John Brownstein

Chief Innovation Officer





Hswen Y, Zhang A, Sewalk K, Tuli G, Brownstein JS, Hawkins JB. (2020). Use of social media to assess the impact of equitable state policies on LGBTQ patient experiences: An exploratory study. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Rader B, White LF, Burns MR, Chen J, Brilliant J, Cohen J, Shaman J, Brilliant L, Hawkins JB, Scarpino SV, Astley CM, Brownstein JS. (2020). Mask Wearing and Control of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in the United States. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Hswen Y, Zhang A, Brownstein JS. (2020). Leveraging black-market street buprenorphine pricing to increase capacity to treat opioid addiction, 2010-2018. Preventive medicine

Kraemer MUG, Pigott DM, Hill SC, Vanderslott S, Reiner RC Jr., Stasse S, Brownstein JS, Gutierrez B, Dennig F, Hay SI, Wint GRW, Pybus OG, Castro MC, Vinck P, Pham PN, Nilles EJ, Cauchemez S. (2020). Dynamics of conflict during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018-2019. BMC medicine, 18(1)

Kraemer MUG, Yang CH, Gutierrez B, Wu CH, Klein B, Pigott DM, , du Plessis L, Faria NR, Li R, Hanage WP, Brownstein JS, Layan M, Vespignani A, Tian H, Dye C, Pybus OG, Scarpino SV. (2020). The effect of human mobility and control measures on the COVID-19 epidemic in China. Science (New York, N.Y.)

Bisanzio D, Kraemer MUG, Brewer T, Brownstein JS, Reithinger R. (2020). Geolocated Twitter social media data to describe the geographic spread of SARS-CoV-2. Journal of travel medicine, 27(5)

Xu B, Gutierrez B, Mekaru S, Sewalk K, Goodwin L, Loskill A, Cohn EL, Hswen Y, Hill SC, Cobo MM, Zarebski AE, Li S, Wu CH, Hulland E, Morgan JD, Wang L, O'Brien K, Scarpino SV, Brownstein JS, Pybus OG, Pigott DM, Kraemer MUG. (2020). Epidemiological data from the COVID-19 outbreak, real-time case information. Scientific data, 7(1)

Bisanzio D, Kraemer MUG, Brewer T, Brownstein JS, Reithinger R. (2020). Geolocated Twitter social media data to describe the geographic spread of SARS-CoV-2. Journal of travel medicine

Desai AN, Seshasayee SM, Majumder MS, Lassmann B, Madoff LC, Cohn EL, Brownstein JS. (2020). Tuberculosis and foreign-born populations in the United States: A mixed methods pilot study of media reporting and political identification. PloS one, 15(4)

Hswen Y, Hawkins JB, Sewalk K, Tuli G, Williams DR, Viswanath K, Subramanian SV, Brownstein JS. (2020). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Patient Experiences in the United States: 4-Year Content Analysis of Twitter. Journal of medical Internet research, 22(8)

Kraemer MUG, Sadilek A, Zhang Q, Marchal NA, Tuli G, Cohn EL, Hswen Y, Perkins TA, Smith DL, Reiner RC Jr., Brownstein JS. (2020). Mapping global variation in human mobility. Nature human behaviour

Hswen Y, Qin Q, Williams DR, Viswanath K, Brownstein JS, Subramanian SV. (2020). The relationship between Jim Crow laws and social capital from 1997-2014: A 3-level multilevel hierarchical analysis across time, county and state. Social science & medicine (1982)

Bisanzio D, Kraemer MUG, Bogoch II, Brewer T, Brownstein JS, Reithinger R. (2020). Use of Twitter social media activity as a proxy for human mobility to predict the spatiotemporal spread of COVID-19 at global scale. Geospatial health, 15(1)

Rader B, Astley CM, Sy KTL, Sewalk K, Hswen Y, Brownstein JS, Kraemer MUG. (2020). Geographic access to United States SARS-CoV-2 testing sites highlights healthcare disparities and may bias transmission estimates. Journal of travel medicine

Hswen Y, Zhang A, Freifeld C, Brownstein JS. (2020). Evaluation of Volume of News Reporting and Opioid-Related Deaths in the United States: Comparative Analysis Study of Geographic and Socioeconomic Differences. Journal of medical Internet research, 22(7)

