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Gerardo Chowell-Puente

Biography

Adjunct Professor, SAL MCMSC

Professor, SPH @ GSU

 

 

Publications
  • D. B. Petitti, S. Harlan, G. Chowell, D. Ruddell. Occupation and Environmental Heat-Associated Deaths in Maricopa County, Arizona: A Case-Control Study. PLOS One (2013).
  • E. Fenichel, N. Kuminoff, G. Chowell. Skip the Trip: Air travelers’ behavioral responses to pandemic influenza. PLOS One (2013).
  • G. Chowell and C. Viboud. Lessons learned from case fatality risk estimates of 2009 pandemic influenza. Epidemiology (2013).
  • G. Chowell, L. Simonsen, S. Towers, M. A. Miller, C. Viboud. Transmission potential of influenza A/H7N9, February-May 2013, China. BMC Medicine (2013).
  • G. Chowell, R. Fuentes, A. Olea, X. Aguilera, H. Nesse, J. M. Hyman. The basic reproduction number R0 and effectiveness of reactive interventions during dengue epidemics: The 2002 dengue outbreak in Easter Island, Chile. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (2013).
  • Towers S, Chowell G, Hameed R, Jastrebski M, Khan M, Meeks J, Mubayi A, Harris G. Climate change and influenza: the likelihood of early and severe influenza seasons following warmer than average winters. PLOS Currents Influenza (2013).
  • X. Wang, S. Panchanathan, G. Chowell. A Data-Driven Mathematical Model of CA-MRSA Transmission Among Age Groups: Evaluating the Effect of Control Interventions. PLOS Computational Biology (2013).
  • X. Wang, S. Towers, S. Panchanathan, G. Chowell. A Population Based Study of Seasonality of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Implications for the Spread of CA-MRSA. PLOS One (2013).
  • . Special issue dedicated to Carlos Castillo-Chavez on his 60th birthday. (2013).
  • Borja-Aburto VH, Chowell G, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Grajales-Muñiz C, González-Bonilla CR, Diaz-Quiñonez JA, Echevarría-Zuno S. Epidemiological Characterization of a Fourth Wave of Pandemic A/H1N1 Influenza in Mexico, Winter 2011-2012: Age Shift and Severity. Archives of Medical Research (2012).
  • Chowell G, Ayala A, Berisha V, Viboud C, Schumacher M. Risk factors for mortality among 2009 A/H1N1 influenza hospitalizations in Maricopa County, Arizona, April 2009 to March 2010. Comput Math Methods Med (2012).
  • Chowell G, Echevarría-Zuno S, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Grajales Muñiz C, Rascón Pacheco RA, González León M, Borja Aburto VH. Recrudescent wave of pandemic A/H1N1 influenza in Mexico, winter 2011-2012: Age shift and severity. PLoS Currents Influenza (2012).
  • Chowell G, Echevarría-Zuno S, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Fernández-Gárate I, González-Bonilla C, Borja-Aburto VH. Epidemiological characteristics and underlying risk factors for mortality during the autumn 2009 pandemic wave in Mexico. PLoS ONE (2012).
  • Chowell G, Nishiura H, Viboud C. Modeling rapidly disseminating infectious disease during mass gatherings. BMC Medicine (2012).
  • Chowell G, Nishiura H. Toward unbiased assessment of treatment and prevention: modeling household transmission of pandemic influenza. BMC Medicine (2012).
  • Chowell G, Towers S, Viboud C, Fuentes R, Sotomayor V, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Lima M, Villarroel C, Chiu M, Villarroel JE, Olea A. The influence of climatic conditions on the transmission dynamics of the 2009 A/H1N1 influenza pandemic in Chile. BMC Infectious Diseases (2012).
  • Chowell G, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Acuna-Soto R, Díaz JM, Martínez-Martín AF. The 1918-19 influenza pandemic in Boyacá, Colombia. Emerging Infectious Diseases (2012).
  • Chowell G, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Echevarría-Zuno S, González-León M, Borja Aburto VH. Impact of antiviral treatment and hospital admission delay on risk of death associated with 2009 A/H1N1 pandemic influenza in Mexico. BMC Infectious Diseases (2012).
