Allison Chamberlain, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Faculty

Department of Epidemiology

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1518 Clifton Rd. NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

Additional Websites

Education

  • PhD, Emory University, 2015
  • MS, Georgetown University, 2007
  • BA, University of Virginia, 2004

Biography

Dr. Chamberlain has a background in biodefense policy and public health preparedness.  She serves as the Assistant Director of the Emory Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research.  Her research interests are in improving public health preparedness, maternal vaccination and vaccine promotion.  She is also interested in the prevention of Legionnaires' Disease, a severe type of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria found in built water systems. 

Research

  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Public Health Preparedness and Response
  • Vaccines
  • Immunizations/Vaccines
  • Group-Randomized Trials

Publications

  • Chamberlain, A.T., Koram, A.L., Whitney, E.A., Berkelman, R.L., Omer, S.B., 2016, Lack of availability of Antenatal Vaccination Information on Obstetric Care Practice Web Sites., Obstetrics & Gynecology., 127, 119-26
  • Chamberlain AT, Berkelman RL, Ault KA, Rosenberg ES, Orenstein WA, Omer SB, 2016, Trends in reasons for non-receipt of influenza vaccination during pregnancy in Georgia, 2004-2011. , Vaccine, [Epub ahead of print],
  • Omer, S.B., Phadke, V.K., Bednarczyk, R.A., Chamberlain, A.T., Brosseau, J.L., Orenstein, W.A., 2015, Impact of Statins on Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Medically Attended Acute Respiratory Illness, Journal of Infectious Disease, pii: jiv457,
  • Chamberlain, A.T., Seib, K., Ault, K.A., Rosenberg, E.S., Frew, P.M., Cortés, M, Whitney, E.A.S., Berkelman, R.L., Orenstein, W.A., Omer, S.B. , 2015, Improving influenza and Tdap vaccination during pregnancy: a cluster-randomized trial of a multi-component antenatal vaccine promotion package in late influenza season. , Vaccine, ,
  • Chamberlain, A.T., Seib, K., Ault, K.A., Orenstein, W. A., Frew, P. M., Malik, F., Cortés, M., Cota, P., Whitney, E.A.S., Flowers, L.C., Berkelman, R.L., Omer, S.B. , 2015, Factors Associated with Intention to Receive Influenza and Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccines during Pregnancy: A Focus on Vaccine Hesitancy and Perceptions of Disease Severity and Vaccine Safety., PLoS Currents: Outbreaks, 7,
  • Chamberlain AT, Seib K, Wells K, Hannan C, Orenstein WA, Whitney EAS, Hinman AR, Berkelman RL, Omer SB., 2012, Perspectives of Immunization Program Managers during the 2009 – 2010 H1N1 Vaccination Campaign: Use of Existing Systems and Structures to Manage Vaccine and Collaborations with Emergency Preparedness Partners., Journal of Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, 10, 142-50

Teaching