Toby Maurer, MD


Impact of Kaposi Sarcoma on Quality of Life Amongst HIV-infected Adults Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in East Africa.

medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Lu S, Laker-Oketta M, Byakwaga H, Glidden D, Mwebesa B, Muzoora C, Maurer T, Assenzio M, Hunt P, Bangsberg D, Haberer J, Martin J

LAMP-enabled diagnosis of Kaposi's sarcoma for sub-Saharan Africa.

Science advances

McCloskey D, Semeere A, Ayanga R, Laker-Oketta M, Lukande R, Semakadde M, Kanyesigye M, Wenger M, LeBoit P, McCalmont T, Maurer T, Gardner A, Boza J, Cesarman E, Martin J, Erickson D

Understanding Diagnostic Delays for Kaposi Sarcoma in Kenya: A Qualitative Study.

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)

McMahon DE, Chemtai L, Grant M, Singh R, Semeere A, Byakwaga H, Laker-Oketta M, Maurer T, Busakhala N, Martin J, Bassett IV, Butler L, Freeman EE

Evaluation of four chemotherapy regimens for treatment of advanced AIDS-associated Kaposi sarcoma in Kenya: a cost-effectiveness analysis.

The Lancet. Global health

Freeman EE, McCann NC, Semeere A, Reddy KP, Laker-Oketta M, Byakwaga H, Pei PP, Hajny Fernandez ME, Kiprono S, Busakhala N, Martin JN, Maurer T, Bassett IV, Freedberg KA, Hyle EP

Barriers and facilitators to chemotherapy initiation and adherence for patients with HIV-associated Kaposi's sarcoma in Kenya: a qualitative study.

Infectious agents and cancer

McMahon DE, Singh R, Chemtai L, Semeere A, Byakwaga H, Grant M, Laker-Oketta M, Lagat C, Collier S, Maurer T, Martin J, Bassett IV, Butler L, Kiprono S, Busakhala N, Freeman EE

Telling the story of intersectional stigma in HIV-associated Kaposi's sarcoma in western Kenya: a convergent mixed-methods approach.

Journal of the International AIDS Society

Collier S, Singh R, Semeere A, Byakwaga H, Laker-Oketta M, McMahon DE, Chemtai L, Grant M, Butler L, Bogart L, Bassett IV, Kiprono S, Maurer T, Martin J, Busakhala N, Freeman EE

AMC-070: Lenalidomide is Safe and Effective in HIV-associated Kaposi Sarcoma.

Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research

Reid EG, Shimabukuro KA, Moore P, Ambinder RF, Bui JD, Han S, Martínez-Maza O, Dittmer DP, Aboulafia DM, Chiao EY, Maurer T, Baiocchi RA, Mitsuyasu R, Wachsman W

A type III effectiveness-implementation hybrid evaluation of a multicomponent patient navigation strategy for advanced-stage Kaposi's sarcoma: protocol.

Implementation science communications

Collier S, Semeere A, Byakwaga H, Laker-Oketta M, Chemtai L, Wagner AD, Bassett IV, Wools-Kaloustian K, Maurer T, Martin J, Kiprono S, Freeman EE

Compression Therapy for HIV-Associated Kaposi Sarcoma Leg Lymphedema: Results of the Kenyan Improvised Compression for Kaposi Sarcoma Randomized Controlled Trial.

JCO global oncology

Chang AY, Karwa R, Odhiambo H, Were P, Fletcher SL, Tonui EC, Kohn MA, Lee J, Chang D, Lensing S, Namaemba DF, Busakhala N, Kiprono SK, Maurer T, Goodrich S, Pastakia SD

Teledermatology Consults in a County Hospital Setting: Retrospective Analysis.

JMIR dermatology

Funkhouser CH, Funkhouser ME, Wolverton JE, Maurer T

Feasibility of Rapid Case Ascertainment for Cancer in East Africa: An Investigation of Community-Representative Kaposi Sarcoma in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy.

