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Bryan N. Patenaude, ScD

Health Economist

Bryan is an economist at IVAC and an assistant professor of economic evaluation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of International Health. At IVAC, Bryan is the PI of the fourth iteration of the Decade of Vaccine Economics (DoVE-IV) project. The DoVE project seeks to quantify the economic cost-of-illness associated with vaccine-preventable diseases and quantify the return-on-investment of vaccines, globally. Bryan’s other work focuses on assessing the strength, sustainability, and efficiency of health financing in low and lower-middle income countries, applying behavioral economics to the evaluation of public health policy, designing contracts and incentives for an efficient health workforce, and understanding the medium and long-term causal impact of health investments on non-health sectors.

Bryan has experience working in over 20 countries and prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, was the senior economist for the Office of HIV/AIDS’ sustainable financing initiative at USAID. Bryan holds a BA in international economics from Boston College, an MA in global development economics from Boston University, and an ScD in global health economics from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.