Administrative Core

Potter MA, Brown ST, Cooley PC, Sweeney PM, Hershey TB, Gleason SM, Lee BY, Keane CR, Grefenstette  JJ, Burke DS. School Closure As an Influenza Mitigation Strategy: How Variations in Legal Authority and Plan Criteria Can Alter the Impact. BMC Public Health. 2012; 12(1):977. Epub 2012 Nov 14. PMID: 23148556.

Potter MA, Houck OC, Miner K, and Shoaf K. October 2012. The National Health Security Preparedness Index: Opportunity and Challenges. A white paper by the CDC-funded Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers. Prepared with sponsorship by the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Association of Schools of Public Health: Washington, DC.

Potter MA, Brown ST, Lee BY, Grefenstette JJ, Keane CR, Lin CJ, Quinn SC, Stebbins S, Sweeney PM, Burke DS. Preparedness for Pandemics: Does Variation Among States Affect the Nation as a Whole? J Public Health Manag Pract. 2012 May;18(3):233–40. PMID: 22473116.

Brown ST, Tai JHY, Bailey RR, Cooley PC, Wheaton WD, Potter MA, Voorhees RE, LeJeune M, Grefenstette JJ, Burke DS, McGlone SM, and Lee BY. Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania. BMC Public Health. Epub 2011 May 20;11:353. PMID: 21599920.

Lee BY, Brown ST, Cooley P, Grefenstette JJ, Zimmerman RK, Zimmer SM, Potter MA, Rosenfeld R, Wheaton WD, Wiringa E, Bacon KM, Burke DS. Vaccination Deep into a Pandemic Wave: Potential Mechanisms for a "Third Wave" and the Impact of Vaccination. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2010 Nov;39(5):e21–9. PMID: 20965375.

Public Health System Indicators Project

Comfort LK, Scheinert S, Yeo J, Schuh R, Duran L, and Potter MA. Using Bayesian Influence Diagrams to Assess Organizational Performance in 4 California County Health Departments, April–July 2009. J Public Health Manag Pract. Epub 2013 Mar 19. PMID: 23514661

Schuh R, Eichelberger A, Stebbins S, Pomer B, Duran LG, Mahoney JF, Keane CR, Lin CJ, Potter MA. Developing a Measure of Local Agency Adaptation to Emergencies: A Metric. Evaluation and Program Planning. 2012 Nov;35(2012):473–480. Epub 2012 Feb 24. PMID: 22459008.


Legal and Ethical Indicators for Adaptive Response

Sweeney PM, Potter MA, Guclu H, Keane CR, Gleason SM. Network Analysis of State Laws: A Tool for Public Health System Preparedness Research. Am J Public Health (under review).

Grabmair M, Ashley KD, Hwa R, Sweeney PM. Toward Extracting Information from Public Health Statutes using Text Classification Machine Learning. In KM Atkinson (Ed.), Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications: Vol. 235. Legal Knowledge and Information Systems - JURIX 2011: The Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference (pp. 73–82). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IOS Press. doi:10.3233/978-1-60750-981-3-73. Dec 2011.


Preparedness and Adaptive Response Models

Parker J and Epstein JM. A Distributed Platform for Global-Scale Agent-Based Models of Disease Transmission. ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation. 2011 Dec 1,22(1).

Epstein JM, Pankajakshan R, and Hammond R. Combining Computational Fluid Dynamics and Agent-Based Modeling: A New Approach to Evacuation Planning. PLoS One. 2011;6(5):e20139. Epub 2011 May 31. PMID: 21687788.

Parker J. The Inter-Region Epidemic Dynamics Model. Journal of Homeland Security. 7 Feb 2011.White paper from peer reviewed The DHS Science Conference—Fifth Annual University Network Summit presentation.

Lempel H, Hammond R, Epstein JM. Economic Cost and Health Care Workforce Effects of School Closures in the U.S. PLoS Curr. 2009 Oct 5;1:RRN1051. PMID: 20025205.

Decision-Support System for Integrated Adaptive Response

Comfort LK, Scheinert S, Yeo J, Schuh R, Duran L, and Potter MA. Using Bayesian Influence Diagrams to Assess Organizational Performance in 4 California County Health Departments, April–July 2009. J Public Health Manag Pract. Epub 2013 Mar 19. PMID: 23514661

Skertich RL, Johnson DEA, Comfort LK. A Bad Time for Disaster: Economic Stress and Disaster Resilience. Administration & Society. Epub 2012 Jul 5.


H1N1 Influenza: Attitudes towards Vaccines and Emergency Use Authorization Drugs—A National Survey

Quinn SC, Parmer J, Freimuth VS, Hilyard KM, Musa D, and Kim KH. Exploring Communication, Trust in Government, and Vaccination Intention Later in the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic: Results of a National Survey. Biosecur Bioterror. Epub 2013 Apr 25. PMID: 23617721

Kumar S, Quinn SC, Kim KH, Daniel LH, Freimuth VS. The Impact of Workplace Policies and Other Social Factors on Self-Reported Influenza-Like Illness Incidence during the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jan;102(1):134–40. Epub 2011 Nov 28. PMID: 22095353.

Kumar S, Quinn SC, Kim KH, Musa D, Hilyard LM, Freimuth VS. The Social Ecological Model as a Framework for Determinants of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Uptake in the United States. Health Educ Behav. 2012 Apr;39(2):229-43. Epub 2011 Oct 7. PMID: 21984692.

Quinn SC, Kumar S, Freimuth V, Musa D, Casteneda-Angarita N, and Kidwell K. Racial Disparities in Exposure, Susceptibility, and Access to Health Care in the U.S. H1N1 Influenza Pandemic. Am J Public Health. 2011 Feb;101(2):285–93. Epub 2010 Dec 16. PMID: 21164098.

Hilyard K, Freimuth V, Musa D, Kumar S, and Quinn SC. The Vagaries of Public Support for Government Actions in Case of a Pandemic. Health Affairs. 2010 Dec;29(12):2294–2301. PMID: 21134932.

Quinn SC, Kumar S, Freimuth VS, Kidwell K, and Musa D. Public Willingness to Take a Vaccine or Drug under Emergency Use Authorization during the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic. Biosecur Bioterror. 2009 Sep;7(3):275–90. PMID: 19775200.


Modeling Behavior Change in the H1N1 Pandemic

Durham DP, Casman EA, and Albert SM. Deriving Behavior Model Parameters from Survey Data: Self-Protective Behavior Adoption During the 2009-2010 Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic. Risk Anal. 2012 Dec;32(12):2020-31. Epub 2012 May 7. PMID: 22563796.