The world faces significant threats to human health. Climate change, an unprecedented crisis of Covid-19 and a rapidly growing array of non-communicable diseases are impacting vulnerable communities across the globe. At Stempel College, the Department of Global Health will center its work around research, innovation, and capacity strengthening to help support people affected by today’s global health challenges.
The Department of Global Health brings together collaborators from academia, government, the private sector and beyond to provide scientific solutions to the world’s population. The Department’s research and academic activities will also complement FIU’s new Population Health Institute to propel collaborative research on addressing health inequities, and to enhance capacity strengthening activities, both locally and globally.
Global Health Series
The Global Health Series is a monthly virtual series that brings together champions in global health science and strategy.
Global Health Conference of the Americas
Join us in Miami, Florida, on November 30-December 2, 2022, for the Global Health Conference of the Americas where experts from across the globe will convene to discuss a path forward to solving the global health challenges of today.
World Center Colombia: Taking global health to the next levelThe newly created World Center Colombia aims to accelerate much-needed investigations in the interest of improved global health.
Chair of Global Health to help strengthen global cancer prevention guidelinesThe World Cancer Research Fund has selected Dr. Rajiv Chowdhury, chair of global health at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, to serve as the global representative on the Expert Panel for the Continuous Update Project.
New partnership with the School of Medicine at the Universidad de los AndesStempel College partners with the School of Medicine at Universidad de los Andes (Uniandes) in Colombia—the first FIU partnership of its kind to be established in the Latin American region.
Global Health Consortium (GHC)
GHC is a collaborative platform focused on coordinating national and international partnership initiatives in order to provide health solutions to the world’s population.