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Selected Conference Papers and Technical Reports

P254. Shepard DS, Zeng W. Cost-effectiveness analysis of results based financing. Presented at the Results-Based Financing Course, Golden Peacock Villa Hotel, Mutare, Zimbabwe, Jan. 22, 2016.

P253. Shepard DS, Leang R, Ly S, Huy R, Undurraga EA, Halasa YA, Stanaway JD. Economic Cost of dengue in Cambodia and globally. Presented at second meeting on dengue burden. Geneva, World Health Organization, Jan. 19, 2016.

P252. Shepard DS, Undurraga EA, Halasa YA, Stanaway JD. Global economic cost of dengue. Presented at The World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 19, 2015.

P251. Shepard DS, Halasa YA, Undurraga, EA, Stanaway J. Global economic cost of dengue illness. Presented at 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Philadelphia, PA, October 25-29, 2015, poster 781.

P250. Undurraga EA, Halasa YA, Shepard DS. Economic analysis of genetically modified mosquito strategies to control dengue. Presented at 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Philadelphia, PA, October 25-29, 2015, Abstract 1304.

P249. Shepard DS. Costs of vaccine delivery: the case of dengue. Presented at: Convening on immunization delivery costs, sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, October 14-15, 2015.

P248. Shepard DS. Cost effectiveness of pyrethroid plus PBO nets and pyrethroid nets in villages in Nigeria. Presented at Evidence Review Group, Global Malaria Program, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 22, 2015.

P247. Shepard DS. Carga económica del dengue. [The economic burden of dengue]. Presented at Estimación de carga epidemiológica del dengue en Brasil y México [Estimation of disease burden of dengue in Brazil and Mexico]. Mexico City, Mexico, July 21, 2015.

P246. Shepard DS. Tanzanian household and government expenditures for malaria treatment from a population-based survey. Presented at International Health Economics Association World Congress, Milan, Italy, July 13, 2015.

P245. Shepard DS. Improving access to maternal health services in Uganda: subsidized insurance versus vouchers. Presented at International Health Economics Association World Congress, Milan, Italy, July 13, 2015.

P244. Shepard DS. The global economic cost of dengue. Presented at Public Health in the 21st Century: A case study of dengue. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, July 8, 2015.

P243. Shepard DS. Design of cost-effectiveness study of results-based financing in Zimbabwe. Presented at the World Bank Brown Bag Lunch on Results-Based Financing in Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe July 2, 2015.

P242. Shepard DS, Zeng W. Cost-effectiveness analysis of results-based financing programs: A toolkit for task teams. Presented at the World Bank Training Seminar, Washington, DC, June 15, 2015.

P241. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of CHWs: examples from environmental control and maternal health. Presented at Financing Community Health Worker Systems at Scale in Sub-Saharan Africa. Accra, Ghana, June 10, 2015.

P240. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Nguyen HTH. 2015. Cost-effectiveness analysis of results-based financing programs: a toolkit. Health, Nutrition, and Population (HNP) discussion paper. Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group, May 1, 2015. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2015/09/25069701/cost-effectiveness-analysis-results-based-financing-programs-toolkit [see also M015]

P239. Shepard DS, Sewankambo N. Pilot SMS Mother Reminder System evaluation in Gulu: design and current status. Presented at Technical Review Meeting, Mother Reminder Project, Uganda Ministry of Health, Gulu, Uganda, April 2, 2015.

P238. Shepard DS, Halasa Y, Mangesho P, Kihombo A, Kihomo R, Seif M, Mnzava R, Tenu F, Makerere C, Mugasa J, Mtove G, Rowland M, Malima R, Rowland M, Kisinza, W. Tanzanian Household and Government Expenditures for Malaria Treatment from a Population-based Survey. Fifth East African Health and Scientific Research Conference, Kampala, Uganda, March 25-27, 2015.

P237. Shepard DS. Economic burden of dengue. Presented at meeting of the Americas Dengue Prevention Board, March 16-17, 2015, Bogota, Colombia.

P236. Shepard DS, Halasa Y, Mangesho P, Kihombo A, Kihomo R, Seif M, Mnzava R, Tenu F, Makerere C, Mugasa J, Kisinza W. Cost-effectiveness of insecticide-treated durable wall liners and indoor residual spraying for malaria control in rural Tanzania. TRAction Scientific Review Panel, Jan. 11, 2015, Tanga, Tanzania.

P235. Shepard DS, Tschampl C. Homeless services costing tool: software and webinar. National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Dec. 11, 2014, Nashville, TN (via web).

P234. Shepard DS. Burden and economic cost associated with health system congestion due to dengue outbreaks, an update. Presented at World Health Organization Meeting on Dengue Burden, Nov. 7-8, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

P233. Shepard DS, Halasa YA, Undurraga EA. Cost of Dengue Vector Control: Systematic Literature Review. Presented at: 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2-6, 2014, New Orleans, LA, poster 836.

P232. Shepard DS, Halasa YA, Undurraga EA. Global Cost of Dengue in the Professional Healthcare System. Presented at: 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2-6, 2014, New Orleans, LA, poster 203.

P231. Shepard DS, Mangesho P, Mpagala Kihomo R, Kihombo A, Mugasa J, Malongo A, Mnzava R, Tenu F, Rwiyereka AK, Halasa YA, Samuels AM, Rowland M, Mosha F, Kisinza W. Household expenditures for malaria treatment from a population-based survey. Presented at: 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2-6, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

P230. Shepard DS. Social health protection in East Africa. Presented at Validation Workshop on Social health protection in East African Partner States, Kigali, Rwanda, July 7, 2014.

P229. Shepard DS. Cost burden of dengue in Asia Pacific. Presented at ASEAN Dengue Day Symposium, June 14, 2014, Clark (Manila), Philippines.

P228. Shepard DS. Burden and economic cost associated with health system congestion due to dengue outbreaks. Presented at World Health Organization Meeting on Dengue Burden, June 10, 2014, Geneva, Switzerland.

P227. Shepard DS, Rusatira JDD, Zeng W, Blaakman AP. Impact of performance-based financing in Republic of Congo, May 30, 2014, Presented at Project Closure Workshop, Ministry of Health, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

P226. Shepard DS, Mangesho P, Kihomo RM, Kihombo A, Mugasa J, Malongo A, Mnzava R, Tenu F, Rwiyereka AK, Halasa YA, Samuels AM, Rowland M, Mosha F, Kisinza W. Household expenditures for malaria treatment from a population-based survey. Presented at 28th Annual Joint Scientific Conference, National Institute for Medical Research, April 22-24, 2014, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

P225. Shepard DS, Tschampl C. Costing of healthcare services for the homeless. Presented to workshop organized for the National Council on Healthcare for the Homeless at Brandeis University, March 12, 2014, Waltham, MA.

P224. Rwiyereka AK, Shepard DS. Social health protection in East Africa: inception of situational analysis and feasibility study. Presented to Health Secretariat, East African Community, Feb. 21, 2014, Arusha, Tanzania.

P223. Halasa YA, Shepard DS, Fonseca DM, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Bartlett-Healy K, Strickman D, Clark GG. Economic evaluation of an integrated pest management to control the Asian tiger mosquito. Presented at the Northeastern Mosquito Control Association 11th Annual Meeting, December 9-11, 2013, Hull, MA.

