John Weeks

Research Project Analyst

John Weeks has been with UCSF for 11 years. His most recent research project involved the study of homelessness among people age 50 and older in Oakland, CA. Prior to that, John had worked as a Project Coordinator for the Bruthas Project, which was a CAPS intervention study focusing on HIV prevention among MSM populations in San Francisco and Oakland. John joined Dr. Kushel's HOPE HOME Study in August 2015 as a Clinical Research Coordinator.
  1. Mullady SS, Castellanos S, Lopez L, Aguirre G, Weeks J, King S, Valle K, Goode C, Tsoy E, Possin K, Miller B, Kushel M, Lanata S. Neurocognitive health of older adults experiencing homelessness in Oakland, California. Frontiers in neurology 2022. PMID: 35937073

  2. Knight KR, Weiser J, Handley MA, Olsen P, Weeks J, Kushel M. Temporary stays with housed family and friends among older adults experiencing homelessness: Qualitative findings from the HOPE HOME study. Qualitative social work : QSW : research and practice 2021. PMID: 35706979

  3. Paul DW, Knight KR, Olsen P, Weeks J, Yen IH, Kushel MB. Racial Discrimination in the Life Course of Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness: Results from the HOPE HOME Study. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless 2019. PMID: 33727778

  4. Arnold EA, Kegeles SM, Pollack LM, Neilands TB, Cornwell SM, Stewart WR, Benjamin M, Weeks J, Lockett G, Smith CD, Operario D. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce HIV-Related Risk in African American Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women: the Bruthas Project. Volume 20 of Issue 1. Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research 2019. PMID: 30478804

  5. Vijayaraghavan M, Olsen P, Weeks J, McKelvey K, Ponath C, Kushel M. Older African American Homeless-Experienced Smokers' Attitudes Toward Tobacco Control Policies-Results from the HOPE HOME Study. Volume 32 of Issue 2. 2017. PMID: 28893086

  6. Arnold EA, Weeks J, Benjamin M, Stewart WR, Pollack LM, Kegeles SM, Operario D. Identifying social and economic barriers to regular care and treatment for Black men who have sex with men and women (BMSMW) and who are living with HIV: a qualitative study from the Bruthas cohort. Volume 17 of Issue 1. BMC health services research 2017. PMID: 28129757

  7. Koester KA, Morewitz M, Pearson C, Weeks J, Packard R, Estes M, Tulsky J, Kang-Dufour MS, Myers JJ. Patient navigation facilitates medical and social services engagement among HIV-infected individuals leaving jail and returning to the community. Volume 28 of Issue 2. AIDS patient care and STDs 2014. PMID: 24517539