Select Publications

Articles and other publications that feature the work and research of CEPAR staff.

  1. Wang, Y., et al. (2022). Early warning of a COVID-19 surge on a university campus based on wastewater surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 at residence halls. Science of the Total Environment, 821, 153291.
  2. Nakajima Y. & Isakov A. (2022 ). Disaster management. in Cone, Brice, Delbridge, Myers (Eds.), Emergency medical services: Clinical practice and systems oversight. (3rd ed.). Wiley.
  3. Liu, C., Lopman, B., Guillou, A., Handel, A., Lash, T. L., Isakov A., & Jenness, S. (2021). A modeling study to inform screening and testing interventions for the control of SARS-CoV-2 on university campuses. Sci Rep, 11, 5900.
  4. Dang, A., Williams, B., Warsing, W., Noone, M., Isakov, A., Tan, D., & Liang, S. (2021, June). Air quality monitoring during high-level biocontainment ground transport: Observations from two operational exercises. Disaster Med Public Health Prep, 28, 1–8.
  5. Schrager, J. D., Schuler, K., Isakov, A., Wright, D., Yaffee, A., Jacobson, K., Parker, R., Goolsby, C. (2020, August 19). Development and usability testing of a web-based COVID-19 self-triage platform. West J Emerg Med, 21(5),1054­–1058.
  6. Schrager, J., Isakov, A., Wright, D., &  Yaffee, A. (2020, May 7). Getting the most out of self-triage websites: experiences with covid-19 and principles for the future. Health Affairs. DOI: 10.1377/hblog20200506.762591
  7. Isakov, A., Schrager, J., Yaffee, A., Wright, D., (2020, April 10). A new web tool can help you figure out if those symptoms might be COVID-19. Scientific American.
  8. Romero, C., Shartar, S., Carr, M. (2019) Pericardial tamponade after systemic alteplase in stroke and emergent reversal with tranexamic acid. Clinical Practice and Cases Emergency Medicine, 1, 55–58.  doi:5811/cpcem.2019.10.44369
  9. Yaffee, A., Isakov, A., Wu, H. (2019, May). How can emergency departments better prepare for emerging infectious disease threats? A returned traveler with fever walks into triage. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 56(5), 568–570.
  10. Kumar, L., Isakov, A. (2018). Transportation of patients in a bioemergency. In Hewlett, Murthy (Eds.), Bioemergency planning: A guide for healthcare facilities. Springer International Publishing.
  11. ASPR TRACIE. (2017). EMS Infectious Disease Playbook.
  12. Davlantes, E., Shartar, S., Venero, J., Steck, A., Langston, A., & Kazzi, Z. N. (2017). Opportunity for collaboration between radiation injury treatment network centers and medical toxicology specialists. Southern Medical Journal, 110(8), 497–501. doi:10.14423/smj.0000000000000677
  13. Shartar, S. & Wood, L. (2016, April). Creating emergency department surge capacity and a pre-hospital distribution tool for managing mass casualty events. [Conference presentation]. Emergency Management Association of Georgia Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.
  14. Fairley, J., Kozarsky, P., Kraft, C., Guarner, J., Steinberg, J., Anderson, E., Jacob, J., Meloy, P., Gillespie, D., Espinoza, T., Isakov, A., Vanairsdale, S., Baker, E,, & Wu, H. (2016, Jan 3). Ebola or not: evaluating the ill traveler from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa. Open Forum Infectious Disease. 1, 1–7.
  15. Kumar, L., Shartar, S., Yancy, A., Isakov, A. (2016, January). An educational module for the development of core competencies in emergency medical response planning for mass gathering events. [Poster presentation]. National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
  16. Altizer, A., Harris, S., & Shartar, S. (2015). 15 steps to building collaborative relationshipsCampus Safety Magazine.
  17. Bogucki, S. & Isakov, A. (2015). Patients under investigation for Ebola virus disease in the United States: Hospital preparedness planning and alternate care facilities. Academic Emergency Medicine, 22(5), 600–604.
  18. Isakov, A. Disaster management. (2015). In Cone, Brice, Delbridge, Myers (Eds.), Emergency medical services: Clinical practice and systems oversight. (2nd ed). Wiley.
  19. Coignard-Biehler, H., Isakov, A., & Stephenson, J. (2015). Pre-hospital transportation in Western countries for Ebola patients, comparison of guidelines. Intensive Care Medicine, 41(8), 1472–1476.
