ERPO Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers (PERRCs) – Preparedness and Emergency Response Publication Repository
PERRC Peer-Reviewed Publications Listed by Institute of Medicine Priorities
The research conducted at PERRCs address several of the research priorities recommended by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). PERRC publications are listed below under the related IOM research priority. The findings from these projects will be used to help improve public health practice for preparedness and emergency response planning and policies at the local, state, federal and tribal levels.
Enhance the Usefulness of Training:
- Araz, OM, Jehn, M. Improving public health emergency preparedness through
enhanced decision-making environments: A simulation and survey based evaluation.
Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 2012,80: 1775-1781 – University
of Minnesota http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2012.09.018
- Monahan, C; Ullberg, L.; Harvey, K. Virtual Emergency Preparedness Planning
Using Second Life, Service Operations, IEEE/INFORMS International Conference
on Logistics and Informatics, 2009. SOLI 09. Volume, Issue, 22-24 July
2009:306 – 310 – University of Minnesota
- Olson, D. K., Hoeppner, M. H., Scaletta, K., Peck, M., Newkirk, R. Games,
simulations, and learning in emergency preparedness: A review of the literature.
American Journal of Disaster Medicine Spring 2012, 145 – 154. – University
Improve Communications in Preparedness and Response:
- Baseman, J.G., Revere, D., Painter, I., Toyoji, M., Thiede, H., Duchin,
J. Public health communications and alert fatigue. BMC Health Services
Research, 2013, 13:295. – University of Washington
- Calhoun R, Young D, Meischke H, Allen S. Practice, More Practice: Improving
Our Service to Limited-English Callers. Washington State Journal of Public
Health Practice, 2009 June 2 (1): 34-37 – University of Washington
- Carroll, LN., Calhoun, RE., Subido, CC., Painter, IS., Meischke, HW.
Serving limited English proficient callers: a survey of 9-1-1 police telecommunicators.
Prehospital Disaster Medicine. 2013;28(3):286-291 University of Washington
- Chamberlain A T, Seib K, Wells K , Hannan C ,. Orenstein W A , Whitney E A S,
Hinman A R , Berkelman R L, Omer S B . Perspectives of Immunization Program
Managers on 2009-10 H1N1 Vaccination in the United States: A National Survey
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science.
Online ahead of print February 23, 2012. doi:10.1089/bsp.2011.0077 –
- Daugherty J D, Eiring H, Blake S, Howard D. Disaster Preparedness in Home
Health and Personal-Care Agencies: Are They Ready? Gerontology,
www.karger.com/ger, E-Pub April 6 2012 – Emory University
- Galarce, E. M., Viswanath, K.,Crisis Communication: An Inequalities Perspective
on the 2010 Boston Water Crisis. Disaster Medicine and Public Health
Preparedness, Volume 6 / Issue 04 / December 2012, pp 349-356 - Harvard
- Ivey, S.L., Tseng, T., Dahrouge, D., Engelman, A., Neuhauser, L., Huang,
D., Gurung, S. Assessment of State- and Territorial-Level Preparedness
Capacity for Serving Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Populations in Disasters.
Public Health Reports, March-April 2014, Volume 129 (2). – University of
- Karasz, H., Bogan, S. Investing in a Text Messaging System: A Comparison
of Three Solutions. Northwest Public Health, Spring/Summer 2012;
Volume 29 Number 1, Pg. 20 – 21 University of Washington
- Karasz H, Bogan S. What 2 know b4 u text: Short Message Service
Opportunities for Local Health Departments. Washington State Journal
of Public Health Practice, 2011, 4(1), 20-27 – University of Washington
- Karasz, H. N., Eiden, A., Bogan, S. Text Messaging to Communicate With Public
Health Audiences: How the HIPAA Security Rule Affects Practice. American
Journal of Public Health: April 2013, Vol. 103, No. 4, pp. 617-622. – University
- Kirchhoff K, Turner AM, Axelrod A, Saavedra F.
Statistical Machine Translation of Public Health Information: A Feasibility Study.
Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, Epub April 15, 2011. –
University of Washington
- Lagasse LP, Rimal RN, Smith KC, Storey JD, Rhoades E, Barnett DJ, Omer SB,
Links J. How Accessible Was Information About H1N1 Flu? Literacy Assessments
of CDC Guidance Documents for Different Audiences. PLoS ONE, [Electronic
Resource] 2011; 6(10). - Emory University doi:10.1371/journal.pone.
- Magee M, Isakov A, Paradise HT, Sullivan P. Mobile phones and short message
service texts to collect situational awareness data during simulated public health
critical events. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2011 Nov-Dec;
6(6):379-85 – Emory University
- Meranus DH, Stergachis A, Arnold J, Duchin J. Assessing vaccine safety
communication with health care providers in a large urban county.
