Conference presentations
   *Presenter - Oral presentations
  1. Abbas KM.* Systems thinking to improve effectiveness, efficiency, and equity in health. 3rd Systems and Complexity Science for Healthcare Conference, Ashburn VA, October 2017. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1115014.1  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQE8BDXaAdjJFeExImdErxrhoRKgA81WMeKhIRD9vyLOosuncrh-NKJhh-M1LPvEuLTLSKt_WT2FhbW/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000

  2. Short D,* Kolivras K, Shao Y, Abbas KM. Spatial diffusion of the 1918-1919 Spanish flu through World War I military troops. 71st Annual Meeting of South Eastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Columbia SC, November 2016. 

  3. Dorratoltaj N,* Ciupe S, Nikin-Beers R, Eubank S, Pellegrino P, Williams I, Borrow P, Abbas KM. Viral and immune system dynamics of HIV-1, CD4+ T cells and macrophages during acute, clinically latent and late phases of HIV infection. American Mathematical Society, Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Raleigh NC, November 2016. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1113598.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  4. Dorratoltaj N,* Ciupe S, Nikin-Beers R, Eubank S, Pellegrino P, Williams I, Borrow P, Abbas KM. Viral and immune system dynamics of HIV-1, CD4+ T cells and macrophages during acute, clinically latent and late phases of HIV infection. 144th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver CO, October 2016. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1113598.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  5. Dorratoltaj N, Ciupe S, Eubank S, Abbas KM,* Pellegrino P, Williams I, Borrow P. Mathematical modeling of HIV viral dynamics and immune response during antiretroviral treatment interruptions. 3rd Conference on Modeling of Infectious Diseases. Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India, November 2015. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111689.1  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/12LgfAIWrGPNZbbUw0AE6UGMWn1hEsDTjEIal3G8DNwY/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000    

  6. Dorratoltaj N, Marathe A, Lewis B, Swarup S, Eubank S, Abbas KM.* Cost-benefit analysis of vaccine-based interventions to control pandemic influenza. 3rd Conference on Modeling of Infectious Diseases. Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India, November 2015. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111690.1  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qKYojjnXhVWspHkaYb72GGeh5C0ugDavNj9ty5U9e_0/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000  

  7. Dorratoltaj N,* Abbas KM, Bassaganya-Riera J, Ciupe S, Eubank S, O'Dell M, Rahmandad H. Mathematical modeling of HIV viral dynamics and immune response during treatment interruptions. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, November 2015. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111696.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  8. Abbas KM, Marathe A,* Swarup, S. Understanding feedback between behavioral interventions and disease evolution. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, November 2015. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111697.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  9. Dorratoltaj N,* Eubank S, Rahmandad H, Bassaganya-Riera J, O'Dell M, Ciupe S, Abbas KM. Modeling within host dynamics of HIV infection and HAART interruptions. 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, Chicago IL, November 2015. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111698.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  10. Watson C,* Castro A, Redican K, Abbas KM. Epidemiological transitions in maternal and child health in Peru: 1990-2013. 6th Annual Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), Boston MA, March 2015. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111699.1  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1zkq9oHjMHMU_QVDBeO3E2gShtNwUrdwgfQbl48JKzCc/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000

  11. Abbas KM.* Epidemiological transitions in India compared to developing and developed Countries: 1990-2013. IIT Madras International Symposium on Healthcare, Shaastra 2015. Chennai, India, January 2015. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111700.1  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fGvocXPY1yWf98Au8bccOmhdrVazlNYdFMrQiF3yxyQ/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000

  12. Abbas KM,* Dorratoltaj N, Samuels JA, Platt K, Bordwine P, O'Dell M, Kerkering T, Redican K. Economic evaluation of outbreak responses of pertussis, tuberculosis and fungal meningitis in New River Valley, Virginia. 142nd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans LA, November 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111706.1  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1SPWxZMTVGrCUSMSuUQYoySASL939pCQMVaybWO7XTg0/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  13. Dorratoltaj N,* Bassaganya-Riera J, Eubank S, O'Dell M, Rahmandad H, Abbas KM. Multiscale modeling of HIV transmission dynamics. 142nd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans LA, November 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111707.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Multi_scale_modeling_of_HIV_transmission_dynamics.pdf?attredirects=0

  14. Dorratoltaj N,* O'Dell M, Bordwine P, Kerkering T, Redican K, Abbas KM. Economic evaluation of 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak in New River Valley. 142nd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans LA, November 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111708.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_2012_Fungal_Meningitis_Outbreak_in_New_River_Valley.pdf?attredirects=0

  15. Swaminathan S,* Srividya A, Culp R. Abbas KM. Effect of BCG vaccine on risk of tuberculosis infection among household contacts in Tamil Nadu, South India. India International Public Health Conference, IIPHC 2014, Thiruvananthapuram, India, November 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111709.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Effect_of_BCG_vaccine_on_risk_of_tuberculosis_infection_among_household_contacts_in_Tamil_Nadu_South_India.pdf?attredirects=0

  16. Kang GJ,* Gunaseelan L, Abbas KM. Epidemiological modeling of bovine brucellosis in India. IEEE International Conference on Big Data, BigData 2014, Washington DC, October 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111710.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Epidemiological_Modeling_of_Brucellosis_in_India.pdf?attredirects=0

  17. Lopez D, Gunasekaran M, Kaur H, Murugan B, Abbas KM.* Spatial big data analytics of influenza epidemic in Vellore, India. IEEE International Conference on Big Data, BigData 2014, Washington DC, October 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111711.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Spatial_Big_Data_Analytics_of_Influenza_Epidemic_in_Vellore_India.pdf?attredirects=0

