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2020

Cause-specific mortality of children younger than 5 years in communities receiving biannual mass azithromycin treatment in Niger: verbal autopsy results from a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Keenan, J. D., Arzika, A. M., Maliki, R., Elh Adamou, S., Ibrahim, F., Kiemago, M., Galo, N. F., Lebas, E., Cook, C., Vanderschelden, B., Bailey, R. L., West, S. K., Porco, T. C., Lietman, T. M., Emerson, P. M., Weaver, J., Hart, J., Abdou, A., Kadri, B., Beido, N. & 15 others, Callahan, E. K., Stewart, A. E., Kane, S., Cotter, S. Y., Doan, T., Fry, D. M., Lin, Y., O'Brien, K. S., Oldenburg, C. E., Ray, K. J., Rosenthal, P. J., Rutherford, G. W., Varnado, N. E., Zhong, L. & Zhou, Z., Feb 2020, In : The Lancet Global Health. 8, 2, p. e288-e295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Characterizing the Impact of Fear of Falling on Activity and Falls in Older Adults with Glaucoma

Jian-Yu, E., Mihailovic, A., Kuo, P. L., West, S. K., Friedman, D. S., Gitlin, L. N., Li, T., Schrack, J. A. & Ramulu, P. Y., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparison of anthropometric indicators to predict mortality in a population-based prospective study of children under 5 years in Niger

O'Brien, K. S., Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Porco, T. C., Keenan, J. D., Lietman, T. M. & Oldenburg, C. E., Feb 1 2020, In : Public health nutrition. 23, 3, p. 538-543 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gait and balance as predictors and/or mediators of falls in glaucoma

Mihailovic, A., de Luna, R. M., West, S. K., Friedman, D. S., Gitlin, L. N. & Ramulu, P. Y., Mar 2020, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 61, 3, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Longitudinal Microperimetric Changes of Macular Sensitivity in Stargardt Disease after 12 Months: ProgStar Report No. 13

Schönbach, E. M., Strauss, R. W., Muñoz, B., Wolfson, Y., Ibrahim, M. A., Birch, D. G., Zrenner, E., Sunness, J. S., Ip, M. S., Sadda, S. V. R., West, S. K. & Scholl, H., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Milestones in the fight to eliminate trachoma

West, S. K., Mar 1 2020, In : Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 40, 2, p. 66-74 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Morbidity in a Longitudinal Cohort of Children Residing in Villages Randomized to Biannual Treatment with Azithromycin Versus Placebo

West, S. K., Bloch, E., Weaver, J., Munoz, B., Mrango, Z., Kasubi, M., Lietman, T. & Coles, C., Feb 3 2020, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 70, 4, p. 574-580 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Announcing The Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Eye Health

Burton, M. J., Faal, H. B., Ramke, J., Ravilla, T., Holland, P., Wang, N., West, S. K., Bourne, R. R. A., Congdon, N. G. & Foster, A., Dec 2019, In : The Lancet Global Health. 7, 12, p. e1612-e1613

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Open Access
Open Access

Biannual versus annual mass azithromycin distribution and malaria seroepidemiology among preschool children in Niger: A sub-study of a cluster randomized trial

Oldenburg, C. E., Amza, A., Cooley, G., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Arnold, B. F., Rosenthal, P. J., O'Brien, K. S., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Porco, T. C., Keenan, J. D., Lietman, T. M. & Martin, D. L., Dec 3 2019, In : Malaria journal. 18, 1, 389.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Community-level Association between Clinical Trachoma and Ocular Chlamydia Infection after MASS Azithromycin Distribution in a Mesoendemic Region of Niger

Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Porco, T. C., Keenan, J. D., Lietman, T. M. & Oldenburg, C. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community-level chlamydial serology for assessing trachoma elimination in trachoma-endemic Niger

Kim, J. S., Oldenburg, C. E., Cooley, G., Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Keenan, J. D., Gaynor, B. D., Porco, T. C., Lietman, T. M. & Martin, D. L., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 13, 1, e0007127.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Detailed genetic characteristics of an international large cohort of patients with Stargardt disease: ProgStar study report 8

Fujinami, K., Strauss, R. W., Chiang, J., Audo, I. S., Bernstein, P. S., Birch, D. G., Bomotti, S. M., Cideciyan, A. V., Ervin, A. M., Marino, M. J., Sahel, J. A., Mohand-Said, S., Sunness, J. S., Traboulsi, E. I., West, S., Wojciechowski, R., Zrenner, E., Michaelides, M. & Scholl, H. P. N., Mar 1 2019, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 103, 3, p. 390-397 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eliminación del tracoma en América Latina: Priorización de municipios para las actividades de vigilancia

