Center for Global and Community Health

Global Health at UTMB trains health professionals to work with vulnerable populations at home and abroad. We provide cutting-edge interprofessional learning opportunities working with our long-term partners to provide safe, well-supervised, and meaningful international electives for our learners. UTMB has field sites in the Dominican Republic, Kenya, Peru and Uganda. The collaborative projects our trainees participate in add significant value to our partners, which maintains UTMB's status as an innovator in global health education. LEARN MORE.


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    Working Wonders in Maua (Kenya)

    May 24, 2018, 09:44 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    Are you considering a Global Health elective? This article delivers a fantastic overview of the work we do in Kenya and the types of experiences our students, researchers and faculty have there. Are you excited yet?
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    Student Reflection: Global Health Interprofessional Core Course

    May 1, 2018, 11:33 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    Check out this new student reflection video on the Global Health Interprofessional Core Course. Contributors: Morgan Killian, Daniel White, Maryam Khan and Abby Walterscheid.
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    Student Profile: Nancy Mugisha

    April 30, 2018, 10:05 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    Get to know one of your classmates in our second installment of "Global Health Student Profiles." Learn about the work Nancy does in Rwanda and where she is heading after completing her training here at UTMB.
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The Center for Global and Community Health exists to provide life-changing opportunities for students to serve patients, conduct important and timely research, and make a positive impact on emerging public health issues across the globe. Join us in this mission.

“Through strategic partnerships, we will make a difference, not only in our student’s educations, but also in the lives of people everywhere.” Dr. Ben Raimer