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Global Health Initiatives A Trans-University Center for Global Health

Summary: Global Health Initiatives
A Trans-University Center for Global Health
Breyette Lorntz, MA, PhD, Jane R. Boissevain, Rebecca Dillingham, MPH, MD,
Jane Kelly, April Ballard, W. Michael Scheld, MD, and Richard L. Guerrant, MD
Can the challenge of improving health
engage university faculty and students
across all disciplines to more deeply
understand the world and its people in
order to make it a better place? Faculty
and staff at the University of Virginia's
(UVa) Center for Global Health (CGH)
think it can. The authors argue that
by working to understand, teach,
and improve the human condition,
universities can engage multiple
disciplines, help reverse the "brain
drain," and even change perspectives.
The transuniversity Center for Global
Health (CGH) at UVa employs three


Source: Acton, Scott - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences