A. David Paltiel

Professor of Public Health


  • PhD, Yale University, 1992
  • MBA, Yale University, 1985
  • BA, McGill University, 1981

Selected Articles

Cost-effectiveness of canine vaccination to prevent human rabies in rural Tanzania

M.C. Fitzpatrick, K. Hampson, S. Cleaveland, I. Mzimbiri, F. Lankester, T. Lembo, L.A. Meyers, A.D. Paltiel, and A.P. Galvani
Annals of Internal Medicine

A marginal benefit approach for vaccinating influenza ‘superspreaders’

K.J. Skene, A.D. Paltiel, E. Shim and A.P. Galvani
Medical Decision Making

The survival benefits of Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa

M. D. April, R. Wood, B.K. Berkowitz, A.D. Paltiel, X. Anglaret, E. Losina, K.A. Freedberg and R.P. Walensky
Journal of Infectious Diseases

The Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Treatment as Prevention: Analysis of HPTN 052

R.P. Walensky, E.L. Ross,N. Kumarasamy, R. Wood, F. Noubary, A.D. Paltiel, Y.M. Nakamura, S.V. Godbole, et al.
New England Journal of Medicine

Placing a Price on Medical Device Innovation: The Example of Total Knee Arthroplasty

L.G. Suter, A.D. Paltiel, B. N. Rome, D.H. Solomon, T.S. Thornhill, S.K. Abrams, J.N. Katz, E. Losina


  • Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, Elected as Member, 2014
  • Institute of Medicine, Committee on Valuing Community-Based, Non-Clinical Prevention Policies and Wellness Strategies, 2011
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, French National Agency for Research on AIDS (ANRS), 2009-2013
  • Institute of Medicine, Committee on Review of Priorities in the National Vaccine Plan, 2008-2009
  • Institute of Medicine, Committee on Community Mitigation Strategies for Influenza Pandemic, 2006-2007
  • Institute of Medicine, Committee on the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2005-2007
  • Society for Medical Decision Making, Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Committee member, 2006-
  • Institute of Medicine, Committee on the Ryan White CARE Act: Planning and Evaluation, 2002-2004


  • Institute of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University