D M Bishai

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Poverty and fever vulnerability in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis
    Oyindamola B Yusuf
    Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Malar J 9:235. 2010
  2. pmc Changes in utilization of health services among poor and rural residents in Uganda: are reforms benefitting the poor?
    George W Pariyo
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Equity Health 8:39. 2009
  3. pmc Are infant mortality rate declines exponential? The general pattern of 20th century infant mortality rate decline
    David Bishai
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Popul Health Metr 7:13. 2009
  4. pmc The cost-effectiveness of supplementary immunization activities for measles: a stochastic model for Uganda
    David Bishai
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S107-15. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The cost of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
    D Bishai
    The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:935-9. 2000
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors for unintentional injuries in children: are grandparents protective?
    David Bishai
    Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e980-7. 2008
  7. pmc Willingness to pay for drug rehabilitation: implications for cost recovery
    D Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    J Health Econ 27:959-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Can government policies help adolescents avoid risky behavior?
    David M Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 40:197-202. 2005
  9. pmc Determinants of personal demand for an AIDS vaccine in Uganda: contingent valuation survey
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:652-60. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of public health programmes in reducing socioeconomic inequities in childhood immunization coverage
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 17:412-9. 2002

Research Grants

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Publications52

  1. pmc Poverty and fever vulnerability in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis
    Oyindamola B Yusuf
    Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Malar J 9:235. 2010
    ..This study was designed to investigate the relationship between the prevalence of childhood fever and socioeconomic factors including poverty in Nigeria, and to examine these effects at the regional levels...
  2. pmc Changes in utilization of health services among poor and rural residents in Uganda: are reforms benefitting the poor?
    George W Pariyo
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Equity Health 8:39. 2009
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  3. pmc Are infant mortality rate declines exponential? The general pattern of 20th century infant mortality rate decline
    David Bishai
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Popul Health Metr 7:13. 2009
    ..However, there is no evidence that the log transform is the best fit for infant mortality time trends...
  4. pmc The cost-effectiveness of supplementary immunization activities for measles: a stochastic model for Uganda
    David Bishai
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:S107-15. 2011
    ..The benefit was reduced if routine coverage rates were higher. This cost-effectiveness ratio compares favorably to that of other commonly accepted public health interventions in sub-Saharan Africa...
  5. ncbi request reprint The cost of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
    D Bishai
    The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:935-9. 2000
    ..To assess the medical costs and the number of quality-adjusted life years lost owing to juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JORRP)...
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors for unintentional injuries in children: are grandparents protective?
    David Bishai
    Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e980-7. 2008
    ..We sought to identify sociodemographic and familial correlates of injury in children aged 2 to 3 years...
  7. pmc Willingness to pay for drug rehabilitation: implications for cost recovery
    D Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    J Health Econ 27:959-72. 2008
    ..We provide the first estimate of the price elasticity of the demand for drug treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Can government policies help adolescents avoid risky behavior?
    David M Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 40:197-202. 2005
    ..This study examines the extent to which policies influence participation of adolescents in alcohol and tobacco consumption and in unsafe sex...
  9. pmc Determinants of personal demand for an AIDS vaccine in Uganda: contingent valuation survey
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:652-60. 2004
    ..To assess the factors affecting demand for an HIV/AIDS vaccine among adults in their prime earning and childbearing years and the impact of vaccination on risk behaviour in a high-prevalence, low-income country...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of public health programmes in reducing socioeconomic inequities in childhood immunization coverage
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 17:412-9. 2002
    ..This paper asks whether intensive outreach services can eliminate socioeconomic differentials in vaccine coverage...
  11. ncbi request reprint The costs of scaling up vaccination in the world's poorest countries
    David Bishai
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:348-56. 2006
    ..At the highest numbers of covered children, there was no trend toward higher average costs. Vaccine programs in this set of poor countries have not yet scaled up to the point at which diminishing marginal returns are observed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Modeling the economic benefits of an AIDS vaccine
    D Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 20:526-31. 2001
    ..Although an AIDS vaccine would save more lives in poverty stricken areas, it would save more money in developed countries. The mismatch between the public health needs and market forces is highlighted by this model...
  13. ncbi request reprint Modeling the economic benefits of better TB vaccines
    D M Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:984-93. 2001
    ..To describe the economic benefits of a better tuberculosis (TB) vaccine by modeling prevented TB medical spending and lost productivity throughout the world...
  14. doi request reprint Product development partnerships hit their stride: lessons from developing a meningitis vaccine for Africa
    David M Bishai
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1058-64. 2011
    ..The vaccine was rapidly embraced by African health officials, and in its first few weeks on the market, in late 2010, more than nineteen million people in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger were vaccinated...
  15. ncbi request reprint The cost of quality improvements due to integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) in Uganda
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Econ 17:5-19. 2008
