Works (33)

Updated: April 3rd, 2024 18:16

2023 journal article

Assessing Livestock Production Practices on Small-Scale Multi-Species Farms Located on Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands

ANIMALS, 13(4).

By: S. Rhea n, B. Camacho n, C. Amoriello n, M. Correa n, G. Lewbart n, M. Cruz*, A. Velez*, P. Castillo*, M. Pairis-Garcia n

author keywords: Galapagos Islands; animal welfare; production animal; antimicrobial resistance; ecosystem health; conservation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Assessing the impact of the early COVID-19 era on antibiotic resistant threats in inpatient settings: A mixed-Poisson regression approach

American Journal of Infection Control, 51(10), 1089–1094.

By: R. Bloch n & S. Rhea n

author keywords: Clostridioides difficile; Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; Health disparities; Admission rates; Health care cost
TL;DR: Despite decreases in C. difficile and most MRSA infections, the early COVID-19 pandemic period saw continued increases in MRSA septicemia admissions in North Carolina, and mean total costs by infection type nearly doubled mean costs among CO VID-19 admissions. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: May 26, 2023

2023 journal article

Geographic Variability, Seasonality, and Increase in ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Harmful Blue-Green Algae Calls-United States and Canada, 2010-2022

TOXINS, 15(8).

By: R. Bloch n, G. Faulkner n, E. Hilborn n, T. Wismer*, N. Martin* & S. Rhea n

author keywords: harmful blue-green algae; ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center; surveillance; cyanobacteria; sentinels
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 5, 2023

2023 article

Presence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing <i>Escherichia coli</i> in Food-Producing and Companion Animals and Wildlife on Small-Holder Farms of Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands

Rhea, S., Gensler, C., Atlaw, N., Pairis-Garcia, M., Lewbart, G. A., Valentine, A., … Jacob, M. E. (2023, November 22). VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES, Vol. 11.

By: S. Rhea n, C. Gensler n, N. Atlaw n, M. Pairis-Garcia n, G. Lewbart n, A. Valentine n, M. Cruz*, P. Castillo* ...

author keywords: ESBL-E. coli; Galapagos Islands; conservation; antimicrobial resistance; multidrug resistance; surveillance
TL;DR: These results lend support for future routine AR monitoring activities at the livestock-wildlife interface in Galápagos to characterize potential interspecies transmission of AR bacteria and AR genes and to formulate interventions to reduce AR spread in this setting. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: January 29, 2024

2022 journal article

Enhancing the prediction of hospitalization from a COVID-19 agent-based model: A Bayesian method for model parameter estimation

PLOS ONE, 17(3), e0264704.

Ed(s): A. de Sire

MeSH headings : COVID-19 / epidemiology; COVID-19 / therapy; Hospitalization; Humans; Models, Biological; North Carolina / epidemiology; Predictive Value of Tests; SARS-CoV-2
TL;DR: It is proposed that even in tumultuous scenarios with limited information like the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, straightforward approaches like this one with discrete, attainable inputs can improve ABMs to better support stakeholders. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 12, 2022

2022 journal article

Estimate of undetected severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in acute-care hospital settings using an individual-based microsimulation model

Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 9, 1–10.

MeSH headings : Humans; COVID-19 / diagnosis; COVID-19 / epidemiology; SARS-CoV-2; Asymptomatic Infections / epidemiology; COVID-19 Testing; Hospitals
TL;DR: Serial antigen testing identified >85% of asymptomatic infections and resulted in fewer false positives with less cost per identified infection compared to combined antigen plus PCR testing. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: September 12, 2022

2022 journal article

Estimates of Presumed Population Immunity to SARS-CoV-2 by State in the United States, August 2021

Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 9(2).

By: M. Stoner*, F. Angulo*, S. Rhea n, L. Brown*, J. Atwell*, J. Nguyen*, J. McLaughlin*, D. Swerdlow*, P. MacDonald*

author keywords: COVID-19 vaccination; population immunity; SARS-CoV-2
TL;DR: The US remains a distance below the threshold sufficient to disrupt viral transmission, with some states remarkably low, and it is critical that vaccination efforts intensify across all states and ages for which the vaccines are approved. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: March 28, 2022

2022 journal article

Incorporation of near-real-time hospital occupancy data to improve hospitalization forecast accuracy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Infectious Disease Modelling, 7(1), 277–285.

By: A. Preiss*, E. Hadley*, K. Jones*, M. Stoner*, C. Kery*, P. Baumgartner, G. Bobashev*, J. Tenenbaum* ...

