Dr Elizabeth Glaser

Professional Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. Social Policy, Heller School-Brandeis University 2016
  2. M.A. Social Policy,Heller School-Brandeis University 2011
  3. M.S. International Health Policy and Management, Heller School-Brandeis University 2008
  4. B.S. Nursing, University of Massachusetts-Boston 1992
Administrative Positions
  • Visiting Lecturer, Post-Graduate programmes, KCN 2016-2018
Areas of Interest/Expertise

Health systems research, cost-effectiveness/cost-benefit analysis

 
  • Center for Global Health Fellow in Global Clinical Education,Massachusetts General Hospital (2017-2018)
  • Heller Teaching Fellowship, Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management  (2011-2012).
  • Laura and Dr. Selwyn Oskowitz Doctoral Fellowship, Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management  (2009-2011).
  • Norman E. Zinberg Fellowship in Addictions, Harvard University, Harvard Medical School (2001-2002).
 
  1. Glaser,E. ,Pensulo, P., Iroh Tam, P.Y. PACHA Conference Abstracts. Malawi Med J. 2017 Sept;29(3):282-284. http://www.mmj.mw/?p=6262
  2. Mokdad, A.H., El Becheraoui, C., …Glaser, E., …et al.” GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Collaborators.” Trends in HIV/AIDS morbidity and mortality in Eastern Mediterannean countries, 1990-2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study. International Journal of Public Health. 7 Aug 2017.
  3. Kassebaum, N. J, …Glaser, E., …et al. “The Global Burden of Disease Child and Adolescent Health Collaboration.” Child and Adolescent Health From 1990 to 2015: Findings From the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2015 Study. JAMA Pediatrics. Published online April 03, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.0250
  4. Wang, H., …Glaser, E., … et al. “GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators “ Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet (2016), 388:1459 – 1544.
  5. Vos, T., …Glaser, E, … et al. “GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators” Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet (2016), 388:1545 – 1602
  6. Kassebaum, N. J, …Glaser, E,…,et al. “GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators” (2016) Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388:1775 – 1812
  7. Wang, H., …Glaser, E., … et al. ”GBD 2015 HIV Collaborators” Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet HIV (2016), Volume 3:e361 – e387
  8. Glaser, E., Davis , S., Flomo C., Sliney , A., Tiah, M.W. Nursing’s response to the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola. Correspondence. The Lancet (2016), 387:10021, pp.848. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00509-2
  9. Hashemi-Meshkini,A., Nikfar,S., Glaser,E., Jamshidi,A., Hosseini, S.A. Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Tocilizumab in Comparison with Infliximab in Iranian Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Inadequate Response to tDMARDs: a Multi-Stage Markov Model. Value in Health Regional Issues 9:42-48. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vhri.2015.10.003.
  10. Murray, C.J.L., GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators: Naghavi, M., Wang H., Lozano R., Davis, A., Liang X., Zhou M., …Glaser, E.L., … Lopez, A.D., Vos, T. Global, regional, and national age–sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet; Epub 28 December 2014. DOI: 10.1016/ S0140- 6736(14)61682-2.
  11. Murray, C.J.L., Ortblad, K.F., Guinovart, C., Lim, S.S., Wolock, T.M., Roberts, D.A., Dansereau, E.A., Graetz, N., Barber, R.M., Brown, J.C., Wang, H., Duber, H.C., Naghavi, M., Dicker, D., Dandona, L., Salomon, J.A., … Glaser, E.L., … Lopez, A.D., Vos, T. Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990—2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet; Epub 22 July 2014. DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60844-8
  12. Kassebaum, N.J., Bertozzi-Villa, A., Coggeshall, M.S., Shackelford, K.A., Steiner,C…Glaser, E.L.,…Lopez, A.D., Naghavi, M., Murray, C.J.L., Lozano, R. Global, regional and national causes of maternal mortality, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet; Epub 2 May 2014. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60696-6.
  13. Glaser, E., Stuart-Shor, E., Sullivan, M. Redefining global health-care delivery. Correspondence. The Lancet. 2014 Feb 22;383(9918):694-5. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60256-7.
  14. Thompson, B.A., Spurdle, A.B., Plazzer, J.P., Greenblatt, M.S., …Glaser, E, …., Barbera, V.M. Application of a 5-tiered scheme for standardized classification of 2,360 unique mismatch repair gene variants in the InSiGHT locus-specific database. Nature genetics 2014 Feb;46(2):107-15, Epub 2013 Dec 22. DOI:10.1038/ng.2854
