PhD, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
MS, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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07/01/2020 - 12/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) Fdn 4 Inno ND (FIND)

Cost-effectiveness and optimal resource allocation of Rapid Antigen Diagnostics using simulation modelling (RADx-sim)
01/01/2022 - 06/01/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) KfW Development Bank

Innovative linkage strategies for index HIVST
12/03/2019 - 10/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
University of California, Los Angeles Bill & Melinda Gates

Scaling facility-based HIV self-testing
06/01/2019 - 11/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. Dept for Intl Dev-UK

Specimen transportation route mapping and optimisation: South Africa
02/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) HHS CDC


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  1. Jamieson L, Johnson LF, Nichols BE, Delany-Moretlwe S, Hosseinipour MC, Russell C, Meyer-Rath G. Relative cost-effectiveness of long-acting injectable cabotegravir versus oral pre-exposure prophylaxis in South Africa based on the HPTN 083 and HPTN 084 trials: a modelled economic evaluation and threshold analysis. Lancet HIV. 2022 Dec; 9(12):e857-e867.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36356603; PMCID: PMC9708606; DOI: 10.1016/S2352-3018(22)00251-X;
  2. Hendrickson C, Long LC, van Rensburg C, Claassen CW, Njelesani M, Moyo C, Mulenga L, O'Bra H, Russell CA, Nichols BE. The early-stage comprehensive costs of routine PrEP implementation and scale-up in Zambia. PLOS Global Public Health. 2022. View Publication
  3. Girdwood SJ, Crompton T, Cassim N, Olsen F, Sejake P, Diallo K, Berrie L, Chimhamhiwa D, Stevens W, Nichols B. Optimising courier specimen collection time improves patient access to HIV viral load testing in South Africa. Afr J Lab Med. 2022; 11(1):1725. PMID: 36337769; PMCID: PMC9634786; DOI: 10.4102/ajlm.v11i1.1725;
  4. Thorp M, Balakasi KT, Mphande M, Robson I, Khan S, Stillson C, Doi N, Nichols BE, Dovel K. Factors associated with men's health facility attendance as clients and caregivers in Malawi: a community-representative survey. BMC Public Health. 2022 10 12; 22(1):1904. PMID: 36224573; PMCID: PMC9558411; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-022-14300-8;
  5. Han AX, Girdwood S, Khan S, Sacks JA, Toporowski A, Huq N, Hannay E, Russell CA, Nichols BE. Strategies for using antigen rapid diagnostic tests to reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in low- and middle-income countries: a mathematical modelling study applied to Zambia. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Oct 08. PMID: 36208211; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciac814;
  6. Han AX, Hannay E, Carmona S, Rodriguez B, Nichols BE, Russell CA. Estimating the potential need and impact of SARS-CoV-2 test-and-treat programs with oral antivirals in low-and-middle-income countries. medRxiv. 2022. View Publication
  7. Nichols BE, de Nooy A, Benade M, Balakasi K, Mphande M, Rao G, Claassen CW, Khan S, Stillson C, Russell CA, Doi N, Dovel K. Facility-based HIV self-testing strategies may substantially and cost-effectively increase the number of men and youth tested for HIV in Malawi: results from an individual-based mathematical model. J Int AIDS Soc. 2022 Oct; 25(10):e26020. PMID: 36251161; PMCID: PMC9575938; DOI: 10.1002/jia2.26020;
  8. Dovel KL, Balakasi K, Phiri K, Shaba F, Offorjebe OA, Gupta SK, Wong V, Lungu E, Nichols BE, Nyirenda M, Masina T, Worku A, Hoffman R. A randomized trial of index HIV self-testing for sexual partners of ART clients in Malawi. medRxiv. 2022. View Publication
  9. Govathson C, Long LC, Russell CA, Moolla A, Pascoe S, Nichols BE. A modeling framework for translating discrete choice experiment results into cost-effectiveness estimates: an application to designing tailored and scalable HIV and contraceptive services for adolescents in South Africa. medRxiv. 2022. View Publication
  10. Silal SP, Pulliam JRC, Meyer-Rath G, Jamieson L, Nichols BE, Norman J, Hounsell R, Mayet S, Kagoro F, Moultrie H. The National COVID-19 Epi Model (NCEM): Estimating cases, admissions and deaths in South Africa. medRxiv. 2022. View Publication
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Is Covid ‘Under Control’ in the US? Experts Say Yes

