Daniel J Westreich

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of group testing algorithms for case identification in the presence of test error
    Hae Young Kim
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 3107 E McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Biometrics 63:1152-63. 2007
  2. pmc Propensity score estimation: neural networks, support vector machines, decision trees (CART), and meta-classifiers as alternatives to logistic regression
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:826-33. 2010
  3. pmc Representation of women and pregnant women in HIV research: a limited systematic review
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e73398. 2013
  4. pmc Effect of pulmonary tuberculosis on mortality in patients receiving HAART
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    AIDS 23:707-15. 2009
  5. pmc Tuberculosis treatment and risk of stavudine substitution in first-line antiretroviral therapy
    Daniel J Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1617-23. 2009
  6. pmc Invited commentary: positivity in practice
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:674-7; discussion 678-81. 2010
  7. pmc Optimizing screening for acute human immunodeficiency virus infection with pooled nucleic acid amplification tests
    Daniel J Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1785-92. 2008
  8. pmc A comparison of methods to estimate the hazard ratio under conditions of time-varying confounding and nonpositivity
    Ashley I Naimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Epidemiology 22:718-23. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of group testing algorithms for case identification in the presence of test error
    Hae Young Kim
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 3107 E McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Biometrics 63:1152-63. 2007
    ..The methodology is illustrated by comparing different pooling algorithms for the detection of individuals recently infected with HIV in North Carolina and Malawi...
  2. pmc Propensity score estimation: neural networks, support vector machines, decision trees (CART), and meta-classifiers as alternatives to logistic regression
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:826-33. 2010
    ..Our objective in this review was to assess machine learning alternatives to logistic regression, which may accomplish the same goals but with fewer assumptions or greater accuracy...
  3. pmc Representation of women and pregnant women in HIV research: a limited systematic review
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e73398. 2013
    ..HIV-related outcomes may be affected by biological sex and by pregnancy. Including women in general and pregnant women in particular in HIV-related research is important for generalizability of findings...
  4. pmc Effect of pulmonary tuberculosis on mortality in patients receiving HAART
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    AIDS 23:707-15. 2009
    ..To estimate the effect of ongoing treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) at time of initiation of HAART on subsequent risk of death...
  5. pmc Tuberculosis treatment and risk of stavudine substitution in first-line antiretroviral therapy
    Daniel J Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1617-23. 2009
    ..We estimated the effect of TB treatment on risk of stavudine substitution among individuals receiving first-line HAART...
  6. pmc Invited commentary: positivity in practice
    Daniel Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:674-7; discussion 678-81. 2010
    ..In addition, the commentators illustrate positivity in simple 2 x 2 tables, as well as detail some ways in which epidemiologists may examine their data for nonpositivity and deal with violations of positivity in practice...
  7. pmc Optimizing screening for acute human immunodeficiency virus infection with pooled nucleic acid amplification tests
    Daniel J Westreich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1785-92. 2008
    ..Used selectively and carefully, the simple models developed here can guide the selection of a pooling algorithm for the detection of AHI cases in a wide variety of settings...
  8. pmc A comparison of methods to estimate the hazard ratio under conditions of time-varying confounding and nonpositivity
    Ashley I Naimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Epidemiology 22:718-23. 2011
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