Kraemer MUG, Yang CH, Gutierrez B, Wu CH, Klein B, Pigott DM, , du Plessis L, Faria NR, Li R, Hanage WP, Brownstein JS, Layan M, Vespignani A, Tian H, Dye C, Cauchemez S, Pybus OG, Scarpino SV. (2020). The effect of human mobility and control measures on the COVID-19 epidemic in China. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Baltrusaitis K, Reed C, Sewalk K, Brownstein JS, Crawley AW, Biggerstaff M. (2020). Health-care seeking behavior for respiratory illness among Flu Near You participants in the United States during the 2015-16 through 2018-19 influenza season. The Journal of infectious diseases

Chan AT, Drew DA, Nguyen LH, Joshi AD, Ma W, Guo CG, Lo CH, Mehta RS, Kwon S, Sikavi DR, Magicheva-Gupta MV, Fatehi ZS, Flynn JJ, Leonardo BM, Albert CM, Andreotti G, Beane Freeman LE, Balasubramanian BA, Brownstein JS, Bruinsma F, Cowan AN, Deka A, Ernst ME, Figueiredo JC, Franks PW, Gardner CD, Ghobrial IM, Haiman CA, Hall JE, Deming-Halverson SL, Kirpach B, Lacey JV, Le Marchand L, Marinac CR, Martinez ME, Milne RL, Murray AM, Nash D, Palmer JR, Patel AV, Rosenberg L, Sandler DP, Sharma SV, Schurman SH, Wilkens LR, Chavarro JE, Eliassen AH, Hart JE, Kang JH, Koenen KC, Kubzansky LD, Mucci LA, Ourselin S, Rich-Edwards JW, Song M, Stampfer MJ, Steves CJ, Willett WC, Wolf J, Spector T. (2020). The COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: A Call to Action. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

Sadilek A, Hswen Y, Bavadekar S, Shekel T, Brownstein JS, Gabrilovich E. (2020). Lymelight: forecasting Lyme disease risk using web search data. NPJ digital medicine, (3)

Kraemer Moritz U.G., Yang Chia-Hung, Gutierrez Bernardo, Wu Chieh-Hsi, Klein Brennan, Pigott David M., group open COVID-19 data working, Plessis Louis du, Faria Nuno R, Li Ruoran, Hanage William P., Brownstein John S, Layan Maylis, Vespignani Alessandro, Tian Huaiyu, Dye Christopher, Cauchemez Simon, Pybus Oliver, Scarpino Samuel V. (2020). The effect of human mobility and control measures on the COVID-19 epidemic in China. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Komorowski M, Kraemer MUG, Brownstein JS. (2020). Sharing patient-level real-time COVID-19 data. The Lancet. Digital health, 2(7)

Shaban-Nejad A, Michalowski M, Peek N, Brownstein JS, Buckeridge DL. (2020). Seven pillars of precision digital health and medicine. Artificial intelligence in medicine, (103)

Hswen Y, Brownstein JS. (2019). Real-Time Digital Surveillance of Vaping-Induced Pulmonary Disease. The New England journal of medicine, 381(18)

Shuter J, Rosander C, Kim RS, Brownstein JS. (2019). Passenger or Patient? The Automobile: A New Frontier in Health Promotion. Health promotion practice, 20(3)

Kraemer MUG, Reiner RC Jr., Brady OJ, Messina JP, Gilbert M, Pigott DM, Yi D, Johnson K, Earl L, Marczak LB, Shirude S, Davis Weaver N, Bisanzio D, Perkins TA, Lai S, Lu X, Jones P, Coelho GE, Carvalho RG, Van Bortel W, Marsboom C, Hendrickx G, Schaffner F, Moore CG, Nax HH, Bengtsson L, Wetter E, Tatem AJ, Brownstein JS, Smith DL, Lambrechts L, Cauchemez S, Linard C, Faria NR, Pybus OG, Scott TW, Liu Q, Yu H, Wint GRW, Hay SI, Golding N. (2019). Past and future spread of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. Nature microbiology, 4(5)

Shuter J, Yang A, Kim RS, Brownstein JS. (2019). Interest in Tobacco Treatment Delivered During Rideshare Travel. Mayo Clinic proceedings. Innovations, quality & outcomes, 3(4)

Harris JK, Hinyard L, Beatty K, Hawkins JB, Nsoesie EO, Mansour R, Brownstein JS. (2018). Evaluating the Implementation of a Twitter-Based Foodborne Illness Reporting Tool in the City of St. Louis Department of Health. International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(5)

