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If you would like to discuss the fit of the Global Health Distinction Track to your plans please contact:Robin Paetzold, Director, Global Programs 1187A MERF (319) 353-5762 firstname.lastname@example.orgGlobal Health is a field of study addressing the health of populations in a global context and transends the political boundaries of nations. The Consortium of Universities for Global Health states, "It has been defined as 'the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide'." Issues in the field include focus on social determinants of health, healthcare disparities including infectious and non-communicable disease issues, human rights as well as economic development, and policy and system issues.
The purpose of the Global Health Distinction Track is to support and guide students in developing expertise in global health issues with the goal of subsequent career involvement in Global Health involving service, policy making, research, and/or teaching.
Successful completion of the Global Health Distinction Track includes:
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