Modeling to improve TB decision-making in the United States

Location

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Dates

10/01/2014 - 09/01/2019

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are part of a large consortium that is constructing epidemic and economic models of TB and HIV in collaboration with the U.S. CDC to improve decision-making for TB control in the USA.

Projects

A Comprehensive Snapshot of Tuberculosis...

This study aims to find all cases of TB within an urban Ugandan community of 50,000 people and to characterize both the...

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A smoking cessation trial in HIV/AIDS...

A tobacco prevalence survey and smoking cessation trial among HIV infected patients in South Africa.

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Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

We are evaluating the implementation, cost-effectiveness, and potential epidemiological impact of scaling up Xpert across 19...

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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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Modeling the impact of novel TB drug regimens...

We are constructing mathematical models of TB epidemics in Southeast Asia, India, and Vietnam to explore the potential...

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