University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
The UCSD Global Health Institute (GHI) is designed to generate new research collaborations and aims to facilitate research, education, and public-private partnerships across diverse disciplines to address global health challenges. GHI core activities include conferences, seminars, hosting visiting scholars, and promoting and/or funding research, training, and advocacy. Our themes of focus include Global Infectious Diseases, Global Health Technologies, Global Mental Health, and Global Migrant/Refugee Health.
The Global Health Program at UC San Diego is the first of its kind within the University of California system and one of only a handful in North America where students can gain a comprehensive initiation into the exciting and growing field of Global Health. Our program offers diverse training that fosters understanding and ways of addressing processes of health, illness, and healing across the globe.
The UCSD Center for Global Mental Health (CGMH) seeks to collectively find ways to improve care for mental health. Our trans-disciplinary approach (cultural, biological, climate-environmental, neuroscientific, epigenetic, technological) brings together faculty, students, and communities working toward scientific understandings, evidence-based interventions, and civic-based concerns to advance Global Mental Health.
The Department of Anthropology at UC San Diego offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate level programs in archaeology as well as in biological, social, cultural, psychological, political, and linguistic anthropology. In addition to theoretically oriented course topics, students have opportunities to take courses that focus on specific societies or regions of the world, enroll in the archaeological field school, and study abroad programs in the Middle East, Latin America, and the Mediterranean.