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

DSc, Boston University School of Public Health
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
BA, Hampshire College

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.

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  1. Nagavedu K, Eberhardt K, Willis S, Morrison M, Ochoa A, Soliva S, Scotland S, Cocoros NM, Callahan M, Randall LM, Brown CM, Klompas M. Electronic Health Record Data for Lyme Disease Surveillance, Massachusetts, USA, 2017-2018. Emerg Infect Dis. 2024 Jul; 30(7):1374-1379. PMID: 38916563; PMCID: PMC11210632; DOI: 10.3201/eid3007.230942;
  2. Cocoros NM, Eberhardt K, Nguyen VT, Brown CM, DeMaria A, Madoff LC, Randall LM, Klompas M. Electronic Health Record-Based Algorithm for Monitoring Respiratory Virus-Like Illness. Emerg Infect Dis. 2024 Jun; 30(6):1096-1103. PMID: 38781684; PMCID: PMC11138993; DOI: 10.3201/eid3006.230473;
  3. Nguyen VT, Nagavedu K, Morrison M, Chen T, Randall LM, Landazabal C, John B, Klompas M, Cocoros NM. COVID-19 Severity in People With HIV Compared With Those Without HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2024 Apr 15; 95(5):479-485. PMID: 38301641
  4. Fuller CC, Rosen E, Rai A, Cosgrove A, Miller K, Bright P, Haffenreffer K, Poland RE, Pratt N, Sands K, Shinde MU, Platt R, Cocoros NM, Klompas M, Dutcher SK. Validity of inpatient electronic health record-based measures of oxygen-related therapy in the United States: Lessons applicable for studying COVID-19 endpoints. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2024 Apr; 33(4):e5785. PMID: 38565526
  5. Singh S, Cocoros NM, Li X, Mazor KM, Antonelli MT, Parlett L, Paullin M, Harkins TP, Zhou Y, Rochon PA, Platt R, Dashevsky I, Massino C, Saphirak C, Crawford SL, Gurwitz JH. Developing a PRogram to Educate and Sensitize Caregivers to Reduce the Inappropriate Prescription Burden in the Elderly with Alzheimer's Disease (D-PRESCRIBE-AD): Trial protocol and rationale of an open-label pragmatic, prospective randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2024; 19(2):e0297562. PMID: 38346025; PMCID: PMC10861034; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0297562;
  6. Lo Re Iii V, Cocoros NM, Hubbard RA, Dutcher SK, Newcomb CW, Connolly JG, Perez-Vilar S, Carbonari DM, Kempner ME, Hernández-Muñoz JJ, Petrone AB, Pishko AM, Rogers Driscoll ME, Brash JT, Burnett S, Cohet C, Dahl M, DeFor TA, Delmestri A, Djibo DA, Duarte-Salles T, Harrington LB, Kampman M, Kuntz JL, Kurz X, Mercadé-Besora N, Pawloski PA, Rijnbeek PR, Seager S, Steiner CA, Verhamme K, Wu F, Zhou Y, Burn E, Paterson JM, Prieto-Alhambra D. Risk of Arterial and Venous Thrombotic Events Among Patients with COVID-19: A Multi-National Collaboration of Regulatory Agencies from Canada, Europe, and United States. Clin Epidemiol. 2024; 16:71-89. PMID: 38357585; PMCID: PMC10865892; DOI: 10.2147/CLEP.S448980;
  7. Cocoros NM, Kluberg SA, Willis SJ, Forrow S, Gessner BD, Nutt CT, Cane A, Petrou N, Sury M, Rhee C, Jodar L, Mendelsohn A, Hoffman ER, Jin R, Aucott J, Pugh SJ, Stark JH. Validation of Claims-Based Algorithm for Lyme Disease, Massachusetts, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2023 Sep; 29(9):1772-1779. PMID: 37610117; PMCID: PMC10461665; DOI: 10.3201/eid2909.221931;
  8. Cocoros NM, Willis SJ, Eberhardt K, Morrison M, Randall LM, DeMaria A, Brown CM, Madoff LC, Zambarano B, Sljivo S, Nagavedu K, Klompas M. Syndromic Surveillance for COVID-19, Massachusetts, February 2020-November 2022: The Impact of Fever and Severity on Algorithm Performance. Public Health Rep. 2023; 138(5):756-762. PMID: 37476917; PMCID: PMC10363673; DOI: 10.1177/00333549231186574;
  9. Fuller CC, Cosgrove A, Shinde M, Rosen E, Haffenreffer K, Hague C, McLean LE, Perlin J, Poland RE, Sands KE, Pratt N, Bright P, Platt R, Cocoros NM, Dutcher SK. Treatment and care received by children hospitalized with COVID-19 in a large hospital network in the United States, February 2020 to September 2021. PLoS One. 2023; 18(7):e0288284. PMID: 37432951; PMCID: PMC10335660; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0288284;
  10. Cocoros NM, Gurwitz JH, Cziraky MJ, Granger CB, Harkins T, Haynes K, Li X, Parlett L, Seeger JD, Singh S, McMahill-Walraven CN, Platt R. Pragmatic guidance for embedding pragmatic clinical trials in health plans: Large simple trials aren't so simple. Clin Trials. 2023 Aug; 20(4):416-424. PMID: 37322894; PMCID: PMC10363182; DOI: 10.1177/17407745231160459;
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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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