Malcolm Bryant

Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health

Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
London Hospital Medical College, MBBS

  • Office: Crosstown Center, CT369
  • Phone: 617-414-1266
  • Email:


Malcolm Bryant is a public health physician with nearly 40 years of experience as a clinician, educator, researcher, and manager of public health programs. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Global Health at Boston University School of Public Health, and a faculty member of the African Studies Center at the Pardee School of Global Studies. 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 worked in Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Asia. In addition to the design and implementation of health programs, Dr. Bryant has conducted numerous evaluations of programs, projects, and services at local, national, regional, and global levels.  Since joining Boston University in 2010, Dr. Bryant has developed and taught courses in implementation of health programs and health systems for both Masters and Doctoral students. He spent four years as the deputy director of the USAID-funded OVC-CARE Project, leading a team of researchers conducting evaluation research into the effectiveness of the President’s Emergency Program For AIDS Relief for orphans and vulnerable children. Twenty five studies were completed and the project resulted in a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Bryant’s research with orphans and vulnerable children has continued with the focus shifting to civil society organizations and the factors leading to country ownership and sustainability. In addition to teaching and research responsibilities, Dr. Bryant is also the deputy director of the Doctor of Public Health Program for BUSPH, and the co-director of the new Certificate in Global Health for the MPH. Dr. Bryant has been very active in the American Public Health Association, having served as the Chair of the International Health Section, Chair of the Intersectional Council, and as a member of the Executive Board. Dr. Bryant is fluent in French.