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Emily S. Gurley, PhD

  • Associate Scientist

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E6040
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
MPH, Emory University, 2002
BA, Oglethorpe University, 1996

Selected publications since 2016

  • Salje H, Lessler J, Paul K, Azman A, Rahman MW, Rahman M, Cummings DAT, Gurley ES†, Cauchemez S†. How behaviors, social structures and space shape the spread of infectious diseases: chikungunya as a case study. †Denotes shared senior authorship. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016 Nov; 113(47): 13420-134-25. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1611391113
  • Nikolay B, Salje H, Sturm-Ramirez K, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Homaira N, Ahmed M, Iuliano AD, Paul RC, Rahman M, Hossain MJ, Luby SP, Cauchemez S†, Gurley ES†. Evaluating hospital-based surveillance for outbreak detection: Bangladesh as a case study. †Denotes shared senior authorship. PLOS Medicine, 2017 Jan; 14(1): e1002218. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002218
  • Ao TT, Rahman M, Haque F, Chakraborty A, Hossain MJ, Haider S, Alamgir ASM, Sobel J, Luby SP, Gurley ES. Outbreak surveillance in resource-limited settings: A national media-based surveillance system for public health events in Bangladesh. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2016 Apr; 22(4): 720-722
  • Islam MS, Sazzad HMS, Hassan M, Satter SM, Sultana S, Hossain MJ, Hassan M, Rahman M, Campbell S, Cannon DL, Stroeher U, Daszak P, Luby SP, Gurley ES. Nipah transmission from bats to humans associated with drinking traditional liquor (tari) made from date palm sap in Bangladesh, 2011-2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2016 Apr; 22(4): 664
  • Satter SM, Gastañaduy PA, Islam K, Rahman M, Rahman M, Luby SP, Heffelfinger JD, Parashar UD, Gurley ES. Hospital-Based surveillance for rotavirus gastroenteritis among young children in Bangladesh: Defining the potential impact of a rotavirus vaccine program. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2016 Dec; 35(12): 1281-1373