• Affiliate Professor, Global Health

New York, NY
United States

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Dr. Small's current focus is acoustic epidemiology with a specific emphasis on cough. This builds on his background as a global health leader combining expertise in clinical infectious diseases, academic research, product development and innovative health delivery. Extensive experience in situational assessment, strategic thinking, interdisciplinary team building, program management, resource mobilization and partner relations. Having spent roughly a decade as a physician at UCSF, a scientist at Stanford and a product developer at Gates Foundation, Dr. Small is now focused on integrating innovative technology into health systems to improve delivery of care.

  • MD (University of Florida)
  • BA (Princeton University)
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Health Topics 
  • Bioengineering
  • Business and Public Private Partnerships
  • Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
  • Delivery Logistics
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Drug and Vaccine Development
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health Governance
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Implementation Science
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Informatics
  • Intervention Design and Management
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • Pathobiology
  • Pathogenesis
  • Pulmonary Diseases and Pneumonia
  • Research
  • TB
  • Telemedicine
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 


Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis, Pathobiology, Drug and Vaccine Development, Health Policy, Implementation Science.



Pai M and Small PM. Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Time for a game change. Editorial New Eng J Med. 2010

L Bahrainwala, AM. Knoblauch ,A Andriamiadanarivo, M Mustafa Diab, J McKinney, PM Small, JG Kahn, E Fair, N Rakotosamimanana, S Grandjean Lapierre. Drones and digital adherence monitoring for community-based tuberculosis control in remote Madagascar: A cost-effectiveness analysis. Plos one. Published: July 7, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0235572

Bigio J, Kohli M, Klinton JS, MacLean E, Gore G, Small PM, et al. (2021) Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound for pulmonary tuberculosis: A systematic review. PLoS ONE 16(5): e0251236. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251236