Northwestern University's Role in Global Health
Four main areas of activity:
- Research, education, collaboration, and community outreach
- Over 4,000 full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty
- 700 medical students plus PhD, MPH, MSCI students
- Affiliated hospitals: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Children's Memorial Hospital, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Academic institutions play an important role in the global health agenda. Universities offer education, research, clinical care and service, and an academic community that foster innovation, collaboration and exchange. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. Northwestern University (NU) is well-suited to respond to many of the research and educational needs that have arisen as a result of the expansion of the global health agenda.
The Center for Global Health is housed within the Feinberg School of Medicine, but collaborates with all schools and programs to ensure seamless coordination.
The research resources that NU brings to the table spans many schools and disciplines.
These research resources include:
- Global Health Research Program - Feinberg School of Medicine
- Center for Innovation in Global Health Technologies (CIGHT) - McCormick School of Engineering
- Global Health Initiative (GHI) - Kellogg School of Management
- International Program Development (IPD) - Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences
- Global Health Education and Community Services (GHECS) - Family and Community Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
- Children's Memorial Hospital
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital
- Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC)
- Research Alliance to Combat HIV/AIDS (REACH) - Program of African Studies, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences
- Biostatistics Collaboration Center - Feinberg School of Medicine
- NU Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)
This page last updated Aug 25, 2011