Joseph Eisenberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Symptomatic and subclinical infection with rotavirus P[8]G9, rural Ecuador
    Pablo Endara
    Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:574-80. 2007
  2. pmc Plesiomonas shigelloides infection, Ecuador, 2004-2008
    Juan C Escobar
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:322-4. 2012
  3. pmc Informing optimal environmental influenza interventions: how the host, agent, and environment alter dominant routes of transmission
    Ian H Spicknall
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 6:e1000969. 2010
  4. pmc In-roads to the spread of antibiotic resistance: regional patterns of microbial transmission in northern coastal Ecuador
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J R Soc Interface 9:1029-39. 2012
  5. pmc Toward a systems approach to enteric pathogen transmission: from individual independence to community interdependence
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:239-57. 2012
  6. pmc Integrating disease control strategies: balancing water sanitation and hygiene interventions to reduce diarrheal disease burden
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 3028, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:846-52. 2007
  7. pmc Environmental change and infectious disease: how new roads affect the transmission of diarrheal pathogens in rural Ecuador
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19460-5. 2006
  8. pmc Environmental determinants of infectious disease: a framework for tracking causal links and guiding public health research
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 3028, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1216-23. 2007
  9. pmc Inferences drawn from a risk assessment compared directly with a randomized trial of a home drinking water intervention
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1199-204. 2006
  10. pmc Microbial risk assessment framework for exposure to amended sludge projects
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:727-33. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Environmental change and diarrheal disease: A natural experiment
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Environment Change and Diarrheal Disease: A Natural Experiment
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Environment Change and Diarrheal Disease: A Natural Experiment
    Joseph N S Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Symptomatic and subclinical infection with rotavirus P[8]G9, rural Ecuador
    Pablo Endara
    Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:574-80. 2007
    ..Few countries have reported P[8]G9 rotavirus detection rates as high as those of the current study. This growing prevalence may require changes to current vaccination programs to include coverage for this genotype...
  2. pmc Plesiomonas shigelloides infection, Ecuador, 2004-2008
    Juan C Escobar
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:322-4. 2012
    ..We found little evidence that single infection with P. shigelloides is associated with diarrhea but stronger evidence that co-infection with rotavirus causes diarrhea...
  3. pmc Informing optimal environmental influenza interventions: how the host, agent, and environment alter dominant routes of transmission
    Ian H Spicknall
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 6:e1000969. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc In-roads to the spread of antibiotic resistance: regional patterns of microbial transmission in northern coastal Ecuador
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J R Soc Interface 9:1029-39. 2012
    ..While usually conceived as a main effect on individual risk, antibiotic use rate is revealed in this analysis as an effect modifier with regard to community-level risk of resistance...
  5. pmc Toward a systems approach to enteric pathogen transmission: from individual independence to community interdependence
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:239-57. 2012
    ..These systems approaches should be employed to account for community effects (i.e., interactions among individuals and/or households)...
  6. pmc Integrating disease control strategies: balancing water sanitation and hygiene interventions to reduce diarrheal disease burden
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 3028, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:846-52. 2007
    ..We tested a modeling framework designed to capture the interdependent transmission pathways of enteric pathogens...
  7. pmc Environmental change and infectious disease: how new roads affect the transmission of diarrheal pathogens in rural Ecuador
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19460-5. 2006
    ..This study provides insight into the initial health impacts that roads have on communities and into the social and environmental processes that create these impacts...
  8. pmc Environmental determinants of infectious disease: a framework for tracking causal links and guiding public health research
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 3028, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1216-23. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Inferences drawn from a risk assessment compared directly with a randomized trial of a home drinking water intervention
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1199-204. 2006
    ..Key words: drinking water, gastrointestinal, intervention trial, microbial risk assessment, waterborne pathogens...
  10. pmc Microbial risk assessment framework for exposure to amended sludge projects
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:727-33. 2008
    ..Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a long history of using risk-based approaches for regulatory purposes, pollutant limits for pathogens in biosolids are not currently based on quantitative risk assessments...
