Assistant Professor, Global Health
Boston University School of Public Health, DrPH, MPH
- Office: Crosstown Center, CT 362
- Phone: 617-414-1278
- Email: email@example.com
Nancy Scott has 10 years of experience in global public health program implementation and evaluation sciences. Dr. Scott is an Assistant Professor of International Health at Boston University School of Public Health, where she teaches a course in monitoring and evaluating global public health programs. She also heads the monitoring and evaluation emphasis area for the International Health concentration at the School of Public Health. She has extensive experience in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research methodologies, and spent five years in Zambia managing the CGHD’s research and service delivery portfolio. Her interests lie in generating, analyzing and translating public health evidence into programmatic and policy relevant products in the areas of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), social support for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and maternal and child health. She has worked throughout sub-Saharan Africa in Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. She holds a DrPH and MPH from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Santa Clara University.
- Barriers to Acceptance and Adherence for ARVs in Urban Zambian Women: A Qualitative Study
- Baseline Evaluation of USAID/Pact Program for Highly Vulnerable Children: Yekokeb Berhan
- ENHANCE: Evaluation of South Africa’s National Adherence Guidelines
- Evaluation of the Community Faith-Based Regional Initiative for Vulnerable Children (FABRIC)
- INROADS: Innovations Research on HIV/AIDS
- Longitudinal Orphans and Vulnerable Children Study in Zambia
- Supporting Healthy Exclusive Breastfeeding (SHEBA)
- Sustainable Access for Waiting Mothers
- Zambia Orphans and Vulnerable Children Systems Strengthening (ZOVSS)
Uptake, Outcomes, and Costs of Antenatal, Well-Baby, and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Services under Routine Care Conditions in Zambia
PLOS ONE. 2013 Aug; 8(8).
Evaluation of USAID/PACT Program For Highly Vulnerable Children: Yekokeb Berhan Baseline Findings: Final Report
Washington, DC: USAID Project SEARCH; 2013 May.
Washington, DC: USAID Project SEARCH; 2012 Nov.
PEPFAR’s Support For Orphans And Vulnerable Children: Some Beneficial Effects, But Too Little Data, And Programs Spread Thin
Health Affairs. 2012 Jul; 31(7):1508-1518.
Boston, MA: Boston University Center for Global Health & Development and FHI 360; 2011 Aug.
Mortality and Virologic Outcomes After Access to Antiretroviral Therapy Among a Cohort of HIV-infected Women who Received Single-Dose nevirapine in Lusaka, Zambia
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 Jun; 52(1):132-6.
Barriers to Acceptance and Adherence of Antiretroviral Therapy in Urban Zambian Women: A Qualitative Study
AIDS Care. 2008 Dec; 21(1):78-86.
N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun; 359(2):130-41.
U4 Brief. Bergen L.. Bergen, Norway: Chr. Michelsen Institute; 2008.
PLoS One. 2007 Dec; 2(12):e1363.
No Benefit of Early Cessation of Breastfeeding at 4 Months on HIV-free Survival of Infants Born to HIV-infected Mothers in Zambia: the Zambia Exclusive Breastfeeding Study. Abstract #74
14th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; 2007 Feb 23; Los Angeles.
Reduction in Preterm Delivery and Neonatal Mortality after the Introduction of Antenatal Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis among HIV-infected Women with Low CD4 Cell Counts
J Infect Dis. 2006 Nov; 194(11):1510-8.
Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis and Adverse Birth Outcomes among HIV-infected Women in Lusaka, Zambia. Abstract #126
13th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; 2006 Feb 5; Denver.
Does Severity of HIV Disease in HIV-infected Mothers Affect Mortality and Morbidity Among Their Uninfected Infants?
Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Nov; 41(11):1654-61.
WHO Global Atlas for Infectious Disease. Boston, MA: Center for Global Health and Development; 2003.