Publications

 

2013

Healy Profitós, Jessica, Mark Moritz, and Rebecca B. Garabed. (2013).  What to do with chronically sick animals? Pastoralists' Management Strategies in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 3:8. doi:10.1186/2041-7136-3-8
 
Moritz, Mark, Daniel Ewing, and Rebecca B. Garabed. (2013). On Not Knowing Zoonotic Diseases: Pastoralists' Ethnoveterinary Knowledge in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Human Organization. 72(1):1-11.
 

2012

Moritz, Mark, Zachary Galehouse, Qian Hao, Rebecca Garabed. (2012). Can One Animal Represent an Entire Herd? Modeling Pastoral Mobility using GPS/GIS Technology. Human Ecology. 40(4):623-630.
 

2011

Jung, Hahn Chul, Doug Alsdorf, Mark Moritz, Hyongki Lee, and Sara Vassolo. (2011). Analysis of the relationship between flooding area and water height in the Logone floodplain. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 36(7-8):232-240. View abstract

Moritz, Mark and Paul Scholte. (2011). Ethical Predicaments: Advocating security for mobile pastoralists in weak states. Anthropology Today. 27(3):12-17. View abstract

Spear, R., Seto, E., Carlton, E., Liang, S., Remais, J., Zhong, B., Qiu, D. (2011). The challenge moving from the low transmission to elimination of schistosomiasis in China. International Journal for Parasitology, Sep 6 [PMID: 21920366]

Sithithaworn, P., Andrews, R.H., Van De, N., Wongsarroj, T., Siunon, M, Odermatt, P., Nawa, Y., Liang, S., Brindley, P., Sripa, B. (2011). The current status of opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis in the Mekong Basin. Parasitology International, Aug 25 [PMID: 21893213]

Zhou, Y.B., Liang, S., Chen, G.X., Rea, C., Cui, D.Y., He, Z. Gui., Zhang, Z.J., Wei., J.G., Zhao, G.M. , Jiang, Q.W. (2011). An integrated strategy for transmission control of Schistosoma japonicum in a marshland area of China: findings from a five-year longitudinal survey and mathematical modeling.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 85(1): 83-88

Liang, S., Lou, Y. (2011) On the dependence of population size upon random dispersal rate. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, Series B, September 2011

Spear, R., Liang, S.(2011) Mathematical modeling as an aid in developing strategy for sustainable interruption of S. japonicum transmission in the hilly and mountainous regions. Journal of Schistosomiasis Control, 23(3):231-236

2010

Moritz, Mark, Eric Soma, Paul Scholte, Ningchuan Xiao, Todd Juran, Leah Taylor, and Saïdou Kari. (2010).An Integrated Approach to Modeling Grazing Pressure in Pastoral Systems: The Case of the Logone Floodplain (Cameroon). Human Ecology 38(6):775-789. View abstract

Fang, L.Q., Wang , X.J., Liang, S., Li, Y.L., Song, S.X., Zhang, W.Y., Qian, Q., Li, Y.P., Wei, L., Wang, Z.Q., Yang, H., Cao, W.C. (2010). Sptatio-temporal trend and climatic factors of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome epidemic in Shandong Province, China. PLoS NTDs, 4(8):e789

Zhang, J., Zhu, T., Mauzerall, D., Liang, S., Ezatti, M., Remais, J. (2010). Environmental health in China: progress towards clear air and safe water. The Lancet, 375(9720):1110-1119

2009

R.B. Garabed, A.M. Perez, W.O. Johnson, and M.C. Thurmond. (2009) Use of expert opinion for animal disease decisions: An example of foot-and-mouth disease status designation. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 92:20-30. View article

R.B. Garabed, W.O. Johnson, and M.C. Thurmond. (2009) Analytical epidemiology of genomic variation among Pan Asia strains of foot-and-mouth disease virus. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 56:142-156. View abstract

Fang, L.Q., Zhao, W.J., de Vlas, S.J., Zhang, W.Y., Liang, S., Looman, C.W.N., Yan, L., Wang, L.P., Ma, J.Q., Feng D., Yang H., Cao, W.C. (2009). Spatiotemporal dynamics of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Beijing, a newly-established endemic region. Emerging Infectious Disease, 15(12):2043-5

Fang, L.Q., de Vlas, S.J., Feng, D., Liang, S., Xu, Y.F., Zhou J.P., Richardus, J.H., Cao, W.C. (2009). Geographical spread of SARS in mainland China. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 14( Suppl. I): 1-7

2008

R.B. Garabed, W.O. Johnson, J. Gill, A.M. Perez, and M.C. Thurmond. (2008) Exploration of Associations between Governance and Economics and Country-Level Foot-and-Mouth-Disease Status Using Bayesian Model Averaging, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (A). 171(3):699-722. View abstract

Tian, L.W., Bi, Y., Ho, S.C., Liu, W.J., Liang, S., Goggins, W. B., Chan, E.Y.Y., Zhou, S., Sung, J.J.Y. (2008) One-year delayed effect of fog on malaria transmission: a time-series analysis in the rain forest areas of Mengla County, south-west China. Malaria Journal, 7(110):1-9

Fang, L.Q., de Vlas, S.J., Liang, S., Looman, C. W., Gong, P., Xu. B., Yan, L., Yang, H., Richardus. J.H., Cao, W.C. (2008) Environmental factors contributing to the spread of H5N1 avian influenza in mainland China. PLoS One, 5(3):e2268

Zhong, B., Liang, S., Xu, F.S., Wu, Z.S., Yang, C.H., Chen, L., Zhang, Y., Meng, X., Qiu, D.C., Spear, R.C. (2008). Risk factors associated with transmission of schistosomiasis in mountainous regions and implications for control.  Journal of Preventive Medicine, 42(8):565-568

Liang, S., Spear, R.C. (2008). Model-based insights into multi-host transmission and control of schistosomiasis. PLoS Medicine, 5(1):e23

Remais, J., Liang, S., Spear, R.C. (2008). Coupling hydrologic and infectious disease modeling to explore regional differences in schistosomiasis transmission in southwestern China. Environmental Science & Technology, 42(7):2643-2649

2007

G.O. Kelley, R.B. Garabed, A. Branscum, A.M. Perez, and M.C. Thurmond. (2007). Prediction model for sequence variation of the glycoprotein gene of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus in California, U.S.A., Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 78: 97-104. View abstract

Eisenberg, J., Desai, M., Levy, K., Bates, S, Liang, S., Naumoff, K.,Scott, J. (2007). Environmental determinants of infectious disease: A framework for tracking causal links and guiding public health research. Environmental Health Perspectives, 115(8): 1216-1223

Seto, E., Lee, E., Liang., S., Zhong, B. (2007).Individual and village-level study of water contact exposure patterns and Schistosoma japonicum infection in mountainous rural China. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 12(10): 1199-1209

Liang, S., Seto, E., Remais, J., Zhong, B., Yang, C., Hubbard, A., Davis, G., Gu, X., Qiu, D., Spear, R.C. (2007) Environmental effects on parasitic disease transmission exemplified by schistosomiasis in Western China. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 104 (17):7110-7115

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