P222. Shepard DS, Glaser E, Kihombo A, Khoshi S. Cost effectiveness of indoor residual spraying in Nyanza Province Kenya. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P221. Tyagi BK, Karthiga KS, Vidya C, Arora NK, Nandan D, Halasa YA, Jhansi C, Mohan N, Varadarajan P, Mariappan T, Samuel PP, Paramasivan R, Vivek Adish S, Gaba, M, Porkaipandian T, Shepard DS. Dengue in India: the Madurai case study. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P220. Shepard DS, Halasa YA, Tyagi BK, Vivek Adish S; Nandan D, Karthiga KS, Vidya C, Gaba M, Arora NK. Dengue in India: the cost of illness. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P219. Shepard DS, Betancourt-Cravioto M, Undurraga EA, Gubler DJ, Guzman MG, Halstead SB, Harris E, Kuri-Morales P, Martínez-Vega R, Méndez-Galván J, Mudin RN, Ramos-Castañeda J, Tapia-Conyer R. Dengue v2V Under-Reporting Initiative. Dengue in Mexico: use of multiple data sources to estimate economic and disease burden. Poster 1062. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P218. Shepard DS, Halasa YA, Edillo FE, Largo FM, Amoin NB. The cost of dengue in the Philippines. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P217. Edillo FE, Alera MT, Amoin NB, Halasa YA, Largo FM, Yoon I.-K, Undurraga EA, Shepard DS. Adjustment factor for the reported number of dengue cases from a prospective cohort in Punta Princesa, Cebu City, Philippines. Poster 1061. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P216. Edillo FE, Erasmo JN, Halasa YA, Amoin NB, Largo FM, Shepard DS. Dengue surveillance system in action in the Philippines. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P215. Glaser E, Okunogbe A, Odhiambo JA, Gimnig J, Hamel MJ, Ritter G, Otieno P, Olang G, Bayoh N, Shepard DS. Impact of insecticide treated wall liner on school attendance in rural western Kenya. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 13-17, 2013, Washington, DC.

P214. Shepard DS, Glaser E, Olang G, Bayoh N, Odhiambo F, Were V, Otieno P, Kariuki S, Laserson K, Desai M, Gimnig J, Hamel M, Kihombo A, Rwiyereka A. Insecticide treated wall liner: cost-effectiveness of a new tool for malaria prevention. Presented at: 141st Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association, November 5, 2013, Boston, MA.

P213. Shepard DS. Economic burden of dengue. Presented at: 13th International Dengue Course, Pedro Kouri Institute, August 14, 2013, Havana, Cuba.

P212. Shepard DS. Overview of economic burden of dengue in the region. Presented at: Developing Strategies for Meeting the Challenge of Equitable Vaccine Introduction in the Americas: with a focus on Dengue Vaccine Financing. July 22-23, 2013, Washington, DC.

P211. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Lee A, van der Looij F. Symposium on performance-based financing: recent developments in low- and middle-income countries. Presented at: International Health Economics Association Congress, July 9th, 2013, Sydney, Australia.

P210. Shepard DS, Glaser E, Olang G, Bayoh N, Desai M, Kihombo A, Gimnig ., Hamel MJ, Odhiambo FJ, Odhiambo JA, Okunogbe A, Were V, Otieno P, Khoshi S, Ritter G, Laserson K, Kariuki S. Cost-effectiveness of two forms of malaria prevention in rural western Kenya. Presented at: International Health Economics Association Congress, July 8th, 2013, Sydney, Australia.

P209. Shepard DS. Social and economic burden of dengue and thoughts about cost-effectiveness of interventions. Presented at: Eliminate Dengue Annual Meeting, May 9, 2013, Bali, Indonesia.

P208. Shepard DS, Glaser E, Olang G, Bayoh N, Desai M, Kihombo A, Odhiambo F, Gimnig J, Hamel MJ, Were V, Otieno P, Rwiyereka AK, Laserson K, Kariuki S. Insecticide treated wall liner: Cost-effectiveness of a new technology for malaria prevention in Kenya. Presented at: Fourth East African Community Health and Scientific Research Conference, March 27, 2013, Kigali, Rwanda.

P207. Shepard DS. Economic appraisals: Overview and application to Human African Trypanosomiasis. Presented at Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), March 11, 2013, Geneva, Switzerland.

P206. Shepard DS, Halasa Y, Wittenberg E, Fonseca DM, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Bartlett-Healy K, Strickman D, Clark GG. Cost-benefit analysis of an area-wide pest management program against the Asian Tiger Mosquito in NJ. Presented at: American Mosquito Control Association Conference. February 27, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ.

P205. Shepard DS, Halasa Y, Undurraga EA. Expansion factors for underreported cases of dengue. Presented at: National Workshop on Eliminating the Burden and Estimating the Cost of Dengue in the Philippines. February 23, 2013, Cebu City, Philippines.

P204. Shepard DS. International experience and preliminary estimate of cost of dengue in India. Presented at: Delphi Workshop for Determining the Expansion Factor for Under Reporting of Dengue Cases in India, February 19, 2013, New Delhi, India.

P203. Shepard DS. Economic appraisals: overview of key concepts for product development partnerships. Presented at the Product Development Partnership’s Access Group, Population Council, New York, Jan. 23, 2013.

P202. Shepard DS, Glaseer E, Olang G, Bayoh N, Desai M, Kihombo A, Odhiambo F, Gimnig J, Hamel MJ, Were V, Otieno P, Laserson K, Kariuki S. Cost-effectiveness of insecticide treated wall liner for malaria prevention in rural western Kenya. Presented at: The efficacy of insecticide-treated durable wall liners (ITWL) as a method for malaria control in endemic rural Tanzania: Start-up workshop, December 10-12, 2012, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

P201. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Rusatira JDD, Blaakman A. Mise à jour sur l’évaluation et l’assistance Technique au Ministère de la Santé et de la Population (Updates on Evaluation and Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Health and Population). Presented to the Ministry of Health and Population, December 5, 2012, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

P200. Shepard DS, Glaser E, Olang G, Bayoh N, Desai M, Kihombo A, Odhiambo F, Gimnig, J, Hamel MJ, Were V, Otieno P, Laserson K, Kariuki S. Cost-effectiveness of insecticide treated wall liner for malaria prevention in rural western Kenya. Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Nov. 11-15, 2012, Atlanta, GA.

P199. Shepard DS, Betancourt-Cravioto M, Gubler DJ, Guzman MG, Halstead SB, Harris E, Kuri-Morales P, Mudin R-N, Siqueira JG, Tapia-Conyer R, Undurraga EA. Economic cost and disease burden of dengue in Mexico: Adjusting for under-reporting. Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Nov. 11-15, 2012, Atlanta, GA.

P198. Shepard DS. Halasa YA, Wittenberg E, Fonseca D, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Bartlett-Healy K, Strickman D, Clark GG. Economic evaluation of area-wide pest management program to control Asian tiger mosquito in New Jersey. Presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Nov. 11-15, 2012, Atlanta, GA.

