Jacob Bor, SD

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.

Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology


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




Evaluating UTT with a National HIV Cohort to Optimize S. Africa's HIV Response (ENCORE)
05/15/2020 - 04/30/2025 (Subcontract PI)
WITS Health Consortium (PTY) LTD NIH NIAID
1R01AI152149-01

Integrating U=U into HIV counseling in South Africa (INTUIT-SA)
08/01/2020 - 07/31/2023 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
1R34MH122323-01A1

Causal Pathways to Population Health Impact of HIV Antiretroviral Treatment
07/01/2017 - 12/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
Africa Health Research Institute NIH NICHD
5R01HD084233-06

Investing In Secondary Schooling To Reduce HIV Risk
09/01/2019 - 08/31/2021 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
5R03HD098982-02

The South African National HIV Pregnancy Cohort: Evaluating Continuity of Care among Women living with HIV
04/03/2020 - 03/31/2021 (Subcontract PI)
WITS Health Consortium (PTY) LTD NIH NICHD
1R01HD103466-01

Racial disparities in police use of deadly force as a cause of racial disparities in sleep health across the life course
07/01/2020 - 02/28/2021 (Subcontract PI)
General Hospital Corp d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital NIH NIMHD
1U01MD014023-01A1

Providence/Boston CFAR Developmental Award: Building an Integrated Rifampicin-resistant TB-HIV Cohort from Routine Laboratory Data in Western Cape, South Africa
06/01/2019 - 05/31/2020 (Subcontract PI)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NIAID
2P30AI042853-20A1

Technology supported systems for rapid impact on TB control
11/01/2018 - 04/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
WITS Health Consortium (PTY) LTD SouthAfricaMedResCou


Economic, Health & Behavoral Dimensions of HIV Treatment Scale-UP
03/20/2015 - 01/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
5K01MH105320-04



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  1. Bor J, Fischer C, Modi M, Richman B, Kinker C, King R, Calabrese SK, Mokhele I, Sineke T, Zuma T, Rosen S, Bärnighausen T, Mayer KH, Onoya D. Changing Knowledge and Attitudes Towards HIV Treatment-as-Prevention and "Undetectable?=?Untransmittable": A Systematic Review. AIDS Behav. 2021 May 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34036459; PMCID: PMC8147591; DOI: 10.1007/s10461-021-03296-8;
     
  2. Galofré-Vilà G, McKee M, Bor J, Meissner CM, Stuckler D. A lesson from history? Worsening mortality and the rise of the Nazi Party in 1930s Germany. Public Health. 2021 Jun; 195:18-21. PMID: 34034000
     
  3. Stokes AC, Lundberg DJ, Elo IT, Hempstead K, Bor J, Preston SH. COVID-19 and excess mortality in the United States: A county-level analysis. PLoS Med. 2021 05; 18(5):e1003571.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34014945; PMCID: PMC8136644; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003571;
     
  4. Bor J, Gage A, Onoya D, Maskew M, Tripodis Y, Fox MP, Puren A, Carmona S, Mlisana K, MacLeod W. Variation in HIV care and treatment outcomes by facility in South Africa, 2011-2015: A cohort study. PLoS Med. 2021 Mar; 18(3):e1003479.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33789340; PMCID: PMC8012100; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003479;
     
  5. Ellison J, Griffith K, Thursby M, Slusky DJG, Bor J. The Impact of Driving Time to Family Planning Facilities on Preventive Service Use in Ohio. Am J Prev Med. 2021 04; 60(4):542-545. PMID: 33612339; PMCID: PMC8087206; DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.11.009;
     
  6. Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, Ahmed S, Bailey Z, Bassett MT, Bird M, Bor J, Bor D, Carrasquillo O, Chowkwanyun M, Dickman SL, Fisher S, Gaffney A, Galea S, Gottfried RN, Grumbach K, Guyatt G, Hansen H, Landrigan PJ, Lighty M, McKee M, McCormick D, McGregor A, Mirza R, Morris JE, Mukherjee JS, Nestle M, Prine L, Saadi A, Schiff D, Shapiro M, Tesema L, Venkataramani A. Public policy and health in the Trump era. Lancet. 2021 Feb 20; 397(10275):705-753.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33581802
     
  7. Onoya D, Sineke T, Mokhele I, Bor J, Fox MP, Miot J. Understanding the Reasons for Deferring ART Among Patients Diagnosed Under the Same-Day-ART Policy in Johannesburg, South Africa. AIDS Behav. 2021 Feb 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33534055
     
  8. Onoya D, Hendrickson C, Sineke T, Maskew M, Long L, Bor J, Fox MP. Attrition in HIV care following HIV diagnosis: a comparison of the pre-UTT and UTT eras in South Africa. J Int AIDS Soc. 2021 Feb; 24(2):e25652.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33605061; PMCID: PMC7893145; DOI: 10.1002/jia2.25652;
     
  9. Musakwa NO, Bor J, Nattey C, Lönnermark E, Nyasulu P, Long L, Evans D. Perceived barriers to the uptake of health services among first-year university students in Johannesburg, South Africa. PLoS One. 2021; 16(1):e0245427. PMID: 33481852; PMCID: PMC7822246; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245427;
     
  10. Onoya D, Mokhele I, Sineke T, Mngoma B, Moolla A, Vujovic M, Bor J, Langa J, Fox MP. Health provider perspectives on the implementation of the same-day-ART initiation policy in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Health Res Policy Syst. 2021 Jan 06; 19(1):2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33407574; PMCID: PMC7789550; DOI: 10.1186/s12961-020-00673-y;
     
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Bar chart showing 80 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2017 and 2018

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201510
20168
201713
201813
20195
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Population health
Economics
Causal inference
HIV/AIDS
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