Gesine Meyer-Rath, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

MD, Free University of Berlin
PhD, Free University of Berlin



Dr Meyer-Rath is a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Global Health and Development of the Boston University School of Public Health. She is a physician and health economist working on the economics of HIV and antiretroviral treatment in low- and middle-income countries. Her focus lies on modeling methods for economic evaluation, including infectious disease modeling and decision analysis, and translating research into recommendations for public policy. Before joining CGHD she has worked in the Pediatrics Department of Charité University Hospital Berlin, at the World Health Organization and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr Meyer-Rath is currently based in Johannesburg where she works at the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), a collaboration between Boston University and the University of the Witwatersrand. She holds a PhD in Health Economics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as well as a MD/PhD in Physiology from Free University Berlin.

2010 International AIDS Society/ ANRS: Young Investigator Award


Identifying optimal HIV testing strategies to achieve high levels of HIV diagnosis in South Africa
09/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
Imperial College Bill & Melinda Gates





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  1. Campos NG, Lince-Deroche N, Chibwesha CJ, Firnhaber C, Smith JS, Michelow P, Meyer-Rath G, Jamieson L, Jordaan S, Sharma M, Regan C, Sy S, Liu G, Tsu V, Jeronimo J, Kim JJ. Cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening in women living with HIV in South Africa: A mathematical modeling study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Jun 15. PMID: 29916959.
     
  2. Meyer-Rath G, McGillen JB, Cuadros DF, Hallett TB, Bhatt S, Wabiri N, Tanser F, Rehle T. Targeting the right interventions to the right people and places: the role of geospatial analysis in HIV program planning. AIDS. 2018 May 15; 32(8):957-963. PMID: 29547437.
     
  3. Quaife M, Terris-Prestholt F, Eakle R, Cabrera Escobar MA, Kilbourne-Brook M, Mvundura M, Meyer-Rath G, Delany-Moretlwe S, Vickerman P. The cost-effectiveness of multi-purpose HIV and pregnancy prevention technologies in South Africa. J Int AIDS Soc. 2018 Mar; 21(3). PMID: 29537654.
     
  4. Meyer-Rath G, Johnson LF, Pillay Y, Blecher M, Brennan AT, Long L, Moultrie H, Sanne I, Fox MP, Rosen S. Changing the South African national antiretroviral therapy guidelines: The role of cost modelling. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0186557.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29084275.
     
  5. Meyer-Rath G, van Rensburg C, Larson B, Jamieson L, Rosen S. Revealed willingness-to-pay versus standard cost-effectiveness thresholds: Evidence from the South African HIV Investment Case. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0186496.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29073167.
     
  6. Nichols BE, Meyer-Rath G. Cost-effectiveness of early identification of HIV infection. Lancet HIV. 2017 10; 4(10):e431-e432. PMID: 28768605.
     
  7. Bor J, Ahmed S, Fox MP, Rosen S, Meyer-Rath G, Katz IT, Tanser F, Pillay D, Bärnighausen T. Effect of eliminating CD4-count thresholds on HIV treatment initiation in South Africa: An empirical modeling study. PLoS One. 2017; 12(6):e0178249.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28617805.
     
  8. Mikkelsen E, Hontelez JA, Jansen MP, Bärnighausen T, Hauck K, Johansson KA, Meyer-Rath G, Over M, de Vlas SJ, van der Wilt GJ, Tromp N, Bijlmakers L, Baltussen RM. Evidence for scaling up HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: A call for incorporating health system constraints. PLoS Med. 2017 Feb; 14(2):e1002240. PMID: 28222126; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002240;.
     
  9. Chiu C, Johnson LF, Jamieson L, Larson BA, Meyer-Rath G. Designing an optimal HIV programme for South Africa: Does the optimal package change when diminishing returns are considered? BMC Public Health. 2017 Jan 31; 17(1):143.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28143525; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4023-3;.
     
  10. Shearer K, Clouse K, Meyer-Rath G, MacLeod W, Maskew M, Sanne I, Long L, Fox MP. Citizenship status and engagement in HIV care: an observational cohort study to assess the association between reporting a national ID number and retention in public-sector HIV care in Johannesburg, South Africa. BMJ Open. 2017 Jan 24; 7(1):e013908.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28119389; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013908;.
     
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HIV, economic evaluation, costs, investment case, antiretroviral treatment
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