John J Grefenstette

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc FRED (a Framework for Reconstructing Epidemic Dynamics): an open-source software system for modeling infectious diseases and control strategies using census-based populations
    John J Grefenstette
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:940. 2013
  2. pmc School closure as an influenza mitigation strategy: how variations in legal authority and plan criteria can alter the impact
    Margaret A Potter
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:977. 2012
  3. pmc A computer simulation of vaccine prioritization, allocation, and rationing during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:4875-9. 2010
  4. pmc Vaccination deep into a pandemic wave potential mechanisms for a "third wave" and the impact of vaccination
    Bruce Y Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:e21-9. 2010
  5. pmc The benefits to all of ensuring equal and timely access to influenza vaccines in poor communities
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1141-50. 2011
  6. pmc Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania
    Shawn T Brown
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:353. 2011
  7. pmc Simulating school closure strategies to mitigate an influenza epidemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:252-61. 2010
  8. pmc Policies to reduce influenza in the workplace: impact assessments using an agent-based model
    Supriya Kumar
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1406-11. 2013
  9. pmc Dynamic simulation of crime perpetration and reporting to examine community intervention strategies
    Michael A Yonas
    1Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:87S-97S. 2013
  10. pmc A game dynamic model for vaccine skeptics and vaccine believers: measles as an example
    Eunha Shim
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Theor Biol 295:194-203. 2012

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Publications11

  1. pmc FRED (a Framework for Reconstructing Epidemic Dynamics): an open-source software system for modeling infectious diseases and control strategies using census-based populations
    John J Grefenstette
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:940. 2013
    ..Finally, public health planners must take into account the health behavior patterns of the population, patterns that often vary according to socioeconomic factors such as race, household income, and education levels...
  2. pmc School closure as an influenza mitigation strategy: how variations in legal authority and plan criteria can alter the impact
    Margaret A Potter
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:977. 2012
    ..Questions remained about whether, when, and for how long to close schools and about which agencies and officials had legal authority over school closures...
  3. pmc A computer simulation of vaccine prioritization, allocation, and rationing during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:4875-9. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Vaccination deep into a pandemic wave potential mechanisms for a "third wave" and the impact of vaccination
    Bruce Y Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:e21-9. 2010
    ..In December 2009, when the H1N1 influenza pandemic appeared to be subsiding, public health officials and unvaccinated individuals faced the question of whether continued H1N1 immunization was still worthwhile...
  5. pmc The benefits to all of ensuring equal and timely access to influenza vaccines in poor communities
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1141-50. 2011
    ..Thus, policy makers across the country, in poor and wealthy areas alike, have an incentive to ensure that poorer residents have equal access to vaccines...
  6. pmc Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania
    Shawn T Brown
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:353. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Simulating school closure strategies to mitigate an influenza epidemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:252-61. 2010
    ..The ongoing 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic has provided an unparalleled opportunity to test interventions with the most up-to-date simulations...
  8. pmc Policies to reduce influenza in the workplace: impact assessments using an agent-based model
    Supriya Kumar
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1406-11. 2013
    ..We examined the impact of access to paid sick days (PSDs) and stay-at-home behavior on the influenza attack rate in workplaces...
  9. pmc Dynamic simulation of crime perpetration and reporting to examine community intervention strategies
    Michael A Yonas
    1Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:87S-97S. 2013
    ..To develop a conceptual computational agent-based model (ABM) to explore community-wide versus spatially focused crime reporting interventions to reduce community crime perpetrated by youth...
  10. pmc A game dynamic model for vaccine skeptics and vaccine believers: measles as an example
    Eunha Shim
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Theor Biol 295:194-203. 2012
    ..This research illustrates the importance of public education on vaccine safety and infection risk in order to maintain vaccination levels that are sufficient to maintain herd immunity...
  11. pmc A computer simulation of employee vaccination to mitigate an influenza epidemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:247-57. 2010
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