You are part of an accomplished group of UCSF global health graduates who are committed to improving health and reducing inequities worldwide. This is your space to reconnect with classmates and meet new colleagues, find alumni news and events, and remain an active participant in the growth of the Institute for Global Health Sciences.

Alumni from the Master of Science in Global Health program, along with Program Director Madhavi Dandu and Associate Program Director, Kim Baltzell

10 Years of Global Health Master's Education

In 2018, the Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the nation’s first Master of Science in Global Health program. To mark this milestone, IGHS is holding the first-ever alumni campaign and reunion!

Join your fellow alumni to support the next 10 years of global health education. Help ensure that the brightest and most dedicated students have access to a world-class education at UCSF, just as you did.

Mark your calendar now for the 10th Anniversary Reunion for all IGHS alumni on July 27, 2018!

Help us reach our $20,000 goal and donate securely online

Alumni News

Laila SoudiLaila Soudi, MS ‘15, is expanding global mental health services for refugees through her work at Stanford University.

Maryam ZaferMaryam Zafer, MS ‘14, saw her capstone research on semen washing cited in CDC revised guidelines about this HIV-prevention strategy.

Global Health Graduates Today
See what other alumni are doing now

Education Newsletter
Read alumni updates and global health news

Alumni Volunteer Opportunities

You have experienced firsthand the transformative nature of a global health education at UCSF. Help others have the same experience by sharing your skills, knowledge, and time! Support prospective students, mentor current students, or offer advice to recent graduates as they begin their careers:

  • Chat with prospective students at information sessions and graduate recruitment fairs.
  • Welcome admitted students with a congratulatory phone call or email.
  • Host an admissions information session for colleagues at your company or organization.
  • Host informational interviews with current students at your company or organization.

To volunteer, please contact Thongdam Pathoumthong, admissions and alumni relations officer, at

Alumni Connections

Connect with your built-in network of hundreds of IGHS alumni:

Upcoming Events

UCSF Alumni Weekend
June 1-2, 2018

10th Anniversary Reunion
Check back for details about the event for all UCSF global health alumni
July 27, 2018

Events at IGHS

Keep in Touch

Share Your Updates
Do you have news about your career or education? Do you have new contact information?

Send Your Questions and Requests
Can we help you make a connection or find a resource?

Help recruit new students!
Attend a conference or graduate fair. Speak to prospective students.

Contact alumni relations

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