Publications

The searchable list below includes peer-reviewed publications by CPC fellows, predoctoral trainees, postdoctoral scholars, and professional staff during the period of 2004 - present. 

Additional publications by our research projects and their collaborative communities may be found on their respective web sites such as:


Cope, Anna B.; Powers, Kimberly A.; Serre, Marc L.; Escamilla, Veronica; Emch, Michael E.; Leone, Peter A.; Mobley, Victoria L.; & Miller, William C. (2016). Distance to Testing Sites and Its Association with Timing of HIV Diagnosis. AIDS Care, 28(11), 1423-7. PMCID: PMC5138063

Doctor, Stephanie M.; Liu, Yunhao; Anderson, Olivia G.; Whitesell, Amy N.; Mwandagalirwa, Melchior Kashamuka; Muwonga, Jérémie; Keeler, Corinna; Emch, Michael E.; Likwela, Joris L.; Tshefu, Antoinette K.; & Meshnick, Steven R. (2016). Low Prevalence of Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale Mono-Infections among Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a Population-Based, Cross-Sectional Study. Malaria Journal, 15(1), 350. PMCID: PMC4938993

Doctor, Stephanie M.; Liu, Yunhao; Whitesell, Amy; Thwai, Kyaw L.; Taylor, Steve M.; Janko, Mark; Emch, Michael E.; Kashamuka, Melchior; Muwonga, Jeremie; Tshefu, Antoinette K.; & Meshnick, Steven R. (2016). Malaria Surveillance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Comparison of Microscopy, PCR, and Rapid Diagnostic Test. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 85(1), 16-8. PMCID: PMC4841725

Escamilla, Veronica; Hampton, Kristen H.; Gesink, Dionne C.; Serre, Marc L.; Emch, Michael E.; Leone, Peter A.; Samoff, Erika; & Miller, William C. (2016). Influence of Detection Method and Study Area Scale on Syphilis Cluster Identification in North Carolina. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 43(4), 216-21. PMCID: PMC5464419

Ncayiyana, Jabulani R.; Bassett, Jean F.; West, Nora S.; Westreich, Daniel J.; Musenge, Eustasius; Emch, Michael E.; Pettifor, Audrey E.; Hanrahan, Colleen F.; Schwartz, Sheree R.; Sanne, Ian; & van Rie, Annelies T. (2016). Prevalence of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Predictive Factors in an Urban Informal Settlement in Johannesburg, South Africa: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, 661. PMCID: PMC5101651

Parr, Jonathan B.; Belson, Connor; Patel, Jaymin C.; Hoffman, Irving F.; Kamthunzi, Portia; Martinson, Francis E. A.; Tegha, Gerald; Thengolose, Isaac; Drakeley, Chris; Meshnick, Steven R.; Escamilla, Veronica; Emch, Michael E.; & Juliano, Jonathan J. (2016). Estimation of Plasmodium falciparum Transmission Intensity in Lilongwe, Malawi, by Microscopy, Rapid Diagnostic Testing, and Nucleic Acid Detection. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 95(2), 373-7. PMCID: PMC4973184

Perez-Heydrich, Carolina; Warren, Joshua L.; Burgert, Clara R.; & Emch, Michael E. (2016). Influence of Demographic and Health Survey Point Displacements on Raster-Based Analyses. Spatial Demography, 4(2), 135-53. PMCID: PMC4946438

Smith, Genee S.; Van Den Eeden, Stephen K.; Garcia, Cynthia A.; Shan, Jun; Baxter, Roger P.; Herring, Amy H.; Richardson, David B.; Van Rie, Annelies T.; Emch, Michael E.; & Gammon, Marilie D. (2016). Air Pollution and Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Nested Case-Control Study among Members of a Northern California Health Plan. Environmental Health Perspectives, 124(6), 761-8. PMCID: PMC4892908

Warren, Joshua L.; Perez-Heydrich, Carolina; Burgert, Clara R.; & Emch, Michael E. (2016). Influence of Demographic and Health Survey Point Displacements on Point-in-Polygon Analyses. Spatial Demography, 4(2), 117-33. PMCID: PMC4950678

Winston, Jennifer Jane; Emch, Michael E.; Meyer, Robert E.; Langlois, Peter H.; Weyer, Peter J.; Mosley, Bridget S.; Olshan, Andrew F.; Band, Lawrence E.; Luben, Thomas J.; & the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. (2016). Hypospadias and Maternal Exposure to Atrazine via Drinking Water in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Environmental Health, 15, 76. PMCID: PMC4946150

