Frank G. Feeley, JD

Associate Professor, Global Health
Frank Feeley
Crosstown Center – CT369
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Rich is a graduate of the Law School at Yale University, has worked in Georgia, Armenia, Lesotho, the Marshall Islands, Nepal, Romania, Sri Lanka, Surinam, Turkey, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, Namibia, Ghana and Vietnam. His analytic techniques have been used to project patient volume for new hospitals in Europe and Africa. Domestically, Rich has worked for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Medicaid Program. From 1995 to 2001, Rich and colleagues in Health Law worked on a USAID-funded Russian Legal Health Reform Project to help Russian legislators and administrators draft reformed health laws and regulations. As part of this project, they conducted the most estenive household health expenditure survey conducted in Russia up to that time. More recently, he has worked with community health insurance programs in Ghana and Uganda and has researched the impact of HIV/AIDS in Zambia, Namibia and Uganda. His particular interests are health regulation and finance, including health insurance, the management of governmental health agencies and the role of the private sector in developing country health care, particularly the treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Other Positions:

  • Chair Ad-Interim of Global Health, Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Boston Medical Center


  • Princeton University, BS
  • Yale University, JD

Classes Taught

  • SPHIH702
  • SPHIH704
  • SPHIH741
  • SPHIH777
  • SPHIH941
  • SPHIH950
  • SPHIH951


  • Published on 10/2/2013

    Vian T, Koseki S, Feeley FG, Beard J. Strengthening capacity for AIDS vaccine research: analysis of the Pfizer Global Health Fellows Program and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013; 13:378.

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  • Published on 9/10/2013

    Aneni E, De Beer IH, Hanson L, Rijnen B, Brenan AT, Feeley FG. Mobile primary healthcare services and health outcomes of children in rural Namibia. Rural Remote Health. 2013; 13(3):2380.

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  • Published on 1/18/2012

    Guariguata L, de Beer I, Hough R, Bindels E, Weimers-Maasdorp D, Feeley FG, de Wit TF. Diabetes, HIV and other health determinants associated with absenteeism among formal sector workers in Namibia. BMC Public Health. 2012; 12:44.

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  • Published on 11/1/2009

    Beard J, Feeley F, Rosen S. Economic and quality of life outcomes of antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS in developing countries: a systematic literature review. AIDS Care. 2009 Nov; 21(11):1343-56.

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  • Published on 10/20/2009

    Evans CL, Maine D, McCloskey L, Feeley FG, Sanghvi H. Where there is no obstetrician--increasing capacity for emergency obstetric care in rural India: an evaluation of a pilot program to train general doctors. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 Dec; 107(3):277-82.

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  • Published on 12/1/2007

    Feeley F, Connelly P, Rosen S. Private sector provision and financing of AIDS treatment in Africa: current developments. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2007 Dec; 4(4):192-200.

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  • Published on 7/1/2007

    Rosen S, Feeley F, Connelly P, Simon J. The private sector and HIV/AIDS in Africa: taking stock of 6 years of applied research. AIDS. 2007 Jul; 21 Suppl 3:S41-51.

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  • Published on 7/1/2007

    Rosen S, Hamazakaza P, Feeley F, Fox M. The impact of AIDS on government service delivery: the case of the Zambia Wildlife Authority. AIDS. 2007 Jul; 21 Suppl 3:S53-9.

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  • Published on 3/2/2007

    Vian T, Richards SC, McCoy K, Connelly P, Feeley F. Public-private partnerships to build human capacity in low income countries: findings from the Pfizer program. Hum Resour Health. 2007; 5:8.

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  • Published on 1/1/2007

    Collier AC, Van der Borght SF, Rinke de Wit T, Rinke de Wit TF, Richards SC, Feeley FG. A successful workplace program for voluntary counseling and testing and treatment of HIV/AIDS at Heineken, Rwanda. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2007 Jan-Mar; 13(1):99-106.

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