Preventative Health Informatics & Spatial Temporal Analysis

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Selected Related Peer-Review Publications  

H1N1 Surveillance

Soto Mas F, Olivárez A, Jacobson HE, Hsu CE, Miller J. Risk communication and college students: The 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza. Prev Med. 2011 Jun 1;52(6):473-4. Epub 2011 Apr 17, PMID: 21524661

Lai D, Hsu CE, Glasser JH. Controlling Influenza A (H1N1) in China: Bayesian or Frequentist Approach. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2010 Aug 3. PMID: 20685666

PH Informatics: Public Health Surveillance

Hsu CE, Soto Mas F, Miller JA, Nkhoma ET. A Spatial-Temporal Surveillance Approach for Prostate Cancer Disparities in Population Subgroups. Journal of the National Medical Association. 2007; 99(1): p72-86. PMID: 17304971  Fulltext

Hsu CE, Soto Mas F, Hickey JM, Miller JA, Lai D. Surveillance of the Colorectal Cancer Disparities Among Demographic Subgroups - A Spatial Analysis Approach. Southern Medical Journal. 2006. 99(9): p 301-308. CME Issue. PMID: 17004529  Fulltext

Hsu CE, Jacobson H, Soto Mas F. Evaluating the Disparities of Female Breast Cancer Mortality Among Racial Groups a Spatiotemporal Analysis. International Journal of Health Geographics. 2004. 3(1):4. p 1-11.  PMID: 14987336   Fulltext

Hsu CE, Lai D, Begley C, Franzini L. The Association Between Income and Mortality in Texas and Taiwan - a Comparative Study of Spatial Statistics. Journal of Advances and Applications in Statistics. 2002. 2(2):p149-176.    Fulltext

Nkhoma E, Hsu CE, Hunt V, Harris AM. Detecting Spatiotemporal Clusters of Accidental Poisoning Mortality among Texas Counties, U.S., 1980-2001. International Journal of Health Geographics. 2004.3(1):25 p 1-13. PMID: 15509301   Fulltext

Chiu YW, Hsu CE, Wang MQ, Nkhoma ET. Examining Geographic and Temporal Variations of AIDS Mortality: Evidence of Racial Disparities. 99 (7): 788-96. July 2008. Journal of the National Medical Association. PMID: 18672555  Fulltext

Chiu YW, Wang MQ, Chuang HY, Hsu CE, Nkhoma ET. A new application of spatiotemporal analysis for detecting demographic variations in AIDS mortality: an example from Florida., The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences, 2008. 24 (11), 568-76 PMID: 19239990

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Responses

Hsu CE, Jacobson HE, Feldman K, Miller JA, Soto Mas F. Experience, Confidence, and Training Needs of Veterinarians in Public Health Preparedness and Response. Journal of Veterinary Medical  Education. 2008; 35(2). p 262-268. PMID: 18723813   Fulltext

Hsu CE, Miller JA, Soto Mas F, Nkhoma ET, Chambers CC. Capacity Building of Biodefense Informatics for Public Health Preparedness and response in Rural  Regions: EpiInfo, GIS,  and Data Management Training, Journal of Emergency Management. 2008. 6(1): Jan/Feb. P70-78. Abstract   Fulltext

Hsu CE, Soto Mas F, Jacobson H, Papenfuss RL, Nkhoma E, Zoretic J., Assessing the Readiness and Training Needs of Non-urban Physicians in Public Health Emergency and Response. Disaster Management and Response. 2005. 3(4): p106-111. Feature Article. PMID: 16216794  Fulltext

Hsu CE, Soto Mas F, Jacobson HE, Harris AM, Hunt V, Nkhoma E. Public Health Preparedness of Health Providers: Meeting the Needs of Diverse, Rural Community. Journal of the National Medical Association. 2006; 98 (11): 1784-91 PMID:17128688  Fulltext 

Soto Mas F, Hsu CE, Jacobson HE, Zoretic J, Felan M. Physician Assistants and Bioterrorism Preparedness. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice & Science, 2006. 4(3): 301-306. PMID: 16999591

Jacobson HE, Soto Mas F, Hsu CE, Miller JA, Turley JP. Self-Assessed Emergency Readiness and Training Needs of Nurses in Rural Texas., Public Health Nursing. 2009. 26 (4). In Press.  

Book Chapter

Tan J, Soto Mas F., Hsu CE, Chapter 5. E-Public Health Information Systems: E-Technologies for Public Health. Preparedness and Surveillance. In Joseph Tan: E-Health Care Information Systems: An Introduction for Students and Professionals.  San Francisco, CA: Wiley, Josey-Bass Publishers. ISBN: 0-7879-6618-5. pp. 127-154. April 2005.