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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Institute for Global Health

Improve health for a better world.

About us

Our Mission

We work to create knowledge, capacity and equity in global health through transdisciplinary research and education partnerships.

What We Do

Centers

Center for Global Communicable Diseases

Center for Global Communicable Diseases

We research and investigate the pressing challenges related to communicable diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV.

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Center for Global Health Education

Center for Global Health Education

Through training at every level, we aim to create knowledge, capacity and equity in global health through partnerships in transdisciplinary education at Northwestern and across the globe.

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Center for Global Surgery

Center for Global Surgery

We aim to improve access to essential surgical care by addressing the barriers to care, with multidisciplinary and bidirectional partnerships, through innovation, research, education, policy, advocacy, by training the next generation of global health leaders and building sustainable capacity in regions with health inequities.

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Center for Global Oncology

Center for Global Oncology

Over 80 percent of cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. We look to bring cancer education, research and treatment to underserved areas.

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Center for Global Cardiovascular Health

Center for Global Cardiovascular Health

We seek to improve global cardiovascular health and healthcare across the spectrum of disease prevention.

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Membership

Membership is open to faculty of Northwestern University involved in research, education and outreach in the field of global health. Members receive access to specialized resources and services that support research infrastructure.

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Housestaff Research Portal

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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