Hubert Department of Global Health Faculty

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Saad B. Omer  

Updated: 03/01/2014    [update]
Associate Professor (Graduate Faculty)


Department of:
Hubert Department of Global Health

Hubert Department of Global Health
1518 Clifton Road NE. Room 7017
Atlanta, GA 30322
somer@emory.edu

PhD, 2007, Johns Hopkins University
MPH, 2003, Johns Hopkins University
MBBS, 1998, Aga Khan University
 
Additional Appointment(s):
Pediatrics
 
Areas of Interest/Research:
HIV/AIDS
Infectious Disease
Vaccines
 
Selected Publications:
Omer, SB
, Peterson D, Curran E, Hinman A, Orenstein WA
Legislative Challenges to School Immunization Mandates, 2009 – 2012
Journal of American Medical Association –JAMA
, Feb 12;311(6): 620-1, 2014.
 
Omer, SB
, Orenstein WA, Koplan JP
Go Big and Go Fast — Vaccine Refusal and Disease Eradication
New England Journal of Medicine
, 368: 1374-76, 2013.
 
Omer, SB
, Richards JL, Ward M, Bednarczyk RA
Vaccination Policies and Rates of Exemption from Immunization, 2005–2011
New England Journal of Medicine
, 367: 1170-1171, 2012.
 
Omer, SB
, Hiremath GS, Halsey NA
Respiratory Administration of Measles Vaccine
Lancet
, Feb 27;375(9716): 706-8, 2010.
 
Steinhoff MC,
Omer, SB
, Roy E, Arifeen S, Altaye M, Raqib R, Breiman R, Zaman K
Influenza Immunization in Pregnancy: Antibody Responses in Mothers and Infants
New England Journal of Medicine
, 362(17): 1644-6, 2010.
 
Omer, SB
, Salmon DA, Orenstein WA, deHart MP, Halsey NA
Vaccine Refusal, Mandatory Immunization, and the Risks of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
New England Journal of Medicine
, 360(19): 1981-88, 2009.
 
Omer, SB
, Enger KS, Moulton LH, Halsey NA, Stokley S, Salmon DA
Geographical Clustering of Nonmedical Exemptions to School Immunization Requirements and its Associations with Geographical Clustering of Pertussis Cases
American Journal of Epidemiology
, 168(12): 1389-96, 2008.
 
Zaman K, Roy E, Arifeen SE, Rahman M, Raqib R, Wilson E,
Omer, SB
, Shahid NS, Breiman RE, Steinhoff MC
Effectiveness of Maternal Influenza Immunization in Mothers and Infants
New England Journal of Medicine
, Oct 9;359(15): 1555-64, 2008.
 
Six Week Extended-Dose Nevirapine (SWEN) Study Team [alphabetical]; Bedri A, Gudetta B, Isehak A, Kumbi S, Lulseged S, Mengistu Y, Bhore AV, Bhosale R, Varadhrajan V, Gupte N, Sastry J, Suryavanshi N, Tripathy S, Mmiro F, Mubiru M, Onyango C, Taylor A, Musoke P, Nakabiito C, Abashawl A, Adamu R, Antelman G, Bollinger RC, Bright P, Chaudhary MA, Coberly J, Guay L, Fowler MG, Gupta A, Hassen E, Jackson JB, Moulton LH, Nayak U,
Omer, SB
, Propper L, Ram M, Rexroad V, Ruff AJ, Shankar A, Zwerski S
Extended-dose nevirapine to 6 weeks of age for infants to prevent HIV transmission via breastfeeding in Ethiopia, India, and Uganda: an analysis of three randomised controlled trials
Lancet
, 372(9635): 300-313, 2008.
 
Omer, SB
, Pan WKY, Halsey NA, Stokley S, Moulton LH, Navar AM, Pierce M, Salmon DA
Non-Medical Exemptions to School Immunization Requirements: Secular Trends and Association of State Policies with Pertussis Incidence
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
, Oct 11;296(14): 1757-63, 2006.
 
Other affiliations and Activities:
Center for AIDS Research
Emory Vaccine Center
 
Curriculum Vitae
 
Link to this page: http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/SOMER