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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

Dr. Holly ShakyaFEATURED: New research from Holly Shakya PhD (forthcoming in the American Journal of Public Health) uses social network analysis to show how social norms determine latrine ownership in rural India. Read More

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Dr. Harold Simon - In Memoriam

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Harold (Hal) Simon, who was one of the School of Medicine’s founding fathers. Dr. Simon died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday August 6, 2013.

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Global Health News 

  • Dr. Steffanie Strathdee profiled in Lancet. Read More.....
  • GPH research fellow, Dr. Dan Werb, wins Canadian National Magazine Award. Read More.....
  • Fogarty Scholar, Dr. Victoria Ojeda, studies health on US-Mexico border. Read More....
  • UCSD Guardian: Dr. Steffanie Strathdee and Daniel Yee speak about Health Frontiers in Tijuana, a free student-run health clinic in Tijuana, Mexico that began offering a new undergraduate internship this year. Read More.....
  • KPBS News interview with Dr. Karla Wagner: broading access to an effective antidote for overdose fatalities from prescription narcotics. Aired April 17, 2014
  • "What You Need to Know about New .health Domains", an article featuring Tim Mackey, PhD.
  • "SD Deputies First to Carry OD Prevention Drug Narcan", featuring Peter Davidson, PhD.
  • New research by Tim Mackey, MAS, PhD and colleagues reports that new health domains (.health, .doctor, .medical) are for sale to applicants that have little to no experience in public health or medicine.  ( ( 3276.pdf

  • Congratulations to Claudia Rafful, a 1st year PhD student in the Global Health track of the JDP in Public Health, who was awarded a scholarship from Mexico's Department of International Relations of the Ministry of Public Education.
  • Congratulations to Sophia Georghio, a 1st year Global Health JDP student for her award of the Inamori Fellowship.  This competitive award provides $5,000 for a 12 month period for degree-seeking graduate students.  Sophia is the third Global Health JDP to receive this award.

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