Edward Thommes

Director, Vaccine Epidemiology and Modeling




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Mohammadi Z, Cojocaru MG, Thommes EW. (2022). Human behaviour, NPI and mobility reduction effects on COVID-19 transmission in different countries of the world. BMC public health, 22(1)

Coudeville L, Amiche A, Rahman A, Arino J, Tang B, Jollivet O, Dogu A, Thommes E, Wu J. (2022). Disease transmission and mass gatherings: a case study on meningococcal infection during Hajj. BMC infectious diseases, 22(1)

Young-Xu Y, Smith J, Nealon J, Mahmud SM, Van Aalst R, Thommes EW, Neupane N, Lee JKH, Chit A. (2022). Influenza vaccine in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among elderly male veterans. PloS one, 17(1)

Okoli GN, Reddy VK, Lam OLT, Abdulwahid T, Askin N, Thommes E, Chit A, Abou-Setta AM, Mahmud SM. (2021). Interventions on health care providers to improve seasonal influenza vaccination rates among patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence since 2000. Family practice

Colrat F, Thommes E, Largeron N, Alvarez FP. (2021). Economic evaluation of high-dose inactivated influenza vaccine in adults aged ≥65 years: A systematic literature review. Vaccine

Net P, Colrat F, Nascimento Costa M, Bianic F, Thommes E, Alvarez FP. (2021). Estimating public health and economic benefits along 10 years of Fluzone® High Dose in the United States. Vaccine

Humphrey L, Thommes EW, Fields R, Coudeville L, Hakim N, Chit A, Wu J, Cojocaru MG. (2021). Large-scale frequent testing and tracing to supplement control of Covid-19 and vaccination rollout constrained by supply. Infectious Disease Modelling

Penney MD, Yargic Y, Smolin L, Thommes EW, Anand M, Bauch CT. (2021). "Hot-spotting" to improve vaccine allocation by harnessing digital contact tracing technology: An application of percolation theory. PloS one, 16(9)

Mahmud SM, Xu L, Hall LL, Puckrein G, Thommes E, Loiacono MM, Chit A. (2021). Effect of race and ethnicity on influenza vaccine uptake among older US Medicare beneficiaries: a record-linkage cohort study. The Lancet. Healthy longevity, 2(3)

McCarthy Z, Xu S, Rahman A, Bragazzi NL, Corrales-Medina VF, Lee J, Seet BT, Neame D, Thommes E, Heffernan J, Chit A, Wu J. (2020). Modelling the linkage between influenza infection and cardiovascular events via thrombosis. Scientific reports, 10(1)

Lia Humphrey, Edward W Thommes, Roie Fields, Naseem Hakim, Ayman Chit, Monica Gabriela Cojocaru. (2020). A path out of COVID-19 quarantine: an analysis of policy scenarios. MedRxiv

Thommes E, Wu J, Xiao Y, Tomovici A, Lee J, Chit A. (2020). Revisiting the epidemiology of pertussis in Canada, 1924-2015: a literature review, evidence synthesis, and modeling study. BMC public health, 20(1)

Loiacono MM, Mahmud SM, Chit A, van Aalst R, Kwong JC, Mitsakakis N, Skinner L, Thommes E, Bricout H, Grootendorst P. (2020). Patient and practice level factors associated with seasonal influenza vaccine uptake among at-risk adults in England, 2011 to 2016: An age-stratified retrospective cohort study. Vaccine: X, (4)

Okoli GN, Lam OLT, Racovitan F, Reddy VK, Righolt CH, Neilson C, Chit A, Thommes E, Abou-Setta AM, Mahmud SM. (2020). Seasonal influenza vaccination in older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the determining factors. PloS one, 15(6)

Young-Xu Y, Smith J, Mahmud SM, Van Aalst R, Thommes EW, Neupane N, Lee JKH, Chit A. (2020). Laboratory-confirmed influenza infection and acute myocardial infarction among United States senior Veterans. PloS one, 15(12)

