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Alana T. Brennan, PhD

Associate Professor , Global Health - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Alana Brennan, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health. She received both her MPH in Epidemiology and PhD in Epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health. Her areas of expertise are in HIV, tuberculosis, non-communicable chronic disease, and health systems research.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology - Boston University School of Public Health

Education

  • Boston University School of Public Health, PhD Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • Knox College, BS Field of Study: Biology

Classes Taught

  • SPHEP755

Publications

  • Published on 2/1/2024

    Kileel EM, Zheng A, Bor J, Fox MP, Crowther NJ, George JA, Khoza S, Rosen S, Venter WDF, Raal F, Hibberd P, Brennan AT. Does Engagement in HIV Care Affect Screening, Diagnosis, and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. AIDS Behav. 2024 Feb; 28(2):591-608. PMID: 38300475.

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  • Published on 12/21/2023

    Brennan AT, Lauren E, Bor J, George JA, Chetty K, Mlisana K, Dai A, Khoza S, Rosen S, Stokes AC, Raal F, Hibberd P, Alexanian SM, Fox MP, Crowther NJ. Gaps in the type 2 diabetes care cascade: a national perspective using South Africa's National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) database. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Dec 21; 23(1):1452. PMID: 38129852.

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  • Published on 11/20/2023

    Brennan AT, Vetter B, Masuku SD, Mtshazo B, Mashabane N, Sokhela S, Venter WD, Kao K, Meyer-Rath G. Integration of point-of-care screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension into the COVID-19 vaccine programme in Johannesburg, South Africa. BMC Public Health. 2023 Nov 20; 23(1):2291. PMID: 37986070.

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  • Published on 10/10/2023

    Masuku SD, Brennan AT, Vetter B, Venter F, Mtshazo B, Sokhela S, Mashabane N, Kao K, Meyer-Rath G. The cost of adding rapid screening for diabetes, hypertension, and COVID-19 to COVID-19 vaccination queues in Johannesburg, South Africa. Res Sq. 2023 Oct 10. PMID: 37886557.

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  • Published on 9/7/2023

    Benade M, Mchiza Z, Raquib RV, Prasad SK, Yan LD, Brennan AT, Davies J, Sudharsanan N, Manne-Goehler J, Fox MP, Bor J, Rosen SB, Stokes AC. Health systems performance for hypertension control using a cascade of care approach in South Africa, 2011-2017. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2023; 3(9):e0002055. PMID: 37676845.

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  • Published on 7/7/2023

    Brennan AT, Vetter B, Majam M, T Msolomba V, Venter F, Carmona S, Kao K, Gordon A, Meyer-Rath G. Integration of point-of-care screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension with COVID-19 rapid antigen screening in Johannesburg, South Africa. PLoS One. 2023; 18(7):e0287794. PMID: 37418394.

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  • Published on 5/2/2023

    Huber A, Hirasen K, Brennan AT, Phiri B, Tcherini T, Mulenga L, Haimbe P, Shakwelele H, Nyirenda R, Wilson Matola B, Gunda A, Rosen S. Uptake of same-day initiation of HIV treatment in Malawi, South Africa, and Zambia as reported in routinely collected data: the SPRINT retrospective cohort study. Gates Open Res. 2023; 7:42. PMID: 37153118.

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  • Published on 2/6/2023

    Brennan AT, Nattey C, Kileel EM, Rosen S, Maskew M, Stokes AC, Fox MP, Venter WDF. Change in body weight and risk of hypertension after switching from efavirenz to dolutegravir in adults living with HIV: evidence from routine care in Johannesburg, South Africa. EClinicalMedicine. 2023 Mar; 57:101836. PMID: 36816348.

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  • Published on 2/1/2023

    Kileel EM, Zheng A, Bor J, Fox MP, Crowther NJ, George JA, Khoza S, Rosen S, Venter WD, Raal F, Hibberd P, Brennan AT. Does engagement in HIV care affect screening, diagnosis, and control of noncommunicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic review and meta-analysis. medRxiv. 2023 Feb 01. PMID: 36778439.

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  • Published on 1/20/2023

    Chiliza J, Brennan AT, Laing R, Feeley FG. Evaluation of the impact of PEPFAR transition on retention in care in South Africa's Western Cape. medRxiv. 2023 Jan 20. PMID: 36712108.

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