Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health’s mission is to address health issues affecting global populations. This mission is carried out through four goals:

  1. Foster innovative, interdisciplinary, global health research
  2. Create the next generation of global health leaders and scholars
  3. Facilitate sustained global health partnerships
  4. Promote translation of global health research findings into policy and practice

The center supports students by providing guidance on global health resources at Pitt and beyond, such as ...

  • student interest groups
  • education and training programs
  • internship, fellowship, and employment opportunities (see our Opportunities Guide (PDF))
  • travel resources
  • funding sources
  • events

Internship, fellowship, and employment guide

Download the Center for Global Health's Internship, Fellowship, and Employment Opportunities Guide (PDF).

For more information, contact   

Joanne Russell
joanner@pitt.edu 
412-624-1634

cgh@pitt.edu

Global Health news

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Meet joint-degree student Alyssa Amendola (BCHS/GSPIA), Coverdell Fellow 

Meet joint-degree student Alyssa Amendola (BCHS/GSPIA), Coverdell Fellow

The Peace Corps showed Alyssa Amendola that she wanted to pursue public health. She chose Pitt because of our focus on global health, eclectic research interests, and strong faculty. Her time in the Peace Corps also helped prepare her for graduate school. "I gained a new perspective that I would no... (06/20/2019)
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MMPH graduate Eva Chernoff honored with U.S. Public Health Service excellence award 

MMPH graduate Eva Chernoff honored with U.S. Public Health Service excellence award

Pitt Medicine and Pitt Public Health graduate, Eva Chernoff (MMPH '19, MD '19) was honored with the 2019 U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award in recognition of her commitment to advocacy, education, and service for marginalized and underserved populations, and leadership in ... (06/18/2019)
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Meet joint-degree student Laurenia Mangum (BCHS/SocWk), Coverdell Fellow 

Meet joint-degree student Laurenia Mangum (BCHS/SocWk), Coverdell Fellow

Laurenia Mangum worked within the children, youth, and family sector in the Philippines while in the Peace Corps. “The BCHS program compliments my social work background and serves as a great transition from the Peace Corps. It meets my needs without compartmentalizing the studies into one particul... (05/01/2019)
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EPI graduate shares her experience of overcoming polio (video) 

EPI graduate shares her experience of overcoming polio (video)

CONSULATE GENERAL OF INDIA IN NEW YORK -- In observance of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disability, Sunita Dodani (EPI ’06) shares her story of overcoming polio and thriving in life. After experiencing paralysis in all four limbs, Dodani met the challenges of growing up as a... (01/03/2019)
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