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The Global Health Initiative serves as a university-wide platform for supporting faculty, students, and staff who are contributing to global health through research, teaching, and service.

The initiative is jointly led by Edward Healton, executive vice president for health sciences and executive dean of the School of Medicine, and Thomas Banchoff, vice president for global engagement. It is coordinated by a faculty committee drawn from across campuses, in collaboration with Drs. Healton and Banchoff.

Faculty Committee

John Kraemer headshot

John Kraemer

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Associate Professor

Deborah Phillips headshot

Deborah Phillips

Department of Psychology; Georgetown College

Professor; Vice Dean of Faculty

Steven Singer headshot

Steven Singer

Department of Biology; School of Medicine



Student Fellows

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Eden Demise

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Spring 2019 Fellow

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Laura Wenzel

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Spring 2019 Fellow