Olesen SW, Barnett ML, MacFadden DR, Brownstein JS, Hernández-Díaz S, Lipsitch M, Grad YH. (2018). The distribution of antibiotic use and its association with antibiotic resistance. eLife, (7)

Lu FS, Hou S, Baltrusaitis K, Shah M, Leskovec J, Sosic R, Hawkins J, Brownstein J, Conidi G, Gunn J, Gray J, Zink A, Santillana M. (2018). Accurate Influenza Monitoring and Forecasting Using Novel Internet Data Streams: A Case Study in the Boston Metropolis. JMIR public health and surveillance, 4(1)

Chakraborty P, Lewis B, Eubank S, Brownstein JS, Marathe M, Ramakrishnan N. (2018). What to know before forecasting the flu. PLoS computational biology, 14(10)

Majumder MS, Cohn EL, Santillana M, Brownstein JS. (2018). Estimation of Pneumonic Plague Transmission in Madagascar, August-November 2017. PLoS currents, (10)

MacFadden DR, McGough SF, Fisman D, Santillana M, Brownstein JS. (2018). Antibiotic Resistance Increases with Local Temperature. Nature climate change, 8(6)

Zinszer K, Morrison K, Verma A, Brownstein JS. (2017). Spatial Determinants of Ebola Virus Disease Risk for the West African Epidemic. PLoS currents, (9)

Majumder MS, Nguyen CM, Cohn EL, Hswen Y, Mekaru SR, Brownstein JS. (2017). Vaccine compliance and the 2016 Arkansas mumps outbreak. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 17(4)

Hswen Y, Naslund JA, Chandrashekar P, Siegel R, Brownstein JS, Hawkins JB. (2017). Exploring online communication about cigarette smoking among Twitter users who self-identify as having schizophrenia. Psychiatry research, (257)

Henly S, Tuli G, Kluberg SA, Hawkins JB, Nguyen QC, Anema A, Maharana A, Brownstein JS, Nsoesie EO. (2017). Disparities in digital reporting of illness: A demographic and socioeconomic assessment. Preventive medicine, (101)

Schwind JS, Norman SA, Karmacharya D, Wolking DJ, Dixit SM, Rajbhandari RM, Mekaru SR, Brownstein JS. (2017). Online surveillance of media health event reporting in Nepal: digital disease detection from a One Health perspective. BMC international health and human rights, 17(1)

Ghosh S, Chakraborty P, Nsoesie EO, Cohn E, Mekaru SR, Brownstein JS, Ramakrishnan N. (2017). Temporal Topic Modeling to Assess Associations between News Trends and Infectious Disease Outbreaks. Scientific reports, (7)

Kluberg SA, McGinnis DP, Hswen Y, Majumder MS, Santillana M, Brownstein JS. (2017). County-level assessment of United States kindergarten vaccination rates for measles mumps rubella (MMR) for the 2014-2015 school year. Vaccine, 35(47)

Harris JK, Hawkins JB, Nguyen L, Nsoesie EO, Tuli G, Mansour R, Brownstein JS. (2017). Using Twitter to Identify and Respond to Food Poisoning: The Food Safety STL Project. Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP, 23(6)

Baltrusaitis K, Santillana M, Crawley AW, Chunara R, Smolinski M, Brownstein JS. (2017). Determinants of Participants' Follow-Up and Characterization of Representativeness in Flu Near You, A Participatory Disease Surveillance System. JMIR public health and surveillance, 3(2)

Majumder MS, Brownstein JS, Finkelstein SN, Larson RC, Bourouiba L. (2017). Nosocomial amplification of MERS-coronavirus in South Korea, 2015. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 111(6)

Brownstein JS, Chu S, Marathe A, Marathe MV, Nguyen AT, Paolotti D, Perra N, Perrotta D, Santillana M, Swarup S, Tizzoni M, Vespignani A, Vullikanti AKS, Wilson ML, Zhang Q. (2017). Combining Participatory Influenza Surveillance with Modeling and Forecasting: Three Alternative Approaches. JMIR public health and surveillance, 3(4)

Yang S, Kou SC, Lu F, Brownstein JS, Brooke N, Santillana M. (2017). Advances in using Internet searches to track dengue. PLoS computational biology, 13(7)

Kraemer MUG, Faria NR, Reiner RC Jr., Golding N, Nikolay B, Stasse S, Johansson MA, Salje H, Faye O, Wint GRW, Niedrig M, Shearer FM, Hill SC, Thompson RN, Bisanzio D, Taveira N, Nax HH, Pradelski BSR, Nsoesie EO, Murphy NR, Bogoch II, Khan K, Brownstein JS, Tatem AJ, de Oliveira T, Smith DL, Sall AA, Pybus OG, Hay SI, Cauchemez S. (2017). Spread of yellow fever virus outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2015-16: a modelling study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 17(3)

