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Stephen S. Gloyd

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Professor, Health Services
Professor, Global Health (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering


MPH   Harvard University, 1983   (Health Policy and Management)
MD   University of Chicago, 1973   (Family Practice Medicine)
BA   Harvard University, 1969   (Biochemistry)

Contact Info


Health Alliance International
1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 350
Box 354809
Seattle, WA 98105

campus box:   357965
voice:   206-543-8382
fax:   206-685-4184


Stephen Gloyd serves as director of education and curriculum activities in the Department of Global Health. He is also Executive Director of Health Alliance International, a Seattle-based non-profit organization that provides support to Ministries of Health in Mozambique, East Timor, Ivory Coast, and Sudan. Dr. Gloyd teaches about the history and political economy of global health from a social justice perspective, research methods for developing countries, and management for global health. He has over 30 years experience working in Africa and Latin America, and his work has focused on improving primary health care through implementation science, with an emphasis on maternal-child health, malaria, tuberculosis, and STD/AIDS programs. He speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and French.

Health systems research, implementation science, political economy of global health

Chen S, Pender M, Jin N, Merson M, Tang S, Gloyd S. Chinese medical teams in Africa: a flagship program facing formidable challenges. J Glob Health. 2019 Jun;9(1):010311. doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.010311. Review.  PMID: 30842880    PMCID: PMC6394880
PubMed Central

Xu DR, Gong W, Gloyd S, Caine ED, Simoni J, Hughes JP, Xiao S, He W, Dai B, Lin M, Nie J, He H. Measuring adherence to antipsychotic medications for schizophrenia: Concordance and validity among a community sample in rural China. Schizophr Res. 2018 May 25. pii: S0920-9964(18)30271-8. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.05.014. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 29807806    PMCID: PMC6252110
PubMed Central

Beste J, Mutaquiha C, Manhiça I, Jose B, Monivo C, Faria M, Creswell J, Codlin AJ, Michel C, Wagenaar B, Gloyd S, Cowan J. Effects of Xpert(®) MTB/RIF testing and GxAlert on MDR-TB diagnosis and linkage to care in Mozambique. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Nov 1;22(11):1358-1365. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0901.  PMID: 30355417

Myrtil MP, Puttkammer N, Gloyd S, Robinson J, Yuhas K, Domercant JW, Honoré JG, Francois K. ART Attrition across Health Facilities Implementing Option B+ in Haiti. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2018 Jan-Dec;17:2325958218774037. doi: 10.1177/2325958218774037.  PMID: 29781378

Pfeiffer JT, Napúa M, Wagenaar BH, Chale F, Hoek R, Micek M, Manuel J, Michel C, Cowan JG, Cowan JF, Gimbel S, Sherr K, Gloyd S, Chapman RR. Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial to Promote Option B+ Retention in Central Mozambique. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Nov 1;76(3):273-280. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001515.  PMID: 28777263

University of Washington Center for AIDS Research
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
PI:   Baeten           Dates:    6/1/2017 - 5/31/2018

University of Washington Center for Aids Research
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
PI:   Baeten           Dates:    6/1/2016 - 5/31/2017

Health Alliance International 8 (Moz. Health Comm.)
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    10/1/2015 - 9/30/2016

Strengthening Global Health Capacity at Chinese Universities
China Medical Board of New York, Inc.
PI:   Wasserheit           Dates:    7/1/2015 - 6/30/2017

University of Washington Center for AIDS Research
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    6/1/2015 - 5/31/2016

University of Washington Center for AIDS Research
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    6/1/2013 - 5/31/2018

PopCouncil RFA
Population Council
PI:   Gloyd           Dates:    10/1/2011 - 9/30/2016