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Richard Feachem, KBE, PhD, DSc(Med)

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentEpidemiology & Biostatistics
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-476-5417
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    Professor Sir Richard Feachem is Director of the Global Health Group at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Institute for Global Health Sciences and Professor of Global Health at both UCSF and the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Visiting Professor at London University and an Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland.

    From 2002 to 2007, Sir Richard served as founding Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and Under Secretary General of the United Nations. From 1995 until 1999, Dr. Feachem was Director for Health, Nutrition and Population at the World Bank. Previously (1989-1995), he was Dean of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

    Professor Feachem served as Chairman of the Foundation Council of the Global Forum for Health Research; Treasurer of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative; Council Member of Voluntary Service Overseas; and on numerous other boards and committees. Professor Feachem serves as Chair of the Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication. He has also served on the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, the Commission on HIV and Governance in Africa, the Commission on Investing in Health, and numerous other boards and committees. He has published extensively on epidemiology, public health and health policy.

    Professor Feachem holds a Doctor of Science in Medicine from the University of London, and a PhD in Environmental Health from the University of New South Wales. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering by the University of Birmingham and an Honorary Doctorate in Medicine by the University of Queensland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians and of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and a member of the US National Academy of Medicine. Among other honors, Sir Richard was awarded the Sir Frank Whittle Medal by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Richard T. Hewitt Award by the Royal Society of Medicine. Sir Richard was knighted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2007.


