The Commissioners

The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication is an international group of 26 leading experts with expertise in geospatial mapping, global health financing, disease eradication, drug development, antimalarial drug resistance management, gene drive, medical entomology, disease ecology, health systems, implementation science, global policy and advocacy, and program management. The Commission is a joint endeavor between The Lancet and the Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Commissioners

Omar Akbari

University of California, San Diego
USA

Fred Binka

University of Health and Allied Sciences
Ghana

Caroline Buckee

Harvard University
USA

Joseph Dieleman

University of Washington
USA

Arjen Dondorp

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit
Thailand

Alex Eapen

Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi
India

Richard G.A. Feachem*

University of California, San Francisco
USA

Neelam Sekhri Feachem

University of California, San Francisco
USA

Scott Filler

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Switzerland

Pete Gething

University of Oxford
United Kingdom

Jimee Hwang

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
USA

Dean Jamison

University of California, San Francisco
USA

Kate Jones

University College London
United Kingdom

Corine Karema

Quality and Equity Healthcare
Rwanda

Richard Nchabi Kamwi

The Elimination 8
Namibia

Altaf Lal

Sun Pharmaceuticals
India

Bruno Moonen

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
USA

Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho*

RBM Partnership to End Malaria
Tanzania

Xiao Ning

National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
China

Muhammad Pate

Duke University
Nigeria

Martha Quiñones

National University of Colombia
Colombia

Ben Rolfe

Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance
Singapore

Dennis Shanks

Army Malaria Institute
Australia

Balbir Singh

University Malaysia Sarawak
Malaysia

Kenneth Staley

U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative
USA

Jim Tulloch

Independent Consultant
Australia

*Commission co-chairs

Commissioners (PDF)

Secretariat

Malaria Elimination Initiative
University of California, San Francisco

  • Ingrid Chen
  • Kelly Harvard
  • Erika Larson
  • Margaret Lees
  • Gretchen Newby
  • Jennifer Wegbreit
  • Hyunju Woo

Lancet Editor

  • Rebecca Cooney
    The Lancet
    USA