Samuel Stebbins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Using nonpharmaceutical interventions to prevent influenza transmission in elementary school children: parent and teacher perspectives
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:112-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Public Health Area of Concentration: a model for integration into medical school curricula
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Practice, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S237-41. 2011
  3. pmc Reduction in the incidence of influenza A but not influenza B associated with use of hand sanitizer and cough hygiene in schools: a randomized controlled trial
    Samuel Stebbins
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:921-6. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of rapid influenza testing of children in a community setting
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Practice, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:104-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The effect of grade on compliance using nonpharmaceutical interventions to reduce influenza in an urban elementary school setting
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Practice, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:65-71. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Developing a measure of local agency adaptation to emergencies: a metric
    Russell G Schuh
    Office of Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, United States
    Eval Program Plann 35:473-80. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The adaptive response metric: toward an all-hazards tool for planning, decision support, and after-action analytics
    Margaret A Potter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Public Health Practice, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S49-54. 2013
  8. pmc Preparedness for pandemics: does variation among states affect the nation as a whole?
    Margaret A Potter
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:233-40. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Compliance with a multilayered nonpharmaceutical intervention in an urban elementary school setting
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:316-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Household transmission of influenza A and B in a school-based study of non-pharmaceutical interventions
    Andrew S Azman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Epidemics 5:181-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Using nonpharmaceutical interventions to prevent influenza transmission in elementary school children: parent and teacher perspectives
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:112-7. 2009
    ..This project assessed which nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) are most acceptable to parents and teachers of school children in grades K-5 to K-8 in Pittsburgh public schools...
  2. doi request reprint Public Health Area of Concentration: a model for integration into medical school curricula
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Practice, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S237-41. 2011
    ..The Public Health AOC is a simple model for incorporating many key aspects of public health into medical education and can be duplicated by any university that is willing to create partnerships and work across boundaries...
  3. pmc Reduction in the incidence of influenza A but not influenza B associated with use of hand sanitizer and cough hygiene in schools: a randomized controlled trial
    Samuel Stebbins
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:921-6. 2011
    ..Laboratory-based evidence is lacking regarding the efficacy of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as alcohol-based hand sanitizer and respiratory hygiene to reduce the spread of influenza...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of rapid influenza testing of children in a community setting
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Practice, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:104-9. 2011
    ..However, investigators have shown sensitivities ranging from 22% to 77% in community settings...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of grade on compliance using nonpharmaceutical interventions to reduce influenza in an urban elementary school setting
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Practice, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:65-71. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether age (as estimated by grade) plays any role in this ability...
  6. doi request reprint Developing a measure of local agency adaptation to emergencies: a metric
    Russell G Schuh
    Office of Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, United States
    Eval Program Plann 35:473-80. 2012
    ..Such information should provide a foundation for comparing variations in performance and outcomes to various types of emergencies that vary in their severity and focus...
  7. ncbi request reprint The adaptive response metric: toward an all-hazards tool for planning, decision support, and after-action analytics
    Margaret A Potter
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Public Health Practice, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:S49-54. 2013
    ..Pilot testing of the Adaptive Response Metric indicates its utility for emergency planning, real-time decision making, and after-action analytics. ..
  8. pmc Preparedness for pandemics: does variation among states affect the nation as a whole?
    Margaret A Potter
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:233-40. 2012
    ..Since states' public health systems differ as to pandemic preparedness, this study explored whether such heterogeneity among states could affect the nation's overall influenza rate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Compliance with a multilayered nonpharmaceutical intervention in an urban elementary school setting
    Samuel Stebbins
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:316-24. 2010
    ..If this can be done successfully, it may be a preferable pandemic mitigation strategy to much more disruptive strategies such as whole-scale school closure...
  10. doi request reprint Household transmission of influenza A and B in a school-based study of non-pharmaceutical interventions
    Andrew S Azman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Epidemics 5:181-6. 2013
    ..Though our results suggest a potential effect, we found no statistically significant effect of school-based non-pharmaceutical interventions on transmission in symptomatic children's homes. ..
  11. doi request reprint Preserving lessons learned in disease outbreaks and other emergency responses
    Samuel Stebbins
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:467-71. 2010
    ..These missed opportunities inhibit the public health system's ability to improve, change and adapt in an organized way...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc State courts and public health: building partnerships to enhance preparedness
    Patricia M Sweeney
    Preparedness Law and Policy Program, Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto St, A 734 Crabtree Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:87-91. 2010
    ..The tools and resources developed through this collaboration can readily be adapted to assist other jurisdictions nationwide in their efforts to ensure that their judicial systems are similarly prepared...
  14. doi request reprint Research findings from nonpharmaceutical intervention studies for pandemic influenza and current gaps in the research
    Allison E Aiello
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:251-8. 2010
    ..The current novel influenza A (H1N1) pandemic underscores the importance of influenza research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus: disease and vaccine update, 2007
    Samuel Stebbins
    Graduate School of Public Health Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, and Center for Public Health Preparedness, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:S6-11. 2007
    ..RotaTeq is recommended for general use by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Family Practice, and American Academy of Pediatrics...