Reports, Op-Eds, Media Commentaries, Amicus Briefs, and Other Publications


Preprint Norovirus GII wastewater monitoring for epidemiological surveillance MedRxiv
Ammerman ML, Mullapudi S, Gilbert J, Figueroa K, Cruz FP, Bakker KM, Eisenberg MC*, Foxman B*, Wigginton KR* (*equal contribution)


96. Report Wastewater-based Disease Surveillance for Public Health Action
Committee on Community Wastewater-based Infectious Disease Surveillance (includes Eisenberg, MC)
Peer-reviewed consensus study report for the National Academy of Sciences, commissioned by the CDC. National Academies Press. 2023. DOI: 10.17226/26767.
95. Longitudinal and Quantitative Fecal Shedding Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2, Pepper Mild Mottle Virus and CrAssphage
Arts PJ, Kelly JD, Midgley CM, Anglin K, Lu S, Abedi GR, Andino RN, Bakker KM, Banman B, Boehm A, Briggs-Hagen M, Brouwer AF, Davidson MC, Eisenberg MC, Garcia Knight MA, Knight S, Peluso MJ, Pineda-Ramirez J, Tassetto M, Diaz-Sanchez R, Saydeh S, Martin JN, and Wigginton KR
mSphere, in press.


94. Public health: From politicization to a path forward (letter/commentary)
Udow-Phillips M, Jacobson PD, Eisenberg, MC
Journal of Hospital Medicine 2022 Aug; 17 (8): 665
93. Rapid response modeling of SARS-CoV-2 transmission (letter/commentary)
Zelner J, Eisenberg M
Science 376(6593), 579–580
92. Introduction to Infectious Disease Modeling (book chapter)
Brouwer AF, Meza R, Zelner J, and Eisenberg MC
In Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health & Preventive Medicine, 2022. McGraw-Hill.
91. Leveraging infectious disease models to interpret randomized controlled trials: controlling enteric pathogen transmission through water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions
Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Bakker KM, Boerger SN, Zahid MH, Freeman MC, Eisenberg JN
PLOS Computational Biology 18 (12): e1010748.
90. Understanding the mechanisms of HPV-related carcinogenesis: Implications for cell cycle dynamics
Sund DT, Brouwer AF, Walline HM, Carey TE, Meza R, Jackson T, Eisenberg MC
Journal of Theoretical Biology 7;551:111235.
89. Identifying optimal vaccination scenarios to reduce varicella zoster virus transmission and reactivation
Bakker KM, Eisenberg MC, Woods RJ, Martinez ME
BMC Medicine 20(1):1-0.
88. Variant-specific burden of SARS-CoV-2 in Michigan: March 2020 through November 2021
Petrie JG, Eisenberg MC, Lauring AS, Gilbert J, Harrison SM, DeJonge PM, Martin ET
Journal of Medical Virology 94: 5251- 5259.
87. Oral human papillomavirus prevalence, persistence, and risk-factors in HIV-positive and HIV-negative adults
Riddell IV J, Brouwer AF, Walline HM, Campredon LP, Meza R, Eisenberg MC, Andrus EC, Delinger RL, Yost ML, McCloskey JK, Thomas TB, Huang S, Ferris RL, Shin DM, Fakhry C, Ow T, Li D, Berlot A, Carey TE, Schlecht NF
Tumour virus research 1;13:200237.
86. The role of time-varying viral shedding in modelling environmental surveillance for public health: revisiting the 2013 poliovirus outbreak in Israel
Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Shulman LM, Famulare M, Koopman JS, Kroiss SJ, Hindiyeh M, Manor Y, Grotto I, Eisenberg JN
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 18;19(190):20220006.
85. Prevalence and determinants of oral and cervicogenital HPV infection: Baseline analysis of the Michigan HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer (MHOC) cohort study
Brouwer AF, Campredon LP, Walline HM, Marinelli BM, Goudsmit CM, Thomas TB, Delinger RL, Lau YK, Andrus EC, Yost ML, McCloskey JK, Sullivan TS, Mortensen AS, Huang S, Murphy K, Cheng B, Stanek K, Nair T, Carey TE, Meza R*, Eisenberg MC* (* Equal contribution)
PloS one 17 (5): e0268104.
84. Stigmatizing Policies Interact with Mental Health and Sexual Behaviours to Structurally Induce HIV Diagnoses Among European Men Who Have Sex with Men
Stojanovski K, King EJ, Amico KR, Eisenberg MC, Geronimus AT, Baros S, Schmidt AJ
AIDS and Behavior 17:1-1.
83. The United States COVID-19 Forecast Hub dataset medRxiv
Cramer EY, Huang Y, Wang Y, Ray EL, Cornell M, Bracher J, Brennen A, Rivadeneira AJC, Gerding A, House K, Jayawardena D, Kanji AH, Khandelwal A, Le K, Mody V, Mody V, Niemi J, Stark A, Shah A, Wattanchit N, Zorn MW, Reich NG, US COVID-19 Forecast Hub Consortium (includes Eisenberg MC)
Scientific Data 1;9(1):462.
82. Evaluation of individual and ensemble probabilistic forecasts of COVID-19 mortality in the United States medRxiv
Cramer EY, Ray EL, Lopez VK, Bracher J, Brennen A, Castro Rivadeneira AJ, Gerding A, Gneiting T, House KH, Huang Y, Jayawardena D, ..., Corsetti SM, Baer TM, Eisenberg MC, Falb K, Huang Y, Martin ET, McCauley E, Myers RL, Schwarz T, et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 12;119(15):e2113561119.
81. Incidence and clearance of oral and cervicogenital HPV infection: longitudinal analysis of the MHOC cohort study
Brouwer AF, Campredon LP, Walline HM, Marinelli BM, Goudsmit CM, Thomas TB, Delinger RLi, Lau YK, Andrus EC, Nair T, Carey TE, Eisenberg MC*, Meza R*. (* Equal contribution)
BMJ Open 12 (1): e056502.
80. Structural identifiability analysis of age-structured PDE epidemic models
Renardy M, Kirschner D, Eisenberg M.
J. Mathematical Biology 84(1):1-30.


