Howard Chang

Associate Professor





Dawood FS, Kittikraisak W, Patel A, Rentz Hunt D, Suntarattiwong P, Wesley MG, Thompson MG, Soto G, Mundhada S, Arriola CS, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Brummer T, Cabrera S, Chang HH, Deshmukh M, Ellison D, Florian R, Gonzales O, Kurhe K, Kaoiean S, Rawangban B, Lindstrom S, Llajaruna E, Mott JA, Saha S, Prakash A, Mohanty S, Sinthuwattanawibool C, Tinoco Y. (2020). Incidence of influenza during pregnancy and association with pregnancy and perinatal outcomes in three middle-income countries: a multisite prospective longitudinal cohort study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases

Kalia V, Schuur SS, Hobson KA, Chang HH, Waller LA, Hare SR, Gribble MO. (2020). Relationship between the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) and persistent organic pollutants in sympatric Alaskan seabird (Uria aalge and U. lomvia) eggs between 1999 and 2010. Chemosphere, (262)

Cozza V, Campbell H, Chang HH, Iuliano AD, Paget J, Patel NN, Reiner RC, Troeger C, Viboud C, Bresee JS, Fitzner J. (2020). Global seasonal influenza mortality estimates: a comparison of three different approaches. American journal of epidemiology

Chard AN, Levy K, Baker KK, Tsai K, Chang HH, Thongpaseuth V, Sistrunk JR, Freeman MC. (2020). Environmental and spatial determinants of enteric pathogen infection in rural Lao People's Democratic Republic: A cross-sectional study. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 14(4)

Duan R, Luo C, Schuemie MJ, Tong J, Liang CJ, Chang HH, Boland MR, Bian J, Xu H, Holmes JH, Forrest CB, Morton SC, Berlin JA, Moore JH, Mahoney KB, Chen Y. (2020). Learning from local to global: An efficient distributed algorithm for modeling time-to-event data. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA

Cheng Q, Collender PA, Heaney AK, Li X, Dasan R, Li C, Lewnard JA, Zelner JL, Liang S, Chang HH, Waller LA, Lopman BA, Yang C, Remais JV. (2020). The DIOS framework for optimizing infectious disease surveillance: Numerical methods for simulation and multi-objective optimization of surveillance network architectures. PLoS computational biology, 16(12)

Berrocal VJ, Guan Y, Muyskens A, Wang H, Reich BJ, Mulholland JA, Chang HH. (2020). concentration. Atmospheric environment (Oxford, England : 1994), (222)

Clasen T, Checkley W, Peel JL, Balakrishnan K, McCracken JP, Rosa G, Thompson LM, Barr DB, Clark ML, Johnson MA, Waller LA, Jaacks LM, Steenland K, Miranda JJ, Chang HH, Kim DY, McCollum ED, Davila-Roman VG, Papageorghiou A, Rosenthal JP,. (2020). Design and Rationale of the HAPIN Study: A Multicountry Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Effect of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stove and Continuous Fuel Distribution. Environmental health perspectives, 128(4)

Warren JL, Luben TJ, Chang HH. (2020). A spatially varying distributed lag model with application to an air pollution and term low birth weight study. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C, Applied statistics, 69(3)

Li X, Chang HH, Cheng Q, Collender PA, Li T, He J, Waller LA, Lopman BA, Remais JV. (2020). A spatial hierarchical model for integrating and bias-correcting data from passive and active disease surveillance systems. Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology, (35)

Murray NL, Holmes HA, Liu Y, Chang HH. (2019). A Bayesian ensemble approach to combine PM2.5 estimates from statistical models using satellite imagery and numerical model simulation. Environmental research, (178)

Levy MC, Collender PA, Carlton EJ, Chang HH, Strickland MJ, Eisenberg JNS, Remais JV. (2019). Spatiotemporal Error in Rainfall Data: Consequences for Epidemiologic Analysis of Waterborne Diseases. American journal of epidemiology, 188(5)

Chang HH, Pan A, Lary DJ, Waller LA, Zhang L, Brackin BT, Finley RW, Faruque FS. (2019). Time-series analysis of satellite-derived fine particulate matter pollution and asthma morbidity in Jackson, MS. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 191(Suppl 2)

Collender PA, Morris C, Glenn-Finer R, Acevedo A, Chang HH, Trostle JA, Eisenberg JNS, Remais JV. (2019). Mass Gatherings and Diarrheal Disease Transmission among Rural Communities in Coastal Ecuador. American journal of epidemiology, 188(8)

Warren JL, Kong W, Luben TJ, Chang HH. (2019). Critical window variable selection: estimating the impact of air pollution on very preterm birth. Biostatistics (Oxford, England)

Strickland MJ, Lin Y, Darrow LA, Warren JL, Mulholland JA, Chang HH. (2019). Associations Between Ambient Air Pollutant Concentrations and Birth Weight: A Quantile Regression Analysis. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 30(5)

Cucchi K, Liu R, Collender PA, Cheng Q, Li C, Hoover CM, Chang HH, Liang S, Yang C, Remais JV. (2019). Hydroclimatic drivers of highly seasonal leptospirosis incidence suggest prominent soil reservoir of pathogenic Leptospira spp. in rural western China. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 13(12)

Tian S, Wang C, Chang HH. (2018). To select relevant features for longitudinal gene expression data by extending a pathway analysis method. F1000Research, (7)

