These pages provide an overview of current research activities. Completed projects are represented in the Publications section or on individual faculty pages, under the People section.
Research undertaken in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine is done with the aim of “clinical relevance,” that is, to affect medical treatment practices and health care policies at local and global levels.
Social science research on the culture and political economy of the profession of medicine and health care
Addressing the significant global health “delivery gap” that, despite unprecedented new financial resources and medical advances, prevents care from consistently reaching patients who need it
A program strongly committed to teaching and research that places the development of medical knowledge and practice into broad social and cultural contexts
The study of illness and medical systems cross-culturally
Building greater awareness and understanding of the critical moral, ethical, and social dimensions of medicine
Global Mental Health
Mental Health Services
International Child Mental Health
International Child Mental Health Program