Jonathan Ozik

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van Duuren LA, Ozik J, Spliet R, Collier NT, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, Meester RGS. (2022). An Evolutionary Algorithm to Personalize Stool-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening. Frontiers in physiology, (12)

Hotton AL, Ozik J, Kaligotla C, Collier N, Stevens A, Khanna AS, MacDonell MM, Wang C, LePoire DJ, Chang YS, Martinez-Moyano IJ, Mucenic B, Pollack HA, Schneider JA, Macal C. (2022). Impact of changes in protective behaviors and out-of-household activities by age on COVID-19 transmission and hospitalization in Chicago, Illinois. Annals of epidemiology

DeYoreo M, Rutter CM, Ozik J, Collier N. (2022). Sequentially calibrating a Bayesian microsimulation model to incorporate new information and assumptions. BMC medical informatics and decision making, 22(1)

Boodram B, Mackesy-Amiti ME, Khanna A, Brickman B, Dahari H, Ozik J. (2022). People who inject drugs in metropolitan Chicago: A meta-analysis of data from 1997-2017 to inform interventions and computational modeling toward hepatitis C microelimination. PloS one, 17(1)

Tatara E, Gutfraind A, Collier NT, Echevarria D, Cotler SJ, Major ME, Ozik J, Dahari H, Boodram B. (2022). Modeling hepatitis C micro-elimination among people who inject drugs with direct-acting antivirals in metropolitan Chicago. PloS one, 17(3)

Alarid-Escudero F, Knudsen AB, Ozik J, Collier N, Kuntz KM. (2022). Characterization and Valuation of the Uncertainty of Calibrated Parameters in Microsimulation Decision Models. Frontiers in physiology, (13)

de Lima PN, Lempert R, Vardavas R, Baker L, Ringel J, Rutter CM, Ozik J, Collier N. (2021). Reopening California : Seeking Robust, Non-Dominated COVID-19 Exit Strategies. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Nascimento de Lima P, Lempert R, Vardavas R, Baker L, Ringel J, Rutter CM, Ozik J, Collier N. (2021). Reopening California: Seeking robust, non-dominated COVID-19 exit strategies. PloS one, 16(10)

Lindau ST, Makelarski JA, Kaligotla C, Abramsohn EM, Beiser DG, Chou C, Collier N, Huang ES, Macal CM, Ozik J, Tung EL. (2021). Building and experimenting with an agent-based model to study the population-level impact of CommunityRx, a clinic-based community resource referral intervention. PLoS computational biology, 17(10)

Rutter CM, Nascimento de Lima P, Lee JK, Ozik J. (2021). Too Good to Be True? Evaluation of Colonoscopy Sensitivity Assumptions Used in Policy Models. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

Khanna AS, Edali M, Ozik J, Collier N, Hotton A, Skwara A, Ardestani BM, Brewer R, Fujimoto K, Harawa N, Schneider JA. (2021). Projecting the number of new HIV infections to formulate the "Getting to Zero" strategy in Illinois, USA. Mathematical biosciences and engineering : MBE, 18(4)

Schneider JA, Taylor BG, Hotton AL, Lamuda PA, Ozik J, Lin Q, Flanagan E, Tuyet Pho M, Kolak M, Brewer R, Pagkas-Bather J, Pollack HA. (2021). National variability in Americans' COVID-19 protective behaviors: Implications for vaccine roll-out. PloS one, 16(11)

Cockrell C, Ozik J, Collier N, An G. (2021). Nested active learning for efficient model contextualization and parameterization: pathway to generating simulated populations using multi-scale computational models. Simulation, 97(4)

Tatara E, Schneider J, Quasebarth M, Collier N, Pollack H, Boodram B, Friedman S, Salisbury-Afshar E, Mackesy-Amiti ME, Ozik J. (2021). Application of Distributed Agent-based Modeling to Investigate Opioid Use Outcomes in Justice Involved Populations. IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum : [proceedings]. IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum, (2021)

Hotton AL, Chen YT, Schumm P, Khanna AS, Brewer R, Skaathun B, Issema RS, Ramani S, Ramachandran A, Ozik J, Fujimoto K, Harawa NT, Schneider JA. (2020). Socio-Structural and Neighborhood Predictors of Incident Criminal Justice Involvement in a Population-Based Cohort of Young Black MSM and Transgender Women. Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

