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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Chancellor Gallagher shares his outrage, grief, and solidarity 

Chancellor Gallagher shares his outrage, grief, and solidarity

In a letter to the community, Chancellor Gallagher shares his outrage, grief, and anger. He challenges us all to demonstrate solidarity by standing with Pitt’s African American students, faculty, staff, and alumni in a shared commitment to realizing meaningful change. "How many times must we witnes... (06/02/2020)
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Dutta awarded scholarship from U.S. State Department 

Dutta awarded scholarship from U.S. State Department

Congratulations to Justin A. Dutta (IDM '19, HUGEN '23) who was recently awarded a Critical Languages Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study Portuguese. With an acceptance rate of less than 10%, the Critical Language Scholarship is one of the country's most competitive scholarships ... (06/01/2020)
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HuGen’s Minster heads to Accra, Ghana for consortium on human heredity and health in Africa  

HuGen’s Minster heads to Accra, Ghana for consortium on human heredity and health in Africa

Assistant Professor Ryan Minster (HUGEN ’11) is attending the 14th Meeting of the H3Africa (Human Heredity and Health in Africa) Consortium in Accra, Ghana. H3Africa facilitates fundamental research into diseases on the African continent while also developing infrastructure, resources, training, an... (10/08/2019)
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Meet joint-degree student Alyssa Amendola (BCHS/GSPIA), Coverdell Fellow 

Meet joint-degree student Alyssa Amendola (BCHS/GSPIA), Coverdell Fellow

The Peace Corps showed Alyssa Amendola that she wanted to pursue public health. She chose Pitt because of our focus on global health, eclectic research interests, and strong faculty. Her time in the Peace Corps also helped prepare her for graduate school. "I gained a new perspective that I would no... (06/20/2019)
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