Joshua Salomon

Harvard T.H. School of Public Health, Boston, MA USA

Dr. Joshua Salomon earned his Ph.D. in 2001 from Harvardd University and is currently a Professor of Global Health in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard University. His research focuses on priority-setting in global health, within three main substantive areas: (1) measurement of population health status and health valuations; (2) modeling and forecasting health outcomes and disease burden; and (3) evaluation of the potential impact and cost-effectiveness of current and future health interventions. A major emphasis has been on development of new approaches to data collection and analysis of health measurements with a particular focus on developing-country settings and aging populations. Another major research area revolves around development and application of analytic tools for priority-setting in global health. The goal of this work is to combine techniques of simulation modeling with decision analysis to inform decisions on use of existing health interventions and priorities for developing new technologies.