Curriculum Vitae of Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, MBI

www.goldsteinepi.com 

Last updated: 27-Dec-2019

EDUCATION

DEGREES

Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, September 2015

Drexel University School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA)

On Individual and Community-Level Determinants of Pertussis Incidence and Vaccination (pdf)

Master of Biomedical Informatics, June 2007

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine (Portland, OR)

Development of an Epidemiologic Data Warehouse for the Oregon Immunization ALERT Registry (pdf)

        

Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences, May 2002

University of Delaware (Newark, DE)

TRAINING

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Maternal Child Health and Infectious Disease Epidemiology, 2015 – 2017

Christiana Care Health System (Newark, DE)

RESEARCH

POSITIONS

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 2016 – 

Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA)

Epidemiologist, Department of Pediatrics, 2015 – 2019

Christiana Care Health System (Newark, DE)

Research Associate, Department of OB/GYN and Women's Health Research, 2013 – 2015

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (Madison, WI) and Christiana Care Health System (Newark, DE)

Sr. Research Assistant, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, 2006 – 2007

Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)

AFFILIATIONS

Adjunct Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Center for AIDS Research, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Faculty Affiliate, Urban Health Collaborative, Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)

Value Institute Scholar, Christiana Care Health System (Newark, DE)

TEACHING

Courses

Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA)

EPI 800: Epidemiology PhD Seminar: 2019, 2020

EPI 572: Design and Analysis of Epidemiological Studies: 2017

EPI 570: Introduction to Epidemiology: 2016 – 2019

EPI 564: Data Science using R: 2018

PBHL 101: Introduction to Public Health: 2016

Guest Lectures

Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA)

PBHL 834: Advanced Epidemiology II: Methodologic Challenges (topic: misclassification): 2015

PBHL 830: Advanced Epidemiology (topic: misclassification): 2016 – 2017, 2019

EPI 610: Public Health Surveillance (topic: vaccines and vaccine preventable-diseases): 2018

EPI 564: Data Science using R (topic: GIS and spatial analysis): 2017, 2019

EPI 560: Intermediate Epidemiology (topic: confounding): 2017

PBHL 301: Epidemiology in Public Health (topic: ratio measures of risk): 2014

PBHL 101: Introduction to Public Health (topic: epidemiology): 2014 – 2015

Drexel University College of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA)

MIIM 653: Clinical Correlations in Infectious Disease (topic: clinical epidemiology): 2018

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions (Philadelphia, PA)

PA 547: Evidence Based Medicine (topic: epidemiology): 2016 – 2017, 2019

Drexel University LeBow College of Business (Philadelphia, PA)

BUSN 260: Introduction to Business Analytics (topic: statistical analysis of data): 2018

BUSN 460: Business Analytics Senior Project (topic: data in healthcare): 2018

Temple University College of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA)

PBHL 3101: Epidemiology (topic: communicable diseases): 2015

Boston University School of Public Health (Boston, MA)

EP 755: Infectious Disease Epidemiology (topic: modeling): 2017 – 2018

Workshops

A primer on electronic health record research design and analysis. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting: 2019

Fundamentals of Research. Christiana Care Health System Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: 2017

Introduction to R, Geocoding, and Working with Census Data. Philadelphia Department of Public Health: 2014

Utilizing electronic health records for epidemiological analysis. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting: 2020

Advising

Nguyen Tran (PhD student, Epidemiology). Evaluating the Mechanism of Behavioral Risk Compensation due to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis among Gay, Bisexual, and Men Who Have Sex with Men. Role: Co-advisor. 2019 –

Anqi Wang (PhD candidate, Epidemiology). LGB Sexual Minority Identity and Chronic Inflammatory Disease. Role: Committee Member. 2019 –

Daniel Vader (PhD candidate, Epidemiology). Self-reported hepatitis B vaccination status: misclassification and biased estimates of coverage in the United States. Role: Committee Member. Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA). 2017 –

Tirza Calderon (PhD, Epidemiology). Addressing Disparities in Pertussis Epidemiology. Role: Committee Member. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA). 2017 – 2019

Jennifer Rokhsar (MPH student, Epidemiology). A Deterministic Model of T.cruzi Population Dynamics after Canine Treatment with Fluralaner. Role: Co-mentor. Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA). 2019 –

