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Joseph Eisenberg

Chair and Professor

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Lowenstein C, Vasco K, Sarzosa S, Salinas L, Mosco AT, Perry MJ, Simmens S, Trueba G, Eisenberg JNS, Graham JP. (2020). Determinants of Childhood Zoonotic Enteric Infections in a Semirural Community of Quito, Ecuador. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene

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)

Contreras JD, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). Does Basic Sanitation Prevent Diarrhea? Contextualizing Recent Intervention Trials through a Historical Lens. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(1)

Brown J, Hayashi MAL, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). The Critical Role of Compliance in Delivering Health Gains from Environmental Health Interventions. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 100(4)

Lopez VK, Berrocal VJ, Corozo Angulo B, Ram PK, Trostle J, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). Determinants of Latrine Use Behavior: The Psychosocial Proxies of Individual-Level Defecation Practices in Rural Coastal Ecuador. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 100(3)

Larson PS, Espira L, Grabow C, Wang CA, Muloi D, Browne AS, Deem SL, Fèvre EM, Foufopoulos J, Hardin R, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). The sero-epidemiology of Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) across livestock species and herding contexts in Laikipia County, Kenya. Zoonoses and public health, 66(3)

Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Love NG, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). Phenotypic variations in persistence and infectivity between and within environmentally transmitted pathogen populations impact population-level epidemic dynamics. BMC infectious diseases, 19(1)

Hayashi MAL, Eisenberg MC, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). Linking Decision Theory and Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment: Tradeoffs Between Compliance and Efficacy for Waterborne Disease Interventions. Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis, 39(10)

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)

Hubbard A, Trostle J, Cangemi I, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). Countering the Curse of Dimensionality: Exploring Data-generating Mechanisms Through Participant Observation and Mechanistic Modeling. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 30(4)

Levy K, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). Moving towards transformational WASH. The Lancet. Global health, 7(11)

Verhougstraete MP, Pogreba-Brown K, Reynolds KA, Lamparelli CC, Zanoli Sato MI, Wade TJ, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). A critical analysis of recreational water guidelines developed from temperate climate data and applied to the tropics. Water research, (170)

Lee GO, Whitney HJ, Blum AG, Lybik N, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Levy K, Eisenberg JNS. (2019). Household coping strategies associated with unreliable water supplies and diarrhea in Ecuador, an upper-middle-income country. Water research, (170)

Kraay ANM, Hayashi MAL, Hernandez-Ceron N, Spicknall IH, Eisenberg MC, Meza R, Eisenberg JNS. (2018). Fomite-mediated transmission as a sufficient pathway: a comparative analysis across three viral pathogens. BMC infectious diseases, 18(1)

Brouwer AF, Masters NB, Eisenberg JNS. (2018). Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment and Infectious Disease Transmission Modeling of Waterborne Enteric Pathogens. Current environmental health reports, 5(2)

Brouwer AF, Eisenberg JNS, Pomeroy CD, Shulman LM, Hindiyeh M, Manor Y, Grotto I, Koopman JS, Eisenberg MC. (2018). Epidemiology of the silent polio outbreak in Rahat, Israel, based on modeling of environmental surveillance data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(45)

Lopez VK, Dombecki C, Trostle J, Mogrovejo P, Castro Morillo N, Cevallos W, Goldstick J, Jones AD, Eisenberg JNS. (2018). Trends of child undernutrition in rural Ecuadorian communities with differential access to roads, 2004-2013. Maternal & child nutrition, 14(3)

Greene C, Ceron NH, Eisenberg MC, Koopman J, Miller JD, Xi C, Eisenberg JNS. (2018). Asymmetric transfer efficiencies between fomites and fingers: Impact on model parameterization. American journal of infection control, 46(6)

Kraay ANM, Brouwer AF, Lin N, Collender PA, Remais JV, Eisenberg JNS. (2018). Modeling environmentally mediated rotavirus transmission: The role of temperature and hydrologic factors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(12)

Moser KA, Zhang L, Spicknall I, Braykov NP, Levy K, Marrs CF, Foxman B, Trueba G, Cevallos W, Goldstick J, Trostle J, Eisenberg JNS. (2018). The Role of Mobile Genetic Elements in the Spread of Antimicrobial-Resistant Escherichia coli From Chickens to Humans in Small-Scale Production Poultry Operations in Rural Ecuador. American journal of epidemiology, 187(3)

Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Remais JV, Collender PA, Meza R, Eisenberg JN. (2017). Modeling Biphasic Environmental Decay of Pathogens and Implications for Risk Analysis. Environmental science & technology, 51(4)

Kraay ANM, Trostle J, Brouwer AF, Cevallos W, Eisenberg JNS. (2018). Determinants of Short-term Movement in a Developing Region and Implications for Disease Transmission. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 29(1)

Kaur M, Graham JP, Eisenberg JNS. (2017). Livestock Ownership Among Rural Households and Child Morbidity and Mortality: An Analysis of Demographic Health Survey Data from 30 Sub-Saharan African Countries (2005-2015). The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 96(3)

Contreras JD, Meza R, Siebe C, Rodríguez-Dozal S, López-Vidal YA, Castillo-Rojas G, Amieva RI, Solano-Gálvez SG, Mazari-Hiriart M, Silva-Magaña MA, Vázquez-Salvador N, Rosas Pérez I, Martínez Romero L, Salinas Cortez E, Riojas-Rodríguez H, Eisenberg JNS. (2017). Health risks from exposure to untreated wastewater used for irrigation in the Mezquital Valley, Mexico: A 25-year update. Water research, (123)

Brouwer AF, Weir MH, Eisenberg MC, Meza R, Eisenberg JNS. (2017). Dose-response relationships for environmentally mediated infectious disease transmission models. PLoS computational biology, 13(4)

Braykov NP, Eisenberg JN, Grossman M, Zhang L, Vasco K, Cevallos W, Muñoz D, Acevedo A, Moser KA, Marrs CF, Foxman B, Trostle J, Trueba G, Levy K. (2016). Antibiotic Resistance in Animal and Environmental Samples Associated with Small-Scale Poultry Farming in Northwestern Ecuador. mSphere, 1(1)

Fuller JA, Villamor E, Cevallos W, Trostle J, Eisenberg JN. (2016). I get height with a little help from my friends: herd protection from sanitation on child growth in rural Ecuador. International journal of epidemiology, 45(2)

Fuller JA, Eisenberg JN. (2016). Herd Protection from Drinking Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Interventions. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 95(5)

Eisenberg JN, Bartram J, Wade TJ. (2016). The Water Quality in Rio Highlights the Global Public Health Concern Over Untreated Sewage. Environmental health perspectives, 124(10)

Chiriboga J, Barragan V, Arroyo G, Sosa A, Birdsell DN, España K, Mora A, Espín E, Mejía ME, Morales M, Pinargote C, Gonzalez M, Hartskeerl R, Keim P, Bretas G, Eisenberg JN, Trueba G. (2015). High Prevalence of Intermediate Leptospira spp. DNA in Febrile Humans from Urban and Rural Ecuador. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(12)

Zhang L, Levy K, Trueba G, Cevallos W, Trostle J, Foxman B, Marrs CF, Eisenberg JN. (2015). Effects of selection pressure and genetic association on the relationship between antibiotic resistance and virulence in Escherichia coli. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 59(11)

Lamparelli CC, Pogreba-Brown K, Verhougstraete M, Sato MI, Bruni Ade C, Wade TJ, Eisenberg JN. (2015). Are fecal indicator bacteria appropriate measures of recreational water risks in the tropics: A cohort study of beach goers in Brazil?. Water research, (87)

Rao G, Eisenberg JN, Kleinbaum DG, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Levy K. (2015). in Rivers of Northern Coastal Ecuador. Water, 7(2)

Bhavnani D, Bayas Rde L, Lopez VK, Zhang L, Trueba G, Foxman B, Marrs C, Cevallos W, Eisenberg JN. (2016). Distribution of Enteroinvasive and Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Across Space and Time in Northwestern Ecuador. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 94(2)

Fuller JA, Goldstick J, Bartram J, Eisenberg JNS. (2016). Tracking progress towards global drinking water and sanitation targets: A within and among country analysis. The Science of the total environment, (541)

Armas-Freire PI, Trueba G, Proaño-Bolaños C, Levy K, Zhang L, Marrs CF, Cevallos W, Eisenberg JN. (2015). Unexpected distribution of the fluoroquinolone-resistance gene qnrB in Escherichia coli isolates from different human and poultry origins in Ecuador. International microbiology : the official journal of the Spanish Society for Microbiology, 18(2)

