidu, I., Joseph, J., Fields, J., Evans, E., Kilewo, J., Bailey, C., Goldsamt, L., Fisher, C. B. , O’Reilly, K R. , Ruta, T, Mbwambo, J. & Sweat, M. (2021). “We are in this together:”Dyadic-level influence and decision-making among HIV serodiscordant couples in Tanzania receiving access to PrEP. BMC Public Health, 21, 720.

Yip, T., Feng, Y., Fowle, J. & Fisher, C. B. (2021). Sleep disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic An Investigation of AIAN, Asian, Black, Latinx and White young adults.  Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, 7, 459-467.

Brown, B., TaylorJ. & Fisher, C.B. (2021).  Mitigating Isolation of People Aging With HIV during the COVID-19 Pandemic Public Health Reports. Volume 136, 394 – 396.

Abadie, R., Fisher, C. B., & Dombrowski, K. (2021). “He’s under oath”: Privacy and Confidentiality views among people who inject drugs enrolled in a study of social networks and Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Hepatitis C Virus risk. Journal of empirical research on Human Research Ethics, 1 – 8.  DOI:10.1177/15562646211004411.  

Fisher, C. B., Puri, L. I., Macapagal, K., Feuerstahler, L., Ahn, J. R., & Mustanski, B. (2021). Competence to consent to oral and injectable PrEP trials among adolescent males who have sex with males. AIDS & Behavior, 25, 1606-1618. DOI  10.1007/s10461-020-03077-9. PMID: 33247336

Sauceda, J. A.,  Dubé, K., Brown, B. Pérez, A. E.,  Rivas, C. E., Evans, D. & Fisher, C. B. (2021). Framing a consent form to improve knowledge and determine how this affects willingness to participate in HIV cure-related research: An experimental survey study. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 16, 78-8. PMCID: PMC8035136. NIHMSID: NIHNSID16500088, PMID: 33307932.

Bragard, E. Macapagal, K., Mustanski, B. & Fisher, C. B. (2020). Association of CAI Vulnerability and Sexual Minority Victimization Distress Among Adolescent Men Who Have Sex With Men.  Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.  

Pasipanodya, E., Kohli, M., Fisher, C. B. , Moore, D., Curtis, B. (2020). Perceived risks and amelioration of harm in research using mobile technology to support antiretroviral therapy adherence in the context of methamphetamine use: A focus group study among minorities living with HIV. Harm Reduction Journal. 17(1), 1-11.

Fisher, C. B., Bragard, E. & Bloom, R. (2020). Ethical considerations in HIV eHealth intervention research: Implications for informational risk on recruitment, data maintenance, and consent procedures. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2020 May 2. PMID: 32358768 PMCID: PMC726331.  https://doi: 10.1007/s11904-020-00489-z

Hubach, R.D., O’Neil, A.M., Stowe, M., Giano, Z., Curtis, B., & Fisher, C.B. (2020). “Out here the rainbow has mud on it”: Perceived confidentiality risks of mobile-technology-based EMA to assess high risk behaviors among rural MSM. Archives of Sexual Behavior. https//

Bragard, E. Fisher, C. B. & Curtis, B. L. (2019). “They know what they are getting into:” Researchers confront the benefits and challenge of online recruitment for HIV research. Ethics & Behavior. PMID: 33041608 PMCID: PMC7539627.   doi: 10.1080/10508422.2019.1692663

Nelson, K. M., Carey, M. P., & Fisher, C, B. (2019). Is guardian permission a barrier to online sexual health research among adolescent males interested in sex with males? The Journal of Sex Research. 56, 593-603. PMID: 29952665 PMCID: PMC6310663. https://doi: 10.1080/00224499.2018.1481920.

Bragard, E., Fisher, C.B., & Curtis, B. (2019). “They know what they are getting into:” Researchers confront the benefits and challenges of online recruitment for HIV research. Ethics & Behavior. 1-15.

Fisher, C. B. (2019). Providing puberty suppression treatment for transgender youth: What constitutes competence? American Journal of Bioethics19(7):68-. PMID: 31237500 PMCID: PMC67464166. https://doi: 10.1080/15265161.2019.1618949  

Fletcher FE, Rice WS, Ingram LA, Fisher, C. B. (2019). Ethical Challenges Related to Conducting Qualitative Research with African American Women Living with HIV in the South: Lessons from the Field. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved Bioethics Supplement Issue (JHCPU 30.4 Suppl), 116 - 129. PMID: 31735725 PMCID: PMC7509837. https://doi: 10.1353/hpu.2019.0122

Pearson, C. R. Parker, M., Zhou, C., Donald, C., Fisher, C. B. (2019). A Culturally Tailored Research Ethics Training Curriculum for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: A Randomized Comparison Trial. Critical Public Health, 29, 27-39. Published online Feb, 2018. DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2018.1434482 PMID: 30613127 PMCID: PMC6320230.

