The Department of Global Health is thrilled to welcome eight new PhD in Global Health Metrics and Implementation Science students to our community this fall. This newest cohort is truly global with the new students representing seven different countries: Cameroon, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and the United States.
Tina Mensa-Kwao is a doctoral student in the Global Health Implementation Science & Metrics program at the University of Washington School of Public Health, where she focuses on understanding how to enhance the implementation of evidence-based practices to improve the mental health of young people globally. In this Q&A, she shares why she’s passionate about global health, her research efforts and its potential impact, her future goals as a professional, and advice for new students.
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.
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.
The Department of Global Health’s mission to improve health for all through research, education, training, and service is exemplified each year by the department’s students, five of whom were recently named the 2020 Outstanding Students in Global Health. The Outstanding Student Awards recognizes Master’s, PhD, and medical students who embody DGH’s mission while creating tangible, positive outcomes in the field of global health.
Home to the world's first PhD program in implementation science, the School of Public Health's DeWorm3 project is turning research into action to interrupt the transmission of intestinal parasitic worms in developing countries.
The Role of Implementation Science Training in Global Health: From the Perspective of Graduates of the Field's First Dedicated Doctoral Program
Students of the University of Washington Department of Global Health's PhD in Metrics and Implementation Science are the first class of global health practitioners to combine the study of effective programming with the science of proper implementation.
Associate Professor Kenny Sherr is this month's School of Public Health Close Up. Read the interview about the purpose and passion behind implementation science, his career path and work in Mozambique, and his leadership of the implementation science emphasis of the PhD in Global Health.