About the Authors

Michael R. Eber

mre_001@usc.edu

Current address: Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Affiliation Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Michelle Shardell

Affiliation University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Marin L. Schweizer

Affiliation University of Iowa Carver School of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Ramanan Laxminarayan

Affiliations Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

Eli N. Perencevich

Affiliations University of Iowa Carver School of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MRE MS ENP. Analyzed the data: MRE MS. Wrote the paper: MRE. Obtained data: RL. Critically revised manuscript for intellectual content: MRE MS MLS RL ENP.