NEEMA Abstracts – Tuberculosis

Sourya Shrestha, Kathryn Winglee, Andrew N Hill, Tambi Shaw, Jonathan P Smith, J Steve Kammerer, Benjamin J Silk, Suzanne M Marks, David Dowdy. Model-based analysis of tuberculosis genotype clusters in the United States reveals high degree of heterogeneity in transmission, and state-level differences across California, Florida, New York and Texas. Paper presented at: National Tuberculosis Controllers Association Meeting; July 9, 2022.

Kim S, Cohen T, Horsburgh CR, Miller JW, Hill AN, Marks SM, Li R, Kammerer JS, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. Trends, mechanisms, and racial/ethnic differences of tuberculosis incidence in the US-born population aged 50 years or older in the United States. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2021 Union World Conference on Lung Health.

Swartwood NA, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Horsburgh CR Jr, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. Estimating the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on future TB in the United States. Accepted for poster presentation at the 2022 National TB Controllers Association (NTCA) and oral presentation presented at the COVID and TB plenary session at NTCA 2022.

Marks SM, Swartwood NA, Cochran J, Menzies NA. Planning for TB elimination using Tabby2: A tool to estimate future TB, latent TB infection, and costs associated with state-level LTBI testing and treatment. Poster and Oral Presentation at the North American Regional Meeting of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease. Virtual Conference. February 2022.

Marks S, and Swartwood NA. Planning for TB Elimination using Tabby2: A tool to estimate state-level future TB and latent TB infection, and costs associated with targeted LTBI testing and treatment. Presentation to the CDC Division of Tuberculosis Elimination. September 30, 2021.

Swartwood NA, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Horsburgh CR Jr, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. Tabby2 Economic Evaluation: An expansion of a user-friendly webtool to estimate cost-effectiveness of state-level TB interventions. Accepted for poster presentation at 2021 National TB Controllers Association (NTCA).

Swartwood NA, Testa C, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Horsburgh CR, Cochran J, Cranston K, Randall LM, Tibbs A, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. The contribution of latent TB treatment to TB prevention in the United States: results of a transmission dynamic model. Accepted for oral presentation at 2021 Union World Conference on Lung Health.

Swartwood NA, Testa C, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Cochran J, Cranston K, Randall LM, Tibbs A, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. Modeling the Population Effects of Testing & Treating for Latent TB in Clinically Recommended Populations. Poster presented at 2020 National TB Controllers Association (NTCA).

Shrestha S, Cherng S, Hill AN, Reynolds S, Flood J, Barry PM, Readhead A, Oxtoby M, Lauzardo M, Privett T, Marks SM, Dowdy DW.  Impact and effectiveness of state-level tuberculosis interventions in California, Florida, New York and Texas: A model-based analysis. Poster presented at: The Epidemics Conference; December 2019; Charleston, SC.

Jo Y, Gomes I, Shrestha S, Hill A, Marks S, Dowdy D. Key drivers of Cost-Effectiveness of State-level Tuberculosis interventions in California, Florida, New York and Texas. Poster presented at: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease International Conference; October 2019; Hyderabad, India.

Testa C, Swartwood NA, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Cochran J, Cranston K, Randall LM, Tibbs A, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. Tabby2: A user-friendly web tool for exploring future state-level TB outcomes for user-specified scenarios. Poster presented at: the CDC Evaluation Day; September 2019; Atlanta, GA.

Hill AN, Menzies NA. High-Resolution Estimation of Tuberculosis Incidence in the United States Among Non-U.S.-Born Populations. Paper presented at: The Joint Statistical Meetings; July 2019; Denver, CO.

Swartwood NA, Testa C, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Cochran J, Cranston K, Randall LM, Tibbs A, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. MITUS (Modeling interventions for TB in the United States): a flexible framework for modelling TB epidemiology and policy efforts. Poster presented at: The National TB Controllers Association (NTCA) meeting; April 23-24, 2019; Atlanta, GA.

