Jacob Bor

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol use during the great recession of 2008-2009
    Jacob Bor
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Building 1, 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:343-8. 2013
  2. pmc Increases in adult life expectancy in rural South Africa: valuing the scale-up of HIV treatment
    Jacob Bor
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Post Office Box 198, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    Science 339:961-5. 2013
  3. pmc In a study of a population cohort in South Africa, HIV patients on antiretrovirals had nearly full recovery of employment
    Jacob Bor
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1459-69. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Has the phasing out of stavudine in accordance with changes in WHO guidelines led to a decrease in single-drug substitutions in first-line antiretroviral therapy for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Alana T Brennan
    aDepartment of Global Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bHealth Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa cDepartment of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dCentre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa eDepartment of Infectious Diseases, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern fInstitute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland gThe Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town hDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town iAfrica Center for Health and Population Studies, University of Kwazulu Natal jKheth Impilo AIDS Free Living, Cape Town kDepartment of Health, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa lCenter for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia mIndiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis nRichard M Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA oINSERM U1027,
    AIDS 31:147-157. 2017
  5. ncbi request reprint Time and money: the true costs of health care utilization for patients receiving 'free' HIV/TB care and treatment in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Natsayi Chimbindi
    1Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa 2School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa 3Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, Boston University, United States 4Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom 5Nijmegen International Center for Health System Analysis and Education NICHE, Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands 6Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands 7Department of Epidemiology and the International Health Institute, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States of America 8Department of Virology, University College London, United Kingdom 9Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, United States of America
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr . 2015
  6. pmc Social exposure to an antiretroviral treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Jacob Bor
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:988-94. 2011
  7. pmc Time and Money: The True Costs of Health Care Utilization for Patients Receiving "Free" HIV/Tuberculosis Care and Treatment in Rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Natsayi Chimbindi
    Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom Nijmegen International Center for Health System Analysis and Education NICHE, Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Department of Epidemiology and International Health Institute, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI Department of Virology, University College London, London, United Kingdom and Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 70:e52-60. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Tenofovir stock shortages have limited impact on clinic- and patient-level HIV treatment outcomes in public sector clinics in South Africa
    Alana T Brennan
    Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Regression discontinuity designs are underutilized in medicine, epidemiology, and public health: a review of current and best practice
    Ellen Moscoe
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue Building 1, Room 1104, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:122-33. 2015
  10. pmc Regression discontinuity designs in epidemiology: causal inference without randomized trials
    Jacob Bor
    From the aDepartment of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA bAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, Somkhele, South Africa cDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and dFaculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 25:729-37. 2014

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Alcohol use during the great recession of 2008-2009
    Jacob Bor
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Building 1, 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:343-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess changes in alcohol use in the USA during the Great Recession...
  2. pmc Increases in adult life expectancy in rural South Africa: valuing the scale-up of HIV treatment
    Jacob Bor
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Post Office Box 198, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    Science 339:961-5. 2013
    ..These gains in adult life expectancy signify the social value of ART and have implications for the investment decisions of individuals, governments, and donors...
  3. pmc In a study of a population cohort in South Africa, HIV patients on antiretrovirals had nearly full recovery of employment
    Jacob Bor
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1459-69. 2012
    ..There are large economic benefits to HIV treatment. For some patients, further gains could be obtained from initiating antiretroviral therapy earlier, prior to HIV-related job loss...
  4. ncbi request reprint Has the phasing out of stavudine in accordance with changes in WHO guidelines led to a decrease in single-drug substitutions in first-line antiretroviral therapy for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Alana T Brennan
    aDepartment of Global Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bHealth Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa cDepartment of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dCentre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa eDepartment of Infectious Diseases, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern fInstitute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland gThe Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town hDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town iAfrica Center for Health and Population Studies, University of Kwazulu Natal jKheth Impilo AIDS Free Living, Cape Town kDepartment of Health, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa lCenter for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia mIndiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis nRichard M Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA oINSERM U1027,
    AIDS 31:147-157. 2017
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  5. ncbi request reprint Time and money: the true costs of health care utilization for patients receiving 'free' HIV/TB care and treatment in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Natsayi Chimbindi
    1Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa 2School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa 3Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, Boston University, United States 4Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom 5Nijmegen International Center for Health System Analysis and Education NICHE, Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands 6Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands 7Department of Epidemiology and the International Health Institute, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States of America 8Department of Virology, University College London, United Kingdom 9Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, United States of America
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr . 2015
    ..HIV and TB services are provided free-of-charge in many sub-Saharan African countries, but patients still incur costs...