Translated title of the contribution: Trachoma elimination in Latin America: Prioritization of municipalities for surveillance activitiesSaboyá-Díaz, M. I., Betanzos-Reyes, A. F., West, S. K., Muñoz, B., Castellanos, L. G. & Espinal, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health. 43, e93.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access

Mass azithromycin distribution to prevent childhood mortality: A pooled analysis of cluster-randomized trials

Oldenburg, C. E., Arzika, A. M., Amza, A., Gebre, T., Kalua, K., Mrango, Z., Cotter, S. Y., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Emerson, P. M., O’Brien, K. S., Porco, T. C., Keenan, J. D. & Lietman, T. M., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 100, 3, p. 691-695 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Mass Oral Azithromycin for Childhood Mortality: Timing of Death after Distribution in the MORDOR Trial

Porco, T. C., Hart, J., Arzika, A. M., Weaver, J., Kalua, K., Mrango, Z., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., O'Brien, K. S., Fry, D. M., Vanderschelden, B., Oldenburg, C. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Keenan, J. D. & Lietman, T. M., Jun 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 68, 12, p. 2114-2116 3 p., ciy973.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection: elimination with mass drug administration

Wolle, M. A. & West, S. K., Mar 4 2019, In : Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy. 17, 3, p. 189-200 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Potential effect of epilation on the outcome of surgery for trachomatous trichiasis

Talero, S. L., Muñoz, B. & West, S. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Translational Vision Science and Technology. 8, 4, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Predictors of Falls per Step and Falls per Year At and Away From Home in Glaucoma

Ramulu, P. Y., Mihailovic, A., West, S. K., Gitlin, L. N. & Friedman, D. S., Apr 2019, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 200, p. 169-178 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pre-operative trichiatic eyelash pattern predicts post-operative trachomatous trichiasis

Gower, E. W., Munoz, B., Rajak, S., Habtamu, E., West, S. K., Merbs, S. L., Harding, J. C., Alemayehu, W., Kelly Callahan, E., Emerson, P. M., Gebre, T. & Burton, M. J., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 13, 10, e0007637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Progression of Stargardt Disease as Determined by Fundus Autofluorescence over a 12-Month Period: ProgStar Report No. 11

Strauss, R. W., Kong, X., Ho, A., Jha, A., West, S., Ip, M., Bernstein, P. S., Birch, D. G., Cideciyan, A. V., Michaelides, M., Sahel, J. A., Sunness, J. S., Traboulsi, E. I., Zrenner, E., Pitetta, S., Jenkins, D., Hariri, A. H., Sadda, S. V. & Scholl, H. P. N., Oct 2019, In : JAMA ophthalmology. 137, 10, p. 1134-1145 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproducibility of measurements of retinal structural parameters using optical coherence tomography in stargardt disease

Kong, X., Ho, A., Munoz, B., West, S., Strauss, R. W., Jha, A., Ervin, A., Buzas, J., Singh, M., Hu, Z., Cheetham, J., Ip, M. & Scholl, H. P. N., May 2019, In : Translational Vision Science and Technology. 8, 3, 46.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Scotopic Microperimetric Assessment of Rod Function in Stargardt Disease (SMART) Study: Design and Baseline Characteristics (Report No. 1)

Strauss, R. W., Kong, X., Bittencourt, M. G., Ho, A., Jha, A., Schönbach, E. M., Ahmed, M. I., Muñoz, B., Ervin, A. M., Michaelides, M., Birch, D. G., Sahel, J. A., Sunness, J. S., Zrenner, E., Bagheri, S., Ip, M., Sadda, S., West, S. & Scholl, H. P. N., Jan 1 2019, In : Ophthalmic Research. 61, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Babesia observational antibody (BAOBAB) study: A cross-sectional evaluation of Babesia in two communities in Kilosa district, Tanzania

Bloch, E. M., Mrango, Z., Kasubi, M., Weaver, J., Mihailovic, A., Munoz, B., Weimer, A., Levin, A., Tonnetti, L., Linnen, J. M., Brès, V., Norris, D. E., Carpi, G. & West, S. K., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 13, 8, e0007632.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The impact on malaria of biannual treatment with azithromycin in children age less than 5 years: A prospective study

Bloch, E. M., Munoz, B., Mrango, Z., Weaver, J., Mboera, L. E. G., Lietman, T. M., Sullivan, D. J. & West, S. K., Aug 23 2019, In : Malaria journal. 18, 1, 284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Toward the elimination of disease: The 2019 Weisenfeld Award lecture

West, S. K., Nov 1 2019, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 60, 14, p. 4805-4810 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Vision parameters most important to functionality in glaucoma

