Publications

Pourbohloul B, English KM, Hupert N. Book Chapter: Complexity, the Bridging Science of Emerging Respiratory Outbreak Response in Handbook of Research Methods in Complexity Science and their Application, In Press, early 2018 by Edward Elgar Publishing; Editors: Mitleton-Kelly E, Paraskevas A and Day C (ISBN: 978 1 78536 441 9).

Tizzoni M, Davoudi B, Henry B, White PJ, Pourbohloul B. Real-time Estimation of the Basic Reproduction Number from Surveillance Data: a comparison of methods and assessment of efficient surveillance strategies. [In review].

English KM, Pourbohloul B. Bibliometric Analysis of the Health Policy and Systems Research: A Complexity Science Approach. BMC Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 [Accepted].

English KM, Pourbohloul B. Emerging Increasing Health Policy and Systems Research Capacity in Low-and-Middle Income Countries: Results from a Bibliometric Analysis. BMC Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 Jul 28;15(1):64

English K, Govender V, Grépin K, Langlois E, Gilson L, Pinkstaff C, Pourbohloul P and Shroff Z. . Chapter 2: Benchmarks. World Report on Health Policy and Systems Research. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017.

Kwok KO, Davoudi B, Riley S, Pourbohloul B. Early real-time estimation of the basic reproductive number of emerging or reemerging infectious diseases in a contact heterogeneity community: Using data of Hong Kong 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Influenza as an illustrative example. (2015). PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137959. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0137959.

Davoudi B, Moser F, Brauer F, Pourbohloul B. Epidemic progression on networks based on disease generation time. Journal of Biological Dynamics (2013) 7:1, 148-160, DOI: 10.1080/17513758.2013.819127

Dalziel BD, Pourbohloul B, Ellner SP. Human mobility patterns predict divergent epidemic dynamics among cities. Proc Biol Sci. (2013) Jul 17; 280(1766):20130763. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2013.0763

Skowronski DM, Moser FS, Janjua NZ, Davoudi B, English KM, Purych D, Petric M, Pourbohloul B. H3N2v and Other Influenza Epidemic Risk Based on Age-Specific Estimates of Sero-Protection and Contact Network Interactions. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(1): e54015. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0054015

Davoudi B, Miller JC, Meza R, Ancel Meyers L, Earn DJD, Pourbohloul B. Early real-time estimation of the basic reproduction number of emerging infectious diseases. Physical Review X. 2012; 2(3): e031005. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevX.2.031005

Conway JM, Tuite AR, Fisman DN, Hupert N, Meza R, Davoudi B, English K, van den Driessche P, Brauer F, Ma J, Meyers LA, Smieja M, Greer A, Skowronski DM, Buckeridge DL, Kwong JC, Wu J, Moghadas SM, Coombs D, Brunham RC, Pourbohloul B. Vaccination against 2009 pandemic H1N1 in a population dynamical model of Vancouver, Canada: timing is everything. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11(932). DOI:10.1186/1471-2458-11-9

Pourbohloul B, Kieny MP. Complex systems analysis: towards holistic approaches to health systems planning and policy. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2011; (8)9: 242-242. DOI:10.2471/BLT.11.087544

Dimitrov NB, Goll S, Hupert N, Pourbohloul B, Meyers LA. Optimizing tactics for use of the U.S. antiviral strategic national stockpile for pandemic influenza. PLoS ONE. 2011; 6(1): e16094. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0016094

Bansal S, Read J, Pourbohloul B, Meyers LA. The dynamic nature of contact networks in infectious disease epidemiology. J Biol Dyn. 2010; 4(5): 478-489. DOI:10.1080/17513758.2010.503376

Meza R, Pourbohloul B, Brunham RC. Birth cohort patterns suggest that infant survival predicts adult mortality rates. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 2010; 1(1): 174-183. DOI:10.1017/S2040174410000218

Davoudi B, Pourbohloul B. Time Evolution of the Spread of Diseases with a General Infectivity Profile on a Complex Dynamic Network. 2010. arXiv:1005.5097v1

Davoudi B, Brauer F, Pourbohloul B. A simple analytical approach to describe disease spread on a network. 2010 arXiv:1005.4047v1

Muller H, Bauch C. When do sexual partnerships need to be accounted for in transmission models of human papillomavirus? Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010; 7(2): 635-650. DOI:10.3390/ijerph7020635

Bansal S, Pourbohloul B, Hupert N, Grenfell B, Meyers LA. The shifting demographic landscape of pandemic influenza. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(2): e9360. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0009360

Tuite AR, Greer AL, Whelan M, Winter AL, Lee B, Yan P, Wu J, Moghadas S, Buckeridge D, Pourbohloul B, Fisman DN. Estimated epidemiologic parameters and morbidity associated with pandemic H1N1 influenza. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2010 Feb 9; 182(2): 131-136. DOI:10.1503/cmaj.091807

Miller JC, Davoudi B, Meza R, Slim AC, Pourbohloul B. Epidemics with general generation interval distributions. J Theor Biol. 2010; 262(1): 107-115. DOI:10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.08.007

Bansal S, Pourbohloul B, Hupert N, Grenfell B, Meyers LA. The shifting demographic landscape of influenza. PLoS Currents: Influenza. 2009; Oct 1:1:RRN1047 PLoS Currents link

Pourbohloul B, Ahued A, Davoudi B, Meza R, Meyers LA, Skowronski DM, Villaseñor I, Galván F, Cravioto P, Earn DJD, Dushoff J, Fisman D, Edmunds WJ, Hupert N, Scarpino SV, Trujillo J, Lutzow M, Morales J, Contreras A, Chávez C, Patrick DM, Brunham RC. Initial Human Transmission Dynamics of the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in North America. Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2009 Sep; 3(5): 215-222. DOI:10.1111/j.1750-2659.2009.00100.x

Davoudi B, Pourbohloul B, Miller J, Meza R, Meyers LA, Earn DJD. Early Real-time Estimation of Infections Disease Reproduction Number. 2009. arXiv:0905.0728

Allard A, Noël PA, Dubé LJ, Pourbohloul B. Heterogeneous bond percolation on multitype networks with an application to epidemic dynamics. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2009 Mar; 79(3 Pt 2):036113. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.79.036113

Noël PA, Davoudi B, Dubé LJ, Brunham RC, Pourbohloul B. Time evolution of epidemic disease on finite and infinite networks. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2009 Feb;79(2 Pt 2):026101. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.79.026101

Günther O, Ogilvie G, Naus M, Young E, Patrick DM, Dobson S, Duval B, Noël PA, Marra F, Miller D, Brunham RC, Pourbohloul B. Protecting the next generation: what is the role of the duration of human papillomavirus vaccine-related immunity? J Infect Dis. 2008;197(12):653-1661. DOI:10.1086/588140

Bansal S, Pourbohloul B, Meyers LA. A comparative analysis of influenza vaccination programs. PLoS Med. 2006 Oct;3(10):e387. DOI:10.1371/journal.pmed.0030387

Meyers LA, Newman MEJ, Pourbohloul B. Predicting epidemics on directed contact networks. J Theor Biol. 2006 Jun 7;240(3):400-418. DOI:10.1016/j.jtbi.2005.10.004

Skowronski DM, Petric M, Daly P, Parker RA, Patrick DM, Krajden M, Bryce E, Doyle P, Noble M, Roscoe D, Tomblin J, Yang TC, Pourbohloul B, Bowie W, Booth T, Tweed SA, Perry T, McGeer A, Brunham RC. Coordinated response to SARS, Vancouver, Canada. Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Jan;12(1):155-158. EID at CDC link