79. Evaluating Michigan’s administrative rule change on nonmedical vaccine exemptions
Masters NB, Zelner J, Delamater PL, Hutton D, Kay M, Eisenberg MC, Boulton ML.
Pediatrics 148(3): e2021049942.
78. Has the relationship between wealth and HIV risk in Sub-Saharan Africa changed over time? A temporal, gendered and hierarchical analysis
Andrus E, Mojola SA, Moran E, Eisenberg MC, Zelner J.
SSM-Population Health 29:100833.
77. Immunologic and epidemiologic drivers of norovirus transmission in daycare and school outbreaks medRxiv
Havumaki J, Eisenberg JN, Mattison CP, Lopman BA, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Hall AJ, Hutton DW, Eisenberg MC.
Epidemiology 32 (3): 351-9.
76. Cost-effectiveness of pediatric norovirus vaccination in daycare settings
Steimle LN, Havumaki J, Eisenberg MC, Eisenberg JN, Prosser LA, Pike J, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Mattison CP, Hall AJ, Steele MK, Lopman BA.
Vaccine 39 (15): 2133-45.
75. Exploring the seasonal drivers of varicella zoster transmission and reactivation
Bakker KM, Eisenberg MC, Woods R, Martinez ME.
American Journal of Epidemiology 2021 Mar 18.
74. Protective impacts of household-based tuberculosis contact tracing are robust across endemic incidence levels and community contact patterns
Havumaki J, Cohen T, Zhai C, Miller JC, Guikema SD, Eisenberg MC, Zelner J.
PLoS Computational Biology 17(2):e1008713.
73. Measuring office workplace interactions and hand hygiene behaviors through electronic sensors: A feasibility study
Zivich PN, Huang W, Walsh A, Dutta P, Eisenberg M, Aiello AE.
PLOS One 19;16(1):e0243358.


