• Assistant Professor, Global Health
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Jeff Lane, JD, MPH is an Assistant Professor with the University of Washington Department of Global Health and is a core faculty member with University of Washington’s (UW) International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH). From 2010-2015, Jeff worked on the PEPFAR Policy Monitoring Project that built capacity of PEPFAR partner countries to develop and monitor health law and policy reforms critical to HIV/AIDS program scale-up and sustainability. Jeff is currently providing health policy system strengthening technical assistance to the National Department of Health of South Africa and is Principal Investigator of the USAID Enhancing Quality of Healthcare Activity in Cambodia being implemented in partnership with FHI360.

During his career, Jeff has worked to strengthen health policy and regulatory environments in Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.  Jeff’s research interests focus on how policy development and implementation impacts public health around the world, specifically on issues relating to access to quality medicines and health care services. Jeff teaches a graduate level course every spring titled Policy Development and Advocacy for Global Health (GH523). Jeff received his law degree and Masters of Public Health from UW.

  • MPH (University of Washington)
  • JD (University of Washington)
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Global Health Governance
  • Health Policy
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Law
  • Policy Monitoring
  • Social Justice and Human Rights
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Lane J, Verani A, Hijazi M, Hurley E, Hagopian A, Judice N, Sanford S, MacInnis R, Zelek S, Katz A, Monitoring the Policy Reforms Needed to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation: A Roadmap to Strengthen Policy Development, Implementation, and Monitoring Capacity in PEPFAR Countries. 11 PloS One 2 (2016).

Lane J, Barnhart S, Luboga S, Arudo J, Urassa D, and Hagopian A, The Emergence of Hospital Accreditation Programs in East Africa: Lessons from Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Global J Med & Pub Health. 2014; 3(2).

Lane J, Gilead Sciences Licenses Five HIV/AIDS Drugs to New Medicines Patent Pool: The Start of a New Trend? American Bar Association, International Law News. 2011 December; Vol. 41 No. 1.

Lane J, The Need for Effective Licensure Laws for Mid-Level Health Care Providers in Countries Facing Chronic Physician Shortages: A Case Study of the Marshall Islands’ Health Assistants. Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 2008 June; 17: 767-97.