  20. Isakov, A., Miles, W., Gibbs, S., Lowe, J., Jamison, A., & Swansiger, R. (2015). Transport and management of patients with confirmed Ebola virus disease. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 66(3), 297–305.
  21. Murphy, D. J., Rubinson, L., Blum, J., Isakov, A., Bhagwanjee, S., Cairns, C. B., Cobb, J. P., & Sevransky, J. (2015).  On behalf of the United States Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group Program for Emergency Preparedness. Development of a core clinical dataset to characterize serious illness, injuries, and resource requirements for acute medical responses to public health emergencies. Critical Care Medicine, 43(11), 2403–2408.
  22. Isakov, A., O’Neal, P., Prescott, J., Stanley, J., Herrmann, J., & Dunlop, A. (2014). Academic-community partnerships for sustainable preparedness and response systems. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 9(2), 97–106.
  23. Isakov, A., Jamison, A., Miles, W., & Ribner. (2014, Dec 2). B. Safe management of patients with serious communicable diseases: recent experience with Ebola virus. Annals of Internal Medicine,161(11), 829–830.
  24. Dunlop, A., Logue, K, & Isakov, A. (2014). The engagement of academic institutions in community disaster response: A comparative analysis. Public Health Reports, 129 Suppl. 4, 87–95.
  25. Swansiger, R. G., Walters, W. A., Isakov, A. P., Gibbs, S. G., & Lowe, J.  J. Biocontainment ground transport standard operating procedures. Office of Medical Services, Operational Medicine, US Department of State.
  26. Shartar, S. & Butkovich, H. (2013, March). using off-the-shelf collaboration software to create a crisis information management system. [Poster presentation]. Public Health Preparedness Summit, Atlanta, GA.
  27. Morris, G., Greenspan, A., Howell, K., Gargano, L., Mitchell, J., Jones, J., Potter, M., Isakov, A., Woods, C., & Hughes, J. (2012, March). Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) inaugural tabletop exercise: Foodborne toxoplasmosis outbreak detected on college campuses. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, 10(1), 89–97.
  28. Evans, D., Shartar, S., & Gordan, J. (2012). The role of the nurse. In Local planning for terror and disaster: From bioterrorism to earthquakes, 61-70. John Wiley and Sons.
  29. Dunlop, A., Logue, K., Vaidyanathan, L., & Isakov, A. (2012, December 12). Facilitators and barriers for effective academic-community collaboration for disaster preparedness and response. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.
  30. Dunlop, A., Logue, K., Beltran, G., & Isakov, A. (2011). The role of academic institutions in community disaster response since September 11, 2001. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 5, 1–9.
  31. Gargano, L. M., Gallagher, P. F., Freeman, A. S., Morris, J. G. Jr, Temporado Cookson, S., Greenwald, I., Lichtenberger, P., Milhous, W., Williams-Johnson, M., Wolfe, C., Isakov, A., Woods, C., & Hughes, J. (2011, November). Academic consortia: Untapped resources for preparedness, response, and recovery—examining the cholera outbreak in Haiti. Emerging Infectious Disease.
  32. Isakov, A., Shartar, S., & Heilpern, K. (2011, September). Disaster preparedness 10 years after 9/11: The experts weigh in. Emergency Medicine, 43(9).
  33. Magee, M., Isakov, A., Paradise, H., & Sullivan, P. (2011). Mobile phones and short message service texts to collect situational awareness data during simulated public health critical events. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 6(6), 379–386.
  34. Isakov, A., Shartar, S., & Heilpern, K. (2011). Ready or not: The state of EM’s preparedness. Emergency Medicine, 43(9),16.
  35. Sugerman, D., Nadeau, K., Lafond, K., Cameron, W., Soetebier, K., Jhung, M., Isakov, A., Greenwald, I., Neil, K., Schrag, S., & Fry, A. (2011). A survey of emergency department 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) surge preparedness–Atlanta, Georgia, July–October 2009. Clinical Infectious Disease, 52(suppl 1), S177–S182.
  36. Kellermann, A., Isakov, A., Parker, R., & Foldy, S. (2010, September). Web-based self-triage of influenza-like illness during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 56(3), 288–294.
  37. Buehler, J., Whitney, E., Smith, D., Prietula, M., Stanton, S., & Isakov, A. (2009). Case studies of the uses of syndromic surveillance. Biosecurity and bioterrorism: Biodefense strategy, practice, and science, 7(2), 165–177.
  38. Dunlop, A., Isakov, A., Compton, M., White, M., Nassery, H., Frank, E., & Glanz, K. (2007). Medical outreach following a remote disaster: Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2(3), 121–132.