Muktar Hassan Aliyu, M.B.B.S., Dr.P.H.

Associate Professor

muktar.aliyu@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Associate Director for Research in the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Associate Professor of Health Policy Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Meharry Medical CollegeAssociate Professor of Medicine
Education
Dr.P.H., International Health, Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AlabamaM.P.H., George Washington University, Washington, District of ColumbiaM.B.B.S., Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
Research Description
The Friends in Global Health-Nigeria program provides HIV care, treatment, prevention, surveillance, infrastructure, and training for secondary level facilities in Kwara and Niger States of Nigeria to help build their health care infrastructure and develop capacity in HIV/AIDS care and support, HIV treatment, TB treatment, PMTCT, and HCT.
Publications
Galadanci N, Abdullahi SU, Vance LD, Tabari AM, Ali S, Belonwu R, Salihu A, Galadanci AA, Jibir BW, Bello-Manga H, Neville K, Kirkham FJ, Shyr Y, Phillips S, Covert BV, Kassim AA, Jordan LC, Aliyu MH, DeBaun MR. Feasibility Trial for Primary Stroke Prevention in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia in Nigeria (SPIN Trial). Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2017 Apr 4/25/2017; PMID: 28439953, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.24770, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Musa BM, Garbati MA, Nashabaru IM, Yusuf SM, Nalado AM, Ibrahim DA, Simmons MN, Aliyu MH. Sex disparities in outcomes among adults on long-term antiretroviral treatment in northern Nigeria. Int Health [print-electronic]. 2017 Jan; 9(1): 3-10. PMID: 27940480, PMCID: PMC5241716, PII: ihw050, DOI: 10.1093/inthealth/ihw050, ISSN: 1876-3405.

Byrne DW, Rolando LA, Aliyu MH, McGown PW, Connor LR, Awalt BM, Holmes MC, Wang L, Yarbrough MI. Modifiable Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors: 10-Year Health Outcomes From a Health Promotion Program. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Dec; 51(6): 1027-37. PMID: 27866595, PII: S0749-3797(16)30444-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.09.012, ISSN: 1873-2607.

Sam-Agudu NA, Paintsil E, Aliyu MH, Kwara A, Ogunsola F, Afrane YA, Onoka C, Awandare GA, Amponsah G, Cornelius LJ, Mendy G, Sturke R, Ghansah A, Siberry GK, Ezeanolue EE. Building Sustainable Local Capacity for Global Health Research in West Africa. Ann Glob Health. 2016 Nov; 82(6): 1010-25. PMID: 28314488, PII: S2214-9996(16)30786-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.aogh.2016.10.011, ISSN: 2214-9996.

Musa BM, Galadanci NA, Coker M, Bussell S, Aliyu MH. The global burden of pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2016 Oct; 95(11): 1757-64. PMID: 27181705, PII: 10.1007/s00277-016-2693-z, DOI: 10.1007/s00277-016-2693-z, ISSN: 1432-0584.

Audet CM, Blevins M, Chire YM, Aliyu MH, Vaz LM, Antonio E, Alvim F, Bechtel R, Wester CW, Vermund SH. Engagement of Men in Antenatal Care Services: Increased HIV Testing and Treatment Uptake in a Community Participatory Action Program in Mozambique. AIDS Behav. 2016 Sep; 20(9): 2090-100. PMID: 26906021, PMCID: PMC4995150, PII: 10.1007/s10461-016-1341-x, DOI: 10.1007/s10461-016-1341-x, ISSN: 1573-3254.

Ezeanolue EE, Powell BJ, Patel D, Olutola A, Obiefune M, Dakum P, Okonkwo P, Gobir B, Akinmurele T, Nwandu A, Torpey K, Oyeledum B, Aina M, Eyo A, Oleribe O, Ibanga I, Oko J, Anyaike C, Idoko J, Aliyu MH, Sturke R, Watts H, Siberry G, . Identifying and Prioritizing Implementation Barriers, Gaps, and Strategies Through the Nigeria Implementation Science Alliance: Getting to Zero in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2016 Aug 8/1/2016; 72 Suppl 2: S161-6. PMID: 27355504, PMCID: PMC5113249, PII: 00126334-201608011-00010, DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001066, ISSN: 1944-7884.

