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Graduate Students

Everything you need to get involved in global health

"The challenges in global health are not contained by international borders or academic disciplines. To tackle these challenges, we need physicians working with engineers, economists, data scientists and experts from all disciplines."

Michele Barry

Senior Associate Dean for Global Health and Director, Center for Innovation in Global Health

Opportunities across the University

As an interdisciplinary institution, Stanford University fosters global health collaborations across all seven schools of the university. We welcome engagement from any student passionate about global health and reducing healthcare disparities; historically, we have worked with graduate students / coterminal students in the following programs:

Course Name
PhD and MS in Health Policy
PhD and MS in Epidemiology and Clinical Research
PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD and MS in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER)
Coterminal MS in Earth Systems
PhD and MA in Anthropology
MBA at the Graduate School of Business

Graduate Courses in Global Health Studies

Course Name
MED 232: Global Health: Scaling Health Technology Innovations in Low Resource Settings
Anurag Mairal, PhD & Michele Barry, MD
FEMGEN 206: Global Medical Issues Affecting Women (SOMGEN 206)
Clea Sarnquist, DrPH, MPH
MED 226: Practical Approaches to Global Health Research
Steve Luby, MD
EPI 231: Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
Jason Andrews, MD & Julie Parsonnet, MD
MED 285: Global Leaders and Innovators in Human and Planetary Health
Gordon M. Bloom & Sara Singer, PhD
MED 164: Covid-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing
Lars Osterberg, MD, MPH & Judith Richardson, PhD
CEE 374W: Advanced Topics in Water, Health and Development
Jenna Davis, PhD
EASTASN 117: Health and Healthcare Systems in East Asia
Karen Eggleston, PhD
HUMBIO 122S: Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and Health
Donald Barr, PhD
MED 242: Physicians and Human Rights
Ami Laws
INTLPOL 272: Empirical Methods in Sustainable Development
Marshall Burke