Conference Presentations
  1. Glaser E., Munthali B. (2017) Times series analysis of rainfall and temperature on childhood malaria test positivity rate in Blantyre, Malawi. Poster: Malawi College of Medicine 21st Annual Research Dissemination Conference, 25 November 2017; Blantyre , Malawi
  2. Glaser E., Kondwani K. (2017) Chair for Parallel Session II: Paediatrics and Child Health Malawi College of Medicine 21st Annual Research Dissemination Conference, 25 November 2017; Blantyre, Malawi
  3. Glaser E., Munthali B. (2017) Times series analysis of rainfall and temperature on childhood malaria test positivity rate in Blantyre, Malawi. Poster: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2017. Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  4. Chilumpha E., Glaser E.L. (2017) Work-life transitions of pregnant women and new mothers attending selected maternity clinics in Lilongwe, Malawi. Presentation: Association of Malawi Midwives Scientific Conference, 4 May 2017, Lilongwe,Malawi.
  5. Glaser E.L., Odhiambo J.A., Osewe J., Bonface Leo B., Olang G., Bayoh, M. Nabie, Nandakumar A.K., Gimnig J.E., Shepard D.S., Hamel M.J., Perloff J.N. (2016) The catastrophic impact of childhood malaria on households in rural western Kenya. Poster: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, 2016. Atlanta, Georgia.
  6. Glaser E.L., Odhiambo J.A., Osewe J., Bonface Leo B., Olang G., Bayoh, M. Nabie, Nandakumar A.K., Gimnig J.E., Shepard D.S., Hamel M.J., Perloff J.N. (2016) Measuring the impact of malaria on the health-related quality of life of children in rural western Kenya. Poster: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2016. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  7. Glaser E.L., Odhiambo J.A., Okunogbe A., Osewe J., Ritter G., Shepard D.S., Olang G., Bayoh, M. Nabie, Gimnig J.E., Hamel M.J., Perloff J.N. (2016) The use of school records to measure the impact of a malaria control intervention on attendance in rural western Kenya. Poster: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2016. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  8. Glaser E.L., Silwoski R. (2016) Situational analysis of EVD vulnerability using the Pressure and Release Model. Poster: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2016. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  9. Stuart-Shor E., Ahaisibwe B., Anathan J., Cunningham E., Foradori L., Glaser E., Jacobsen L., Johnston E., Malewezi B., May F., Mitha K., Ngoma D., Ries D., Ries M., Sayeed S., Kerry V. (2016) The Global Health Service Partnership: An academic –clinical partnership to build capacity in nursing and medicine in sub- Saharan Africa.Poster: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2016. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  10. Glaser E., Strengthening vulnerable health systems through a broad based policy approach. Part of: Bausch D.G., Chang J., Garland J., Glaser E., Sessay A. (2016) Symposium: Rebuilding Health Systems for Ebola Survivors. Oral presentations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2016. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  11. Ogayo, M., Glaser, E. Nurses’ role in reducing hospital acquired infections in Kenya through a hand hygiene initiative. Presentation, Global Nursing Caucus conference, University of Massachusetts-Boston. November 2014.
  12. Glaser, E. Mayinga and the ones who stayed: Life and death on the frontlines of health care. Presentation on the history of Ebola Virus Disease and health care worker vulnerability at Global Nursing Caucus Annual conference, University of Massachusetts-Boston, November 2014.
  13. Glaser, E. Ebola: An update on the outbreak. Presentation, Master of Science in International Health Policy and Management program, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, September, 2014
  14. Glaser, E. Inequality in Medical Migration: Should Outcomes Count? Accepted paper for roundtable “Medicine on the Move: Interrogating the Direction and Meaning of Mobility”, African Studies Association 56th annual meeting in Baltimore, MD on November, 2013
  15. Glaser, E., Okunogbe, A., Odhiambo J.A., Gimnig, J.E., Hamel, M.J., Ritter, G., Otieno, P., Olang, G., Bayoh, N., Shepard, D.S. Impact of insecticide treated wall liner on school attendance in rural western Kenya.Presentation at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2013, Washington, DC, USA.
  16. Shepard, D.S., Glaser, E., Kihombo, A., Khoshi, S. Cost effectiveness of indoor residual spraying in Nyanza Province Kenya. Presentation at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2013, Washington, DC, USA.
