Mallory Willams

Dr. Mallory Williams is Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Trauma, Critical Care, and Surgical Nutrition at Howard University College of Medicine.He is the Trauma Medical Director of the American College of Surgeons Level I Trauma Center.  He is board certified in general surgery and critical care.  He is a cum laude graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dr. Williams completed the Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and went on to train in general surgery at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan completing his residency as the Chief Administrative Surgery Resident.  Dr. Williams completed his Surgical Critical Care Fellowship from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. 

He also completed a critical care research fellowship and a policy fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health.  Dr. Williams is a MonganCommonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy and Harvard University Presidential Scholar.  He completed the Masters of Public Health Degree in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health.  Dr. Williams is a decorated soldier and has served in both theaters of the Global War on Terror (Iraq & Afghanistan).  He currently holds the rank of Colonel in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps.  He has been distinguished by multiple teaching and research awards and has given invited international lectures in trauma.

Dr. Williams is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, American College of Chest Physicians, and College of Critical Care Medicine.  He also belongs to the Society of University Surgeons and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.  Dr. Williams is currently an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Surgery.  He is the Principal Investigator of the Hospital Based Violence Intervention Program focused on African American Men ($245,000/ 2 year grant, OVSJS).  Dr. Williams is a co-author of the National Medical Association’s Position Paper entitled, “The Violence Epidemic in the African American Community: A Call by the NMA for Comprehensive Reform.”  He is also a co-author of the Society of Black Academic Surgeon’s manuscript, “Reducing the Impact of Violence on the Health Status of African-Americans.”  Dr. Williams has lectured throughout the United States on policy issues involving police violence in communities of color. He is married to Patrice and has 3 daughters, Shelby, Maya, and Zoe.  They are frequent travelers to the Bahamas and love the island and its people.