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2011 Sep 29. doi: 10.1002/pds.2245. –
University of Washington
- Offenbecher W. What Community Members Want from Public Health
Texts. NACCHO Preparedness Brief. January 18, 2012. – University of Washington
- Ong B, Yip M, Feng S, Calhoun R, Meischke H, Tu SP. Barriers and Facilitators
to Using 9-1-1 and Emergency Medical Services in a Limited English Proficiency
Chinese Community. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1 February
2011 – University of Washington
- Reeder B, Turner AM. Scenario‐based design: A Method for Connecting Reusable
Design with Public Health Continuity of Operations Planning and Emergency
Management. Journal of Biomedical Informatics. 2011 Jul 23. – University of Washington
- Revere D, Nelson K, Thiede H, Duchin J, Stergachis A, Baseman J. Public Health
Emergency Preparedness and Response Communications with Health Care
Providers: A Literature Review. BMC Public Health 2011, 11:337. – University
- Yip MP, Ong B, Meischke H, Calhoun R, Ida Lam, and Tu SP. The Role of
Self-Efficacy in Communication and Emergency Response in Chinese Limited
English Proficiency (LEP) Populations. Health Promotion Practice, 2011
Apr 1. – University of Washington
- Yip MP, Ong B, Painter I, Meischke H, Calhoun R, and Tu SP. Information-seeking
Behaviors and Response to the H1N1 Outbreak in Chinese Limited-English
Proficient Individuals Living in King County, Washington. American Journal of
Disaster Medicine, 2009 Nov-Dec, 4(6):353- 360 – University of Washington
Create and Maintain Sustainable Preparedness and Response Systems:
- Agboola, F, McCarthy, T, Biddinger, M. Impact of emergency
preparedness exercise on performance. Journal of Public Health and
Management, 2013, 19 (5): S77-S83 – Harvard University
- Balicer RD, Barnett DJ, Thompson CB, Hsu EB, Catlett CL, Watson CM,
Semon NL, Gwon HS, and Links JM, Characterizing hospital workers'
willingness to report to duty in an influenza pandemic through threat-and
efficacy-based assessment. BMC Public Health. 2010; 10: 436
– Johns Hopkins
- Barnett DJ, Balicer RD, Thompson CB, Storey JD, Omer SB, et al. 2009
Assessment of Local Public Health Workers’ Willingness to Respond to
Pandemic Influenza through Application of the Extended Parallel
Process Model.PLoS ONE 4(7): e6365.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.
0006365 – Johns Hopkins
- Barnett DJ, Levine R, Thompson CB, Wijetunge GU, Oliver AL,
et al. (2010) Gauging U.S. Emergency Medical Services Workers’
Willingness to Respond to Pandemic Influenza Using a Threat- and
Efficacy-Based Assessment Framework. PLoS ONE 5(3): e96856
– Johns Hopkins
- Barnett D.J., Thompson C.B., Errett N.A., Semon N.L., Anderson M.K.,
Ferrell J.L., Freiheit J. M., Hudson R., Koch M. M., McKee M.,
Meji-Echeverry A., Spitzer J., Balicer R.D., Links J.M., Determinants of
emergency response willingness in the local public health workforce by
jurisdictional and scenario patterns: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Public
Health 2012 12:164. – Johns Hopkins University http://www.biomedcentral.
- Belenky, N. M., Bevc, C. A., Mahanna, E., Gunther-Mohr, C.,
Davis, M. V. Evaluating Use of Custom Survey Reports by Local Health
Departments. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research,
October 18, 2013 Volume 2, Issue 6, Article 4 - University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill http://uknowledge.uky.edu/frontiersinphssr/vol2/iss6/4
- Blake SC, Eiring H, Howard DH. San Diego’s Area Coordinator System:
A Disaster Preparedness Model for U.S. Nursing Homes. Disaster Med
Public Health Prep. 2012; 6(4):424-7. Doi:10.1001/dmp.2012.65 – Emory
- Boyd CA, Gazmararian JA, Thompson WW. Knowledge, Attitudes, and
Behaviors of Low‐Income Women Considered High Priority for Receiving
the Novel Influenza a (H1N1) Vaccine. Maternal Child Health Journal,
2013 17: 852-861 – Emory University doi: 10.1007/s10995‐012‐1063‐2.
- Brown ST, Tai JHY, Bailey RR, Cooley PC, Wheaton WD, Potter MA,
Voorhees RE, LeJeune M, Grefenstette JJ, Burke DS, McGlone SM, and
Lee BY. Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been
worth the cost? A computational simulation of Pennsylvania. BMC Public Health.
2011 May 20; 11:353. – University of Pittsburgh
- Carr S, Roberts S. Planning for Infectious Disease Outbreaks:
A Geographic Disease Spread, Clinic Location, and Resource Allocation
Simulation. 2010, IEEE Xplore Digital Library,
2171-2184. - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Chamberlain A T, Wells K, Seib k, Kudis A, Hannan C, Orenstein W A,
Whitney E A S, Hinman A R, Buehler J W, Omer S B, Berkelman R L.
