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Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health

A world where everyone
lives a healthy life
on a thriving planet.

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A Global Health Conversation with Dr. Jim O'Connell

Join us for this Global Health Conversation with Dr. James (Jim) O’Connell, a Boston physician who has dedicated his career to caring for people living on the streets and whose work was recently chronicled in the book Rough Sleepers, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder. In conversation with Global Health Faculty Fellow and veteran interviewer Paul Costello, Dr. O’Connell will discuss his life, career, and insights on bringing compassionate health care to those with the fewest resources.

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Our Focus Areas

At Stanford Global Health, we share knowledge, equip leaders, and build teams to address urgent global health challenges. All our efforts are centered around our core value of achieving health equity for all.

Human and Planetary Health

Climate change and environmental degradation threaten human health. Stanford’s interdisciplinary teams seek to understand the impact of our changing world and to find solutions that help people and protect the planet.

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Women's Leadership in Global Health

We collaborate with organizations like WomenLift Health, founded by CIGH, to drive impactful change for women leaders in global health and research topics such as the role of male allyship in advancing female leadership.

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Refugees and Vulnerable Populations

In partnership with those most impacted, we aim to enhance clinical care and improve the lives of vulnerable and underserved populations – with an emphasis on refugees and migrants impacted by conflict and climate change.

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Stanford Global Health Research & Activity Map

This map showcases the wide array of global health projects Stanford faculty, students, and trainees are engaged in around the world, with the goal of facilitating connection and collaboration. Search by country, focus area, or key word to learn more and find partners to connect with.

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