About the UCSF Secretariat

The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication is a joint endeavor between The Lancet and the Global Health Group at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), which serves as the Secretariat and convening body of the Commission. Co-chaired by Professor Sir Richard Feachem, Director of the UCSF Global Health Group, and Dr Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho, RBM Partnership to End Malaria Board Chair and former Assistant Director General – Malaria, HIV, TB, NTDs, WHO. The Commission engaged in a rigorous consultative process, which included three Commissioner meetings:

  • Half Moon Bay, CA, US, December 3 – 6, 2018
  • Steyning, UK, May 7 – 10, 2018
  • Santa Cruz, CA, US, October 24 – 27, 2017

Core UCSF Secretariat staff include:

  • Ingrid Chen, Associate Director, Eradication Research
  • Gretchen Newby, Senior Research Analyst, Eradication Research
  • Kelly Harvard, Senior Program Coordinator, Eradication Research
  • Jennifer Wegbreit, Consultant and Senior Program Manager, Eradication Research
  • Erika Larson, Associate Director, Advocacy
  • Hyunju Woo, Analyst
  • Margaret Lees, Research Data Analyst