Cancer epidemiology

Semeere A, Byakwaga H, Laker-Oketta M, Freeman E, Busakhala N, Wenger M, Kasozi C, Ssemakadde M, Bwana M, Kanyesigye M, Kadama-Makanga P, Rotich E, Kisuya J, Sang E, Maurer T, Wools-Kaloustian K, Kambugu A, Martin J

Cost Minimization Analysis of a Teledermatology Triage System in a Managed Care Setting.

JAMA dermatology

Zakaria A, Miclau TA, Maurer T, Leslie KS, Amerson E

Impact of Teledermatology Program on Dermatology Resident Experience and Education.

Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association

Zakaria A, Maurer T, Amerson E

Implementing a Locally Made Low-Cost Intervention for Wound and Lymphedema Care in Western Kenya.

Dermatologic clinics

Chang AY, Mungai M, Coates SJ, Chao T, Odhiambo HP, Were PM, Fletcher SL, Maurer T, Karwa R, Pastakia SD

Utilizing Technology for Dermatology Care in Tajikistan: A Health Systems Perspective.

Dermatologic clinics

Lotfizadeh A, Sultonov RA, Morim A, Tavakol S, Daneshvar M, Qosimov AM, Maurer T

The role of dermatology in Kaposi sarcoma diagnosis across three regions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Seth D, Williams VL, McMahon DE, Regan S, Busakhala N, Wools-Kaloustian K, Mosoajane K, Ralefala TB, Kayembe M, Iregbu K, Kwaghe V, Jedy-Agba E, Oyesiku L, Maurer T, Jaquet A, Bassett IV, Martin J, Grover S, Freeman EE

Using Media to Promote Public Awareness of Early Detection of Kaposi's Sarcoma in Africa.

Journal of oncology

Laker-Oketta M, Butler L, Kadama-Makanga P, Inglis R, Wenger M, Katongole-Mbidde E, Maurer T, Kambugu A, Martin J

Real-world use of chemotherapy for Kaposi's sarcoma in a large community-based HIV primary care system in Kenya.

BMC cancer

Freeman EE, Busakhala N, Regan S, Asirwa FC, Wenger M, Seth D, Moon KC, Semeere A, Maurer T, Wools-Kaloustian K, Bassett I, Martin J

Prevalence, Clinical Features and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Group A Streptococcal Skin Infections in Schoolchildren in Urban Western and Northern Uganda.

The Pediatric infectious disease journal

Chang AY, Scheel A, Dewyer A, Hovis IW, Sarnacki R, Aliku T, Okello E, Bwanga F, Sable C, Maurer TA, Beaton AZ

Implementation of an Ultraviolet Phototherapy Service at a National Referral Hospital in Western Kenya: Reflections on Challenges and Lessons Learned.

Dermatology and therapy

Ly K, Chang AY, Kiprono SK, Jose M, Smith MP, Beck K, Sekhon S, Muraguri I, Mungai M, Coates SJ, Thibodeaux Q, Hulse S, Gualberto M, Jeon C, Nakamura M, Bhutani T, Maurer T, Liao W

The public health control of scabies: priorities for research and action.

Lancet (London, England)

Engelman D, Cantey PT, Marks M, Solomon AW, Chang AY, Chosidow O, Enbiale W, Engels D, Hay RJ, Hendrickx D, Hotez PJ, Kaldor JM, Kama M, Mackenzie CD, McCarthy JS, Martin DL, Mengistu B, Maurer T, Negussu N, Romani L, Sokana O, Whitfeld MJ, Fuller LC, Steer AC

Randomized controlled trial to evaluate locally sourced two-component compression bandages for HIV-associated Kaposi sarcoma leg lymphedema in western Kenya: The Kenyan Improvised Compression for Kaposi Sarcoma (KICKS) study protocol.

Contemporary clinical trials communications

Chang AY, Karwa R, Busakhala N, Fletcher SL, Tonui EC, Wasike P, Kohn MA, Asirwa FC, Kiprono SK, Maurer T, Goodrich S, Pastakia SD

A portable device for nucleic acid quantification powered by sunlight, a flame or electricity.

