Laura White

Associate Professor





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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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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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