TL;DR: The results suggest that future pandemic hospitalization forecasting efforts should prioritize early inclusion of hospital occupancy data to maximize accuracy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID
Added: April 8, 2022

2022 journal article

Substance use disorder treatment providers’ knowledge and opinions toward testing and treatment of chronic hepatitis C in rural North Carolina.

Journal of Rural Mental Health.

By: D. Evon, C. Hurt, D. Carpenter, S. Rhea*, C. Hennessy & W. Zule

TL;DR: Data from prescribing and non-prescribing SUD providers suggest opportunities to develop or expand integrated care models for HCV testing/treatment in PWID in rural Appalachian North Carolina. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2021 journal article

Lessons learned from the rapid development of a statewide simulation model for predicting COVID-19's impact on healthcare resources and capacity

PLOS ONE, 16(11).

Ed(s): A. Villaverde

MeSH headings : COVID-19 / epidemiology; Delivery of Health Care; Forecasting; Hospital Bed Capacity / statistics & numerical data; Hospitalization / trends; Humans; Intensive Care Units / trends; North Carolina / epidemiology; Pandemics / statistics & numerical data
TL;DR: RTI adapted a previously developed geospatially explicit healthcare facility network model to predict COVID-19’s impact on healthcare resources and capacity in NC and described key steps taken, challenges faced, and lessons learned from adapting and implementing the model. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2022

2021 article

North Carolina COVID-19 Agent-Based Model Framework for Hospitalization Forecasting Overview, Design Concepts, and Details Protocol

(2021, June 8).

Sarah Rhea

Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2021 journal article

Pharmacist attitudes and provision of harm reduction services in North Carolina: an exploratory study

Harm Reduction Journal, 18(1).

By: R. Parry*, W. Zule*, C. Hurt*, D. Evon*, S. Rhea* & D. Carpenter*

MeSH headings : Attitude of Health Personnel; Drug Users; Harm Reduction; Humans; North Carolina; Pharmacists; Substance Abuse, Intravenous
TL;DR: Although most pharmacies distributed naloxone and sold non-prescription syringes, pharmacy store policies and personal beliefs inhibited nalOXone and non- Prescription syringe dispensing, particularly for rural NC residents. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2020 conference paper

Assessing Strain On Hospital Capacity During A Localized Epidemic Using A Calibrated Hospitalization Microsimulation

2020 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC).

TL;DR: An existing hospitalization microsimulation of North Carolina is adapted to assess the impact of a localized epidemic of a fictitious pathogen on inpatient hospital bed availability in the same locale to explore how variability in the duration and severity of an epidemic affects hospital capacity in different North Carolina counties. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2020 journal article

Contextual, Social and Epidemiological Characteristics of the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Likati Health Zone, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017

Frontiers in Public Health, 8.

By: K. Grimes*, B. Ngoyi*, K. Stolka*, J. Hemingway-Foday*, L. Lubula*, M. Mossoko*, A. Okitandjate*, P. MacDonald* ...

MeSH headings : Democratic Republic of the Congo / epidemiology; Disease Outbreaks; Ebolavirus; Epidemics; Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola / diagnosis; Humans
TL;DR: The role that several factors played in the trajectory of the epidemic, including traditional healers, insufficient knowledge of epidemiological case definitions, a lack of community-based surveillance systems and tools, and remote geography are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: May 24, 2023

2020 journal article

Mitigating the Risk of Infectious Diseases Among Rural Drug Users in Western North Carolina: Results of the Southern Appalachia Test, Link, Care (SA‐TLC) Health Care Provider Survey

The Journal of Rural Health, 36(2), 208–216.

MeSH headings : Drug Users; HIV Infections / epidemiology; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Health Personnel; Hepatitis C / epidemiology; Hepatitis C / prevention & control; Humans; North Carolina / epidemiology; Opioid-Related Disorders / epidemiology; Prevalence; Risk Factors; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: The authors' findings provide insights to inform health infrastructure improvement and to inform strategies for preventing injection drug use (IDU)-associated outbreaks of bloodborne infectious diseases in southern Appalachia. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: May 24, 2023

2020 journal article

Modeling Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Network (MInD-Healthcare) Framework for Describing and Reporting Multidrug-resistant Organism and Healthcare-Associated Infections Agent-based Modeling Methods

Clinical Infectious Diseases, 3.

