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  • Dr. Richard L. Guerrant

    Dick & Nancy Guerrant Global Health Equity Professor Award

    Dick & Nancy Guerrant Global Health Equity Professor Award inaugural RFP: CGHE invites faculty members from any school and of any rank to apply for three years of support for a new or expanded program to address a global health disparity of the faculty member’s choosing.  More information here.

  • Chesapeke Bay, Virginia; Courtesy of the Global Water Initiative

    Virginia (Emerging) Clinician Leaders and the Fight Against Climate Change

    Planetary Health is an increasingly urgent global concern: Community leaders and UVA student activists discussed the efforts of health professionals locally and globally.  Read the interview.

  • The second class of the Univen GIDRT fellows with their mentors and colleagues

    Ellen Ledwaba - A Research Career founded at UVA and Univen

    Ellen Ledwaba, PhD is a promising researcher whose training in the Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (funded by the NIH Fogarty International Center) deeply informs her work and perspective: “Perseverance is everything.”

  • Erica Stephens, CGHE SAB

    An advocate for equity in public health

    Erica Stephens graduated in May in a class of remarkable students. She served on the CGHE Student Advisory Board in many roles including as a member of the Case Competition committee that drew in more than 100 participants this year. Stephens spoke about her interest in global health and advised students to follow their passion.

  • CGH Founding Director, Dr. Richard L. Guerrant over Tanzania

    The Doctor and the Favela

    Dr. Guerrant's work with partners at the Federal University of Ceara in Brazil is part of the foundation of the Center for Global Health Equity. See the UVA Magazine article.

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Upcoming Events

Sep. 8 2021 | Zoom
CGH Scholars with their mentor, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, VC of the University for Global Health Equity
Without optimism and hope, progress is impossible.

The University of Global Health Equity is a new institution based in Rwanda that aims to revolutionize health care delivery by training the next generation of health professionals capable of building and leading equitable health systems. Their specific attention to equity means that the most vulnerable are targeted first and no one is ever left out. The ideology of ‘health care for all’ present at UGHE has been an inspiration to me for my entire academic career and I could not have been more excited to spend my summer there.