James A. Wolff, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

MD, Columbia University
MPH, Harvard University
MAT, Harvard University



Dr. Wolff is an Associate Professor of Global Health at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) where he teaches Planning and Managing Maternal and Child Health Program in Low Resource Settings, Improving Health Outcomes Using Mobile Technologies, Program Design for Global Health, and Making Programs Work: Program Implementation for Global Health. Dr. Wolff was the co-director for a BUSPH partnership with the Public Health Foundation of India and the Indian Council for Medical Research for faculty development. He is currently the Co-PI for a CDC funded faculty and curriculum development partnership with Muhimbili University School of Allied Health Sciences and the Dartmouth Institute for Health Care Improvement. Dr. Wolff is also the faculty representative for the field practice program for the Department on Global Health.

Dr. Wolff is a former Senior Fellow at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) where he worked for over thirty years. At MSH Dr. Wolff assisted both public and private sector health and family planning organizations in countries 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, leadership and management.

In addition to his management work and teaching, Dr. Wolff is a practicing physician board certified in Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Preventive Medicine. In 2007 he received the Community Clinician of the Year Award from the Massachusetts Medical Society. In 2013 he received the Norman A Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching from Boston University School of Public Health.

2013 Boston University School of Public Health: Norman A Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching
2011 Boston University School of Public Health: Innovation in Teaching Award
2007 Massachusetts Medical Society: Community Physician of the Year


e-Learning Pneumonia Course
11/01/2016 - 04/30/2017 (PI)
Johns Hopkins University USAID

Strengthening Human Resources for Health through Public Health Training Improvements (SHARE-IT)
04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 (PI)
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences HHS CDC
5U2GGH001075-03

Global Health Course Review
03/22/2016 - 06/30/2016 (PI)
Johns Hopkins University USAID

Strengthening Health Academic and Resources for Education
04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016 (PI)
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences HHS CDC
5U2GGH001075-02

Strengthening Health Academic and Resources for Education
04/01/2014 - 03/31/2015 (PI)
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences HHS CDC
1 U2GGH001075

Collaboration with Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences: School of Public Health and Social Sciences (MUHAS SPHSS) for Faculty Training and Development
12/01/2010 - 02/28/2015 (PI)
Dartmouth College NIH FIC
D43TW006807-10S1




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Elizabeth G. Clark1, Jessica Watson2, Allison Leemann2, Alan H. Breaud3, Frank G. Feeley III2,4, James Wolff2,4, Tamorish Kole5, Gabrielle A. Jacquet3,4,6. Acute care needs in an Indian emergency department: A retrospective analysis. World Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016; 3(7):191–195.
  2. Bryant MH, Wolff JA. The Lancet Global Health. Bringing the field into the classroom: an innovative methodology in global health teaching. 2015; Volume 3(S3).
  3. Miller J, Wolff JA. (eds). Management Strategies for Improving Family Planning Services, The Family Planning Manager Compendium. Kumarian. West Hartford, Connecticut. 1996; 431 pages.
  4. Wolff JA, Suttenfield L, Binzen SC. Family Planning Managers Handbook. Kumarian Press. West Hartford, CT. 1991; 374 pages.
  5. Wolff JA, Cushman R, Kweekeh FA, McGrory CE, Binzen SC. Beyond the Clinic Walls. 1990.

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Bar chart showing 5 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1990 and 1991 and 1996 and 2015 and 2016

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