Testa C, Swartwood NA, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Cochran J, Cranston K, Randall LM, Tibbs A, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. A user-friendly tool for comparing state-level TB intervention options. Poster presented at National TB Controllers Association (NTCA) meeting; April 23-24, 2019; Atlanta, GA.

Jo, Y. Modeling the Cost-effectiveness of Interventions to Eliminate Tuberculosis in Four States. Oral Presentation at: 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health; October 24-27th, 2018; Hague, Netherlands.

Jo Y, Shrestha S, Dowdy D. Model-based cost- effectiveness of state-level tuberculosis in California, Florida, New York and Texas. Paper presented at: The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health; October 24-27, 2018; The Hague, Netherlands.

Mirzazadeh A, Fellow IE, Parriott A, Ashki H, Readhead A, Barry P, Flood J, Navin TR, Hill AN, Reynolds S, Marks S, McCabe D, Mermin J, Kahn JG, Shete PB. Estimating latent tuberculosis infection prevalence in the United States: back-calculation from active TB cases. Poster presented at: The International TB 2018 Conference of the 22nd International AIDS Conference; July 22, 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Marks SM, Hill AN, Miramontes RM, Winston C. Successes of TB epidemiologic and economic modeling through university-government collaboration. Poster presented at: The CDC Poster Night of the American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; May 2018; San Diego, CA.

Marks SM, Hill AN, Miramontes RM, Winston C. Successes of TB epidemiologic and economic modeling through university-government collaboration. Poster presented at: The National TB Controllers Association (NTCA) Annual Conference; May 2018; Rancho Mirage, CA.

Mirzazadeh A, Fellow IE, Parriott A, Ashki H, Readhead A, Barry P, Flood J, Navin TR, Hill AN, Reynolds S, Marks S, McCabe D, Mermin J, Kahn JG, Shete PB. Estimating latent tuberculosis infection prevalence in the United States: back-calculation from active TB cases. Paper presented at: The National TB Controllers Association (NTCA) Annual Conference; May 22, 2018; Rancho Mirage, CA.

Parriott A, Shete PB, Readhead A, Barry PM, Flood J, Kahn JG. Modeling the impact of the USPSTF LTBI screening guidelines implementation in California. Poster presented at: The CDC Poster Night of the American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; May 21-24, 2018; San Diego, CA.

Shrestha S. State level heterogeneities in TB incidence in key populations. Paper presented at: The National TB Controllers Association (NTCA) Annual Conference; May 21-24, 2018; Rancho Mirage, CA.

Mirzazadeh A, Fellow IE, Parriott A, Ashki H, Readhead A, Barry P, Flood J, Navin TR, Hill AN, Reynolds S, Marks S, McCabe D, Mermin J, Kahn JG, Shete PB. Estimating latent tuberculosis infection prevalence in the United States: back-calculation from active TB cases. Poster presented: The CDC Poster Night of the American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; May 20, 2018; San Diego, CA.

Shete P. Making the case for scaling up targeted testing and treatment strategies for LTBI- insights from modeling studies. Paper presented at: The American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; May 2018; San Diego, CA.

Dowdy DW. Dynamics of TB in the United States: a closer look at heterogeneity on the state level. Paper presented at: The North American Regional Meeting of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease; February 28 – March 3, 2018; Chicago, IL.

Menzies NA, Wolf E, Cohen T, Hill AN, Yaesoubi R, Galer K, White PJ, Abubakar I, Salomon JA. Systematic review of modelling approaches for latent TB infection in dynamic TB transmission models. Presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 22 – October 25, 2017.

Ashki A, Parriott A, Shete PB, Barry PM, Flood J, Kahn JG. Optimizing targeted testing and treatment among California’s foreign born population. Abstract accepted at: The Annual Meeting of the American Thoracic Society; May 19-24, 2017; Washington DC.

Dowdy DW. Drivers of TB transmission. Plenary oral presentation at: The National TB Controllers Association Annual Conference; April 2017; Atlanta, GA.

