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A database of all research from the Center for Global Surgery Evaluation.

 

PEERREVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (FIRST AUTHOR)

1. Shrime MG, Mukhopadhyay S, Alkire BC. Health-system-adapted data envelopment analysis for decisionmaking in universal health coverage. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation 2018. 96:393-401

2. Shrime MG, Weinstein MC, Hammit JK, Cohen JL, Salomon JA. Trading bankruptcy for health: a discrete choice experiment. Value in Health 2018. 21(1):95-104.

3. Shrime MG, Hamer M, Mukhopadhyay S, Kunz LM, Claus NH, Randall K, Jean-Baptiste JH, Maevatombo PH, Toh MPS, Biddell JR, Bos R, White MC. Effect of removing the barrier of transportation costs on surgical utilisation in Guinea, Madagascar and the Republic of Congo. BMJ Global Health 2017. 2(Suppl 4):e000434.

4. Shrime MG, Alkire BC, Grimes C, Chao TE, Poenaru D, Verguet S. Cost-effectiveness in global surgery: Pearls, pitfalls, and a checklist. World Journal of Surgery 2017. 41(6):1401-1413

5. Shrime MG, Sekidde S, Linden A, Cohen JL, Weinstein MC, Salomon JA. Sustainable development in surgery: the health, poverty, and equity impacts of charitable surgery in Uganda. PLOS One 2016. 11(12):e0168867.

6. Shrime MG. The right to look human—head and neck surgery in low- and middle-income countries: The Chris O’Brien memorial lecture. JAMA Otolaryngology 2016. 142(12):1143-1144.

7. Shrime MG, Dare A, Alkire BC, Meara JG. A global country-level comparison of the financial burden of surgery. British Journal of Surgery 2016. 103(11):1453-1461. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10249.

8. Shrime MG, Verguet S, Desalegn D, Johansson KA, Jamison D, Kruk ME. Task sharing or public finance for expanding surgical access in rural Ethiopia: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis. Health Policy and Planning 2016. 31(6):706-716. pii czv121.

9. Shrime MG, Dare AJ, Alkire BC, O’Neill K, Meara JG. Catastrophic expenditure to pay for surgery worldwide: a modeling study. Lancet Global Health 2015. 3:S38-S44.

10. Shrime MG, Daniels KM, Meara JG. How much surgery is enough? Aligning surgical delivery with bestperforming health systems. Lancet 2015. 385:S13.

11. Shrime MG, Daniels KM, Meara JG. Half a billion surgical cases: aligning surgical delivery with bestperforming health systems. Surgery 2015. 158(1):27-32.

12. Shrime MG, Bickler SW, Alkire BC, Mock C. The global burden of surgical disease: an assessment from the provider perspective. Lancet Global Health 2015. 3:S8.

13. Shrime MG, Sleemi A, Thulasiraj RD. Charitable platforms in global surgery: A systematic review of their effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, sustainability, and role in training. World Journal of Surgery 2015. 39(1):10-20. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2516-0

PEERREVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (SENIOR AUTHOR)

1. Yorlets RR, Iverson KT, Roder-DeWan S, Gage AD, Nsona H, Leslie HH, Shrime MG. Latent class analysis of the social determinants of health-seeking behaviour for delivery among pregnant women in Malawi. BMJ Global Health 2019. Accepted.

2. Saluja S, Mukhopadhyay S, Amundson JR, Silverstein A, Gelman J, Jenny H, Lin Y, Moccia A, Rashad R, Sood R, Raykar NP, Shrime MG. Quality of essential surgical care in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of the literature. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2018. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzy141.

3. Ng-Kamstra JS, Arya S, Greenberg SLM, Kotagal M, Arsenault C, Ljungman D, Yorlets RR, Agarwal A, Frankfurter C, Nikouline A, Lai FYX, Palmqvist CL, Fu T, Mahmood T, Raju S, Sharma S, Marks IH, Bowder A, Pi L, Meara JG, Shrime MG. Perioperative mortality rates in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Global Health 2018. 3(3): e000810.

4. Dewan MC, Rattani A, Baticulon RE, Faruque S, Johnson WD, Dempsey RJ, Haglund MM, Alkire BC, Park KB, Warf BC, Shrime MG. Operative and consultative proportions of neurosurgical disease worldwide: estimation from the surgeon perspective. Journal of Neurosurgery 2018. Epub ahead of print.

