A. David Paltiel MBA, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Management

Biographical Info

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.


International Activity

  • HIV, Developing countries
    (2010)
    Optimizing HIV Care in Less Developing Countries
  • Health Management
    Italy(2008 - 2008)
    Professor Paltiel conducted instructional programs in health management. The broad objective that guides Professor Paltiel's research was the promotion of a reasoned approach to choices in the health sector. An expert in the field of pharmacoeconomics and disease simulation modeling, he has published on the cost-effectiveness of a variety of medical technologies, pharmaceutical products, and public health activities. He has consulted to both industry and government on issues of health resource allocation and medical decision analysis. This project is completed.
  • HIV Testing Guidelines
    France(2008)
    Professor Paltiel works closely with the French Ministry of Health and the health surveillance branch of the French government to help them promulgate their first-ever national guidelines for routine HIV testing.
  • HIV Prevention and Care Cost-Effectiveness
    South Africa(2008 - 2008)
    With colleagues in South Africa, Professor Paltiel has researched and published on the cost-effectiveness of alternative HIV prevention and patient care interventions.

Education & Training

Ph.D.
Yale University (1992)

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