Nature biomedical engineering

Snodgrass R, Gardner A, Semeere A, Kopparthy VL, Duru J, Maurer T, Martin J, Cesarman E, Erickson D

Understanding and Addressing Hair Disorders in Transgender Individuals.

American journal of clinical dermatology

Gao Y, Maurer T, Mirmirani P

Development of Low-Cost Locally Sourced Two-Component Compression Bandages in Western Kenya.

Dermatology and therapy

Chang AY, Tonui EC, Momanyi D, Mills AR, Wasike P, Karwa R, Maurer TA, Pastakia SD

Assessment of dermatology clinic resources at safety-net hospitals: Results from a national survey.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Malviya N, Albrecht J, Amerson E, Colven R, Hsu S, Maurer T, McLellan B, Pomeranz M, Chong BF

Sole-Searing Pain: Classic Kaposi's Sarcoma.

The American journal of medicine

Minter DJ, Kotwani P, Kohn LL, Maurer T, Lai AR

Cutaneous malignancies in HIV.

Current opinion in HIV and AIDS

Chang AY, Doiron P, Maurer T

HIV-Associated Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis at San Francisco General Hospital.

Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care

Tseng J, Maurer T, Mutizwa MM

Diffuse HIV-associated seborrheic dermatitis - a case series.

International journal of STD & AIDS

Forrestel AK, Kovarik CL, Mosam A, Gupta D, Maurer TA, Micheletti RG

Accuracy of Clinical Suspicion and Pathologic Diagnosis of Kaposi Sarcoma in East Africa.

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)

Amerson E, Woodruff CM, Forrestel A, Wenger M, McCalmont T, LeBoit P, Maurer T, Laker-Oketta M, Muyindike W, Bwana M, Buziba N, Busakhala N, Wools-Kaloustian K, Martin J

A prospective ascertainment of cancer incidence in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Kaposi sarcoma.

Cancer medicine

Semeere A, Wenger M, Busakhala N, Buziba N, Bwana M, Muyindike W, Amerson E, Maurer T, McCalmont T, LeBoit P, Musick B, Yiannoutsos C, Lukande R, Castelnuovo B, Laker-Oketta M, Kambugu A, Glidden D, Wools-Kaloustian K, Martin J

Idiopathic Pyoderma Gangrenosum as a Novel Manifestation of the HIV Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: A Report of Three Cases.

The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India

Nambudiri VE, Kersellius R, Harp J, Maniar JK, Maurer TA

Neuromyelitis optica with cutaneous findings: case report and review of the literature.

Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)

Martin C, Maurer T, Mutizwa MM

Task Shifting and Skin Punch for the Histologic Diagnosis of Kaposi's Sarcoma in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Public Health Solution to a Public Health Problem.


Laker-Oketta MO, Wenger M, Semeere A, Castelnuovo B, Kambugu A, Lukande R, Asirwa FC, Busakhala N, Buziba N, Diero L, Wools-Kaloustian K, Strother RM, Bwana M, Muyindike W, Amerson E, Mbidde E, Maurer T, Martin J

Psoriasis as a manifestation of HIV-related immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Tripathi SV, Leslie KS, Maurer TA, Amerson EH

Effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy and its adherence on herpes zoster incidence: a longitudinal cohort study.

AIDS research and therapy

Liu C, Wang C, Glesby MJ, D'souza G, French A, Minkoff H, Maurer T, Karim R, Young M

Cutis Verticis Gyrata in Men Affected by HIV-Related Lipodystrophy.

Dermatology research and practice

Khanijow K, Unemori P, Leslie KS, Mulligan K, Schambelan M, Maurer T

Etiology and risk factors associated with a pruritic papular eruption in people living with HIV in India.

