Sara Rotenberg (NHS'20) is a recipient of the 2020 Rhodes Scholarship. She is a global health major from Canada who aims to create a more equitable world for those with disabilities.
Georgetown University’s schools, departments, and programs address global health challenges through innovative scholarship, teaching, and outreach.
Faculty across three campuses—the Medical Center, Main Campus, and the Law Center—explore international health issues in their scientific, legal, policy, and ethical dimensions. As a Jesuit university with a strong international presence and outlook, Georgetown approaches global health in a spirit of service to the wider world. Students in our undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs benefit from close interaction with world-class faculty and proximity to the World Bank, USAID, and other international and national institutions active in the global health field. In April 2017, Georgetown launched a Global Health Initiative, a university-wide platform for supporting research, teaching, and service in global health.
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Administered by the Department of International Health, this multidisciplinary graduate degree takes a development-oriented approach, focusing on quantitative, qualitative, and applied social sector research in developing countries. All students are placed for a full semester of field research abroad with a premier health research center or policy institution.
The Department of Biology sponsors this program for Georgetown undergraduates. Participants focus the study of biology on current public health issues at the local, national, and global levels.
Sponsored by the Department of International Health in the School of Nursing and Health Studies, this bachelor's degree trains students in the fields of public health, political economy of health, health science, and health systems management.
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The Georgetown Global Health Initiative serves as a university-wide platform for supporting research, teaching, and service in global health and for developing concrete solutions to the health challenges facing families and communities throughout the…
Established in 1970, the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is a cancer clinic and research center at the Medical Center and hospital.