Matthew Ferrari

Associate Professor





Eilertson KE, Fricks J, Ferrari MJ. (2019). Estimation and prediction for a mechanistic model of measles transmission using particle filtering and maximum likelihood estimation. Statistics in Medicine, 38(21)

Kundrick A, Huang Z, Carran S, Kagoli M, Grais RF, Hurtado N, Ferrari M. (2018). Sub-national variation in measles vaccine coverage and outbreak risk: a case study from a 2010 outbreak in Malawi. BMC Public Health, 18(1)

Fonnesbeck CJ, Shea K, Carran S, Cassio de Moraes J, Gregory C, Goodson JL, Ferrari MJ. (2018). Measles outbreak response decision-making under uncertainty: a retrospective analysis. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 15(140),

Tao Y, Shea K, Ferrari M. (2018). Logistical constraints lead to an intermediate optimum in outbreak response vaccination. PLoS Computational Biology, 14(5),

Prada JM, Metcalf CJE, Ferrari MJ. (2018). Improving measles incidence inference using age-structured serological data. Epidemiology and infection, 146(13)

Prada JM, Metcalf CJE, Takahashi S, Lessler J, Tatem AJ, Ferrari M. (2017). Demographics, epidemiology and the impact of vaccination campaigns in a measles-free world - Can elimination be maintained?. Vaccine, 35(11)

Park J, Goldstein J, Haran M, Ferrari M. (2017). An ensemble approach to predicting the impact of vaccination on rotavirus disease in Niger. Vaccine, 35(43)

Li S, Ma C, Hao L, Su Q, An Z, Ma F, Xie S, Xu A, Zhang Y, Ding Z, Li H, Cairns L, Wang H, Luo H, Wang N, Li L, Ferrari MJ. (2017). Demographic transition and the dynamics of measles in six provinces in China: A modeling study. PLOS Medicine, 14(4),

Bharti N, Djibo A, Tatem AJ, Grenfell BT, Ferrari MJ. (2016). Measuring populations to improve vaccination coverage. Scientific reports, 5(6)

Probert WJ, Shea K, Fonnesbeck CJ, Runge MC, Carpenter TE, Dürr S, Garner MG, Harvey N, Stevenson MA, Webb CT, Werkman M, Tildesley MJ, Ferrari MJ. (2016). Decision-making for foot-and-mouth disease control: Objectives matter. Epidemics

Minetti A, Hurtado N, Grais RF, Ferrari M. (2014). Reaching hard-to-reach individuals: Nonselective versus targeted outbreak response vaccination for measles. American journal of epidemiology, 179(2)

Ferrari MJ, Fermon F, Nackers F, Llosa A, Magone C, Grais RF. (2014). Time is (still) of the essence: quantifying the impact of emergency meningitis vaccination response in Katsina State, Nigeria. International health, 6(4)

Shea K, Tildesley MJ, Runge MC, Fonnesbeck CJ, Ferrari MJ. (2014). Adaptive Management and the Value of Information: Learning Via Intervention in Epidemiology. PLOS Biology, 12(10)

Ferrari MJ, Perkins SE, Pomeroy LW, Bjørnstad ON. (2013). Pathogens, social networks, and the paradox of transmission scaling. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases

Ferrari MJ, Djibo A, Grais RF, Bharti N, Grenfell BT, Bjornstad ON. (2010). Rural-urban gradient in seasonal forcing of measles transmission in Niger. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 277(1695)

Ferrari MJ, Grais RF, Bharti N, Conlan AJ, Bjørnstad ON, Wolfson LJ, Guerin PJ, Djibo A, Grenfell BT. (2008). The dynamics of measles in sub-Saharan Africa. Nature, 451(7179)

Ferrari MJ, Bansal S, Meyers LA, Bjørnstad ON. (2006). Network frailty and the geometry of herd immunity. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 273(1602)

Ferrari MJ, Stephenson AG, Mescher MC, De Moraes CM. (2006). Inbreeding effects on blossom volatiles in Cucurbita pepo subsp. texana (Cucurbitaceae). American Journal of Botany, 93(12)

Ferrari MJ, Bjørnstad ON, Partain JL, Antonovics J. (2006). A gravity model for the spread of a pollinator-borne plant pathogen. The American Naturalist, 168(3)

Ferrari MJ, Bjørnstad ON, Dobson AP. (2005). Estimation and inference of R0 of an infectious pathogen by a removal method. Mathematical Biosciences, 198(1)