Social Research Center

Research Staff

Monique E. Wilson

Monique E. Wilson
Research Associate

Degree: Dr.P.H., Public Health, Morgan State University
Phone: 410-837-3977 ext. 242
Fax: 410-752-4218

Research Interests

Dr. Wilson’s research interest is in the area of health disparities plaguing African American and other minority communities. More specifically, Dr. Wilson is interested in issues related to gender differences in risky behaviors. Dr. Wilson is currently the project manager for a (National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funded research study dealing with seeking out probationers and parolees for HIV testing and linking and retaining those who are HIV positive in care. Dr. Wilson is the former Director of Data Management at the Social Research Center. She has also worked as a site Principal Investigator for a NIDA funded research study entitled "The Effects of Manualized Treatment in a Seamless System," whose purpose was to assist offenders in adopting a crime-free, drug-free lifestyle, and to increase the probability that they will successfully complete supervision. In addition, her other research interests include HIV/AIDS and risk behaviors among criminal justice populations. Dr. Wilson is a member of the American Public Health Association and a recipient of a 2007 NIH Health Disparities Loan Repayment Award. She has also received several travel awards to present at scientific conferences: 2007: Recipient of the Women and Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Award from National Institutes of Health (NIH); 2009: Recipient of NIDA-sponsored Travel Award for the 2009 Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference; 2009: Recipient of the Early Career Investigator Travel Award from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD).

Selected Publications

Gordon, M.S., Kinlock, T.W., Couvillion, K.A., Schwartz, R.P., Wilson, M.E., & O’Grady, K.E. (2013). Gender differences among prisoners with pre-incarceration heroin dependence participating in a randomized clinical trial of buprenorphine treatment. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 52, 376-391.

Gordon, M.S., Kinlock, T.W., McKenzie, M.., Rich, J.D., & Wilson, M.E. (2013). Rapid HIV testing for individuals on probation/parole: Outcomes of an intervention trial. Aids and Behavior, 17 (6), 2022-2030.

Wilson, M. E., Kinlock, T. W., Gordon, M. S., O'Grady, K. E., Schwartz, R. P. (2012). Postprison release HIV-risk behaviors in a randomized trial of methadone treatment for prisoners. The American Journal on Addictions. 21(5), 476-487.

Wilson, M. E., Taxman, F. S., O’Grady, K. E. (2012). The relationship of social networks to HIV risk behaviors from a sample of probationers in a randomized trial. The Prison Journal. 92(3). Abstract

Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Schwartz, R. P., Peterson, J. A., Wilson, M. E., & Brown, B. S. (2010). The relationship of social support to treatment entry and engagement: The community assessment inventory. Substance Abuse, 31(1), 43-52. Abstract

Wilson M. E., Schwartz R. P., O'Grady K. E., Jaffe J. H. (2010). Impact of interim methadone maintenance on HIV risk behaviors. Journal of Urban Health, 87(4), 586-591. Abstract

Schwartz, R. P., Jaffe, J. H., O’Grady, K. O., Das, B., Highfield, D. A., & Wilson, M. E. (2009). Scaling-up interim methadone maintenance: treatment of 1,000 heroin-addicted individuals. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment; 37, 362-637. Abstract

Schwartz, R. P, Jaffe J. H., O'Grady, K. E., Kinlock, T. W., Gordon, M. S., Kelly, S. M., Wilson, M. E., & Ahmed, A. (2009). Interim methadone treatment: impact on arrests. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 103, 148-154. Abstract

Schwartz, R. P., Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Peterson, J. A., Reisinger, H. S., Mitchell, S. G., Wilson, M. E., Agar, M. H. & Brown, B. S. (2008). In-treatment v. out-of-treatment opioid dependent adults: drug use and criminal history. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 34(1), 17-28. Abstract

Kinlock, T. W., Gordon, M. S., Schwartz, R. P., O’Grady, K. E., Fitzgerald, T. T., & Wilson, M. (2007). A randomized clinical trial of methadone maintenance for prisoners: Results at 1-month post-release. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 91, 220-227. Abstract

Wilson, M. E. (2006). The Relationship of Social Environment to Cigarette, Alcohol and Marijuana Use among Adolescents in the United States: Gender and Racial/Ethnic Differences. Unpublished Dissertation: Morgan State University. Abstract