Journal of the International AIDS Society

Farsani TT, Kore S, Nadol P, Ramam M, Thierman SJ, Leslie K, Chandrasekar C, Sikhamani R, Manoharan G, Kubba A, Maurer TA

Immunosenescence is associated with presence of Kaposi's sarcoma in antiretroviral treated HIV infection.

AIDS (London, England)

Unemori P, Leslie KS, Hunt PW, Sinclair E, Epling L, Mitsuyasu R, Effros RB, Dock J, Dollard SG, Deeks SG, Martin JN, Maurer TA

Investigating the effects of metabolic dysregulation on hair follicles: a comparison of HIV-infected women with and without central lipohypertrophy.

International journal of dermatology

Mirmirani P, Maurer T, Cohen M, D'Souza G, Karim R, Plankey M, Robison E, Sharma A, Tien PC, Hessol NA

CD57 expression and cytokine production by T cells in lesional and unaffected skin from patients with psoriasis.

PloS one

Batista MD, Tincati C, Milush JM, Ho EL, Ndhlovu LC, York VA, Kallas EG, Kalil J, Keating SM, Norris PJ, Chang D, Unemori P, Leslie KS, Maurer T, Liao W, Nixon DF

Skewed distribution of natural killer cells in psoriasis skin lesions.

Experimental dermatology

Batista MD, Ho EL, Kuebler PJ, Milush JM, Lanier LL, Kallas EG, York VA, Chang D, Liao W, Unemori P, Leslie KS, Maurer T, Nixon DF

Psoriasis patients are enriched for genetic variants that protect against HIV-1 disease.

PLoS genetics

Chen H, Hayashi G, Lai OY, Dilthey A, Kuebler PJ, Wong TV, Martin MP, Fernandez Vina MA, McVean G, Wabl M, Leslie KS, Maurer T, Martin JN, Deeks SG, Carrington M, Bowcock AM, Nixon DF, Liao W

Adaptation of a Runyankore version of Skindex-16 for oral administration in Mbarara, Uganda.

International journal of dermatology

Chua SL, Maurer T, Chren MM

Approach to pruritus in the adult HIV-positive patient.

Seminars in cutaneous medicine and surgery

Serling SL, Leslie K, Maurer T

Hidradenitis suppurativa and concomitant pyoderma gangrenosum: a case series and literature review.

Archives of dermatology

Hsiao JL, Antaya RJ, Berger T, Maurer T, Shinkai K, Leslie KS

HIV-associated psoriasis: pathogenesis, clinical features, and management.

The Lancet. Infectious diseases

Morar N, Willis-Owen SA, Maurer T, Bunker CB

Response to: a retrospective analysis of AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma in patients with undetectable HIV viral loads and CD4 counts greater than 300 cells/mm(3).

Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (Chicago, Ill. : 2002)

Maurer T, Leslie K, Unemori P

Dermatologic manifestations of HIV in Africa.

Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the International AIDS Society, USA

Amerson EH, Maurer TA

Epidermal barrier dysfunction in non-atopic HIV: evidence for an "inside-to-outside" pathogenesis.

The Journal of investigative dermatology

Gunathilake R, Schmuth M, Scharschmidt TC, Gruber R, Grabher D, Leslie KS, Maurer TA, Mauro TM, Elias PM

Disseminated herpes zoster with increased CD4 counts in 3 HIV-infected patients.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Lidhoo P, Unemori P, Leslie KS, Maurer T

Cutaneous manifestations of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

Current opinion in HIV and AIDS

Huiras E, Preda V, Maurer T, Whitfeld M

Incidence and risk factors for verrucae in women.