P197. Shepard DS, Undurraga EA, Gutierrez JM, Saturno PJ. Value and impact of international hospital accreditation in Spain. Presented at the Annual Conference International Society for Quality in Health Care, Oct.22, 2012, Geneva, Switzerland.

P196. Shepard DS. Under-reporting initiative: Status update and next steps. Presented at the 4th Dengue v2V (vaccine to Vaccination) Steering Committee Meeting sponsored by Dengue v2V Group, Sept. 10-11, 2012, Paris, France.

P195. Shepard DS. Dengue in Asia: Cost of illness and cost-effectiveness of vaccination and vector control. Presented via videoconference at Regional Meeting on Dengue Prevention and Control, National Institute of Immunology, Sept. 18, 2012, New Delhi, India.

P194. Thomas CP, Shepard DS. Evaluation of Wisconsin SeniorCare. Waltham, MA: Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, August 30, 2012. Web: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/seniorcare/input/evaluation.pdf.

P193. Shepard DS, Kihombo A, Glaser E, Odhiambo J. Contribution of health economics to KEMRI/CDC: The case of a new vector control technology for malaria. KEMRI/CDC, June 26, 2012, Kisian, Kisumu, Kenya.

P192. Blaakman A,Shepard DS, Zeng W, Rusatira J. Agence d’appui technique et de suivi et évaluation du financement basé sur la performance [Agency for technical assistance, monitoring, and evaluation of performance-based financing]. Ministry of Health and Population, May 16, 2012, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

P191. Shepard DS, Gurewich D, Lwin A, Reed J, Silverman M. Suicide and suicidal attempts in the United States: Costs and potential interventions. Presented at the American Association of Suicidology, April 19, 2012, Baltimore, MD.

P190. Shepard DS, Halasa Y. Economic analysis of area-wide integrated pest management for mosquito control project. Presented at USDA Advisory Board, Jan. 4-6, 2012, New Brunswick, NJ.

P189. Shepard DS, Rusatira J, Zeng W. Performance-based financing: international experiences and planned monitoring and evaluation in Republic of Congo. Workshop on Performance-Based Financing, Ministry of Health and Population, Dec. 20, 2011, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Web: http://people.brandeis.edu/~shepard/downloads.html.

P188. Shepard DS. Economic cost of sarcopenia and hunger in the United States. Presented at 6th Cachexia Conference, Dec. 10, 2011, Milan, Italy.

P187. Undurraga E, Halasa Y, Shepard DS. Expansion factors: a key step in estimating dengue burden and costs in South East Asia [abstract 1054]. Presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Dec. 7, 2011, Philadelphia, PA.

P186. Shepard DS. Undurraga E, Lees R, Halasa Y, Ng CW, Lum LC. Economic cost of dengue in Malaysia: merging multiple sources [abstract 510]. Presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Dec. 5, 2011, Philadelphia, PA.

P185. Shepard DS. Health system of the United States. Presented via videoconference at Congreso internacional salud y justicia social: claves para el futuro de la salud de los pueblos Argentina [International conference on health and social justice: parallel keys for the future of health of the people of Argentina], Cultural Center Graciela Carena, Cordoba, Argentina, December 1, 2011.

P184. Shepard DS. Economic burden of dengue in Southeast Asia. Presented at Sanofi Symposium, International Conference on Pediatric Tropical Diseases, Bangkok, Thailand, October 19, 2011.

P183. Shepard DS. Expectations of payers and registration authorities for health economics outcomes. Presented at Novartis strategic advisory board on muscles diseases, Cambridge, MA, Oct. 14, 2011.

P182. Shepard DS, Setren E, Cooper D. Hunger in America: suffering we all pay for. Presented at press conference held by Congressman Jim McGovern (D, MA). House Office Building, Washington, DC, October 5, 2011.

P181. Shepard DS, Setren E, Cooper D. Hunger in America: suffering we all pay for. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress. http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2011/10/hunger.html.

P180. Shepard DS, Sunish IP, Lwin AK, White G. Cost-effectiveness of added vector control to the regular MDA [mass drug administration] program for global elimination of lymphatic filariasis in Tamil Nadu, India. Presented at National Workshop in Lymphatic Filariasis and Field-Based Demonstration Meeting, sponsored by the Centre for Research on Medical Entomology, Indian Council for Medical Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, August, 2011.

P179. Shepard DS, Lwin AK, Strickler GK, Garner BR. Cost-effectiveness of pay for performance incentives for therapists treating substance abuse: Preliminary results from a randomized experiment. Presented at International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 8th World Congress, Ontario, Canada, July, 2011.

P178. Shepard DS, Undurraga EA, Lees R, Ng CW, Halasa Y, Lum L. Economic cost of dengue in Malaysia: Using ‘triangulation’ for sub-sectoral accounts. Presented at 7th Global Symposium on National Health Accounts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July, 2011.

P177. Shepard DS, Stanciole A, Zeng W. Getting the money to work better: Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of services for OVC. Presented at 5th Global Partners Forum, New York, NY, June 3, 2011.

P176. Shepard DS, Saturno P. Value and impact of implementing selected international hospital accreditation standards: A pilot study. Presented at Ministerio de Sanidad, Politica Social e Igualdad [Ministry of Health, Social Policy and Equality], Madrid, Spain, April 14, 2011.

P175. Zeng W, Shepard DS, Chilingerian J, Avila-Figueroa C. Global evidence of comparative efficiency: performance of national HIV/AIDS programs. Presented at UNAIDS and World Bank Economic Reference Group Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, March 7, 2011.

P174. Shepard DS, Zeng W. Design of health insurance in The Gambia. Prepared under an agreement with International Health Partners, UK, Feb. 2, 2011. Web: http://people.brandeis.edu/~shepard/downloads.html.

P173. Shepard DS, Halasa Y, Wittenberg E. Progress on economic component of area-wide management of Asian tiger mosquito, March 2010-January 2011. Presented at Area-wide Management of ATM 2010 Annual Review Meeting, Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Jan. 5, 2011.

P172. Shepard DS. Burden of dengue in Malaysia. Presented at Dengue Burden in Malaysia Workshop sponsored by Ministry of Health of Malaysia, Brandeis University, and Sanofi Pasteur, Putrajaya, Malaysia, Dec. 6, 2010. P171. Shepard DS. Economic costs of dengue. Presented at 1st Dengue v2V (vaccine to Vaccination) Asia–Pacific Workshop sponsored by Dengue v2V Group, Singapore, Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2010.

P170. Gurewich D, Shepard DS, Sirkin J, Zolotusky G, Garnick D. Coordinating primary and substance abuse treatment services in community health centers. Presented at AHSR 2010, Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Lexington, KY, Oct. 25-27, 2010.

P169. Shepard DS, Lwin AK, Strickler GK, Atuaka C, Garner B. The Reinforcing Therapist Performance experiment: preliminary cost findings. Presented at AHSR 2010, Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Lexington, KY, Oct. 25-27, 2010.

P168. Shepard DS, Gurewich D. High performing community health centers: what it takes. Presented at National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) Community Health Institute, Dallas, TX, September 14, 2010.

P167. Shepard DS. Economic analysis of NTD programs. Presented at the annual meeting of the Strategic Technical Advisory Committee (STAG), World Health Organization, Geneva, July 1, 2010.