Pan A, Sarnat SE, Chang HH. (2018). Time-Series Analysis of Air Pollution and Health Accounting for Covariate-Dependent Overdispersion. American journal of epidemiology, 187(12)

Tian S, Wang C, Chang HH. (2018). A longitudinal feature selection method identifies relevant genes to distinguish complicated injury and uncomplicated injury over time. BMC medical informatics and decision making, 18(Suppl 5)

Chen T, Sarnat SE, Grundstein AJ, Winquist A, Chang HH. (2017). Time-series Analysis of Heat Waves and Emergency Department Visits in Atlanta, 1993 to 2012. Environmental health perspectives, 125(5)

Iuliano AD, Roguski KM, Chang HH, Muscatello DJ, Palekar R, Tempia S, Cohen C, Gran JM, Schanzer D, Cowling BJ, Wu P, Kyncl J, Ang LW, Park M, Redlberger-Fritz M, Yu H, Espenhain L, Krishnan A, Emukule G, van Asten L, Pereira da Silva S, Aungkulanon S, Buchholz U, Widdowson MA, Bresee JS, . (2018). Estimates of global seasonal influenza-associated respiratory mortality: a modelling study. Lancet, 391(10127)

Chang HHY, Pannunzio NR, Adachi N, Lieber MR. (2017). Non-homologous DNA end joining and alternative pathways to double-strand break repair. Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology, 18(8)

Sheehan MC, Lam J, Navas-Acien A, Chang HH. (2016). Ambient air pollution epidemiology systematic review and meta-analysis: A review of reporting and methods practice. Environment international, (92-93)

Chang HH, Lieber MR. (2016). Structure-Specific nuclease activities of Artemis and the Artemis: DNA-PKcs complex. Nucleic acids research, 44(11)

Chang HH, Watanabe G, Gerodimos CA, Ochi T, Blundell TL, Jackson SP, Lieber MR. (2016). Different DNA End Configurations Dictate Which NHEJ Components Are Most Important for Joining Efficiency. The Journal of biological chemistry, 291(47)

Head JR, Chang H, Li Q, Hoover CM, Wilke T, Clewing C, Carlton EJ, Liang S, Lu D, Zhong B, Remais JV. (2016). Genetic Evidence of Contemporary Dispersal of the Intermediate Snail Host of Schistosoma japonicum: Movement of an NTD Host Is Facilitated by Land Use and Landscape Connectivity. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(12)

Krall JR, Chang HH, Sarnat SE, Peng RD, Waller LA. (2015). Current Methods and Challenges for Epidemiological Studies of the Associations Between Chemical Constituents of Particulate Matter and Health. Current environmental health reports, 2(4)

Chang HH, Watanabe G, Lieber MR. (2015). Unifying the DNA end-processing roles of the artemis nuclease: Ku-dependent artemis resection at blunt DNA ends. The Journal of biological chemistry, 290(40)

Chang HH, Warren JL, Darrow LA, Reich BJ, Waller LA. (2015). Assessment of critical exposure and outcome windows in time-to-event analysis with application to air pollution and preterm birth study. Biostatistics (Oxford, England), 16(3)

Gray SC, Massaro T, Chen I, Edholm CJ, Grotheer R, Zheng Y, Chang HH. (2015). A county-level analysis of persons living with HIV in the southern United States. AIDS Care, 28(2)

Lorenz A, Dhingra R, Chang HH, Bisanzio D, Liu Y, Remais JV. (2014). Inter-model comparison of the landscape determinants of vector-borne disease: implications for epidemiological and entomological risk modeling. PLoS One, 9(7)

Chang HH, Hao H, Sarnat SE. (2014). A Statistical Modeling Framework for Projecting Future Ambient Ozone and its Health Impact due to Climate Change. Atmospheric environment (Oxford, England : 1994), (89)

Dionisio KL, Baxter LK, Chang HH. (2014). An empirical assessment of exposure measurement error and effect attenuation in bipollutant epidemiologic models. Environmental health perspectives, 122(11)

Chang HH, Hu X, Liu Y. (2014). Calibrating MODIS aerosol optical depth for predicting daily PM2.5 concentrations via statistical downscaling. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology, 24(4)

Dhingra R, Jimenez V, Chang HH, Gambhir M, Fu JS, Liu Y, Remais JV. (2013). Spatially-Explicit Simulation Modeling of Ecological Response to Climate Change: Methodological Considerations in Predicting Shifting Population Dynamics of Infectious Disease Vectors. ISPRS international journal of geo-information, 2(3)

Chang HH, Reich BJ, Miranda ML. (2013). A spatial time-to-event approach for estimating associations between air pollution and preterm birth. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C, Applied statistics, 62(2)

Chang HH, Fuentes M, Frey HC. (2012). Time series analysis of personal exposure to ambient air pollution and mortality using an exposure simulator. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology, 22(5)

Chang HH, Reich BJ, Miranda ML. (2012). Time-to-event analysis of fine particle air pollution and preterm birth: results from North Carolina, 2001-2005. American journal of epidemiology, 175(2)

Chang HH, Peng RD, Dominici F. (2011). Estimating the acute health effects of coarse particulate matter accounting for exposure measurement error. Biostatistics (Oxford, England), 12(4)

Chang HH, Zhou J, Fuentes M. (2010). Impact of climate change on ambient ozone level and mortality in southeastern United States. International journal of environmental research and public health, 7(7)

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