• Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Medicine - Emergency Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Metrics Sciences
Herbert Duber

Seattle, WA
United States

Phone Number: 
206-897-1471
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Email: 
hduber@uw.edu
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Biography 

Herbert Chad Duber, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor in Global Health and Health Metrics Sciences. He works clinically at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.

Dr. Duber’s work focuses on health systems, program monitoring and evaluation, and social determinants of health in vulnerable populations locally and globally. Dr. Duber has led numerous evaluation in low- and middle-income countries, including a multi-country prospective evaluation of the Global Fund, an assessment of STEMI programs in China, India and Brazil, and numerous facility-based HIV treatment programs.

Dr. Duber received his BA in Biology from Pomona College, after which he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study in Panama. He received his MD from the NYU School of Medicine and his MPH in International Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Education 
  • MD (New York University)
  • MPH (Harvard University)
  • BA (Pomona College)
Languages 
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Burden of Disease
  • Community Health Workers
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Homelessness
  • Metrics and Evaluation
  • Social Determinants of Health
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 
Publications 

Murray CJ, Ortblad KF, Guinovart C, Lim SS, Wolock TM, Roberts DA, Dansereau EA, Graetz N, Barber RM, Brown JC, Wang H, Duber HC, Naghavi M, Dicker D, Dandona L, Salomon JA, Heuton KR, Foreman K, Phillips DE, Fleming TD, Flaxman AD, Phillips BK, Johnson EK, Coggeshall MS, et al. 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. Lancet. 2014 Sep 13; 384(9947): 1005-70. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60844-8. [original research]

Duber HC, Dansereau E, Masters SH, Achan J, Burstein R, DeCenso B et al. Uptake of WHO recommendations for first-line antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. PLOS ONE. 2015 Mar 25; 10(3): e0120350. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120350. eCollection 2015. [original research]

Dansereau E, Gakidou E, Ng M, Achan J, Burstein R, DeCenso, Gasasira A, Ikilezi G, Kisia C, Masters S, Njuguna P, Odeny T, Okiro E, Roberts DA, Duber HC. Trends and determinants of antiretroviral therapy patient monitoring practices in Kenya and Uganda. PLoS ONE. 2015 Aug 14; 10(8): e0135653. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135653. eCollection 2015. [original research]

Odeny TA, DeCenso B, Dansereau E, Gasasira A, Kisia C, Njuguna P, Haakenstad A, Gakidou E, Duber HC. The clock is ticking: the rate and timeliness of ART initiation at 51 health facilities in Kenya. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2015 Oct 26; 18(1): 20019. doi: 10.7448/IAS.18.1.20019. eCollection 2015. [original research]

Duber HC, Roberts DA, Ikilezi G, Fullman N, Gasasira A, Gakidou E, Achan J. Evaluating facility-based antiretroviral therapy program effectiveness: a pilot study comparing viral load suppression and retention rates. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2016 Mar 21. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12694. [original research]
Duber HC, Coates TJ, Szekeras G, Kaji AH, Lewis RJ. Is There an Association between PEPFAR Funding and Improvement in National Health Indicators in Africa? Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2010; Jl2, 13(1): 21.

Vu A, Duber HC, Sasser S, Hansoti B, Lynch C, Khan A et al. Emergency Care Research Funding in the Global Health Context: Trends, Priorities and Future Directions. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013; 20(12): 1259-1263. doi: 10.1111/acem.12267.

Haims, MC, Duber HC, Chang LP. Enhancing the Effectiveness of the U.S. Army's Participation in Medical Diplomacy: Implications from a Case Study in Trinidad. Military Medicine. 2014 Jun;179(6):659-65. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00465.

Murray CJ, Ortblad KF, Guinovart C, Lim SS, Wolock TM, Roberts DA, Dansereau EA, Graetz N, Barber RM, Brown JC, Wang H, Duber HC, Naghavi M, Dicker D, Dandona L, Salomon JA, Heuton KR, Foreman K, Phillips DE, Fleming TD, Flaxman AD, Phillips BK, Johnson EK, Coggeshall MS, et al. 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. Lancet. 2014 Sep 13;384(9947):1005-70. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60844-8.

Duber HC, Dansereau E, Masters SH, Achan J, Burstein R, DeCenso B et al. Uptake of WHO recommendations for first-line antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. PLOS ONE. 2015 Mar 25;10(3):e0120350. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120350. eCollection 2015.