72. Fine-scale spatial clustering of measles nonvaccination that increases outbreak potential is obscured by aggregated reporting data
Masters NB, Eisenberg MC, Delamater PL, Kay M, Boulton ML, Zelner J.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117(45):28506-14.
71. SARS-CoV-2 surveillance in decedents in a large, urban medical examiner’s office
Brouwer AF, Myers JL, Martin ET, Konopka KE, Lauring AS, Eisenberg MC, Lephart PR, Nguyen T, Jaworski A, Schmidt CJ.
Clinical infectious diseases 72(10): e580-e585.
70. Predicting the second wave of COVID-19 in Washtenaw County, MI medRxiv
Renardy M, Eisenberg MC, Kirschner D.
Journal of Theoretical Biology 507:110461.
69. An epidemiological forecast model and soft- ware assessing interventions on COVID-19 epidemic in China medRxiv
Wang L, Zhou Y, He J, Zhu B, Wang F, Tang L, Kleinsasser M, Barker D, Eisenberg MC, Song PX.
Journal of Data Science 18(3):446-54.
68. Transmission of viral pathogens in a social network of university students: the eX-FLU study
Zivich PN, Eisenberg MC, Monto AS, Uzicanin A, Baric RS, Sheahan TP, Rainey JJ, Gao H, Aiello AE.
Epidemiology & Infection 2020;148.
67. Time-varying survival effects for squamous cell carcinomas at oropharyngeal and nonoropharyngeal head and neck sites in the United States, 1973–2015
Brouwer AF, He K, Chinn SB, Mondul AM, Chapman CH, Ryser MD, Banerjee M, Eisenberg MC, Meza R, Taylor JM.
Cancer 126(23): 5137-46.
66. The Impact of Vaccination Efforts on the Spatiotemporal Patterns of the Hepatitis A Outbreak in Michigan, 2016–2018
Brouwer AF, Zelner JL, Eisenberg MC, Kimmins L, Ladisky M, Collins J, Eisenberg JN.
Epidemiology 31(5):628-35.
65. Characteristics of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cell Lines reflect human tumor biol- ogy independent of primary etiologies and HPV status
Nair TS, Thomas TB, Yang L, Kakaraparthi BN, Morris AC, Clark AM, Campredon LP, Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Meza R, Carey TE.
Translational oncology 13(10):100808.


62. Comparing alternative cholera vaccination strategies in Maela refugee camp: using a transmission model in public health practice
Havumaki J, Meza R, Phares CR, Date K, and Eisenberg MC.
BMC infectious diseases, Dec;19(1):1-7.
60. HPV vaccination has not increased sexual activity or accelerated sexual debut in a college-aged cohort of men and women
Brouwer AF, Delinger RL, Eisenberg MC, Campredon LP Walline HM, Carey TE, and Meza R.
BMC Public Health, 19:821.
58. Multisite HPV infections in the United States (NHANES 2003–2014): An overview and synthesis
Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Carey TE, Meza R.
Preventative Medicine, 123: 288-298.
55. Introducing BAIT (Biofilm Architecture Inference Tool): A Software Program to Evaluate the Architecture of Oral Multi-Species Biofilms. GitHub
Luo TL, Hayashi MAL, Zsiska M, Circello B, Eisenberg MC, Gonzalez-Cabezas C, Foxman B, Marrs CF, Rickard AH
Microbiology 10.1099/mic.0.000761.


54. DNA Concentration from self samples for HPV testing (letter/commentary)
Meza R, Lau YK, Thomas TB, Carey TE, Walline HMM, and Eisenberg MC.
International Journal of Cancer, 143(11): 3036-3037.
53. Fomite-mediated transmission as a sufficient pathway: a comparative analysis across three viral pathogens
Kraay ANM, Hayashi MAL, Hernandez-Ceron N, Spicknall IH, Eisenberg MC, Meza R, and Eisenberg JNS.
BMC Infectious Diseases 18:540.
52. Epidemiology of the silent polio outbreak in Rahat, Israel based on modeling of environmental surveillance data
Brouwer AF, Eisenberg JNS, Pomeroy CD, Shulman LM, Hindiyeh M, Manor Y, Grotto I, Koopman JS, and Eisenberg MC.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, In press.
Press release The Conversation Daily Beast Contagion
50. Dynamics and Determinants of HPV Infection: The Michigan HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer (M-HOC) Study
Eisenberg MC*, Campredon LP, Brouwer AF, Walline, HM, Marinelli BM, Lau YK, Thomas TB, Sullivan TS, Yost ML, Goudsmit CM, Carey TE, Meza R*. (*equal co-authorship)
BMJ Open, 8:e021618.
49. Identification of the fraction of indolent tumors and associated overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening trials
Ryser MD, Gulati R, Eisenberg MC, Shen Y, Hwang ES, Etzioni R.
American Journal of Epidemiology, 188(1): 197-205.
48. A Sensitive Thresholding Method for Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope Image Stacks of Microbial Biofilms
Luo TL, Eisenberg MC, Hayashi M, Gonzalez-Cabezas C, Foxman B, Marrs CF, Rickard AH.
Scientific Reports 8: 13013.
47. Analytical and Computational Study of an Individual-Based Network Model for the Spread of Heavy Drinking
French DA, Eisenberg MC, Nance T, and Teymuroglu Z.
Journal of biological dynamics, 12(1): 509-526.
46. Connecting etiological agent prevalence to cancer incidence: Case studies of gastric, lung, and oral cancer
Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Meza R.
Cancer Research, 78(12): 3386-3396.
45. Measuring bi-directional bacterial transfer efficiencies: impact on model parameterization
Greene C, Hernandez Ceron N, Eisenberg MC, Koopman J, Xi C, and Eisenberg JNS.
American Journal of Infection Control, 46(6): 620-626.
44. Clostridium difficile shows no trade-off between toxin and spore production within the human host
Blanco N, Walk S, Malani AN, Rickard A, Benn M, Eisenberg MC, Zhang M, Foxman B.
Journal of Medical Microbiology, 67(5): 631-640.