    ..3% improvement in service quality for a modest 13.5% increase in annual facility costs...
  16. pmc Heightened risk of fire deaths among older African Americans and Native Americans
    David Bishai
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:406-13. 2010
    ..We examined disparities in burn and fire injuries by age and race/ ethnicity to identify disparities during the life course...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measles vaccination improves the equity of health outcomes: evidence from Bangladesh
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21030, USA
    Health Econ 12:415-9. 2003
    ..This paper asks whether measles vaccination can reduce socioeconomic differentials in under five mortality rates (U5MR) in a setting characterized by extreme poverty and high levels of childhood mortality...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of vitamin A supplementation on mortality inequalities among children in Nepal
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Email
    Health Policy Plan 20:60-6. 2005
    ..This paper examines gender, caste and economic differentials in child mortality in the context of a cluster-randomized trial of vitamin A distribution, in order to determine whether or not the intervention narrowed these differentials...
  19. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of self-collected samples for HPV testing vs. the pap test as alternatives in cervical cancer screening
    Ilana G Dzuba
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:265-75. 2002
    ..To explore the acceptability of the self-collection of samples for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in comparison with that of the Pap test...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bride price and sexual risk taking in Uganda
    David Bishai
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21030, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:147-58. 2009
    ..Bride price payment is statistically significantly associated with lower rates of non-spousal sexual contact in women, but is not statistically significantly associated with higher rates in men...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of misoprostol to control postpartum hemorrhage in low-resource settings
    S E K Bradley
    Constella Futures, One Thomas Circle NW, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:52-6. 2007
    ..To test the cost-effectiveness of training traditional birth attendants (TBAs) to recognize postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and administer a rectal dose of misoprostol in areas with low access to modern delivery facilities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of medical care for women who experience sexual assault with data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
    Annette L Amey
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:631-8. 2002
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Multiple births are a risk factor for postpartum maternal depressive symptoms
    Yoonjoung Choi
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe St, E8648, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1147-54. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the relationship between multiple births and maternal depressive symptoms measured 9 months after delivery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of neighborhood exposures on changes in weight among women in Cebu, Philippines (1983-2002)
    M Arantxa Colchero
    Department of Health Economics and Evaluation, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Am J Epidemiol 167:615-23. 2008
    ..Primary prevention would be most needed in less developed areas, where the obesity epidemic is just beginning...
  25. ncbi request reprint Levels of change in adolescent sexual behavior in three Asian cities
    Laurie Schwab Zabin
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 40:1-12. 2009
    ..The findings highlight the differential impact of modernization on adolescent sexual behavior as traditional societies undergo social change, and they underline the importance of context in exploring youthful transitions...
  26. doi request reprint Parity and parents' health in later life: the gendered case of Ismailia, Egypt
    Michal Engelman
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 64:165-78. 2010
    ....
  27. pmc Child pedestrians: the role of parental beliefs and practices in promoting safe walking in urban neighborhoods
    Andrea Carlson Gielen
    SCM, Ches, Center for Injury and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:545-55. 2004
    ..Promoting physical activity in urban neighborhoods, especially lower income ones, must address concerns about the physical and social environment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rates of public investment for road safety in developing countries: case studies of Uganda and Pakistan
    David Bishai
    Department of Family and Population Health Sciences and the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:232-5. 2003
    ..This paper assesses the magnitude of public investment in road safety in Uganda and Pakistan...
  29. ncbi request reprint A practice-based intervention to enhance quality of care in the first 3 years of life: the Healthy Steps for Young Children Program
    Cynthia S Minkovitz
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 290:3081-91. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Design and methods of the evaluation of an HPV-based cervical cancer screening strategy in Mexico: The Morelos HPV Study
    Yvonne Flores
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 44:335-44. 2002
    ..The main objective of this study is to examine the use of two different methods for obtaining HPV DNA specimens, self-collected vaginal and clinician-collected cervical, to detect pre-invasive cervical lesions and cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differentials in supplementation of vitamin A: evidence from the Philippines
    Yoonjoung Choi
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, E4132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:156-64. 2005
    ..Approaches targeting vulnerable households or approaches not requiring mothers to travel to distribution centres may be more promising...
  32. ncbi request reprint Polygyny, maternal HIV status and child survival: Rakai, Uganda
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:585-92. 2002
    ..Polygyny had no significant effect on the survival of children with HIV-negative mothers. Polygynous households, where not all wives may have HIV, could be diverting resources away from the children of the infected wives...
  33. ncbi request reprint The burden of injury in preschool children in an urban medicaid managed care organization
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences and Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21030, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:279-83. 2002
    ..Efforts to control injuries within managed care organization (MCO) populations require information about the incidence and costs associated with the injuries cared for in MCOs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Local governance and community financing of primary care: evidence from Nepal
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21030, USA
