The University of Washington Department of Global Health is committed to preparing the next generation of global health leaders through world-class education and training programs focused on research, evidence-based practice, and policy development. DGH currently offers four academic programs at the doctoral and master’s level. Below you can learn more about our department, programs, and admissions process.
Founded in 2007, the University of Washington Department of Global Health is committed to preparing the next generation of global health leaders through world-class education and training programs focused on research, evidence-based practice, and policy development. Our alumni work in more than 25 countries across five continents to improve health and eliminate health disparities around the world. We’re proud that our graduates go on to lead ministries of health, direct non-profit organizations, run research labs, develop medical innovations, hold public office, and more.
Dr. Susan Graham, MD, MPH, PhD has been named Associate Chair for Department of Global Health Academic Programs, effective August 1, 2019.
Graham is an Associate Professor of Global Health and Medicine, as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology. Dr. Graham is also boarded in internal medicine and infectious diseases.
The University of Washington Department of Global Health and the Center for AIDS and STD Research are accepting applications for the 25th Annual Principles of STD/HIV Research Course. The course will be held July 17-July 27, 2017 at UW in Seattle, Washington.
By 8:30 most mornings, Carey Farquhar has already exercised, dropped her kids at school and taken part in at least two calls with colleagues in Kenya. A ground-breaking HIV researcher and long-time mentor, she hopes to develop a more diverse student body as well as launch more fieldwork opportunities for students in Asia. She was recently named associate chair for academic programs in the Department of Global Health.
Research Passion: Promoting HIV testing within couples in Africa