Diet recommendations can include unfamiliar foods and preparations. A digital handbook created by Priyasha Maharjan, doctor of global health leadership and practice student, and fellow UW School of Public Health graduate student Norma Garfias Avila, hopes to begin solving this problem. The Afghan Food Guide is a nutritional resource created for the Afghan community and their health care providers in the U.S. It shows the nutritional values of foods, balanced meals and portion sizes while using dishes and cultural examples familiar to Afghan people.
This fall, the University of Washington Department of Global Health (DGH) welcomes 59 new graduate students from around the world to partake in MPH, DrGH, and PhD programs.
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.
For the fifth-straight year, the University of Washington is joining colleges and universities throughout the nation to participate in the National First-Generation College Celebration on November 8.
A team of University of Washington School of Public Health students received the Exceptional Student Award from the Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) for their work supporting the COVID-19 outbreak response in North Central Washington.
After 18 months of almost completely remote learning, the UW Department of Global Health (DGH) welcomed 62 new graduate students to campus from around the world.
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.
Over the last two decades, Beatriz Thomé, MD, MPH, PhD, has worked as a pediatrician, research manager, university lecturer, and monitoring & evaluation specialist in countries as geographically disperse as Mozambique, Switzerland, and her native Brazil. When asked what’s the thread that ties together her wide-ranging career in public health, global health, and medicine, Thomé responds with a simple question: How can I contribute?
Founded in 1987 by Dr. Steve Gloyd, the University of Washington Department of Global Health Master of Public Health (MPH) program is one of the premier global health programs in the world, offering a unique combination of scholarship and activism.