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Better health through research, education, and service

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.

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it."
—Helen Keller

Recent News

What's new at the Center for Global Health.

Global Health and Well Being Seed Grant Awardees

Three multidisciplinary research projects are the first to receive funds from the new Global Health and Well Being Seed Grant

GeoHub Project – Kyiv, Ukraine

Daniel Hryhorczuk and Marcia Edison will be visiting colleagues in Kyiv, Ukraine in June colloborating on their GeoHub project.

Chancellor’s Discovery Award Recipient

Valerie Dobiesz and her Women’s Health Team were awarded the Chancellor’s Discovery Grant in the amount of $50,000 for their


Learn more about our project missions, goals, activities, and successes.

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