The Office of the President
the Office of the Provost
UW faculty, students, staff and friends to attend
the 38th Annual University Faculty Lecture:
Achieving Health for All in the 21st Century:
Globalization, growing inequality
and creative responses
By Dr. Stephen S. Gloyd
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Kane Hall, Room 130
The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Walker-Ames Room in Kane Hall.
About this lecture
Remarkable advances in global health have been achieved over the past
three decades. Nevertheless, enormous gaps in health persist
worldwide. Dr. Gloyd will provide evidence and share personal
stories that illustrate both the positive impact of the advances—and the
pervasive forces that continue to produce growing inequality between rich and
poor. He will show that achieving
health for all requires addressing rights, delivering justice and ensuring
About the University Faculty Lecture
conjunction with the Office of the Provost, members of the UW faculty choose
one of their peers to deliver the University Faculty Lecture. This award honors faculty whose research, scholarship or art has been
widely recognized by their peers and whose achievements have had a substantial
impact on their profession and perhaps on society as a whole. Dr. Stephen Gloyd
joins a distinguished roster of Nobel laureates, historians, artists,
scientists and authors who have presented this series each year since 1976.
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Dr. Stephen S. Gloyd
Professor, Departments of Global Health and Health Services
Founder and Senior Advisor, Health Alliance International
Stephen Gloyd, M.D., M.P.H.,
is a family practice physician who has been a UW faculty member since 1986. He
has worked for more than 30 years in Africa, Latin America and Asia as a clinician, manager, researcher, teacher and policy advocate. Dr. Gloyd
teaches about the history, political economy and management of
global health from a social justice perspective.
Dr. Gloyd is Associate
Chair for Education and Curriculum in the UW's Department of Global Health,
where he directs the M.P.H. and Ph.D. programs. In 1987, he founded Health Alliance
International, a nonprofit organization that has worked for decades in solidarity
with the ministries of health of Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, Timor-Leste and Sudan to strengthen primary health care and to improve approaches to global health assistance.
Gloyd received his B.A. and M.P.H. from Harvard University and his M.D. from the University of Chicago. He completed his family medicine residency at the UW. His many awards include the American Public Health Association’s International
Health mid-career award, the UW Distinguished Teaching Award and the Edward K.
Barsky Award for global health activism.