Lessons Learned From the 2007 to 2009 Haemophilus influenzae Type B
Vaccine Shortage: Implications for Future Vaccine Shortages and Public
Health Preparedness. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice:
May/June 2012 - Volume 18 - Issue 3 - p E9–E16 – Emory University
- Curran, EA., Seib, KG., Wells, K., Hannan, C., Bednarczyk, RA., Hinman,
AR., Omer, SB. A National Survey of Immunization Programs Regarding
Immunization Information Systems Data Sharing and Use. J Public Health
Management Practice, 2013, 00(00), 1–7, Emory University, doi:
- Davis, M. V., Mays, G. P., Bellamy, J., Bevc, C. A., Marti, C. Improving Public
Health Preparedness Capacity Measurement: Development of the Local Health
Department Preparedness Capacities Assessment Survey. Disaster Medicine
and Public Health Preparedness, December 2013, Volume 7, Issue 06,
pp 578 – 584 - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Davis, V. M., Cilenti, D., Gunther-Mohr, C., Baker, E.L. Participatory Research
Partnerships: Addressing Relevant Public Health System Challenges. Public Health
Reports, March – April 2012, Volume 127 p. 230 – 235 - University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3268811/
- Dunlop AL, Logue K, Vaidyanathan L, Isakov A. Facilitators and Barriers
for the Effective Academic-Community Collaboration for Disaster Preparedness
and Response. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.
December 12, 2012, 1-9. – Emory http://journals.lww.com/jphmp/Abstract/
- Dunlop AL, Logue KM, Beltran G, Isakov AP Role of Academic
Institutions in Community Disaster Response Since September 11, 2001.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 Oct;5(3):218-26. – Emory
- Eiring H, Blake SC, Howard DH. Nursing Homes' Preparedness Plans
and Capabilities. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2012;
7(2):127‐35. – Emory University doi: 10.5055/ajdm.2012.0088
- Engelman, A, Ivey, SL, Tseng, W, Dahrouge, D, Brune, J, Neuhauser, L.
Responding to the deaf in disasters: establishing the need for systematic training
for state-level emergency management agencies and community organizations.
BMC Health Services Research, 2013 Volume 13: 84: 1-10 – UC, Berkeley
- Epstein JM, Pankajakshan R, and Hammond R.
Combining Computational Fluid Dynamics and Agent-Based Modeling:
A New Approach to Evacuation Planning. Public Library of Science One Journal
(PloS One). Research Article, 31 May 2011, 10.1371/journal.pone.0020139 –
University of Pittsburgh
- Errett, N. A., Barnett, D. J., Thompson, C. B., Tosatto, R., Austin, B., Schaffzin, S.,
Ansari, A., Semon, N. L., Balicer, R. D., Links, J. M. Assessment of Medical Reserve
Corps Volunteers' Emergency Response Willingness Using a Threat- and Efficacy-Based
Model. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice and Science. Vol. 11,
Number 1, 2013 – Johns Hopkins - E Published March 11, 2013 http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/bsp.2012.0047
- Errett, N., A., Barnett, D., J., Thompson, C.,B., Semon, N., L.,
Catlett, Christina, C., Hsu, E., Gwon, H., Balice, R., D. Assessment of
psychological preparedness and emergency response willingness of local
public health department and hospital workers. International Journal of
Emergency Mental Health, 01/2012 Vol. 14, No. 2, pp.125-133 – Johns Hopkins http://www.researchgate.net/publication/235372460_Assessment_of_psychological
- Freedman AM, Mindlin M, Morley C, Griffin M, Wooten W, Miner K.
Addressing the Gap Between Public Health Emergency Planning and Incident
Response: Lessons Learned from the 2009 H1N1 Outbreak in San Diego County.
Disaster Health. 2012; 1(1) - Emory
- Frew PM, Hixson B, Kulb C, del Rio C, Esteves-Jaramillo A, Omer SA.
Factors Related to Seasonal and Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccination among
Minority Communities in Atlanta Vaccine. Vaccine, 30: 4200-4208 April
2012 PMID: 22537991 – Emory
- Frew, PM., Painter, JE., Hixson, B., Kulb, C., Moore, K., del Rio, C.,
Esteves-Jaramillo, A., Omer, SB. Factors mediating seasonal and influenza
A (H1N1) vaccine acceptance among ethnically diverse populations in the
urban south. Vaccine, Volume 30, Issue 28, 13 June 2012, Pages 4200–4208,
Emory University doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.04.053
- Gamboa-Maldonado, T, Marshak, HH, Sinclair, R, Montgomery, S, Dyjack,
DT. Building capacity for community disaster preparedness: A call for collaboration
between public environmental health and emergency preparedness and response
programs. Journal of Environmental Health, Sept. 2012, Volume 75: Number
2:24-29 – UCLA http://search.proquest.com/docview/1038361754/
- Harrison, KL, Errett, NA, Rutkow, L, Thompson, CB, Anderson, MK, Ferrell, JL, Freiheit, JM, Hudson, R, Koch, MM, McKee, M, Mejia-Echeverry, A, Spitzer, JB, Storey, D, Barnett DJ. An intervention for enhancing public health crisis response willingness among local health department workers: a qualitative programmatic analysis. Am J Disaster Med. 2014 Spring; 9(2):87-96 – Johns Hopkins University doi: 10.5055/ajdm.2014.0145
- Hegle J, Markiewicz M, Benson J, Horney J, Rosselli R, MacDonald P.
Lessons Learned From North Carolina Public Health Regional Surveillance
Teams’ Regional Exercises, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense
Strategy, Practice, and Science; Volume 9, Number 1, 2011. – University
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Hilyard KM, Freimuth VS, Musa D, Kumar S, Quinn SC.
The Vagaries Of Public Support For Government Actions In Case Of A Pandemic.