43. Application of an Individual-Based Transmission Hazard Model for Estimation of Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in a Household Cohort
Petrie JG, Eisenberg MC, Ng S, Malosh RE, Lee KH, Ohmit SE, and Monto AS.
American Journal of Epidemiology, 186(12): 1380-1388.
42. An in silico evaluation of treatment regimens for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection
Blanco N, Foxman B, Malani AN, Xhang M, Walk S, Rickard A, and Eisenberg MC.
PLOS ONE, 12(8): e0182815.
41. Data and Identifiability in Models of Cancer Chemotherapy: a Confidence Building Exercise
Eisenberg MC* and Jain HV*. (*equal coauthorship)
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 431: 63-78.
40. Modeling spatial invasion of Ebola in West Africa arXiv GitHub
D'Silva JP and Eisenberg MC.
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 428:65-75.
39. Molecular DNA identification of blood sources fed on, for Culicine mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) collected in the Songkhla province, southern Thailand
Pengsakul T, Sudsom N, Foakes G, Bhatt K, Eisenberg MC, Siriyasatien P.
Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, 39 (6): 1-7.
38. Dynamics Affecting the Risk of Silent Circulation When Oral Polio Vaccination Is Stopped BioRχiv
Koopman JS, Henry CJ, Park JH, Eisenberg MC, Ionides EL, Eisenberg JNS.
Epidemics, 20C: 21-36.
37. Dose-response Relationships for Environmentally Mediated Infectious Disease Transmission Models
Brouwer AF,Weir MH, Eisenberg MC, Meza R, and Eisenberg JNS.
PLOS Computational Biology, 13(4): e1005481.
36. Parameter estimation for multistage clonal expansion models from cancer incidence data: a practical identifiability analysis.
Brouwer AF, Meza R, and Eisenberg MC.
PLOS Computational Biology, 13(3): e1005431.
35. Modeling biphasic environmental decay of pathogens and implications for risk analysis
Brouwer AF, Eisenberg MC, Remais JV, Collender PA, Meza R, Eisenberg JNS.
Environmental Science and Technology, 51 (4), 2186–2196.
34. Model distinguishability and inference robustness in mechanisms of cholera transmission and loss of immunity arXiv GitHub
Lee EC, Kelly MR, Ochocki BM, Akinwumi SM, Hamre KE, Tien JH, and Eisenberg MC.
J. Theoretical Biology, 420: 68–81.
33. “Ebola Kills Generations”: Qualitative interviews with Liberian healthcare providers
Bell SA, Munro-Kramer M, Eisenberg MC, Lori J.
Midwifery 45:44-49.


32. A systematic approach to determining the identifiability of multistage carcinogenesis models
Brouwer AF, Meza R, and Eisenberg MC.
Risk Analysis, doi:10.1111/risa.12684.
30. What transmission precautions best control influenza spread in a hospital?
Blanco N, Eisenberg MC, Stillwell T, Foxman B.
American Journal of Epidemiology, 183(11): 1045-1054.
29. THYROSIM App for Education and Research Predicts Potential Health Risks of Over-the-Counter (OTC) Thyroid Supplements
Han SX, Eisenberg MC, Larsen PR, DiStefano JJ.
Thyroid, 26(4): 489-498.
27. The impact of spatial arrangements on epidemic disease dynamics and intervention strategies
Kelly M, Tien J, Eisenberg MC, Lenhart S.
Journal of Biological Dynamics, 10(1): 222-249.
26. Design and Methods of a Social Network Isolation Study for Reducing Respiratory Infection Transmission: The eX-FLU Cluster Randomized Trial
Aiello AE, Simanek AM, Eisenberg MC, Walsh AR, Davis B, Volz E, Cheng C, Rainey JJ, Uzicanin A, Gao H, Osgood N, Knowles D, Stanley K, Tarter K, Monto AS.
Epidemics, 15:38-55.
25. Effects of Adaptive Protective Behavior on the Dynamics of Sexually Transmitted Infections arXiv
Hayashi MAL and Eisenberg MC.
J. Theoretical Biology, 388: 119-130.


