Research Projects and Collaborations

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (Case Detection Project)

James Levin, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO)

Allegheny County Health Department (Case Detection Project)

Ronald Voorhees, MD, Chief of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

City Houston Health Department, TX (RODS Deployment)

Jamyia Clark, Epidemiologist

Ohio State Health Department (Grid Project)

Brian Fowler, MPH, Chief, Situational Monitoring and Event Detection Unit,

Center for Public Health Statistics and Informatics

Pennsylvania State Health Department (Grid Project)

Kirsten Waller, MD, MPH,

Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University (MedLEE Software)

Carol Friedman, Ph.D., Professor

Department of Meteorology, Penn State University (SCIPUFF Dispersion Model)

Sue Ellen Haupt, Ph.D., Professor     

Tarrant County Health Department, TX (RODS Deployment)

Bill Stephens, Manager, Southwest Center for Advanced Public Health Practice

Development and Implementation of Automated Influenza Like Illness (ILI) Case Detector for Reporting Daily Fever and ILI Counts

Allegheny County Health Department.

Development and Evaluation of a Biosurveillance Grid (PA-OH BiG)

Funded by the CDC, which allows five participating members—Pennsylvania Department of Health, Ohio Department of Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Allegheny County Health Department, and the University of Pittsburgh—to share data and detection algorithms.