Boehmer A, Audet CM, Blevins M, Gebi UI, Wester CW, Vermund SH, Aliyu MH. Patient and Provider Satisfaction With a Comprehensive Strategy to Improve Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Services in Rural Nigeria. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2016 Aug 8/1/2016; 72 Suppl 2: S117-23. PMID: 27355498, PMCID: PMC5113240, PII: 00126334-201608011-00004, DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001058, ISSN: 1944-7884.

Salihu HM, Das R, Morton L, Huang H, Paothong A, Wilson RE, Aliyu MH, Salemi JL, Marty PJ. Racial Differences in DNA-Methylation of CpG Sites Within Preterm-Promoting Genes and Gene Variants. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Aug; 20(8): 1680-7. PMID: 27000849, PII: 10.1007/s10995-016-1967-3, DOI: 10.1007/s10995-016-1967-3, ISSN: 1573-6628.

Amole TG, Bello S, Odoh C, Aliyu MH, Iliyasu Z. Correlates of Female-Perpetrated Intimate Partner Violence in Kano, Northern Nigeria. J Interpers Violence [print-electronic]. 2016 Jul; 31(12): 2240-54. PMID: 25731930, PII: 0886260515573576, DOI: 10.1177/0886260515573576, ISSN: 1552-6518.

Aliyu MH, Blevins M, Audet CM, Kalish M, Gebi UI, Onwujekwe O, Lindegren ML, Shepherd BE, Wester CW, Vermund SH. Integrated prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services, antiretroviral therapy initiation, and maternal and infant retention in care in rural north-central Nigeria: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet HIV [print-electronic]. 2016 May; 3(5): e202-11. PMID: 27126487, PMCID: PMC4852280, PII: S2352-3018(16)00018-7, DOI: 10.1016/S2352-3018(16)00018-7, ISSN: 2352-3018.

Iliyasu Z, Galadanci HS, Abubakar S, Auwal MS, Odoh C, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH. Phenotypes of intimate partner violence among women experiencing infertility in Kano, Northwest Nigeria. Int J Gynaecol Obstet [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 133(1): 32-6. PMID: 26948339, PII: S0020-7292(15)00719-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.08.010, ISSN: 1879-3479.

Boafor TK, Olayemi E, Galadanci N, Hayfron-Benjamin C, Dei-Adomakoh Y, Segbefia C, Kassim AA, Aliyu MH, Galadanci H, Tuuli MG, Rodeghier M, DeBaun MR, Oppong SA. Pregnancy outcomes in women with sickle-cell disease in low and high income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJOG [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 123(5): 691-8. PMID: 26667608, DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.13786, ISSN: 1471-0528.

Kipp AM, Blevins M, Haley CA, Mwinga K, Habimana P, Shepherd BE, Aliyu MH, Ketsela T, Vermund SH. Factors associated with declining under-five mortality rates from 2000 to 2013: an ecological analysis of 46 African countries. BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 1/8/2016; 6(1): e007675. PMID: 26747029, PMCID: PMC4716228, PII: bmjopen-2015-007675, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007675, ISSN: 2044-6055.

Aliyu MH, Blevins M, Megazzini KM, Parrish DD, Audet CM, Chan N, Odoh C, Gebi UI, Muhammad MY, Shepherd BE, Wester CW, Vermund SH. Pregnant women with HIV in rural Nigeria have higher rates of antiretroviral treatment initiation, but similar loss to follow-up as non-pregnant women and men. Int Health [print-electronic]. 2015 Nov; 7(6): 405-11. PMID: 26012740, PMCID: PMC4654753, PII: ihv032, DOI: 10.1093/inthealth/ihv032, ISSN: 1876-3405.