5. Ravindra VM, Senglaub SS, Rattani A, Dewan MC, Härtl R, Bisson E, Park KB, Shrime MG. Degenerative lumbar spine disease: estimating global incidence and worldwide volume. Global Spine Journal 2018. 8(8):784-794.

6. Bergmark RW, Shaye DA, Shrime MG. Surgical care and otolaryngology in global health. Otolaryngic Clinics of North America 2018. 51(3):501-513.

7. Albutt K, Yorlets RR, Punchak M, Kayima P, Namanya DB, Anderson GA, Shrime MG. You pray to your God: A qualitative analysis of challenges in the provision of safe, timely, and affordable surgical care in Uganda. PLOS One 2018. 13(4): e0195986.

8. White MC, Randall K, Alcorn D, Greenland R, Glasgo C, Shrime MG. Measurement of patient-reported disability using WHODAS 2.0 before and after surgical intervention in Madagascar. BMC Health Services Research 2018. 18(1):305.

9. White MC, Randall K, Avara E, Mullis J, Parker G, Shrime MG. Clinical outcome, social impact, and patient expectation: a purposive sampling pilot evaluation of patients in Benin seven years after surgery. World Journal of Surgery 2018. 42(5):1254-1261.

10. Albutt K, Punchak M, Kayima P, Namanya DB, Anderson GA, Shrime MG. Access to safe, timely, and affordable surgical care in Uganda: a stratified randomized evaluation of nationwide public sector surgical capacity and core surgical indicators. World Journal of Surgery 2018. 42(8):2303-2313.

11. Saluja S, Nwomeh B, Finlayson SRG, Hotlerman AL, Jawa RS, Jayaraman S, Juillard C, Krishnaswami S, Mukhopadhyay S, Rickard J, Weiser TG, Yang GP, Shrime MG. Guide to research in academic global surgery: A statement of the Society of University Surgeons Global Academic Surgery Committee. Surgery 2018. 163(2):463-466.

12. White MC, Baxter LS, Close KL, Ravelojaona VA, Rakotoarison HN, Bruno E, Herbert A, Andean V, Callahan J, Andriamanjato HH, Shrime MG. Evaluation of a countrywide implementation of the world health organisation surgical safety checklist in Madagascar. PLoS One 2018. 13(2): e0191849

13. Anderson GA, Ilcisin L, Kayima P, Abesiga L, Portal Benitez N, Ngonzi J, Ronald M, Shrime MG. Out-of-pocket payment for surgery in Uganda: The rate of impoverishing and catastrophic expenditure at a government hospital. PLoS One. 12(10):e0187293.

14. White MC, Hamer M, Biddell J, Claus N, Randall K, Alcorn D, Parker G, Shrime MG. Facilitating access to surgical care through a decentralised case-finding strategy: experience in Madagascar. BMJ Global Health 2017. 2(3):e000427.

15. Massenburg BB, Saluja S, Jenny HE, Raykar NP, Ng-Kamstra J, Guilloux AGA, Scheffer MC, Meara JG, Alonso N, Shrime MG. Assessing the Brazilian surgical system with six surgical indicators: a descriptive and modelling study. BMJ Global Health 2017. 2(2):e000226.

16. Anderson GA, Ilcisin L, Abesiga L, Mayanja R, Portal Benitz N, Ngonzi J, Kayima P, Shrime MG. Surgical volume and postoperative mortality rate at a referral hospital in Western Uganda: Measuring the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery indicators in low-resource settings. Surgery 2017. 161(6):1710-1719.

17. Lin BM, White M, Glover A, Wamah GP, Trotti DL, Randall K, Alkire BC, Cheney ML, Parker G, Shrime MG. Barriers to surgical care and health outcomes: A prospective study on the relation between wealth, sex, and postoperative complications in the Republic of the Congo. World Journal of Surgery 2017. 41(1):14-23.

18. White M, Alcorn D, Randall K, Duncan S, Klassen H, Shrime MG. Evaluation of patient satisfaction, impact, and disability-free survival after a surgical mission in Madagascar: a pilot survey. World Journal of Surgery 2017. 41(2):364-369.