Fuller JA, Westphal JA, Kenney B, Eisenberg JN. (2015). The joint effects of water and sanitation on diarrhoeal disease: a multicountry analysis of the Demographic and Health Surveys. Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH, 20(3)

Fuller JA, Clasen T, Heijnen M, Eisenberg JN. (2014). Shared sanitation and the prevalence of diarrhea in young children: evidence from 51 countries, 2001-2011. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 91(1)

Bhavnani D, Goldstick JE, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Eisenberg JN. (2014). Impact of rainfall on diarrheal disease risk associated with unimproved water and sanitation. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 90(4)

Levy K, Anderson L, Robb KA, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Eisenberg JN. (2014). Household effectiveness vs. laboratory efficacy of point-of-use chlorination. Water research, (54)

Halloran ME, Vespignani A, Bharti N, Feldstein LR, Alexander KA, Ferrari M, Shaman J, Drake JM, Porco T, Eisenberg JN, Del Valle SY, Lofgren E, Scarpino SV, Eisenberg MC, Gao D, Hyman JM, Eubank S, Longini IM Jr.. (2014). Ebola: mobility data. Science (New York, N.Y.), 346(6208)

Vasco G, Trueba G, Atherton R, Calvopiña M, Cevallos W, Andrade T, Eguiguren M, Eisenberg JN. (2014). Identifying etiological agents causing diarrhea in low income Ecuadorian communities. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 91(3)

Goldstick JE, Trostle J, Eisenberg JN. (2014). Ask when--not just whether--it's a risk: How regional context influences local causes of diarrheal disease. American journal of epidemiology, 179(10)

Lofgren ET, Halloran ME, Rivers CM, Drake JM, Porco TC, Lewis B, Yang W, Vespignani A, Shaman J, Eisenberg JN, Eisenberg MC, Marathe M, Scarpino SV, Alexander KA, Meza R, Ferrari MJ, Hyman JM, Meyers LA, Eubank S. (2014). Opinion: Mathematical models: a key tool for outbreak response. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(51)

Levy K, Anderson L, Robb KA, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Eisenberg JNS. (2015). Author's responses to the comment by Daniele Lantagne on "Household effectiveness vs. laboratory efficacy of point-of-use chlorination". Water research, (69)

Ahn J, Johnson TD, Bhavnani D, Eisenberg JN, Mukherjee B. (2014). A space-time point process model for analyzing and predicting case patterns of diarrheal disease in northwestern Ecuador. Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology, (9)

Carlton EJ, Eisenberg JN, Goldstick J, Cevallos W, Trostle J, Levy K. (2014). Heavy rainfall events and diarrhea incidence: the role of social and environmental factors. American journal of epidemiology, 179(3)

Cifuentes SG, Trostle J, Trueba G, Milbrath M, Baldeón ME, Coloma J, Eisenberg JN. (2013). Transition in the cause of fever from malaria to dengue, Northwestern Ecuador, 1990-2011. Emerging infectious diseases, 19(10)

Mayer BT, Eisenberg JN, Henry CJ, Gomes MG, Ionides EL, Koopman JS. (2013). Successes and shortcomings of polio eradication: a transmission modeling analysis. American journal of epidemiology, 177(11)

Plipat N, Spicknall IH, Koopman JS, Eisenberg JN. (2013). The dynamics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus exposure in a hospital model and the potential for environmental intervention. BMC infectious diseases, (13)

Spicknall IH, Foxman B, Marrs CF, Eisenberg JN. (2013). A modeling framework for the evolution and spread of antibiotic resistance: literature review and model categorization. American journal of epidemiology, 178(4)

Enger KS, Nelson KL, Rose JB, Eisenberg JN. (2013). The joint effects of efficacy and compliance: a study of household water treatment effectiveness against childhood diarrhea. Water research, 47(3)

Schafrick NH, Milbrath MO, Berrocal VJ, Wilson ML, Eisenberg JN. (2013). Spatial clustering of Aedes aegypti related to breeding container characteristics in Coastal Ecuador: implications for dengue control. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 89(4)

Bhavnani D, Goldstick JE, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Eisenberg JN. (2012). Synergistic effects between rotavirus and coinfecting pathogens on diarrheal disease: evidence from a community-based study in northwestern Ecuador. American journal of epidemiology, 176(5)

Bhavnani D, Hoggatt KJ, Goldstick JE, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Eisenberg JN. (2012). Bhavnani et Al. respond to "assessing mechanistic interaction". American journal of epidemiology, 176(5)

