Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Del Valle, S.Y., McMahon, B.H., Asher, J., Hatchett, R., Lega, J., Brown, H.E., Leany, M., Pantazis, Y., Roberts, D.J., Moore, S., Peterson, A.T., Escobar, L.E., Quio, H., Hengartner, N.W., Mukundan, H. “Summary results of the 2014-2015 DARPA Chikungunya Challenge” BMC Infectious Disease. 2018, 18:245.

  2. Luz, P.M., Johnson, R.E., Brown, H.E. “Workplace availability, risk group and perceived barriers predictive of 2016-17 influenza vaccine uptake in the United States: a cross-sectional studyVaccine. 2017, 35(43):5890-5896.

  3. Brown, H.E., Mu, W., Khan, M., Tsang, C., Liu, J., Tong, D. “Spatial scale in environmental risk mapping: A Valley fever case study” J Public Health Research. 2017, 6(2):886. doi: 10.4081/jphr.2017.886

  4. Luz, P.M., Johnson, R.E., Brown, H.E. “Workplace availability, risk group and perceived barriers predictive of 2016-17 influenza vaccine uptake in the United States: a cross-sectional studyVaccine. 2017, 35(43)5890-5896,60n7SS8h

  5. Driscoll, L.J., Brown, H.E., Harris, R.B., Oren, E. “Population knowledge, attitude and practice regarding H. pylori transmission and outcomes: A literature review" Frontiers in Public Health. 2017, 5(144)1-6.

  6. Murakami, T., Scranton, R. Brown, H.E., Harris, R.B., Chen, Z., Musuku, S., and Oren, E. “Management of Helicobacter pylori in the United States: Results from a National Survey of Gastroenterology Physicians” Preventive Medicine. 2017, 100:216-222. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.04.021.

  7. Brown, H.E., Cox, J., Comrie, A.C., Barrera, R. “Habitat and density of oviposition opportunity influences Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) flight distance” J Med Entomol. 2017:00(0):1-5. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjx083.

  8. Lega, J., Brown, H.E., Barrera, R. “Aedes aegypti abundance model improved with relative humidity and precipitation-driven egg hatching” J Med Entomol (in press). doi: 10.1093/jme/tjx077.

  9. Brown, H.E., Barrera, R. Comrie, A.C., Lega, J. “Effect of temperature thresholds on modeled Aedes aegypti population dynamics” J Med Entomol. 2017:00(0):1-9. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjx041.

  10. Langston, M.E., Dennis, L.K. Lynch, C.F., Roe, D.J., Brown H.E. “Temporal Trends in Satellite-Derived Erythemal UVB and Implications for Ambient Sun Exposure Assessment” Internat J Env Res Public Health. 2017, 14, 176; doi:10.3390/ijerph14020176.

  11. Reyes-Castro, P., Harris, R.B., Brown, H.E., Christopherson, G. Ernst, K.C., “Spatio-temporal and neighborhood characteristics of two dengue outbreaks in two arid cities of Mexico” Acta Tropica. 2017, 167:174-182; doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.01.001.

  12. Hansen, V., Oren, E., Dennis, L., Brown, H.E. “Infectious Disease Mortality Trends in the United States, 1980-2014” JAMA. 2016. 316(20):2149 doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12423.

  13. Brown, H.E., Smith, C., Lashway, S. “Influence of the length of storage on Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) egg viability.” J Med Entomol. (2017) 54 (2): 489-491. doi:

  14. Lega, J. and Brown, H.E. “Data-driven outbreak forecasting with a simple nonlinear growth model.” Epidemics. 2016, 17:19-26.

  15. Haenchen, S., Hayden, M., Dickinson, K., Walker, K., Jacobs, E., Brown, H.E., Gunn, J., Kohler, L., Ernst, K. “Mosquito avoidance practices and knowledge of arboviral diseases in cities with differing recent history of disease” Am J Trop Med Hygiene. 2016. 15:0732. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.15-0732.

  16. Shelly, E., Ernst, K., Sterling, C., Acuna-Sota, R., and Brown, H.E. “Chagas Disease Surveillance Data In Mexico: A critical assessment of its utility and recommendations for improvement” Public Health Reports. 2016. 131(1):59-66.

  17. Bui, D., Brown, H., Harris, R., and Oren, E. “Serologic evidence for fecal-oral transmission of Helicobacter pylori” AJTMH. Online: November 23, 2915, doi:10.4269/ajtmh.15-0297.

