• Affiliate Professor, Global Health

New York, NY
United States

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Global health leader combining expertise in clinical infectious diseases, academic research, product development and innovative health delivery. Extensive experience in situational assessment, strategic thinking, interdisciplinary team building, program management, resource mobilization and partner relations. Having spent roughly a decade as a physician at UCSF, a scientist at Stanford and a product developer at Gates Foundation, I am now focused on integrating innovative technology into health systems to improve delivery of care.

  • MD (University of Florida)
  • BA (Princeton University)
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Bioengineering
  • Business and Public Private Partnerships
  • Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
  • Delivery Logistics
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Drug and Vaccine Development
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health Governance
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Implementation Science
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Informatics
  • Intervention Design and Management
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • Pathobiology
  • Pathogenesis
  • Pulmonary Diseases and Pneumonia
  • Research
  • TB
  • Telemedicine
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis, Pathobiology, Drug and Vaccine Development, Health Policy, Implementation Science.


Commissioner for: Building a tuberculosis-free world: The Lancet Commission on tuberculosis. Published March 20, 2019 https://www.thelancet.com/commissions/tuberculosis-free-world

Small PM and Fitzgerald G. How Can Seattle Disrupt TB Care and Control? Project Syndicate https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/seattle-and-big-tech-can-disrupt-tuberculosis-by-peter-m-small-and-gabrielle-fitzgerald-2019-04

Unlocking the Cultural Digital Footprint from Natural Language at Scale By H. Andrew Schwartz, Ph.D., Stony Brook University; Brenda Curtis, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Christine DeLorenzo, Ph.D., Stony Brook University; Salvatore Giorgi, M.S., University of Pennsylvania; and Peter Small, M.D., Rockefeller Foundation Fellow http://trajectorymagazine.com/unlocking-the-cultural-digital-footprint-from-natural-language-at-scale/