Improving health and reducing inequities worldwide


Faculty & Staff

A Small Team with Global Reach

The Global Health Group is based at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), one of the world’s most esteemed health sciences research and teaching institutions. At UCSF, the Global Health Group is based within Global Health Sciences, which harnesses UCSF’s expertise across multiple disciplines, and focuses them on the needs of disadvantaged populations in California, the USA and worldwide. Centered amid the innovation and entrepreneurship of the San Francisco Bay Area, UCSF is also far enough from Geneva, London and Washington, D.C. to keep the Global Health Group’s perspective fresh and challenging. We keep our teams small to be nimble in thought and deed, and to emphasize and encourage the large network of partners and collaborators that create our influence and impact.

Leadership and Administration

  • Sir Richard Feachem, DSc(Med), PhD, Director
  • Elizabeth Brashers, MBA, Deputy Director
  • Maggie Lam
  • Darin Lum, MS
  • Kyle Pusateri, MA, MPH
  • Kerstin Svendsen
  • Evelyn Wong
  • Hyunju Woo

Malaria Elimination Initiative

  • Roland (Roly) Gosling, MD, PhD, Lead
  • Allison Phillips, Deputy Lead
  • Anton Avanceña, MS
  • Adam Bennett, MA, PhD
  • Joelle Brown, MPH, PhD
  • Ingrid Chen, MS, PhD
  • Chris Cotter, MPH
  • Carmen Cueto, MS
  • Alistair Dawson, MA
  • Kelly Harvard, MA
  • Arian Hatefi, MD, MS
  • Michelle Hsiang, MD
  • Jimee Hwang, MD, MPH (CDC)
  • Erika Larson, MSc
  • Andrew Lover, MS, MPH, PhD
  • Melissa Melgar, MPH
  • Alemayehu Midekisa, PhD
  • Gretchen Newby, MPH
  • Colin Ohrt, MD
  • Eugenie Poirot, MPH
  • Steven Reid, PhD
  • Kathryn (Kate) Roberts, MPH
  • Rima Shretta, MPH
  • Cara Smith Gueye, MPH
  • Jenny Smith, PhD
  • Hugh Sturrock, MSc, PhD
  • Jennifer Wegbreit, Sc.D, MPH
  • Brittany Zelman, MPH

Private Sector Healthcare Initiative

  • Stefan Nachuk, MA, Lead
  • Rasika Behl, MPH
  • Naomi Beyeler, MPH, MCP
  • Nadia Diamond-Smith, MSc, PhD
  • Jenny Liu, MA, PhD
  • Dominic Montagu, MPH, MBA, DrPH
  • Amy Penn, MS
  • Lisa Prach, MPH, PhD
  • Avery Seefeld
  • Maia Sieverding, MA, PhD
  • May Sudhinaraset, PhD
  • Emily Treleaven, MPH
  • Rekha Viswanathan, MPH

Evidence to Policy Initiative

  • Gavin Yamey, MD, MPH, MA, MRCP, Lead
  • Sara Fewer MPP, MPH
  • Naomi Beyeler MPH, MCP
  • Katherine McClendon, MS

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Contact Us

Global Health Group, UCSF Global Health Sciences
Mission Hall
550 16th Street, 3rd Floor, Box 1224
San Francisco, CA 94158
E-mail: ghg@globalhealth.ucsf.edu