A. David Paltiel MBA, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Management

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchHIV/AIDSSchool of Public Health: Health Policy & Management; Global Health Concentration; IBM Registry


Professor Paltiel aims to promote a reasoned approach to choices in the health sector. An expert in the field of pharmacoeconomics and disease modeling, he has published on the cost-effectiveness of a variety of medical technologies, pharmaceutical products, and public health activities. He has advised both industry and government on issues of health resource allocation and decision making. Professor Paltiel is the recipient of research grant support from the National Institute on Mental Health, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.


  • Ph.D., Yale University , 1992

Selected Publication

  • Fitzpatrick MC, Hampson K, Cleaveland S, Mzimbiri I, Lankester F, Lembo T, Meyers LA, Paltiel AD, and Galvani AP. Cost-effectiveness of canine vaccination to prevent human rabies in rural Tanzania. Annals of Internal Medicine (2014) 160:91-100.
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