Fontcha DS, Spooner K, Salemi JL, Naik E, Aliyu MH, Mogos MF, Zoorob R, Salihu HM. Industry-Related Injuries in the United States From 1998 to 2011: Characteristics, Trends, and Associated Health Care Costs. J. Occup. Environ. Med. 2015 Jul; 57(7): 814-26. PMID: 26147550, PII: 00043764-201507000-00016, DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000481, ISSN: 1536-5948.

Bussell SA, Kihlberg CJ, Foderingham NM, Dunlap JA, Aliyu MH. Global health education in general preventive medicine residencies. Am J Prev Med. 2015 May; 48(5): 593-8. PMID: 25891059, PII: S0749-3797(14)00724-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.12.013, ISSN: 1873-2607.

August E, Aliyu MH, Mbah A, Okwechime I, Adegoke KK, de la Cruz C, Berry EL, Salihu HM. Effectiveness of a federal Healthy Start Program on HIV/AIDS risk reduction among women in Hillsborough County, Florida. South. Med. J. 2015 Apr; 108(4): 235-41. PMID: 25871995, PII: SMJ14211, DOI: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000268, ISSN: 1541-8243.

Alio AP, Mbah AK, Shah K, August EM, Dejoy S, Adegoke K, Marty PJ, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH. Paternal involvement and fetal morbidity outcomes in HIV/AIDS: a population-based study. Am J Mens Health [print-electronic]. 2015 Jan; 9(1): 6-14. PMID: 23913897, PMCID: PMC3909720, PII: 1557988313498890, DOI: 10.1177/1557988313498890, ISSN: 1557-9891.

Galadanci NA, Liang WH, Galadanci AA, Aliyu MH, Jibir BW, Karaye IM, Inusa BP, Vermund SH, Strunk RC, DeBaun MR. Wheezing is common in children with sickle cell disease when compared with controls. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2015 Jan; 37(1): 16-9. PMID: 25197776, DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000239, ISSN: 1536-3678.

Ibrahimou B, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH, Anozie C. Risk of preeclampsia from exposure to particulate matter (PM2.5) speciation chemicals during pregnancy. J. Occup. Environ. Med. 2014 Dec; 56(12): 1228-34. PMID: 25479291, PII: 00043764-201412000-00002, DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000317, ISSN: 1536-5948.

Aliyu MH, Blevins M, Megazzini KM, Audet CM, Dunlap J, Sodangi IS, Gebi UI, Shepherd BE, Wester CW, Vermund SH. Correlates of suboptimal entry into early infant diagnosis in rural north central Nigeria. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2014 Sep 9/1/2014; 67(1): e19-26. PMID: 24853310, PMCID: PMC4134378, DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000215, ISSN: 1944-7884.

Parrish DD, Blevins M, Megazzini KM, Shepherd BE, Mohammed MY, Wester CW, Vermund SH, Aliyu MH. Haemoglobin recovery among HIV-1 infected patients on zidovudine-based antiretroviral therapy and other regimens in north-central Nigeria. Int J STD AIDS [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 25(5): 355-9. PMID: 24104694, PMCID: PMC4385388, PII: 0956462413506887, DOI: 10.1177/0956462413506887, ISSN: 1758-1052.

Aliyu MH, Blevins M, Parrish DD, Megazzini KM, Gebi UI, Muhammad MY, Ahmed ML, Hassan A, Shepherd BE, Vermund SH, Wester CW. Risk factors for delayed initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy in rural north central Nigeria. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2014 Feb 2/1/2014; 65(2): e41-9. PMID: 23727981, PMCID: PMC3818360, DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e31829ceaec, ISSN: 1944-7884.

Whiteman VE, Salemi JL, Mogos MF, Cain MA, Aliyu MH, Salihu HM. Maternal opioid drug use during pregnancy and its impact on perinatal morbidity, mortality, and the costs of medical care in the United States. J Pregnancy [print-electronic]. 2014; 2014: 906723. PMID: 25254116, PMCID: PMC4164310, DOI: 10.1155/2014/906723, ISSN: 2090-2735.

