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Global Health Partner Sites | Academic Year 2023-2024

Below is a list of the Selected GHP Sites for the 2023-2024 Academic Year.  Additional information will be provided at the GHP Introduction Sessions which will provide an opportunity for interested students to learn more about these sites from UMass Chan faculty and students.


    • Advisor: Dr. Ann Moorman (Infectious Disease & Immunology)
      • Sites: 1. Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) in Kisumu or 2. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH)- Public referral hospital, Kisumu
      • Projects: KEMRI - research -- anti-malarial immunity to naturally acquired infections in children; endemic Burkitt lymphoma; JOOTRH - other field and hospital-based projects, clinical shadowing
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      • Language: English


    • Advisors: Dr. Nisha Fahey (Pediatrics) and Dr. Apurv Soni (Medicine)
      • Site: Charutar Arogya Mandal (CAM), Karamsad, Gujarat
      • Projects: prevalence of atrial fibrillation in villages of CAM, storytelling
    • Advisor: Dr. Anindita Deb (Neurology)/Dr. Soaham Desai (Neurology, CAM)
      • Site: Charutar Arogya Mandal (CAM), Karamsad, Gujarat
      • Projects: shadowing in neurology clinic at CAM, clinic-based research project, screening for parkinsonism
    • Language: Gujarati/Hindi preferred (not required, medical staff speaks English)

Dominican Republic

    • Advisor: Dr. Douglas Golenbock (Infectious Disease)
      • Sites: Instituto Dominicano de Estudios Virológics (IDEV- Domincan Institute of Virological Studies) – NGO in- and out-patient clinics, Santo Domingo
      • Projects: viral diseases, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases
      • Language: Spanish preferred


China | **Not accepting students at this time**

Sites within the USA where GHP students have done Global Health Immersion Experiences

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