The Department of Global Health is committed to training health professionals from diverse communities and helping to fund the education of such students. To help work toward this, six DGH students have received the Endowed Fellowship for Global Health Excellence, Equity, and Impact for 2019-20.
Members of the DGH Community:
Events in the past academic year have demonstrated just how important it is to commit actively to social justice and anti-racism, given clear evidence of systemic racism, police brutality and injustice in our society and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black people and other people of color. We recognize the experiences of students, colleagues and friends in our community who have been excluded, disregarded, undermined, denigrated, and falsely accused because of racism, police brutality and white supremacy.
STATEMENT: Standing with all our students, staff and faculty - A response to heated language about immigration
Dear students, faculty and staff:
At the University of Washington, we are honored to collaborate with students, faculty and staff from around the globe. The Department of Global Health, our School of Public Health, and our University would not be the world-class institutions they are without their contributions.
Students share their experiences in a study abroad program examining health disparities in Great Britain in this School of Public Health news article. The program name, Dark Empire, refers to the shadow that existed after the fall of the British Empire and the health disparities seen today as a result of British imperialism. This is the program's 9th year and it is led by Adjunct Professor Clarence Spigner.
This piece was originally posted on the School of Public Health website.
SEATTLE – The UW School of Public Health issued a statement calling for the University of Washington to disengage from the prison industry, citing mass incarceration as a public health and moral crisis.
University of Washington ranked third among 59 universities in a student-led report highlighting how university research benefits low-resource settings
The University of Washington ranked third out of 59 universities in its approach to global equity and biomedical research, earning a B+ “grade.” This University Report Card ranking was published in late April by Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), a student-led group focused on access to medicine and health-related technologies.