UC Global Health Institute

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) mobilizes people and resources across the University of California to advance global health research, education and collaboration.

Ambassadors show how to protect the planet

The UCGHI Planetary Health student ambassadors brought sustainability and health awareness to UC campuses this spring. 


Five UC undergraduates receive scholarships for projects in women’s health, gender and empowerment

The UCGHI Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment COE Summer Scholars program continues with another cohort of outstanding students.

Glocal fellow wins Emerging Global Leader Award

Larissa Otero reflects on her GloCal fellowship and discusses her current work in pediatric TB. 

Meet the women who battled tuberculosis in Indian country

In his latest book, a UC Riverside scholar of Native American history explores a little-known collaboration that made big impacts.

Researchers identify faster, more effective drug combination regimens to treat tuberculosis

UCLA scientists find a way to significantly reduce the duration of treatment by using an approach called “artificial intelligence-parabolic response surface.”

UCGHI Board of Directors welcomes new co-vice chairs

Jonna Mazet (UC Davis) and Lara Stemple (UCLA) will bring dynamic perspectives to UCGHI leadership. 

Zot n Clothes thrift shop held at UC Irvine cross cultural center

Coordinated by UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise student ambassadors, the event encouraged discourse on sustainable consumerism in fashion and shined a spotlight on a resource available to students on campus.

Natalie Ferraiolo finds her calling at the US/Mexico border

From tattoo removal to mental health and family medicine, this former fellow is helping border communities in need. 

Video: Careers in global health

UCGHI leadership and friends tell students about career options in global health.