Joseph Eisenberg

Chair and Professor





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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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, 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)

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)

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, 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)