A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the epidemic of TB in New York City

Location

New York, NY, US

Dates

07/25/2015 - 06/25/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene, to better understand the dynamics of TB transmission in New York City and to explain how the tide was turned against the epidemic of TB and MDR-TB in the early 1990s.

Projects

ICOHRTA Training Program (Fogarty)

International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Award (ICOHRTA) training program. A training program that...

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Comparative implementation and...

We are conducting a randomized comparative implementation trial across 56 sites in rural South Africa to evaluate three...

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Human-centered Design and Communities of...

The goal of this project is to use local communities of practice and the emerging technique of human-centered design to improve...

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Statins as Adjunctive, Host-Directed Therapy...

The goal of this study is to investigate the potential utility of pravastatin as an adjunctive, host-directed therapy for...

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