Gray, A., Macapagal, K., Mustanski, B., & Fisher, C. B. (2019). Surveillance Studies Involving HIV Testing Are Needed: Will At-Risk Youth Participate? Health Psychology, PMID: 31512922 PMCID: PMC6901740  https://doi: 10.1037/hea0000804

Macapagal, K., Bettin, E., Matson, M., Kraus, A., Fisher, C. B. & Mustanski, B. (2019) Measuring discomfort in health research relative to everyday events and routine care: An application to sexual and gender minority youth. Journal Adolescent Health, 63, 1 – 8.  PMID: 30612810 PMCID: PMC6478526.

Matson, M. Macapagal, K ,Kraus, A. Coventry, R. & Bettin, E. & Fisher, C.B. & Mustanski,B. (2019). Sexual and Gender Minority Youth’s Perspectives on Sharing De-identified Data in Sexual Health and HIV Prevention Research. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 16, 1 – 11. ISSN: 1868-9884 PMID: 31890053 PMCID: PMC6936765https://doi: 10.1007/s13178-018-0372-7

Parker, M., Pearson, C., Donald, C., & Fisher, C. B. (2019). Beyond the Belmont Principles: A community-based approach to developing an indigenous ethics model and curriculum for training health researchers working with American Indian and Alaska Native communities. American Journal of Community Psychology. 64, 9 – 20. online July 2019 0 PMID: 31355974 PMCID: PMC6750973. https://doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12360

Abadie, R., Brown, B., & Fisher, C. B. (2019). “Money helps”: People who inject drugs and their perceptions of financial compensation and its ethical implications. Ethics & Behavior, 29, 607-620.  PMID: 31579222  PMCID: PMC6774386.

Abadie, R., Goldenberg, S., Welch-Lazoritz, M., Fisher, C. B. (2018). Establishing trust in HIV/HCV research among people who inject drugs (PWID): Insights from empirical research. PLoS ONE, 13 (12). e0208410.  PMID: 30517202 PMCID: PMC6281254.

Chen, D. Matson, M.; Macapagal, K; Johnson, E K., Rosoklija, I., Finlayson, C., Fisher, C. B. & Mustanski, B. (2018 online). Attitudes Toward Fertility and Reproductive Health among Transgender and Gender-nonconforming Adolescents. Journal Adolescent Health. PMID: 29503031PMCID: PMC6067953.

Clark, D. B., Fisher, C. B., Bookheimer, S., Brown, S. A., Evans, J. H., Hopfer, C., Hudziak, J., Montoya, I., Murray, M., Pfefferbaum, A., Yurgelun-Todd, D.  (2018). Biomedical ethics and clinical oversight in multisite observational neuroimaging studies with children and adolescents: The ABCD experience. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Aug;32:143-154, PMID: 28716389; PMCID: PMC5745294; NIHMS893252.

Fisher, C.B., Fried, A. L., Desmond, M., Macapagal, K., & Mustanski, B. (2018). Perceived barriers to HIV prevention services for transgender youth. LGBT Health. Aug/Sep;5(6):350-358. PMCID: PMC6139078. NIHMSID: NIHMS953073. PMID: 29546468.

Fisher, C. B. & Layman, D. M. (2018). Genomics, big data, and broad consent: A new ethics frontier for prevention science. Prevention Science, 19(7), 871-879, PMID: 30145751 PMCID: PMC6182378. Also included in Phillips, K. A., Yamamoto, D, P., & Racz, L. (eds.). Total exposure health: An introduction. CRC Press.

Fisher, C.B., Puri, L. I.  Macapagal, K., & Mustanski, B. (2018) “Free Testing and PrEP without Outing Myself to Parents:” Motivation to Participate in Oral and Injectable PrEP Clinical Trials among Adolescent Men who have Sex with Men. PLoS ONE 13(7): e0200560.  PMID: 3004845 PMCID: PMC6059443.

Fisher, C. B., Fried, A. L., Puri, L. I., Macapagal, K. & Mustanski, B. (2018). Patient-provider communication barriers and facilitators to HIV and STI preventive services for adolescent MSM. Aids & Behavior, 22, 3417-3428. PMID: 29546468.

