Staff Profile

Vidis Munshi

Vidit Munshi, PhD

Lecturer, Markets, Public Policy & Law Department, Questrom School of Business, Boston University

Dr. Munshi is currently a lecturer at the Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Dr. Munshi earned his PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University in 2020. He graduated from Boston University in 2008 with a BA in Economics and a minor in journalism. He worked in media relations with the Boston Red Sox for a year before returning to BU to receive an MA in Economics in 2010.

Dr. Munshi worked as a research assistant at the ITA before entering the Harvard PhD program. He also worked as a life sciences research intern at Deloitte and spent numerous summers doing research at a Harvard Medical School oncology lab. He is interested in working to effect change in healthcare using various facets of health economics, including mathematical modeling, cost-effectiveness analysis, and outcomes research.

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Selected Publications


Toumazis, Iakovos; Cao, Pianpian; de Nijs, Koen; Bastani, Mehrad; Munshi, Vidit; Hemmati, Mehdi; Haaf, Kevin Ten; Jeon, Jihyoun; Tammemägi, Martin; Gazelle, G Scott; Feuer, Eric J; Kong, Chung Yin; Meza, Rafael; de Koning, Harry J; Plevritis, Sylvia K; Han, Summer S

Risk Model-Based Lung Cancer Screening : A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Journal Article

In: Ann Intern Med, 2023, ISSN: 1539-3704.

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Toumazis, Iakovos; Nijs, Koen; Cao, Pianpian; Bastani, Mehrad; Munshi, Vidit; Haaf, Kevin Ten; Jeon, Jihyoun; Gazelle, G. Scott; Feuer, Eric J.; Koning, Harry J.; Meza, Rafael; Kong, Chung Yin; Han, Summer S.; Plevritis, Sylvia K.

Cost-effectiveness Evaluation of the 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Lung Cancer Screening. Journal Article

In: JAMA oncology, 2021, ISSN: 2374-2445, ().

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Han, Summer S; Haaf, Kevin Ten; Hazelton, William D; Munshi, Vidit; Jeon, Jihyoun; Erdogan, Saadet A; Johanson, Colden; McMahon, Pamela M.; Meza, Rafael; Kong, Chung Yin; Feuer, Eric J; Koning, Harry J; Plevritis, Sylvia K

The impact of overdiagnosis on the selection of efficient lung cancer screening strategies Journal Article

In: International journal of cancer, vol. 140, no. 11, pp. 2436-2443, 2017, ISSN: 1097-0215, ().

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Lowry, Kathryn; Gazelle, G. Scott; Gilmore, Michael; Johanson, Colden; Munshi, Vidit; Choi, Sung Eun; Tramontano, Angela; Kong, Chung Yin; McMahon, Pamela M.

Personalizing annual lung cancer screening for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A decision analysis Journal Article

In: Cancer, vol. 121, no. 10, pp. 1556-62, 2015, ().

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Goehler, Alexander; McMahon, Pamela M.; Lumish, Heidi S.; Wu, Carol; Munshi, Vidit; Gilmore, Michael; Chung, Jonathan H.; Ghoshhajra, Brian B.; Mark, Daniel; Truong, Quynh A.; Gazelle, G. Scott; Hoffmann, Udo

Cost-Effectiveness of Follow-Up of Pulmonary Nodules Incidentally Detected on Cardiac CT Angiography in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease Journal Article

In: Circulation, vol. 130, no. 8, pp. 668-75, 2014, ().

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Meza, Rafael; Haaf, Kevin Ten; Kong, Chung Yin; Erdogan, Ayca; Black, William C.; Tammemagi, Martin C.; Choi, Sung Eun; Jeon, Jihyoun; Han, Summer S.; Munshi, Vidit; Rosmalen, Joost; Pinsky, Paul; McMahon, Pamela M.; Koning, Harry J.; Feuer, Eric J.; Hazelton, William D.; Plevritis, Sylvia K.

Comparative analysis of 5 lung cancer natural history and screening models that reproduce outcomes of the NLST and PLCO trials Journal Article

In: Cancer, vol. 120, no. 11, pp. 1713-24, 2014, ().

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Koning, Harry J.; Meza, Rafael; Plevritis, Sylvia K.; Haaf, Kevin Ten; Munshi, Vidit; Jeon, Jihyoun; Erdogan, Saadet Ayca; Kong, Chung Yin; Han, Summer S.; Rosmalen, Joost; Choi, Sung Eun; Pinsky, Paul F.; Gonzalez, Amy Berrington; Berg, Christine D.; Black, William C.; Tammemägi, Martin C.; Hazelton, William D.; Feuer, Eric J.; McMahon, Pamela M.

Benefits and Harms of Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screening Strategies: A Comparative Modeling Study for the UṠ. Preventive Services Ŧask Force Journal Article

In: Ann Intern Med, vol. 150, no. 5, pp. 311-320, 2014, ().

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McMahon, Pamela M.; Meza, Rafael; Plevritis, Sylvia K.; Black, William C.; Tammemagi, C Martin; Erdogan, Ayca; Haaf, Kevin; Hazelton, William; Holford, Theodore R.; Jeon, Jihyoun; Clarke, Lauren; Kong, Chung Yin; Choi, Sung Eun; Munshi, Vidit; Han, Summer S.; Rosmalen, Joost; Pinsky, Paul F.; Moolgavkar, Suresh; Koning, Harry J.; Feuer, Eric J.

Comparing benefits from many possible computed tomography lung cancer screening programs: extrapolating from the National Lung Screening Trial using comparative modeling Journal Article

In: PLoS One, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. e99978, 2014, ().

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Munshi, Vidit; McMahon, Pamela M.

Importance of Smoking Cessation in a Lung Cancer Screening Program Journal Article

In: Curr Surg Rep, vol. 1, no. 4, 2013, ().

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