P166. Zeng W, Shepard DS, Chilingerian J, Avila-Figueroa C. Resource needs and gap analysis in achieving the targets of universal access to prioritized HIV/AIDS services by 2010. Report prepared for UNAIDS. Jan 2010.

P165. Gurewich D, Shepard DS, Sirkin J, Zolotusky G, Prottas J, Garnick D. Coordinating primary and substance abuse treatment services in community health centers. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 28, 2010.

P164. Shepard DS, Suaya JA, Stason WB, Ades PA. Managing heart disease in older Americans: Cost-effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 27, 2010.

P163. Shepard DS, Halasa Y, Undurraga E. The global burden of dengue. Presented via teleconference at Global Burden of Disease Expert Advisory Meeting, Institute for Health Metrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, May 7, 2010.

P162. Shepard DS. Climate change and economic cost of disease. Presented via teleconference at Celebration of World Health Day, Hospital Francés, Cordoba, Argentina, April 9, 2010.

P161. Shepard DS. Lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation: what we have learned and where do we go from here. Presented at Office of Research, Demonstrations, and Information, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD, March 1, 2010.

P160. Bongiovanni A, Shepard DS. Frozen embryo donation-adoption study final project debriefing. Presented at Office of Population Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, March 1, 2010.

P159. Shepard DS, Halasa Y. Progress on economic component of area-wide management of Asian tiger mosquito, March 2009-January 2010. Presented at Area-wide Management of ATM 2010 Annual Review Meeting, Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Feb. 4, 2010.

P158. Shepard DS, Tyo K, Rubin J. Modeling the public health and economic impact of pneumococcal vaccination in an influenza pandemic. Presented at Ministry of Health, Singapore, Dec. 17, 2009.

P157. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness analysis. Second International Health Economics Seminar, Sponsored by Malaysian Health Economics Association, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, United Nations University International Institute for Global Health, and Malaysia Ministry of Health, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec. 14-16, 2009.

P156. Shepard DS, Tschampl CA, Dubre D, Hurley CL. Cost analysis tools for homeless service programs: description and progress. Presented at Homeless Resource Center Advisory Steering Committee, Rockville, MD, Dec. 9, 2009.

P155. Halasa YA, Shepard DS, Fonseca D, Fonseca D, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Clark GG. Willingness to pay for area-wide pest management of Asian Tiger Mosquito in New Jersey, Presented at the 58th ASTMH Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Nov. 22, 2009.

P154. Shepard DS, Halasa YA, Dieppa M, Pérez-Guerra CL. Aggregate economic cost of dengue in Puerto Rico. Presented at the 58th ASTMH Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Nov. 18-22, 2009.

P153. Pérez-Guerra CL, Halasa YA, Rivera R, Pena M, Ramírez V, Cano MP, Shepard DS. Economic cost of dengue vector control in Puerto Rico. Presented at the 58th ASTMH Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Nov. 18-22, 2009.

P152. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness models to evaluate pneumococcal vaccination: the case of Singapore. Presented at Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Asia-Pacific Region: Bridging the Future, 5th Pneumococcal Disease Conference, Bangkok, Nov. 6-8, 2009.

P151. Shepard DS. Modeling the public health and economic impact of pneumococcal vaccination in an influenza pandemic. Presented at Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Asia-Pacific Region: Bridging the Future, 5th Pneumococcal Disease Conference, Bangkok, Nov. 6-8, 2009.

P150. Shepard DS, Suaya JA. Cost-effectiveness of a dengue vaccine in Southeast Asia and Panama. Presented at International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th Biennial World Congress, Beijing, July 15, 2009.

P149. Zeng W, Shepard DS, Chilingerian J, Avila C. Performance of National HIV and AIDS programs. Presented at International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th Biennial World Congress, Beijing, July 13, 2009.

P148. Shepard DS, Rwiyereka AK, Amico P, Zeng W, Furere S, Avila C. The impact of AIDS funding on the health care system: a controlled study from Rwanda. Presented at International Health Economics Association (iHEA) 7th Biennial World Congress, Beijing, July 13, 2009.

P147. Shepard DS, Halasa Y. Cost measures in cost and value study. Presented at Workshop on Value and Impact of Hospital Accreditation, Health Care Accreditation Council, Amman, Jordan, July 4-5, 2009. Web: Part 1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfHEdz851Po; Part 2: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5BlWP0gT60; Part 3: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8omZAsYtKfc.

P146. Shepard DS, Tyo KR, Oyeneyin A, Dubre D. Homeless program economic evaluation. Presented at Expert Panel Meeting, Homelessness Resource Center, Newton, MA, June 29, 2009.

P145. Shepard DS. Economic analysis of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). Presented at: 2009 annual meeting of the Strategic and Technical Advisory Committee for Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, April 17, 2009.

P144. Shepard DS. Economic models for evaluating health interventions and the implications for pneumococcal vaccination: structures, data sources, key parameters, and economies of scale. Presented at: Asian Strategic Alliance for Pneumococcal disease prevention (ASAP) Regional Summit, Taipei, Taiwan, March 23-24, 2009.

P143. Mavalankar D, Puwar T, Murtola T, Vasan SS, Field R, Alphey N, Gong H-F, Shepard DS. Quantifying the impact of chikungunya and dengue on tourism revenues. Working paper 2009-02-03 Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management, 2009. Web: www.iimahd.ernet.in/publications/data/2009-02-03Mavalankar.pdf.

P142. Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Halstead SB. (co-chairs). Measuring disease burden and cost of illness of Neglected Tropical Diseases: Lessons from a multi-country dengue study, Symposium 154. Presented at the 57th ASTMH Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 11, 2008.

P141. Shepard DS, Tyo KR, Seidmann-Rosen M, Zeng W. Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination among children in Singapore. Waltham, MA: Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, 2008.

P140. Shepard DS, Suaya JA, Ades PA, Stason WB. Cardiac rehabilitation in older coronary patients: cost, survival impact, and cost-effectiveness. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 18-21, 2008.

P139. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Chilingerian J, Avila-Figueroa C. Efficiency of national HIV/AIDS programs based on Data Envelopment Analysis. Presented at XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, August 3-8, 2008.

P138. Rwiyereka AK, Shepard DS, Humuza J, Zeng W, Avila-Figueroa C. Costing model of a national AIDS program: Application to Rwanda. Presented at XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, August 3-8, 2008.

P137. Brown JL, Shepard DS. Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry, July 23, 2008.

P136. Shepard DS, Koh D, Thomas C, Ritter G, Gilden D, Stason W, Bishop C. Reduction of Medicaid expenditures from state prescription programs in Illinois and Wisconsin. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC, June 8-10, 2008.

P135. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Chilingerian J, Avila C. Efficiency of national HIV/AIDS programs based on Data Envelopment Analysis. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC, June 8-10, 2008.

P134. Bhalotra S, Shepard DS, Razavi M. Improving referral and enrolment in cardiac rehabilitation: findings from a survey of American Association of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) members. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC, June 8-10, 2008.

P133. Lee AJ, Shepard DS. Costs of cardiac rehabilitation and enhanced lifestyle modification programs. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC, June 8-10, 2008.

