• 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 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

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Monday, November 18, 2019
4:30pm to 7:00pm

Our newsletter


September 5, 2019

CGHSR is a co-sponsor of the 14th Annual Women's Health Research Conference. The focus of the 2019 conference is Sexual Harassment and Violence: Impact on Women's Mental and Physical Health Outcomes. This half day event, sponsored by the Women's Health Research Program, features plenary presentations, panel discussion, and a poster session on women's health research.

September 3, 2019

The Global Health Student Advisory Board (GHSAB) is seeking applications from students across the Health Sciences that are passionate about global health and want to help shape global health educational opportunities at the University of Minnesota. GHSAB is an interdisciplinary group of students that advises the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR) and meets monthly to organize global health related events on campus for all students. If you want to promote global health at the University of Minnesota, we’d love to have you join us!

August 26, 2019

Applications are being accepted for Fogarty Global Health Fellows for 12-month fellowships focused on critical, inter-related areas of health in low-income countries. Open to highly motivated doctoral students and postdocs to experience research training at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers in locations including Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana, Liberia, Peru, Thailand, Nepal and India. Learn more and apply.

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.

August 7, 2019

Dr. Jonathon Kirsch is a 2018 recipient of a CGHSR Global Health Seed Grant and an available mentor for the CGHSR Scholars Program. In our first researcher spotlight, he answers a few of our questions on his dengue fever research and experience with mentees in Colombia.

July 29, 2019

CGHSR welcomes Dr. Lindy Fenlason MD MPH, Senior Nutrition and Capacity Building Advisor at USAID to the University of Minnesota. In the first position of its kind, Dr. Fenlason is serving as a liaison between USAID and the University of Minnesota with the goal of strengthening partnerships between USAID and academia, exploring and expanding mutually beneficial connections and promoting the expertise housed in both institutions.

June 3, 2019

On May 17 to 19th, 50 learners and nearly 150 instructors, facilitators, and volunteers came together in Hudson, Wisconsin for the 6th UMN Humanitarian Crisis Simulation. Participants from a range of academic and professional disciplines were formed into teams representing NGO responders, that set out to assess an unraveling crisis depicted by role players and props scattered through the sprawling wooded site. The crisis involved thousands of refugees, health issues, security concerns, and insufficient resources.