Publications and selected news coverage

Fiorella, KJ, Milner, EM, Salmen, CS, Hickey, MD, Omollo, DO, Mattah, B, Adhiambo, A, Bukusi, EB, Fernald, LCH, Brashares, JS. 2016. Human Health Alters the Sustainability of Fishing Practices in East Africa. PNAS. 114(16): 4171-4176. (available here)

logo (Voice of America, radio story)


Chang, A, Fiorella, KJ, Hickey, MD, Salmen, CR, Bukusi, EA, Cohen, CR, Auerswald, CL. Marginalization and community perception of HIV care, treatment, and support on Mfangano Island, Kenya. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research Education and Action. In press.

Seto, K & Fiorella, KJ. 2017. From Sea to Plate: The Role of Fish in a Sustainable Diet. Frontiers in Marine Science. 74(4). (pdf, available here)

December 2016 Cover

Gaynor, KM, Fiorella, KJ, Kurz, DJ, Gregory, GH, Seto, KL, Withey, LS, Brashares, JS. 2016. War and wildlife: linking armed conflict to conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 14(10): 533-542. (available here; cover story)


Fiorella KJ, Rapacciuolo, G, Trisos, C. 2016. Biodiversity Conservation Priorities: Learning from Public Health. Nature (Correspondence). 538 (317). (available here)

Fiorella, KJ, Chen, RL, Milner, EM, Fernald, LCH. 2016. Agricultural Interventions for Improved Nutrition: A Review of Environmental and Livelihood Dimensions. Global Food Security. (pdfavailable here)

Hickey, MD, Omollo, DO, Slamen, CR, Mattah, B, Blat, C, Ouma, GB, Fiorella, KJ, et al. 2016. Movement between facilities for HIV care among a mobile population in Kenya: transfer, loss to follow-up and re-engagement. AIDS Care. (pdf, available here)

Salmen, CR, Hickey, MD, Fiorella, KJ, Omollo, DO, et al. 2015. “Wan Kanyakla” (We are together): lived experience and community transformation following a social network intervention to promote engagement with HIV treatment in Western Kenya. Social Science and Medicine. 146: 332-340. (pdf, available here)

Fiorella, KJ, Camlin, CS, Salmen, CR, Omondi, R, Hickey, MD, Omollo, DO, Milner, EM, Bukusi, EA, Fernald, LCH, Brashares, JS. 2015. Transactional Fish-for-Sex Relationships Amid Declining Fish Access in Kenya. World Development. 74: 323-332. (pdf, available here)

Hickey, MD, Salmen, CR, Omollo, DO, Mattah, B, Fiorella, KJ, Geng, EH, et al. 2014. Pulling the network together: Quasiexperimental Trial of a Patient-Defined Support Network Intervention for Promoting Engagement in HIV Care and Medication Adherence on Mfangano Island, Kenya. JAIDS. 69(4): 127-134. (pdf,available here)

Nagata, J., Fiorella, K.J., Salmen, C.R., Hickey, M.D., Mattah, B., Magerenge, R., et al. 2014. Around the table: Food insecurity, socio-economic status, and instrumental social support among women living in a rural Kenyan island community. Ecology of Food and Nutrition. 00:1-12. (pdf)

Fiorella, KJ, Hickey, MD, Salmen, CR, Nagata, JM, Mattah, B, Magerenge, R, Cohen, CR, Bukusi, EA, Brashares, JS, Fernald, LCH. 2014. Fishing for Food? Analyzing links between fishing livelihoods and food security around Lake Victoria, Kenya. Food Security. 6(6): 851-860. (pdf)

Withey, L, Seto, K, McCauley, DJ, Fiorella, KJ, Marsh, RA, Abrahms, B, Nunez, TA, Golden, CD, Brashares, JB. Fauna in decline–response. 2014. Science. 346(6211): 819-820. (available here)

Brashares, JB, Abrahms, B, Fiorella, KJ, Golden, CD, Marsh, R, McCauley, DJ, Nunez, T, Seto, K, Withey, L. 2014. Wildlife Decline and Social Conflict. 2014. Science. 345(6195): 376-378. (available here)


Fiorella, KJ. 2013. Interpersonal relationships in research: balancing reciprocity and emergencies. Journal of Research Practice. 10(2): N1. (pdf)

Nagata, JM, Fiorella, KJ, Young, SL, Otieno, OD, Ijaa, K, Bukusi, EA, Cohen, CR. 2013. Socio- demographic and health associations with body mass index at the time of enrollment to HIV care in Nyanza Province, Kenya. AIDS Care. 25(12): 1491-1498. (pdf)

Fiorella, KJ. 2013. Considering the Complexity in HIV/AIDS and the Environment. American Journal of Public Health. 103(9): e1. (pdf)

Bellan, SE, Fiorella, KJ, Melesse, DY, Getz, WM, Williams, BG, Dushoff, J. 2013. Extra-Couple HIV Transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa: a mathematical modeling study of survey data. Lancet. 381(9877): 1561-1569. (pdf)

econ BBC

Cohn AS, Eitzel, MV, Fiorella, KJ, Geoghegan, C, Gupta, AC, Kelley, LC, Seto, KL (authors contributed equally). 2012. Review of ‘Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies: A Primer’ by Gunilla Oberg. Quarterly Review of Biology. 87(3): 247-248. (pdf)

Fiorella, KJ, Gurney, C, Leong, M, Stillinger, T. 2010. Nature’s Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 34(8): 923-925. (pdf)

Fiorella, KJ, Cameron, A, Sechrest, W, Winfree, R, Kremen, C. Methodological considerations in reserve system selection: a case study of Malagasy Lemurs. 2010. Biological Conservation. 143: 963-973. (pdf)

In Review and Revision

Fiorella, KJ, Milner, EM, Hickey, MD, Salmen, CS, Omollo, DO, Bukusi, E, Fernald, LCH. 2016. Quantity and species of fish consumed shape breast milk fatty acid concentrations. Public Health Nutrition. In review.

Chung, EO, Omollo, DO, Mattah, B, Hickey, MD, Salmen, CR, Milner, EM, Brashares, JS, Young, SL, Fernald, LCH, Fiorella, KJ. 2016. Characteristics of Pica Behaviors Among Women in Western Kenya. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. In review.

Milner, EM, Fiorella, KJ, Omollo, DO, Mattah, B, Salmen, CS, Hickey, MD, Bukusi, EB, Fernald, LCH. 2016. Timing, intensity, and duration of food insecurity associated with child cognitive development in Kenya. Maternal & Child Nutrition. In review.

Fiorella, KJ, Desai, P, Okeyo, N, Young, SL. 2016. Transactional Sex for Natural Resources: Environmental change, gendered economies, and disease risk. Global Environmental Change. In revision for resubmission.