Eric A. Friedman

Eric Friedman is a global health justice scholar in the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center. Friedman works to advance global health and human rights through scholarship and several initiatives. Previously, he was senior global health policy advisor at Physicians for Human Rights, focusing on the right to health, health systems, the global health worker shortage, and HIV/AIDS. That followed seven years at Yale, where Friedman received undergraduate and law degrees.


Human Rights at the Center of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governments should integrate human rights into their pandemic responses


Ukraine: A Turning Point for Attacks on Health

Accountability is overdue for wartime atrocities in Syria, Yemen, Ethiopia, Gaza, Myanmar, and now Ukraine


Why the WHO?

The World Health Organization is essential to convening scientific experts and the world’s best thinking on COVID-19