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.

Degree, check. Next stop, heal the world.

The prospect of solving the multitude of global health issues may seem daunting, but UC grads are up to the challenge. 


Barriers to health

A UCLA Fielding School of Public Health study examines how immigrants’ lived experiences affect their access to care.

UC Irvine Chancellor Gillman joins the UCGHI Board of Directors

The Board welcomes Chancellor Gillman and bids farewell to UC Riverside Chancellor Wilcox. 

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. 

UCGHI Board of Directors welcomes new co-vice chairs

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

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.