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Laura White

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MIDAS CENTER FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE DYNAMICS

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
People: Laura White, Ted Cohen, William Hanage, Rene Niehus, Ben Cowling, Tyler Brown, Joseph Wu, Mauricio Santillana Guzman, Joseph Lewnard, Aimee Taylor, Ayesha Mahmud, Pablo Martinez de Salazar, Lerato Magosi, Edward Goldstein, Christine Tedijanto, Tigist Menkir, Sze Man Leung, Hsiao-Han Chang, Caroline Buckee, Pamela Martinez, Marc Lipsitch
2009 – 2020

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Papers

Epstein RL, Sperring H, Hofman M, Lodi S, White LF, Barocas JA, Bouton TC, Xiao Y, Hsu HE, Miller NS, Linas BP, Marathe JG. (2021). Time to SARS-CoV-2 PCR Clearance in Immunocompromising Conditions: Is Test-Based Removal From Isolation Necessary in Severely Immunocompromised Individuals?. Open forum infectious diseases, 8(6)

Linas BP, Savinkina A, Madushani RWMA, Wang J, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Chatterjee A, Walley AY, Morgan JR, Epstein RL, Assoumou SA, Murphy SM, Schackman BR, Chrysanthopoulou SA, White LF, Barocas JA. (2021). Projected Estimates of Opioid Mortality After Community-Level Interventions. JAMA network open, 4(2)

Hamer DH, White LF, Jenkins HE, Gill CJ, Landsberg HE, Klapperich C, Bulekova K, Platt J, Decarie L, Gilmore W, Pilkington M, MacDowell TL, Faria MA, Densmore D, Landaverde L, Li W, Rose T, Burgay SP, Miller C, Doucette-Stamm L, Lockard K, Elmore K, Schroeder T, Zaia AM, Kolaczyk ED, Waters G, Brown RA. (2021). Assessment of a COVID-19 Control Plan on an Urban University Campus During a Second Wave of the Pandemic. JAMA network open, 4(6)

Barocas JA, Gai MJ, White LF, Faretra D, Sachs K, Komaromy M. (2021). Implementation of a Recuperation Unit and Hospitalization Rates Among People Experiencing Homelessness With COVID-19. JAMA network open, 4(3)

Ross CS, Henehan ER, Alger C, White LF. (2021). Evaluation of Monitoring Youth Exposure to Alcohol Advertising on Cable Television, United States 2016-2019. Addiction (Abingdon, England)

Assoumou SA, Paniagua SM, Gonzalez P, Wang J, Beckwith CG, White LF, Taylor JL, Coogan K, Samet JH, Linas BP. (2021). HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Buprenorphine at a Drug Detoxification Center During the Opioid Epidemic: Opportunities and Challenges. AIDS and behavior

Sy KTL, White LF, Nichols BE. (2021). Population density and basic reproductive number of COVID-19 across United States counties. PloS one, 16(4)

Myers B, Carney T, Rooney J, Malatesta S, White LF, Parry CDH, Bouton TC, Ragan EJ, Horsburgh CR Jr., Warren RM, Jacobson KR. (2021). Alcohol and Tobacco Use in a Tuberculosis Treatment Cohort during South Africa's COVID-19 Sales Bans: A Case Series. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(10)

Rader B, White LF, Burns MR, Chen J, Brilliant J, Cohen J, Shaman J, Brilliant L, Kraemer MUG, Hawkins JB, Scarpino SV, Astley CM, Brownstein JS. (2021). Mask-wearing and control of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the USA: a cross-sectional study. The Lancet. Digital health

Morgan JR, Quinn EK, Chaisson CE, Ciemins E, Stempniewicz N, White LF, Larochelle MR. (2021). Potential barriers to filling buprenorphine and naltrexone prescriptions among a retrospective cohort of individuals with opioid use disorder. Journal of substance abuse treatment

Reddy D, Ma Y, Lakshminarayanan S, Sahu S, White LF, Reshma A, Roy G, Salgame P, Knudsen S, Cintron C, Ellner JJ, Horsburgh CR Jr., Sarkar S, Hochberg NS. (2021). Severe undernutrition in children affects tuberculin skin test performance in Southern India. PloS one, 16(7)

Stoddard M, Sarkar S, Yuan L, Nolan RP, White DE, White LF, Hochberg NS, Chakravarty A. (2021). Beyond the new normal: Assessing the feasibility of vaccine-based suppression of SARS-CoV-2. PloS one, 16(7)

Li T, White LF. (2021). Bayesian back-calculation and nowcasting for line list data during the COVID-19 pandemic. PLoS computational biology, 17(7)

Leavitt SV, Jenkins HE, Sebastiani P, Lee RS, Horsburgh CR, Tibbs AM, White LF. (2021). Estimation of the generation interval using pairwise relative transmission probabilities. Biostatistics (Oxford, England)

