December 21, 2022 by Caroline Buckee (Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health), Satchit Balsari (Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights), Andrew Schroeder (Direct Relief)
Published in Trends in Microbiology, Online ahead of print. 10.1016/j.tim.2022.04.005
May 27, 2022 by Tyler S Brown, D Ashley Robinson, Caroline O Buckee, Barun Mathema
Published in Nature Scientific Reports, 11(1), 23348
December 2, 2021 by Hsiao-Han Chang, Meng-Chun Chang, Mathew Kiang, Ayesha S. Mahmud, Nattwut Ekapirat, Kenth Engø-Monsen, Prayuth Sudathip, Caroline O. Buckee, Richard J. Maude
Evaluating the reliability of mobility metrics from aggregated mobile phone data as proxies for SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the USA
Published in The Lancet Digital Health
November 9, 2021 by Nishant Kishore, Aimee R Taylor, Pierre E Jacob, Navin Vembar, Ted Cohen, Prof Caroline O Buckee, Nicolas A Menzies
September 17, 2021 by Hannah R Meredith, John R Giles, Javier Perez-Saez, Théophile Mande, Andrea Rinaldo, Simon Mutembo, Elliot N Kabalo, Kabondo Makungo, Caroline O Buckee, Andrew J Tatem, C Jessica E Metcalf, Amy Wesolowski
Disaster Mobility Data Network: The Use of Human Mobility Data in Public Health Emergencies Radcliffe Seminar Deliberations (Meeting 3)
Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am
We are delighted to invite you to our third meeting of the Disaster Mobility Data Network. This session will present summary deliberations from the Harvard Radcliffe Seminar Series held in March and April 2021, in consulation with nearly 40 technologists, scientists, lawyers and humanitarian responders from around the world.
Published in New England Journal of Medicine, Medicine and Society (2021)
September 1, 2021 by Satchit Balsari, M.D., M.P.H., Mathew V. Kiang, Sc.D., and Caroline O. Buckee, D.Phil.
Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am
Changes in mobile phone technology, notably the near-ubiquity in many places of GPS-enabled smartphones, have altered the ways that response agencies and researchers understand and respond to crises. As this data becomes mainstream in emergency management, key issues of data capacity and data literacy - as well as ethics, privacy, and data protection - become increasingly pressing.
The data contained in this map displays county level changes in the rates of mobility and staying put, which can allow people to understand the degree to which their communities may be adopting physical distancing efforts.
Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 10:00am — 11:00am
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic digital data on human mobility has played crucial roles in response efforts ranging from monitoring non-pharmaceutical interventions like physical distancing, evaluating different types of testing and seroprevalence strategies, and assisting with targeted re-opening efforts to maximize health and reduce economic harm.