19. Silverstein A, Costas-Chavarri A, Gakwaya MR, Lule J, Mukhopadhyay S, Meara JG, Shrime MG. Laparoscopic Versus Open Cholecystectomy: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis at Rwanda Military Hospital. World Journal of Surgery 2017. 41(5):1225-1233.

20. Bruno E, White MC, Baxter LS, Ravelojaona VA, Rakotoarison HN, Andriamanjato HH, Close KL, Herbert A, Raykar N, Saluja S, Shrime MG. An evaluation of preparedness, delivery and impact of surgical and anesthesia care in Madagascar: A framework for a National Surgical Plan. World Journal of Surgery 2017. 41(5):1218-1224.

21. Corlew DS, Alkire BC, Poenaru D, Meara JG, Shrime MG. Economic valuation of the impact of a large surgical charity using the Value of Lost Welfare approach. BMJ Global Health 2016. 1:e000059.

22. Ng-Kamstra JS, Greenberg SLM, Abdulla F, Amado V, Anderson GA, Cossa M, Costas-Chavarri A, Davies J, Debas HT, Dyer GSM, Erdene S, Farmer PE, Gaumnitz A, Hagander L, Haider A, Leather AJM, Lin Y, Marten R, Marvin JT, McClain CD, Meara JG, Mehes M, Mock C, Mukhopadhyay S, Orgoi S, Prestero T, Price RR, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Riviello R, Rudy S, Saluja S, Sullivan R, Tarpley JL, Taylor RH, Telemque L-F, Toma G, Varghese A, Walker M, Yamey G, Shrime MG. Global surgery 2030: a roadmap for high-income country actors. BMJ Global Health 2016. 1:e000011

23. Ng-Kamstra JS, Riesel JN, Arya S, Weston B, Kreutzer T, Meara JG, Shrime MG. Surgical non-governmental organizations: global surgery’s unknown nonprofit sector. World J Surgery 2016. 40(8):1823-1841.

24. Gutnik LA, Dielman J, Dare AJ, Ramos MS, Riviello R, Meara JG, Yamey G, Shrime MG. Financial contribution to global surgery: An analysis of 160 international charitable organizations. SpringerPlus 2016. 5:1558.

25. Verguet S, Alkire BC, Bickler SW, Lauer JA, Uribe-Leitz T, Molina G, Weiser TG, Yamey G, Shrime MG. Timing and cost of scaling up surgical services in low- and middle-income countries from 2012 to 2030: a modeling study. Lancet Global Health 2015. 3:S28-S37.

26. Gutnik LA, Dielman J, Dare AJ, Ramos MS, Riviello R, Meara JG, Yamey G, Shrime MG. A retrospective analysis of contributions from the USA. BMJ Open 2015. 5: e008780.

PEERREVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (OTHER)

1. Juran S, Gruendl M, Marks IH, Broer PN, Guzman JM, Davies JI, Shrime MG, Johnson W, Holmer H, Peck G, Makasa E, Hagander L, Klug SJ, Meara JG, Gelb AW, Ljungman D. The need to collect, aggregate, and analyze global anesthesia and surgery data. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 2019. Epub ahead of print.

2. Rickard J, Onwuka E, Joseph S, Ozgediz D, Krishnaswami S, Oyetunji TA, Sharma J, Ginwalla RF, Nwomeh BC, Jayaraman S, Aboutanos MA, Bickler SW, Calland JF, Caty MG, Charles A, DeUgarte DA, Dicker R, Farmer DL, Gonzalez L, Haider A, Juillard C, Lanning D, Latifi R, Nwariaku F, Pawlik T, Peck GL, Price R, Puyana JC, Remick KN, Riviello R, Rodas EB, Rogers SO, Shrime MG, Stehr W, Swaroop M, Tarpley JL, Tefera G, Vyas D, Weiser TG, Wren SM. Value of global surgery activities for US academic health centers: a position paper by the Association for Academic Surgery Global Affairs Committee, Society of University Surgeons Committee on Global Academic Surgery, and American College of Surgeons' Operation Giving Back. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2018. 227(4):455-466.

3. Alkire BC, Peters AW, Shrime MG, Meara JG. The economic consequences of mortality amenable to highquality health care in low- and middle-income countries. Health Affairs (Millwood) 2018. 37(6):988-966

4. Rudolfson N, Dewan MC, Park KB, Shrime MG, Meara JG, Alkire BC. The economic consequences of neurosurgical disease in low-and middle-income countries. Journal of Neurosurgery 2018. Epub ahead of print.

