Collaborating Center for Global 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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    Hector Garcia Cultural Competence Essay Winner: Stephanie Tutak

    November 2, 2017, 17:34 PM by Dylan Lancaster
    Congratulations to Global Health Track student, Stephanie Tutak (MS4), winner of the Hector P. Garcia Cultural Competence essay contest, hosted by the UTMB Hispanic Center of Excellence.
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    Student Profile: Janani Sundaresan

    August 21, 2017, 11:47 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    Get to know one of your classmates In our first installment of "Global Health Student Profiles." Learn what attracted Janani to UTMB, our global health tract, and what she hoped to get out of it, what she actually got out of it, and what she is planning for the future.
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    Stopping Zika at Airports

    March 10, 2017, 14:06 PM by Dylan Lancaster
    Mariano Garcia-Blanco, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, is a collaborator on a project to develop a portable device that will rapidly, accurately, and inexpensively detect the Zika virus at airports.
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The Global Health Collaborating Center 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