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UCGHI Researchers Lead One Health Workforce Training with $85 Million from USAID

UCGHI researchers will play a lead role in educating the next generation of the global health workforce in one health approaches through winning up to $85 million over five years from USAID.

National Institute of Aging (NIA) funds fellows to conduct research on early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in Peru

Peruvian GloCal Fellows Dr. Miguel Sánchez and Dr. Willyams Reynoso have been awarded funds through a supplement from the National Institute of Aging to carry out ground-breaking research on the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in their country. 

Young women still may be getting unnecessary pelvic exams

UCSF and CDC study finds millions of “outdated” tests being performed on healthy females 15 to 20 years old.

No difference in results when surgeries are performed by U.S.- or foreign-trained surgeons

UCLA-led research team analyzed the outcomes of nearly 634,000 common surgical procedures and found no difference in results when surgeries are performed by U.S. or foreign-trained surgeons.

California’s sea otter population could triple by recolonizing San Francisco Bay

UC Santa Cruz study highlights importance of estuaries as prime habitat for the endangered southern sea otter.

2019 Highlight: Mentorship training in LMICs needs increased support

UCGHI Co-Director, Dr. Craig Cohen edited Mentoring in Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Advance Global Health Research, a supplement to the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, which offers recommendations, case studies and an overview of toolkits to help design mentorship programs tailored to LMICs.

10 years, 10 campuses, one trailblazing career: Haile Debas reflects on UC Global Health Institute

Global health visionary Dr. Haile Debas looks back on 10 years of impact for the UC Global Health Institute.

UC Global Health Day 2020: Sustaining Communities and Climates for Health

UC Global Health Day 2020 call for abstracts and breakout sessions are now open. Apply today!