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Eric Goosby, M.D.

Director, Global Health Delivery & Diplomacy, UCSF Global Health Sciences


Eric Goosby has dedicated his professional life to fighting HIV/AIDS from treating patients to running international programs. After serving four years in the US State Department as Ambassador-at-Large and US Global AIDS Coordinator, overseeing the implementation of the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Office of Global Health Diplomacy, Ambassador Goosby returned to the University of California, San Francisco where he is Professor of Medicine and Director for Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy.

As CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation, 2001-2009, he played a key role in the development and implementation of HIV/AIDS national treatment scale-up plans in South Africa, Rwanda, China and Ukraine.

Dr. Goosby was recently appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis (TB). In his capacity as Special Envoy, Dr. Goosby works toward raising the profile of the fight against TB and promoting the adoption, financing and implementation of the World Health Organisation’s global End TB Strategy after 2015.


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