About the Center

The Center for Global Health (CGH) is a new interdisciplinary center at the University of Oregon (UO) that supports a wide range of scientific, educational, and service-oriented initiatives designed to understand and ameliorate the world’s most challenging health and social problems.

Efforts & Projects

Global Health Minor

This minor is designed for students interested in gaining focused curricular concentration and experience in global public health. Courses expose students to critical social and historical perspectives in global health, as well as to human physiological and developmental processes in comparative, cross-cultural, and international perspectives.

Global Health Symposium

This symposium, sponsored by the UO Center for Global Health, gathers together local, national, and international programmers, practitioners, researchers and teachers in the field of global health to participate in a series of discussions aimed at strengthening the development of a new undergraduate program in global health at the University of Oregon.

Prevention Science Graduate Program

The UO offers three graduate degrees Ph.D., M.S., and M.Ed. in Prevention Science. Students will be trained in lifespan development, biobehavioral health, intervention design and evaluation, and multicultural and global contexts. These programs have a specific emphasis on understanding and helping under-served individuals and families in the US and globally.


Hone Your Global Health Experience Abroad

Intensive Spanish for Healthcare Professionals in Oviedo

Global Health, Development and Service-Learning in Accra

GlobalWorks Internship: Public Health in India

GlobalWorks Internship: Pre-Med Internships in Portugal


Attend the Western Regional Global Health Conference

The University of Oregon is hosting the Western Regional Global Health Conference April 20th-22nd, 2018. It is headed by the Students for Global Health Club and the Center for Global Health, in combination with the University of Washington global health program. FREE for all UO students.