William B. MacLeod, ScD
Research Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

ScD, Harvard School of Public Health




Bill is a public health data scientist with training in demography, epidemiology and biostatistics who uses his skills to answer policy relevant programmatic questions related to the management of HIV treatment programs. For the past 7 years, Bill has been based in South Africa where he has collaborated on research and monitoring & evaluation projects with South African government institutions. Bill is the Co-Principal Investigator of a USAID funded project that has developed dashboards and other tools for monitoring the HIV treatment program in South Africa. Bill is an internationally recognized expert on international clinical trials and has served on Data Safety and Monitoring Boards and Technical Advisory Groups for WHO and CDC sponsored international studies. Bill earned his Doctors and Master of Science in Population and International Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and his Bachelors in Arts in International Relations from the University of California at Davis. He spent three years as a policy analyst at the US Environmental Protection Agency in the Recycling Section of the Office of Solid Waste, and two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras.


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


Monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of the Comprehensive Care, Management and Treatment (CCMT) programme for HIV/AIDS in South Africa using National Health Laboratory Service Data
06/01/2012 - 09/30/2018 (Subcontract PI)
Right to Care USAID


HIV Viral Load Data Triangulation
05/01/2016 - 07/31/2016 (PI)
Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc.


Secondary Analysis of South Africa Viral Load, CD4 count and other HIV Care Cascade Data
01/12/2015 - 07/31/2015 (PI)
World Bank


DMMH-GCC-POC Consultancy
02/01/2014 - 11/30/2014 (Subcontract PI)
WITS Health Consortium (PTY) LTD Grand Challenges Can




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  1. Harlow AF, Bor J, Brennan AT, Maskew M, MacLeod W, Carmona S, Mlisana K, Fox MP. Impact of Viral Load Monitoring on Retention and Viral Suppression: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of South Africa's National Laboratory Cohort. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32648905
     
  2. Fox MP, Brennan AT, Nattey C, MacLeod WB, Harlow A, Mlisana K, Maskew M, Carmona S, Bor J. Delays in repeat HIV viral load testing for those with elevated viral loads: a national perspective from South Africa. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 Jul; 23(7):e25542.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32640101
     
  3. Biemba G, Chiluba B, Yeboah-Antwi K, Silavwe V, Lunze K, Mwale RK, Hamer DH, MacLeod WB. Impact of mobile health-enhanced supportive supervision and supply chain management on appropriate integrated community case management of malaria, diarrhoea, and pneumonia in children 2-59 months: A cluster randomised trial in Eastern Province, Zambia. J Glob Health. 2020 Jun; 10(1):010425.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32509293
     
  4. Currie JM, Macleod WB. UNDERSTANDING DOCTOR DECISION MAKING: THE CASE OF DEPRESSION TREATMENT. Econometrica. 2020 May; 88(3):847-878. PMID: 32981946
     
  5. Biemba G, Menda DM, Siame Y, Sichinga KS, Macleod W. Towards an AIDS free generation: Is stigma still an issue in Zambia? Results from a legal environment assessment of the HIV/AIDS/TB program of the Churches Health Association of Zambia. J Public Health Afr. 2019 Dec 31; 10(2):1010.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32257070
     
  6. Biemba G, Mulenga A, Chiluba B, Griffiths UK, Yeboah-Antwi K, MacLeod W, Lunze K, Hamer DH. Cost analysis of integrated community case management of childhood malaria, diarrhea and pneumonia enhanced by mobile health technology in rural Zambia. J Public Health Afr. 2019 Dec 31; 10(2):1039.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32257075
     
  7. Maskew M, Bor J, MacLeod W, Carmona S, Sherman GG, Fox MP. Adolescent HIV treatment in South Africa's national HIV programme: a retrospective cohort study. Lancet HIV. 2019 11; 6(11):e760-e768.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31585836
     
  8. Mesic A, Halim N, MacLeod W, Haker C, Mwansa M, Biemba G. Facilitators and Barriers to Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy and Retention in Care Among Adolescents Living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia: A Mixed Methods Study. AIDS Behav. 2019 Sep; 23(9):2618-2628.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31093820
     
  9. Kufa T, Shubber Z, MacLeod W, Takuva S, Carmona S, Bor J, Gorgens M, Pillay Y, Puren A, Eaton JW, Fraser-Hurt N. CD4 count recovery and associated factors among individuals enrolled in the South African antiretroviral therapy programme: An analysis of national laboratory based data. PLoS One. 2019; 14(5):e0217742.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31150489
     
  10. Yeboah-Antwi K, MacLeod WB, Biemba G, Sijenyi P, Höhne A, Verstraete L, McCallum CM, Hamer DH. Improving Sanitation and Hygiene through Community-Led Total Sanitation: The Zambian Experience. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 04; 100(4):1005-1012.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30793687
     
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 122 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2012 and 2013

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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

HIV/AIDS
Population Health
Child Survival
Infectious Diseases
Sub-Saharan Africa
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