UC Global Health Institute

Welcome to our new and refreshed website! Our goal is to bring you global health news, projects and announcements from across the UC system.

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) is a system-wide initiative that stimulates, nurtures, and promotes global health research, education, and collaboration to advance the University's mission to improve the lives of people in California and around the world. UCGHI leverages the diverse expertise across the University to revolutionize training of future global health leaders and accelerate the discovery and implementation of transformative global health solutions.

Migrant life takes toll on health

John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath tells the story of migrant workers in 1939, but their story is still the same today. UC researchers say simply being an immigrant affects people's health.


UCGHI names new board chair

We are excited to announce UC Riverside’s Anil Deolalikar as the new board chair for UCGHI.

UCGHI and partners develop online global health courses for UC undergrads

UC undergraduates who want to study global health can enroll in one of a series of online courses available through the UC Cross-Campus Enrollment portal.

Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise invites expressions of interest for journal editing role

UCGHI Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise seeks an editor(s) to lead a special journal project.

UCGHI Initiative trains students, faculty to advocate for global health issues

The initiative will coordinate campus events and outreach to members of Congress to help ensure UC voices are heard regarding global health issues.