PhD in Mathematics at Georgia State University in 2022
MSPH in Epidemiology at Emory University in 2009
BS in Chemistry at Georgia Tech in 2004

Work Experience

Postdoc Researcher
TU Delft
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
The Network Architectures and Services Group
September 2022 to present

Mathematical Epidemiologist
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Influenza Division
August 2016 to August 2021

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Vectorborne Diseases
July 2011 to March 2016

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellow
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Vectorborne Diseases
July 2009 to July 2011.

Publication List

Google Scholar Profile

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Signed graphs with maximum nullity at most two Marina Arav, Hein van der Holst

Inverse eigenvalue and related problems for hollow matrices described by graphs Zachary Gerschkoff, Leslie Hogben, Sara Motlaghian, Derek Young

Severity of the COVID-19 pandemic assessed with all-cause mortality in the United States during 2020 Lauren M. Rossen, Alicia M. Fry, Carrie Reed

Household transmission of Influenza A and B within a prospective cohort during the 2013–2014 and 2014–2015 seasons Ivo M. Foppa, Melissa S. Stockwell, Celibell Y. Vargas, Philip LaRussa, Carrie Reed

Signed graphs with stable maximum nullity at most two Marina Arav, Hein van der Holst

Incidence of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) among children infected with SARS-CoV-2 in specific jurisdictions, April through June 2020 Amanda B. Payne, Zunera Gilani, Shana Godfred-Cato, Ermias D. Belay, Leora R. Feldstein, Manish M. Patel, Adrienne G. Randolph, Margaret Newhams, Deepam Thomas, Reed Magleby, Katherine Hsu, Meagan Burns, Elizabeth Dufort, Angie Maxted, Michael Pietrowski, Allison Longenberger, Sally Bidol, Justin Henderson, Lynn Sosa, Alexandra Edmundson, Melissa Tobin-D’Angelo, Laura Edison, Sabrina Heidemann, Aalok R. Singh, John S. Giuliano Jr, Lawrence C. Kleinman, Keiko M. Tarquinio, Rowan F. Walsh, Julie C. Fitzgerald, Katharine N. Clouser, Shira J. Gertz, Ryan W. Carroll, Christopher L. Carroll, Brooke E. Hoots, Carrie Reed, Matthew E. Oster, Timmy J. Pierce, Aaron T. Curns, Gayle E. Langley, Angela P. Campbell, The MIS-C Incidence Authorship Group

Comparison of estimated SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence through commercial laboratory residual sera testing and a community survey Kristina L. Bajema, Travis W. Lim, Nicolette Bestul, Holly M. Biggs, Jacqueline E. Tate, Claudio Owusu, Christine M. Szablewski, Cherie Drenzek, Jan Drobeniuc, Vera Semenova, Han Li, Peter Browning, Rita Desai, Monica Epperson, Lily T. Jia, Natalie J. Thornburg, Chris Edens, Alicia M. Fry, Aron J. Hall, Jarad Schiffer, Fiona P. Havers

Estimated community seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies –- two Georgia counties, April 28–May 3, 2020 Holly M. Biggs,Jennifer B. Harris, Lucy Breakwell, Glen R. Abedi, Christine M. Szablewski, Jan Drobeniuc, Nirma D. Bustamante, Olivia Almendares, Amy H. Schnall, Zunera Gilani, Tiffany Smith, Laura Gieraltowski, Jeffrey A. Johnson, Kristina L. Bajema, Kelsey McDavid, Ilana J. Schafer, Vickie Sullivan, Lili Punkova, Alexandra Tejada-Strop, Raiza Amiling, Claire P. Mattison, Margaret M. Cortese, S. Elizabeth Ford, Lynn A. Paxton, Cherie Drenzek, Jacqueline E. Tate, CDC Field Surveyor Team

Coordinating the real‐time use of global influenza activity data for better public health planning Matthew Biggerstaff, Julia Fitzner, Dylan George, Aspen Hammond, Ian Hall, David Haw, Natsuko Imai, Michael A. Johansson, Sarah Kramer, James M. McCaw, Robert Moss, Richard Pebody, Jonathan M. Read, Carrie Reed, Nicholas G. Reich, Steven Riley, Katelijn Vandemaele, Cecile Viboud, Joseph T. Wu.

