Jill M Ferdinands

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc ADRB2 Arg16Gly polymorphism, lung function, and mortality: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e289. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Obstructive lung disease models: what is valid?
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    COPD 5:382-93. 2008
  3. pmc A pilot study of host genetic variants associated with influenza-associated deaths among children and young adults
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2294-302. 2011
  4. pmc Breath acidification in adolescent runners exposed to atmospheric pollution: a prospective, repeated measures observational study
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS A 32, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Environ Health 7:10. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Magnitude of potential biases in a simulated case-control study of the effectiveness of influenza vaccination
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:25-32. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Ionic determinants of exhaled breath condensate pH before and after exercise in adolescent athletes
    Roby Greenwald
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:768-77. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The case test-negative design for studies of the effectiveness of influenza vaccine
    Ivo M Foppa
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 31:3104-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Inactivated influenza vaccines for prevention of community-acquired pneumonia: the limits of using nonspecific outcomes in vaccine effectiveness studies
    Jill M Ferdinands
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiology 24:530-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination status is not associated with influenza testing among children: implications for observational studies of vaccine effectiveness
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Influenza Division, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:1935-40. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of home-based, multi-trigger, multicomponent interventions with an environmental focus for reducing asthma morbidity: a community guide systematic review
    Deidre D Crocker
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S5-32. 2011

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Publications10

  1. pmc ADRB2 Arg16Gly polymorphism, lung function, and mortality: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e289. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the association of beta-agonist use and the Arg16Gly polymorphism with lung function and mortality among participants in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study...
  2. doi request reprint Obstructive lung disease models: what is valid?
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    COPD 5:382-93. 2008
    ..Defining the required level of validation and providing guidance for quantitative assessment and reporting of validation are important future steps in promoting simulation models as practical decision tools...
  3. pmc A pilot study of host genetic variants associated with influenza-associated deaths among children and young adults
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2294-302. 2011
    ..Among children and young adults who died of influenza, low-producing MBL2 genotypes may have increased risk for MRSA co-infection...
  4. pmc Breath acidification in adolescent runners exposed to atmospheric pollution: a prospective, repeated measures observational study
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS A 32, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Environ Health 7:10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of vigorous outdoor exercise during peak smog season on breath pH, a biomarker of airway inflammation, in adolescent athletes...
  5. doi request reprint Magnitude of potential biases in a simulated case-control study of the effectiveness of influenza vaccination
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:25-32. 2012
    ..Although several forms of bias may distort estimates of vaccine effectiveness derived from case-control studies, there have been few attempts to quantify the magnitude of these biases...
  6. doi request reprint Ionic determinants of exhaled breath condensate pH before and after exercise in adolescent athletes
    Roby Greenwald
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:768-77. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint The case test-negative design for studies of the effectiveness of influenza vaccine
    Ivo M Foppa
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 31:3104-9. 2013
    ..We explicitly state several assumptions of the design and examine the conditions under which VE estimates derived with it are valid and unbiased...
  8. doi request reprint Inactivated influenza vaccines for prevention of community-acquired pneumonia: the limits of using nonspecific outcomes in vaccine effectiveness studies
    Jill M Ferdinands
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiology 24:530-7. 2013
    ..Influenza infection facilitates secondary bacterial infections, and influenza vaccination may prevent CAP directly by preventing influenza pneumonia or indirectly by preventing secondary bacterial CAP...
  9. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination status is not associated with influenza testing among children: implications for observational studies of vaccine effectiveness
    Jill M Ferdinands
    Influenza Division, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:1935-40. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that estimates of vaccine effectiveness derived from observational studies among children are unlikely to be biased due to differential diagnostic testing...
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of home-based, multi-trigger, multicomponent interventions with an environmental focus for reducing asthma morbidity: a community guide systematic review
    Deidre D Crocker
    Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S5-32. 2011
    ..Intervention components focus on reducing exposures to a range of asthma triggers (allergens and irritants) through environmental assessment, education, and remediation...