Johansson MA, Reich NG, Hota A, Brownstein JS, Santillana M. (2016). Evaluating the performance of infectious disease forecasts: A comparison of climate-driven and seasonal dengue forecasts for Mexico. Scientific reports, (6)

Kluberg SA, Mekaru SR, McIver DJ, Madoff LC, Crawley AW, Smolinski MS, Brownstein JS. (2016). Global Capacity for Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, 1996-2014. Emerging infectious diseases, 22(10)

Zinszer K, Morrison K, Brownstein JS, Marinho F, Santos AF, Nsoesie EO. (2017). Reconstruction of Zika Virus Introduction in Brazil. Emerging infectious diseases, 23(1)

Wilder-Smith A, Cohn E, Lloyd DC, Tozan Y, Brownstein JS. (2016). Internet-based media coverage on dengue in Sri Lanka between 2007 and 2015. Global health action, (9)

Nsoesie EO, Flor L, Hawkins J, Maharana A, Skotnes T, Marinho F, Brownstein JS. (2016). Social Media as a Sentinel for Disease Surveillance: What Does Sociodemographic Status Have to Do with It?. PLoS currents, (8)

Ndeffo-Mbah ML, Durham DP, Skrip LA, Nsoesie EO, Brownstein JS, Fish D, Galvani AP. (2016). Evaluating the effectiveness of localized control strategies to curtail chikungunya. Scientific reports, (6)

Majumder MS, Nguyen CM, Mekaru SR, Brownstein JS. (2016). Yellow fever vaccination coverage heterogeneities in Luanda province, Angola. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 16(9)

Majumder MS, Santillana M, Mekaru SR, McGinnis DP, Khan K, Brownstein JS. (2016). Utilizing Nontraditional Data Sources for Near Real-Time Estimation of Transmission Dynamics During the 2015-2016 Colombian Zika Virus Disease Outbreak. JMIR public health and surveillance, 2(1)

Bahk CY, Cumming M, Paushter L, Madoff LC, Thomson A, Brownstein JS. (2016). Publicly Available Online Tool Facilitates Real-Time Monitoring Of Vaccine Conversations And Sentiments. Health affairs (Project Hope), 35(2)

Herrera JL, Srinivasan R, Brownstein JS, Galvani AP, Meyers LA. (2016). Disease Surveillance on Complex Social Networks. PLoS computational biology, 12(7)

MacFadden DR, Fisman D, Andre J, Ara Y, Majumder MS, Bogoch II, Daneman N, Wang A, Vavitsas M, Castellani L, Brownstein JS. (2016). A Platform for Monitoring Regional Antimicrobial Resistance, Using Online Data Sources: ResistanceOpen. The Journal of infectious diseases, 214(suppl_4)

Majumder MS, Kluberg S, Santillana M, Mekaru S, Brownstein JS. (2015). 2014 ebola outbreak: media events track changes in observed reproductive number. PLoS currents, (7)

Majumder MS, Kluberg SA, Mekaru SR, Brownstein JS. (2015). Mortality Risk Factors for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak, South Korea, 2015. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(11)

Olson SH, Benedum CM, Mekaru SR, Preston ND, Mazet JA, Joly DO, Brownstein JS. (2015). Drivers of Emerging Infectious Disease Events as a Framework for Digital Detection. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(8)

Ahmed SS, Oviedo-Orta E, Mekaru SR, Freifeld CC, Tougas G, Brownstein JS. (2015). Surveillance for Neisseria meningitidis Disease Activity and Transmission Using Information Technology. PLoS One, 10(5)

Majumder MS, Cohn EL, Mekaru SR, Huston JE, Brownstein JS. (2015). Substandard vaccination compliance and the 2015 measles outbreak. JAMA pediatrics, 169(5)

Huston JE, Mekaru SR, Kluberg S, Brownstein JS. (2015). Searching the Web for Influenza Vaccines: HealthMap Vaccine Finder. American journal of public health, 105(8)

Brownstein JS, Huston JE, Steingold L, Joyce MV. (2015). On-demand delivery of influenza vaccination. Annals of internal medicine, 163(10)