  6. pmc Social exposure to an antiretroviral treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Jacob Bor
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:988-94. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence of social exposure to a large, government-run ART programme in rural South Africa...
  7. pmc Time and Money: The True Costs of Health Care Utilization for Patients Receiving "Free" HIV/Tuberculosis Care and Treatment in Rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Natsayi Chimbindi
    Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom Nijmegen International Center for Health System Analysis and Education NICHE, Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Department of Epidemiology and International Health Institute, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI Department of Virology, University College London, London, United Kingdom and Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 70:e52-60. 2015
    ..HIV and tuberculosis (TB) services are provided free of charge in many sub-Saharan African countries, but patients still incur costs...
  8. doi request reprint Tenofovir stock shortages have limited impact on clinic- and patient-level HIV treatment outcomes in public sector clinics in South Africa
    Alana T Brennan
    Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health . 2016
    ..Using data from four public sector clinics in South Africa, we sought to investigate provider- and patient-level outcomes, to understand how the 2012 tenofovir stock shortage affected the HIV care and monitoring of ART patients...
  9. doi request reprint Regression discontinuity designs are underutilized in medicine, epidemiology, and public health: a review of current and best practice
    Ellen Moscoe
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue Building 1, Room 1104, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:122-33. 2015
    ..We provide an introduction to the theory of RD and a systematic review and assessment of the RD literature in medicine, epidemiology, and public health...
  10. pmc Regression discontinuity designs in epidemiology: causal inference without randomized trials
    Jacob Bor
    From the aDepartment of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA bAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, Somkhele, South Africa cDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and dFaculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 25:729-37. 2014
    ..65 [95% confidence interval = 0.45-0.94]) than patients presenting with CD4 counts just above the threshold. We close by discussing the strengths and limitations of regression discontinuity designs for epidemiology. ..
  11. doi request reprint Correcting HIV prevalence estimates for survey nonparticipation using Heckman-type selection models
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 22:27-35. 2011
    ..These approaches lead to biased estimates, if unobserved factors are associated with both survey participation and HIV status...
  12. pmc Has the phasing out of stavudine in accordance with changes in WHO guidelines led to a decrease in single-drug substitutions in first-line antiretroviral therapy for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Alana T Brennan
    aDepartment of Global Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bHealth Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa cDepartment of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dCentre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa eDepartment of Infectious Diseases, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern fInstitute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland gThe Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town hDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town iAfrica Center for Health and Population Studies, University of Kwazulu Natal jKheth Impilo AIDS Free Living, Cape Town kDepartment of Health, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa lCenter for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia mIndiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis nRichard M Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA oINSERM U1027,
    AIDS 31:147-157. 2017
    ....
  13. pmc Quasi-experiments to establish causal effects of HIV care and treatment and to improve the cascade of care
    Jacob Bor
    aDepartment of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bHealth Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa cDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health dDepartment of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA eAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 10:495-501. 2015
    ..Randomized, population-representative trials of clinical interventions are rare. Quasi-experiments have been used successfully to generate causal evidence on the cascade of HIV care in a broad range of real-world settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint The political economy of AIDS leadership in developing countries: an exploratory analysis
    Jacob Bor
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:1585-99. 2007
    ..Models developed in the analysis explain over half of the variation in commitment across the countries in the sample. In particular, press freedoms, income equality, and HIV prevalence stand out as determinants of political commitment...