Eric Goosby, MD

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  • Professor, School of Medicine
  • United Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis
  • Director, Center for Implementation Sciences, UCSF Global Health Sciences
  • Member, CFAR Scientific Council


Dr. Eric Goosby is an internationally recognized expert on infectious diseases who has participated in program and policy development at the highest levels of government. He was the founding director of the Ryan White CARE Act in 1991 and subsequently served in the Clinton Administration to expand the program considerably.  As Global AIDS Coordinator under President Barack Obama, he was responsible for implementing the President's emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

He currently serves as the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Tuberculosis. Dr. Goosby is an elected member of the National Academy and currently serves as Director of the UCSF Center for Implementation Sciences.  He has served as a mentor to countless mentees in areas of policy and advocacy for millions of patients living with HIV and other infectious diseases. 

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  1. Reid MJA, Arinaminpathy N, Bloom A, Bloom BR, Boehme C, Chaisson R, Chin DP, Churchyard G, Cox H, Ditiu L, Dybul M, Farrar J, Fauci AS, Fekadu E, Fujiwara PI, Hallett TB, Hanson CL, Harrington M, Herbert N, Hopewell PC, Ikeda C, Jamison DT, Khan AJ, Koek I, Krishnan N, Motsoaledi A, Pai M, Raviglione MC, Sharman A, Small PM, Swaminathan S, Temesgen Z, Vassall A, Venkatesan N, van Weezenbeek K, Yamey G, Agins BD, Alexandru S, Andrews JR, Beyeler N, Bivol S, Brigden G, Cattamanchi A, Cazabon D, Crudu V, Daftary A, Dewan P, Doepel LK, Eisinger RW, Fan V, Fewer S, Furin J, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Gomez GB, Graham SM, Gupta D, Kamene M, Khaparde S, Mailu EW, Masini EO, McHugh L, Mitchell E, Moon S, Osberg M, Pande T, Prince L, Rade K, Rao R, Remme M, Seddon JA, Selwyn C, Shete P, Sachdeva KS, Stallworthy G, Vesga JF, Vilc V, Goosby EP. Building a tuberculosis-free world: The Lancet Commission on tuberculosis. Lancet. 2019 Mar 20. View on Pubmed
  2. Reid M, Goosby E, Kevany S. Leveraging health diplomacy to end the tuberculosis epidemic. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Mar 20. View on Pubmed
  3. Daftary A, Mitchell EMH, Reid MJA, Fekadu E, Goosby E. To End TB, First-Ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis Must Address Stigma. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Nov; 99(5):1114-1116. View on Pubmed
  4. Reid MJA, Goosby E. Eradicating TB. BMJ. 2018 Sep 25; 362:k3918. View on Pubmed
  5. Gottesfeld P, Reid M, Goosby E. Preventing tuberculosis among high-risk workers. Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Dec; 6(12):e1274-e1275. View on Pubmed
  6. Shete PB, Reid M, Goosby E. Message to world leaders: we cannot end tuberculosis without addressing the social and economic burden of the disease. Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Dec; 6(12):e1272-e1273. View on Pubmed
  7. El-Sadr WM, Goosby E. Building on the HIV platform: tackling the challenge of noncommunicable diseases among persons living with HIV. AIDS. 2018 Jul 01; 32 Suppl 1:S1-S3. View on Pubmed
  8. Gupta V, Tsai AC, Mason-Sharma A, Goosby EP, Jha AK, Kerry VB. Have geopolitics influenced decisions on American health foreign assistance efforts during the Obama presidency? J Glob Health. 2018 Jun; 8(1):010417. View on Pubmed
  9. Rochford C, Sridhar D, Woods N, Saleh Z, Hartenstein L, Ahlawat H, Whiting E, Dybul M, Cars O, Goosby E, Cassels A, Velasquez G, Hoffman S, Baris E, Wadsworth J, Gyansa-Lutterodt M, Davies S. Global governance of antimicrobial resistance. Lancet. 2018 05 19; 391(10134):1976-1978. View on Pubmed
  10. Goosby E, Jamison D, Swaminathan S, Reid M, Zuccala E. The Lancet Commission on tuberculosis: building a tuberculosis-free world. Lancet. 2018 03 24; 391(10126):1132-1133. View on Pubmed
  11. Reid MJA, Goosby E. Patient-Centered Tuberculosis Programs Are Necessary to End the Epidemic. J Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 06; 216(suppl_7):S673-S674. View on Pubmed
  12. Goosby E, Abrams E, Bekker LG, Mushavi A. Crossing the Finish Line. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 May 01; 75 Suppl 1:S106-S107. View on Pubmed