MeSH headings : Communicable Diseases / epidemiology; Delivery of Health Care; Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial; Humans; Reproducibility of Results; Systems Analysis
TL;DR: The MInD-Healthcare framework provides a standardized way of describing and reporting models thereby instilling confidence in the reproducibility and generalizability of such models and will improve the quality of evidence generated utilizing these models. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2020 journal article

Modeling inpatient and outpatient antibiotic stewardship interventions to reduce the burden of Clostridioides difficile infection in a regional healthcare network

PLOS ONE, 15(6), e0234031.

By: S. Rhea*, K. Jones*, S. Endres-Dighe*, B. Munoz*, D. Weber*, R. Hilscher*, J. MacFarquhar*, E. Sickbert-Bennett* ...

Ed(s): M. Tizzoni

MeSH headings : Antimicrobial Stewardship / statistics & numerical data; Clostridioides difficile / physiology; Clostridium Infections / prevention & control; Cross Infection / prevention & control; Drug Prescriptions / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Inpatients / statistics & numerical data; Models, Statistical; Outpatients / statistics & numerical data; Risk
TL;DR: The results support the potential importance of LTCF and outpatient antibiotic stewardship efforts on network CDI burden and add to the evidence that a coordinated approach to antibiotics stewardship across multiple facilities, including inpatient and outpatient settings, within a regional healthcare network could be an effective strategy to reduce networkCDI burden. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2020 journal article

Surveillance system assessment in Guinea: Training needed to strengthen data quality and analysis, 2016

PLOS ONE, 15(6), e0234796.

By: D. Collins*, S. Rhea*, B. Diallo*, M. Bah*, F. Yattara, R. Keleba*, P. MacDonald*

Ed(s): J. Schieffelin

MeSH headings : Community Health Planning / statistics & numerical data; Data Accuracy; Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data; Epidemiological Monitoring; Guinea; Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola / epidemiology; Humans; Public Health / education; Research Design
TL;DR: Assessment findings suggest low sensitivity of the case-based disease surveillance system in Boffa, and recommend additional training and support to improve surveillance data quality and enhance Guinean public health workforce capacity to use these data. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2019 journal article

Creation of a Geospatially Explicit, Agent-based Model of a Regional Healthcare Network with Application to Clostridioides difficile Infection

Health Security, 17(4), 276–290.

By: S. Rhea*, R. Hilscher, J. Rineer, B. Munoz, K. Jones, S. Endres-Dighe, L. DiBiase*, E. Sickbert-Bennett* ...

author keywords: Geospatial; Agent-based model; Synthetic population; Healthcare-associated infection; Clostridioides difficile infection; Healthcare network
MeSH headings : Clostridioides difficile / pathogenicity; Clostridium Infections / epidemiology; Clostridium Infections / mortality; Cross Infection / epidemiology; Health Facilities; Humans; Spatial Analysis; Systems Analysis
TL;DR: The ABM's potential to detect network areas where disease risk is high; simulate and evaluate interventions to protect public health; adapt to other geographic locations and healthcare-associated infections, including emerging pathogens; and meaningfully translate results to public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and policymakers are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: September 9, 2019

2019 conference paper

On Calibrating a Microsimulation of Patient Movement Through a Healthcare Network

2019 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC).

By: K. Jones*, B. Munoz*, J. Rineer*, G. Bobashev*, R. Hilscher* & S. Rhea*

TL;DR: This microsimulation model is a base model that can be enhanced with various disease-specific agent-based health modules and calibrated the model to simulate patient movement in North Carolina, where over 1 million hospital admissions occur annually. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2018 journal article

Assessing the Surveillance System for Priority Zoonotic Diseases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017

Health Security, 16(S1), S-44-S-53.

By: K. Stolka*, B. Ngoyi*, K. Grimes*, J. Hemingway-Foday*, L. Lubula*, A. Magazani*, J. Bikuku*, M. Mossoko* ...

MeSH headings : Animals; Communicable Diseases / epidemiology; Data Collection / standards; Democratic Republic of the Congo / epidemiology; Disease Outbreaks / prevention & control; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Health Personnel / standards; Humans; Population Surveillance / methods; Public Health / standards; Surveys and Questionnaires; Zoonoses
TL;DR: A surveillance system assessment in Kinshasa and Haut Katanga provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for nationally identified priority zoonotic diseases found that health workers either had not been recently or ever trained in surveillance methods and that their knowledge of case definitions was low. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2018 journal article

HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Implementation at Local Health Departments: A Statewide Assessment of Activities and Barriers

JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 77(1), 72–77.

