As home to some of the world's top research, medical and public health institutions and scientists, the University of California contributes valuable research to the field of global health. This research furthers our understanding of the complex systems behind the field's most threatening problems and leads to dynamic scientific, clinical and policy solutions.

Explore some of UC's global health research projects, read groundbreaking publications, and respond to calls for proposals.

Featured Project

Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IV Drug Users in Tijuana

This UC San Diego study, led by Dr. Steffanie Strathdee, evaluates the impact of Mexico's 2009 drug policy reform (narcomenudeo) on drug use and HIV risk behaviors in Tijuana. Learn more about the El Cuete study in Tijuana, Mexico.

Read more about our research projects

Centers of Expertise

Our Centers of Expertise conduct significant research that produces transformational results in two major areas of global health: