The University of Iowa

The Iowa Global Health Network

Welcome to the Iowa Global Health Network

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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Pandemic, State & Society

Join us for this two-part webinar as we bring voices from Asia to discuss first-hand experiences in the region.

September 18 and 25, 2020

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Presented by International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, and the Iowa Global Health Network 

Members

IGHN faculty and scholars work in a diverse range of fields and are affiliated with colleges around campus.

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Resources and Partnerships

Find listings of institutional partnerships and memberships, research and grant institutions, and other resources. 

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Academics

Learn which UI colleges, departments, and programs offer coursework or affiliate with global health-focused initiatives.

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Events

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Virtual Homecoming

Virtual Homecoming is a chance to keep the Hawkeye spirit alive by sharing a "homecoming message" with the UI community, regardless of where you are in the world....
Virtual Homecoming
Monday, September 28, 2020

Virtual Homecoming

Virtual Homecoming is a chance to keep the Hawkeye spirit alive by sharing a "homecoming message" with the UI community, regardless of where you are in the world....
Virtual Homecoming

Featured IGHN Member Resource Recommendation

Partnership for Evidence-based Response to COVID-19

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.

Learn more about PERC

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.