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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.

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
—John F. Kennedy

Recent News

What's new at the Center for Global Health.

New sickle cell treatment offers hope, possible cure….Dr. Damiano Rondelli

There’s new progress in the fight to cure sickle cell disease. When ABC7’s Terrell Brown first reported on Sickle Cell

Dr. Janet Lin 2017 Illinois Medicine Awardee

Dr. Janet Lin will be the recipient of the Emerging Innovator Award during the 2017 Illinois Medicine Gala on Saturday,

GCHT Resident John Purakal shares Kenyan Physicians’ Strike experience

John Purakal (Chief Resident – University of Illinois Chicago Emergency Medicine) was the recipient of this year’s Derek Piper Scholarship.


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