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    Sebastian Kevany

    TitleAnalyst IV
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address550 16th Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      Trinity College DublinBAEconomics & Political Science1998
      University of Cape TownMPHGlobal Health2005
      Trinity College DublinMAEconomics & Political Science 2014
      Collapse Awards and Honors
      Trinity College Dublin2016Assistant Adjunct Professor
      Egyptian Ministry of Health2011Medal of Distinguished Service

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      Sebastian Kevany has conducted over 100 missions to Africa, the Middle East, and South-East Asia, with a focus on conflict and post-conflict settings, conducting program evaluation, diplomatic alignment, cost-effectiveness, and other representative duties. Sebastian holds BA and MA degrees from Trinity College Dublin, an MPH degree from the University of Cape Town, and is affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco and Trinity College Dublin.

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      Global health diplomacy, foreign policy, global health and international relations.

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      1. Kevany S, Khumalo-Sakutukwa G, Singh B, Chingono A, Morin S. Global Health Diplomacy, Monitoring & Evaluation, and the Importance of Quality Assurance & Control: Findings from NIMH Project Accept (HPTN 043): A Phase III Randomized Controlled Trial of Community Mobilization, Mobile Testing, Same-Day Results, and Post-Test Support for HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0149335. PMID: 26901519.
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      2. Kevany S. New roles for global health: diplomatic, security, and foreign policy responsiveness. Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Feb; 4(2):e83-4. PMID: 26823219.
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      3. Kevany, S. . . (2016). Global health engagement in diplomacy, intelligence and counterterrorism: a system of standards. Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism,. 2016; 1(11):84-90.
      4. Kevany, S. . . Optimizing Global Health's Contributions to Diplomacy & Foreign Policy. 2015.
      5. Kevany S. James Bond and Global Health Diplomacy. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2015; 4(12):831-4. PMID: 26673467.
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      6. Kevany S. Global Health Diplomacy, "San Francisco Values," and HIV/AIDS: From the Local to the Global. Ann Glob Health. 2015 Sep-Oct; 81(5):611-7. PMID: 27036717.
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      7. Kevany S . . Resolving the Greek Debt Crisis. The Irish Times. 2015.
      8. Kevany S. Diplomatic advantages and threats in global health program selection, design, delivery and implementation: development and application of the Kevany Riposte. Global Health. 2015; 11:22. PMID: 26013278; PMCID: PMC4470080.
      9. Kevany S, Gildea A, Garae C, Moa S, Lautusi A. Global health diplomacy, national integration, and regional development through the monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS programs in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Samoa. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2015 Jun; 4(6):337-41. PMID: 26029892; PMCID: PMC4450728.
      10. Kevany S . . The United States’ Response to Ebola. The New York Times, Letters to the Editor. 2015.
      11. 27. LARKAN, F., RYAN, C., & KEVANY, S. . . The Geopolitics of Ebola and Global Health Security: Why Anthropology Matters. Irish Journal of Anthropology. 2015; 18 (Irish Jour):1.
      12. Kevany, S., & Brugha, R. . Irish Aid and Diplomacy in the Twenty-first Century: Optimising Enlightened Self-Interest, Supranational Priorities and Foreign Policy Impact. Irish Studies in International Affairs. 2015; (26):207-225.
      13. Kevany S . . On Local Funding Agents. AIDSPAN Global Fund Observer. 2014; (248).
      14. Kevany S. Global health diplomacy: a 'Deus ex Machina' for international development and relations: Comment on "A Ghost in the Machine? Politics in Global Health Policy". Int J Health Policy Manag. 2014 Jul; 3(2):111-2. PMID: 25114951; PMCID: PMC4122081.
      15. Kevany S. Global health diplomacy, 'smart power', and the new world order. Glob Public Health. 2014; 9(7):787-807. PMID: 24953683.
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      16. Kevany S, Jaf P, Workneh NG, Abu Dalod M, Tabena M, Rashid S, Al Hilfi TK. Global health diplomacy in Iraq: international relations outcomes of multilateral tuberculosis programmes. Med Confl Surviv. 2014 Apr-Jun; 30(2):91-109. PMID: 24968517.
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      17. Kevany S. . Rich Land, Poor Land. The Irish Times. 2014.
      18. Coates T, Kulich M, Celentano D, Zelaya C, Chariyalertsak S, Chingono A, Gray G, Mbwambo J, Morin S, Richter L, Sweat M, Van Rooyen H, McGrath N, Fiamma A, Laeyendecker O, Piwowar-Manning E, Szekeres G, Donnell D, Eshleman S, & the NIMH Project Accept (HPTN 043) study team. . . Effect of community-based voluntary counselling and testing on HIV incidence and social and behavioural outcomes (NIMH Project Accept; HPTN 043): a cluster-randomised trial. The Lancet Global Health. 2014; 5(2):e267-277.
