Sara M. Debanne, PhD

Professor Emeritus
School of Medicine
  • Professor of Community Dentistry (secondary appointment)
  • Profesor Plenario (adjunct appointment) Departamento de Investigacion, Universidad de Belgrano. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Teaching Information

Courses Taught

EPBI 431: Statistical Methods in Biological and Medical Sciences I
EPBI 492: Epidemiology: Statistical Methods
EPBI 499: Special Topics: Mathematical Modeling of Disease Progression

Research Information

Research Interests

Stochastic modeling; multivariate Markov chains, statistical methods in Epidemiology, epidemiology of tuberculosis, epidemiology of Alzheimer disease.


  1. Sharma, TR, Yeh, V, Debanne, SM, Bordeaux, JS. Association Between Perceived Skin Cancer Risk Reduction and Sunscreen Use. Dermatol Surg 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31517656 .
  2. Moses, J, Lambert-Jenkins, K, Momotaz, H, Sattar, A, Debanne, SM, Splawski, J, Sferra, TJ. Time to antibody detection and associated factors for presence of anti-drug antibodies in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients treated with anti-TNF therapy. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019; 31 (10): 1228-1233. PubMed PMID:31498282 .
  3. Retuerto, MA, Szczotka-Flynn, L, Mukherjee, PK, Debanne, S, Iyengar, SK, Richardson, B, Cameron, M, Ghannoum, MA. Diversity of Ocular Surface Bacterial Microbiome Adherent to Worn Contact Lenses and Bacterial Communities Associated With Care Solution Use. Eye Contact Lens 2019; 45 (5): 331-339. PubMed PMID:30724840 .
  4. Oswald, DM, Sim, ES, Baker, C, Farhan, O, Debanne, SM, Morris, NJ, Rodriguez, BG, Jones, MB, Cobb, BA. Plasma glycomics predict cardiovascular disease in patients with ART-controlled HIV infections. FASEB J. 2019; 33 (2): 1852-1859. PubMed PMID:30183373 PubMed Central PMC6338643.
  5. Alsultan, A, Furin, JJ, Du Bois, J, van Brakel, E, Chheng, P, Venter, A, Thiel, B, Debanne, SA, Boom, WH, Diacon, AH, Johnson, JL, Peloquin, CA. Erratum for Alsultan et al., "Population Pharmacokinetics of AZD-5847 in Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis". Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2018; 62 (1): . PubMed PMID:29269434 PubMed Central PMC5740305.
  6. Henderson, JW, Kane, SM, Mangel, JM, Kikano, EG, Garibay, JA, Pollard, RR, Mahajan, ST, Debanne, SM, Hijaz, AK. A Randomized Comparative Study Evaluating Various Cough Stress Tests and 24-Hour Pad Test with Urodynamics in the Diagnosis of Stress Urinary Incontinence. J. Urol. 2018; 199 (6): 1557-1564. PubMed PMID:29175541 .
  7. Rose, J, Homa, L, Meropol, SB, Debanne, SM, Bielefeld, R, Hoyen, C, Singer, ME. Health impact and cost-effectiveness of a domestically-produced rotavirus vaccine in India: A model based analysis. PLoS ONE 2017; 12 (11): e0187446. PubMed PMID:29099848 PubMed Central PMC5669435.
  8. Alsultan, A, Furin, JJ, Du Bois, J, van Brakel, E, Chheng, P, Venter, A, Thiel, B, Debanne, SA, Boom, WH, Diacon, AH, Johnson, JL, Peloquin, CA. Population Pharmacokinetics of AZD-5847 in Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2017; 61 (10): . PubMed PMID:28739794 PubMed Central PMC5610519.
  9. Scott, JF, Das, LM, Ahsanuddin, S, Qiu, Y, Binko, AM, Traylor, ZP, Debanne, SM, Cooper, KD, Boxer, R, Lu, KQ. Oral Vitamin D Rapidly Attenuates Inflammation from Sunburn: An Interventional Study. J. Invest. Dermatol. 2017; 137 (10): 2078-2086. PubMed PMID:28576736 PubMed Central PMC5610950.
  10. Meropol, SB, Haupt, AA, Debanne, SM. Incidence and Outcomes of Infections Caused by Multidrug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Children, 2007-2015. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2018; 7 (1): 36-45. PubMed PMID:28339695 PubMed Central PMC5907863.


Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University
Universidad de Buenos Aires