Health Aff December 2010 29 (12):2294-2301. - University of Pittsburgh
- Hodge JG, Rutkow L, Corcoran AJ. Mental and behavioral health legal preparedness
in major emergencies. Public Health Reports 2010; 125:759-762 – Johns Hopkins
- Hodge, JG, Rutkow L, Corcoran, AJ. A Hidden Epidemic: Assessing The Legal
Environment Underlying Mental and Behavioral Health Conditions in Emergencies
Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy, 2010; 4(1): 33-92 –
- Horney JA, Markiewicz, Meyer AM, Casani J, Hegle J, MacDonald PDM.
Regional Public Health Preparedness Teams in North Carolina: An Analysis
of Their Structural Capacity and Impact on Services Provided. American
Journal of Disaster Medicine; Vol 6, No. 2, March/April 2011, 107 - 117
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Horney JA, Markiewicz M, Meyer AM, Macdonald PD. Support and Services
Provided by Public Health Regional Surveillance Teams to Local Health Departments
in North Carolina. Journal of Public Health Management Practice; 2011 Jan-Feb;
17(1):E7-13le – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Hunter, J.C., Rodríguez, D.C., Aragón, T.J. Public health management of antiviral
drugs during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic: a survey of local health departments
in California. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jan 25;12:82. – University of California, Berkeley http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-82.pdf
- Hunter, J.C., Yang, J.E., Crawley, A.W., Biesiadecki, L., Aragón, T. J. Public health
response systems in-action: learning from local health departments' experiences with
acute and emergency incidents. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 13;8(11):e79457. 1 - 13 –
University of California, Berkeley doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079457
- Hunter JC, Yang JE, Petrie M, Aragon TJ. Integrating a framework for conducting
public health systems research into statewide operations-based exercises to improve
emergency preparedness. BMC Public Health, 2012 Aug 20;12(1):680. – UC, Berkeley
- Hunter, J. C., Crawley, A. W., Petrie, M., Yang, J. E., Aragon, T. J. Local Public
Health System Response to the Tsunami Threat in Coastal California following the
Tohoku Earthquake. PLOS July 16, 2012 – University of California, Berkeley
- Irmiter C, Subbarao I, Shah JN, Sokol P, James J. Personal Derived Health Information:
A Foundation to Preparing the United States for Disasters and Public Health Emergencies.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2012 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print] – American Medical
- Kumar S, Quinn SC, Kim KH, Daniel LH, Freimuth VS. The Impact of Workplace Policies
and Other Social Factors on Self-Reported Influenza-Like Illness Incidence During the 2009
H1N1 Pandemic. American Journal of Public Health, 2011 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print]
– University of Pittsburgh
- Kumar S, Quinn SC, Kim KH, Musa D, Hilyard LM, Freimuth VS. The Social Ecological
Model as a Framework for Determinants of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Uptake in the
United States. Health Education Behavior. Epub 2011 Oct 7 – University of Pittsburgh
- Lee A, Berendes D, Seib K, Whitney E, Berkelman R, Omer S, Spaulding A. Receipt
of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine by Correctional Facilities in the United States,
2009‐2010 [Erratum]. MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report, 2012; 61(3):57.
– Emory University http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6103a5.htm
- Lee, AS., Berendes, DM., Whitney, E., Chavez, RA., Meyer, PL., Berkelman, MD.,
Omer, SB., Spaulding, AC., Distribution of A(H1N1)pdm09 Influenza Vaccine: Need
for Greater Consideration of Smaller Jails. Journal of Correctional Health Care 2014,
Vol. 20(3) 228-239 Emory University DOI: 10.1177/1078345814532223
- Lee BY, Brown ST, Cooley P, Grefenstette JJ, Zimmerman RK, Zimmer SM, Potter MA,
Rosenfeld R, Wheaton WD, Wiringa AE, Bacon KM, Burke DS. Vaccination deep into
a pandemic wave potential mechanisms for a "third wave" and the impact of vaccination.
Am J Prev Med. 2010 Nov; 39(5):e21-9. - University of Pittsburgh
- Lempel H, Hammond R, Epstein J. “Economic Cost and Health Care Workforce Effects
of School Closures in the U.S” PLoS Currents: Influenza, 2009 Oct 5; 1:RRN10512009.
- University of Pittsburgh
- Link‐Gelles R, Chamberlain AT, Schulkin J, Ault K, Whitney E, Seib K, Omer SB. Missed
Opportunities: A National Survey of Obstetricians About Attitudes on Maternal and Infant
Immunization. Maternal Child Health Journal, 2012; 16(9):1743‐7 – Emory University
- Markiewicz, M., Bevc, C. A., Hegle,, J., Horney, J.A., Davies, M., MacDonald, P.D.
Linking public health agencies and hospitals for improved emergency preparedness:
North Carolina's public health epidemiologist program. BMC Public Health.