Eddy JJ, Gadani KM, Tibbs A, Bernardo J, Cochran J, White LF, Horsburgh CR Jr., Jacobson KR. (2020). Increasing Drug Resistance Among Persons With Tuberculosis in Massachusetts, 2009-2018. Open forum infectious diseases, 7(8)

Sagar M, Reifler K, Rossi M, Miller NS, Sinha P, White LF, Mizgerd JP. (2021). Recent endemic coronavirus infection is associated with less-severe COVID-19. The Journal of clinical investigation, 131(1)

Gostic KM, McGough L, Baskerville EB, Abbott S, Joshi K, Tedijanto C, Kahn R, Niehus R, Hay JA, De Salazar PM, Hellewell J, Meakin S, Munday JD, Bosse NI, Sherrat K, Thompson RN, White LF, Huisman JS, Scire J, Bonhoeffer S, Stadler T, Wallinga J, Funk S, Lipsitch M, Cobey S. (2020). Practical considerations for measuring the effective reproductive number, Rt. PLoS computational biology, 16(12)

Sy KTL, Martinez ME, Rader B, White LF. (2020). Socioeconomic disparities in subway use and COVID-19 outcomes in New York City. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Sy KTL, Martinez ME, Rader B, White LF. (2020). Socioeconomic Disparities in Subway Use and COVID-19 Outcomes in New York City. American journal of epidemiology

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

Ma Y, Jenkins HE, Sebastiani P, Ellner JJ, Jones-López EC, Dietze R, Horsburgh CR Jr., White LF. (2020). Using cure models to estimate the serial interval of tuberculosis with limited follow-up. American journal of epidemiology

White LF, Jiang W, Ma Y, So-Armah K, Samet JH, Cheng DM. (2020). Tutorial in Biostatistics: The use of generalized additive models to evaluate alcohol consumption as an exposure variable. Drug and alcohol dependence, (209)

Sinha P, Mostaghim A, Bielick CG, McLaughlin A, Hamer DH, Wetzler LM, Bhadelia N, Fagan MA, Linas BP, Assoumou SA, Ieong MH, Lin NH, Cooper ER, Brade KD, White LF, Barlam TF, Sagar M,. (2020). Early administration of interleukin-6 inhibitors for patients with severe COVID-19 disease is associated with decreased intubation, reduced mortality, and increased discharge. International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, (99)

Leavitt SV, Lee RS, Sebastiani P, Horsburgh CR, Jenkins HE, White LF. (2020). Estimating the relative probability of direct transmission between infectious disease patients. International journal of epidemiology

Gostic KM, McGough L, Baskerville E, Abbott S, Joshi K, Tedijanto C, Kahn R, Niehus R, Hay JA, De Salazar PM, Hellewell J, Meakin S, Munday J, Bosse N, Sherratt K, Thompson RM, White LF, Huisman J, Scire J, Bonhoeffer S, Stadler T, Wallinga J, Funk S, Lipsitch M, Cobey S. (2020). Practical considerations for measuring the effective reproductive number, Rt. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Mostaghim A, Sinha P, Bielick C, Knudsen S, Beeram I, White LF, Apovian C, Sagar M, Hochberg NS. (2020). Clinical outcomes and inflammatory marker levels in patients with Covid-19 and obesity at an inner-city safety net hospital. PloS one, 15(12)

Sy KTL, White LF, Nichols BE. (2020). Population density and basic reproductive number of COVID-19 across United States counties. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Young E, Carnahan RH, Andrade DV, Kose N, Nargi RS, Fritch EJ, Munt JE, Doyle MP, White L, Baric TJ, Stoops M, DeSilva A, Tse LV, Martinez DR, Zhu D, Metz S, Wong MP, Espinosa DA, Montoya M, Biering SB, Sukulpolvi-Petty S, Kuan G, Balmaseda A, Diamond MS, Harris E, Crowe JE Jr., Baric RS. (2020). Identification of Dengue Virus Serotype 3 Specific Antigenic Sites Targeted by Neutralizing Human Antibodies. Cell host & microbe, 27(5)

White LF, Moser CB, Thompson RN, Pagano M. (2020). Statistical Estimation of the Reproductive Number From Case Notification Data. American journal of epidemiology

Assoumou SA, Paniagua SM, Linas BP, Wang J, Samet JH, Hall J, White LF, Beckwith CG. (2020). Rapid Versus Laboratory-Based Testing for HIV and Hepatitis C at a Drug Detoxification Treatment Center: A Randomized Trial. The Journal of infectious diseases, 222(Supplement_5)

