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Stephen Gloyd

Associate Chair, Global Health
Professor, Global Health
Professor, Health Services
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Evans School
Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering

Health Alliance International
1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 350
Box 354809
Seattle, WA

206-685-4184 (Fax)

MD (University of Chicago)
MPH (Harvard University)
BA (Harvard University)


Infectious disease epidemiology (STD, TB, EPI); health systems research; political economy of health and impact and equity in health care

Biography and Research Interests 

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 Associate Chair for Education and Curriculum 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 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 received his BA and MPH from Harvard, his MD from the University of Chicago, and his family medicine residency at the University of Washington.

Education, Research, Service
Selected Publications 
Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy in central Mozambique. Brentlinger PE, Dgedge M, Correia MA, Rojas AJ, Saúte F, Gimbel-Sherr KH, Stubbs BA, Mercer MA, Gloyd S. Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Nov;85(11):873-9.
Prevalence and predictors of maternal peripheral malaria parasitemia in central Mozambique. Brentlinger PE, Montoya P, Rojas AJ, Correia MA, Dgedge M, Saúte F, Gimbel-Sherr K, Mercer MA, Gloyd S. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Aug;77(2):228-34.
Scaling up antenatal syphilis screening in Mozambique: transforming policy to action. Gloyd S, Montoya P, Floriano F, Chadreque MC, Pfeiffer J, Gimbel-Sherr K. Sex Transm Dis. 2007 Jul;34(7 Suppl):S31-6.