2012 Feb 23; 12:141 – University of North Carolina http://www.biomedcentral.com
- McCabe, OL, DiClemente, CC, Links, JM.Applying behavioral science to workforce
challenges in the public health emergency preparedness system. American Journal
of Disaster Medicine, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring 2012 - Johns Hopkins University
- McCabe, OL, Marum, F, Gwon, MS, Mosley, A, Langlieb, A, Everly, GS, Kaminsky,
MJ, Links, JM. Community Capacity-Building in Disaster Mental Health Resilience:
A Pilot Study of an Academic/Faith Partnership Model. International Journal of Emergency
Mental Health, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 112-122 – Johns Hopkins University
- McCabe, OL, Perry, C, Azur, M, Taylor, G, Mosley, A, Semon, N, Links, JM. Guided
preparedness planning with lay communities: enhancing capacity of rural emergency response
through a systems-based partnership. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2013;28(1):8-15. – Johns
- McCabe, OL, Barnett, D, Taylor, HG, & links, JM: Ready, Willing and Able: A Framework
for Improving Public Health System Emergency Preparedness. Disaster Medicine and Public
Health Preparedness. 2010; 4(2):161-168 – Johns Hopkins
- McCabe, OL, Marum, F, Semon, N, Mosley, A, Gwon, H, Perry, C, Moore, SS, Links, JM.
Participatory public health systems research: Value of community involvement in a study series
in mental health emergency preparedness. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2012,
Volume 7: Number 4: 303-312 – Johns Hopkins University doi: 10.5055/adjm.2012.0103
- McCabe, O.L., Perry, C., Azur, M., Taylor, H.G., Bailey, BS, MBA, and Links, J.M.
(2011). Psychological first aid training for paraprofessionals: A systems-based model
for enhancing capacity of rural emergency response. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine,
26, 4, 1-8. – Johns Hopkins
- McCabe OL, Semon NL, Thompson CB, Lating JM, Everly GS, Perry CJ, Moore SS, Mosley AM,
Links JM. Building a National Model of Public Mental Health Preparedness and Community
Resilience: Validation of a Dual-Intervention, Systems-Based Approach. Disaster Medicine and
Public Health Preparedness, Epub. Published Online December 2014 – Johns Hopkins University
- Moore Z, Standberry N, Bergmire-Sweat D, Maillard J-M, Horney J, MacDonald PDM,
Fleischauer AT. Intent to Receive Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent and Seasonal
Influenza Vaccines --- Two Counties, North Carolina, August 2009. Morbidity and
Mortality Weekly Report; December 25, 2009/58(50); 1401-1405. – University of
North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Neuhauser, L., Ivey, S. L., Huang, D., Engelman, A., Tseng, W., et al. (2013) Availability
and Readability of Emergency Preparedness Materials for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and
Older Adult Populations: Issues and Assessments. PLoS ONE 8(2): e55614. Published
Online February 25, 2013 – University of California, Berkeley http://www.plosone.org/
- O’Keefe, KA, Shafir, SC, Shoaf, KI. Local health department epidemiologic capacity:
A stratified cross-sectional assessment describing the quantity, education, training, and
perceived competencies of epidemiologic staff. Frontiers in PUBLIC
HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION, Published Online 2013 Dec. 2,
Volume 1: Article 64:1 – 8 – UCLA doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2013.00064
- Potter, M., A., Brown, S., T., Cooley, P., C., Sweeney, P., M., Hershey, T., B.,
Gleason, S., M., Lee, B., Y., Keane, C., R., Grefenstette, J., Burke, D., S. School
closure as an influenza mitigation strategy: how variations in legal authority and plan
criteria can alter the impact. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:977 – Pittsburgh -
- Quinn SC, Kumar S, Freimuth VS, Kidwell K, Musa D. Public willingness to take a vaccine
or drug under Emergency Use Authorization during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Biosecurity
and Bioterrorism. 2009 Sep; 7(3):275-90.- University of Pittsburgh
- Quinn, S., Kumar, S., Freimuth, V., Musa, D., Casteneda‐Angarita, N., & Kidwell, K.
Racial Disparities in Exposure, Susceptibility, and Access to Health Care in the US H1N1
Influenza Pandemic Am J Public Health, Feb 2011; 101: 285 – 293. -
University of Pittsburgh
- Quinn, SC., Parmer, P., Freimuth, VS., Hilyard, KM., Musa, D., Kim, KH.
Exploring Communication, Trust in Government, and Vaccination Intention Later
in the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic: Results of a National Survey. Biosecurity and
Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science Volume 11, Number 2,
2013, University of Pittsburgh, doi: 10.1089/bsp.2012.0048
- Rabins PV, Kass NE, Rutkow L, Vernick JS, Hodge JG. Challenges for mental health services
raised by disaster preparedness: mapping the ethical and therapeutic terrain.
Biosecurity & Bioterrorism. Volume 9, Number 2, 2011. Epub
10 April, 2011 – Johns Hopkins
- Rutkow, L. The role of law in addressing mental health-related aspects of disasters and
promoting resilience. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 2012; 14(2):
pp.134-140 – John Hopkins http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/23350229/
- Rutkow L, Gable L, Links JM. Protecting the mental health of first responders: legal and ethical
considerations. Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics 2011; 39Supp.1:56-59. –
- Rutkow, L., Vernick, J. S., Mojtabai, R., Rodman, S. O., Kaufmann, C. N. Legal
challenges for substance abuse treatment during disasters. Psychiatric Services, 2012 Jan;
63(1): 7-9 – Johns Hopkins http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=181270
- Rutkow L, Vernick JS, Wissow LS, Kaufmann CN, Hodge JG. Prescribing authority
during emergencies: challenges for mental health care providers. J Leg Med.
