William B. MacLeod, ScD
Assistant 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.


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 (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 (PI)
WITS Health Consortium (PTY) LTD Grand Challenges Can





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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. Larson Williams A, McCloskey L, Mwale M, Mwananyanda L, Murray K, Herman AR, Thea DM, MacLeod WB, Gill CJ. "When you are injected, the baby is protected:" Assessing the acceptability of a maternal Tdap vaccine based on mothers' knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of pertussis and vaccinations in Lusaka, Zambia. Vaccine. 2018 05 17; 36(21):3048-3053.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29653846.
     
  3. 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.
     
  4. Stevens WS, Gous NM, MacLeod WB, Long LC, Variava E, Martinson NA, Sanne I, Osih R, Scott LE. Multidisciplinary Point-of-Care Testing in South African Primary Health Care Clinics Accelerates HIV ART Initiation but Does Not Alter Retention in Care. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Sep 01; 76(1):65-73.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28542080; DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001456;.
     
  5. Murray TY, Sherman GG, Nakwa F, MacLeod WB, Sipambo N, Velaphi S, Carmona S. Field Evaluation of Performance of Alere and Cepheid Qualitative HIV Assays for Pediatric Point-of-Care Testing in an Academic Hospital in Soweto, South Africa. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Nov; 55(11):3227-3235. PMID: 28855305.
     
  6. Stoney RJ, Han PV, Barnett ED, Wilson ME, Jentes ES, Benoit CM, MacLeod WB, Hamer DH, Chen LH. Travelers' Diarrhea and Other Gastrointestinal Symptoms Among Boston-Area International Travelers. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jun; 96(6):1388-1393.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28719282.
     
  7. Lunze K, Biemba G, Lawrence JJ, MacLeod WB, Yeboah-Antwi K, Musokotwane K, Ajayi T, Mutembo S, Puta C, Earle D, Steketee R, Hamer DH. Clinical management of children with fever: a cross-sectional study of quality of care in rural Zambia. Bull World Health Organ. 2017 May 01; 95(5):333-342.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28479634.
     
  8. Clouse K, Vermund SH, Maskew M, Lurie MN, MacLeod W, Malete G, Carmona S, Sherman G, Fox MP. Mobility and Clinic Switching Among Postpartum Women Considered Lost to HIV Care in South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Apr 01; 74(4):383-389.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28225717; DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001284;.
     
  9. 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;.
     
  10. Maskew M, Bor J, Hendrickson C, MacLeod W, Bärnighausen T, Pillay D, Sanne I, Carmona S, Stevens W, Fox MP. Imputing HIV treatment start dates from routine laboratory data in South Africa: a validation study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jan 17; 17(1):41.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28095905; DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1940-2;.
     
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Bar chart showing 109 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2012 and 2013

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