Jia Y, Aliyu MH, Jennifer Huang Z. Dynamics of the HIV epidemic in MSM [editorial]. Biomed Res Int [print-electronic]. 2014; 2014: 497543. PMID: 25093171, PMCID: PMC4100372, DOI: 10.1155/2014/497543, ISSN: 2314-6141.

Zeng Y, Zhang L, Li T, Lai W, Jia Y, Aliyu MH, Do M, Wang X, Han D, Huang W, Du S, Xu J, Zhou J, Liang S, Yu F, Zhang Y. Risk factors for HIV/syphilis infection and male circumcision practices and preferences among men who have sex with men in China. Biomed Res Int [print-electronic]. 2014; 2014: 498987. PMID: 24795883, PMCID: PMC3985172, DOI: 10.1155/2014/498987, ISSN: 2314-6141.

Liao M, Kang D, Tao X, Bouey JH, Aliyu MH, Qian Y, Wang G, Sun X, Lin B, Bi Z, Jia Y. Alcohol use, stigmatizing/discriminatory attitudes, and HIV high-risk sexual behaviors among men who have sex with men in China. Biomed Res Int [print-electronic]. 2014; 2014: 143738. PMID: 24795879, PMCID: PMC3985170, DOI: 10.1155/2014/143738, ISSN: 2314-6141.

Iliyasu Z, Babashani M, Abubakar IS, Salahudeen AA, Aliyu MH. Clinical burden and correlates of HIV and malaria co-infection, in northwest Nigeria. Acta Trop [print-electronic]. 2013 Dec; 128(3): 630-5. PMID: 24055714, PII: S0001-706X(13)00246-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.09.011, ISSN: 1873-6254.

Whiteman V, Salinas A, Weldeselasse HE, August EM, Mbah AK, Aliyu MH, Salihu HM. Impact of sickle cell disease and thalassemias in infants on birth outcomes. Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol [print-electronic]. 2013 Oct; 170(2): 324-8. PMID: 23859868, PII: S0301-2115(13)00280-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2013.06.020, ISSN: 1872-7654.

Chen Z, Chakrabarty S, Levine RS, Aliyu MH, Ding T, Jackson LL. Work-related knee injuries treated in US emergency departments. J. Occup. Environ. Med. 2013 Sep; 55(9): 1091-9. PMID: 23969507, PMCID: PMC4553424, DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e31829b27bf, ISSN: 1536-5948.

Aliyu MH, Blevins M, Audet C, Shepherd BE, Hassan A, Onwujekwe O, Gebi UI, Kalish M, Lindegren ML, Vermund SH, Wester CW. Optimizing PMTCT service delivery in rural North-Central Nigeria: protocol and design for a cluster randomized study. Contemp Clin Trials [print-electronic]. 2013 Sep; 36(1): 187-97. PMID: 23816493, PMCID: PMC3786261, PII: S1551-7144(13)00105-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2013.06.013, ISSN: 1559-2030.

Iliyasu Z, Abubakar IS, Galadanci HS, Hayatu Z, Aliyu MH. Prevalence and risk factors for domestic violence among pregnant women in northern Nigeria. J Interpers Violence [print-electronic]. 2013 Mar; 28(4): 868-83. PMID: 22935952, PII: 0886260512455872, DOI: 10.1177/0886260512455872, ISSN: 1552-6518.

Iliyasu Z, Abubakar IS, Sani IH, Jibo AM, Karaye IM, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH. Male circumcision and HIV risk behavior among university students in northern Nigeria. Am J Mens Health [print-electronic]. 2013 Mar; 7(2): 94-101. PMID: 22892146, PII: 1557988312456698, DOI: 10.1177/1557988312456698, ISSN: 1557-9891.

Mogos MF, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH, Whiteman VE, Sultan DH. Association between reproductive cancer and fetal outcomes: a population-based study. Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer. 2013 Feb; 23(2): 218-26. PMID: 23314281, DOI: 10.1097/IGC.0b013e31827b877b, ISSN: 1525-1438.

Aliyu MH, Weldeselasse H, August EM, Keith LG, Salihu HM. Cigarette smoking and fetal morbidity outcomes in a large cohort of HIV-infected mothers. Nicotine Tob. Res [print-electronic]. 2013 Jan; 15(1): 177-84. PMID: 22573724, PII: nts105, DOI: 10.1093/ntr/nts105, ISSN: 1469-994X.

Ekundayo OJ, Jones G, Brown A, Aliyu M, Levine R, Goldzweig I. A brief educational intervention to improve healthcare providers' awareness of child passenger safety. Int J Pediatr [print-electronic]. 2013; 2013: 821693. PMID: 23476672, PMCID: PMC3583053, DOI: 10.1155/2013/821693, ISSN: 1687-9740.

Levine RS, Rust G, Aliyu M, Pisu M, Zoorob R, Goldzweig I, Juarez P, Husaini B, Hennekens CH. United States counties with low black male mortality rates. Am. J. Med. 2013 Jan; 126(1): 76-80. PMID: 23260504, PMCID: PMC3856918, PII: S0002-9343(12)00556-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.06.019, ISSN: 1555-7162.

Zhou JX, Aliyu MD, Aurell E, Huang S. Quasi-potential landscape in complex multi-stable systems. J R Soc Interface [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec 12/7/2012; 9(77): 3539-53. PMID: 22933187, PMCID: PMC3481575, PII: rsif.2012.0434, DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0434, ISSN: 1742-5662.

Iliyasu Z, Gajida AU, Abubakar IS, Shittu O, Babashani M, Aliyu MH. Patterns and predictors of cigarette smoking among HIV-infected patients in northern Nigeria. Int J STD AIDS. 2012 Dec; 23(12): 849-52. PMID: 23258822, PII: 23/12/849, DOI: 10.1258/ijsa.2012.012001, ISSN: 1758-1052.

Iliyasu Z, Galadanci HS, Abubakar IS, Ismail AO, Aliyu MH. Menstrual patterns and gynecologic morbidity among university students in Kano, Nigeria. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Dec; 25(6): 401-6. PMID: 23158770, PII: S1083-3188(12)00150-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2012.08.006, ISSN: 1873-4332.

Iliyasu Z, Gajida AU, Galadanci HS, Abubakar IS, Baba AS, Jibo AM, Aliyu MH. Adherence to intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy in urban Kano, northern Nigeria. Pathog Glob Health. 2012 Oct; 106(6): 323-9. PMID: 23182135, PMCID: PMC4005129, DOI: 10.1179/2047773212Y.0000000037, ISSN: 2047-7732.

Iliyasu Z, Abubakar IS, Galadanci HS, Babam Maryam A, Aliyu MH. Premarital sexual experience and preferred sources of reproductive health information among young men in Kumbotso, northern Nigeria. Niger J Med. 2012 Jul; 21(3): 343-9. PMID: 23304934, ISSN: 1115-2613.

Nasiru SG, Aliyu GG, Gasasira A, Aliyu MH, Zubair M, Mandawari SU, Waziri H, Nasidi A, El-Kamary SS. Breaking community barriers to polio vaccination in Northern Nigeria: the impact of a grass roots mobilization campaign (Majigi). Pathog Glob Health. 2012 Jul; 106(3): 166-71. PMID: 23265374, PMCID: PMC4001576, DOI: 10.1179/2047773212Y.0000000018, ISSN: 2047-7732.

Owumi SE, Odunola OA, Aliyu M. Co-administration of sodium arsenite and ethanol: Protection by aqueous extract of Aframomum longiscapum seeds. Pharmacognosy Res. 2012 Jul; 4(3): 154-60. PMID: 22923953, PMCID: PMC3424842, PII: PR-4-154, DOI: 10.4103/0974-8490.99078, ISSN: 0974-8490.

