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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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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

Monday, September 16, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Global Public Health Spotlight Lecture with Dr. Iman Nuwayhid

College of Public Health Building, N110 CPHB (Callahan Auditorium)
Dr. Iman Nuwayhid is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. He is an elected fellow to the Collegium Ramazzini since 2004, and was inducted into the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars in 2012. He is a co-editor of the landmark book on the "Public Health in the Arab World" book published by Cambridge University Press in March 2012. He currently co-chairs “The Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria: Health in Conflict”...
Global Public Health Spotlight Lecture with Dr. Iman Nuwayhid
Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:00am to 3:00pm

Study Abroad Fair

University Capitol Centre, 2nd Floor
Get your questions answered and kick-start your global experience at the fall study abroad fair!...
Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Global Health Poster Session and Information Fair

College of Public Health Building, Atrium (1st Floor Lobby)
Please join us for our 2nd Annual Global Health Poster Session and Information Fair - a part of global public health week. Call for Posters now being accepted! Submission deadline is September 6, 2019. Submissions welcome from all University of Iowa students, faculty, or staff. For more information, visit bit.ly/globalposters.
Global Health Poster Session and Information Fair
Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

IIPHRP Annual Global Health Case Competition Announcement

College of Public Health Building, C217
Join us for the reveal of this year's Global Health Case Competition topic. This complex interdisciplinary case topic engages students to create health interventions utilizing a variety of expertises and backgrounds. Open to all University of Iowa students....
IIPHRP Annual Global Health Case Competition Announcement
Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition | Fall 2019

College of Public Health Building, C217 CPHB
A part of the College of Public Health's Annual Public Health Research Week. Sponsored by the Iowa Institute for Public Health Research and Policy (IIPHRP)....
IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition | Fall 2019