Dowdy DW and Shrestha S. Improving TB Models: Input from the front line. Breakout Session. National TB Controllers Association Annual Conference; April 2017; Atlanta, GA.

Marks SM. How can TB elimination models inform program strategies today? Modeling by the CDC and the NCHHSTP Epidemiologic and Economic Modeling Agreement (NEEMA) Grantees. Plenary oral presentation at the National TB Controllers Association Annual Conference; April 2017; Atlanta, GA.

Marks SM. TB modeling as part of the NCHHSTP Epidemiologic and Economic Modeling Agreement (NEEMA): Preliminary results. Oral presentation to the Advisory Council on the Elimination of TB; December 12, 2016.

Forbes SP, Di M, Salomon JA, Linas BP, Trikalinos TA. Evidence synthesis for diagnostic tests with partially ordered performance and no reference standard. Paper presented at: The SMDM Annual North American Meeting; October 23-26, 2016; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Goodell AJ, Shete PB, Vreman R, Metcalfe J, Porco TC, Barry PM, Flood J, Marks SM, Cattamanchi A, Kahn JG. Prospects for elimination: an individual-based model to assess TB control strategies in Californiaexternal icon. Poster presented at: The American Thoracic Society International Conference; May 13-18, 2016; San Francisco, CA. Accessed 9/06/2016.

Linas BP, Tasillo A, Menzies NA, Horsburgh CR, Marks SM, Salomon JA. The cost-effectiveness of testing and treatment for latent tuberculosis infection among foreign-born persons in the U.S.pdf iconexternal icon Poster presented at: The American Thoracic Society International Conference; May 13-18, 2016; San Francisco, CA. Accessed 9/06/2016.

Yeats JM, Patel S, Shete PB, Cattacmanchi A, Baker BJ. Reactivation risk of latent tuberculosis infection by population subgroup: a systematic review and meta-analysisexternal icon. Poster resented at: The American Thoracic Society International Conference; May 13-18, 2016; San Francisco, CA. Accessed 9/06/2016.

Baker BJ, Yeats JM, Kammerer JS. Using country of origin to prioritize testing for latent tuberculosis infection in the United States. Poster presentation at the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease/North America Region Annual Conference; February 2016; Denver, CO.

Chang W, Kahn JG, Malekinejad M, Viitanen AP, Parriott A, Marks SM. Costs to recruit hard-to-reach foreign-born populations for LTBI screening in the U.S. Poster presented at: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease/Joint 20th Conference of The Union North America Region and the National TB Controllers Association; February 24-27, 2016; Denver, CO. Accessed 9/06/2016.

Menzies NA, Cohen T, Yaesoubi R, Galer K, Wolf E, Marks SM, Hill AN, Salomon JA. The future of TB in the United Statespdf iconexternal icon. Poster presented at: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease/Joint 20th Conference of The Union North America Region and the National TB Controllers Association; February 24-27, 2016; Denver, CO. Accessed 9/06/2016.

Parriott A, Malekinejad M, Viitanen AP, Horvath H, Kahn JG, Marks SM. Community-based LTBI screening programs in foreign-born populations in the U.S.: systematic review of performance. Poster presented at: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease/Joint 20th Conference of The Union North America Region and the National TB Controllers Association; February 24-27, 2016; Denver, CO.

Viitanen AP, Parriott A, Malekinejad M, Hacsi Horvath, Blodgett JC, Kahn JG, Marks SM. Contact investigation for tuberculosis among foreign-born populations in the United States: a systematic review. Poster presented at: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease/Joint 20th Conference of The Union North America Region and the National TB Controllers Association; February 24-27, 2016; Denver, CO.

Yeats JM, Patel S, Basurto-Davila R, Shete P, Cattamanchi A, Baker BJ. Rates of reactivation of latent tuberculosis infection, overall and by population subgroup: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster presented at: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease/Joint 20th Conference of The Union North America Region and the National TB Controllers Association; February 24-27, 2016; Denver, CO.

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