Getz M, Wang Y, An G, Asthana M, Becker A, Cockrell C, Collier N, Craig M, Davis CL, Faeder JR, Versypt ANF, Mapder T, Gianlupi JF, Glazier JA, Hamis S, Heiland R, Hillen T, Hou D, Islam MA, Jenner AL, Kurtoglu F, Larkin CI, Liu B, Macfarlane F, Maygrundter P, Morel PA, Narayanan A, Ozik J, Pienaar E, Rangamani P, Saglam AS, Shoemaker JE, Smith AM, Weaver JJA, Macklin P. (2020). Rapid community-driven development of a SARS-CoV-2 tissue simulator. bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology

Pagkas-Bather J, Ozik J, Millett G, Schneider JA. (2020). The last Black man with HIV in San Francisco: the potential role of gentrification on HIV getting to zero achievements. The lancet. HIV, 7(12)

Tung EL, Abramsohn EM, Boyd K, Makelarski JA, Beiser DG, Chou C, Huang ES, Ozik J, Kaligotla C, Lindau ST. (2020). Impact of a Low-Intensity Resource Referral Intervention on Patients' Knowledge, Beliefs, and Use of Community Resources: Results from the CommunityRx Trial. Journal of general internal medicine, 35(3)

Echevarria D, Gutfraind A, Boodram B, Layden J, Ozik J, Page K, Cotler SJ, Major M, Dahari H. (2019). Modeling indicates efficient vaccine-based interventions for the elimination of hepatitis C virus among persons who inject drugs in metropolitan Chicago. Vaccine, 37(19)

Khanna AS, Schneider JA, Collier N, Ozik J, Issema R, di Paola A, Skwara A, Ramachandran A, Webb J, Brewer R, Cunningham W, Hilliard C, Ramani S, Fujimoto K, Harawa N, . (2019). A modeling framework to inform preexposure prophylaxis initiation and retention scale-up in the context of 'Getting to Zero' initiatives. AIDS (London, England), 33(12)

Tatara E, Collier NT, Ozik J, Gutfraind A, Cotler SJ, Dahari H, Major M, Boodram B. (2019). MULTI-OBJECTIVE MODEL EXPLORATION OF HEPATITIS C ELIMINATION IN AN AGENT-BASED MODEL OF PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS. Proceedings of the ... Winter Simulation Conference. Winter Simulation Conference, (2019)


Ozik J, Collier N, Heiland R, An G, Macklin P. (2019). Learning-accelerated discovery of immune-tumour interactions. Molecular systems design & engineering, 4(4)

Ozik J, Collier N, Wozniak JM, Macal C, Cockrell C, Friedman SH, Ghaffarizadeh A, Heiland R, An G, Macklin P. (2018). High-throughput cancer hypothesis testing with an integrated PhysiCell-EMEWS workflow. BMC Bioinformatics, 19(Suppl 18)

Wozniak JM, Jain R, Balaprakash P, Ozik J, Collier NT, Bauer J, Xia F, Brettin T, Stevens R, Mohd-Yusof J, Cardona CG, Essen BV, Baughman M. (2018). CANDLE/Supervisor: a workflow framework for machine learning applied to cancer research. BMC bioinformatics, 19(Suppl 18)

Ozik J, Collier NT, Wozniak JM, Macal C, An G. (2018). Extreme-scale Dynamic Exploration of a Distributed Agent-based Model with the EMEWS Framework. IEEE transactions on computational social systems, 5(3)

Ozik J, Collier NT, Wozniak JM, Spagnuolo C. (2016). FROM DESKTOP TO LARGE-SCALE MODEL EXPLORATION WITH SWIFT/T. Proceedings of the ... Winter Simulation Conference. Winter Simulation Conference, (2016)

Jonathan Ozik, Nicholson Collier, Todd Combs, Charles M. Macal, and Michael North. (2015). Repast Simphony Statecharts. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 18(3)

Jonathan Ozik, Nicholson T. Collier, John T. Murphy, Mark Altaweel, Richard B. Lammers, Alexander A. Prusevich, Andrew D. Kliskey, and Lilian N. Alessa. (2014). Simulating Water, Individuals, and Management using a coupled and distributed approach. Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference

Ozik, Jonathan, Nicholson T. Collier, John T. Murphy, and Michael J. North.. (2013). The ReLogo agent-based modeling language. 2013 Winter Simulations Conference (WSC)

Ozik J, Hunt BR, Ott E. (2005). Formation of multifractal population patterns from reproductive growth and local resettlement. Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 72(4 Pt 2)

Ozik J, Hunt BR, Ott E. (2004). Growing networks with geographical attachment preference: emergence of small worlds. Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 69(2 Pt 2)

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