Wu, Jianyong; Yunus, Mohammad; Islam, M. Sirajul; & Emch, Michael E. (2016). Influence of Climate Extremes and Land Use on Fecal Contamination of Shallow Tubewells in Bangladesh. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(5), 2669-76. PMCID: PMC4775353

Carrel, Margaret A.; Patel, Jaymin; Taylor, Steve M.; Janko, Mark; Mwandagalirwa, Melchior Kashamuka; Tshefu, Antoinette K.; Escalante, Ananias A.; McCollum, Andrea; Alam, Md Tauqeer; Udhayakumar, Venkatachalam; Meshnick, Steven R.; & Emch, Michael E. (2015). The Geography of Malaria Genetics in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A Complex and Fragmented Landscape. Social Science & Medicine, 133, 233-41. PMCID: PMC4402241

Emch, Michael E.; & Giebultowicz, Sophia. (2015). Epidemiological Map. In Monmonier, Mark S. (Ed.), Volume Six: Cartography in the Twentieth Century (pp. 403-7). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Rosenberg, Molly Sears; Pettifor, Audrey E.; Lippman, Sheri A.; Thirumurthy, Harsha; Emch, Michael E.; Miller, William C.; Selin, Amanda M.; Gomez-Olive, Francesc Xavier; Hughes, James P.; Laeyendecker, Oliver B.; Tollman, Stephen M.; & Kahn, Kathleen. (2015). Relationship between Community-Level Alcohol Outlet Accessibility and Individual-Level Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection among Young Women in South Africa. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 42(5), 259-65. PMCID: PMC4436694

Rosenberg, Molly Sears; Pettifor, Audrey E.; Miller, William C.; Thirumurthy, Harsha; Emch, Michael E.; Afolabi, Sulaimon A.; Kahn, Kathleen; Collinson, Mark A.; & Tollman, Stephen M. (2015). Relationship between School Dropout and Teen Pregnancy among Rural South African Young Women. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(3), 928-36. PMCID: PMC4521125

Rosenberg, Molly Sears; Pettifor, Audrey E.; Van Rie, Annelies T.; Thirumurthy, Harsha; Emch, Michael E.; Miller, William C.; Gomez-Olive, F. Xavier; Twine, Rhian; Hughes, James P.; Laeyendecker, Oliver B.; Selin, Amanda M.; & Kahn, Kathleen. (2015). The Relationship between Alcohol Outlets, HIV Risk Behavior, and HSV-2 Infection among South African Young Women: A Cross-Sectional Study. PLOS ONE, 10(5), e0125510. PMCID: PMC4425652

Smith, Genee S.; Van Den Eeden, Stephen K.; Baxter, Roger P.; Shan, Jun; Van Rie, Annelies T.; Herring, Amy H.; Richardson, David B.; Emch, Michael E.; & Gammon, Marilie D. (2015). Cigarette Smoking and Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Northern California. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 69(6), 568-73.

Van Treuren, Will; Ponnusamy, Loganathan; Brinkerhoff, R. Jory; Gonzalez, Antonio; Parobek, Christian M.; Juliano, Jonathan J.; Andreadis, Theodore G.; Falco, Richard C.; Ziegler, Lorenza Beati; Hathaway, Nicholas; Keeler, Corinna; Emch, Michael E.; Bailey, Jeffrey A.; Roe, R. Michael; Apperson, Charles S.; Knight, Rob; & Meshnick, Steven R. (2015). Variation in the Microbiota of Ixodes Ticks with Regard to Geography, Species, and Sex. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81(18), 6200-9. PMCID: PMC4542252

Antonia, Alejandro L.; Taylor, Steve M.; Janko, Mark; Emch, Michael E.; Tshefu, Antoinette K.; & Meshnick, Steven R. (2014). A Cross-Sectional Survey of Plasmodium Falciparum pfcrt Mutant Haplotypes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 90(6), 1094-7. PMCID: PMC4047734

Carrel, Margaret A.; Eron, Joseph J., Jr.; Emch, Michael E.; & Hurt, Christopher B. (2014). Spatial Epidemiology of Recently Acquired HIV Infections across Rural and Urban Areas of North Carolina. PLOS ONE, 9(2), e88512. PMCID: PMC3919766

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