Matthew Grigsby, MSPH

Matthew Grigsby, MSPH, is a data analyst at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and received his Master of Science in Public Health from the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  He has program management experience in Uganda and expertise in R statistical software. He has participated in research investigating risk factors for COPD including SES, BMI, and others. He is also involved in developing new growth modeling techniques. 




  1. Grigsby M, Siddharthan T, Chowdhury MA, Siddiquee A, Rubinstein A, Sobrino E, Miranda JJ, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Alam D, Checkley W. Socioeconomic status and COPD among low-and middle-income countries. International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 2016;11:2497.
  2. Trishul Siddharthan, Matthew R Grigsby, Dina Goodman, Muhammad Chowdhury, Adolfo Rubinstein, Vilma Irazola, Laura Gutierrez, J Jaime Miranda, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Dewan Alam, Bruce Kirenga, Rupert Jones, Frederick van Gemert, Robert A Wise, William Checkley. Association between household air pollution exposure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease outcomes in 13 low- and middle-income country settings. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/rccm.201709-1861OC

  3. Siddharthan T, Grigsby M, Miele CH, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Miranda JJ, Gilman RH, Wise RA, Porter JC, Hurst JR, Checkley W, CRONICAS Cohort Study Group. Prevalence and risk factors of restrictive spirometry in a cohort of Peruvian adults. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2017 Sep 1;21(9):1062-8.

  4. Burroughs Peña MS, Velazquez EJ, Rivera JD, Alenezi F, Wong C, Grigsby M, Davila‐Roman VG, Gilman RH, Miranda JJ, Checkley W. Biomass fuel smoke exposure was associated with adverse cardiac remodeling and left ventricular dysfunction in Peru. Indoor Air. 2016 Dec 1. 

Accepted and under revision or in press

  1. Matthew R Grigsby, Junrui Di, Andrew Leroux, Vadim Zipunnikov, Luo Xiao, Ciprian Crainiceanu and William Checkley. Novel Metrics for Growth Model Selection. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology.

  2. Catherine H Miele, Matthew R Grigsby, Trishul Siddharthan, Robert H Gilman, J Jaime Miranda, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Robert A Wise, William Checkley; CRONICAS Cohort Study Group. Environmental exposures and comorbid risk factors accelerate longitudinal lung function decline. BMJ Thorax.

  3. Brooks W Morgan, Trishul Siddharthan, Matthew R Grigsby, Suzanne L Pollard, Robert Kalyesubula, Robert A Wise, Bruce Kirenga MBBCh, MMed, William Checkley. Asthma and Allergic Disorders in Uganda: A population-based study across urban and rural settings. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.

  4. Grace Trompeter, Matthew R Grigsby, Catherine H Miele, Robert A Wise, Robert H Gilman, J Jaime Miranda, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, William Checkley; CRONICAS Cohort Study. Patterns of body composition relating to chronic respiratory diseases among adults in four resource-poor settings in Peru. Lung.