Zhao J, Eisenberg JE, Spicknall IH, Li S, Koopman JS. (2012). Model analysis of fomite mediated influenza transmission. PLoS One, 7(12)

Zelner JL, Trostle J, Goldstick JE, Cevallos W, House JS, Eisenberg JN. (2012). Social connectedness and disease transmission: social organization, cohesion, village context, and infection risk in rural Ecuador. American journal of public health, 102(12)

Markovitz AR, Goldstick JE, Levy K, Cevallos W, Mukherjee B, Trostle JA, Eisenberg JN. (2012). Where science meets policy: comparing longitudinal and cross-sectional designs to address diarrhoeal disease burden in the developing world. International journal of epidemiology, 41(2)

Enger KS, Nelson KL, Clasen T, Rose JB, Eisenberg JN. (2012). Linking quantitative microbial risk assessment and epidemiological data: informing safe drinking water trials in developing countries. Environmental science & technology, 46(9)

Eisenberg JN, Trostle J, Sorensen RJ, Shields KF. (2012). Toward a systems approach to enteric pathogen transmission: from individual independence to community interdependence. Annual review of public health, (33)

Remais JV, Eisenberg JN. (2012). Balance between clinical and environmental responses to infectious diseases. Lancet, 379(9824)

Levy K, Nelson KL, Hubbard A, Eisenberg JN. (2012). Rethinking indicators of microbial drinking water quality for health studies in tropical developing countries: case study in northern coastal Ecuador. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 86(3)

Eisenberg JN, Goldstick J, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Levy K, Scott J, Percha B, Segovia R, Ponce K, Hubbard A, Marrs C, Foxman B, Smith DL, Trostle J. (2012). In-roads to the spread of antibiotic resistance: regional patterns of microbial transmission in northern coastal Ecuador. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 9(70)

Zelner JL, King AA, Moe CL, Eisenberg JN. (2010). How infections propagate after point-source outbreaks: an analysis of secondary norovirus transmission. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 21(5)

Spicknall IH, Koopman JS, Nicas M, Pujol JM, Li S, Eisenberg JN. (2010). Informing optimal environmental influenza interventions: how the host, agent, and environment alter dominant routes of transmission. PLoS computational biology, 6(10)

Mayer BT, Koopman JS, Ionides EL, Pujol JM, Eisenberg JN. (2011). A dynamic dose-response model to account for exposure patterns in risk assessment: a case study in inhalation anthrax. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 8(57)

Li S, Eisenberg JN, Spicknall IH, Koopman JS. (2009). Dynamics and control of infections transmitted from person to person through the environment. American journal of epidemiology, 170(2)

Hasing ME, Trueba G, Baquero MI, Ponce K, Cevallos W, Solberg OD, Eisenberg JN. (2009). Rapid changes in rotaviral genotypes in Ecuador. Journal of medical virology, 81(12)

Colford JM Jr., Hilton JF, Wright CC, Arnold BF, Saha S, Wade TJ, Scott J, Eisenberg JN. (2009). The Sonoma water evaluation trial: a randomized drinking water intervention trial to reduce gastrointestinal illness in older adults. American journal of public health, 99(11)

Levy K, Hubbard AE, Nelson KL, Eisenberg JN. (2009). Drivers of water quality variability in northern coastal Ecuador. Environmental science & technology, 43(6)

Eisenberg JN, Aiello AE, Spicknall IH, Monto AS, Reingold A. (2009). Protecting the herd from H1N1. Science (New York, N.Y.), 326(5955)

Solberg OD, Hasing ME, Trueba G, Eisenberg JN. (2009). Characterization of novel VP7, VP4, and VP6 genotypes of a previously untypeable group A rotavirus. Virology, 385(1)

Pujol JM, Eisenberg JE, Haas CN, Koopman JS. (2009). The effect of ongoing exposure dynamics in dose response relationships. PLoS computational biology, 5(6)

McLaughlin LA, Levy K, Beck NK, Shin GA, Meschke JS, Eisenberg JN. (2009). An observational study on the effectiveness of point-of-use chlorination. Journal of environmental health, 71(8)

Levy K, Hubbard AE, Eisenberg JN. (2009). Seasonality of rotavirus disease in the tropics: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International journal of epidemiology, 38(6)