By: H. Zhang*, S. Rhea*, C. Hurt*, V. Mobley*, H. Swygard*, A. Seña*, M. McKellar*

MeSH headings : Adult; Anti-HIV Agents / therapeutic use; Attitude of Health Personnel; Female; HIV Infections / drug therapy; HIV Infections / epidemiology; HIV Infections / prevention & control; Health Personnel / education; Health Plan Implementation; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis; Referral and Consultation; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: PrEP prescribing and referral among LHDs in NC remains extremely limited, and increased PrEP-related training and support for LHD-based providers could enhance PrEP access, especially in rural and underserved areas. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2018 journal article

Integrated Hepatitis C Testing and Linkage to Care at a Local Health Department Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic: Determining Essential Resources and Evaluating Outcomes

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 45(4), 229–232.

By: S. Rhea*, A. Seña*, A. Hilton*, C. Hurt*, D. Wohl* & A. Fleischauer*

MeSH headings : Aged; Clinical Laboratory Techniques; Female; Health Education; Health Resources; Health Services Accessibility / economics; Health Services Accessibility / organization & administration; Hepacivirus / immunology; Hepatitis C / diagnosis; Hepatitis C / epidemiology; Hepatitis C Antibodies / blood; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Outcome Assessment, Health Care; Referral and Consultation; Risk Factors; Sexual Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / epidemiology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control
TL;DR: It is concluded that essential program resources include reflex HCV ribonucleic acid testing; a dedicated bridge counselor to provide test results, health education, and linkage-to-care assistance; and referral relationships for local HCV management and treatment. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: May 24, 2023

2017 journal article

Hospitalizations for Endocarditis and Associated Health Care Costs Among Persons with Diagnosed Drug Dependence — North Carolina, 2010–2015

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 66(22), 569–573.

By: A. Fleischauer*, L. Ruhl*, S. Rhea* & E. Barnes*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Endocarditis / therapy; Female; Health Care Costs / statistics & numerical data; Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina; Substance-Related Disorders / diagnosis; Substance-Related Disorders / economics; Young Adult
TL;DR: To reduce the risk for morbidity and mortality related to opioid-associated endocarditis, public health programs and health care systems should consider collaborating to implement syringe service programs, harm reduction strategies, and opioid treatment programs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2016 journal article

Hepatitis B Reverse Seroconversion and Transmission in a Hemodialysis Center: A Public Health Investigation and Case Report

American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 68(2), 292–295.

By: S. Rhea*, A. Moorman, R. Pace*, V. Mobley*, J. MacFarquhar*, E. Robinson*, T. Hayden, H. Thai ...

MeSH headings : Aged, 80 and over; Ambulatory Care Facilities; Female; Hepatitis B / blood; Hepatitis B / transmission; Hepatitis B Antibodies / blood; Humans; Public Health; Renal Dialysis; Seroconversion
TL;DR: HBV transmission occurred after an HIV-positive hemodialysis patient with transplant-related immunosuppression experienced HBV reverse seroconversion and reactivation, and providers should be aware of this possibility, and maintain stringent infection control. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2016 journal article

Hepatitis C in North Carolina: Two Epidemics With One Public Health Response

North Carolina Medical Journal, 77(3), 190–192.

By: S. Rhea*, A. Fleischauer*, E. Foust* & M. Davies*

MeSH headings : Hepatitis C / diagnosis; Hepatitis C / epidemiology; Hepatitis C / therapy; Humans; North Carolina / epidemiology; Public Health Practice
TL;DR: An emerging epidemic of acute HCV infection has been recognized among young persons who inject drugs and live in rural, resource-poor areas, and new hot spots have been identified in central Appalachian states. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2014 journal article

Notes from the field: atypical pneumonia in three members of an extended family - South Carolina and north Carolina, july-august 2013.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. https://europepmc.org/articles/PMC5779437

Sarah Rhea

Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2014 journal article

Risk Factors for Hospitalization After Dog Bite Injury: A Case-cohort Study of Emergency Department Visits

Academic Emergency Medicine, 21(2), 196–203.

