Laura F White

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Estimating the reproductive number in the presence of spatial heterogeneity of transmission patterns
    Laura F White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachussetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:35. 2013
  2. pmc Effect of spatial resolution on cluster detection: a simulation study
    Al Ozonoff
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 6:52. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A likelihood-based method for real-time estimation of the serial interval and reproductive number of an epidemic
    L Forsberg White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Stat Med 27:2999-3016. 2008
  4. pmc Transmissibility of the influenza virus in the 1918 pandemic
    Laura Forsberg White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1498. 2008
  5. pmc Estimation of the reproductive number and the serial interval in early phase of the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic in the USA
    Laura Forsberg White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:267-76. 2009
  6. pmc Reporting errors in infectious disease outbreaks, with an application to Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1
    Laura F White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston MA 02118 USA
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 7:12. 2010
  7. pmc The influence of neighborhood socioeconomic status and walkability on TV viewing time
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:1074-9. 2012
  8. pmc Air pollution and incidence of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in black women living in Los Angeles
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 125:767-72. 2012
  9. pmc Health literacy and complementary and alternative medicine use among underserved inpatients in a safety net hospital
    Paula Gardiner
    a Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Nashville, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 18:290-7. 2013
  10. pmc The relationship between rural status, individual characteristics, and self-rated health in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Traci N Bethea
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Rural Health 28:327-38. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Estimating the reproductive number in the presence of spatial heterogeneity of transmission patterns
    Laura F White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachussetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:35. 2013
    ..For control measures to be more effective, a measure of the heterogeneity of the parameters is desirable...
  2. pmc Effect of spatial resolution on cluster detection: a simulation study
    Al Ozonoff
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 6:52. 2007
    ..Aggregation of spatial data is intended to protect privacy, but some effects of aggregation on spatial methods have not yet been quantified...
  3. ncbi request reprint A likelihood-based method for real-time estimation of the serial interval and reproductive number of an epidemic
    L Forsberg White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Stat Med 27:2999-3016. 2008
    ..We provide simulation results that illustrate the efficacy of the method for estimating R(0) and the serial interval in real time. Finally, we implement our proposed method with data from three infectious disease outbreaks...
  4. pmc Transmissibility of the influenza virus in the 1918 pandemic
    Laura Forsberg White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1498. 2008
    ..With a heightened increase in concern for an influenza pandemic we sought to better understand the 1918 Influenza pandemic, the most devastating epidemic of the previous century...
  5. pmc Estimation of the reproductive number and the serial interval in early phase of the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic in the USA
    Laura Forsberg White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:267-76. 2009
    ..Appropriate public health responses to this pandemic depend in part on early estimates of key epidemiological parameters of the virus in defined populations...
  6. pmc Reporting errors in infectious disease outbreaks, with an application to Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1
    Laura F White
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston MA 02118 USA
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 7:12. 2010
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  7. pmc The influence of neighborhood socioeconomic status and walkability on TV viewing time
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:1074-9. 2012
    ..We assessed the relation of neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) and walkability with TV viewing time in the Black Women's Health Study, a prospective study of African American women...
  8. pmc Air pollution and incidence of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in black women living in Los Angeles
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Circulation 125:767-72. 2012
    ..Preliminary epidemiological and clinical evidence suggests that air pollution may contribute to the development of hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  9. pmc Health literacy and complementary and alternative medicine use among underserved inpatients in a safety net hospital
    Paula Gardiner
    a Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Nashville, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 18:290-7. 2013
    ..Underserved hospitalized patients use CAM. Regardless of race, patients with high health literacy make greater use of relaxation techniques...
  10. pmc The relationship between rural status, individual characteristics, and self-rated health in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Traci N Bethea
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Rural Health 28:327-38. 2012
    ..To examine rural status and social factors as predictors of self-rated health in community-dwelling adults in the United States...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of an emergency department closure on the local emergency medical services system
    Mazen El Sayed
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA mj
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:198-203. 2012
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  12. pmc Power to detect spatial disturbances under different levels of geographic aggregation
    Caroline Jeffery
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:847-54. 2009
    ..This paper investigated the variation in power to detect a change in the spatial distribution in the presence of spatial aggregation...
  13. pmc Improving the evidence base for decision making during a pandemic: the example of 2009 influenza A/H1N1
    Marc Lipsitch
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 9:89-115. 2011
    ..We describe other inputs to decision making besides epidemiologic and surveillance data, and we conclude with key lessons of the 2009 pandemic for designing and planning surveillance in the future...
  14. pmc Longitudinal assessment of urban form and weight gain in African-American women
    Patricia F Coogan
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:411-8. 2011
    ..Numerous cross-sectional studies have found higher levels of obesity among residents of auto-oriented, sprawling areas compared to residents of more urban areas...