Global Health

The Department of Global Health offers diverse programs of study that prepare students to make a difference in the health of people around the world. With 3 fields of study, a joint degree program with Environmental and Occupational Health, several joint degree programs with other Schools at GW and over 20 international practicum opportunities, our students have limitless opportunities to examine global health concepts and conduct interdisciplinary research. From our home base in Washington, D.C., you will gain the skills and experience necessary to take on today’s most pressing global health challenges. 

Department News

For the competition, hosted by the IOM in partnership with Georgetown University at the National Academy of Sciences, the team developed a web-based referral system.More
Three GW students have come together to develop an interactive women's health app, and will compete for funding in GW's 2015 Business Plan Competition.More
New research found the number of Ebola cases in Nigeria ranged from 15-106 cases when interventions are put in place rapidly as compared to up to thousands when delayed.More