Reza Yaesoubi

Assistant Professor





Marx FM, Cohen T, Menzies NA, Salomon JA, Theron G, Yaesoubi R. (2020). Cost-effectiveness of post-treatment follow-up examinations and secondary prevention of tuberculosis in a high-incidence setting: a model-based analysis. The Lancet. Global health, 8(9)

Hsieh YL, Jahn A, Menzies NA, Yaesoubi R, Salomon JA, Girma B, Gunde L, Eaton JW, Auld A, Odo M, Kiyiika CN, Kalua T, Chiwandira B, Mpunga JU, Mbendra K, Corbett L, Hosseinipour MC, Cohen T, Kunkel A. (2020). Evaluation of 6-Month Versus Continuous Isoniazid Preventive Therapy for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Adults Living With HIV/AIDS in Malawi. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 85(5)

Leuba SI, Yaesoubi R, Antillon M, Cohen T, Zimmer C. (2020). Tracking and predicting U.S. influenza activity with a real-time surveillance network. PLoS computational biology, 16(11)

Yaesoubi R, Havumaki J, Chitwood M, Menzies NA, Gonsalves G, Salomon JA, Paltiel AD, Cohen T. (2020). Adaptive policies for use of physical distancing interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Yaesoubi R, Cohen T, Hsu K, Gift TL, Chesson H, Salomon JA, Grad YH. (2020). Adaptive guidelines for the treatment of gonorrhea to increase the effective life span of antibiotics among men who have sex with men in the United States: A mathematical modeling study. PLoS medicine, 17(4)

Yap A, Cheung M, Muzira A, Healy J, Kakembo N, Kisa P, Cunningham D, Youngson G, Sekabira J, Yaesoubi R, Ozgediz D. (2019). Best Buy in Public Health or Luxury Expense?: The Cost-effectiveness of a Pediatric Operating Room in Uganda From the Societal Perspective. Annals of surgery

Kaufhold S, Yaesoubi R, Pitzer VE. (2019). Predicting the Impact of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines on Antimicrobial Resistance. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 68(Supplement_2)

Arifin SMN, Zimmer C, Trotter C, Colombini A, Sidikou F, LaForce FM, Cohen T, Yaesoubi R. (2019). Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Uses of Polyvalent Meningococcal Vaccines in Niger: An Agent-Based Transmission Modeling Study. Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 39(5)

Yap A, Muzira A, Cheung M, Healy J, Kakembo N, Kisa P, Cunningham D, Youngson G, Sekabira J, Yaesoubi R, Ozgediz D. (2018). A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Pediatric Operating Room in Uganda. Surgery, 164(5)

Marx FM, Yaesoubi R, Menzies NA, Salomon JA, Bilinski A, Beyers N, Cohen T. (2018). Tuberculosis control interventions targeted to previously treated people in a high-incidence setting: a modelling study. The Lancet. Global health, 6(4)

Menzies NA, Cohen T, Hill AN, Yaesoubi R, Galer K, Wolf E, Marks SM, Salomon JA. (2018). Prospects for Tuberculosis Elimination in the United States: Results of a Transmission Dynamic Model. American journal of epidemiology, 187(9)

Zimmer C, Leuba SI, Cohen T, Yaesoubi R. (2019). Accurate quantification of uncertainty in epidemic parameter estimates and predictions using stochastic compartmental models. Statistical methods in medical research, 28(12)

Menzies NA, Wolf E, Connors D, Bellerose M, Sbarra AN, Cohen T, Hill AN, Yaesoubi R, Galer K, White PJ, Abubakar I, Salomon JA. (2018). Progression from latent infection to active disease in dynamic tuberculosis transmission models: a systematic review of the validity of modelling assumptions. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 18(8)

Zimmer C, Leuba SI, Yaesoubi R, Cohen T. (2018). Use of daily Internet search query data improves real-time projections of influenza epidemics. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 15(147)

Yaesoubi R, Trotter C, Colijn C, Yaesoubi M, Colombini A, Resch S, Kristiansen PA, LaForce FM, Cohen T. (2018). The cost-effectiveness of alternative vaccination strategies for polyvalent meningococcal vaccines in Burkina Faso: A transmission dynamic modeling study. PLoS medicine, 15(1)

Zimmer C, Yaesoubi R, Cohen T. (2017). A Likelihood Approach for Real-Time Calibration of Stochastic Compartmental Epidemic Models. PLoS computational biology, 13(1)

Yaesoubi R, Cohen T. (2016). Identifying cost-effective dynamic policies to control epidemics. Statistics in medicine, 35(28)

Yaesoubi R, Cohen T. (2013). Identifying dynamic tuberculosis case-finding policies for HIV/TB coepidemics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(23)

Yaesoubi R, Roberts SD. (2011). Payment contracts in a preventive health care system: a perspective from operations management. Journal of health economics, 30(6)

Yaesoubi R, Cohen T. (2011). Dynamic health policies for controlling the spread of emerging infections: influenza as an example. PLoS One, 6(9)

Yaesoubi R, Cohen T. (2011). Generalized Markov Models of Infectious Disease Spread: A Novel Framework for Developing Dynamic Health Policies. European journal of operational research, 215(3)

Joseph P Bigus, Murray Campbell, Boaz Carmeli, Melissa Cefkin, Henry Chang, C-H Chen-Ritzo, William F Cody, Shahram Ebadollahi, A Evfimievski, Ariel Farkash, Susanne Glissmann, David Gotz, TWA Grandison, Daniel Gruhl, Peter J Haas, Mark JH Hsiao, P-YS Hsueh, Jianying Hu, Joseph M Jasinski, James H Kaufman, Cheryl A Kieliszewski, Martin S Kohn, Sarah E Knoop, Paul P Maglio, Ronald L Mak, Haim Nelken, Chalapathy Neti, Hani Neuvirth, Yue Pan, Yardena Peres, Sreeram Ramakrishnan, Reza Yaesoubi. (2011). Information technology for healthcare transformation. IBM Journal of Research and Development, 55(5)

Yaesoubi R, Roberts SD. (2010). A game-theoretic framework for estimating a health purchaser's willingness-to-pay for health and for expansion. Health care management science, 13(4)

Reza Yaesoubi, Stephen D Roberts, Robert W Klein. (2010). A modification of Cheng's method: An alternative Factor Screening method for stochastic simulation models. Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference

R. Yaesoubi and S. D. Roberts. (2008). How much is a health insurer willing to pay for Colorectal Cancer screening tests?. 2008 Winter Simulation Conference

Reza Yaesoubi, Stephen D Roberts. (2007). Important factors in screening for colorectal cancer. 2007 Winter Simulation Conference


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