Chelsea Weldie (MS, Drug Discovery and Development). Clostridium difficile at Hahnemann University Hospital. Role: Committee Member. Drexel University College of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA). 2017 – 2019

Janeway Granche (MS, Epidemiology). Assessing the Power of Neighborhood and Individual Level Factors to Predict PrEP Eligibility. Role: Co-mentor. Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA). 2018 – 2019

Nguyen Tran (MPH, Epidemiology). Agent-based models for evaluating Doxycycline to prevent sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men. Role: Co-mentor. Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (Philadelphia, PA). 2017 – 2018

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Consultant, 2018 – 

ChristianaCare (Newark, DE)

Merck & Co., Inc. (North Wales, PA)

Connectivity Engineer, 2004 – 2012

Hologic, Inc. (Newark, DE)

PUBLICATIONS and PRESENTATIONS

BOOKS

Goldstein ND. Improving Population Health Using Electronic Health Records: Methods for Data Management and Epidemiological Analysis. CRC Press. March 2017. ISBN: 9781498759106

BOOK CHAPTERS

Eppes SC, Goldstein ND. Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi). In: Kliegman RM, St. Geme J, Blum NJ, Wilson K, Shah SS, Tasker RC, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier; 2019. ISBN: 9780323529501

Goldstein N, Ross D, Christensen K, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Kumar A, Schroeder M. Digital Radiology Divide at McKinly. In: Einbinder L, Lorenzi NM, Ash JS, Gadd CS, Einbinder J, eds. Transforming Health Care Through Information: Case Studies. New York, NY: Springer; 2009:179-189. ISBN: 9781441902696

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

Goldstein ND, Kahal D, Testa K, Burstyn I. Catchment and selection bias in an outpatient electronic medical record study of community deprivation and chronic Hepatitis C virus infection. Under review.

Goldstein ND, Kahal D, Testa K, Burstyn I. Accuracy of chronic Hepatitis C diagnosis in the electronic medical record. Under review.

Goldstein ND, LeVasseur ML. On the convergence of epidemiology and data science. Under review.

Brown J, Joshi R, Purtle J, Goldstein ND. A content analysis of an epidemiology of consequence, 2013 – 2018. Under review.

James CW, Szabo S, Kahal D, Goldstein ND. The effect of multivitamins and polyvalent cations on virologic suppression with integrase strand transfer inhibitors. AIDS. 2020 Mar 1;34(3):487-489. DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002438

Goldstein ND, Hamra GB, Harper S. Are descriptions of methods alone sufficient for study reproducibility? Epidemiology. 2020 Mar;31(2):184-188. DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000001149. [code: zenodo.3255043]

Goldstein ND, Purtle J, Suder JS. Effect of Vaccine-preventable Disease Incidence on Proposed State Vaccine Exemption Legislation. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Nov 18. DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.4365 [code: zenodo.3241849]

Hamra GB, Goldstein ND, Harper S. Resource Sharing to Improve Research Quality. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Aug 6;8(15):e012292. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.119.012292.

Tran NK, Goldstein ND. Jointly Representing Geographic Exposure and Outcome Data Using Cartograms. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Sep 1;188(9):1751-1752. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwz141 [code: zenodo.1745442]

Goldstein ND, LeVasseur MT, Tran NK, Purtle J, Welles SL, Eppes SC. Modeling HPV vaccination scale-up among urban young men who have sex with men in the context of HIV. Vaccine. 2019 Jun 27;37(29):3883-3891. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.05.047 [code: zenodo.2652534]

Paul DA, Johnson D, Goldstein ND, Pearlman SA. Development of a single-center quality bundle to prevent sudden unexpected postnatal collapse. J Perinatol. 2019 Jul;39(7):1008-1013. DOI: 10.1038/s41372-019-0393-y

Goldstein ND, Kahal D. Comments on the Communicable Disease Issue. Delaware Journal of Public Health. 2019 May;5(2):4

Tran NK, Hatzenbuehler ML, Goldstein ND. Potential Relationship between HIV Criminalization and Structural Stigma Related to Sexual Orientation in the U.S. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Apr 15;80(5):e106-e108. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001961 [code: zenodo.2210014]

Goldstein ND, Suder JS, Purtle J. Trends and characteristics of proposed and enacted state legislation on childhood vaccination exemption, 2011 – 2017. Am J Public Health. 2018 Nov 29:e1-e6. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304765 [code: zenodo.1409660]

Washio Y, Goldstein ND, Mackley A, Hoffman MK, Locke R, Paul DA. Receipt of Antenatal Steroids and Respiratory Support among Substance-exposed premature Infants. Pediatric Nursing. 2018 July/August;44(4):177-181.