P132. Deurenberg-Yap M, Ang LW, Chowdhury S, Lee WY, Lim EK, Tyo KR, Seidmann MR, Zeng W, Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination among children in Singapore. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC, June 8-10, 2008.

P131. Shepard DS. Data collection lessons learned: ADSS Cost Study. Presented at Cost Function Analysis of the Substance Abuse Treatment Industry: Information Needs, Methods, and Next Steps. Bethesda, MD, Dec. 13-14, 2007.

P130. 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.

P129. 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.

P128. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation in Medicare, Presented at the American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) 22nd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 18-21, 2007.

P127. Shepard DS, Suaya JA, Stason WB. Cost-effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation in the elderly: misaligned incentives. Presented at the 6th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Copenhagen, Denmark, July, 8-11, 2007. Web (abstract): http://ssrn.com/abstract=994066.

P126. 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. Dengue: Cost of illness and national health accounts perspectives. Presented at: the Fifth Global National Health Accounts Symposium, Lund, Sweden, July 6-7, 2007.

P125. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Neuman MJ, Rwiyereka AK, Avila-Figueroa C. Critical Review of Costing Models to Estimate Resource Needs to Address Global HIV and AIDS, Geneva: UNAIDS, June, 2007. Web: http://data.unaids.org/pub/Report/2007/20070925_critical_review_resource_needs_en.pdf.

P124. Shepard DS, Zeng W, Neuman MJ, Rwiyereka AK, Avila-Figueroa C. Novel and alternative approaches to estimate global resource needs to HIV and AIDS. Geneva: UNAIDS, June 2007.

P123. 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. Costs of ambulatory and hospitalized dengue cases in 8 countries. Presented at the Fourth Research Network Meeting of the Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, June 10, 2007.

P122. Brown JL, Shepard DS, Martin T, Orwat J. The economic cost of domestic hunger: Estimated annual burden to the United States. An analysis commissioned by the Sodexho Foundation in partnership with The Public Welfare Foundation and Spunk Fund, Inc. Presented at the National Press Club, Washington, DC, June 5, 2007. . Web: http://www.sodexofoundation.org/hunger_us/Images/Cost%20of%20Domestic%20Hunger%20Report%20_tcm150-155150.pdf.

P121. 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. The global health challenge of dengue: cost of illness across eight endemic countries. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL, June 3-5, 2007.

P120. Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Stason WB, Normand S-L, Prottas J. Reduction in five-year mortality from cardiac rehabilitation among 70,040 matched Medicare beneficiaries: Propensity score and instrumental variable methodologies. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_136807.htm.

P119. Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Caram M. Data Requirements for National Estimation of Dengue Burden and Cost of Illness Studies in Endemic Countries. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_138670.htm.

P118. Suaya JA, Shepard DS. Methodological challenges for national estimation of dengue burden and cost of illness in endemic countries. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_138682.htm.

P117. Stason WB, Tompkins C, Shepard DS, Prottas J, Ritter G, Martin TC. Evaluation of Medicare's demonstration providing expanded coverage for chiropractic services. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_136028.htm.

P116. Stason WB, Shepard DS, Fournier S, Ritter G, Suaya J, Strickler GK. Effects of lifestyle modification programs on cardiac risk factors and quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_136151.htm.

P115. Shepard DS, Neuman MJ, Hartman S, Beinecke RH, Hodgkin D. Public sector behavioral health care in Massachusetts: Comparison among purchaser carve-out, health plan carve-out, and health plan carve-in. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_142498.htm.

P114. Shepard DS, Neighbors CJ, Busch SH, Clark M, Falba T, Graham AL, Gozalo PL, Neuman M, Papadonatos G, Sindelar J, Stout RL. Smokers' willingness to pay for a tailored, more effective cessation program. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_142479.htm.

P113. Lee AJ, Shepard DS, Bhalotra S, Stason WB. Modeling the costs of cardiac rehabilitation programs: a methodological perspective. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_127637.htm.

P112. Daley M, Shepard DS, McLaughlin T. Cost-effectiveness of telephone based counseling to reduce depression following a major cardiac event. Presented at the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 4-8, 2006. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/134am/techprogram/paper_128349.htm.

P111. Shepard DS, Neuman MJ, Beinecke RH, Hartman S, Hodgkin D. Public sector behavioral health services in Massachusetts Medicaid - comparison among contracting arrangements: purchaser carve-out, health plan carve-out, and health plan carve-in. Presented at Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Little Rock, AR, Oct. 22-25, 2006. Web: http://www.uams.edu/dhsr/AHSR2006/linked/Shepard.pdf.

P110. Shepard DS, Suaya JA. Lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation in the Medicare program. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Charleston, WV, Sept. 14, 2006.

P109. Shepard DS, Neuman MJ. Behavioral health care in Massachusetts: Comparison between the MassHealth behavioral health carve out and managed care organizations. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 25-27, 2006, http://www.academyhealth.org/2006/abstracts/PartII/BehavioralHealth.pdf.

P108. Kaplan C, Neighbors CJ, Shepard DS. Worker productivity: how job status can moderate the economic impact of illness. Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 25-27, 2006. http://www.academyhealth.org/2006/abstracts/PartI/CallforStudentPosters.pdf.

P107. Bhalotra S, Strickler GK, Shepard DS. Characteristics of Medicare beneficiaries participating in the Lifestyle Modification Program Demonstration (LMPD). Presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 25-27, 2006. http://www.academyhealth.org/2006/abstracts/PartII/ChronicCare.pdf.

P106. Shepard DS, Neuman MJ, Beinecke R, Hartman S, Hodgkin D. Behavioral health care in Massachusetts: Comparison between the MassHealth behavioral health carve out and managed care organizations. Presented to Behavioral Health Advisory Committee, MassHealth Program, Boston, MA, April 14, 2006.

P105. Shepard DS, Neuman M. Behavioral health care in Massachusetts: comparison between the MassHealth behavioral health carve out and managed care organizations. Invited Testimony to Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Massachusetts Legislature, Boston, Jan. 17, 2006.

P104. Shepard DS, Leung M, Stason WB, Ritter GA, Thomas CP. Reduction in financial vulnerability from SeniorCare pharmacy assistance programs for low-income seniors in Illinois and Wisconsin. Presented at the 133rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 10-14, 2005, Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/133am/techprogram/paper_115507.htm.

P103. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A, Horgan C. An interactive approach to estimating costs of drug and alcohol treatment: the ADSS Cost Study. Presented at Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Santa Monica, CA, Oct. 25-26, 2005.

P102. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A, McKay JR. Cost-effectiveness of telephone counseling and relapse prevention for cocaine or alcohol dependent clients. Presented at Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Santa Monica, CA, Oct. 25-26, 2005.

P101. Shepard DS, Strickler GK, McKay JR, Love CT. Cost comparisons in behavioral health care: the log ratio indicator. Presented at the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, July 10-13, 2005.

P100. Shepard DS. Expenditure tracking on dengue. Presented at the 4th Biennial National Health Accounts Symposium. Involving Leaders, Impacting Policy: Tracking Investment in Priority Health Care, Barcelona, Spain, July 7-8, 2005.

P099. Leung M, Shepard DS, Stason W, Ritter G. Predictors of Prescription Drug Skimping among Enrollees in SeniorCare. Presented at Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 26-28, 2005.

