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.

Research seeks relief for hot and thirsty farmlands

UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise-funded projects produce results and hope for the Central Valley and beyond. 


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. 

Focus: Mentorship training in LMICs needs increased support

UCGHI co-director, Craig Cohen, served as guest editor of a supplement on mentoring that appeared in the January issue of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 

Work in Planetary Health this summer

The UC Global Health Institute Planetary Health Center of Expertise offers amazing summer opportunities for UC students. Now accepting applications!

Welcome to 2019: A message from UCGHI director Thomas J. Coates

UCGHI director Thomas J. Coates reflects on 2018 and the year ahead. 

David Heller tackles chronic disease worldwide

GloCal fellow David Heller is keeping primary prevention of chronic, non-communicable diseases on the global health agenda.

Call for paper in transformative approaches for gender justice in sexual and reproductive health

The Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment Center of Expertise is accepting submissions for a special issue of the journal Culture, Health & Sexuality.

Proposed changes to immigration could cost California jobs, harm public health

Report by UCLA, partners finds the state could lose up to $1.67 billion in federal benefits with changes to the 'public charge' test.

Video: Careers in global health

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