  • D Ruddell, SL Harlan, S Grossman-Clarke, G Chowell. Scales of perception: public awareness of regional and neighborhood climates. Climate Change (2012).
  • Reichert T, Chowell G, McCullers JA. The age distribution of mortality due to influenza: pandemic and peri-pandemic. BMC Medicine (2012).
  • Towers S, Chowell G. Impact of weekday social contact patterns on the modeling of influenza transmission, and determination of the influenza latent period. Journal of Theoretical Biology (2012).
  • Chowell, Nishiura. Toward unbiased assessment of treatment and prevention: modeling household transmission of pandemic influenza. (2012).
  • Acuna-Soto R, Viboud C, Chowell G. Influenza and pneumonia mortality in 66 large cities in the United States in years surrounding the 1918 pandemic. PLoS One (2011).
  • Charu V, Chowell G, Palacio Mejia LS, Echevarría-Zuno S, Borja-Aburto VH, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Viboud C. Mortality burden of the A/H1N1 pandemic in Mexico: a comparison of deaths and years of life lost to seasonal influenza. Clinical Infectious Diseases (2011).
  • Charu V, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Sturm-Ramirez K, Shinjoh M, Chowell G, Miller M, Sugaya N. Influenza-related mortality trends in Japanese and American seniors: evidence for the indirect mortality benefits of vaccinating schoolchildren. PLoS ONE (2011).
  • Chowell G, Echevarría-Zuno S, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Tamerius J, Miller MA, Borja-Aburto VH. Characterizing the epidemiology of the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 pandemic in Mexico. PLoS Medicine (2011).
  • Chowell G, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Miller MA, Hurtado J, Soto G, Vargas R, Guzman MA, Ulloa M, Munayco CV. The 1918-1920 influenza pandemic in Peru. Vaccine (2011).
  • Chowell G, Viboud C, Simonsen L, Miller MA. Measuring the benefits of school closure interventions to mitigate influenza. Expert Rev Respir Med (2011).
  • Fenichel EP, Castillo-Chavez C, Ceddia MG, Chowell G, Parra PA, Hickling GJ, Holloway G, Horan R, Morin B, Perrings C, Springborn M, Velazquez L, Villalobos C. Adaptive human behavior in epidemiological models. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2011).
  • Metcalf CJ, Munayco CV, Chowell G, Grenfell BT, Bjørnstad ON. Rubella metapopulation dynamics and importance of spatial coupling to the risk of congenital rubella syndrome in Peru. J. Royal Society Interface (2011).
  • Nishiura H, Chowell G, Castillo-Chavez C. Did modeling overestimate the transmission potential of pandemic (H1N1-2009)? Sample size estimation for post-epidemic seroepidemiological studies. PLoS ONE (2011).
  • Ortiz , HT Banks, C. Castillo-Chavez, G. Chowell, X. Wang. A discrete events delay differential system model for transmission of Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) in hospitals. Journal of Inverse and Ill-posed Problems (2011).
  • . Historical Influenza Pandemics. (2011).
  • . Mathematical modeling of 2009 A/H1N1 pandemic influenza. (2011).
  • Gerardo Chowell, Mac Hyman, Luis Bettencourt, Carlos Castillo-Chavez. Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches. (2009).
  • D. Rios-Doria, G. Chowell, C. Munayco-Escate, A. Witthembury, C. Castillo-Chavez. Spatial and temporal dynamics of rubella in Peru, 1997-2006: Geographic patterns, age at infection and estimation of transmissibility. Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology (2009).
  • G. Chowell, F. Brauer. The basic reproduction number of infectious diseases: Computation and estimation using compartmental epidemic models. Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology (2009).
  • H. Nishiura, G. Chowell. The effective reproduction number as a prelude to statistical estimation of time-dependent epidemic trends. Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology (2009).
  • G. Chowell, C.A. Torre, C. Munyaco-Escate, L. Suárez -Ognio, R. López-Cruz, J.M. Hyman, C. Castillo-Chavez. Spatial and temporal dynamics of dengue fever in Peru: 1994-2006. Epidemiology and Infection (2008).
