• 858 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20062020

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 858 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 59 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
2006

Malaria hotspot areas in a highland Kenya site are consistent in epidemic and non-epidemic years and are associated with ecological factors

Ernst, K. C., Adoka, S. O., Kowuor, D. O., Wilson, M. L. & John, C. C., Sep 13 2006, In : Malaria journal. 5, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations
2008

Microscopy underestimates the frequency of Plasmodium falciparum infection in symptomatic individuals in a low transmission highland area

Menge, D. M., Ernst, K. C., Vulule, J. M., Zimmerman, P. A., Guo, H. & John, C. C., Aug 1 2008, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 79, 2, p. 173-177 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Topography-derived wetness indices are associated with household-level malaria risk in two communities in the western Kenyan highlands

Cohen, J. M., Ernst, K. C., Lindblade, K. A., Vulule, J. M., John, C. C. & Wilson, M. L., Apr 7 2008, In : Malaria journal. 7, 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
2009

Environmental, socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of malaria risk in the western Kenyan highlands: A case-control study

Ernst, K. C., Lindblade, K. A., Koech, D., Sumba, P. O., Kuwuor, D. O., John, C. C. & Wilson, M. L., Oct 1 2009, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 14, 10, p. 1258-1265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2010

Health status of Southern Arizona border counties: A Healthy Border 2010 midterm review

Robinson, K. L., Ernst, K. C., Johnson, B. L. & Rosales, C., Nov 1 2010, In : Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health. 28, 5, p. 344-352 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations

Local topographic wetness indices predict household malaria risk better than land-use and land-cover in the western Kenya highlands

Cohen, J. M., Ernst, K. C., Lindblade, K. A., Vulule, J. M., John, C. C. & Wilson, M. L., Nov 18 2010, In : Malaria journal. 9, 1, 328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2011

The effect of policy changes on hepatitis A vaccine uptake in Arizona children, 1995-2008

Ernst, K. C., Pogreba-Brown, K., Rasmussen, L. & Erhart, L. M., Nov 30 2011, In : Public Health Reports. 126, SUPPL. 2, p. 87-96 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2012

Aging Field Collected Aedes aegypti to Determine Their Capacity for Dengue Transmission in the Southwestern United States

Joy, T. K., Jeffrey Gutierrez, E. H., Ernst, K., Walker, K. R., Carriere, Y., Torabi, M. & Riehle, M. A., Oct 12 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 10, e46946.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Development of clinical immunity to malaria in highland areas of low and unstable transmission

Rolfes, M. A., McCarra, M., Magak, N. G., Ernst, K. C., Dent, A. E., Lindblade, K. A. & John, C. C., Nov 2012, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 87, 5, p. 806-812 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Teaching epidemiology concepts experientially: A "real" foodborne outbreak in the classroom

Pogreba-Brown, K., Ernst, K. & Harris, R., Jan 1 2012, In : Public Health Reports. 127, 5, p. 549-555 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations

The changing epidemiology of hepatitis A in Arizona following intensive immunization programs (1988-2007)

Erhart, L. M. & Ernst, K. C., Sep 14 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 42, p. 6103-6110 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2013

A country bug in the city: Urban infestation by the Chagas disease vector Triatoma infestans in Arequipa, Peru

Delgado, S., Ernst, K. C., Pumahuanca, M. L. H., Yool, S. R., Comrie, A. C., Sterling, C. R., Gilman, R. H., Náquira, C. & Levy, M. Z., Oct 30 2013, In : International Journal of Health Geographics. 12, 48.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Climate and dengue transmission: Evidence and implications

Morin, C. W., Comrie, A. C. & Ernst, K., Nov 2013, In : Environmental health perspectives. 121, 11-12, p. 1264-1272 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

201 Scopus citations

Correlates of high vaccination exemption rates among kindergartens

Birnbaum, M. S., Jacobs, E. T., Ralston-King, J. & Ernst, K. C., Jan 21 2013, In : Vaccine. 31, 5, p. 750-756 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Slums are not places for children to live: Vulnerabilities, health outcomes, and possible interventions

Ernst, K. C., Phillips, B. S. & Duncan, B. D., Sep 5 2013, In : Advances in Pediatrics. 60, 1, p. 53-87 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations
2014

Gender differences in HIV-related stigma in Kenya

Mugoya, G. C. T. & Ernst, K., Jan 1 2014, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 26, 2, p. 206-213 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Perceptions of personal belief vaccine exemption policy: A survey of Arizona vaccine providers