Iliyasu Z, Abubakar IS, Galadanci HS, Haruna F, Aliyu MH. Predictors of female genital cutting among university students in northern Nigeria. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2012 May; 32(4): 387-92. PMID: 22519488, DOI: 10.3109/01443615.2012.666582, ISSN: 1364-6893.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Lynch O, Alio AP, Marty PJ. Placental abruption, offspring sex, and birth outcomes in a large cohort of mothers. J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med [print-electronic]. 2012 Mar; 25(3): 248-52. PMID: 21714694, DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2011.569615, ISSN: 1476-4954.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Lynch O, Alio AP, Marty PJ. Fetal sex and differential survival in preeclampsia and eclampsia. Arch. Gynecol. Obstet [print-electronic]. 2012 Feb; 285(2): 361-5. PMID: 21773785, DOI: 10.1007/s00404-011-1984-9, ISSN: 1432-0711.

Iliyasu Z, Aliyu MH, Abubakar IS, Galadanci HS. Sexual and reproductive health communication between mothers and their adolescent daughters in northern Nigeria. Health Care Women Int. 2012; 33(2): 138-52. PMID: 22242654, DOI: 10.1080/07399332.2011.562996, ISSN: 1096-4665.

Iliyasu Z, Abubakar IS, Aliyu MH, Galadanci HS, Salihu HM. Prevalence and correlates of gender-based violence among female university students in Northern Nigeria. Afr J Reprod Health. 2011 Sep; 15(3): 111-9. PMID: 22574498, ISSN: 1118-4841.

Aliyu MH, Lynch O, Nana PN, Alio AP, Wilson RE, Marty PJ, Zoorob R, Salihu HM. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and risk of placental abruption and placenta previa. Matern Child Health J. 2011 Jul; 15(5): 670-6. PMID: 20437196, DOI: 10.1007/s10995-010-0615-6, ISSN: 1573-6628.

Aliyu MH, Lynch O, Wilson RE, Alio AP, Kristensen S, Marty PJ, Whiteman VE, Salihu HM. Association between tobacco use in pregnancy and placenta-associated syndromes: a population-based study. Arch. Gynecol. Obstet [print-electronic]. 2011 Apr; 283(4): 729-34. PMID: 20354707, DOI: 10.1007/s00404-010-1447-8, ISSN: 1432-0711.

Umar N, Aliyu MH, Otado J, Gillum RF, Obisesan TO. Ethnic-based differences in the association of self-perceived health status and doctor's office utilization: Longitudinal Study on Aging. Clin Interv Aging [print-electronic]. 2011; 6: 295-301. PMID: 22162645, PMCID: PMC3230583, PII: cia-6-295, DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S19935, ISSN: 1178-1998.

Aliyu MH, Lynch O, Belogolovkin V, Zoorob R, Salihu HM. Maternal alcohol use and medically indicated vs. spontaneous preterm birth outcomes: a population-based study. Eur J Public Health [print-electronic]. 2010 Oct; 20(5): 582-7. PMID: 20375023, PII: ckq036, DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckq036, ISSN: 1464-360X.

Salihu HM, Alio AP, Belogolovkin V, Aliyu MH, Wilson RE, Reddy UM, Bruder K, Whiteman VE. Prepregnancy obesity and risk of stillbirth in viable twin gestations. Obesity (Silver Spring) [print-electronic]. 2010 Sep; 18(9): 1795-800. PMID: 20057375, PII: oby2009479, DOI: 10.1038/oby.2009.479, ISSN: 1930-739X.

Aliyu MH, Varkey P, Salihu HM, Iliyasu Z, Abubakar IS. The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Nigeria: progress, problems and prospects. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2010 Sep; 39(3): 233-9. PMID: 21416794, ISSN: 0309-3913.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Alio AP, Wilson RE, Chakrabarty S, Clayton HB. Prenatal smoking among adolescents and risk of fetal demise before and during labor. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol [print-electronic]. 2010 Jun; 23(3): 129-35. PMID: 20149977, PII: S1083-3188(09)00351-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2009.10.008, ISSN: 1873-4332.

