The Iowa Global Health Network (IGHN) is an interdisciplinary group of scholars at the University of Iowa whose research and interests lie in the study of real world health problems and challenges. The Network provides opportunities for cross disciplinary interaction, development of new scholarly and clinical initiatives, and fosters collaboration among those interested in global health at the University of Iowa.

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News

8 academic centers, programs, and networks contribute to Iowa’s global mission

Monday, June 13, 2022
International Programs
International Programs supports eight faculty-led academic centers, programs, and networks that exist to create opportunities for faculty to contribute to the global mission of the University of Iowa.

Iowa Global Health Network to host Mad Max film screening to discuss climate change, Mar. 22

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
International Programs
Iowa Global Health Network and International Programs are proud to sponsor the opening event for the FilmScene Science on The Screen series, "The Future is Now: Climate Change and the Global Water Crisis? Mad Max: Fury Road," taking place on March 22, from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., at FilmScene (404 East College St., Iowa City), with a post-show reception. Tickets are $5.

Webinar series to look at Pandemic through the Asian experience, Sept. 18 & 25

Monday, August 24, 2020
IP Staff
Join International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, and the Iowa Global Health Network for a special two-part webinar series "Pandemic, State & Society" (September 18 & 25) bringing together voices from Asia to discuss first-hand experiences with the coronavirus. 

Upcoming IGHN/Global Health Events

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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Virtual
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.
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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Virtual
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.
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Stanley Awards for International Research Information Sessions

Thursday, December 8, 2022 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Virtual
The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application.
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Featured Resource

Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC) is a public-private partnership that supports evidence-based measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on African Union Member States.

Kelly Baker, Assistant Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, and Epidemiology in the UI College of Public Health, has contributed to PERC through her work in Kenya, and is available to speak to international students and any UI researchers trying to plan international travel in the near future.

Have an idea for an event?

Let us know if you have an idea for an interdisciplinary global health event! If you’d like to host a roundtable discussion, seminar presentation, bring in a guest speaker, or something else, we would love to support you in coordinating that event. Email us at ip-ighn@uiowa.edu with your idea and we’ll get that process started.

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