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Student Spotlights

Partners in Health Engage at UC San Diego Attend PIH Engage's Training Institute at Washington D.C.


PIH Engage at UC San Diego team leads, Leana, Emma, and Lauren, flew to Washington, D.C. to attend PIH Engage's 2023 Training Institute. The conference lasted two days and included numerous educational workshops on topics including advocacy, organizing, campaigning, fundraising, and coaching. Team members gained valuable insights, heard from varying speakers, and learned many new skills that they will be able to use in the upcoming school year.

GLBH 104 Students Showcase their Creative Expressions Projects at Horizons Research Symposium


Featuring Connie Xie and Emma Mowbray

UC San Diego’s Annual Horizons of Global Health Research Symposium is a unique opportunity for Global Health students to present their research about the diversity of global health work around the world. Faculty and students from across campus are invited to participate and contribute to building the UC San Diego Global Health community. 

Monserrat Venegas and Emma Dobson's Takeaways from UC Global Health Day 2022


Featuring Monserrat Venegas and Emma Dobson

On May 7th, UC Santa Cruz hosted UC Global Health Day 2022, a system-wide conference on global health showcasing the outstanding research, training and outreach taking place across the University of California. We asked Emma and Monse, two Global Health students who attended the conference, the following questions...

What Does Global Health Research Look Like?


Featuring Marlyn Moradian

Global Health Senior and Double Major Marlyn Moradian took 1st Place at the 2nd Annual Horizons of Global Health Research Symposium on May 29th, 2015 at UC San Diego. Her poster was titled: “Ebola Prevention and Health Care Projects in Kpando, Ghana – A Cultural Perspective”...

Sharing their Global Health Passions


Featuring Village & Transfer Students

As the new academic year begins, UCSD proves that students who care about pressing Global Health issues are not lacking on this campus. The Students For Global Health student-run organization stopped by the Village block party and found an abundance of new transfers and returning undergrads passionate about the Global Health issues that face our world...

Reporting from Thailand


Featuring Vennis Hong

Congrats to our newest Global Health Student of the Month, Vennis Hong! Eager, enthusiastic, and as genuine as they come, Vennis Hong is a third year student who is already positively affecting the world of global health! Vennis was one winner of the 2015 Field Research Scholarship, announced at the 2nd Annual Horizons of Global Health Symposium last May. She...

Success at the Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting (CGIU)


Featuring Celia Breuer

Celia Breuer shares her experience attending the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU), a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.Students create their own Commitments to Action that address issues on campus, in local...

The Gun Violence Intervention Group


Featuring Talia Delamare

Talia is a fourth year transfer student, majoring in Biological Anthropology and minoring in Global Health. She is one of the leaders of the Gun Violence Intervention Group, which is a student organization on campus geared towards having open discussions about the cultural roots of gun violence and how best to tackle this epidemic outside of the divisive...

Summer Field Experience Spotlight: South Africa to Argentina with CFHI


Featuring Global Health Students

Two UC San Diego Global Health students returned from the field this summer after completing their Field Experience with Child Family Health International (CFHI) , a non-profit organization that provides students the unique opportunity of global health education, international exposure, and a rich-immersed learning setting. Students truly learn about the Global...

The 7th Annual UCGHI/CUGH Conference


Featuring Rozhon Badiozamani

Global Health Student, Rozhon Badiozamani, shares her experience attending the UC Global Health Institute/Consortium of Universities for Global Health (UCGHI/CUGH) Conference, an innovative, student-driven Satellite Session...

Message & Advice from GHP Student Rep


Featuring Ashley Emuka

Welcome back, Tritons! I’m Ashley Emuka, your Global Health Student Representative and I would like to share some advice with you for the year. As the new school year debuts, it is time to dive in to our global health work once again. As we gear up to think of new innovative ways to solve population-based health inequities, it is imperative to remember...

Intern Experience with Health Frontiers in Tijuana (HFiT) student-run free clinic


Featuring Megan Ludington

Megan Ludington is a third year transfer student who is majoring in Public Health and minoring in Global Health. In addition to balancing her studies, she actively engages with Global Health issues as a regular intern with the Health Frontiers in Tijuana (HFiT) student-run free clinic. HFiT is a binational joint venture between UCSD and the...

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