Publications and selected news coverage

Chung, EO, Omollo, DO, Mattah, B, Hickey, MD, Salmen, CR, Milner, EM, Brashares, JS, Young, SL, Fernald, LCH, Fiorella, KJ. 2019. Characteristics of Pica Behaviors Among Women in Western Kenya. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16(14): 2510. (available here)

Fiorella, KJ, Bageant, E, Kim, M, Vichet, S, Try, V, Baran, E, Kura, Y, Brooks, A, Barrett, C, Thilsted, S. 2019. Improving Fish Biomass and Biodiversity within a Dynamic Social-Ecological System: Community Fish Refuges in Cambodia. Ecology and Society. 24(3): 18. (available here)

Fiorella, KJ, Desai, P, Miller, JD, Okeyo, N, Young, SL. A Review of Transactional Sex for Natural Resources: Under-researched, overstated or unique to fishing economies? Global Public Health. 1-12. (available here)

Fiorella, KJ, Gavenus, ER, Milner, EM, Moore, M, Wilson-Anumudu, F, Adhiambo, F, Mattah, B, Bukusi, E, Fernald, LCH. Evaluation of a social-network intervention on child feeding knowledge and practices. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 15(3): e12782. (available here)

Chang, A, Fiorella, KJ, Hickey, MD, Salmen, CR, Bukusi, EA, Cohen, CR, Auerswald, CL. 2018. Marginalization and community perception of HIV care, treatment, and support on Mfangano Island, Kenya. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, & Action. 12(2): 121-133. (available here)

Fiorella, KJ, Bageant, ER, Ordonez, KA, Kim, M, Kura, Y, Thilsted, S, Barrett, CB. 2018. Implications of climate change for freshwater fisheries in Cambodia’s rice field fisheries: a longitudinal cohort study. Lancet Planetary Health: Best Abstracts in Planetary Health. 2: S23. (available here)

DeLorme, A, Gavenus, E, Salmen, C, Benard, GO, Mattah, B, Bukusi, E, Fiorella, KJ. 2018. Nourishing Networks: A social-ecological analysis of a network intervention for improving household nutrition in Western Kenya. Social Science and Medicine. 197 (95-103). (pdf, available here)

Milner, EM, Fiorella, KJ, Mattah, B, Bukusi, EB, Fernald, LCH. 2018. Timing, intensity, and duration of food insecurity are associated with child development in Kenya. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 14:2. (available here)

Fiorella, KJ, Milner, EM, DO, Bukusi, E, Fernald, LCH. 2017. Quantity and species of fish consumed shape breast milk essential fatty acid concentrations among women living around Lake Victoria, Kenya. Public Health Nutrition. 1-8. (available here)

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)

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, 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)

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

BScience_defaunation_issuerashares, 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)




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)