Felicia Marie Knaul
Felicia Knaul, PhD, is Director, Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and Professor, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. A health and social sector economist, she has produced over 225 publications. Knaul currently chairs the Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People and previously chaired The Lancet Commission on Palliative Care and Pain Relief. As director of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative, she founded the Global Task Force on Cancer Care and Control. Knaul is founding President of Tómatelo a Pecho, a non-governmental organization dedicated to women’s health, and Senior Economist with the Mexican Health Foundation.