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To engage OHIO faculty and students in collaborative, multi-disciplinary global health education, research and outreach.


To be a global leader in the development of health professionals with the capability to promote health among diverse and underserved populations.



  • Expand and enrich opportunities and outcomes related to global health community-building on awareness, education, research, and outreach/service
  • Prepare students to work in a global context with diverse and underserved populations
  • Encourage primary care and a community-based approach
  • Embrace local health efforts as a vital component of global health
  • Foster understanding of connections among sociocultural and environmental factors and health from a global perspective
  • Provide a foundation for students who are seeking careers in global health fields
  • Encourage global health engagement of faculty
  • Promote learning and information exchange regarding global health