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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.

Gelila Goba named first Martin-Peterson Awardee

Center for Global Health core faculty member Dr. Gelila Goba (OB/GYN) the first recipient of the Martin-Peterson Global Health Scholar

Stevan Weine discusses his work with Immaculate Conception Church

Dr. Stevan Weine, professor of psychiatry in the UIC College of Medicine and director of the UIC Center for Global

Partnership takes on cervical cancer in Senegal

Until the 1950’s cervical cancer killed more American women than any other type of cancer.  Widespread screening has drastically decreased


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