Global Health

Global Health

As people, ideas and goods from around the world continue to become more interconnected, understanding and addressing global health is increasingly important. Indiana University School of Medicine has received global praise for its meaningful work in this area of medicine through partnerships in Kenya, Honduras, Mexico, Botswana, China, the Dominican Republic, Thailand, Liberia, Jamaica and other areas facing population health and wellness challenges. IU School of Medicine has a proud tradition of medical research, education and patient care in areas that focus on advancing global health.

Education

Education

A global health experience for medical students, residents and other types of physician and investigator trainees promotes responsible citizenship and fosters integrity, service to others, and intellectual growth. IU School of Medicine students have opportunities to participate in global health experiences through the IU Center for Global Health.
Research

Research

Factors that support health and health-delivery systems are complex and embedded in cultural, linguistic, social, economic, political, historical and environmental contexts that cross traditional academic disciplines. Interdisciplinary teams at IU School of Medicine and IU Center for Global Health are working to solve complex health problems throughout the world.
Clinical Care

Clinical Care

By participating in the delivery of health services to individuals and populations in environments with limited access to medical resources, IU School of Medicine with the IU Center for Global Health and other partners is helping to build health systems that eliminate health disparities locally and worldwide.

IU Center for Global Health

The Indiana University Center for Global Health aims to develop mutually beneficial partnerships across disciplines, schools, and countries to reduce health disparities, to solve complex health problems, and to train the next generation of global health leaders. The center is poised to build upon its international leadership position and expand collaborations throughout the institution.

Center for Global Health