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Matthew Biggerstaff

Epidemiologist

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Biggerstaff M, Dahlgren FS, Fitzner J, George D, Hammond A, Hall I, Haw D, Imai N, Johansson MA, Kramer S, McCaw JM, Moss R, Pebody R, Read JM, Reed C, Reich NG, Riley S, Vandemaele K, Viboud C, Wu JT. (2020). Coordinating the real-time use of global influenza activity data for better public health planning. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 14(2)

Biggerstaff M, Cowling BJ, Cucunubá ZM, Dinh L, Ferguson NM, Gao H, Hill V, Imai N, Johansson MA, Kada S, Morgan O, Pastore Y Piontti A, Polonsky JA, Prasad PV, Quandelacy TM, Rambaut A, Tappero JW, Vandemaele KA, Vespignani A, Warmbrod KL, Wong JY,. (2020). Early Insights from Statistical and Mathematical Modeling of Key Epidemiologic Parameters of COVID-19. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(11)

Pollett S, Johansson M, Biggerstaff M, Morton LC, Bazaco SL, Brett Major DM, Stewart-Ibarra AM, Pavlin JA, Mate S, Sippy R, Hartman LJ, Reich NG, Maljkovic Berry I, Chretien JP, Althouse BM, Myer D, Viboud C, Rivers C. (2020). Identification and evaluation of epidemic prediction and forecasting reporting guidelines: A systematic review and a call for action. Epidemics, (33)

Baltrusaitis K, Reed C, Sewalk K, Brownstein JS, Crawley AW, Biggerstaff M. (2020). Health-care seeking behavior for respiratory illness among Flu Near You participants in the United States during the 2015-16 through 2018-19 influenza season. The Journal of infectious diseases

Shea K, Borchering RK, Probert WJM, Howerton E, Bogich TL, Li S, Van Panhuis WG, Viboud C, Aguas R, Belov A, Bhargava SH, Cavany S, Chang JC, Chen C, Chen J, Chen S, Chen Y, Childs LM, Chow CC, Crooker I, Del Valle SY, España G, Fairchild G, Gerkin RC, Germann TC, Gu Q, Guan X, Guo L, Hart GR, Hladish TJ, Hupert N, Janies D, Kerr CC, Klein DJ, Klein E, Lin G, Manore C, Meyers LA, Mittler J, Mu K, Núñez RC, Oidtman R, Pasco R, Piontti APY, Paul R, Pearson CAB, Perdomo DR, Perkins TA, Pierce K, Pillai AN, Rael RC, Rosenfeld K, Ross CW, Spencer JA, Stoltzfus AB, Toh KB, Vattikuti S, Vespignani A, Wang L, White L, Xu P, Yang Y, Yogurtcu ON, Zhang W, Zhao Y, Zou D, Ferrari M, Pannell D, Tildesley M, Seifarth J, Johnson E, Biggerstaff M, Johansson M, Slayton RB, Levander J, Stazer J, Salerno J, Runge MC. (2020). COVID-19 reopening strategies at the county level in the face of uncertainty: Multiple Models for Outbreak Decision Support. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Reich NG, Osthus D, Ray EL, Yamana TK, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J. (2019). Reply to Bracher: Scoring probabilistic forecasts to maximize public health interpretability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(42)

Germann TC, Gao H, Gambhir M, Plummer A, Biggerstaff M, Reed C, Uzicanin A. (2019). School dismissal as a pandemic influenza response: When, where and for how long?. Epidemics, (28)

Stewart RJ, Rossow J, Eckel S, Bidol S, Ballew G, Signs K, Conover JT, Burns E, Bresee JS, Fry AM, Olsen SJ, Biggerstaff M. (2019). Text-Based Illness Monitoring for Detection of Novel Influenza A Virus Infections During an Influenza A (H3N2)v Virus Outbreak in Michigan, 2016: Surveillance and Survey. JMIR public health and surveillance, 5(2)

McGowan CJ, Biggerstaff M, Johansson M, Apfeldorf KM, Ben-Nun M, Brooks L, Convertino M, Erraguntla M, Farrow DC, Freeze J, Ghosh S, Hyun S, Kandula S, Lega J, Liu Y, Michaud N, Morita H, Niemi J, Ramakrishnan N, Ray EL, Reich NG, Riley P, Shaman J, Tibshirani R, Vespignani A, Zhang Q, Reed C, . (2019). Collaborative efforts to forecast seasonal influenza in the United States, 2015-2016. Scientific reports, 9(1)

Hughes MM, Carmack AE, McCaffrey K, Spencer M, Reed GM, Hill M, Dunn A, Risk I, Garg S, Reed C, Biggerstaff M, Mayer J, Gesteland P, Korgenski K, Dascomb K, Pavia A, Rolfes MA. (2019). Estimating the Incidence of Influenza at the State Level - Utah, 2016-17 and 2017-18 Influenza Seasons. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 68(50)

