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About Us

In the pursuit of well-being, worldwide, we share knowledge, equip leaders and build interdisciplinary, multisectoral teams to address urgent global health challenges.

A Note from our Founder

 

The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health strives to enable collaborative programs in global health for residents, medical students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and undergraduates by reaching across geographic, cultural, economic, and gender boundaries to inspire a new generation to work for social change, justice and increased equity in global health outcomes.

 

Michele Barry

Drs. Ben & A. Jess Shenson Professor, Senior Associate Dean, Global Health, Director, Center for Innovation in Global Health, Professor of Medicine & Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute and at the Freeman Spogli Institute

Our Impact - By the numbers

60
SEND 60 RESIDENTS, FELLOWS, MEDICAL STUDENTS, AND FACULTY TO 20 COUNTRIES EVERY YEAR TO TEACH, TRAIN, AND LEAD PROJECTS.
$2M
Raised and awarded more than $2 million in seed grants to support the most innovative research in global health
150
Funded more than 75 post-doctoral fellows resulting in more than 150 peer-reviewed publications

Cross-cutting strengths

Interdisciplinary + Multi-sectional Collaboration

Stanford University brings together expertise from a variety of disciplines and multiple sectors to tackle the most complicated challenges and solve the most stubborn problems. Stanford fosters creative collaborations with local partners, academic experts, leaders of NGOs, and heads of state to translate knowledge into action.

Technological Innovation 
to Generate Solutions

Stanford created Silicon Valley and remains a nexus for the brightest minds in tech—from academia and industry. At the center of this prolific ecosystem, we can identify and influence technological strategies that can be scaled and shared to improve global health.

Excellence in Research Teaching and Clinical Care

Stanford’s founding charter pledges “to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence in behalf of humanity and civilization.” A purposeful university with a longstanding reputation for excellence, our name opens doors to decision-makers and attracts collaborators worldwide.

Our Team

We are more than an academic center; we’re a community. Meet the people who share a passion for increasing well-being, worldwide

Center Leadership

Core Staff

Lucas Oliver Oswald

Communications Manager, Center for Innovation in Global Health

Lucas Oliver Oswald

Communications Manager, Center for Innovation in Global Health