Bita Amani, PhD
Title Associate Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Urban Public Health
School College of Science and Health
Address 1731 E. 120th Street

Telephone (323) 563-9306
Education & Training
NIH Awarded Grants
Project TitleProject NumberFY
1. Bath E, Kim BE, Amani B, López SA, Milburn NG. Lessons Learned: Challenges and Strategies for Conducting Family-Based Intervention Research in Juvenile Justice Settings. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2019 11; 58(11):1038-1041.
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2. Amani B, Milburn NG, Lopez S, Young-Brinn A, Castro L, Lee A, Bath E. Families and the Juvenile Justice System: Considerations for Family-Based Interventions. Fam Community Health. 2018 Jan/Mar; 41(1):55-63.
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3. Harawa NT, Amani B, Rohde Bowers J, Sayles JN, Cunningham W. Understanding interactions of formerly incarcerated HIV-positive men and transgender women with substance use treatment, medical, and criminal justice systems. Int J Drug Policy. 2017 10; 48:63-71.
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4. Milburn NG, Stein JA, Lopez SA, Hilberg AM, Veprinsky A, Arnold EM, Desmond KA, Branson K, Lee A, Bath E, Amani B, Comulada WS. Trauma, Family Factors and the Mental Health of Homeless Adolescents. J Child Adolesc Trauma. 2019 Mar; 12(1):37-47.
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5. Rotheram-Borus MJ, Swendeman D, Lee SJ, Li L, Amani B, Nartey M. Interventions for families affected by HIV. Transl Behav Med. 2011 Jun; 1(2):313-26.
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6. Javanbakht M, Gorbach PM, Amani B, Walker S, Cranston RD, Datta SD, Kerndt PR. Concurrency, sex partner risk, and high-risk human papillomavirus infection among African American, Asian, and Hispanic women. Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Feb; 37(2):68-74.
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7. Amani B. Patents & public health: international trade obligations and domestic policy development. Health Law Can. 2002 Feb; 22(3):76-84.
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Funding Opportunities

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  • Juvenile Delinquency

  • Social Justice

  • Adolescent Behavior

  • Social Control Policies

  • Patents as Topic

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