Reich NG, Brooks LC, Fox SJ, Kandula S, McGowan CJ, Moore E, Osthus D, Ray EL, Tushar A, Yamana TK, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J. (2019). A collaborative multiyear, multimodel assessment of seasonal influenza forecasting in the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(8)

Rivers C, Chretien JP, Riley S, Pavlin JA, Woodward A, Brett-Major D, Maljkovic Berry I, Morton L, Jarman RG, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Reich NG, Meyer D, Snyder MR, Pollett S. (2019). Using "outbreak science" to strengthen the use of models during epidemics. Nature communications, 10(1)

Hughes MM, Doyle JD, McCaffrey K, McMahon M, Spencer M, Martin K, Reed GM, Carmack AE, Garg S, Rolfes M, Reed C, Biggerstaff M. (2019). Notes from the Field: Assessment of State-Level Influenza Season Severity - Minnesota and Utah, 2017-18 Influenza Season. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 68(6)

Lutz CS, Huynh MP, Schroeder M, Anyatonwu S, Dahlgren FS, Danyluk G, Fernandez D, Greene SK, Kipshidze N, Liu L, Mgbere O, McHugh LA, Myers JF, Siniscalchi A, Sullivan AD, West N, Johansson MA, Biggerstaff M. (2019). Applying infectious disease forecasting to public health: a path forward using influenza forecasting examples. BMC public health, 19(1)

George DB, Taylor W, Shaman J, Rivers C, Paul B, O'Toole T, Johansson MA, Hirschman L, Biggerstaff M, Asher J, Reich NG. (2019). Technology to advance infectious disease forecasting for outbreak management. Nature communications, 10(1)

Reich NG, McGowan CJ, Yamana TK, Tushar A, Ray EL, Osthus D, Kandula S, Brooks LC, Crawford-Crudell W, Gibson GC, Moore E, Silva R, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J. (2019). Accuracy of real-time multi-model ensemble forecasts for seasonal influenza in the U.S. PLoS computational biology, 15(11)

Kobres PY, Chretien JP, Johansson MA, Morgan JJ, Whung PY, Mukundan H, Del Valle SY, Forshey BM, Quandelacy TM, Biggerstaff M, Viboud C, Pollett S. (2019). A systematic review and evaluation of Zika virus forecasting and prediction research during a public health emergency of international concern. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 13(10)

Venkatesan S, Carias C, Biggerstaff M, Campbell AP, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS, Kahn E, Myles PR, Meltzer MI. (2019). Antiviral treatment for outpatient use during an influenza pandemic: a decision tree model of outcomes averted and cost-effectiveness. Journal of public health (Oxford, England), 41(2)

Biggerstaff M, Johansson M, Alper D, Brooks LC, Chakraborty P, Farrow DC, Hyun S, Kandula S, McGowan C, Ramakrishnan N, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J, Tibshirani R, Tibshirani RJ, Vespignani A, Yang W, Zhang Q, Reed C. (2018). Results from the second year of a collaborative effort to forecast influenza seasons in the United States. Epidemics, (24)

Biggerstaff M, Kniss K, Jernigan DB, Brammer L, Bresee J, Garg S, Burns E, Reed C. (2018). Systematic Assessment of Multiple Routine and Near Real-Time Indicators to Classify the Severity of Influenza Seasons and Pandemics in the United States, 2003-2004 Through 2015-2016. American journal of epidemiology, 187(5)

Qualls N, Levitt A, Kanade N, Wright-Jegede N, Dopson S, Biggerstaff M, Reed C, Uzicanin A, . (2017). Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza - United States, 2017. MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports, 66(1)

Schicker RS, Rossow J, Eckel S, Fisher N, Bidol S, Tatham L, Matthews-Greer J, Sohner K, Bowman AS, Avrill J, Forshey T, Blanton L, Davis CT, Schiltz J, Skorupski S, Berman L, Jang Y, Bresee JS, Lindstrom S, Trock SC, Wentworth D, Fry AM, de Fijter S, Signs K, DiOrio M, Olsen SJ, Biggerstaff M. (2016). Outbreak of Influenza A(H3N2) Variant Virus Infections Among Persons Attending Agricultural Fairs Housing Infected Swine - Michigan and Ohio, July-August 2016. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 65(42)

Biggerstaff M, Alper D, Dredze M, Fox S, Fung IC, Hickmann KS, Lewis B, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J, Tsou MH, Velardi P, Vespignani A, Finelli L, . (2016). Results from the centers for disease control and prevention's predict the 2013-2014 Influenza Season Challenge. BMC infectious diseases, (16)

Carias C, Reed C, Kim IK, Foppa IM, Biggerstaff M, Meltzer MI, Finelli L, Swerdlow DL. (2015). Net Costs Due to Seasonal Influenza Vaccination--United States, 2005-2009. PloS one, 10(7)

Biggerstaff M, Reed C, Swerdlow DL, Gambhir M, Graitcer S, Finelli L, Borse RH, Rasmussen SA, Meltzer MI, Bridges CB. (2015). Estimating the potential effects of a vaccine program against an emerging influenza pandemic--United States. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (60 Suppl 1)

