Global Health Competency Subcommittee

Subcommittee of the CUGH Education Committee.

Defines global health competencies appropriate for several levels of training and job expectations, and proposes ways of using competencies in the design of global health curricula.

Please see this report, published in the Annals of Global Health, for further information: Identifying Interprofessional Global Health Competencies for 21st-Century Health Professionals: Report from the Global Health Competency Subcommittee of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health

GH Competency Subcommittee
Barbara Astle, PhD, RN – Centre of Equity & Global Engagement, Trinity Western University, Canada (Co-Chair)
Anike Akridge – Manager USAID STAR Fellowship, USA
Nishant Chavan, MSc – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, England
Sohaila Cheema, MBBS, MPH, CPH – Director, Institute of Population Health, Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar
Comrade Olubunmi Lawal-Aiyedun, RN/Midwife – Global Nurse lead for Global Initiative for Children Surgery (GICS), Nigeria
Anne Dougherty, MD – Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, USA
Jessica Evert, MD – Child Family Health International (CFHI), USA
Carlos Faerron Guzman, MD, MSc – Centro Interamericano para la Salud Global/ Inter-American Center for Global Health (CISG), Costa Rica (Co-Chair)
Jeff Hartman, PT, DPT, MPH – University of Wisconsin, USA
Ryan Hodgeman, Medical Student - Michigan State University, USA
Megan Jehn, PhD, MHS, BS – Arizona State University, USA
Alya Landry, MSN, MPH, APHN-BC, RN – Condordia University Texas, (USA/Nicaragua)
Carol Lang, DScN, RN – Associate Director of Global Initiatives, George Washington University, USA
Teresa Machai, MBA – Minhica Health Resource Center, Mozambique
Sarah Matthews, BSPH, MPH Student – Tulane University, USA
Amy Moore, DNP, APRN, FNP-C – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing, USA
Ijeoma Nnodim, MD – Global Health and Urban Equity, USA
Tommaso Pomerani, Medical Student – University of Florence, Italy
Natalie Privett, PhD, MS – Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Brittany Seymour, DDS, MPH – Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, USA
Joyce Siwila-Saasa, PhD – School of Veterinary Medicine, Zambia
Jennifer Zambriski, DVM, PhD – School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University, USA

Past Chair:
Jessica Evert

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Recent Announcements

The CUGH Global Health Competency Subcommittee, a subcommittee of the CUGH Education Committee, is seeking nominations for new members.

Please see CUGH’s Global Health Competency Sub-Committee Toolkit of teaching tools/learning objects to support the competencies laid out in the seminal 2015 Annals article.

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