• 744 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20062019
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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 744 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 57 Article
  • 1 Review article
Article
16 Citations (Scopus)

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., Comrie, A., 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

Triatoma
Disease Vectors
Peru
Chagas Disease
Insecticides
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Chagas Disease
Mexico
Mortality
Epidemiology
Latin America
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dengue Virus
dengue
Dengue
Aedes
Mexico
16 Citations (Scopus)

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. C., Walker, K. R., Carriere, Y., Torabi, M. & Riehle, M. A., Oct 12 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 10, e46946.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southwestern United States
Calcium-Binding Proteins
dengue
Dengue
Aedes
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Simple Model to Predict the Potential Abundance of Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes One Month in Advance

Monaghan, A. J., Schmidt, C. A., Hayden, M. H., Smith, K. A., Reiskind, M. H., Cabell, R. & Ernst, K. C., Feb 1 2019, In : The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 100, 2, p. 434-437 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aedes
Culicidae
Chikungunya virus
Dengue Virus
Infectious Disease Transmission

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

Health
Observer Variation
Kenya
Research
Industry
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Campylobacter Infections
Case-Control Studies
Hispanic Americans
Odds Ratio
Cucumis melo
10 Citations (Scopus)

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. R., Monaghan, A. J. & Hayden, M. H., 2015, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21, 2, p. 320-324 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Culicidae
Dengue
Aedes
Disease Outbreaks
Reproduction
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Education
Disease Vectors
Professional Role
Indonesia
Kenya

Bed net care practices and associated factors in western Kenya

Santos, E. M., Coalson, J. E., Jacobs, E. T., Klimentidis, Y. C., Munga, S., Agawo, M., Anderson, E., Stroupe, N. R. & Ernst, K. C., Aug 14 2019, In : Malaria journal. 18, 1, 274.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Kenya
Insecticides
Culicidae
Malaria
Animal Structures
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Population Surveillance
Dengue
Preschool Children
Mexico
preschool child
10 Citations (Scopus)
Waist Circumference
Women's Health
Body Mass Index
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
170 Citations (Scopus)

Climate and dengue transmission: Evidence and implications

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dengue
Climate
Climate Change
Ecology
Dengue Virus
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ownership
Kenya
Malaria
Cross-Sectional Studies
Education
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

kindergarten
Vaccination
vaccination
students
incidence

Dengue Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices among Arizona Health Care Providers, 2014-2015

Ruberto, I., Yaglom, H., Erhart, L. M., Plante, L., Weiss, J., Golenko, C., Casal, M., McCotter, O., Adams, L., Ernst, K. C. & Komatsu, K., Jun 1 2019, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 19, 6, p. 434-440 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Dengue
Health Personnel
Health
Osteopathic Medicine
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Malaria
Immunity
Incidence
Parasites
Kenya
3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desiccation
Aedes
Survival Analysis
Humidity
Culicidae
38 Citations (Scopus)

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 2009, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 14, 10, p. 1258-1265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
Case-Control Studies
Demography
Wetlands
Eastern Africa
1 Citation (Scopus)

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. C., Dec 1 2017, In : Global Health Science and Practice. 5, 4, p. 603-616 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malaria
Mali
Madagascar
Rwanda
Mozambique
11 Citations (Scopus)

Gender differences in HIV-related stigma in Kenya

Mugoya, G. C. T. & Ernst, K. C., 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

Kenya
gender-specific factors
HIV
Spouses
proportion of women
Open Access
Ghana
Kenya
Social Responsibility
Nigeria
Contraceptive Agents
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Robinson, K. L., Ernst, K. C., Johnson, B. L. & Rosales, C. B., 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 journalArticle

Health Status
Infant Mortality
Mexico
Health
Potassium Iodide
21 Citations (Scopus)
Immunization Programs
Cluster Analysis
Vaccination
Vaccines
Public Health

Increasing women's engagement in vector control: a report from Accelerate To Equal project workshops

