Position: Clinical Associate Professor
Center for Global Health & Development at Boston University
Background: Malcolm Bryant is a public health physician with over 30 years of experience as a clinician, educator, researcher, and manager of public health programs. He has devoted his career to the improvement of health outcomes by increasing access to high-quality health services. Dr. Bryant has designed and implemented reproductive and child health programs, with continuing emphasis on the determinants of health and the development of community-based health systems. He has long-term experience in Africa (Zimbabwe and Cameroon), and has conducted short-term consultancies in more than 15 African countries and extensive work in Haiti, Latin America, and Asia. In addition to the design and implementation of health programs, Dr. Bryant has evaluated numerous USAID field projects in Haiti, Nicaragua, Madagascar, Senegal, and the Philippines. Dr. Bryant works equally effectively with civil society organizations and public-sector agencies. In 2007 – 2008 he assisted the Rwandan Ministry of Health in the design of Rwanda’s new national policy and five-year strategy for quality improvement. Recently Dr. Bryant worked with the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to introduce an innovative methodology to maintain and improve the quality at the point of service delivery by bringing together health system and community approaches to care. Currently Dr. Bryant is a Research Associate at the Center for Global Health and Development at Boston University’s School of Public Health, where he manages a research program seeking to improve quality and coverage of services to orphans and vulnerable children around the world through applied, operations, and evaluation research.
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