Eric A. Friedman
Eric A. Friedman, J.D., is an Institute Associate. He holds a law degree from Yale Law School and B.A. from Yale College.
Before joining the O’Neill Institute, Eric was Senior Global Health Policy Advisor at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), where he focused on health systems and the global shortage of health workers, and sought to increase the extent to which U.S. global health policy incorporates the human right to health. He also served on the Board of the Global Health Workforce Alliance, an international partnership hosted by the World Health Organization. Eric continues to advise PHR’s global health program.
Eric’s primary interest is global health and human rights, especially the right to health, the importance of developing equitable, accountable health systems, and the responsibilities of all governments towards improving global health.