Associate Professor, Global Health
Boston University, PhD
Harvard University, MSc
- Office: Crosstown Center, CT375
- Phone: 617-414-1447
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Taryn Vian is Associate Professor of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health and co-Faculty Director of the dual degree MBA-MPH program in global health management at Boston University. Her consulting, research, and teaching focus on corruption and health, good governance, financial reforms and supply management systems. Dr. Vian has analyzed corruption vulnerabilities in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Mozambique, Malawi and Vietnam for clients including USAID, Transparency International, the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Center in Norway, and the Council of Europe. She has led qualitative and quantitative research examining the practice of informal payments in Albania, Vietnam, and Moldova. Dr. Vian analyzed financial reforms to improve transparency and accountability in Lesotho public hospitals, and has participated in Global Advisory Groups and expert meetings organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, UNDESA and WHO on logistics management, public engagement in anti-corruption, and transparency in the pharmaceutical sector. Dr. Vian has worked in over 30 countries including two years managing a child health project in the Philippines. She is also a master teacher, having won many teaching awards including the Norman A Scotch award for excellence in teaching in 2011, the highest teaching award offered by the School of Public Health. Dr. Vian is a returned Peace Corps volunteer from Cameroon and has a BA in Philosophy from Colgate University, an MS in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a PhD in Public Policy and Global Health from Boston University.
- China Adherence through Technology Study (CATS)
- Encouraging Global Anticorruption and Good Governance Efforts (ENGAGE)
- Evaluation of the Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Lesotho
- Framework for addressing out-of-pocket and informal payments for health services in the Republic of Moldova
- Implementing a Transparency and Accountability Policy to Reduce Corruption: The GAVI Alliance in Cameroon
- Promoting Good Governance in Health Systems through Capacity Strengthening
- Sustainable Access for Waiting Mothers
WHO Report on Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA): Pathways to Transparency, Accountability and Access
Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2016 Jul.
The Global Anticorruption Blog. 2015 Dec;.
Barriers to universal health coverage in Republic of Moldova: a policy analysis of formal and informal out-of-pocket payments
BMC Health Services Research. 2015 Aug; 15(319).
Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy With Triggered Real-time Text Message Reminders: The China Adherence Through Technology Study
Clinical Science. 2015 Jul; 69(5):551-559.
Strengthening capacity for AIDS vaccine research: analysis of the Pfizer Global Health Fellows Program and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
BMC Health Services Research. 2013 Oct; 13(378):1-12.
Norway: U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre; 2013 Oct.
Implementing a transparency and accountability policy to reduce corruption: The GAVI Alliance in Cameroon
Norway: U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre; 2013 Oct.
Good governance and budget reform in Lesotho Public Hospitals: performance, root causes, and reality
Health Policy and Planning. 2013 Jan; 1-12.
Feasibility and Acceptability of a Real-Time Adherence Device among HIV-Positive IDU Patients in China
AIDS Research and Treatment. 2013 Jan; 2013:1-6.
Norway: U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre; 2012 Dec.
The Open AIDS Journal. 2012 Nov; 6:259-265.
No Evidence of the Effect of the Interventions to Combat Health Care Fraud and Abuse: A Systematic Review of Literature
Plos One. 2012 Aug; 7(8):1-8.
Health Policy & Planning. 2012 Jun; 1-10.
Public Administration and Development. 2012 Jan; 32:49-63.
Bergen, Norway.: Anti-Corruption Resource Center; 2011 Feb.
Evaluation of Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-Funded Community Outreach HIV Prevention Programs in Vietnam: Short Report
Hanoi, Vietnam: PEPFAR; 2009.
Evaluation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-funded Community Outreach HIV Prevention Programs in Vietnam: Report on Findings
Evaluation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-funded Community Outreach HIV Prevention Programs in Vietnam. Hanoi: USAID; 2009.
Evaluation of Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-Funded Community Outreach HIV Prevention Programs in Vietnam: Report on Findings, 2008
Community Outreach HIV Prevention Programs in Vietnam. Hanoi: PEPFAR Vietnam; 2009.
Health Policy Plan. 2008 Feb; 23(2):83-94.
Evaluation of Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-Funded Community Outreach HIV Prevention Programs in Vietnam: Final Report
Boston, MA: BUSPH, Center for International Health and Development; 2008.
U4 Brief. Bergen L.. Bergen, Norway: Chr. Michelsen Institute; 2008.
Public-Private Partnerships to Build Human Capacity in Low Income Countries: Findings from the Pfizer Program
Hum Resour Health. 2007 Mar; 5:8.
Examining and Predicting Under-the-Table Payments for Health Care in Albania: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior1
Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 2007 Jan; 37(5):1060-1076.
Prepared for Pfizer Corporation and USAID. Boston, MA: Center for International Health Boston University; 2007.
Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Health: The Pfizer Global Health Fellows International Volunteering Program
Human Resources Planning. 2007 Jan; 30(1):30-35.
How Corporate Social Responsibility Programs Help Build Human Capacity in Low Income Countries: An Evaluation of the Pfizer Global Health Fellows Program
133rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association abstract selection committee; 2006 Nov 1; Washington, D.C..
Philanthropy and Public-Private Partnership: Measuring the Impact of the Pfizer Global Health Fellows Program
XVI International AIDS Conference abstract selection committee; 2006 Aug 13; Toronto.
Health Policy Plan. 2006 Aug; 21(5):392-401.
Boston, MA: Boston University Center for International Health and Development; 2006.
Soc Sci Med. 2005 Aug; 62(4):877-87.
Decision-Support Systems in Health Care. Factors Influencing the Development and Transfer of Technology
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Ethn Dis. 1992 Jan; 2(1):87-92.