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.

Building a TB-free world

Tuberculosis kills more than 1.6 million people a year worldwide, yet has flown largely under the global health radar – until now.


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. 

Call for undergraduate summer internship/fellowship proposals in women's health, gender and empowerment

Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE offers funding to low-income undergrads for summer projects. 

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. 

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!

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.

Video: Careers in global health

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