Gesine Meyer-Rath is a Research Associate Professor at the Department of Global Health of the Boston University School of Public Health. She is a physician and health economist working on the economics of HIV and COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries. Her focus lies on modeling methods for economic evaluation, including infectious disease modeling and decision analysis, and translating research into recommendations for public policy. Before joining BU she has worked in the Paediatrics Department of Charité University Hospital Berlin and with the World Health Organization. Since 2006, she has been based in Johannesburg, first collecting data for her PhD in health economics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and, since 2009, working with the Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), a collaboration between BUSPH and the University of the Witwatersrand. She holds a MD/PhD in Physiology from Free University Berlin and a PhD in Health Economics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.