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Global Health Training Opportunities

Social inequalities in health remain a major challenge for societies around the globe.

Students at Dornsife contribute to addressing these inequalities through community-engaged global public health practice and research that is aimed at improving population health and eliminating health disparities, in partnership with local communities and organizations.

Learn more about the Dornsife Global Development Scholars (open to all graduate and undergraduate majors at Drexel), the Global Alliance for Training in Health Equity Research (GATHER) program (open to doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars), the Drexel-INCAP Training Program on Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Central America, and the WASH certificate program:

Drexel in Honduras

Dornsife Global Development Scholars

Rio de Janeiro housing disparities

Global Alliance for Training in Health Equity Research Program

map of Central America

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Training Program in Central America

Two WASH certificate participants

WASH Certificate


Global Health Funding Opportunities at the Drexel Urban Health Collaborative

Prospective and incoming master's and doctoral students with an interest in global health are also welcome to consider pursuing student funding through Drexel's Urban Health Collaborative.

Free, Online Human Rights Course

Dornsife's Office of Global Health offers a free online course called Know It, Prove It, Change It that teaches activists, advocates, organizers, and global health students how to understand basic human rights concepts, document rights abuses, and create an advocacy campaign that achieves its goals. Learn more about the course.

Global Engagement at Drexel

In addition to the programs at Dornsife, our Office of Global Health works closely with the University's Office of Global Engagement, which offers additional global engagement opportunities. Learn more about Drexel's Office of Global Engagement's global student programs.