Accelerate to Equal Kenyan and Indonesian Working Groups, Sep 10 2018, In : Malaria Journal. 17, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Local Government
Federal Government
Indonesia
Kenya
Education
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dengue
Focus Groups
Mexico
Infection
Culicidae
39 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2010, In : Malaria Journal. 9, 1, 328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kenya
Malaria
Statistical Models
104 Citations (Scopus)

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

Kenya
Malaria
Incidence
Eastern Africa
Cluster Analysis
Policy Making
Measles
Nigeria
Vaccination
Research Design
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Africa South of the Sahara
Statistical Factor Analysis
Demography
Violence
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Mexico
Doxycycline
Physicians
Rickettsia rickettsii
27 Citations (Scopus)

Meteorologically driven simulations of dengue epidemics in San Juan, PR

Morin, C. W., Monaghan, A. J., Hayden, M. H., Barrera, R. & Ernst, K. C., 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9, 8, A043.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dengue
Dengue Virus
Meteorological Concepts
Ecosystem
Rain
23 Citations (Scopus)

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 2008, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 79, 2, p. 173-177 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasmodium falciparum
Malaria
Microscopy
Ligases
Microspheres
3 Citations (Scopus)

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. C., Olsen, S. J. & Casal, M. G., Feb 12 2018, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 18, 1, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiratory Tract Infections
Mortality
Logistic Models
Preexisting Condition Coverage
Death Certificates
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dengue Virus
Culicidae
Mosquito Control
Avoidance Learning
Oviposition
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dengue
Mexico
Pupa
Insecticides
Culicidae
1 Citation (Scopus)

Parental attitudes and perceptions associated with childhood vaccine exemptions in high-exemption schools

Pottinger, H. L., Jacobs, E. T., Haenchen, S. D. & Ernst, K. C., Jan 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 6, p. e0198655

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

high schools
childhood
Vaccines
vaccines
vaccination
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Vaccination
Vaccines
vaccination
vaccines
Parents
3 Citations (Scopus)

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. D., 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

Nigeria
Malaria
Pregnant Women
Parasitemia
Population
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dengue
Disease Outbreaks
Virus Diseases
Culicidae
Surveys and Questionnaires
2 Citations (Scopus)

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. D., Center, K. E., Osuji, A., Ogidi, A. G., Musei, N., Obiefune, M. C., Ezeanolue, C. O. & Ezeanolue, E. E., Mar 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 3, 0174369.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstetrics
cesarean section
Nigeria
Cesarean Section
data analysis
6 Citations (Scopus)

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. E., Jan 4 2017, In : Malaria Journal. 16, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ghana
Ownership
Malaria
Pregnant Women
Insecticide-Treated Bednets
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
Body Mass Index
Mortality
Adipose Tissue
Confidence Intervals
4 Citations (Scopus)

Rota viral infection: A significant disease burden to libya

Alkoshi, S., Ernst, K. C., 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

Libya
Rotavirus
Virus Diseases
Diarrhea
Outpatients
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Health
Poverty Areas
Urban Population
Poverty
Health Surveys
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Crime Victims
Intimate Partner Violence
Kenya
Cross-Sectional Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Socioeconomic and human behavioral factors associated with Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) immature habitat in Tucson, AZ

Walker, K. R., Williamson, D., Carriere, Y., Reyes-Castro, P. A., Haenchen, S., Hayden, M. H., Gutierrez, E. J. & Ernst, K. C., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of medical entomology. 55, 4, p. 955-963 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Aedes
Aedes aegypti
Culicidae
Diptera
Ecosystem
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Air Pollution
Cluster Analysis
Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Respiratory Sounds
Phenotype
5 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Ernst, K. C., Mar 1 2017, In : Acta Tropica. 167, p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dengue
Dengue
Mexico
Disease Outbreaks
space and time
5 Citations (Scopus)
Foodborne Diseases
Disease Outbreaks
Teaching
Epidemiology
Surveys and Questionnaires