Student Activities

The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health offers many opportunities for student involvement in global health projects and research. Additionally the Center facilitates connections across many disciplines—and across campus—with others interested in global health issues and experiences.

On this page:

Summer Research Program
Student Advisory Committee
Student Groups

Summer Research Program- Public and Global Health Track

The Institute for Public Health offers a summer research program with a Public and Global Health Track. The program offer students the opportunity to work closely with outstanding faculty mentors focusing on public health and global health. Learn more.


Global Health Student Advisory Committee

This group, established in 2016, works 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. These student groups include:

If you’d like to see your group listed above, contact us at

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