Optional Enrichment Electives

Global Health Topics in Action

This student-led course introduces students to major global health topics and issues surrounding global health work to increase their ability to advocate and build awareness as future health professionals.  Students are...

1. Exposed students to the basic prevalence and incidence of major global health diseases such as childhood illness, maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, chronic disease, and water and sanitation.

2. Encouraged to think critically on issues and themes in global health today including community-based approaches to global health, donor funding and its impact on programmatic interventions and alignment with disease burden, and incorporating evidence-based solutions to global health challenges.

For further information, please contact the student leaders of the Global Health Topics In Action elective

  • Academic Year 2013-2014: Nicole Koulis and Rand Nashi (Class of 2016)
  • Academic Year 2014-2015: Simone Miller and Marie-Michele Sainvil (Class of 2017)

Faculty Advisor: Michael K. Chin MD

View the Global Health Topics In Action Session Video (10.1.2014)


 modified 10.3.2014cjb