Haenchen, S. D., Jacobs, E. T., Bratton, K. N., Carman, A. S., Oren, E., Pottinger, H. L., Regan, J. A. & Ernst, K. C., Jun 17 2014, In : Vaccine. 32, 29, p. 3630-3635 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Rota viral infection: A significant disease burden to libya

Alkoshi, S., Ernst, K., Maimaiti, N. & Dahlui, M., Oct 22 2014, In : Iranian Journal of Public Health. 43, 10, p. 1356-1363 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

Awareness and support of release of genetically modified “sterile” mosquitoes, key west, Florida, USA

Ernst, K. C., Haenchen, S., Dickinson, K., Doyle, M. S., Walker, K., Monaghan, A. J. & Hayden, M. H., Jan 1 2015, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 21, 2, p. 320-324 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Knowledge and beliefs about dengue transmission and their relationship with prevention practices in Hermosillo, Sonora

Arellano, C., Castro, L., Díaz-Caravantes, R. E., Ernst, K. C., Hayden, M. & Reyes-Castro, P., Jun 3 2015, In : Frontiers in Public Health. 3, JUN, 142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Meteorologically driven simulations of dengue epidemics in San Juan, PR

Morin, C. W., Monaghan, A. J., Hayden, M. H., Barrera, R. & Ernst, K., 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 8, A043.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Population-based prevalence of malaria among pregnant women in Enugu State, Nigeria: The Healthy Beginning Initiative

Gunn, J. K. L., Ehiri, J. E., Jacobs, E. T., Ernst, K. C., Pettygrove, S., Kohler, L. N., Haenchen, S. D., Obiefune, M. C., Ezeanolue, C. O., Ogidi, A. G. & Ezeanolue, E. E., Nov 5 2015, In : Malaria journal. 14, 1, 438.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Post outbreak review: Dengue preparedness and response in key west, Florida

Hayden, M. H., Cavanaugh, J. L., Tittel, C., Butterworth, M., Haenchen, S., Dickinson, K., Monaghan, A. J. & Ernst, K. C., Aug 1 2015, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 93, 2, p. 397-400 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Risk of mortality according to body mass index and body composition among postmenopausal women

Bea, J. W., Thomson, C. A., Wertheim, B. C., Nicholas, J. S., Ernst, K. C., Hu, C., Jackson, R. D., Cauley, J. A., Lewis, C. E., Caan, B., Roe, D. J. & Chen, Z., Oct 1 2015, In : American journal of epidemiology. 182, 7, p. 585-596 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Sociocultural and Victimization Factors That Impact Attitudes Toward Intimate Partner Violence Among Kenyan Women

Mugoya, G. C. T., Witte, T. H. & Ernst, K. C., Oct 27 2015, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 30, 16, p. 2851-2871 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2016

A critical assessment of officially reported chagas disease surveillance data in Mexico

Shelly, E. M., Acuna-Soto, R., Ernst, K. C., Sterling, C. R. & Brown, H. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Public Health Reports. 131, 1, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Assessing risk factors of sporadic Campylobacter infection: A case-control study in Arizona

Pogreba-Brown, K. M., Baker, A., Ernst, K. C., Stewart, J., Harris, R. B. & Weiss, J., Mar 1 2016, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 144, 4, p. 829-839 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Binational dengue outbreak along the United States–Mexico border— Yuma County, Arizona, and Sonora, Mexico, 2014

Dengue Investigative Team, May 20 2016, In : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 65, 19, p. 495-499 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Comparing ownership and use of bed nets at two sites with differential malaria transmission in western Kenya

Ernst, K. C., Hayden, M. H., Olsen, H., Cavanaugh, J. L., Ruberto, I., Agawo, M. & Munga, S., Apr 14 2016, In : Malaria journal. 15, 1, 217.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Mosquito avoidance practices and knowledge of arboviral diseases in cities with differing recent history of disease

Haenchen, S. D., Hayden, M. H., Dickinson, K. L., Walker, K. R., Jacobs, E. T., Brown, H. E., Gunn, J. K. L., Kohler, L. N. & Ernst, K. C., Oct 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 4, p. 945-953 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Spatial clusters of child lower respiratory illnesses associated with community-level risk factors

Beamer, P., Lothrop, N., Lu, Z., Ascher, R., Ernst, K. C., Stern, D. A., Billheimer, D. D., Wright, A. L. & Martinez, F., Jun 1 2016, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 51, 6, p. 633-642 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Willingness to pay for mosquito control in key west, Florida and Tucson, Arizona

