Matthew P. Fox, DSc

Professor, Epidemiology
Matthew Fox
(617) 414-1270mfox@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – 5522
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Biography

Matthew Fox, DSc, MPH, is a Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Global Health at Boston University. Dr. Fox joined Boston University in 2001. His research interests include treatment outcomes in HIV-treatment programs, infectious disease epidemiology (with specific interests in HIV and pneumonia), and epidemiologic methods. Dr. Fox works on ways to improve retention in HIV-care programs in South Africa from the time of testing HIV-positive through long-term treatment. As part of this work, he is involved in analyses to assess the impact of changes in South Africa’s National Treatment Guidelines for HIV. Dr. Fox also does research on quantitative bias analysis and co-authored a book on these methods, Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic Data. He currently teaches a third-level epidemiologic methods class, Advanced Epidemiology as well as two other doctoral level epidemiologic methods courses. Dr. Fox is a graduate of the Boston University School of Public Health with a master’s degree in epidemiology and biostatistics and a doctorate in epidemiology.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Center Faculty Member, Center for Global Health & Development , Boston University School of Public Health

Education

  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • Bates College, BA
  • Boston University School of Public Health, DSc

Classes Taught

  • SPHEP854
  • SPHEP861
  • SPHEP862
  • SPHEP911

Publications

  • Published on 7/17/2017

    Long LC, Maskew M, Brennan AT, Mongwenyana C, Nyoni C, Malete G, Sanne I, Fox MP, Rosen S. Initiating antiretroviral therapy for HIV at a patient's first clinic visit: a cost-effectiveness analysis of the rapid initiation of treatment randomized controlled trial. AIDS. 2017 Jul 17; 31(11):1611-1619. PMID: 28463879.

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  • Published on 7/17/2017

    Onoya D, Sineke T, Brennan AT, Long L, Fox MP. Timing of pregnancy, postpartum risk of virologic failure and loss to follow-up among HIV-positive women. AIDS. 2017 Jul 17; 31(11):1593-1602. PMID: 28463877.

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  • Published on 7/7/2017

    Harlow BL, Caron RE, Parker SE, Chatterjea D, Fox MP, Nguyen RHN. Recurrent Yeast Infections and Vulvodynia: Can We Believe Associations Based on Self-Reported Data? J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Jul 07. PMID: 28686502.

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  • Published on 6/23/2017

    Fenner L, Atkinson A, Boulle A, Fox MP, Prozesky H, Zürcher K, Ballif M, Furrer H, Zwahlen M, Davies MA, Egger M. HIV viral load as an independent risk factor for tuberculosis in South Africa: collaborative analysis of cohort studies. J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 Jun 23; 20(1):1-7. PMID: 28691438.

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  • Published on 6/15/2017

    Bor J, Ahmed S, Fox MP, Rosen S, Meyer-Rath G, Katz IT, Tanser F, Pillay D, Bärnighausen T. Effect of eliminating CD4-count thresholds on HIV treatment initiation in South Africa: An empirical modeling study. PLoS One. 2017; 12(6):e0178249. PMID: 28617805.

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  • Published on 5/28/2017

    Rosen S, Fox MP, Larson BA, Brennan AT, Maskew M, Tsikhutsu I, Bii M, Ehrenkranz PD, Venter WF. Simplified clinical algorithm for identifying patients eligible for immediate initiation of antiretroviral therapy for HIV (SLATE): protocol for a randomised evaluation. BMJ Open. 2017 May 28; 7(5):e016340. PMID: 28554939.

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  • Published on 4/26/2017

    Onoya D, Nattey C, Budgell E, van den Berg L, Maskew M, Evans D, Hirasen K, Long LC, Fox MP. Predicting the Need for Third-Line Antiretroviral Therapy by Identifying Patients at High Risk for Failing Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2017 May; 31(5):205-212. PMID: 28445088.

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  • Published on 4/11/2017

    Fox MP, Rosen S. A new cascade of HIV care for the era of "treat all". PLoS Med. 2017 Apr; 14(4):e1002268. PMID: 28399160.

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  • Published on 4/10/2017

    De Waal R, Cohen K, Fox MP, Stinson K, Maartens G, Boulle A, Igumbor EU, Davies MA. Changes in estimated glomerular filtration rate over time in South African HIV-1-infected patients receiving tenofovir: a retrospective cohort study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 Apr 10; 20(1):1-8. PMID: 28406595.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Clouse K, Vermund SH, Maskew M, Lurie MN, MacLeod W, Malete G, Carmona S, Sherman G, Fox MP. Mobility and Clinic Switching Among Postpartum Women Considered Lost to HIV Care in South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Apr 01; 74(4):383-389. PMID: 28225717.

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