Ismael Ortega-Sanchez, MS, PhD

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
1600 Clifton Road NE MS A-47
Atlanta, GA
USA 30333

Biographical Sketch:
Selected publications 1: Fairbrother G, Cassedy A, Ortega-Sanchez IR, et al. High costs of influenza: Direct medical costs of influenza disease in young children. Vaccine. 2010 Jul 12;28(31):4913-9. 2: Thompson B, Moro PL, Hancy K, Ortega-Sánchez IR, et al. Needlestick injuries among sanitation workers in Mexico City. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2010 Jun;27(6):467-8. 3: Sugerman DE, Barskey AE, Delea MG, Ortega-Sanchez IR, et al. Measles outbreak in a highly vaccinated population, San Diego, 2008: role of the intentionally undervaccinated. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;125(4):747-55. 4: Cho BH, Clark TA, Messonnier NE, Ortega-Sanchez IR, et al. MCV vaccination in the presence of vaccine-associated Guillain-Barré Syndrome risk: a decision analysis approach. Vaccine. 2010 Jan 8;28(3):817-22. 5: Lieu TA, Ray GT, Ortega-Sanchez IR, et al Willingness to pay for a QALY based on community member and patient preferences for temporary health states associated with herpes zoster. Pharmacoeconomics. 2009;27(12):1005-16. 6: Harpaz R, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Seward JF; Prevention of herpes zoster: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR Recomm Rep. 2008 Jun 6;57(RR-5):1-30; 7: Zhou F, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Guris D, Shefer A, et al. An economic analysis of the universal varicella vaccination program in the United States. J Infect Dis. 2008 Mar 1;197 Suppl 2:S156-64. 8: Leung J, Rue A, Lopez A, Ortega-Sanchez IR, et al. Varicella outbreak reporting, response, management, and national surveillance. J Infect Dis. 2008 Mar 1;197 Suppl 2:S108-13. 9: Ortega-Sanchez IR, Meltzer MI, Shepard C, Zell E, et al. Economics of an adolescent meningococcal conjugate vaccination catch-up campaign in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jan 1;46(1):1-13. 12: Ortega-Sanchez IR, Lee GM, Jacobs RJ, et al. Projected cost-effectiveness of new vaccines for adolescents in the United States. Pediatrics. 2008 Jan;121 Suppl 1:S63-78. 13: Lieu TA, Ortega-Sanchez I, Ray GT, et al. Community and patient values for preventing herpes zoster. Pharmacoeconomics. 2008;26(3):235-49. 14: Molinari NA, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Messonnier ML, et al. The annual impact of seasonal influenza in the US: measuring disease burden and costs. Vaccine. 2007 Jun 28;25(27):5086-96. 15: Bartlett DL, Molinari NA, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Urquhart GA. Economics of immunization information systems in the United States: assessing costs and efficiency. Cost Eff Resour Alloc. 2006 Aug 22;4:15. 16: Dayan GH, Ortega-Sánchez IR, LeBaron CW, Quinlisk MP; Iowa Measles Response Team. The cost of containing one case of measles: the economic impact on the public health infrastructure--Iowa, 2004. Pediatrics. 2005 Jul;116(1):e1-4.