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A059. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Amico P, Rwiyereka AK, Avila-Figueroa C. Does HIV/AIDS funding undermine health systems? In response. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 87(3):581, 2012; doi:10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0291b.

A058. Asiimwe A, Rwiyereka AK, Kaufman JA, Shepard DS. AIDS funds: Rwanda (letter). Science 330(Oct 8):176, 2010. web: www.sciencemag.org.

A057. Shepard DS, Amico P, Zeng W, Rwiyereka AK. Is HIV funding strengthening the health system? A quasi-experimental study in Rwanda. XVIII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria, July 18-23, 2010. Session MOAE0102. Web (abstract): http://pag.aids2010.org/Abstracts.aspx?SID=619&AID=15569 Web (audio and slides, English): http://pag.aids2010.org/flash/?pid=112414 (Russian) http://pag.aids2010.org/flash/flash.aspx?pid=112414&lang=2.

A056. Suaya JA, Sah BK, Lum LCS, Armien B, Siqueira J, Jiamton S, Martelli CT, Kongsin S, Huy R, Montoya R, Garrido F, Castillo L, Shepard DS. Epidemiological burden of dengue in officially reported dengue cases in eight countries in the Americas and Asia. Abstract Book, 57th ASTMH Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 7-11, 2008, Abstract 491. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008; 79(6):145.

A055. Shepard DS, Mohammed H, Dieppa MM, Sah BK, Suaya JA. Handheld technology for efficient interviews to estimate the burden and economic cost of symptomatic dengue: pilot in Puerto Rico. Abstract Book, 57th ASTMH Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 7-11, 2008, Abstract 488. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008; 79(6):144.

A054. Suaya JA, Shepard DS. Substantial underreporting of dengue deaths in an Asian dengue endemic country. Abstract Book, 57th ASTMH Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 7-11, 2008, Abstract 390. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008; 79(6):115.

A053. Suaya JA Sah BK, Siqueira JB, Martelli CT, Lum LCS, Kongsin S, Jiamton S, Garrido F, Montoya R, Armien B, Huy R, Castillo L, Tan LH, Shepard DS. Economic cost of officially reported dengue cases in eight countries in the Americas and Asia. Abstract Book, 57th ASTMH Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 7-11, 2008, Abstract 113. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2008; 79(6):34.

A052. Armien B, Quiroz E, Suaya JA, Bayard V, Marchena L, Campos C, Shepard DS. Clinical characterization and economic impact of the dengue epidemic in Panama in the year 2005 Presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health 56th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 5, 2007, Abstract 118. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 77(5, Supplement): 35.

A051. Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Chang M-S, Caram M, Socheat D, Nathan MB. Annual Targeted larviciding campaigns in Cambodia against the dengue vector Aedes Aegypti: Are they cost-effective? Presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health 56th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 6 2007, Abstract 350. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 77(5, Supplement): 101.

A050. Suaya JA, Shepard DS. Challenges for measuring global dengue burden: Overcoming severe limitations of country passive surveillance systems. Presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health 56th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 5, 2007, Abstract 27. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 77(5, Supplement): 8.

A049. Shepard DS, Suaya JA, Armien B, Caram M, Castillo L, Chantha N, Garrido F, Kongsin S, Lum L, Montoya R, Sah BK, Siqueira JB, Sughayyar R, Tyo K. Utilization of medical services and quality of life among dengue patients in eight endemic countries. Presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health 56th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 5, 2007, Abstract 764. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 77(5, Supplement): 220.

A048. Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Armien B, Caram M, Castillo L, Chantha N, Garrido F, Kongsin S, Lum L, Montoya R, Sah BK, Siqueira JB, Sughayyar R, Tyo K. Multi-country study of costs of dengue among ambulatory and hospitalized patients. Presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Health 56th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 5, 2007, Abstract 28. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 77(5, Supplement): 9.

A047. Stout RL, Zywiak W, Shepard DS. Case monitoring for alcoholics: three year clinical and health cost effects. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 27(5, Supplement):178A, May 2003 (no. S91).

A046. Beaston-Blaakman A, Shepard DS. Private insurance for substance abuse under managed care. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 27(5, Supplement):177A, May 2003 (no. S90).

A045. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A. Estimating the cost of treatment on demand. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 27(5, Supplement):177A, May 2003 (no. S89).

A044. McKay JR, Lynch K, Pettinati H, Ratichek SJ, Koppenhaver J, Shepard DS. Outcomes of alcoholics with and without cocaine dependence in a continuing care study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 27(5, Supplement):170A, May 2003 (no. S45).