Washio Y, Goldstein ND, Butler R, Rogers S, Paul DA, Terplan M, Hoffman MK. Self-report Measure as a Useful Tool to Identify Prenatal Substance Use and Predict Adverse Birth Outcomes. Clinical Ethics. September 2018;13(3):137-142.

Kahal D, Goldstein ND, Bincsik A, Stephens T, Testa K, Szabo S. Expanding care for patients infected with Hepatitis C through community partnership in Delaware. Delaware Journal of Public Health. 2018 Nov;4(5):76-79.

Tran NK, Goldstein ND, Welles SL. Bias Adjustment Techniques Are Underutilized in HIV Sexual Risk Estimation: A Systematic Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Aug 9;15(8). DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15081696

Goldstein ND, Jenness SM, Tuttle D, Power M, Paul DA, Eppes SC. Evaluating a neonatal intensive care unit MRSA surveillance programme using agent-based network modelling. J Hosp Infect. 2018 Nov;100(3):337-343. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.05.002 [code: zenodo.1227270]

Paul DA, Goldstein ND, Locke R. Delaware Infant Mortality. Delaware Journal of Public Health. 2018 May;4(3):24-31.

Goldstein ND, Tuttle D, Tabb LP, Paul DA, Eppes SC. Spatial and Environmental Correlates of Organism Colonization and Infection in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. J Perinatol. 2018 May;38(5):567-573. DOI: 10.1038/s41372-017-0019-1 [code: zenodo.1040301]

Strouss L, Goldstein ND, Locke R, Paul DA. Vascular placental pathology and the relationship between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and neonatal outcomes in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2018 Apr;38(4):324-331. DOI: 10.1038/s41372-017-0032-4 [code: zenodo.1041778]

Goldstein ND, Kenaley KM, Locke R, Paul DA. The Joint Effects of Antenatal Steroids and Gestational Age on Improved Outcomes in Neonates. Matern Child Health J. 2018 Mar;22(3):384-390. DOI: 10.1007/s10995-017-2403-z [code: zenodo.1117070]

Goldstein ND. Commentary: Towards open source epidemiology. Epidemiology. 2018 Mar;29(2):161-164. DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000782

LeVasseur MT, Goldstein ND, Tabb LP, Olivieri-Mui BL, Welles SL. The Effect of PrEP on HIV Incidence Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Context of Condom Use, Treatment as Prevention, and Seroadaptive Practices. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Jan 1;77(1):31-40. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001555 [code: zenodo.846313]

Washio Y, Martin C, Goldstein ND, Terplan M.  Characteristics of Pregnant Women Who Reported Alcohol Use at Admission to Substance Use Treatment. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2017 Nov;82:82-86. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2017.09.010

Goldstein ND, Eppes SC, Mackley A, Tuttle D, Paul DA. A network model of hand hygiene: How good is good enough to stop the spread of MRSA? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jun 28:1-8. DOI: 10.1017/ice.2017.116 [code: zenodo.821632]

Goldstein ND, Newbern EC, Tabb LP, Welles SL. Density of Day Cares in Relation to Reported Pertussis Incidence in Philadelphia. Public Health. 2017 May;146:126-133. DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.01.015 [code: zenodo.844112]

Goldstein ND, Suder JS, Bendistis BE. The Politics of Eliminating Nonmedical Vaccination Exemptions. Pediatrics. 2017 Mar;139(3). DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-4248

Purtle J, Goldstein ND, Hand A, Edson E. Who votes for public health? U.S. senator characteristics associated with voting in concordance with public health policy recommendations (1998–2013). SSM-Population Health. 2017 Jan 3:136–140. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2016.12.011 [code: zenodo.844106]

Goldstein ND, Sarwate AD. Privacy, security and the epidemiologist in the era of electronic health record research. Online J Public Health Inform. 2016 Dec 28;8(3):e207. DOI: 10.5210/ojphi.v8i3.7251

