James Wolff

Associate Professor, Global Health

Harvard University, MAT, MPH
Dartmouth College, BMS
Columbia University, MD

  • Office: Crosstown Center, CT307
  • Phone: 617-638-5399
  • Email: jwolff@bu.edu


Dr. Wolff is an associate professor of Global Health at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSPH) and a Senior Fellow at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a non-profit international public health management consulting company. At BUSPH Dr. Wolff teaches courses on Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries, the Principles of International Health, and is the program director for a certificate course taught with colleagues from MSH, Leading Organizations to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Dr. Wolff is also the faculty representative for the field practice program for the Department of Global Health.

For the past twenty five years, in his work with MSH, Dr. Wolff has assisted public and private sector health and family planning organizations throughout the world to improve their management. He has been a consultant with USAID, the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, and a number of private organizations. Dr. Wolff’s areas of interest include use of information technologies for education, maternal and child health, emergency medicine, and leadership and management.

Dr. Wolff received a BA from Harvard College, a BMS from Dartmouth Medical School, an MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and an MAT and MPH from Harvard University. In addition to his management work and teaching, Dr. Wolff practices emergency medicine in Concord, Massachusetts. In 2007 he received the Community Clinician of the Year Award from the Massachusetts Medical Society.