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2020

Estimating the early death toll of COVID-19 in the United States

Weinberger D, Cohen T, Crawford F, Mostashari F, Olson D, Pitzer VE, Reich NG, Russi M, Simonsen L, Watkins A, Viboud C (2020).

Evaluating epidemic forecasts in an interval format

Bracher J, Ray EL, Gneiting T, Reich NG (2020).

The incubation period of 2019-nCoV from publicly reported confirmed cases: estimation and application

Lauer SA, Grantz KH, Bi Q, Jones FK, Zheng Q, Meredith H, Azman AS, Reich NG, Lessler J (2020). Annals of Internal Medicine.

Coordinating the real‐time use of global influenza activity data for better public health planning

Biggerstaff M et al. (2020). Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 14(2): 105-110.

FluSense: A Contactless Syndromic Surveillance Platform for Influenza-Like Illness in Hospital Waiting Areas

Hossain FA, Lover AA, Corey GA, Reich NG, Rahman T (2020). Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 4(1): 1.

Evaluating the ALERT algorithm for local outbreak onset detection in seasonal infectious disease surveillance data

Brown AC, Lauer SA, Robinson C, Nyquist C, Rao S, Reich NG (2020). Statistics in Medicine.

2019

Improving Probabilistic Infectious Disease Forecasting Through Coherence

Gibson GC, Moran K, Reich NG, Osthus D (2019).

Accuracy of real-time multi-model ensemble forecasts for seasonal influenza in the U.S.

Reich NG, McGowan CJ, Yamana TK, Tushar A, Ray E, Osthus D, Kandula S, Brooks LC, Crawford-Crudell W, Gibson GC, Moore E, Silva R, Biggerstaff M, Johanssom M, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J (2019). PLOS Comp Bio, 15(11): e1007486.

Opioids in the USA: Disparities in addiction and incarceration

Kazemi A, Kennedy C, Silverman G, Reich NG (2019). Significance, 16(5): 6-7.

Reply to Bracher: Scoring probabilistic forecasts to maximize public health interpretability

Reich NG, Osthus D, Ray EL, Yamana TK, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J (2019). PNAS.

N95 Respirators vs Medical Masks for Preventing Influenza Among Health Care Personnel

Radonovich LJ, Simberkoff MS, Bessesen MT, Brown AC, Cummings DAT, Gaydos CA, Los JG, Krosche AE, Gibert CL, Gorse GJ, Nyquist AC, Reich NG, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Price CS, Perl TM (2019). JAMA, 322(9): 824-833.

Technology to advance infectious disease forecasting for outbreak management

George GB, Taylor W, Shaman J, Rivers C, Paul B, O'Toole T, Johansson MA, Hirschman L, Biggerstaff M, Asher J, Reich NG (2019). Nature Communications, 10(3932).

Using "outbreak science" to strengthen the use of models during epidemics

Rivers C, Chretien JP, Riley S, Pavlin J, Woodward A, Brett-Major D, Berry IB, Morton L, Jarman RG, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Reich NG, Meyer D, Snyder MR, Pollett S (2019). Nature Communications, 10(3932).

A collaborative multiyear, multimodel assessment of seasonal influenza forecasting in the United States

Reich NG, Brooks L, Spencer F, Kandula S, McGowan C, Moore E, Osthus D, Ray E, Tushar A,Yamana T, Biggerstaff M, Johansson MA, Rosenfeld R, and Shaman J (2019). PNAS, 116(8): 3146-3154.

Collaborative efforts to forecast seasonal influenza in the United States, 2015–2016

McGowan C, Biggerstaff M, Johansson M, Apfeldorf K, Ben-Nun M, Brooks L, Convertino M, Erraguntla M, Farrow D, 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). Sci Rep, 9(683).

2018

Prospective forecasts of annual dengue hemorrhagic fever incidence in Thailand, 2010–2014

Lauer SA, Sakrejda K, Ray EL, Keegan LT, Bi Q, Suangtho P, Hinjoy S, Iamsirithaworn S, Suthachana S, Laosiritaworn Y, Cummings DAT, Lessler J and Reich NG (2018). PNAS, 115(10): E2175-E2182.