A043. Horgan CM, Lee M, Reif S, Ritter G, Shepard DS. Drug abuse treatment under managed care. In: Abstracts, XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, July 7-12, 2002, Abstract WePeF6574.Web: http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/102252731.html.

A042. Shepard DS, Neighbors CJ, Lloyd-Richardson EE, Beaston-Blaakman A, Farrell N, Niaura RS. Assessing costs of counseling services for HIV+ patients. In: Abstracts, XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, July 7-12, 2002, Abstract TuPeE5160. Web: http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/102253134.html.

A041. Shepard DS, Shevitz A, Beaston-Blaakman A, Stone N. Cost-effectiveness of nutritional counseling, oxandrolone, and strength training for AIDS wasting. In: Abstracts, XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, July 7-12, 2002, Abstract TuPeE5162. Web: http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/102255129.html. Additional web: http://www.aegis.org/conferences/iac/2002/TuPeE5162.html.

A040. Bury-Maynard D, Shepard DS. Developing a QALY for Substance Abuse. In: Abstract Book, York, International Health Economics Association (iHEA), 2001. York, United Kingdom: University of York, 2001, Abstract 3SF001, p. 112.

A039. Shepard DS, McKay J, Love C, Strickler G, Bury-Maynard DP, Yeom HS, Constantine R, Calabro J. Cost-effectiveness of aftercare in drug abuse treatment. In: Abstract Book, York, International Health Economics Association (iHEA), 2001. York, United Kingdom: University of York, 2001, Abstract 33G002, p. 91.

A038. Shepard DS, Huiguang T. Cost-Effectiveness of Community-based Control of Non-Communicable Disease. In: Program, International Conference on Socio-Cultural and Policy Dimensions of Health Care, 20-22 November 1999, Singapore, p. 6.

A037. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A. The Substance Abuse Treatment System. What does treatment cost? Cost study methods in the Alcohol and Drug Services Study (ADSS). In: Abstracts, 127th Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Public Health Association, November 7-11, 1999. Chicago, IL: American Public Health Association, Session 1163, p. 51.

A036. Shepard DS. Review of Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 2(2):91-92, 1999. web: www.icmpe.org.

A035. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A, Bennett RB. Cost of Substance Abuse Treatment: A National Probability Sample. In: Abstracts. 16th Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research, June 27-29. Chicago, Il: Association for Health Services Research, 1999, Abstract no. 571.

A034. Shepard DS, Larson MJ, Hodgkin D, Bury Maynard D. Cost-Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Treatment in Ohio. In: Abstracts. 16th Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research, June 27-29. Chicago, Il: Association for Health Services Research, 1999, Abstract no. 570.

A033. Shepard DS, Hodgkin D, Cavanaugh D, Beinecke R. Contrasting systems of managed care for behavioral health under Medicaid. In: Abstracts, 126th Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Public Health Association, November 15-18, 1998. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association, Session 2236, p. 240.

A032. Zwick WR, Larson M, Stout R, Zywiak W, Shepard D, Feldman J, Rubin A. Medical utilization based opportunities for early case identification of alcohol abuse/dependence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (Supplement) 22(3):43A, 1998.

A031. Beinecke R, Shepard DS, Reif S. The Mich-Mass Massachusetts Medicaid Alcohol Provider Survey: Year One. In: Abstracts 125th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 9-13, 1997, p. 220.

A030. Shepard DS, Larson MJ, Legros N, Stout RL. Health costs of alcohol patients in a HMO. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (Supplement) 21(3):36A, 1997.

A029. Larson MJ, Shepard DS, Zwick W, Stout RL. Validity of health care reporting systems. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (Supplement) 21(3):36A, 1997.

A028. Shepard DS, Bury Maynard D. Empirically-based assignment of clients to alternative substance abuse treatments: an application of multivariate cost-effectiveness analysis. In: Abstracts, 124th Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research, number 39, Chicago, IL, June 15-17, 1997.

A027. Shepard DS, Hodgkin D. Costs of substance abuse care. In: Abstracts, 124th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York, Nov. 17-21, 1996.

A026. Shepard DS, Larson MJ, Callahan JJ Jr, Beinecke R, Cavanaugh D. Impact on Medicaid costs of the Massachusetts Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program. Abstracts, 122nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 1994.

A025. Shepard DS, Robertson R, Barona B, Becerra J. Urban health volunteers: an organizational partnership in Cali, Colombia. Abstracts, 121st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28, 1993.

A024. Shepard DS, Marsden ME, Collard AF. Cost-effectiveness of drug abuse treatment: a multivariate approach. Abstracts, 121st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28, 1993.

A023. Shepard DS, Walsh JA. Cost-effectiveness of improving childhood vaccines for developing countries. Abstracts, 120th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, Nov. 8-12, 1992, p. 334.

