"Global Health and Structural Violence"

Stephen Gloyd, MD, MPH
Professor in the Departments of Global Health and Health Services
University of Washington, School of Public Health, and
Executive Director of Health Alliance International
Profile

Stephen Gloyd, MD, MPH, is a family practice physician who has been a University of Washington faculty member since 1986. He has worked for over 30 years in Africa, Latin America, and Asia as a clinician, manager, researcher, teacher, and policy advocate.

His work has focused on improving primary health care, including maternal-child health services, tuberculosis control, and STD/AIDS. He has written and spoken extensively on the political economy of global health care and the connection between neoliberalism and health.

Dr. Gloyd is Director of the Global Health MPH Program in the UW’s Department of Global Health where he directs efforts to expand curricular options to address global workforce needs. His work with Health Alliance International is designed to improve approaches to global health assistance and to strengthen primary health care with the Ministries of Health of Mozambique, Cote d’Ivoire, Sudan, and Timor-Leste.

Dr. Gloyd has received many awards, including the WK Kellogg Fellowship, the APHA Mid-career Award, the Barsky Award for Political Activism, and the UW Distinguished Teaching Award. He received his BA and MPH from Harvard, his MD from the University of Chicago, and his family medicine residency at the University of Washington.