P098. Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Stason WB, Ritter G, Bhalotra S, Strickler GK. National Underutilization of Cardiac Rehabilitation after Acute Myocardial Infarction among Elderly Medicare Patients. Presented at Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 26-28, 2005.

P097. Bhalotra S, Shepard DS, Strickler CG. Organizational Factors Affecting Enrollment of Medicare Beneficiaries into CMS’ Lifestyle Modification Program Demonstration (LMPD) for Cardiac Disease. Presented at Annual Research Meeting of Academy Health, San Diego, CA, June 2004.

P096. Shepard DS, Suaya JA. Cost-effectiveness of a potential dengue vaccine in Southeast Asia. Presented at the Second International Conference on Dengue and Yellow Fever (May 31-June 3, 2004), Havana, Cuba.

P095. Suaya JA, Shepard DS. Dengue burden of disease studies: a basis for policies on vaccine development, vector control, and treatment. Presented at the Second International Conference on Dengue and Yellow Fever (May 31-June 3, 2004), Havana, Cuba.

P094. Suaya JA, Shepard DS. A cost model for vector control programs against dengue, presented at the 131st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (November 15-19, 2003), San Francisco, CA, Abstract 62527, Session 4329.0, http://apha.confex.com/apha/131am/techprogram/paper_62527.htm.

P093. Shepard DS, Strickler GK, Beaston-Blaakman A, Rahman M, McAuliffe WE, Anderson T. Estimating the cost of treatment gaps in Massachusetts: Unmet need and demand, presented at the he 131st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (November 15-19, 2003), San Francisco, CA, Abstract 72682, Session 4094.0, Board 5, http://apha.confex.com/apha/131am/techprogram/paper_72682.htm.

P092. Shepard DS, Daley M, Love CT. Cost-effectiveness of varying intensities of substance abuse treatment in Connecticut prisons, presented at 131st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 15-19, 2003, San Francisco, CA, Abstract 74153, Session 4178.0, Benefits of Substance Abuse Treatment for Difficult Populations, Tuesday, November 18, 2003 at 2:30 PM, http://apha.confex.com/apha/131am/techprogram/paper_74153.htm.

P091. Daley M, Anthony Y, Shepard DS. Racial minorities, managed care and the quality of substance abuse treatment, to be delivered at 131st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 15-19, 2003, San Francisco, CA, Abstract 71572, Session 3005.0, Managed Care in Substance Abuse Treatment, November 17, 2003, at 8:30 AM, http://apha.confex.com/apha/131am/techprogram/paper_71572.htm.

P090. Suaya JA, Chai Pei Fan, Shepard DS, Chai See LL. Resource utilization of hospitalized dengue infected children in Malaysia. Poster presentation at AcademyHealth Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, June 2003. http://www.academyhealth.org/arm/ViewAbstract.cfm?uid=I028.

P089. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A. Private insurance funding for behavioral health care. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, June 22-26, 2003.

P088. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A. Estimating the cost of treatment on demand. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, June 22-26, 2003.

P087. Shepard DS.,Beaston-Blaakman A. Spending patterns on behavioral health care in US from private insurance. Presented at the 4th iHEA World Congress on Health Economics, San Francisco, CA, June 15-18, 2003.

P086. Shepard DS, McKay JR, Strickler GK, Love CT, Yeom HS, Bury-Maynard DP, Calabro JAB. Cost-effectiveness of self-help aftercare in drug abuse treatment: Correcting for self-selection. Presented at the 4th iHEA World Congress on Health Economics, San Francisco, CA, June 15-18, 2003.

P085. Hodgkin D, Shepard DS, Strickle, GK, Anthony Y. Carving out substance abuse treatment but keeping it public: The Michigan Medicaid experience. Presented at the 130th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Session 4095.0, November 10-13, 2002, abstract 46708, web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/130am/techprogram/paper_46708.htm.

P084. Shepard DS, Daley M, Beinecke RH, Hodgkin D, Ritter GA. Impact of a carve out on the quality of substance abuse treatment. Presented at: 130th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Session 3289.0, Nov. 10-13, 2002, web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/130am/techprogram/paper_47187.htm.

P083. Shepard DS, McKay J, Yeom HS, Strickler G, Love C, Bury-Maynard DP, Calabro J, Tetreault J. Cost-effectiveness of self-help aftercare in drug abuse treatment: An instrumental variables approach. Presented at: 130th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Session 4010.0, Nov. 10-13, 2002, web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/130am/techprogram/paper_44114.htm.

P082. Ritter GA, Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A, Reif S, Horgan CM. Are incentive payments cost-effective in surveying a hard-to-interview population: the experience in ADSS. Presented at: 130th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Session 4235.0, Paper 51275, Nov. 10-13, 2002, web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/130am/techprogram/paper_51275.htm.

P081. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A, Horgan CM. Determinants of cost of substance abuse treatment. Presented at: 130th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Session 4235.0, Nov. 10-13, 2002, web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/130am/techprogram/paper_51271.htm.

P080. Shepard DS, Savedoff W, Phua KH. Healthcare reform initiatives in Malaysia. Seminar organized by the Planning and Development Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia in Collaboration with the World Health Organization. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 8 October, 2002.

P079. Shepard DS, Suaya JA, Halstead S. Dengue in Southeast Asia: burden and cost-effectiveness of control strategies. Presented at: Annual Meeting of the Academy for Health Services Research, Washington, DC, June 23-25, 2002.

P078. Suaya JA, Shepard DS, Halstead S. Cost-effectiveness of vaccine development and environmental control against dengue in Southeast Asia. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Washington, D.C., May 2002.

P077. Shepard DS. Economics of mental health and substance abuse. Presented at the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore, February 22, 2002.

P076. Shepard DS, Gubler DJ, Mahoney RT. Pharmaco-economics of a Pediatric Dengue Vaccine for SE Asia. Presented at: International Conference on Accelerating the development and introduction of a dengue vaccine for poor children, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Dec. 5-8, 2001.

P075. Shepard DS, Meltzer MI, Gubler DJ, Suaya JA. Impact of Dengue: Epidemiologic and Economic Perspectives and Control Strategies. Presented at: International Conference on Accelerating the development and introduction of a dengue vaccine for poor children, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Dec. 5-8, 2001.

P074. McKay JR, Shepard DS, Mulvaney F, Ratichek SJ, Morrison R, Koppenhaver J, Beaston-Blaakman A. Preliminary results from a randomized trial of three continuing care treatments for patients with cocaine or alcohol use disorders. Presented at the 129th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 21-25, 2001, Session 5003.0, Abstract #31579. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/129am/techprogram/paper_31579.htm.

P073. Shepard DS, McKay J, Love C, Strickler G, Bury-Maynard DP, Ritter G, Constantine R, Jacobson G, Calabro J. Cost-effectiveness of aftercare in drug abuse treatment. Presented at the 129th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 21-25, 2001, Session 5003.0, Abstract #24848. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/129am/techprogram/paper_24848.htm.

P072. Shepard DS, Fournier SF, Dubois-Walton K, Daley M, Moss S, Adams T, Tompkins C, Borges F. Continuity of care and readmissions and indicators of case mix and quality in substance abuse treatment. Presented at the 129th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 21-25, 2001, Session 5003.0, Abstract #31582. Web: http://apha.confex.com/apha/129am/techprogram/paper_31582.htm.

