School of Medicine Institute for Global Health

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Program description: 

The Institute for Global Health (IGH) develops new and improved ways to diagnose, prevent, treat, and eradicate diseases of global impact. Within IGH, the Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) engages in the full range of vaccinology – basic research, vaccine development, pre-clinical/clinical evaluation, and post-marketing field studies. CVD is internationally known for its research in diseases such as malaria, diarrhea, typhoid fever, tularemia, influenza, cholera, and Ebola. The Division of Malaria Research (DMR) supports global malaria eradication by developing and deploying tools for treatment, prevention, and surveillance. DMR leads clinical trials of malaria drugs and vaccines and investigates antimalarial drug resistance, molecular/genomic epidemiology, immuno-epidemiology, pathogenesis, malaria in pregnancy, and interactions between malaria and co-infections. Predoctoral degrees are offered by the School of Medicine and Graduate School and dissertations are fulfilled at IGH.

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Global health
Public health
Child and family health
Epidemiology
Medicine
Vaccinology
Parasitology