Departmental Resources for Students

As a GW student, you have many resources at your disposal through your department, the school, and the university as a whole. For a list of school and university resources available to all Milken Institute School of Public Health students, check out the Student Resources page.

Below are some additional resources (beyond what is found on the student resources page), that the department has selected as being specifically relevant and useful to Global Health Department students.

Department Blackboard website

Learn more about the program requirements,course schedules, job and internship opportunities,  and download academic and departmental forms to keep your degree on track by logging into DGH-Online through Blackboard. Note: this online community is only available to current Global Health students. 

Get Involved! 

Join The Global Health Network! The Global Health Network (GHN), founded in 2009, is a student-led organization, aiming to enrich the student experience for all members with activities that promote: 

  • Professional development + networking; 
  • Community involvement within SPH, GWU, and Washington, DC;
  • Global health education beyond the classroom; and
  • Fun social events, like movie nights and field trips.

Grad school provides a unique opportunity to thoroughly explore your interests academically. With others in the Network, be more than academic; live your degree. Contact:

Attending annual meetings and conferences is a great opportunity for learning and networking.  Limited funding for conference attendance is available through the University Capital Connection Fund.

Attend the Department of Global Health Seminar Series. Each month, professionals from the field of global health are invited to talk about their research, current projects, current events and other exciting topics. For more information, please contact