Matthew Ferrari

Matthew Ferrari

Huck Career Development Professor; Associate Professor of Biology

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Bio

Public Health, Quantitative Epidemiology, Population Ecology, Statistics, Computational and Mathematical Biology

Education

  • Ph.D., Penn State, 2006
  • M.S., Montana State University, 2002, 1999
  • B.A., Colby College, 1996

Publication Tags

Vaccination Measles Infection Vaccines Statistics Disease Outbreaks Population Dynamics Uncertainty Health Pathogens Niger Immunization Rain Geography Immune Response Plant Viruses Surveillance Decision Making Sampling Learning State Space Model Public Health Demography Viruses Perturbation

Most Recent Papers

Mapping vaccination coverage to explore the effects of delivery mechanisms and inform vaccination strategies

C. Edson Utazi, Julia Thorley, Victor A. Alegana, Matthew J. Ferrari, Saki Takahashi, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Justin Lessler, Felicity T. Cutts, Andrew J. Tatem, 2019, Nature communications

External disturbances impact helminth–host interactions by affecting dynamics of infection, parasite traits, and host immune responses

Isabella M. Cattadori, Ashutosh K. Pathak, Matthew J. Ferrari, 2019, Ecology and Evolution on p. 13495-13505

A spatial regression model for the disaggregation of areal unit based data to high-resolution grids with application to vaccination coverage mapping

C. E. Utazi, J. Thorley, V. A. Alegana, M. J. Ferrari, K. Nilsen, S. Takahashi, C. J.E. Metcalf, J. Lessler, A. J. Tatem, 2019, Statistical Methods in Medical Research on p. 3226-3241

Concurrent assessment of epidemiological and operational uncertainties for optimal outbreak control

Shou Li Li, Matthew J. Ferrari, Ottar N. Bjørnstad, Michael C. Runge, Christopher J. Fonnesbeck, Michael J. Tildesley, David Pannell, Katriona Shea, 2019, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

The statistics of epidemic transitions

John M. Drake, Tobias S. Brett, Shiyang Chen, Bogdan I. Epureanu, Matthew J. Ferrari, Éric Marty, Paige B. Miller, Eamon B. O’dea, Suzanne M. O’regan, Andrew W. Park, Pejman Rohani, 2019, PLoS computational biology

Manipulation of aphid behavior by a persistent plant virus

Maliheh Safari, Matthew J. Ferrari, Marilyn J. Roossinck, 2019, Journal of virology

Estimates of case-fatality ratios of measles in low-income and middle-income countries

Allison Portnoy, Mark Jit, Matthew Ferrari, Matthew Hanson, Logan Brenzel, Stéphane Verguet, 2019, The Lancet Global Health on p. e472-e481

Characterizing the impact of spatial clustering of susceptibility for measles elimination

Shaun A. Truelove, Matthew Graham, William J. Moss, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Matthew J. Ferrari, Justin Lessler, 2019, Vaccine on p. 732-741

Measles and the canonical path to elimination

Matthew Graham, Amy K. Winter, Matthew Ferrari, Bryan Grenfell, William J. Moss, Andrew S. Azman, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Justin Lessler, 2019, Science on p. 584-587

Context matters

W. J.M. Probert, S. Lakkur, C. J. Fonnesbeck, Katriona Shea, M. C. Runge, M. J. Tildesley, Matthew Joseph Ferrari, 2019, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Recent Most-Cited Papers

Pollinator behavior mediates negative interactions between two congeneric invasive plant species

Suann Yang, Matthew J. Ferrari, Katriona Shea, 2011, American Naturalist on p. 110-118

Rural-urban gradient in seasonal forcing of measles transmission in Niger

Matthew Joseph Ferrari, Ali Djibo, Rebecca F. Grais, Nita Bharti, Bryan T. Grenfell, Ottar N. Bjornstad, 2010, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 2775-2782

Impacto económico estimado de las vacunas en 73 países con ingresos bajos y medios, 2001-2020

Sachiko Ozawa, Samantha Clark, Allison Portnoy, Simrun Grewal, Meghan L. Stack, Anushua Sinha, Andrew Mirelman, Heather Franklin, Ingrid K. Friberg, Yvonne Tam, Neff Walker, Andrew Clark, Matthew Ferrari, Chutima Suraratdecha, Steven Sweet, Sue J. Goldie, Tini Garske, Michelle Li, Peter M. Hansen, Hope L. Johnson, Damian Walker, 2017, Bulletin of the World Health Organization on p. 629-638

The epidemiology of rubella in Mexico

C. J.E. Metcalf, O. N. Bjørnstad, M. J. Ferrari, P. Klepac, N. Bharti, H. Lopez-Gatell, B. T. Grenfell, 2011, Epidemiology and Infection on p. 1029-1038

Measles hotspots and epidemiological connectivity

N. Bharti, A. Djibo, M. J. Ferrari, R. F. Grais, A. J. Tatem, C. A. McCabe, O. N. Bjornstad, B. T. Grenfell, 2010, Epidemiology and Infection on p. 1308-1316

Protocols for sampling viral sequences to study epidemic dynamics

J. Conrad Stack, J. David Welch, Matthew Joseph Ferrari, Beth U. Shapiro, Bryan T. Grenfell, 2010, Journal of the Royal Society Interface on p. 1119-1127

Decision-making for foot-and-mouth disease control

William J.M. Probert, Katriona Shea, Christopher J. Fonnesbeck, Michael C. Runge, Tim E. Carpenter, Salome Dürr, M. Graeme Garner, Neil Harvey, Mark A. Stevenson, Colleen T. Webb, Marleen Werkman, Michael J. Tildesley, Matthew J. Ferrari, 2016, Epidemics on p. 10-19

The geography of measles vaccination in the African Great Lakes region

Saki Takahashi, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Matthew J. Ferrari, Andrew J. Tatem, Justin Lessler, 2017, Nature communications

Tracking measles infection through non-linear state space models

Shi Chen, John Fricks, Matthew J. Ferrari, 2012, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C: Applied Statistics on p. 117-134

Demographic transition and the dynamics of measles in six provinces in China

Sheng Li, Chao Ma, Lixin Hao, Qiru Su, Zhijie An, Fubao Ma, Shuyun Xie, Aiqiang Xu, Yanyang Zhang, Zhengrong Ding, Hui Li, Lisa Cairns, Huaqing Wang, Huiming Luo, Ning Wang, Li Li, Matthew J. Ferrari, 2017, PLoS medicine