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    1. Feachem SR. Roll Back Malaria: an historical footnote. Malar J. 2018 Nov 19; 17(1):433. PMID: 30453982.
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    2. Watkins DA, Yamey G, Schäferhoff M, Adeyi O, Alleyne G, Alwan A, Berkley S, Feachem R, Frenk J, Ghosh G, Goldie SJ, Guo Y, Gupta S, Knaul F, Kruk M, Nugent R, Ogbuoji O, Qi J, Reddy S, Saxenian H, Soucat A, Jamison DT, Summers LH. Alma-Ata at 40 years: reflections from the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health. Lancet. 2018 10 20; 392(10156):1434-1460. PMID: 30343859.
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    3. Chen I, Cooney R, Feachem RGA, Lal A, Mpanju-Shumbusho W. The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication. Lancet. 2018 Apr 21; 391(10130):1556-1558. PMID: 29673872.
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    4. Williams YA, Tusting LS, Hocini S, Graves PM, Killeen GF, Kleinschmidt I, Okumu FO, Feachem RGA, Tatarsky A, Gosling RD. Expanding the Vector Control Toolbox for Malaria Elimination: A Systematic Review of the Evidence. Adv Parasitol. 2018; 99:345-379. PMID: 29530309.
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    5. Lover AA, Harvard KE, Lindawson AE, Smith Gueye C, Shretta R, Gosling R, Feachem R. Regional initiatives for malaria elimination: Building and maintaining partnerships. PLoS Med. 2017 Oct; 14(10):e1002401. PMID: 28981506.
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    6. Lover AA, Gosling R, Feachem R, Tulloch J. Eliminate now: seven critical actions required to accelerate elimination of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Malar J. 2016 Oct 21; 15(1):518. PMID: 27769285.
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    7. Newby G, Bennett A, Larson E, Cotter C, Shretta R, Phillips AA, Feachem RG. The path to eradication: a progress report on the malaria-eliminating countries. Lancet. 2016 Apr 23; 387(10029):1775-84. PMID: 27116283.
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    8. Jamison DT, Summers LH, Alleyne G, Arrow KJ, Berkley S, Binagwaho A, Bustreo F, Evans D, Feachem RG, Frenk J, Ghosh G, Goldie SJ, Guo Y, Gupta S, Horton R, Kruk ME, Mahmoud A, Mohohlo LK, Ncube M, Pablos-Mendez A, Reddy KS, Saxenian H, Soucat A, Ulltveit-Moe KH, Yamey G. [Global health 2035: a world converging within a generation]. Salud Publica Mex. 2015 Sep-Oct; 57(5):444-67. PMID: 26545007.
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    9. Smith Gueye C, Newby G, Hwang J, Phillips AA, Whittaker M, MacArthur JR, Gosling RD, Feachem RG. The challenge of artemisinin resistance can only be met by eliminating Plasmodium falciparum malaria across the Greater Mekong subregion. Malar J. 2014 Jul 27; 13:286. PMID: 25064614; PMCID: PMC4124510.
    10. Cao J, Sturrock HJ, Cotter C, Zhou S, Zhou H, Liu Y, Tang L, Gosling RD, Feachem RG, Gao Q. Communicating and monitoring surveillance and response activities for malaria elimination: China's "1-3-7" strategy. PLoS Med. 2014 May; 11(5):e1001642. PMID: 24824170; PMCID: PMC4019513.
    11. Jamison DT, Summers LH, Alleyne G, Arrow KJ, Berkley S, Binagwaho A, Bustreo F, Evans D, Feachem RG, Frenk J, Ghosh G, Goldie SJ, Guo Y, Gupta S, Horton R, Kruk ME, Mahmoud A, Mohohlo LK, Ncube M, Pablos-Mendez A, Reddy KS, Saxenian H, Soucat A, Ulltveit-Moe KH, Ulltveit-Moe KH, Yamey G. Global health 2035: a world converging within a generation. Lancet. 2013 Dec 07; 382(9908):1898-955. PMID: 24309475.
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    12. Hsiang MS, Hwang J, Tao AR, Liu Y, Bennett A, Shanks GD, Cao J, Kachur SP, Feachem RG, Gosling RD, Gao Q. Mass drug administration for the control and elimination of Plasmodium vivax malaria: an ecological study from Jiangsu province, China. Malar J. 2013 Nov 01; 12:383. PMID: 24175930; PMCID: PMC3842644.
    13. Liu J, Modrek S, Gosling RD, Feachem RG. Malaria eradication: is it possible? Is it worth it? Should we do it? Lancet Glob Health. 2013 Jul; 1(1):e2-3. PMID: 25103582.
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    14. Cotter C, Sturrock HJ, Hsiang MS, Liu J, Phillips AA, Hwang J, Gueye CS, Fullman N, Gosling RD, Feachem RG. The changing epidemiology of malaria elimination: new strategies for new challenges. Lancet. 2013 Sep 07; 382(9895):900-11. PMID: 23594387.
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    15. Gosling RD, Whittaker M, Gueye CS, Fullman N, Baquilod M, Kusriastuti R, Feachem RG. Malaria elimination gaining ground in the Asia Pacific. Malar J. 2012 Oct 18; 11:346. PMID: 23078536; PMCID: PMC3504559.
    16. Abeyasinghe RR, Galappaththy GN, Smith Gueye C, Kahn JG, Feachem RG. Malaria control and elimination in Sri Lanka: documenting progress and success factors in a conflict setting. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43162. PMID: 22952642.
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    17. Modrek S, Liu J, Gosling R, Feachem RG. The economic benefits of malaria elimination: do they include increases in tourism? Malar J. 2012 Jul 28; 11:244. PMID: 22839351; PMCID: PMC3470964.