Goldstein ND, Burstyn I, Welles SL. Bayesian approaches to racial disparities in HIV risk estimation among men who have sex with men. Epidemiology. 2017 Mar;28(2):215-220. DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000582 [code: zenodo.844100]

Goldstein ND, Ingraham BC, Eppes SC, Drees M, Paul DA. Assessing occupancy and its relation to healthcare acquired infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Jan;38(1):112-114. DOI: 10.1017/ice.2016.239

Goldstein ND, Burstyn I, Newbern EC, Tabb LP, Gutowski J, Welles SL. Bayesian Correction of Misclassification of Pertussis in Vaccine Effectiveness Studies: How Much Does Underreporting Matter? Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Jun 1;183(11):1063-70. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwv273 [code: zenodo.844110]

Goldstein ND, Eppes SC, Ingraham BC, Paul DA. Characteristics of late-onset sepsis in the NICU: Does occupancy impact risk of infection? J Perinatol. 2016 Sep;36(9):753-7. DOI: 10.1038/jp.2016.71 [code: zenodo.800737]

Goldstein ND, Rogers S, Ehrenthal DB. The impact of psychosocial stressors on postpartum weight retention. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2016 Aug;19(4):691-4. DOI: 10.1007/s00737-016-0613-9 [code: zenodo.800739]

Goldstein ND, Burstyn I, LeVasseur MT, Welles SL. Drug use among men by sexual behavior, race and ethnicity: prevalence estimates from a nationally representative US sample. Int J Drug Policy. 2016 Jan 18. pii: S0955-3959(16)00031-1. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.01.008 [code: zenodo.844104]

Goldstein ND, LeVasseur MT, Purtle J. Is this thing on? Getting the public to listen to the pro-vaccine message. Vaccine. 2016 Jan 12. pii: S0264-410X(16)00020-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.12.070

Goldstein ND, Welles SL, Burstyn I. To be or not to be: Bayesian correction for misclassification of self-reported sexual behaviors among men who have sex with men. Epidemiology. 2015 Sep;26(5):637-44. DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000328 [code: zenodo.844102]

Goldstein ND, Newbern EC, Evans AA, Drezner K, Welles SL. Choice of measure of vaccination and estimates of risk of pediatric pertussis. Vaccine. 2015 Jul 31;33(32):3970-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.06.033 [code: zenodo.844108]

Goldstein ND. Working with census geographies in R. Epidemiology. 2015 Mar;26(2):e22-3. DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000252 [code: zenodo.583160]

Ehrenthal DB, Rogers S, Goldstein ND, Edwards DG, Weintraub WS. Cardiovascular Risk Factors One Year After a Hypertensive Disorder of Pregnancy. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 Jan;24(1):23-9. DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2014.4811

Ehrenthal DB, Goldstein ND, Wu P, Rogers S, Townsend RR, Edwards DG. Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflection 1 Year After a Pregnancy Complicated by Hypertension. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014 Oct;16(10):695-9. DOI: 10.1111/jch.12398

LeVasseur MT*, Goldstein ND*, Welles SL. A public health perspective on HIV/AIDS in Africa: Victories and unmet challenges. Pathophysiology. 2014 Sep;21(3):237-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.pathophys.2014.07.001

*co-first authors

Goldstein ND, Tager-Flusberg H, Lee BK. Mapping Collaboration Networks in the World of Autism Research. Autism Res. 2015 Feb;8(1):1-8. DOI: 10.1002/aur.1393 [code: zenodo.844114]

Goldstein ND, Auchincloss AH, Lee BK. A no-cost geocoding strategy using R. Epidemiology. 2014 Mar;25(2):311-3. DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000052 [code: zenodo.583158]

Goldstein ND, Maiese BA. A brief review of vaccination coverage in immunization registries. Online J Public Health Inform. 2011;3(1). DOI: 10.5210/ojphi.v3i1.3385

MASS MEDIA ARTICLES

Mailed HPV tests increase cervical cancer screening (editorial). Healio. Nov 6, 2019.

Fewer than 40% of adults support mandatory HPV vaccination (editorial). Healio. Jul 18, 2019.

Diseases like Zika and Ebola know no party affiliation…but public health responses do. Philadelphia Inquirer. Jun 6, 2016.