  • G. Chowell, N.W. Hengartner, C.E. Ammon, J.M. Hyman. Learning from the past to prepare for the future: Modeling the impact of hypothetical interventions during the great influenza pandemic of 1918. CHANCE (American Statistical Association magazine) (2008).
  • G. Chowell, P. Diaz-Duenas, D. Chowell, S. Hews, J. Ceja-Espiritu, J. M. Hyman, C. Castillo-Chavez. Diagnostic delays and epidemiology of dengue fever during the 2002 epidemic in Colima, Mexico. Dengue Bulletin (2008).
  • H. Nishiura, G. Chowell. Rurality and pandemic influenza: geographic heterogeneity in the risks of infection and death in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, from 1918-19. The New Zealand Medical Journal (2008).
  • M. Nuno, T. A. Reichert, G. Chowell, A. B. Gumel. Protecting residential care facilities from pandemic influenza. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2008).
  • Gerardo Chowell-Puente, Hiroshi Nishiura, Luis Bettencourt. Comparative estimation of the reproduction number for pandemic influenza from daily case notification data. Journal of the Royal Society Interface (2007).
  • Hiroshi Nishiura, Gerardo Chowell-Puente. Household and community transmission of the Asian influenza A (H2N2) and influenza B viruses in 1957 and 1961. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Pub. Health (2007).
  • Miriam Nuno, Gerardo Chowell-Puente, Xiaohong Wang, Carlos Castillo-Chavez. On the role of cross-immunity and vaccines on the survival of less fit flu strains. Theoretical Population Biology (2007).
  • Chowell G, Cazelles B, Broutin H, Munayco CV. The influence of geographic and climate factors on the timing of dengue epidemics in Perú, 1994-2008. BMC Infectious Diseases (0).
  • Lone Simonsen, Peter Spreeuwenberg, Roger Lustig, Robert J. Taylor, Douglas M. Fleming, Madelon Kroneman, Maria D. Van Kerkhove, Anthony W. Mounts, W. John Paget, ,The members of the GLaMOR Collaborating Teams are: Argentina: Horacio Echenique, Ministry of Health (Buenos Aires), Vilma Savy, National Influenza Center (Buenos Aires); Australia: David Muscatello, New South Wales Ministry of Health (North Sydney) and University of New South Wales (Kensington), C. Raina MacIntyre, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Dominic E. Dwyer, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney (Sydney); Bangladesh: Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner and Nusrat Homaira, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research (Dhaka); Brazil: Fernanda Edna Araújo Moura, Federal University of Ceará (Ceará), Cynthia Schuck, Origem Scientifica (Florianopolis); Canada: Holy Akwar and Dena Schanzer, Public Health Agency of Canada (Ottawa); Chile: Rodrigo Fuentes, Andrea Olea, and Viviana Sotomayor, Ministry of Health (Santiago); China: Luzhao Feng and Hongjie Yu, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Beijing); Denmark: Anne Mazick, Kåre Mølbak, and Jens Nielsen, Statens Serum Institut (Copenhagen); France: Fabrice Carrat, UMR-S707, University Paris 06, and INSERM, Public Health, Saint-Antoine Hospital, APHP (Paris), Magali Lemaitre, National Agency for the Safety of Medicine and Health Products (Saint-Denis); Germany: Udo Buchholz, Brunhilde Schweiger, and Michael Höhle, Robert Koch Institute (Berlin), Silvan Vesenbeckh, Harvard School of Public Health (Boston, US) and Emil von Behring Hospital (Berlin); Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China: Ben Cowling and Gabriel Leung, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Thomas Tsang and Shuk-Kwan Chuang, Department of Health (Hong Kong); Israel: Michal Bromberg and Zalman Kaufman, Israel Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health (Tel-Hashomer); Japan: Norio Sugaya, Keiyu Hospital (Yokohama), Kuniko Oka Ezoe, Shuichiro Hayashi, and Megumi Matsuda, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Tokyo); Mexico: Hugo Lopez-Gatell and Celia Alpuche-Aranda, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (Cuernavaca), Daniel Noyola, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí), Gerardo Chowell, Arizona State University (Tempe, US) and Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, US); Netherlands: Liselotte van Asten, Adam Meijer, and Kees van den Wijngaard, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) (Bilthoven), Marianne van der Sande, RIVM (Bilthoven) and Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care University Medical Center Utrecht (Utrecht); New Zealand: Michael Baker and Jane Zhang, University of Otago (Wellington); Peru: Jorge Gómez Benavides, Ministerio de Salud (Lima), César Munayco, Uniformed University of Health Sciences (Bethesda, US), Alberto Laguna-Torres, Naval Medical Research Unit-6 (Lima); Poland: Daniel Rabczenko and Bogdan Wojtyniak, National Institute of Public Health–National Institute of Hygiene (Warsaw); Republic of Korea: Sun-Hee Park and Yeon-Kyeng Lee, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Cheongwon-gun); Romania: Laurentiu Zolotusca, Ministry of Health (Bucharest), Odette Popovici and Rodica Popescu,. Global Mortality Estimates for the 2009 Influenza Pandemic from the GLaMOR Project: A Modeling Study. PLOS Medicine (0).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
