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The 2015 CGH University Scholars

The 2015 Center for Global Health University Scholars program is represented by outstanding, diverse students conducting research projects in collaboration with UVA faculty mentors, local institutions, and in-country mentors at multiple international sites, including both our Global Partner sites and independent sites. 

Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training

The Center for Global Health has designated eight students, selected from a pool of national level candidates, as the inaugural scholars for the new UVa MHIRT: Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program. The five year MHIRT Program is funded by a grant from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to contribute to the development future global health leaders.


2015 Annual CUGH Conference

UVA was very well-represented at the 2015 Consortium for Universities for Global Health this past weekend in Boston, MA. The conference focused on mobilizing research for global health and focused on a variety of different research themes. 

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The University of Virginia's Center for Global Health promotes health in resource-limited settings by fostering the commitment of students, faculty and partners from many disciplines to address the diseases of poverty.


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Making and Unmaking Stereotypes

This seminar with Ingrid Hakala introduces the often contentious, controversial, and blurry line between concepts of stereotypes and generalizations. It will be Wednesday, 4/15 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Monroe 130.

USAID Securing Water for Food Internships

USAID is seeking volunteer, virtual interns to participate in communications and research activities for the Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge.

Global Volunteering vs. Volunteering @ Home

NYT The Opinion Pages:  An African’s Message for America

Check out the discussion: Kenyan activist, Boniface Mwangi, and students at Duke University talk about the usefulness of American volunteerism abroad vs. volunteering at home.