2011; 32:249-260. – Johns Hopkins
- Sammartinova, J, Glik, D, Prelip, M, Stajura, M, Martel, A, Eisenman, D.
The long and winding road: Finding disaster preparedness coordinators in a national
sample of local health departments. Public Health Reports, September/October 2013,
Volume 128: Number 5: 364-366 – UCLA
- Samoff, E., MacDonald, P., D., Fangman, M., T., Waller, A., E. Local surveillance
practice evaluation in North Carolina and value of new national accreditation measures.
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: 2013 Mar-Apr;19(2):146-52. –
University of North Carolina http://journals.lww.com/jphmp/pages/articleviewer.aspx?
- Samoff, E., Waller, A., Fleischauer, A., Ising, A., Davis, MK., Park, M., Haas, SW.,
DiBiase, L., MacDonald, P.D. Integration of syndromic surveillance data into public
health practice at state and local levels in North Carolina. Public Health Rep.
2012 May-Jun; 127(3):310-7. – University of North Carolina http://www.publichealthreports.org/issuecontents.cfm?Volume=127&Issue=3
- Savoia, E, Preston, J, Biddinger, P D. A consensus process on the use of exercises
and after action reports to assess and improve public health emergency preparedness
and response. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 2013, 28 (3): 305-308 – Harvard
University doi: 10.1017/S1049023X13000289
- Seib, K., Barnett, DJ., Weiss, PS., Omer, SB. Vaccine-related standard of care and
willingness to respond to public health emergencies: A cross-sectional survey of
California vaccine providers. Vaccine, Volume 31, Issue 1, 17 December 2012, Pages
196–201, Emory University, doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.10.066
- Seib K, Gleason C, Richards JL, Chamberlain A, Andrews T, Watson L,
Whitney E, Hinman AR, Omer SB. Partners in Immunization: 2010 Survey Examining
Differences among H1N1 Vaccine Providers in Washington State. Public Health
Reports, 2013; 128(3):198‐211 – Emory University http://www.publichealthreports.org/issuecontents.cfm?Volume=128&Issue=3
- Silvaggio JL, Van Otterloo J, Curran EA, Whitney EA, Weiss PS, Seib K, Omer SB.
Vaccine Providers' Perspectives on Impact, Challenges, and Response During the California
2010 Pertussis Outbreak. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, January 2014;
10(1): 1-9 – Emory University http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/hv.26438
- Singleton, C-M, Corso, L, Koester, D, Carlson, V, Bevc, CA, Davis, MV.
Accreditation and emergency preparedness: linkages and opportunities for leveraging
the connections. Journal of Public Health Management Practice, 2014, Volume 20:
Issue 1: 119-124 – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill doi:
- Smith, K. C., Rimal, R. N., Sandberg, H., Storey, J. D., Lagasse, L., Maulsby, C.,
Rhoades, E., Barnett, D. J., Omer, S. B., Links, J. W. Understanding newsworthiness
of an emerging pandemic: International newspaper coverage of the H1N1 outbreak
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses: E Published Ahead of Print December 24, 2012
– Johns Hopkins http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/irv.12073/pdf
- Stajura, M, Glik, D, Eisenman, D, Prelip, M, Martel, A, Sammartinova, J. Perspective
of community- and faith-based organizations about partnering with local health
departments for disasters. International Journal of Environmental Research and
Public Health, June 28, 2012, Volume 9: 2293-2311 – UCLA doi: 10.3390/ijerph9072293
- Sweeney, P. M., Bjerke, E. F., Guclu, H., Keane, C. R., Galvan, J., Gleason, S. M.,
Potter, M. A.. Social Network Analysis: A Novel Approach to Legal Research on
Emergency Public Health Systems. November/December 2013, Volume 19
(6): PE38-E40 - University of Pittsburgh DOI: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e31829fc013
- Thomas JC, Young S. Wake me when theres a crisis: Progress on state pandemic
influenza ethics preparedness. American Journal of Public Health, November
2011, Vol. 101, No. 11, pp. 2080-2082 – University of North Carolina
- Van Otterloo J, Richards JL, Seib K, Weiss P, Omer SB (2011) Gift Card Incentives
and Non-Response Bias in a Survey of Vaccine Providers: The Role of Geographic
and Demographic Factors. PLoS ONE 6(11): e28108. – Emory http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0028108
- Vernick, J. S., Gakh, M., Rutkow, L. Emergency detention of persons with certain
mental disorders during public health disasters: legal and policy issues.
American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2012 Fall; 7(4):295-302. – Johns Hopkins
- Vielot, N. A., Horney, J. A. Can Merging the Roles of Public Health Preparedness
and Emergency Management Increase the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Emergency
Planning and Response? Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11, 2911-2921 -
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Watson CM, Barnett DJ, Thompson CB, Hsu EB, Catlett CL, Gwon HS,
Semon NL, Balicer RD, Links JM.
Characterizing public health emergency perceptions and influential modifiers
of willingness to respond among pediatric healthcare staff.