  17. Shepard, D.S., Glaser, E., Olang, G., Bayoh, N., Odhiambo, F., Were, V., Otieno, P., Kariuki, S., Laserson, K., Desai, M., Gimnig, J.E., Hamel, M.J., Kihombo, A., and Rwiyereka, A. Insecticide treated wall liner: Cost- effectiveness of a new tool for malaria prevention. Presentation, American Public Health Association 141st Annual conference in Boston, MA, USA. November, 2013
  18. Glaser, E., Seboni N., Williams, G., Phaladze, N. Increasing the role of nurses as leaders in global health. Invited expert panelist September 9-13th, 2013. Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University.
  19. Shepard, D.S., Glaser, E., Olang, G., Bayoh, N., Desai, M., Kihombo, A., Odhiambo, F., Gimnig, J.E., Hamel, M.J., Odhiambo, J.A., 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. Presentation, International Health Economics Association Congress in Sydney, Australia. July, 2013.
  20. Shahraz, S., Mokdad, A., Forouzanfar, M., Murray, C.J.L., Glaser, E., Naghavi, M. Global mortality of primary liver cancer. Poster, 19th Annual National Research Services Award Conference, Baltimore, June 22 2013.
  21. Naghavi, M. Shahraz, S., Mokdad, A., Forouzanfar, M.H., Michaud, C., Glaser, E., Tavakkoli, M., Liu, W., Ghaziani, T., Murray, C.J.L., Global Burden of Disease and Injury Study. Worldwide trend of hepatocellular carcinoma: Systematic analysis from 1990 through 2010. Journal of Hepatology Volume 58, Supplement 1, Page S269, April 2013. Poster, International Liver Congress 2013, 48th annual meeting European Association for the Study of the Liver. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2013. Abstract: A-533-0009-01277.
  22. Shepard, D.S., Glaser, E., Olang, G., Bayoh, N.; Desai, M.; Kihombo, A., Odhiambo, F., Gimnig, J., Hamel, M.J., Were, V., Otieno, P, Rwiyereka, A.K., 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.
  23. Shepard, D.S., Glaser, E., Olang, G., Bayoh, N., Desai, M. Kihombo, A., Odhiambo, F., Gimnig, J., Hamel, M.J., Were, V., Otieno, P, Laserson, K., Kariuki, S. Cost-effectiveness of insecticide treated wall liner for malaria prevention in rural western Kenya. Presentation at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual meeting, November 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  24. Ogayo, M., Odhiambo, A., Mitema, L., Odeny, E., Okiri, T., Makunda, N., Ochieng, D., Warindu, J., Omollo, D., Oyombra, J., Olum, J., Warindu, J., Glaser, E. Nursing’s role in improving maternal-to-child-transmission outcomes for HIV exposed infants. Oral presentation- Global Nursing Caucus Annual conference, University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston Massachusetts, USA, October 2012.
  25. Glaser, E. An evaluation of the cost effectiveness of male circumcision for the prevention of HIV at STD clinics in Andhra Pradesh, India. Poster presentation- American Public Health Association Annual Conference, HIV/AIDS Session 5009.0: The Next Generation of HIV/AIDS Scholars, Denver, CO, Nov. 10, 2010.
  26. Glaser E. Strategies for Prevention of Transmission in HIV Sero-discordant Couples. Oral presentation , as part of Strengthening our AIDS Response mentoring program. CT;2008.
  27. Glaser E. Issues with Antiretroviral Medication Adherence in the US. Oral presentation, domestic issues in HIV medication adherence presented to AIDS study group at Brandeis University, October 2007.
  28. Glaser E. Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Strategies. Presentation, HIV/AIDS medication adherence at 10th HIV Update, Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Continuing Education, Harvard Medical School, June 2006. For AMA PRA category 1 credit
  29. Glaser E. Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Strategies. Presentation, HIV/AIDS medication adherence at 9th HIV Update, Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Continuing Education, Harvard Medical School, June 2005. For AMA PRA category 1 credit
  30. Glaser E. Understanding Homelessness: Issues and challenges in care. As co-chair Homelessness Issues Group/ Massachusetts Nurses Association, implemented an educational nursing seminar on health in homeless individuals. Boston, Massachusetts; June 2000. Approved for 2.4 nursing CEUs

 

Other Publications
  1. Glaser, E. Qualitative Evaluation of Interventions in the Ebola Zaire Makona Outbreak. Extended Discussion Brief. The Global Health Delivery Project, GHDonline.org, July 24, 2015.
  2. Glaser, E. On the ground: Ebola response in Liberia. Heller Magazine, Spring/Summer 2015, p 10-15. Published 17/06/15. https://issuu.com/brandeis/docs/f120_heller_magazine_for_issu
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      August 14, 2019
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