Global and Community Health
Stem cell agency funds research training program at UC Santa Cruz
September 29, 2021
A $4.9 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine supports a pre- and postdoctoral training program in systems biology of stem cells at UCSC.
Prepped to fail: why countries must learn hard lessons from Covid
September 14, 2021
Article from Owain Williams and GCH Executive Director Matt Sparke on how Australia, the US and Ecuador – alongside many other countries – were hobbled by public health cuts when the coronavirus pandemic struck.
Video: Talking about Chronic Illness, Care, and COVID: An Evening with Jennifer Brea and Megan Moodie
January 14, 2021
As the numbers of the chronically ill grow rapidly worldwide due to what is being called “long Covid,” there is much to be learned from the experience of those who were grappling with the effects of difficult-to-diagnose, understudied, and invisibilzed diseases long before the appearance of the novel coronavirus.
Think local, go global
Ten ambitious UC Santa Cruz research fellows—the first cohort of the new Global and Community Health Wellbeing Awards program—are being trained to recognize essential connections between community issues and worldwide health concerns.
County, UCSC partner to expand local testing capacity
August 07, 2020
UC Santa Cruz has received CARES Act funds from Santa Cruz County to enable the purchase of new equipment for the UCSC Molecular Diagnostic Lab
This article highlights geographies of COVID infection, vulnerability, resilience, blame, immunization, interdependence and care, with resources for online teaching about the pandemic.
New program advances global and community health
April 07, 2020
The university’s new global and community health program will offer a multidisciplinary bachelor of arts degree and a bachelor of science degree. The program will also coordinate university-wide community and global health research efforts.