5. Smith ER, Concepcion T, Lim S, Sadler S, Poenaru D, Saxton AT, Shrime MG, Ameh E, Rice HE. Disability weights for pediatric surgical procedures: a systematic review and analysis. World Journal of Surgery 2018. 42(9):3021-3034.

6. GBD 2017 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990– 2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018. 392(10159):1789-1858.

7. GBD 2017 Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018. 392(10159):1736-1788.

8. GBD 2017 SDG Collaborators. Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018. 392(10159):2091-2138.

9. GBD 2017 Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018. 392(10159):1684- 1735.

10. GBD 2017 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018. 392(10159):1859- 1922.

11. GBD 2017 Risk Factor Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet 2018. 392(10159):1923-1994.

12. Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network. Trends in future health financing and coverage: future health spending and universal health coverage in 188 countries, 2016–40. Lancet 2018. 391(10132):1783-1798.

13. GBD 2016 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators. Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2018. 391(10136):2236-2271.

14. Dewan MC, Rattani A, Gupta S, Baticulon RE, Hung Y-C, Punchak M, Agrawal A, Adeleye AO, Shrime MG, Rubiano AM, Rosenfeld JV, Park KB. Estimating the global incidence of traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurosurgery 2018. Epub ahead of print.

15. Citron I, Amundson J, Saluja S, Guilloux A, Jenny H, Scheffer M, Shrime MG, Alonso N. Assessing burn care in Brazil: An epidemiologic, cross-sectional, nationwide study. Surgery 2018. 163(5):1165-1172.

16. Watters DA, Guest GD, Tangi V, Shrime MG, Meara JG. Global surgery system strengthening: it is all about the right metrics. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2018. 126(4):1329-1339.

17. Ruhumuriza J, Odhiambo J, Riviello R, Lin Y, Nkurunziza T, Shrime MG, Maine R, Omondi JM, Mpirimbanyi C, de la Paix Sebakarane J, Hagugimana P, Rusangwa C, Hedt-Gauthier B. Assessing the cost of laparotomy at a rural district hospital inRwanda using time-driven activity-based costing. BJS Open 2018. 2(1):25-33.

18. Gupta S, Klaric K, Sam N, Din V, Juschkewitz T, Iv V, Shrime MG, Park KB. Impact of helmet use traumatic brain injury from road traffic accidents in Cambodia. Traffic Injury Prevention 2018. 19(1):66-70.

19. Jenny HE, Massenburg BB, Saluja S, Meara JG, Shrime MG, Alonso N. Efficacy of facilitated capacity building in providing cleft lip and palate in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2017. 28(7):1737-1741.

20. Burssa D, Teshome A, Iverson K, Ahearn O, Ashengo T, Barash D, Barringer E, Citron I, Garringer K, McKitrick V, Meara JG, Mengistu A, Mukhopadhyay S, Reynolds C, Shrime MG, Varghese A, Esseye S, Bekele A. Safe surgery for all: Early lessons from implementing a national government-driven surgical plan in Ethiopia. World Journal of Surgery 2017. 41(12):3038-3045.

21. GBD Risk Factors Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017. 390:1345-1422.

22. GBD 2016 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017. 390:1211-1259.

23. GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017. 390:1085-1150.

24. GBD 2016 Cause of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017. 390(10100):1151-1210.



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25. GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators. Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017. 390(10100):1423-1459.

26. Raykar NP, Ng-Kamstra JS, Bickler S, Davies J, Greenberg SLM, Hagander L, Johnson W, Leather AJM, McQueen KA, Mukhopadhyay S, Suzuki E, Weiser T, Shrime MG, Meara JG. New global surgical and anaesthesia indicators in the World Development Indicators dataset. BMJ Global Health 2017. 2(2):e000265.

27. Baxter LS, Ravelojaona VA, Rakotoarison HN, Herbert A, Bruno E, Close KL, Andean V, Andriamanjato HH, Shrime MG, White MC. An observational assessment of anesthesia capacity in Madagascar as a prerequisite to the development of a National Surgical Plan. Anesthesia Analgesia 2017. 124(6):2001-2007.

28. Moran D, Shrime MG, Nang S, Vycheth I, Vuthy D, Hong R, Padula WV, Park KB. Cost-effectiveness of craniotomy for epidural hematomas at a major government hospital in Cambodia. World J Surg 2017. 41(9):2215- 2223.

29. Gupta S, Iv V, Sam N, Vuthy D, Klaric K, Shrime MG, Park KB. Impact of helmet use on severity of epidural hematomas in Cambodia. World Neurosurgery 2017. 100:267-270.

30. GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators. Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2017. 390(10091):231-266.

31. Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network. Evolution and patterns of global health financing 1995-2014: development assistance for health, and government, prepaid private, and out-of-pocket health spending in 184 countries. Lancet 2017. 389(10083):1981-2004.

32. Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration., Fitzmaurice C, Allen C, Barber RM, Barregard L, Bhutta ZA, Brenner H, Dicker DJ, Chimed-Orchir O, Dandona R, Dandona L, Fleming T, Forouzanfar MH, Hancock J, Hay RJ, Hunter-Merrill R, Huynh C, Hosgood HD, Johnson CO, Jonas JB, Khubchandani J, Kumar GA, Kutz M, Lan Q, Larson HJ, Liang X, Lim SS, Lopez AD, MacIntyre MF, Marczak L, Marquez N, Mokdad AH, Pinho C, Pourmalek F, Salomon JA, Sanabria JR, Sandar L, Sartorius B, Schwartz SM, Shackelford KA, Shibuya K, Stanaway J, Steiner C, Sun J, Takahashi K, Vollset SE, Vos T, Wagner JA, Wang H, Westerman R, Zeeb H, Zoeckler L, Abd-Allah F, Ahmed MB, Alabed S, Alam NK, Aldhahri SF, Alem G, Alemayohu MA, Ali R, AlRaddadi R, Amare A, Amoako Y, Artaman A, Asayesh H, Atnafu N, Awasthi A, Saleem HB, Barac A, Bedi N, Bensenor I, Berhane A, Bernabé E, Betsu B, Binagwaho A, Boneya D, Campos-Nonato I, Castañeda-Orjuela C, Catalá-López F, Chiang P, Chibueze C, Chitheer A, Choi JY, Cowie B, Damtew S, das Neves J, Dey S, Dharmaratne S, Dhillon P, Ding E, Driscoll T, Ekwueme D, Endries AY, Farvid M, Farzadfar F, Fernandes J, Fischer F, G/Hiwot TT, Gebru A, Gopalani S, Hailu A, Horino M, Horita N, Husseini A, Huybrechts I, Inoue M, Islami F, Jakovljevic M, James S, Javanbakht M, Jee SH, Kasaeian A, Kedir MS, Khader YS, Khang YH, Kim D, Leigh J, Linn S, Lunevicius R, El Razek HM, Malekzadeh R, Malta DC, Marcenes W, Markos D, Melaku YA, Meles KG, Mendoza W, Mengiste DT, Meretoja TJ, Miller TR, Mohammad KA, Mohammadi A, Mohammed S, Moradi-Lakeh M, Nagel G, Nand D, Le Nguyen Q, Nolte S, Ogbo FA, Oladimeji KE, Oren E, Pa M, Park EK, Pereira DM, Plass D, Qorbani M, Radfar A, Rafay A, Rahman M, Rana SM, Søreide K, Satpathy M, Sawhney M, Sepanlou SG, Shaikh MA, She J, Shiue I, Shore HR, Shrime MG, So S, Soneji S, Stathopoulou V, Stroumpoulis K, Sufiyan MB, Sykes BL, Tabarés-Seisdedos R, Tadese F, Tedla BA, Tessema GA, Thakur JS, Tran BX, Ukwaja KN, Uzochukwu BS, Vlassov VV, Weiderpass E, Wubshet Terefe M, Yebyo HG, Yimam HH, Yonemoto N, Younis MZ, Yu C, Zaidi Z, Zaki ME, Zenebe ZM, Murray CJ, Naghavi M. Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-years for 32 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2015: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study. JAMA Oncology 2017. 3(4):524-548Dec 3. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.5688

33. Massenburg BB, Jenny HE, Saluja S, Meara JG, Shrime MG, Alonso N. Barriers to cleft lip and palate repair around the world. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2016. 27(7):1741-1745.

