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 Uncertainty Measles Health Vaccines Statistics Parasites Epidemiology Disease Outbreaks Decision Making Infection Population Dynamics Pathogens Public Health Immunization Rain Geography Learning Liberia Sampling Immune Response Niger Plant Viruses Perturbation Foot And Mouth Disease

Most Recent Papers

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

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 on p. 1633

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

Outbreaks of measles: compounding challenges in the DRC

Matthew Ferrari, 2019, theconversation.com

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

Road to measles elimination is predictable, but can be rocky

Matthew Ferrari, 2019, the conversation

Manipulation of aphid behavior by a persistent plant virus

Maliheh Safari, Matthew J. Ferrari, Marilyn J. Roossinck, 2019, Journal of virology on p. e01781--18

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 on p. e1006917

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

Recent Most-Cited Papers

Ebola Cases and Health System Demand in Liberia

John M. Drake, Raj Reni B. Kaul, Laura W. Alexander, Suzanne M. O’Regan, Andrew M. Kramer, J. Tomlin Pulliam, Matthew Joseph Ferrari, Andrew W. Park, 2015, PLoS Biology on p. e1002056

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

Adaptive Management and the Value of Information

Katriona Shea, Michael J. Tildesley, Michael C. Runge, Christopher J. Fonnesbeck, Matthew Joseph Ferrari, 2014, PLoS Biology on p. e1001970

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

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

Disease dynamics in a specialized parasite of ant societies

Sandra B. Andersen, Matthew Joseph Ferrari, Harry C. Evans, Simon L. Elliot, Jacobus J. Boomsma, David Peter Hughes, 2012, PloS one

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