1. Sloan FA, Ostermann J, Picone G, Conover CJ, Taylor DH., The Price of Smoking (2004), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA

Papers Accepted

  1. Ostermann J, Reddy EA, Shorter MM, Muiruri C, Mtalo A, Itemba DK, Njau B, Bartlett JA, Crump JA, Thielman NM, Who Tests, Who Doesn't, and Why? Uptake of Mobile HIV Counseling and Testing in the Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania, PLoS ONE, vol. 6 no. 1 (January 31, 2011), pp. e16488,
  2. Prabhu M, Mchome B, Ostermann J, Itemba D, Njau B, Thielman NM, Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence among women attending HIV voluntary counseling and testing in northern Tanzania, 2005–2008, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2011)
  3. Waters RC, Ostermann J, Reeves TD, Masnick M, Thielman NM, Bartlett JA, Crump JA, A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Alternative HIV Retesting Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa, J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr (2011)
  4. Nadjm B, Amos B, Mtove G, Ostermann J, Chonya S, Wangai H, Kimera J, Msuya W, Mtei F, Dekker D, Malahiyo R, Olomi R, Crump JA, Whitty C, Reyburn H., A prospective study of WHO guidelines indications for antimicrobial treatment s in children admitted to hospital in an area of intense P. falciparum transmission: can current WHO guidelines be improved?, BMJ (Clinical research ed.), vol. 340 (2010), pp. c1350
  5. Shorter MM, Ostermann J, Crump JA, Tribble AC, Itemba DK, Mgonja A, Mtalo A, Bartlett JA, Shao JF, Schimana W, Thielman NM., Characteristics of HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing Clients Before and During Care and Treatment Scale-Up in Moshi, Tanzania., Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, vol. 52 no. 5 (December, 2009), pp. 648-54
  6. Whetten K, Ostermann J, Whetten RA, Pence BW, O'Donnell K, Messer LC, Thielman NM and the Positive Outcomes for Orphans (POFO) Research Team., A Comparison of the Wellbeing of Orphans and Abandoned Children Ages 6-12 in Institutional and Community-Based Care Settings in 5 Less-Wealthy Nations, Public Library of Science 1 (PLoS1), vol. 4 no. 12 (2009), pp. e8169
  7. Tillekeratne LG, Thielman NM, Kiwera RA, Chu HY, Kaale L, Morpeth SC, Ostermann J, Mtweve SP, Shao JF, Bartlett JA, Crump JA., Morbidity and Mortality among a cohort of HIV-infected adults in a programme for community home-based care, in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania (2003-2005), Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, vol. 103 no. 3 (2009), pp. 263-73
  8. Zhou J, Yamanaka Y, Muze J, Watt M, Ostermann J, Thielman NM., Religion and HIV in Tanzania: Influence of Religious Beliefs on HIV Stigma, Disclosure, and Treatment Attitudes, BMC Public Health, vol. 9 (2009), pp. 75
  9. Landman KZ, Ostermann J, Crump JA, Mgonja A, Mayhood MK, Itemba DK, Tribble AC, Ndosi EM, Chu HY, Shao JF, Bartlett JA, Thielman NT, Gender Differences in the Risk of HIV Infection among Persons Reporting Abstinence, Monogamy, and Multiple Sexual Partners in Northern Tanzania, PLoS ONE, vol. 3 no. 8 (2009), pp. e3075
  10. Taylor DH, Ostermann J, Van Houtven CH, Tulsky JA, Steinhauser K, What length of hospice use maximizes reduction in medical expenditures near death in the US Medicare program?, Social Science & Medicine, vol. 65 no. 7 (2007), pp. 1466-78
  11. Ostermann J, V Kumar, BW Pence, K Whetten, Trends in HIV Testing and Discrepancies between Planned and Actual Testing in the United States, 2000-2005, Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 167 no. 19 (2007), pp. 2128-2135
  12. Ricketts TC, Goldsmith LJ, Holmes GM, Randolph R, Lee R, Taylor DH, Ostermann J., Designating places and populations as medically underserved: a proposal for a new approach, Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, vol. 18 no. 3 (2007), pp. 567-89
  13. Thielman NM, Chu HY, Ostermann J, Itemba DK, Mgonja A, Mtweve S, Bartlett JA, Shao JF, Crump JA, Cost-effectiveness of free HIV voluntary counseling and testing through a community-based AIDS service organization in Northern Tanzania, American Journal of Public Health, vol. 96 no. 1 (2006), pp. 114-119
  14. Luce BR, Mauskopf J, Sloan FA, Ostermann J, Paramore LC, The return on investment in health care: from 1980-2000, Value Health, vol. 9 no. 3 (2006), pp. 146-56
  15. Mugavero M, Ostermann J, Whetten K, Leserman J, Swartz M, Stangl D, Thielman N., Barriers to antiretroviral adherence: the importance of depression, abuse, and other traumatic events, AIDS Patient Care STDS, vol. 20 no. 6 (2006), pp. 418-28
  16. Chu HY, Crump JA, Ostermann J, Ogenga RB, Itemba DK, Mgonja A, Mtweve S, Bartlett JA, Shao JF, Thielman NM, Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of clients presenting for HIV voluntary counseling and testing in Moshi, Tanzania, International Journal of STD AIDS, vol. 16 no. 10 (2005), pp. 691-6
  17. Conover CJ, Hall MA, Ostermann J, The impact of Blue Cross conversions on health spending and the uninsured, Health Affairs, vol. 24 no. 2 (2005), pp. 473-82
  18. Taylor DH, Ostermann J, Acuff SW, Ostbye T, Do seniors understand their risk of moving to a nursing home?, Health Services Research, vol. 40 no. 3 (2005), pp. 811-828
  19. Cook PJ, Ostermann J, Sloan FA, The net effect of an alcohol tax increase on death rates in middle age, American Economic Review, vol. 95 no. 2 (2005), pp. 278-281
  20. Ostermann J, Sloan FA, Taylor DH, Heavy alcohol use and marital dissolution in the USA, Social Science Medicine, vol. 61 no. 11 (2005), pp. 2304-16
  21. Ostermann J, Sloan FA, The Effect of Heavy Drinking on Social Security Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Contributions and Benefits, The Milbank Quarterly, vol. 82 no. 3 (2004), pp. 507-46
  22. Sloan FA, Conover CJ, Ostermann J, Rates of return from hospital conversions, Health Care Management Review, vol. 28 no. 2 (2003), pp. 107-17
  23. Sloan FA, Ostermann J, Conover CJ, Antecedents of hospital ownership conversions, mergers and closures, Inquiry, vol. 401 no. 1 (2003), pp. 39-56

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