  18. Brown, H.E., Young, A., Lega, J., Andreadis, T.G., Schurich, J. and Comrie, A. Projection of Climate Change Influences on U.S. West Nile Virus Vectors” Earth Interactions 2015. 19:1-18. doi:

  19. Nsoesie, E.O., Brown, H.E., Fish, D., Durham, D.P., Mbah, M.L.N., Ahmed, S., Marcellin, C., Owers, K., Wenzel, N., Shelly, E., Galvani, A.P., and Brownstein, J.S. “Spatial and Temporal Clustering of Chikungunya Virus Transmission in Dominica” PLoS Neglected Trop Dis. 2015. 9(8):e0003977. Doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003977.

  20. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. Review of the Draft Interagency Report on the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

  21. Clark, R., Taylor, A., Garcia, F., Krone, T. and Brown, H.E. “Recognizing the role of skunks in human and animal rabies exposures” Vector-borne Zoonotic Diseases, Aug;15(8):494-501. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2014.1719.

  22. Sedda, L., Morley, D. and Brown, H.E. “Characteristics of wind-infective farms of the 2006 Bluetongue Serotype 8 epidemic in Northern Europe” EcoHealth. 2015. doi: 10.1007/s10393-014-1008-x.

  23. Wang, D., Bowman, D.D., Brown, H.E., Harrington, L.C., Kaufman, P.E., McKay, T., Nelson, C.T., Sharp, J.L., and Lund, R. "Factors influences US canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) prevalence." Parasites Vectors, 2014.7(264). doi:10.1186/1756-3305-7-264

  24. Brown, H.E., Harrington, L.C., Kaufman, P.E., McKay, T., Bowman, D.D., Nelson, C.T., Wang, D. and Lund, R. “Key Factors Influencing Canine Heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, in the United States.” Parasites Vectors. 2012 5:245. doi:  10.1186/1756-3305-5-245

  25. Sedda, L., Brown, H.E., Purse, B.V., Burgin, L., Gloster, J., Rogers, D.J. “A new algorithm quantifies the roles of wind and midge flight activity in the bluetongue epizootic in North-West Europe.” Proceedings of the Royal Society Biology. 8 February 2012. doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.2555.

  26. Borchert, J.N., Eisen, R.J., Holmes, J.L., Atiku, L.A., Mpanga, J.T., Brown, H.E., Graham, C.B., Babi, N., Montenieri, J.A., Enscore, R.E., and Gage, K.L. “Evaluation and Modification of Off-Host Flea Collection Techniques Used in Northwest Uganda: Laboratory and Field Studies.” Journal of Medical Entomology. 2012. 49(1):210-214.

  27. Brown, H.E., Levy, C.E., Enscore, R.E., Schriefer, M.E., DeLiberto, T.J., Gage, K.L., Eisen, R.J. “Annual seroprevalence of Yersinia pestis in coyotes as predictors of interannual variation in reports of human plague cases in Arizona, USA.” Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 2011 Jul 14. 11(11): 1439-1446.doi:10.1089/vbz.2010.0196.

  28. Brown, H.E., Doyle, M.S., Cox, J., Eisen, R.J., Nasci, R.S. “The effect of spatial and temporal subsetting on Culex tarsalis abundance models - a design for the sensible reduction of vector surveillance.” Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 2011. 27(2), 120-128.

  29. Cox, J., Brown, H.E., Rico-Hesse, R. “Variation in vector competence for dengue viruses does not depend on mosquito midgut binding affinity.” PLoS Neglected Diseases. 2011, 5(5): e1172. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001172.

  30. Brown, H.E., Yates, K., Dietrich, G., MacMillan, K., Graham, C.B., Reese, S.M., Helterbrand, W.S., Nicholson, W.L., Blount, K., Mead, P., Patrick, S.L., Eisen, R.J. “An acarological survey and Amblyomma americanum distribution map with implications for tularemia risk in Missouri.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2011, 84(3), p. 411-419.  doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0593

  31. Brown, H.E., Ettestad, P., Reynolds, P., Brown, T., Hatton, E., Holmes, J., Glass, G., Gage, K., and Eisen, R. “Climatic predictors of the intra- and inter-annual distributions of plague cases in New Mexico based on 29 years of animal-based surveillance data.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2010, 82(1), p. 95-102. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0247

  32. Hartemink, N., Purse, B.V., Meiswinkel, R., Brown, H.E., de Koeijer, A., Elbers, A.R., Jan Boender, G., Rogers, D.J., Heesterbeek, H. “Mapping the basic reproduction number (R0) for vector-borne diseases: A case study on bluetongue virus.” Epidemics. 2009, 3(1), p. 153-161. doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2009.05.004

  33. Purse, B.V., Brown, H.E., Harrup, L., PPC Mertens and Rogers D.J., “Invasion of bluetongue and other orbivirus infections into Europe: the role of biological and climatic processes.” Revue scientifique et technique. 2008, 27(2), p. 427-442.