A022. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness of preventing cardiovascular disease: some illustrations. Agenda: Seventh National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 21-23, 1992, p. 64.

A021. Shepard DS, Bail RN, Bucyendore A. Costs of AIDS Care in Rwanda. Final Program, Seventh International Conference on AIDS/III STD World Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 19-24, 1992. (Also: Development Discussion Paper. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Institute for International Development, 1992.)

A020. Rivera-Dueno J, Borras F, Kouri Y, Shepard D, Sotomayor J, Rizek R. The social and economic impact of AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean. (Abstract W.D.8). Abstract Book, VII International Conference on AIDS, Florence, Italy, June 16-21, 1991, Vol. 2. p. 21.

A019. Kouri Y, Shepard DS, Sotomayor J, Rizek R, Rivera-Dueño J. Impact of a comprehensive system of care for AIDS patients in San Juan, Puerto Rico [Abstract S.D. 827]. Final Program and Abstracts, Sixth International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco, CA, 23 June 1990, Vol. 3, p 296.

A018. Shepard DS, Kouri Y, Rizek J, Garib J. Cost of AIDS in a developing area; indirect and direct costs of AIDS in Puerto Rico [Abstract F.D. 125]. Final Program and Abstracts, Sixth International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco, CA, 22 June 1990, Vol. 2, p 121.

A017. Litvack JI, Shepard DS. Drug economics in developing countries (letter). Lancet 335:61, 1990.

A016. Shepard DS, Eichner J. Cost-effectiveness of screening to reduce transfusion-related AIDS in developing areas. Program and Abstracts, 116th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 13-17, 1988.

A015. Shepard DS, and Zeckhauser RJ. Life-cycle consumption and willingness-to-pay for increased survival (abstract). Insurance: Abstracts & Reviews 1(3):214, 1982.

A014. Nagurney JT, Shepard DS, Stason WB. Comparison of the effectiveness and costs of hypertension care in contrasting clinic models. Clinical Research 30(2):304a, 1982.

A013. Shepard DS. Incentives for not smoking: experience at the Speedcall Corporation. A preliminary report (abstract). 1981 Bibliography on Smoking and Health. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Smoking and Health (Publication no. DHHS [PHS] 82-50187), 1982, p. 462.

A012. Shepard DS, Zeckhauser RJ. The Anturane Reinfarction Trial (letter). New England Journal of Medicine 303:49, 1980. A011. Stason WB, Shepard DS, Solomon HS, et al. Effectiveness of interventions to improve compliance with anti-hypertensive treatment (abstract). Preventive Medicine 9(3):454, 1980.

A010. Shepard DS. Reliability of blood pressure measurements: implications for evaluating control programs (abstract). Preventive Medicine 9(3):452, 1980. (Presented at the National Conference on High Blood Pressure Control, Houston, Texas, May 24-25, 1980).

A009. Shepard DS, Finison LJ. Evaluating success of community programs in controlling high blood pressure (abstract). Preventive Medicine 9(3):451, 1980. (Presented at the National Conference on High Blood Pressure Control, Houston, Texas, May 24-25, 1980.)

A008. Shepard DS, Ghanotakis AJ. Hospital costs in Massachusetts. A report of the Massachusetts Funds Flow Project (abstract). Health Planning and Health Services Research November 20, 1979, p. 836.

A007. Shepard DS, Neutra R. Addendum to article on 'visit-based sampling' (letter). American Journal of Public Health 69(9):954, 1979.

A006. Shepard DS, Foster SB, Stason WB, Solomon HS, McArdle PJ, Gallagher SS. Cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve compliance with anti-hypertensive therapy (abstract). Preventive Medicine 8(2):229, 1979. (Presented at the National Conference on High Blood Pressure Control, Washington, D.C., April 4-6, 1979.)

A005. Shepard DS. Massachusetts Determination of Need Program (letter). New England Journal of Medicine 301(4):1219, 1979.

A004. Foster SB, Stason WB, Solomon HS, Shepard DS. Costs and benefits of nurse intervention in hypertensive management (abstract). Preventive Medicine 7(1):72, 1978.

A003. Shepard DS. Prediction and incentives in health care policy (abstract). Dissertation Abstracts International 37(12)(B):6064-6065, 1977.

A002. Shepard DS, Foster SB, Stason WB, Solomon HS, Gallagher S, Fass MF, Neutra RK. Incentives to improve adherence to anti-hypertensive regimens (abstract). Program, Workshop/Symposium on Compliance, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, May 25-27, 1977.

A001. Shepard DS. Book review of Equity in Health Services. Medical Care 15(1):452-454, 1977.



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