Shakarchi, A. F., Mihailovic, A., West, S. K., Friedman, D. S. & Ramulu, P. Y., Nov 1 2019, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 60, 14, p. 4556-4563 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2018

Annual Versus Biannual Mass Azithromycin Distribution and Malaria Parasitemia During the Peak Transmission Season Among Children in Niger

Oldenburg, C. E., Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Porco, T. C., Keenan, J. D., Lietman, T. M. & Gaynor, B. D., Jun 1 2018, In : The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 37, 6, p. 506-510 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthropometry and malaria among children in Niger: A cross-sectional study

O'Brien, K. S., Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Porco, T. C., Gaynor, B. D., Lietman, T. M. & Oldenburg, C. E., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99, 3, p. 665-669 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Azithromycin to reduce childhood mortality in sub-Saharan Africa

Keenan, J. D., Bailey, R. L., West, S. K., Arzika, A. M., Hart, J., Weaver, J., Kalua, K., Mrango, Z., Ray, K. J., Cook, C., Lebas, E., O’Brien, K. S., Emerson, P. M., Porco, T. C. & Lietman, T. M., Apr 26 2018, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 378, 17, p. 1583-1592 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Babesia microti and malaria infection in Africa: A pilot serosurvey in kilosa district, Tanzania

Bloch, E. M., Kasubi, M., Levin, A., Mrango, Z., Weaver, J., Munoz, B. & West, S. K., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99, 1, p. 52-56 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Childhood Mortality after Mass Distribution of Azithromycin: A Secondary Analysis of the PRET Cluster-randomized Trial in Niger

O'Brien, K. S., Cotter, S. Y., Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Stoller, N. E., Zhou, Z., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Keenan, J. D., Porco, T. C. & Lietman, T. M., Nov 1 2018, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 37, 11, p. 1082-1086 5 p.

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Comparison of mass azithromycin coverage targets of children in Niger: A cluster-randomized trachoma trial

Oldenburg, C. E., Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Porco, T. C., Gaynor, B. D., Keenan, J. D. & Lietman, T. M., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 2, p. 389-395 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effectiveness of expanding annual mass azithromycin distribution treatment coverage for trachoma in Niger: A cluster randomised trial

Amza, A., Kadri, B., Nassirou, B., Cotter, S. Y., Stoller, N. E., West, S. K., Bailey, R. L., Porco, T. C., Gaynor, B. D., Keenan, J. D., Lietman, T. M. & Oldenburg, C. E., May 1 2018, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 102, 5, p. 680-686 7 p.

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Evaluation of a Single Dose of Azithromycin for Trachoma in Low-Prevalence Communities

Wilson, N., Goodhew, B., Mkocha, H., Joseph, K., Bandea, C., Black, C., Igietseme, J., Munoz, B., West, S. K., Lammie, P., Kasubi, M. & Martin, D. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Locations, Circumstances, and Outcomes of Falls in Patients With Glaucoma

Sotimehin, A. E., Yonge, A. V., Mihailovic, A., West, S. K., Friedman, D. S., Gitlin, L. N. & Ramulu, P. Y., Aug 2018, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 192, p. 131-141 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal associations between visual impairment and cognitive functioning the salisbury eye evaluation study

Zheng, D. D., Swenor, B., Christ, S. L., West, S. K., Lam, B. L. & Lee, D. J., Sep 1 2018, In : JAMA Ophthalmology. 136, 9, p. 989-995 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal change in the serology of antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis pgp3 in children residing in a trachoma area

West, S. K., Munoz, B., Kaur, H., Dize, L., Mkocha, H., Gaydos, C. A. & Quinn, T. C., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 3520.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Changes of Fixation Location and Stability Within 12 Months in Stargardt Disease: ProgStar Report No. 12

ProgStar Study Group, Sep 2018, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 193, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Predicting visual disability in glaucoma with combinations of vision measures

Lin, S., Mihailovic, A., West, S. K., Johnson, C. A., Friedman, D. S., Kong, X. & Ramulu, P. Y., Mar 1 2018, In : Translational Vision Science and Technology. 7, 2, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Global Trachoma Mapping Project

Project, Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99, 4, p. 858-863 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Referral to Low Vision Services for Glaucoma Patients: Referral Criteria and Barriers

Kaleem, M. A., West, S. K., Im, L. & Swenor, B., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Glaucoma. 27, 7, p. 653-655 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk factors for incidence of trachomatous scarring in a cohort of women in low endemic district

Karani, R., Wolle, M., Mkocha, H., Munoz, B. & West, S. K., Apr 1 2018, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 102, 4, p. 419-423 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety of azithromycin in infants under six months of age in Niger: A community randomized trial

MORDOR Study Group, Nov 2018, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 12, 11, e0006950.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle