Center for Global Health

The Center serves as the School of Public Health's focal point for public health related international collaborations, research and programs. The Center offers opportunities to faculty for exchanges and research collaborations with partners throughout the world on a range of health-related topics and offers students opportunities for study abroad, short and semester-long exchanges, and international internships. Existing collaborations with universities and public health agencies include those in Mexico, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Sweden, the Netherlands, Estonia, the Republic of Georgia, Turkey, Russia, Romania, China, Vietnam, and India. The Center offers a Global Health Seminar series which focuses on preparing students to live and work in other cultures.  A Certificate in Global Health consisting of five courses may be obtained with the Master of Public Health degree or as a stand alone degree. The Center also offers the Masters International (MI)/Peace Corps Program through which students earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree and serve in the Peace Corps.

Contact: Carol Whittaker
Phone: (518) 402-0385
Email: cwhittaker@albany.edu
Website: http://www.albany.edu/sph/cgh
School, college, division or unit: School of Public Health