  18. Dorratoltaj N,* Bordwine P, O'Dell M, Redican K, Kerkering T, Abbas KM. Economic evaluation of the fungal meningitis outbreak response in New River Valley: Local Health Department and Clinical Perspectives. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on the Life Sciences, Charlotte NC, August 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111712.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_the_Fungal_Meningitis_Outbreak_Response_in_New_River_Valley-Local_Health_Department_and_Clinical_Perspectives.pdf?attredirects=0

  19. Samuels JA,* Dorratoltaj N, Bordwine P, O'Dell M, Abbas KM. Epidemiological and economic benefits of targeted tuberculosis screening in a correctional facility of New River Health District. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on the Life Sciences, Charlotte NC, August 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111713.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Epidemiological_and_Economic_Benefits_of_Targeted_Tuberculosis_Screening_in_a_Correctional_Facility_of_New_River_Health_District.pdf?attredirects=0

  20. Kang G,* Culp R,* Gunaseelan L, Srividya A, Swaminathan S, Abbas KM. Ecology and epidemiology of brucellosis and tuberculosis: One Health perspective. International Symposium on Livestock Diseases affecting Livelihood Options and Global Trade - Strategies and Solutions. Chennai, July 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111714.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Ecology_and_Epidemiology_of_Brucellosis_and_Tuberculosis-One_Health_Perspective.pdf?attredirects=0

  21. Kang G,* Gunaseelan L, Abbas KM. Directions for brucellosis in India: Where do we go from here? International Symposium on Livestock Diseases affecting Livelihood Options and Global Trade - Strategies and Solutions. Chennai, July 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111715.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Directions_for_Brucellosis_in_India-Where_do_we_go_from_here.pdf?attredirects=0

  22. Abbas KM,* Dorratoltaj N, Samuels JA, Platt K, Bordwine P, O'Dell M, Kerkering T, Redican K. Economic evaluation of public health interventions: Outbreak responses of pertussis, tuberculosis and fungal meningitis in New River Valley, Virginia. 7th Annual Keeneland Conference on Public Health Services and Systems Research, Lexington KY, April 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111721.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Public_Health_Interventions-Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  23. Abbas KM,* Elvinger F,* Eubank S, Hodgson JL, Hosig KW, Johnson CA, Kerkering TM, Krometis LH, Marmagas SW, O’Dell M, Pierson WF, Redican KJ, Schurig GG, Vikesland PJ, Widmer J.* Interprofessional integration and sustainability of One Health in education and beyond. Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Annual Conference, Alexandria VA, March 2014. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111723.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Interprofessional_Integration_and_Sustainability_of_One_Health_in_Education_and_Beyond.pdf?attredirects=0

  24. Abbas KM,* Dorratoltaj N, Samuels JA, Platt K, Bordwine P, O'Dell M, Kerkering T, Redican K. Epidemiological modeling and economic evaluation for prioritization of limited public health resources. Eleventh Conference of Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health, Kancheevaram, India, December 2013. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111724.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Epidemiological_Modeling_and_Economic_Evaluation_for_Prioritization_of_Limited_Public_Health_Resources.pdf?attredirects=0

  25. Abbas KM,* Dorratoltaj N, Samuels JA, Platt K, Bordwine P, O'Dell M, Kerkering T, Redican K. Epidemiological modeling and economic evaluation for prioritization of limited public health resources: Infectious disease perspective. World Conference on Infectious Diseases (WCID-2013), Chennai, India, December 2013. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111726.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Epidemiological_Modeling_and_Economic_Evaluation_for_Prioritization_of_Limited_Public_Health_Resources-Infectious_Disease_Perspective.pdf?attredirects=0

  26. Jimenez J,* Lewis B, Abbas KM, Williamson T, Eubank S, Kerkering T. Utilizing statistical process control tools and highly-detailed simulation for biosurveillance in intensive care units to control healthcare associated infections. 141st American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, Boston MA, November 2013. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111736.1

  27. Abbas KM,* Abbas S, Bhanu Rekha V, Elvinger F, Gunaseelan L, Kakkar M, Marikos S, Pfeiffer D. Education, research and practice of One Health. International Conference on Frontiers of Stem Cell and Biotechnology in Human and Veterinary Medicine, Chennai, India, January 2013. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111727.1  

  28. Swanson CR,* Cattaneo A, Bradley EH, Chunharas S, Atun R, Abbas KM, Katsaliaki K, Mustafee N, Meier BM, Best A. Rethinking health systems strengthening:  Key systems thinking tools and strategies for transformational change. Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Bejing, China, October 2012. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111728.1  

  29. Abbas KM.* Host population epidemiology of evolving pathogen strains. 2007 Biomedical Informatics Training Program Symposium, University of California, Irvine CA, May 2007. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111737.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  30. Abbas KM,* Mikler AR, Gatti R. Temporal analysis of infectious diseases: Influenza. ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Sante Fe NM, March 2005. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111717.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  31. Abbas KM,Mikler AR, Ramezani A, Menezes S. Computational epidemiology: Bayesian disease surveillance. International Conference on Bioinformatics and its Applications, Fort Lauderdale FL, December 2004. DOI: 10.7490/f1000research.1111716.1  https://sites.google.com/site/kajaabbas/documents/presentation/Economic_Evaluation_of_Outbreak_Responses_of_Pertussis_Tuberculosis_and_Fungal_Meningitis_in_New_River_Valley_Virginia.pdf?attredirects=0

  32. Dantu R, Abbas KM, O'Neill M,* Mikler AR. Data centric modeling of environmental sensor networks. IEEE International Conference on Communications, GLOBECOM'04, Dallas TX, December 2004. 

  33. Mikler AR, Abbas KM.* Analysis of knowledge acquisition models for intelligent agents. Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference, San Diego CA, April 1999.