Chief of the Division of Trauma & Critical Care, Howard University Hospital
Mallory Williams, MD, MPH, is chief of the Division of Trauma & Critical Care and director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit in the Department of Surgery at Howard University Hospital.
Dr. Williams has authored 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts, textbook chapters, and commentaries. His awards include a Harvard University Presidential Scholarship (2008), the Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Surgery Resident of the Year (2004) and Teacher of the Year (2006) in recognition of his commitment to an academic approach and an excellent pedagogy. He has also been awarded the teacher of the year award by both the residents and medical students at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. His research efforts have been recognized by several surgical societies.
His passion is in the education and mentorship of future diverse clinician-investigators, and the development of health policy that positively impacts underserved populations. His current research interests include better understanding health care delivery in safety net hospitals and improving communication and team dynamics in high stress health care delivery areas such as the trauma care unit, intensive care unit, and operating room. He is co-principal investigator of a Susan G. Komen Grant examining “Patient Navigation and Breast Cancer Outcomes in Louisiana.”
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