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.

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Monday, April 8, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
9:30am to 1:00pm

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March 12, 2019

Registration is open for this May 17 to 19 immersive learning experience. Participants experience what it is like to work in an insecure environment and with living conditions common for professionals in humanitarian response environments, while working with a team to develop a plan to address issues such as infrastructure, health, nutrition, insecurity, and human rights. Graduate credit available as PubH 6290. Register Now

March 12, 2019

Chelsea Kline, School of Public Health, a student in the 2019 India: Global Health, Globalization, and Leadership course offered through the Center of Global Health and Social Responsibility, is highlighted on the School of Public Health website. She discusses how her undergraduate experience in Ecuador and the connections she made during the India course have had an impact on her academic life and how she will carry those experiences into her new professional career.

February 28, 2019

Join us for Global Health Day on April 13, 2019. Global Health Day provides an opportunity for those engaged in global health to come together, exchange knowledge across disciplines, and make connections.

February 26, 2019

As part of the University of Minnesota partnership with Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS), a week-long training was held in Cairo, Egypt January 21-25, 2019. Over twenty faculty members from KUMS participated in a short course on research methods led by Dr.

February 25, 2019

The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR) aims to foster new collaborations with these faculty funding opportunities. CGHSR Global Health Seed Grants provides up to $25,000 of funding to UMN faculty for new interdisciplinary research. Faculty Travel Awards provide up to $2,000 for AHC faculty to travel to an international site, or to fund travel for a colleague to explore global health research and training/capacity-building collaborations.

February 7, 2019

Congratulations to everyone involved in the 2019 Global Health Case Competition this past weekend. Students spent a week developing sustainable, feasible, and creative solutions to to address challenges around refugee health and well-being in St.

February 6, 2019

CGHSR is proud to announce our new Director of Human Migration and Health, Dr. Bill Stauffer, MD MSPH. Dr. Stauffer is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is a well-known expert in refugee health, and acts as the Lead Medical Expert for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine—Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee Health Branch.