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Publications by Tara Kirk Sell, PhD, MA

Title: In-home healthcare worker COVID-19 vaccination awareness, access, and acceptability—An online focus group study
Publication: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Title: Operationalizing Community Assessment Results to Enhance Preparedness for a Radiological Emergency
Publication: J Public Health Manag Pract. 2022 Jul-Aug 01;28(4):E711-E718

Title: COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation and Disinformation Costs an Estimated $50 to $300 Million Each Day

Title: The promise of disease detection dogs in pandemic response: lessons learned from COVID-19
Publication: Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2021

Title: National Priorities to Combat Misinformation and Disinformation for COVID-19 and Future Public Health Threats: A Call for a National Strategy

Title: Building the global vaccine manufacturing capacity needed to respond to pandemics
Publication: Vaccine

Title: Improving Understanding of and Response to Infodemics During Public Health Emergencies
Publication: Health Secur. 2021 Jan-Feb;19(1):1-2

Title: Longitudinal Risk Communication: A Research Agenda for Communicating in a Pandemic
Publication: Health Secur. 2020 Dec 2

Title: Prioritizing Communication About Radiation Risk Reduction in the United States: Results from a Multi-criteria Decision Analysis
Publication: Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2020 Jun 23:1-9

Title: State by state implementation of Zika virus testing guidance in the United States in 2017 and 2018
Publication: Preventive Medicine Reports

Title: Filling in the Blanks: National Research Needs to Guide Decisions about Reopening Schools in the United States

Title: Misinformation and the US Ebola communication crisis: analyzing the veracity and content of social media messages related to a fear-inducing infectious disease outbreak
Publication: BMC Public Health

Title: Operational Toolkit for Businesses Considering Reopening or Expanding Operations in COVID-19

Title: Public Health Implementation Considerations for State-Level Ebola Monitoring and Movement Restrictions
Publication: Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2020 Apr 20:1-6

Title: Public Health Principles for a Phased Reopening During COVID-19: Guidance for Governors

Title: A National Plan to Enable Comprehensive COVID-19 Case Finding and Contact Tracing in the US

Title: A Public Health Systems View of Risk Communication About Zika
Publication: Public Health Rep. 2020 May/Jun;135(3):343-353

Title: The SPARS Pandemic 2025-2028: A Futuristic Scenario to Facilitate Medical Countermeasure Communication
Publication: Journal of International Crisis and Risk Communication Research 2020;3(1):71–102

Title: Vector control in Zika-affected communities: Local views on community engagement and public health ethics during outbreaks
Publication: Preventive Medicine Reports

Title: Influencing Factors in the Development of State-Level Movement Restriction and Monitoring Policies in Response to Ebola, United States, 2014-15
Publication: Health Secur 2019;17(5):364-71

Title: Clade X: A Pandemic Exercise
Publication: Health Secur 2019;17(5)

Title: Analysis of sectoral participation in the development of Joint External Evaluations
Publication: BMC Public Health

Title: Federal Funding for Health Security in FY2019
Publication: Health Secur 2018;16(5)

Title: Technologies to Address Global Catastrophic Biological Risks

Title: Public Health Resilience Checklist for High-Consequence Infectious Diseases—Informed by the Domestic Ebola Response in the United States
Publication: J Public Health Manag Pract 2018;24(6):510-518

Title: Recommendations on How to Manage Anticipated Communication Dilemmas Involving Medical Countermeasures in an Emergency
Publication: Public Health Reports 2018;133(4)366-378

Title: Lessons from the domestic Ebola response: Improving health care system resilience to high consequence infectious diseases
Publication: American Journal of Infection Control 2018;46(5)533-537

Title: Frequency of Risk-Related News Media Messages in 2016 Coverage of Zika Virus
Publication: Risk Analysis

Title: The SPARS Pandemic: A Futuristic Scenario for Public Health Risk Communicators

Title: Global Catastrophic Biological Risks: Toward a Working Definition
Publication: Health Security, Vol 15, August 2017

Title: COPEWELL: A conceptual framework and system dynamics model for predicting community functioning and resilience after disasters
Publication: Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness

Title: When the Next Disease Strikes: How To Communicate (and How Not To)
Publication: Health Security, Vol 15, January 2017

Title: How to Steward Medical Countermeasures and Public Trust in an Emergency – A Communication Casebook for FDA and Its Public Health Partners

Title: Genetically Modified Mosquito Use to Reduce Mosquito-Transmitted Disease in the US: A Community Opinion Survey
Publication: PLOS Currents Outbreaks May 25, 2016

Title: Federal Funding for Health Security in FY2016
Publication: Health Secur 2015;13(3):186-206

Title: Emergency Preparedness in the 10-Mile Emergency Planning Zone Surrounding Nuclear Power Plants
Publication: Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 2015;12(1):81-100

Title: Federal Funding for Health Security in FY2015
Publication: Biosecur Bioterror 2014;12(4):163-177

Title: Federal Agency Biodefense Funding, FY2013-FY2014
Publication: Biosecur Bioterror 2013;11(3):196-216

Title: Local Health Department Capacity for Community Engagement and Its Implications for Disaster Resilience
Publication: Biosecur Bioterror 2013;11(2):118-129

Title: Cyber Security Threats to Public Health
Publication: World Med Health Policy 2013;5(1):37-46

Title: When Good Food Goes Bad: Strengthening the US Response to Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
Publication: Center for Biosecurity of UPMC, March 1, 2013