Get a flu vaccine – for everyone's sake. Philadelphia Inquirer. Dec 3, 2015.

SELECT SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACTS

Goldstein ND. Increased incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases may lead to state legislation that limits childhood vaccination exemption. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. 2019. Philadelphia, PA.

Goldstein ND, Suder JS. Trends in Proposed and Enacted State Legislation Affecting Childhood Vaccination Exemption, 2011-2017. American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting. 2018. Cincinnati, OH.

Goldstein ND, Jenness SM, Paul DA, Eppes SC. Using agent-based network models to evaluate an MRSA surveillance program in the neonatal intensive care unit. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting. 2018. Baltimore, MD.

Goldstein ND, Eppes SC, Moore GH, Tuttle DJ, Gardner J, Paul DA. Decrease in antibiotic utilization after implementation of quality improvement program in the NICU. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2018. Toronto, Canada.

Goldstein ND, LeVasseur MT, Eppes SC. Scaling up HPV vaccination among high-risk men who have sex with men: a comparison of prevention paradigms. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. 2017. Atlanta, GA.

Goldstein ND, LeVasseur MT, Eppes SC. Impact of vaccination on oral HPV transmission among high-risk men who have sex with men. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. 2017. Atlanta, GA.

Goldstein ND, Eppes SC, Mackley A, Tuttle D, Paul DA. A network model of hand hygiene: How good is good enough to stop the spread of MRSA? Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting. 2017. Seattle, WA.

Goldstein ND, Tuttle D, Tabb LP, Paul DA, Eppes SC. Spatial and Environmental Correlates of Organism Colonization and Infection in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting. 2017. Seattle, WA.

Goldstein ND, Locke RG, Paul DA. The relationship between antenatal steroids and poor outcomes in neonates: mediation or effect modification? Epidemiology Congress of the Americas. 2016. Miami, FL.

Goldstein ND, Newbern EC, Tabb LP, Welles SL. Density of day cares in relation to reported pertussis incidence in Philadelphia, 2001 – 2013. Epidemiology Congress of the Americas. 2016. Miami, FL.

Goldstein ND, Eppes S, Ingraham BC, Paul DA. Characteristics of Late-Onset Sepsis in the NICU: Does a High Census Impact Risk of Infection? Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2016. Baltimore, MD.

Goldstein ND, Eppes S, Ingraham BC, Paul DA. Characteristics of late-onset sepsis in the NICU: Does an increased census impact risk of infection? Northeast Regional Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Conference. 2015. Bar Harbor, ME.

Goldstein ND, Newbern EC, Tabb LP, Gutowski J, Welles SL. Validation and Bayesian Correction of Misclassification of Pertussis in Retrospective Studies. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting. 2015. Denver, CO.

SELECT INVITED TALKS

Epidemiology, Disease Prevention, and Policy: Lessons from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Department Seminar. Temple University College of Public Health Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. November 2019.

Because we don’t always have observed data. EPI/BIO Seminars Series. Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Philadelphia, PA. January 2019.

Informing hospital infection prevention through epidemiology: Examples from the neonatal intensive care unit. Department Seminar. Rutgers School of Public Health Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology. November 2018.

Informing hospital infection prevention through epidemiology: Examples from the neonatal intensive care unit. Department Seminar. Boston University School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology. October 2018.

Using Social Network Analysis to Understand MRSA Transmission in the NICU. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. August 2018.

How your healthcare provider influences risk for disease. Taste of Science. Philadelphia, PA. April 2018.

Evaluating newer disease control interventions prior to widespread adoption. Frontier Science Seminar. Boston, MA. April 2018.

Evaluating newer disease control interventions prior to widespread adoption. Christiana Care Health System HIV Program. Wilmington, DE. December 2017.

Bringing Classical Epidemiology to the Hospital: Social and Spatial Correlates of Infection. EPI/BIO Seminars Series. Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Philadelphia, PA. December 2017.

Approaches to measurement error and misclassification in infectious disease epidemiology. Division of Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds. NYU Langone Health. New York, NY. September 2017.

Extrinsic Factors of Organism Colonization & Infection in the Neonatal ICU. Epidemiology Seminar Series. NYU School of Medicine Department of Population Health. New York, NY. July 2017.

