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

MD, Freie Universität Berlin
PhD, Freie Universität Berlin

Dr Meyer-Rath is a Research Associate 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

Economic Impact of HIV Policy Briefs
11/14/2019 - 05/31/2021 (PI)
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Enhancing the evidence-base for HIV self-testing in young men
04/17/2018 - 12/31/2020 (Subcontract PI)
WITS Health Consortium (PTY) LTD Bill & Melinda Gates

Prospective costing exercises for HIV in high prevalence countries
01/01/2020 - 10/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
President & Fellows of Harvard College on behalf of Harvard Medical School Bill & Melinda Gates

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


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  1. Phillips AN, Cambiano V, Johnson L, Nakagawa F, Homan R, Meyer-Rath G, Rehle T, Tanser F, Moyo S, Shahmanesh M, Castor D, Russell E, Jamieson L, Bansi-Matharu L, Shroufi A, Barnabas RV, Parikh UM, Mellors JW, Revill P. Potential Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Condomless-Sex-Concentrated PrEP in KwaZulu-Natal Accounting for Drug Resistance. J Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 23; 223(8):1345-1355. PMID: 31851759
  2. Jo Y, Jamieson L, Edoka I, Long L, Silal S, Pulliam JRC, Moultrie H, Sanne I, Meyer-Rath G, Nichols BE. Cost-effectiveness of Remdesivir and Dexamethasone for COVID-19 Treatment in South Africa. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Mar; 8(3):ofab040.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33732750; DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofab040;
  3. d'Elbée M, Makhetha MC, Jubilee M, Taole M, Nkomo C, Machinda A, Tlhomola M, Sande LA, Gomez Guillen GB, Corbett EL, Johnson CC, Hatzold K, Meyer-Rath G, Terris-Prestholt F. Using HIV self-testing to increase the affordability of community-based HIV testing services. AIDS. 2020 11 15; 34(14):2115-2123. PMID: 32796213
  4. Jo Y, Jamieson L, Edoka I, Long L, Silal S, Pulliam JRC, Moultrie H, Sanne I, Meyer-Rath G, Nichols BE. Cost-effectiveness of remdesivir and dexamethasone for COVID-19 treatment in South Africa. medRxiv. 2020 Sep 27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32995824
  5. Nichols BE, Jamieson L, Zhang SRC, Rao GA, Silal S, Pulliam JRC, Sanne I, Meyer-Rath G. The role of remdesivir in South Africa: preventing COVID-19 deaths through increasing ICU capacity. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32628744; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciaa937;
  6. Jamieson L, Gomez GB, Rebe K, Brown B, Subedar H, Jenkins S, Shoko N, Bekker LG, Johnson LF, Meyer-Rath G. The impact of self-selection based on HIV risk on the cost-effectiveness of preexposure prophylaxis in South Africa. AIDS. 2020 05 01; 34(6):883-891. PMID: 32004205
  7. Lince-Deroche N, Leuner R, Meyer-Rath G, Pillay Y, Long L. When donor funding leaves: an interrupted time-series analysis of the impact of integrating direct HIV care and treatment into public health services in a region of Johannesburg. Cost Eff Resour Alloc. 2019; 17:24.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31673249
  8. Girdwood S, Govender K, Long L, Miot J, Meyer-Rath G. Primary healthcare delivery models for uninsured low-income earners during the transition to National Health Insurance: Perspectives of private South African providers. S Afr Med J. 2019 Sep 30; 109(10):771-783.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31635576
  9. Johnson LF, van Rensburg C, Govathson C, Meyer-Rath G. Optimal HIV testing strategies for South Africa: a model-based evaluation of population-level impact and cost-effectiveness. Sci Rep. 2019 09 02; 9(1):12621. PMID: 31477764
  10. Phillips AN, Cambiano V, Nakagawa F, Bansi-Matharu L, Wilson D, Jani I, Apollo T, Sculpher M, Hallett T, Kerr C, van Oosterhout JJ, Eaton JW, Estill J, Williams B, Doi N, Cowan F, Keiser O, Ford D, Hatzold K, Barnabas R, Ayles H, Meyer-Rath G, Nelson L, Johnson C, Baggaley R, Fakoya A, Jahn A, Revill P. Cost-per-diagnosis as a metric for monitoring cost-effectiveness of HIV testing programmes in low-income settings in southern Africa: health economic and modelling analysis. J Int AIDS Soc. 2019 07; 22(7):e25325. PMID: 31287620
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HIV, economic evaluation, costs, investment case, antiretroviral treatment
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