  13. Reid MJ, Goosby E. Lessons learned from the HIV care cascade can help End TB. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 03 01; 21(3):245-246. View on Pubmed
  14. Reid MJ, Goosby E. Children with TB: neglected no more . . .. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 11; 20(11):1421. View on Pubmed
  15. Meffert SM, Shome S, Neylan TC, Musalo K, Fineberg HV, Cooke MM, Volberding PA, Goosby EP. Health impact of human rights testimony: harming the most vulnerable? BMJ Glob Health. 2016; 1(1):e000001. View on Pubmed
  16. Csete J, Kamarulzaman A, Kazatchkine M, Altice F, Balicki M, Buxton J, Cepeda J, Comfort M, Goosby E, Goulão J, Hart C, Kerr T, Lajous AM, Lewis S, Martin N, Mejía D, Camacho A, Mathieson D, Obot I, Ogunrombi A, Sherman S, Stone J, Vallath N, Vickerman P, Zábranský T, Beyrer C. Public health and international drug policy. Lancet. 2016 Apr 02; 387(10026):1427-1480. View on Pubmed
  17. Kruk ME, Yamey G, Angell SY, Beith A, Cotlear D, Guanais F, Jacobs L, Saxenian H, Victora C, Goosby E. Transforming Global Health by Improving the Science of Scale-Up. PLoS Biol. 2016 Mar; 14(3):e1002360. View on Pubmed
  18. Goosby E. Out of the shadows: shining a light on children with tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Dec; 19 Suppl 1:1-2. View on Pubmed
  19. Moon S, Sridhar D, Pate MA, Jha AK, Clinton C, Delaunay S, Edwin V, Fallah M, Fidler DP, Garrett L, Goosby E, Gostin LO, Heymann DL, Lee K, Leung GM, Morrison JS, Saavedra J, Tanner M, Leigh JA, Hawkins B, Woskie LR, Piot P. Will Ebola change the game? Ten essential reforms before the next pandemic. The report of the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola. Lancet. 2015 Nov 28; 386(10009):2204-21. View on Pubmed
  20. Gupta V, Kerry VB, Goosby E, Yates R. Politics and Universal Health Coverage--The Post-2015 Global Health Agenda. N Engl J Med. 2015 Sep 24; 373(13):1189-92. View on Pubmed
  21. Piot P, Abdool Karim SS, Hecht R, Legido-Quigley H, Buse K, Stover J, Resch S, Ryckman T, Møgedal S, Dybul M, Goosby E, Watts C, Kilonzo N, McManus J, Sidibé M. Defeating AIDS--advancing global health. Lancet. 2015 Jul 11; 386(9989):171-218. View on Pubmed
  22. Cancedda C, Farmer PE, Kerry V, Nuthulaganti T, Scott KW, Goosby E, Binagwaho A. Maximizing the Impact of Training Initiatives for Health Professionals in Low-Income Countries: Frameworks, Challenges, and Best Practices. PLoS Med. 2015 Jun; 12(6):e1001840. View on Pubmed
  23. Boender TS, Barré-Sinoussi F, Cooper D, Goosby E, Hankins C, Heidenrijk M, de Jong M, Kazatchkine M, Laoye F, Merson M, Reiss P, Rinke de Wit TF, Rogo K, Schellekens O, Schultsz C, Sigaloff KC, Simon J, Zewdie D. Research in action: from AIDS to global health to impact. A symposium in recognition of the scientific contributions of Professor Joep Lange. Antivir Ther. 2015; 20(1):101-8. View on Pubmed
  24. Bollyky TJ, Emanuel EJ, Goosby EP, Satcher D, Shalala DE, Thompson TG. NCDs and an outcome-based approach to global health. Lancet. 2014 Dec 06; 384(9959):2003-4. View on Pubmed
  25. Goosby EP, von Zinkernagel D. The Medical and Nursing Education Partnership Initiatives. Acad Med. 2014 Aug; 89(8 Suppl):S5-7. View on Pubmed
  26. Goosby E. PEPFAR's commitment to country ownership and achieving an AIDS-free generation. Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Jan; 2(1):e18. View on Pubmed
  27. Binagwaho A, Kyamanywa P, Farmer PE, Nuthulaganti T, Umubyeyi B, Nyemazi JP, Mugeni SD, Asiimwe A, Ndagijimana U, Lamphere McPherson H, Ngirabega Jde D, Sliney A, Uwayezu A, Rusanganwa V, Wagner CM, Nutt CT, Eldon-Edington M, Cancedda C, Magaziner IC, Goosby E. The human resources for health program in Rwanda--new partnership. N Engl J Med. 2013 11 21; 369(21):2054-9. View on Pubmed
  28. Sidibé M, Goosby EP. Foreword: Global action to reduce HIV stigma and discrimination. J Int AIDS Soc. 2013 Nov 13; 16(3 Suppl 2):18893. View on Pubmed
  29. Tucker JD, von Zinkernagel DJ, Goosby EP. An inclusive rights-based foreign policy for health. Lancet. 2013 Aug 31; 382(9894):745-6. View on Pubmed
  30. Goosby EP. Is Option B+ the best choice? Lancet. 2013 Apr 13; 381(9874):1272. View on Pubmed
  31. Goosby EP. US visa law: a clarification. Lancet Infect Dis. 2012 Nov; 12(11):828. View on Pubmed
  32. Goosby E, Von Zinkernagel D, Holmes C, Haroz D, Walsh T. Raising the bar: PEPFAR and new paradigms for global health. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Aug 15; 60 Suppl 3:S158-62. View on Pubmed
