Post-Doctoral Fellow Profile

Hannah  Maier

Hannah Maier, PhD, MPH, BS


PhD, Epidemiology, University of Michigan 2019 
MPH, Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 2015
BS, Biology, Calvin College 2008

Research Interests & Projects

Infectious disease epidemiology, mathematical modeling of infectious disease transmission, effects of obesity and nutrition on infectious diseases, global health 

Selected Publications

Maier, H. E.*, Kuan, G.*, Saborio, S.*, Bustos Carrillo, F. A., Plazaola, M., Barilla, C., Sanchez, N., Lopez, R., Smith, M., Kubale, J., Ojeda, S., Zuniga-Moya, J. C., Carlson, B., Lopez, B., Gajewski, A. M., Chowdhury, M., Harris, E., Balmaseda, A., & Gordon, A. (2021). Clinical spectrum of SARS-CoV-2 infection and protection from symptomatic re-infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases. [Advance online publication]. (*equal co-authorship)

Maier, H. E., Kuan, G., Gresh, L., Lopez, R., Sanchez, N., Schiller, A., Ojeda, S., Har- ris, E., Balmaseda, A., Gordon, A. (2020). Obesity is associated with increased suscep- tibility to influenza A (H1N1pdm) but not H3N2 infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 

Maier, H.E., Nachbagauer, R., Kuan, G., Ng, S., Lopez, R., Sanchez, N., Stadlbauer, D., Gresh, L., Schiller, A., Rajabhathor, A., Ojeda, S., Guglia, A., Amanat, F., Balmaseda, A., Krammer, F., and Gordon, A. (2020). Pre-existing anti-neuraminidase antibodies are associated with shortened duration of influenza A (H1N1)pdm virus shedding and illness in naturally infected adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases.

 Maier, H.E., Lopez, R., Sanchez, N., Ng, S., Gresh, L., Ojeda, S., Burger-Calderon, R., Kuan, G., Harris, E., Balmaseda, A., Gordon, A. (2018). Obesity increases the duration of influenza a virus shedding in adults. The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

• This was an editor’s choice article with commentary and press from various sources, including the NIH