Global Health Center Activities

Map of Global Health Work

This interactive map shows the number of Washington University faculty engaged in global health work in low to upper/middle income economies.

Global Health Student Advisory Committee

The committee works closely with the Global Health Center on university-wide activities and organizes events. Their role is to communicate with the different schools and student groups to help generate awareness and interest in global health among students at Washington University and beyond. Read about committee meetings and activities.

Global Health Mentoring Program

If you are interested in global health and would like to expand your network and learn about global health opportunities, apply to join!
The application period to join is from August 1 to August 31 of each year, with small group meetings beginning in September.
Mentors and mentees are assigned to mentoring groups and meet every six weeks to discuss specific topics, such as career search strategies, individual development plans and more. Email us for more information.


Global Health Week is a university-wide event that brings together Washington University and the St. Louis community to engage around global health topics.

Women in Global Health Midwest Chapter

Women in Global Health (WGH) is an international network aimed at achieving gender equality in global health leadership. The Midwest Chapter of WGH was launched in December 2018.

Women and men interested in global health are encouraged to become a member of WGH by completing the requested membership form.

Center Seminars

Global Health Work in Progress Meetings

Global Health Work in Progress (GHWIP) convenes members of the Washington University global health community to learn about each other’s work. Those working on a grant, paper or a new idea are encouraged to present their work and receive feedback.

Global Health Visiting Speaker Series

The Global Health Visiting Speaker Series brings experts from around the world to Washington University in St. Louis to speak on global health topics. These events are free and open to everyone.

Immunology of Infectious Disease Journal Club

Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Health & Infectious Disease, the Immunology of Infectious Diseases Journal Club, is an exciting forum featuring guest faculty participation and trainee involvement, aimed at stimulating discussion on topical, cutting-edge, scientific papers.

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