Hall LL, Xu L, Mahmud SM, Puckrein GA, Thommes EW, Chit A. (2020). A Map of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Influenza Vaccine Uptake in the Medicare Fee-for-Service Program. Advances in therapy, 37(5)

McCarthy Z, Athar S, Alavinejad M, Chow C, Moyles I, Nah K, Kong JD, Agrawal N, Jaber A, Keane L, Liu S, Nahirniak M, Jean DS, Romanescu R, Stockdale J, Seet BT, Coudeville L, Thommes E, Taurel AF, Lee J, Shin T, Arino J, Heffernan J, Chit A, Wu J. (2020). Quantifying the annual incidence and underestimation of seasonal influenza: A modelling approach. Theoretical biology & medical modelling, 17(1)

Young-Xu Y, Thornton Snider J, Mahmud SM, Russo EM, Van Aalst R, Thommes EW, Lee JK, Chit A. (2020). High-dose influenza vaccination and mortality among predominantly male, white, senior veterans, United States, 2012/13 to 2014/15. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 25(19)

Okoli GN, Abou-Setta AM, Neilson CJ, Chit A, Thommes E, Mahmud SM. (2019). Determinants of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake Among the Elderly in the United States: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, (5)

Young-Xu Y, Snider JT, van Aalst R, Mahmud SM, Thommes EW, Lee JKH, Greenberg DP, Chit A. (2019). Analysis of relative effectiveness of high-dose versus standard-dose influenza vaccines using an instrumental variable method. Vaccine, 37(11)

Thommes EW, Mahmud SM, Young-Xu Y, Snider JT, van Aalst R, Lee JKH, Halchenko Y, Russo E, Chit A. (2020). Assessing the prior event rate ratio method via probabilistic bias analysis on a Bayesian network. Statistics in medicine, 39(5)

Cojocaru MG, Athar S, Thommes EW. (2018). Adoption costs of new vaccines - A Stackelberg dynamic game with risk-perception transition states. Infectious Disease Modelling, (3)

Young-Xu Y, Van Aalst R, Mahmud SM, Rothman KJ, Snider JT, Westreich D, Mor V, Gravenstein S, Lee JKH, Thommes EW, Decker MD, Chit A. (2018). Relative Vaccine Effectiveness of High-Dose Versus Standard-Dose Influenza Vaccines Among Veterans Health Administration Patients. The Journal of infectious diseases, 217(11)

Brogan AJ, Talbird SE, Davis AE, Thommes EW, Meier G. (2017). Cost-effectiveness of seasonal quadrivalent versus trivalent influenza vaccination in the United States: A dynamic transmission modeling approach. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics, 13(3)

Thommes EW, Kruse M, Kohli M, Sharma R, Noorduyn SG. (2017). Review of seasonal influenza in Canada: Burden of disease and the cost-effectiveness of quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccines. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics, 13(4)

Thommes EW, Ismaila A, Chit A, Meier G, Bauch CT. (2015). Cost-effectiveness evaluation of quadrivalent influenza vaccines for seasonal influenza prevention: a dynamic modeling study of Canada and the United Kingdom. BMC infectious diseases, (15)

Thommes EW, Chit A, Meier GC, Bauch CT. (2014). Examining Ontario's universal influenza immunization program with a multi-strain dynamic model. Vaccine, 32(39)

Jayasundara K, Soobiah C, Thommes E, Tricco AC, Chit A. (2014). Natural attack rate of influenza in unvaccinated children and adults: a meta-regression analysis. BMC infectious diseases, (14)

Thommes EW, Matsumura S, Rasio FA. (2008). Gas disks to gas giants: simulating the birth of planetary systems. Science (New York, N.Y.), 321(5890)

Thommes EW, Duncan MJ, Levison HF. (1999). The formation of Uranus and Neptune in the Jupiter-Saturn region of the Solar System. Nature, 402(6762)

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