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Joshua Yukich

Joshua Yukich, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health Systems and Development
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504.988.1440
Fax: 504.988.3653
jyukich@tulane.edu


 

Research Interests:

Epidemiology and economics of vector borne disease, malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa and the economics of targeted interventions

 

Educational Background:

  • PhD, public health & epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute
  • MPH, international health & development, Tulane SPHTM
  • BS, biochemistry, Tulane University
  • BA, Latin American studies, Tulane University

Professional Achievements:

  • Temporary advisor, Regional Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee WHO-EMRO/GEF Project, 2008-Present
  • Member, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Member, Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology

Selected Publications:

Yukich JO, Taylor C, Eisele TP, Reithinger R, Nauhassenay H, Berhane Y, Keating J. Travel history and malaria infection risk in a low-transmission setting in Ethiopia: a case control study. Malar J. 2013 Jan 24;12:33.

Yukich J, Briët O, Bretscher MT, Bennett A, Lemma S, Berhane Y, Eisele TP, Keating J, Smith T. Estimating Plasmodium falciparum transmission rates in low-endemic settings using a combination of community prevalence and health facility data. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42861.

Eisele TP, Larsen DA, Anglewicz PA, Keating J, Yukich J, Bennett A, Steketee RW. Weighing for results: assessing the effect of IPTp - Authors' reply. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Apr;13(4):292-3. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70060-4.

Eisele TP, Larsen DA, Anglewicz PA, Keating J, Yukich J, Bennett A, Hutchinson P, Steketee RW. Malaria prevention in pregnancy, birthweight, and neonatal mortality: a meta-analysis of 32 national cross-sectional datasets in Africa. ancet Infect Dis. 2012 Sep 17. pii: S1473-3099(12)70222-0. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70222-0.

Yukich J, Briët O, Bretscher MT, Bennett A, Lemma S, Berhane Y, Eisele TP, Keating J, Smith T. Estimating Plasmodium falciparum Transmission Rates in Low-Endemic Settings Using a  Combination of Community Prevalence and Health Facility Data. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42861.

Yukich J, D'Acremont V, Kahama J, Swai N, Lengeler C. (2010) Lack of cost-savings from Rapid Diagnostic Tests for malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 83(1); 61-68.

Yukich J, Zerom M, Ghebremeskel T, Tediosi F, Lengeler C. (2009) Costs and cost-effectiveness of vector control in Eritrea using insecticide-treated bed nets. Malaria Journal 8:51

Yukich J, Lengeler C, Tediosi F, Brown N, Mulligan JA, Chavasse D, Stevens W, Justino J, Conteh L, Maharaj R, Erskine M, Mueller D, Wiseman V, Ghebremeskel T, Zerom M, Goodman C, McGuire D, Urrutia JM, Sakho F, Hanson K, Sharp B. (2008) Costs and consequences of large-scale vector control for malaria. Malaria Journal 7:258

Mulligan J, Yukich J, Hanson K. (2008) Costs and effects of the Tanzanian National Voucher Scheme for insecticide treated nets.  Malaria Journal 7:32

Hutchinson PL, Mahlalela X, Yukich J. (2007) Mass media, stigma, and disclosure of HIV test results: multilevel analysis in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.  AIDS Educ Prev. 2007 Dec;19(6):489-510.

Eisele TP, Macintyre K, Yukich J, Ghebremeskel T (2006) Interpreting household survey data intended to measure insecticide-treated bednet coverage: results from two surveys in Eritrea.  Malaria Journal 5:36 

 

Level of Instruction:

graduate

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