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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Iowa Global Health Network to host luncheon showcasing work of UI global health researchers, Mar. 2

Friday, February 17, 2023
Three global health researchers from the University of Iowa will present their work and its relevance to the global sphere.

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

Monday, June 13, 2022
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
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.

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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 with your idea and we’ll get that process started.

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