Our Mission

To collaborate with communities locally and globally to democratize education, increase service learning opportunities, and advance novel, transdisciplinary, and sustainable solutions to improve health and well-being while reducing global health disparities and inequities.



CGH promotes and supports research activities at partner sites in low- and middle-income countries. As part of a major research university, CGH encourages faculty and student research that advances the field of global health and leverages the University of Chicago’s institutional strengths.

CGH’s research niche areas are:



The Center for Global Health connects students and faculty at the University of Chicago to a variety of global health-related opportunities. CGH sponsors seminars, workshops, and lectures that relate to global health topics, and advocates for increased course offerings on related subject matter. CGH manages an expanded global health education program, including Pritzker's Global Health Scholars Track. CGH also has increased global health education programs to include undergraduates and graduate students.

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