About the Authors

Elaine O. Nsoesie

onelaine@vbi.vt.edu

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Sumiko R. Mekaru

Affiliation Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Naren Ramakrishnan

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

Madhav V. Marathe

Affiliations Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America

John S. Brownstein

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EON SRM. Performed the experiments: EON. Analyzed the data: EON. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NR MVM JSB. Wrote the paper: EON SRM NR MVM JSB.