  11. pmc Molecular identification of Giardia duodenalis in Ecuador by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism
    Richard Atherton
    Centro de Biomedicina, Universidad Central del Ecuador, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 108:512-5. 2013
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  12. pmc Relating diarrheal disease to social networks and the geographic configuration of communities in rural Ecuador
    Sarah J Bates
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1088-95. 2007
    ..1, 10.1 in the contact network and risk ratio = 4.9, 95% CI: 1.1, 21.9 in the food network). Some of these differences may be related to more new residents, lower housing density, and less social connectedness in road communities...
  13. pmc Seasonality of rotavirus disease in the tropics: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen Levy
    Department of Environmental Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1487-96. 2009
    ..We present a systematic review and meta-analysis on the seasonal epidemiology of rotavirus in the tropics, including 26 studies reporting continuous monthly rotavirus incidence for which corresponding climatological data was available...
  14. pmc Following the water: a controlled study of drinking water storage in northern coastal Ecuador
    Karen Levy
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1533-40. 2008
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  15. pmc Drivers of water quality variability in northern coastal Ecuador
    Karen Levy
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 137 Mulford Hall 3114, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:1788-97. 2009
    ..The variability can be understood as a combination of environmental (e.g., seasonal and soil processes) and other drivers (e.g., human river use, water practices, and sanitation), each working at different time scales...
  16. doi request reprint How infections propagate after point-source outbreaks: an analysis of secondary norovirus transmission
    Jonathan L Zelner
    Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Epidemiology 21:711-8. 2010
    ..It can become the source of further community transmission as well as new point-source outbreaks. Consequently, time-series data from exposed households provide information for risk assessment and intervention...
  17. pmc A dynamic dose-response model to account for exposure patterns in risk assessment: a case study in inhalation anthrax
    Bryan T Mayer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J R Soc Interface 8:506-17. 2011
    ..Ultimately, the dynamic dose-response paradigm presented here will improve modelling of environmental transmission systems where different systems have different time patterns of exposure...
  18. pmc Sustainable control of water-related infectious diseases: a review and proposal for interdisciplinary health-based systems research
    Stuart Batterman
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1023-32. 2009
    ..Here we review historical practices in water-related infectious disease research and propose an interdisciplinary public health oriented systems approach to research and intervention design...
  19. pmc The Sonoma water evaluation trial: a randomized drinking water intervention trial to reduce gastrointestinal illness in older adults
    John M Colford
    School of Public Health, University of California, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1988-95. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint Bias due to secondary transmission in estimation of attributable risk from intervention trials
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Epidemiology 14:442-50. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint A dynamic model to assess microbial health risks associated with beneficial uses of biosolids
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Risk Anal 24:221-36. 2004
    ..Further refinement in methods for determining biosolids exposures under field conditions would certainly increase the utility of these approaches...
  22. ncbi request reprint The role of disease transmission and conferred immunity in outbreaks: analysis of the 1993 Cryptosporidium outbreak in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:62-72. 2005
    ..The incidence data were consistent with this hypothesis. Further simulations suggested that increasing the distance between the wastewater effluent and the drinking-water influent may have prevented the outbreak...
  23. ncbi request reprint A pilot randomized, controlled trial of an in-home drinking water intervention among HIV + persons
    John M Colford
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Divisions of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, 140 Warren Hall 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Water Health 3:173-84. 2005
    ..The magnitude of the point estimate of the risk, its consistency with recently published observational data, and its relevance for drinking water choices by immunocompromised individuals support the need for larger trials...
  24. pmc High prevalence of human liver infection by Amphimerus spp. flukes, Ecuador
    Manuel Calvopina
    Universidad Central del Ecuador Centro de Biomedicina, Quito, Ecuador
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2331-4. 2011
    ..Light microscopy of adult worms and scanning electron microscopy of eggs were compatible with descriptions of Amphimerus spp. This pathogen was only observed in communities that consumed undercooked fish...
  25. pmc Impacts of climate change on public health in India: future research directions
    Kathleen F Bush
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:765-70. 2011
    ..More research is needed, particularly in developing countries, to accurately predict the anticipated impacts and inform effective interventions...
  26. doi request reprint Dynamics and control of infections transmitted from person to person through the environment
    Sheng Li
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:257-65. 2009
    ..These insights provide theoretical contexts to examine the role of the environment in pathogen transmission and a framework to interpret environmental data to inform environmental interventions...
