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DIVISION OF GLOBAL HEALTH

IN THE HERBERT WERTHEIM SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN LONGEVITY SCIENCE

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Global Health combines the expertise of faculty from a variety of public health backgrounds to improve the health of populations in the global context. With our proximity to the US-Mexico border, we are particularly interested in border health, and the health of refugees. We are also actively involved with refugee communities in San Diego and abroad.

PEOPLE

Our multidisciplinary faculty have training in epidemiology, environmental health, health psychology, biostatistics, family medicine, and medical anthropology.

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EDUCATION & TRAINING IN GLOBAL HEALTH

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RESEARCH

Our research focuses on lifestyle issues as predictors of chronic diseases, mental health outcomes, primary care prevention, and climate, environmental toxicants, and ethics in a global setting.

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News and Events

In the News

Kimberly Brouwer, PhD recommends measures for returning to in-class instruction among elementary school students.

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In the Spotlight

Wael Al-Delaimy, PhD, MD presented on dietary implications related to cancer prevention at the 2019 La Jolla Community Center Distinguished Speaker Series.

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In the Spotlight

Jose Ricardo Suarez, MD, PhD, MPH cited in study linking hypertension in children and flower pesticides.

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OUR GLOBAL SITES

We collaborate with centers and sites around the world, including Ecuador, Jordan, and Mozambique.

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