Martin Meltzer





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Buchanan BM, Evans HI, Chukwudebe NP, Duncan EA, Yin J, Adhikari BB, Zhou X, Tse ZTH, Chowell G, Meltzer MI, Fung IC. (2022). Monitoring Different Social Media Platforms to Report Unplanned School Closures Due to Wildfires in California, October and December 2017. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness

Evans HI, Handberry MT, Muniz-Rodriguez K, Schwind JS, Liang H, Adhikari BB, Meltzer MI, Fung IC. (2022). Winter Storms and Unplanned School Closure Announcements on Twitter: Comparison Between the States of Massachusetts and Georgia, 2017-2018. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness

Fechter-Leggett ED, Fedan KB, Cox-Ganser JM, Meltzer MI, Adhikari BB, Dowell CH. (2022). Estimated N95 Respirator Needs for Nonhealthcare Essential Workers in the United States During Communicable Respiratory Infectious Disease Pandemics. Health security

Rainisch G, Jeon S, Pappas D, Spencer KD, Fischer LS, Adhikari BB, Taylor MM, Greening B Jr., Moonan PK, Oeltmann JE, Kahn EB, Washington ML, Meltzer MI. (2022). Estimated COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Averted by Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in the US. JAMA network open, 5(3)

Miller GF, Greening B Jr., Rice KL, Arifkhanova A, Meltzer MI, Coronado F. (2021). Modeling the Transmission of Covid-19: Impact of Mitigation Strategies in Prekindergarten-Grade 12 Public Schools, United States, 2021. Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP

Schwartz AM, Shankar MB, Kugeler KJ, Max RJ, Hinckley AF, Meltzer MI, Nelson CA. (2020). Epidemiology and cost of Lyme disease-related hospitalizations among patients with employer-sponsored health insurance-United States, 2005-2014. Zoonoses and public health, 67(4)

Ahweyevu JO, Chukwudebe NP, Buchanan BM, Yin J, Adhikari BB, Zhou X, Tse ZTH, Chowell G, Meltzer MI, Fung IC. (2020). Using Twitter to Track Unplanned School Closures: Georgia Public Schools, 2015-17. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness

Carias C, Hills SL, Kahn EB, Adhikari BB, Fischer M, Meltzer MI. (2020). Comparative economic analysis of strategies for Japanese encephalitis vaccination of U.S. travelers. Vaccine

Liang H, Fung IC, Tse ZTH, Yin J, Chan CH, Pechta LE, Smith BJ, Marquez-Lameda RD, Meltzer MI, Lubell KM, Fu KW. (2019). How did Ebola information spread on twitter: broadcasting or viral spreading?. BMC public health, 19(1)

Rainisch G, Adhikari B, Meltzer MI, Langley G. (2020). Estimating the impact of multiple immunization products on medically-attended respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in infants. Vaccine, 38(2)

Carias C, Lehnert JD, Greening B Jr., Adhikari BB, Kahn EB, Meltzer MI, Graitcer SB. (2019). The PanVax Tool to Improve Pandemic Influenza Emergency Vaccination Program Readiness and Partnership. American journal of public health, 109(S4)

Carias C, Adhikari BB, Ravat F, Meltzer MI, Marston BJ. (2018). Resources needed for US CDC's support to the response to post-epidemic clusters of Ebola in West Africa, 2016. Infectious diseases of poverty, 7(1)

Bambery Z, Cassell CH, Bunnell RE, Roy K, Ahmed Z, Payne RL, Meltzer MI. (2018). Impact of a Hypothetical Infectious Disease Outbreak on US Exports and Export-Based Jobs. Health security, 16(1)

Routh JA, Sreenivasan N, Adhikari BB, Andrecy LL, Bernateau M, Abimbola T, Njau J, Jackson E, Juin S, Francois J, Tohme RA, Meltzer MI, Katz MA, Mintz ED. (2017). Cost Evaluation of a Government-Conducted Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign-Haiti, 2013. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 97(4_Suppl)