    18. Feachem RG. The Global Fund: getting the reforms right. Lancet. 2011 Nov 19; 378(9805):1764-5. PMID: 22098844.
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    19. Sekhri N, Feachem R, Ni A. Public-private integrated partnerships demonstrate the potential to improve health care access, quality, and efficiency. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Aug; 30(8):1498-507. PMID: 21821566.
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    20. Yamey G, Feachem R. Evidence-based policymaking in global health - the payoffs and pitfalls. Evid Based Med. 2011 Aug; 16(4):97-9. PMID: 21693456.
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    21. Feachem RG, Phillips AA, Hwang J, Cotter C, Wielgosz B, Greenwood BM, Sabot O, Rodriguez MH, Abeyasinghe RR, Ghebreyesus TA, Snow RW. Shrinking the malaria map: progress and prospects. Lancet. 2010 Nov 06; 376(9752):1566-78. PMID: 21035842.
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    22. Feachem RG, Phillips AA, Targett GA, Snow RW. Call to action: priorities for malaria elimination. Lancet. 2010 Nov 06; 376(9752):1517-21. PMID: 21035844.
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    23. Sabot O, Cohen JM, Hsiang MS, Kahn JG, Basu S, Tang L, Zheng B, Gao Q, Zou L, Tatarsky A, Aboobakar S, Usas J, Barrett S, Cohen JL, Jamison DT, Feachem RG. Costs and financial feasibility of malaria elimination. Lancet. 2010 Nov 06; 376(9752):1604-15. PMID: 21035839; PMCID: PMC3044845.
    24. Farmer P, Frenk J, Knaul FM, Shulman LN, Alleyne G, Armstrong L, Atun R, Blayney D, Chen L, Feachem R, Gospodarowicz M, Gralow J, Gupta S, Langer A, Lob-Levyt J, Neal C, Mbewu A, Mired D, Piot P, Reddy KS, Sachs JD, Sarhan M, Seffrin JR. Expansion of cancer care and control in countries of low and middle income: a call to action. Lancet. 2010 Oct 02; 376(9747):1186-93. PMID: 20709386.
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    25. Feachem R, Yamey G, Schrade C. A moment of truth for global health. BMJ. 2010 Jun 03; 340:c2869. PMID: 20522664.
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    26. Hsiang MS, Abeyasinghe R, Whittaker M, Feachem RG. Malaria elimination in Asia-Pacific: an under-told story. Lancet. 2010 May 08; 375(9726):1586-7. PMID: 20452505.
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    27. Feachem RG, Phillips AA. Malaria: 2 years in the fast lane. Lancet. 2009 Apr 25; 373(9673):1409-11. PMID: 19394520.
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    28. Montague D, Feachem R, Feachem NS, Koehlmoos TP, Kinlaw H, Smith R. Oxfam must shed its ideological bias to be taken seriously. BMJ. 2009 Mar 23; 338:b1202. PMID: 19307264.
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    29. Smith R, Feachem R, Feachem NS, Koehlmoos TP, Kinlaw H. The fallacy of impartiality: competing interest bias in academic publications. J R Soc Med. 2009 Feb; 102(2):44-5. PMID: 19208862; PMCID: PMC2642863.
    30. Hanson K, Gilson L, Goodman C, Mills A, Smith R, Feachem R, Feachem NS, Koehlmoos TP, Kinlaw H. Is private health care the answer to the health problems of the world's poor? PLoS Med. 2008 Nov 25; 5(11):e233. PMID: 19067483; PMCID: PMC2586358.
    31. Feachem R. Seeing (RED). Lancet. 2008 May 31; 371(9627):1835; author reply 1836. PMID: 18514720.
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    32. Feachem R, Sabot O. A new global malaria eradication strategy. Lancet. 2008 May 10; 371(9624):1633-5. PMID: 18374409.
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    33. Feachem RG, Sabot OJ. Global malaria control in the 21st century: a historic but fleeting opportunity. JAMA. 2007 May 23; 297(20):2281-4. PMID: 17519417.
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    34. Feachem RG, Sabot OJ. An examination of the Global Fund at 5 years. Lancet. 2006 Aug 05; 368(9534):537-40. PMID: 16890842.
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    35. Feachem RG, Sekhri NK. Moving towards true integration. BMJ. 2005 Apr 02; 330(7494):787-8. PMID: 15802726; PMCID: PMC555893.
    36. Feachem RG. The research imperative: fighting AIDS, TB and malaria. Trop Med Int Health. 2004 Nov; 9(11):1139-41. PMID: 15548308.
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    37. Piot P, Feachem RG, Lee JW, Wolfensohn JD. Public health. A global response to AIDS: lessons learned, next steps. Science. 2004 Jun 25; 304(5679):1909-10. PMID: 15218129.
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    38. Feachem RG, Sekhri N, White K. Authors' reply to getting more for their dollar: Kaiser v the NHS. BMJ. 2002 Jun 29; 324(7353):1583. PMID: 12089101; PMCID: PMC1123510.
    39. Feachem RG, Medlin CA. Health is wealth. Nature. 2002 Jun 13; 417(6890):695. PMID: 12066165.
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    40. Feachem RG, Sekhri NK, White KL. Getting more for their dollar: a comparison of the NHS with California's Kaiser Permanente. BMJ. 2002 Jan 19; 324(7330):135-41. PMID: 11799029; PMCID: PMC64512.
    41. Feachem RG. Commission on Macroeconomics and Health. Bull World Health Organ. 2002; 80(2):87. PMID: 11953784; PMCID: PMC2567724.