P071. Bury-Maynard D, Shepard DS. Developing a QALY for Substance Abuse. Presented at the Third International Conference, International Health Economics Association, University of York, United Kingdom, July 22-25, 2001.

P070. Shepard DS, Strickler G, McKay J, Love C, Yeom HS, Bury-Maynard DP, Calabro J. Cost-effectiveness of aftercare in drug abuse treatment. Presented at the Third International Conference, International Health Economics Association, University of York, United Kingdom, July 22-25, 2001.

P069. Shepard DS, Strickler G, McKay J, Love C, Yeom HS, Calabro J, Bury-Maynard DP, Tetreault J. Free is cost-effective: Alternative forms of continuing care. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, PQ, June 23-28, 2001.

P068. Daley M, Shepard DS. Effects of Managed Care on Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment in Massachusetts. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Montreal, PQ, June 23-28, 2001.

P067. Shepard D, Bail RN, Merritt G. Cost-Effectiveness of Regional Versus Bilateral Approaches to International Assistance in West Africa. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy for Health Services Research, Atlanta, GA, June 10-12, 2001, Poster No. 353.

P066. Jacobs EA, Shepard DS, Suaya J, Stone EL. Overcoming language barriers to access to medical care: the costs and benefits of interpreter services. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy for Health Services Research, Atlanta, GA, June 10-12, 2001, Poster No. 166.

P065. Shepard DS, Daley M. Effects of a Statewide Carve-Out on Access and Costs of AOD Treatment in Massachusetts. Presented in invited panel, “Alcohol and Drug Treatment Under Managed Care: Who Gets In, Who Stays In, and What Does it Cost?” chaired by Harold I. Perl at the Annual Meeting of the Academy for Health Services Research, Atlanta, GA, June 10-12, 2001.

P064. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness analysis in health: principles and applications. Presented at: Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Feb. 10, 2001.

P063. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis: employer, consumer, and societal perspectives. Presented at: Department of Community, Family, and Occupational Medicine, National University of Singapore, January 30, 2001.

P062. Shepard DS. Savings from a managed care plan for behavioral health for Massachusetts Medicaid. Presented at: Public Policy Programme, National University of Singapore, January 29, 2001.

P061. Strickler G, Shepard DS, Love C, McKay J, Yeom HS, Calabro J, Bury-Maynard DP, Tetreault J. Lower crime: A cost-effective payoff from substance abuse treatment. Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 15, 2000, Session 5301.0.

P060. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman A. Treatment duration and completion: How do they relate to cost? Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 15, 2000, Session 5226.0.

P059. Shepard DS, McKay J, Love C, Yeom HS, Strickler G, Calabro J, Bury-Maynard DP, Tetreault J. Free is cost-effective: Alternative forms of aftercare. Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 15, 2000, Session 5301.0.

P058. Love C, Shepard DS, Daley M. Never too late: Cost-effectiveness of substance abuse treatment in prison. Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 15, 2000, Session 5301.0.

P057. Daley MA, Argeriou M, McCarty D, Shepard DS, Callahan JJ, Williams CN. Impact of program components, personal characteristics and lifestyle changes on birth weight and health care costs for pregnant women in drug rehabilitation. Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 14, 2000, Session 4165.0.

P056. Daley MA, Argeriou M, McCarty D, Shepard DS. The costs of crime and the benefits of substance abuse treatment for pregnant women. Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 13, 2000, Session 3079.0.

P055. Bury-Maynard DP, Shepard DS. Quantifying the non-dollar benefits of substance abuse treatment. Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 15, 2000, Session 5301.0.

P054. Beaston-Blaakman A, Shepard DS, Shadel W. Cost in cost-effectiveness: Measuring time as a cost of treatment services. Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 15, 2000, Session 5301.0.

P053. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness analysis in clinical research. Presented to Epidemiology and clinical trials and outcomes research program in nephrology, Tufts University, Boston, MA, Oct. 5, 2000.

P052. Shepard DS, Beaston-Blaakman, A, Bennett RB. Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States: What does it cost? Presented at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA, June 25-27, 2000, poster number 280.

P051. Shepard DS; Bury Maynard D, Hodgkin D, Larson MJ. Cost-Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Treatment Services in Ohio's Publicly Funded Facilities. Presented at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA, June 25-27, 2000, poster number 117.

P050. 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). Presented at: 127th Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Public Health Association, November 7-11, 1999. Chicago, IL: Session 1163.

P049. Shepard DS, Hodgkin D, Anthony Y, Tetreault J. The public alternative: Michigan’s Medicaid carve out. Presented at: 127th Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Public Health Association, November 7-11, 1999. Chicago, IL, Session 3096.

P048. Shepard DS, Hodgkin D, Cavanaugh D, Beinecke R. Contrasting systems of managed care for behavioral health under Medicaid. Presented at the 126th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, November 17, 1998.

P047. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness of substance abuse treatment in the criminal justice system. Presented at the Research Briefing to the Physicians’ Leadership on National Drug Policy. Substance Abuse in the Criminal Justice System, Washington, DC, November 10, 1998.

P046. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness of strategies to control non-communicable diseases. Workshop on cost-effectiveness analysis, Tianjin, China, October 12-14, 1998.

P045. Shepard DS, Anthony Y, Davis K, McNaught A. Evaluation of health reform activities in Jamaica. Testimony to the Principal Secretary and Cabinet of the Ministry of Health, Kingston, Jamaica, August 19, 1998.

P044. Shepard DS, Hodgkin D, Beinecke R. Contrasting systems of managed care for substance abuse under Medicaid. Presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Hilton Head, SC, June 20-25, 1998.

P043. Shepard DS, Chao S. Resource mobilization: community health insurance. Presented at Annual Conference, Health Economics Project, Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 4-5, 1998.

P042. Shepard DS. Costs of antiretroviral treatment in Botswana. Presented to Ministry of Health, Government of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana, May 22, 1998.

P041. Shepard DS. Substance abuse treatment: a cost-effectiveness perspective. Presented at National Hearing, Physicians National Leadership Group on Drug Policy, National Press Club, Washington, DC, March 24, 1998.

P040. Horgan C, Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness analysis. Presented on conference on heroin treatment, sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Washington, DC, September 29-30, 1997.

P039. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness analysis: its role in Stage III drug abuse research. Presented at: Stage III Research Plans sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Gaithersburg, MD, September 8-9, 1997.

P038. Shepard DS. Rural health insurance and essential health services. Presented at Second National Conference on Health Economics, Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 4-5, 1997.

P037. Shepard DS, Hodgkin DH, Anthony Y. Analysis of hospital costs: a manual for managers. Prepared for the Health Systems Development Program, World Health Organization. Waltham, MA: Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, 1997. Presented at Workshop on Hospital Costs, sponsored by the Health Economics Unit, Ministry of Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 26-28, 1997.

P036. [Shepard DS, Hodgkin DH, Larson MJ, Bury Maynard D, Fernando G] (Authorship not listed.) Cost-effectiveness of substance abuse treatment in Ohio. Prepared for New Standards, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) and the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services. [In: Cost-effectiveness study, final report, comprehensive analysis of results.] Waltham, MA: Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University, 1996.

