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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.

"Countries have man made boundaries, Humanity does not."
—Dr. Binay Shah, Founder, Binaytara Foundation

Recent News

What's new at the Center for Global Health.

12th Mrs. Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture

The 12th Annual Mrs. Nagamani Dharmapuri Endowment Lecture takes place in Chennai, India on Saturday February 14th 2015. The endowment

UIC Campus Insights 2015 – Global Outreach

UIC faculty and students from every field of study are involved in research and service in nearly every corner of

Hemispheres Supplement – DOSSIER

To see the full supplement, click on image. Chicago Calling (Page 15) Hemispheres Magazine has a feature on Global Health


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UIC Center for Global Health

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Chicago, IL 60612
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