Jacob Bor, SD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

SD, Harvard School of Public Health



Jacob Bor, ScD, SM, is Assistant Professor and Peter T. Paul Career Development Professor in the Departments of Global Health (primary) and Epidemiology. His research applies the analytical tools of economics to the study of population health, with a focus on HIV treatment and prevention in southern Africa. Current research interests include economic spillover effects of HIV treatment on patients, households, and communities; decision-making in HIV-endemic risk environments; population health impacts of social policy; and causal inference in public health research. His work has been published in Science, Lancet, PLOS Medicine, and other journals. Prior to his graduate training at Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Bor worked with an HIV-prevention NGO in Botswana, Lesotho, and South Africa. He is a faculty affiliate of BU's Global Development Policy Center, a Junior Faculty Fellow at BU's Hariri Institute for Computational Science, an affiliate of the Africa Health Research Institute (www.africacentre.ac.za), and Senior Research at the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (www.heroza.org) in South Africa. For additional and up-to-date information: http://sites.bu.edu/jbor.

Center Faculty Member
Boston University School of Public Health
Center for Global Health & Development




Economic, Health & Behavoral Dimensions of HIV Treatment Scale-UP
03/20/2015 - 01/31/2019 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
5K01MH105320-03



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  1. Fox MP, Bor J, Brennan AT, MacLeod WB, Maskew M, Stevens WS, Carmona S. Estimating retention in HIV care accounting for patient transfers: A national laboratory cohort study in South Africa. PLoS Med. 2018 Jun; 15(6):e1002589.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29889844.
     
  2. Hontelez JAC, Bor J, Tanser FC, Pillay D, Moshabela M, Bärnighausen T. HIV Treatment Substantially Decreases Hospitalization Rates: Evidence From Rural South Africa. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Jun; 37(6):997-1004. PMID: 29863928; DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0820;.
     
  3. Brennan AT, Bor J, Davies MA, Wandeler G, Prozesky H, Fatti G, Wood R, Stinson K, Tanser F, Bärnighausen T, Boulle A, Sikazwe I, Zanolini A, Fox MP. Drug Side Effects and Retention on HIV Treatment: a Regression Discontinuity Study of Tenofovir Implementation in South Africa and Zambia. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 May 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29767681.
     
  4. Walkey AJ, Drainoni ML, Cordella N, Bor J. Advancing Quality Improvement with Regression Discontinuity Designs. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 May; 15(5):523-529.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29466673.
     
  5. Oldenburg CE, Seage GR, Tanser F, De Gruttola V, Mayer KH, Mimiaga MJ, Bor J, Bärnighausen T. Antiretroviral Therapy and Mortality in Rural South Africa: A Comparison of Causal Modeling Approaches. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Mar 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29584868.
     
  6. Oldenburg CE, Bor J, Harling G, Tanser F, Mutevedzi T, Shahmanesh M, Seage GR, De Gruttola V, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH, Pillay D, Bärnighausen T. Impact of early antiretroviral therapy eligibility on HIV acquisition: household-level evidence from rural South Africa. AIDS. 2018 Mar 13; 32(5):635-643.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29334546.
     
  7. Carmona S, Bor J, Nattey C, Maughan-Brown B, Maskew M, Fox MP, Glencross DK, Ford N, MacLeod WB. Persistent High Burden of Advanced HIV Disease Among Patients Seeking Care in South Africa's National HIV Program: Data From a Nationwide Laboratory Cohort. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 04; 66(suppl_2):S111-S117.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29514238.
     
  8. Bor J, Chiu C, Ahmed S, Katz I, Fox MP, Rosen S, Yapa M, Tanser F, Pillay D, Bärnighausen T. Failure to initiate HIV treatment in patients with high CD4 counts: evidence from demographic surveillance in rural South Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Feb; 23(2):206-220.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29160949.
     
  9. Griffith K, Evans L, Bor J. Disparities In Access: The Authors Reply. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Dec; 36(12):2211. PMID: 29200342.
     
  10. Bor J, Fox MP, Rosen S, Venkataramani A, Tanser F, Pillay D, Bärnighausen T. Treatment eligibility and retention in clinical HIV care: A regression discontinuity study in South Africa. PLoS Med. 2017 Nov; 14(11):e1002463.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29182641.
     
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Bar chart showing 49 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2017

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20113
20121
20133
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201510
20168
201713
20188
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Population health
Economics
Causal inference
HIV/AIDS
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