By: S. Rhea*, D. Weber*, C. Poole* & C. Cairns*

Ed(s): M. Mello

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Animals; Bites and Stings / complications; Bites and Stings / therapy; Child; Child, Preschool; Cohort Studies; Dogs; Emergency Service, Hospital; Female; Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Infant; Logistic Models; Male; Middle Aged; Multivariate Analysis; Odds Ratio; Risk Factors; Wound Infection / etiology; Young Adult
TL;DR: The strongest association was for a modifiable risk factor, infection, which may inform best practices for initial care of patients with dog bite injuries and the development of novel protocols for following patients to reduce infections and subsequent hospitalizations. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2014 journal article

Use of statewide emergency department surveillance data to assess incidence of animal bite injuries among humans in North Carolina

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 244(5), 597–603.

By: S. Rhea*, D. Weber*, C. Poole*, A. Waller*, A. Ising* & C. Williams*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Animals; Bites and Stings / epidemiology; Cats; Child; Child, Preschool; Dogs; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Female; Humans; Incidence; Infant; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Population Surveillance; Rats; Young Adult
TL;DR: Investigation of incidence of animal bite injuries among humans in North Carolina by use of statewide emergency department visit data and species-specific bite incidence statewide and in various subpopulations may inform and renew interest in targeted animal bite prevention efforts. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2012 journal article

Using ICD-9-CM E-Codes in Addition to Chief Complaint Keyword Searches for Identification of Animal Bite-Related Emergency Department Visits

Public Health Reports, 127(6), 561–562.

By: S. Rhea*, A. Ising*, A. Waller*, M. Haskell* & D. Weber*

MeSH headings : Animals; Bites and Stings / epidemiology; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Female; Humans; Male; Population Surveillance / methods
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2012 journal article

Using Near Real-Time Morbidity Data to Identify Heat-Related Illness Prevention Strategies in North Carolina

Journal of Community Health, 37(2), 495–500.

By: S. Rhea*, A. Ising*, A. Fleischauer*, L. Deyneka*, H. Vaughan-Batten* & A. Waller*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Child; Child, Preschool; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Heat Stress Disorders / epidemiology; Heat Stress Disorders / prevention & control; Humans; Infant; Middle Aged; Morbidity; North Carolina / epidemiology; Population Surveillance / methods; Time Factors; Young Adult
TL;DR: Results indicate that HRI prevention efforts in NC should be emphasized in early summer and targeted to adolescents involved in organized sports, young adults with outdoor occupations, and seniors. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2011 journal article

Association of Doxycycline Prescriptions and Tick-Related Emergency Department Visits in North Carolina

Southern Medical Journal, 104(9), 653–658.

By: S. Rhea*, S. Glickman, A. Waller, C. Williams* & L. Glickman*

MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents / administration & dosage; Doxycycline / administration & dosage; Drug Prescriptions / statistics & numerical data; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Epidemics / statistics & numerical data; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; North Carolina / epidemiology; Patient Compliance / statistics & numerical data; Prescription Drugs / supply & distribution; Retrospective Studies; Seasons; Tick-Borne Diseases / drug therapy; Tick-Borne Diseases / epidemiology
TL;DR: Doxycycline prescription use cannot necessarily be used as a surrogate measure of tick activity for infectious disease surveillance until the reasons for this variability are better understood. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

2011 journal article

Evaluation of Routinely Collected Veterinary and Human Health Data for Surveillance of Human Tick-Borne Diseases in North Carolina

Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 11(1), 9–14.

By: S. Rhea*, S. Glickman*, A. Waller*, A. Ising*, J. Maillard*, E. Lund, L. Glickman*

MeSH headings : Animals; Dogs; Emergency Service, Hospital; Hospitals, Animal; Humans; Incidence; International Classification of Diseases; North Carolina / epidemiology; Population Surveillance / methods; Public Health; Tick-Borne Diseases / epidemiology; Tick-Borne Diseases / veterinary; Ticks / physiology
TL;DR: Results indicate that systematic monitoring of veterinary hospital and human ED data can detect increases in tick activity 4 weeks earlier than the current surveillance method, which would facilitate timely initiation of tick prevention and increased clinical awareness among veterinarians and physicians. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 24, 2023

Employment

Updated: August 26th, 2021 10:35

2021 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US

2016 - 2021

Research Triangle Institute NC, NC, US

2013 - 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA, US

Education

Updated: September 7th, 2023 20:54

Purdue University West Lafayette West Lafayette, Indiana, US
BS - Biology Science

Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, US
DVM

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US
MPH

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US
PhD

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: August 26th, 2021 11:06

grant February 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022
RAPID: Curtailing Nosocomial Amplification of COVID-19
Directorate for Biological Sciences
grant August 1, 2017 - July 31, 2020
North Carolina Modeling Infectious Diseases Network (NC MInD)
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

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