Rumi Chunara

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing the online social environment for surveillance of obesity prevalence
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e61373. 2013
  2. pmc New technologies for reporting real-time emergent infections
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Parasitology 139:1843-51. 2012
  3. pmc Online reporting for malaria surveillance using micro-monetary incentives, in urban India 2010-2011
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Malar J 11:43. 2012
  4. pmc Social and news media enable estimation of epidemiological patterns early in the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:39-45. 2012
  5. pmc Participatory epidemiology: use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting
    Clark C Freifeld
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at Harvard Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000376. 2010
  6. pmc Monitoring influenza epidemics in china with search query from baidu
    Qingyu Yuan
    Management School, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e64323. 2013

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Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Assessing the online social environment for surveillance of obesity prevalence
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e61373. 2013
    ..Understanding the social environmental around obesity has been limited by available data. One promising approach used to bridge similar gaps elsewhere is to use passively generated digital data...
  2. pmc New technologies for reporting real-time emergent infections
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Parasitology 139:1843-51. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Online reporting for malaria surveillance using micro-monetary incentives, in urban India 2010-2011
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Malar J 11:43. 2012
    ..Individuals in India were incentivized to self-report their recent experience with malaria by micro-monetary payments...
  4. pmc Social and news media enable estimation of epidemiological patterns early in the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:39-45. 2012
    ..04 to 1.51 (informal) and 1.06 to 1.73 (official) when Hurricane Tomas afflicted Haiti. Informal data can be used complementarily with official data in an outbreak setting to get timely estimates of disease dynamics...
  5. pmc Participatory epidemiology: use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting
    Clark C Freifeld
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at Harvard Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000376. 2010
    ..Clark Freifeld and colleagues discuss mobile applications, including their own smartphone application, that show promise for health monitoring and information sharing...
  6. pmc Monitoring influenza epidemics in china with search query from baidu
    Qingyu Yuan
    Management School, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e64323. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study on the use of search query data from Baidu in conjunction with this approach for estimation of influenza activity in China...