Noelle Cocoros, DSc
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Epidemiology

MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
DSc, Boston University School of Public Health




Dr. Cocoros is an Epidemiologist and Research Associate in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. She has a background in infectious disease epidemiology and public health surveillance. She currently works on the FDA-sponsored Sentinel Initiative for drug safety surveillance as well as MDPHnet, an EHR-based distributed data network for chronic disease surveillance and infectious disease reporting.

Prior to coming to DPM, she spent nearly eight years in the Bureau of Infectious Disease at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, most recently as the Director of Research and Evaluation. Dr. Cocoros received a doctorate in epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health where her research focused on influenza epidemiology and the long-term health effects of early life infections. She also has a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health and a Bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College.

2018 Invited participant for a CDC Special Emphasis Panel
2017 Invited participant for a CDC Special Emphasis Panel to review proposals: Funding opportunities related to disparities in vaccination coverage
2013 Citation for Outstanding Performance, Massachusetts Department of Public Health: For work as a member of the MDPH 4th Generation HIV Assay Implementation Team
2013-2014 Member of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health IRB Committee
2010 Public Employee Award, Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists: For performance in response to the H1N1 Pandemic
2010 Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University 2010 Aarhus, Denmark: Visiting Scientist
2009 Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service: For work as a member of the Massachusetts H1N1 Response Team

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  1. Cocoros NM, Svensson E, Szépligeti SK, Vestergaard SV, Szentkúti P, Thomsen RW, Borghammer P, Sørensen HT, Henderson VW. Long-term Risk of Parkinson Disease Following Influenza and Other Infections. JAMA Neurol. 2021 Oct 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34694344
     
  2. Fuller CC, Cosgrove A, Sands K, Miller KM, Poland RE, Rosen E, Sorbello A, Francis H, Orr R, Dutcher SK, Measer GT, Cocoros NM. Using inpatient electronic medical records to study influenza for pandemic preparedness. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2021 Oct 25. PMID: 34697904
     
  3. Cocoros NM, Haug N, Cosgrove A, Panozzo CA, Sorbello A, Francis H, Garcia C, Orr R, Toh S, Dutcher SK, Measer GT. Who gets treated for influenza: A surveillance study from the US Food and Drug Administration's Sentinel System. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Aug 05; 1-7. PMID: 34350819
     
  4. Epstein MM, Dutcher SK, Maro JC, Saphirak C, DeLuccia S, Ramanathan M, Dhawale T, Harchandani S, Delude C, Hou L, Gertz A, DiNunzio N, McMahill-Walraven CN, Selvan MS, Vigeant J, Cole DV, Leishear K, Gurwitz JH, Andrade S, Cocoros NM. Validation of an electronic algorithm for Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma in ICD-10-CM. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 07; 30(7):910-917. PMID: 33899311; PMCID: PMC8205565; DOI: 10.1002/pds.5256;
     
  5. Cocoros NM, Fuller CC, Adimadhyam S, Ball R, Brown JS, Dal Pan GJ, Kluberg SA, Lo Re V, Maro JC, Nguyen M, Orr R, Paraoan D, Perlin J, Poland RE, Driscoll MR, Sands K, Toh S, Yih WK, Platt R. A COVID-19-ready public health surveillance system: The Food and Drug Administration's Sentinel System. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 07; 30(7):827-837. PMID: 33797815; PMCID: PMC8250843; DOI: 10.1002/pds.5240;
     
  6. Singh S, Cocoros NM, Haynes K, Nair VP, Harkins TP, Rochon PA, Platt R, Dashevsky I, Reynolds J, Mazor KM, Bloomstone S, Anzuoni K, Crawford SL, Gurwitz JH. Identifying prescribing cascades in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias: The calcium channel blocker-diuretic prescribing cascade. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 08; 30(8):1066-1073. PMID: 33715299
     
  7. Singh S, Cocoros NM, Haynes K, Nair VP, Harkins TP, Rochon PA, Platt R, Dashevsky I, Reynolds J, Mazor KM, Bloomstone S, Anzuoni K, Crawford SL, Gurwitz JH. Antidopaminergic-Antiparkinsonian Medication Prescribing Cascade in Persons with Alzheimer's Disease. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 05; 69(5):1328-1333. PMID: 33432578; PMCID: PMC8284916; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.17013;
     
  8. Elder HR, Gruber S, Willis SJ, Cocoros N, Callahan M, Flagg EW, Klompas M, Hsu KK. Can Machine Learning Help Identify Patients at Risk for Recurrent Sexually Transmitted Infections? Sex Transm Dis. 2021 01; 48(1):56-62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32810028
     
  9. Cocoros NM, Kirby C, Zambarano B, Ochoa A, Eberhardt K, Rocchio Sb C, Ursprung WS, Nielsen VM, Durham NN, Menchaca JT, Josephson M, Erani D, Hafer E, Weiss M, Herrick B, Callahan M, Isaac T, Klompas M. RiskScape: A Data Visualization and Aggregation Platform for Public Health Surveillance Using Routine Electronic Health Record Data. Am J Public Health. 2021 02; 111(2):269-276. PMID: 33351660; PMCID: PMC7811092; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2020.305963;
     
  10. Willis SJ, Elder H, Cocoros N, Young J, Marcus JL, Eberhardt K, Callahan M, Herrick B, Weiss M, Hafer E, Erani D, Josephson M, Llata E, Flagg EW, Hsu KK, Klompas M. More Screening or More Disease? Gonorrhea Testing and Positivity Patterns Among Men in 3 Large Clinical Practices in Massachusetts, 2010-2017. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 12 03; 71(9):e399-e405.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31967644; PMCID: PMC7904080; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciaa066;
     
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