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Omar Galarraga

  • PhD (Health Economics)
  • Associate Professor
  • Brown University
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Research interests

Conditional economic incentives Universal health care coverage / insurance HIV/AIDS prevention Impact evaluation Cost-effectiveness

About

Omar Galárraga, PhD, works in three areas of applied health economics research: (1) behavioral economic incentives for behavior change, (2) evaluation of health care reform initiatives including social health insurance, and (3) financing and cost-effectiveness of health care programs. His research appears in public health, health economics, and health services research journals. He is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the International AIDS Society, and serves as Associate Editor for BMC Health Services Research. He teaches classes on Comparative Health Care Systems, Statistical Analysis of Population-Based Datasets, and Global Health Economics at Brown University School of Public Health.

Co-authors (208)

Editorships

Journal of the International AIDS Society

Associate Editor for Health Economics

2018 - Present

BMC Health Services Research

Associate Editor

2014 - 2017(3 years)

Journal of the International AIDS Society

Editorial Board

2014 - 2017(3 years)

Publications (5)

  • The Relationship Between Psychological Temporal Perspective and HIV/STI Risk Behaviors Among Male Sex Workers in Mexico City

    • Sosa-Rubí S
    • Salinas-Rodríguez A
    • Montoya-Rodríguez A
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
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  • HIV prevention costs and their predictors: Evidence from the ORPHEA Project in Kenya

    • Galárraga O
    • Wamai R
    • Sosa-Rubí S
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
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  • Improving antiretroviral therapy adherence in resource-limited settings at scale: a discussion of interventions and recommendations

    • Haberer J
    • Sabin L
    • Amico K
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    9Citations
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  • Community-Based Interventions to Improve and Sustain Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence, Retention in HIV Care and Clinical Outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries for Achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

    • Nachega J
    • Adetokunboh O
    • Uthman O
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    7Citations
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  • Assessing cost and technical efficiency of HIV prevention interventions in sub-Saharan Africa: The ORPHEA study design and methods

    • Bautista-Arredondo S
    • Sosa-Rubí S
    • Opuni M
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    5Citations
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

Brown University

July 2017 - Present

Assistant Professor

Brown University

July 2010 - June 2017(7 years)

Visiting Professor

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies

July 2016 - January 2017(6 months)

Researcher

University of California Berkeley Institute of Business and Economic Research

January 2008 - June 2010(2 years)

Investigator

Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, México

August 2006 - June 2010(4 years)

Education history

Ph.D. (Health Economics)

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

August 2001 - July 2006(5 years)