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Welcome to the Division of
Global Public Health

It is our goal to increase awareness and prevent diseases of global health importance through research and training programs based at UCSD and internationally. Read More


Victoria Ojeda, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, and  Jose Luis Burgos, MD, Assistant Professor have received funding from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas program for the collaborative Health Frontiers in Tijuana student-run free clinic in Tijuana. ...Read More

Did You Know We Work in over 15 Countries? 

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The Division of Global Public Health at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) is considering applications for a postdoctoral fellowship, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2015. Our Division is home to a vibrant, highly productive team of interdisciplinary researchers who have a successful track record of federal funding, peer-reviewed publications, mentorship and collaboration within UCSD and the University of California system, as well as nationally and internationally. Our faculty is renowned for their behavioral research on HIV/AIDS, substance use and gender equity, with expertise in the design and evaluation of cohort studies, interventions and studies of barriers to care among substance using populations and other marginalized groups in 15 countries. (Click here for more information) 

Global Health News 

  • Proyecto ESCUDO re-aligns policing and public health. Read more
  • Congratulations to Sophia Georgiou (2nd year GPH JDP) for taking 2nd place in the UCSD Graduate Division public speaking “Grad Slam” competition!
  • Radhika Sundararajan and co-authors publish findings in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene about factors that delay care for Ugandan children with severe malaria infection. Read more
  • PhD candidate and AITRP fellow Jaime Arredondo is awarded a Pre-doctoral Fellowship from the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies.
  • Jaime Arredondo won second place in the Video Challenge competition for UC Global Health Day. You can watch the video here: Watch video
  • GPH studies highlighted in publication on Health Initiatives on the Mexico-U.S. Border. Read more
  • Brooke West and co-authors publish article in Annals of Epi on gender disparities in AIDS diagnoses among people who inject drugs in large US cities. Read more
  • Jennifer Wagman, PhD and co-authors publish findings in The Lancet Global Health on the effectiveness of an integrated intimate partner violence and HIV prevention intervention in Rakai, Uganda. Read more
  • Dr. Jamila Stockman wins the Linda Saltzman New Investigator Award!
  • Elizabeth Reed, GPH assistant professor, studies how microfinance can help reduce HIV risk among women working in sex work. Read More
  • Proyecto ESCUDO featured in NIH Record. Read More
  • "California Consent Law not about Preventing Assault" by Elizabeth Reed, ScD, Assistant Professor, Global Public Health. Read More
  • Dr. Anita Raj speaks to her local community about child marriage. Read More

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