PhD in Global Health

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Program description: 

Our focus is on identifying the best ways to use social, cultural, ecological, biological and historical insights to solve contemporary health problems rather than on the promotion of singular approaches or modes of enquiry. The research of global health faculty at ASU and the training they provide tend to be theoretically and methodologically varied and transdisciplinary.

The PhD in Global Health is designed to train those who anticipate working in transdisciplinary academic settings, medical schools or non-academic health settings, such as governmental agencies, NGOs and the private sector. While elective courses are the same for this degree as for students training in medical anthropology in the anthropology PhD, the emphasis of the training and thus the core requirements are different.

Program discipline(s): 
Global health
Child and family health
Environmental studies
Food and nutrition
Gender and sexuality studies
Metrics and evaluation
Social sciences