Bringing Classical Epidemiology to the Hospital: Social and Spatial Correlates of Infection. Next in Science: Epidemiology. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Cambridge, MA. May 2017.

Social and spatial correlates of infection in the neonatal ICU. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. April 2017.

Clinical epidemiology. Neonatology Fellows Research lecture series. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. December 2016.

How to present a journal club and read the scientific literature. Neonatology Fellows Research lecture series. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Philadelphia, PA. September 2016.

Misclassification of sensitive health information. Value Institute Scholars seminar. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. August 2016.

Research methodology: analysis. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. March 2016.

Research methodology: study design and bias. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. February 2016.

Where do I get my data? Resident Research Training Program. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. January 2016.

REDCap: What is it and how can I use it for epidemiology? Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Philadelphia, PA. January 2016.

Assembling and Analyzing Cohorts from Electronic Health Records: An Example from the NICU. Innovative Discovery Series talk. Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. January 2016.

FUNDING, HONORS and AWARDS

FUNDED GRANTS

Towards prevention of HIV among vulnerable and stigmatized populations using geospatial data. Role: Principal Investigator. NIH NIAID K01 (1K01AI143356). 75% effort, 2019  –  2024.

Disparities in Clostridium difficile infection at an urban hospital. Role: Mentor. Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center Collaborative Project. $3500, 2020.

Community Partnership with Westside Family Healthcare FQHC to Expand Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Patient and Provider Education, Screening and Successful Treatment. Role: Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Deborah Kahal). Harrington Value Institute Community Partnership. 20% effort, 2018 – 2020.

Identification of Risk Factors to Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) at Hahnemann University Hospital (HUH). Role: Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Michele A. Kutzler). Pfizer, Inc. 15% effort, 2016 – 2019.

Reducing Variation in Group Care through Physician Reporting Cards. Role: Principal Investigator (mentored grant). Christiana Care Physician Professionalism Council Grant. 40% effort, 2017 – 2018.

The HPV Prevention Paradigm: A Simulation-based Comparison of Vaccination, Condom Use, and Risk Adaptive Behaviors among Men who have Sex with Men in the US. Role: Principal Investigator (mentored grant). Merck Investigator Studies Program. 25% effort, 2016 – 2017.

HONORS and AWARDS

NIH NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar: 2018

Kenneth Rothman Travel Scholarship, Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting: 2018

Lilienfeld Postdoctoral Prize Paper Award, Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting: 2017

Seema S. Sonnad Ph.D. Memorial Award for Distinguished Value Institute Scholars: 2017

Tyroler Student Prize Paper Award, Epidemiology Congress of the Americas: 2016

Travel Scholarship, Autism Speaks: 2016

Graduate Student Travel Award, Drexel University Department of Epidemiology: 2015

Research Assistantship, Drexel University Department of Epidemiology: 2014 – 2015

Teaching Assistantship, Drexel University Department of Epidemiology: 2013 – 2014

Scholarship, Drexel University Department of Epidemiology: 2012 – 2013

ACTIVITIES

SOCIETIES

Member, Society for Epidemiologic Research: 2015 –

Member, American College of Epidemiology: 2015 –

Member, American Public Health Association: 2015 –

Member, International Society for Infectious Diseases: 2016 –

SERVICE

Journal Peer Review

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Journal of Public Health, Archives of Women's Mental Health, BMC Health Services Research, BMC Pediatrics, Epidemiology, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Journal of Perinatology, Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, LGBT Health, New England Journal of Medicine, Pediatric Research, PLOS One, PLOS Computational Biology, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Vaccine

Abstract Review

American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting: 2017 – 2019

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo: 2016 – 2017, 2019

Epidemiology Congress of the Americas: 2016

Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting: 2017 – 2020

Symposia Organized

Open Epidemiology, Data Transparency and Reproducibility: An egg that can’t be unbroken. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting: 2019

Committees and Working Groups

Co-chair, Infection and Public Health Working Group. Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health: 2018 – 2019

Editorial

Senior Associate Editor, Annals of LGBTQ Public and Population Health: 2020 –

Guest Editor, Delaware Journal of Public Health, Communicable Disease Issue: 2019

Associate Editor, Clinfowiki (http://www.clinfowiki.org): 2006 –

Blogger (http://www.goldsteinepi.com/blog): 2014 –