Gounder PP, Bulkow LR, Meltzer MI, Bruce MG, Hennessy TW, Snowball M, Spradling PR, Adhikari BB, McMahon BJ. (2016). Cost-effectiveness analysis of hepatocellular carcinoma screening by combinations of ultrasound and alpha-fetoprotein among Alaska Native people, 1983-2012. International journal of circumpolar health, (75)

Fischer LS, Santibanez S, Hatchett RJ, Jernigan DB, Meyers LA, Thorpe PG, Meltzer MI. (2016). CDC Grand Rounds: Modeling and Public Health Decision-Making. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 65(48)

Skelton AG, Meltzer MI. (2017). 20 Years of Public Health Economics and Decision Sciences at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The CDC Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship, 1995-2015. Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP, 23(4)

Carias C, Reed C, Kim IK, Foppa IM, Biggerstaff M, Meltzer MI, Finelli L, Swerdlow DL. (2015). Net Costs Due to Seasonal Influenza Vaccination--United States, 2005-2009. PloS one, 10(7)

Washington ML, Meltzer ML, . (2015). Effectiveness of Ebola treatment units and community care centers - Liberia, September 23-October 31, 2014. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 64(3)

Rainisch G, Shankar M, Wellman M, Merlin T, Meltzer MI. (2015). Regional spread of Ebola virus, West Africa, 2014. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(3)

Biggerstaff M, Reed C, Swerdlow DL, Gambhir M, Graitcer S, Finelli L, Borse RH, Rasmussen SA, Meltzer MI, Bridges CB. (2015). Estimating the potential effects of a vaccine program against an emerging influenza pandemic--United States. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (60 Suppl 1)

Rainisch G, Asher J, George D, Clay M, Smith TL, Kosmos C, Shankar M, Washington ML, Gambhir M, Atkins C, Hatchett R, Lant T, Meltzer MI. (2015). Estimating Ebola Treatment Needs, United States. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(7)

Reed C, Chaves SS, Daily Kirley P, Emerson R, Aragon D, Hancock EB, Butler L, Baumbach J, Hollick G, Bennett NM, Laidler MR, Thomas A, Meltzer MI, Finelli L. (2015). Estimating influenza disease burden from population-based surveillance data in the United States. PloS one, 10(3)

Meltzer MI, Atkins CY, Santibanez S, Knust B, Petersen BW, Ervin ED, Nichol ST, Damon IK, Washington ML, . (2014). Estimating the future number of cases in the Ebola epidemic--Liberia and Sierra Leone, 2014-2015. MMWR supplements, 63(3)

Kostova D, Reed C, Finelli L, Cheng PY, Gargiullo PM, Shay DK, Singleton JA, Meltzer MI, Lu PJ, Bresee JS. (2013). Influenza Illness and Hospitalizations Averted by Influenza Vaccination in the United States, 2005-2011. PloS one, 8(6)

Adachi K, Coleman MS, Khan N, Jentes ES, Arguin P, Rao SR, LaRocque RC, Sotir MJ, Brunette G, Ryan ET, Meltzer MI, . (2014). Economics of malaria prevention in US travelers to West Africa. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 58(1)

Borse RH, Shrestha SS, Fiore AE, Atkins CY, Singleton JA, Furlow C, Meltzer MI. (2013). Effects of vaccine program against pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus, United States, 2009-2010. Emerging infectious diseases, 19(3)

Dawood FS, Iuliano AD, Reed C, Meltzer MI, Shay DK, Cheng PY, Bandaranayake D, Breiman RF, Brooks WA, Buchy P, Feikin DR, Fowler KB, Gordon A, Hien NT, Horby P, Huang QS, Katz MA, Krishnan A, Lal R, Montgomery JM, Mølbak K, Pebody R, Presanis AM, Razuri H, Steens A, Tinoco YO, Wallinga J, Yu H, Vong S, Bresee J, Widdowson MA. (2012). Estimated global mortality associated with the first 12 months of 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus circulation: a modelling study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 12(9)

