Suerie Moon, MPA, PhD is director of research at the Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and adjunct lecturer on global health at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
She was study director of the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola. She also co-founded and led the Forum on Global Governance for Health, a focal point at Harvard University for research, debate and strategic convening on issues at the intersection of global governance and health.
Her research and teaching focus on global governance, the political economy of global health (focusing on outbreak preparedness and response; innovation and access to medicines; trade, investment and intellectual property rules; and development assistance for health), the evolution of international regimes, and innovative policies for addressing global problems.
She received a BA from Yale, an MPA from Princeton, and PhD from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Areas of expertise
- Global governance and the global health system
- Innovation, intellectual property, and access to medicines
- Development assistance for health
- The global system for outbreak preparedness and response
Director of Research, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
|2016 -||Adjunct Lecturer on Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA|
Co-Chair and Research Director, Forum on Global Governance for Health, Harvard Global Health Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
|2011-16||Lecturer on Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA|
|2006-10||Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA, USA|
|1999-2001, 2003-06||Senior Adviser and other positions, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)|
- Making Technological Innovation Work for Sustainable Development with Diaz Anadon L, Chan GC, Harley A, Matus K, Murthy S, Clark WC, Proceedings of the National Academies of Science 113 (35) 9682-9690, 2016
- Will Ebola change the game?: Ten essential reforms before the next pandemic. The final report of the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola with 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, The Lancet 386 (10009): 2204-2221, 2015
- The political origins of health inequity: prospects for change with Ottersen OP, Dasgupta J, Blouin C, Buss P, Chongsuvivatwong V, Frenk J, et al. Report of the Lancet Commission on Global Governance for Health. The Lancet 2014 /2/15;383(9917):630-667.
- From Sovereignty to Solidarity: Rethinking Global Health in an Era of Complex Interdependence with Frenk J, Gomez-Dantes O, The Lancet. 383(9911): 94-97, 2014
- Informal Norms in Global Governance: Human Rights, Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines with Hein W, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2013.
- Respecting the right to access to medicines: Implications of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights for the pharmaceutical industry in Health and Human Rights 15(1): 32-43, 2013
- Governance Challenges in Global Health with Frenk J, in The New England Journal of Medicine, 368:10, 2013
- Innovation and Access to Medicines for Neglected Populations: Could a Treaty Address a Broken Pharmaceutical R&D System? with Bermudez J, ‘t Hoen E, PLoS Med. 9(5): e1001218, 2012