Dr. Mutumba's work on HIV focuses primarily on adolescents, with the goal of improving self-management of HIV, measurement and promotion of mental health and wellbeing including the integration of mental health and HIV. Her research on sexual reproductive health focuses on understanding the individual, community and institutional barriers to uptake of modern contraceptive methods in Sub-Saharan Africa.
- Mutumba, Massy, and John E. Schulenberg. 2020. "Cross-national variation in the subjective wellbeing of youth in low and middle income countries: the role of structural and micro-level factors." Journal of Youth Studies 23(2): 252-268.
- Mutumba, Massy, and John E. Schulenberg. 2019. "Tobacco and Alcohol Use Among Youth in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Multi-Country Analysis on the Influence of Structural and Micro-Level Factors." Substance Use & Misuse 54(3): 396-411.
- Mutumba, Massy, Henry Mugerwa, Victor Musiime, Anudeeta Gautam, Hellen Nakyambadde, Christine Matama, and Rob B. Stephenson. 2019. "Perceptions of Strategies and Intervention Approaches for HIV Self-Management among Ugandan Adolescents: A Qualitative Study." Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC) 18: 2325958218823246.
- Mutumba, Massy, Victor Musiime, Henry Mugerwa, Hellen Nakyambadde, Anudeeta Gautam, Christine Matama, and Rob B. Stephenson. 2019. "Perceptions of HIV Self-Management Roles and Challenges in Adolescents, Caregivers, and Health Care Providers." Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 30(4): 415.
- Mutumba, Massy, Eliud Wekesa, and Rob B. Stephenson. 2018. "Community influences on modern contraceptive use among young women in low and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional multi-country analysis." BMC Public Health 18(1): 430.
- Mutumba, Massy, Jose A. Bauermeister, Gary W. Harper, Victor Musiime, James M. Lepkowski, Ken Resnicow, and Rachel C. Snow. 2017. "Psychological distress among Ugandan adolescents living with HIV: Examining stressors and the buffering role of general and religious coping strategies." Global Public Health 12(12): 1479-1491. Taylor & Francis.