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Anyadike, N., Ortega, O., Greenblatt, A., Engman, M., Wirkus, S. “Evolution of Fluconazole

Resistance in Candida albicans,” Cornell University Biometrics Unit Technical Report, BU-1528-

M, 2000.


Ortega, O. “Resistance is Futile, Or is it? The Effects of Fluconazole on candida Albicans in a Single Host.” Unpublished bachelor’s thesis, Pomona College, Claremont, CA 2001


Ortega, O,. Riddle, M., Sanders, J. et al “Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Rotavirus Immunization Program in Cairo, Egypt” JID 2009; 200:S92-S98.


Ortega, O. “A Lucky Choice: Reflecting on My Time as a Grad Student in Mathematics at the University of Iowa.” Infinite Possibilities Conference Website.


Connolly, M., Topachevskyi, O., Standaert, B., Ortega, O., Postma, M. “The Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in Egypt on Long-Term Government Expenditure: A Lifetime Net Tax Assessment” PharmacoEconomics. 2012; 30(8):681-695

Agusto, F., Goldberg, A., Ortega, O., Ponce, J., Zaytseva, S., Sindi, S., Blower, S. “How do interventions impact malaria dynamics between neighboring countries? A case study with Botswana and Zimbabwe” manuscript accepted for publication in the Springer Volume – Women in Mathematical Biology, expected publication date: 10/2020.

Editor-in-Chief, Proceedings of the Golden Anniversary Celebration of the National Association of Mathematicians, recruited and managed authors and reviewers for the proceedings, facilitated all rounds of review, maintained communication with AMS Contemporary Mathematics Series editors, organized editorial board meetings, reviewed all papers, drafted prologue. Projected publication date: December 2020 Contemporary Mathematics Series of the American Mathematical Society, Vol 759.

Edmonds, Ranthony A.C., Ortega, O. “Perseverance and representation: A memorial for Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson August 26, 1918–February 24, 2020” AMS Notices Vol 68 No 3 March 2021 pp 379-386.

Agusto, F., Erovenko, I.V., Fulk, A., Abu-Saymeh, Q., Romero-Alvarez D., Ponce, J., Sindi, S., Ortega, O., Saint Onge, J.M.,Townsend Peterson, A. “To isolate or not to isolate: The impact of changing behavior on COVID-19 transmission” Submitted to BMC Public Health Journal. Preprint

Buckmire, R., Diaz Eaton, C., Hibdon Jr, J.E., Kinnaird, K.M., Lewis, D. Libertini, J., Ortega, O., Roca, R., Vindas-Melendez, A.R. “On definitions of ‘mathematician’” Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (Accepted 02/09/2023 to be printed in fall 2023)

Buckmire, R., Hibdon Jr, J.E., Lewis, D.., Ortega, O., Pabon, J., Roca, R., Vindas-Melendez, A.R. “The Mathematics of Mathematics: Using Mathematics and Data Science to Analyze the Mathematical Sciences Community and Enhance Social Justice”. Preprint on ArXiv.


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