American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2011 Sep-Oct; 6(5):299-308 –
Johns Hopkins University
- Worth T, Meyer AM, Uzsoy R, Malliard JM, Samoff E, Wendelboe A:
Modeling The Response Of A Public Health Department To Infectious Disease.
2010, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2185- 2198. - University of North Carolina,
- Wynter S, Ivy J.
Simulating Public Health Emergency Response: A Case Study of the
2004 North Carolina State Fair E. Coli Outbreak. 2009, IEEE Xplore
Digital Library, 1957 – 1968. – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Yarmand H, Ivy J, Roberts S, Bengtson M, Bengtson N.
Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Vaccination and Self-Isolation in Case of H1N1.
2010, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2199-2210. - University of North Carolina,
- Yarmand, H, Ivy, JS, Denton, B, Lloyd, AL. Optimal two-phase vaccine allocation
to geographically different regions under uncertainty. European Journal of
Operational Research, 2014, 233(1), 208-219 – University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03772217/233/1
- Yarmand, H, Ivy, JS. Analytic solution of the susceptible-infective epidemic model
with state-dependent contact rates and different intervention policies. Simulation,
June 2013, Volume 89: Number 6: 703-721 – University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill doi: 10.1177/0037549713479052
- Yarmand, H, Ivy, JS, Roberts, SD. Identifying optimal mitigation strategies for
responding to a mild influenza epidemic. Simulation, November 2013, Volume 89:
Number 11: 1400-1415 – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Zhang Y, May L, Stoto MA. Evaluating Syndromic Surveillance Systems at Institutions
of Higher Education (IHEs) During the 2009 HINI Influenza Pandemic.
BMC Public Health. E-Published July 26, 2011. - Harvard
Generate Criteria and Metrics to Measure Effectiveness and Efficiency:
- Biddinger PD, Savoia E, Massin-Short SB, Preston J, Stoto MA.
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Exercises: Lessons Learned.
Public Health Rpt, Nov-Dec2010:125(Suppl 5):100-106 - Harvard
- Finkelstein S., Hedberg K.J., Hopkins J.A., Hashmi S., Larson R.C.
Vaccine availability in the United States during the 2009 H1N1 outbreak.
American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2011. Jan-Feb; 6(1):23-30 – Harvard
- Finkelstein S, Prakash S, Nigmatulina K, Klaiman T, Larson RC. Pandemic Influenza:
Non‐pharmaceutical Interventions and Behavioral Changes That May Save Lives.
International Journal of Health Management and Information, V. 1, No. 1, 2010.
p 1 ‐ 18 – Harvard
- Finkelstein S, Prakash S, Nigmatulina K, McDevitt J, Larson R.C.,
A Home Toolkit for Primary Prevention of Influenza by Individuals and Families
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2011 v. 5, p. 266-271 – Harvard
- Galarce E.M., Minsky S., Viswanath K. Socioeconomic status, demographics,
beliefs and A(H1N1) vaccine uptake in the United States. Vaccine, Volume 29,
Issue 32, 18 July 2011, 5284 - 5289 – Harvard
- Griffin B.A., Jain A.K., Davies-Cole J., Glymph C., Lum G., Washington, S.C., Stoto M.A.
Early Detection of Influenza Outbreaks Using the DC Department of Health's Syndromic
Surveillance System. BMC Public Health, 2009. 9:483 – Harvard
- Higdon, MA., Stoto, MA. The Martha’s Vineyard public health system responds
to 2009 H1N1. International Public Health Journal, 2013:5(3):369-378,
- Klaiman, T., Higdon, MA., Garlarce, E. Coordinating Research and Practice:
Challenges Testing Messages to Increase Medical, Journal of Community Health.
April 2013, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 392-396 Harvard University – Published
online, doi: 10.1007/s10900-012-9629-x
- Klaiman T., Kraemer J.D., Stoto M.A.
Variability in School Closure Decisions in Response to A/H1N1.
BMC Public Health, 2011. 11(1):73 – Harvard
- Klaiman, T., O’Connell, K., Stoto, MA. Learning From Successful School-Based
Vaccination Clinics During 2009 pH1N1. Journal of School Health, Volume 84,
Issue 1, pages 63–69, January 2014, Harvard University doi: 10.1111/josh.12119
- Larson RC, Teytelman A (2012): Modeling the effects of H1N1 influenza vaccine
distribution in the U.S. In: value in health, Value In Health, The Journal of The
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
15 (X) 158-166. – Harvard
- Lin, L., Savoia, E., Agboola, F., Viswanath, K. What have we learned about
communication inequalities during the H1N1 pandemic: a systematic review of
the literature. BMC Public Health, 2014, 14:484, Harvard University,
- McCauley, M., Minsky, S., Viswanath, K. The H1N1 pandemic: media frames,
stigmatization and coping. BMC Public Health, , 2013,13:1116, Harvard University
- Potter M A, Brown S T, Lee B Y, Grefenstette J, Keane C R, Lin C J, Quinn S C,
Stebbins S, Sweeney P M, Burke D S. Preparedness for Pandemics: Does Variation
Among States Affect the Nation as a Whole? Journal of Public Health Management
Practice, 2012, 18(3), 233-240 – University of Pittsburgh
- Savoia, E., Agbool, F., Biddinger, P.D. Use of After Action Reports (AARs) to Promote
Organizational and Systems Learning in Emergency Preparedness. Int. J. Environ. Res.
