Georgetown University takes a multidisciplinary approach to global health research and teaching.
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.
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.
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.
On December 5, 2023, the student-led Global Health Governance as Public Service program convened a high-level symposium to discuss the importance of youth voices in global health governance and serving the common good.
Amanda Wibben (M'26), a spring 2023 GHI student fellow, was awarded the Lawrence Dean scholarship for her dedication to serving local communities and fighting global health inequities.
On December 8, 2023, a luncheon in Riggs Library honored the exceptional work of four fellows selected through two fellowship programs that honor the life and legacy of Maeve McKean, the former executive director of Georgetown's Global Health Initiative, now Global Health Institute.
Isabella Seddon (N'23) shares highlights from her experience working in health assessment, screening, and health promotion in the Kilimanjaro region of rural Tanzania as part of her health care experiential learning.
Georgetown medical students who volunteer with the HOYA Foot Care Clinic provide foot exams for the underserved, unhoused population of Washington, DC, as they also strive to create life-affirming encounters with patients.
Thomas Batterman (C’22), a researcher who investigates war crimes at the U.S. Department of Justice and who made new discoveries about a medieval plague while at Georgetown, has won the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship—the oldest and most competitive international scholarship.
During the fall 2023 semester, Alaina Anderson (H’24) and Seareen Maaita (H’24) interned for 15 weeks with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium as part of their experiential learning training at Georgetown University's School of Health.
In this interview with Kearney Capuano (H’24), a spring 2023 Global Health Institute (GHI) student fellow studying global health with minors in philosophy and psychology, Capuano shares her experiences in Tanzania with her GHI faculty mentor.