Johannesburg, South Africa

Brooke Nichols, PhD, MSc, is a health economist and infectious disease mathematical modeler at Boston University, and currently based at HE2RO (Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office) in South Africa.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Holyoke College in International Relations, a Master of Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Epidemiology, and a PhD from the Erasmus Medical Center (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) in the economic and infectious disease modelling of HIV prevention strategies.

Dr. Nichols’ research experience and interests include modelling and economic evaluation of treatment as prevention (HIV and HCV) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (HIV), HIV drug resistance modelling, geospatial modelling for efficient resource allocation, and translating research into public policy recommendations.