Selected recent publications (all publications can be found here):

  1. Zhou Z, Thompson RN, Kolaczyk ED, White LF. Estimation of heterogeneous instantaneous reproduction numbers with application to characterize SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Massachusetts counties. Plos Comput Biol. 2022;18(9):e1010434.
  2. Horsburgh CR, Jo Y, Nichols B, Jenkins HE, Russell CA, White LF. The contribution of reinfection to annual rate of tuberculosis infection (ARI) and incidence of TB disease. Clin Infect Dis, 2022 Jun 6;ciac451. PMID: 35666515
  3. Li W, White LF, Kolaczyk ED. Estimation of local time-varying reproduction numbers in noisy surveillance data. Phil Trans A,
  4. Li W, Kolczyk ED, White LF. Projecting Quarantine Utilization during a Pandemic. Am J Public Health 2022,
  5. Rodriguez C, Li T, Self JL, Jenkins HE, Horsburgh CR, White LF. Genotyping indicates marked heterogeneity of tuberculosis transmission in the United States, 2009–2018. Epi Inf,
  6. Leavitt SV, Horsburgh CR, Lee R, Tibbs A, Jenkins HE , White LF. What can genetic relatedness tell us about risk factors for tuberculosis transmission? Epidemiology, 2022 Jan 1;33(1):55-64. PMID: 34847084 PMCID: PMC8638913
  7. Li T, White LF. Bayesian back-calculation and nowcasting for line list data during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021 Plos Comp Biol, 2021 Jul 12;17(7):e1009210. PMID: 34252078 PMCID: PMC8297945
  8. Leavitt SV, Jenkins HE, Sebastiani P, Lee RS, Horsburgh Jr., CR, Tibbs AM, White LF. Estimation of the generation interval using pair-wise relative transmission probabilities. Biostatistics, 2021 Feb 2:kxaa059. PMID: 33527996.
  9. White LF, Moser CB, Thompson R, Pagano M. Statistical estimation of the reproductive number from case notification data: a review. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 6;190(4):611-620. PMID: 3303434.
  10. White LF, Jiang W, Ma Y, So-Armah K, Samet JH, Cheng DM. Tutorial in Biostatistics: The Use of Generalized Additive Models to Evaluate Alcohol Consumption as an Exposure Variable. Drug Alcohol Depend, 2020 Feb 27;209:107944.
  11. Leavitt SV, Lee RS, Sebastiani P, Horsburgh CR, Jenkins HE, White LF. Estimating the Relative Probability of Direct Transmission between Infectious Disease Patients. Int J Epi,
  12. Ma Y, Jenkins HE, Sebastiani P, Ellner JJ, Jones-Lopez EC, Dietze R, Horsburgh CR, White LF. Using cure models to estimate the serial interval of tuberculosis with limited follow-up. Am J Epidemiol, accepted.
  13. McIntosh AI, Jenkins HE, Horsburgh CR, Jones-Lopez E, Whalen C, Gaeddert M, Marques-Rodrigues P, Ellner JJ, Dietze R, White LF. Partitioning the risk of tuberculosis transmission in household contact studies. PLoS One. 2019;14(10):e0223966.  PMID: 31639145; PMCID: PMC6804987.
  14. Freiman JM, Wang J, Easterbrook PJ, Horsburgh CR, Marinucci F, White LF, Kamkamidze G, Krajden M, Loarec A, Njouom R, Nguyen KV, Shiha G, Soliman R, Solomon S, Tsertsvadze T, Denkinger CM, Linas BP. Deriving the optimal limit of detection for an HCV point-of-care test for viraemic infection: analysis of a multi-country dataset. J Hepatol. 2019 Feb 20. pii: S0168-8278(19)30125-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.02.011. PMID: 30797050 PMCID: PMC6236756
  15. Barocas JA, White LF, Wang J, Bernson D, Land T, Walley AY, LaRochelle MR, Morgan JR, Samet JH, Linas BP. Prevalence of opioid use disorder in Massachusetts, annual estimates from 2011 through 2015. Am J Public Health. 2018 Dec;108(12):1675-1681. PMID: 30359112 PMCID: PMC6236756
  16. McIntosh AI, Jenkins HE, White LF, Narnard M, Thomson D, Dolby T, Simpson J, Streicher EM, Kleinman MB, Ragan EJ, van Helden PD, Murray MB, Warren RM, Jacobson KR. Using routinely collected laboratory data to identify high rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis burden communities in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: a retrospective spatiotemporal analysis.  PLoS Med. 2018 Aug 21;15(8):e1002638. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002638. eCollection 2018 Aug. PubMed PMID: 30130377; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6103505.
  17. Ma Y, Horsburgh CR, White LF, Jenkins H. Quantifying TB transmission: a systematic review of reproduction number and serial interval estimates for tuberculosis. Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Sep;146(12):1478-1494. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818001760. PMID: 29970199; PMCID: PMC6092233. (co-senior author)
  18. Barocas JA, Wang J, White LF, Tasillo A, Salomon JA, Freedberg KA, Linas BP. Hepatitis C Testing Increased Among Baby Boomers Following The 2012 Change To CDC Testing Recommendations. Health Affairs 2017 Dec;36(12):2142-2150. PMID: 29200354 PMCID: PMC5721349.
  19. McIntosh A, Doros G, Jones-Lopez E, Gaeddert M, Jenkins HJ, Marques-Rodrigues P, Ellner J, Dietze R, White LF. Extensions to Bayesian Generalized Linear Mixed Effects Models for Household Tuberculosis Transmission. Stat Med. 2017, 36(16):2522-2532. PMID: 28370491
  20. Moser, CB and White LF. Estimating Age-specific Reproductive Numbers. Stat Methods Med Res, 2016 1:962280216673676. PMID: 2857152