The undergraduate McKean fellow spends their junior year on campus working to advance a faculty member’s research and is awarded $6,500 to conduct their own research the summer before their senior year.
Georgetown University takes a multidisciplinary approach to global health research and teaching.
Undergraduate and graduate students can work with faculty on research projects, participate in global health-related events, and network with one another and scholars in the global health field.
If you’re a Georgetown student interested in learning more about global health and exploring careers in the field, check out the programs and opportunities.
School of Health students immersed themselves in the Argentinian health care system as part of a six-week translational health science internship program to study the clinical effects and molecular mechanisms of viruses that cause respiratory infections in infants and children.
During summer 2023, eight graduate nursing students and three faculty members traveled to Tanzania to provide health screenings and lead health education sessions as part of the inaugural Tanzania Health Care Experiential Learning Initiative.
Former GHI Student Fellow Shreya Arora (H’24) co-founded the organization Project RISHI (Rural India Social and Health Improvement), which partners with local nongovernmental organizations to address population health problems through education and the use of sustainable health products.
Georgetown Health Magazine recently spoke with two undergraduate global health majors, Clare Westerman (H’23) and Emme Rogers (H’22), who traveled to Ghana in fall 2022 as part of a global student experience offered by the School of Health.
The Global Health Institute seeks to hire a Graduate Research Assistant to undertake a landscape analysis and carry out a desktop review of Georgetown's global health impact over the last five years.
Dr. Ralf Martz Sulague (G’23), who graduated with a master's degree in global health, and Dr. Allison Fitzgerald (M’23, G’23), who completed her dual Ph.D. and M.D. eight years after arriving at Georgetown, reflect on what drives their desire to improve health care for those who need it most.
Graduating School of Health Twins Embraced Community Service and Their Muslim Identity While at Georgetown
Twins Layan Shahrour (H’23) and Nesreen Shahrour (H’23), both human science majors in the School of Health, similarly devoted themselves to the Georgetown community during their undergraduate years.
Building on Georgetown’s commitment to advance environmental sustainability and justice, the School of Foreign Services' science, technology, and international affairs program has partnered with the university’s Earth Commons Institute, a hub for environmental and sustainability innovation.
Spring 2023 GHI student fellows Kearney Capuano (H’24), Amanda Wibben (M’26), and Christopher Hampton (G’24) share their experiences working with faculty mentors.