Public Health 2012, 9, 2949-2963 - Harvard http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/9/8/2949
- Savoia, E., Lin, L., Viswanath, K. Communications in Public Health Emergency Preparedness:
A Systematic Review of the Literature. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy,
Practice, and Science. September 2013, 11(3): 170-184. Harvard University,
- Savoia, E., Massin‐Short, S., Higdon, M.A., Tallon, L., Matechi, E., Stoto, M.A. A toolkit
to assess Medical Reserve Corps Units’ performance. Disaster Medicine and Public Health
Preparedness, Aug 2010, 4: 213‐219 – Harvard http://sdmph.org/
- Savoia E, Massin‐Short SB, Rodday AM, Aaron LA, Higdon MA, Stoto MA.
Public Health Systems Research in Emergency Preparedness: A Review of the Literature.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009 Aug; 37(2): 150‐156 - Harvard
- Savoia E, Rodday AM, Stoto MA.
Public Health Emergency Preparedness at the Local Level: Results of a National Survey.
Health Services Research. Oct 2009; 44 (5 Pt 2):1909‐24 - Harvard
- Schuh R G, Eichelberger T R, Stebbins S, Pomer B Duran L, Mahoney J F, Keane C,
Lin C J, Potter M A. Developing a Measure of Local Agency Adaptation to Emergencies:
A Metric. Evaluation and Program Planning. Volume 35, Issue 4, November 2012,
Pages 473–480. E-Pub February 24, 2012 – University of Pittsburgh
- Stoto, M. Measuring and Assessing Public Health Emergency Preparedness.
Journal of Public Health Management Practice, 2013, 19(5), S16–S21,
Harvard University, doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e318294b0e3
- Stoto, MA., Cox, H, Higdon, MA; Dunnell, K, Goldmann, D. Using Learning
Collaboratives to Improve Public Health Emergency Preparedness Systems,
Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research: Vol. 2: No. 2,
Article 3. Harvard University, http://uknowledge.uky.edu/frontiersinphssr/vol2/iss2/3
- Stoto, MA., Nelson, C., Higdon, MA., Kraemer, J. Learning About After Action
Reporting From the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic: A Workshop Summary. Journal of
Public Health Management & Practice, September/October 2013 - Volume 19 -
Issue 5 - p 420-427, Harvard University doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e3182751d57
- Stoto, MA., Nelson, C., Higdon, MA., Kraemer, J., Hites, L., Singleton, CM.
Lessons About the State and Local Public Health System Response to the 2009 H1N1
Pandemic: A Workshop Summary. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice,
September/October 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 5 - p 428-435, Harvard University,
- Stoto, M. A. The Effectiveness of U.S. Public Health Surveillance Systems for Situational
Awareness during the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic: A Retrospective Analysis. PLoS ONE
2012 7(8): e40984. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040984 - Harvard
- Teytelman A, Larson R C, Modeling Influenza Progression Within a Continuous-Attribute
Heterogeneous Population. European Journal of Operational Research. Volume 220,
Issue 1, 1 July 2012, Pages 238–250. E-Pub January 25, 2012 – Massachusetts Institute
of Technology IT (Harvard) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2012.01.027
- Teytelman, A., Larson, LC. Multiregional Dynamic Vaccine Allocation During an
Influenza Epidemic. Service Science, Volume 5 Issue 3, September 2013, pp.
197-215 Harvard University, http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/serv.2013.0046
- Teytelman, A., Larson, LC. Modeling influenza progression within a
continuous-attribute heterogeneous population. European Journal of
Operational Research, Volume 220, Issue 1, 1 July 2012, Pages 238–250,
Harvard University, doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2012.01.027
Other PERRC Publications & Presentations
Public Health Preparedness Summit, San Diego, CA, February 18, 2009
- Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response -
Sustainable Public Health Preparedness and Response Systems:
The Role of Training, Education, and Research
- Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center:
University Research Engagement
- University of Pittsburgh Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center:
Sustainable Preparedness & Response Systems:
Modeling & Measuring for Outcome Optimization
7th UCLA Conference on Public Health and Disasters, Torrance, CA, May 21, 2008
- Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response: Implementation of the
PAHPA: Public Health Preparedness and Response Systems Research Agenda
- "CDC Awards $10.9 Million for Preparedness Research Centers at Seven Schools of
Public Health" in NACCHO Exchange, Volume 8, Issue 1, Winter 2009 Public Health
Preparedness (free; registration required)
- How public health and prisons can partner for pandemic influenza preparedness:
a report from Georgia. Spaulding AC, McCallum VA, Walker D, Reeves A, Drenzek C,
Lewis S, Bailey E,Buehler JW, Spotts Whitney EA, Berkelman RL.(Emory University)
J Correct Health Care 2009 Apr15(2):118-28; quiz 159
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- Outcomes from the Federal Investment in Public Health Systems Research to Strengthen Preparedness and Response. Volume 129, Supplement 4, November/December 2014 Public Health Reports.
- Preparing for an influenza pandemic: mental health considerations. Perrin PC, McCabe OL,
Everly GS Jr, Links JM. (John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) Prehosp
Disaster Med 2009 May-Jun;24(3):223-30.
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