Published Papers

Qian G, Rao IJ, Humphreys K, Owens DK, Brandeau ML. Cost-effectiveness of office-based buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2023.

Rao IJ, Brandeau ML. Sequential allocation of vaccine to control an infectious disease. Mathematical Biosciences, 2022.

Fairley M, Rao IJ, Qian G, Gonsalves G, Brandeau ML. Surveillance for endemic infectious disease outbreaks: Adaptive sampling using profile likelihood estimation. Statistics in Medicine, 2022.

Rao IJ, Humphreys K, Brandeau ML. Effectiveness of policies for controlling the US opioid epidemic: A model-based analysis from the Stanford-Lancet Commission on the North American Opioid Crisis. The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, 2021.

Rao IJ, Brandeau ML. Optimal allocation of limited vaccine to minimize the effective reproduction number. Mathematical Biosciences, 2021.

Rao IJ, Vallon JJ, Brandeau ML. Effectiveness of face masks in reducing the spread of COVID-19: A model-based analysis. Medical Decision Making, 2021. North American top-rated abstract at the 2020 Society for Medical Decision Making meeting.

Rao IJ, Brandeau ML. Optimal allocation of limited vaccine to control an infectious disease: Simple analytical conditions. Mathematical Biosciences, 2021.

Horak RV, Marino BS, Werho DK, et al. Assessment of physician training and prediction of workforce needs in paediatric cardiac intensive care in the United States. Cardiology in the Young, 2021.

Shin AY, Rao IJ, Bassett HK, et al. Target-based care: An intervention to reduce variation in postoperative length of stay. The Journal of Pediatrics, 2021.

Rao IJ, Shaham A, Yavneh A, Kahana D, Ashlagi I, Brandeau ML, Yamin D. Predicting and improving patient-level antibiotic adherence. Health Care Management Science, 2020.

Bernard CL, Rao IJ, Robison KK, Brandeau ML. Health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of diversion programs for low-level drug offenders: A model-based analysis. PLoS Medicine, 2020.

Working Papers

Rao IJ, Brandeau ML. Vaccination for endemic diseases: Optimal allocation of initial and booster vaccine doses. Working paper in preparation for Management Science.

Rao IJ, Brandeau ML, Barrow GJ. Estimation of the potential effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis for STI clinic attendees in Jamaica. Working paper.