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Center for Global Health | Colorado School of Public Health

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Global Health?
Why should someone study Global Health?

As the world becomes more culturally, economically, and politically integrated, the need to understand international health systems, remove health disparities, and prevent the spread of infectious diseases becomes all the more pertinent. Health issues, such as HIV/AIDS and clean water and sanitation, directly impact a country’s development. Thus, students and faculty of many disciplines are researching, designing, and implementing programs that incorporate global health into international development.

If you are interested in a specific discipline of global health please contact:

Jennifer Bellows, School of Medicine,

Eileen Thomas, School of Nursing,

Diane Brunson, School of Dental Medicine,

Kathy Kennedy, Colorado School of Public Health,

John Brett, Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences,

Deborah Thomas, Dept. of Geography and Environmental Sciences,

Blair Gifford, Business School at the University of Colorado Denver,

How do I register to take a course in Global Health at University of Colorado Denver?
What global health projects are available for me to participate in?
Does the Center provide financial assistance for global health experiences? If so, what is the process to apply for this funding?
Where can I find other funding opportunities for global health projects?
What jobs are available in global health?
How can I volunteer for the Center?
How can I get involved in global health events inthe Denver community?
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