  34. Brown, H.E., Childs, J.E., Diuk-Wasser, M.A., and Fish, D. “Ecological factors associated with West Nile virus transmission, northeastern United States.” Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2008, 14(10), p. 1539-1545. doi: 10.3201/eid/1410.071396

  35. Brown, H.E., Paladini, M., Kline, D., Barnard, D., and Fish, D. “Effectiveness of mosquito traps in measuring species abundance and composition.” Journal Medical Entomology. 2008, 45(3), p. 517-521.

  36. Brown, H.E., Diuk-Wasser, M.A., Andreadis, T.G., and Fish, D. “Remotely-Sensed Vegetation Indices Identify Mosquito Clusters of West Nile Virus Vectors in an Urban Landscape in the Northeastern United States.” Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 2008, 8(2), p. 197-206.  doi:10.1089/vbz.2007.0154.

  37. Brown, H.E., Diuk-Wasser, M.A., Guan, Y., Caskey, S., and Fish, D. “Comparison of three satellite sensors at three spatial scales to predict larval mosquito presence in CT Wetlands.” Remote Sensing of the Environment. 2008, 112(5), p. 2301-2308. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.10.005

  38. Diuk-Wasser, M.A., Brown, H.E., Andreadis, T.G., and Fish, D. “Modeling the spatial distribution of mosquito vectors for West Nile virus in Connecticut, USA.” Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 2006, 6(3), p. 283-95. doi:10.1089/vbz.2006.6.283.

  39. Eden, G.F., Joseph, J.E., Brown, H.E., Brown, C.P., and Zeffiro, T.A. “Utilizing hemodynamic delay and dispersion to detect fMRI signal change without auditory interference: the BIG technique.” Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 1999, 41(1), p. 13-20. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1522-2594(199901)41:1<13::AID-MRM4>3.0.CO;2-T

  40. Helmbrecht, G.D., Farhat, M.Y., Lochbaum, L., Brown, H.E., Yadgarova, K.T., Eglinton G.S., and Ramwell, P.W. “L-Arginine reverses the adverse pregnancy changes induced by Nitric Oxide Syntase inhibition in the rat.” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1996, 175 (4pt1), p. 800-805. doi:10.1016/S0002-9378(96)80002-0

Book Chapters and Reports

  1. Roach, M., Barrett, E., Brown, H.E., Dufour, B., Hondula, D.M., Putnam, H., Sosa, B. (2017) Arizona’s Climate and Health Adaptation Plan. A report prepared for the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative.
  2. Ernst, K.C., Morin, C., Brown, H.E. (2015) Extreme Weather Events and Vector-borne Diseases. in Public Health in Natural Disasters: Nutrition, Food, Remediation and Preparation (eds) Ronald Ross Watson, Joseph A. Tabor, John E. Ehiri, and Victor R. Preedy: Wageningen Academic Publishers. DOI:

  3. Brown, H.E., Comrie, A.C., Tamerius, J., Khan, M., Tabor, J.A., Galgiani, J.N. “Climate, windstorms, and the risk of valley fever (Coccidioidomycosis)” in Institute of Medicine. The influence of Global Environmental Change on Infectious Disease Dynamics: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC:The National Academies Press, 2014 “Appendix A12: Pages  266 – 282. 

  4. Brown, H.E., Comrie, A., Drechsler, D., Barker, C.M., Basu, R., Brown, T., Gershunov, A., Kilpatrick, A.M., Reisen, W.K., and Ruddell, D. Review Editor: English, P. Health Effects of Climate Change in the Southwest. Chapter 15, in: Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: a Technical Report Prepared for the U.S. National Climate Assessment. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance [Garfin, G., Jardine, A., Merideth, R., Black, M., and Overpeck, J. (eds.)]. Tucson, AZ: Southwest Climate Alliance.

  5. Hudspeth, W., Reisen, W.K., Barker, C.M., Kramer, V., Caian, M., Craciunescu, V., Brown, H.E., Comrie, A.C., Zelicoff, A., Ward, T.G., Ragain, R.M., Simpson, G., Stanhope, W., Kass-Hout, T.A., Scharl, A., Sonricker, A.L., Brownstein, J.S. to “Chapter 10: Information Support Systems” in Environmental Tracking for Public Health Surveillance. Morain, S.A. and Budge, A.M.(eds). 2012, Taylor & Francis Group, London.