Prepare for a career in research, policy, organizational leadership, or academia. During your four-year course of study, you’ll gain transdisciplinary knowledge and research skills to better understand and investigate global health challenges and their solutions. Apply what you have learned to your own research topics of global importance. You’ll work closely with outstanding faculty and have the opportunity to interact with global health leaders.
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Lucía Abascal, an IGHS PhD student, is featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article about coronavirus contact tracing in the Bay Area. Trained as a doctor in Mexico, Abascal was providing clinical support to a team of San Francisco contact tracers and using her bilingual skills to make calls herself. The @sfchronicle article describes early signs of success in contact tracing: “Many local counties are approaching their goal of contacting 90% of the region’s positive cases, while others are still scrambling to ramp up their contact-tracing operations. Despite those obstacles, the Bay Area’s early progress is encouraging, even as coronavirus cases spike across the state.” Read the article at tiny.cc/ContactTracingChronicle (link in bio). Photo: Paul Chinn / The Chronicle #contacttracing #covid19 #coronavirus #pandemicresponse #publichealth #globalhealth #globalhealthphd #UCSF