AIDS (London, England)

Dolev JC, Maurer T, Springer G, Glesby MJ, Minkoff H, Connell C, Young M, Schowalter K, Cox C, Hessol NA

A process for sentinel case review to assess causal relationships between smallpox vaccination and adverse outcomes, 2003-2004.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Chapman LE, Iskander JK, Chen RT, Neff J, Birkhead GS, Poland G, Gray GC, Siegel J, Sepkowitz K, Robertson RM, Yancy C, Guerra FA, Gardner P, Modlin JF, Maurer T, Berger T, Flanders WD, Shope R

Monitoring the safety of a smallpox vaccination program in the United States: report of the joint Smallpox Vaccine Safety Working Group of the advisory committee on immunization practices and the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Neff J, Modlin J, Birkhead GS, Poland G, Robertson RM, Sepkowitz K, Yancy C, Gardner P, Gray GC, Maurer T, Siegel J, Guerra FA, Berger T, Flanders WD, Shope R

HIV-associated Kaposi's sarcoma with a high CD4 count and a low viral load.

The New England journal of medicine

Maurer T, Ponte M, Leslie K

Scurvy: a presenting sign of psychosis.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Arron ST, Liao W, Maurer T

Antibiotic use in the treatment of soft tissue abscesses: a survey of current practice.

Surgical infections

Rajendran PM, Young DM, Maurer T, Chambers HF, Jacobson MA, Harris HW

Dactinomycin-induced cutaneous toxic effects during treatment of choriocarcinoma.

Archives of dermatology

Waller JM, Maldonado JL, Leslie KS, Maurer TA

Cutaneous malignancy and human immunodeficiency virus disease.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Wilkins K, Turner R, Dolev JC, LeBoit PE, Berger TG, Maurer TA

Dermatologic manifestations of HIV infection.

Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the International AIDS Society, USA

Maurer TA

Eosinophilic folliculitis: before and after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy.

Archives of dermatology

Rajendran PM, Dolev JC, Heaphy MR, Maurer T

Generalized vaccinia, progressive vaccinia, and eczema vaccinatum are rare following smallpox (vaccinia) vaccination: United States surveillance, 2003.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Vellozzi C, Lane JM, Averhoff F, Maurer T, Norton S, Damon I, Casey C

Approach to the treatment of cutaneous malignancy in HIV-infected patients.

Dermatologic therapy

Wilkins K, Dolev JC, Turner R, LeBoit PE, Berger TG, Maurer TA

Treatment options in the management of uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections.


Scher RK, Elston DM, Hedrick JA, Joseph WS, Maurer T, Murakawa GJ

Herpes zoster in women with and at risk for HIV: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study.

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)

Glesby MJ, Hoover DR, Tan T, Shi Q, Gao W, French AL, Maurer T, Young M, Dehovitz J, Ru J, Anastos K

Etiology of pruritic papular eruption with HIV infection in Uganda.


Resneck JS, Van Beek M, Furmanski L, Oyugi J, LeBoit PE, Katabira E, Kambugu F, Maurer T, Berger T, Pletcher MJ, Machtinger EL

Relapsing polychondritis in HIV-infected patients: a report of two cases.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Dolev JC, Maurer TA, Reddy SG, Ramirez LE, Berger T

A dramatic change in HIV treatment.

Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD

Wilkins K, Maurer T, Berger T

The effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on dermatologic disease in a longitudinal study of HIV type 1-infected women.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Maurer T, Rodrigues LK, Ameli N, Phanuphak N, Gange SJ, DeHovitz J, French AL, Glesby M, Jordan C, Khalsa A, Hessol NA

Prevalence of Bartonella infection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with fever.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Koehler JE, Sanchez MA, Tye S, Garrido-Rowland CS, Chen FM, Maurer T, Cooper JL, Olson JG, Reingold AL, Hadley WK, Regnery RR, Tappero JW

Hair changes in women from the Women's Interagency HIV Study.

Archives of dermatology

Mirmirani P, Hessol NA, Maurer TA, Berger TG, Greenblatt RM, Price VH

Skin-related quality of life in HIV-infected patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy.

Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery

Mirmirani P, Maurer TA, Berger TG, Sands LP, Chren MM

The effectiveness of an Internet-based tutorial in improving primary care physicians' skin cancer triage skills.

Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education

Gerbert B, Bronstone A, Maurer T, Berger T, McPhee SJ, Caspers N