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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
PEDS 222: Beyond Health Care: The Effects of Social Policies on Health (HUMBIO 122)
Eunice Rodriguez, DrPH
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 236: Economics of Infectious Disease and Global Health (HUMBIO 124E)
CEE 265D: Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries
Jenna Davis, PhD
PEDS 223: Human Rights and Global Health
Bertrand Patenaude, PhD
MED 226: Practical Approaches to Global Health Research
Steve Luby, MD
EPI 231: Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
Jason Andrews, MD & Julie Parsonnet, MD
MED 224: Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab (SE Lab) - Human & Planetary Health
Gordon M. Bloom
MED 285: Global Leaders and Innovators in Human and Planetary Health
Gordon M. Bloom & Sara Singer, PhD