34. GBD Risk Factors Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016. 388(10053):1659-1724.

35. GBD Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016 388(10053):1545-1602.

36. GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016 388(10053):1459-1544

37. Holmer H, Shrime MG, Reisel JN, Meara JG, Hagander L. Towards closing the gap of the global surgeon, anaesthesiologist, and obstetrician workforce: thresholds and projections towards 2030. Lancet 2015. 385:S40.

38. Meara JG, Leather AJ, Hagander L, Alkire BC, Bickler SW, Alonso N, Ameh EA, Conteh L, Dare AJ, Rodas E, Mkandawire NC, El-Hlabi S, Gruen RL, Verguet S, Derivois Merisier E, Sullivan R, Yamey G, Lavy C, Weiser TG, Rose J, Kamara TB, Wilson IH, Shrime MG, Grimes CE, Lundeg G, Gillies R, Farmer PE, Raykar N, Riesel JN, Yip W, Greenberg SL, Roy N, Adnan Ismail E, Davies J, Gawande AA. The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. Lancet 2015. 386(9995):743-800.

39. Sullivan R, Alatise OI, Anderson BO, Audisio R, Autier P, Aggarwal A, Balch C, Brennan M, Dare A, D’Cruz A, Eggermont AMM, Fleming K, Gueye SM, Hagander L, Herrera CA, Holmer H, Ilbawi AM, Jarnheimer A, Ji JF, Kingham TP, Liberman J, Leather AJM, Meara JG, Mukhopadhyay S, Murthy SS, Omar S, Parham GP, Pramesh CS, Riviello R, Rodin D, Santini L, Shrikhande SV, Shrime MG, Thomas R, Tsunoda AT, Watters D, Wang S, Wu YL, van de Velde C, Veronesi U, Vijaykumar DK, Zeiton M, Purushotham A. The Lancet Oncology commission on global cancer surgery: Delivering safe and affordable cancer surgery to all. Lancet Oncology 2015. 16(11):1193-1224.

40. Verguet S, Olson ZD, Babigumira JB, Desalegn D, Johansson KA, Kruk ME, Levin CE, Nugent RA, Pecenka C, Shrime MG, Memirie S, Watkins DA, Jamison DT. Health gains and financial risk protection afforded from selected interventions in Ethiopia: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis. Lancet Global Health 2015. 3:e288-296.

41. Alkire BC, Shrime MG, Dare AJ, Vincent JR, Meara JG. The global economic consequences of selected surgical diseases: a modeling study. Lancet Global Health 2015. 3:S21-S26.

42. Raykar N, Alkire BC, Shrime MG, Weiser TG, Bickler SW, Rose J, Nutt CT, Greenberg SL, Kotagal M, Riesel JN, Esquivel M, Uribe-Leitz T, Molina G, Roy N, Meara JG, Farmer PE. Global access to surgical care: a modeling exercise. Lancet Global Health 2015. 3(6):e316-323.

43. Mock C, Donkor P, Gawande AA, Jamison DT, Kruk ME, Debas HT, DCP3 Essential Surgery author group. Essential surgery: key messages from the Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition. Lancet 2015. 385(9983):2209-19. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60091-5

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PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

1. Shrime MG. The predicted effect of regionalized delivery care on neonatal mortality, utilization, and patient utility in Malawi. Under Revision: Lancet Global Health

ACTIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS

1. Shrime MG. Optimizing cash transfers for surgery in Guinea. Research ongoing.

INVITED PAPERS AND NON-PEER- REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

1. Shrime MG and Meara JG. How surgery can fight global poverty. The New York Times, 25 September 2015

2. Maru DS-R, McGee HM, Brady JS, King CA, Andrews, J, Singh P, Karelas G, Schwarz D, Schwarz R, Adam C, Benton A, Acharya B, Acharya B, Panizales MT, Lim J, Shrime MG, Wagner M, Rogers S. Global surgical care in 2030: Metrics and strategies for expansion in access and quality. WHO Thematic Consultation: Health in the post-2015 development agenda. Available at http://www.worldwewant2015.org/node/298623

3. Shrime MG. The Right to Look Human. AAO-HNS Bulletin. December 2011

4. Shrime MG. Understanding Nm23 actions and interactions through structural and biologic modeling. Princeton University, Undergraduate Thesis, 1996