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.

Ambassadors show how to protect the planet

The UCGHI Planetary Health student ambassadors brought sustainability and health awareness to UC campuses this spring. 


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. 

Zot n Clothes thrift shop held at UC Irvine cross cultural center

Coordinated by UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise student ambassadors, the event encouraged discourse on sustainable consumerism in fashion and shined a spotlight on a resource available to students on campus.

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. 

Mentoring to advance global health

Researchers from UC and around the world present a new supplement on mentoring in low- and middle-income countries.

Melissa Smith: New to the UC, but no stranger to global health

Learn about Melissa Smith's inspiring career working in health and social justice in communities in the US and abroad. 

Video: Careers in global health

UCGHI leadership and friends tell students about career options in global health.