Bruce Larson, PhDAssociate Professor, International Health (DIH)
BiographyDr. Larson is an applied economist with the Department of International Health and the Center for Global Health and Development (CGHD). See the CGHD website, http://www.bu.edu/cghd/about-us/people/bruce-larson/, for information on recent and continuing research activities. Dr. Larson has conducted research activities in 25 countries over the past 20 years, mainly in Africa and the former Soviet Union. Before joining Boston University, Larson was an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut, a Research Associate with the Harvard Institute for International Development, a Research Fellow with Winrock International, and an Agricultural Economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As part of these activities, he was based in Tallinn and Moscow during 1994-1997 and Nairobi in 2005-2006. Note: The publications list below does not include publications outside of public health (e.g. agriculture, environment, development, international trade).
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, MA
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD
- Published on 8/28/2013
Scott CA, Iyer HS, Lembela Bwalya D, Bweupe M, Rosen SB, Scott N, Larson BA. 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; 8(8):e72444.
- Published on 8/8/2013
Larson BA. Calculating disability-adjusted-life-years lost (DALYs) in discrete-time. Cost Eff Resour Alloc. 2013; 11(1):18.
- Published on 7/16/2013
Larson BA, Schnippel K, Brennan A, Long L, Xulu T, Maotoe T, Rosen S, Sanne I, Fox MP. Same-Day CD4 Testing to Improve Uptake of HIV Care and Treatment in South Africa: Point-of-Care Is Not Enough. AIDS Res Treat. 2013; 2013:941493.
- Published on 6/28/2013
Scott CA, Iyer H, Bwalya DL, McCoy K, Meyer-Rath G, Moyo C, Bolton-Moore C, Larson B, Rosen S. Retention in care and outpatient costs for children receiving antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: a retrospective cohort analysis. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e67910.
- Published on 2/3/2013
Clouse K, Pettifor A, Shearer K, Maskew M, Bassett J, Larson B, Van Rie A, Sanne I, Fox MP. Loss to follow-up before and after delivery among women testing HIV positive during pregnancy in Johannesburg, South Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Apr; 18(4):451-60.
- Published on 1/2/2013
Larson BA, Bii M, Henly-Thomas S, McCoy K, Sawe F, Shaffer D, Rosen S. ART treatment costs and retention in care in Kenya: a cohort study in three rural outpatient clinics. J Int AIDS Soc. 2013; 16:18026.
- Published on 1/2/2013
Larson BA, Fox MP, Bii M, Rosen S, Rohr J, Shaffer D, Sawe F, Wasunna M, Simon JL. Antiretroviral therapy, labor productivity, and sex: a longitudinal cohort study of tea pluckers in Kenya. AIDS. 2013 Jan 2; 27(1):115-23.
- Published on 1/1/2013
Larson BA, Wambua N, Masila J, Wangai S, Rohr J, Brooks M, Bryant M. Exploring impacts of multi-year, community-based care programs for orphans and vulnerable children: a case study from Kenya. AIDS Care. 2013; 25 Suppl 1:S40-5.
- Published on 12/18/2012
Zurovac D, Larson BA, Sudoi RK, Snow RW. Costs and cost-effectiveness of a mobile phone text-message reminder programmes to improve health workers' adherence to malaria guidelines in Kenya. PLoS One. 2012; 7(12):e52045.
- Published on 10/1/2012
Larson BA, Schnippel K, Ndibongo B, Xulu T, Brennan A, Long L, Fox MP, Rosen S. Rapid point-of-care CD4 testing at mobile HIV testing sites to increase linkage to care: an evaluation of a pilot program in South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Oct 1; 61(2):e13-7.
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