Feldstein LR, Brownstein JS, Brady OJ, Hay SI, Johansson MA. (2015). Dengue on islands: a Bayesian approach to understanding the global ecology of dengue viruses. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 109(5)

Hawkins JB, Brownstein JS, Tuli G, Runels T, Broecker K, Nsoesie EO, McIver DJ, Rozenblum R, Wright A, Bourgeois FT, Greaves F. (2016). Measuring patient-perceived quality of care in US hospitals using Twitter. BMJ quality & safety, 25(6)

Nsoesie EO, Ricketts RP, Brown HE, Fish D, Durham DP, Ndeffo Mbah ML, Christian T, Ahmed S, Marcellin C, Shelly E, Owers K, Wenzel N, Galvani AP, Brownstein JS. (2015). Spatial and Temporal Clustering of Chikungunya Virus Transmission in Dominica. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(8)

Smolinski MS, Crawley AW, Baltrusaitis K, Chunara R, Olsen JM, Wójcik O, Santillana M, Nguyen A, Brownstein JS. (2015). Flu Near You: Crowdsourced Symptom Reporting Spanning 2 Influenza Seasons. American journal of public health, 105(10)

Nsoesie EO, Butler P, Ramakrishnan N, Mekaru SR, Brownstein JS. (2015). Monitoring disease trends using hospital traffic data from high resolution satellite imagery: a feasibility study. Scientific reports, (5)

Nsoesie EO, Brownstein JS. (2015). Computational approaches to influenza surveillance: beyond timeliness. Cell host & microbe, 17(3)

Hoen AG, Hladish TJ, Eggo RM, Lenczner M, Brownstein JS, Meyers LA. (2015). Epidemic Wave Dynamics Attributable to Urban Community Structure: A Theoretical Characterization of Disease Transmission in a Large Network. Journal of medical Internet research, 17(7)

McIver DJ, Hawkins JB, Chunara R, Chatterjee AK, Bhandari A, Fitzgerald TP, Jain SH, Brownstein JS. (2015). Characterizing Sleep Issues Using Twitter. Journal of medical Internet research, 17(6)

Chunara R, Goldstein E, Patterson-Lomba O, Brownstein JS. (2015). Estimating influenza attack rates in the United States using a participatory cohort. Scientific reports, (5)

Majumder MS, Huston JE, Brownstein JS. (2015). Vaccination Compliance and the US Measles Epidemic--Reply. JAMA pediatrics, 169(9)

Zinszer K, Morrison K, Anema A, Majumder MS, Brownstein JS. (2015). The velocity of Ebola spread in parts of west Africa. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 15(9)

Jain SH, Powers BW, Hawkins JB, Brownstein JS. (2015). The digital phenotype. Nature biotechnology, 33(5)

Vayena E, Salathé M, Madoff LC, Brownstein JS. (2015). Ethical challenges of big data in public health. PLoS computational biology, 11(2)

Althouse BM, Scarpino SV, Meyers LA, Ayers JW, Bargsten M, Baumbach J, Brownstein JS, Castro L, Clapham H, Cummings DA, Del Valle S, Eubank S, Fairchild G, Finelli L, Generous N, George D, Harper DR, Hébert-Dufresne L, Johansson MA, Konty K, Lipsitch M, Milinovich G, Miller JD, Nsoesie EO, Olson DR, Paul M, Polgreen PM, Priedhorsky R, Read JM, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Smith DJ, Stefansen C, Swerdlow DL, Thompson D, Vespignani A, Wesolowski A. (2015). Enhancing disease surveillance with novel data streams: challenges and opportunities. EPJ data science, (4)

Santillana M, Nguyen AT, Dredze M, Paul MJ, Nsoesie EO, Brownstein JS. (2015). Combining Search, Social Media, and Traditional Data Sources to Improve Influenza Surveillance. PLoS computational biology, 11(10)

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)

Nsoesie EO, Buckeridge DL, Brownstein JS. (2014). Guess who's not coming to dinner? Evaluating online restaurant reservations for disease surveillance. Journal of medical Internet research, 16(1)

Wójcik OP, Brownstein JS, Chunara R, Johansson MA. (2014). Public health for the people: participatory infectious disease surveillance in the digital age. Emerging themes in epidemiology, (11)

Nagar R, Yuan Q, Freifeld CC, Santillana M, Nojima A, Chunara R, Brownstein JS. (2014). A case study of the New York City 2012-2013 influenza season with daily geocoded Twitter data from temporal and spatiotemporal perspectives. Journal of medical Internet research, 16(10)

