Minttu Rönn

Senior Research Associate




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Research/Topics of Interest

Apply models to public health
Compartmental models
Public health application of models
Public health policy/interventions
Science communication
Social determinants of health
Statistical models
Surveillance/case detection

Pathogens/Diseases of Main Interest/Expertise

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Sexually transmitted diseases
Vaccine-preventable diseases

Countries of Work/Collaboration

United States
United Kingdom



Staadegaard L, Rönn MM, Soni N, Bellerose ME, Bloem P, Brisson M, Maheu-Giroux M, Barnabas RV, Drolet M, Mayaud P, Dalal S, Boily MC. (2022). Immunogenicity, safety, and efficacy of the HPV vaccines among people living with HIV: A systematic review and meta-analysis. EClinicalMedicine, (52)

Lee K, You S, Li Y, Chesson H, Gift TL, Berruti AA, Hsu K, Yaesoubi R, Salomon JA, Rönn M. (2022). Estimation of the Lifetime Quality-Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) Lost Due to Syphilis acquired in the United States in 2018. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Salomon JA, Reinhart A, Bilinski A, Chua EJ, La Motte-Kerr W, Rönn MM, Reitsma MB, Morris KA, LaRocca S, Farag TH, Kreuter F, Rosenfeld R, Tibshirani RJ. (2021). The US COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey: Continuous real-time measurement of COVID-19 symptoms, risks, protective behaviors, testing, and vaccination. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(51)

Tuite AR, Testa C, Rönn M, Bellerose M, Gift T, Fridge J, Molotnikov L, Desmarais C, Berruti A, Menzies N, Malyuta Y, Hsu K, Salomon JA. (2020). Exploring how epidemic context influences syphilis screening impact: a mathematical modeling study. Sexually transmitted diseases

Rönn MM, Dunville R, Wang LY, Bellerose M, Malyuta Y, Menzies NA, Aslam M, Lewis F, Walker-Baban C, Asbel L, Parchem S, Masinter L, Perez E, Gift TL, Hsu K, Barrios LC, Salomon JA. (2020). Mathematical modeling study of school-based chlamydia screening: potential impact on chlamydia prevalence in intervention schools and surrounding communities. BMC public health, 20(1)

Earnest R, Rönn MM, Bellerose M, Gift TL, Berruti AA, Hsu KK, Testa C, Zhu L, Malyuta Y, Menzies NA, Salomon JA. (2020). Population-level Benefits of Extragenital Gonorrhea Screening Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Exploratory Modeling Analysis. Sexually transmitted diseases, 47(7)

Rönn MM, Testa C, Tuite AR, Chesson HW, Gift TL, Schumacher C, Williford SL, Zhu L, Bellerose M, Earnest R, Malyuta Y, Hsu KK, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. (2020). The Potential Population-Level Impact of Different Gonorrhea Screening Strategies in Baltimore and San Francisco: An Exploratory Mathematical Modeling Analysis. Sexually transmitted diseases, 47(3)

Rönn MM, Mc Grath-Lone L, Davies B, Wilson JD, Ward H. (2019). Evaluation of the performance of nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) in detection of chlamydia and gonorrhoea infection in vaginal specimens relative to patient infection status: a systematic review. BMJ open, 9(1)

Rönn MM, Menzies NA, Gift TL, Chesson HW, Trikalinos TA, Bellerose M, Malyuta Y, Berruti A, Gaydos CA, Hsu KK, Salomon JA. (2020). Potential for Point-of-Care Tests to Reduce Chlamydia-associated Burden in the United States: A Mathematical Modeling Analysis. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 70(9)

Rönn MM, Tuite AR, Menzies NA, Wolf EE, Gift TL, Chesson HW, Torrone E, Berruti A, Mazzola E, Galer K, Hsu K, Salomon JA. (2019). The Impact of Screening and Partner Notification on Chlamydia Prevalence and Numbers of Infections Averted in the United States, 2000-2015: Evaluation of Epidemiologic Trends Using a Pair-Formation Transmission Model. American journal of epidemiology, 188(3)

Rönn MM, Turner KM. (2018). The dawn of novel STI prevention methods: modelling potential unintended effects of changes in cervical cancer screening guidelines on trichomoniasis. Sexually transmitted infections, 94(3)

Tuite AR, Rönn MM, Wolf EE, Gift TL, Chesson HW, Berruti A, Galer K, Menzies NA, Hsu K, Salomon JA. (2018). Estimated Impact of Screening on Gonorrhea Epidemiology in the United States: Insights From a Mathematical Model. Sexually transmitted diseases, 45(11)

Tuite AR, Fisman DN, Rönn MM. (2018). The Epidemiology of Sexual Partnerships-It's Complicated. JAMA network open, 1(8)

Looker KJ, Rönn MM, Brock PM, Brisson M, Drolet M, Mayaud P, Boily MC. (2018). Evidence of synergistic relationships between HIV and Human Papillomavirus (HPV): systematic reviews and meta-analyses of longitudinal studies of HPV acquisition and clearance by HIV status, and of HIV acquisition by HPV status. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21(6)

Rönn MM, Wolf EE, Chesson H, Menzies NA, Galer K, Gorwitz R, Gift T, Hsu K, Salomon JA. (2017). The Use of Mathematical Models of Chlamydia Transmission to Address Public Health Policy Questions: A Systematic Review. Sexually transmitted diseases, 44(5)

Rönn M, Hughes G, White P, Simms I, Ison C, Ward H. (2014). Characteristics of LGV repeaters: analysis of LGV surveillance data. Sexually transmitted infections, 90(4)

Rönn M, White PJ, Hughes G, Ward H. (2014). Developing a conceptual framework of seroadaptive behaviors in HIV-diagnosed men who have sex with men. The Journal of infectious diseases, (210 Suppl 2)

Rönn M, Hughes G, Simms I, Ison C, Alexander S, White PJ, Ward H. (2014). Challenges Presented by Re-Emerging Sexually Transmitted Infections in HIV Positive Men who have Sex with Men: An Observational Study of Lymphogranuloma Venereum in the UK. Journal of AIDS & clinical research, 5(8)

Ward H, Rönn M. (2013). Lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex in men: are we missing a reservoir of infection?. Sexually transmitted diseases, 40(8)

Rönn MM, Ward H. (2011). The association between lymphogranuloma venereum and HIV among men who have sex with men: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC infectious diseases, (11)

Ward H, Rönn M. (2010). Contribution of sexually transmitted infections to the sexual transmission of HIV. Current opinion in HIV and AIDS, 5(4)

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