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A. David Paltiel, MBA, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Professor of Management, and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Co-director, Public Health Modeling Concentration; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

Contact Information

A. David Paltiel, MBA, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Health Policy & Management

    60 College Street

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States



The objective that guides Dr. Paltiel's scholarly activities is to promote a reasoned approach to decision making and resource allocation in public health and medicine. Trained in the field of Operations Research, Dr. Paltiel designs and implements policy models and cost-effectiveness analyses. He has a special interest and expertise in HIV/AIDS and has published broadly on the cost-effectiveness of testing, prevention, treatment, and care, both in the United States and around the world.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University, Operations Research (1992)
  • MBA
    Yale University (1985)
  • BA
    McGill University (1981)

Honors & Recognition

Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering2014

Professional Service

Committee on Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Address Prescription Opioid Abuse, National Academy of MedicineMember2016 - 2017
Bocconi UniversityExternal Member, Committee on Appointments and Promotions2012 - 2018
Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le SIDA et les Hépatites Virales (ANRS)Member2009 - 2014
Society for Medical Decision MakingSecretary-Treasurer2008 - 2009
Committee on Review of Priorities in the National Vaccine Plan, Institute of MedicineMember2008 - 2009
Stanford UniversityAdjunct Associate, Center for Health Policy / Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research2008 - Present
Committee on the Role of Community-Based Mitigation Strategies During an Influenza Pandemic, Institute of MedicineMember2006 - 2007
National Institutes of HealthStudy Section BSPH (Behavioral and Social Science Approaches to Preventing HIV/AIDS)2005 - 2008
Institute of Medicine, Committee on the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief [PEPFAR] Implementation Evaluation.Member2005 - 2007
Institute of Medicine, Committee on the Ryan White CARE Act: Data for Resource Allocation, Planning and Evaluation.Member2002 - 2004
Society for Medical Decision MakingBoard Member2000 - 2002
Value in HealthOne of 6 Founding Co-Editors1999 - 2005
Medical Decision MakingAssociate Editor1998 - 2001

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