ASB 584Internship
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 590Reading and Conference
AML 592Research
AML 790Reading and Conference
AML 792Research
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
ESS 790Reading and Conference
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
ESS 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ESS 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 590Reading and Conference
AML 592Research
AML 790Reading and Conference
AML 792Research
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SSH 484Internship
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
SSH 790Reading and Conference
ESS 790Reading and Conference
ESS 792Research
SSH 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ESS 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SSH 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 493Honors Thesis
ASB 493Honors Thesis
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
ESS 590Reading and Conference
SSH 590Reading and Conference
AML 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
AML 592Research
ASB 592Research
SSH 593Applied Project
AML 790Reading and Conference
ESS 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
ASB 792Research
AML 792Research
ESS 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
ESS 799Dissertation
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASB 100Introduction to Global Health
ASB 484Internship
SSH 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
SSH 493Honors Thesis
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
SSH 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
ASB 790Reading and Conference
SSH 790Reading and Conference
ESS 790Reading and Conference
ASB 792Research
SSH 792Research
ESS 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
ESS 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 406Dir Rdg & Rsrch Life & Soc Sci
ASM 414Urban and Environmental Health
SSH 414Urban and Environmental Health
ASB 484Internship
SSH 484Internship
AML 484Internship
ASB 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
ASB 493Honors Thesis
SSH 493Honors Thesis
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
AML 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
AML 590Reading and Conference
SSH 590Reading and Conference
ESS 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
AML 592Research
SSH 593Applied Project
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ESS 790Reading and Conference
AML 790Reading and Conference
SSH 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
ASB 792Research
AML 792Research
ESS 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
ESS 799Dissertation
AML 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 406Dir Rdg & Rsrch Life & Soc Sci
SSH 414Urban and Environmental Health
ASM 414Urban and Environmental Health
ASM 484Internship
SSH 484Internship
ASB 484Internship
SSH 492Honors Directed Study
SSH 493Honors Thesis
ASB 493Honors Thesis
AML 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 580Practicum
ASB 584Internship
AML 590Reading and Conference
ESS 590Reading and Conference
ASB 590Reading and Conference
SSH 590Reading and Conference
ASB 592Research
AML 592Research
ESS 592Research
SSH 593Applied Project
AML 610Topic Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
ASB 790Reading and Conference
ESS 790Reading and Conference
AML 790Reading and Conference
SSH 790Reading and Conference
AML 792Research
ASB 792Research
ESS 792Research
SSH 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation
AML 799Dissertation
ESS 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AML 406Dir Rdg & Rsrch Life & Soc Sci
ASB 484Internship
SSH 493Honors Thesis
ASB 493Honors Thesis
AML 499Individualized Instruction
SSH 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 499Individualized Instruction
ASB 590Reading and Conference
AML 592Research
ESS 592Research
ASB 592Research
SSH 593Applied Project
AML 610Topic Appl Math Life & Soc Sci
ESS 790Reading and Conference
SSH 790Reading and Conference
ASB 790Reading and Conference
AML 790Reading and Conference
SSH 792Research
ASB 792Research
AML 792Research
ESS 792Research
SSH 799Dissertation
AML 799Dissertation
ESS 799Dissertation
ASB 799Dissertation