Reed C, Meltzer MI, Finelli L, Fiore A. (2012). Public health impact of including two lineages of influenza B in a quadrivalent seasonal influenza vaccine. Vaccine, 30(11)

Shrestha SS, Sosin DM, Meltzer MI. (2012). Planning for baseline medical care needs of a displaced population after a disaster. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness, 6(4)

Prosser LA, Lavelle TA, Fiore AE, Bridges CB, Reed C, Jain S, Dunham KM, Meltzer MI. (2011). Cost-effectiveness of 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) vaccination in the United States. PLoS One, 6(7)

Shrestha SS, Swerdlow DL, Borse RH, Prabhu VS, Finelli L, Atkins CY, Owusu-Edusei K, Bell B, Mead PS, Biggerstaff M, Brammer L, Davidson H, Jernigan D, Jhung MA, Kamimoto LA, Merlin TL, Nowell M, Redd SC, Reed C, Schuchat A, Meltzer MI. (2011). Estimating the burden of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in the United States (April 2009-April 2010). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (52 Suppl 1)

Atkins CY, Patel A, Taylor TH Jr., Biggerstaff M, Merlin TL, Dulin SM, Erickson BA, Borse RH, Hunkler R, Meltzer MI. (2011). Estimating effect of antiviral drug use during pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak, United States. Emerging infectious diseases, 17(9)

Borse RH, Behravesh CB, Dumanovsky T, Zucker JR, Swerdlow D, Edelson P, Choe-Castillo J, Meltzer MI. (2011). Closing schools in response to the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus in New York City: economic impact on households. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (52 Suppl 1)

Somda ZC, Perry HN, Messonnier NR, Djingarey MH, Ki SO, Meltzer MI. (2010). Modeling the cost-effectiveness of the integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR) system: meningitis in Burkina Faso. PLoS One, 5(9)

Shrestha SS, Wallace GS, Meltzer MI. (2010). Modeling the national pediatric vaccine stockpile: supply shortages, health impacts and cost consequences. Vaccine, 28(38)

Gift TL, Palekar RS, Sodha SV, Kent CK, Fagan RP, Archer WR, Edelson PJ, Marchbanks T, Bhattarai A, Swerdlow D, Ostroff S, Meltzer MI, . (2010). Household effects of school closure during pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Pennsylvania, USA. Emerging infectious diseases, 16(8)

Reed C, Angulo FJ, Swerdlow DL, Lipsitch M, Meltzer MI, Jernigan D, Finelli L. (2009). Estimates of the prevalence of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United States, April-July 2009. Emerging infectious diseases, 15(12)

Dhankhar P, Vaidya SA, Fishbien DB, Meltzer MI. (2008). Cost effectiveness of rabies post exposure prophylaxis in the United States. Vaccine, 26(33)

Washington ML, Mason J, Meltzer MI. (2005). Maxi-Vac: planning mass smallpox vaccination clinics. Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP, 11(6)

Kaufmann AF, Pesik NT, Meltzer MI. (2005). Syndromic surveillance in bioterrorist attacks. Emerging infectious diseases, 11(9)

Roy K, Wang SA, Meltzer MI. (2005). Optimizing treatment of antimicrobial-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Emerging infectious diseases, 11(8)

Shepard DS, Suaya JA, Halstead SB, Nathan MB, Gubler DJ, Mahoney RT, Wang DN, Meltzer MI. (2004). Cost-effectiveness of a pediatric dengue vaccine. Vaccine, 22(9-10)

Glasser J, Meltzer M, Levin B. (2004). Mathematical modeling and public policy: responding to health crises. Emerging infectious diseases, 10(11)

Scott RD 2nd., Gregg E, Meltzer MI. (2004). Collecting data to assess SARS interventions. Emerging infectious diseases, 10(7)

Meltzer MI, Bridges CB. (2003). Economic analysis of influenza vaccination and treatment. Annals of internal medicine, 138(7)

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