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Assistant Scientist
Andrea Carcelen

Departmental Affiliations

Global Disease Epidemiology and Control

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Info

Research Interests

Infectious diseases; vaccine-preventable diseases; child health; immunization programs; vaccine hesitancy; serological surveillance
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health
George Washington University
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Recent and highest impact
  • Carcelen AC, Prosperi C, Mutembo S, Chongwe G, Mwansa FD, Ndubani P, Simulundu E, Chilumba I, Musukwa G, Thuma P, Kapungu K, Hamahuwa M, Mutale I, Winter A, Moss WJ, Truelove SA. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Zambia: a glimpse at the possible challenges ahead for COVID-19 vaccination rollout in sub-Saharan Africa. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2021 Jul 6:1-6. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2021.1948784. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34227914.
  • Carcelen AC, Mutembo S, Matakala KH, Chilumba I, Mulundu G, Monze M, Mwansa FD, Moss WJ, Hayford K. Impact of a Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign on Seroprevalence in Southern Province, Zambia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 May 3;104(6):2229–32. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1669. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33939639; PMCID: PMC8176503.
  • Carcelen AC, Vilajeliu A, Malik F, Gilman RH, Omer S. Perceptions and attitudes towards vaccination during pregnancy in a peri urban area of Lima, Peru. Vaccine. 2020 Dec 19:S0264-410X(20)31325-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.10.031. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33349458.
  • Rico A, Brody D, Coronado F, Rondy M, Fiebig L, Carcelen A, Deyde VM, Mesfin S, Retzer KD, Bilivogui P, Keita S, Dahl BA. Epidemiology of Epidemic Ebola Virus Disease in Conakry and Surrounding Prefectures, Guinea, 2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;22(2):178-83. doi: 10.3201/eid2202.151304. PMID: 26812047; PMCID: PMC4734523.
  • Lessler J, Chaisson LH, Kucirka LM, Bi Q, Grantz K, Salje H, Carcelen AC, Ott CT, Sheffield JS, Ferguson NM, Cummings DA, Metcalf CJ, Rodriguez-Barraquer I. Assessing the global threat from Zika virus. Science. 2016 Aug 12;353(6300):aaf8160. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf8160. Epub 2016 Jul 14. PMID: 27417495; PMCID: PMC5467639.