Trostle JA, Hubbard A, Scott J, Cevallos W, Bates SJ, Eisenberg JN. (2008). Raising the level of analysis of food-borne outbreaks: food-sharing networks in rural coastal Ecuador. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 19(3)

Eisenberg JN, Moore K, Soller JA, Eisenberg D, Colford JM Jr.. (2008). Microbial risk assessment framework for exposure to amended sludge projects. Environmental health perspectives, 116(6)

Levy K, Nelson KL, Hubbard A, Eisenberg JN. (2008). Following the water: a controlled study of drinking water storage in northern coastal Ecuador. Environmental health perspectives, 116(11)

Bates SJ, Trostle J, Cevallos WT, Hubbard A, Eisenberg JN. (2007). Relating diarrheal disease to social networks and the geographic configuration of communities in rural Ecuador. American journal of epidemiology, 166(9)

Eisenberg JN, Scott JC, Porco T. (2007). Integrating disease control strategies: balancing water sanitation and hygiene interventions to reduce diarrheal disease burden. American journal of public health, 97(5)

Endara P, Trueba G, Solberg OD, Bates SJ, Ponce K, Cevallos W, Matthijnssens J, Eisenberg JN. (2007). Symptomatic and subclinical infection with rotavirus P[8]G9, rural Ecuador. Emerging infectious diseases, 13(4)

Vieira N, Bates SJ, Solberg OD, Ponce K, Howsmon R, Cevallos W, Trueba G, Riley L, Eisenberg JN. (2007). High prevalence of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli isolated in a remote region of northern coastal Ecuador. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 76(3)

Eisenberg JN, Desai MA, Levy K, Bates SJ, Liang S, Naumoff K, Scott JC. (2007). Environmental determinants of infectious disease: a framework for tracking causal links and guiding public health research. Environmental health perspectives, 115(8)

Sandhu SK, Priest JW, Lammie PJ, Hubbard A, Colford JM Jr., Eisenberg JN. (2006). The natural history of antibody responses to Cryptosporidium parasites in men at high risk of HIV infection. The Journal of infectious diseases, 194(10)

Eisenberg JN, Cevallos W, Ponce K, Levy K, Bates SJ, Scott JC, Hubbard A, Vieira N, Endara P, Espinel M, Trueba G, Riley LW, Trostle J. (2006). Environmental change and infectious disease: how new roads affect the transmission of diarrheal pathogens in rural Ecuador. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103(51)

Eisenberg JN, Hubbard A, Wade TJ, Sylvester MD, LeChevallier MW, Levy DA, Colford JM Jr.. (2006). Inferences drawn from a risk assessment compared directly with a randomized trial of a home drinking water intervention. Environmental health perspectives, 114(8)

Colford JM Jr., Saha SR, Wade TJ, Wright CC, Vu M, Charles S, Jensen P, Hubbard A, Levy DA, Eisenberg JN. (2005). A pilot randomized, controlled trial of an in-home drinking water intervention among HIV + persons. Journal of water and health, 3(2)

Eisenberg JN, Lei X, Hubbard AH, Brookhart MA, Colford JM Jr.. (2005). The role of disease transmission and conferred immunity in outbreaks: analysis of the 1993 Cryptosporidium outbreak in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. American journal of epidemiology, 161(1)

Eisenberg JN, Soller JA, Scott J, Eisenberg DM, Colford JM Jr.. (2004). A dynamic model to assess microbial health risks associated with beneficial uses of biosolids. Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis, 24(1)

Soller JA, Olivieri AW, Crook J, Cooper RC, Tchobanoglous G, Parkin RT, Spear RC, Eisenberg JN. (2003). Risk-based approach to evaluate the public health benefit of additional wastewater treatment. Environmental science & technology, 37(9)

Eisenberg JN, Lewis BL, Porco TC, Hubbard AH, Colford JM Jr.. (2003). Bias due to secondary transmission in estimation of attributable risk from intervention trials. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 14(4)

Brookhart MA, Hubbard AE, van der Laan MJ, Colford JM Jr., Eisenberg JN. (2002). Statistical estimation of parameters in a disease transmission model: analysis of a Cryptosporidium outbreak. Statistics in medicine, 21(23)

Eisenberg JN, Brookhart MA, Rice G, Brown M, Colford JM Jr.. (2002). Disease transmission models for public health decision making: analysis of epidemic and endemic conditions caused by waterborne pathogens. Environmental health perspectives, 110(8)