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.
2019 Global Health Day
Global Health Impact Map
AHC faculty led research, education, clinical care, and community outreach activities
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
CGHSR opens applications for the Faculty Mentor Award (FMA). These new awards are aimed at encouraging UMN researchers to involve students in their global health research projects by providing up to $5,000 to defray costs associated with incorporating a student researcher into their team. Proposals are encouraged, but not required, to be developed collaboratively between a mentor and student.
The awards are given to faculty with the following objectives:
The Global Health Student Advisory Board hosted the innaugural Global Health Week April 8-12, 2019. Events included a student-run workshop on interprofessional approaches to local and global health challenges, a Peer Mentorship Café, a panel with the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility's Leadership Council on global health ethics, and several other speakers and events.
Bill Stauffer, MD, MSPH with the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility and University of Minnesota Medical School answers questions on the status of global health today and what is done to keep global and local communities healthy. He shares about the evolving definition of global health, and how he is working to advance health worldwide. Learn what he has to say.
Applications for the Fall 2019 offering of Global Health in a Local Context: An Experiential Course on the Social Determinants, Health Equity, and Leading Change in Minnesota are now open.
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.
In February, the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility organized two back-to-back trainings for the United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) – first in Nairobi, Kenya and then in Kampala, Uganda.
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.