The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility facilitates transdisciplinary partnerships and collaborations across the University of Minnesota and worldwide to create a global portfolio of research, education, and engagement.

Our upcoming events

Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Symposium on the Ethics of Help: Creating Global Ambassadors for Patient Safety

June 8 & 9, 2017

This event, hosted by the Health Career Center and the Learning Abroad Center, will explore the ethical complexities of volunteering in health care settings at home and abroad.

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Our newsletter


April 18, 2017

In Washington, DC, the new administration recently put forward a budget request with significant cuts to key federal research agencies. While the request is only an initial step in setting funding for federal agencies, the proposal, if adopted, would have severe negative repercussions for the research mission of the University.

April 12, 2017

The Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility is excited to again offer Global Health in a Local Context: An Experiential Course on the Social Determinants, Community Engagement, and Social Action in Minnesota. This Fall Semester course immerses students in the study of health equity, the social determinants of health, global health in a local setting, and community-based healthcare.

April 11, 2017

Checkout the CGHSR Travel Page to connect to key University resources as well as to pre-departure orientation materials to help you prepare for a successful international global health experienc

April 3, 2017

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility and the Global Medical Education and Research Program together request research proposals from faculty in the Academic Health Center for new studies in Thailand.

April 3, 2017

In 2016, two researchers shared the same question: what is the uptake of and barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination?