Women in Mustang region of Nepal

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Our Commitment is Global

As the largest and one of the most diverse medical schools in the United States, UIC takes a leadership role in addressing global health issues. Our mission is to improve the health of populations around the world by training the next generation of global health leaders; by conducting collaborative, trans-disciplinary research that addresses critical global health threats; and by building the capacity of the University and its global health partners to respond to the complex health issues that challenge all.

"No matter where they are born, no matter where they live, their life matters."
—Dr. Nuriya Robinson, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, BIRCWH Scholar

Recent News

What's new at the Center for Global Health.

UIC Global Health & Well Being Research Seed Grant Program Awardees 2015

Sandra Magana (Applied Health Sciences); Parents taking action Colombia, Co-PI: Marie Tejero (Hughes/Education) This study pilots a parent educational intervention,

2015 Nobel Prize Winners in Medicine

We are pleased to be celebrating the winners of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine as champions of Global Health

UIC, Partners launch HeartRescue India to lower cardiac death rate

UIC, partners launch HeartRescue India to lower cardiac death rate The University of Illinois at Chicago, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College


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