Nsoesie EO, Kluberg SA, Brownstein JS. (2014). Online reports of foodborne illness capture foods implicated in official foodborne outbreak reports. Preventive medicine, (67)

Santillana M, Nsoesie EO, Mekaru SR, Scales D, Brownstein JS. (2014). Using clinicians' search query data to monitor influenza epidemics. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 59(10)

McIver DJ, Brownstein JS. (2014). Wikipedia usage estimates prevalence of influenza-like illness in the United States in near real-time. PLoS computational biology, 10(4)

Nsoesie EO, Mekaru SR, Ramakrishnan N, Marathe MV, Brownstein JS. (2014). Modeling to predict cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Chile. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 8(4)

Gluskin RT, Johansson MA, Santillana M, Brownstein JS. (2014). Evaluation of Internet-based dengue query data: Google Dengue Trends. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 8(2)

Anema A, Kluberg S, Wilson K, Hogg RS, Khan K, Hay SI, Tatem AJ, Brownstein JS. (2014). Digital surveillance for enhanced detection and response to outbreaks. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 14(11)

Nsoesie EO, Brownstein JS, Ramakrishnan N, Marathe MV. (2014). A systematic review of studies on forecasting the dynamics of influenza outbreaks. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 8(3)

Yuan Q, Nsoesie EO, Lv B, Peng G, Chunara R, Brownstein JS. (2013). Monitoring influenza epidemics in china with search query from baidu. PLoS One, 8(5)

Chunara R, Bouton L, Ayers JW, Brownstein JS. (2013). Assessing the online social environment for surveillance of obesity prevalence. PLoS One, 8(4)

Chunara R, Smolinski MS, Brownstein JS. (2013). Why we need crowdsourced data in infectious disease surveillance. Current infectious disease reports, 15(4)

Nsoesie E, Mararthe M, Brownstein J. (2013). Forecasting peaks of seasonal influenza epidemics. PLoS currents, (5)

Bennett KJ, Olsen JM, Harris S, Mekaru S, Livinski AA, Brownstein JS. (2013). The perfect storm of information: combining traditional and non-traditional data sources for public health situational awareness during hurricane response. PLoS currents, (5)

Bogich TL, Funk S, Malcolm TR, Chhun N, Epstein JH, Chmura AA, Kilpatrick AM, Brownstein JS, Hutchison OC, Doyle-Capitman C, Deaville R, Morse SS, Cunningham AA, Daszak P. (2013). Using network theory to identify the causes of disease outbreaks of unknown origin. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 10(81)

Scales D, Zelenev A, Brownstein JS. (2013). Quantifying the effect of media limitations on outbreak data in a global online web-crawling epidemic intelligence system, 2008-2011. Emerging health threats journal, (6)

Salathé M, Freifeld CC, Mekaru SR, Tomasulo AF, Brownstein JS. (2013). Influenza A (H7N9) and the importance of digital epidemiology. The New England journal of medicine, 369(5)

Ocampo AJ, Chunara R, Brownstein JS. (2013). Using search queries for malaria surveillance, Thailand. Malaria journal, (12)

Cassa CA, Chunara R, Mandl K, Brownstein JS. (2013). Twitter as a sentinel in emergency situations: lessons from the Boston marathon explosions. PLoS currents, (5)

Hay SI, George DB, Moyes CL, Brownstein JS. (2013). Big data opportunities for global infectious disease surveillance. PLoS medicine, 10(4)

Ayers JW, Althouse BM, Allem JP, Childers MA, Zafar W, Latkin C, Ribisl KM, Brownstein JS. (2012). Novel surveillance of psychological distress during the great recession. Journal of affective disorders, 142(1-3)

Salathé M, Bengtsson L, Bodnar TJ, Brewer DD, Brownstein JS, Buckee C, Campbell EM, Cattuto C, Khandelwal S, Mabry PL, Vespignani A. (2012). Digital epidemiology. PLoS computational biology, 8(7)

Hoen AG, Keller M, Verma AD, Buckeridge DL, Brownstein JS. (2012). Electronic event-based surveillance for monitoring dengue, Latin America. Emerging infectious diseases, 18(7)

Khan K, McNabb SJ, Memish ZA, Eckhardt R, Hu W, Kossowsky D, Sears J, Arino J, Johansson A, Barbeschi M, McCloskey B, Henry B, Cetron M, Brownstein JS. (2012). Infectious disease surveillance and modelling across geographic frontiers and scientific specialties. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 12(3)

