GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, begins new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology at UNC Chapel Hill

January 15, 2021
Recent 2019-2020 GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, has just begun a new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at UNC Chapel Hill.

GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, begins new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology at UNC Chapel Hill

January 15, 2021
Recent 2019-2020 GloCal fellow Monica Diaz, MD, has just begun a new position as Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at UNC Chapel Hill.

Los científicos peruanos que buscan las nuevas variantes del coronavirus

January 6, 2021

GloCal fellow Pablo Tsukayama leads team of investigators including GloCal alumnus Guillermo Salvatierra in the search for new coronavirus variants in Peru.

UC Davis One Health Institute Offers One Health Field Training

January 5, 2021

Kobe Bryant And George Floyd: America’s Tragedy And Horror In Two Lives

December 18, 2020
Douglas M. Haynes, UC Irvine professor of history and vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, and member of the UCGHI Black Lives Matter Task Force shares what responses to the deaths of Kobe Bryant and George Floyd reveal about the state of race in the U.S.

Global Funding must be in the next COVID-19 emergency supplemental

December 16, 2020
UCGHI Director Tom Coates calls for action now on global funding in the next COVID-19 emergency supplemental in his latest opinion piece in The Hill.

Advances in Global Health: A Q&A with Editor-in-Chief Craig Cohen

November 10, 2020
UC Press checks in with Editor-in-Chief Craig Cohen on the vision and aims guiding the new open-access global health journal.

3 UCSF faculty named to Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board

November 10, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have announced the establishment of a coronavirus advisory board, a panel of public health and scientific experts that will include three UCSF faculty members.

Climate change will give rise to more cancers

November 10, 2020
UCSF study focuses on global impact for major cancers and steps needed to lessen risks.

UC researchers pioneer more effective method of blocking Malaria transmission in mosquitoes

November 10, 2020

New CRISPR-based gene drive approach successfully overcomes issue of resistance in females.

Biden-Harris team names Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board

November 9, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced the establishment of the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, including three UCSF and UCSF School of Medicine faculty members. 

People’s bodies now run cooler than ‘normal’ — even in the Bolivian Amazon

November 2, 2020
Normal’ body temperature has declined all over the world — but why?

Development and validation of a person-centered abortion scale in Kenya

October 30, 2020

New UCSF IGHS and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health study on person-centered abortion care in private facilities in Kenya.

Statewide coalition forming to bring COVID awareness to at-risk communities

October 28, 2020
A new coalition of universities and community partners across the state — including UC Merced —aims to address the COVID-19 pandemic in communities that are disproportionally affected.

Experiencing police violence worsens mental health in distinct ways

October 16, 2020
Unique effects of police violence create a public health crisis for communities most affected, reports a new UC Riverside paper in the American Journal of Public Health. 

"Learning from the Past and Working in the Present to Create an Antiracist Future for Academic Medicine"

October 13, 2020
Executive Vice President, Carrie Byington, MD, FAAP, FIDSA and colleagues identify individual, institutional, and community actions to create an antiracist future for academic medicine published in Academic Medicine Journal.

2020 Election Series: The next president needs to think globally about COVID-19

October 13, 2020
UCGHI Director, Tom Coates, new piece released (Oct. 13) featured in Pacific Council on International Policy Magazine on multilateral health collaborations will provide a clear roadmap for COVID-19. 

UC Riverside is the first UC campus to teach the Cahuilla language

October 12, 2020
Cahuilla, the language of Southern California Cahuilla Indian Nations, is offered by the Department of Comparative Literature & Languages at UC Riverside.

Global Sports Development and Sidewinder Films Partner with UC Speaks Up to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault

October 7, 2020
UC Speaks Up hosting virtual screening of Emmy-nominated At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal combined with discussion panels tailored to college communities.

Former GloCal Fellow Studies Improving Retention in HIV Care with Emerging Global Leader Award

October 6, 2020
Former GloCal fellow Luis Menacho has received a K43 Emerging Global Leader Award from the National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center.

Rethinking Wildfire Cultural Burning and the Art of Not Fighting Fire

October 5, 2020
For thousands of years, Native Americans in what is now California and across the West treated and nurtured fire like the natural resource it is through the practice of cultural burning.

Fighting the health effects of climate change is the mission for new UCLA center

September 7, 2020
In response to the escalating health emergency that is already inflicting substantial damage on people in Southern California and around the world, the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has created the UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solution.

Global fire outlook not good news, but mitigation is possible, analysis shows

September 7, 2020
Wildfires are likely to increase unless fossil-fuel burning stops, a new UC Merced paper indicates.

Diversifying the sciences

September 7, 2020
Faculty at the UC Riverside have received grants from the University of California-Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative to increase diversity in the sciences.

Connecting Through the Arts

September 7, 2020
UC San Diego Arts and Community Engagement grad student fellows receive support to build regional partnerships and expand research.

UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences tries to stop mosquitos biting amid the pandemic

September 7, 2020
Health experts cannot afford to lose focus on the fight against malaria – a mosquito-borne illness that is the deadliest disease in human history – even as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moving the Needle

September 7, 2020
New NSF-funded fellowship program at UC Santa Barbara aims to engage undergraduates from underrepresented groups in the environmental sciences via research and field work.

U.S. will revive global virus-hunting effort ended last year

September 7, 2020
A federal agency is resurrecting a version of PREDICT, a scientific network that for a decade watched for new pathogens dangerous to humans. Joe Biden has also vowed to fund the effort.

What’s next: The future of environmental justice

September 1, 2020
UC Irvine assistant professor of urban planning & public policy argues that the most effective environmental solutions will come from the communities suffering the most – and that policymakers should listen to them.

New Database Better Enables Studies on Women’s Health by Making Research Measures Accessible

September 1, 2020

Women’s health researchers now have a new tool to help them with their projects—, a Database of Gender and Women’s Empowerment Measures—through the work of the UCGHI Women's Health, Gender, and Empowerment (WHGE) Center of Expertise.