K. Bryant Smalley, Ph.D., Psy.D., M.B.A., is the associate dean for research in the Mercer University School of Medicine, where he also serves as professor of psychiatry and community medicine. Dr. Smalley’s work focuses on creating community and policy change necessary to eliminate health inequities, with a focus on the use of community engaged research approaches. His areas of expertise include substance use disorder, suicide, rural health, maternal and infant mortality, and telehealth. He has authored or edited the books Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Models; Rural Mental Health: Issues, Policies, and Best Practices; and Health Equity: A Solutions-Focused Approach. He is the former chair of the American Psychological Association’s committee on rural health, and was named Researcher and Educator of the Year by the National Rural Health Association.
K. Bryant Smalley
Associate Dean for Research, Mercer University School of Medicine