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. 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. 2018 Nov 09; 1-8. PMID: 30409233.
     
  2. 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. 2018 Oct 31.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30379379.
     
  3. 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 Nov; 12(6):804-807. PMID: 30053342; DOI: 10.1111/irv.12598;.
     
  4. 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 May; 12(3):314-318.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29356338.
     
  5. 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;.
     
  6. Connolly JG, Wang SV, Fuller CC, Toh S, Panozzo CA, Cocoros N, Zhou M, Gagne JJ, Maro JC. Development and application of two semi-automated tools for targeted medical product surveillance in a distributed data network. Curr Epidemiol Rep. 2017 Dec; 4(4):298-306. PMID: 29204333; DOI: 10.1007/s40471-017-0121-0;.
     
  7. Larochelle MR, Cocoros NM, Popovic J, Dee EC, Kornegay C, Ju J, Racoosin JA. Opioid tolerance and urine drug testing among initiates of extended-release or long-acting opioids in Food and Drug Administration's Sentinel System. J Opioid Manag. 2017 Sep/Oct; 13(5):315-327.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29199397.
     
  8. Klompas M, Cocoros NM, Menchaca JT, Erani D, Hafer E, Herrick B, Josephson M, Lee M, Payne Weiss MD, Zambarano B, Eberhardt KR, Malenfant J, Nasuti L, Land T. State and Local Chronic Disease Surveillance Using Electronic Health Record Systems. Am J Public Health. 2017 09; 107(9):1406-1412. PMID: 28727539; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.303874;.
     
  9. 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. 2017 Mar 06. PMID: 28265804; DOI: 10.1007/s10461-017-1742-5;.
     
  10. Cocoros NM, Priebe GP, Logan LK, Coffin S, Larsen G, Toltzis P, Sandora TJ, Harper M, Sammons JS, Gray JE, Goldmann D, Horan K, Burton M, Checchia PA, Lakoma M, Sims S, Klompas M, Lee GM. A Pediatric Approach to Ventilator-Associated Events Surveillance. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 03; 38(3):327-333. PMID: 27917737; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2016.277;.
     
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