• Assistant Professor, Global Health
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International Training & Education Center for Health (I-TECH)
Department of Global Health, University of Washington
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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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). Jeff is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the Capacity Building for Sustainable HIV Services Program, which implements HIV programs in Botswana, Caribbean, India, Kenya, Mozambique, and Ukraine.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 co-led the South Africa health policy systems strengthening project, which worked with the National Department of Health of South Africa to strengthen its health policy management processes and information systems.

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, the United States, and Zambia. Jeff’s research interests focus on how policy development and implementation impacts public health around the world and specifically on access to essential medicines and health services. Jeff teaches a graduate level course every spring titled Policy Development and Advocacy for Global Health (GH523). Jeff received his Juris Doctorate and Masters of Public Health from UW.

  • MPH (University of Washington)
  • JD (University of Washington)
Health Topics 
  • Global Health Governance
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Policy Monitoring

Lane J, Andrews G, Orange E, Brezak A, Tanna G, Lebese L, Carter T, Naidoo E, Levendal E, Katz A. Strengthening health policy development and management systems in low- and middle- income countries: South Africa's approach. Health Policy OPEN. 2020 Dec 1; 100010.

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.