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.
Learn more about the faculty members who teach the core courses of the GHS program.
Faculty Affiliates are an interdisciplinary group of scholars, researchers and practitioners in global health who offer advising and support to Global Health Scholars.
Advisory Board members are scholars and practitioners invited to provide guidance on the Global Health Studies Program.
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.
About the Program
The GHS MAP is led and coordinated by the Global Health Studies Program Director, Professor Catherine Panter-Brick, with support from the Jackson Institute.
The Global Health Studies Program co-hosts a number of talks each year, including the Global Health Studies Speaker Series.
The program has been designed to address fundamental and applied economic, political, social, cultural, biological and scientific issues relevant to global health.