Erica Weirich

Executive Director,
Global Health Research Foundation

Erica Weirich is the founder and director of Global Health Research Foundation (GHRF), a practicing physician in Los Altos, CA, and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Before founding GHRF, Dr. Weirich worked extensively in international health, supporting traditional birth attendants and health visitors through the Aga Khan Health Service in remote northern Pakistan, working to improve the health of the refugee population in London, and working with the Zhordania Institute of Human Reproduction on maternal mortality in the country of Georgia. In 2007, she co-founded the GHRF, coalescing health development and respect for culture with Silicon Valley technology and resources. Using medical and technology assessments, with tools and business strategies for rapid access to outcomes and testing of interventions, GHRF is working to ensure that functioning solutions are made sustainable, scalable, and transferable, with knowledge shared.

Dr. Weirich earned an MA in International Development Policy along with her Medical Degree at Stanford University.