Sara Fewer is Co-Director of the UCSF Global Health Group’s Evidence to Policy Initiative, where she leads policy analysis and outreach on health financing and health delivery systems in partnership with government agencies, donor and development agencies, and other research and public health partners.
At the UCSF Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI), Sara co-leads efforts to support countries to transition from donor finance for malaria and to promote the long-term sustainability of countries’ malaria response.
Sara's work also focuses on global public goods and other areas of international collective action. Sara co-managed the Lancet Commission on Investing in Health Secretariat and contributed to the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis.
Sara has worked on a range of global health policy topics, including sexual and reproductive health and rights and the role of private sector providers in achieving public health goals. She also served as a faculty member of the UCSF Center for Global Surgical Studies.
In addition to her work with UCSF, Sara works with the Swedish Institute for Global Health Transformation (SIGHT), an institute of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. She is a Commissioner for the Lancet-SIGHT Commission on Peaceful Societies through Health and Gender Equality.
Sara has Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Health degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a BA from Mount Holyoke College.