Helen E. Jenkins, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Helen Jenkins
Crosstown Center
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Helen Jenkins was selected as a Rafik Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellow beginning in Fall 2017. Helen has a M.Sc. in Biostatistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Ph.d. in Infectious Disease Epidemiology from Imperial College, London. She is interested in novel ways to analyze data that can have a public health impact in the field of infectious diseases. In recent years, she has focused on tuberculosis including developing new estimates of pediatric TB incidence and mortality, and spatial methods to understand geographic heterogeneity of TB.


  • Imperial College London, PhD
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, MSc
  • University of Birmingham, BSc

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS825
  • SPHBS852


  • Published on 10/22/2019

    McIntosh AI, Jenkins HE, Horsburgh CR, Jones-López EC, Whalen CC, Gaeddert M, Marques-Rodrigues P, Ellner JJ, Dietze R, White LF. Partitioning the risk of tuberculosis transmission in household contact studies. PLoS One. 2019; 14(10):e0223966. PMID: 31639145.

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  • Published on 7/4/2019

    Garcia-Basteiro AL, Jenkins HE, Rangaka M. The burden of latent multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2019 Aug; 19(8):802-803. PMID: 31281060.

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  • Published on 6/13/2019

    Bouton TC, Forson A, Kudzawu S, Zigah F, Jenkins H, Bamfo TD, Carter J, Jacobson K, Kwara A. High mortality during tuberculosis retreatment at a Ghanaian tertiary center: a retrospective cohort study. Pan Afr Med J. 2019; 33:111. PMID: 31489089.

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  • Published on 3/1/2019

    Chiang SS, Sheremeta Y, Padilla RS, Jenkins HE, Horsburgh CR, Petrenko V, Rybak NR. Pediatric Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Kyiv City, Ukraine. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2019 03; 9(1):56-61. PMID: 30932391.

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  • Published on 9/25/2018

    Dodd PJ, Yuen CM, Becerra MC, Revill P, Jenkins HE, Seddon JA. Potential effect of household contact management on childhood tuberculosis: a mathematical modelling study. Lancet Glob Health. 2018 12; 6(12):e1329-e1338. PMID: 30266570.

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  • Published on 8/21/2018

    McIntosh AI, Jenkins HE, White LF, Barnard M, Thomson DR, Dolby T, Simpson J, Streicher EM, Kleinman MB, Ragan EJ, van Helden PD, Murray MB, Warren RM, Jacobson KR. Using routinely collected laboratory data to identify high rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis burden communities in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: A retrospective spatiotemporal analysis. PLoS Med. 2018 08; 15(8):e1002638. PMID: 30130377.

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  • Published on 7/4/2018

    Ma Y, Horsburgh CR, White LF, Jenkins HE. Quantifying TB transmission: a systematic review of reproduction number and serial interval estimates for tuberculosis. Epidemiol Infect. 2018 09; 146(12):1478-1494. PMID: 29970199.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Jenkins HE, Yuen CM. The burden of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 05 01; 22(5):3-6. PMID: 29665947.

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  • Published on 4/16/2018

    Nguyen DT, Jenkins HE, Graviss EA. Prognostic score to predict mortality during TB treatment in TB/HIV co-infected patients. PLoS One. 2018; 13(4):e0196022. PMID: 29659636.

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  • Published on 9/1/2017

    Dodd PJ, Yuen CM, Sismanidis C, Seddon JA, Jenkins HE. The global burden of tuberculosis mortality in children: a mathematical modelling study. Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Sep; 5(9):e898-e906. PMID: 28807188.

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