Aubrey J. Cook, MSPH, is an Assistant Director, Local Burden of Disease. Aubrey joined IHME in 2013 as a Project Officer on the Primary Data Collection team before moving to the Local Burden of Disease team. In her current role as an Assistant Director, Aubrey provides leadership, management, and supervision within IHME’s Geospatial Analysis portfolio. Prior to joining IHME, she managed primary data collection efforts for impact and process evaluations in Ghana.
Originally from Seattle, Aubrey received her Bachelor of Arts from the Evergreen State College and a Master of Science in International Public Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
IHME was established at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2007. Its mission is to improve health through better health evidence.
Local Burden of Disease HIV Collaborators. Mapping subnational HIV mortality in six Latin American countries with incomplete vital registration systems. BMC Medicine. 8 January 2021. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01876-4.
Wiens KE, Schaeffer LE, Sow SO, Ndoye B, Cain CJ, Baumann MM, Johnson KB, Lindstedt PA, Blacker BF, Bhutta ZA, Cormier NM, Daoud F, Earl L, Farag T, Khalil IA, Kinyoki DK, Larson HJ, LeGrand KE, Cook AJ, Malta DC, Mansson JC, Mayala BK, Mokdad AH, Ogbuanu IU, Sankoh O, Sartorius B, Topor-Madry R, Troeger CE, Welgan CA, Werdecker A, Hay SI, Reiner RC. Oral rehydration therapies in Senegal, Mali, and Sierra Leone: a spatial analysis of changes over time and implications for policy. BMC Medicine. 21 December 2020. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01857-7.
Local Burden of Disease Vaccine Coverage Collaborators. Mapping routine measles vaccination in low- and middle-income countries. Nature. 16 December 2020. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-03043-4.
Local Burden of Disease WaSH Collaborators. Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17. The Lancet Global Health. August 2020. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30278-3.
Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators. Mapping geographic inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low- and middle-income countries, 2000–17. The Lancet Global Health. August 2020. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30230-8.
Local Burden of Disease Diarrhoea Collaborators. Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet. 6 May 2020. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30114-8.
Local Burden of Disease Child Growth Failure Collaborators. Mapping child growth failure across low- and middle-income countries. Nature. 8 January 2020. doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1878-8.
Local Burden of Disease Educational Attainment Collaborators. Mapping disparities in education across low- and middle-income countries. Nature. 25 December 2019. doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1872-1.
Local Burden of Disease 2017 Child Mortality Collaborators. Mapping 123 million neonatal, infant, and child deaths between 2000 and 2017. Nature. 16 October 2019. doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1545-0.
Adhikary G, Shawon MSR, Ali MW, Shamsuzzaman M, Ahmed S, Shackelford KA, Woldeab A, Alam N, Lim SS, Levine A, Gakidou E, Uddin MJ. Factors influencing patients’ satisfaction at different levels of health facilities in Bangladesh: Results from patient exit interviews. PLoS ONE. 16 May 2018; 13(5): e0196643. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0196643
Osgood-Zimmerman A, Millear AI, Stubbs RW, Shields C, Pickering BV, Earl L, Graetz N, Kinyoki DK, Ray SE, Bhatt S, Browne AJ, Burstein R, Cameron E, Casey DC, Deshpande A, Fullman N, Gething PW, Gibson HS, Henry NJ, Herrero M, Krause LK, Letourneau ID, Levine AJ, Liu PY, Longbottom J, Mayala BK, Mosser JF, Noor AM, Pigott DM, Piwoz EG, Rao P, Rawat R, Reiner RC, Smith DL, Weiss DJ, Wiens KE, Mokdad AH, Lim SS, Murray CJL, Kassebaum NJ, Hay SI. Mapping child growth failure in Africa between 2000 and 2015. Nature. 28 Feb 2018. doi:10.1038/nature25760
Graetz N, Friedman J, Osgood-Zimmerman A, Burstein R, Biehl MH, Shields C, Mosser JF, Casey DC, Deshpande A, Earl L, Reiner RC, Ray SE, Fullman N, Levine AJ, Stubbs RW, Mayala BK, Longbottom J, Browne AJ, Bhatt S, Weiss DJ, Gething PW, Mokdad AH, Lim SS, Murray CJLM, Gakidou E, Hay SI. Mapping local variation in educational attainment across Africa. Nature. 28 Feb 2018. doi:10.1038/nature25761
Wollum A, Dansereau E, Fullman N, Achan J, Bannon KA, Burstein R, Conner RO, DeCenso B, Gasasira A, Haakenstad A, Hanlon M, Ikilezi G, Kisia C, Levine AJ, Masters SH, Njuguna P, Okiro EA, Odeny TA, Roberts DA, Gakidou E, Duber HC. The effect of facility-based antiretroviral therapy programs on outpatient services in Kenya and Uganda. BMC Health Services Research. 2017 Aug 16. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2512-9.
Di Giorgio L, Moses MW, Fullman N, Wollum A, Conner RO, Achan J, Achoki T, Bannon KA, Burstein R, Dansereau E, DeCenso B, Delwiche K, Duber HC, Gakidou E, Gasasira A, Haakenstad A, Hanlon M, Ikilezi G, Kisia C, Levine AJ, Maboshe M, Masiye F, Masters SH, Mphuka C, Njuguna P, Odeny TA, Okiro EA, Roberts DA, Murray CJL, Flaxman AD. The potential to expand antiretroviral therapy by improving health facility efficiency: evidence from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia. BMC Medicine. 2016 20 July. doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0653-
Duber HC, Roberts DA, Ikilezi G, Fullman N, Gasasira A, Gakidou G, Haakenstad A, Levine AJ, Achan J. Evaluating facility-based antiretroviral therapy program effectiveness: a pilot study comparing viral load suppression and retention rates. Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 2016 March 21. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12694.