Zoorob R, Aliyu MH, Hayes C. Fetal alcohol syndrome: knowledge and attitudes of family medicine clerkship and residency directors. Alcohol [print-electronic]. 2010 Jun; 44(4): 379-85. PMID: 20056372, PII: S0741-8329(09)00182-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2009.10.012, ISSN: 1873-6823.

Aliyu MH, Lynch O, Saidu R, Alio AP, Marty PJ, Salihu HM. Intrauterine exposure to tobacco and risk of medically indicated and spontaneous preterm birth. Am J Perinatol [print-electronic]. 2010 May; 27(5): 405-10. PMID: 20013584, DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1243316, ISSN: 1098-8785.

Aliyu MH, Luke S, Wilson RE, Saidu R, Alio AP, Salihu HM, Belogolovkin V. Obesity in older mothers, gestational weight gain, and risk estimates for preterm phenotypes. Maturitas [print-electronic]. 2010 May; 66(1): 88-93. PMID: 20307943, PII: S0378-5122(10)00106-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2010.02.016, ISSN: 1873-4111.

Aliyu MH, Luke S, Kristensen S, Alio AP, Salihu HM. Joint effect of obesity and teenage pregnancy on the risk of preeclampsia: a population-based study. J Adolesc Health [print-electronic]. 2010 Jan; 46(1): 77-82. PMID: 20123261, PII: S1054-139X(09)00250-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.06.006, ISSN: 1879-1972.

Aliyu MH, Alio AP, Lynch O, Mbah A, Salihu HM. Maternal pre-gravid body weight and risk for placental abruption among twin pregnancies. J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med. 2009 Sep; 22(9): 745-50. PMID: 19488950, PII: 911870713, DOI: 10.3109/14767050902994523, ISSN: 1476-4954.

Wiener HW, Klei L, Irvin MD, Perry RT, Aliyu MH, Allen TB, Bradford LD, Calkins ME, Devlin B, Edwards N, Gur RE, Gur RC, Kwentus J, Lyons PD, McEvoy JP, Nasrallah HA, Nimgaonkar VL, O'Jile J, Santos AB, Savage RM, Go RC. Linkage analysis of schizophrenia in African-American families. Schizophr. Res [print-electronic]. 2009 Apr; 109(1-3): 70-9. PMID: 19264455, PMCID: PMC2721327, PII: S0920-9964(09)00070-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2009.02.007, ISSN: 0920-9964.

Aliyu MH, Wilson RE, Zoorob R, Brown K, Alio AP, Clayton H, Salihu HM. Prenatal alcohol consumption and fetal growth restriction: potentiation effect by concomitant smoking. Nicotine Tob. Res [print-electronic]. 2009 Jan; 11(1): 36-43. PMID: 19246439, PII: ntn014, DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntn014, ISSN: 1462-2203.

Aliyu MH, Wilson RE, Zoorob R, Chakrabarty S, Alio AP, Kirby RS, Salihu HM. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the risk of early stillbirth among singletons. Alcohol [print-electronic]. 2008 Aug; 42(5): 369-74. PMID: 18562153, PII: S0741-8329(08)00213-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2008.04.003, ISSN: 0741-8329.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Wilson RE, Alio AP, Kirby RS. The risk of intrapartum stillbirth among smokers of advanced maternal age. Arch. Gynecol. Obstet [print-electronic]. 2008 Jul; 278(1): 39-45. PMID: 18236064, DOI: 10.1007/s00404-007-0529-8, ISSN: 0932-0067.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Wilson RE, Kirby RS. Prenatal smoking and risk of intrapartum stillbirth. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2007; 62(2): 87-92. PMID: 18316266, PII: E601011773M7703M, DOI: 10.3200/AEOH.62.2.87-92, ISSN: 1933-8244.

Iliyasu Z, Abubakar IS, Kabir M, Aliyu MH. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and attitude towards voluntary counseling and testing among adults. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Dec; 98(12): 1917-22. PMID: 17225834, PMCID: PMC2569677, ISSN: 1943-4693.