      19. Maman S, Van Rooyen H, Stankard P, Chingono A, Muravha T, Ntogwisangu J, Phakathi Z, Srirak N, F Morin S, & the NIMH Project Accept (HPTN 043) study team. . . NIMH Project Accept (HPTN 043): results from in-depth interviews with a longitudinal cohort of community members. PLoS One. 2014; 1(9):e87091.
      20. Kevany S, Sahak O, Workneh NG, Saeedzai SA. Global health diplomacy investments in Afghanistan: adaptations and outcomes of global fund malaria programs. Med Confl Surviv. 2014 Jan-Mar; 30(1):37-55. PMID: 24684022.
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      21. Kevany S. . . International Access and Global Health Diplomacy in Sudan. The Lancet Global Health. 2014; (Blog Post).
      22. Joseph G, Nguyen K, Nguyen T, Stewart S, Davis S, Kevany S, Marquez T, Pasick R. Efficient identification of low-income Asian American women at high risk for hepatitis B. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Nov; 24(4):1701-16. PMID: 24185165; PMCID: PMC4497776.
      23. Shade SB, Kevany S, Onono M, Ochieng G, Steinfeld RL, Grossman D, Newmann SJ, Blat C, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Cost, cost-efficiency and cost-effectiveness of integrated family planning and HIV services. AIDS. 2013 Oct; 27 Suppl 1:S87-92. PMID: 24088688.
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      24. Kevany S, Benatar SR, Fleischer T. Improving resource allocation decisions for health and HIV programmes in South Africa: Bioethical, cost-effectiveness and health diplomacy considerations. Glob Public Health. 2013; 8(5):570-87. PMID: 23651436.
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      25. Kevany S, Woelk G, Shade S, Kulich M, Turan J, Chingono A, & Morin S (2013). . . Risk factors for physical domestic violence in a high-prevalence HIV setting: findings from Project Accept baseline data (HPTN-043). Journal of Public Health in Africa. 2013; e1(4):1-5.
      26. Kevany S, Hatfield A, Workneh NG, Durrani BA, Bekele Y, Khan U, White K, Myrick R. Diplomatic and operational adaptations to global health programmes in post-conflict settings: contributions of monitoring and evaluation systems to health sector development and 'nation-building' in South Sudan. Med Confl Surviv. 2012 Jul-Sep; 28(3):247-62. PMID: 23189590.
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      27. Kevany S, Khumalo-Sakutukwa G, Murima O, Chingono A, Modiba P, Gray G, Van Rooyen H, Mrumbi K, Mbwambo J, Kawichai S, Chariyalertsak S, Chariyalertsak C, Paradza E, Mulawa M, Curran K, Fritz K, Morin SF. Health diplomacy and the adaptation of global health interventions to local needs in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand: evaluating findings from Project Accept (HPTN 043). BMC Public Health. 2012; 12:459. PMID: 22716131; PMCID: PMC3552975.
      28. Kevany S, Murima O, Singh B, Hlubinka D, Kulich M, Morin SF, Sweat M. Socio-economic status and health care utilization in rural Zimbabwe: findings from Project Accept (HPTN 043). J Public Health Africa. 2012 Mar 7; 3(1):46-51. PMID: 22962629.
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      29. 21. Novotny T & Kevany S (2012). . . The Way Forward in Global Health Diplomacy: Definitions, Research, and Training. Book chapter in: 21st Century Health Diplomacy. 2012.
      30. Kevany S, Murima O, Singh B, Hlubinka B, Kulich M, Morin S, & Sweat M. . Socio-economic status and health care utilization in rural Zimbabwe: Findings from Project Accept (HPTN 043). Journal of Public Health in Africa. 2012; e13(3):46-51.
      31. Marseille EA, Kevany S, Ahmed I, Feleke G, Graham B, Heller T, Kahn JG, Reyes M. Case management to improve adherence for HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia: a micro-costing study. Cost Eff Resour Alloc. 2011; 9:18. PMID: 22185656; PMCID: PMC3264532.
      32. 24. Sweat M, Morin S, Celentano D, Mulawa M, Singh B, Mbwambo J, Kawichai S, Chingono A, Khumalo-Sakutukwa G, Gray G, Richter L, Kulich M, Sadowski A, Coates T; & the Project Accept Study Team. . . Community-based intervention to increase HIV testing and case detection in people aged 16-32 years in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Thailand (NIMH Project Accept, HPTN 043): a randomised study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2011; 7(11):525-32.
      33. Kevany S & Gorgens M. HIV Programme . . Background Paper prepared for the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Efficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa: What do we know, what do we still need to learn, and how can we be more successful?. 2010.
      34. Fleischer T, Kevany S, Benatar SR. Will escalating spending on HIV treatment displace funding for treatment of other diseases? S Afr Med J. 2010 Jan; 100(1):32-4. PMID: 20429484.
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      35. Kevany S, Meintjes G, Rebe K, Maartens G, Cleary S. Clinical and financial burdens of secondary level care in a public sector antiretroviral roll-out setting (G. F. Jooste Hospital). S Afr Med J. 2009 May; 99(5):320-5. PMID: 19588792.
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      36. Beck E, Souteyrand Y, Kevany S. . . Working group report on the WHO/TDR Generic Tools Workshop. 2006.
      37. 19. Kelly A, Kevany S, Teljeur C. . . The Rationale for Poverty-Profiling. Poverty Today. 2000; 47(12):17-19.
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