• 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

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

Our newsletter


October 2, 2019

CGHSR aims to foster new collaborations with this faculty funding opportunities. Faculty Travel Awards provide up to $2,000 for UMN health sciences faculty to travel to an international site, or to fund travel for a colleague to explore global health research and training/capacity-building collaborations. Application due October 15. Learn more and apply.

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 26, 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. The October 23rd Info Session will walk students through the application process, logistics, and learning objectives. Past participants will give you a glimpse into what it is like to compete. Faculty, staff, post-docs, residents, and others interested in coaching a team team are also invited to join the info session. Applications will open open Nov 1st.

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 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.