Aliyu MH, Calkins ME, Swanson CL, Lyons PD, Savage RM, May R, Wiener H, McLeod-Bryant S, Nimgaonkar VL, Ragland JD, Gur RE, Gur RC, Bradford LD, Edwards N, Kwentus J, McEvoy JP, Santos AB, McCleod-Bryant S, Tennison C, Go RC, Allen TB, . Project among African-Americans to explore risks for schizophrenia (PAARTNERS): recruitment and assessment methods. Schizophr. Res [print-electronic]. 2006 Oct; 87(1-3): 32-44. PMID: 16887335, PII: S0920-9964(06)00297-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2006.06.027, ISSN: 0920-9964.

Iliyasu Z, Kabir M, Galadanci HS, Abubakar IS, Salihu HM, Aliyu MH. Postpartum beliefs and practices in Danbare village, Northern Nigeria. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006 Apr; 26(3): 211-5. PMID: 16698627, PII: N1GU2603R5623T15, DOI: 10.1080/01443610500508345, ISSN: 0144-3615.

Salihu HM, Sharma PP, Aliyu MH, Kristensen S, Grimes-Dennis J, Kirby RS, Smulian J. Is small for gestational age a marker of future fetal survival in utero?. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Apr; 107(4): 851-6. PMID: 16582122, PII: 107/4/851, DOI: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000206185.55324.5b, ISSN: 0029-7844.

Hamilton LA, Aliyu MH, Lyons PD, May R, Swanson CL, Savage R, Go RC. African-American community attitudes and perceptions toward schizophrenia and medical research: an exploratory study. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Jan; 98(1): 18-27. PMID: 16532974, PMCID: PMC2594797, ISSN: 1943-4693.

Salihu HM, Aliyu MH, Kirby RS. In utero nicotine exposure and fetal growth inhibition among twins. Am J Perinatol. 2005 Nov; 22(8): 421-7. PMID: 16283601, DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-915219, ISSN: 0735-1631.

Salihu HM, Mbuba CK, Oluwatade OJ, Aliyu MH. Mortality among twins born to unmarried teenagers in the United States. Matern Child Health J. 2005 Sep; 9(3): 229-35. PMID: 16328710, DOI: 10.1007/s10995-005-0011-9, ISSN: 1092-7875.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Keith LG, Ehiri JE, Islam MA, Jolly PE. Extreme parity and the risk of stillbirth. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep; 106(3): 446-53. PMID: 16135572, PII: 106/3/446, DOI: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000165825.65203.69, ISSN: 0029-7844.

Salihu HM, McCainey TN, Aliyu MH, Williams AT, Dimmitt RA, Alexander GR. Intrauterine tobacco smoke exposure and hyaline membrane disease amongst triplets. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2005 Jan; 25(1): 23-7. PMID: 16147688, PII: UFTMB9YQ0W68QHQ3, DOI: 10.1080/01443610400022496, ISSN: 0144-3615.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Keith LG, Ehiri JE, Islam MA, Jolly PE. High parity and fetal morbidity outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2005; (5 Pt 1)((105)): 1045-51.

Obisesan TO, Aliyu MH, Bond V, Adams RG, Akomolafe A, Rotimi CN. Ethnic and age-related fat free mass loss in older Americans: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). BMC Public Health. 2005; ((5)): 41.

Iliyasu Z, Kabir M, Galadanci HS, Abubakar IS, Aliyu MH. Awareness and attitude of antenatal clients towards HIV voluntary counselling and testing in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria. Niger J Med. 2005; (1)((14)): 27-32.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM.. Tuberculosis and HIV disease: two decades of a dual epidemic. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2003; (19-20)((115)): 685-97.

Aliyu MH, Salihu HM, Ratard R. HIV infection and sputum-culture conversion in patients diagnosed with Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a population-based study. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2003; (10)((115)): 340-6.

Salihu HM, Aliyu MH, Ratard R, Pierre-Louis BJ. Characteristics associated with reported sputum culture conversion in the era of re-emergent Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the State of North Carolina, 1993-1998. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2003; 11((7)): 1070.