Kaiser Health News 9/26/2022

A guide to help you keep up with the Omicron subvariants

The Salt Lake Tribune 5/9/2022

A guide to help you keep track of all the Omicron subvariants

Los Angeles Times 5/6/2022

Trying to keep up with the omicron subvariants? Here’s a guide

PolitiFact 5/2/2022

How to have a COVID-safe Thanksgiving gathering

National Geographic 11/18/2021

The coronavirus variants: What you need to know

PolitiFact 7/7/2021

This chart shows how younger people are lagging in getting COVID vaccinations in Mass.

The Boston Globe 6/2/2021

Why did the federal guidance about wearing face masks change?

Poynter 5/26/2021

About face on mask-wearing: Why did the federal guidance change?

PoltiFact 5/25/2021

‘Youth is not invincible’: 9 experts dispute Joe Rogan’s vaccine advice for healthy 21-year-olds

PolitiFact 4/28/2021

Tucker Carlson falsely claims COVID-19 vaccines might not work

PolitiFact 4/15/2021

You’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19. What can you do now?

PolitiFact 3/11/2021

Vaccines are up and infections are down under Biden, but it’s not all his doing

PolitiFact 2/23/2021

“COVID-19 infections down 61% from Trump’s last day. COVID-19 vaccinations up 85% from Trump’s last day. Competence Matters.”

Politifact 2/23/2021

Many States Don't Know Who's Getting COVID-19 Vaccines. That's a Huge Problem for Equity

TIME 1/28/2021

Where the coronavirus pandemic stands, holiday edition

PolitiFact 12/21/2020

Where the coronavirus pandemic stands, holiday edition

PolitiFact 12/21/2020

Many Americans say they don’t want a vaccine. Should we be worried?

PolitiFact 12/8/2020

Many Americans say they don’t want a vaccine. Should we be worried?

PolitiFact 12/8/2020

Former Pfizer employee wrong that coronavirus pandemic is ‘effectively over’ in UK

PolitiFact 12/2/2020

Is Florida doing better on COVID-19 than “locked down” states?

PolitiFact 12/2/2020

Closing Schools Alone Is Not Going to Stop the Coronavirus

The New York Times 11/19/2020

Doctors may be better equipped to handle latest virus surge

Associated Press 11/11/2020

US hits record COVID-19 hospitalizations amid virus surge

Associated Press 11/11/2020

Three ways the US CDC can regain the public’s trust

Quartz 11/9/2020

Three ways the US CDC can regain the public’s trust

Quartz 11/9/2020

Donald Trump stated on October 22, 2020 in a presidential debate: “We are rounding the turn (on coronavirus). We are rounding the corner.”

PolitiFact 10/23/2020

A C.D.C. scientist acknowledged dated guidance on schools and childhood transmission.

The New York Times 10/23/2020

Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say

The New York Times 10/22/2020

Covid-19 Live Updates: Boston Public Schools Stop In-Person Learning

The New York Times 10/21/2020

Donald Trump stated on October 12, 2020 in a tweet.: “The World Health Organization just admitted that I was right. Lockdowns are killing countries all over the world. The cure cannot be worse than the problem itself.”

PoltiFact 10/15/2020

BU Expert Urges Putting the Brakes on Massachusetts Relaxed COVID-19 Rules

BU Today 10/9/2020

Not so fast on indoor gatherings

The Boston Globe 10/4/2020

A QR code could decide whether you go back to work

Quartz 9/30/2020

National survey finds low school COVID-19 rates after first week back

Boston 25 News 9/23/2020

Population Density Does Not Doom Cities to Pandemic Dangers

Scientific American 9/16/2020

“Florida is doing over five times better” than New Jersey and New York in COVID-19 deaths per million

PolitiFact 7/31/2020

COVID-19 cases are “up only because of our big number testing.”

Politifact 6/24/2020

Is a second wave of coronavirus coming?

PolitiFact 6/22/2020

A number of Southern and Western states are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. Why aren’t their death rates rising, too?

The Boston Globe 6/22/2020

“Cases, numbers and deaths (of COVID-19) are going down all over the Country!”

PolitiFact 5/28/2020
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