Chunara R, Freifeld CC, Brownstein JS. (2012). New technologies for reporting real-time emergent infections. Parasitology, 139(14)

Chunara R, Chhaya V, Bane S, Mekaru SR, Chan EH, Freifeld CC, Brownstein JS. (2012). Online reporting for malaria surveillance using micro-monetary incentives, in urban India 2010-2011. Malaria journal, (11)

Bogich TL, Chunara R, Scales D, Chan E, Pinheiro LC, Chmura AA, Carroll D, Daszak P, Brownstein JS. (2012). Preventing pandemics via international development: a systems approach. PLoS medicine, 9(12)

Charland KM, Buckeridge DL, Hoen AG, Berry JG, Elixhauser A, Melton F, Brownstein JS. (2013). Relationship between community prevalence of obesity and associated behavioral factors and community rates of influenza-related hospitalizations in the United States. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 7(5)

Sonricker Hansen AL, Li A, Joly D, Mekaru S, Brownstein JS. (2012). Digital surveillance: a novel approach to monitoring the illegal wildlife trade. PLoS One, 7(12)

Chan EH, Scales DA, Brewer TF, Madoff LC, Pollack MP, Hoen AG, Choden T, Brownstein JS. (2013). Forecasting high-priority infectious disease surveillance regions: a socioeconomic model. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 56(4)

Chunara R, Andrews JR, Brownstein JS. (2012). Social and news media enable estimation of epidemiological patterns early in the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 86(1)

Hoen AG, Buckeridge DL, Charland KM, Mandl KD, Quach C, Brownstein JS. (2011). Effect of expanded US recommendations for seasonal influenza vaccination: comparison of two pediatric emergency departments in the United States and Canada. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne, 183(13)

Ayers JW, Ribisl KM, Brownstein JS. (2011). Tracking the rise in popularity of electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes) using search query surveillance. American journal of preventive medicine, 40(4)

Ayers JW, Ribisl K, Brownstein JS. (2011). Using search query surveillance to monitor tax avoidance and smoking cessation following the United States' 2009 "SCHIP" cigarette tax increase. PLoS One, 6(3)

Chan EH, Sahai V, Conrad C, Brownstein JS. (2011). Using web search query data to monitor dengue epidemics: a new model for neglected tropical disease surveillance. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 5(5)

Khan K, Freifeld CC, Wang J, Mekaru SR, Kossowsky D, Sonricker AL, Hu W, Sears J, Chan A, Brownstein JS. (2010). Preparing for infectious disease threats at mass gatherings: the case of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne, 182(6)

Reis BY, Brownstein JS. (2010). Measuring the impact of health policies using Internet search patterns: the case of abortion. BMC Public Health, (10)

Pearson JF, Brownstein CA, Brownstein JS. (2011). Potential for electronic health records and online social networking to redefine medical research. Clinical chemistry, 57(2)

Pearson JF, Bachireddy C, Shyamprasad S, Goldfine AB, Brownstein JS. (2010). Association between fine particulate matter and diabetes prevalence in the U.S. Diabetes Care, 33(10)

Freifeld CC, Chunara R, Mekaru SR, Chan EH, Kass-Hout T, Ayala Iacucci A, Brownstein JS. (2010). Participatory epidemiology: use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting. PLoS medicine, 7(12)

Hoen AG, Buckeridge DL, Chan EH, Freifeld CC, Keller M, Charland K, Donnelly CA, Brownstein JS. (2010). Characteristics of US public schools with reported cases of novel influenza A (H1N1). International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, (14 Suppl 3)

Brownstein JS, Freifeld CC, Chan EH, Keller M, Sonricker AL, Mekaru SR, Buckeridge DL. (2010). Information technology and global surveillance of cases of 2009 H1N1 influenza. The New England journal of medicine, 362(18)

Chan EH, Brewer TF, Madoff LC, Pollack MP, Sonricker AL, Keller M, Freifeld CC, Blench M, Mawudeku A, Brownstein JS. (2010). Global capacity for emerging infectious disease detection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(50)

Brownstein JS, Green TC, Cassidy TA, Butler SF. (2010). Geographic information systems and pharmacoepidemiology: using spatial cluster detection to monitor local patterns of prescription opioid abuse. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, 19(6)

Keller M, Freifeld CC, Brownstein JS. (2009). Automated vocabulary discovery for geo-parsing online epidemic intelligence. BMC Bioinformatics, (10)