Dickinson, K. L., Hayden, M. H., Haenchen, S., Monaghan, A. J., Walker, K. R. & Ernst, K. C., Apr 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 94, 4, p. 775-779 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Longevity and Differential Emergence of Dengue Fever in Two Cities in Sonora, Mexico

Ernst, K. C., Walker, K. R., Reyes-Castro, P., Joy, T. K., Castro-Luque, A. L., Diaz-Caravantes, R. E., Gameros, M., Haenchen, S., Hayden, M. H., Monaghan, A., Jeffrey-Guttierez, E., Carriere, Y. & Riehle, M. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 54, 1, p. 204-211 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations

Equal opportunity, equal work: increasing women's participation in the U.S. President's malaria initiative Africa indoor residual spraying project

Donner, A., Belemvire, A., Johns, B., Mangam, K., Fiekowsky, E., Gunn, J., Hayden, M. & Ernst, K., Dec 2017, In : Global Health Science and Practice. 5, 4, p. 603-616 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Outdoor spatial spraying against dengue: A false sense of security among inhabitants of Hermosillo, Mexico

Reyes-Castro, P. A., Castro-Luque, L., Díaz-Caravantes, R., Walker, K. R., Hayden, M. H. & Ernst, K. C., May 17 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 5, e0005611.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Prevalence of Caesarean sections in Enugu, southeast Nigeria: Analysis of data from the Healthy Beginning Initiative

Gunn, J. K. L., Ehiri, J. E., Jacobs, E. T., Ernst, K. C., Pettygrove, S., Center, K. E., Osuji, A., Ogidi, A. G., Musei, N., Obiefune, M. C., Ezeanolue, C. O. & Ezeanolue, E. E., Mar 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 3, 0174369.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Reported bed net ownership and use in social contacts is associated with uptake of bed nets for malaria prevention in pregnant women in Ghana

Ernst, K. C., Erly, S., Adusei, C., Bell, M. L., Kessie, D. K., Biritwum-Nyarko, A. & Ehiri, J., Jan 4 2017, In : Malaria journal. 16, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Spatio-temporal and neighborhood characteristics of two dengue outbreaks in two arid cities of Mexico

Reyes-Castro, P. A., Harris, R. B., Brown, H. E., Christopherson, G. L. & Ernst, K. C., Mar 1 2017, In : Acta Tropica. 167, p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2018

Assessing community health: An innovative tool for measuring height and length

Bauman, A., Ernst, K. C., Hayden, M., Roe, D., Murray, R., Agawo, M., Munga, S., Schmahl, E. & Taren, D. L., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 64, 2, p. 146-150 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Barriers and opportunities to advancing women in leadership roles in vector control: Perspectives from a stakeholder survey

Hayden, M. H., Barrett, E., Bernard, G., Toko, E. N., Agawo, M., Okello, A. M., Gunn, J. K. L. & Ernst, K. C., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 5, p. 1224-1227 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Current strategies and successes in engaging women in vector control: A systematic review

Gunn, J. K. L., Ernst, K. C., Center, K. E., Bischoff, K., Nuñez, A. V., Huynh, M., Okello, A. & Hayden, M. H., Jan 1 2018, In : BMJ Global Health. 3, 1, e000366.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Effects of desiccation stress on adult female longevity in Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae): results of a systematic review and pooled survival analysis

Schmidt, C. A., Comeau, G., Monaghan, A. J., Williamson, D. J. & Ernst, K. C., Apr 25 2018, In : Parasites & vectors. 11, 1, 1 p., 267.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Increasing women's engagement in vector control: A report from accelerate to equal project workshops

Equal Kenyan and Indonesian Working Groups, 2018, In : Malaria journal. 17, 1, 326.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Measuring women's empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analyses of the demographic and health surveys

Asaolu, I. O., Alaofè, H., Gunn, J. K. L., Adu, A. K., Monroy, A. J., Ehiri, J. E., Hayden, M. H. & Ernst, K. C., Jun 19 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, JUN, 994.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Medical knowledge related to Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Sonora, Mexico

Alvarez-Hernandez, G., Ernst, K. C., Acuña-Melendrez, N. H., Vargas-Ortega, A. P. & Candia-Plata, M. D. C., Mar 1 2018, In : Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 112, 3, p. 109-114 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Mortality estimates among adult patients with severe acute respiratory infections from two sentinel hospitals in southern Arizona, United States, 2010-2014

Barnes, S. R., Wansaula, Z., Herrick, K., Oren, E., Ernst, K., Olsen, S. J. & Casal, M. G., Feb 12 2018, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 18, 1, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations