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The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) advances the mission of the 10-campus University of California system to improve the lives of people in California and around the world. By stimulating education, research, and partnerships, UCGHI leverages the diverse intellectual resources across the University to train the next generation of global health leaders and accelerate the discovery and implementation of transformative global health solutions.

Launched in 2009 the UCGHI is led by Haile Debas, MD, Senior Global Health Advisor at UCSF, and Tom Coates, PhD, the Michael and Sue Steinberg Professor of Global AIDS Research at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.

UCGHI Fact Sheet