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Isaac Freedman

Medical Student

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Isaac G Freedman, MPH is a medical student and researcher at Yale School of Medicine. His research interests include perioperative outcomes, healthcare policy and economics, biostatistics, and basic neuroscience.

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He/him/his

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Research/Topics of Interest

Agent-based models
Apply models to public health
Between-host modeling
Climate/environmental drivers
Compartmental models
Decision models
Health systems
Machine learning models
Network models
New methods development
Public health application of models
Public health policy/interventions
Social determinants of health
Social networks/contact patterns
Statistical models
Vaccines

Pathogens/Diseases of Main Interest/Expertise

COVID-19
Ebola
Measles
Neglected tropical diseases
Pandemic influenza
Respiratory diseases
Season influenza
Vaccine-preventable diseases

Countries of Work/Collaboration

Brazil
Turkey
United States
China

Projects

Papers

Mehta SK, Mir T, Freedman IG, Sheth AH, Sarrafpour S, Liu J, Teng CC. (2022). Emergency Department Presentations of Acute Primary Angle Closure in the United States from 2008 to 2017. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), (16)

Koo AB, Elsamadicy AA, Sarkozy M, Pathak N, David WB, Freedman IG, Reeves BC, Sciubba DM, Laurans M, Kolb L. (2022). Geographic variations in health care resource utilization following elective ACDF for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: A national trend analysis. North American Spine Society journal, (9)

Elsamadicy AA, Sandhu MRS, Freedman IG, Koo AB, Reeves BC, Yu J, Hengartner A, Havlik J, Hong CS, Rutherford HJV, Kim JA, Gerrard J, Gilmore EJ, Omay SB. (2022). Impact of Frailty on Morbidity and Mortality in Adult Patients Undergoing Surgical Evacuation of Acute Traumatic Subdural Hematoma. World neurosurgery

Freedman IG, Li E, Hui L, Adelman RA, Nwanyanwu K, Wang JC. (2022). The Impact of Image Processing Algorithms on Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Metrics and Study Conclusions in Diabetic Retinopathy. Translational vision science & technology, 11(9)

Elsamadicy AA, Freedman I, Koo AB, David WB, Reeves BC, Hengartner A, Pennington Z, Laurans M, Kolb L, Shin JH, Sciubba D. (2021). Impact of Racial Disparities on All-Cause Mortality in Patients With Tumors of the Spinal Cord or Spinal Meninges: A Propensity-Score Analysis. Global spine journal

Elsamadicy AA, Sandhu MR, Freedman IG, Koo AB, Hengartner AC, Reeves BC, Havlik J, Sarkozy M, Hong CS, Kundishora AJ, Tuason DA, DiLuna M. (2021). Racial Disparities in Healthcare Resource Utilization After Pediatric Cervical and/or Thoracic Spinal Injuries. World neurosurgery

Elsamadicy AA, Freedman IG, Koo AB, David W, Hengartner AC, Havlik J, Reeves BC, Hersh A, Pennington Z, Kolb L, Laurans M, Shin JH, Sciubba DM. (2021). Patient- and hospital-related risk factors for non-routine discharge after lumbar decompression and fusion for spondylolisthesis. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, (209)

Elsamadicy AA, Koo AB, Reeves BC, Freedman IG, Pennington Z, David WB, Ehresman J, Hengartner A, Laurans M, Kolb L, Shin JH, Sciubba DM. (2021). Cost and Health Care Resource Utilization Differences After Spine Surgery for Bony Spine versus Primary Intradural Spine Tumors. World neurosurgery, (151)

Elsamadicy AA, Freedman IG, Koo AB, David WB, Reeves BC, Havlik J, Pennington Z, Kolb L, Shin JH, Sciubba DM. (2021). Modified-frailty index does not independently predict complications, hospital length of stay or 30-day readmission rates following posterior lumbar decompression and fusion for spondylolisthesis. The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society

Elsamadicy AA, Koo AB, David WB, Freedman IG, Kundishora AJ, Hong CS, Sarkozy M, Sciubba DM, Kahle KT, DiLuna M. (2021). Impact of race on outcomes and healthcare utilization following spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, (206)

Elsamadicy AA, Freedman IG, Koo AB, David WB, Havlik J, Kundishora AJ, Sciubba DM, Kahle KT, DiLuna M. (2021). The Effects of Pulmonary Risk Factors on Hospital Resource Use After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Correction. World neurosurgery, (149)

Elsamadicy AA, Koo AB, David WB, Reeves BC, Freedman IG, Pennington Z, Ehresman J, Kolb L, Laurans M, Shin JH, Sciubba DM. (2021). Race Is an Independent Predictor for Nonroutine Discharges After Spine Surgery for Spinal Intradural/Cord Tumors. World neurosurgery, (151)

Elsamadicy AA, Freedman IG, Koo AB, David WB, Havlik J, Kundishora AJ, Hong CS, Sciubba DM, Kahle KT, DiLuna M. (2021). Impact of Preoperative Anemia on Outcomes After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. World neurosurgery, (146)

Ma AK, Freedman I, Lee JH, Miyagishima D, Ahmed O, Yeung J. (2020). Tumor Location and Treatment Modality are Associated with Overall Survival in Adult Medulloblastoma. Cureus, 12(2)

Koo AB, Yeung JT, Freedman IG, Lee JH, Ahmed OM, Ma AK, Miyagishima DF, DiLuna M, Kahle K. (2020). Clinical and economic burden of neurofibromatosis type 2 in the United States. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, (197)

Elsamadicy AA, Freedman IG, Koo AB, David WB, Lee M, Kundishora AJ, Kuzmik GA, Gorrepati R, Hong CS, Kolb L, Laurans M, Abbed K. (2020). Influence of gender on discharge disposition after spinal fusion for adult spine deformity correction. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery, (194)

Elsamadicy AA, Koo AB, Lee M, David WB, Kundishora AJ, Freedman IG, Zogg CK, Hong CS, DeSpenza T, Sarkozy M, Kahle KT, DiLuna M. (2020). Risk Factors Portending Extended Length of Stay After Suboccipital Decompression for Adult Chiari I Malformation. World neurosurgery, (138)

Elsamadicy AA, Freedman IG, Koo AB, Reeves BC, Havlik J, David WB, Hong CS, Kolb L, Laurans M, Matouk CC, DiLuna M. (2021). Characteristics of Reported Industry Payments to Neurosurgeons: A 5-Year Open Payments Database Study. World neurosurgery, (145)

Freedman I, Koo A, Yeagle E, Diluna M, Kolb L, Yeung J. (2020). Does neurofibromatosis 1 status impact outcomes for pediatric/young adults undergoing spinal fusion?. Surgical neurology international, (11)

Elsamadicy AA, Koo AB, David WB, Sarkozy M, Freedman IG, Reeves BC, Laurans M, Kolb L, Sciubba DM. (2020). Portending Influence of Racial Disparities on Extended Length of Stay after Elective Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Interbody Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. World neurosurgery, (142)

Yue Z, Freedman IG, Vincent P, Andrews JP, Micek C, Aksen M, Martin R, Zuckerman D, Perrenoud Q, Neske GT, Sieu LA, Bo X, Cardin JA, Blumenfeld H. (2020). Up and Down States of Cortical Neurons in Focal Limbic Seizures. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 30(5)

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