Sir Richard Feachem KBE, CBE, BSc, PhD, DSc(Med), FREng, HonFFPHM, HonDEng

Professor of Global Health
Director, The Global Health Group
Education: 
  • DSc(Med) - University of London
  • PhD - Environmental Health, University of New South Wales
  • HonDEng - Engineering, University of Birmingham, 2007
  • Fellow - Royal Academy of Engineering
  • HonF - Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians
  • HonF - American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • KBE - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2007
Research Interests: 
  • Economic Development
  • Development Financing
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy
  • Health Systems
  • Malaria Elimination
Selected Publications: 

For a full list see PubMed

Sekhri, N., Feachem, R., Ni, A. 2011. Public-Private Integrated Partnerships Demonstrate the Potential to Improve Health Care Access, Quality, and Efficiency. Health Affairs. Aug; Vol. 30(8): 1498-1507

Yamey, G., Feachem, R.G.A. 2011. Evidence-based Policymaking in Global Health-the Payoffs and Pitfalls. Evidence-Based Medicine. Aug; Vol. 16(4):97-99.

Sabot, O.J., Cohen, J.M., Hsiang, M.S., Kahn J.G., Basu, S., Tang, L.H., Zheng, B., Gao, Q., Zou, L., Tatarsky, A. Aboobakar, S., Usas, J., Barrett, S., Cohen, J.L. Jamison D.T., Feachem, R.G.A., 2010. Costs and Financial Feasibility of Malaria Elimination. Lancet. Vol. 376, 1604-1615.

Feachem, R.G.A., Phillips, A.A., Hwang, J., Cotter, C., Wielgosz, B., Greenwood, B., Sabot, O.J., Rodriguez, M.H., Abeyasinghe, R.R., Ghebreyesus T.A., Snow R.W.  2010. Shrinking the Malaria Map: Progress and Prospects. Lancet. Vol. 376, 1566-1578.

Feachem, R.G.A., Phillips, A.A, Targett, G.A., Snow, R.W. 2010. Call to Action: Priorities for Malaria Elimination. Lancet. Vol. 376, 1517-1521.

Farmer, P., Frenk, J., Knaul, F.M., Shulman, L.N., Alleyne, G., Armstrong, L., Atun, R., Blayney, D., Chen, L., Feachem, R.G.A., et al. 2010. Expansion of Cancer Care and Control in Countries of Low and Middle Income: A Call to Action. Lancet.  Vol. 376, 1186-1193.

Feachem, R., Yamey, G., Schrade, C. 2010. A Moment of Truth for Global Health. British Medical Journal. Vol. 340, 1316-1317.

Hsiang, M., Abeyasinghe, R., Whittaker, M., Feachem, R. 2010.  Malaria elimination in Asia-Pacific: an under-told story. Lancet. Vol. 375, 1586-1587.

Feachem, R.G.A. and Phillips, A.A. 2009. Malaria: 2 Years In The Fast Lane. Lancet Vol. 373 1409-1411.

Feachem, R.G.A., Phillips, A.A. and Targett, G.A. (eds) 2009. Shrinking the Malaria Map: A Prospectus on Malaria Elimination. San Francisco: Global Health Group, Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco.

Feachem, R.G.A. and The Malaria Elimination Group. 2009. Shrinking the Malaria Map: A Guide on Malaria Elimination for Policy Makers. San Francisco. Global Health Group, Global Health Sciences, University of California San Francisco.

Other interests: 
  • Director, Global Health Group, UCSF
  • Chair, Malaria Elimination Group
  • Professor, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • Visiting Professor, Universities of London and Queensland
  • Member, Commission on US Federal Leadership in Health and Medicine, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
  • Board Member and Treasurer, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
  • Member, Commission on Macroeconomics and Health
  • Member, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine
  • Chair, Foundation Council, Global Forum for Health Research
Profile Updated: October 20, 2011