Seyram A. Butame

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About Seyram A. Butame

Just a little this and that about me, life, and my work.

Welcome one and all!

Hello everyone,

Welcome to my small website. I am research faculty at Florida State University, College of Medicine. I work within the Center for Translational Behavioral Science (CTBScience). My academic background is in public health, specifically health policy and management. My current work focuses on implementing and sustaining interventions in clinical care settings focused on American youth at risk for HIV. The ongoing career journey is great so far!

Resume/ Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Faculty Page/ Profile

You may access my faculty profile using the button below.

Faculty Page

Recent Publications

Below is a listing of some articles my colleagues and I have published in recent years. If you have any questions or are curious about the material, shoot me an email.

  • Butame, S. A., Idalski Carcone, A., Coyle, K., & Naar, S. (2021). Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices to Reduce Youth HIV Transmission and Improve Self-Management: A Survey of Key Stakeholder Perspectives. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 35(10), 385-391. doi:10.1089/apc.2021.0071

  • Ennis, N., Armas, L., Butame, S., & Joshi, H. (2021). Factors Impacting Video Telehealth Appointment Completion During COVID-19 Pandemic Among People Living with HIV in a Community-Based Health System. AIDS and Behavior, 1-8. doi:10.1007/s10461-021-03394-7

  • Nagy, S. M., Butame, S. A., Todd, L., Sheffler, J. L., Budhwani, H., Fernandez, M. I., … & Naar, S. (2021). Barriers and facilitators to implementing a motivational interviewing-based intervention: a multi-site study of organizations caring for youth living with HIV. AIDS care, 1-6. doi:10.1080/09540121.2021.1950604

  • Butame, S. A., De Leon, J. M., Lee, S. J., Naar, S., Genn, L., Dark, T., & Kapogiannis, B. G. (2021). Barriers and Facilitators to the Collection and Aggregation of Electronic Health Record HIV Data: An Analysis of Study Recruitment Venues Within the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN). Evaluation & the Health Professions, 44(2), 168-176. doi:10.1177/0163278721998413

  • Butame, S. A. (2019). The prevalence of modern contraceptive use and its associated socio-economic factors in Ghana: evidence from a demographic and health survey of Ghanaian men. Public health, 168, 128-136. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2018.12.020

Full Academic Profile

You may also access my other academic work via the below links. In recent years, there have been efforts to create social media networks for academics to connect and network with each other. The jury is still out on which of the numerous indexing and profiling sites are the best. Still, I provide links to some of the more popular ones, so click away and if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me.

Google Scholar

This is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. In recent years, individual researchers have been able to create Scholar Citations profiles. You may access my profile below.

Google Scholar


ResearchGate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators. You may access my profile below.


ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)

Per their mission, ORCID is “a global, not-for-profit organization sustained by fees from our member organizations.” Furthermore, it envisions a world where “all who participate in research, scholarship, and innovation are uniquely identified and connected to their contributions across disciplines, borders, and time.” You may view the public version of my ORCID record below.

ORCID Profile


Scopus is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database launched in 2004. Similar to Google Scholar, Scopus offers researchers the opportunity to create and edit profiles covering affiliations, publications, bibliographic data, references, and other publication-related material. You may view the public version of my SCOPUS profile below.

SCOPUS Profile

Image sources: The images on this page are from a recent trip to Niagara Falls, New York, early in the year. It was the first time I had flown since the pandemic burst onto the scene.1,2 Some fun facts about the Falls.

  1. I took the self-portrait right after being deluged with water from the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls while riding the Maid of the Mist ™. 

  2. The image from the sidebar is of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, with the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls immediately at left and the Horseshoe Falls in the distant left, both illuminated by multicolored lights.