Global Health Studies

The Global Health Studies Program is designed for undergraduate Yale students interested in understanding and addressing pressing global health challenges.

The Global Health Studies Multidisciplinary Academic Program (GHS MAP) offers undergraduate students at Yale College the opportunity to engage critically and analytically in global health from multiple disciplinary approaches and perspectives. The GHS MAP supports students in developing and balancing an appreciation for biomedical and technical issues related to diseases, their treatment and prevention, with an understanding of the historical, social, economic and political concerns that are implicated in how health is determined and experienced in the 21st century.

The program also exposes students to relevant research methodologies to develop their understanding of how knowledge in global health is constructed and how these approaches could inform their academic pursuits and future careers.

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Core Faculty

Learn more about the faculty members who teach the core courses of the GHS program.

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Faculty Affiliates

Faculty Affiliates are an interdisciplinary group of scholars, researchers and practitioners in global health who offer advising and support to Global Health Scholars.

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Advisory Board

Advisory Board members are scholars and practitioners invited to provide guidance on the Global Health Studies Program.

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Global Health Scholars

The program is designed for undergraduate students interested in understanding and addressing pressing global health challenges. Meet the current Global Health Scholars.

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About the Program

The GHS MAP provides students rigorous training in and engagement with skills and knowledge relevant to global health research and practice.

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The program has been designed to address fundamental and applied economic, political, social, cultural, biological and scientific issues relevant to global health.

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The Global Health Studies Program co-hosts a number of talks each year, including the Global Health Studies Speaker Series.