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Jeff Lane

Jeff Lane, JD, MPH, is Co-Director of the University of Washington’s (UW) International Training and Education Center for Heath (I-TECH) and an Assistant Professor in the UW Department of Global Health. He is also an affiliate faculty member with the UW Global Medicines Program and the UW Implementation Science Program.

Prior to joining UW, Jeff practiced health care regulatory law in Seattle, Washington where he was a partner in the firm’s health care practice group. During his career, Jeff has worked to strengthen health policy and regulatory environments in the United States and more than a dozen countries around the world, including Botswana, Cambodia, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, and Ukraine. Jeff’s research focuses on how health policy and law impact access to essential medicines and health workers around the world.

Some of his recent projects include:

  • Developing guidance for national medicine regulatory authorities on emergency use authorizations for medicines and vaccines
  • Evaluating the implementation of pharmacist-initiated HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) laws in the United States
  • Assessing the availability and affordability of medicines in the WHO Africa region
  • Strengthening capacity for HIV service delivery in India, Jamaica, Mozambique, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine
  • Analyzing scope of practice laws affecting equitable access to cardiovascular health services in rural areas of the United States
  • Strengthening advanced HIV disease services in Mozambique

Jeff teaches Policy Development and Advocacy for Global Health (GH523) every spring and co-teaches Global Health Pharmacy: Medicines, Practice, and Policy every winter (GH543). He received his Juris Doctorate and Master of Public Health from UW.