23. Connecting Local and Global Sensitivities for a Mathematical Model in Wound Healing
Krishna N, Pennington H, Coppola C, Eisenberg MC, Schugart R.
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 77 (12): 2294-2324
22. Identifiability results for several classes of linear compartment models arXiv
Meshkat N, Sullivant S, Eisenberg MC.
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 77 (8): 1620-1651
21. Transmission heterogeneity and autoinoculation in a multisite infection model of HPV
Brouwer AF, Meza R, Eisenberg MC.
Mathematical Biosciences, 270 (A):115-125.
20. Hierarchical Graph-Coupled HMMs on Heterogeneity and Personalized Health
Fan K, Eisenberg MC, Walsh AR, Aiello A, Heller K.
KDD '15 Proceedings of the 21th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 239-248.
19. Fomite-fingerpad transfer efficiency (pick-up and deposit) of Acinetobacter baumannii—with and without a latex glove PubMed
Greene C, Vadlamudi G, Eisenberg MC, Foxman B, Koopman J, Xi C.
American Journal of Infection Control, 43(9):928–934.
18. What factors might have led to the emergence of Ebola in West Africa? PubMed
Alexander KA, Sanderson CE, Marathe M, Lewis BL, Rivers CM, Shaman J, Drake JM, Lofgren E, Dato VM, Eisenberg MC, Eubank S.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(6): e0003652.
17. Disease invasion on community networks with environmental pathogen movement PubMed
Tien JH, Shuai Z, Eisenberg MC, van den Driessche P.
Journal of Mathematical Biology, 70 (5): 1065-1092.


16. Opinion: Mathematical models: A key tool for outbreak response (letter/commentary) PubMed
Lofgren L, Halloran ME, Rivers CM, Drake JM, Porco TC, Lewis B, Yang W, Vespignani A, Shaman J, Eisenberg JNS, Eisenberg MC, Marathe M, Scarpino SV, Alexander KA, Meza R, Ferrari MJ, Hyman JM, Meyers LA, and Eubank S.
PNAS 2014 111 (51) 18095-18096.
15. Ebola: Mobility Data (letter/commentary) PubMed
Halloran EM, Vespignani A, Bharti N, Feldstein LR, Alexander K, Ferrari M, Shaman J, Drake JM, Porco T, Eisenberg J, DeValle S, Lofgren E, Scarpino SV, Eisenberg MC, Gao D, Hyman JM, Eubank S, Longini IM.
Science 346 (6208): 433.
14. Determining Identifiable Parameter Combinations Using Subset Profiling arXiv
Eisenberg MC, Hayashi MAL.
Mathematical Biosciences 256: 116–126.


13. Examining rainfall and cholera dynamics in Haiti using statistical and dynamic modeling approaches PubMed
Eisenberg MC, Kujbida G, Tuite AR, Fisman DN, Tien JH.
Epidemics 5(4): 197-207.
11. A Cholera Model in a Patchy Environment with Water and Human Movement PubMed
Eisenberg MC, Shuai Z, Tien JH, van den Driessche P.
Math Biosciences 246(1): 105-112.
10. Identifiability and estimation of multiple transmission pathways in cholera and waterborne disease PubMed
Eisenberg MC, Robertson SL, Tien JH.
J. Theor. Biol. 324: 84-102.



8. Mechanistic modeling of the effects of myoferlin on tumor cell invasion PubMed
Eisenberg MC, Kim Y, Li R, Ackerman WE, Kniss DA, Friedman A.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 108(50): 20078-20083.
7. In silico synchronization of cellular populations through expression data deconvolution arXiv
Eisenberg MC, Ash JN, Siegal-Gaskins D.
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2011.


5. TSH Regulation Dynamics In Central and Extreme Primary Hypothyroidism PubMed
Eisenberg MC, Santini F, Marsili A, Pinchera A, DiStefano JJ.
Thyroid 22(11): 1215-1228.




1. L-T4 Bioequivalence and Hormone Replacement Studies Via Feedback Control Simulations PubMed
Eisenberg MC, Samuels MH, DiStefano JJ.
Thyroid 16(12): 1279-1292.