Freiman JM, Wang J, Easterbrook PJ, Horsburgh CR, Marinucci F, White LF, Kamkamidze G, Krajden M, Loarec A, Njouom R, Nguyen KV, Shiha G, Soliman R, Solomon SS, Tsertsvadze T, Denkinger CM, Linas B. (2019). Deriving the optimal limit of detection for an HCV point-of-care test for viraemic infection: Analysis of a global dataset. Journal of hepatology, 71(1)

McIntosh AI, Jenkins HE, Horsburgh CR, Jones-López EC, Whalen CC, Gaeddert M, Marques-Rodrigues P, Ellner JJ, Dietze R, White LF. (2019). Partitioning the risk of tuberculosis transmission in household contact studies. PloS one, 14(10)

Gardiner P, Luo M, D'Amico S, Gergen-Barnett K, White LF, Saper R, Mitchell S, Liebschutz JM. (2019). Effectiveness of integrative medicine group visits in chronic pain and depressive symptoms: A randomized controlled trial. PloS one, 14(12)

Bouton TC, de Vos M, Ragan EJ, White LF, Van Zyl L, Theron D, Horsburgh CR, Warren RM, Jacobson KR. (2019). Switching to bedaquiline for treatment of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: A retrospective cohort analysis. PloS one, 14(10)

Kimmel SD, Walley AY, Linas BP, Kalesan B, Awtry E, Dobrilovic N, White L, LaRochelle M. (2020). Effect of Publicly Reported Aortic Valve Surgery Outcomes on Valve Surgery in Injection Drug- and Non-Injection Drug-Associated Endocarditis. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 71(3)

Dunne JP, Shindul-Rothschild J, White L, Lee CS, Wolfe BE. (2019). Mindfulness in persons with anorexia nervosa and the relationships between eating disorder symptomology, anxiety and pain. Eating disorders

McIntosh AI, Jenkins HE, White LF, Barnard M, Thomson DR, Dolby T, Simpson J, Streicher EM, Kleinman MB, Ragan EJ, van Helden PD, Murray MB, Warren RM, Jacobson KR. (2018). Using routinely collected laboratory data to identify high rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis burden communities in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: A retrospective spatiotemporal analysis. PLoS medicine, 15(8)

Barocas JA, White LF, Wang J, Walley AY, LaRochelle MR, Bernson D, Land T, Morgan JR, Samet JH, Linas BP. (2018). Estimated Prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder in Massachusetts, 2011-2015: A Capture-Recapture Analysis. American journal of public health, 108(12)

Barocas JA, Wang J, White LF, Tasillo A, Salomon JA, Freedberg KA, Linas BP. (2017). Hepatitis C Testing Increased Among Baby Boomers Following The 2012 Change To CDC Testing Recommendations. Health affairs (Project Hope), 36(12)

McIntosh AI, Doros G, Jones-López EC, Gaeddert M, Jenkins HE, Marques-Rodrigues P, Ellner JJ, Dietze R, White LF. (2017). Extensions to Bayesian generalized linear mixed effects models for household tuberculosis transmission. Statistics in medicine, 36(16)

White LF, Yu J, Jerrett M, Coogan P. (2016). Temporal aspects of air pollutant measures in epidemiologic analysis: a simulation study. Scientific reports, (6)

White LF, Jerrett M, Yu J, Marshall JD, Rosenberg L, Coogan PF. (2016). Ambient Air Pollution and 16-Year Weight Change in African-American Women. American journal of preventive medicine, 51(4)

Moser CB, White LF. (2018). Estimating age-specific reproductive numbers-A comparison of methods. Statistical methods in medical research, 27(7)

Moser CB, Gupta M, Archer BN, White LF. (2015). The impact of prior information on estimates of disease transmissibility using Bayesian tools. PLoS One, 10(3)

White LF, Archer B, Pagano M. (2014). Determining the dynamics of influenza transmission by age. Emerging themes in epidemiology, 11(1)

White LF, Archer B, Pagano M. (2013). Estimating the reproductive number in the presence of spatial heterogeneity of transmission patterns. International journal of health geographics, (12)

Archer BN, Tempia S, White LF, Pagano M, Cohen C. (2012). Reproductive number and serial interval of the first wave of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus in South Africa. PloS one, 7(11)

White LF, Pagano M. (2010). Reporting errors in infectious disease outbreaks, with an application to Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1. Epidemiologic perspectives & innovations : EP+I, (7)

White LF, Bonetti M, Pagano M. (2009). The Choice of the Number of Bins for the M Statistic. Computational statistics & data analysis, 53(10)

White LF, Wallinga J, Finelli L, Reed C, Riley S, Lipsitch M, Pagano M. (2009). Estimation of the reproductive number and the serial interval in early phase of the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic in the USA. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 3(6)

White LF, Pagano M. (2008). Transmissibility of the influenza virus in the 1918 pandemic. PLoS One, 3(1)

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