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. Dee EC, Hsu KK, Kruskal BA, Menchaca JT, Zambarano B, Cocoros N, Herrick B, Weiss MDP, Hafer E, Erani D, Josephson M, Young J, Torrone EA, Flagg EW, Klompas M. Temporal Patterns in Chlamydia Repeat Testing in Massachusetts. Am J Prev Med. 2019 Mar; 56(3):458-463.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30777163.
  2. Cocoros NM, Ochoa A, Klompas M. Changes in outpatient antibiotic utilization, 2000-2016: More people are receiving fewer antibiotics. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar; 40(3):372-374. PMID: 30767803.
  3. Cocoros NM, Wagner A, Haynes K, Petrone AB, Fazio-Eynullayeva E, Ding Y, Izem R, Lee JY, Major JM, Nguyen M, Ju J. A new analytic tool developed to assess safe use recommendations. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2019 May; 28(5):649-656. PMID: 30747473.
  4. Hague JC, John B, Goldman L, Nagavedu K, Lewis S, Hawrusik R, Rajabiun S, Cocoros N, Fukuda HD, Cranston K. Using HIV Surveillance Laboratory Data to Identify Out-of-Care Patients. AIDS Behav. 2019 Jan; 23(Suppl 1):78-82. PMID: 28265804; DOI: 10.1007/s10461-017-1742-5;.
  5. Cocoros NM, Pokorney SD, Haynes K, Garcia C, Al-Khalidi HR, Al-Khatib SM, Archdeacon P, Goldsack JC, Harkins T, Lin ND, Martin D, McCall D, Nair V, Parlett L, Temple R, McMahill-Walraven C, Granger CB, Platt R. FDA-Catalyst-Using FDA's Sentinel Initiative for large-scale pragmatic randomized trials: Approach and lessons learned during the planning phase of the first trial. Clin Trials. 2019 Feb; 16(1):90-97. PMID: 30445835.
  6. Karandikar MV, Coffin SE, Priebe GP, Sandora TJ, Logan LK, Larsen GY, Toltzis P, Gray JE, Klompas M, Sammons JS, Harper MB, Horan K, Lakoma M, Cocoros NM, Lee GM. Variability in antimicrobial use in pediatric ventilator-associated events. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 01; 40(1):32-39. PMID: 30409233.
  7. Cocoros NM, Larochelle MR, Popovic J, Petrone AB, Kornegay C, Ju J, Racoosin JA. Assessment of prior opioid tolerance among new users of fentanyl transdermal system in FDA's Sentinel System. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2019 Jan; 28(1):112-116.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30379379.
  8. Cocoros NM, Panucci G, Haug N, Maher C, Reichman M, Toh S. Outpatient influenza antivirals in a distributed data network for influenza surveillance. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2018 11; 12(6):804-807. PMID: 30053342; DOI: 10.1111/irv.12598;.
  9. Cocoros NM, Ording AG, Horváth-Puhó E, Henderson VW, Sørensen HT. In utero exposure to the 1918 pandemic influenza in Denmark and risk of dementia. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2018 05; 12(3):314-318.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29356338.
  10. Cocoros NM, Priebe G, Gray JE, Toltzis P, Larsen GY, Logan LK, Coffin S, Sammons JS, Deakins K, Horan K, Lakoma M, Young J, Burton M, Klompas M, Lee GM. Factors Associated With Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Conditions in Six U.S. Hospitals: A Nested Case-Control Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Nov; 18(11):e536-e545. PMID: 28914722; DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001328;.
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