Prediction of infectious disease epidemics via weighted density ensembles

Ray EL, Reich NG (2018). PLOS Comp Bio, 14(2): e1005910.

Preprints: An underutilized mechanism to accelerate outbreak science

Johansson MA, Reich NG, Meyers LA, Lipsitch M (2018). PLOS Medicine, 15(4): e1002549.

Quantifying the Risk and Cost of Active Monitoring for Infectious Diseases

Reich NG, Lessler J, Varma JK, Vora NM (2018). Nat Sci Rep, 8: 1093.

Protecting Healthcare Personnel in Outpatient Settings: The Influence of Mandatory Versus Nonmandatory Influenza Vaccination Policies on Workplace Absenteeism During Multiple Respiratory Virus Seasons

Frederick J, Brown AC, Cummings DAT, Gaydos CA, Gibert CL, Gorse GJ, Los JG, Nyquist AC, Perl TM, Price CS, Radonovich LJ, Reich NG, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Bessesen MT, Simberkoff MS, for the ResPECT Teama (2018). Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 39.

2017

Infectious Disease Prediction with Kernel Conditional Density Estimation

Ray EL, Sakrejda K, Lauer SA, Johansson MA, Reich NG (2017). Stat Med, 36: 4908-4929.

2016

Challenges in Real-Time Prediction of Infectious Disease: A Case Study of Dengue in Thailand

Reich NG, Lauer SA, Sakrejda K, Iamsirithaworn S, Hinjoy S, Suangtho P, Suthachana S, Clapham H, Salje H, Cummings DAT, Lessler J (2016). PLOS Neg Trop Dis, 10: e0004761.

Case Study in Evaluating Time Series Prediction Models Using the Relative Mean Absolute Error

Reich NG, Lessler J, Sakrejda K, Lauer SA, Iamsirithaworn S, Cummings DAT (2016). Am Stat, 70: 285-292.

Time to Key Events in the Course of Zika Infection and their Implications for Surveil- lance: A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis

Lessler J, Ott CT, Carcelen AC, Konikoff JM, Williamson J, Bi Q, Reich NG, Cummings DAT, Kucirka LM, Chaisson LH (2016). Bull WHO, 94.

The Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT): A Cluster-Randomized Comparison of Respirator and Medical Mask Effectiveness against Respiratory Infections in Healthcare Personnel.

Radonovich LJ, Bessesen M, Cummings DAT, Eagan A, Gaydos C, Gibert C, Gorse G, Nyquist C, Reich NG, Rodriguez-Barradas M, Savor-Price C, Shaffer R, Simberkoff M, Perl TM (2016). BMC Inf Dis, 16: 243.

2015

Triggering Interventions for Influenza: The ALERT Algorithm

Reich NG, Cummings DAT, Lauer SA, Zorn M, Robinson C, Nyquist AC, Price CS, Simberkoff M, Radonovich LJ, Perl TM (2015). Clin Inf Dis, 60: 499-504.

The Effect of Cluster Size Variability on Statistical Power in Cluster-Randomized Trials

Lauer SA, Kleinman K, Reich NG (2015). PLOS ONE, 10: e0119074.

2013

Interactions between serotypes of dengue highlight epidemiological impact of cross-immunity

Reich NG, Shrestha S, King AA, Rohani P, Lessler J, Kalayanarooj S, Yoon IK, Gibbons RV, Burke DS, Cummings DAT. (2013). JRSI, 10: 20130414.

2012

Empirical power and sample size calculations for cluster-randomized and cluster-randomized crossover studies

Reich NG, Myers JA, Obeng D, Milstone AM, Perl TM (2012). PLOS ONE, 7: e35564.

Estimating Absolute and Relative Case Fatality Ratios from Infectious Disease Surveillance Data

Reich NG, Lessler J, Cummings DAT, Brookmeyer R (2012). Biometrics, 68(2): 598-606.

2009

Estimating incubation period distributions with coarse data.

Reich NG, Lessler J, Cummings DAT, Brookmeyer R (2009). Statistics in Medicine, 28(22): 2769-84.