    Health Policy Plan 17:202-6. 2002
    ..Future research must determine the factors that lead some villages to include low caste villagers in local government...
  35. ncbi request reprint Developmental specialists in pediatric practices: perspectives of clinicians and staff
    Cynthia S Minkovitz
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:295-303. 2003
    ..To investigate how introducing early child-development specialists (Healthy Steps Specialists) and enhanced developmental services into routine pediatric care affects perspectives of clinicians and staff...
  36. ncbi request reprint National road casualties and economic development
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Health Econ 15:65-81. 2006
    ..This paper explores why traffic fatalities increase with GDP per capita in lower income countries and decrease with GDP per capita in wealthy countries...
  37. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment strategies in resource-limited settings
    David Bishai
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS 21:1333-40. 2007
    ..Optimal resource allocation for antiretroviral treatment (ART) in developing countries requires assessment of different strategies for drug treatment and laboratory monitoring...
  38. doi request reprint Preferences for characteristics of antiretroviral therapy provision in Johannesburg, South Africa: results of a conjoint analysis
    Marjorie Opuni
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:807-15. 2010
    ..8 and 3.0% in the HIV patient and household samples, respectively. Cost as well as staff attitude, wait time, and clinic branding may constitute important barriers to ART uptake and adherence in resource-poor settings...
  39. ncbi request reprint HIV status and union dissolution in sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Rakai, Uganda
    Laura Porter
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Demography 41:465-82. 2004
    ..These results highlight women's vulnerability to the social impact of HIV infection and the importance of dyadic studies of the disruption of unions...
  40. doi request reprint Association of antiretroviral therapy adherence and health care costs
    Jean B Nachega
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:18-25. 2010
    ..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence predicts HIV disease progression and survival, but its effect on direct health care costs is unclear...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of five strategies for gonorrhea and chlamydia control among female and male emergency department patients
    Supriya D Mehta
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:83-91. 2002
    ..Previous studies have shown screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia to be cost-effective for limiting the sequelae of infection and the associated costs of management...
  42. ncbi request reprint Contracting with children and helmet distribution in the emergency department to improve bicycle helmet use
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21030, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1371-7. 2003
    ..To determine whether injury prevention counseling and behavioral counseling delivered in the emergency department (ED) could result in increases in self-reported bicycle helmet use...
  43. ncbi request reprint Using willingness to pay to investigate regressiveness of user fees in health facilities in Tanzania
    Sekhar Bonu
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:370-82. 2003
    ..The findings of the study have policy implications for the Tanzanian government's recent attempts to expand cost-sharing through community health funds at lower-level health facilities, being introduced since 1998...
  44. pmc Impact and cost-effectiveness of culture for diagnosis of tuberculosis in HIV-infected Brazilian adults
    David W Dowdy
    Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e4057. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The Babel effect: community linguistic diversity and extramarital sex in Uganda
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2103, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:369-76. 2006
    ..Our results suggest a robust association between residence in a multilinguistic community and higher rates of non-spousal sex...
  46. ncbi request reprint A national sample of US paternity tests: do demographics predict test outcomes?
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2103, USA
    Transfusion 46:849-53. 2006
    ..Our objective is to document the demographic composition of test subjects and to determine how well ethnic background and age predict paternity inclusion...
  47. ncbi request reprint Conjoint analysis of French and German parents' willingness to pay for meningococcal vaccine
    David Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21030, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:143-54. 2007
    ..To estimate the willingness of parents in France and Germany to pay for meningococcal conjugate vaccines for their teenage children...
  48. ncbi request reprint Tipping the scales: obese children and child safety seats
    Lara B Trifiletti
    Columbus Children s Research Institute, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1197-202. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Local stakeholders' perspectives on improving the urban environment to reduce child pedestrian injury: implementing effective public health interventions at the local level
    Shannon Frattaroli
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Public Health Policy 27:376-88. 2006
    ..These findings provide public health professionals and advocates with useful insight into how local stakeholders view the issue and their perspectives on how best to achieve change...
  50. ncbi request reprint A systematic analysis of influenza vaccine shortage policies
    Lori Uscher-Pines
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 492, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health 122:183-91. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cervical cancer among HPV positive women in Mexico
    Yvonne N Flores
    Unidad de Investigación Epidemiológica y en Servicios de, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 50:49-58. 2008
    ..To identify factors that are associated with an increased risk of developing high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) or cancer among human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive women in Mexico...
  52. ncbi request reprint What is the least costly strategy to evaluate cervical abnormalities in rural women? Comparing telemedicine, local practitioners, and expert physicians
    David M Bishai
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:463-70. 2003
    ..This study establishes the least costly strategy for evaluation of rural women in need of colposcopy among 3 alternatives: telemedicine, local practitioners, and referral experts...

Research Grants1

  1. Impact on DNA-Based Paternity Testing on Families
    David Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If better fathers are more likely to test positive in a paternity test then one may entertain skepticism that the test results actually change parental behavior. ..