Student Activities

The Global Health Center offers many opportunities for students to get involved with global health projects and research, and facilitates connections across disciplines—and across campus—with others interested in global health issues and experiences.

Summer Research Programs
Student Advisory Committee
Student Groups

Summer Research Programs

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The Institute for Public Health and its Global Health Center offers two summer research programs, the Public Health Advanced Summer Education (PHASE) program and the Summer Program for Research in Global Health (SPRINGH). The programs offer students the opportunity to work closely with outstanding faculty mentors focusing on public health and global health.

Our summer research programs offer students the opportunity to work closely with outstanding faculty mentors focusing on public health and global health.

Learn more about the Summer Research Programs.


Global Health Student Advisory Committee

This group, established in 2016, will work closely with the Center on university-wide activities and organize events. The role of this multidisciplinary committee is to communicate with the different schools and student groups to help generate awareness and interest in global health among students at Washington University.

Learn more about the Global Health Student Advisory Committee.


Student Groups

A number of Washington University in St. Louis student groups focus on issues that pertain to global health, including:

If you’d like to see your group listed above, contact us at jacaranda.vanrheenen@wustl.edu.


Additional Research and Learning Opportunities

For more details about study abroad programs, travel policies and resources, and other research and learning opportunities in global health, visit global.wustl.edu.