Fletcher, F. E., Fisher, C. B., Buchberg, M.K., Floyd, B., Hotton, A., Ejioba, A.,& Donenberg, G. R. (2018). “Where Did This [PrEP] Come From?” African American Mother/Daughter Attitudes Towards Adolescent Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Utilization and Clinical Trial Participation. Journal of Empirical Research on Research Ethics, 13(2), 173-184.  PMID: 29781706.

Macapagal, K., Moskowitz, D., Li, D. H., Carrion, A., Bettin, E., Fisher, C. B. & Mustanski, B. (2018). Hookup app use, sexual behavior, and sexual health among adolescent men who have sex with men in the United States. Journal Adolescent Health, 62, 708-715.  PMCID: PMC5967650 NIHMSID: NIHMS934912 PMID: 29784114.

Mustanski, B., Macapagal, K., Thomann, M., Feinstein, B. A., Newcomb, M. E., Motley, D.  & Fisher, C. B. (2018). Parents' Perspectives about Adolescent Boys' Involvement in Biomedical HIV Prevention Research. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 46, 1 – 13. PubMed: 28875351.

Nelson, K. M., Carey, M.P. & Fisher, C. B. (2018). Is guardian permission a barrier to online sexual health research among adolescent males interested in sex with males. The Journal of Sex Research. PMID: 29952665. PMCID: PMC6310663.

Overstreet, N., Okuyan, M., & Fisher, C. B, (2018).  Perceived Risks and Benefits in Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Research: Listening to the Voices of HIV-Positive African American Women. Journal of Empirical Research on Research Ethics. 13, 511-524. PMCID: PMC6231959 PMID: 30183457 NIHMSID: NIHMS1503425.

Tamir, H., Krupp, K., Stephens, D. P., Zohourian, T., Dorcius, P. M., Arun A., Fisher, C. B., & Madhivanan, P. (2018).  Addressing Prevention among HIV-Negative Women in PMTCT Programs in South India. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 29, 45-52. PMID: 29174348. PMCID: PMC5742296https:// doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2017.10.006

Fisher, C. B., Fried, A. L., Desmond, M., Macapagal, K., & Mustanski, B. (2017). Facilitators and Barriers to Participation in PrEP HIV Prevention Trials Involving Adolescent and Emerging Adult Transgender Men and Women. AIDS Education and Prevention, 29(3), 205-217. PMC5768197 PMID 28650227.

Mustanski, B., Coventry, R., Macapagal, K., Arbeit, M., & Fisher, C. B. (2017). Adolescents’ views on HIV research participation and parental permission: A mixed methods study. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 49, 111-121. PMC5768203.

Reed, E., Fisher, C. B. Blankenship, K. & Brook, S. W.  Khoshnood, K. (2017). Why Female Sex Workers Participate in HIV Research: The Illusion of Voluntariness. AIDS Care, 29, 914-918.  PMID: 28030960 PMCID: PMC5453832.

True, G., Alexander, L., & Fisher, C. B. (2017) Supporting the role of community members employed as research staff: Perspectives of community researchers working in addiction research. Social Science & Medicine, 187, 67-75. PMID: 2865482, PMCID: PMC5554448, NIHMSID: NIHMS888020.

Arbeit, M. R., Fisher, C. B. Macapagal, K. & Mustanski, M. (2016) Bisexual invisibility and the sexual health needs of adolescent girls. LGBT Health, 3(5): 342-349. PMID: 27604053. PMC5073214.

Fisher, C. B., Arbeit, M. Dumont, M., Macapagal, & Mustanski, B. (2016). Self-consent for HIV prevention research involving sexual and gender minority youth: Reducing barriers through evidence-based ethics. Journal of Research         on Human Research Ethics. 11, 3-14. first published online 3.7.16. PMID 26956988. PMCID PMC4842126.

Fried, A.L. & Fisher, C.B. (2016).  Moral stress and job burnout among frontline staff conducting clinical research on affective and anxiety disorders. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 47, 171-180.PMID: 28484305        PMCID: PMC5419685.

Lee, L.M., Fisher, C. B., & Jennings, B. (2016). Revising the American Public Health Association's Public Health Code of Ethics American Journal of Public Health. American Journal of Public Health. 106(7), 1198-1199. PMID: 27285257.

Macapagal, K., Coventry, R., Arbeit, M., Fisher, C. B. & Mustanski, B. (2016). “I won’t out myself just to do a survey”:  Sexual and gender minority adolescent’s perspectives on the risks and benefits of sex research. Archives of Sexual Behavior. Online July 28, 2016. PMID: 5274602.

Mustanski, B., Fisher, C. B. (2016). HIV rates are increasing in gay/bisexual teens: IRB barriers to research must be resolved  to bend the curve. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, PMID: 27061893. PMCID: PMC4958583.