Applying infectious disease forecasting to public health: a path forward using influenza forecasting examples Chelsea S. Lutz, Mimi P. Huynh, Monica Schroeder, Sophia Anyatonwu, Gregory Danyluk, Danielle Fernandez, Sharon K. Greene, Nodar Kipshidze, Leann Liu, Osaro Mgbere, Lisa A. McHugh, Jennifer F. Myers, Alan Siniscalchi, Amy D. Sullivan, Nicole West, Michael A. Johansson, Matthew Biggerstaff

Patterns of seasonal influenza activity in U.S. cored based statistical areas, described using prescriptions of oseltamivir in medical claims data David K. Shay, Hector S. Izurieta, Richard A. Forshe, Michael Wernecke, Yoganand Chillarige, Yun Lu, Jeffrey A. Kelman, Carrie Reed

Evaluating oseltamivir prescriptions in medical claims records as an indicator of seasonal influenza in the United States David K. Shay, Hector S. Izurieta, Richard A. Forshe, Michael Wernecke, Yoganand Chillarige, Yun Lu, Jeffrey A. Kelman, Carrie Reed

Surveillance for Q Fever Endocarditis in the United States, 1999–2015 Anne Straily, Amy Peterson, Christopher D. Paddock

Update on the diagnosis and management of tickborne rickettsial diseases: Rocky Mountain spotted fever and other spotted group fever rickettsioses, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis –- United States: a practical guide for health care and public health professionals Holly M. Biggs, Casey Barton Behravesh, Kristy K. Bradley, Naomi A. Drexler, J. Stephen Dumler, Scott M. Folk, Cecilia Y. Kato, R. Ryan Lash, Michael L. Levin, Robert F. Massung, Robert B. Nadelman, William L. Nicholson, Christopher D. Paddock, Bobbi S. Pritt, Marc S. Traeger

Short Report: Undetermined ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in the United States, 2008–2012: a catch-all for passive surveillance Kristen Nichols Heitman, Casey Barton Behravesh

Ehrlichiosis in the United States, 2008–2012 Kristen Nichols Hietman, Naomi A. Drexler, Robert F. Massung, Casey Barton Behravesh

National Surveillance of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses in the United States, 2008–2012. Naomi A. Drexler, Kristen Nichols Heitman, Robert F. Massung, Christopher D. Paddock, Casey Barton Behravesh

Amblyomma americanum and spotted fever rickettsiosis in the United States Christopher D. Paddock, Yuri P. Springer, Rebecca J. Eisen, Casey Barton Behravesh

Q Fever outbreak among travelers to Germany linked to live cell therapy –- United States and Canada, 2014 Misha P. Robyn, Alexandra P. Newman, Michael Amato, Mary Walawander, Cynthia Kothe, James D. Nerone, Cynthia Pomerantz, Casey Barton Behravesh, Holly M. Biggs, Emily G. Pieracci, Yvonne Whitfield, Doug Sider, Omar Ozaldin, Lisa Berger, Peter A. Buck, Mark Downing, Debra Blog

Human granulocytic anaplasmosis in the United States from 2008–2012: a summary of national surveillance data Kristen Nichols Heitman, Naomi A. Drexler, Robert F. Massung, Casey Barton Behravesh

No visible dental staining in children treated with doxycycline for suspected Rocky Mountain spotted fever Suzanne R. Todd, Marc S. Traeger, Eugenio D. Beltrán-Aguilar, Donald W. Marianos, Charlene Hamilton, Jennifer H. McQuiston, Joanna J. Regan

Q fever is underestimated in the United States: a comparison of fatal Q fever cases from two national reporting systems Dana L. Haberling, Jennifer H. McQuiston

Q fever in the United States: summary of case reports from two national surveillance systems, 2000–2012 Jennifer H. McQuiston, Robert F. Massung, Alicia D. Anderson

Community-based control of Rhipicephalus sanguineus in a region with high rates of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, 2012–2013 Naomi Drexler, Mark Miller, Justin Gerding, Suzanne Todd, Laura Adams, Nelva Bryant, Erica Weis, Kristen Herrick, Jessica Francies, Kenneth Komatsu, Stephen Piontkowski, Jose Velascosoltero, Timothy Shelhamer, Brian Hamilton, Carmen Eribes, Anita Brock, Patsy Sneezy, Cye Goseyun, Harty Bendle, Regina Hovet, Velda Williams, Robert Massung, Jennifer H. McQuiston

Phylogeography of Rickettsia rickettsii genotypes associated with fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever Christopher D. Paddock, Amy M. Denison, R. Ryan Lash, Lindy Liu, Brigid C. Bollweg, Cristina T. Kanamura, Rodrigo N. Angerami, Fabiana C. Pereira dos Santos, Roosecelis Brasil Martines, Sandor E. Karpathy

Self-reported treatment practices by healthcare providers could lead to death from Rocky Mountain spotted fever Jillian Zientek, Jennifer H. McQuiston, Joanna Regan

Epidemiology of ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis among American Indians in the United States 2000–2007 Arianne M. Folkema, Robert C. Holman, James E. Cheek, Jennifer H. McQuiston

Fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the United States, 1999–2007 Robert C. Holman, Christopher D. Paddock, Laura S. Callinan, Jennifer H. McQuiston

Race and rickettsiae: a United States perspective Ramal Moonesinghe, Jennifer H. McQuiston

Increasing incidence of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in the United States, 2000–2007 Eric J. Mandel, John W. Krebs, Robert F. Massung, Jennifer H. McQuiston~JH.