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.
Samantha Schlageter (NHS’21), a health care management and policy major, has pursued several academic and extracurricular opportunities at Georgetown, including COVID-19-related research with Dr. Rebecca Katz and Dr. Michael Stoto.
Since March, Maggie Raymond (NHS’13) has been working in New York City on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. Raymond says that “Georgetown and emergency nursing have both taught me how to have grace under pressure, a skill that I’ve relied on heavily this past year.”
Lara Adekunle (NHS’22), a global health major, shares how her Georgetown experience is helping to prepare her for a career in health policy or international development.
This year GHI launched a virtual open house page offering a variety of ways to learn more about global health opportunities at Georgetown. Check out videos featuring faculty leaders describing their academic programs, information on global health academic programs, and links to research centers…
The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law interviewed New Delhi lawyer and alumnus Kashish Aneja about his experience as an international student interested in global health law to help students learn more about Georgetown's LL.M. program.
Sara Rotenberg, a 2018 GHI student fellow, and her faculty mentor John F. May recently co-published the paper "A Call for Better Integrated Policies to Accelerate the Fertility Decline in Sub-Saharan Africa" in Studies in Family Planning.
Each fall and spring semester, the Global Health Initiative selects a cohort of undergraduate and graduate students to conduct global health research alongside faculty mentors through the GHI Student Fellows Program.
Each fall, seniors majoring in global health conduct field research or assume policy-based internships in Asia, Africa, or Latin America as part of the annual Global Health Practical Experience Abroad.