Dasgupta N, Mandl KD, Brownstein JS. (2009). Breaking the news or fueling the epidemic? Temporal association between news media report volume and opioid-related mortality. PLoS One, 4(11)

Brownstein JS, Murphy SN, Goldfine AB, Grant RW, Sordo M, Gainer V, Colecchi JA, Dubey A, Nathan DM, Glaser JP, Kohane IS. (2010). Rapid identification of myocardial infarction risk associated with diabetes medications using electronic medical records. Diabetes Care, 33(3)

Wilson K, Brownstein JS. (2009). Early detection of disease outbreaks using the Internet. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne, 180(8)

Brownstein JS, Freifeld CC, Madoff LC. (2009). Influenza A (H1N1) virus, 2009--online monitoring. The New England journal of medicine, 360(21)

Brownstein JS, Freifeld CC, Madoff LC. (2009). Digital disease detection--harnessing the Web for public health surveillance. The New England journal of medicine, 360(21)

Keller M, Blench M, Tolentino H, Freifeld CC, Mandl KD, Mawudeku A, Eysenbach G, Brownstein JS. (2009). Use of unstructured event-based reports for global infectious disease surveillance. Emerging infectious diseases, 15(5)

Sasaki A, Hoen AG, Ozonoff A, Suzuki H, Tanabe N, Seki N, Saito R, Brownstein JS. (2009). Evidence-based tool for triggering school closures during influenza outbreaks, Japan. Emerging infectious diseases, 15(11)

Brownstein CA, Brownstein JS. (2008). Estimating excess mortality in post-invasion Iraq. The New England journal of medicine, 358(5)

Brownstein JS, Freifeld CC, Reis BY, Mandl KD. (2008). Surveillance Sans Frontières: Internet-based emerging infectious disease intelligence and the HealthMap project. PLoS medicine, 5(7)

Brownstein JS, Mandl KD. (2008). Pediatric population size is associated with geographic patterns of acute respiratory infections among adults. Annals of emergency medicine, 52(1)

Freifeld CC, Mandl KD, Reis BY, Brownstein JS. (2007). HealthMap: global infectious disease monitoring through automated classification and visualization of Internet media reports. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 15(2)

Brownstein JS, Sordo M, Kohane IS, Mandl KD. (2007). The tell-tale heart: population-based surveillance reveals an association of rofecoxib and celecoxib with myocardial infarction. PLoS One, 2(9)

Sturtevant JL, Anema A, Brownstein JS. (2007). The new International Health Regulations: considerations for global public health surveillance. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness, 1(2)

Brownstein JS, Cassa CA, Mandl KD. (2006). No place to hide--reverse identification of patients from published maps. The New England journal of medicine, 355(16)

Brownstein JS, Cassa CA, Kohane IS, Mandl KD. (2006). An unsupervised classification method for inferring original case locations from low-resolution disease maps. International journal of health geographics, (5)

Brownstein JS, Mandl KD. (2006). Reengineering real time outbreak detection systems for influenza epidemic monitoring. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Brownstein JS, Wolfe CJ, Mandl KD. (2006). Empirical evidence for the effect of airline travel on inter-regional influenza spread in the United States. PLoS medicine, 3(10)

Brownstein JS, Skelly DK, Holford TR, Fish D. (2005). Forest fragmentation predicts local scale heterogeneity of Lyme disease risk. Oecologia, 146(3)

Brownstein JS, Kleinman KP, Mandl KD. (2005). Identifying pediatric age groups for influenza vaccination using a real-time regional surveillance system. American journal of epidemiology, 162(7)

Brownstein JS, Cassa CA, Kohane IS, Mandl KD. (2005). Reverse geocoding: concerns about patient confidentiality in the display of geospatial health data. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Brownstein JS, Holford TR, Fish D. (2005). Effect of Climate Change on Lyme Disease Risk in North America. Ecohealth, 2(1)

Brownstein JS, Holford TR, Fish D. (2004). Enhancing West Nile virus surveillance, United States. Emerging infectious diseases, 10(6)

Brownstein JS, Holford TR, Fish D. (2003). A climate-based model predicts the spatial distribution of the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in the United States. Environmental health perspectives, 111(9)

Brownstein JS, Rosen H, Purdy D, Miller JR, Merlino M, Mostashari F, Fish D. (2002). Spatial analysis of West Nile virus: rapid risk assessment of an introduced vector-borne zoonosis. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.), 2(3)