Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health’s mission is to address health issues affecting global populations. This mission is carried out through four goals:

  1. Foster innovative, interdisciplinary, global health research
  2. Create the next generation of global health leaders and scholars
  3. Facilitate sustained global health partnerships
  4. Promote translation of global health research findings into policy and practice

The center supports students by providing guidance on global health resources at Pitt and beyond, such as ...

  • student interest groups
  • education and training programs
  • internship, fellowship, and employment opportunities (see our Opportunities Guide (PDF))
  • travel resources
  • funding sources
  • events

Internship, fellowship, and employment guide

Download the Center for Global Health's Internship, Fellowship, and Employment Opportunities Guide (PDF).

For more information, contact   

Joanne Russell
joanner@pitt.edu 
412-624-1634

cgh@pitt.edu

Global Health news

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EPI graduate shares her experience of overcoming polio (video) 

EPI graduate shares her experience of overcoming polio (video)

CONSULATE GENERAL OF INDIA IN NEW YORK -- In observance of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disability, Sunita Dodani (EPI ’06) shares her story of overcoming polio and thriving in life. After experiencing paralysis in all four limbs, Dodani met the challenges of growing up as a... (01/03/2019)
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Celebrate 70: Global health impact (video) 

Celebrate 70: Global health impact (video)

Faculty and alumni spoke on a panel to highlight the public health impact on global communities, including immigration crises, planetary health, climate change, and the importance of health systems. KELLY SALDANA (BCHS ’01) talked about creating resiliency and figuring out what that means both at t... (04/18/2018)
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Lycia Neumann - 2017 Center for Global Health Student Travel Scholarship Recipient 

Lycia Neumann - 2017 Center for Global Health Student Travel Scholarship Recipient

As an international student, LYCIA NEUMANN always had the intention to take the skills she has learned at Pitt Public Health back to her home in Brazil. Because of the scholarship, she was able to study the profile and unmet needs of cancer patients' family caregivers in Brazil. Her experience has ... (03/19/2018)
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Brendan DeCenso – 2017 Center for Global Health Student Travel Scholarship Recipient 

Brendan DeCenso – 2017 Center for Global Health Student Travel Scholarship Recipient

“Pittsburgh is a great city,“ said BRENDAN DECENSO. “But take opportunities to go work elsewhere – it will change you for the better.” After seeing frustrating inequalities among countries related to HIV, he was inspired to practice medicine internationally. He organized a project for himself in Li... (03/19/2018)
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