P035. Shepard DS. Planification de l'assurance maladie en Côte d'Ivoire. Waltham, MA, Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, October, 1996.

P034. Shepard DS. Expenditures on HIV/AIDS: levels and determinants--lessons from five countries. Presented at: AIDS and development: the role of government, sponsored by the World Bank, the World Bank, and UNAIDS, Limelette, Belgium, June 17-19, 1996.

P033. Shepard DS. Cost recovery in Jamaican health facilities: impact on revenues, satisfaction, and access. Presented at Symposium on Research for the Development of Effective Social Policy sponsored by the Planning Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica, June 20-21, 1995.

P032. Shepard DS. Access to health care in Jamaica: the impact of the Health Sector Initiatives Project. Waltham, MA: Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, Feb., 1995.

P031. Shepard DS, Bail RN. Health care financing in Sierra Leone. Waltham, MA: Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, Feb., 1995.

P030. Shepard DS, Cameron CSM, Msiska R, Makubalo EL. Feasibility of home-based AIDS care in Botswana. Waltham, MA: Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, Feb., 1995.

P029. Shepard DS, Brown D, Ruddock-Kelly T. Patient satisfaction in Jamaican hospitals. Waltham, MA: Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, Feb., 1995.

P028. Barona B, Becerra J, Becerra VH, Bongiovanni A, Essayan V, Robertson R, Sanchez W, Shepard DS. Evaluation of a volunteer-based primary health care program to serve the urban poor in Cali, Colombia. Final report of the Cali Health Volunteer Evaluation Team. Waltham, MA: Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University, 1995.

P027. Shepard DS, McKay JR. Cost-effectiveness of drug abuse treatment. Presented at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Technical Review: The organization and financing of care for drug abuse: baseline for reform, Rockville, MD, August, 1994.

P026. Shepard DS, Ramanoara MG, Rakotoarimanana DR, Randrianarivony H, Andrianatony H, Rakotomanga MS. Installation of general practitioners in rural areas in Madagascar. Presented at the Ministry of Health, Antananarivo, Madagascar, April 22, 1994.

P025. Shepard DS, Essayan V, Lynch H. Cost recovery in primary health care in Jamaica. Latin America and the Caribbean Health and Nutrition Sustainability Project working paper. Presented to the primary care division, Ministry of Health, Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 25, 1994.

P024. Beinecke, RH, Shepard DS Measuring the outcomes of services you provide. Presented at Under the Managed Care Umbrella, Cambridge, MA, Nov. 4, 1993.

P023. Shepard DS. Reforms in health: opportunities to improve efficiency and equity. Presented at International Forum on Strengthening Financial Management of Hospitals. Paipa, Colombia, August 3-6, 1993.

P022. Shepard DS, Walsh JA, Kleinau EF, Stansfield S, Bhalotra S, Prottas J. Economic analysis of vaccine priorities. Presented to the Task Force on Priorities and Strategic Plans of the WHO Children's Vaccine Initiative, Berkeley Springs, WV, Oct. 19-20, 1992.

P021. Shepard DS. Cost recovery in Jamaica. Presented to the Health Sector Initiatives Project, Ministry of Health, Kingston, Jamaica, Oct. 9, 1992.

P020. Shepard DS. Rwanda: a case study on health policy and development in Africa. Presented at International Health and Development Forum, The George Washington, University, Arlington, VA, June 18, 1992.

P019. Shepard DS. Economic issues in advanced urban health care units. Presented at Consultation on Advanced Urban Health Care Units, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2-4, 1991.

P018. Shepard DS, Brinkmann U, Ettling MB, Sauerborn R. Economic impact of malaria in Africa. Technical Report AR-135-5. Arlington, VA: Vector Biology & Control Project, 1990.

P017. Shepard DS, Kleinau E. Health finance planning model: an application to Rwanda. Presented at Annual Conference of National Council for International Health, Crystal City, VA, June, 1990.

P016. Shepard DS, Vian T, Kleinau E. Health insurance in Zaire. Presented at Annual Conference of National Council for International Health, Crystal City, VA, June, 1990.

P015. Shepard DS, Kouri YK, Garib J. Indirect and direct costs of AIDS in Puerto Rico. Presented at VI International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco, CA, June, 1990.

P014. Kouri Y, Shepard DS, Valadez J, Garib J, Feliciano C. A social experiment to reduce the cost of AIDS in a developing area. Presented at IV International Conference on AIDS, Stockholm, Sweden, June 12-16, 1988.

P013. Shepard DS, Kouri Y, Valadez J, Garib J, Feliciano C. Cost of AIDS treatment in a developing area. Presented at IV International Conference on AIDS, Stockholm, Sweden, June 12-16, 1988.

P012. Shepard DS, Eichner J. Cost-effectiveness of screening to reduce transfusion-related AIDS in developing areas. Presented at IV International Conference on AIDS, Stockholm, Sweden, June 12-16, 1988.

P011. Shepard DS. Cost-effectiveness of screening to reduce AIDS transmission by transfusion. Presented at Workshop on Modeling in conjunction with First Panamerican Teleconference on AIDS, Quito, Ecuador, Sept. 14-15, 1987.

P010. Shepard DS, Kouri Y, Zacarias F, Cameron C, Rosello P, Rodrigues LGM. Financial analysis of AIDS programs in the Americas. Presented at III International Conference on Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Washington, D.C., June 1-5, 1987.

P009. Shepard DS, Brenzel LE, Nemeth KT. Cost-effectiveness of oral rehydration therapy for diarrheal disease. PHN Technical Note 86-26, Population, Health and Nutrition Development, World Bank, Washington, D.C., 1986.

P008. Shepard DS, Stason WB, Nagurney JT, Carmen BA, Bertner BL. Cost-effectiveness analysis of alternative policies within VA hypertension clinics. Presented at 112th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 11-15, 1984.

P007. Shepard DS, Lerman SJ, Cash RA. Cost-Effectiveness of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT), Presented at 112th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 11-15, 1984.

P006. Shepard DS. Overcoming data limitations for cost-effectiveness analysis of health programs in developing countries. Presented at the joint Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association and the Allied Social Sciences Association. New York: December 30, 1982.

P005. Shepard DS. Determining the cost-effectiveness of health education programs. Presented at the Educational Process: From Theory to Practice for Diabetes Education Programs. Washington, D.C., Sept. 1-3, 1981.

P004. Pass TM, Shepard DS, Taylor WC, Komaroff AL. The value of cholesterol screening: a decision analysis. Presented at Joint National Meeting of Canadian Operations Research Society, The Institute of Management Sciences, and Operations Research Society of America. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 3-6, 1981.

P003. Shepard DS. Incentives for not smoking: experience at the Speedcall Corporation. A preliminary report. Presented at the Corporate Commitment to Health: First Executive Conference. Washington, D.C., June 9-10, 1980.

P002. Shepard DS, Ghanotakis AJ. Patterns of health expenditures in Massachusetts. Presented at the 107th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association. New York, November 4-8, 1979.

P001. Shepard DS. Analysis of bio-medical research expenditures. Office of Health Policy Analysis and Research, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1973.




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