Caitlin Rivers

Assistant Professor





Li R, Rivers C, Tan Q, Murray MB, Toner E, Lipsitch M. (2020). The demand for inpatient and ICU beds for COVID-19 in the US: lessons from Chinese cities. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Pollett S, Johansson M, Biggerstaff M, Morton LC, Bazaco SL, Brett Major DM, Stewart-Ibarra AM, Pavlin JA, Mate S, Sippy R, Hartman LJ, Reich NG, Maljkovic Berry I, Chretien JP, Althouse BM, Myer D, Viboud C, Rivers C. (2020). Identification and evaluation of epidemic prediction and forecasting reporting guidelines: A systematic review and a call for action. Epidemics, (33)

Rivers C, Pollett S, Viboud C. (2020). The opportunities and challenges of an Ebola modeling research coordination group. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 14(7)

Li R, Rivers C, Tan Q, Murray MB, Toner E, Lipsitch M. (2020). Estimated Demand for US Hospital Inpatient and Intensive Care Unit Beds for Patients With COVID-19 Based on Comparisons With Wuhan and Guangzhou, China. JAMA network open, 3(5)

Rivers C, Chretien JP, Riley S, Pavlin JA, Woodward A, Brett-Major D, Maljkovic Berry I, Morton L, Jarman RG, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Reich NG, Meyer D, Snyder MR, Pollett S. (2019). Using "outbreak science" to strengthen the use of models during epidemics. Nature communications, 10(1)

Ravi SJ, Snyder MR, Rivers C. (2019). Review of international efforts to strengthen the global outbreak response system since the 2014-16 West Africa Ebola Epidemic. Health policy and planning, 34(1)

George DB, Taylor W, Shaman J, Rivers C, Paul B, O'Toole T, Johansson MA, Hirschman L, Biggerstaff M, Asher J, Reich NG. (2019). Technology to advance infectious disease forecasting for outbreak management. Nature communications, 10(1)

Ball JD, Prosperi MA, Brown A, Chen X, Kenah E, Yang Y, Cummings DAT, Rivers CM. (2018). The role of benzathine penicillin G in predicting and preventing all-cause acute respiratory disease in military recruits: 1991-2017. Epidemiology and infection, 146(14)

Rivers CM, Scarpino SV. (2018). Modelling the trajectory of disease outbreaks works. Nature, 559(7715)

Rivers CM, Majumder MS, Lofgren ET. (2016). Risks of Death and Severe Disease in Patients With Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, 2012-2015. American journal of epidemiology, 184(6)

Chretien JP, Rivers CM, Johansson MA. (2016). Make Data Sharing Routine to Prepare for Public Health Emergencies. PLoS medicine, 13(8)

Alexander KA, Sanderson CE, Marathe M, Lewis BL, Rivers CM, Shaman J, Drake JM, Lofgren E, Dato VM, Eisenberg MC, Eubank S. (2015). What factors might have led to the emergence of Ebola in West Africa?. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(6)

Lau EH, Zheng J, Tsang TK, Liao Q, Lewis B, Brownstein JS, Sanders S, Wong JY, Mekaru SR, Rivers C, Wu P, Jiang H, Li Y, Yu J, Zhang Q, Chang Z, Liu F, Peng Z, Leung GM, Feng L, Cowling BJ, Yu H. (2014). Accuracy of epidemiological inferences based on publicly available information: retrospective comparative analysis of line lists of human cases infected with influenza A(H7N9) in China. BMC medicine, (12)

Rivers C. (2014). Ebola: models do more than forecast. Nature, 515(7528)

Majumder MS, Rivers C, Lofgren E, Fisman D. (2014). Estimation of MERS-Coronavirus Reproductive Number and Case Fatality Rate for the Spring 2014 Saudi Arabia Outbreak: Insights from Publicly Available Data. PLoS currents, (6)

Lofgren ET, Halloran ME, Rivers CM, Drake JM, Porco TC, Lewis B, Yang W, Vespignani A, Shaman J, Eisenberg JN, Eisenberg MC, Marathe M, Scarpino SV, Alexander KA, Meza R, Ferrari MJ, Hyman JM, Meyers LA, Eubank S. (2014). Opinion: Mathematical models: a key tool for outbreak response. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(51)

Rivers CM, Lofgren ET, Marathe M, Eubank S, Lewis BL. (2014). Modeling the impact of interventions on an epidemic of ebola in sierra leone and liberia. PLoS currents, (6)

Rivers C, Lum K, Lewis B, Eubank S. (2013). Estimating Human Cases of Avian Influenza A(H7N9) from Poultry Exposure. PLoS currents, (5)

Barrett C, Bisset K, Chandan S, Chen J, Chungbaek Y, Eubank S, Evrenosoğlu Y, Lewis B, Lum K, Marathe A, Marathe M, Mortveit H, Parikh N, Phadke A, Reed J, Rivers C, Saha S, Stretz P, Swarup S, Thorp J, Vullikanti A, Xie D. . Proceedings of the ... Winter Simulation Conference. Winter Simulation Conference, (2013)

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