  33. Goosby E, Dybul M, Fauci AS, Fauci AA, Fu J, Walsh T, Needle R, Bouey P. The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: a story of partnerships and smart investments to turn the tide of the global AIDS pandemic. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Aug 15; 60 Suppl 3:S51-6. View on Pubmed
  34. Goosby E. The way forward: maximizing our impact through shared responsibility and smart investments. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Aug 01; 60 Suppl 2:S44-7. View on Pubmed
  35. Cohen MS, Holmes C, Padian N, Wolf M, Hirnschall G, Lo YR, Goosby E. HIV treatment as prevention: how scientific discovery occurred and translated rapidly into policy for the global response. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jul; 31(7):1439-49. View on Pubmed
  36. Holmes CB, Blandford JM, Sangrujee N, Stewart SR, DuBois A, Smith TR, Martin JC, Gavaghan A, Ryan CA, Goosby EP. PEPFAR's past and future efforts to cut costs, improve efficiency, and increase the impact of global HIV programs. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jul; 31(7):1553-60. View on Pubmed
  37. Goosby E. The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: marshalling all tools at our disposal toward an AIDS-free generation. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jul; 31(7):1593-8. View on Pubmed
  38. Clay R, CdeBaca L, De Cock KM, Goosby E, Guttmacher A, Jacobs S, Pablos-Mendez A, Polaski S, Sheldon G, Steinberg D. A call for coordinated and evidence-based action to protect children outside of family care. Lancet. 2012 Jan 14; 379(9811):e6-8. View on Pubmed
  39. Padian NS, Holmes CB, McCoy SI, Lyerla R, Bouey PD, Goosby EP. Implementation science for the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Mar 01; 56(3):199-203. View on Pubmed
  40. Collins FS, Glass RI, Whitescarver J, Wakefield M, Goosby EP. Public health. Developing health workforce capacity in Africa. Science. 2010 Dec 03; 330(6009):1324-5. View on Pubmed
  41. Holmes CB, Thirumurthy H, Padian NS, Goosby EP. AIDS funds: prevention. Science. 2010 Oct 08; 330(6001):176-7; author reply 177-8. View on Pubmed
  42. Holmes CB, Coggin W, Jamieson D, Mihm H, Granich R, Savio P, Hope M, Ryan C, Moloney-Kitts M, Goosby EP, Dybul M. Use of generic antiretroviral agents and cost savings in PEPFAR treatment programs. JAMA. 2010 Jul 21; 304(3):313-20. View on Pubmed
  43. Zhang F, Haberer JE, Wang Y, Zhao Y, Ma Y, Zhao D, Yu L, Goosby EP. The Chinese free antiretroviral treatment program: challenges and responses. AIDS. 2007 Dec; 21 Suppl 8:S143-8. View on Pubmed
  44. Fauci A, Bartlett JG, Goosby E. Early treatment of HIV-1 infection. Lancet. 1998 Dec 12; 352(9144):1935; author reply 1936. View on Pubmed
  45. Gordon M, Bihari B, Goosby E, Gorter R, Greco M, Guralnik M, Mimura T, Rudinicki V, Wong R, Kaneko Y. A placebo-controlled trial of the immune modulator, lentinan, in HIV-positive patients: a phase I/II trial. J Med. 1998; 29(5-6):305-30. View on Pubmed
  46. Macher A, Goosby E, Barker L, Volberding P, Goldschmidt R, Balano KB, Williams A, Hoenig L, Gould B, Daniels E. Educating primary care providers about HIV disease: multidisciplinary interactive mechanisms. Public Health Rep. 1994 May-Jun; 109(3):305-10. View on Pubmed
  47. Macher A, Goosby E, Barker L, Volberding P, Goldschmidt R, Balano KB, Williams A, Hoenig L, Gould B, Daniels E. Educating primary care providers about HIV disease: multidisciplinary interactive mechanisms. Public Health Rep. 1994 May-Jun; 109(3):305-10. View on Pubmed
  48. McKinney MM, Wieland MK, Bowen GS, Goosby EP, Marconi KM. States' responses to Title II of the Ryan White CARE Act. Public Health Rep. 1993 Jan-Feb; 108(1):4-11. View on Pubmed
  49. Bowen GS, Marconi K, Kohn S, Bailey DM, Goosby EP, Shorter S, Niemcryk S. First year of AIDS services delivery under Title I of the Ryan White CARE Act. Public Health Rep. 1992 Sep-Oct; 107(5):491-9. View on Pubmed
  50. Cummings SR, Phillips SL, Wheat ME, Black D, Goosby E, Wlodarczyk D, Trafton P, Jergesen H, Winograd CH, Hulley SB. Recovery of function after hip fracture. The role of social supports. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1988 Sep; 36(9):801-6. View on Pubmed
  51. Goosby E, Goldschlager N. Medical management of angina: nitrates, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers. Postgrad Med. 1982 Sep; 72(3):50-2, 55-9, 62-3 passim. View on Pubmed