Greenbaum A, Quinn C, Bailer J, Su S, Havers F, Durand LO, Jiang V, Page S, Budd J, Shaw M, Biggerstaff M, de Fijter S, Smith K, Reed C, Epperson S, Brammer L, Feltz D, Sohner K, Ford J, Jain S, Gargiullo P, Weiss E, Burg P, DiOrio M, Fowler B, Finelli L, Jhung MA. (2015). Investigation of an Outbreak of Variant Influenza A(H3N2) Virus Infection Associated With an Agricultural Fair-Ohio, August 2012. The Journal of infectious diseases, 212(10)

Biggerstaff M, Jhung MA, Reed C, Fry AM, Balluz L, Finelli L. (2014). Influenza-like illness, the time to seek healthcare, and influenza antiviral receipt during the 2010-2011 influenza season-United States. The Journal of infectious diseases, 210(4)

Biggerstaff M, Cauchemez S, Reed C, Gambhir M, Finelli L. (2014). Estimates of the reproduction number for seasonal, pandemic, and zoonotic influenza: a systematic review of the literature. BMC infectious diseases, (14)

Gambhir M, Swerdlow DL, Finelli L, Van Kerkhove MD, Biggerstaff M, Cauchemez S, Ferguson NM. (2013). Multiple contributory factors to the age distribution of disease cases: a modeling study in the context of influenza A(H3N2v). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (57 Suppl 1)

Biggerstaff M, Reed C, Epperson S, Jhung MA, Gambhir M, Bresee JS, Jernigan DB, Swerdlow DL, Finelli L. (2013). Estimates of the number of human infections with influenza A(H3N2) variant virus, United States, August 2011-April 2012. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (57 Suppl 1)

Jhung MA, Epperson S, Biggerstaff M, Allen D, Balish A, Barnes N, Beaudoin A, Berman L, Bidol S, Blanton L, Blythe D, Brammer L, D'Mello T, Danila R, Davis W, de Fijter S, DiOrio M, Durand LO, Emery S, Fowler B, Garten R, Grant Y, Greenbaum A, Gubareva L, Havers F, Haupt T, House J, Ibrahim S, Jiang V, Jain S, Jernigan D, Kazmierczak J, Klimov A, Lindstrom S, Longenberger A, Lucas P, Lynfield R, McMorrow M, Moll M, Morin C, Ostroff S, Page SL, Park SY, Peters S, Quinn C, Reed C, Richards S, Scheftel J, Simwale O, Shu B, Soyemi K, Stauffer J, Steffens C, Su S, Torso L, Uyeki TM, Vetter S, Villanueva J, Wong KK, Shaw M, Bresee JS, Cox N, Finelli L. (2013). Outbreak of variant influenza A(H3N2) virus in the United States. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 57(12)

Cauchemez S, Epperson S, Biggerstaff M, Swerdlow D, Finelli L, Ferguson NM. (2013). Using routine surveillance data to estimate the epidemic potential of emerging zoonoses: application to the emergence of US swine origin influenza A H3N2v virus. PLoS medicine, 10(3)

Reed C, Biggerstaff M, Finelli L, Koonin LM, Beauvais D, Uzicanin A, Plummer A, Bresee J, Redd SC, Jernigan DB. (2013). Novel framework for assessing epidemiologic effects of influenza epidemics and pandemics. Emerging infectious diseases, 19(1)

Biggerstaff M, Jhung M, Kamimoto L, Balluz L, Finelli L. (2012). Self-reported influenza-like illness and receipt of influenza antiviral drugs during the 2009 pandemic, United States, 2009-2010. American journal of public health, 102(10)

Reed C, Angulo FJ, Biggerstaff M, Swerdlow D, Finelli L. (2011). Influenza-like illness in the community during the emergence of 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1)--survey of 10 states, April 2009. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (52 Suppl 1)

Shrestha SS, Swerdlow DL, Borse RH, Prabhu VS, Finelli L, Atkins CY, Owusu-Edusei K, Bell B, Mead PS, Biggerstaff M, Brammer L, Davidson H, Jernigan D, Jhung MA, Kamimoto LA, Merlin TL, Nowell M, Redd SC, Reed C, Schuchat A, Meltzer MI. (2011). Estimating the burden of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in the United States (April 2009-April 2010). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (52 Suppl 1)

Atkins CY, Patel A, Taylor TH Jr., Biggerstaff M, Merlin TL, Dulin SM, Erickson BA, Borse RH, Hunkler R, Meltzer MI. (2011). Estimating effect of antiviral drug use during pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak, United States. Emerging infectious diseases, 17(9)

Jhung MA, Swerdlow D, Olsen SJ, Jernigan D, Biggerstaff M, Kamimoto L, Kniss K, Reed C, Fry A, Brammer L, Gindler J, Gregg WJ, Bresee J, Finelli L. (2011). Epidemiology of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in the United States. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, (52 Suppl 1)

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