• Global Health Case Competition

    Solve global health challenges at the 2020 Global Health Case Competition.

  • UN Migration Agency Project

    Training health providers abroad helps to ensure that US-bound refugees receive proper health screening, arrive safely and have a more successful community integration.

  • Global Health Impact Map

    Research, education, clinical care, and community outreach activities led by health sciences faculty.

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

Monday, November 18, 2019
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Thursday, December 12, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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News

November 11, 2019

The Humanitarian Crisis Simulation is an immersive learning experience for students and working professionals where participants play the role of humanitarian aid workers or volunteer responders in a simulated international humanitarian crisis.  They learn the foundations of humanitarian response and apply concepts in the simulation through active teamwork, intense interaction with role-players, and on-the-spot decision-making.

Registration is now open for this experience which will occur on May 15 to 17, 2020 in Hudson, Wisconsin.

November 6, 2019

The Global Health Case Competition is a unique opportunity for graduate and upper-level undergraduate students from multiple schools and disciplines to come together to develop innovative solutions for 21st century global health issues. Application is now open. Learn more.

November 4, 2019

Dr. Kumi Smitch is an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our third researcher spotlight, she answers a few of our questions on her HIV and STI research in China and what she looks for in a mentee.

October 2, 2019

The CGHSR Global Health Student Advisory Board has selected its 2019-2020 membership. Welcome to the new and returning GHSAB members.

September 26, 2019

The CGHSR Scholars Program supports University of Minnesota doctoral students and postdocs to complete 12 months of mentored research at an international study site. Scholars will work on an active research study led by faculty from the UMN and from their partner institution.

September 20, 2019

Dr. Logan Spector is an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our second researcher spotlight, he answers a few of our questions on his childhood cancer research and what he looks for in a mentee.

August 7, 2019

The CGHSR Faculty Mentor Award encourages UMN researchers to involve students in their global health research projects at international sites. Created as a way to give students a guided global health research experience, this mentorship program provides up to $5,000 for faculty to defray costs associated with incorporating a student researcher into their team. In 2019, CGHSR awarded 3 inaugural Faculty Mentor Awards to support student involvement in faculty-led global health research initiatives in Malaysia, China, and Kenya.