Publications


2021

Missing again: US racial and ethnic data for COVID-19 vaccination
Krieger N, Waterman PD, Chen JT, Testa C, Hanage WP. The Lancet.
COVID-19: US federal accountability for entry, spread, and inequities—lessons for the future
Hanage WP, Testa C, Chen JT, Davis L, Pechter E, Seminario P, Santillana M, Krieger N. European Journal of Epidemiology.
US racial and ethnic data for COVID-19 cases: still missing in action
Krieger N, Testa C, Hanage WP, Chen JT. The Lancet.
Time Since Infection and Risks of Future Disease for Individuals with Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in the United States
Menzies NA, Swartwood N, Testa C, Malyuta Y, Hill AN, Marks SM, Cohen T, Salmon JA. Epidemiology.
The target/perpetrator brief-implicit association test (B-IAT): an implicit instrument for efficiently measuring discrimination based on race/ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, weight, and age
Maddalena M, Waterman PD, Breedlove E, Chen JT, Testa C, Reisner SL, Pardee DJ, Mayer KHand Krieger N. BMC Public Health.

2020

Exploring How Epidemic Context Influences Syphilis Screening Impact: A Mathematical Modeling Study
Tuite AR, Testa C, Rönn MM, Bellerose M, Gift T, Fridge J, Molotnikov L, Desmarais C, Berruti Andrés, Menzies N, Malyuta Y, Hsu K, Salomon JA. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Contributed equally.
Impact of effective global tuberculosis control on health and economic outcomes in the United States
Menzies NA, Bellerose M, Testa C, Swartwood N, Malyuta Y, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Date AA, Maloney SA, Bowden SE, Grills AW, Salomon JA. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
The Potential Population-Level Impact of Different Gonorrhea Screening Strategies in Baltimore and San Francisco: An Exploratory Mathematical Modeling Analysis
Rönn MM, Testa C, Tuite AR, Chesson HW, Gift TL, Schumacher C, Williford SL, Zhu L, Bellerose M, Earnest R, Malyuta Y, Hsu KK, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Contributed equally.
Population-level Benefits of Extragenital Gonorrhea Screening Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Exploratory Modeling Analysis
Earnest R, Rönn MM, Bellerose M, Gift T, Berruti AA, Hsu KK, Testa C, Zhu L, Malyuta Y, Menzies NA, Salomon JA. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Press


Attack America’s overlapping miseries: Why going big on relief is an economic, public health and moral imperative
This opinion piece we (Nancy Krieger, Christian Testa, Pamela Waterman and Jarvis Chen) published in the New York Daily News presents a data driven perspective on the concurrent tragedies of economic insecurity and COVID-19. We argue that federal relief addressing both of these needs is urgently necessary.
Workers Tried To Blow The Whistle On COVID Hazards. Then People Died.
This article by Dave Jamieson in the HuffPost featured our work which showed that COVID-19 cases and deaths were consistently preceded by complaints filed with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Working Papers


2021

Intersectional inequities in COVID-19 mortality by race/ethnicity and education in the United States, January 1, 2020–January 31, 2021
Chen JT, Testa C, Waterman PD, Krieger N.
Go big on relief! – repairing the commingled miseries of COVID-19 and US housing and food insecurity
Krieger N, Testa C, Waterman PD, Chen JT.
Plague of US missing COVID-19 data for race/ethnicity: Debacle continues with vaccination data
Krieger N, Waterman PD, Chen JT, Testa C, Santillana M, Hanage WP.

2020

Warning against using static US county-level community data to guide equity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution: Temporal and spatial correlations of community characteristics with COVID-19 cases and deaths vary enormously and are increasingly uninformative
Krieger N, Testa C, Chen JT, Waterman PD, Hanage WP.
The changing political geographies of COVID-19 in the US
Krieger N, Chen JT, Testa C, Hanage WP.
COVID-19: US Federal accountability for entry, spread, and inequities
Hanage WP, Testa C, Chen JT, Davis L, Pechter E, Santillana M, Krieger N.
US racial/ethnic data for COVID-19 cases: Still missing-in-action
Krieger N, Testa C, Chen JT.
Visualizing the lagged connection between COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States: An animation using per capita state-level data (January 22, 2020 – July 8, 2020)
Testa C, Krieger N, Chen JT, Hanage WP.
Defining high-value information for COVID-19 decision-making
Bilinski A, Birger R, Burn S, Chitwood M, Clarke-Deelder E, Copple T, Eaton J, Ehrlich H, Erlendsdottir M, Eshghi S, Farid M, Fitzpatrick M, Giardina J, Gonsalves G, Hsieh YL, Iloglu S, Kao Y, MacKay E, Menzies NA, Mulaney B, Paltiel D, Perniciaro S, Phillips M, Rich K, Salomon JA, Sherak R, Shioda K, Swartwood N, Testa C, Thornhill T, White E, Williamson A, York A, Zhu J, Zhu L. medRxiv. Authors in alphabetical order.

Conference Posters


2019

A User Friendly Web Tool for Exploring Future State-Level TB Outcomes for User-Specified Scenarios
Testa C, Swartwood NA, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Cochran J, Cranston K, Randall LM, Tibbs A, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. National TB Controllers Association Conference. Awarded 2nd place in the poster competition.
Modeling Interventions for TB in the United States: a flexible framework for modelling TB epidemiology and policy effects
Swartwood NA, Testa C, Cohen T, Marks SM, Hill AN, Cochran J, Cranston K, Randall LM, Tibbs A, Salomon JA, Menzies NA. National TB Controllers Association Conference.
Potential benefits of screening for gonorrhea in two urban centers: exploratory mathematical modeling analysis
Rönn MM, Testa C, Tuite AR, Gift TL, Chesson HW, Schumacher C, Humes E, Menzies NA, Earnest R, Bellerose M, Malyuta Y, Hsu K, Salomon JA. STD Prevention Conference. Contributed equally.