Health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit analysis, health financing in the United States and internationally.
Donald S. Shepard, Ph.D., is Professor at the Schneider Institutes for Health Policy at the Heller School, Brandeis University. Director of the Institutes' group on cost and value, he is a health economist concerned with maintaining and improving health the United States and internationally. His major concentrations are cost and cost-effectiveness analysis in health, and health financing. Substantive areas concern cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, dengue, vaccines, and pharmaceuticals, and environmental measures to control disease. He has been a regular member of initial review groups rate grant applications for the National Institutes of Health in health services and HIV/AIDS.
Harvard University, Ph.D.
Harvard University, M.P.P.
Harvard University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Biographee in Who's Who in America, 57th edition (2003) through 67th edition (2013, in press) (2013)
Biographee in Who's Who in the World, 21st edition (2004) through 30th edition (2013, in press) (2013)
Chair, Initiative on Under-Reporting under International Dengue Vaccine to Vaccination (v2V) Committee (2012)
First author of lead paper of the month in Journal of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (2012)
Member of international Dengue Vaccine to Vaccination (v2V) Committee to examine vaccination uptake (from July 2010) (2012)
Guest editor, Dengue Matters, Special issue on burden of dengue (2011)
Study Section Member, Behavioral and Social Sciences in HIV/AIDS, National Institutes of Health, 2008 to present (2010)
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Co-author of “Paper of the Year” (2009)
Member of the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group, Neglected Tropical Disease Control Program, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (2008 - 2011). (2009)
Distinguished Service Award from Mental Health and Substance Abuse Corporations of Massachusetts, Inc. (2006)
Biographee in Who's Who in the East, 26th Edition (1996) and 27th Edition (1998). (1998)
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