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

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Have an idea for an event on campus?

Let us know if you have an idea for an interdisciplinary global health event on campus! 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.