  27. pmc Raising the level of analysis of food-borne outbreaks: food-sharing networks in rural coastal Ecuador
    James A Trostle
    Anthropology Department, Trinity College, Hartford, CT 06106 3100, USA
    Epidemiology 19:384-90. 2008
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  28. pmc Do U.S. Environmental Protection Agency water quality guidelines for recreational waters prevent gastrointestinal illness? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Timothy J Wade
    Epidemiology and Biomarkers Branch, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1102-9. 2003
    ..Future studies should focus on the ability of new, more rapid and specific microbial methods to predict health effects, and estimating the risks of recreational water exposure among susceptible persons...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk-based approach to evaluate the public health benefit of additional wastewater treatment
    Jeffrey A Soller
    Eisenberg, Olivieri, and Associates, 1410 Jackson Street, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:1882-91. 2003
    ..The methodologies employed herein are applicable to other watersheds where additional water treatment is being considered to address public health concerns from recreation in receiving waters...
  30. pmc Disease transmission models for public health decision making: analysis of epidemic and endemic conditions caused by waterborne pathogens
    Joseph N S Eisenberg
    Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:783-90. 2002
    ..Two studies--a Giardia risk assessment case study and an analysis of the 1993 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Cryptosporidium outbreak--illustrate the role that models can play in policy making...
  31. ncbi request reprint Retail meat consumption and the acquisition of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli causing urinary tract infections: a case-control study
    Amee R Manges
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:419-31. 2007
    ..We sought to determine if acquisition of and infection with a UTI-causing, antimicrobial resistant E. coli isolate is associated with a woman's dietary habits, specifically her preparation and consumption of retail meat products...
  32. pmc High prevalence of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli isolated in a remote region of northern coastal Ecuador
    Nadia Vieira
    Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Vía Interoceánica, Círculo Cumbayá, Quito, Ecuador
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:528-33. 2007
    ..EIEC was the predominant diarrheagenic bacteria isolated in our community-based study, a unique observation compared with other regions of the world...
  33. ncbi request reprint The natural history of antibody responses to Cryptosporidium parasites in men at high risk of HIV infection
    Sukhminder K Sandhu
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:1428-37. 2006
    ..Although the clinical severity of cryptosporidiosis is altered by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related immunosuppression, little is known about how risk for Cryptosporidium infection is altered by HIV...
  34. ncbi request reprint A public health evaluation of recreational water impairment
    Jeffrey A Soller
    EOA, Inc, 1410 Jackson St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Water Health 4:1-19. 2006
    ..The results of this study indicate that interpreting the public health implications of fecal indicator data in recreational water may require a more rigorous approach than is currently used...
  35. ncbi request reprint Statistical estimation of parameters in a disease transmission model: analysis of a Cryptosporidium outbreak
    M Alan Brookhart
    Division of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Stat Med 21:3627-38. 2002
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Research Grants9

  1. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These visits will include open-ended interviews as well as additional questions about social network formation and change. The visits will also allow village development and road. ..
  2. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These visits will include open-ended interviews as well as additional questions about social network formation and change. The visits will also allow village development and road. ..
  3. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These visits will include open-ended interviews as well as additional questions about social network formation and change. The visits will also allow village development and road. ..
  4. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These visits will include open-ended interviews as well as additional questions about social network formation and change. The visits will also allow village development and road. ..
  5. Environmental change and diarrheal disease: A natural experiment
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These visits will include open-ended interviews as well as additional questions about social network formation and change. The visits will also allow village development and road. ..
  6. Environmental change and diarrheal disease
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These visits will include open-ended interviews as well as additional questions about social network formation and change. The visits will also allow village development and road. ..
  7. Environment Change and Diarrheal Disease: A Natural Experiment
    Joseph Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project design takes advantage of previously collected cross-sectional data to mount a longitudinal study of disease transmission at multiple levels of analysis among 21 different communities. ..
  8. Environment Change and Diarrheal Disease: A Natural Experiment
    Joseph N S Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project design takes advantage of previously collected cross-sectional data to mount a longitudinal study of disease transmission at multiple levels of analysis among 21 different communities. ..