Benjamin Armbruster

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Publications

  1. pmc Cost-effective control of chronic viral diseases: finding the optimal level of screening and contact tracing
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, USA
    Math Biosci 224:35-42. 2010
  2. pmc Sex role segregation and mixing among men who have sex with men: implications for biomedical HIV prevention interventions
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e70043. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanded HIV screening in the United States
    Aaron Lucas
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    AIDS 27:795-801. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The importance of extended high viremics in models of HIV spread in South Africa
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL, 60208, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 17:182-93. 2014
  5. pmc Effectiveness of a no-sex or safe-sex month in reducing HIV transmission
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 90:504-12. 2012
  6. pmc Exploring the relative costs of contact tracing for increasing HIV case finding in sub-Saharan countries
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e29-36. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Cost-effective control of chronic viral diseases: finding the optimal level of screening and contact tracing
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, USA
    Math Biosci 224:35-42. 2010
    ..Using this, one can obtain a close approximation of the optimal solution without having to solve an optimal control problem. We apply our methods to an example of hepatitis B virus...
  2. pmc Sex role segregation and mixing among men who have sex with men: implications for biomedical HIV prevention interventions
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e70043. 2013
    ..g., circumcision, anal microbicide) will be tested. The effects of these position-specific interventions on HIV incidence are modeled...
  3. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanded HIV screening in the United States
    Aaron Lucas
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    AIDS 27:795-801. 2013
    ..We evaluated the optimal testing frequencies for various risk groups in comparison to the CDC recommendations...
  4. ncbi request reprint The importance of extended high viremics in models of HIV spread in South Africa
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL, 60208, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 17:182-93. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Effectiveness of a no-sex or safe-sex month in reducing HIV transmission
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 90:504-12. 2012
    ..To build a deterministic compartmental model for exploring the effects on the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) of a population abstaining from sex or practising only "safe" sex for one month each year...
  6. pmc Exploring the relative costs of contact tracing for increasing HIV case finding in sub-Saharan countries
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e29-36. 2011
    ..Contact tracing (CT) has rarely been used to improve HIV case finding in sub-Saharan Africa because of concerns regarding privacy protection and possibly high costs...